2015

Reegan’s Rule Passes in North Carolina

Insulin Nation

After months of political wrangling, North Carolina legislators succeeded in passing a bill that would promote diabetes screening for infants and toddlers, and parent education about the symptoms of Type 1 diabetes.

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Crossfit's Explosive Mistake! How About an Apology???

Bridge Writes

We've are raising our children to admit to their mistakes and own up to them. To take responsibility when they've done something wrong, apologize and make it better. It's really not rocket science at all.

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Telemedicine Reimbursement

American Well Blog

The Lay of the Land. Telemedicine is a hot topic in healthcare, with consumers more willing than ever to see a doctor remotely. In a national study of over 2,000 consumers , 64% said they would be willing to have a telehealth visit with their doctor via video.

pairSEQ breaks down another barrier to fixing, well, everything.

Import Immunity

There are a ton of things that make Adaptive a special place — but for me, the real magic is our team’s unique ability to blur the line between biology and computation.

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#WWBR Week of July 27, 2015

Chilmark Research

Hipaa’s Use as Code of Silence Often Misinterprets the Law. Paula Span for The New York Times. “Confusion about HIPAA privacy and security is one thing. Feigned confusion is another. This article highlights ways in which either kind of confusion could lead to less than optimal outcomes.

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Jim Venturella, CIO, WVU Medicine, Chapter 2

Health System CIO

Data warehouse — “There are a lot of capabilities we haven’t fully utilized.” Self-service with advanced analytics Prioritization — “Everyone’s always balancing.” Huge opportunity” for telemedicine Epic Care Everywhere vs state HIE — “It’s materially different on what’s being exchanged.” Being “the lead person” at WVU Stepping in as the new CIO is never easy, particularly if you’re filling the shoes of a longtime leader who ushered the organization into the digital era.

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7 Questions Are Shaping the Patient Digital Health Platform Ecosystem — HIN Article

E-CareManagement Blog

My article “Seven Questions Shaping the Patient Digital Health Platform Ecosystem” is published in the February 2015 issue of Healthcare Innovation News. You can download a copy of the article by clicking here. Accompanying PowerPoint slides are available here.

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3 Trends to Watch in Healthcare Information Management

BHM Healthcare Solutions

The healthcare industry is rapidly growing: With innovations in medical tools and new successful procedures performed annually, there is no shortage of change. Just as vital to the industry are solutions that help manage the information of the millions of patients who visit each year.

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Revamped Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020

Medicine and Technology

The ONC just released the revamped version of the Health IT Strategic Plan 2015-2020.

The Year 2014 in Review

eHealth

2014 was my first full year with HIMSS in consumer health and full of opportunity. In January, I went to my first Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. It was as massive as I heard, full of large screen TVs, many curved screens, drones, health trackers, etc. I spent most of the time at the Digital Health Summit – a well organized event including patient panels, fitness health device startups, wellness programs, and a demonstration of a exoskeleton.

Mark Lowe – The Playoffs Pitcher with Type 1

Insulin Nation

Photo credit: Toronto Blue Jays. Each year, baseball’s playoffs are filled with unlikely heroes. This year’s might be Mark Lowe, and that would be a win for people with Type 1 diabetes everywhere.

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Learn the Symptoms to Prevent a Misdiagnosis

Bridge Writes

Type 1 diabetes can be fatal if you do not understand the symptoms associated with the disease.

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The Virtual Doctor Is In

American Well Blog

Did you know 57% of physicians are willing to see patients online? American Well recently released our Telehealth Index: 2015 Physician Survey eBook , which shares insight into the key factors about telehealth identified by the survey as impor. tant to physicians.

Immunology, meet the Internet

Import Immunity

Whenever software friends visit Adaptive , I make a point of showing them a multichannel pipette. It’s actually a pretty cool piece of technology, but from a design perspective it just feels wrong. Like, if one pipette is good, then a ton of them must be even better, right? Maybe not.

With Wristband, Google Entering Consumer Health on Its Own Terms

Chilmark Research

Myra Davis, SVP & CIO, Texas Children’s Hospital, Chapter 3

Health System CIO

SXSW Pediatric Health Pitch & TMC Think Tank “There are so many ideas coming at you.” Focus on portals Telehealth — “It will give us the ability to spread our wings further.” The “gotcha” with having a blank slate Health IT today — “Despite the amount of work, it’s still a lot of fun.” If you ask Myra Davis, there’s a big component many leaders are missing when it comes to leveraging data: education.

MIT Platform Strategy Summit, Boston, July 10

E-CareManagement Blog

Healthcare has been a laggard in adopting platforms… …but that’s rapidly changing. In fact, I’ll suggest that healthcare will become the PINNACLE platform industry.

HEART profiles for review, comment, and approval

Healthcare Exchange Standards

The HEART workgroup has developed three profiles that have been stable since April.

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Social Media and Healthcare: Creating a Healthy Relationship

BHM Healthcare Solutions

As of January 2014, The Pew Research Center calculated that 74% of all adults who were active online used social networking sites*.

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Facebook Chat tonight: Partnership for Drug-Free Kids discussing the Changing Marijuana Landscape

Medicine and Technology

Don't miss this important event tonight for a live Facebook Chat by the Partnership for Drug-Free Kids to Help Parents Navigate the Changing Marijuana Landscape. April 20, from 8 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. EDT Live Facebook Chat with Heather Senior, LCSW, Partnership Parent Support Network Manager.

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Navigating the Sea of Innovation

HiTech Answers

By Nancy Pratt - We are currently at a crossroads in the healthcare industry. Executives are working overtime to try to figure out how to connect and integrate data to best support clinical practice and patient care management. With health systems concerned about balancing both needs, they now need to figure out how to leverage data to get the best value out of their investment. The post Navigating the Sea of Innovation appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.

Diabetes Makes a Cameo in The Walking Dead

Insulin Nation

Photo Credit: Gene Page/AMC Last Halloween, we wrote a tongue-in-cheek story on how people with Type 1 diabetes could survive a zombie apocalypse. Now, the show The Walking Dead has provided proof that someone on insulin did survive an outbreak of zombieism…if only brief SMALL SPOILER ALERT.

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The Calm Before the Storm

Bridge Writes

It''s been way too long since I last wrote, but we''ve been ''busy'' in our day to day lives with everything in general.

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Infographic – Telehealth Index: 2015 Consumer Survey

American Well Blog

Want to know more? Click here to download our eBook “American Well’s Telehealth Index: 2015 Consumer Survey.” ” The post Infographic – Telehealth Index: 2015 Consumer Survey appeared first on American Well.

Something Awesome Every Day: Edit Distance Edition

Import Immunity

It is outrageous how much fun stuff there is to learn at Adaptive. Lots of it is just brand new (thank you Adaptive scientists for putting up with me at Journal Club!).

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Providers and Telehealth: Ready For One Another?

Chilmark Research

The telehealth market has enjoyed an upward rise over the last couple of years. After signing on a number of payers, employers, and retailers, telehealth vendors have even begun gaining traction with their direct to consumer (DTC) efforts.

Theresa Meadows, SVP & CIO, Cook Children’s Health Care System, Chapter 1

Health System CIO

About Cook Children’s Focus on ambulatory growth — “It’s critical to our overall system strategy.” Meditech in hospital, athenahealth in physician practices Upgrading to Meditech 6.1 Enabling mobility — “Clinicians are always in motion.” Telehealth pilot MU reporting metrics — “They’re still mostly very adult-driven.” Twenty years ago, Theresa Meadows took a rather big risk: she said to the CIO at her organization, “I want your job.”

ONC Report on Health Information Blocking: A Solid Double, But NOT a Home Run

E-CareManagement Blog

A Stand Up Double. By Vince Kuraitis JD, MBA and David C. Kibbe MD, MBA. Last Friday ONC (the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT) released a long-awaited Report On Health Information Blocking.

What is MHD beyond XDS-on-FHIR?

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I have been working on a Profile in IHE now for three years. It normally doesn’t take this long, but in my case I had the good luck of being the in the right place at the right time.

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3 Big Healthcare Trends To Watch in 2015

BHM Healthcare Solutions

If you read our post “ Healthcare Top 5 Trends ,” you know know that healthcare trends from specialty pharmacy to accreditation have been gaining traction this year.

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Stanford’s ClickWell: Virtual Model for Primary Care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

In January 2015, Stanford Medicine launched ClickWell Care, a new type of Primary Care clinic which leverages technology to allow patients to virtually connect with their own Stanford primary care clinicians and wellness coaches via video or phone visits.

Today’s Pressure Breeds Tomorrow’s Solutions

HiTech Answers

By Matt Patterson, MD - It is no secret that health systems are under intense pressure to deliver better outcomes at lower costs, and standardizing acute care workflow will only carry providers so far. Truly moving the needle on cost and outcomes will require a fundamental redesign in care delivery; otherwise, health systems may well find themselves left out. The post Today’s Pressure Breeds Tomorrow’s Solutions appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News.

7 Tips for Supporting an Anxious Person with Type 1

Insulin Nation

A few months before I graduated college, I was diagnosed with ADHD, Generalized Anxiety, and OCD. Now that I’m taking medicine for ADHD, which also helps with my anxiety, I realize the impact my mental health has on my diabetes. When I notice triggers that affect both, I try to work on them.

Parenting Kids with Type 1 Diabetes

Bridge Writes

"Oh wow! I can't imagine, that must be so difficult." If you're a parent to a child with type 1 diabetes, you probably hear this all too often, along with the looks of pity and sympathy. All of which are well meant, and out of the kindness of their hearts.

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How Hospitals Are Reducing Medical Costs with Telehealth

American Well Blog

Interest in telehealth has reached an all-time high, with many of the most prestigious health systems in the U.S. implementing the technology in 2015.

Flu Season, ugh ….

Import Immunity

What better time to ponder the flu than during a winter plane trip, sitting next to a hipster 20-year-old you’ve never met coughing and sleeping on your shoulder? At least I had an aisle seat. And New Year’s with my new nephew and family was super-fun. And I have Purell — lots of Purell.

Progress Amidst the Stumbles: Patient Engagement at #HIMSS15

Chilmark Research

We went into Chicago for this year’s HIMSS with an eye on the engagement space , and left with a sense that the market is undeniably moving forward.

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