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.

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].

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.

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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.

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.

How Hackathons Help Solve Complex Problems – Faster

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Rahul Patel, EVP and general manager, Persistent Systems.

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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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New details on pre-cert

Morning eHealth

Apple's pivot to health — Digital health companies' dearth of peer-reviewed data

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.

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.

Improving Health outcomes with Telemedicine

eVisit

In recent years, healthcare providers and medical professionals have turned to increasingly advanced technologies to serve their patients and maintain an advantage in the healthcare marketplace.

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

Mobi Health News

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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.

How Home Health Agencies Can Use Virtual Care with Rural Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Lee Horner, CEO, Synzi.

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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.

Babylon Health launches in the US

Lloyd Price

Do you want to change the world? Save the date and come learn about what's happening at Babylon. Join us for complimentary food and drinks as we look to expand our brand new US Team. We at Babylon Health are searching for the best software engineers, solution architects, product and project managers.

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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.

What has Telemedicine done for You Lately?

eVisit

You’ve discussed it in strategy meetings, you’ve overheard your competitors talking about it at conferences, and maybe patients have even asked about it: telemedicine. Why do you need it in your organization?

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.

Build an Influencer Spectrum for Successful Organizational Change

Perficient

What are the first thoughts that come to your mind when you hear the title of “ influencer ”? For people active on social media, an influencer is someone who has established credibility, a large audience, and the ability to influence others by virtue of their trustworthiness and authenticity ( 1 ).

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How 50 billion connected devices by 2020 will shake up healthcare

Mobi Health News

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Loose Lips Sinks Ships: Humans Remain the Weakest Link In 2019 Healthcare Security

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Shane MacDougall, senior security engineer, Mosaic451 The other day I was asked what is the biggest information security threat facing any company in 2019. Is it ransomware? Some AI powered malware? Overpowering DDOS attacks?

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.

Digital Health and Technological Promise: A Sociological Inquiry

Lloyd Price

What is ‘digital health’? And, what are its implications for medicine and healthcare, and for individual citizens and society? Digital health’ is of growing interest to policymakers, clinicians, and businesses.

OTC device for hay fever pain relief receives 510(k) clearance

Mobi Health News

Tivic Health Systems’ ClearUP Sinus Pain Relief uses low current electrical waves to stimulate nerves beneath the skin

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