UnitedHealth Group acquires PatientsLikeMe

Mobi Health News

The online patient community portal will now be incorporated into UnitedHealth Group's research arm, which is focused on health innovation and improvement.

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Are Medical Groups Still Viable? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 23

Healthcare IT Today

For the 23rd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re asking the question Are Medical Groups Still Viable? However, everyone agrees that the medical group is being hit by a lot of pressures to consolidate.

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Facebook unveils health support groups, new privacy feature for medical topics

Mobi Health News

Health Support group users will now be able to ask admins to anonymously post questions to the group page.

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Singapore-based CXA group raises $25m to increase regional expansion

Mobi Health News

Yesterday, Singapore-based health technology startup CXA Group, which offers an employee benefits and wellness marketplace platform, announced that it has raised $25 million in its latest round of funding.

ettain group Acquires Leidos’s Commercial EHR Consulting Business

Healthcare IT Today

ettain group, a leading provider of talent solutions, announced today that it has acquired Global Employment Solutions (“GES”) and Leidos Inc.’s In connection with the transactions, ettain group has received a new majority investment from Alvarez & Marsal Capital (“A&M Capital”).

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Peerfit raises $18M from Virgo Investment Group

Mobi Health News

Along with expanding its brand and business, the new funding will also go toward support of the company's Medicare Advantage product, Peerfit Move

Growing group of lawmakers want telehealth in coronavirus response

Morning eHealth

False alarm on DEA's special registration rule — Swalwell touts precision medicine to cut health care costs

Provider groups: Slow down info blocking rules

Morning eHealth

Cybersecurity…kills? — A new privacy-respecting app

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America’s Physician Groups Responds to CMS MA 2020 Advance Notice

Electronic Health Reporter

The article America’s Physician Groups Responds to CMS MA 2020 Advance Notice appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial America’s Physician Groups Don Crane Medicare Advantage Risk Adjustment Processing System

Smoking cessation Facebook groups help, but only in short term

Mobi Health News

Members of a smoking cessation Facebook group were 2.5 However, after a year, those in the intervention group actually had lower rates of cessation than the control group.

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HealthCare Executive Group and Change Healthcare Release 9th Annual Industry Pulse Report

Electronic Health Reporter

The HealthCare Executive Group (HCEG), in partnership with Change Healthcare, published the 9th Annual Industry Pulse Research Report. The article HealthCare Executive Group and Change Healthcare Release 9th Annual Industry Pulse Report appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Mixed reactions from users following UnitedHealth Group's acquisition of PatientsLikeMe

Mobi Health News

Twitter users voice privacy concerns over the new deal.

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More warnings on Facebook patient groups

Morning eHealth

Microsoft, Pew throw weight behind ONC proposal — The call to reauthorize PCORI

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Working group for MiRNA-based diagnostic standards established in Singapore

Mobi Health News

MicroRNA (MiRNA) is a small RNA molecule that play a central part in the functioning of the human body and are promising markers for identifying the early-stage risk of diseases such as cancer.

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MIT's Research Enterprise in Singapore, SMART launches new research group

Mobi Health News

The Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART), together with A*STAR Institutes and supported by the National Research Foundation (NRF), has launched a new national initiative dubbed Critical Analytics for Manufacturing Personalised-Medicine (CAMP). The initiative was launched as part of Singapore’s National Cell Manufacturing Initiative to overcome scientific and technical challenges in life-changing cell therapies

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Health group Advantia acquires telehealth company Pacify

FierceHealthIT

Advantia Health, a women’s health group with locations in the mid-Atlantic and Midwest, has acquired Pacify, a telehealth company that provides virtual care for new and expectant moms and parents

UnitedHealth Group Invests in Data Science Initiative

Healthcare Informatics

UnitedHealth Group and the Atlanta University Center Consortium (AUCC) are partnering on a new initiative to prepare students to meet the growing demand in the marketplace for data analytics experts.The five-year, $8.25 million investment by

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UnitedHealth Group names Optum CEO Andrew Witty as president

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealth Group announced Monday that it has tapped Andrew Witty, CEO of Optum, to serve as president of the parent company

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SymphonyAI Group adds TeraRecon's medical imaging analysis tech to its portfolio

Mobi Health News

The collection of B2B AI companies already counts Concerto HealthAI among its numbers

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German health insurance group launches startup fund for digital health innovation

Mobi Health News

The Heal Capital fund will focus on apps, telemedicine, digital prevention and the digitalisation of care

Crossing the Performance Chasm with Mass Users / Groups in AEM

Perficient

In my previous article, Improving Bulk User Creation in AEM 200x , I discussed how we improved a process importing thousands of groups and users into Adobe Experience Manager. Our non-production data set had approximately 2,000 groups, while production had more than 4,000.

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Provider groups ask Congress for help on info blocking

Morning eHealth

Court case could undermine patient record access — Facebook purges apps

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UnitedHealth Group to acquire specialty pharmacy Diplomat in $300M deal 

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealth Group will acquire Diplomat, a specialty pharmacy and infusion services provider, the healthcare giant announced Monday.

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Only 18% of nonprofits offer group health insurance: report

FierceHealthIT

Small nonprofits historically have barriers to employee healthcare, and only 18% of nonprofits have a group health insurance policy

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pMD launches new feature that lets patients communicate with group of providers

Mobi Health News

The new tool will let patients send messages directly to their clinican, as well as send messages to care teams.

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Hospital group attacks new interoperability rules

Morning eHealth

Trump signs AI executive order — Apple to unroll EHR feature at VA

HIStalk Interviews Ed Marx, Chief Digital Officer, The HCI Group

HIStalk Interviews

Ed Marx, MS is chief digital officer of The HCI. Interviews

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UnitedHealth Group reports revenue growth in Q3, looks ahead to digitizing health records for patients, providers

Mobi Health News

UnitedHealth Group finished Q3 2018 with 12 percent year-over-year revenue growth.

Medical groups call climate change a ‘health emergency’

FierceHealthIT

A group of more than 70 medical and public health organizations, including some of the most prominent physician organizations on Monday called for U.S.

Cigna mulling sale of group benefits insurance business: report

FierceHealthIT

Cigna may sell off its group benefits business as it continues to focus on its healthcare options, according to a new report from Reuters.

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French pharmacy group to launch in-store digital wellness coaching

Mobi Health News

Customers will be guided through health consultations on the Yiango platform via an iPad and offered food supplements

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Aviva and Now Healthcare Group team up for pilot, and other digital health deals

Mobi Health News

UK insurer Aviva has just announced a partnership with Now Healthcare Group to offer large corporate health insurance customers access to over 1,000 general practitioners.

Core Components of Microsoft Teams – Part 3 – Office 365 Groups

Perficient

This time we’ll discuss all things Office 365 groups including how Teams leverages Office 365 groups. In a nutshell, Office 365 Groups is a membership service that gets broken down into 3 steps: A user creates a new Office 365 Group for collaboration and in turn they utilize several different applications (Outlook, Teams, Yammer, SharePoint, and Groups itself). This group consists of identity, resource URL’s, owners, and members. Yammer Group.

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Telehealth group practice offers free care to seniors nationwide during crisis

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

CCS Healthcare is a telehealth practice that has been delivering telehealth care extensively throughout Western Pennsylvania and New Jersey since 2016. It delivers care to assisted living facilities through on-site visits performed by its physician assistants, nurse practitioners and physicians.

Escaping From an Energy Canyon

Healthcare IT Today

Over the years, I’ve observed many different patient focus groups on everything from backpain to breast or prostate cancer, or kidney disease. They’re always interesting, sometimes riveting.

Medical Group Practices Struggle with MIPS, According to New MGMA Report

Healthcare IT Today

On Monday, the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) released the Annual Regulatory Burden Report at their Annual Conference.

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Key Technology Trends for Medical Groups from #MGMA19AC

Healthcare IT Today

An informal poll conducted by Healthcare Scene at the 2019 Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) annual conference, #MGMA19AC, identified several key technology trends for physician practices in the years ahead.

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Payer groups form coalition to push surprise billing reforms

FierceHealthIT

Two of the biggest insurance industry groups have teamed up to advocate for policies related to surprise billing.

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In a COVID-19 hotspot, a physicians group deploys a free triage and telehealth tool

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Physicians of Southwest Washington has been implementing health IT vendor Innovaccer’s COVID-19 Management System, a tool the vendor has been offering provider organizations free to help manage and care for patients during the pandemic. The state of Washington is one of the areas in the U.S,

Medisafe inks deal with Lash group to integrate medication management system

Mobi Health News

The platform employs machine learning and predictive analytics to personalize the reminders, as well as pinpoint patients who are at-risk.

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