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Top 10 Health Technology Hazards in 2023 to Watch

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – ECRI , the nation’s largest non-profit patient safety organization, names communications gaps with recalls of home-use medical devices as the nation’s most pressing health technology safety issue for 2023.

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AlayaCare Acquires Delta Health Technologies, Accelerates Medicare Home Health Strategy in US

Home Health Care

Home-focused software and technology company AlayaCare has acquired Delta Health Technologies, a provider of home health solutions. Medicare home health market. We were already on a journey into the home health and hospice space, but this is an accelerator for us.”.

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Harms and Biases Associated with the Social Determinants of Health Technology Movement

Bill of Health

Many health systems have begun using new screening technologies to ask patients questions about the factors outside of the clinic and hospital that contribute to an individual or family’s health status, also known as the social determinants of health (SDOH).

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When Household Economics Blur with Health, Technology and Trust – Health Populi’s 2023 TrendCast

Health Populi

health citizens face physical, financial, and mental health challenges of a syndemic, inflation, and stress – all of which will shape peoples’ demand side for health care and digital technology, and a supply side of providers challenged by tech-enabled organizations with design and data chops.

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The Latest Health Technology Vision and Consumer Behavior Insights From Accenture

Health Populi

The COVID-19 pandemic hastened digital transformation for both the health care industry and for individuals — as health consumers, patients, caregivers, and health citizens.

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Top health technology hazards (and how to address them)

Spok Inc

Spok highlights 3 of the top health technology risks along with solutions to address them. The post Top health technology hazards (and how to address them) appeared first on Spok Inc. Tools like clinical alerting and secure end-to-end messaging can play a big role in minimizing risk and improving patient safety. Patient Safety Security

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Real-time diagnosis: Changing the game for breast cancer

CiscoHealth

Healthcare breast cancer diagnostics Health IT health IT solutions health tech health technology healthcare IT solutions healthcare tech healthcare technology telehealth telemedicine vradYour mom, your sister, your friend…maybe even you—breast cancer touches all of our lives. In the U.S. alone, approximately 1 in 8 women will develop the disease during their lifetime.[1]

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The Cisco Approach to Telehealth

CiscoHealth

Neurology, behavioral health, cardiology, dermatology, post-procedure follow-up, acute care, home care, evaluation and management, and patient outreach – many are adopting remote and virtual care strategies. Healthcare cisco approach Health IT health IT solutions health solutions health tech health technology healthcare IT healthcare IT solutions healthcare solutions healthcare tech healthcare technology remote care telehealth telemedicine white paper

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10 Factors to Consider When Choosing the Right Programmatic Analytics Platform

Healthcare Success

Consider the Backend Technology . When looking at the platform’s technology, it’s crucial to determine whether it’s based on an original or third-party solution. Specializes in programmatic solutions that leverage machine learning, AI, and other smart technologies.

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The Cisco Approach to Telehealth

CiscoHealth

Neurology, behavioral health, cardiology, dermatology, post-procedure follow-up, acute care, home care, evaluation and management, and patient outreach – many are adopting remote and virtual care strategies. Healthcare cisco approach Health IT health IT solutions health solutions health tech health technology healthcare IT healthcare IT solutions healthcare solutions healthcare tech healthcare technology remote care telehealth telemedicine white paper

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Real-time diagnosis: Changing the game for breast cancer

CiscoHealth

I’m really grateful that the medical center has the technology because it would have just been another week of wondering what was going to happen.”. With Cisco networking and collaboration technology, companies like vRad have the power to make life-changing diagnoses in real time. Technology enables real-time diagnosis from everywhere. Your mom, your sister, your friend…maybe even you—breast cancer touches all of our lives. In the U.S.

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10 Factors to Consider When Choosing the Right Programmatic Analytics Platform

Healthcare Success

Consider the Backend Technology . When looking at the platform's technology, it's crucial to determine whether it's based on an original or third-party solution. Specializes in programmatic solutions that leverage machine learning, AI, and other smart technologies.

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Intermountain and Story Health Partner on Specialty Care for Patients with Heart Failure

HIT Consultant

What Should Know: – Intermountain Healthcare and Story Health , a health technology and services company that provides scalable specialty care beyond the clinic, have entered into a strategic partnership to improve access to specialty care for patients with heart failure.

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The Pandemic Treaty and Intellectual Property Sharing: Making Vaccine Knowledge a Public Good 

Bill Of Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has laid bare the lack of regulation for the sharing of intellectual property (IP) and technology needed for an effective and equitable response to the crisis. In May 2020, the WHO established the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool (C-TAP). By Ellen ‘t Hoen.

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Ioana Singureanu: Making an IMPACT for BZ clients

Bookzurman

This event recognizes women creating impact, leading organizations and mission-focused strategic programs across the Federal Civilian, Federal Health and Military Health, Technology, and Consulting communities.

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NICE’s new Severity Adjustment

Healthcare ECONOMIST

In the United Kingdom, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence ( NICE ) made an update to their health technology evaluations manual in January 2022.

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Changi General Hospital developing AI algorithms to predict patient deterioration

Healthcare It News

Changi General Hospital in Singapore is now developing and validating AI algorithms to predict the likelihood of patient deterioration as part of its smart remote health monitoring system.

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Manipal Hospitals installs Isansys' RPM system to monitor critical patients out of ICU

Healthcare It News

The system, which has been approved for use in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe, can be adopted in many health facilities and allows providers to quickly establish virtual wards while seamlessly incorporating patient data into their EMR.

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Integration is the New Innovation for Healthcare in 2023: Reflections on CES2023 and JPM2023

Health Populi

The peak of venture investment for digital health was in 2020 and 2021, precipitously declining later in 2022.

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Cap Rx and RxSpark Partner to Lower Drug Prices Nationwide

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – RxSpark , a pharmacy discount platform inked announced a new partnership with Capital Rx , a health technology company changing the way prescription drugs are priced and patients are serviced, to offer its users access to more affordable medications.

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Elevate patient experiences with healthcare data insights

Cloud Blogs

In this difficult environment, the most successful healthcare organizations are the ones that are driving digital transformation and tapping into innovative healthcare technology solutions to improve patient care. Chris Scott, Banner Health. Karl Hightower, Novant Health.

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AHI Acquires Canadian-based wellteq Digital Health Inc.

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Advanced Health Intelligence Ltd acquires Canadian health technology company wellteq Digital Health Inc. Digital Health care pathways digital health Healthcare Mergers & Acquisitions Partners risk risk stratification telehealth

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Perspectives on Data Privacy for Direct-to-Consumer Health Apps

Bill Of Health

Direct-to-consumer (DTC) health apps, such as apps that manage our diet, fitness, and sleep, are becoming ubiquitous in our digital world. Since 2020 she has advised the German Federal Ministry of Health on topics related to digital innovation. By Sara Gerke and Chloe Reichel.

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UCHealth launches its first mobile AR experience for patients

Healthcare It News

Since going live, nearly 9,000 people have clicked on the new AR feature , according to the Aurora, Colorado-based health system. "The technology has come a long way in the past few years," she said.

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Bridging The Digital Divide

Healthcare Leadership

According to a study from The University of Texas at Austin , nearly half of Americans are skeptical of the benefits of Health information technologies — such as wearables, patient portals and mobile apps. We can’t just address health literacy without addressing the digital divide.

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Get Well unveils digital health meditation initiative for veterans and others

Healthcare It News

Digital health company Get Well has partnered with Health Journeys, a publisher of guided imagery and meditation audios, to offer its programs to Get Well's clients, with a special focus on veterans.

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NSW Ambulance adopts mobile emergency alert app to empower community response

Healthcare It News

NSW Ambulance recently received over A$55 million ($38 million) worth of new technology and equipment from the state government to enhance their provision of cardiac care. Enterprise Taxonomy: Digital Health Population and Public Health Technology Care

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Improving Patient Engagement and Retention Through Technology

Medical GPS

From the exam room to the home, technology is transforming every facet of healthcare at a pace that’s both exciting and overwhelming. Activity monitors, fitness trackers, and personal health sensors empower patients to be better-informed advocates for their own care.

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Data linkage project seeks to improve First Nations maternal and child health outcomes

Healthcare It News

A new project led by indigenous community leaders, together with researchers from the University of Queensland, seeks to link disparate health records of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders across health facilities to improve maternal and perinatal health outcomes.

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Hills Health to deliver patient engagement system to Kaweka Health

Healthcare It News

Hills Health Solutions has bagged a contract to put up a patient entertainment and engagement system at Kaweka Health's upcoming surgery facility in New Zealand's Hawke's Bay district. The technology has been rolled out in over 950 sites globally, according to Hills Health.

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Monthly Round-Up of What to Read on Pharma Law and Policy

Bill of Health

Each month, members of the Program On Regulation, Therapeutics, And Law (PORTAL) review the peer-reviewed medical literature to identify interesting empirical studies, policy analyses, and editorials on health law and policy issues relevant to current or potential future work in the Division.

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India's insurance scheme shifts to value-based care performance measure

Healthcare It News

The National Health Authority of India will now incentivise hospitals for providing valuable service through a new initiative. Improvement in patient's health-related quality of life. The NHA seeks to introduce the concept of value-based care across the Indian public health ecosystem. That shift, it added, will lead to a "significant increase" in overall health gains and is expected to be a "win-win" for all stakeholders.

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NIH All of Us Research Program puts focus on precision nutrition

Healthcare It News

For some health interactions and interventions, health systems deliver care fueled by real-time, real-world data captured through digital health technology. This has become possible because All of Us has the largest digital health research cohort of its kind.

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Rural NY health system working with Silicon Valley to expand access, digital transformation

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Andreessen Horowitz Bio + Health fund this week announced a new strategic partnership that aims to give an upstate New York health system access to digital health technologies that can help it address access challenges for its patient population.

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Teladoc Integrates with Proximie’s Virtual Operating Room Platform

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Proximie , a health technology platform focused on digitizing operating and diagnostic rooms, announced an integration with Teladoc Health’s Solo platform for hospitals and health systems.

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Avenda Health Receives FDA Exemption for AI-Enabled Prostate Cancer Therapy

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Avenda Health , an AI healthcare company creating the future of prostate cancer care, has received FDA Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) for its FocalPoint ablation system. Digital Health Life Sciences AI Artificial Intelligence cancer FDA physicians

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Physician adoption of digital health tools is accelerating, AMA research shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Medical Association's digital health research released today shows increased rates of digital health adoption among physicians over the last six years and provides insights into their expectations.

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Elion Raises $3M to Expand Digital Health Marketplace

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Elion , a San Francisco-based independent digital health technology marketplace company, today announced it has raised $3.3M Make better healthcare technology decisions.

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How mobile health can save a baby’s life

Healthcare It News

To address these challenges and ensure a better beginning for all lives everywhere, Picterus AS has developed a mobile health solution called Picterus Jaundice Pro. Enterprise Taxonomy: Digital Health Quality Care Medical devices Technology Care

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Woebot Health Secures $9.5M for Behavioral Health Platform

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Woebot Health announced that Leaps by Bayer, the impact investment arm of Bayer AG, has made a $9.5 million strategic investment in the company to help accelerate further development of its AI-powered behavioral health platform and products.

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France to enable rapid market access for digital therapeutics

Healthcare It News

French president Emmanuel Macron has announced plans to follow in Germany’s footsteps by making digital therapeutics available on prescription through the statutory health system. There are currently 22 apps approved for reimbursement, of which almost 50% are focused on mental health.

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Monthly Round-Up of What to Read on Pharma Law and Policy 

Bill Of Health

Each month, members of the Program On Regulation, Therapeutics, And Law (PORTAL) review the peer-reviewed medical literature to identify interesting empirical studies, policy analyses, and editorials on health law and policy issues. Health Aff (Millwood).

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Alexandra Hospital leverages cloud-based service to help patients avoid preventable chronic disease

Healthcare It News

Alexandra Hospital has taken part in the launch of a new cloud-based digital health service in Singapore by telecommunications provider StarHub, together with its partners, health technology company ConnectedLife and Fitbit.