Healthcare Topic Updates

Digital Health

Ireland’s health service uses patientMpower remote monitoring solution for COVID-19 patients | MobiHealthNews | 3/26/2020

The firm is also offering a hospital avoidance solution to provide care to patients with underlying respiratory conditions. March 26, 2020 Share Dublin-based digital health firm patientMpower has developed a remote monitoring solution for COVID-19 on behalf of the Irish Health Service Executive (HSE). This enables monitoring of otherwise healthy patients with mild to moderate symptoms who are in self-isolation. The national programme is already operating across …

Population Health

Medocity launches COVID-19 digital platform with Hillcrest Home Care enabling large-scale population screening, surveillance, remote monitoring and virtual interventions | PRWeb | 3/26/2020

… personalized to each user Allow for real-time active monitoring of individuals and reported symptoms Facilitate timely escalation of care as changes in health status are noted Track and report evolving COVID-19 related population health statistics and trends over time to ensure resources are appropriately deployed “The Medocity platform’s data and reporting capability allow for a systematic view of users’ COVID-19 symptoms and status in real-time and …

Telehealth

Opioid Case Against Walmart Was Quashed By DOJ Officials Appointed By Trump: Report | Kaiser Health News | 3/26/2020

… Rattan, an over-20-year veteran of the office who had spent much of her career prosecuting members of drug cartels. (Eisinger and Bandler, 3/25) PBS NewsHour: Amid COVID-19, A New Push For Telehealth To Treat Opioid Use Disorder The medical community has been working to provide accessible treatment for opioid use disorder to those who are in hard to reach areas, particularly in rural America. Telehealth , or the …

Regenerative Medicine

Regarding HLCM051 for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) Caused by COVID -19 | PR Newswire | 3/26/2020

… that deals primarily with bioterrorism, the threat of chemical weapons and radiation, pandemic influenza and emerging diseases. About Healios Healios is Japan’s leading clinical stage biotechnology company harnessing the potential of stem cells for regenerative medicine . Its aim is to offer new therapies for patients suffering from diseases without effective treatment options. Healios’s near-term pipeline includes its Somatic Stem Cell (SSC) platform products, with candidate HLCM051 currently being evaluated …

Revenue Cycle Management

Ryan Bullock, COO of Aeroflow Healthcare, Appointed Vice Chair of American Association for Homecare’s Payer Relations Council | PRWeb | 3/26/2020

… home medical equipment for our patient communities,“ said Ryan Bullock. Bullock serves as COO at Aeroflow Healthcare, a premier nationwide provider of durable medical equipment (DME). He oversees organizational operations with a focus on revenue cycle management , corporate development, government and payer relations. As someone who has spent the last 10+ years in payer relations, he has seen the landscape shift and has built many valuable relationships. He can help …

Clinical Research

Medocity launches COVID-19 digital platform with Hillcrest Home Care enabling large-scale population screening, surveillance, remote monitoring and virtual interventions | PRWeb | 3/26/2020

… may reduce the need for in-person visits and decrease the risk of coronavirus exposure. During this uncertain time, Medocity’s highly configurable, cloud-based digital platform allows any sponsor - including health care providers, payers, clinical research ers or public health agencies - to easily and quickly go virtual.” About Hillcrest Home Care Hillcrest Home Care offers skilled medical home health and telehealth services to aging adults in 11 counties in Nebraska and …

Patient Satisfaction

RFID Market Size is Expected to Reach USD 26,435.12 Million by 2025 | Valuates Reports | PR Newswire | 3/25/2020

… Full Report : https://reports.valuates.com/market-reports/ALLI-Manu-4X8/rfid-reader-market ● HEALTHCARE RFID MARKET RESEARCH REPORT Usage of RFID provides the healthcare industry with many advantages such as patient, monitoring, patient care, and patient satisfaction . Furthermore, accurate patient tracking using RFID technology can improve patient safety in many instances. This report focuses on global Healthcare RFID status, future outlook, opportunities for growth, key market, and key players. The purpose …

Gut Microbiome

Prestigious Specialty Medical Event Is Canceled Due to Coronavirus Concerns: Dozens of the Nation’s Top Doctors on Healing Disease Through the Gut’s Microbiome Were Set to Meet for the Malibu Microbiome Meeting on March 28-29, 2020 in Malibu, California | PR Newswire | 3/24/2020

… Marketing for QOL Medical, LLC. The Malibu Microbiome Meeting is a continuing medical education (CME) event, which was scheduled for March 28-29, 2020 . In this two-day conference, groundbreaking research by the nation’s top gut microbiome physicians were to discuss the latest advancements in diseases like autism, cancer, Alzheimer’s, and Crohn’s disease. QOL Medical, LLC, a specialty pharmaceutical company focusing on treating gastrointestinal conditions, was set to sponsor a portion …

Mental Health

United Way of Frederick County to Launch COVID-19 Emergency Relief Campaign | PRWeb | 3/21/2020

… throughout the community. Programmatic impacts may include, but are not limited to, emergency shelter, financial stability assistance, transportation needs, prescriptions and medical supplies, food and food supplies for seniors, and suicide prevention and other mental health services. “This situation is different than other emergencies we’ve experienced,” said Ken Oldham, CEO of the United Way of Frederick County. “Today, we’re asking you to stay home whenever possible, care for yourself and …

Home Health Testing

Everlywell offering first at-home testing kits for COVID-19 amid testing lag | FierceHealthcare | 3/19/2020

Healthcare startups roll out at-home COVID-19 test kits amid testing lag by Heather Landi Mar 19, 2020 11:01am Given the extreme shortage of tests, Everlywell added COVID-19 testing to its at-home collection kits, the first company to offer testing directly to consumers. (Getty/anyaivanova) A collection of home telehealth and testing startups have begun offering COVID-19 testing kits directly to consumers amid a lag in …

Diagnostic Imaging

Medical Imaging Market Size Worth $28.83 Billion by 2027 | CAGR 4.0% : Grand View Research, Inc. | PR Newswire | 3/18/2020

… advancements, such as the development of hybrid imaging modalities and integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is anticipated to fuel growth of the CT segment Hospital segment is currently dominating the medical imaging market for diagnostic imaging due to blooming healthcare service industry in developing countries Ambulatory care centers segment is anticipated to report the fastest growth during the forecast period North America captured the largest medical/diagnostic imaging market share …

Concierge Care

Earlens Wins Gold 2020 Edison Award for its Revolutionary Earlens® Contact Hearing Solution | PR Newswire | 3/18/2020

… Award for innovation. The Earlens® Contact Hearing Solution is a revolution in hearing technology and care, offering patients premium sound with a custom fit solution and expert care through a joint physician, audiology and concierge care model. In an age when all hearing products continue to face limitations in sound quality and clarity due to the constraints of amplifying sound through a speaker, Earlens has found a novel approach to …

Secure Mobile Messaging

QliqSOFT Launches COVID-19 Virtual Patient Communication Kit | Business Wire | 3/12/2020

… the spread of the virus with science-sourced education and remote clinical triage. (Graphic: Business Wire) Each kit includes: AI-driven chatbots for instant engagement Video Conferencing to support telemedicine recommended by the CDC Secure Mobile Messaging Dynamic FAQ library including CDC/WHO resources Virtual deployment via QR Codes, SMS campaigns, or web/portal hosted widget White-labeled to support health system authority through brand awareness Mobile solution with no …

Behavioral Health

National Council for Behavioral Health Members Head to The Hill to Preserve Vital Mental Health and Addiction Bill Before it Expires | PR Newswire | 3/10/2020

WASHINGTON , March 10, Behavioral health care professionals from across the country will come together on Capitol Hill this week to urge members of Congress to support the bipartisan Excellence in Mental Health and Addiction Treatment Expansion Act (S. 824/H.R. 1767), which looks to extend and expand Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) for two years and add 11 states before the demonstration expires on May 22 . More than 100 …

EMR Solutions

RevSpring Announces PersonaPay™ Portal, featuring an all-new patient-centric way for providers to increase payments | PRWeb | 3/10/2020

… pay with one click from a stored card Integrated Merchant Services for a complete payment solution, including settlement reconciliation Integrated Voice of the Patient™ Surveys ADA Compliant to promote inclusion Integrates flexibly with major EMR solutions, such as Epic, Cerner and MedHost “As a PersonaPay early adopter client, we were really impressed with how the RevSpring team worked to create an intuitive product and great customer experience”, said Trent Lienau …

Healthcare IT Consulting

Largest healthcare IT consulting firms, 2020 | Modern Healthcare | 3/7/2020

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AdvaMed

Americans Urged To Donate Blood To Maintain Adequacy Of Blood Supply Amid Coronavirus Concerns | PR Newswire | 3/5/2020

… a mechanism to assess the need for collections and/or transportation of blood should a disaster occur. AABB serves as the designated coordinating entity for the Task Force. In addition to AABB, members include AdvaMed , America’s Blood Centers, American Hospital Association, American Red Cross, Blood Centers of America, College of American Pathologists, National Marrow Donor Program/Be The Match and the Plasma Protein Therapeutics Association. Liaisons from the following government …

Da Vinci Project

Diameter Health to Unveil New FHIR Product Capabilities, Present with Health Current at HIMSS20 | PRWeb | 3/4/2020

… this gap requires solutions like Diameter Health that create clean clinical data and enable actionable clinical insight. Diameter Health will demonstrate its support of FHIR at HIMSS with a national payer organization at the Da Vinci Project (booth 7972), and D’Amore will present the new functionality in the Da Vinci Project main theater (booth 8060) on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 at 2:45 p.m. ET. Additionally, D’Amore will co-present an …

Health Data Analytics

Health Data Analytics Institute nabs $16 million for AI platform that predicts outcomes | VentureBeat | 3/3/2020

Health Data Analytics Institute, a startup developing a platform that uses AI to predict health outcomes, has raised $16 million to launch widely. Read More …

Healthcare Workforce Management

Healthcare Workforce Management System Market to be Driven by Enormous Demand For Reliable Personnel & Staff to Conduct Daily Activities: Radiant Insights, Inc. | PR Newswire | 3/2/2020

SAN FRANCISCO , March 2, The global Healthcare Workforce Management System Market size is expected to value at USD 1.78 billion in the near future. It is also anticipated to register a CAGR of 13.8% during the forecast span. The workforce dynamics in the healthcare industry is gaining a wide attention as institutions emphasize on providing remarkable services for patients. Although, there is a constant juggle for organizations to align staff …

Healthcare Analytics Market

IoT in Healthcare Market is Projected to Grow USD 206,236.12 Million by the end 2025 at a CAGR at a 22.01% | Valuates Reports | PR Newswire | 3/2/2020

… HCIT outsourcing services, payer HCIT outsourcing services, operational HCIT outsourcing services, and IT infrastructure management services). View Full Report : https://reports.valuates.com/market-reports/ALLI-Manu-2F1/healthcare-it-market HEALTHCARE ANALYTICS MARKET The Global Healthcare Analytics Market is expected to grow from USD 9272.74 Millions in 2018 to USD 40781.56 Millions by the end of 2025 at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 23.56%. It is expected that the …

Healthcare Cybersecurity

CynergisTek Appoints Three New Board Members | Business Wire | 2/27/2020

… partner to hundreds of healthcare organizations and is dedicated to supporting and educating the industry by contributing to relevant industry associations. The company has been recognized by KLAS as a top performing firm in healthcare cybersecurity and was awarded the 2019 Top Healthcare Cybersecurity Consultants in Black Book IT Advisory Outcomes Survey. Forward-Looking Statements This release contains certain forward-looking statements relating to the business of CynergisTek that can …

Patient Financial Engagement

Sphere Teams Up with VisitPay to Launch an Innovative Text to Pay Solution for Healthcare | Business Wire | 2/27/2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb 27, 2020– Sphere, Powered By TrustCommerce , a leading provider of end-to-end integrated payments and security software, today announced a new collaboration with VisitPay , the leader in patient financial engagement . Together, they have launched a mobile payments solution called Text to Pay, which offers healthcare providers the ability to securely offer and accept patient payments through text messages. This innovative solution complements existing payment …