Sat.Aug 03, 2019 - Fri.Aug 09, 2019

Strategies To Engage Consumers In Data Sharing To Improve Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By George Mathew, chief medical officer, North America, DXC Technology Connected consumers, and their data, will play a critical role in transforming the next era of healthcare.

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Video selfies could be the future of blood pressure monitoring

Mobi Health News

A new study published in Circulation: Cardiovascular Imaging found that a smartphone camera combined with a transdermal optical imaging system could accurately predict blood pressure.

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Telehealth Awareness, Access and Adoption: Updates from J.D. Power, the ATA and FAIR Health

Health Populi

When you think “J.D. Power,” your mind probably imagines reviews of automotive performance, retail shopping experiences, or perhaps even health insurance plan customer service. Expanding its report-card role in the health ecosystem.

How have EMRs changed the doctor-patient relationship?

KevinMD

I have penned several posts on the pitfalls of the electronic medical record (EMR) system that we physicians must use. Indeed, I challenge you to find a doctor who extols the EMR platform without qualification.

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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.

Pediatric telehealth worries docs

Morning eHealth

Mobile telehealth urged for military — Breaches set to hit new record

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Happy National CBD Day! How CBD Fits Into the Retail Health Ecosystem

Health Populi

August 8 is National CBD Day. Who knew? Well, now you do, and I’m going to explain how this three-letter-acronym is rolling into the retail health landscape, opportunities, risks, and other issues I like to cover when forecasting the future of a new-new thing in health/care.

Transform Your Service Desk into Stellar Support That Physicians Actually Appreciate

Phoenix Health Systems

Today, well-managed hospitals have learned that the impact of EHRs and other computer systems is at least as significant to hospital staff — in particular, clinical users — as it is to the institution’s technical infrastructure.

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CMS finalizes hospital quality reporting, interoperability changes

Morning eHealth

Interest groups try to make their mark on surprise billing legislation — Almost 32 million patients’ records breached in 2019

Detecting real biological viruses with a smartphone

Mobi Health News

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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.

What the Pew Report on Trust and Distrust in America Means for Health/Care, El Paso and Dayton — Pogo Rears His Head Again

Health Populi

Two in three Americans believe their trust in each other has been shrinking. And most people connect the dots between that low level of trust and America’s ability to solve problems.

Wearables for health and wellbeing

Aging in Place Technology Watch

How do wearables contribute to health and wellbeing of older adults? Did something happen recently propelling sales up 51% that pushed consumers out the door to buy a wearable, like a fitness band or a smartwatch? Was it the coolness of the Apple Watch?

Health IT IPOs – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 8/9 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

LifeOmic launches chronic disease prevention app

Mobi Health News

Users earn points for tracking healthy behaviors and may redeem them at various vendors.

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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!

Talking “HealthConsuming” on the MM&M Podcast

Health Populi

Marc Iskowitz, Executive Editor of MM&M, warmly welcomed me to the Haymarket Media soundproof studio in New York City yesterday. We’d been trying to schedule meeting up to do a live podcast since February, and we finally got our mutual acts together on 6th August 2019.

With one voice, 7 leading medical organizations call for action to prevent gun injuries and deaths

FierceHealthIT

Following two mass shootings last weekend that ended the lives of 31 people, seven leading medical organizations have said enough and called for action to prevent gun-related injuries and deaths

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Epic’s Struggle Highlights Issues In Sharing Patient Information Datasets

Healthcare IT Today

In recent times, Epic has expanded its vision from being merely an EHR vendor to offering access to a gigantic patient health dataset culled from a broad range of providers. However, getting there is proving to be tougher than the company expected.

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Plans to create £250m national AI lab for the NHS revealed

Mobi Health News

It is thought the new lab could improve cancer screening, support earlier diagnosis and personalised prevention, and automate routine tasks.

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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.

Safety Leadership: Overcoming & Avoiding Bias

Christina's Considerations

Earlier this year I wrote an article for healthcare professionals on safety leadership. The idea is that scientific methods, standardization and reliability are not enough to reduce error and failure. Sometimes human performance in the actual environment of care is.

President Trump links mass shootings to mental health. Experts say he has it wrong

FierceHealthIT

In his address to the nation earlier this week to talk about the latest pair of mass shootings, President Donald Trump laid the blame for the gun violence in part on mental health issues. Mental illness and hatred pulls the trigger. Not the gun,” Trump said

Dialing in Appointment Reminders for Optimal Response with the 3-3-3 Method

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Jim Higgins, Founder & CEO at Solutionreach. You can follow him on twitter: @higgs77 Let’s be honest. Life happens to everyone. Which means that sometimes patients miss appointments, show up late, and do a myriad of other annoying things.

Singapore-based patient intelligence platform DocDoc raises $13M

Mobi Health News

DocDoc, a virtual network of physicians and hospitals supporting patients to find quality medical care in Asia, announced that it has raised $13M in its latest institutional capital round.

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Digital Therapeutics: the keys to succeed!

Digital Health Today

Digital Therapeutics (DTx) have been under the spotlight this past year. They have the potential to become a game changer in healthcare for patients, healthcare professionals, pharmaceuticals and insurance companies.

Shift to value-based payment will require new staffing mix for primary care, analysis finds

FierceHealthIT

As they shift to value-based payment, primary care practices will need staff with a higher skill mix aimed at keeping patients healthy, according to a new analysis.

Cota Finds a New Home in Boston, Aims to Recruit Top Talent

MedTech Boston

Life science companies continue to make the move to Boston, making “the Hub” a center of healthcare. Cota, a. The post Cota Finds a New Home in Boston, Aims to Recruit Top Talent appeared first on MedTech Boston. News Cota cota boston cota healthcare healthcare ai

Apple, Eli Lilly, Evidation Health joint study suggests device sensors can spot cognitive decline

Mobi Health News

These data provide a proof of concept that Apple products and other consumer devices can play a role in monitoring or identifying disease symptoms

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At Bon Secours Mercy Health, a Huge Push, Post-Merger, to Streamline Operations and Cut Costs

Healthcare Informatics

Since last fall’s merger of the Bon Secours and Mercy Health systems into Bon Secours Mercy Health, operational leaders, including Amy Whitaker, R.N., have been involved in work to streamline operations and save money

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Venture capital investment in AI and mental health startups surges in Q2: report

FierceHealthIT

Investment in healthcare artificial intelligence startups and companies focused on mental health and wellness soared in the second quarter as both sectors hit funding highs, according to a new report.

EHR Data – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

Happy Friday everyone! We hope you’ve had a great week. For this week’s #FunFriday edition, we have some hilarious commentary on data in the EHR. Not to mention a little security humor as well. I hope you enjoy it. Right? If it's not in the chart, it didn't happen.

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Oxford Medical Simulation brings VR training system to Oxford University students in new partnership

Mobi Health News

Their platform is now being used by medical students at the OxSTaR centre (Oxford Simulation, Teaching and Research

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How To Decide Which Mental Health Practice Software is Right for You

TheraNest

How to Select the Best Mental Health Practice Software for Your Practice. Choosing mental health software for electronic health records (EHR) can be tricky. There are many things to consider when determining if a product is right for your practice’s needs.