European Investment Bank backs Ireland's eHealth programme with €225m loan

Mobi Health News

European Investment Bank supports the implementation of Ireland's eHealth programme with a €225m loan

Opinion: eHealth success and why user preferences matter

Mobi Health News

Achieving sustainable impact remains a key digital health challenge, and carefully exploring the preferences of patients might be part of the solution, argues Vasileios Nittas

Gottlieb's eHealth legacy

Morning eHealth

Privacy watch: 42 CFR Part 2 letter — Medicare Advantage comments on telehealth

eHealth: Medicare Advantage premiums drop 33% during latest enrollment period

FierceHealthIT

A new report from eHealth looks at the costs and reactions from enrollees of Medicare’s latest open enrollment period

eHealth's online Medicare enrollment up 69% in Q4 2018

FierceHealthIT

An increasing share of eHealth’s Medicare Advantage and Medicare Supplement customers are now enrolling for coverage online

Opioid bill moves forward with eHealth measures

Morning eHealth

Grumbling on the VA-DoD front — PCORI frees the data

The Rise Of eHealth: Staying Relevant In The Digital Healthcare Paradigm

Healthcare Guys

Today eHealth challenges include integrating innovations with existing operations, legacy systems and needs of patients and providers with digital healthcare

VA intrigue continues

Morning eHealth

White House interoperability meetings — Spate of eHealth bills

EHRs top patient safety concerns

Morning eHealth

eHealth bits in Trump’s budget request — New Internet of Things bill

German startup mika secures funding, Leeds seeks to draw investment in healthtech and more news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: The European Commission plans to select new members for the eHealth Stakeholder Group; Siemens Healthineers will acquire US firm Corindus.

Welcome to the CMS eHealth Blog

CMS.gov

Welcome to the CMS eHealth blog. Here you can find information about the eHealth initiative that CMS is launching at the annual HIMSS conference in New Orleans. Upcoming blogs will highlight HIMSS sessions about eHealth and its programs, and we look forward to continuing the conversation as our eHealth programs reach key milestones over the coming months. What is eHealth? eHealth Website. CMS is tweeting about eHealth and its programs. eHealth

Building the Future through CMS eHealth

CMS.gov

CMS Launches eHealth. Today, the Office of E-Health Standards and Services is launching a new eHealth initiative that specifically aims to help providers, health IT developers, and other industry partners overcome the challenges of collectively implementing this new electronic infrastructure. If you are at the HIMSS conference in New Orleans today, I hope you will stop by our CMS Town Hall (Session 81, 1:00-2:00 pm, New Orleans Theater C) to hear more about our eHealth initiatives.

InterSystems Selected as Primary Technology Partner for Nation’s Longest Standing Public-Private Health Information Network

Electronic Health Reporter

InterSystems announces it has been selected by the eHealth Exchange, the largest nationwide health information network connecting the public and private sectors, as the technology partner powering the network’s latest expansion plans. The eHealth Exchange enables federal agencies, […].

Tech-Smart Seniors Have a Role To Play In Managing Rx Costs

Electronic Health Reporter

By Chris Hakim, general manager and senior vice president, eHealth. Editorial Chris Hakim eHealth MedicareThis article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

eHealth: Aligning Quality Measurement at CMS

CMS.gov

eHealthBy Patrick Conway, MD, MSc. Stage 2 of the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs. The next step on the path of meaningful adoption of health information technology (HIT) for providers—will launch later this year for hospitals and next year for eligible professionals. How will this next phase improve health care and reduce the burden on providers? Achieves Electronic Data Reporting.

Privacy and Security’s Role in the eHealth Transformation

CMS.gov

Improving the delivery of health care is the focus of the eHealth initiative. But eHealth also involves promoting standards and processes that will enable patient information to be shared in a more efficient and timely manner, while ensuring the data is kept private and secure. The goal of privacy and security is to ensure that the technologies and information that are generated as part of the eHealth initiative are only used for their intended purposes. eHealth

60% of ACA exchange insurers plan to broaden participation in 2020: survey

FierceHealthIT

Insurance companies plan to up their number of Affordable Care Act plans available in 2020, according to eHealth’s latest survey

HIMSS Analytics looks at top health IT priorities in Europe

Mobi Health News

Hospital IT executives in Europe share many of the same priorities and face many similar challenges as CIOs in other regions of the globe, including the United States, according to the HIMSS Analytics Annual European eHealth Survey 2018 released on Wednesday.

HealthTech.Belgium: Speeding up innovation in Europe

Mobi Health News

A new government-funded initiative officially launched in Belgium this year to help medtech and eHealth projects get access to the support needed to advance their work, called HealthTech.Belgium.

Oncology Patients experience a personalized journey with interventions and education for better care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

The National Cancer Institute reports 2017 U.S. cancer care expenditures were $147+ billion, with anticipated increases from our aging population. According to Deloitte’s report in Evidence Based Oncology ( The American Journal of Managed Care publication), many organizations are exploring ways to control costs and enhance care quality for oncology patients (e.g. Patient Centered Medical Homes, CMS’ Oncology Care Model).

Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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Micky Tripathi’s glass-half-full view of EHR interoperability – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Micky is the president and CEO of the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative , a non-profit health IT advisory and clinical data analytics company ( @MAeHC_org ), and is a nationally recognized leader in health information technology.

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Northwell Health’s Patients engage with AI ChatBot for guidance & support through their care journey

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Throughout the recent Connected Health Conference, the key theme was the need to balance technology with the human element.

Intelligent, On- Demand Healthcare Concierge Provides Personalized Patient Experience

Consumer eHealth Engagement

It all started with a simple question one day, and grew into a trusted health relationship a few short months later. Sarah was very busy at work that crisp fall morning and had only a few minutes to log in and ask about her daughter’s diabetes medication.

The ‘Price is Your Right’ Challenge Launches to Drive Patient Use of Cost Transparency Tools

MedTech Boston

Two Massachusetts public agencies, the Massachusetts eHealth Institute at MassTech ( MeHI ) and the Center for Health Information and Analysis (. The post The ‘Price is Your Right’ Challenge Launches to Drive Patient Use of Cost Transparency Tools appeared first on MedTech Boston. MTB Contest MTB Promotion News chia Harvard Massachusetts New Hampshire

Geisinger Drives Mobile Patient Engagement with Education through iBooks & iTunes University

Consumer eHealth Engagement

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UnitedHealthcare Empowers Caregivers with Personalized Tools for Guidance, eCommerce & Connection

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Care Coordination Care collaboration Data Driven Health Engagement Decision Support eHealth Patient Decision Support Patient Engagement Patient Portal educating consumers about health and wellness personalization for health and wellness senior engagement ehealth

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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.

Ochsner Leverages Retail, Connected Health Tools & Apple Watch to Engage Consumers

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Survey: Older adults more likely to be drawn to short-term plans

FierceHealthIT

Older enrollees are more likely than younger ones to consider short-term insurance over Affordable Care Act plans, according to a new survey by eHealth.

Voice Health Summit Spotlight 2018

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Connected Health Patient Engagement Personalization eHealth Population health management Voice Health technology educating consumers about health and wellness patient education patient engagement patient experience patient generated health data patient journey

Patients Become Healthcare Payors, Now Consumers – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 1

Health Populi

This sets the stage for understanding how patients, now consumers, paying more directly for health care in deductibles and OOP expenses are, justifiably, expecting greater service, experiences, value and return-on-investment from th ehealth care industry. We Are All Health Consumers Now.

Brigham and Women’s Primary Practice Pilots New Mobile App to Drive Patient Engagement & Collaborative Care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Twine Health Mobile App Engages Patients with Chronic Conditions The story about the health decline of our citizens is being told everywhere. According to the CDC website, “as of 2012, about half of all adults—117 million people—have one or more chronic health conditions.

Payer Roundup—Payers not leaving ACA market in 2019; Medicaid coverage insufficient for foster children

FierceHealthIT

A survey from eHealth says more than half of private payers will expand their individual market offerings in 2019, and only 7% will reduce them. Plus, Medicaid isn't meeting foster children's complex needs. Can managed care plans help

Value-based healthcare – what it means for Thailand

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

eHealth is one of the tools that could be used towards achieving VBHC, and the MOPH has a long-term strategy to drive the growth and development of eHealth from 2017-2026. Thailand’s population is ageing rapidly with almost half of its electorate above 50 years old by 2025.

Virtua Navigates Orthopedic Patients Pre- & Post-Surgery with Improved Patient Engagement and Care Coordination

Consumer eHealth Engagement

WELLBE PLATFORM FOR PATIENT ENGAGEMENT With an aging population and increase in chronic conditions including obesity, the demand for hip and knee operation is increasing dramatically.