Health IT and Vegas: Made for Each Other

Digital Health

I was in Las Vegas at HIMSS this last week, which, for the uninitiated, is a veritable orgy of health information technology (HIT). It’s a long way from 1998, I’ll tell you.

Health IT Startup: Intiva Health

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Intiva Health is the first truly integrated career platform for healthcare professionals. It redefines the medical credentialing process by making it faster, more efficient and more secure.

Nudging Patients to Use EHRs: Moving Toward a Tipping Point for Consumer Health IT

Health Populi

patients were offered online access to their health records by providers or insurers, and one-half of them accessed the EHR at least once in the last year. So why don’t patients use online health records yet? Half of U.S.

Health IT Startup: Babyscripts

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Babyscripts is a virtual care platform for prenatal care powered by mobile apps that drive better patient decision making, IOT devices for remote monitoring, and a host of population health tools to give providers access to patient data in real time. Founders’ story It seems unlikely that two childless bachelors, with no healthcare experience, would […].

Health IT Startup: Shivom

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The article Health IT Startup: Shivom appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Unlocking the genomic code to usher in a new era of medical technology.

Part One: A Look Back on Health IT in 2017

Mobile Health Matters

As we enter a new year, it is important to celebrate the industry’s successes in 2017, and reflect on the ways these changes, incidents, and regulations both pushed health IT forward and established a foundation for 2018.

Our 2018 Health IT Wish List

HiTech Answers

By Mobile Health Matters - The healthcare IT industry enters 2018 with a lot of potential, along with the need to overcome structures that have historically stunted progress. What is on our health IT wish list? The post Our 2018 Health IT Wish List appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News. Health Information Technology AirStrip Angela Pierce Aparna Bala Health IT Innovation Interoperability Mobile Health Matters Nancy Pratt

Health IT groups happy with the omnibus

Morning eHealth

Verma previews Medicare agenda — Calls for MACRA reform fall on deaf ears

Nurse-Physician Collaboration: Harnessing the Power of Health IT to Improve Patient Outcomes

Mobile Health Matters

As health systems focused on ensuring doctors had access to state-of-the-art health IT to monitor their patients when they couldn’t be at the bedside, the quality of tools and pace of adoption for nursing solutions did not keep up.

Verily's Dr. Josh Mandel looks back at the birth of SMART Health IT

Mobi Health News

Now the Health IT lead at Alphabet subsidiary Verily, Dr. Joshua Mandel was part of the team that created SMART Health IT, the open, standards-based platform that many health developers now use to build apps. But all that started when he got sick of some grunt work he was assigned as a medical student

Life without the feds in health IT safety

Morning eHealth

Shulkin safe? — SEC cracks down on Theranos’s Holmes

House Subcommittee Advances Health IT Opioid Bills

Healthcare Informatics

The House Energy and Commerce Health subcommittee on Wednesday passed a slate of bills aimed at addressing the nation’s opioid crisis, and many of the bills involved electronic health records (EHRs) and telemedicine. The bills will now go to the full committee for a vote

How to Make Healthcare More Intelligent and Trustworthy: Accenture’s Digital Health Tech Vision 2018

Health Populi

The proliferation and evolution of digital technologies in health care have the potential to do good or harm, depending on their application. Doing good and abstaining from doing harm can engender trust between patients, providers, and other stakeholders in health.

Digital Health: Caveat Emptor, Caveat Venditor, To Infinity and Beyond!

Digital Health

The digital health rocket seems to have gotten supercharged lately, at least when it comes to fundraising. billion (Rock Health’s count) or $2.5 billion (Startup Health’s count) was plowed into digital health companies […]. Caveat Emptor, Caveat Venditor. That is my official blog post foreshadowing. Depending on who you ask, either $1.62 billion (Mercom) or $2.8

A Look Back on Health IT in 2017

HiTech Answers

By Mobile Health Matters - 2017 was a roller-coaster ride for healthcare, marked by exciting innovation, damaging cyberattacks, periods of lulls and disruptive change. The post A Look Back on Health IT in 2017 appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News. Health Information Technology AirStrip Angela Pierce Aparna Bala Mobile Health Matters Nancy Pratt

Health IT Issues that Deserve a Second Read – January 2018

HiTech Answers

The post Health IT Issues that Deserve a Second Read – January 2018 appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News. Health Information Technology Anshu Jindal Art Gross Dr. Nick van Terheyden Jeffrey Shuren Kayla Matthews Lee Horner Matthew Fisher Mobile Health Matters Nancy Pratt Sarianne Gruber Scott Gottlieb MD Top Guest PostsThe thought leaders in our community are good about sharing their thoughts on the issues of today.

Get ready for National Health IT Week #NHITWeek

Medicine and Technology

Sept 16-20 is National Health IT Week. You can follow updates on Twitter by using #NHITWeek This year's theme for the Blog Carnival is "the Value of Health IT." Also, don't miss these " 9 Ways to Leverage Social Media for National Health IT Week ".

CMS Issues Guidance to States on Using Health IT to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Healthcare Informatics

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently issued guidance to state Medicaid programs emphasizing the role of health IT in addressing the opioid crisis and highlighting funding sources for telemedicine and prescription drug monitoring programs

House E&C, Senate HELP feel out health IT’s role in opioid crisis

Morning eHealth

Ronny Jackson hearing tentatively set — FDA approves first AI software for retinopathy

Health IT Now Forms Opioid Safety Alliance with Tech-Centric Agenda

Healthcare Informatics

Health IT Now has launched its Opioid Safety Alliance with the aim to advance technology-enabled solutions to combat the scourge of opioid misuse

Rural Health IT Workforce Program

Medicine and Technology

Want to improve health care in rural communities? Be a part of the Rural Health IT Workforce Program. government health it rural health

Health IT, mental health groups back bill to eliminate telehealth restrictions for opioid treatment

FierceHealthIT

Health IT and behavioral health groups are backing Senate legislation that would allow Medicare beneficiaries to receive opioid addiction treatment via telehealth. The groups told lawmakers current restrictions “significantly limit the number of telebehavioral health visits available in Medicare

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.

Building Trust and Truth in Patient Social Networks

Health Populi

” Trust and truth underpin health engagement, we learned in the first Edelman Health Engagement Barometer launched ten years ago. Social networks are useful in health care delivery, virtually all healthcare stakeholders agreed.

Nurse-Physician Collaboration: Harnessing the Power of Health IT to Improve Patient Outcomes

HiTech Answers

As health systems focused on ensuring doctors had access to state-of-the-art health IT to monitor their patients when they couldn’t be at the bedside. The post Nurse-Physician Collaboration: Harnessing the Power of Health IT to Improve Patient Outcomes appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News. Health Information Technology AirStrip Aparna Bala Mobile Health Matters nurse-physician collaboration

3 Health IT Infographics You Need To Read Today

BHM Healthcare Solutions

This week’s round up includes everything from Health IT trends to the trends of Health IT purchasing. CDW Healthcare published this informational and beautiful infograhic on the Health IT Trends for 2015 and how they impact and support patient empowerment.

How the Latest on Facebook and the “Deep State” Could Undermine Patient Data Sharing and AI

Health Populi

health citizens think a Deep State exists, but over 50% of people are worried that the U.S. “Fundamentally, health and healthcare are about trust,” Dr. Rhee said. And with it, the Holy Grail that techno-optimists expect AI will bring to healthcare.

Health IT Workflow Stories at HIMSS 2016

Healthcare Guys

The king of workflow, Charles Webster (@wareflo), talks about the various health IT workflow and workflow technologies.

Re-Imagining Healthcare – a Lesson from Von Clausewitz in the Fog of War

Health Populi

Governor Mark Leavitt, who held the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services under President Bush, offered this advice at the recent Liberation 2018 conference hosted by Medecision.

Study Finds Health IT Adoption Has Positive Effect on Medical Outcomes

Healthcare Informatics

In a recently published study, two healthcare researchers analyzed the effect of the adoption of health information technology on medical outcomes since 2011

Federal prosecutors warn of fraud risks for health IT

FierceHealthIT

With more startups entering the healthcare industry, executives need to understand the impact of fraud and abuse laws that can lead to civil and criminal penalties, two federal prosecutors told audience members at the HIMSS conference in Las Vegas, including one DOJ attorney that led the eClinicalWorks investigation

Using Design to Liberate Healthcare; Learning from Dr. Andrew Chacko and Tan Le

Health Populi

And designing information to make it beautiful, useable, meaningful. I’ll link that to the Medecision portal here once it’s live online. .

Consumer Trust, Privacy and Healthcare – Considering #HIMSS18 in the Stark Light of Facebook and Cambridge Analytica

Health Populi

We who work in healthcare must pose the questions: going forward, how trusting will patients, consumers and caregivers be sharing their personal health information (PHI)? Cyber-breaches are a new-normal in health care. What a difference a couple of weeks make….

GE Healthcare sells off health IT unit for $1B

FierceHealthIT

The divestiture comes as GE is making an effort to slim down its offerings in healthcare to focus on AI and data analytics The deal with private-equity firm Veritas Capital includes GE Healthcare’s revenue cycle, workforce management and ambulatory care management solutions.

Five Steps to Picking the Right Partner to Succeed in Value-Based Care Delivery

Mobile Health Matters

The march toward value-based care has prompted a seemingly endless number of vendors to claim they have the ‘secret sauce’ that will help health systems and vendor partners succeed in an ever-evolving market. Healthcare IT vendors often come and go, especially in today’s market.

Don't miss the iHT2 Health IT Summits

Medicine and Technology

iHT2 has a series of Health IT Summits throughout the country, so don't miss the next one coming to your region. Each year, the Institute for Health Technology Transformation (iHT²) hosts a series of events & programs which promote improvements in the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare through information and information technology. iHT² events include a variety of guest speakers and keynotes representing many diverse sectors within health care.

Change Agents: How CHIME’s Team Is Shaping Health IT Policy

Health System CIO

It may not always have been the hot topic on Capitol Hill, but these days, policymakers are very interested in health IT, says Leslie Krigstein, who talks about the key issues on CIOs' minds, and how CHIME’s Public Policy team is looking to play more offense and less defense.

Get ready for National Health IT Week Sept 26-30 #NHITWeek

Medicine and Technology

Have a health IT story to share? National Health IT Week is Sept 26-30 so be sure to follow #NHITWeek and join others who are sharing their passion about health IT! Learn more here: [link

How One Hospital System Baked Love Into Their Health App

Health Populi

On July 18, 2017, Neil Gomes, Chief Digital Officer at Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health in Philadelphia, tweeted this: When I saw this tweet, I was especially struck by Gomes’s phrase, “Designed & developed with heart/love by my @DICEGRP.”

Health IT Roundup—Omada Health achieves CDC recognition; FDA launches addiction innovation challenge

FierceHealthIT

FDA launches an addiction innovation challenge and approves an AI-based tool to identify wrist fractures; Omada Health secures milestone recognition; Athenahealth CEO Jonathan Bush apologizes for past misconduct; plus more health IT news of note