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Death by 1,000 clicks: Where electronic health records went wrong

KevinMD

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Validation key in digital health, but how do you get started?

Mobi Health News

Last night at a Partners HealthCare Pivot Labs event, industry players discussed the ins and outs of how to validate a digital health product, regardless of funding.

Ten technologies that can help with fall detection in 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

The more thin gs change… Who would have thought that fall detection would be added to a hearing aid ? Or that Apple would produce a watch with built-in fall detection, automatically activated for the 65+ ?

What Are Some of the Typical Positions in Healthcare Compliance?

HealthStream

Compliance jobs exist across many industries, but job duties and responsibilities for them are remarkably similar, regardless of where you work. Here some of the typical positions representative of a healthcare compliance program

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Americans’ Trust in U.S. Healthcare Lags Tech — and Women Are Particularly Cynical

Health Populi

The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer measured the biggest gap in trust for the healthcare industry between the U.S. “informed public” and the mass population. Fewer American women, too, trust the healthcare industry than men do.

Seven ways health consumers are tracking their sleep

Mobi Health News

From the wrist to the finger to the forehead to the bedside, consumer sleep tracking is a booming business

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A Millennial’s Take on Change: Why is it So Hard?

Perficient

The biggest obstacle an organization will face today is… change. Why is that so hard to believe? Learning to be nimble and flexible in an ever-changing environment is and will be an ongoing topic of conversation for generations to come. I would go as far as to say, for all of eternity?

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A Dose of Optimism Is a Prescription for Financial Health, Says Frost Bank

Health Populi

People define their personal health and well-being broadly, well beyond physical health. Mental wellness, physical appearance, social connections, and financial wellness all add into our self-health definitions.

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Amazon kicks off PillPack marketing campaign with email to Prime users

Mobi Health News

Amazon sent Prime users an email advertising virtual pharmacy PillPack, which the company acquired in 2018.

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Value-based care and rethinking the patient experience

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthcare leader representatives from Singapore, Australia and the Philippines took centre stage as the HIMSS Singapore eHealth & Health 2.0 Summit officially kicked off on April 23 with the CXO Panel session on the topic of disruptive innovation for value-based care.

Deploying VM Updates with Azure Update Management

Perficient

The Azure Update Management solution can be used to manage updates and patches for virtual machines (VMs). Through Azure Update Management, you can manage available updates, schedule the installation of required updates, and review deployment results after installing updates. Prerequisites.

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Across All Political Parties, Likely Voters Over 50 Favor Cutting Prescription Drug Prices

Health Populi

People over 50 in the U.S. that are likely to vote in the 2020 Presidential election are keenly interested in lowering the cost of prescription drugs, according to a survey conducted by AARP in February and March 2019.

Digital mental health platform Meru Health snags $4.2M in seed funding

Mobi Health News

The startup plans to put the money towards additional clinical validation and rolling out the system to large health systems and employers.

Doctors welcome CDC’s clarification of opioid prescribing, as guideline authors say it was misapplied

FierceHealthIT

As doctors say they welcome the CDC’s recent clarification of its opioid guideline, the authors of that guideline said in a new paper that medical professionals had misapplied those recommendations

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Patient Personalization: A Digital Health Trend

Perficient

In my last post, we discussed the challenges healthcare provider’s face. This post highlights the importance of patient personalization. Achieving lofty patient experience goals remains an elusive goal for many healthcare organizations.

5 Trends from the American Telemedicine Association Conference 2019

Enzyme Health

Didn’t make it to the ATA conference this year? Get a recap of the most noteworthy insights from this year’s discussions and learn what telehealth industry leaders have to say about the future of digital health.

Oscar Health inks deal with Cardiogram to give members health detection technology

Mobi Health News

As part of the deal, Oscar Health members who are identified as high risk for diabetes or AFib will be offered confirmatory tests and be referred to an in-network provider.

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AI-based voice analysis can accurately diagnosis PTSD, study finds

FierceHealthIT

An artificial intelligence tool can help diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans by analyzing their voices, a new study found, opening up the potential for the tool to be used to diagnose PTSD more rapidly or through telemedicine

Components of a Financial Transformation Program

Perficient

The previous blog post in this series about transforming financial processes discussed the adjunct applications and their role in control and efficienc y. This week, we take a detail look into the components of a successful transformation. Once the impediments to a firm’s financial process are understood, a targeted remediation effort can be constructed. Depending on the specific issues found, the time and cost of the corrective actions can range from minor (e.g.,

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HHS extends interoperability comment window

Morning eHealth

Will DEA rulemaking delay telemedicine medication-assisted treatment? — CMS proposals on SNFs, post-acute care

Study: Speech recognition technology combined with AI could help detect PTSD

Mobi Health News

In a recent study published in the journal of Depression and Anxiety, a voice-analyzing AI was able to detect, with 89% accuracy, if a subject presented with PTSD.

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ATA19 Provided a lot of Great Information and Opportunity!

eVisit

Our team spent an amazing three days at the ATA19 Conference in New Orleans April 14-16, 2019. Members of the eVisit team attended sessions, met attendees, and came away with an even better understanding of the telemedicine wants and needs of the enterprise healthcare market.

Perficient Among Top API Strategy and Delivery Service Providers

Perficient

The boundaries of traditional enterprises are blurring. In this digital evolution, APIs form the foundation of the new open enterprise, allowing businesses to reuse their existing information assets across organizational boundaries. APIs and API business strategy are essential as digital conduits to products, data, collaborative business processes, and service offerings. . Perficient Ranks as a Strong Performer for API Capabilities. In Forrester’s recent?

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Humana, Doctor on Demand launch virtual primary care health plan

FierceHealthIT

Humana is teaming up with telehealth company Doctor on Demand to launch a virtual primary care health plan, called On Hand, that gives patients access to preventive care, urgent care, and behavioral health through video visits with lower monthly premiums

Patients acting as consumers, demanding more ease, better tools

Mobi Health News

Patients are driving a new shift in health care, with expectations for greater access to personalised, convenient services growing.

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HITAC wrestles with foundational questions

Morning eHealth

FTC’s Surescripts lawsuit hints at others — Biden bows out of Cancer Initiative

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A Proven Approach for Change and Adoption of Office 365

Perficient

In my most recent blog post we discussed some scenarios expressing of the importance of organizational change management (OCM) in an Office 365 (O365) implementation. This post will focus on the approach for change and adoption of O365.

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Walgreens to increase minimum age for tobacco sales to 21 at its stores

FierceHealthIT

Pharmacy retail giant Walgreens plans to implement a new minimum age requirement of 21 for its customers seeking to purchase tobacco products in its stores. The new policy will go into effect in September at all of its more than 9,500 stores, the company said in an announcement on Tuesday

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Doctor On Demand, Humana team up on new virtual care model

Mobi Health News

The telemedicine company and insurer have developed a new virtual care model that lets patients access an in-network primary care doctor with no copay.

Payment season

Morning eHealth

Hearings and more from Congress — Pediatric EHRs in focus

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Retail Checkout: Who’s Doing it Right?

Perficient

It’s no secret that cashiers at retailers are starting to be replaced by self-checkout options. The rise and success of Amazon Go has the retail industry adopting new technologies to remain contenders in customer satisfaction. The majority of big chain retail establishments are implementing new checkout options: express checkout, curbside pick-up, registers for customers to check themselves out, and scan and go.

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CBO: More than 1M have lost health coverage since 2016

FierceHealthIT

More than 1 million people have lost health coverage since 2016, a trend that is due in part to a substantial decline in the number of people buying off-exchange plans, according to the latest data from the Congressional Budget Office.

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Google Fit comes to iPhones as standalone app

Mobi Health News

Set to launch today, the app will be able to pull activity data from Apple Watches and apps connected to Apple Health

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Boston Children's, MORE Health partner to advance physician collaboration

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Pediatric health care center Boston Children’s Hospital and digital healthcare specialist MORE Health announced a partnership that will give patients in China access to the physicians and services of the hospital through MORE’s Physician Collaboration Platform. WHY IT MATTERS.

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