Sicker Consumers Are More Willing to Share Health Data

Health Populi

People dealing with chronic conditions are keener to share personally-generated data than people that don’t have a chronic disease, Deloitte’s 2018 Survey of U.S> > Health Care Consumers learned.

New NHS mental health data hub, Babylon Healthcheck and more UK digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

NHS Digital introduces new mental health data hub, Babylon creates new Healthcheck feature, institute launches £3m competition paving the way for a UK-wide infrastructure for health data research and EY releases preliminary findings from survey on digital health attitudes

Startups Plan the Health Data Gold Rush

Lloyd Price

Then they collate and sell this information to pharmaceutical companies and others who rely on such data for research and marketing. Until now, the proceeds from the booming health data–brokering industry have seldom been seen by the people who contribute the information in the first place.

The Single Market for Healthcare in Europe: Learnings for the U.S.

Health Populi

When I’m in the UK later this week, I’ll address the challenge for the UK, Brexit and the National Health Service. Two key issues are in my work-radar this trip: digital health cross-border, and health innovation funding.

Accenture publishes final patient-generated health data report for ONC

Mobi Health News

In January, Accenture completed its two-year contract with the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to create a white paper to advise the industry about implementing patient-generated health data

API expands health data into risk scores, but are consumers ready for it?

Mobi Health News

Matt Park, the general manager of the Swiss-based Dacadoo Americas, explains how the company’s health scoring app works and their bet consumers also want to calculate their real time health risks with a new component of the open API

The Health Data Life Cycle: 7 Key Stages To Success In Value-Based Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The article The Health Data Life Cycle: 7 Key Stages To Success In Value-Based Care appeared first on Editorial data capture electronic health records MACRA MIPS Primaris Richard A.

Humana to broaden digital health, data analytics efforts at new Boston location

Mobi Health News

Humana is launching a new center for digital health and analytics, which could eventually employ about 250 people to develop new data-driven technologies to advance its healthcare initiatives for plan members. Heather Cox will lead the effort as Humana's newly minted chief digital health and analytics officer, reporting to CEO Bruce Broussard

Google, Fitbit collaboration aims to deliver comprehensive health data to care teams

Mobi Health News

Fitbit and Google have entered a partnership focused on better leveraging wearables and cloud-based technologies for digital health, the companies announced this morning. The effort will be largely focused on refining EHRs to give medical practitioners a comprehensive look into a patient’s health during treatment, according to a statement from Fitbit

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JAMA study examines variation in type, extent of health data breaches over time


How much damage does a single healthcare data breach cause? Consider who was attacked, when and how, says a new study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital

Hacking humans: Jane Metcalfe talks neobiology, consumers' role in health data

Mobi Health News

Humans have hacked all sorts of computer systems, but now we are starting to hack ourselves — specifically, our health and biology. “We We [are at] the dawn of what I call the neobiological revolution, which I define as the accelerating movement of ways to use technology and biology to alter the human race,” Jane Metcalfe, founder of Wired and editor and chief of NEO.LIFE. told MobiHealthNews. “It It is also the next stage of the digital revolution

Disruption Is Healthcare’s New Normal

Health Populi

asked by François de Brantes, Executive Director of the Health Care Incentives Improvement Institute. health care industry wonks (including me) have used the “d” word in conversation, presentation, and prognostication. Reaction Data asked.

Personalized Medicine: Consumer Concerns About Coverage, Affordability and Privacy

Health Populi

” When the concept of therapies tailored to individual patients is explained, most people like the idea of diagnostic tools that can identify biological markers and marry to personal medical records data to help determine medical treatments that best fit them.

Harnessing NHS Health Data : how patients and tax-payers can benefit from the advent of Digital Healthcare

Lloyd Price

The NHS has long been a leader in collecting data, from comprehensive Hospital Episode Statistics to world-class clinical registries – but without necessarily harnessing their full potential. In a new global healthcare data race, we need to be careful the NHS isn’t left behind.

Top Ten Tech Trends 2018: A Patient-Generated Health Data Future is Becoming a Reality

Healthcare Guys

Healthcare and tech companies, from UPMC to Apple to many others, see the benefit in collecting patient data in non-traditional ways. Rajiv Leventhal, Managing Editor.

Next-gen clinical decision support tools: Analytics and health data in the EHR workflow

Healthcare Guys

CDS vendors are working to incorporate AI and machine learning into their products to boost diagnostics, imaging, pathology and radiology.

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Think Like a LEGO Builder in Healthcare – Considering PwC’s New Health Economy Vision

Health Populi

Expect “new combinations” of industry actors and technologies to reorganize and re-imagine healthcare, with an eye on both price and investments in customer experience (CX), PwC envisions in their latest report on The New Health Economy in the Age of Disruption.

Will Industry Outsiders Save Healthcare Dollars Through Data?

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The article Will Industry Outsiders Save Healthcare Dollars Through Data? Editorial Health Data Management Luke Bonney RedoxBy Luke Bonney, co-founder and CEO, Redox.

Why CU Anschutz Medical Campus Migrated to Google Cloud


Our healthcare team has been working with the University of Colorado over the past couple of years to overcome critical data challenges in healthcare… and the results are exciting. On-premises data warehouse was costly and non-scalable. Integrating vast amounts of clinical data.


CMS launches new initiatives to expand patient access to health data, plans ‘complete overhaul’ of Meaningful Use


Seema Verma announced two new initiatives from CMS aimed at giving patients access to their health data by opening up claims data to app developers. The agency also plans to overhaul the Meaningful Use program to place more emphasis on interoperability

Health Data Privacy Shouldn’t Mean “Stuff your health information in your mattress” [Quote]

E-CareManagement Blog

Our focus has been to figure out how to accommodate the 5% of patients that get their peace of mind knowing that they have absolute control of every piece of their data. Our focus really should be on the 95% that get their peace of mind knowing that when they show up in the ER, all of their data will be there. The post Health Data Privacy Shouldn’t Mean “Stuff your health information in your mattress” [Quote] appeared first on e-CareManagement blog.

Health IT Roundup—Amazon gets health data with PillPack purchase; HIPAA criminal charges on the rise


Beyond an online pharmacy, Amazon's acquisition of PillPack offers up a trove of new data, which comes with new compliance concerns. Plus, HIPAA criminal prosecutions are on the rise and Cerner settles another lawsuit tied to overtime pay


The FDA launches #openFDA to give access to public health data

Medicine and Technology

Yesterday, the FDA announced a new initiative called openFDA to give developers, health care researchers, clinicians, and the public access to important public health data. OpenFDA utilizes a search-based Application Program Interface (API) to collect large amounts of existing publicly available data, offering developers the ability to search through text within that data, ranking results much like a search using Google would do.

Coming Soon… The New Mobile Age

The cHealth Blog

This is gratifying personally, but also brings in new audience members and broadens the discussion about connected health. Given the warm reception The Internet of Healthy Things received, I have also been working on a new book which we’ll release this fall at the Connected Health Conference.

The Path to Scale for Digital Therapeutics

The cHealth Blog

There are now many examples of how a digital intervention can have the same or better clinical outcome as a chemical therapeutic, demonstrating the power of connected health, particularly in the realm of lifestyle-related chronic illness.

Health IT Roundup—Google, Fitbit launch health data partnership; VA-Cerner deal stymied by Florida doctor and more


Google and Fitbit are launching a new partnership to feed wearable data into EHRs; telehealth companies including American Well announced several new acquisitions; the VA-Cerner deal is being held up by a mysterious physician who has the ear of President Trump; plus more news of note from the health IT industry

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

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Virtua Health’s Orthopedic Patient Care Journey. Working closely with Wellbe, Virtua customized their CarePath with their own health history and sleep apnea surveys, scheduling and care plan content (delivered via “CareCards”).

Text-based survey offers accurate, real-time health info during Ebola outbreak, study says

Mobi Health News

The technology is widely adopted in developing countries and appears to be a reliable source of health data during crisis, according to researchers

VA-Cerner numbers skyrocket

Morning eHealth

Medicare, Medicaid Commissions report on telehealth — Jared and Seema forge ahead on health data

Three Big Questions for Stage 3 & Patient Engagement

Chilmark Research

In a few short weeks, the Health IT Policy Committee (HITPC) is set to deliver an official recommendation on the topic of Stage 3’s patient engagement requirements to the ONC. care partners or those who assist them) to help address a health concern.”.

#PGHD: Buzzword to Business

Chilmark Research

This week, I read an article from February that provided an overview of the health IT infrastructure required for population health management (PHM). Is there more that goes into “a 360 degree view” of our health? Device Generated Data.

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

Consumer eHealth Engagement

“We wanted to go beyond supporting patients when they needed care to becoming part of our patients’ every day health.” While conducting marketing research, Carolinas HealthCare learned about consumers use of different wearables and tools to track activity, fitness, nutrition, sleep and health issues and heard about their frustrations having information housed into various apps. All that data is being stored in separate apps.

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. She first learned from her employer about the Accolade platform and health advisor service last summer.

Cleveland Clinic puts EHR data onto iPhone with Apple Health Records

Mobi Health News

Cleveland Clinic announced Monday that its patients can now access their personal health data on their iPhones with the Health Records feature.

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.

Blockchain being put to work by IBM, Intel, CDC to combat opioid epidemic

Mobi Health News

Add this to blockchain’s growing list of innovative use cases: tracking prescription and population health data

Carolinas HealthCare System Pilots Prevent PreDiabetes Program via Virtual Group Coaching

Consumer eHealth Engagement

OMADA HEALTH CONSUMER VIEW. Carolinas HealthCare System (CHS) was approached by Omada Health with a solution. Prevent Program includes: Short online health assessment to determine if you are a candidate.

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

Consumer eHealth Engagement

As an innovative healthcare organization, Ochsner, a large Louisiana- based health network with 12 hospitals, 40 clinicians and an a 1,000+ Physician Group Practice, is committed to helping consumers use mobile and wearable connected health tools for self- management and care collaboration.

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. In the December 2014 PwC Health Research Institute (HRI) Report, two relevant health directions are described.

Presentation: A high-level look at API security

Mobi Health News

Andrew Crabtree, Google Cloud Customer Engineer, gives a detailed presentation on the API threat landscape, security practices, and fresh tips on how to secure your API application to keep vulnerable health data secure

PatientsLikeMe, FDA explore how patient-generated data could help event reporting

Mobi Health News

Protecting PHI on Devices: Essential Steps

Healthcare Guys

Evidation Health brings in $30M, launches new data analytics platform

Mobi Health News

San Mateo, California-based health data analytics company Evidation Health announced today that it has raised $30 million in Series C funding.