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The Macro View – Post - Election And Health News Relevant To E-Health And Health In General.

July 28 Edition.“This is being written over the weekend and to date we seem to know that Malcolm Turnbull will remain PM with a level of majority that is yet to be determined.” I wrote this a week ago and it is still true. Maybe next...Show More Summary

XLerateHealth Accelerator Unveils Its Fourth Class of Digital Health Startups

XLerateHealth, a Louisville-based accelerator for early-stage healthcare companies, announced it has selected six companies to participate as part of its incoming fourth cohort. The accelerator’s 13-week intensive program will begin August 1, 2016 and run until “Demo Day” on October 27, 2016. Show More Summary

ImpediMed, Mayo Clinic Partner to Explore Body Fluid Status Monitoring Tech

ImpediMed Ltd, a Australia-based medical device startup has signed a three-year joint development agreement with Mayo Clinic to explore uses for body fluid status monitoring technology. ImpediMed employs bioimpedance spectroscopy (BIS) technologies for use in the non-invasive clinical assessment and monitoring of fluid status in patients. Show More Summary

NY Statewide Health Information Network Reaches 40 Million Patients

The Statewide Health Information Network for New York (SHIN-NY)  has reached a milestone of holding records for over 40 million patients, processes over 2.8 million transactions a month, and has over 62,000 users.  Participating in the network, allows doctors and patients to easily access health records across the state.  The milestone comes 10 months after... Read More

The Health Minister Returns But Apparently Sees E-Health As An Issue That Is Solved! It Isn’t!

Here is the full press release:Appointment as Minister for Health, Aged Care & SportIt is an honour to be reappointed as Minister for Health, Aged Care and Sport.Page last updated: 19 July 2016PDF printable version of Appointment asShow More Summary

The Rise of Telemedicine

As reimbursement evolves from fee for service to alternative payment models, incentives will shift from treating sickness to keeping the population healthy. New investments will be made in technologies that reach into the home and enhance care team communication. Show More Summary

Cerner Impressions – Value Based Solutions: Payer/Provider Markets Getting Ever Blurrier

We all know that two of the principle new competencies for providers in the value based market is: 1. population health management and, 2. consumer engagement. Long the purview of the health plan market business and technology sector, one of … Read more ›

Kognito Launches Virtual Human Simulations for Primary Care Providers

Kognito, a provider of simulations featuring virtual humans has launched of a series of four new virtual human experiences available to help users build skills related to physical, emotional and social health.  The simulations were commissioned...Show More Summary

If You Want A Reason To Keep Your Medical Records To Just Those You Really Trust This Is It!

This appeared a few days ago:Terror review to consider giving spy agencies access to mental health records, Malcolm Turnbull saysJuly 22, 20169:53amKARA VICKERY News Corp Australia NetworkPRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has confirmed...Show More Summary

Huron Consulting Group Acquires HSM Consulting: 6 Things to Know

  Management consulting firm Huron Consulting Group Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Healthcare Services Management, Inc. (HSM), a firm specializing in healthcare IT and management consulting. Here are six things to know about the acquisition: 1. Show More Summary

Medisafe App Launches Medisafe for Pharma to Address Non-adherence

Medisafe, a personalized medication management platform with nearly three million patient and caregiver users has launched Medisafe for Pharma. Medisafe’s latest pharma offering will address all three major challenges attributed to non-adherence – patient quality of care (e.g. Show More Summary

Executive Health Centre Taps BaseHealth for Genomics-driven Health Assessment Engine

BaseHealth, a comprehensive predictive analytics company for healthcare has inked a partnership with Canada-based Executive Health Centre, one of the leading preventative health care clinics in North America. Through the partnership,...Show More Summary

Here Is A Readable Version of the ADHA’s Strategy Milestones. They Really Are Just Dreaming!

I have typed it out for ease of readingADHA Strategy MilestonesSlide Contents:Year 1:Milestone: Lay FoundationsConsumers: Opt-in and Opt-out My Health Records trialsHealth Workers: Create guidelines and common languagesYear 2:Milestone:...Show More Summary

It Really Looks Like The ADHA Has Slipped Its Moorings!

This was sent to me a little while ago: Sorry about the quality - seeking compulsory health records for all citizens in year 2. What on earth?? This is the sort of fantastical nonsense and time frames that just confirms we should all be very alarmed. Show More Summary

It Really Looks Like The ADHA Has Slipped Its Moorings!

This is the initial part of the post - read more by clicking on the title of the article. David.

AMA, Omada Health, Intermountain Healthcare Launch Digital Health Program to Reduce Type 2 Diabetes

The American Medical Association (AMA), Omada Health, and Intermountain Healthcare today announced a digital health initiative aimed at reducing the alarming number of adults who develop type 2 diabetes. The new partnership will create...Show More Summary

Nomad Health Lands $4M to Connect Doctors with Freelance Clinical Work

Nomad Health, a digital health startup creating an online marketplace connecting doctors with freelance clinical work has raised $4M in the funding. The Series A round was led by First Round Capital and RRE Ventures with participation from.406 Ventures. Show More Summary

How CMS’ Proposed Meaningful Use Changes Would Reduce Stage 2 & 3 Burdens on Providers

Editor’s Note: Thomas Grove is a Principal of Consulting and Compliance Services at Phoenix Health Systems, a division of Medsphere Systems. As a healthcare management executive with 20+ years of experience, Thomas has extensive expertise in strategic assessments and planning, revenue cycle management, and process improvement. Show More Summary

NewYork-Presbyterian Launches Telehealth Platform, NYP OnDemand

  NewYork-Presbyterian has announced an expansion of its telehealth efforts with the launch of NYP OnDemand, a new suite of digital health services designed to improve and expand patient care, while also extending access to the clinical...Show More Summary

Sansoro Health Lands $1.5M for EMR Integration Solution

Sansoro Health, an EMR integration company has raised $1.2M in seed funding led by San Francisco-based investor Healthy Ventures, with additional funds coming from TreeHouse Health and angel investors. The company will use the investment to enhance its open API software, expand its team, and further develop its marketing and sales capabilities. Show More Summary

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