Sat.Jan 05, 2019 - Fri.Jan 11, 2019

The clinical burden of documentation

KevinMD

The purpose of clinical documentation is to efficiently communicate critical data to peers in a readable fashion while meeting compliance and billing requirements. This documentation should not represent a data dump.

Ten Technology Offerings From CES 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Bright Lights, thick smoke, constant walking and avoidance maneuvers. After taking a year or two off, returning to CES is a chore and a revelation – it clearly is the major event for new technology announcements.

VRHealth, AARP launch VR platform for remote patient monitoring, in-home therapy

Mobi Health News

The app-based offerings support real-time data collection and sharing between patients, their caregivers and their providers

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What #CES2019 5 Tech Trends to Watch Mean for Health/Care

Health Populi

As #CES2019 kicks off in Las Vegas with today’s first Media Day, the Consumer Technology Association presented its forecast on the 5 Technology Trends to Watch in 2019 — and they all play into health, wellness, and medical care. The five trends are: Artificial Intelligence on the Rise.

Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Study finds 2/3 of healthcare providers aren’t familiar with changes to telehealth reimbursement

Clocktree

According to a recent survey by Reaction Data , 67% of healthcare providers surveyed weren’t aware of major changes to telehealth reimbursements laws in effect as of January 1. On November 1, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an update to payment policies and payment rates for services provided under the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) on or after January 1, 2019. The specific changes can be found here: [link].

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Seizure-detecting wearable Embrace2 cleared by FDA for use by children

Mobi Health News

The clearance is a first for the relatively underserved epilepsy wearable space

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It’s Not All About Pink for Women’s Tech at CES 2019

Health Populi

This is not a watch. Well, not just a watch. It can track heart rate. And it’s not even pink. Well, rose gold, perhaps. One of the benefits about being a woman attending CES is that there are no lines in the loos.

Dexcom is Excited, and Best is yet to Come

Insulin Nation

How do you see CGM devices evolving? The foundation of our product development is that we want our products to: Perform well and accurately measure blood glucose. Be convenient to use and fit within the patient’s life — for example, we speak to phones now and will talk to an iWatch soon.

The Personal Health Record is the central pillar of Apple’s healthcare strategy

Lloyd Price

The market opportunity in healthcare is huge, and Apple sees healthcare and wellness as a core part of its app, services, and wearables strategies. Now the company is aiming to become your personal health record, jumping into research, medical devices, and more.

Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

The promises of consumer health data dominated CES 2019

Mobi Health News

From on-stage demos to expo floor chit chat, attendees couldn't resist discussing what data collection and analysis could bring to consumer healthcare technology

Health/Care Goes Retail at CES 2019

Health Populi

All health/care is retail now in America. I say this as most people in the U.S. who have health insurance must take on a deductible of some amount, which compels that insured individual to spend the first dollar on medical services up until they meet their financial commitment.

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Vaccine for T1D in Clinical Trials Soon

Insulin Nation

INTRODUCTION. Virus infections have long been considered as a possible cause of type 1 diabetes. One virus group, enteroviruses (EVs), has been studied extensively, and clinical development of a vaccine against T1D-associated EV types has started. “ Epidemiological and experimental studies indicate that approximately half of all T1D cases could be triggered by a CVB infection in early childhood ,” said Dr. Francisco Leon, Provention’s co-founder and Chief Scientific Officer.

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FDA launches new tool aimed at safe deployment of AI in healthcare

FierceHealthIT

The FDA has released model 1.0 of the Software Precertification Pilot Program to give guidance to the health IT community about artificial intelligence. The FDA wants to make sure such technology is safe and effective when it's making decisions about patients' health

Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Ping An Good Doctor launches commercial operation of One-minute Clinics in China

Mobi Health News

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The Caveats of CES 2019

Health Populi

According to the Cambridge Dictionary, a “caveat” is, “a warning to consider something before doing anything more.” ” It is fitting that CES is held in Las Vegas, land of high risk and, with a lot of luck, reward.

Talking about the NIH “All of Us” Program with Dara Richardson-Heron MD, Chief Engagement Officer – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

I recently spoke with Dara Richardson-Heron M.D. chief engagement officer of the All of Us Research Program ( @AllofUsResearch ) at the National Institutes of Health.

Should Apple Join the Amazon/Berkshire/JPMorgan Joint Healthcare Venture?

Healthcare Informatics

Apple should get involved with the Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, and JPMorgan Chase & Co joint healthcare venture that the companies announced last year, said Jim Cramer

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Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

CES 2019: Running list of health tech announcements

Mobi Health News

This is a running list of digital health products announced at CES. The list will be updated as the week goes on.

Shelly Palmer De-Hypes CES 2019 & Has Lessons for Health/Care

Health Populi

I had the pleasure once again of attending Shelly Palmer’s annual kick-off breakfast where he level-sets our expectations for CES two hours before the tech halls open.

Talking about the NIH “All of Us” Program with Dara Richardson-Heron MD, Chief Engagement Officer – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

I recently spoke with Dara Richardson-Heron M.D. chief engagement officer of the All of Us Research Program ( @AllofUsResearch ) at the National Institutes of Health.

Blowback on CMS price transparency rule

Morning eHealth

EU medical official wary of GDPR — Algorithm outperforms humans at pre-cancer detection

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Philips launches app-based hub for its senior caretaking products

Mobi Health News

Alongside device support, the Philips Cares app offers caretakers shared reminders, access to emergency services and data analysis features

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Heart Health at #CES2019 – Food and Tech as Medicine

Health Populi

Self-care is the new health care as patients, now consumers at greater financial risk for medical spending, are learning.

Talking about the NIH “All of Us” Program with Dara Richardson-Heron MD, Chief Engagement Officer – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

I recently spoke with Dara Richardson-Heron M.D. chief engagement officer of the All of Us Research Program ( @AllofUsResearch ) at the National Institutes of Health.

Genomics and software at J.P. Morgan

Morning eHealth

FDA funding the latest shutdown fight — Latest from inside the agencies

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FDA looks to De Novo pathway model as it unveils updates to Pre-Cert program

Mobi Health News

FDA Comissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb announced a new Digital Health Innovation Action Plan, Pre-Cert Test Plan for 2019 and a Working Model.

AI beats humans at identifying cervical cancer in NIH study

FierceHealthIT

A computer algorithm developed by researchers at the National Institutes of Health was able to successfully identify precancerous changes in the cervix more often than a human expert looking through a microscope

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