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Hackers Are Hunting Medical Data, Not Money

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Mike Kijewski, CEO, MedCrypt. Advancements in medical device technology has allowed for services, initiatives and changes in healthcare delivery to evolve at a break-neck pace.

Telemedicine Is Ready For A Disaster.  Is Your Healthcare Organization?

eVisit

Disaster strikes! Is your health system prepared for the inevitable hurricanes, the nameless twisters of spring, the floods and wildfires that seem to happen anytime and anywhere, or this thing called a Polar Vortex? How are you measuring up?

FDA takes first steps toward new guidance for adaptive medical AI

Mobi Health News

An exploratory whitepaper dropped yesterday lays out a framework that the FDA hopes to present in a future draft guidance

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National study of insurance claims shows 53% increase for telehealth in 2017

Clocktree

US News just released a summary of a study done by FAIR Health which looked at telehealth trends based on insurance claims in the year 2017.

Open Source is the worst

Health Intersections

Last week I spoke at the CSIRO e-Health consortium. During my presentation, I said: Open source products are the worst thing in the market. Seth Godin. You might find that to be a shocking claim.

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In the U.S., Patients Consider Costs and Insurance Essential to Their Overall Health Experience

Health Populi

Patients in the U.S. assume the role of payor when they are enrolled in high-deductible health plans.

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10 Books Every New Therapist Should Read

TheraNest

Best Therapy Books. Books are a great way to learn from an absent teacher. Though there are an abundance of books intended for therapists, the best books for beginning therapists are those which help to make their clients feel better.

4 Ways to Get a Successful Start in Artificial Intelligence

Perficient

Artificial intelligence (AI) is a hot topic. It’s everywhere, permeating culture well beyond the expected business settings. As a result, the increased visibility has created a general perception that AI is widely deployed and adopted today. But it’s actually not. Only four percent of CIOs have recently invested in or deployed artificial intelligence according to a 2018 Gartner survey. However, 46 percent have short-term to medium-term plans for implementing AI.

Medical Costs Are Consuming Americans’ Financial Health

Health Populi

Spending on medical care costs crowded out other household spending for millions of Americans in 2018, based on The U.S. Healthcare Cost Crisis , a survey from West Health and Gallup. Gallup polled 3,537 U.S. adults 18 and over in January and February 2019.

Femtech company Advantia Health acquires maternal, infant video chat platform Pacify

Mobi Health News

As part of the deal Advantia Health will now be able to offer its members video chats with lactation specialists and registered nurses.

Policy action on aging and technology – let's expect results

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Should we expect change from aging-related tech policy initiatives? The answer is yes. Many are chosen, ideas are circulated from a long list of participants -- good ideas are collected and then the initiative is disbanded.

Zero-Trust, Session-Based Models Overpowering Legacy Technology for Healthcare Networking Enhancements

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Perry Price, CEO and president, Revation Systems.

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Finding Healthy Food and Things At Amazon Go In Chicago

Health Populi

Health is everywhere, I find in my travels and in my community.

17 digital health mergers and acquisitions from the first quarter of 2019

Mobi Health News

From market consolidation to global expansions, the quarter saw a range of interesting deals

Design Thinking in the World of Data

Perficient

Say that again. Design thinking is a methodology that provides a solution-based approach to solving problems by using five stages: empathize, design, ideate, prototype, and test. So how does it apply to data? Applying Design Thinking to Data Solutions.

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Drastic attrition in digital clinical trials

Morning eHealth

Health tech funding slows slightly — Telehealth caucus comments roll in

In the Modern Workplace, Workers Favor More Money, New Kinds of Benefits, and Purpose

Health Populi

Today, April 2nd, is National Employee Benefits Day. Who knew? To mark the occasion, I’m mining an important new report from MetLife, Thriving in the New Work-Life World , the company’s 17th annual U.S. employee benefit trends study with new data for 2019.

AI-powered, cloud-based cervical cancer screening platform launched in China

Mobi Health News

China Maternal and Child Health Care Association and Wuhan University Landing AI Cytology Diagnostic Centre recently launched a cervical cancer screening AI cloud diagnostic platform.

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Three Salesforce Pranks for Admins to Own April Fool’s Day

Perficient

The Office Prank Landscape is Changing.

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Ghosting: Tips for when your doctor disappears

Christina's Considerations

I recently learned about "ghosting patients" - a term used when patients find their physician (or other provider) has left a practice/clinic/medical group/hospital/etc and they don't know how to find them. This often happens due to some sort of separation.

Four Common Revenue Cycle Management Mistakes: And How Your Practice Can Improve Billing Performance

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Marvin Luz, senior director of revenue cycle management transformation, Greenway Health.

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Digital tools can help patients, but prescribing the right app is no simple feat

Mobi Health News

At HXD 2019, a team from Kaiser Permanente described their efforts to build and populate a mental health app ecosystem for their clinicians

Bringing precision medicine to patients with telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Home genetic testing kits have been popular for a while and with a variety of retail services now available, it is easy for anyone to get a glimpse at their genetic makeup. But understanding that information and the potential health issues it might indicate is a different story.

Curing IT Complexity with Modern EA Management: A Customer's Journey

LeanIX

A lesson in organization. RUAG, a Switzerland-based manufacturer of technologies for the aviation, space, and defence industries, needed a clear look into its IT portfolio.

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Amazon Alexa Is Now HIPAA Eligible: What’s Next?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Amazon announced that a version of their virtual assistant technology, Alexa, is now HIPAA-eligible.

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Giblib gets $2.5M to bolster VR, 4K medical education streaming service

Mobi Health News

Giblib, a medical education streaming service with offerings including both VR and traditional videos of medical lectures and surgeries, has raised $2.5 million in seed funding, with participation from some notable strategic investors.

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Getting Started with Chef Habitat on Windows

Perficient

Overview. This is the second post in our series on Chef Habitat. For an introduction to Habitat, please refer to our initial post. In this writeup, we will be looking closely at Habitat in a Windows context.

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Policy action on aging and technology – then and now

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Should we expect change from aging-related tech policy initiatives? The answer is yes. Many are chosen, ideas are circulated from a long list of participants -- good ideas are collected and then the initiative is disbanded.

The Future of Healthcare Is Innovation, Not Excel Sheets and Check Boxes

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, co-founder and CEO, Innovaccer. healthcare is nowhere near what technology made us dream of a decade back.

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WhatsApp use in the NHS a ‘privacy and clinical safety timebomb’

Mobi Health News

Concerns are being raised about the use of instant messaging apps in the health service

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3 Ways Self-service Communities Bring In Profit Past Support

Perficient

Self-service communities open the Salesforce platform up as a place to do business with your customers, past just providing support. Saving Human Agent Time = Saving Company Money.

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The 2019 Invasion of Disruptors in Healthcare (Part 1) — Amazon and Apple

Phoenix Health Systems

What have those upstart megaliths like Amazon, Apple, Google, Walmart, Lyft and Uber been toying with lately to disrupt our traditional healthcare models? From all appearances, they’re not wasting time; instead, several recent aggressive moves are making many traditional healthcare providers and payers nervous. For the first time “external market disruption” appeared among the Healthcare Executives Group’s top ten concerns in its annual research survey of members.

Two-Thirds of U.S. Healthcare Providers Are Behind the Curve In Digital Health Transformation

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

AIA and Singtel collaborate to drive wellness in Singapore

Mobi Health News

AIA, the largest public listed pan-Asian life insurance group and Singtel, the largest mobile network operator in Singapore, yesterday announced a partnership to promote consumer wellness. What’s it about

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