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What is holding back digital health innovation?

Mobi Health News

Reimbursement, data interoperability and risk aversion each have healthcare leaders second guessing technology-led innovations

Disruption in Healthcare – What will be the new normal?

Lloyd Price

Allow me to raise this question: what will happen to a pharma company’s diabetes, respiratory or cardiology drugs if in 10 years time, we are able to fully use 3D organ printing? Well, it would most likely disrupt its traditional business models of selling drugs for those diseases, wouldn’t it?

Healthcare Automation: Do Robots Have a Place in Medicine?

MedTech Boston

In clinics and hospitals nationwide, healthcare providers are seeing the impacts of growing technology and are being forced to. The post Healthcare Automation: Do Robots Have a Place in Medicine? appeared first on MedTech Boston.

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Kroger Health Thinks Food is Medicine – Nutrition at the Grocery Store Via FMI’s Insights

Health Populi

In reading the July/August issue of Eating Well magazine this week, I came across this ad which I scanned for you to see yourself: “We believe in food as medicine.” ” Signed, Kroger Health.

Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

New dads often downloaded, responded positively to breastfeeding education app

Mobi Health News

Researchers found that 80% of dads who received the Milk Man app downloaded it.

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Tech adoption grows for older adults -- why?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

In 2019, Tech adoption changes -- some. It’s known as the Amazon effect. As brick-and-mortar based businesses dwindle in favor of online, access to smartphone and broadband are becoming the enablers of information flow to older adults.

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IKEA Garners the Top Health & Wellness Award at Cannes Lions 2019 – the Expanding Health/Care Ecosystem

Health Populi

“Health is now everyone’s business,” Shaheed Peera, Executive Creative Director of Publicis LifeBrands, said this week at the 2019 Cannes Lions awards.

Digital Finland: Towards an ecosystem of health and wellbeing apps

Mobi Health News

Healthcare digitisation is a niche topic? No way. For four years in a row now, the Finnish digital health services have ranked among the top three of the most valued internet brands in Finland

Telehealth set for big boost with $100M in new funding from FCC

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has announced the agency will vote to advance a $100 million Connected Care Pilot Program, enabling telehealth expansion for low-income Americans nationwide. WHY IT MATTERS.

Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

Bill Would Regulate Handling Of Consumer-Generated Health Data

Healthcare IT Today

Call it a HIPAA reboot for the wearables age. A pair of senators have filed a bill which would impose new regulations on how companies manage data generated by consumer technologies such as health apps, wearables and direct-to-consumer genetic tests.

Healthcare Costs Inspire Employer Activism and Employee Dissatisfaction – What PwC Found Behind the Numbers

Health Populi

In the U.S. each year between 2006 and 2016, employees’ healthcare cost sharing grew 4.5%. In that decade, Americans’ median wages rose 1.8% a year, PwC notes in their annual report, Medical cost trend: Behind the numbers 2020 from the firm’s Health Research Institute.

Aidoc, Zebra Medical Vision announce 510(k) clearances for AI image analysis software

Mobi Health News

Both companies are ramping up the pace of their FDA clearances.

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Telemedicine platform helps Texas Health Aetna save $398 per ER avoidance

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As the lines between payers and providers blur, payers are increasingly becoming more responsible and aware of what they can do to prevent unnecessary care, extra ER visits and high spend. THE PROBLEM.

Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

We Live in the Future. Why Is Patient Registration Stuck in the Past? – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 6/21 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Theresa Moss (@theresajmoss) from @FormFast on the topic “We Live in the Future. Why Is Patient Registration Stuck in the Past?”

Optimum Healthcare IT Named Top Developing HIT Advisory Firm in KLAS Report

Optimum Healthcare IT

Optimum Healthcare IT named as the top-rated developing HIT Advisory Services firm as outlined in the KLAS HIT Advisory Services 2019 report. The post Optimum Healthcare IT Named Top Developing HIT Advisory Firm in KLAS Report appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

Best Buy to sell more connected fitness devices in-store, online

Mobi Health News

Flywheel Sports, Hydrow, NordicTrack, NormaTec and Hyperice products will hit more than 100 stores by the year's end

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New bill to plug up HIPAA gaps

Morning eHealth

IBM pays Obamacare settlement — Federal watchdog highlights HHS' IT woes

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Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

EHR Optimization Process “Sprints” Improve Teamwork and Satisfaction

Healthcare IT Today

When Colorado-based integrated health system UCHealth set out to reduce the burden their Epic EHR imposed on clinicians, it started by prioritizing improvements that affected the largest number of clinicians possible, along with distributing EHR tip sheets and holding training sessions.

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Advancing Physical Therapy with Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

“I don’t have to make sure my house is clean, or my hair is done and I have makeup on as when the physical therapist comes to the house. I can do my exercises in my housecoat.” - Yale School of Medicine Telerehabilitation Study Participant.

Klobuchar, Murkowski introduce bill bolstering health app, DNA test data privacy

Mobi Health News

The Protecting Personal Health Data Act would establish sensitive data standards alongside a national task force for concerns on cybersecurity and privacy

Smart devices can detect cardiac arrest by monitoring breathing: study

FierceHealthIT

Of those individuals who experience a cardiac arrest at home, the survival rates are slim. Researchers found that smart devices can be used to detect sounds associated with cardiac arrest and then call for help which could potentially boost survival rates, according to a new study

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Blockchain in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 13

Healthcare IT Today

For the 13th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Blockchain in Healthcare. Everyone has no doubt seen talk of blockchain in the news. Maybe you didn’t realize it was blockchain since they called it bitcoin or ethereum or some other term that uses blockchain.

Training Clinicians with Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

As the applications of technology in healthcare continue to grow, training for telemedicine must take center stage in the education of future clinicians. telehealth communication clinician engagement clinician education

Building a future of safe and drug-free alternatives to painkillers

Mobi Health News

Pain is usually an indication something wrong with the body and the typical approach to pain is to take appropriate medicine that will help alleviate that pain.

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Essential Telemedicine Terms Clinicians Should Know

Enzyme Health

Applying for telemedicine jobs and want to stand out? Just getting started in the field? Here’s the essential telehealth terminology that will put you ahead of the curve. This quick telehealth glossary covers the basic terminology telemedicine clinicians should know.

You might be an #HITNerd If…

Healthcare IT Today

You might be an #HITNerd If… you are excited for the Promoting Interoperability final rule to be published while reading the information blocking rule and pondering on the implications of TEFCA… on a beach. Find all our #HITNerd references on Healthcare IT Today.

The Digital Difference: how the transition to digital will revolutionise health and social care

Digital Leaders HealthTech

In recognition of Digital Leaders Week, Gavin Bashar of Tunstall Healthcare explores the potential impact of the UK’s move from an analogue to digital communications network, and how this could transform the way we support people at home with technology.

Adherence to HIV therapy increases following educational VR intervention

Mobi Health News

The interactive VR experience let patients see how continued therapy could keep their white blood cells intact to fend off infections

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Health IT leadership shakeup

Morning eHealth

Baby steps for FCC’s telehealth pilot — BadRabbit strikes 4 hospitals

Fear and Confusion Over the Software and Artificial Intelligence Revolution Reaches the FDA

Healthcare IT Today

Society is being doubly convulsed by the revolutions of software and artificial intelligence. What passes for a moderate observation is the 2011 statement by Marc Andreessen that “Software is eating the world.”