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3 Healthcare Technology Advances Transforming the Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Kristin Savage writes regularly on the Pick Writers blog and occasionally contributes to other educational platforms. Technology has become an inseparable part of our lives.

Medicaid proposal paves way for telehealth

Morning eHealth

Report: Google Health gets a new boss — Tech titans keep eyes on Washington

The Future of Medicine is a Doctor-Patient-AI triangle where machines augment clinical care and diagnostics

Lloyd Price

The future of medicine is a physician-patient-AI golden triangle, one in which machines augment clinical care and diagnostics—one with the patient at its heart.


Physicians Don’t Talk Enough with Patients About Non-Medical Needs

Health Populi

Most patients wish their doctors would have a conversation with them about non-medical issues. The Doctor-Patient Conversation , a survey conducted for the Samueli Foundation by the Harris Poll, examined how patients feel about their health, healthcare, and relationships with physicians.

Slow thinking and machine learning in medicine


Recently, several high-profile institutions have called attention to the issue of inclusion and equity when artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms are applied in medicine.

New from Tech Tonics: Stephanie Tilenius: Work, Not Worry

Digital Health

An accomplished investment banker who transitioned to become an accomplished executive at leading tech companies including eBay and Google, Stephanie Tilenius has now set her sights on an even more difficult challenge. As CEO of Vida Health she is focused on improving the health of the chronically ill with evidence-based coaching. Along her remarkable journey, […].

5 ways AI is already being used in healthcare today

Mobi Health News

Here’s a look at how organizations are deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning for uses cases ranging from doctors assistants to social media and more


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Spotlight on patient safety

Morning eHealth

VA EHR hearing next Wednesday — Supreme Court passes up net neutrality case

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Startups: Success, Failure and Solving Health System’s Problems

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Some of the biggest problems that investors, entrepreneurs and startup leaders need to solve was the point of a discussion during an opening session of an innovation summit hosted by DreamIt in Tampa in November.

Amazon adds to its list of HIPAA-eligible machine learning tools

Mobi Health News

Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend and Amazon Transcribe will now be HIPAA eligible.


Vote As If Your Health Depended Upon It; Learning from Governor Kasich on Voting Day 2018

Health Populi

…because it does. Citizens scare politicians,” I heard Governor John Kasich say to Nicole Wallace on her show Deadline: White House yesterday, just hours from today’s U.S. 2018 midterm elections.

Wave breaks on GOP House control

Morning eHealth

AI: smart in all settings? — HHS gears grind on


It takes a Tribe: A new model of type 1 diabetes care in Australia

Insulin Nation

With a focus on building community, peer-led information exchange, creative health programs, and social support, the Family Centre does diabetes differently and represents a new model of care for people with type 1 diabetes. More than a diabetic medical facility.

GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis and more pharmas made big bets on digital health in Q3 2018

Mobi Health News

MobiHealthNews tracked investments, pilots, partnerships and app launches from major pharma companies during the quarter

Healthcare and the F-Word: Health Politics Rank High on November 6, 2018

Health Populi

“Let’s get this thing f-ing done,” Martha McSally passionately asserted on May 4, 2017. Paul Ryan said, on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives without cursing , “A lot of us have waited seven years to cast this vote.”

Day after: Surveying the aftermath

Morning eHealth

Medicaid expansion a hit — Research roundup


Teleaudiology: Breaking Down Treatment Barriers for People with Hearing Loss

The Arizona Telemedicine Program Blog

Hearing loss is one of the most common health conditions affecting older adults, but it affects individuals of all ages, from newborns on up. Known for its negative impact on communication, age-related hearing loss, if left untreated, can lead to depression and other health problems as well.


Samsung Galaxy smartphones control Insulet’s tubeless insulin pump

Mobi Health News

The Omnipod Dash Insulin Management System will initially be controlled using a dedicated Galaxy smartphone, but could eventually integrate with personal devices as well


Healthcare Is Local: Channeling Tip O’Neill in the 2018 Midterm Election Results

Health Populi

As Tip O’Neill’s mantra goes, “All politics is local.” ” In the U.S. 2018 midterm elections, healthcare voting seems to have translated as a local issue, falling into O’Neill’s axiom.

Seven Best Practices for Optimizing EHRs Clinically and Financially

Healthcare Guys

Healthcare facilities struggle with knowing if they are using their EHRs to the full potential. There are ways to alleviate the confusion and optimize your EHR for combined clinical decision making and operational effectiveness

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Will data bills go anywhere in 2019?

Morning eHealth

Gawande trashes EHRs — More elation over CMS telemedicine expansion

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Five unique ways AI is being used to promote health

Mobi Health News

Here’s a look at how organizations are deploying artificial intelligence and machine learning for use cases ranging from doctor's assistants to social media and more


Aging in place -- big talk, but do people really believe it?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Who doesn’t want to live in their 'forever' home? After all, AARP has surveyed us for 2018 – staying there is apparently what 76% want, though only 59% expect that they will. But responders also know that you can’t always get what you want.


The Future of Digital Health, According To Accenture’s Sumit Kimar Nagpal

Electronic Health Reporter

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Could bacteria be causing diabetes?

Insulin Nation

The relationship between gut bacteria, genetics, and T1D risk is a complicated picture, but multiple studies indicate that gut bacteria is an essential factor. TEDDY.


Cigna rolls Happify Health, iPrevail into mental health offerings

Mobi Health News

The digital platforms are expected to help customers manage anxiety and depression.

Six Health and Aging Technology Blog Posts from October 2018

Aging in Place Technology Watch

October – autumn leaves drift down and large events gear up. Traversing the trade show world, so much tech, so little time. And other shows await, including Aging 2.0 Optimize in California , GSA in Boston , Innovations in Longevity in DC (see you at there!)

Governance in Healthcare: Information Assists Consumer Experience


The Senseonics Eversense CGM could Surprise & Delight Users

Insulin Nation

The Eversense CGM system consists of an implanted sensor, a removable transmitter, and a smartphone app. CGM adoption has been slower than expected with less than 30% of T1D people using CGM devices even though they have been available for a decade.


Smartwatch, healthcare shift continues to pay off for Fitbit

Mobi Health News

In its Q3 2018 earnings call, the company said that diversifying its business model has help stem losses from the declining fitness tracker market


The Fourth Wave: Digital Health Newsletter — Nov 9, 2018 — No. 111

Story of Digital Health

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Digital Contraception: Healthcare's new $50 Billion Industry

Lloyd Price

Female biology may not be rocket science, but keeping track of menstrual calendars is not always the easiest thing either. Raise your hand if you agree with me, or so asked the tech world before plunging itself headlong into a field now termed ‘femtech’.


Healthcare Leaders Praise Telehealth Advancements, Delayed E&M Coding Changes in Recent CMS Rule

Healthcare Informatics

Starting in 2019, for the first time, CMS will reimburse providers for virtual check-ins with patients, regardless of the patient’s location—a move that drew praise from many healthcare leaders as helping to advance telehealth

Chinese search engine Baidu launches AI-powered camera to detect eye fundus

Mobi Health News

The camera can detect eye fundus and generate a screening report in seconds.


How To Get Started With Outsourcing Medical Billing

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Ashly Williams, freelance writer, Billing Solutions. For owners and managers of treatment centers, outsourcing your billing process makes perfect sense. The process of managing your billing process requires time and resources.


Hacking your health: How medical devices like pacemakers and insulin pumps can be hacked

Lloyd Price

The U.S. government is taking a closer look at how to stop hackers from taking control of medical devices like pacemakers.


Weekender 11/9/18

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. Google hires Geisinger President and CEO David Feinberg, MD, MBA to develop its healthcare strategy across its business units. Bedside patient engagement company GetWellNetwork acquires HealthLoop, a Silicon Valley-based developer of automated messaging for follow-up care.