January, 2020

Both physicians and patients need to stop viewing technological tools as threats

KevinMD

A recent study published in Science, one of the world’s leading academic journals, found that a predictive health care algorithm discriminated against black patients.

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The Internet of Teeth – The Growth of Oral Health at CES 2020

Health Populi

The presence of health and medicine is growing at CES, the annual conference of all-things-tech for consumers.

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Toilets as Proxy for Tech Culture – From Japan to JP Morgan

Digital Health

I just got back from a phenomenal two-week vacation in Japan, a place I had never been before. If you haven’t been to Japan, you really have to go. It was incredible. There is everything from ancient history to modern marvels, as well as the most welcoming of people and fab food galore. I could […].

Proteus parts ways with Otsuka as it pivots toward oncology, infectious disease treatment adherence

Mobi Health News

The pharma company walks away with the full license for Proteus' mental health treatment adherence technology

Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

Multi-Year Strategic Partnership with Banner Health, eVisit, and VeeMed Improves Healthcare Access

eVisit

Banner Health VeeMed partnership Banner Health Telehealth Network Acute Virtual Care virtual primary care virtual urgent care tele-behavioral health

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Lobbying fight intensifies in interop rules

Morning eHealth

FDA describes tech plans — DHS in 'first phase' of EHR implementation

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“Digital Health Is An Ecosystem of Ecosystems” – CTA’s 2020 Trends to Watch Into the Data Age

Health Populi

In CTA’s 2020 Consumer Tech Forecast launched yesterday at Media Day 1 at CES, Steve Koenig VP of Research, said that, “digital health is an ecosystem of ecosystems.”.

LeanIX Named to Boston’s ‘Best Places to Work’ List for 2020

LeanIX

We’re thrilled to be included in Built In Boston's 2020 list of 'Best Places to Work.' It’s an amazing way to start off the new year! Awareness

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Stanford Medicine: Physicians, medical students are interested in digital health, data-driven care

Mobi Health News

More often than not, survey respondents said that patient data collected using apps, wearables or other consumer-friendly sources are clinically valuable

Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

How Drinking Plenty of Water Improves Your Diabetes Health

Insulin Nation

An alarming number of Americans are “perpetually dehydrated” according to the Institute of Medicine. And if you’re one of them, chances are that dehydration is affecting your blood sugars and other more subtle aspects critical to your daily health.

More ways to provide care: Telehealth’s leaps in 2019

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The TytoHome is a device that can accurately capture exam data on lungs, ears, eyes and other vitals routinely during any doctor visit. Equipped with a camera for video conferencing, it enables physicians to perform remote checkups.

Questions prompt potential privacy expansion in interop rule

Morning eHealth

Where’s the telehealth rule? — AI and drug development

What HealthyThinker Is Thinking About Health at CES 2020

Health Populi

Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

CES 2020: Ten Intriguing New Technologies for Older Adults    

Aging in Place Technology Watch

CES 2020 – walking the land of the new. What has 170,000 attendees, long lines, baffling arrangements of booth numbers across multiple, gigantic locations and more robots than you can shake a motion sensor at? That was CES 2020.

Medirom partners with MATRIX industries to deliver world’s first self-powered health monitoring smartband

Mobi Health News

Medirom, a healthtech company based in Japan, has announced that at CES 2020 it will be working with MATRIX Industries, a Silicon Valley material science company, to deliver the world’s first health monitoring smartband named MOTHER that never requires charging.

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Increase new and retained patient revenue and reduce avoidable ED visits with Virtual Care

eVisit

More Brick and Mortar Clinics Won’t Increase Revenue or Retention. Today’s patients are savvy consumers preferring the convenience of available-anytime healthcare, via their mobile devices. They often don’t have the option to take time off from work to sit in a medical office and wait to be seen.

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Portugal showcases national telehealth plan with patients at the center

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Portugal is making big leaps in telehealth development with the newly introduced National Strategic Telehealth Plan (PENTS), the first document in the National Health System in Portugal and one of the first of its kind in the world.

Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

HHS’ 5-year IT plan and other notes from HITAC

Morning eHealth

Warner probes unsecured medical images from military centers — Do we need a Human Screenome Project

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Living in Digital Healthcare Times – Kicking off #DigitalHealthCES & #CES2020

Health Populi

Today is Day 1 of two Media Days at #CES2020 in Las Vegas, kicking off this manic week of the Consumer Electronics Show at the Mandalay Bay convention center.

First Do No Harm: The Ethics of Healthcare in 2020

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Adrian Johansen, freelance writer; @AdrianJohanse18. It’s perhaps the greatest gift a person can have, but we usually take it for granted until it’s gone.

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Biotechnology and medicine startups top the Innovators Under 35 Europe list

Mobi Health News

The annual awards lauded 19 entrepreneurs for developing cutting-edge medical technologies

Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Healthcare Buzzwords That Should Be Retired in 2020

Healthcare IT Today

We love buzzwords and catch-phrases in healthcare don’t we? Everyone wants to “bend the cost curve” by “breaking down silos”. We are all working towards “personalized medicine” by deploying “predictive analytics” and “big data” using “cloud computing”.

VA seeing substantial growth in telehealth, key patient engagement tools

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The U.S. Department of veterans affairs has been making major investments in innovating its technology and infrastructure in recent years.

What's next for voice technology in healthcare?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Change is ahead, perhaps sooner than we think. One of the more striking aspects of the flood of Voice First innovations is the near-feverish pace – predictions turn into practice faster than a device can say “Hello.”

The Heart of Health at CES 2020 – Evidence & Innovation Bridge Consumers and Doctors

Health Populi

The digital health presence at CES 2020 is the fastest-growing segment of consumer technologies at the Show this year, increasing by 25% over 2019. Heart-focused technologies are a big part of that growth story.

Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

New Age EHRs: Required Features and Functionalities To Ensure Patient and Physician Satisfaction

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kali Durgampudi, chief technology, innovation officer, Greenway Health. The electronic health record (EHR) industry continues to undergo a significant transformation, with many physicians asking themselves whether they consider their EHR a friend or a foe. In too many cases, medical staff feel their EHR works against them, not for them. In fact, according to […].

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MyHealthTeams launches new resources for pregnant women with MS

Mobi Health News

The new tool was designed in partnership with EMD Serono, and aims to give expecting moms information about managing multiple sclerosis during pregnancy.

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Adventures in Discharge (Mis)management

Healthcare IT Today

The following story concerns a small slip in discharge planning — really, a tiny issue in the grand scheme of things. But since I’m the patient affected by the slip, you won’t be surprised to learn that it feels pretty important to me.