Start the Revolution without Us
BY KIM BELLARD Well, as usual, there’s a lot going on in healthcare.  There’s the (potential) Amazon – One Medical acquisition, the CVS – Signify Health deal, and the Walmart – United Healthcare Medicare Advantage collaboration.  Alphabet’s just raised $1b.  Digital health funding may be in somewhat of a slump, but that’s only compared to 2021’s crazy numbers. Yep, if you’re a believer that a revolution in healthcare is right around the corner, there’s a lot of encouraging signs.   But I was in a Walmart the other day, and my thought was, these people don’t look like they care much about a r...
Source: The Health Care Blog - September 13, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Ryan Bose-Roy Tags: Health Policy AP-NORC Healthcare Kim Bellard Source Type: blogs

Revolutionizing Real-World Data Using Next-Generation Tokenization Technology
The following is a guest article by Josh Schoeller, CEO, Health Care business of LexisNexis® Risk Solutions & Global President, Elsevier Clinical Solutions. Connecting datasets with unparalleled precision unlocks better health for all The healthcare industry has widely acknowledged the importance of enabling patient-centered care. We all seem to agree that understanding patients and their unique healthcare journeys provides a more complete picture and increases the chances of positive health outcomes. Real-word data (RWD) can provide this insight, but today’s RWD is incomplete, often restricted to only a fraction of...
Source: EMR and HIPAA - September 13, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Interoperability Security and Privacy Elsevier Elsevier Clinical Solutions Healthcare Scene Featured Healthcare Tokenization Healthcare To Source Type: blogs

The recent closing of Amazon Care shows the magnitude of the challenge in changing health care
Amazon recently announced plans to shut down Amazon Care, an in-home and virtual health care service. The reasons cited were attributed to a significant overlap of services with the One Medical chain of clinics, which Amazon purchased in July of this year for 3.9 billion, as well as Amazon Care not being a complete enough Read more… The recent closing of Amazon Care shows the magnitude of the challenge in changing health care originally appeared in KevinMD.com. (Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog)
Source: Kevin, M.D. - Medical Weblog - September 13, 2022 Category: General Medicine Authors: Tags: Tech Health IT Primary Care Source Type: blogs

Commentators and Journalists Weigh In On Digital Health And Related Privacy, Safety, Social Media And Security Matters. Lots Of Interesting Perspectives - September 13, 2022.
-----This weekly blog is to explore the news around the larger issues around Digital Health, data security, data privacy, AI / ML. technology, social media and any related matters.I will also try to highlightADHA Propagandawhen I come upon it.Just so we keep count, the latest Notes from the ADHA Board were dated 6 December, 2018 and we have seen none since! It ’s pretty sad!Note: Appearance here is not to suggest I see any credibility or value in what follows. I will leave it to the reader to decide what is worthwhile and what is not! The point is to let people know what is being said / published that I have come upon, a...
Source: Australian Health Information Technology - September 13, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Dr David G More MB PhD Source Type: blogs

Chest pain, peak troponin 100,000 ng/L and this ECG on discharge: what ’s the diagnosis?
Written by Jesse McLaren, with edits by Smith Usually cases are presented in chronological order the way they appear in real life. But this case will be represented in reverse chronological order. At each step we ’ll ask the question, “what’s the diagnosis?” using the STEMI paradigm (was this STEMI or NSTEMI?) and OMI paradigm (was this Occlusion MI or Non-Occlusion MI?).  Discharge A 60 year old without prior cardiac history was admitted with chest pain, had a peak troponin of 100,000 ng/L (normal<16 in female and<26 in males), and was discharged with the following ECG (#4). What ’s the...
Source: Dr. Smith's ECG Blog - September 13, 2022 Category: Cardiology Authors: Jesse McLaren Source Type: blogs