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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.

FDA on Software That Isn’t a Medical Device

Medical Connectivity

The 21 st Century Cures Act of 2016 (Cures) had many provisions including defining what kinds of software are medical devices, and some specific kinds of software that are not, and which therefore weren’t subject to FDA regulation.

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Shutdown drags on

Morning eHealth

Re-light the FHIR — Research roundup

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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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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

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

VA finally gets permanent CIO

Morning eHealth

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

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Choosing the Right Electronic Visit Verification Solution for Your Home Care Agency

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. On December 2016, the 21st Century CURES Act was signed into law, resulting in new regulations for the home health industry.

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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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Data Security: How eVisit protects your booty

eVisit

Telemedicine is easy, right?

Shutdown sit-out

Morning eHealth

What the public wants from Congress — ICYMI from 2018

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Is ePrescribing a Niche Worth Moving Into?

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Dmitry Garbar, partner, Belitsoft. Errors in prescription can happen for various reasons, like pharmacists’ incompetence, miscommunication between clinicians or doctor’s bad handwriting.

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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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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.

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Dec 31, 2018 — No. 117

Story of Digital Health

The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Dec 31, 2018 — No. My newsletter for Dec 31, 2018 is viewable here and inline text below, without images. Sign up for free, here. JOIN THE 65,000+ MEMBER DIGITAL HEALTH GROUP ON LINKEDIN!

Top 3 Startup Business Ideas In the Healthcare Sector

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. If you are looking for good business ideas, the healthcare industry should be your first option.

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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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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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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

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.

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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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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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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Health Level Seven International Publishes FHIR Release 4

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

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Looking to curb infant mortality rates, Columbus, Ohio pilots on-demand ride app, program

Mobi Health News

The infant mortality rate in Franklin County, Ohio has reached 8.2 deaths per 1,000 live births, with black babies at three times the risk of white infants.

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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.

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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Protecting Patient Data From Insider Threats

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Tim Critchley, CEO, Semafone.

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How the US government shutdown could hamstring digital health

Mobi Health News

Ongoing FDA submissions and other HHS services are safe, but new regulatory filings will have to be put on hold