Sat.Nov 17, 2018 - Fri.Nov 23, 2018

FDA to Divide Cybersecurity Risk Into Two Tiers

Medical Connectivity

Medical devices that contain software, or are software, are subject to the well-known medical device classifications of I, II, III, listed in increasing level of risk and correspondingly increasing degree of FDA scrutiny before marketing.

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Is your smartphone leading to burnout?

KevinMD

Burnout and dealing with its symptoms has become a hot topic in the last decade. It’s a problem that has multiple contributing factors. Some of those factors are thrust upon us and are beyond our control, such as government regulations.

Data Privacy and Healthcare Access: Top Issues Shaping Consumers’ Societal ROI

Health Populi

Organizations that address consumers’ data privacy and access to healthcare create greater social brand equity, inspiring people to say nice things about the companies, recommend them as good employers, and be welcomed as businesses operating in peoples’ community.

Medtronic acquires AI-powered nutrition platform Nutrino

Mobi Health News

The acquisition will allow Medtronic to integrate Nutrino's predictive glycemic response algorithm into its technology.

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The Opportunities And Challenges Of Medical Robots

Duane Boise

The medical field has long been defined by advances that make it easier to save lives every day. Medical robots are one such major advancement in modern medicine. They revolutionize the way that medical procedures are performed by executing tasks with efficiency and without human error.

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Will robots replace doctors?

KevinMD

Among the many recurring topics, this year has been the impact of machine learning in our lives, especially the implications for our future work life.

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Pear Therapeutics, Novartis announce commercial launch of reSET

Mobi Health News

As the first prescription digital therapeutic approved by the FDA, the treatment will be distributed and supported by a specialist-staffed service center

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Time for Artificial Intelligence to Meet Healthcare Costs

Healthcare Informatics

AI promises to process large amounts of data and make meaningful conclusions out of them, but one of the main barriers is cost

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A smarter EMR will make visits more patient-focused

KevinMD

What do our patients really want from us? When a patient calls up to schedule an appointment, or sends us a message through the patient portal, or calls our front desk staff to leave a message, what is it that they're looking for?

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The interoperability 'Golden Spike'

Morning eHealth

Modest Medicare telemedicine increase — Yelp 'beats' CMS at nursing home rating

Despite potential, mental health app usage remains low, study shows

Mobi Health News

A recent study published by JMIR Mental Health showed only about 10 percent of mental health patients surveyed used apps.

CDC IT Leader Details Progress on Developing an EHR Blockchain

Healthcare Informatics

Askari Rizvi, chief of the technical services branch of the CDC’s Division of Health Care Statistics, discusses a CDC-IBM collaboration to develop a proof of concept for an EHR blockchain

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Diabeloop Artifical Pancreas Closer to Release

Insulin Nation

Diabeloop has made rapid progress since its founding in 2015 and has achieved an important milestone with receipt of CE marking in Europe. This positions this closed-loop system for commercial release in 2019.

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California's red-hot test of health information exchange

Morning eHealth

NIST on securing remote monitors — Neural nets as good as sleep doctors

Report: VA turns to Apple to develop patient-facing mobile EHR

Mobi Health News

According to emails reviewed by the Wall Street Journal, the technology could help patients find care centers near them and share medical test results.

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Making Precision Medicine a Reality at Cleveland’s University Hospitals

Healthcare Informatics

University Hospitals is no stranger to precision medicine initiatives and a recent partnership is moving the needle even further

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Approved Separate Reimbursements for Non-Traditional Patient Visits

eVisit

One of the main barriers reported by HCPs for not embracing the powerful tool of telehealth has been the lack of reimbursement. November 1, 2018 the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) made a significant step in overcoming this obstacle.

Living to 100 – will technology matter – and for whom?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

What is the likelihood of living to 100 for older adults? Greater than you think – can you imagine that that by 2050, the number will grow from 72,000 to 1 million in the United States – in Canada, centenarians are the fastest-growing age group. Today there are 450,000 centenarians worldwide – with the longest disability-free life expectancy found in Okinawa, Japan. Is society ready to accommodate double the number of seniors who will be living to 100 and beyond?

Post-Google, what does the glucose-sensing contact lens landscape look like?

Mobi Health News

Dutch company NovioSense's eyelid sensor shows promise; other efforts are academic

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Survey: Healthcare Orgs Ramping up Investment in AI, Confident about ROI

Healthcare Informatics

The majority of health care executives (91 percent) are confident they will see a return on investment (ROI) on artificial intelligence investments, although not immediately, and foresee the greatest impact of AI will be on improving health care, according to an OptumIQ survey

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Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Juliet Silver

Perficient

Thrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric. This belief is instrumental for our clients’ success. Earlier this year, we announced the first class of Chief Strategists , who provide vision and leadership to help our clients remain competitive.

Sharing our Thanks in 2018

Arizona Telemedicine Program

The first American Thanksgiving took place in October -- not November --1621. Pilgrims still new to America wanted to celebrate their first harvest in their new country with the Wampanoag Indians, with whom they maintained peace and good will for many decades. New land meant new ways to do good for others, and themselves.

AI-powered kidney disease diagnostic Renalytix AI lands $29M

Mobi Health News

This latest funding news coincides with the company's announcement that it will now be publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange.

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Still Bullish on Blockchain: Experts Give a Lay of the Land

Healthcare Informatics

Although there are still more questions than answers regarding the impact that blockchain technology will have on healthcare, many health IT experts remain convinced of its promise

Governance in Healthcare: Information, Content and Knowledge

Perficient

The trend of treating information, content, and knowledge as assets means that ultimately these things need to be addressed and accounted for just like all other assets in a business.

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Telehealth in Rural Areas: How Health Systems Deliver Better Access to Care

American Well

Approximately 62 million Americans —or one in five people—live in rural areas, while only nine percent of all physicians practice in these settings. This lack of care in rural communities is creating a huge healthcare access issue, resulting in patients driving long distances for care.

Convincing C-suite to fund cybersecurity

Mobi Health News

Shakira Brown, CEO of SMB Strategic Media, says that to get executive buy-in for cybersecurity funding, you must focus on business value, such as lowering costs, improving productivity, and increasing revenue

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Doctors to NRA on gun violence: This is our lane

FierceHealthIT

A social media dust-up highlights changing perspectives about doctors’ role in advocating for policies related to public health

One Health Policy Researcher on the Current State of Blockchain in Healthcare, and its Potential Future

Healthcare Informatics

Tim Mackey, an associate professor of global public health at UC San Diego School of Medicine and an academic researcher on blockchain, discusses the complexities of blockchain adoption in healthcare

Q&A with Manatt Ventures lead Lisa Suennen

Morning eHealth

FDA floats prescription-and-app policy — IT champion Will Hurd clinches reelection

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AI-enabled cancer screening platform Ezra snags $4M in seed funding

Mobi Health News

The New York-based startup also launched a beta version of its prostate cancer screening program.

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How Sean Parker is working to build ‘a clone army of cancer-killing assassins’ for patients 

FierceHealthIT

Billionaire philanthropist Sean Parker explains why he's so bullish on cell therapy as part of his Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy

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AMA Creates Digital Health Playbook to Guide Providers on Implementations

Healthcare Informatics

The American Medical Association (AMA) has created a new resource that aims to help physicians extend care beyond the exam room with technologies that are changing the way patients interact with healthcare

SingHealth : What we can learn from the recent Singapore data breach?

Lloyd Price

Thanks to increased connectivity, data is fuelling our digital economy and creating new opportunities in a huge range of different areas such as agriculture, health and manufacturing to name a few. Data is valuable, which makes it an enticing commodity for legitimate and malicious parties alike.

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