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G Medical Innovations receives $20.5M to grow US, international remote monitoring business

Mobi Health News

The Cayman Islands-based company is looking to add 20 new international sales representatives to its existing five by the end of next year

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Getting on the apps to fight STIs

Morning eHealth

Jayapal latest lawmaker to press Google on Ascension deal — Azar-Verma feud escalates

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Quarterly Thought Conference: Why the Need for Research in Health Care Technology?

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Join us as Elizabeth Krupinski, PhD, Professor and Vice Chair of Research, Radiology and Imaging Sciences at Emory University discusses “human factors” in the development of digital health. Click here for registration information: [link].

Empowering patients with easy-access remote monitoring

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Empowering patients with easy-access remote monitoring Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

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.

Proteus furloughed majority of employees last month after collapse of $100M funding round

Mobi Health News

The employees were brought back after the company secured $5 million in emergency funding, but CNBC's report suggests that several are now looking elsewhere for work

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10 Risks of Nurse Disengagement

HealthStream

Nurse engagement measures the degree to which a nurse is committed to their job, the organization for which they work, and the nursing profession as a whole. When nurses become disengaged, patient care can definitely suffer

Developing health tech for missons to the moon and beyond

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Quality and Safety Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Developing health tech for missons to the moon and beyond Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

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Amazon Web Services Offering Direct-To-EHR Transcription

Healthcare IT Today

Amazon Web Services has introduced a new line of business focused on tackling in on one of the most vexing day-to-day problems physicians face.

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HIStalk Interviews Doug Cusick, CEO, TransformativeMed

HIStalk Interviews

Doug Cusick, PharmD is president and CEO of TransformativeMed of. Interviews

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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.

Comparison Is the New Key To Excellence: What Health Plans Can Do To Boost Enrollments

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, CEO, Innovaccer. After the enactment of the Affordable Care Act, insurers had to cut down on the “cherry-picking” of members and not provide insurance to just low-risk individuals. To some extent, the scope for earning high-profit margins had decreased for health insurance companies. This rule created an imperative for them to look […].

Wigan Council’s Deal 2030: harnessing digital

Digital Leaders HealthTech

Harnessing the power of digital is a core element of Wigan Council’s strategy for the next 10 years; Deal 2030. Under the umbrella of ‘Confidently Digital’, we want to help our residents prepare for the future and take every opportunity to improve their lives through digital innovation. We already have a number of initiatives in place that have laid a foundation for that journey. Some of these have been operating for a number of years now and are delivering tangible results.

7 Lessons Learned from the Career of Gus Malezis, CEO of Imprivata

Healthcare IT Today

Gus Malezis, President and CEO of Imprivata, has been at the head of the company since 2016 where he’s focused on creating a sustainable company that’s driven to improve healthcare.

Telepsych and Mental Health in the Workplace

GlobalMed

We’re in the thick of the holiday season. That means a euphoric time of year for most of us but it can also be pretty stressful – especially if you’re hosting a big family gathering or racing to meet end of year deadlines.

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.

Three Healthcare Trends To Watch In 2020

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Blaise Wabo, associate director, A-LIGN. As the technology industry continues to experience continuous, rapid change and advancements, other industries are faced with the challenge of incorporating these new technologies, creating rules and regulations in order to ensure the safety and privacy of consumers and businesses. In 2020, technology will continue to lead to new […].

House Democrat presses Google on health data collection in wake of Ascension deal

FierceHealthIT

Tech giant Google continues to face Congressional scrutiny about its collection and use of sensitive health data in a project with Ascension. Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash.,

Trends Likely To Affect Healthcare Technology In the Year Ahead

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Response by Kristin Simonini, vice president of product, Applause. Healthcare has long been looked at as a laggard when it comes to adopting digital services. Part of that is due to the stringent regulations of the industry and the sensitivity surrounding personally identifiable information. Part of the blame, however, falls on healthcare providers themselves. As more […].

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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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.

2020 Is Time For Prioritizing Information Security

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Response by Christopher Gerg, CISO and vice president of cyber risk management, Gillware. With 2020 nearly upon us, I am finding that many organizations are doing a poor job of prioritizing information security risks appropriately. Part of this is a product of how the information is presented and the context within which it is presented. […].

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Fitbit partners with WellCare of Georgia's Medicaid plan with focus on chronic disease management

FierceHealthIT

Fitness tracker company Fitbit is teaming up with a Medicaid plan in Georgia to encourage beneficiaries to better manage their chronic conditions. Marking the company's first partnership with a Medicaid plan, Fitbit is working with WellCare of Georgia to arm Medicaid enrollees with Type 2 diabetes with a Fitbit Inspire device

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