Tue.Nov 20, 2018

Pear Therapeutics, Novartis announce commercial launch of reSET

Mobi Health News

As the first prescription digital therapeutic approved by the FDA, the treatment will be distributed and supported by a specialist-staffed service center


Setting You on the Road to Success with Telemedicine


When you made the choice to add telemedicine to your practice, what motivated you? Was it your desire to reduce patient wait times? Did you want a new venture to bring in new revenue? Whatever your motivation was, it brought you here

SingHealth : What we can learn from the recent Singapore data breach?

Lloyd Price

Thanks to increased connectivity, data is fuelling our digital economy and creating new opportunities in a huge range of different areas such as agriculture, health and manufacturing to name a few. Data is valuable, which makes it an enticing commodity for legitimate and malicious parties alike.


Diabeloop Artifical Pancreas Closer to Release

Insulin Nation

Diabeloop has made rapid progress since its founding in 2015 and has achieved an important milestone with receipt of CE marking in Europe. This positions this closed-loop system for commercial release in 2019.


Post-Google, what does the glucose-sensing contact lens landscape look like?

Mobi Health News

Dutch company NovioSense's eyelid sensor shows promise; other efforts are academic


Q&A with Manatt Ventures lead Lisa Suennen

Morning eHealth

FDA floats prescription-and-app policy — IT champion Will Hurd clinches reelection


Despite potential, mental health app usage remains low, study shows

Mobi Health News

A recent study published by JMIR Mental Health showed only about 10 percent of mental health patients surveyed used apps.

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Clinician's path toward innovation

Mobi Health News

Shafi Ahmed, CMO, Medical Realities, says that clinicians can be inventors and embrace change by ensuring the patient voice remains prominent when developing innovative strategies at a leadership level

4 Tips For Attracting and Keeping New Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Christine Alfano, senior director of marketing, Vyne. Most practices are looking for ways to keep their chairs full by attracting new as well as continuing treatment with existing patients.


NHS highlights trusted healthcare apps

Mobi Health News

Hazel Jones, NHS Digital's Apps & Wearables program director, talks about the wide range of healthcare apps that were put through a stringent assessment process before being showcased in the UK's NHS apps library


Brookings Institute : Who should profit from the sale of patient data?

Lloyd Price

Patients’ medical data constitute a cornerstone of the big data economy. A multi-billion dollar industry operates by collecting, merging, analyzing and packaging patient data and selling it to the highest bidder.

Merck KGaA, Palantir's new joint venture looks to tear down cancer research data silos

Mobi Health News

Boston-based Syntropy will create a digital platform that allows cancer researchers to share and analyze data from numerous different organizations


The Future of Electronic Health Records : Vision for 2028

Lloyd Price

Ten years ago, one doctor in 10 kept digital records on their patients. The other 90 percent made notes on paper and stored them in manila folders on shelves and in filing cabinets. Paper records had some obvious disadvantages.

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Chilean women's attitudes toward Pap screening reminder texts vary by age

Mobi Health News

A study in JMIR mHealth and UHealth investigated the barriers preventing Chilean women from being tested for cervical cancer.

Are EMRs alleviating preventable medical errors yet?

Healthcare Guys

In the decade-and-a-half since the startling To Err is Human report, its still hard to discern whether billions invested in electronic medical records are improving patient safety.

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Waiting on 2 states, CVS delays Aetna deal closing until after Thanksgiving


CVS expects to close its $69 billion acquisition of Aetna after the Thanksgiving holiday. The announcement comes weeks after executives said the deal would close before the holiday. But the companies are still waiting on approval from two states


Top Democrat plans DOJ probe over refusal to defend the ACA in court


With a Texas judge set to make a ruling on the most-recent ACA case any day now, Democratic members of Congress are once again probing the Department of Justice's refusal to defend the law in court. Only now, they have to deal with Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker instead of Jeff Sessions


Payer Roundup—High deductibles force diabetics to delay care; Florida adds CVS, Walgreens to opioid suit


People with diabetes are more likely to delay care if they have a high-deductible health plan, a new study says. Meanwhile, Florida's AG added CVS and Walgreens to a long list of defendants in its suit over the opioid crisis


Health insurer 2019 outlook stablized by cost containment and membership growth, Moody’s says


Health insurer profitability is expected to remain stable in 2019, according to an analysis by Moody's Investor Services.


Physician Practice Roundup—Just 45 minutes of patient education improves chronic disease management


A new study found that just 45 minutes of education made a difference for patients with chronic diseases. Plus, we bring you more news we're following this week


Unsealed whistleblower lawsuit accuses Molina of fraud in Illinois SNF program


A newly unsealed whistleblower lawsuit accuses Molina Health of deceiving state and federal regulators by neglecting to provide mandatory nursing home care, which violated managed care contracts with the state of Illinois

Months after AHRQ shuttered National Guideline Clearinghouse data, ECRI launches a new version


ECRI Institute has officially launched its database of clinical practice guidelines following the closure of the National Guideline Clearinghouse. But getting the database up and running wasn’t an easy task