Sat.Jan 12, 2019 - Fri.Jan 18, 2019

A Smarter Home for Healthy Living at CES 2019….and a nod to Microsoft

Health Populi

Health begins at home. I found evidence for that, beyond my own N of 1 understanding, in a research article published in the U K in 2000 by Lyn Harrison and Frances Heywood.

Patients more willing to seek care if they can see cost on smartphone

Mobi Health News

A healthcare and technology survey found that 80 percent of respondents would be more likely to visit a doctor or seek treatment if they could see out-of-pocket cost on their smartphone.

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What Is the Patient Driven Payment Model: How Skilled Nursing Providers Can Get Ahead of PDPM

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Jayne Warwick, director of market insights, PointClickCare. The Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM) is more than just a new name attached to Medicare payment reform.

CVS CEO’s vision for health

Morning eHealth

ONC posts 2019 interoperability reference — Do we know how to use AI responsibly in health

Improving Quality Management with Oracle Cloud Quality – Part 2

Perficient

Welcome back! In Improving Quality Management With Oracle Cloud Quality – Part 1, we covered how Oracle Cloud quality is changing the game of managing quality data. Specifically three pain points!

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Google pays $40M to Fossil for mystery smartwatch tech, reportedly from Misfit

Mobi Health News

The deal includes undisclosed intellectual property as well as some R&D personnel

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Apple spreading deeper into Medicare Advantage

Morning eHealth

Verma’s extremely online price transparency push — Event dispatches

UK Digital Health company TestCard wins 'Top Emerging Tech' Award at CES 2019

Lloyd Price

UK Medtech TestCard basked in the glory of star status at the world's most important (and biggest) trade fair this week; CES (Consumer Electronics Show).

All of Us enrollees can now share health data from their Fitbit accounts with researchers

Mobi Health News

The Fitbit BYOD program is the first digital health initiative launched within the NIH's project to build a longitudinal database of 1 million Americans

Ten More Technology Offerings from CES 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

CES 2019 – Gone but certainly not forgotten. Multiple blog posts and articles have surfaced since CES 2019 – including some offerings that should be recapped here. No doubt they would have been viewed in person with more time and better tennis shoes at the Sands Convention Center.

Telemedicine still little used for substance abuse treatment

Morning eHealth

Digital Service seeks seamless vet experience during Cerner install — Techies skeptical of Medicaid block grant

Why Healthcare Companies Should Better Protect Medical Data

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Brooke Faulkner, freelance writer. With new technology comes to new terminologies, like cybersecurity. Unfortunately, this new technology also spawns the creation of new methods to bypass security measures.

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Israeli medical device cybersecurity company raises $7M

Mobi Health News

The company said it would be using the money to fuel its push into North American markets

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Yes, Screen your Children for Presymptomatic Diabetes!

Insulin Nation

We spoke with Marian Rewers, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Pediatrics & Medicine and Executive Director, Barbara Davis Center for Diabetes at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

GAO: Yo, pick up your patient matching efforts

Morning eHealth

UC your patient data — Q&A with Call9’s Tim Peck

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The Business Case for Telematics

Perficient

Do you manage a small or large fleet of vehicles that are critical to your business operation? Do you have the necessary data to manage your fleets utilization, preventative maintenance, driver behaviors and route optimization?

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NHS Chair Lord Prior talks challenges, opportunities of digital health tech

Mobi Health News

Part of the NHS's new 10-year plan is to make the organisation a testbed for new health tech, such as the portal-like HealthTechConnect

Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new! I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world.

JDRF bets that Pandion Can Help

Insulin Nation

We spoke with Anthony Coyle, Ph.D., Co-founder and CEO of Pandion Therapeutics which is located in Cambridge Massachusetts. This interview was stimulated by the JDRF announcement of their investment in Pandion. Paradigm Change.

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The 340B Drug Pricing Program: A Federal Court Enters the Fray

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy, Omnicell.

Sharecare, Georgia, Walmart team up on state employee benefits, health incentives

Mobi Health News

State employees who earn "green days" on Sharecare's platform can earn up to $225 per year in Walmart gift cards

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Provider Directories – part 1

HAY on FHIR

So I’ve been sort of following the Validated Directory track at the Connectathon in San Antonio.

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WSJ Article on MD Referrals & Leakage: Beware of Premature Conclusions

E-CareManagement Blog

The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) recently published an article entitled The Hidden System That Explains How Your Doctor Makes Referrals.

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Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer – SCM Procurement

Perficient

Perficient’s Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning business unit was recently recognized as an Oracle Cloud Excellence Implementer (CEI) for Supply Chain Management – Procurement.

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Proteus' digital pill is now delivering chemotherapy

Mobi Health News

The sensor-embedded pill will be used to treat and monitor colorectal cancer patients receiving care at Fairview Health Services

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Next Generation BAA Management Applying: Automation and AI To Reduce Costs and Ensure Compliance

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Greg Waldstreicher, CEO, PHIflow.

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Blood Pressure, Diabetes and Sleep Science : Three new areas of focus for Apple Health?

Lloyd Price

In Tim Cook’s comments on CNBC last week, he seemed to hint strongly that Apple will introduce new healthcare services or device features in the near to midterm.

Digital Intelligence and the Role of Data in Personalization

Perficient

Welcome to 2019 where things take an interesting turn, or, materialize as predicated for so long.

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First Stop Health raises $6.5M for growth

Mobi Health News

The latest funding round was led by Morningstar CEO Joe Mansueto and bswift CEO Rich Gallun.

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Continued Value of Observation in the Modern Age of Medicine

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The technology available to diagnose and treat a wide variety of illnesses and ailments continues to improve with every year.

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“Revolutionizing” Healthcare: How Non-Traditional Players are Shaking Up the Sector

Healthcare Informatics

Could consolidation and contentment among major healthcare stakeholders—both on the provider and vendor fronts—open the door for new disruptors with innovative solutions

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Governance in Healthcare: Expanding Role of Change Management

Perficient

While all of the data-as-information, content, and knowledge points so far are relevant, the governance model has little value if people don’t know how to access, how to interpret, and ultimately how to use the core,data and its embedded information.

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Virtual behavioral care platform Forefront Telecare closes Series A round, hires new CEO

Mobi Health News

The funding, an undisclosed sum, will be used for growing the company's telepsychiatry network and developing HIPAA-compliant telehealth platforms.

What To Look Out For In The Healthcare Industry During 2019

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. With AI increasingly playing a role in healthcare, and the cost of insurance continuing to rise, it’s no surprise that people might be feeling a little bit disillusioned and confused as to what to expect this year.

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