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One Technology Executive on How to Bring Amazon-Style Digital Innovation to Healthcare

June 14, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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At Providence St. Joseph Health, technology leaders and their digital innovation teams are keenly focused on leveraging technology to provide patients and consumers better access, convenience and personalization to drive ongoing engagement.

Hospitals Making Progress in mHealth Strategies, Survey Finds

June 13, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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For the third consecutive year in Spok’s mobile healthcare survey, more than half of respondents reported having a mobile strategy in place.

Apple to Introduce Health Records API

June 5, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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Apple has announced that it will be introducing a Health Records API for developers and researchers with the goal “to create an ecosystem of apps that use health record data to better manage medications, nutrition plans, diagnosed diseases and more.”

In Northern California, Leaders at One FQHC Leveraged Technology to Help a Community in Crisis

June 4, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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In the midst of the October wildfires that ravaged Northern California communities, leaders at Petaluma Health Center leveraged technology tools to quickly communicate with patients and provide quality patient care throughout the crisis.

FDA Launches Medical Device Innovation Challenge to Combat Opioid Crisis

May 31, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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The FDA announced this week that it is launching an innovation challenge to spur the development of medical devices, including digital health technologies and diagnostic tests, that could provide novel solutions to detecting, treating and preventing addiction,...

Propeller Health Gets $20M Investment

May 30, 2018  |  David Raths
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Propeller Health, whose digital therapeutics platform is used to help reduce the cost of COPD and asthma care, announced a $20 million funding round.

Survey: Text Messaging Often Used for Appointment Reminders

May 29, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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More than two-thirds of healthcare leaders in a recent survey indicated that their organization uses text messaging, while many cited that it is employed after receiving patient indication of preference and consent.

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital’s Digital Health Journey Continues its Evolution

May 29, 2018  |  Pamela Tabar
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Population health and digital health endeavors are heating up across the country, but many good lessons can be learned from projects that began early and grew along with technology. One of the biggest lessons? It’s not all about IT.

Healthcare’s Patient Access Problem is Big—But There's a Fix

May 23, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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There is significant potential for health IT to prove beneficial in medical record access and cut the exorbitant costs that patients are currently paying for their health data.

Circulation, Buoy Health Collaborate on Integrated Platform for Patient Transportation

May 23, 2018  |  Heather Landi
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Boston-based startup Circulation Health, a ride-ordering exchange that coordinates medical transportation logistics using Lyft and other transportation partners, is partnering with Buoy Health, also based in Boston, to integrate their platforms to provide...

HSX’s Drive Toward Innovation Spotlighted at Philadelphia HIT Summit

May 21, 2018  |  Rajiv Leventhal
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At the Philadelphia Health IT Summit, leaders from HealthShare Exchange outlined new organization strategies that include how its Market Street technology initiative is opening new avenues for innovation.

Parkland’s Innovation Bridge Takes ‘Genius Bar’ Approach to Digital Health Apps

May 17, 2018  |  David Raths
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Taking inspiration from the Apple Genius Bar and Ochsner Health System’s O Bar, the Dallas-based Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation in collaboration with Parkland Health & Hospital System has opened an “Innovation Bridge” to assist patients with health-...

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