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Users Opt for Integrated EHR, Population Health, RCM Platforms

2018-05-10T22:25:22+00:00

By Jennifer Bresnick | May 4, 2018 Integrated electronic health record (EHR), population health management, and revenue cycle management (RCM) platforms are receiving top marks in user satisfaction from a growing number of organizations investing in all-in-one health IT tools, says Black Book in a new survey. Eighty-six percent of [...]

Users Opt for Integrated EHR, Population Health, RCM Platforms 2018-05-10T22:25:22+00:00

Virtual Care Moves Toward the Frontline of Provider-Patient Relationships

2018-05-04T06:38:28+00:00

By Les Masterson | May 3, 2018 Kaiser Permanente and UnitedHealthcare are using telehealth for primary care visits and quick patient consultations. Virtual care, once on the fringes for providers and patients alike, is becoming more of a reality, and is increasingly used for low-acuity needs. Kaiser Permanente and UnitedHealthcare [...]

Virtual Care Moves Toward the Frontline of Provider-Patient Relationships 2018-05-04T06:38:28+00:00

Blockchain for Healthcare – Closer Than We Think?

2018-05-03T23:03:27+00:00

By Mike Miliard |May 03, 2018 Blockchain holds big potential for overcoming issues of trust and ironing out technology wrinkles in the sharing of clinical and financial data in healthcare. While that is becoming increasingly widely discussed, it’s also true that the distributed digital ledger technology is still somewhat shrouded [...]

Blockchain for Healthcare – Closer Than We Think? 2018-05-03T23:03:27+00:00

New mHealth Technology Platform Aims to Validate Remote Monitoring

2018-05-10T21:46:53+00:00

By Eric Wicklund | May 3, 2018 The OpenMedReady framework being developed by Qualcomm Life, Philips and several other mHealth vendors aims to improve validation of patient identity and consent and data integrity for remote patient monitoring programs. Several mHealth companies are joining forces to create a clinician-facing platform for [...]

New mHealth Technology Platform Aims to Validate Remote Monitoring 2018-05-10T21:46:53+00:00

Consumer Ex-pectations, Growing Healthcare Demand Drive Virtual Care

2018-05-03T23:14:12+00:00

By Laura Lovett | May 03,2018 Most patients today are also consumers used to getting what they need, when they need it. This, coupled with the demand for more healthcare services, means that the way healthcare is provided is going to change in the future. As providers struggle to keep up [...]

Consumer Ex-pectations, Growing Healthcare Demand Drive Virtual Care 2018-05-03T23:14:12+00:00

Fitbit and Google Partner to Drive Innovation in Digital Health and Wearables

2018-05-01T02:37:13+00:00

By Catherine Sturman | May 1, 2018 Present in over 80 countries worldwide, leading health wearables company Fitbit has announced its partnership with Google, where both parties will work together to transform the future of digital health and wearables by exploring the development of consumer and enterprise health solutions. The [...]

Fitbit and Google Partner to Drive Innovation in Digital Health and Wearables 2018-05-01T02:37:13+00:00

5 Takeaways from Venrock Digital Health Survey

2018-05-03T22:03:47+00:00

By Stephanie Baum | MedCity News, April 29, 2018 There is a dizzying amount of activity in the digital health sector. Investment continues to climb, with healthcare entrepreneurs taking a variety of approaches to address myriad pain points from chronic condition management, care coordination and access to care. In a Venrock [...]

5 Takeaways from Venrock Digital Health Survey 2018-05-03T22:03:47+00:00

How Does Medical Virtual Reality Make Healthcare More Pleasant?

2018-05-03T23:04:58+00:00

By Bertalan Mesko | The Medical Futurist, May, 2018 Medical virtual reality goes entirely against conventional beliefs about technology making healthcare less human, less empathetic and less caring. Virtual reality teaches empathy to med students, makes vaccination for children more sufferable, helps get rid of fears by treating phobias, relieves [...]

How Does Medical Virtual Reality Make Healthcare More Pleasant? 2018-05-03T23:04:58+00:00

FDA’s Scott Gottlieb Highlights Digital Health Initiatives From New Incubator to AI at Health Datapalooza

2018-04-27T02:49:47+00:00

By Stephanie Baum | MedCity News, April 26, 2018 The pharma industry’s use of digitized healthcare data and digital health tools to support drug development and quantify the impact on patient health has increased bit by bit over the past seven years. At the Health Datapalooza conference in Washington, D.C. this [...]

FDA’s Scott Gottlieb Highlights Digital Health Initiatives From New Incubator to AI at Health Datapalooza 2018-04-27T02:49:47+00:00

Senate Committee Advances Opioid Bill that Includes Telehealth Provisions

2018-04-27T14:05:09+00:00

By Heather Landi | Healthcare Informatics, April 26, 2018 The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) Committee voted Tuesday to advance a bipartisan opioid bill, called the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018, that includes provisions promoting the use of telemedicine in substance abuse treatment. The bill, S. 2680, [...]

Senate Committee Advances Opioid Bill that Includes Telehealth Provisions 2018-04-27T14:05:09+00:00