Sat.May 18, 2019 - Fri.May 24, 2019

Opinion: How self-tracking biometrics influence patients, medicine and society

Mobi Health News

For many, self-monitoring is becoming a new philosophy for life, argues digital health journalist and blogger Artur Olesch

Are Robots Coming to Healthcare? Consumers Say Not-So-Fast

Health Populi

Samsung introduced BotCare , a caring robot, at CES 2019. BotCare is part of the company’s Bixby, an AI platform that supports Samsung’s robotic offerings for environmental health (air), retail, and healthcare.

8 Key Telehealth Partnerships and What to Expect in 2019

Enzyme Health

Retailers, insurance providers, and software companies are fast and furiously forming partnerships in the telehealth space. Explore some of the implications for patients and telemedicine providers and find out what we can expect in 2019.

UPMC launches new telemedicine company focused on infectious disease

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

UPMC has launched a new company, Infectious Disease Connect, that seeks to boost ID services using telehealth technology – helping providers improve outcomes and lower costs by reducing transfers and treating patients in their own communities. WHY IT MATTERS.

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.

Facebook launches three new disease mapping tools

Mobi Health News

The new tools will include a high-resolution population density map with demographic estimates, a movement map and network coverage map.

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From the #One Ranked Hospital IT Outsourcing Firm: a Free Service Desk Assessment

Phoenix Health Systems

Many hospitals have problematic service desk operations, whether internal or outsourced, but fixing them never gets to the top of the project list. Sticking with mediocre or poor support is usually non-cost effective and a major point of dissatisfaction among your medical staff.

Norwalk Hospital launches telestroke program

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Norwalk Hospital in Connecticut has opened a telestroke program that allows neurologists to remotely consult with emergency medicine clinicians and evaluate patients, diagnose stroke and order treatment. WHY IT MATTERS.

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Wearables, voice assistants face HIPAA hurdles but remain promising in clinical trials

Mobi Health News

This morning MassBio hosted a panel on the use cases for the technology in clinical trials and beyond.

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Two-Thirds of Americans Say Healthcare Doesn’t Work Well, in RealClear Politics Poll

Health Populi

Health care is the top issue facing the U.S. today, one in three Americans says, with another one-fourth pointing to the economy. Together, health care + the economy rank the top issues for 62% of Americans.

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.

Industry cheers for Senate cost-cutting bill

Morning eHealth

VA opposes proposed EHR committee — CMS pressing forward with interop rule

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Technology non-adoption of the oldest – it’s a bug, not a feature

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Not adopting tech -- it's not okay. Lacking access to smartphones, Internet, in-home broadband/WiFi cuts oldest out of access to modern telehealth, communication and engagement, in-home sensors, outside-home GPS, fall detection, and device integration with smartphones.

Drones transforming medical services delivery

Mobi Health News

Wing, a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet, announced in April that it had received Civil Aviation Safety Authority approval to fly drones over built-up areas in Canberra, Australia

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Stratus Video buys InDemand Interpreting to expand healthcare services

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Language service provider Stratus Video, announced their acquisition of InDemand Interpreting, a portfolio company of Health Enterprise Partners (HEP), with the aim of improving health equity for deaf, limited English proficient and hard of hearing patients. WHY IT MATTERS.

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!

FDA warns against using sketchy diabetes devices

Morning eHealth

Amazon venture Haven loses its #2 leader — Industry group begs ONC and CMS to take time with rules

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Guest Blog: The Importance of Negotiating your Payer Contracts for Reimbursement and Telemedicine Coverage

eVisit

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Smartphone algorithm combined with paper funnel can detect ear infection

Mobi Health News

Researchers at the University of Washington have created a new app that was able to detect fluid in the middle ear in pediatric patients.

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#089: Changing Workplace Habits with Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation

Digital Health Today

“We really love this new positioning of high tech meets high touch, to truly change health and well-being.” ” ~ Dr. Rajiv Kumar. We’ve all heard the numbers regarding the healthcare spend in the United States.

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.

5 Tips To Make Your Online Presence Pop as a Therapist

TheraNest

Marketing Tips for Mental Health Professionals . This post has been guest-authored by Zencare as part of our guest post series. Learn more about Zencare at the bottom of this post. For many therapists launching a new private practice, online marketing isn’t exactly top of mind.

Ask the Experts: Get Answers to Your Top Healthcare SEO Questions

Geonetric

Attend our June webinar Register Now When it comes to search engine optimization (SEO), you probably have more questions than answers. Capturing and converting searchers gets harder every day, especially when Google itself may be one of your biggest competitors.

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FDA soliciting new volunteers to test drive its experimental Pre-Cert Program

Mobi Health News

Companies planning an upcoming De Novo or 510(k) submission for their software medical device are eligible, but participation will not yield precertification

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Strength in Security: How Appian’s New Certifications Further Protect Data

Appian

Over 6,500 recorded data breaches in 2018 compromised information belonging to millions of people—and cost organizations millions of dollars in fines and lawsuits. From post-breach customer protection to attorney fees to technical investigations, the costs of a breach certainly add up fast.

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Poor broadband access in rural areas limits telemedicine use: study

FierceHealthIT

Telemedicine is frequently touted as a technology tool that can help improve healthcare access for rural populations, especially in areas with physician shortages. But telemedicine might not be the silver bullet to improve rural healthcare

5 Things Every Hospital Executive Should Know About Scaling Virtual Care

eVisit

Hospitals today are facing major disruption as growing competitive pressures and consumerism force change. The traditional strategy of driving inpatient admissions via brick and mortar facilities is expensive and limiting.

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Wearable technology can detect biomarkers linked to fertility windows

Mobi Health News

A study published in JMIR found that a fertility wearable was able to use skin temperature, heart rate, and respiratory rate to help determine a woman's fertility window.

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Serverless Computing: An Introduction

LeanIX

What Enterprise Architects should know. Enterprise Architects won't be surprised to hear that IT ranks as a key enabler of business according to Gartner’s 2019 list of the top trends impacting Infrastructure and Operations.

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When it comes to longevity, social factors play a bigger role than healthcare: study

FierceHealthIT

Although healthcare plays a role, behavioral and social factors have significantly more influence on life longevity of people in the U.S., according to a new study

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HITAC meeting for the second time

Morning eHealth

States getting comfortable with special conditions — Next GENESIS stop: Texas

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Apple Watch app for nightmare disorder receives FDA breakthrough designation, opens enrollment for two RCTs

Mobi Health News

To see light as a prescription digital therapeutic for PTSD patients affected by nightmares, NightWare is testing its app among veterans and the general public

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Redefining Connectivity: Transforming Patient Care and Operations with SD-WAN

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Sponsor: West Networks Primary topic: Network Infrastructure Topic: Clinical Network Infrastructure Telehealth Resource Central: Upcoming Webinars External url: [link] Thumbnail: Body: Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Redefining Connectivity: Transforming Patient Care and Operations with SD-WA

Using Intelligent Automation to Improve Patient Outcomes

Appian

Automation is everywhere. From robotic process automation (RPA) to artificial intelligence (AI), any projection for the future seems to include these and other facets of intelligent automation (IA) and the impact IA will have on business models.

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