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Clinical trial explores whether video conversations can prevent dementia in isolated seniors

Mobi Health News

Oregon Health & Science University's ongoing study has participants discussing memories and tapping their critical thinking skills multiple times each week

Doctors Against Data Entry: Exploring Systems To Beat Physician Burnout

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Suvas Vajracharya, Ph.D., founder and CEO, Lightning Bolt Solutions.

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Will blockchain become the coin of the medical realm?

KevinMD

First, there was Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency that utilizes blockchain, a decentralized system of data collection and transactions that we are told will defy hacking. Wasn’t the Titanic said to be unsinkable?)

Telemedicine reduces ICU mortality rate at Valley Health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Valley Health, a not-for-profit health system serving West Virginia, Maryland and part of Virginia, was facing two serious challenges for which it was looking for solutions. THE PROBLEM. First, hospitals are facing critical care staffing shortages.

Isn’t It Eyeconic? Vision Care in the Evolving Health Care Ecosystem

Health Populi

The vision/optical industry is one piece of the health/care ecosystem, but the segment has not been as directly impacted by patients’ new consumer muscles until just about now.

Clocktree partners with NAADAC to provide telehealth platform to addiction counselors

Clocktree

We are very excited about our partnership with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals, extending Clocktree’s affordable HIPAA compliant telehealth platform to more than 100,000 addiction counselors and educators worldwide.

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New Tech Tonics Podcast – Carolyn Magill – May the Fast, Steep Road Rise Up to Meet You!

Digital Health

Carolyn Magill had planned a life in foreign service or international relations. But it wasn’t until she found herself at the nexus of healthcare and public policy that she realized she found her home. She has now traveled through the worlds of pharma, payers, providers and had leadership positions at companies both large and small. […].

Medical Issues Are Still The #1 Contributor to Bankruptcy in the U.S.

Health Populi

Medical costs in America are still the top contributor to personal bankruptcy in the U.S., a risk factor in two-thirds of bankruptcies filed between 2013 and 2016.

Hill-Rom Acquires Voalte: Analysis

Medical Connectivity

Hill-Rom announced March 12, 2019 that it was in the process of acquiring Voalte for $180 million. An additional $15 million earn out was also disclosed. With annual revenue approaching $40M, the enterprise-value to revenue multiple for Voalte is a over 4.5.

AI in healthcare: Not human versus machine, human plus machine

Mobi Health News

Developing effective AI tools for healthcare means working multiple stakeholders and understanding the clinical, according to panelists at GTC in San Jose.

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How Patient Portals Are Failing Healthcare — And Our Patients

Phoenix Health Systems

Healthcare consumers range from tech-savvy millennials accustomed to quick click-throughs to straight answers — to patients with little confidence or competence in computing tools. In either case, just three words can summarize the potential value-added of patient portals to consumers: ease of communications, fast solutions and efficient chronic disease management — but only if the portals are actually integrated into patients’ lives.

The Evolution of Self-Care for Consumers – Learning and Sharing at CHPA

Health Populi

Self-care in health goes back thousands of years. Reading from Hippocrates’ Corpus about food and clean air’s role in health sounds contemporary today.

It’s time for cameras – nursing homes, assisted living, and home care

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Where the baby (or elderly family member) may be. The WSJ investigation of Care.com has only added a level of urgency about the risky business of finding and placing caregivers in homes.

10 startups tackling the problem of high prescription drug costs

Mobi Health News

Whether by managing payments, connecting consumers to reimbursement options, or just manufacturing cheap drugs themselves, these companies are taking aim at a problem that's building to a crisis

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A Perficient Minneapolis Community of Practice Fosters Learning and Collaboration

Perficient

Last year our Minneapolis office pioneered a community of practice called Define and Drive. The group is tailored towards the business consultant and project manager colleagues, with an aim of knowledge sharing on market-relevant skills, and fostering a sense of community.

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Keep Your Eye On 4 Trends Revealed At HIMSS19

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Sheri Stoltenberg, CEO, Stoltenberg Consulting. The 2019 HIMSS Annual Conference may be over, but that doesn’t mean an end to the pressing challenges and trends discussed at Orlando’s Orange County Convention Center.

Doctolib : French Startup to Book Doctors Appointments Is Now Worth $1.1 Billion

Lloyd Price

Doctor-appointment booking app Doctolib has been valued at more than a billion dollars after raising new funding, adding to the surge of interest in health-care startups.

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Most popular health apps routinely share data with little transparency

Mobi Health News

Researchers noted transmissions of specific sensitive data, such as a user’s drug list, that could de-identify the user and be repurposed for commercial uses

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Stay Connected with Perficient’s Salesforce Experts and News

Perficient

Perficient is the preferred partner for brands thinking about implementing Salesforce for several reasons. We have an incredible wealth of knowledge, a passionately dedicated team, and the history and experience needed to be the true enterprise innovation leader.

Blockchain Not a Cure for EHR Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By James D’Arezzo, CEO, Condusiv Technologies. Much has been written about the prospect of using blockchain technology as a key component of achieving EHR interoperability.

Four Ways Telemedicine Can help Reduce Readmission Rates.

eVisit

Readmissions = Penalties. Has your hospital ever had a percentage of its Medicare payments withheld because of poor readmission rates? If so, you are not alone.

Apple Heart Study results: Notifications are rare, but often coincide with ECG-confirmed a-fib

Mobi Health News

Among more than 400,000 participants who enrolled in the study, only 0.5 percent ever received an atrial fibrillation alert from the app

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Core Components of Microsoft Teams – Part 4 – SPO & ODfB

Perficient

Hello and welcome back to part 4 of the “Core Components of Microsoft Teams” blog series! Last time we discussed Office 365 Groups and how they are leveraged by Microsoft Teams.

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5 Best Practices To Attract and Retain Patients On Your Medical Website

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By James Cumming, CEO, Daily Posts UK. Generally, people have little patience and respect for slow, poorly designed websites, and whatnot. These can make a visitor press the back button and never return to the site again.

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FHIR, cloud, pop health and social determinants spark new security challenges

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

With increasing buzz around population health and social determinants of health, those two forces are poised to change philosophies around care delivery and how a hospital or health system works to keep the surrounding community healthy.

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AR-controlled robot could help people with motor disabilities with daily tasks

Mobi Health News

In a small study published in PLOS ONE, 80 percent of participants using a surrogate robot achieved clinically meaningful improvement on a modified version of the Action Research Arm Test.

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Join Perficient at Google Cloud Next 2019

Perficient

Perficient is excited to return to Google Cloud Next 2019 as a Foundation sponsor! The event is just a few short weeks away, taking place in San Francisco on April 9-11th at the Moscone Center. Bringing thousands of attendees and hosting hundreds of sessions, Google Cloud Next is sure to be an event for the books. Perficient will be exhibiting at booth #1555 , alongside of some of the brightest minds in tech for three days of networking, learning, and problem solving.

The Dos and Don’ts of Digital Healthcare Payments

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Alison Arthur, product and content marketing manager, Alacriti. The financial well-being of healthcare organizations depends on steady, predictable revenue from their patients.

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Digital will Drive Access to Healthcare

New Age Healthcare

I ndia’s Healthcare system is fragmented, the country is too diverse and large for a single unified system. Each state has its own healthcare Public Health programs, schemes. The Central Govt provides majority of the funds but the implementation largely rests with the States. More financially well-to-do and literate States are independent in their decision making and show better outcomes. However, we can still aim for standardized protocols and interoperability.

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Omron gets long-awaited FDA nod for combined EKG-blood pressure monitor

Mobi Health News

Partner AliveCor also got a mysterious new FDA clearance

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Tackle Organization and Process Transformation at #G2I2019

Perficient

Perficient and Pivotal are partnering together at the 2019 Gateway to Innovation Conference in St Louis on: Thursday, April 25 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM | America’s Center Convention Complex. Technology is often the easy part of many organizations’ digital transformation journeys. Organizational and process change is where it gets tricky.

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Health IT Industry Outlook Survey Reveals Six Key Leadership Trends for 2019

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. In the seventh annual Health IT Industry Outlook Survey conducted by Stoltenberg Consulting Inc.,

7 Steps For Providers To Comply with HIPAA Regulations

VSee

Special thanks today for our guest post on HIPAA compliance by Alex Mitchell — cybersecurity enthusiast, WordPress guru, and data-safety tools tester with over 10 years experience. Who Must Comply With HIPAA If you’re not familiar with HIPAA it stands for Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. It was designed and put in place in. Tips & Techniques health information privacy HIPAA business associate hipaa compliance security

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Vida Health unveils machine learning behavior tool, Sleep Health coaching program

Mobi Health News

Each new offering was designed to support consumers and members managing chronic disease, CEO Stephanie Tilenius said

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