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The Macro View – Health, Financial And Political News Relevant To E-Health And The Health Sector In General.

November 23, 2017 Edition.-----Well the Don has come back from Asia proclaiming a brilliant success but with rather less conviction being expressed by most others!The main news this week and for the next week or so will be the attempt to pass some “Tax Reform”. Show More Summary

The Push To Try And Ramp Up Use Of The myHR Seems To Be Gathering Pace! I Wish They Would Spend Our Money More Wisely!

Two examples this week.First we had:Men Take Control of Their Health with My Health RecordBy Digital Health Agency17 November, 2017 Australian men need to take greater control of their health, announced the Australian Men’s Shed Association...Show More Summary

There Are Lots Of Exciting Visions For Digital Health Out There! I Often Wonder How Real They Are?

Three forward looking articles appeared last week:First we had:How data is ushering in the era of personalised healthcareAI, augmented reality and vast amounts of data will help drive a new revolution in healthcare, Murray BrozinskyShow More Summary

Startupbootcamp Digital Health Miami Launches 2018 Cohort of 13 Startups

Startupbootcamp Digital Health Miami, an innovation program and fund has announced 13 startups that will be joining their second cohort after an intensive two-day evaluation and selection process on November 17-18.Teams pitched their...Show More Summary

Dispatch From South Africa

My blog readers must think I've abandoned them over the past few weeks. I apologize for the whirlwind of October and November. With the BIDMC-Lahey merger planning and the new cloud hosted Meditech go lives of my day job, plus the usual Fall conference commitments, and my new work with the Gates Foundation, blogging has fallen behind. Show More Summary

The ADHA Issues Its First Annual Report - Not Much That Is New I Have To Say.

This appeared last week:Annual Report 2016-17: New momentum for digital health in AustraliaTuesday 14 November, 2017The first Annual Report of the Australian Digital Health Agency has been tabled in Parliament – it highlights a new partnership...Show More Summary

Unity Farm and Unity Farm Sanctuary Update for November 2017

Starting next month, my daughter Lara will take charge of our instagram, Facebook, and Twitter feeds, providing daily updates about the Farm and Sanctuary. As we approach winter 2017, we can officially declare that the farm and sanctuary are now fully built and we're transitioning to daily operations. Show More Summary

Change Healthcare Acquires Credentialing Tech Docufill to Improve Administrative Efficiency

Change Healthcare is once again shifting the paradigm for dental practices and payers alike. Today the company expanded its capabilities and product offerings with dental provider credentialing software technology acquired from Docufill, LLC. Show More Summary

Why GE Won’t Sell its Health IT Business

Editor’s Note: Signify Research is an independent supplier of market intelligence and consultancy to the global healthcare technology industry whose coverage areas include Healthcare IT, Medical Imaging and management consultants and investors. Show More Summary

Weekly Australian Health IT Links – 20th November, 2017.

Here are a few I have come across the last week or so.Note: Each link is followed by a title and a few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require...Show More Summary

Study: More Than 40 States Have Invested In Value-Based Payment Models

A recent national study of state government programs finds more than 40 states strategically invested in value-based payment models, 23 with targets or mandates, and just 7 states trailing the trend. The study commissioned by Changed Healthcare reveals 23 states have value-based targets or mandates that payers and providers agreed to achieve, 17 have or are... Read More

Roche Acquires Lab Data Analytics Platform Viewics

Roche, a pharmaceuticals and diagnostics focused on advancing science has announced an agreement to acquire Viewics, Inc., a laboratory business analytics platform. Under the terms of the agreement, Roche is acquiring all shares of the company. Show More Summary

drchrono Offers iPad Pro to Physicians as Part of EHR Bundle Program

Mobile EHR provider drchrono Inc., today announced that it is the first company to offer an iPad Pro to every physician as part of its new iPad and EHR bundle program. drchrono is launching this new program to help medical practices by providing doctors with a complimentary iPad Pro when they sign up for a qualifying... Read More

Innovaccer Launches Data Bank With Over 10M Structured Data Points for Care Research

Innovaccer, a Silicon Valley-based healthcare platform company, today announced the launch of Datashop Beacon— a new product that offers extensively researched, benchmarked and structured datasets for healthcare organizations and researchers to gather actionable insights on healthcare trends. Show More Summary

Another Test For The Department of Health’s Tin Ear. Will It Listen To The Experts This Time?

I don’t know about you but I have found it very hard ever to remember having the Department of Health conduct a consultation and not have the final consultation report say exactly the same things as were said by them before they began. Show More Summary

AusHealthIT Poll Number 397 – Results – 19th November, 2017.

Here are the results of the poll.Does Firm Bipartisan Political Support And Near Unlimited Funding Mean The myHR Will Ultimately Be A Success Despite Its Flaws?Yes 4% (5) No 95% (117) I Have No Idea 1% (1) Total votes: 123 It seems the...Show More Summary

[Former] SVP of Population Health at Cerner

“Chilmark were one of the first industry watchers to recognize the importance of population health and are still one of […] The post [Former] SVP of Population Health at Cerner appeared first on Chilmark Research.

Weekly Overseas Health IT Links – 18th November, 2017.

Here are a few I came across last week. Note: Each link is followed by a title and few paragraphs. For the full article click on the link above title of the article. Note also that full access to some links may require site registration...Show More Summary

BurstIQ, Empiric Health Partner to Integrate Healthcare Blockchain Data Record with Intermountain

BurstIQ, Inc., a healthcare blockchain data company, announced the first mainstream OEM healthcare blockchain data record integration for Intermountain Healthcare with strategic partner Empiric Health. The Utah-based healthcare giant...Show More Summary

It Seems That, Even After A Decade, The Evidence For Value In mHealth Is Still Lacking.

This appeared in the New England Journal Of Medicine last week.The Promise, Growth, and Reality of Mobile Health — Another Data-free ZoneAmira Roess, Ph.D., M.P.H.November 8, 2017DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1713180The use of mobile communication...Show More Summary

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