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Clinical trial explores whether video conversations can prevent dementia in isolated seniors

Mobi Health News

Oregon Health & Science University's ongoing study has participants discussing memories and tapping their critical thinking skills multiple times each week

Doctors Against Data Entry: Exploring Systems To Beat Physician Burnout

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Suvas Vajracharya, Ph.D., founder and CEO, Lightning Bolt Solutions.

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Will blockchain become the coin of the medical realm?

KevinMD

First, there was Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency that utilizes blockchain, a decentralized system of data collection and transactions that we are told will defy hacking. Wasn’t the Titanic said to be unsinkable?)

Telemedicine reduces ICU mortality rate at Valley Health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Valley Health, a not-for-profit health system serving West Virginia, Maryland and part of Virginia, was facing two serious challenges for which it was looking for solutions. THE PROBLEM. First, hospitals are facing critical care staffing shortages.

Isn’t It Eyeconic? Vision Care in the Evolving Health Care Ecosystem

Health Populi

The vision/optical industry is one piece of the health/care ecosystem, but the segment has not been as directly impacted by patients’ new consumer muscles until just about now.

New Tech Tonics Podcast – Carolyn Magill – May the Fast, Steep Road Rise Up to Meet You!

Digital Health

Carolyn Magill had planned a life in foreign service or international relations. But it wasn’t until she found herself at the nexus of healthcare and public policy that she realized she found her home. She has now traveled through the worlds of pharma, payers, providers and had leadership positions at companies both large and small. […].

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Omron gets long-awaited FDA nod for combined EKG-blood pressure monitor

Mobi Health News

Partner AliveCor also got a mysterious new FDA clearance

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The Evolution of Self-Care for Consumers – Learning and Sharing at CHPA

Health Populi

Self-care in health goes back thousands of years. Reading from Hippocrates’ Corpus about food and clean air’s role in health sounds contemporary today.

A Perficient Minneapolis Community of Practice Fosters Learning and Collaboration

Perficient

Last year our Minneapolis office pioneered a community of practice called Define and Drive. The group is tailored towards the business consultant and project manager colleagues, with an aim of knowledge sharing on market-relevant skills, and fostering a sense of community.

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Stanford Health Care taps Lumeris for help with value-based senior care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Stanford Health Care is partnering with Lumeris, which develops technology to help health systems manage the demands of value-based reimbursement, for a long-term deal to help it build out its Medicare Advantage plan in Northern California.

AI in healthcare: Not human versus machine, human plus machine

Mobi Health News

Developing effective AI tools for healthcare means working multiple stakeholders and understanding the clinical, according to panelists at GTC in San Jose.

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Medical Issues Are Still The #1 Contributor to Bankruptcy in the U.S.

Health Populi

Medical costs in America are still the top contributor to personal bankruptcy in the U.S., a risk factor in two-thirds of bankruptcies filed between 2013 and 2016.

Stay Connected with Perficient’s Salesforce Experts and News

Perficient

Perficient is the preferred partner for brands thinking about implementing Salesforce for several reasons. We have an incredible wealth of knowledge, a passionately dedicated team, and the history and experience needed to be the true enterprise innovation leader.

It’s time for cameras – nursing homes, assisted living, and home care

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Where the baby (or elderly family member) may be. The WSJ investigation of Care.com has only added a level of urgency about the risky business of finding and placing caregivers in homes.

Apple Heart Study results: Notifications are rare, but often coincide with ECG-confirmed a-fib

Mobi Health News

Among more than 400,000 participants who enrolled in the study, only 0.5 percent ever received an atrial fibrillation alert from the app

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Doctolib : French Startup to Book Doctors Appointments Is Now Worth $1.1 Billion

Lloyd Price

Doctor-appointment booking app Doctolib has been valued at more than a billion dollars after raising new funding, adding to the surge of interest in health-care startups.

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Core Components of Microsoft Teams – Part 4 – SPO & ODfB

Perficient

Hello and welcome back to part 4 of the “Core Components of Microsoft Teams” blog series! Last time we discussed Office 365 Groups and how they are leveraged by Microsoft Teams.

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Gottlieb’s farewell tour continues

Morning eHealth

Congress: letters and hearings — Privacy watch

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AR-controlled robot could help people with motor disabilities with daily tasks

Mobi Health News

In a small study published in PLOS ONE, 80 percent of participants using a surrogate robot achieved clinically meaningful improvement on a modified version of the Action Research Arm Test.

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FHIR, cloud, pop health and social determinants spark new security challenges

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

With increasing buzz around population health and social determinants of health, those two forces are poised to change philosophies around care delivery and how a hospital or health system works to keep the surrounding community healthy.

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Smart View Health Check Simplifying Registry Settings

Perficient

Have you ever been working in Excel using the Smart View addin and when you go to refresh Excel crashes or your retrieval stops? Well, one contributor could be your internet registry settings. I can hear you saying: “What? Internet settings cannot be the issue… I’m working in Excel!”

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Four Ways Telemedicine Can help Reduce Readmission Rates.

eVisit

Readmissions = Penalties. Has your hospital ever had a percentage of its Medicare payments withheld because of poor readmission rates? If so, you are not alone.

FDA co-sponsors horror video game to scare teens away from cigarettes

Mobi Health News

The free game evokes inflamed organs, tar-filled pits and other jarring imagery to drive home its metaphor for smoking's side effects

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Blockchain Not a Cure for EHR Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By James D’Arezzo, CEO, Condusiv Technologies. Much has been written about the prospect of using blockchain technology as a key component of achieving EHR interoperability.

FTC data privacy probe

Morning eHealth

Hospitals and the future — Azar talk and more HHS matters

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How Patient Portals Are Failing Healthcare — And Our Patients

HitPoint Blog

Healthcare consumers range from tech-savvy millennials accustomed to quick click-throughs to straight answers — to patients with little confidence or competence in computing tools. In either case, just three words can summarize the potential value-added of patient portals to consumers: ease of communications, fast solutions and efficient chronic disease management — but only if the portals are actually integrated into patients’ lives.

Johns Hopkins spinout Vixiar gets $1.5M for tablet-based cardiac measurement system

Mobi Health News

Vixiar's system measures left ventricle end-diastolic volume by walking the patient through a special breathing exercise

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The Dos and Don’ts of Digital Healthcare Payments

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Alison Arthur, product and content marketing manager, Alacriti. The financial well-being of healthcare organizations depends on steady, predictable revenue from their patients.

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Q&A with 'physician data scientist' Aziz Nazha

Morning eHealth

WHO panel calls for gene editing registry — More comments on cyber premarket submissions

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Join Perficient at Google Cloud Next 2019

Perficient

Perficient is excited to return to Google Cloud Next 2019 as a Foundation sponsor! The event is just a few short weeks away, taking place in San Francisco on April 9-11th at the Moscone Center. Bringing thousands of attendees and hosting hundreds of sessions, Google Cloud Next is sure to be an event for the books. Perficient will be exhibiting at booth #1555 , alongside of some of the brightest minds in tech for three days of networking, learning, and problem solving.

University of Michigan using Apple Watches to build clinical data pool for health research

Mobi Health News

The project will combine participants' Apple Watch data with genetic tests, survey responses, EHR data and other health information

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DirectTrust Announces Inaugural Summit

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. DirectTrust is pleased to announce the inaugural DirectTrust Summit to be held at the Marriott Suites Midtown in Atlanta, GA, June 10-11.

Tech tidbits in Trump’s budget

Morning eHealth

What went wrong with EHRs — Blockchain lobbying on the rise

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Tackle Organization and Process Transformation at #G2I2019

Perficient

Perficient and Pivotal are partnering together at the 2019 Gateway to Innovation Conference in St Louis on: Thursday, April 25 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM | America’s Center Convention Complex. Technology is often the easy part of many organizations’ digital transformation journeys. Organizational and process change is where it gets tricky.

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