Sat.Nov 10, 2018 - Fri.Nov 16, 2018

The Smartphone Is the Consumer’s Personal Health Platform – Implications from Deloitte’s 2018 Survey

Health Populi

American consumers are now viewing their phones an average of 52 times daily, with 39 percent of consumers believing they use their smartphones too much. In fact, 60 percent of 18 to 34-year-olds admit to smartphone overuse, the highest level of any age group.

Join telemedicine’s transformation of the health care delivery model

KevinMD

I came across Dr. Kevin Tolliver’s post, "Beware the Limits of Telemedicine," and found it to gloss over the benefits of telemedicine and the opportunities that increasing telemedicine uptake can afford to the patient and provider.

Harnessing Early Adopters in Health IT

Mobile Health Matters

Part of the thrill of working in health IT comes from bringing something more than just a cool widget to market. As a nurse myself, I want to help fellow clinicians with software that solves problems.

New Client Self-Registration is Now Available

Clocktree

Clocktree is making it easier for your practice to register new telehealth clients! A prospective client can visit your Clocktree practice profile, click “Contact Us” and send you a new client request without first receiving an invitation.

The Growing State of Diabetes in America on World Diabetes Day 2018

Health Populi

Diabetes is a family issue, and its prevalence is growing in America. November 14, 2018, is World Diabetes Day , and the International Diabetes Federation reminds us that this condition impacts the whole household — not just the person diagnosed with diabetes. Why the family?

What You Really Need to Know about Digital Health

Medical Connectivity

You Won't Find This Information in Publications or Vendor Blogs. Just where does one draw the boundaries around "digital health?". This will be a discussion unlike those you see in publications or hear at trade shows.

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Many questions for VA, DoD at hearing

Morning eHealth

Too many measures? Cyber report

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“Seeing Is Not Believing:” Consumers Concerned About the Accuracy of Online Health Information

Health Populi

“Seeing is not believing” when it comes to people seeing health information on social networks. Four in five people seeking healthcare information online in social media are concerned about the accuracy of that information served up.

Five technologies from 2018 Aging 2.0 Optimize

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Interested in innovation in the age-related market? You are based in the west coast or need to be there to do other business? Then you are likely going to attend Aging 2.0’s

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How AI and computer vision are reinventing wound care

Mobi Health News

Companies like Swift Medical, Tissue Analytics and Healthy.io replace inaccurate measurements with reliable ones, and that's just the beginning

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What’s happening today

Morning eHealth

Updates from AMA interim meeting — Biz watch

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The Venture Valkyrie’s Next AdVenture

Health Populi

Investor, advisor, operator, podcaster, blogger, speaker, Board member, mentor, mother, wife, volunteer. Take inventory of the many hats of Lisa Suennen, aka the Venture Valkyrie, and you understand why I see her as the Renaissance Woman of Healthcare.

Pay people for their data – yes, or no?

Society for Participatory Medicine

SPM members Casey Quinlan (yes, yours truly) and Jan Oldenburg were part of a trinity of folks debating the idea of paying people for the data they contribute to the digital economy, in healthcare and in all other sectors.

UnitedHealthcare offering Apple Watches to employee wellness plan members

Mobi Health News

First announced in March, the program allows participants to pay off the device's cost by meeting daily fitness goals.

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Lawmakers tee up telemedicine priorities

Morning eHealth

Report: Trump administration has VA privatization plans — Broadband leadership updates

Pramlintide Reimagined and Results are Promising

Insulin Nation

Apple’s walled garden bites the wallet – but is the world of ‘free’ better?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Check out this startling sampling of Apple user complaints. ZDNet published a list of Apple complaints posted on Reddit (which has an Apple forum of more than 800K members) – the list was eye-opening and filled with rage about (storage, connector, power) limitations.

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More than 100 digital health and care tools evaluated against key standards for NHS Apps Library

Mobi Health News

Approximately 120 apps are currently being evaluated by NHS Digital and two external assessors against key standards to be added to an NHS resource of trusted digital health and care tools for patients, citizens, healthcare professionals, and commissioners

Dyson set to lead the HealthTech market with Wearable Air Purifiers by 2025

Lloyd Price

Dyson has filed a patent for an interesting new wearable gadget and some are predicting it will become the next big trend in health tech.

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The health consequences of cannabis use for diabetics

Insulin Nation

Reports on the health consequences of cannabis use are mixed. There have however been studies done that suggest there are health consequences, so those considering medical cannabis should read up on the research before blindly following the crowd. Latest research shows A1C does not benefit and DKA events double. Treatment for Neuropathy Pain ( link ). Improved insulin sensitivity for type 2 diabetes treatment ( link ). Recurrent diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) in patients with type 1 diabetes.

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Is there an ROI on AI?

Health Blawg

A survey of C-level healthcare execs conducted by OptumIQ finds that the overwhelming majority of those surveyed believe that there will be a positive ROI on artificial intelligence investments in healthcare.

Simple Habit gets $10M for guided meditation app

Mobi Health News

Previous investor Foundation Capital led the Series A round

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Ping An Good Doctor launches One Minute Clinics offering preliminary diagnosis by cloud computing Doctors

Lloyd Price

China's leading one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform Ping An Good Doctor (01833.HK) announced that the first commercially operational unmanned clinic in China, which it researched and developed, "One-minute Clinics" has been formally revealed in a scenic area in Wuzhen.

Weekender 11/16/18

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. The VA tells a House EHR subcommittee that it will need to spend an extra $350 million on top of its $16 billion Cerner budget to hire “subject matter experts to grade the implementation efforts of Cerner”.

Is there an ROI on AI?

Health Blawg

A survey of C-level healthcare execs conducted by OptumIQ finds that the overwhelming majority of those surveyed believe that there will be a positive ROI on artificial intelligence investments in healthcare.

DeepMind emphasises role of AI in detecting eye disease at HIMSS Impact18

Mobi Health News

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Matt Hancock’s artificially intelligent NHS needs careful scrutiny

Lloyd Price

Health Secretary Matt Hancock went all out on prevention last week, detailing his ‘better than cure’ vision for the NHS. Securing our nation’s health requires a significant and sustained effort to prevent illness and support good physical and mental health,” he said. “We

At last, an agreement to buy athenahealth

Morning eHealth

The demise of Driver — Project ECHO’s popularity is its biggest challenge

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Is there an ROI on AI?

Health Blawg

A survey of C-level healthcare execs conducted by OptumIQ finds that the overwhelming majority of those surveyed believe that there will be a positive ROI on artificial intelligence investments in healthcare.

China’s Ping An Good Doctor and Thailand’s BDMS sign MoU to meet demands of Chinese users

Mobi Health News

China's leading one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform, Ping An Good Doctor announced today the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bangkok Dusit Medical Service (BDMS), the largest healthcare network in Thailand.

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Is Alexa About to Become a Doctor’s Assistant?

Lloyd Price

As a chief information officer and Harvard professor for two decades, I’ve worked in both the digital health innovation ecosystem of Boston and the policymaking world of Washington, DC. During this time, we’ve computerized records, enhanced security and built population health tools.

Hedge fund, VC said to buy athenahealth

Morning eHealth

An app to get more birth control under the Bible Belt — Wilkie bullish on VA reforms

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Is there an ROI on AI?

Health Blawg

A survey of C-level healthcare execs conducted by OptumIQ finds that the overwhelming majority of those surveyed believe that there will be a positive ROI on artificial intelligence investments in healthcare.

NIH awards $13.4M grant to support cognitive health research via mobile tools

Mobi Health News

The grant recipient, a Penn State research lab, will also be partnering with Sage Bionetworks to develop a standardized suite of tools for similar projects in the future.

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