Sat.Oct 20, 2018 - Fri.Oct 26, 2018

Managing Digital Health Regulatory Uncertainty

Medical Connectivity

Uncertainty abounds when managing digital health regulatory uncertainty regarding the FDA and other international regulatory bodies.

Looking across international borders for digital health tools

Mobi Health News

Panelists at the Connected Health Conference in Boston spoke about the importance of digital health alliances and learning from countries sometimes ignored in the space.

Industry Voices—Sizing up 4 opportunities for digital transformation in healthcare

FierceHealthIT

According to ISACA’s recently released 2018 Digital Transformation Barometer, some of the most hyped technology also is perceived to hold the highest risk and the highest potential benefit.

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In a nutshell: technology and progress in health IT

KevinMD

We have a new electronic medical health record system at our hospital. It was introduced with what I believe is a short and ineffective training program for physicians followed by a far too short on-location use of experts to help the doctors and nurses learn the new system.

Loneliness, Public Policy and AI – Lessons From the UK For the US

Health Populi

There’s a shortage of medical providers in the United Kingdom, a nation where healthcare is guaranteed to all Britons via the most beloved institution in the nation : The National Health Service. The NHS celebrated its 70th anniversary in July this year.

Trump approves opioid package, expands telemedicine, regulates e-prescribing for opioids

Mobi Health News

Trump invited 21 companies to the White House signing of the bill, including Amazon, which unveiled a new AWS Opioid Crisis Council.

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Healthcare.gov portal back online as OIG investigates data breach

FierceHealthIT

The Direct Pathway portal used by brokers and agents to enroll people in marketplace plans is back online after CMS reported suspicious activity last week

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Financial Stress Is An Epidemic In America, Everyday Health Finds

Health Populi

One in three working-age people in the U.S. have seen a doctor about something stress-related. Stress is a way of American life, based on the findings in The United States of Stress , a survey from Everyday Health. Everyday Health polled 6,700 U.S.

Amazon launches connected medical device brand focused on diabetes, cardiovascular disease

Mobi Health News

Developed with brand consultancy firm Arcadia Group, the Choice product line will kick off with app-connected blood glucose and blood pressure monitors sold directly to consumers

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The Measurement of Healthcare Quality

Mobile Health Matters

What is quality? The dictionary defines quality as “a peculiar and essential characteristic; an inherent feature; or a degree of excellence.” For many charged with leading quality in healthcare, quality is often measured as a success in certification, a successful audit, or decreasing rejections.

Telemedicine, Baby Boomers and Tech-Savvy Millennials

Arizona Telemedicine Program

There’s a lot of buzz in every industry around the Baby Boomer population these days. After all, this remarkably large group of adults is the biggest in history to face the issues of retirement and aging.

Food and Cooking for Health: a UK Perspective from Hammersmith & Fulham

Health Populi

Food deserts aren’t just a U.S. phenomenon. They’re found all around the world. This week as I explore social determinants of health and technology solutions in several parts of Europe, I’ve learned more about food access challenges in the UK.

Novo Nordisk to launch two connected insulin pens, taps Flex to manage data

Mobi Health News

The pharma company will also partner with Dexcom, Glooko, Roche and IBM Watson Health to help patients manage diabetes data

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Boehler, Conway spar on regulatory process

Morning eHealth

Experts say your data isn’t safe — Big data, meet fast machine

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Healthcare Leaders on Unlocking the Value of Disruption: “Digital Innovation Needs to be a Strategic Priority”

Healthcare Informatics

AT the FT Digital Health Summit, a panel of healthcare leaders discussed how to unlock the value of disruption and the role digital technology can play in achieving value-based care

Race to introduce a T1D drug that inhibits glucose absorption

Insulin Nation

Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) inhibitors, also called gliflozin drugs, are a new class of diabetic medications. They work by reducing the absorption of glucose via the kidneys with the excess glucose urinated.

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Mayo Clinic, Eko team up to build digital stethoscope that detects heart conditions

Mobi Health News

The pair plan to develop a machine learning-based algorithm that can screen for a weak heart pump.

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MHS Genesis gets a bad review

Morning eHealth

Healthcare.gov hacked — IBM Watson Health chief steps down

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New Tech Tonics Podcast: Dr. Carla Pugh on Serendipity and the Technology of Touch

Digital Health

Carla Pugh does a lot of things. She is a trauma surgeon, entrepreneur, researcher and educator and is officially a professor of surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine (she also went to UC Berkeley so Go Bears!). She is also Director of the Technology-Enabled Clinical Improvement Center at Stanford. Born into an entrepreneurial […]. David Shaywitz Diagnostics and Screening Digital Health Entrepreneurship Girls Rule!

Harnessing Innovation to Serve and Create Value for Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Georgia Mitsi, PhD, MBA, senior director and head of digital healthcare initiatives, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc.

Garmin-Fitabase integration offers new data management platform for wearable-powered research

Mobi Health News

The device maker's wearables and Fitabase's research platform are already being used in a Copenhagen University study on physical activity during pregnancy

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Whither Cochrane, for e-patients and everyone else?

Society for Participatory Medicine

This will be the third, and last, in my short series on attending the Cochrane Colloquium in Edinburgh in September of this year.

Automated Insulin Dosing — Past, Present and Future

Insulin Nation

The ultimate goal of Automated Insulin Dosing (aka artificial pancreas) requires sensing BG levels, then calculating and delivering insulin in an ongoing feedback loop.

Sharing Too Much? A Tale of Privacy, Big Data and Sleep Technologies

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Brooke Faulkner, freelance writer, @faulknercreek. The proliferation of wearable mobile-connected devices has done a lot of good for people trying to lead healthier lives.

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Prince Harry spotted wearing sleep tracking Oura ring

Mobi Health News

On the Prince's trip to New Zealand and Australia he was seen donning the wearable which uses heart rate, motion and temperature sensors to track a user's sleep.

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One-on-One with Bon Secours Mercy Health’s President of Health Innovation

Healthcare Informatics

Anton Decker, M.D., president of health innovation at Bon Secours Mercy Health, discusses how he, and his organization, take on innovation opportunities and how digital health plays a role in operational strategies

Help Yelp serve families with information about nursing homes

Aging in Place Technology Watch

? Consider CMS Five Star Rating system and how it ‘serves’ families. Rant on.

Guide: The Rebirth of Governance in Healthcare

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Nvidia, Scripps team up to research AI uses in genomic, sensor data analysis

Mobi Health News

The new collaboration will start with using the technology to predict atrial fibrillation.

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Epic chops down App Orchard fees

Morning eHealth

Does HHS get a cut of opioid bill’s PDMP grants? — ONC spotlights acute care hospital IT

Five Upcoming Aging and Technology Innovation Events

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Go forth and network this fall. Especially for startups, but useful for long-time members of the field, going to events can reveal contacts that you may need or initiatives that you did not know existed.

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ACA repeal would impact 102M people with pre-existing conditions

FierceHealthIT

More than 100 million people with pre-existing conditions could be facing an uncertain future if the Affordable Care Act is repealed, according to a new analysis by Avalere.

Enable Injections brings in $50M for wearable subcutaneous therapeutic delivery devices

Mobi Health News

The company's devices, which are available with or without a connected component, look to avoid inconvenient IV drug delivery.

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Four Key Lessons from the Digital Health frontlines

Lloyd Price

Startups and SME's selling their digital health products and solutions into the healthcare industry, a tale of David and Goliath? Or the Tortoise and the Hare? I would say the latter.