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Most Health Consumers Expect Technology To Play a Larger Role As Tech-Angst & Privacy Concerns Grow

Health Populi

As technology continues to re-shape consumers’ experiences and expectations with health/care, retail, travel and work, peoples’ concerns about data privacy are also growing as observed by a 2020 consumer trends forecast from GlobalWebIndex, Connecting the dots.

Fixing Patient Access: EHR Embedded Chatbots Automate Patient Management

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Chinmay Singh, co-founder and president, Asparia. Every medical group today is expected to demonstrate competence and results in population management.

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Healthcare 2020: Stop Treating Patients and Start Building Communities, Engaging Technology and Behavioural science

Lloyd Price

It’s not news that healthcare costs in the US are sky-high. What might be news to some, though, is that year over year, we’re spending more money to treat illness and disease, but getting less out of it.

The Integration of Wearables into Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

With the ever-evolving digital health landscape, wearable technology has integrated itself into healthcare. By accelerating patient insights to providers, wearables offer real-time data to payers and provider organizations, augmenting and informing medical care.

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.

Google demos its EHR-like clinical documentation tool

Mobi Health News

News of the tool, currently in clinical pilots, comes a week after reports circulated that Google was working with healthcare system Ascension on a controversial project involving patient data

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5 EHR Trends To Watch In 2020

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kayla Matthews, freelance journalist, Productivity Bytes. Although electronic health records (EHR) are firmly established in the medical landscape, ongoing progress necessitates that providers keep up with emerging trends. Here are five of them.

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Longevity Stalls Around the World And Wealth, More Concentrated

Health Populi

Two separate and new OECD reports, updating health and the global economic outlook, raise two issues that are inter-related: that gains in longevity are stalling, with chronic illnesses and mental ill health affecting more people; and, as wealth grows more concentrated among the wealthy, the economic outlook around most of the world is also slowing.

Roundup: 16 digital health studies, pilots and reviews from AHA 2019

Mobi Health News

From mobile ECGs to tele-rehabilitation to defibrillator delivery drones, a range of new data was on display at the American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019

At Cigna, telehealth reduces patient costs and ER visits, and boosts use of generic Rx

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As healthcare costs continue to rise, the employer clients of Cigna, a healthcare organization based in Bloomfield, Connecticut, continue to seek new care delivery options that will improve access and convenience while lowering costs. THE PROBLEM.

Leveraging Automated Telehealth During a Capacity Crisis

As the healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make the most of clinical resources. Automation holds the key to drastically increasing clinical capacity and flattening the curve.

Five new health and caregiving technologies November 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

LeadingAge in San Diego and more. Entrepreneurs clearly see the opportunity for providing tech-enabled services to help care for older adults.

More Evidence of Self-Rationing as Patients Morph into Healthcare Payors

Health Populi

Several new studies reveal that more patients are feeling and living out their role as health care payors as medical spending vies with other household line items.

Head of Fitbit Health Solutions talks payer strategy, evolution of health products

Mobi Health News

MobiHealthNews sat down with Amy McDonough, senior vice presidnet & general manager of Fitbit Health Solutions prior to the news that Google was set to acquire Fitbit.


“Training medical students how to communicate with E-patients”

Society for Participatory Medicine

I’ve just discovered something I’ve long hoped to see: a training module to teach medical students about e-patients and how to interact with them! It’s a paper in the journal Medical Teacher : “But Dr Google said…” – Training medical students how to communicate with E-patients.


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.

Insulin Pumps May Be Ticket to Better Cholesterol

Insulin Nation

Type 1 diabetics are at an increased rate of cardiovascular disease (CVD) with an estimated 44% of adult T1Ds dying from heart-related complications. As a diabetic, you have probably taken steps to reduce your risk of CVD by eating healthier, getting more exercise, and giving up habits like smoking.


Social Determinants of Health – My Early Childhood Education and Recent Learnings, Shared at the HealthXL Global Gathering

Health Populi

My cousin Arlene got married in Detroit at the classic Book Cadillac Hotel on July 23, 1967, a Sunday afternoon wedding. When Daddy drove us back out to our suburban home about 30 minutes from the fancy hotel, the car radio was tuned to WWJ Newsradio 950, all news all the time.

Health tech startups should start working with FDA sooner rather than later

Mobi Health News

Representatives from cardio monitoring device maker Eko and the FDA offer advice for medical device startups gearing up for their first approval


Consumers Like Generating Health Data, But Are Careful of How They Share It

Healthcare IT Today

New research suggests that while consumers are continuing to expand their use of digital health technologies, they’re still careful about with whom they share their health data. It also exposes an unexpected trend in which younger consumers are less trusting about such sharing than older ones.

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.

Insulin Dosing Tips for Pizza, Chinese Food, Lasagna, and Cake!

Insulin Nation

Well, who said that just because you have type 1 diabetes means you can’t ever eat pizza or lasagna ever again? Cupcakes? . Dosing insulin around meals that are high in both carbs and high in fat can be very, very tricky. .


What NASA is taking away from the home healthcare industry

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Peerbridge announces $11M raise to grow ECG ambulatory sensor patch business

Mobi Health News

CEO Adrian Gilmore said the company is looking at strategic partnerships, M&A and other general scaling of the business in the year to come


We Should Keep An Eye On Healthcare AI Medical Liability Risks

Healthcare IT Today

Today, most health IT leaders seem sold on the potential healthcare AI deployment can offer, as its benefits are becoming clearer every day. It’s becoming almost a no-brainer to believe that AI can do great things for the practice of predictive analytics, for example.

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.

Gvoke: The FDA-Approved PreFilled Glucagon Syringe that Could Save Your Life

Insulin Nation

A glucagon pen can save your life if you are a person with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who takes insulin. .

Why every digital health pilot needs to be patient-centric

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Genomic medicine startup Lucence raises $20M Series A

Mobi Health News

The startup develops non-invasive blood tests that achieve early cancer detection and improve treatment selection


HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) To Investigate Google

Healthcare IT Today

The HHS Office for Civil Rights is investigating whether Google met HIPAA requirements when it pulled together millions of patient records when working with the Ascension health system.

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.

Survey Shows Consumers and Healthcare Professionals Worried About Fragmented and Costly Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Wolters Kluwer, Health released new data from a survey of nearly 2,000 consumers, hospital executives, doctors and nurses in the U.S.

Why Walgreens wants to help consumers get better sleep


Walgreens executive Giovanni Monti, who leads the company’s health services, has a keen interest in how pharmacists can deliver health outcomes by extending their role to broader healthcare.

Welldoc, Astellas strike commercialization, development deal bring to BlueStar to East Asia

Mobi Health News

Astellas will be paying Welldoc $15 million up front for certain rights to the diabetes digital therapeutic, and will also be on the hook for milestones and royalty payments