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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
FDA’s Scott Gottlieb Highlights Digital Health Initiatives From New Incubator to AI at Health DatapaloozaDHIT 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 [...]
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, [...]