Sat.Oct 19, 2019 - Fri.Oct 25, 2019

We need to find the Steve Jobs of health care tech

KevinMD

A featured article titled "Death by A Thousand Clicks" addressed some of the serious problems and challenges we still face in the "digitization" of health care.

Can shadow IT work in healthcare?

Redox

Professor Arvind Narayanan’s twitter thread on “Why Enterprise Software Sucks” got me thinking about how the same narrative plays out in healthcare IT. Essentially the same dynamic exists – the end-users aren’t the ultimate decision-makers, and all the incentives get misaligned. It also got me thinking about how we as developers and entrepreneurs can break these kinds of cycles. Enterprise software is developed for the business, not the end-users.

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How Good is Your Webside Manner?

GlobalMed

Lately we’ve talked a lot about patient enthusiasm for telemedicine. A new Deloitte report supports that finding, with 57 percent of respondents reporting an interest in telemedicine and virtual health tools. But the survey contained some bad news as well.

A CISO’s Perspective on Security Strategy and Governance

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Gerry Blass from ComplyAssistant Did you know that healthcare organizations thwart thousands of phishing and malware attacks every day? With the increase in the volume of attacks, we’re also seeing an increase in the number of data breaches.

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.

DataOps Can Help Alleviate Healthcare Organizations Data Ills

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dan Potter, vice president of product marketing, Attunity, a division of Qlik. Data is the lifeblood of every hospital and healthcare organization. Without it, doctors can’t access updated patient records for proper treatment; billing departments are unable to correctly process insurance claims; and research teams are limited in their ability to uncover new findings. […].

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Patients increasingly trusting of remote care technology, says new report

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Confidence in remote care technology is gaining traction in the United States, with a survey finding 56 percent of Americans currently monitor their health with at least one digital data collection tool.

Making Health Care Better, from the N of 1 to the Public’s Health – Trend-Weaving Medecision Liberation 2019

Health Populi

Health and our health information are deeply personal. Changing health care and inspiring positive health behaviors is hard to do.

In-depth: Brazilian health startups eye opportunities at home, abroad

Mobi Health News

Brazil's government is looking to help its startups grow globally through its StartOut Brasil program.

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DEA misses special registration deadline

Morning eHealth

Patient matching campaign underway — Hospital algorithm encodes racial bias

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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.

Biorithm empowering pregnant women with remote fetal monitoring

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Mobile Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Biorithm empowering pregnant women with remote fetal monitoring Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Asia Pacific

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Learning from Dr. Eric Topol, Live from Medecision Liberation 2019

Health Populi

“Bold thinking is great. Bold doing is better,” Dr. Eric Topol introduced his talk yesterday at Medecision’s Liberation 2019 conference.

Type 1 diabetes patients using closed-loop system spent more time in glucose target range than peers in control

Mobi Health News

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that patients had an average of 2.6 more hours a day in their target glucose range compared to their peers using a sensor-augmented pump.

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Cleveland Clinic, AmWell launch new telehealth company

Morning eHealth

Spotlight on telemental health — FTC's health data demands

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.

Florida Telehealth Out-of-State Registration Application Now Available

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Florida Telehealth Out-of-State Registration Florida Telehealth Application Now Available Health care practitioners with an out-of-state license or certification that falls under section 456.47(1)(b), 1)(b), F.S,

Americans’ Top Sources of Stress are Money, Money, Money and Family

Health Populi

In the 2019 dictionary next to the word “stress,” we would find variations of a definition all deriving from Americans’ current worries about their money, the economy, and health care costs…then, family responsibilities and jobs. The 7th Annual U.S.

Butterfly unveils device-agnostic, mobile-friendly ultrasound workflow platform

Mobi Health News

The system is designed to help clinicians quickly complete worksheets, QA and credentialing at the point of care

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Medicare diabetes program’s paltry numbers

Morning eHealth

Cerner snaps up AbleVets — Progress on SDOH data standards

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.

Virtual Care Technology for Healthcare – Current Challenges & Solutions

HealthStream

Virtual care technologies appear to be a win-win solution for healthcare organizations and for their patients and providers. It is important to understand consumer and physician barriers to the adoption of virtual care technologies in healthcare

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Listening to Osler Listening to the Patient – Liberating Health Care at Medecision Liberation 2019

Health Populi

“Listen to your patient; he is telling you the diagnosis,” Dr. William Osler is quoted to have said around the turn of the 20th century. Dr. Osler had been a strong advocate for the physician-patient conversation to inform the doctor’s diagnostic acumen and improve patient outcomes.

Stroke-focused health AI company Viz.ai lands $50M

Mobi Health News

The Series B round was led by Greenoaks with participation from Threshold Ventures, CRV, GV and Kleiner Perkins.

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Data Center Before and After Shots from Mt San Rafael Hospital

Healthcare IT Today

I was really impressed recently by a couple pictures my friend, Michael Archuleta, CIO at Mt San Rafael Hospital shared with me.

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!

Florida Telehealth

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Florida Out-of-State Telehealth Registration The application for Out-of-State Telehealth Registration is now available at [link] You may locate the necessary forms by clicking on the link titled “Documents.”

How a Razor Bolsters Health, Wellness and Love for Caregiving

Health Populi

The market for caregiving is growing and the business community has, finally, begun to pay attention. The Washington Post referred to this market as a “gold rush” to design smart shoes, custom razors and technology for the “over-65 crowd.” ” Caregiving in the U.S. ,

Type 1 diabetes patients spent more time in glucose target range than peers in control

Mobi Health News

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine found that patients had an average of 2.6 more hours a day in their target glucose range compared to their peers using a sensor-augmented pump.

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Health System Supply Chain Execs May Be Unaware Of Clinical Integration Gaps

Healthcare IT Today

New research suggests that health system leaders may not be aware that clinical integration may not be proceeding as they expected. While their plans are likely to call for participation of clinicians in decision-making, in many cases, they aren’t invited to weigh in.

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#094: Glen Tullman of Livongo Health on building a consumer-first digital health company

Digital Health Today

I recently had the opportunity to travel to Berlin Germany for the Bayer G4A Signing Day event. This was their official launch of the 11 inspiring companies that are the most recent additions to the G4A family.

Controlled Exchange Architecture Models for Scale on #FHIR

Healthcare Exchange Standards

In the previous article I discuss the various Modes of Patient Centric Exchange models. I cover Mediated Exchange, Directed Exchange, and Negotiated Exchange. These are all good solutions for scaling, but fail when the patient doesn't actively get engaged.

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Amazon makes its second digital health acquisition with Health Navigator

Mobi Health News

The five-year-old Illinois company offers digital health content middleware in the form of APIs used by Microsoft, MDLive and others

Viz.ai Raises $50 Million Series B Round to Bring AI Powered Synchronized Stroke Care to More Patients

Healthcare IT Today

Viz.ai, the developer of the first synchronized healthcare software (Viz) using artificial intelligence (AI), today announced a $50 million Series B funding. The funding round was led by Greenoaks with participation from Threshold Ventures, CRV along with existing investors GV and Kleiner Perkins.