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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.

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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Why Data Now Makes Every Company a Tech Company

Perficient

Along with countless others in the IT consulting space, I’ve written about the challenges facing businesses as they undergo their various digital transformation initiatives.

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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

Perficient Named a St. Louis Post-Dispatch 2019 Top Workplace

Perficient

We are honored to announce that the St. Louis Post-Dispatch named Perficient a 2019 Top Workplace. A team from our global headquarters attended a ceremony at the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis to celebrate the big win. There, St. Louis Post-Dispatch editors told a packed house of the St.

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.

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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Benefits of Application Modernization: Get Insights from Data

Perficient

A little over a decade ago, one of the world’s largest online retail brands launched a technology to support its business operations. Cloud computing (as it was called in 2006) was considered an emerging technology, and yet it spawned a revolution. Which company is behind it all?

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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.

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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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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Reimagining the Way Life Sciences Companies Do Business

Perficient

Digital transformation is a term that is being thrown around quite a bit in every industry and sector. But it is frequently misunderstood or misrepresented. Companies are trying to stay relevant and current by adopting specific new technologies to claim their move towards digital transformation.

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.

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.

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

Management Consulting Solutions I Learned: Give Folks a Shot

Perficient

This blog series covers three management consulting solutions I learned from coaches in my life. I apply these solutions to my work life in management consulting. Previously I discussed engagement, and how to inspire your team. This entry explores the benefit of giving the inexperienced folks a shot.

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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?”

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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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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AI and New Collar Jobs

Perficient

Gartner stated that AI will create 2.3 Million jobs in 2020 , while eliminating 1.8 Million. In my previous blog, “ AI Adoption and How to Thrive in 4th Industrial Revolution “, I had written about the importance of humans to co-exist with AI or jeopardize their jobs.

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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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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.

Building a future of safe and drug-free alternative 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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Provision a SharePoint library with SPFx extensions

Perficient

Overview. This series will show you how to create a SharePoint library while provisioning SharePoint Framework extensions. The step by step screenshots is provided in each section. Introduction.

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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.

Report: CHIP, Medicaid integral in fostering social, emotional well-being of children

FierceHealthIT

According to a new report from the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) and Manatt Health, CHIP and Medicaid are important for social and emotional development of children

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Proof-of-concept system uses smart speakers to catch signs of cardiac arrest

Mobi Health News

By listening for agonal respirations, an algorithm described in a recent NPJ Digital Medicine paper offers a path for smartphone- and personal assistant-based heart attack detection

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NYDFS 500: Why the Regulation?

Perficient

Previously, I discussed data privacy laws, specifically involving New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) 23 NYCRR 500. Now, I want to address the reasons for the regulation and the requirements.

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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.