Beyond The Four, Don’t Count Out the ”W’s” for Healthcare Innovation: Walgreens and Walmart

Health Populi

**While Amazon and Google get lots of positive PR and media attention as major healthcare industry disruptors, don’t forget about the two big “W’s,” Walgreens and Walmart, in the healthcare innovator mix. Baptist Health, Jacksonville, Florida. Piedmont Healthcare, Atlanta.

Streamlining Healthcare Innovation: Working Together to Improve Digital Health Regulations

Mobile Health Matters

This is a watershed moment in healthcare. From leadless pacemakers to mobile applications that advance telehealth access , digital innovation is at an all-time high. The problem is that our current speed of regulatory approval for these innovations simply cannot keep up.

Part Two: Our 2018 Health IT Wish List

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? This continues to be a daily concern for clinicians and healthcare leaders.

Part One: A Look Back on Health IT in 2017

Mobile Health Matters

2017 was a roller-coaster ride for healthcare, marked by exciting innovation, damaging cyberattacks, periods of lulls and disruptive change. In 2017, many hospitals were conservative in their IT investments due to healthcare reform uncertainties.

Streamlining Healthcare Innovation: Working Together to Improve Digital Health Regulations

HiTech Answers

By Desiree Crawford - This is a watershed moment in healthcare. The post Streamlining Healthcare Innovation: Working Together to Improve Digital Health Regulations appeared first on HITECH Answers: Meaningful Use, EHR, HIPAA News. Health Information Technology AirStrip Desiree Crawford Digital Health Health IT Innovation Mobile Health Matters

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Reflecting on IT’s Transformation of Healthcare

Mobile Health Matters

As we celebrate National Health IT Week , it is incredible to realize how health technology tools are transforming every facet of patient care. In healthcare, everyone has their own product, but there is no requirement that they speak to one another.

Three Ways Technology Can Address Healthcare’s Growing Pains

Mobile Health Matters

Science and medicine continue to advance at an astonishing rate thanks to technological innovation. We have already seen digital health solutions that promise to transform patient care in our lifetime. This way, the equipment will be available when they need it most.

Back to the Future: The Future of Healthcare is Now

New Age Healthcare

Healthcare had no data before. Healthcare had no records of patients’ history. Then one day… Health care became costlier and non-interoperable. It was a long day for the physician at the office. The physician even made use of those EHRs, fellow health systems were using.

Back to the Future: The Future of Healthcare is Now

New Age Healthcare

Healthcare had no data before. Healthcare had no records of patients’ history. Then one day… Health care became costlier and non-interoperable. It was a long day for the physician at the office. The physician even made use of those EHRs, fellow health systems were using.

Anand Oswal, SVP at Cisco, on Building a Better Network – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

I spoke with Anand as part of my ongoing series of fireside chats with healthcare innovation leaders – Harlow on Healthcare , on HealthcareNOW Radio. David Harlow The Harlow Group LLC Health Care Law and Consulting.

Anand Oswal, SVP at Cisco, on Building a Better Network – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

I spoke with Anand as part of my ongoing series of fireside chats with healthcare innovation leaders – Harlow on Healthcare , on HealthcareNOW Radio. David Harlow The Harlow Group LLC Health Care Law and Consulting.

Anand Oswal, SVP at Cisco, on Building a Better Network – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

I spoke with Anand as part of my ongoing series of fireside chats with healthcare innovation leaders – Harlow on Healthcare , on HealthcareNOW Radio. Health Care Law and Consulting. David Harlow The Harlow Group LLC Health Care Law and Consulting.

#DisruptAging with Charlotte Yeh, Chief Medical Officer of AARP Services – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

She is focused on how research can help define improvements in the social determinants of health and the personal determinants of health for older individuals. Health Care Law and Consulting. David Harlow The Harlow Group LLC Health Care Law and Consulting.

#DisruptAging with Charlotte Yeh, Chief Medical Officer of AARP Services – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

She is focused on how research can help define improvements in the social determinants of health and the personal determinants of health for older individuals. David Harlow The Harlow Group LLC Health Care Law and Consulting.

Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian Gropper MD has been a medical device and medical software entrepreneur and advocates for patient control of health data. Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee. Health Care Law and Consulting.

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Adrian Gropper and the HIE of One – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Adrian Gropper MD has been a medical device and medical software entrepreneur and advocates for patient control of health data. Adrian has also devised a mechanism to enable patient control of health data, which he calls The HIE of One Trustee.

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Omri Shor of Medisafe presents targeted medication adherence tools – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

However, Medisafe is also building behavioral science into its service, identifying the reasons for nonadherence for each patient and implementing a plan, and delivering content, that addresses each patient’s issues and motivation effectively, based on a personalized profile.

Omri Shor of Medisafe presents targeted medication adherence tools – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

However, Medisafe is also building behavioral science into its service, identifying the reasons for nonadherence for each patient and implementing a plan, and delivering content, that addresses each patient’s issues and motivation effectively, based on a personalized profile.

Omri Shor of Medisafe presents targeted medication adherence tools – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

However, Medisafe is also building behavioral science into its service, identifying the reasons for nonadherence for each patient and implementing a plan, and delivering content, that addresses each patient’s issues and motivation effectively, based on a personalized profile.

Omri Shor of Medisafe presents targeted medication adherence tools – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

However, Medisafe is also building behavioral science into its service, identifying the reasons for nonadherence for each patient and implementing a plan, and delivering content, that addresses each patient’s issues and motivation effectively, based on a personalized profile.

Ed Marx, Cleveland Clinic CIO – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

He works to develop leaders and leverage digital healthcare technologies to enable superior business and clinical outcomes. My excuse for speaking with Ed was HIMSS’ recent recognition of the Cleveland Clinic with a Davies Award (read all about it at the link). We kicked off our chat with Ed noting that while in the digital age we can be engaged in rapid innovation and improvement, there is no particular endpoint. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Joyce Lee, Doctor As Designer talks design thinking — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Joyce Lee MD MPH brings design thinking to academic medicine, and is making a difference in the lives of patients and clinicians by bringing them together in a learning health system. She notes that the the design process works best when it is iterative and participatory.

Joyce Lee, Doctor As Designer talks design thinking — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Joyce Lee MD MPH brings design thinking to academic medicine, and is making a difference in the lives of patients and clinicians by bringing them together in a learning health system. She notes that the the design process works best when it is iterative and participatory.

Joyce Lee, Doctor As Designer talks design thinking — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Joyce Lee MD MPH brings design thinking to academic medicine, and is making a difference in the lives of patients and clinicians by bringing them together in a learning health system. She notes that the the design process works best when it is iterative and participatory.

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Joyce Lee, Doctor As Designer talks design thinking — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Joyce Lee MD MPH brings design thinking to academic medicine, and is making a difference in the lives of patients and clinicians by bringing them together in a learning health system. She notes that the the design process works best when it is iterative and participatory.

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Joyce Lee, Doctor As Designer talks design thinking — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Joyce Lee MD MPH brings design thinking to academic medicine, and is making a difference in the lives of patients and clinicians by bringing them together in a learning health system. She notes that the the design process works best when it is iterative and participatory.

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Joyce Lee, Doctor As Designer talks design thinking — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Joyce Lee MD MPH brings design thinking to academic medicine, and is making a difference in the lives of patients and clinicians by bringing them together in a learning health system. She notes that the the design process works best when it is iterative and participatory.

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Joyce Lee, Doctor As Designer talks design thinking — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Joyce Lee MD MPH brings design thinking to academic medicine, and is making a difference in the lives of patients and clinicians by bringing them together in a learning health system. She notes that the the design process works best when it is iterative and participatory.

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Joyce Lee, Doctor As Designer talks design thinking — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Joyce Lee MD MPH brings design thinking to academic medicine, and is making a difference in the lives of patients and clinicians by bringing them together in a learning health system. She notes that the the design process works best when it is iterative and participatory.

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Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside.

Dave Ryan, Intel GM for IoT in Healthcare and the Future of Remote Care – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

My guest for this edition is Dave Ryan, Intel GM for Health and Life Sciences at its Internet of Things Group. IoT is not necessarily just about remote sensors, and in fact the IoT story is two different stories – one inside the health care facility, and one outside.

Moving at the speed of Eugene Borukhovich, Bayer’s Global Head of Digital Health Innovation — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

Eugene is Global Head, Digital Health Incubation and Innovation at Bayer. He observes that if everyone at Bayer were innovating and trying new things, the company would stop running. G4A Ventures: This is the latest piece, focused on bringing a startup from an idea or a field of opportunity to one penny of revenue, while putting the health care consumer at the center, using human-centered design. Health Care Law and Consulting.

Fred Trotter on Data Journalism and Cybersecurity — Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

I caught up with Fred Trotter to talk about his work as a healthcare data journalist and about his service on the federal cybersecurity task force , which issued a report last year. Fred is a health care IT veteran, founder of CareSet Systems and the DocGraph Journal and an alum of multiple successful technical startups. News, NPR, Government Health IT, and Modern Healthcare. We also spoke about the cybersecurity task force and its work last year.

Ruchin Kansal and Strategic Partnerships: To Go Far, Go Together – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

This edition’s topic is strategic partnerships, and I had the chance to speak about them with Ruchin Kansal ( @kansalruchin ), the Digital Business Strategy leader for Healthcare, Insurance and Life Sciences at Virtusa. Ruchin calls it “The 80-80 rule.” Health Care Law and Consulting.