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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.

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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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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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.

Be Thankful by Engaging With Grace and Talking About Your End-of-Life Wishes With Loved Ones

Health Populi

“Thanksgiving.” Merriam-Webster’s dictionary defines the word, first, as “the act of giving thanks.” Second, it’s “a prayer of expressing gratitude.” And, third, the word means a public acknowledgment or celebration of divine goodness.

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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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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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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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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.

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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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?

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.

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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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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ClinMAPS app launched to help better assess and treat burn scars

Mobi Health News

The first known digital scar assessment app will soon be available for clinicians and therapists working with burns patients.

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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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Setting You on the Road to Success with Telemedicine

eVisit

When you made the choice to add telemedicine to your practice, what motivated you? Was it your desire to reduce patient wait times? Did you want a new venture to bring in new revenue? Whatever your motivation was, it brought you here

Brookings Institute : Who should profit from the sale of patient data?

Lloyd Price

Patients’ medical data constitute a cornerstone of the big data economy. A multi-billion dollar industry operates by collecting, merging, analyzing and packaging patient data and selling it to the highest bidder.

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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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

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

American Well Blog

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.

The Future of Electronic Health Records : Vision for 2028

Lloyd Price

Ten years ago, one doctor in 10 kept digital records on their patients. The other 90 percent made notes on paper and stored them in manila folders on shelves and in filing cabinets. Paper records had some obvious disadvantages.

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In the wake of layoffs and cuts, Novartis doubles down on digital

Mobi Health News

A new innovation center called the Biome and numerous internal efforts paint a picture of a digital-focused game plan

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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

Really Support Others Who Are Grieving

Christina's Considerations

As a hospital administrator, I was sometimes called upon to support patients, families or even employees who were going through difficult times in their lives. I learned fairly quickly in my career to express empathy and support the natural grieving. Healthy Children and Families The Patient Experience

4 Tips For Attracting and Keeping New Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Christine Alfano, senior director of marketing, Vyne. Most practices are looking for ways to keep their chairs full by attracting new as well as continuing treatment with existing patients.

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NHS highlights trusted healthcare apps

Mobi Health News

Hazel Jones, NHS Digital's Apps & Wearables program director, talks about the wide range of healthcare apps that were put through a stringent assessment process before being showcased in the UK's NHS apps library

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Courage

Health Intersections

Yesterday, I spoke at the Wild Health Summit , along with John Halamka , Eyal Oren from Google, and other Australian Health IT leaders. During my talk, and in regard to how to move forward in regard to Interoperability, healthcare it, the MyHR, and the continued use of faxing in Australian healthcare, I spoke about the need for us to have courage. Today, as a follow up, someone asked me: “What kind of things should we do to have courage?”