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Wednesday 12th December 2018

How Will Apple’s New iPad Pro Impact Healthcare at the Point of Care?

DrChrono’s Daniel Kivatinos explains how healthcare could benefit from going pro with Apple’s newest iPad. Take a good look at Apple’s iPad Pro, and you may see why the device could open new doors in productivity. In fact— a glance is all that’s required to unlock it thanks to Face ID, one of its most appealing ... Read More

It’s 2018, And We Still Have No Idea If Mobile Health Apps Work

The promise of reduced readmissions and improved health outcomes in patients achieved through the continuous mHealth-powered patient-provider connection is what drives the mobile healthcare market. The increasing wave of attracted investments is expected to boost the market up to $102.35B by 2023. But forecasts alone cannot keep the interest in healthcare app development in the ... Read More

Tuesday 11th December 2018

Hill-Rom and EarlySense Launch Smart Hospital Bed w/ Integrated Monitoring Technology

Hill-Rom, a global provider of medical technologies and the world’s leading hospital bed manufacturer, today announced that EarlySense, the market leader in contact-free continuous monitoring solutions across the care continuum, has integrated its continuous contact-free heart rate and respiratory rate sensing and analytics technology into Hill-Rom’s Centrella® Smart+ bed platform. The Rise o...

Berkshire Health Systems to Implement MEDITECH Expanse EHR Across its 225 Physician Practices

Berkshire Health Systems (BHS), a provider of comprehensive healthcare services based in Berkshire County (Mass.), recently signed an agreement to implement MEDITECH Expanse Enterprise Health Record (EHR) system. As part of the implementation, Berkshire will be adding MEDITECH Ambulatory and MEDITECH Acute Care solutions across its 225 physician practices. System implementation will be led by...

NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Inks 10-Year Contract with Philips to Deploy Clinical Informatics Solution

Today, Philips announced that NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has chosen to implement IntelliSpace Enterprise Edition solution across its hospitals and facilities. In a 10-year agreement, IntelliSpace Enterprise Edition will provide the health system with access to Philips’ full suite of informatics solutions across radiology, cardiology, and analytics to help improve efficiencies and care del...

Healthcare Organizations: Leveraging Health IT to Maintain Worker Safety and Compliance

Healthcare workers face more injuries than those in any other sector, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. But many of these incidents – whether due to employee negligence, improper training or an institutional lapse in adherence to workplace protocol – are easily avoidable through strict compliance with OSHA standards and a robust culture of ... Read More

Monday 10th December 2018

Change Healthcare Launches Automated Analytics Solution for Payers to Support Diagnosis Coding Accuracy

Change Healthcare today introduced Dx Gap Advisor, a new automated analytics solution on the company’s Intelligent Healthcare Network that helps health plans and their providers ensure complete, accurate, and compliant risk adjustment data capture. Dx Gap Advisor automatically identifies possible undocumented diagnosis codes and alerts providers to appropriately address the identified risk adjus...

SMART on FHIR: Is it Worth the Investment or Just Another Burden for Health IT Departments?

  As the healthcare industry continues to shift from fee-for-service to value-based care, data interoperability is increasingly becoming a key concern for providers trying to better engage with patients, improve clinical workflow, and ultimately drive better health outcomes. In fact, more than 70 percent of healthcare financial executives say that data interoperability must improve within ... Rea...

How Longitudinal Data Mining Can Help Payers Achieve the Triple Aim

Investing in longitudinal data mining can help payers achieve the triple aim of lowering costs and drive healthier outcomes for its members.  Overpayment of healthcare providers has always been an area of concern for health payers. But it has never held the urgency it does today. Rising costs and the ever-increasing complexity of the healthcare ... Read More

HSHS integrates SeamlessMD with Epic EHR Using New SMART on FHIR

Hospital Sisters Health System (HSHS) has announced its first ever integration using the new SMART on FHIR platform with Epic and SeamlessMD to deliver a unified experience for patient engagement. Starting with the Prairie Heart Institute at HSHS St. John’s Hospital, the health system is using SeamlessMD within the EpicCare environment to deliver patient engagement, ... Read More

Friday 7th December 2018

Artificial Intelligence at RSNA18 Shows Signs of Maturity, But a Long Way to Go

  AI was once again the hot topic at this year’s RSNA. With close to 60 AI start-ups in the Machine Learning Showcase and most of the incumbent modality and imaging IT vendors marketing AI to varying degrees, the technology was hard to ignore at this year’s meeting. Cutting through the inevitable hype, it was ... Read More

Thursday 6th December 2018

Dutch Startup Launches First Cancer Fatigue App to Support Cancer Patients & Survivors

Tired of Cancer, a Dutch-based digital health startup whose mission to help as many cancer patients and survivors fight cancer-related fatigue (CRF), today announced the first mobile app to address CRF. Now available for free, the Untire app is the first digital solution to support the 30-40% cancer patients and survivors suffering from cancer fatigue worldwide. Fatigue: ... Read More

Spok to Implement Enterprise Healthcare Communications Platform Across VA Hospitals

Spok, Inc., a provider of enterprise healthcare communications, announced a continued strategic partnership with Standard Communications, Inc. (SCI), a VA verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) to implement their healthcare communication platform across VA hospitals. The Spok Care Connect® clinical communication and collaboration platform improves staff efficiency and v...

Wednesday 5th December 2018

Pillo Health Launches Voice-Activated Home Health Companion to Dispense Medication, Track Adherence, Deliver Care Plans

Pillo Health, a Boston-based digital health company bringing medication adherence to the forefront of healthcare has announced the official launch of Pillo, a voice-activated in-home companion with facial recognition that lets consumers better manage their health and stay connected to their caregivers. The home health assistant helps users better adhere to medication regimens, reminding them ... R...

Tabula Rasa HealthCare to Acquire Precision Dosing Tool DoseMe

Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc., a healthcare technology company focused on advancing the field of medication safety, announced it has acquired Brisbane, Australia based DoseMe. DoseMe is the developer of DoseMeRx, an advanced precision dosing tool to help physicians and pharmacists accurately dose patients’ high-risk parenteral medications based on individual needs, resulting in significant improv...

Imprivata Integrates with DigiCert to Enable Fully Integrated Remote Identity Proofing for EPCS

Health IT security company Imprivata, today announced a new collaboration with DigiCert, a leading provider of TLS/SSL, IoT and other PKI solutions and a federally approved certificate authority (CA), to deliver a streamlined, fully integrated workflow for remote identity proofing to support customers meeting U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) requirements for electronic prescribing for controlled...

Tuesday 4th December 2018

Betterment Through Automated Benchmarking in the Era of Value-based Care

In the era of value-based care provision, automated benchmarking technology in hospitals enables real-world, reliable data insights for understanding, improving and promoting provider performance. Value-based healthcare is here to stay. Hospitals across the U.S. are on a quest to deliver successful outcomes at the lowest overall cost, improving care delivery and patient wellness. Nationwide, 34 .....

Intelligent Health Monitoring Platform Myia Raises $6.75M to Improve Patients Lives Using Apple Watch, Fitbit, Motiv Ring

Intelligent health monitoring platform Myia Labs Inc. today announced it has raised $6.75M in seed funding led by applied artificial intelligence investors BootstrapLabs and Zetta Venture Partners with participation from the American College of Cardiology and The Boston Consulting Group. Myia harnesses the power of market wearables such as Apple Watch, Fitbit and Motiv’s Ring to monitor ... Re...

Curavi Acquires Post-Acute Telemedicine Provider Platform TripleCare

Curavi Health Inc., a comprehensive telemedicine solution for the nursing home today announced the acquisition of TripleCare, a Long Island City, New York-based provider of telemedicine solutions for the post-acute, long-term care industry, including skilled nursing facilities. For Curavi, the acquisition positions itself as a leader in the telemedicine market for the post-acute care space. Tripl...

Bridge Connector Integrates with higi Health Stations to Manage Real-Time Patient Data

higi, a provider of health station kiosks and Bridge Connector, which delivers streamlined integrations for healthcare, today announced an integration partnership to allow for seamless integration between higi health stations to manage patient data. The integration with Bridge Connector will enable connectivity of the higi platform with providers, payers, employers, retailers and others looking to...

Monday 3rd December 2018

ResMed to Acquire Propeller Health for $225M, Will Operate as Standalone Business

ResMed to acquire digital therapeutics maker Propeller Health for $225 million, establishing itself as a leader in COPD management. ResMed, a provider of cloud-connected medical devices and out-of-hospital software-as-a-service (SaaS) business solutions, today announced it has entered a definitive agreement to acquire digital therapeutics startup Propeller Health for $225M. For ResMed, the acquisi...

When Will Health IT Become Part of the Solution (Rather than the Problem) for Physicians?

I began practicing medicine in the 1990s as a hospitalist.  On an average day, I’d see 10 to 12 patients. I would spend any downtime on notes and billing.  More importantly, I had time to revisit interesting cases, converse with colleagues and chat with patients and their families. In 2018, that’s no longer what a ... Read More

Friday 30th November 2018

KLAS Report: Cerner and Epic Most Widely Adopted Clinical Surveillance Tools

Cerner and Epic are the only vendors by KLAS validated as having extensive adoption of their clinical surveillance tools, according to a new KLAS report. For the report, KLAS conducted interviews with healthcare professionals for their insights on vendors providing clinical surveillance tools. KLAS validated that a wide number of clinical surveillance tools are currently ... Read More

Robotic Process Automation Saves Steward Health Care Systems $2.75M in Operational Costs

The use of Robotic Process Automation (RPA)-a robotics precursor to artificial intelligence in the past two years has led to drastic improvements in productivity at Steward Health Choice Network (SHCN) Health Plan Division, a division of Steward Health Care Systems. Steward Health Choice Network (SHCN) implemented RPA. Within 30 days of implementing its first RPA ... Read More

Kaufman Hall Report: U.S. Hospitals Saw Strong Profitability in October

Rather unexpectedly, hospital results for October were quite favorable – with overall increased volume, revenue, and profitability compared with last year, according to the findings of Kaufman Hall’s latest National Flash Report. The latest October report provides a comprehensive look at metrics from more than 600 hospitals reveals profitability metrics rose more than 225 basis points ... Rea...

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