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4 Ways IoT Is Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Tim Mitchell, healthcare vertical sales manager, Advantech. From a technology standpoint, we are amid a transformative era within the healthcare industry.

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Smart beds and sleep apps: Don’t sleep on their data collection practices

KevinMD

Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pads or sleep apps, it knows when you go to sleep. It knows when you toss and turn. It may even be able to tell when you’re having sex. Sleep Number, […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Primary Care Pulmonology

Why Is Software Not Enough to Ensure Data Collection In the OR?

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Shlomo Matityaho, CEO of LogiTag Systems.

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The Most Important Trends For Health in Mary Meeker’s 2019 Internet Report Aren’t About Health Care

Health Populi

The health care section of Mary Meeker’s 334-page annual report, Internet Trends 2019 , comprises 24 of those pages (270 through 293).

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.

How Finnish health tech startups are getting off the ground

Mobi Health News

The ingredients of Finland's growing startup ecosystem include public-private partnerships, data research availability and a little bit of sisu.

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3rd Party Security Breaches Are Surging. You Can Transform Your Risk Management Program.

Phoenix Health Systems

Security breaches caused by healthcare providers’ business associates (BAs) are surging. Several major incidents in 2018, some of which have just been reported in the last month, have compromised over 20 million patients’ privacy. So it’s not coincidental that a group of major hospitals and hospital systems have come together in a formal concerted effort to provide better vendor risk management standards to the industry.

Healthcare Just Got SMAC’ed – Accenture’s Post-Digital Era for Health

Health Populi

Social, mobile, analytics and the cloud now underpin the health care industry. We’ve been SMAC’ed, and Accenture’s Digital Health Tech Vision 2019 believes we’re in a post-digital era ripe with opportunity.

Report: Digital health innovation stymied by poor data sharing

Mobi Health News

Patients and providers alike are interested in, and see major benefits from, increased access to digital health records, according to a new report from Royal Philips

Meals on Wheels Uses Mobile App To Keep Care Coordinators In The Loop

Healthcare IT Today

I love writing stories about successful care coordination programs, so it was great to see the following item turn up in my inbox.

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.

Analysis: The Wearables Landscape and Projections of Future Wearable Development

MedTech Boston

Wearable medical devices and diagnostics in healthcare are quickly becoming increasingly common, with news articles frequently delving into new wearables and how. The post Analysis: The Wearables Landscape and Projections of Future Wearable Development appeared first on MedTech Boston.

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The Grocery Store As Health Destination: Publix Produce for Kids and the Social Determinants of Health

Health Populi

Food insecurity ranks high on Americans’ greatest social health risks. In local communities, grocery stores are playing key roles in bolstering neighborhood wellness.

Itamar gets FDA-clearance for disposable wearable that tests for sleep apnea

Mobi Health News

Caesarea, Israel-based Itamar Medical received FDA 510(k) clearance last week for a new disposable home sleep apnea test (HSAT) called WatchPAT One.

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Treating COPD in Rural Communities with Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

In May, HRS published a blog post highlighting the role of telehealth in combating the social determinants of health such as physical environment, economic stability, education, and food insecurity.

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!

5 Key Takeaways from Prime Health Innovation Summit

MedTech Boston

The 2019 Prime Health Innovation Summit in Denver, Colorado, got something big right: Organizers brought together the innovation and entrepreneurial spirits. The post 5 Key Takeaways from Prime Health Innovation Summit appeared first on MedTech Boston.

ORCHA provides health app awareness, access, trust

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Innovation Pulse Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: ORCHA provides health app awareness, access, trust Featured Decision Content

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CVS Health kicks off digital health-friendly service for PBM clients with Big Health’s Sleepio

Mobi Health News

The announcement is yet another milestone on the road to adoption and reimbursement of digital therapies, Big Health CEO Peter Hames said

US Government Ban on National Patient Identifier Voted to Be Lifted by House

Healthcare IT Today

The big news coming out of Washington yesterday was the house’s vote to strike down the long time ban on federal funding for a national patient identifier. Here is a tweet that highlighted the vote.

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.

ASPPB Joins TBHI Practice Over State Lines Online Training

Telebehavioral Health Institute

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Mount Sinai to launch $100M center dedicated to AI, precision medicine

FierceHealthIT

The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai announced plans to open the Hamilton and Amabel James Center for Artificial Intelligence and Human Health in Manhattan in late 2021.

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Experts share tips on turning datasets into useful machine learning algorithms

Mobi Health News

To take full advantage of AI, organizations need the right team, clear metrics and goals, and the right expectations about real-world accuracy

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House Votes to Remove Federal Ban on National Patient ID

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would end the current federal ban on the funding of a national patient identification strategy, in an action that was hailed by leaders at CHIME

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Medicare ACOs Improving Care Coordination With Health IT, But Still Have Work To Do

Healthcare IT Today

A recent study by the HHS Office of Inspector General suggests that Medicare ACOs coordinate care more effectively when they have the right health IT tools in place, particularly when ACO members share one EHR platform and have access to a robust HIE.

Ohio medical practice hacked, pays $75,000 in ransom, news report says

FierceHealthIT

An Ohio medical practice was allegedly hacked earlier this week and told to pay $75,000 in ransom money to unlock its computer system

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Mount Sinai to launch dedicated AI research center in 2021

Mobi Health News

The Hamilton and Amabel James Center for Artificial Intelligence and Human Health will focus on genomics, modeling and prediction of novel therapies and enhanced imaging.

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Telehealth and Underserved, Vulnerable Populations: Prisons, Schools, Military, Seniors

Enzyme Health

Learn the tremendous impact telemedicine is having on access to healthcare in correctional facilities, in schools, for the military, and for seniors.

One small step for patient matching

Morning eHealth

Plans for VA-DOD EHR office take shape — Lawsuit claims Sutter's sharing data with Facebook, Google, Twitter

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Healthcare organizations lack money, tools, talent to address biggest cybersecurity threats: survey

FierceHealthIT

Third-party vendor risk and medical devices are the biggest threats that keep healthcare IT security executives awake at night, according to a new survey. But action is lagging to actually address these threats

Poland’s StethoMe, Germany’s Thryve selected as winners of the EC2VC pitch competition

Mobi Health News

The EC2VC pitch competition saw startups and SMEs pitch their solutions in front of a jury of digital health investors from Europe and beyond

NVNA and Hospice expands telehealth pilot, cuts readmission rates

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A pilot program from Massachusetts-based home health and hospice provider NVNA and Hospice offering telehealth and remote patient monitoring has led to a 40 percent drop in hospital readmissions among their palliative care patients. WHAT HAPPENED.

Summer Advice from 3 Experienced Caregivers

Christina's Considerations

This guest post comes from Scott, Kristen and Patrick offer their experienced advice on some ways that people can step up to help the caregivers in your life rest, recharge, and maybe even relax. They are part of the Embracing. Healthy Children and Families The Patient Experience