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3 Healthcare Technology Advances Transforming the Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Kristin Savage writes regularly on the Pick Writers blog and occasionally contributes to other educational platforms. Technology has become an inseparable part of our lives. No matter how you look at it, from smartphones to computers, we need technology to function in our everyday routines. The exact same thing came to apply in the medical […].

Looking across international borders for digital health tools

Mobi Health News

Panelists at the Connected Health Conference in Boston spoke about the importance of digital health alliances and learning from countries sometimes ignored in the space.

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Nurses are the most trusted profession in America, followed by doctors and pharmacists

Health Populi

Nurses rank top in Americans’ minds for the seventeenth year-in-a-row, Gallup found in its annual survey of honesty and ethics in professions. At the bottom of the list for honesty and ethics in 2018, Gallup points to U.S. Congressional representatives, “Mad Men” and Women of advertising, telemarketers, and folks who sell autos. Congress-folk and car salespeople have ranked at the low-trust bottom for many years in this Gallup poll.

Blockchain in Healthcare: A Vehicle Towards Digital Health 2.0?

The Digital Health Corner

I would like to apologize to the readers of this site for the long hiatus. I have been spending time as cardiologist, consultant, and caregiver for a seriously ill family member. My goal is to continue writing as it is something I truly love to do. I hope and believe that all of the above roles I engage in add to the quality of this blog.

2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Contract Life Cycle Management Report

Gartner has positioned Evisort in the Visionaries Quadrant of the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contract Life Cycle Management. Read the report to learn why Evisort is a Visionary provider in the market.

Moving at the speed of Eugene Borukhovich, Bayer’s Global Head of Digital Health Innovation — Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

I caught up recently with Eugene Borukhovich, aka @HealthEugene. Eugene is Global Head, Digital Health Incubation and Innovation at Bayer.

Exciting Aspects of Healthcare Mobile App Development

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Ritesh Patil, co-founder, Mobisoft Infotech. In the past few years, information technology has developed and now it becomes an integral part of the medical sphere. Currently, the innovation of wireless medicine is increasing rapidly and influencing the present healthcare industry. In the year 2017, more than 3.5 billion individuals having tablets and mobile phones with access […].

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Harnessing Innovation to Serve and Create Value for Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Georgia Mitsi, PhD, MBA, senior director and head of digital healthcare initiatives, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals Inc. Innovation is not a choice but rather a growth mindset, which creates an environment for building a sustainable business. This mindset allows for objectivity and contributions towards a bigger shared purpose. Innovation is about challenging the status quo with processes […].

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Global IT Consulting Firms In Healthcare: In Search of the New Killer App

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Paddy Padmanabhan, healthcare growth strategist, Damo Consulting, and the author of The Big Unlock: Harnessing Data and Growing Digital Health Businesses in a Value-Based Care Era. Global IT consulting firms, especially those with an India heritage, have had a long run at high growth rates, fueled by one idea: Outsourcing information technology (IT) operations to […].

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How Pharmaceutical Companies Can Take Advantage of the EHR Revolution

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The 21st century has seen a massive change in the way people live their lives. It is now the digital era, and almost everything is online or made available in electronic form. There are now jobs online. Elections are now run in many countries so that people can submit votes electronically. Hotel bookings and other […].

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Revolutionizing Medicine with Artificial Intelligence

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Claire Whittaker, CEO, Artificially Intelligent Claire. In today’s world, we have access to more data than ever before. Analysis of big data is allowing us to solve ever more complicated problems at scale in a way that was not previously possible. It’s a revolution. Now it’s time to use the revolution of artificial intelligence in medicine. […].

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Navigating Joint Commission: How to Earn the Gold Seal of Approval

Speaker: Therese Gopaul-Robinson, MPH - Healthcare Consultant and Compliance Expert

Join compliance expert Therese Gopaul-Robinson for the roadmap to Joint Commission accreditation and reaccreditation.

Sharing Too Much? A Tale of Privacy, Big Data and Sleep Technologies

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Brooke Faulkner, freelance writer, @faulknercreek. The proliferation of wearable mobile-connected devices has done a lot of good for people trying to lead healthier lives. People are able to gather data about their sleep to help them get better rest, track insomnia, stress, and exercise, and keep up to date on their own daily routines […]. The article Sharing Too Much?

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Study: Majority of mental health patients would consider giving clinicians access to phone behaviors, locations

Mobi Health News

A small study published in JMIR Mental Health found that 84 percent of surveyed patients living with mental illness were willing to use apps that would collect and share biomarkers

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Physicians Don’t Talk Enough with Patients About Non-Medical Needs

Health Populi

Most patients wish their doctors would have a conversation with them about non-medical issues. The Doctor-Patient Conversation , a survey conducted for the Samueli Foundation by the Harris Poll, examined how patients feel about their health, healthcare, and relationships with physicians. The Samueli Institute, has several missions including integrative health with a focuses on evidence-based practices for healing, wellbeing and resilience.

Top 4 Digital Solutions For Preventive Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Digitalization is inevitable: Technology and healthcare are becoming more inextricably linked as new innovations and discoveries are made. Many health-related devices and services have been created in recent years with the express purpose of improving everyone’s quality of life. As a result, many international healthcare companies, like Now Health International, are now implementing innovative digital […].

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How Fertility Benefits Can Save Your Company Money

Speaker: Taylor Padalino - Account Executive, Enterprise Partnerships

In this webinar, we’ll explore how clinically managed fertility benefits can help your company reduce high-cost claims, guide employees toward less invasive care, and retain some of your most valuable employees.

The confluence of value-based care and population health

Health Blawg

In the weeks leading up to the HIMSS 2018 conference in early March, I posted a question to the HIMSS community (45,000 strong in person at the conference and over 180,000 strong on the Linked In group), seeking to encourage conversation about the intersection of value-based care and population health.

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Healthcare’s Most Pressing Problems, According To Its Leaders (Part 1)

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Most likely, in one of the few lucid moments you have in your hectic, even chaotic schedule you contemplate healthcare’s greatest problems, its most pressing questions in need of solving, obstacles and the most important hurdles that must be overcome. And how solving these problems might alleviate many of your woes. That’s likely an overstatement. […].

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Startups: Success, Failure and Solving Health System’s Problems

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Some of the biggest problems that investors, entrepreneurs and startup leaders need to solve was the point of a discussion during an opening session of an innovation summit hosted by DreamIt in Tampa in November. According to member of the panel — Daniel Vukmer, senior associate VP of network integration, USF Health; Todd Dunn, director […].

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Industry Trends Demand New Approaches To Healthcare Facilities and Real Estate

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Richard Taylor, executive managing director, JLL Healthcare Solutions. Healthcare delivery is being transformed as we speak, from technological breakthroughs and regulatory change to changing patient demographics and consumer expectations. As the healthcare landscape evolves, forward-looking healthcare providers are seeing their real estate in a new light. It’s time for healthcare providers to consider new […].

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Top 3 Data Privacy Challenges for Contract Compliance in 2022

The data privacy landscape is quickly becoming fragmented with dozens of new laws. Outdated compliance practices expose businesses to issues that can cost millions of dollars. Download this paper to find out how contract intelligence can help.

HIPAA: A Primer And A Reminder For Those In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Vikash Kumar, manager, Tatvasoft. A relentless parade of fronts from communication to banking, shopping seems to be unfolded, all thanks to the emerging technology. But somehow healthcare used to stay behind because many of you believed it was too complicated to be fixed. Well, that’s just not true! Now, more than ever, technology has […].

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Health IT Startup: Relatient

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Relatient is passionate about assisting healthcare organizations with patient-centered engagement. Elevator pitch By helping organizations automate patient-centered outreach and messaging, Relatient helps practices, hospitals and health systems facilitate more compliant, and ultimately healthier, patient populations.

API’s and the World of Continuous Integration in Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Rahul Patel, EVP of digital products and services, Persistent Systems. There is a growing interest among healthcare organizations to leverage actionable analytics solutions to derive valuable insights from data. Advanced, AI-driven predictive modeling is working to build healthier populations that meet the demands of value-based care, and new digital experiences are reaching providers and […].

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Healthcare: To Cloud or Not to Cloud

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Robert Barras, vice president of health solutions, CTG Inc. There’s nothing like a good bandwagon to get everyone excited. Whether it’s the success of your favorite sports team, or a hot new restaurant in town, or a movie that’s breaking box office records, once something gets hot it seems everyone wants a piece of […]. The article Healthcare: To Cloud or Not to Cloud appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Global Parity for Fertility Benefits: Challenges and Opportunities

Speaker: Leslie Neitzel, Chief Human Resource Officer

In this webinar, we’ll share what employers should know about cultural differences in fertility care, how companies can assess whether a fertility benefit is truly global, and what to look for in a fertility benefit that works for all of your employees.

Telemedicine vendor breaches the data of 2.4 million patients in Mexico

Mobi Health News

The personal data of 2,373,764 patients was left exposed online after Hova Health, a telemedicine company based in Mexico, misconfigured a MongoDB database

The Smartphone Is the Consumer’s Personal Health Platform – Implications from Deloitte’s 2018 Survey

Health Populi

American consumers are now viewing their phones an average of 52 times daily, with 39 percent of consumers believing they use their smartphones too much. In fact, 60 percent of 18 to 34-year-olds admit to smartphone overuse, the highest level of any age group. However, 63 percent of the respondents reported trying to limit their smartphone usage, roughly half succeeding in cutting back.

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Limit Your CPT Code Set Updates to January? Here’s Why That’s a Bad Idea

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Sudhir Singh, Coding Institute. Payers don’t accept deleted CPT codes, so your claims can’t succeed if your medical procedure codes are out of date. But do you know how often you need to update your CPT code set? It may be more often than you think. Here are some pointers to keep in mind to give your claims […]. The article Limit Your CPT Code Set Updates to January?

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Short Takes at #HIMSS18 – Harlow On Healthcare

Health Blawg

While at the HIMSS annual conference this year I spoke with many healthcare technology company leaders. I am pleased to share some of those conversations here. This selection focuses on interoperability, the patient matching technology that undergirds aspects of interoperability, and the benefits of these technologies in the development of tools to manage patient journeys in a manner that engages patients, caregivers and providers as partners in care, advancing the quadruple aim.

10 Zen Ways to Manage Cash Flows with Contract Intelligence

When you have instant access to your contract data, making strategic decisions in tough times (and good times) becomes much easier. Cash flow management especially can be a top priority for finance, procurement, and other business leaders.

Helping the Healthcare Industry Avoid Being the Next Ransomware Victim: 5 Tips for Employees

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Marcus Chung, CEO, BoldCloud. Every person, from the newest employee to the CEO, can either strengthen or weaken an organization’s security posture. For this reason, healthcare companies need to help their employees take precautions against the latest ransomware scams, otherwise their organization may be the next ransomware victim. One of the main reasons healthcare […].

The Global Healthcare Crisis

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Karim Babay, CEO, HealthSapiens. Healthcare is a major expense worldwide and is estimated to account for $3 trillion in spending in the United States, and $6 trillion globally. Combined healthcare spending in the five major world regions is expected to reach 8.7 trillion by 2020, up from $7 trillion in 2015. Global healthcare spending is […].

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Telehealth: The Tipping Point of Virtual Care Platform Adoption

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Lee Horner, CEO, Synzi. While telehealth has been around for years, virtual care technology is emerging as a powerful tool that goes beyond the traditional telehealth model. What will it take to reach the tipping point of virtual care adoption? To become the “next generation” of telehealth, virtual care will need to improve access, […].

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Medical Device Development and Data Science Integration

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Sean Otto, vice president of business development, Cyient. The approval of electrocardiogram’s (EKG) through the FDA that enables atrial fibrillation detection right from a patient’s watch band is just one example of how the digitization of medical devices, a part of the Internet of Things movement, is leading product development and innovation in medicine. However, […].

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Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Leslie Neitzel, Chief Human Resource Officer

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.