Sat.May 04, 2019 - Fri.May 10, 2019

Dr. Alexa Will See You Now: Can We Trust Digital Assistants With Our Health Data?

Lloyd Price

It’s hard to imagine a field where data is more valuable than in healthcare. Monitoring and interpreting crucial health indices can make the difference between an early diagnosis and a late one—and that, in turn, can be the difference between life and death for some people.

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The Most Important Telemedicine Clinical Outcomes Research You Should Know

Enzyme Health

Get familiar with four important telemedicine studies from the past few years, highlighting a diverse array of telemedicine applications, healthcare cost savings, and positive patient outcomes.

The EU has released Guidelines for AI Ethics

Perficient

It’s here. The European Union (EU) has officially declared AI as an important constituent of their economic growth and have put forth rules and guidelines to “trust” the AI system. Does this mean that the EU is trying to instill “human values” into AI? I don’t think so.

Insured, Sick and Broke – The Latest on the State of U.S. Health-Insured Consumers’ Financial Health

Health Populi

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As health tech innovation moves forward, who is being left out?

Mobi Health News

The digital health industry has much work to do when it comes to developing technologies for underserved populations, including people of color, the LGBTQ community and women

Capsule Tech Acquires Bernoulli Health: Analysis

Medical Connectivity

On April 30, 2019, Capsule Tech announced that it is acquiring Bernoulli Health for an undisclosed amount.

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The Convergence of Health/Care and Real Estate

Health Populi

There’s no denying the growth of telehealth, virtual visits, remote health monitoring and mHealth apps in the healthcare landscape. But these growing technologies don’t replace the role of real estate in health, wellness and medical care.

Meta-analysis: Robopets can reduce loneliness, increase wellness among seniors who engage with them

Mobi Health News

Data from 19 studies suggest emotional benefits for those living in homes, but stress that the simulated pets won't be accepted by every senior

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How Perficient Helps Businesses Leverage Technology to #RewriteTomorrow

Perficient

Digital disruption is happening at lightning speed, and its impact spares no industry or business. Today’s technologies allow consumers to own every experience, forcing business leaders to re-examine every aspect of their business models.

Appalachian Regional Healthcare rolls out tele-ICU across 12 hospitals

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Lexington, Kentucky-based Appalachian Regional Healthcare is deploying new tele-ICU capabilities across all of its dozen hospitals in Kentucky and West Virginia. WHY IT MATTERS.

Prescription Drug Costs In America Through the Patient Lens, via IQVIA, GoodRx and a New $2 Million Therapy

Health Populi

Americans consumed 17.6 prescriptions per person in 2018, two in three of which treated chronic conditions. Welcome to Medicine Use and Spending in the U.S. , the annual review of prescription drug supply, demand and Rx pricing dynamics from the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science.

FDA clears mobile AI platform for heart murmur screening

Mobi Health News

The cloud-based eMurmur ID platform aims to help primary care practitioners and other unspecialized clinicians provide consistent heart screening

ChefConf 2019 – Are you ready for it?

Perficient

ChefConf 2019 kicks off in Chef’s (and my) hometown of Seattle in less than two weeks on May 20th. If you’re interested in going and haven’t already registered, check out more information here and use code Hugs4Chef19 for 10% off your registration.

Rare Genomics Institute Brings Hope To Rare Disease Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Romina Ortiz, COO and vice president of patient advocacy, Rare Genomics Institute.

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Assessing the GAO’s Report on Single-Payer Healthcare in America: Let’s Re-Imagine Workflow

Health Populi

Calls for universal health care, some under the banner of Medicare for All,” are growing among some policy makers and presidential candidates looking to run in 2020. As a response, the Chairman of the House Budget Committee in the U.S. Congress, Rep. John Yarmuth (D-Ky.),

Swedish startup Pilloxa announces collaboration with Novartis division Sandoz Nordics

Mobi Health News

The startup was also recently awarded funding from EIT Health and Vinnova, the Swedish innovation agency

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3 Digital Transformation Strategies to Leapfrog Your Competition

Perficient

Digital business is the way of the present and the future. However, many businesses own and operate so much technical debt that they face a long road of strategizing to remain competitive.

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FHIR Documents (and other stuff)

HAY on FHIR

I had an email from a company which had a number of really good questions about exposing data through FHIR, so I thought I’d write a post about it rather than just replying directly as it may be of interest to others (and also gives others the opportunity to disagree with me ).

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Use Cases and Opportunities of Blockchain In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Maria Redka, technology writer, MLSDev. Blockchain offers countless opportunities for growth and development of many industries.

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EHR companies DocuTAP, Practice Velocity merge under name Experity

Mobi Health News

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus merged the two companies, promising to support existing clients.

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The Welcoming World of Perficient

Perficient

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Becky Montemayor, Alliance Manager, E-Commerce Partnerships, writes about how welcoming and collaborative the people are here at Perficient. Welcoming and Collaborative.

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Rand: Private insurance pays more than twice what Medicare does

FierceHealthIT

The prices paid to U.S. hospitals by private insurers are about 2.4 times higher than the rates Medicare would have paid, according to a new Rand Corp. study.

A Culture of Learning: Why Today’s Nurses Deserve the Best Onboarding and Education Available

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Anne Dabrow Woods, DNP, RN, CRNP, ANP-BC, AGACNP-BC, FAAN, chief Nurse, Health Learning, Research and Practice, Wolters Kluwer. Have you thanked a nurse today? Or any day, for that matter?

Clinician house-call platform DispatchHealth lands $33M

Mobi Health News

The startup plans on using the new money to expand its reach and improve its platform.

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Red Hat Announces Significant Advances with RHEL 8 Release

Perficient

Today during Red Hat Summit , Red Hat announced the launch of RHEL 8 , Red Hat’s newest Enterprise Linux edition. Red Hat Enterprise Linux is an intelligent operating system built for enterprise hybrid cloud. Version 8 is the most recent update – and the first in five years. What’s New in RHEL 8. Red Hat Insights included in every RHEL subscription to help you proactively predict and prevent issues in your infrastructure.

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CMS may overpay Medicare Advantage plans by billions, study finds 

FierceHealthIT

Medicare Advantage members often account for less healthcare spending before they switch plans, meaning the government may be significantly overpaying MA insurers, according to a new study.

Potential HIPAA Security Violations

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Adrian Johansen, freelance writer; @AdrianJohanse18. Your health is the most personal part of your life.

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All of Us celebrates one-year anniversary with public launch of participant data aggregator

Mobi Health News

With more than 230,000 people across the US engaged in the program, the NIH and its partners detailed upcoming data analysis tools for researchers and the general public

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OAuth 2.0 – What will it mean for your Skype for Business Users?

Perficient

Security is one of the most important aspects within Information Technology. As technology advances so do the requirements for a robust security system to prevent breaches and threats to your data. To combat this, Microsoft will be implementing Microsoft Identity Platform 2.0

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Coffee Talk with Bayer G4A – Driving Change Inside and Out

Digital Health Today

How Bayer G4A is getting stuff done, featuring Eugene Borukhovich and Sophie Park. Welcome to Coffee Talk! In this episode, we speak with two leaders from one of the companies that help make our platform possible, and we’ll learn more about the work they’re doing to move the industry forward.

How To Improve Staff Confidence During A Transition To A New Urgent Care EMR System

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Christina Boyd, vice president of client solutions, DocuTAP. Switching to a new EMR is never easy and can be a real challenge for urgent care providers.

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LetsGetChecked collects $30M more for at-home health testing

Mobi Health News

The New York City-based company will be scaling its brand, expanding its logistics and continuing work on its core technology

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Cognitive Agents to Improve User Experience

Perficient

In a world where over 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is created each day , having a tool to help deliver information to users efficiently is important. Cognitive agents are a tool that can improve user experience for both advisors and customers alike. This self-service technology is capable of understanding human language to provide accurate information and quickly direct users to the next optimal step.

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Industry Voices—How AI technology can improve patient care outcomes

FierceHealthIT

Using artificial intelligence, we can now analyze massive quantities of data to inform clinical decision-making at the point of care.

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