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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.

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

MedTech Advancements Supporting Mental Health Treatments

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Dariya Lopukhina, content director, Anadea. Mental health affects everyone at some point in our lives. A commonly quoted statistic in the UK is that one in four people suffer the impact of mental ill health. In the U.S.,

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%

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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Perficient’s Secret Sauce: Solving Customers’ Problems

Perficient

Our Perficient colleagues share how they live and breathe our core values. Here, Pawan Gupta, Managing Director, Commerce, writes about reaching across all Perficient teams to ensure high-quality deliverables to clients.

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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.

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.

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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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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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.

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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Telemedicine Is the Solution Both Patients and Providers Need

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Robert S. Kaufmann, MD, FACP, The Kaufmann Clinic. Primary care physicians are at the frontlines of our nation’s health.

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.

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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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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Prescription Drugs Are Ground Zero for AI Innovation In Patient-Centric Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Leslie Swanson, president and CEO, eXalt Solutions.

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Telehealth delivers better remote care, improving outcomes

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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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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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Audio: CMS Administrator Seema Verma Speaks To the Healthcare Media at HIMSS19

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter.

New year, new privacy talks

Morning eHealth

Trump administration pushes 5G — Send Sen. Mark Warner your cyber advice

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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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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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Tech Health Devices for Seniors to Consider

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. When you are reaching senior age, there are various challenges that you may need to face. As you get older, you will be at more risk of developing an illness.

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

HitPoint Blog

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.