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Is the EMR Implementation Market Dead?

Healthcare IT Today

I’ve been thinking a lot about the EMR implementation market lately. Looking at the market, you see a lot of mixed signals about what’s happening. Take for example a comment that was recently shared on the HIStalk blog: “Re: KLAS doing research on consulting firms.

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Better Health Begins at Home, With the Help of AI

Appian

Recently I had the pleasure of attending America’s Health Insurance Plan’s (AHIP) annual Institute and Expo 2019 in Nashville.

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The 7 Qualities Top Telehealth Providers Share

Enzyme Health

From a love for technology to having good webside manner, there are a few characteristics the best telemedicine providers share. Consider these seven traits for effectively communicating with patients via telemedicine and performing at your best.

Researchers find lack of standardized measures to evaluate mental health apps

Mobi Health News

The study also found that the bulk of the apps were focused on meditation, mindfulness and relaxation.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

New Episode of the Tech Tonics Podcast: Zoe Barry: Driving Entrepreneurship from the Fast Lane

Digital Health

When Zoe Barry was a kid, she had two things she wanted to be when she grew up, either a veterinarian or “someone who writes checks.” She gave the first a shot and ended up settling on the second. Today she is CEO of ZappRx and a shining example of how drive and intellect can […].

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Could Shorter Hospital ICU Rotations Help Alleviate Physician Burnout?

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Shortening the length of rotations in a medical intensive care unit (MICU) from the traditional 14-consecutive day schedule to only seven days helps mitigate burnout among critical care physicians, according to a new Penn Medicine pilot study.The.

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UnitedHealth Group acquires PatientsLikeMe

Mobi Health News

The online patient community portal will now be incorporated into UnitedHealth Group's research arm, which is focused on health innovation and improvement.

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Health Technology for the Ages: Different Patient Demographics Are Embracing New Options

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Mike Braham, CEO, Trapollo. Delivery of care options have evolved quickly over the last decade, as more patients have become comfortable with remote care and connected health services. And while it’s often assumed that younger generations are more eager to adapt to the changing healthcare landscape, services enabled by technology are being adopted by […].

VA using algorithms to predict suicide

Morning eHealth

Price transparency order aftermath — Report faults HHS cybersecurity

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Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

Tidepool CEO Howard Look on Creating an Interoperable Ecosystem for Diabetes Data

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Medtronic recently announced it would develop a Bluetooth-enabled pump compatible with Tidepool Loop. Look explains the significance

How healthcare systems are preparing for innovation with patient experience front and center

Mobi Health News

Provider organizations have missed the mark with patient experience in the past, but involving patient voices on panels and "listening tours" may be key to improving in the future.

Healthcare Information Technology Leader, Vyne, Acquired by The Jordan Company

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Vyne, a market leader in secure health information exchange and electronic healthcare communication management, announced today it has been acquired by The Jordan Company, L.P.,

The State of Behavioral Healthcare – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 6/28 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

University of Missouri Breaks Ground on Precision Medicine Institute

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

University of Missouri System leaders—along with state and national officials—broke ground late last week on the NextGen Precision Health Institute at the University of Missouri-Columbia, a central facility supporting a systemwide precision

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The potential of healthcare tech – human-centric AI, meaningful applications and the future

Mobi Health News

Buzzwords like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are commonly heard at conferences and industry events and they often conjure up images of robots or killing machines from the Terminator

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Better Prior Authorization Outcomes Through “Augmented Intelligence”

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Navaneeth Nair, vice president of product, Infinx. Recently, major U.S. health insurance companies have begun implementing prior authorization processes. These insurers do not possess the specialized knowledge needed to determine medical necessity, so they have to shift the responsibility to providers in order to minimize instances of fraud and abuse.

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Creating Healthcare Access In Rural Communities

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Christopher Caggiano, MD, FACP, Solutions Director at Allscripts. Some 58% of adults in rural areas say access to high-speed internet is a problem for them, including 24% who say the problem is major, according to 2018 data from Pew Research Center.

Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

The Venn Diagram of Health, Aging, and Caregiving

Aging in Place Technology Watch

You see it in the media and hear about it with investors. Digital Health is in its bubble of $8.1 billion in 2018 , which amounted to 8.6 % of VC investments , despite limited exit strategies – but investors love it. Startups focused on the aging/technology space, however, receive only 0.7%

Pain relief health tech startup Oska Wellness lands $5.5M

Mobi Health News

The new money will be put towards sales, marketing and distribution efforts. It will also be used to help develop the company's product line

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INTEGRIS Health Selects Trace Platform by Vyne Medical to Support Consumer Financial Engagement

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Vyne Medical announces an agreement with INTEGRIS Health for implementation of its Trace communication management platform.

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Avoid the Mistakes that Your Healthcare Startup Competitors Are Making

MedTech Boston

Jodi Amendola walked out of college and right into a world she knew nothing about. That’s a pretty common story — most. The post Avoid the Mistakes that Your Healthcare Startup Competitors Are Making appeared first on MedTech Boston.

Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

Best Practices for Your Epic EHR Go-Live

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Heather Haugen & Mia Erickson from Atos Epic continues to gain market share across the healthcare landscape. In 2019, they represent about 33% of the EHR inpatient hospital market share.

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Women Who Tech supports healthtech innovation in Europe with new challenge

Mobi Health News

Ten women-led, early-stage healthtech startups with a footprint in Europe will be selected to pitch in Paris in October to win a $50,000 equity-free grant

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How Can Marrying Healthcare and Artificial Intelligence Solve the Mystery of Rising Care Costs?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, CEO, Innovaccer. Healthcare is one of the fastest-growing segments of the digital universe, with data volumes expected to grow by 48 percent annually. Healthcare applications will be the principal driver of this data growth, with EHR penetration in the US already reaching more than 80 percent and expected to reach 95 percent […].

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Healthcare Innovation Development Through Bedside Discovery and Doctoral Education

MedTech Boston

Healthcare innovation is a growing force in both the healthcare and technology spaces today. Nearly daily, we read and. The post Healthcare Innovation Development Through Bedside Discovery and Doctoral Education appeared first on MedTech Boston.

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.

When Have Politicians Ever Agreed on What to Do to Fix Healthcare?

Healthcare IT Today

This week, healthcare has been center stage in the first 2 democrat debates. While the debates certainly talked about a wide range of issues, healthcare was a major topic in both nights of the debates.

Innovation is risky — have a concrete plan to avoid, learn from failed implementations

Mobi Health News

An unsuccessful pilot is nobody's first choice, but it gives organizations a chance to address their shortcomings and improve their next attempt

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Using Telehealth to Treat Depression in Elderly Patients

Health Recovery Solutions

Depression can be caused by a number of environmental, social, and biological factors and shows different symptoms as we age. With the elderly population growing, it is important to understand the symptoms and treat them effectively. Enter telehealth.