Sat.Dec 22, 2018 - Fri.Dec 28, 2018

Getting to a minimum viable product (MVP) health care app: Partner with physicians

KevinMD

Over the course of several years, IBM’s fledgling Watson for Oncology program has received a wide range of reviews. Among them is a harsh critique published by Gizmodo. The article is filed under the keywords “AI,” “Watson,” “health,” “health care,” and “Doctor: This product is a piece of s**t.”

Helping the Healthcare Industry Avoid Being the Next Ransomware Victim: 5 Tips for Employees

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Marcus Chung, CEO, BoldCloud. Every person, from the newest employee to the CEO, can either strengthen or weaken an organization’s security posture.

Real Seniors lack essential technology – who will make it happen in 2019?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

When Pew stops tracking senior adoption, does that imply a market saturated? Rant on. h overall among seniors, last reported in 2016 ) – and the most recent data cited on Internet use, seniors were quoted in a 2016 survey, 44% of responders did not use the internet users.

Nurses are the most trusted profession in America, followed by doctors and pharmacists

Health Populi

Nurses rank top in Americans’ minds for the seventeenth year-in-a-row, Gallup found in its annual survey of honesty and ethics in professions. At the bottom of the list for honesty and ethics in 2018, Gallup points to U.S.

Blockchain: What to know before investing in the tech

Mobi Health News

Optum's blockchain guru describes how the company singles out and pursues the most promising pitches

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Medical Device Development and Data Science Integration

Electronic Health Reporter

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

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Costs, Consumerism, Cyber and Care, Everywhere – The 2019 Health Populi TrendCast

Health Populi

Today is Boxing Day and St. Stephens Day for people who celebrate Christmas, so I share this post as a holiday gift with well-wishes for you and those you love.

Healthcare startups need to co-create offerings with patients

Mobi Health News

Startups should work closely with their target audiences in the product-creation phase to recognize the true needs by getting “feed-in” rather than feedback after a product or service is released, says Karolina Korth, founder of the Kuala Lumpur Health 2.0 chapter

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Healthcare In the 21st Century: It’s All About Technology

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Marie Fincher, content director, TrustMyPaper. It began in the 1980s with those wonderful word processors. Electric typewriters bit the dust, and health records could be entered and saved on floppy discs.

Real Seniors lack essential technology – Consider an Older Americans Technology Act in 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

When Pew stops tracking senior adoption, does that imply a market saturated? Rant on. h overall among seniors, last reported in 2016 ) – and the most recent data cited on Internet use, seniors were quoted in a 2016 survey, 44% of responders did not use the internet.

Anand Oswal, SVP at Cisco, on Building a Better Network – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Sitting with me by my virtual hearth is Anand Oswal, Senior Vice President for Cisco’s enterprise networking business.

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The benefits of patients having full access to their health records

Mobi Health News

Using digital tools helps free up clinic time, makes it easier for patients to access care while improving patient outcomes, says PHR Subject Matter Expert at NHS Digital, Andy Payne

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Reviewing the Top Medical Technology of 2018

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Technological innovations are helping medical experts advance and improve the healthcare industry. The advancements are not just quick, but also efficient.

New T1D book: TESTED

Insulin Nation

Here is a good book for the new year! It is sure to give you some great ideas on how you can achieve your goals and dreams for 2019. Have you or someone you love been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes? If so, this diagnosis could be the most intense challenge you and your family will face.

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Anand Oswal, SVP at Cisco, on Building a Better Network – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Sitting with me by my virtual hearth is Anand Oswal, Senior Vice President for Cisco’s enterprise networking business.

What healthcare entrepreneurship, innovation need to thrive

Mobi Health News

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New CPT Codes for Psychological Testing in 2019

TheraNest

2019 Updated CPT Codes for Therapists. This September, the American Medical Association announced the release of the 2019 Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set. This update includes 335 code changes, however only a handful of these changes impact mental and behavioral health providers.

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Are Your Providers On the Brink of A Burnout? Here’s What Needs To Be Done

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Being a healthcare professional is an honor, but it’s not without its challenges. Most providers are required to work long hours with few breaks to provide adequate coverage to their patients.

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Anand Oswal, SVP at Cisco, on Building a Better Network – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Sitting with me by my virtual hearth is Anand Oswal, Senior Vice President for Cisco’s enterprise networking business.

Devoted, Bright Health top Q4 funding

Mobi Health News

This quater digital health companies raised $1.18 billion in funding.

How Patient Portals Can Do Much More for Healthcare Quality and Costs – Part 1

HitPoint Blog

This is the first in a two-part series on how to make the most of patient portals to improve patient engagement, and simultaneously improve care management and financial outcomes. Thanks to the PolitDoc Team for their permission to publish excerpts from their recent post. The implementation of Meaningful Use sent providers scrambling to implement patient portals to provide patients access to their health information — AND to reap the program’s financial incentives.

Gail Phillips: My journey to the Society for Participatory Medicine

Society for Participatory Medicine

Editor’s note: this guest post by SPM member Gail Phillips shares the odyssey that led her through numerous related disciplines, eventually discovering our society and our conference last October. Members can submit guest posts to our blog ( guidelines ). Join SPM here.

Anand Oswal, SVP at Cisco, on Building a Better Network – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Sitting with me by my virtual hearth is Anand Oswal, Senior Vice President for Cisco’s enterprise networking business.

CMS inks remote monitoring plan, John Hancock incentivizes wellness and other Q4 payer news

Mobi Health News

Also: UnitedHealthcare's "Motion" incentive program expands to include Apple Watches and Cigna teams up with Happify Health and Prevail.

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Reflecting On 2018

SightCall Telemedicine Blog

Year in Review. 2018 marks 10 years of innovation for SightCall, as we lead the world in digital transformation through video assistance. We continue to gain momentum, adding new customers and partners, expanding our reach, streamlining our product and enhancing our offerings. Let’s take a look at the great strides we have made this year. For all of this, we say thank you. Our team is grateful for your support and partnership, and we wish you all a wonderful 2019!

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Weekender 12/28/18

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. Movie tough guy Carlos “Chuck” Norris warns against short PCP visits in which prevention topics are missing in action and doctors spend too much time entering EHR documentation.

Anand Oswal, SVP at Cisco, on Building a Better Network – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Sitting with me by my virtual hearth is Anand Oswal, Senior Vice President for Cisco’s enterprise networking business.

Turkey’s continued drive toward digital healthcare

Mobi Health News

With more than 160 hospitals validated at Stage 6 of EMRAM, Turkey has been making big strides in digitizing healthcare and is continuing that drive. Aniventi co-founder Nejat Unsal talks about how his company is supporting the country’s ongoing mission

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How Population Health Analytics Helps Providers Achieve Value-Based Care

care innovations

There’s no doubt that the healthcare industry is shifting inexorably from its traditional fee-for-service foundations to a more value-based model — a move that experts say will proceed regardless of the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the Affordable Care Act.

Federal judge says HHS overstepped authority in cutting 340B payments

FierceHealthIT

A federal judge has sided with hospitals in the ongoing battle over cuts to 340B drug discount payments, saying that HHS’ rule slashing money to the program overstepped the agency's authority.

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Anand Oswal, SVP at Cisco, on Building a Better Network – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Sitting with me by my virtual hearth is Anand Oswal, Senior Vice President for Cisco’s enterprise networking business.

Samsung's S-Patch ECG promises easier ECG monitoring

Mobi Health News

The company's wearable device collects data and automatically uploads to the cloud, which makes it is easier to use than conventional technology used for the same purpose, says Yun Hong, Global Business Manager, Samsung SDS

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Mental health care drowning in paperwork

Healthcare Guys

BY DAVID CONEJO / CEO, REHOBOTH MCKINLEY CHRISTIAN HEALTHCARE SERVICES. Monday, December 24th, 2018 at 12:05am. According to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) alcohol poisoning kills six people daily!

Rate of Uninsured Children Growing

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Health plans play a leadership role in healthcare reforms. The uninsured numbers growing in a few important segments, may be setting a new trend w hile debate continues. All segments benefit when the insured population moves towards 100%.