Sat.Jul 20, 2019 - Fri.Jul 26, 2019

Future of Pharma: Building the Right Environment for AI Success

GNS Healthcare

What does the future of pharma look like through the eyes of a technologist’s background? We were fortunate enough to find out at last month at our 2 nd annual GNS Forum.

The Monetary, Clinical and Ethical Value of Patient Data – A View from the UK and NHS

Health Populi

There are about 55 million patient records held by the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS). Their monetary value to private sector companies would be £5 billion and nearly that much in patient benefits. Add in value for patient outcomes, and the total approaches £10 billion.

Opinion: eHealth success and why user preferences matter

Mobi Health News

Achieving sustainable impact remains a key digital health challenge, and carefully exploring the preferences of patients might be part of the solution, argues Vasileios Nittas

Study shows more physicians are embracing telemedicine, especially in metro areas

Clocktree

The number of US physicians who list telemedicine as a skill doubled from 2015 to 2018, according to a recent study done by Doximity , a network of healthcare professionals.

Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

New Tech Tonics Episode: Sumit Nagpal,  At the Crossroads of Tech and Healthcare

Digital Health

Sumit Nagpal was born to a pair of healthcare entrepreneurs and raised in Kashmir, India. When he was 13, he came to the United States where he saw diversity for the first time.

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New PBM programs offer road to validity, adoption for digital therapeutics

Mobi Health News

Vetting digital health products for distribution and reimbursement is another step forward for novel digital treatments hoping to stand alongside traditional biologics

July 2019 SaMD PreCert Update

Medical Connectivity

We have been following the FDA's Software as Medical Device (SaMD) Pre-Cert pilot.

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What NHS tells us about health IT

Morning eHealth

More on Klobuchar, Murkowski’s health data bill — Cerner Millennium won’t initially have all veterans’ data

Milliman Finds PPO for Family of 4 in 2019 Will Cost $28,386

Health Populi

This year, an employer-sponsored PPO for a family of four in the U.S. will cost $28,386, a 3.6% increase over 2018, according to the 2019 Milliman Medical Index (MMI).

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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.

Indonesia’s Halodoc raises close to a total of $100M after latest funding round

Mobi Health News

Indonesia-based healthtech platform Halodoc announced that it has secured additional funding from strategic investors including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Allianz X and Prudential. Allianz and Prudential provide insurance services in Indonesia and are users of Halodoc's services.

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Joe Kvedar is new president-elect of American Telemedicine Association

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Telemedicine Association has elected Dr. Joseph C. Kvedar to be its next president. He'll start a year-long term in April 2020. WHY IT MATTERS.

More calls to revise info blocking, interop rules

Morning eHealth

Report: Scammers exploit Medicare loophole — Online privacy bill gets Dem co-sponsor

Marketing Health To Consumers in the Age of Retail Disruption

Health Populi

Today, I am speaking with marketing leaders who are members of CHPA, the Consumer Healthcare Products Association on this very topic. This is CHPA’s 2019 Marketing Conference being held at the lovely historic Hotel du Pont in Wilmington, DE.

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.

MassBio talks what digital health can learn from biotech

Mobi Health News

MassBio's Luba Greenwood also discusses her decision to leave Verily in order to pursue teaching the intersection of life science and technology at Harvard.

Using data and tech to give patients care they need

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Patient Engagement Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Using data and tech to give patients care they need Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

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If This Is Human Documentation, Give Me Sweet, Nonjudgmental AI

Healthcare IT Today

Not long ago, I wrote about what happened when I requested a digital copy of my medical records from my healthcare provider, Kaiser Permanente. In that article, I described struggling with a nearly 600-page PDF whose organization seemed to have no discernible rhyme or reason to it.

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Artificial Intelligence Gets Real

Healthcare Informatics

Payers and providers alike are moving forward into an AI-fueled healthcare future

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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.

Fitbit, smartphone data can be used to predict loneliness

Mobi Health News

A new study published in JMIR found that data from the devices could help identify college students living with loneliness.

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More health apps emerging that support people with health conditions

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: More health apps emerging that support people with health conditions Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Europe/UK

Bringing Harmony to Case Management

Healthcare IT Today

In a value-based world, case management is an important role As we move to a value-based system, acute-care organizations are placing more energy and focus on ensuring patients remain healthy after they leave the four walls of their facilities.

Shaheen Leads Senate Bipartisan Push to Rollback Over a Decade of Insulin Price Hikes

Insulin Nation

Senator Shaheen just introduced legislation to rollback insulin prices: Official Release. The JDRF announced this support for the legislation. “No No one should suffer or die because they cannot access insulin.

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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!

Pinterest rolls out new tool aimed at helping users with anxiety, stress

Mobi Health News

The social media giant teamed up with researchers from the Stanford Lab for Mental Health Innovation to develop short digital exercises for stress.

Swinburne and Coviu partner to provide real time chat mental health support

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Swinburne University’s National eTherapy Centre has partnered with medtech startup, Coviu to allow Australians to access quality mental health services through encypted, real-time text chat sessions.

Beyond the Four Walls: Using Technology to Address Your Patient’s Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Needs

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Hannah Landes, Senior Associate at NowPow, and Niko Skievaski, Co-founder and President at Redox. The U.S. healthcare industry has made a big investment in moving to a value-based care model, both in terms of reimbursement structure as well as medical practice.

Avoiding Delays in Neurological Diagnosis - The 1.0 Version

Christina's Considerations

It is commonly reported that Guillain Barre Syndrome (GBS), Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (AIDP), Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy (CIDP) and other variants are rare conditions. Data on the numbers of cases diagnosed are used to create rates among the general. Healthy Children and Families Hospitals & Health Systems The Patient Experience

PainChek pain recognition app granted US patent for pain assessment invention

Mobi Health News

Australian digital health company PainChek recently announced that the United States Patent Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for its pain assessment invention. This means that patent prosecution has been successfully completed.

Empowering patients in the UK

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Patient Engagement Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Empowering patients in the UK Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Europe/UK

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More Evidence That Healthcare Cybersecurity Could Stand To Be Tightened Up Quite A Bit

Healthcare IT Today

Not long ago, I shared the results of a survey concluding that healthcare organizations generally felt pretty confident about the state of their cybersecurity defenses, despite having had WannaCry wipe the floor with them just two years before.

Who are the highest healthcare spenders? Study examines trends

FierceHealthIT

A new study dives into healthcare spending trends among the people who regularly incur the highest costs.

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