Sat.Nov 24, 2018 - Fri.Nov 30, 2018

The innovative startups improving clinical trial recruitment, enrollment, retention, and design

Mobi Health News

A look at the clinical trial space and its many inefficiencies in need of disruption

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How to Know If Your Software is HIPAA Compliant

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Abbas Dhilawala, CTO, Galen Data. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, known as HIPAA, was enacted in the United States in 1996.

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DeepMind’s big betrayal? Patient data must be protected at all costs

Lloyd Price

Data-driven healthcare in the digital age is only possible with the consent and therefore trust of its patients. As service providers transform to incorporate new and innovative technologies, we will see tensions surface as they evolve.

The Ultimate Health Outcome, Mortality, Is Rising in America

Health Populi

How long can people living in the U.S. expect to live? years of age, if you were born in 2017. That’s a decline of 0.1 year from 2016. This decline especially impacted baby boys: their life expectancy fell to 76.1 years, while baby girls’ life expectancy stayed even at 81.1 years.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Open Health launches PatientSphere feature for patients to monetize health data

Mobi Health News

The platform will now let users share health records with pharma companies, health systems and insurers for remuneration.

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DOJ indicts Iranian health care hackers

Morning eHealth

Some skepticism for Amazon rollout — HHS’ burden-reduction strategy

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JWT’s Future 100 Tells Us Tomorrow Is All About Health

Health Populi

From culture to travel, food and drink to retail and beauty, health will be baked into consumer goods and experiences in 2019. Welcome to The Future 100: 2019 from The Innovation Group at JWT.

Noninvasive vagus nerve stimulator receives FDA clearance for cluster headache prevention

Mobi Health News

According to manufacturer Electrocore, it is the first treatment of any kind to receive the indication

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Eight Advancements That Have Changed the Face of Healthcare In the Last 10 Years

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Freddie Tubbs, communication manager, Academized. So much has changed in terms of healthcare over the last decade. Technology has advanced and improved processes – what used to take hours can now take seconds.

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Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

Health IT Easter egg in Part D rule

Morning eHealth

Watchdog to dig on VA’s Mar-a-Lago influencers — Will the App Store see a price hike

Health IT Influencers: Former CIO Craig Richardville, Chapter 3

Health System CIO

If healthcare is to move forward, leaders need to accept that what has been historically built is no longer what’s going to serve consumers, says Craig Richardville.

JAMA study finds telemedicine catching on but still relatively rare

Mobi Health News

The study also found that comprehensive parity state mandates and the lack of psychiatrists were factors in telemedicine usage.

Interoperability: The Key To Enhanced Care and Becoming A Preferred Provider

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By B.J. Boyle, vice president of product management, PointClickCare.

Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

Leveraging Customer Feedback to Drive Successful HIT Partnerships

Mobile Health Matters

Customer feedback is a critical piece of any commercial relationship, and its impact in health IT can be particularly valuable – but timing is everything. For other industries, customer feedback surveys and Likert scales at the end of a project may be effective means of measuring satisfaction.

ONC rule still at OMB

Morning eHealth

FDA readies 510(k) changes — Chinese scientist creates CRISPR babies

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Samsung demos AI applications for diagnostic imaging devices

Mobi Health News

The assorted software offerings are designed to run on existing ultrasound, digital radiography, CT and MRI hardware

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Study charts recent spike in telehealth usage, particularly within primary care

FierceHealthIT

Recent coverage expansions have increased the use of telehealth tools, but the technology remains relatively uncommon.

Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

Yes, you should share your CGM & Pump data with Tidepool

Insulin Nation

“ Making diabetes data more accessible, meaningful, and actionable ” is the Tidepool mission. . This not-for-profit organization began with a father’s effort to get data from his daughter’s CGM and Pump.

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Omri Shor of Medisafe presents targeted medication adherence tools – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Joining me by my virtual hearth this week is Omri Shor ( @OmriShor ), CEO and co-founder of Medisafe ( @MedisafeApp ). Omri was inspired to create Medisafe after his father accidentally double-dosed on insulin. He describes Medisafe as a medication management platform providing personalized support.

Ping An Good Doctor showcases AI-powered, unstaffed clinics

Mobi Health News

The system would also include a smart medicine cabinet that could dispense more than 100 medications.

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Millions of Atrium Health patient records breached by hackers

FierceHealthIT

The breach of one of Atrium's vendors involved a database of at least 2.65 million records with at least 700,000 social security numbers. Atrium said forensics analysis indicated hackers were able to access, but not actually download or remove the files

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Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

The Political Plausibility of Medicare for All

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy, Omnicell, Inc. As widely reported, based on exit polls, healthcare—not the economy—was the top issue on voters’ minds in the 2018 midterm elections.

Omri Shor of Medisafe presents targeted medication adherence tools – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Joining me by my virtual hearth this week is Omri Shor ( @OmriShor ), CEO and co-founder of Medisafe ( @MedisafeApp ). Omri was inspired to create Medisafe after his father accidentally double-dosed on insulin. He describes Medisafe as a medication management platform providing personalized support.

Hospitals should engage their employees to uncover new innovations

Mobi Health News

At the World Innovation Summit for Healthcare in Doha, Qatar, design specialists discussed the importance of bringing the hospital staff into the design process.

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Doctors add voices to fears climate change is posing health risks around the globe

FierceHealthIT

In the wake of a new study released Wednesday that warned of escalating health risks from climate change, a major physician group is backing the report’s call for action

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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.

Here comes Amazon

Morning eHealth

CMS dropping interop hints — DOD/VA update

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Omri Shor of Medisafe presents targeted medication adherence tools – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Joining me by my virtual hearth this week is Omri Shor ( @OmriShor ), CEO and co-founder of Medisafe ( @MedisafeApp ). Omri was inspired to create Medisafe after his father accidentally double-dosed on insulin. He describes Medisafe as a medication management platform providing personalized support.

Anthem Blue Cross of California adds free telemedicine for its Medicaid members

Mobi Health News

Video visits will be available at no cost for urgent care and behavioral health services