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Medical Device Development and Data Science Integration

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Dr. Sean Otto, business development, Cyient.

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Healthcare Outlook: How the Industry Will Trend and Transform in 2019

Healthcare Informatics

This past year was a transformative one for healthcare. Here are five trends that will impact the health tech landscape in 2019

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Do We Really Need APIs In Healthcare?

Lloyd Price

When I talk to CEOs and CIOs often the first question I get is what are APIs and followed almost immediately by why do I need them? Perhaps, as I have come to learn, the root of the question is do I really need it? I mean after all we do have HL7 so why APIs and how are they different.

Here’s Looking at Health at CES 2019

Health Populi

If I’m going to spend a week someplace, it usually has to be Italy. So next week in Las Vegas, I’ll deal with that bias by staying at the Venetian Hotel for the entire week to cover all-things-health at CES 2019 , the annual convening of electronics retailers and enthusiasts.

The Apple Watch’s ECG feature could save many lives. But only if it has something else.

KevinMD

Recently the Apple Watch’s latest feature went live – an electrocardiogram (ECG) app that monitors irregular heart rhythms. The internet is overflowing with reports from people didn’t know they had irregular heartbeats until they took their data to their doctors and received diagnoses of atrial fibrillation (AFib), a common cause of stroke. As neurologists who […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

Medtronic, IBM Watson diabetes app gains hypoglycemia prediction feature

Mobi Health News

The Sugar.IQ digital diabetes assistant will use AI analytics to predict users' low blood sugar risk within the next one to four hours

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Shutdown drags on

Morning eHealth

Re-light the FHIR — Research roundup

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Health IT Predictions for 2019

Healthcare Informatics

It’s January and that means it is time to brush the dust off of my crystal ball and make some predictions about health IT for the upcoming year

Kaiser Permanente VP talks implementing virtual care in its unique payer, provider model

Mobi Health News

Courneya will speak at HIMSS19 in Orlando at “Teaming up for change: Virtual care lessons.”

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Regrowth of Human Beta Cells for T1D and T2D

Insulin Nation

Effective Therapeutic Rate. A combination of two drugs enhances the production of beta cells such that they proliferate at the highest rate ever observed in humans – a rate of 5 to 8 percent per day.

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VA finally gets permanent CIO

Morning eHealth

New health tech influencers in Washington — Cerner trots out drug price transparency feature

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2018-2019 look back and ahead at tech buzz, hope, and hype

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Who can resist reflection when a year ends and 2019 begins? So much racket, so much of it driven by writers desperate for something to write about – and we’re not talking about the news.

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Behavioral health innovation two years later: Why is adoption taking so long?

Mobi Health News

An in-depth look at the market forces shaping the development and adoption (or lack thereof) of behavioral health technology

Governance in Healthcare: Recognizing a Strategic Imperative

Perficient

The subject of governance often comes up whenever leadership is asked about some of the more critical capabilities that an organization must possess.

Task force: Effective pain management needs to go beyond medications

FierceHealthIT

A federal task force is calling for a far more individualized approach to pain management in the wake of the opioid epidemic

Data Security: How eVisit protects your booty

eVisit

Telemedicine is easy, right?

Click Therapeutics teams up with Otsuka on digital therapeutic for major depressive disorder

Mobi Health News

Otsuka intends to invest more than $300 million in an FDA-cleared software app that will apply cognitive therapy principals either with or without prescription drugs.

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Shutdown sit-out

Morning eHealth

What the public wants from Congress — ICYMI from 2018

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How providers, patients could benefit from CMS’ newly instated price transparency rule 

FierceHealthIT

With the new year, hospitals are officially mandated to post their list prices online for patients to review. The CMS policy could benefit hospitals that provide the highest-value care and lead to more effective tools for patients, experts say

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Split Neural Network - New AI method can train on Medical Records without revealing Patient Data

Lloyd Price

When Google announced that it would absorb DeepMind’s health division, it sparked a major controversy over data privacy.

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Google Assistant users can now access Lifesum to enter calories, health goals

Mobi Health News

Users can now record meals in the tracking app by speaking to Google Assistant.

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The Challenge of Shiny Object Syndrome: Digital Health Innovation

Perficient

Healthcare professionals are deeply personally committed to better experiences, journeys, and outcomes for their patients, members, and consumers. Physicians at the forefront of their domains, with access and input to life-changing discoveries, are keen to put new tools to work today, not tomorrow. The same is true of nurses, engineers, data scientists, and myriad talented employees an organization has at its disposal.

Ransomware, phishing attacks top new HHS list of cyberthreats in healthcare

FierceHealthIT

In an end-of-year guidance, HHS issued a list of the most prevalent cyberthreats in the healthcare industry—and 10 suggestions for ways that stakeholders can protect themselves

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Babylon Health hits back at claims its AI isn't up to the job

Lloyd Price

Babylon Health has become one of the breakout stars of the current class of UK tech start-ups, but several insiders have suggested that things aren't what they seem.

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Teva's digital inhaler cleared by FDA

Mobi Health News

The prescription device detects each use and records it to a paired mobile app.

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The Minimum Oracle Cloud Project Contracts Setup

Perficient

Differences exist between Cloud Project Billing and EBS Project Billing. Using Oracle Cloud Project Contracts exclusively is one of the differences. In EBS “Project Funding” we create an approved revenue budget, baseline it, setup the agreement and lastly fund the project/task. Utilizing Oracle cloud project contracts raises questions of how the former “funding” is achieved in the cloud.

The top 10 highest physician salaries by specialty

FierceHealthIT

Specialists continue to draw bigger paychecks than primary care physicians, with orthopedic salaries at the top of the list, according to a new survey

High street retailer Boots buys HealthTech company Wiggly-Amps to strengthen Digital Healthcare services

Lloyd Price

Boots UK has bought health technology company Wiggly-Amps for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition will enable the high street retailer with 2,485 stores to strengthen its digital healthcare services.

Pilot study: Akili's digital ADHD therapy feasible, well liked by autistic children, parents

Mobi Health News

The study's 19 young participants stuck to their regimens, and along with their parents said that they would be open to continuing treatment sessions.

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Set your Organization Apart: How Virtual Care Attracts and Delights your Market

eVisit

If there is one thing that the last decade has shown us, it’s that nothing stays the same. This is true in all aspects of healthcare. Everything from patient records, writing prescriptions, navigating reimbursement, analyzing risk, and updating treatment protocols have changed.

AHA report: Medicare, Medicaid underpaid hospitals by $76B in 2017 

FierceHealthIT

Many hospitals are making significant investments in community programs, despite losing nearly $77 billion in Medicare and Medicaid payments in 2017, according to new data from the American Hospital Association.

Epstein Becker & Green 2018 Telehealth Report

Telebehavioral Health Institute

TBHI Summarizes Epstein Becker & Green 2018 Telehealth Report Telehealth services became notably more popular amount clients/patients, practitioners, employers and legislators according to a 2018 telehealth report from law firm, Epstein Becker & Green. Their 3rd annual telebehavioral healthcare report focused on laws, regulations and policies. They also … Read more. The post Epstein Becker & Green 2018 Telehealth Report appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Verily rakes in $1B for global development, potential acquisitions

Mobi Health News

Silver Lake led the round, which will be used for new partnerships, global business development, and potential acquisitions.

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What can Healthcare learn from CryptoKitties and Non-Fungible Tokens?

Lloyd Price

A little over a year ago CryptoKitties launched and quickly became the most successful non-financial DApp. Borrowing from their own description, CryptoKitties allows you to collect and breed digital cats. These are collectable digital cats which are born and live on the Ethereum blockchain.