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Three Essential Questions That Every Investor Must Ask

Digital Health

uctThose of us who evaluate business plans for a living, or at least for part of a living, are accustomed to reviewing dozens, maybe even hundreds of plans before finding one that gives us a rush of excitement.

What Health Plans, Hospitals and Health Systems Can Learn from CES 2020

Health Populi

At this year’s CES — that’s the annual meta-meet-up of tech-loving folks from around the world who meet in Las Vegas to see the latest in all forms of consumer electronics and technology, from smart refrigerators and sexy sleek cars to videogames and personal emergency systems — there was a lot for the health care industry to soak up. I explain what was not only hot, but impactful, for health care providers and plans in the Medecision Liberation Blog published today. This year’s #CES2020 wasn’t as much about the shiny new things in the Internet of Things as it was about the impact for health and the Intelligence of Things. Check out the post on Medecision’s site to see what I saw, and why I feel this year at CES was a significant tipping point for consumer-, patient-, and caregiver-facing digital tech. The post What Health Plans, Hospitals and Health Systems Can Learn from CES 2020 appeared first on Aging and Technology Connected health Consumer electronics Consumer experience Diagnostics Digital health Digital therapeutics Remote health monitoring Retail health Social determinants of health Telehealth Telemedicine Virtual health

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XRHealth launches VR telehealth clinic

Mobi Health News

The new service will allow patients to do VR rehabilitation therapy in their home.

Gillibrand pitches new data protection agency

Morning eHealth

Government extends scrutiny of foreign investments in apps — Telehealth tidbits from Washington

Leveraging Automated Telehealth During a Capacity Crisis

As the healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make the most of clinical resources. Automation holds the key to drastically increasing clinical capacity and flattening the curve.

Dubai launches telehealth initiative 'Doctor for every citizen'

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Gento raises $5M to expand its home health staffing app across US

Mobi Health News

Palisades Growth Capital led the round, which brings the startup's total raise to over $7 million


Health Datapalooza wrapup

Morning eHealth

Budget day: White House proposes mostly cuts for health IT — VA's Cerner delay raises Democrats' hackles

2020 Technology trends that benefit older adults and caregivers

Aging in Place Technology Watch

In 2020, focus sharpens on technology market categories of aging and caregiving. AARP published a new report that showed growing interest in technology among those aged 70+. CES 2020 saw several exhibit areas and innovations focused on older adults and what they need.


Physicians Lean In to Digital Health, Especially Telehealth and Remote Monitoring

Health Populi

More U.S. doctors are using digital health tools in patient care, with quickening adoption of telehealth and remote monitoring technology, according to a study from the American Medical Association (AMA). This survey, conducted in 2019 among 1,359 U.S.

Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

Duke study: Activity, but not skin tone, can impact wearables' PPG heart rate accuracy

Mobi Health News

The new investigation also found substantial differences between the performance of specific devices, with consumer products generally outperforming research wearables


Five Of My Favorite Health IT Influencers Online

Healthcare IT Today

Recently, a research organization named GlobalData came out with its list of the top 10 HealthTech influencers for the fourth quarter of 2019.

Checking in on Uber Health

Morning eHealth

The case against a data-sharing rule delay — FDA authorizes AI-enhanced echocardiography system


Health Care Costs Concern Americans Approaching Retirement – Especially Women and Sicker People

Health Populi

Even with the prospect of enrolling in Medicare sooner in a year or two or three, Americans approaching retirement are growing concerned about health care costs, according to a study in JAMA Network Open.

Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

Tricks and tips for implementing a digital strategy

Mobi Health News

Brigham and Women's iHub leaders will talk about creating a roadmap for digital implementation at HIMSS20.


Healthcare Marketing and Recruitment Strategies

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Adrian Johansen, freelance writer; @AdrianJohanse18. How did you first hear about your doctor’s office or primary care facility?

Newly Diagnosed: How to Approach Exercise and Activity

Insulin Nation

As a person with type 1 diabetes, exercising and staying active is important to increase your insulin sensitivity and decrease your risk for cardiovascular complications.


How Employee Virtual Care Lowers Your Healthcare Costs


Employee Healthcare Benefit Costs Keep Climbing! With the average cost of employer provided healthcare at more than $14,000/employee, hospitals are looking for better ways to deliver cost effective, quality healthcare to their employees.

Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

Medical device manufacturers face challenges preparing for ‘stringent’ new EU Regulation

Mobi Health News

Trade association raises concern that new regulatory system is not ready to support the transition of technology


Virtual Medicine: Where Are We Headed?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The rise of disruptive digital technologies has changed countless aspects of our lives. Whether we are getting a ride to the airport through a ride-sharing app or are sending Bitcoin to a family member overseas, […]. The article Virtual Medicine: Where Are We Headed? appeared first on Editorial virtual medicine. What’s Next in Virtual Medicine


Featured Health IT Job: Interim Director of Clinical Informatics

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Interim Director of Clinical Informatics position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Stoltenberg Consulting Inc.

Managing healthcare in India will see dramatic shift

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

Headspace pulls in $53M equity investment, $40M debt financing

Mobi Health News

The Series C round will continue to support growth of the mindfulness and meditation app maker's D2C, B2B and digital health offerings

Webinar Series: Pursuing Telehealth Reimbursement

Health Recovery Solutions

On Thursday, February 13th, 2020, Health Recovery Solutions' Director of Reimbursement , Gerald Buggs, MSJ, hosted a webinar outlining the current avenues for receiving telehealth reimbursement from CMS, commercial payers, and through private pay programs.

Hidden Dangers in Healthcare – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 30

Healthcare IT Today

For the 30th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re doing another edition of Buy or Sell. For those not familiar with this format, we’ll offer up some health IT assertion and then Colin and John will discuss whether they’re buying or selling that assertion and why.

A company that wants to be the for health data secures backing from major pharma company

FierceHealthIT was designed to bring an individual's financial information into one easy-to-read place. Health technology company Seqster aims to do the same for health data and just got a big vote of confidence from a major drug company

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.

Setting the foundation for new ideas to grow

Mobi Health News

A quick look at some of the key elements in the Finnish digital health landscape

6 Connected Patient Challenge Finalists to Compete in Live Pitch-Off

MedTech Boston

Six innovators are heading to Google’s campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, to compete in a live pitch-off as finalists of the. The post 6 Connected Patient Challenge Finalists to Compete in Live Pitch-Off appeared first on MedTech Boston.

#HIMSS20 Mix Tape

Healthcare IT Today

Welcome to the 6th edition of the HIMSS Mix Tape. The year’s mix has selections from new contributors (many of whom you’ll recognize) and returning friends. Everyone who sent in a song put a lot of thought into answering this important question: What song best represents healthcare right now?