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More consumers are using digital health to manage complex health conditions, Rock Health says

Mobi Health News

The report also showed a decline in consumers' willingness to share data with healthcare stakeholders.

Top Medical Apps For Doctors

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Mobile apps for doctors help organize their workflow, learn more about medicine, and interact with patients. For example, one of the most popular types of apps for physicians is doctor on demand app.

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Is Healthcare Ready for Remote Patient Monitoring?

Health System CIO

Although remote monitoring has been shown to improve outcomes, it remains a tough sell to many providers, says John Halamka, who breaks down some recent findings on this complex issue.

Open Table for Health: Patients Are Online For Health Search and Physician Reviews

Health Populi

Apple’s health strategy: Democratizing health information

Mobi Health News

A chat with Apple VP of Health Dr. Sumbul Desai

Whatever Happened to Tech-Enabled Home Care?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

So much VC money, so little resulting change. Past venture capital investment in home care technology boggles the mind. It seems only yesterday that Tech-Enabled Home Care was published – with that wonderful Forbes graphic “Why VCs Care More About Home Care”.

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Cost and Convenience Underpin Patient Demands As Health Consumers

Health Populi

Across generations, from younger to older patients, cost, transparency and convenience drive consumer satisfaction, Accenture’s latest health consumer survey found.

Shimmer unveils wearable sensor platform for clinical trials

Mobi Health News

The Verisense platform is designed to address problems created by consumer devices in the clinical research world

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Your Mobile Device is a Security Risk! Discover Simple, Surprising Fixes.

Phoenix Health Systems

At least 80 percent of Americans use smartphones and/or tablets, creating a digital frontier that is rife with cybercriminal activity. Worse, healthcare workers are subject to special risks of HIPAA violation if they use their devices to store or transmit protected health information of patients or access their hospitals’ networks, EHRs, and other computer systems.

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PKvitality CGM K’Watch is Exciting

Insulin Nation

We spoke with PKvitality leaders Minh Lê, General Manager, and Tom Bishop, CTO Medical. They shared their investor slide deck and we have included selected images in this article. CGM Reimagined. The PKvitality team wants to disrupt the existing CGM market.

How Genomics Can Battle Killer Bacterial Infections in the Hospital – Talking With Philips at HIMSS19

Health Populi

When you think “genomics,” your mind probably pictures a human DNA strand. Well, my mind did, prior to meeting with Dr. Joseph Frassica and Dr. Felix Baader at HIMSS19 to discuss Philips’ approach to the tragic problem of healthcare-acquired infections that kill patients.

FDA grants De Novo clearance to interoperable insulin pump

Mobi Health News

The Tandem Diabetes Care t:Slim X2 can work in tandem with other blood sugar management devices, or on its own

Guide to Practicing Telemedicine While Living Abroad

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.

Participating in T1D Trials; The Value of Knowing and Helping

Insulin Nation

We spoke with Tavia Vital, BSN, BA, RN, CDE, who was diagnosed with T1D at age 2½ and is an Outpatient Certified Diabetes Educator, about the experience of her two sons participating in TrialNet, TEDDY, and the Oral Insulin Trial. Each son tested positive for high-risk genes for T1D.

National Health Spending Will Reach Nearly 20% of U.S. GDP By 2027

Health Populi

National health spending in the U.S. is expected to grow by 5.7%

Genetic data interpretation startup raises $6M

Mobi Health News

Emedgene's constantly updating algorithm highlights genetic variants that could affect a patient's health.

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Plan Your Network in Microsoft Teams (2019) – Part 6

Perficient

Welcome back to the last blog in the “Plan Your Network in Microsoft Teams” series! Last time we talked about the process of connecting to Office 365 over the internet.

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Marshfield Clinic launches tablet-based telehealth program

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Marshfield Clinic has introduced a tablet-based telehealth program in partnership with software specialist Health Recovery Solutions. It's geared to patients enrolled in Marshfield’s Heart Failure Improvement Clinic, according to the Wisconsin health system.

Millennials, Urgent Care Clinics & Telemedicine: A Match Made In Heaven

eVisit

The healthcare landscape is evolving — all the time. Improvements in technology, changes in healthcare legislation, and changes in the makeup of the U.S. population are only three catalysts that influence this change.

Hot flashes decrease by 50 percent in VRHealth pilot study

Mobi Health News

In a small pilot study, participants that used the VR system reported experiencing a decrease in hot flashes and stress

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Power BI + Azure Data Lake = Velocity & Scale to your Analytics

Perficient

Context – Bring data together from various web, cloud and on-premise data sources and rapidly drive insights. The biggest challenge Business Analysts and BI developers have is the need to ingest and process medium to large data sets on a regular basis.

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Retina telemedicine tech helps save vision at Grady Health System

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Grady Eye Center had a backlog of 14,000 patients to see, and most of these were diabetic screenings. THE PROBLEM. The center did some research and realized it had more than 20,000 diabetics in Grady Health System and only 20 to 25 percent were being adequately screened for retinopathy.

Complaint to FTC says Facebook violated health group users' privacy

Morning eHealth

Startups say Cerner blocking spirit of info-blocking rule — Ruminating on the HIMSS rule drop

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Samsung adds health-focused smartwatch, fitness tracker to its Galaxy lineup

Mobi Health News

Both the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit automatically detect and begin tracking a user's activity, with the former boasting a blood pressure monitoring feature courtesy of a UCSF research partnership

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Do You Need a CPQ Solution?

Perficient

Do You Need a CPQ Solution? In the B2B world, when time truly does equal money, slow lead response time and the inability to provide timely accurate quotes directly affect the win rate. Why CPQ?

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Reducing costs, improving patient experience top of mind for health system leaders: survey

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare executives identified declining reimbursement, the patient experience, maintaining and upgrading IT, and cybersecurity as the top challenges their facing health systems in 2019

Tandem gets first ACE Pump Designation from FDA

Insulin Nation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says the Tandem Diabetes Care t:slim X2 insulin pump now has an interoperable designation. “Diabetes is a complicated disease that requires close monitoring and carefully tailored treatments. We’ve heard from the patient community that having the ability to customize their own diabetes management devices is important to them,” FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in an agency news release.

Four health systems lead $3M strategic investment in NarrativeDx

Mobi Health News

The startup uses AI to turn patient feedback into actionable insights

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Intelligence Everywhere with Perficient and MicroStrategy

Perficient

Our MicroStrategy practice has been working diligently for 14 years to help customers maximize their business intelligence investments and our efforts are showing.

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Misconfigured database leads to major data breach at UW Medicine

FierceHealthIT

Seattle-based UW Medicine is notifying close to 1 million patients of a database configuration error that exposed their protected health information on the internet for several weeks

Telehealth delivers better remote care, improving outcomes

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Pfizer, Ochsner Health team up for clinical trial innovation

Mobi Health News

The pharma company and health system are looking to create digital tools to help make clinical trials easier for patients, clinicians and researchers.

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Dynamic SQL – Build SQL during run time

Perficient

About Dynamic SQL. Dynamic SQL programming technique enables you to build SQL dynamically during run time. Many flexible applications can be created using Dynamic SQL because the complete information about the SQL statement may be unknown during the compilation.

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For first time, burnout rate among physicians drops in new survey, now below 45%

FierceHealthIT

There’s some good news when it comes to physician burnout. After climbing for the last six years, a new survey reports the first drop—however modest—in the number of physicians who say they suffer from burnout

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