Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) Can Help Close The Looming Gap In Health Equity
The following is a guest article by David Maman, CEO and founder of Binah.ai. Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) can offer a myriad of benefits for patients and providers alike. It can even pose as a solution to many of healthcare’s more complex problems, including the looming gap in health equity across the U.S.  While RPM […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 20, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Ambulatory Clinical Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Binah.ai Clinical Trials David Maman Decentralized Clinical Trials Health Disparities Health Equity Healthcare Source Type: blogs

9am.health Raises $16 Million Series A To Build a Comprehensive Virtual Diabetes Destination Nationwide
9am.health also adds 7Wire Managing Director and Transcarent CEO Glen Tullman to the Board of Directors and will enter self-insured employer market to offer virtual diabetes care as a covered benefit 9am.health, a fast-growing virtual diabetes clinic that delivers personalized, affordable, and compassionate care directly to consumers, today announced a $16 million Series A funding round, bringing its total […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 20, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring 7Wire Ventures 9am.health Anton Kittelberger Bernhard Schandl Define Ventures Diabetes Telehealth Founders Fund Frank Westermann Glen Tullman Health IT Fundings H Source Type: blogs

NTT DATA Services: More Personalized Patient Experiences Needed
There is little doubt that a good patient experience leads to better outcomes. A “good experience”, however, is a moving target that is shaped by consumer experiences in other industries like retail, banking, and hospitality. Patients are beginning to expect more personalized care. NTT DATA Services believes it can be delivered if healthcare is willing […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 19, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Amazon behavior science Dr. Richard Swafford Healthcare Scene Featured HIMSS HIMSS 2022 HIMSS22 Lirio Milissa Campbell NTT DATA Servic Source Type: blogs

Is A Healthcare App Great If Nobody Uses It? Maybe It ’s Time For Plan B
The following is a guest article by Greg Kefer, CMO at Lifelink Systems. It is hard to dispute that the most efficient way to reach and engage consumers digitally is through the smartphone. Today, 86% of US consumers carry those small, advanced, connected devices with them everywhere they go and use them for everything. It’s […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 19, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: AI/Machine Learning Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC Conversational AI Digital Health Assistants Digital Patient Engagement Greg Kefer Source Type: blogs

Healthcare IT Conferences: What Do You Need? – #HITsm Chat Topic
We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 4/23 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).  This week’s chat will be hosted by Janae Sharp (@CoherenceMed) and @UHIMSS on the topic “Healthcare IT Conferences: What do you need?” Large and small health IT conferences were cancelled in 2020, and continue […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 19, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: #HITsm Healthcare IT #HITsm Chat #HITsm Topics Healthcare IT Conferences Healthcare IT Networking HIMSS Janae Sharp Source Type: blogs

Is RPM (Remote Patient Monitoring) Overrated? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 86
For the 86th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re asking the question, Is RPM (remote patient monitoring) overrated?  Everyone seems to be talking about remote patient monitoring.  This isn’t a huge surprise given all the move to remote that’s happened during COVID, but we wondered if all this talk of RPM is overrated.  Certainly […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 18, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn John Lynn and Colin Hung Tags: Ambulatory C-Suite Leadership Clinical Healthcare IT Healthcare IT Today Podcasts Hospital - Health System LTPAC Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Adjuvare Airstrip Alan Portela Caregility Carium Health IT Health IT Companies Source Type: blogs

Becoming More Patient First with Kelli Bravo from Pega
Any shift in healthcare goes slow.  In many ways, this is by design.  We don’t want to make changes that are going to literally put patients’ lives at risk.  While change is slow, it feels like we’re on that slow march to putting patients first in healthcare.  Certainly COVID threw some gas on that fire […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 18, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: AI/Machine Learning C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Health Equity Healthcare Bias Healthcare Scene Featured Healthcare Self-Service HIMSS HIMSS 2022 H Source Type: blogs

MedTrainer Announces $43 Million Series B Funding Round Led by Vista Equity Partners
Investment accelerates the expansion and innovation of MedTrainer’s best-in-class solution to enhance value to its current customers and rapidly expand its reach into new markets MedTrainer, healthcare’s leader in credentialing, training, and compliance management, today announced a $43 million Series B investment led by Vista Equity Partners, a leading global investment firm focused exclusively on enterprise software, data, […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 18, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Regulations Abhay Puskoor Health IT Fundings Health IT Investment Healthcare Compliance MedTrainer René Stewart Steve Gallion Telescope Partners Vista Equity Partners Source Type: blogs

Technology and Partnerships Needed to Address RCM Staffing Challenges
Staffing continues to be the most significant challenge facing healthcare in 2022 – not just on the frontlines but in the back-office too. Small physician practices are finding it especially difficult to compete for skilled revenue cycle talent. To fill the gap, they must adopt RCM technology and learn to partner with service providers. Healthcare […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 15, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: Ambulatory Healthcare IT HIM Revenue Cycle Management Great Resignation Greenway Greenway Health GRS Select Healthcare Automation healthcare staffing challenge Physician Practices RCM Susan Kohler Source Type: blogs

Putting The Human Touch On Telehealth: How Concierge Services Can Help Health Systems Address Telehealth Challenges
The following is a guest article by Linda Comp-Noto, Division President, Healthcare Enterprise Operations at Teleperformance. Over the past two years, there has been a sharp increase in the use of telehealth. Research from McKinsey & Company indicates that telehealth utilization has grown to levels 38 times higher than before the pandemic. Patients and providers […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 15, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Administration Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Concierge Services Linda Comp-Noto McKinsey & Company Patient Journey Mapping Remote Patient Monitoring RPM Telehe Source Type: blogs

Diligent Robotics Raises Over $30 Million in Series B Funding Round to Deploy Collaborative Robots to Healthcare Systems Across the Nation
Led by Tiger Global, funding will accelerate product development to meet demand for healthcare service robot and enhance interoperability, integrations and efficiency in healthcare institutions Austin-based robotic automation company, Diligent Robotics, today announced that it has closed over $30 million in Series B funding, bringing the total investment raised to date to nearly $50 million. Diligent Robotics develops […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 15, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: AI/Machine Learning Clinical Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Andrea Thomaz Boom Capital Cedars-Sinai Health Ventures Cody Blankenship Collaborative Robots Connie Lee David Marshall Diligent Robotics DNX V Source Type: blogs

CliniSys Acquires ApolloLIMS to Grow Community and Public Health Diagnostics Capability
CliniSys Group has acquired ApolloLIMS, a leading provider of laboratory information management systems based in Nashville, Tennessee, and with specialist expertise in clinical, public health, toxicology and molecular diagnostics. The ApolloLIMS team will join CliniSys, bringing their industry expertise, knowledge and proven technology offering. The announcement confirms a significant step toward fulfilling our vision to […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 15, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT ApolloLIMS CliniSys Eric Dingfelder Health IT Acquisitions Michael Simpson Public Health Diagnostics Source Type: blogs

Healthcare AI Bias: Reasons and Resolutions
The following is a guest article by Anand Shroff, President at Verantos. Artificial intelligence (AI) holds great promise to dramatically improve clinical outcomes for patients, but in a perverse twist, AI algorithms that are used to improve drug development and support healthcare don’t just highlight social inequities — they may ultimately exacerbate them. A lingering […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 14, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: AI/Machine Learning Analytics/Big Data Health IT Company Healthcare IT Algorithmic Bias Health Inequities Healthcare AI Healthcare AI Bias Healthcare Real World Data NLP Randomized Controlled Trials RCT Real-World Data RWD Sele Source Type: blogs

Winning the Race to Deliver Seamless Healthcare Experiences
The following is a guest article by William Shea, VP of Cognizant Consulting Healthcare Practice, & Trish Birch, SVP, Healthcare Consulting & Strategy Leader at Cognizant. Many healthcare organizations have set their sights on delivering holistic customer journeys that seamlessly blend physical and digital experiences. Care, payment, follow-up, referrals. and ancillary services soon will blend […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 14, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: C-Suite Leadership Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Interoperability Best of Breed Bill Shea Cognizant Cognizant Healthcare Consulting Practice Digital Health Platform Digi Source Type: blogs

TigerConnect Reduces Staff Frustration With Better Communication & Scheduling
As healthcare continues to grapple with staffing challenges, organizational leaders are more keenly interested in technologies that will reduce staff workload and frustration. Companies with established track records in staff efficiency, automation, and communication are well positioned to help. TigerConnect, for example, is seeing success with its new scheduling products that leverage the company’s success […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - April 14, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: Administration C-Suite Leadership Clinical Communication and Patient Experience Health IT Company Healthcare IT Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality ahrq Healthcare Scene Featured Healthcare Workforce HIMSS HIMSS 2022 HIMSS22 Source Type: blogs