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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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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Five Virtual Reality technology offerings for older adults in 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

In 2017, it was clear that virtual reality technology had evolved beyond the point of experiments and was having a number of limited introductions into the world of older adults , including senior living environments ( Rendever ) as well as pain mitigation ( FirstHand ).

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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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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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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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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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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?

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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New Look, Same Dedication

LeanIX

We have exciting news to share – LeanIX has a new look! In the last few years, we have made tremendous progress as a company.

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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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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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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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How telemedicine is helping with the opioid crisis

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: How telemedicine is helping with the opioid crisis Featured Decision Content

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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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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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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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.

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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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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EHR workflow, clinician messaging startup raises $5.8M Series A

Mobi Health News

Already active in more than 130 Cerner hospitals, TransformativeMed is looking to increase the reach of its CORES Value Suite platform

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TytoCare device enables remote patients to send vitals to providers

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: HIMSS19 Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: TytoCare device enables remote patients to send vitals to providers Featured Decision Content

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Resources to Accelerate User Adoption of O365

Perficient

Today’s post marks the beginning of the final section of this blog series dedicated to boosting adoption of Office 365 through organizational change management (OCM). The previous four posts set the stage for what we’re about to do, accelerating user readiness in the adoption of Office 365.

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