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Would you trust Alexa with your patient data?

KevinMD

Amazon has opened a new health care frontier: Now Alexa can be used to transmit patient data.

How Healthcare Apps Are Transforming Medicine

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Joe Tuan, founder, TopFlight Apps.

Electronic Health Records: Is Corporate Profitability Key to Innovation?

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Despite roadblocks, there are ways in which innovation can take place in the electronic health record field

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The Persistent Rural/Urban Broadband Gap Is Bad for Health

Health Populi

In the U.S., rural residents’ access to broadband at home continues to lag behind urban and suburban dwellers, the Pew Research Group noted in a May 2019 research note on Americans’ use of technology.

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.

What digital health investors are seeing, seeking in 2019

Mobi Health News

The sector has undergone major changes in the past few years, and venture capitalists are still keen to dip their toes in

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Disrupting Nurse Call

Medical Connectivity

Nurse call is changing. After decades of slow incremental change, the pace of change is quickening. These changes impact provider organizations and manufacturers as nurse call is integrated with adjacent market point of care solutions and new technologies.

Intent, Insiders/Outsiders and Insights — Disney Institute’s Women’s Leadership Summit

Health Populi

There are many forms of magic inspired by Disney, the company. There’s the obvious attraction, the Magic Kingdom, that was Walt’s original destination vision, “imagineered” in 1932. Then there are other kinds of magic.

Digital health market is hot, but startups still struggle to create sustainable business models

Mobi Health News

During a Google Cloud and Rock Health event, representatives from provider and payer organization discussed the next steps toward creating sustainable business models for healthcare startups.

Provider Spotlight: How an Urgent Care Telemedicine Nurse Practitioner Balances Family and Career

Enzyme Health

We sat down with telemedicine provider Michelle Everhart to learn about why she started in telemedicine, why she may never go back to “brick and mortar”, and why telemedicine makes her a better care provider.

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.

FDA Seeks SaMD PreCert Mock Applicants

Medical Connectivity

FDA has issued a reques t for SaMD developers to try out the PreCert excellence appraisal process. Since this is a test program the FDA does not intend to actually provide precertification for participating companies.

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People Want to Flourish, Not Just Live – Speaking Health Politics to Real People

Health Populi

“How should we define ‘health?'” ” a 2011 BMJ article asked.

Developer of Temp Pal® smart thermometer scores $1M in Pre-Series A round

Mobi Health News

Taiwan-based health tech startup iWEECARE announced that it has raised $1M in Pre-Series A funding, led by Singapore-based Verge HealthTech Fund, alongside Taiwan/US-based Translink Capital and Darwin Venture.

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3 Ways AI Has Transformed the Healthcare Industry

MedTech Boston

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a tour de force in just about every industry. From business owners using AI algorithms to answer. The post 3 Ways AI Has Transformed the Healthcare Industry appeared first on MedTech Boston. News ai healthcare ai medicine Artificial Intelligence

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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.

Just hours left to weigh in on info blocking and interop rules

Morning eHealth

Rebuilding Paradise — Patient privacy advocates continue to pressure Facebook

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Healthcare Providers’ Consumer Experience Gaps – Learnings from Kaufman Hall’s 2019 Index

Health Populi

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Best Buy acquires another remote senior monitoring service

Mobi Health News

Critical Signal Technologies' 100,000 subscriber-strong service offers PERS, telehealth, remote vital sign monitoring and more

Having Access To Medical Records Is Useless For Most Patients

Healthcare IT Today

I knew up front that it would be ugly. After two years of treatment, a chronically-ill patient like me generates a lot of records, and I had every reason to expect that they would be disorganized and dense.

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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!

Value for All: How to Fix American Healthcare

MedTech Boston

As the Trump administration tries to invalidate the Affordable Care Act in the courts and progressive Democrats promote “Medicare for All,” the. The post Value for All: How to Fix American Healthcare appeared first on MedTech Boston.

Americans Could Foster a Health Consumer Movement, Families USA Envisions

Health Populi

Apple announces hearing protection, period tracking, activity trends features on Watch OS6

Mobi Health News

Today at WWCD, Apple unveiled a new feature that will alert WatchOS6 users if environmental noise or smart technology audio is too loud.

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Few health systems positioned to innovate quickly, study finds

FierceHealthIT

Even as U.S. healthcare systems increasingly declare innovation to be a top priority, most are still struggling to scale innovation quickly

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On tap today: more gene patenting debate

Morning eHealth

Not enough oversight on VA-DOD EHR project, lawmakers say — Heavyweights respond to interop, info blocking rules

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How Virtual Care Helps COPD Patients Recover Post Hospitalization

Synzi

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) refers to a group of diseases that cause airflow blockage and breathing-related problems according to the CDC. The disease translates to a high cost burden for individuals with COPD, their caregivers, and overall healthcare system: … Read More.

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Challenging the lack of openness around taboo subjects impacting our health and wellbeing

Mobi Health News

The upcoming 'unmentionables' session at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference will see innovators look at the role of digital tools in 'destigmatising' depression, loneliness and sexual health

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IBM Watson Health touts recent studies showing AI improves how physicians treat cancer

FierceHealthIT

The use of artificial intelligence technology in clinical decision making is still in an early phase, but recent studies indicate that AI has the potential to help improve the way clinicians treat cancer, according to IBM Watson Health

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Five Health and Aging Tech Posts from May 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

What does it mean when offerings and consumers aren’t aligned? For older consumers and their families, the technology market and senior housing industry are two cases in point.

What Can Healthcare IT Leaders Do To Flip the Script on Physician Burnout?

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Leaders from Nemours Children’s Health System discuss the challenges involved in improving the well-being of their health system’s nearly 850 physicians, in the context of EHR-related challenges

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