Sat.Jun 22, 2019 - Fri.Jun 28, 2019

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.

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.

Health Care and the Democratic Debates – Part 1 – Medicare For All, Rx Prices, Guns and Mental Health

Health Populi

Twenty Democratic President candidates each have a handful of minutes to make their case for scoring the 2020 nomination, “debating” last night and tonight on major issues facing the United States.

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.

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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The Healthcare IT Staffing Shortage Is Moving into High Gear…Here’s Why

Phoenix Health Systems

While it’s great news that healthcare jobs will be among the fastest growing through 2026, the plethora of jobs is a double-edged sword. The projected supply of qualified workers will not fill the demand, and as any hospital CIO can attest, the shortage of qualified workers in healthcare IT is nearly as worrisome as the growing paucity of clinical professionals.

Health Care and the Democratic Debates – Round 2 – Battle Royale for M4All vs Medicare for All Who Want It – What It Means for Industry

Health Populi

Looking at this photo of the 2020 Democratic Party Presidential candidate debater line-up might give you a déjà vu feeling, a repeat of the night-before debate.

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.

VA using algorithms to predict suicide

Morning eHealth

Price transparency order aftermath — Report faults HHS cybersecurity

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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.

NewYork-Presbyterian launches Hauser Institute for Health Innovation

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

NewYork-Presbyterian has launched the Hauser Institute for Health Innovation, in recognition of the visionary philanthropy of longtime supporters Rita E. Hauser and Gustave M. Hauser.

Talk to Me About My Health, Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries Tell J.D. Power

Health Populi

Cost is the major reason why Medicare Advantage plan beneficiaries switch plans, but people who switch also tend to have lower satisfaction scores based on non-cost factors. Those ratings have a lot to do with information and communication, according to J.D.

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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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).

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!

OB/GYN health system Advantia Health acquires telemedicine OB/GYN specialist Pacify

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In the past, OB/GYN specialist Advantia Health’s approach to care had focused on in-person, doctor-patient relationships. THE PROBLEM. Clinical support effectively paused each time a patient left one of the offices.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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%

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.

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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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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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.

In partnership with Verizon, VA offers veterans unlimited access to telehealth app

FierceHealthIT

The VA's Video Connect telehealth app has logged more than 100,000 video visits, and now the VA is partnering with Verizon to improve access to virtual care.

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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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.

Lawsuit could shed light on what it really takes to de-identify patient data

Morning eHealth

Is a final info blocking rule on the horizon? National patient identifier buzz

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Patients will use health wearables to reduce trips to the doctor: survey

FierceHealthIT

The old adage says an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Can an Apple on your wrist keep the doctor away? Turns out that patients might be more willing to wear an Apple Watch or a medical wearable if it means fewer trips to see the doctor, according to a survey from VivaLNK

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Innovation is an ongoing process, not a box to check

Mobi Health News

How to build a long-term culture of sustainable innovation

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Health Tech Buzzwords Explained – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

Far too often we take things that are complicated and make them worse or we take things that are simple and make them complicated. I guess that’s why I loved this list of tech buzzwords that were simplified in a humorous way.

Price transparency order headlining the week

Morning eHealth

Stepped-up Iranian hacking activity seen — Dispatch from Aspen

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