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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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.

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

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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 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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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.

Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

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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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

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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Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

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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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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How telemedicine is helping with the opioid crisis

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

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.

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.

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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5G proliferation will help advance remote healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Privacy & Security Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: 5G proliferation will help advance remote healthcare Featured Decision Content

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Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

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.

Is digital transformation a reality in healthcare?

Digital Leaders HealthTech

Digital transformation can sometimes seem like the emperor’s new clothes. It’s the thing that everyone is doing and everyone is interested in yet sometimes hard to define and to quantify. In healthcare this is not that different to any other industry.

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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Clinicians at the Bowen Center give trust back to IT staff after new network infrastructure installed

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

About two years ago, the Bowen Center, a provider of mental health care in northern Indiana servicing 21 counties with nearly 1,300 staff, had gone through tremendous growth. But that growth was halting, thanks to instabilities throughout its various systems and IT infrastructure. THE PROBLEM.

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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Converting v2 to FHIR

HAY on FHIR

At the recent Working Group Meeting in Montreal, I participated in the ‘v2 to FHIR’ stream – focused on how can the HL7 community give advice to implementers about converting v2 messages into FHIR bundles.

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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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Transforming lab testing to provide a better consumer experience

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: HIMSS19 Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Transforming lab testing to provide a better consumer experience Featured Decision Content

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