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    INNOVACCER PARTNERS WITH MICROSOFT TEAMS TO LAUNCH ITS CARE MANAGEMENT SOLUTION

    Nov 08, 2019

    Innovaccer Inc, a healthcare data activation company today announced a partnership with Microsoft Teams to launch its care management product, InCare on the Microsoft Teams platform. The new solution will assist care teams in sharing crucial patient information in real-time and ensuring seamless car...


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    WHAT HEALTH SYSTEMS NEED TO CONSIDER WHEN STARTING A BUG BOUNTY PROGRAM

    Nov 08, 2019

    Healthcare is one of the most targeted industries for cyberattacks, as personal health information (PHI) is among the most profitable commodities on the dark web. Yet, as healthcare organizations and patients increasingly adopt new digital health technologies, they open up new attack vectors for bad...


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    REVEL HEALTH USES ANALYTICS TO BOOST HEALTH PLANS’ FLU SHOT RATES

    Nov 08, 2019

    Revel Health, a Minneapolis-based artificial intelligence-driven healthcare technology company, is using personalized communication to help health plans boost flu shots rates among members. Not only do improved flu shot rates impact a health plan’s STAR rating, but they also save an estimated ...


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    DISRUPTORS OR INTERRUPTERS? HOW APPLE IS FARING IN THEIR HEALTHCARE INITIATIVES

    Nov 07, 2019

    Over the last few decades the “digital age” has enabled many garage-based startups to transform into sustained successes by targeting problems that begged to be solved digitally.  Sometimes their leaders identified and resolved needs we never knew we had. The largest, like Google, A...


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    THE BIGGEST PROBLEMS WITH HEALTHCARE

    Nov 07, 2019

    Medicare For All is obviously a much-talked about proposal, with buzz and support behind it, as well as its share of questions and opposition. The data shows that if Medicare For All means that private insurance is eliminated, the American people are not currently ready for that, says Jason Hargrave...


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    AMWELL ACQUIRES ALIGNED TELEHEALTH TO FLESH OUT ITS BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, TELEPSYCHIATRY CAPABILITIES

    Nov 07, 2019

    Telehealth giant American Well has struck a deal to acquire Aligned Telehealth, a vendor of telepsychiatry and behavioral health that services providers and payers. American Well says that this move will make it the largest enterprise telepsychiatry platform operating in the US. At this time, the co...


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    FIVE WAYS TO INTEGRATE SOCIAL CARE INTO HEALTHCARE

    Nov 06, 2019

    With the recent focus on why SDoH are a vital part of health and healthcare, Avalere’s report Opportunities to Integrate Social Determinants of Health into Healthcare Delivery was conducted by a multidisciplinary committee of experts to address how this integration of social care might be oper...


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    CLEVELAND CLINIC DEVELOPS RISK CALCULATOR FOR DIABETES MANAGEMENT

    Nov 06, 2019

    A new risk calculator developed by researchers at the Cleveland Clinic can show patients with type 2 diabetes their risks of developing major health complications over the next ten years. Weight-loss surgery, also known as metabolic or bariatric surgery, can help individuals control their diabetes a...


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    BOSTON UNIVERSITY LAUNCHES POPULATION HEALTH STUDY TO UNDERSTAND FACTORS THAT INCREASE DEMENTIA RISK

    Nov 06, 2019

    A new population health study launched this week by the Boston University School of Public Health and Savonix will look at digitally collected data on the lifestyle factors that increase dementia risk. With the cognitive data, health history and lifestyle data from 400,000 individuals, researchers h...


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    FACEBOOK’S FORAY INTO DIGITAL HEALTHCARE

    Nov 05, 2019

    Facebook is working with U.S. health organizations to offer a Preventive Health tool. Todd Johnson, chief strategy officer, at GetWellNetwork, a global consumer health technology company, says that he is encouraged that big tech is seeking ways to help in the detection and prevention of diseases. &l...


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    FLOYD HEALTH SYSTEM AND ATRIUM HEALTH TO JOIN IN STRATEGIC COMBINATION

    Nov 05, 2019

    Floyd Health System (Floyd) and Atrium Health announced today that the organizations have signed a letter of intent to combine, with the goal of bringing enhanced capabilities and new investments in skills and talent, facilities and technology to the communities served by Floyd. The agreement is sub...


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    BOSTON SCIENTIFIC'S CONNECTED PATIENT CHALLENGE ATTRACTS INVENTIVE DIGITAL HEALTH SOLUTIONS FROM INNOVATORS WORLDWIDE

    Nov 05, 2019

    Boston Scientific launched its fifth annual Connected Patient Challenge, the company has seen a record-breaking number of submissions compared to previous years, and there’s still time for healthcare innovators to submit their ideas. The challenge, which calls on innovators to submit digital h...


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    EVALUATING THE BENEFITS AND CHALLENGES OF GENOMICS IN HEALTHCARE

    Dec 06, 2019

    In recent years, genomics and genetic data have emerged as an innovative area of research that could potentially transform healthcare. This information could accelerate precision medicine, paving the way for individualized therapies tailored to each person. Studies have examined how genomics could i...


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    PATIENT, PROVIDER SUPPORT KEY TO HEALTHCARE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Dec 05, 2019

    To accelerate the adoption and use of artificial intelligence in healthcare, health systems will need to secure patient and provider support of the technology, develop strong data governance strategies, and invest in innovative tools, the American Hospital Association (AHA) said in a recent report. ...


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    HOSPITALS SUE CMS OVER PRICE TRANSPARENCY RULE

    Dec 04, 2019

    The federal lawsuit announced Wednesday was widely expected after the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) finalized the rule last month that requires hospitals to post payer-negotiated rates for 300 shoppable services. Hospitals have balked at the cost of implementing the rule, which ...

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    PEOPLE HATE SHOPPING FOR HEALTH INSURANCE

    Dec 03, 2019

    Americans rarely switch to new health plans when the annual insurance-shopping season comes around, even if they could have gotten a better deal. The bottom line: People loathe shopping for health plans, and many are bad at it, for one major reason: It's just too hard, Tricia Neuman, a Medicare ...

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    AMAZON LAUNCHES EHR-INTEGRATED, MACHINE LEARNING-POWERED TRANSCRIPTION SERVICE

    Dec 02, 2019

    As part of re:Invent, today AWS announced Amazon Transcribe Medical, a new HIPAA-eligible, machine learning automatic speech recognition (ASR) service that allows developers to add medical speech-to-text capabilities to their applications. Transcribe Medical provides accurate and affordable medical ...


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    BLOCKCHAIN MAY SAVE BILLIONS FOR HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY

    Dec 02, 2019

    Blockchain technology may not be the panacea for healthcare industry challenges, but it holds the potential to save billions of dollars by optimizing current workflows and disintermediating some high-cost gatekeepers, according to a new study. The study, “Global Blockchain Technology Market in...


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    ADA LAUNCHES FIRST AI HEALTH GUIDANCE APP IN SWAHILI

    Dec 02, 2019

    The world’s first artificial intelligence (AI) based health guidance app in Swahili has been launched to help improve healthcare for more than 100 million people in East Africa. Ada Health has developed the app, which combines a medical database with intelligent reasoning technology to help us...


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    AI: THE ONLY VIABLE SOLUTION TO HEALTHCARE'S DATA PROBLEM

    Nov 29, 2019

    In the transition to value-based care, healthcare organizations are under tremendous pressure to reduce costs while improving patient outcomes, care efficiency and overall population health. Data analytics can unlock insights that can help us achieve those goals — but to date, reality hasn&rsq...


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    QUARTET RAISES MORE IN SERIES D, PARTNERS WITH CAMBIA TO IMPROVE ACCESS TO MENTAL CARE

    Nov 28, 2019

    New York-based mental health startup Quartet announced Wednesday that the company is partnering with Cambia Health Solutions to provide better mental care through Cambia health plans in the Pacific Northwest. In addition, it announced that Echo Health Ventures (a joint venture between Cambia Health ...


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    HOW NON-INVASIVE TECHNOLOGIES HELP ENABLE EARLIER DETECTION OF LIVER DISEASE

    Nov 28, 2019

    Americans face a silent epidemic that continues to escalate: More than 30% of the U.S. population has some degree of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), an asymptomatic condition characterized by elevated levels of fat in the liver, and the most common type of liver disease in the Western wor...


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    GE LAUNCHES PROGRAM TO EASE ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ADOPTION

    Nov 27, 2019

    GE Healthcare has launched the Edison Developer Program to accelerate artificial intelligence adoption and impact throughout the healthcare industry. The program is based on Edison, GE Healthcare’s secure intelligence platform. The program will allow providers to gain easy access to AI solutio...


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    TRANSFORMING LAB DATA INTO PERSONALIZED HEALTHCARE INSIGHTS

    Nov 27, 2019

    The move to value-based care has sparked a healthcare revolution. Instead of focusing on the volume of healthcare services, health systems are implementing population health programs aimed at improving patient outcomes through personalized care delivery and reducing costs by eliminating wasteful pra...


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