Sat.Jul 20, 2019 - Fri.Jul 26, 2019

Finances Are the Top Cause of Stress, and HSAs Aren’t Helping Much

Health Populi

If you heed the mass media headlines and President Trump’s tweets, the U.S. has achieved “the best economy” ever in mid-July 2019. But if you’re working full time in that economy, you tend to feel much less positive about your personal prospects and fiscal fitness.

New Tech Tonics Episode: Sumit Nagpal,  At the Crossroads of Tech and Healthcare

Digital Health

Sumit Nagpal was born to a pair of healthcare entrepreneurs and raised in Kashmir, India. When he was 13, he came to the United States where he saw diversity for the first time.

Closed Loop Medicine lands £1.3m for new research project

Mobi Health News

It follows a £2.1m pre-Series A funding raise announced earlier this year

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User Adoption – There is a Domo App for that

Perficient

We Don’t Like Change. For me, and for a lot of people, when you have to make a change in your daily routine it isn’t welcomed with open arms. I think it is human nature to find an excuse to get out of making a change, even if that change will help you.

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The Monetary, Clinical and Ethical Value of Patient Data – A View from the UK and NHS

Health Populi

There are about 55 million patient records held by the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS). Their monetary value to private sector companies would be £5 billion and nearly that much in patient benefits. Add in value for patient outcomes, and the total approaches £10 billion.

More calls to revise info blocking, interop rules

Morning eHealth

Report: Scammers exploit Medicare loophole — Online privacy bill gets Dem co-sponsor

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5 Ways Your Data Warehouse Is Better In the Cloud

Perficient

According to RightScale’s eighth annual survey , “Cloud Computing Trends: 2019 State of the Cloud Survey”, “A significant number of public cloud users are now leveraging services beyond just the basic compute, storage, and network services.”

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Reducing Medical Errors with A Nationwide Unique Patient Identifier

Electronic Health Reporter

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Beyond the Four Walls: Using Technology to Address Your Patient’s Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Needs

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Hannah Landes, Senior Associate at NowPow, and Niko Skievaski, Co-founder and President at Redox. The U.S. healthcare industry has made a big investment in moving to a value-based care model, both in terms of reimbursement structure as well as medical practice.

Pinterest rolls out new tool aimed at helping users with anxiety, stress

Mobi Health News

The social media giant teamed up with researchers from the Stanford Lab for Mental Health Innovation to develop short digital exercises for stress.

5 Key Impacts of the IBM Red Hat Acquisition

Perficient

The monumental $34B IBM Red Hat acquisition officially closed earlier this month. In the wake of the acquisition, what does it mean for the technology market? . Over my career, I’ve worked extensively with customers leveraging both IBM and Red Hat technologies.

How to Stay HIPAA Compliant in the World of Social Media

TheraNest

How to Stay HIPAA Compliant in the World of Social Media. This post has been guest-authored by Atlantic.net as part of our guest post series. Learn more about Atlantic.net at the bottom of this post.

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If This Is Human Documentation, Give Me Sweet, Nonjudgmental AI

Healthcare IT Today

Not long ago, I wrote about what happened when I requested a digital copy of my medical records from my healthcare provider, Kaiser Permanente. In that article, I described struggling with a nearly 600-page PDF whose organization seemed to have no discernible rhyme or reason to it.

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Anthem, K Health team up on personalized primary care tool for members

Mobi Health News

The deal comes with an investment of "tens of millions of dollars" from Anthem to K Health.

Chatbot Technology in Financial Services

Perficient

This blog series highlights the benefits of implementing chatbots in financial service to exceed customer expectations. This post explores chatbot technology in the financial services industry.

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UnitedHealth: Healthcare could save $32B annually by diverting avoidable ED visits

FierceHealthIT

One of the biggest contributors to the rising costs of healthcare is avoidable visits to hospital emergency departments (EDs), according to a new brief from UnitedHealth Group

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Digital Health IPOs – 2 Down 2 to Go

Healthcare IT Today

It had been a while since any digital healthcare company had tested the IPO waters. Part of that is due to the downturn in the economy and other factors which led most digital health companies to sell rather than going public.

At-home workout service Pivot exits stealth with $17M in support

Mobi Health News

The service will be launching for consumers this fall.

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A Look at How OCM Paid for an ERP Implementation

Perficient

This blog series examines how change management can and should pay for your next project. My last post outlined the steps to develop behavior change. In this post I discuss how OCM can pay for an ERP implementation. Challenge and Opportunity.

HHS, DOD to pay up to $97M to help VenatoRx target superbugs

FierceHealthIT

VenatoRx has a product that includes a novel compound called VNRX-5133, which when combined with cefepime, a currently marketed antibiotic, may overcome certain forms of antibiotic resistance

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Helping Consumers/Patients Learn More About Healthcare IT – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 7/26 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Pear Therapeutics' digital insomnia therapeutic will put FDA's PreCert framework through its paces

Mobi Health News

CEO and President Dr. Corey McCann said that Somryst, a digital treatment for chronic insomnia and depression, is the first software as a medical device product to be submitted through the regulator's pilot pathway.

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Clinical Operations Teams Benefit from Oracle Cloud Siebel CTMS

Perficient

It’s no secret that a clinical trial management system (CTMS) streamlines and simplifies the running of clinical trials, and that Oracle’s Siebel Clinical (Siebel CTMS) is the most robust system in the space. But what you might not know is exactly how it would simplify your work life.

Tennessee state senator among those charged in $25M fraud case

FierceHealthIT

A Tennessee state senator and two other physicians who owned a now-closed pain clinic company were charged Monday with defrauding Medicare and Medicaid of more than $25 million

Will Alexa upend the NHS?

Lloyd Price

You may have seen in the news last week Amazon and the NHS have partnered to improve access to health information through Alexa, Amazon's voice assitant.

Opinion: eHealth success and why user preferences matter

Mobi Health News

Achieving sustainable impact remains a key digital health challenge, and carefully exploring the preferences of patients might be part of the solution, argues Vasileios Nittas

Real-Time Assistance in Oracle’s Cloud Siebel CTMS with iHelp

Perficient

Have you ever found yourself stuck on a task in Oracle’s Siebel Clinical Management System (CTMS), or even forgotten how to perform a task altogether? While you may have a comprehensive user guide, it’s probably quite lengthy and cumbersome.

Healthcare data breaches cost an average $6.5M: report

FierceHealthIT

A healthcare data breach comes with a hefty price tag—$6.45 million on average. Healthcare organizations continue to have the highest costs associated with data breaches, more than 60% higher than the cross-industry average, according to IBM

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Q2 2019 Healthcare Data Breaches

Optimum Healthcare IT

Major health data breaches continued at a pace of more than one per day in Q2 2019. Are you doing everything you can to avoid a breach? The post Q2 2019 Healthcare Data Breaches appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Infographics Data Breach HHS OCR Q2 2019 Data Breach Wall of Shame

Vodafone teams up with learning disability charity for Connected Living initiative

Mobi Health News

In the UK, it is estimated that around 1.5 million people have a learning disability

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Loading Data into Oracle Autonomous Data Warehouse using OAC

Perficient

In this blog post I will show you some exciting functionality that is available in Oracle Analytics Cloud (OAC). It is the kind of functionality that you rarely see in front end reporting and visualizations platforms – either before the Cloud or even after the advent of the Cloud.

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Centene revises forecast up after posting 65% jump in Q2 profits

FierceHealthIT

In a release, Centene cited its acquisition of Fidelis Care and growth in the health insurance marketplace business for a nearly 30% increase in revenues over last year's second quarter

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TBHI Faculty to Present Telehealth Training at APA 2019 Convention

Telebehavioral Health Institute

TBHI Faculty to Provide Telehealth Training for the APA 2019 Convention The American Psychological Association (APA) will be conducting the APA 2019 convention on August 8-11, Thursday to Sunday, at Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Marlene Maheu of the Telebehavioral Health Institute, … Read more.

FDA releases mid-year update on PreCert's Test Plan

Mobi Health News

The organization reports it has completed retrospective testing and is in the process of prospective testing.

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