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

Opioid bill moves forward with eHealth measures

Morning eHealth

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

Former eHealth Technologies CEO accused of defrauding company out of $455K

FierceHealthIT

The former CEO of eHealth Technologies is accused of defrauding the Rochester, New York-based health IT company and was indicted on multiple charges by a federal grand jury

VA intrigue continues

Morning eHealth

White House interoperability meetings — Spate of eHealth bills

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).

Welcome to the CMS eHealth Blog

The CMS Blog

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

eHealth: Aligning Quality Measurement at CMS

The CMS Blog

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

The CMS Blog

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

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Data Driven Health Engagement Patient Decision Support Patient Engagement Patient Portal Personalization eHealth mobile health application patient education patient ehealth engagement

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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

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

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.

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.

Dartmouth- Hitchcock’s ImagineCare Platform Leverages Wearables, Connected Health & Analytics for Personalized Patient Care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H), an innovative New England healthcare system with 1,000+ providers is committed to creating a “sustainable health system”, which proactively engages patients through new care models to achieve the triple aim.

Carolinas HealthCare System Pilots Prevent PreDiabetes Program via Virtual Group Coaching

Consumer eHealth Engagement

OMADA HEALTH CONSUMER VIEW. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has revealed that 86 million, 1 in 3 Americans now have prediabetes, and 9 out of 10 of them don’t even know they have the condition.

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

Carolinas HealthCare’s Diabetes Patients Collaborate with Coaches Using Data from Smartphones and Devices

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Behavior Change Health & Wellness Connected Health Data Driven Health Engagement Decision Support eHealth Mobile Engagement Health & Wellness Motivation for health and wellness Patient Decision Support Patient Engagement Patient Portal chronic care management consumer generated health and wellness content educating consumers about health and wellness patient generated health data personalization for health and wellness

SEARCH is Headed to the West Coast

Telehealth Blog

telemedicine, telehealth, eHealth, mHealth, etc.). Register Today for SEARCH 2018! Submit your abstract online!

Children’s Hospital of Orange County Begins Machine Learning Journey

Healthcare Guys

In a June 25 webinar sponsored by the eHealth Initiative, William Feaster, M.D.,

Join CHI & Politico to Explore What's Next for Connected Health Innovation

ConnectedHealth

Microsoft Innovation and Policy Center Moderated by Politico eHealth's David Pittman We’ve unlocked a door to the future of remote monitoring. Connected Health Initiative and Politico Present Recognition, Reimbursement, Results: Opportunities Ahead for Remote Monitoring and Connected Health Innovation Monday, December 4, 2017 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

5 Lessons Learned Implementing SMART on FHIR at Intermountain

Healthcare Guys

During a recent eHealth Initiative webinar, Laura Heerman Langford, Ph.D., Challenges include differences in vendor implementations of FHIR and their data models. R.N., a nurse informaticist, detailed some lessons learned implementing Smart on FHIR apps at Intermountain Healthcare. Because FHIR is still under development, “we are driving the car and changing the tires at the same time,” she said.

Administrative Simplification and ICD-10: Streamlining Health Care Operations

The CMS Blog

eHealthBy: Christine Stahlecker, Director, Administrative Simplification Group, Office of E-Health Standards and Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Did you know that the United States spends more than $150 billion annually on health care administration, and for the average physician, two-thirds of a full time employee is needed to carry out billing and insurance related tasks?

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EHR Incentive Programs: Moving into the Next Stage

The CMS Blog

eHealthBy Elizabeth Holland. This week, industry leaders from all over the country gather for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society conference and discuss the future of health information technology implementation, and we at CMS are pleased to report updates on our efforts to promote and support the meaningful use of electronic health record (EHR) technology in health care. Growing EHR Adoption and Meaningful Use.

IHE Perspective on EU GDPR

Healthcare Exchange Standards

The good news is that even today IHE Profiles provide solutions by combining security and privacy specific IHE Profiles such as ATNA, IUA, XUA, BPPC and APPC with the Profiles focused on information exchange in cross-border, national or regional ehealth deployments.

Rwanda : The Digital Health Pioneer

Lloyd Price

"Rwanda’s eHealth Strategic Plan for 2016–2020 is the key driver to economic growth and to improving the lives of people. Introduction to Rwanda Rwanda has made remarkable socioeconomic progress in the past decade with real GDP growth averaging 8.2% annually.

HIE Future is bright - single connection to hub

Healthcare Exchange Standards

onramp to eHealth Exchange Wisconsin Provider Directory Wisconsin wide Patient Record Locator Public Health Reporting Hospital Visit report Provider Portal access to all of this Beyond Wisconsin In the slide deck they also look at other nationwide exchanges: CareQuality -- a newer flavor of eHealth Exchange. The next item on the HIE Future is Bright list is movement from "Multiple Point-to-Point Connections" to "Single Connection to Hub".

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Breaking News! JMIR Publications is the new publisher of Journal of Participatory Medicine

Society for Participatory Medicine

The following is a shared Press Release from the Society of Participatory Medicine and the Journal of Medical Internet Research: JMIR Publications is the new publisher of the Journal of Participatory Medicine (JoPM).

Don't miss the 2013 Consumer Health IT Summit

Medicine and Technology

Innovative apps that are addressing consumer needs and helping them use their health information in exciting ways, including the announcement of the Blue Button Co-Design Challenge winner Business opportunities for developers to build eHealth tools. An announcement about a new eHealth campaign, including PSAs, and efforts by consumer advocacy organizations and others to build greater awareness of eHealth and to shift attitudes about patient participation in health and healthcare.