Sat.Nov 16, 2019 - Fri.Nov 22, 2019

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

How Does Health IT Enable Accountable Care? – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 11/22 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Travis Broome (@Travis_Broome) on the topic “How Does Health IT Enable Accountable Care?”

Longevity Stalls Around the World And Wealth, More Concentrated

Health Populi

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.

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Using tech to create precision and personalized population health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Population Health Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Using tech to create precision and personalized population health Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

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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.

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.

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.

Novartis unveils partnerships with Finnish startups Popit and Precordior at Slush

Mobi Health News

The announcement was made at Slush, a startup event organised in Helsinki, Finland this week.

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Using Telehealth to Keep Tomorrow’s Future Healthy

American Well

Today’s children are truly our future. They will grow up to be the doctors, lawyers, teachers and leaders of tomorrow and it’s of the upmost important that we keep these precious lives safe and healthy. Unfortunately, access to the high-quality pediatric care is not always easily obtained.

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.

DEA telemedicine rule slated for December, but don't hold your breath

Morning eHealth

VA’s plea for congressional help on 'seamless care' — Uber Health’s chief talks data, privacy and interoperability

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.

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

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“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.

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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!

AMIA's big question: Where’s Google?

Morning eHealth

PCORI, privacy, telehealth: Congress watch — AMA advocates for transgender-friendly EHR

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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.

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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

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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.

Lawmakers press Trump administration on interoperability rules

Morning eHealth

Incoming for EHR companies — New price transparency rules

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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. .

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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

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You might be an #HITNerd If…

Healthcare IT Today

You might be an #HITNerd If… you go surfing in the morning and then think it’s almost as fun to go to an IS Director Meeting later that day. Side Note: This is a verified #HITNerd Find all our #HITNerd references on Healthcare IT Today.