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Consumers’ and Physicians’ Growing Embrace of Digital Health via PwC

Health Populi

Most consumers would be willing to try an FDA-approved app or online to treat a medical condition, as well as receiving hospital care at home if would be less costly.

The Future is Now: Robots at Work in Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. From faster diagnosis to enhancing operations across care management, compliance and accounting, artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionizing the healthcare landscape.

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Discharged Patients From The Hospital -                    Telemedicine Can Assist With Their Treatment

eVisit

There are a myriad of reasons to utilize telemedicine in your organization, ranging from easier access to care, to reducing costs for your company.

In-Depth: Looking back at 10 years of digital health coverage

Mobi Health News

As MobiHealthNews turns 10, we've chosen a story from each year to tell a small piece of our story, and the story of digital health

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.

In 2023, the U.S. Will Still Be the #1 Prescription Drug Spender in the World, IQVIA Forecasts

Health Populi

Today, as Congress kicks off hearings about the cost of prescription drugs in the United States, IQVIA published its 2019 report on The Global Use of Medicine in 2019 and Outlook to 2023.

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CMS launches Medicare info mobile app

Morning eHealth

Optum comes back swinging in employment war — Comments on EHRs and clinician burden

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Apple, Aetna collaborating on new Watch-driven wellness rewards program

Mobi Health News

The Attain program will combine members' health record data with activity tracking to offer personalized goals, with rewards that include the Apple Watch itself

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Care Gets Personal at Philips for Parents and Babies

Health Populi

Our homes should nurture our health. In addition to nutrition and good food, positive relationships, clean air and water, and the basic needs that bolster whole health, technology is playing a growing role to help us manage health at home.

Sara Riggare is Swede of the Year in medicine

Society for Participatory Medicine

Sara RIggare, one of the earliest members of our Society, has just received a great honor: Fokus magazine (“Sweden’s Time “) has named her “Swede of the Year” in medicine. In the photo from the award ceremony she seems appropriately thrilled.:-).

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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.

MannKind is Fixing Foundations to Build a Big Future

Insulin Nation

Michael Castagna, PharmD, is CEO of MannKind Corporation. Michael is a pharmacist by training and a turnaround expert with a strong record of healthcare innovation. He described the progress that MannKind has made since he joined the company in 2016.

Interoperable artificial pancreas system reliably controls blood glucose levels in pilot trial

Mobi Health News

Researchers built a secure app-based system that runs on an unlocked smartphone and connects to glycemic control devices from multiple manufacturers

Trust in 2019 Via Edelman: The Plotline for Women and Healthcare

Health Populi

Fewer than one-half of consumers trust in government and media. Three-quarters trust employers, who in 2019 are the top-trusted institution according to the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer released last week in Davos at the World Economic Forum. Consumers in the U.S.

Today: FDA tackles medical device cybersecurity

Morning eHealth

Industry’s cyber gameplan — Upcoming meeting on clinical trials and tech

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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.

Trump administration to eliminate safe harbors for drug rebates to PBMs

FierceHealthIT

The Trump administration wants to eliminate safe harbor protections for drug rebates negotiated by pharmacy benefit managers, and instead offer those protections to discounts passed directly to consumers.

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With Blue Cross grant, Duke taps patient partnership app to take on opioid abuse

Mobi Health News

Duke University has received about $500K out of a $2M multifaceted investment from Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina to battle the opioid epidemic

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Kohl’s and the Rebranded Weight Watchers in Retail Health

Health Populi

For the past two holiday shopping seasons in 2017 and 2018, I’d noticed pre-print ads in my local Sunday newspaper from Kohl’s, the value-priced retailer, featuring wearable technology for health.

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Investors are pouring billions of dollars into Smart Home HealthTech in 2019

Lloyd Price

Enthusiasm for home health technologies continues to mount, fueled by the aging population, demands for personalized healthcare and convenience, population health efforts and the shift to value-based care. The global smart home healthcare market is set to hit $30 billion by 2023, up from $4.5

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!

Aetna launching new Apple Watch app to gather health data, reward healthy behavior

FierceHealthIT

Insurance giant Aetna, a CVS Health company, and Apple have collaborated on the design of a new app for the Apple Watch that will integrate wearers’ health history data and track their daily activity levels to provide personalized fitness and wellness goals

How Dignity Health deployed a multilingual adherence, education program

Mobi Health News

SMART on FHIR was a key piece of the rapid rollout across 35 hospitals

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T1D Delay/Prevention in at-risk Children

Insulin Nation

We spoke with Pieter Rottiers, Ph.D., CEO of ActoBio Therapeutics. Genetic testing, combined with existing NIH TrialNet procedures, has shown very positive results in predicting T1D (see article ).

How Bring-Your-Own-Device Telehealth Services Enable Self-Management in Patients

care innovations

Each year, telehealth and remote care services are gaining wider acceptance, and a big part of that popularity is patient demand.

Scribes save doctors time and hospitals money, new study finds

FierceHealthIT

Scribes can benefit both doctors and hospitals, according to a new study. Using scribes increased emergency physicians’ productivity so they can care for more patients and ultimately saved hospitals money

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Most digital health unicorns lack peer-reviewed research data

Mobi Health News

Outcome Health, Oscar Health and GuaHao are among the worst offenders.

2019: What Technology Matters for Older Adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

In 2018, technology utilization grew – so did frustrations. While Internet and social media technology use has plateaued over all age ranges, Facebook still has captured only 41% of the 65+. Pew’s data showed that smartphone ownership still has not overtaken cellphones among the 65+.

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Takano picks a newbie for VA EHR oversight

Morning eHealth

ONDCP wants PDMP queries to be mandatory — Merger mania

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Will more at-risk seniors soon be wearing an Apple Watch for their health?

FierceHealthIT

More grandmas and grandpas may soon have an Apple Watch strapped to their wrist—all in an effort to keep them healthier. Apple is in talks with at least three private Medicare Advantage plans to subsidize the cost of the Apple Watch for seniors to help track their health

Sydney Children’s deploys hybrid of home visits, telemedicine for pediatric physiotherapy

Mobi Health News

The Australian hospital has found it creates savings while maintaining a personal touch