Sat.Feb 09, 2019 - Fri.Feb 15, 2019

Deep Human Interactions: The Antidote To More AI In Health Care – Learning From Philips’ CEO At HIMSS19

Health Populi

“The promise of AI is undeniable…could AI help clinicians deliver better and more humanistic care?” ” This question is asked and answered in a JAMA viewpoint published January 1/8 2019 titled, Humanizing Artificial Intelligence.

Apple Health Records will soon be deployed to US vets

Mobi Health News

Apple's partnership with the VA will bring the mobile personal health record platform to more than 9 million veterans

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VR Re-invents Empathy, Hospitalization and Vision Loss Treatment

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Tatyana Shavel, technology analyst, Iflexion. The essential purpose of virtual reality or VR is to shut down the real world and immerse a person into a different environment, be it a fantasy or just a place far away.

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As big tech gets into healthcare, Uber Health wants to do it right

Mobi Health News

One year in, the company has 1,000 customers and has seen a big improvement on the status quo

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Telehealth and Virtual Care Are Melting Into “Just” Health Care at HIMSS19

Health Populi

Just as we experienced “e-business” departments blurring into ecommerce and everyday business processes, so is “telehealth” morphing into, simply, health care delivery as one of many channels and platforms.

@HIMSS, physicians don’t want hype. They just want sensible EMR solutions.

KevinMD

A few years ago, I wrote a KevinMD blog post about how cumbersome it was to complete notes in the electronic medical record (EMR). I proposed a solution in our residency clinic but encountered resistance in the adoption process that eventually led to its abandonment.

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The consumerization of healthcare: the good, the bad, the baffling

Mobi Health News

As consumers start to drive their healthcare experince, concerns about healthcare spending savvy and information overload come to light.

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Health Is Social – The Social Determinants of Health at HIMSS19

Health Populi

In the health care world, it is now commonly accepted that genes contribute less than half of the influence on peoples’ health status. Other issues play starring roles in overall well-being, including environmental factors, health care services, and social determinants of health (SDOH).

Assistant Director of Outreach Now On Board With SCTRC

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

South Central Telehealth Resource Center Welcomes New Assistant Director of Outreach, Joe Schaffner. For nearly 15 years, Joe has worked in the public health sector at Arkansas Children’s Hospital, Little Rock Wastewater, and the Arkansas Department of Human Services.

Governance in Healthcare: Seen as a Business Capability

Perficient

Related to the trend of recognizing the difference between information and data, content, and knowledge is that governance of information requires it be viewed as a business capability.

Interoperability, cloud, consumerization were hot topics at HIMSS19

Mobi Health News

Patient engagement and the consumerization of health also held court this week in Orlando

HIMSS 2019: The Mainstreaming of Health IT, from Jim Cramer to Opioid Risk Scores

Health Populi

On January 10, 2019, Jim Cramer of CNBC’s Mad Money recommended that Apple buy Epic, a market leader in EHRs. At that moment in the Twitterverse, it occurred to me that health IT as a consumer-facing industry was beginning to mainstream in America.

Firearm Safety and a Dementia Diagnosis

Christina's Considerations

The US Census Bureau estimates that older people will outnumber children for the first time in US history by 2035. So, it makes sense that we will see a corresponding increase in the more common “older people” conditions over the.

Mystery Social Determinants Now Tracked in Health Cloud #HIMSS19

Perficient

How Salesforce is Creating Connected Care with Updates to Salesforce Health Cloud at #HIMSS19. Last year’s introduction of Salesforce Health Cloud at HIMSS18 was exciting and the advancements since then have taken HIMSS19 by storm.

Looking to startups for the future of health

Mobi Health News

From at-home STD testing kits to behavioral health platforms, this year’s HIMSS Pitch Competition came from a variety of fields

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“Telehealth is a digital distribution channel for health care” – catching up with Roy Schoenberg, President and CEO of American Well

Health Populi

Ten years ago, two brothers, physicians both, started up a telemedicine company called American Well. They launched their service first in Hawaii, where long distances and remote island living challenged the supply and demand sides of health care providers and patients alike.

Ethics of AI In Healthcare: Developing the Right Framework for Innovative Clinical Delivery

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. It’s an understatement to say that AI and machine learning were among the forefront of conversation drivers recently at HIMSS19 in Orlando.

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Plan Your Network in Microsoft Teams (2019) – Part 4

Perficient

Welcome back to part 4 of “Planning Your Network in Microsoft Teams” blog series. Last time we talked about the anatomy of a Teams call as well as some of the network impairments that can severely impact your call quality.

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VR flythrough helps surgeons, patients alike prepare for surgery

Mobi Health News

At Hoag Hospital in California, the same technology is paying dividends for patient engagement and surgical outcomes

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The Cost of Prescription Drugs, Doctors and Patient Access – A View from HIMSS19

Health Populi

Most patient visits to doctors result in a prescription written for a medicine that people retrieve from a pharmacy, whether retail in the local community or via mail order for a maintenance drug.

Best Telehealth Podcasts for Healthcare Professionals

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty? Only 20% are listed here.

Can Individuals Be Trusted With Their Own Healthcare Data? 

Perficient

This week in Orlando, FL, #HIMSS19 brings together more than 45,000 health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world.

Seven Lessons from Cleveland Clinic Chief Experience Officer Dr. Adrienne Boissy

Mobi Health News

Don’t mix up EHR data or patient portals with engagement

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CMMI’s new emergency treatment experiment

Morning eHealth

Upcoming anti-vaxxing hearings — FTC negotiating privacy fine with Facebook

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Study: Post-hospital MRSA infections cut by getting patients to use antiseptic

FierceHealthIT

The incidence of MRSA infections among patients known to carry the bacteria on their body following hospitalizations was cut by 30% in a study of patients in a collection of California hospitals. The secret: getting patients to properly clean their skin and noses

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Replace Your Legacy API Gateway

Perficient

According to Gartner, “It is impossible to provide the platform for any digital strategy and run an effective API program to benefit from the API economy, without full life cycle API management.”.

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Accenture study finds millennials, Gen Z are looking to technology, nontraditional settings for healthcare

Mobi Health News

Younger generations are less likely to have a primary care doctor. However, on the whole, virtual care and walk-in clinics are on the rise

The Growth of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare

Health Recovery Solutions

Artificial Intelligence (AI), has been playing a robust and growing role in the world the past few decades. What most do not realize is artificial intelligence presents itself in many forms that impact daily life.

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HHS Proposes New Rules to Improve the Interoperability of Electronic Health Information

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today proposed new rules to support seamless and secure access, exchange and use of electronic health information.

Perficient Minneapolis Team Throws Winter Wonderland Party

Perficient

Our Minneapolis team gathered to celebrate project successes and recognize outstanding colleagues at our annual holiday party held at Can Can Wonderland , also known as the Creative Enterprise Zone.

How a voice assistant can be a constant companion for hospital-bound patients

Mobi Health News

Thomas Jefferson University Hospital will soon pilot a purpose-built smart speaker

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Five technology offerings from HIMSS 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

HIMSS19: VA teams with Apple to bring Health Records feature to veterans

FierceHealthIT

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has teamed up with Apple to make the Health Records on iPhone feature available to over 9 million veterans in the VA system by this summer

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Creating a Platform for Digital Health Innovation with Google Cloud at HIMSS 2019

Perficient

This week is HIMSS 2019 bringing together more than 45,000 health information and technology professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world in Orlando, FL.