Chronic Disease Management

Digital Wellness Program Saw High Member Engagement After COVID-19 | HealthPayer Intelligence | 7/21/2020

… launched a YouTube video series for seniors about various wellness topics and partnered with athletes to spread awareness about pursuing fitness during the pandemic. Many of these programs may prove essential for members navigating chronic disease management during quarantine. Innovations in remote chronic disease management have continued even as the lockdowns start to lift. For example, UnitedHealthcare recently announced its own digital approach to chronic disease management for diabetes through …

Angle Health Announces $4 Million Series Seed to Launch Tech-Enabled Health Insurance Plans for Startups | PR Newswire | 7/21/2020

… This initial seed funding will be used to complete Angle Health’s regulatory filing, launch its mobile application and integrate infrastructure to support greater accessibility to medical services, including primary and urgent care, mental health, chronic disease management and reproductive health. “Within the broad and rapidly evolving market for health insurance in the U.S., we were particularly attracted by Angle Health’s focus on the startup demographic which is severely underserved and …

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Coolangatta Medical Center Is Providing Travel Doctor Services in Gold Coast | 7/21/2020

… patients’ healthcare needs in the Tweed Heads region. The medical practice team includes doctors, nutritionists, pathologists, audiologists, physiotherapists, and cardiologists. They offer a comprehensive range of medical services, including; Skin Cancer Checks, Aged Care, Chronic Disease Management , travel vaccinations, men’s health, pathology, Mental Health, and Health Checks. At Coolangatta Medical Centre, their specialty is their patients. The clinic prides itself on carrying out their commitment to the holistic health and …

Angle Health raises $4 million | 7/21/2020

… and angels. The funding will be used to complete Angle Health’s regulatory filing, launch its mobile application and integrate infrastructure to support greater accessibility to medical services, including primary and urgent care, mental health, chronic disease management and reproductive health. Founded in 2019 and led by former Palantir employees Tylon Wang and Anirban Gangopadhyay, Angle Health is launching comprehensive health insurance plans designed to help startups and their employees save …

Could COVID-19 Spikes Jeopardize Non-Urgent Care Access Again? | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/21/2020

… April, the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) reported that revenue declined 55 percent at physician practices since the start of the pandemic. Patient volume fell by 60 percent. That’s not to mention the hit chronic disease management took. As the nation bent the curve, healthcare organizations slowly reopened their doors. By the end of April, CMS issued guidance for healthcare organizations reopening their doors to non-urgent or elective care …

Healthcare Assistant I Healthcare I Dubai- UAE - Al Futtaim Group | 7/20/2020

Support qualified practitioners, as directed, in the provision of high quality care. Have knowledge of chronic disease management that encompasses respiratory, cardiac conditions and diabetes.Be aware of safe guarding policies, both local and national, and implement such policies should it become necessary.Respond to emergency situations and escalate to medical team, employing techniques in line with scope of practice and associated training as directed and in accordance with Al-Futtaim Health …

COVID-19 pandemic brings opportunities for innovations in diabetes management | 7/20/2020

The COVID-19 pandemic offers diabetes teams an opportunity to restructure service models and create innovative pathways for chronic disease management , with a greater reliance on mobile technology and virtual care. David C. Klonoff Due to the restrictions imposed during the pandemic, people with diabetes may experience longer-term harms resulting from inadequate clinical support and less frequent monitoring of diabetes-related complications, David C. Klonoff, MD, FACP, FRCPE , medical …

Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine Installs an Indelible Reminder of the Fight For Social Equity With Glenn Kaino’s Artwork: Bridge (Science of Speed) | PR Newswire | 7/20/2020

… team of caregivers. Our expert and caring medical teams are empowered and supported by industry-leading technology advances and tools for health promotion, disease prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management . Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. Visit: https://about.kaiserpermanente.org/ Contact Mi Chelle Sorey [email protected] 310-801-3495 SOURCE Kaiser Permanente Related Links https …

Healthcare Assistant I Healthcare I Dubai- UAE – Al Futtaim Group | 7/19/2020

Support qualified practitioners, as directed, in the provision of high quality care. Have knowledge of chronic disease management that encompasses respiratory, cardiac conditions and diabetes.Be aware of safe guarding policies, both local and national, and implement such policies should it become necessary.Respond to emergency situations and escalate to medical team, employing techniques in line with scope of practice and associated training as directed and in accordance with Al-Futtaim Health …

Commonwealth Primary Care ACO Marks the Launch of HGE Health’s COPD Digital Platform in Arizona | PRWeb | 7/19/2020

… Philadelphia. Other markets with a growing presence of HGE Care™ include Pennsylvania, Oklahoma, Texas, Michigan, New Jersey, and Florida. About HGE Health Headquartered in Fort Washington, PA, HGE Health harnesses its deep experience in chronic disease management and digital health in pulmonary disease, telemedicine, and mobile health to develop a clinical services platform that delivers better care faster at a much lower cost for patients, physicians, and payors. Built on …

Chronic Disease Management Market size Remain Lucrative During COVID-19 2024 | 7/18/2020

Chronic Disease Management Market size Remain Lucrative During COVID-19 2024 The global market for chronic disease management therapeutics and device technologies should grow from $346 billion in 2019 to $490 billion by 2024, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.2% from 2019 through 2024. Report Scope: //www.trendsmarketresearch.com/report/sample/12606 Chronic disease management includes various drug and medical device-based techniques used for the management of various …

Novus Health and HealthCare 365 Form Strategic Partnership to Provide High Touch Health Services | Globe Newswire | 7/16/2020

… HC365”), forming a strategic partnership to enhance their existing digital and human health navigation services. Collaboration on the development of innovative new services has already begun and Novus intends to roll out a robust Chronic Disease Management offering to existing and new clients in the coming weeks. According to research conducted by the World Health Organization, asthma, a prevalent chronic condition, affects more than 339 million people worldwide and remains …

AIE bioprobes can be an ideal way to detect biomarkers in body fluids | 7/16/2020

Research sheds light on mysterious COVID-19 related hyperinflammatory shock in children These low-cost and highly reliable AIE bioprobe applications are beneficial for both early detection of disease and chronic disease management , and may facilitate greater involvement of health care consumers in managing their own care. “We need to accelerate AIEgen sensor development for bodily fluids and the development of corresponding analytical and portable devices,” says Xinyi Zhang, lead …

AXA launches “AXA BetterMe” – a holistic platform to support body and mind health | Yahoo News | 7/16/2020

… achieve healthy living. As a trusted partner to our customers, AXA Hong Kong launches “AXA BetterMe” – a holistic wellness platform with a comprehensive suite of programmes and services covering physical wellness, mental wellbeing and chronic disease management . Simply access the “AXA BetterMe” services through the Emma by AXA app and start enjoying the services anytime, anywhere. “AXA BetterMe” offers close to 20 physical and mental health services , including: Mind Charger …

“They Don’t Have Food, Period. Let Alone Healthy Options.” How Covid-19 Has Impacted Chronic Disease Care. | 7/16/2020

… Charitable Clinics. Since 2008, Direct Relief has provided $373.8 million in medical support to 863 free and charitable clinics, and has also provided more than $2 million in emergency grants and funding focused on chronic disease management . Transcript: For Dr. Kirsten Carter’s patients, the last thing on their mind is managing their chronic condition. “I’m asking them about healthy food. They don’t have food period, let alone healthy options.” Carter …

3 Inexpensive MedTech Gainers of 2H20 Beyond TMO and RMD - July 16, 2020 - Zacks.com | 7/16/2020

… took a severe hit in the first half. Nevertheless, every cloud has a silver lining. The coronavirus pandemic emerged as a boon to a section of Medtech. Companies involved in telemedicine, diagnostic testing and chronic disease management not only appeared resilient to the crisis but also capitalized on the same. Promising Second Half for MedTech? Despite apprehensions regarding a resurgence of coronavirus cases and stalled reopening plans, the stock market …

Axa unveils Hong Kong wellbeing platform | 7/16/2020

Firm hopes to inject more positivity to the people in the region amid fight against covid-19 Insurance giant Axa has launched a wellness platform in Hong Kong to offer a range of programmes and services covering physical and mental wellbeing and chronic disease management . Clients can access the Axa BetterMe services through the Emma by Axa app and start enjoying the services anytime, anywhere. “The full suite of services …

Affordability, Technology Use Key for Healthcare Consumerism | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/15/2020

… factor in managing chronic illness, or the lack thereof. A whopping 71 percent of respondents said they were concerned about managing a chronic illness because of the costs involved. These challenges with affordability and chronic disease management will remain salient moving forward, particularly as medical professionals continue to see patients reticent to receive in-person care. But these lessons about patient preferences and trends in healthcare consumerism may help pave …

What is Behavioral Health? | 7/15/2020

… not solely focused on a person’s psychological state. Behavioral health concerns include both physical and mental struggles, such as eating habits , excessive gaming, addictive gambling, substance use, and unhealthy relationship patterns . Behavioral health includes chronic disease management , substance use or addiction patterns, relationship patterns, and other aspects of behavior that are connected to overall well being. Do I Need Behavioral Healthcare? It can be hard to tell when you or …

Payers Can Use Telehealth to Increase Convenience for Members | HealthPayer Intelligence | 7/15/2020

… of need, but always,” the study stated. CVS Health emphasized how its HealthHUBs seek to meet that need. The organization anticipates having 1,500 HealthHUBS open by 2021, providing preventive care, primary care services, and chronic disease management support. CVS Health announced the launch of first of these sites in 2019 along with CVS Health’s new pharmacy benefit management service. Beyond physical locations, however, convenience attracted consumers and providers alike to …

Alphabet-backed Cityblock Health lands $54M to expand care for marginalized populations | FierceHealthcare | 7/15/2020

… of integrated, value-based care to fundamentally transform health across the nation,” company co-founders Toyin Ajayi and Iyah Romm wrote in a Medium blog post Wednesday. Cityblock combines primary care, behavioral health and chronic disease management services that address social determinants like transportation, housing and access to healthy food. The funding will help Cityblock Health further develop its technology capabilities, including its Commons platform that lets members of the …

Improving Healthcare Access in the States after COVID-19 | 7/15/2020

… and clearly described the provisions that pertain to it. Allow broad Medicaid reimbursement by provider type. Telemedicine has been shown to be beneficial across a wide variety of specialties and clinical areas, including psychiatry, chronic disease management , and nutrition coaching, to name just a few. Unfortunately, many states restrict the use of telemedicine in their Medicaid programs by allowing only certain types of providers to be reimbursed when they use …

Heal, the Leader in Doctor House Calls, Launches Affordable Flat-Rate Healthcare to Help Families Save up to $2,200 per Year | PR Newswire | 7/14/2020

… up to eight house calls or telemedicine appointments per member each year in addition to an annual physical, helping with patients’ most common needs, including primary care, preventive care, non-emergency urgent care and chronic disease management . It also includes free next day delivery of medications prescribed by a Heal doctor. Heal doctors are highly qualified and deliver house calls and care in a way that keeps patients safe from …

Improving Equity Through Primary Care: Proceedings of the 2019 Toronto International Conference on Quality in Primary Care [Special Reports] | 7/14/2020

… in access by connecting with people who have traditionally not accessed care. Over the past 8 years, the community health services have seen a 340% increase in patients served and a 530% increase in chronic disease management plans being established with patients. But, as Currie and Leitch said, “Equity in process is not enough.” This community- and data-driven approach has resulted in substantive improvements in chronic disease outcomes such …

Bravely Aligning Health and Healthcare | 7/14/2020

… Communities of Health are meant to bring us together to (finally) make this happen—despite differing incentives, silo’d systems, and serving some of the same populations. Yet, even in 2020 we still arguably experience chronic disease management making up the majority of the effort of the healthcare delivery services (provided largely by primary care systems) and we see infectious disease control as the ‘bread and butter’ of public health systems …

COVID-19

Digital Wellness Program Saw High Member Engagement After COVID-19 | HealthPayer Intelligence | 7/21/2020

Value-Based Care News Digital Wellness Program Saw High Member Engagement After COVID-19 Blue Shield of California’s member engagement with its wellness program during the pandemic soared ten times its level of engagement before … Many of these programs may prove essential for members navigating chronic disease management during quarantine. Innovations in remote chronic disease management have continued even as the lockdowns start to lift. For example, UnitedHealthcare recently announced …

ACO

Commonwealth Primary Care ACO Marks the Launch of HGE Health’s COPD Digital Platform in Arizona | PRWeb | 7/19/2020

Commonwealth Primary Care ACO Marks the Launch of HGE Health’s COPD Digital Platform in Arizona Share Article HGE Health’s digital symptom monitoring platform deployed in Arizona to monitor respiratory symptoms and enable for same-day … Fort Washington, PA, HGE Health harnesses its deep experience in chronic disease management and digital health in pulmonary disease, telemedicine, and mobile health to develop a clinical services platform that delivers better care faster at …

Telehealth

Affordability, Technology Use Key for Healthcare Consumerism | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/15/2020

… statistic that’s up from 41 percent in a 2019 iteration of the survey. Thirty-two percent said the same about telehealth, which is up from 19 percent last year, and 29 percent about asynchronous platforms … because of the costs involved. These challenges with affordability and chronic disease management will remain salient moving forward, particularly as medical professionals continue to see patients reticent to receive in-person care. But these lessons …

ACA

Engage PEO Adds Kaiser Permanente Health Plans in California, Colorado and Georgia | PR Newswire | 7/13/2020

… Aetna and MetLife, further expands the options available to Engage clients for high-quality, affordable health care benefits. The new ACA-compliant plans will focus on market-driven products, including a suite of HMO’s and … prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. CONTACT: Gina Halley-Wright , [email …

Medicare

What Types of Health Plans Enroll More Seriously Ill Members? | HealthPayer Intelligence | 7/8/2020

… Overall, severe illness was more common among populations over the age of 65 and more common among individuals on a Medicare plan. The rate of severe illness was not significantly different between younger and older … for both members with serious and with non-serious conditions: chronic disease management drugs. However, seriously ill members spent more on these drugs because they had a higher number and range of prescriptions and used …

Digital Health

Central Alberta Patients Participate in Home Health Monitoring Trial | Globe Newswire | 7/7/2020

… enhance access to high quality healthcare.” Andrea Thain Liptak, Committee Co-chair and Executive Director of Public Health, Primary Care, Chronic Disease Management, Children’s Rehab Services, Allied Health, and Community Admin Support with AHS Central … centered care and realizing efficiencies in care pathways, by leveraging digital health solutions. We are in the fortunate position to partner with all the players involved to accelerate a timely and valuable digital innovation into …

Home Health

Central Alberta Patients Participate in Home Health Monitoring Trial | Globe Newswire | 7/7/2020

… Source: Health City multilang-release EDMONTON, Alberta, July 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Patients in central Alberta are participating in a home health monitoring technology trial. Wolf Creek, Drayton Valley, and Kalyna Country Primary Care Networks … Co-chair and Executive Director of Public Health, Primary Care, Chronic Disease Management, Children’s Rehab Services, Allied Health, and Community Admin Support with AHS Central Zone, added, “we are excited to explore this new model …

Medicaid

Primary care should be a top Medicaid priority, think tank says | Modern Healthcare | 7/7/2020

Print Getty Images/Hero Images Congress should make primary care a top priority for the Medicaid program, the nonpartisan Bipartisan Policy Center said in a report Monday. The group called on Congress to support a … primary care by educating “providers about preventive medicine, health promotion, chronic disease management, mental and behavioral health services, and evidence-based and evidence-informed therapies and techniques.” Letter Editor Send us a letter Have an …

NCQA

5 Ways Payers Can Improve Quality Measures for Chronic Members | HealthPayer Intelligence | 7/6/2020

… Impact on Quality Management” survey. A previous version associated America’s Health Plans (AHIP) with the content. Nearly three-quarters of NCQA HEDIS quality measures will experience a negative impact from the coronavirus pandemic, according to … began. Dig Deeper Five Gaps Block Patient Centered Care in Chronic Disease Management The CitiusTech study examined all 89 NCQA HEDIS quality measures for 2020 in order to determine how likely they were to suffer …

Digital Therapeutics

Council Post: Stepping Toward A Digital Approach To Chronic Disease Management | Forbes | 6/30/2020

… last 20 years There are a few industry segments that operate in the space where tech meets health. Following the Digital Therapeutics Alliance definitions , digital health is “the space at the intersection of technology and … opportunity from the angle of solving market barriers. Looking at chronic disease management, a growing market with recurring high costs, the big discussions are: • How do we balance the already sick population? • How do we …

American Heart Association

Top Chronic Diseases Behind Payer Spending And How to Prevent Them | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/26/2020

… 26, 2020 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 90 percent of national healthcare spending goes toward chronic disease management and mental healthcare, which means that strong mental health and chronic disease … role in preventing heart disease and stroke, according to the American Heart Association . To reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke, payers can design benefits that incentivize members to eat a diet that is …

CDC

Top Chronic Diseases Behind Payer Spending And How to Prevent Them | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/26/2020

Value-Based Care News Top Chronic Diseases Behind Payer Spending And How to Prevent Them Chronic diseases are a source of high payer spending, but payers can implement preventive care strategies to lower their expenses and maintain positive patient outcomes. Source: Getty Images / Xtelligent Healthcare Media By June 26, 2020 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 90 percent of national healthcare spending goes toward chronic disease …

HIMSS

Over 50% of Leaders Underwhelmed by Population Health Management Tech | HealthIT Analytics | 6/25/2020

HIMSS Analytics survey. Researchers on that study found that 90 percent of respondents are using analytics in clinical areas, but just 21 percent are specifically using analytics tools to manage population health at scale. The survey also showed that only ten percent are using data analytics to improve chronic disease management. The results from Persivia and Sage Growth Partners indicate that although the PHM solution market is moving from the …

Health Research

How will Covid-19 affect employer health costs next year? | Crain’s New York Business | 6/25/2020

Health Research Institute. He said virtual care not only typically costs employers less, but it also typically results in fewer ancillary services, such as blood tests and imaging. Moving more chronic disease management into virtual care could lower future medical costs. “We’ve now taken telehealth into the mainstream of delivering health care,” Isgur said. “That’s interesting for 2021 and how many visits can move to virtual.” There are also several …

Community Health

McMorris Rodgers Announces Telehealth Grant for CHAS Health, Pushes for Increased Rural Broadband Access | Cathy McMorris Rodgers | US House of Representatives | 6/17/2020

Community Health Association of Spokane (CHAS) was awarded $804,641 for remote monitoring equipment, telemedicine carts, laptop computers, videoconferencing equipment, and network upgrades to treat COVID-19 positive patients who do not require hospitalization with telehealth, to provide the full spectrum of primary care services for patients who are following the stay at home order, and to care for patients in need of chronic disease management, urgent care services, and mental …

Behavioral Health

BCBS Deal Collaborates to Gather Population Health Data | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/12/2020

Private Payers News BCBS Deal Collaborates to Gather Population Health Data BCBSRI and its behavioral healthcare provider partner are working together to collect and leverage population health data in Rhode Island. Source: Getty Images By … areas including social determinants of health, chronic disease patterns and chronic disease management, and community-based organizations and resources. As a result, the impact of this grant goes beyond this one BCBSRI partner. Providers throughout …

Mental Health

BCBS Deal Collaborates to Gather Population Health Data | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/12/2020

… behavioral healthcare provider partner to boost the provider’s ability to collect and analyze the information. “We are encouraged by Newport Mental Health’s proactive approach in analyzing available data to discover what’s most effective when it … areas including social determinants of health, chronic disease patterns and chronic disease management, and community-based organizations and resources. As a result, the impact of this grant goes beyond this one BCBSRI partner. Providers throughout …

Health Tech

Ping An: Special Report on The COVID-19 Epidemic Forecasts (Issue 3) | PR Newswire | 4/28/2020

… The COVID-19 Epidemic Forecasts by Ping An Smart City Research Institute, Ping An Macroeconomic Research Institute and Ping An Health Technology Research Institute. Overview Fig. 1 Stages of overseas entry containment in China Fig … image recognition, smart medical decision support and treatment and smart chronic disease management, with operations in more than 150 cities in China and Southeast Asia . Its solutions have been adopted by over 10,000 medical institutions …

American Medical Association

AMA Calls on State Action for Patient Care Access Amid Coronavirus | Patient Engagement HIT | 4/15/2020

… of their efforts to maintain patient access to care during and after the coronavirus, according to letters sent from the American Medical Association. The letters , addressed to the National Governor’s Association, National Association of Insurance … encounter from a safe distance. This is especially important for chronic disease management patients and providers avoiding contracting COVID-19 themselves. Medicare has expanded telehealth reimbursement options and eradicated many interstate telehealth licensure laws. AMA …

AMA

AMA Calls on State Action for Patient Care Access Amid Coronavirus | Patient Engagement HIT | 4/15/2020

Patient Care Access News AMA Calls on State Action for Patient Care Access Amid Coronavirus AMA advocates for strategies that drive telehealth access, offer premium grace periods, and address prior authorizations to promote patient care … encounter from a safe distance. This is especially important for chronic disease management patients and providers avoiding contracting COVID-19 themselves. Medicare has expanded telehealth reimbursement options and eradicated many interstate telehealth licensure laws. AMA

American Hospital Association

Coalition of organizations launch the ‘Protecting People Everywhere’ initiative answering the call to source safe and effective PPE for front-line health care workers | PR Newswire | 4/14/2020

… equitable distribution of critical PPE and other medical supplies to the places they are needed most. The coalition includes the American Hospital Association , Kaiser Permanente , Kearney , Merit Solutions , Microsoft , and UPS . From technology and shipping … prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. About Kearney As a global …

ACOs

Wanda Health’s Rapid Deployment Telehealth for COVID-19 Screening and Care Management Selected by FL and WA Providers | PRWeb | 4/9/2020

… ACOs, MSOs. The second provider is Washington based Lake Chelan Community Hospital and Clinics providing care for patients in rural communities. These providers are using the COVID-19 Telehealth programs and Wanda Health’s other chronic disease management programs, to help extend their ability to readily provide patients and quarantined individuals with automated symptom screening and remote ongoing care management for those who are symptomatic or have tested positive to the …

Genomics

MyHeritage, BGI forming COVID-19 testing lab in Israel, AstraZeneca taps BrightInsight to support its digital ecosystem and more digital health deals | MobiHealthNews | 3/30/2020

… Open API. March 30, 2020 Share MyHeritage , a genealogy and health DNA testing company, has teamed up with the Beijing Genomics Institute (BGI) to establish a COVID-19 testing lab in its home country of … start, the companies will be tackling digital health offerings for chronic disease management. Thanks to a new partnership between mobile EHR maker DrChrono and ECG patch and telehealth company Lief Therapeutics , providers can now more …

Health Management

Parallax Good Health Outcomes Mobile Application for Remote Patient Monitoring Now Available to Over 300,000 Patients in North America Through Existing Agreements | Globe Newswire | 2/10/2020

Critical Access Hospitals, Doctor Offices and Nursing Operations Contract with Parallax for Chronic Disease Management Capitalizing on New Reimbursement Landscape NEW YORK, NY, Feb. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – via NEWMEDIAWIRE – Parallax Health Sciences, Inc. (OTCQB: PRLX) (‘‘Parallax’’ or the ‘‘Company’’), an outcome-driven connected healthcare company, today announces its wholly-owned subsidiary Parallax Health Management, Inc., a leader in remote patient monitoring technology has contracted its Good Health Outcomes mobile …

Remote Monitoring

RespirCare and HGE Health Expand Partnership to Make Same-Day Care Available to COPD Patients Nationwide | PRWeb | 12/4/2019

… millions of respiratory patients across Oklahoma and New Jersey, followed by rollouts in Arizona, Pennsylvania, and Texas. Reimbursement for the remote monitoring services is already available under Medicare. Many large insurance providers are already covering … Fort Washington, PA, HGE Health harnesses its deep experience in chronic disease management and digital health in pulmonary disease, telemedicine and mobile health to offer a clinical services platform that delivers better care faster at …

Wellvolution

Digital Wellness Program Saw High Member Engagement After COVID-19 | HealthPayer Intelligence | 7/21/2020

… the coronavirus pandemic started, highlighting the growing importance of digital solutions for wellness programming. Blue Shield of California partnered with Wellvolution in July 2019 to give members access to personalized, digital wellness programming. The platform … Many of these programs may prove essential for members navigating chronic disease management during quarantine. Innovations in remote chronic disease management have continued even as the lockdowns start to lift. For example, UnitedHealthcare recently announced …

CVS

Affordability, Technology Use Key for Healthcare Consumerism | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/15/2020

News Affordability, Technology Use Key for Healthcare Consumerism Data from CVS Health showed that a tech-enabled approach to personalized and affordable care access is critical in an era of healthcare consumerism. Source: Getty Images … because of the costs involved. These challenges with affordability and chronic disease management will remain salient moving forward, particularly as medical professionals continue to see patients reticent to receive in-person care. But these lessons …

CVS Health

Affordability, Technology Use Key for Healthcare Consumerism | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/15/2020

News Affordability, Technology Use Key for Healthcare Consumerism Data from CVS Health showed that a tech-enabled approach to personalized and affordable care access is critical in an era of healthcare consumerism. Source: Getty Images … because of the costs involved. These challenges with affordability and chronic disease management will remain salient moving forward, particularly as medical professionals continue to see patients reticent to receive in-person care. But these lessons …

Phreesia

Oak Street Health files to go public | Healthcare Dive | 7/13/2020

chronic disease management startup Livongo, data analytics platform Health Catalyst and patient software maker Phreesia all went public. Oak Street notes in its filing the COVID-19 pandemic is a major unknown for the company and the country’s healthcare industry in general. The disease is particularly dangerous to older people, meaning Oak Street patients are especially vulnerable to related ongoing health costs. Other issues are the inability for outreach teams …

Health Catalyst

Oak Street Health files to go public | Healthcare Dive | 7/13/2020

chronic disease management startup Livongo, data analytics platform Health Catalyst and patient software maker Phreesia all went public. Oak Street notes in its filing the COVID-19 pandemic is a major unknown for the company and the country’s healthcare industry in general. The disease is particularly dangerous to older people, meaning Oak Street patients are especially vulnerable to related ongoing health costs. Other issues are the inability for outreach teams …

WellDoc

Welldoc and Montana Diabetes Digital Health Learning Network Partner to Offer Digital Support to Those with Diabetes | PR Newswire | 7/1/2020

COLUMBIA, Md. , July 1, Welldoc , trailblazer in digital health with the first FDA-cleared Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) for diabetes, announced a collaboration with The Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services … and prevention services to Montanans. About Welldoc® Welldoc® is revolutionizing chronic disease management to help transform lives. BlueStar®, the first FDA-cleared digital health solution, guides individuals through the complicated journey of living with diabetes …

Amazon Health

Anthem Skill Uses AI, Alexa For Medication Adherence, Engagement | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/29/2020

… Many payers seek to lower cost barriers to medication adherence. For example, in March 2020, Oscar Health announced its $3 Drug List. This new formulary identified common medications that are often used in chronic disease management and they lowered the price down to $3. Other payers employ social support to encourage patients to stick to their prescription and treatment plans. Blue Cross Blue Shield Rhode Island partnered with the Anchor …

Microsoft Health

How Walgreens leveraged its Microsoft partnership to respond to COVID-19 | FierceHealthcare | 6/26/2020

How Walgreens leveraged its Microsoft partnership to respond to COVID-19 by Heather Landi Jun 26, 2020 4:05pm The COVID-19 pandemic has upended healthcare delivery, and companies will need to be fast to market … its digital marketplace as part of its ongoing focus on chronic disease management. In 2019, Walgreens announced a partnership with LabCorp to open at least 600 testing centers inside Walgreens retail locations over the next …

LabCorp

How Walgreens leveraged its Microsoft partnership to respond to COVID-19 | FierceHealthcare | 6/26/2020

… chronic disease management. In 2019, Walgreens announced a partnership with LabCorp to open at least 600 testing centers inside Walgreens retail locations over the next four years. It’s also forged a series of partnerships with local health providers, insurance companies and digital health companies to offer in-store and online health services including AmWell, Heal, UnitedHealthcare, McLaren Health Care, Novant Health and Providence St. Joseph Health. In a deal with …

Xtelligent Healthcare Media

Top Chronic Diseases Behind Payer Spending And How to Prevent Them | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/26/2020

Value-Based Care News Top Chronic Diseases Behind Payer Spending And How to Prevent Them Chronic diseases are a source of high payer spending, but payers can implement preventive care strategies to lower their expenses and maintain positive patient outcomes. Source: Getty Images / Xtelligent Healthcare Media By June 26, 2020 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 90 percent of national healthcare spending goes toward chronic disease …

Apple Health

The next opportunities for Apple in healthcare: 7 wish list items | Becker’s Hospital Review | 6/23/2020

Apple has made several inroads into healthcare in the past several years, and aims to continue making an impact for clinicians and healthcare providers in the future. CNBC reported on Apple’s current strategy and what … a non-invasive glucose monitor or blood pressure monitor for chronic disease management. 4. Improve sleep tracking on the Apple Watch. 5. Help connect nonemergent patients with specialists via telehealth; the company could even launch …

Centene

Meridian Supports Populations Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19 in Illinois | PR Newswire | 6/15/2020

CHICAGO Today, Meridian, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, announced it will provide $480,000 in total funding to eight Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) across Illinois to help address health disparities among those communities hit hardest … to address the health of underserved communities through preventive care, chronic disease management, and support services across its 34 FQHCs throughout Illinois . Beloved Community Family Wellness Center (BCFWC) – BCFWC is a non-profit FQHC committed …

Optum

InHealth MD Alliance Hires Dr. Mark Leenay as CEO | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

… https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200428005295/en/ Dr. Mark Leenay (Photo: Business Wire) Headquartered in Orlando, IMA provides preventative care services, chronic disease management, and patient care coordination and case management. IMA has more than 60 … as a Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice President at Optum, the health services platform of UnitedHealth Group. In his final two years with Optum International in London, Dr. Leenay oversaw all clinical programs, including …

Teladoc

Michael Gorton, Founding CEO of Teladoc, Named Consulting President of MediOrbis Specialty Telemedicine Company | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

CLEVELAND–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr 28, 2020– MediOrbis , a multi-specialty telemedicine and telehealth company with a first-of-its-kind integrated specialty and chronic disease management (CDM) program, today announced that Michael Gorton, MS, JD, a serial entrepreneur, company builder and recognized pioneer of telemedicine who led telehealth giant Teladoc to literally create an industry, has been named consulting president. Gorton brought to reality his vision for telehealth to answer …

Livongo Health

Teladoc, Livongo execs highlight bright spots for health IT amid pandemic | 4/16/2020

… the model just months prior, SVB Leerink analysts wrote after speaking with management teams from Teladoc Health, Health Catalyst and Livongo Health. While regulatory relief in the form of relaxed state-lines rules and expanded … only offering. SVB Leerink analysts said they view Teladoc and chronic disease management company Livongo “as the best positioned public companies to benefit from COVID-driven virtual care adoption, both on the provider-facing side …

Cerner

Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market Study, 2020-2027 - Exponential Growth Anticipated due to the Adoption of M-Health, Improved Healthcare Services, Enhanced Patient Education | 4/10/2020

… drive market growth over the forecast period. Some of the major market players are Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Orion Health Ltd., Cerner Corporation, and McKesson Corporation, which collectively account for a substantial market share owing to … 2019 owing to the associated benefits of these solutions in chronic disease management. These solutions help patients connect with their healthcare providers from remote locations, thereby enabling a streamlined flow of information, patient feedback, and …

Allscripts

Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market Study, 2020-2027 - Exponential Growth Anticipated due to the Adoption of M-Health, Improved Healthcare Services, Enhanced Patient Education | PR Newswire | 4/10/2020

… such as these are expected to drive market growth over the forecast period. Some of the major market players are Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Orion Health Ltd., Cerner Corporation, and McKesson Corporation, which collectively account for … 2019 owing to the associated benefits of these solutions in chronic disease management. These solutions help patients connect with their healthcare providers from remote locations, thereby enabling a streamlined flow of information, patient feedback, and …

McKesson

Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market Study, 2020-2027 - Exponential Growth Anticipated due to the Adoption of M-Health, Improved Healthcare Services, Enhanced Patient Education | PR Newswire | 4/10/2020

… over the forecast period. Some of the major market players are Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Orion Health Ltd., Cerner Corporation, and McKesson Corporation, which collectively account for a substantial market share owing to their extensive product … 2019 owing to the associated benefits of these solutions in chronic disease management. These solutions help patients connect with their healthcare providers from remote locations, thereby enabling a streamlined flow of information, patient feedback, and …

Orion Health

Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market Study, 2020-2027 - Exponential Growth Anticipated due to the Adoption of M-Health, Improved Healthcare Services, Enhanced Patient Education | PR Newswire | 4/10/2020

… are expected to drive market growth over the forecast period. Some of the major market players are Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Orion Health Ltd., Cerner Corporation, and McKesson Corporation, which collectively account for a substantial market … 2019 owing to the associated benefits of these solutions in chronic disease management. These solutions help patients connect with their healthcare providers from remote locations, thereby enabling a streamlined flow of information, patient feedback, and …

Allscripts Healthcare Solutions

Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market Study, 2020-2027 - Exponential Growth Anticipated due to the Adoption of M-Health, Improved Healthcare Services, Enhanced Patient Education | PR Newswire | 4/10/2020

… such as these are expected to drive market growth over the forecast period. Some of the major market players are Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Orion Health Ltd., Cerner Corporation, and McKesson Corporation, which collectively account for … 2019 owing to the associated benefits of these solutions in chronic disease management. These solutions help patients connect with their healthcare providers from remote locations, thereby enabling a streamlined flow of information, patient feedback, and …

IQVIA

Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market Study, 2020-2027 - Exponential Growth Anticipated due to the Adoption of M-Health, Improved Healthcare Services, Enhanced Patient Education | PR Newswire | 4/10/2020

… players are focusing on expanding their portfolio to gain a competitive edge over their competitors. For instance, in October 2019 , IQVIA launched Orchestrated Patient Engagement, new cloud-based software as a service (SaaS) solution that … 2019 owing to the associated benefits of these solutions in chronic disease management. These solutions help patients connect with their healthcare providers from remote locations, thereby enabling a streamlined flow of information, patient feedback, and …

McKesson Corporation

Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market Study, 2020-2027 - Exponential Growth Anticipated due to the Adoption of M-Health, Improved Healthcare Services, Enhanced Patient Education | PR Newswire | 4/10/2020

… over the forecast period. Some of the major market players are Allscripts Healthcare Solutions, Orion Health Ltd., Cerner Corporation, and McKesson Corporation, which collectively account for a substantial market share owing to their extensive product … 2019 owing to the associated benefits of these solutions in chronic disease management. These solutions help patients connect with their healthcare providers from remote locations, thereby enabling a streamlined flow of information, patient feedback, and …

Medtronic

Global Implantable Remote Patient Monitoring Devices Market (2018 to 2025) - Competitive Developments and Landscape | Globe Newswire | 4/2/2020

… of key participants operating in the global market. Key players profiled in the report include Boston Scientific Corp., Abbott Laboratories, Medtronic, MicroPort Scientific Corp., Biotronik SE & Co. KG, Integrated Sensing Systems Inc., Dexcom, Senseonics Holdings … the increasing adoption of the miniaturized multi-sensing devices in chronic disease management and self-health management Comprehensive company profiles of major market players, including Abbott, Boston Scientific Inc., Medtronic, OrthoSensor Inc., Profusa Inc., Qura …

Dexcom

Global Implantable Remote Patient Monitoring Devices Market (2018 to 2025) - Competitive Developments and Landscape | Globe Newswire | 4/2/2020

… the report include Boston Scientific Corp., Abbott Laboratories, Medtronic, MicroPort Scientific Corp., Biotronik SE & Co. KG, Integrated Sensing Systems Inc., Dexcom, Senseonics Holdings Inc., Endotronix Inc., Orthosensor, Angel Medical Systems Inc., Profusa Inc., Shree Pacetronix … the increasing adoption of the miniaturized multi-sensing devices in chronic disease management and self-health management Comprehensive company profiles of major market players, including Abbott, Boston Scientific Inc., Medtronic, OrthoSensor Inc., Profusa Inc., Qura …

Abbott Laboratories

Global Implantable Remote Patient Monitoring Devices Market (2018 to 2025) - Competitive Developments and Landscape | Globe Newswire | 4/2/2020

… company profiles of key participants operating in the global market. Key players profiled in the report include Boston Scientific Corp., Abbott Laboratories, Medtronic, MicroPort Scientific Corp., Biotronik SE & Co. KG, Integrated Sensing Systems Inc., Dexcom … the increasing adoption of the miniaturized multi-sensing devices in chronic disease management and self-health management Comprehensive company profiles of major market players, including Abbott, Boston Scientific Inc., Medtronic, OrthoSensor Inc., Profusa Inc., Qura …

Goldman Sachs

Alphabet-backed Cityblock Health lands $54M to expand care for marginalized populations | FierceHealthcare | 7/15/2020

Goldman Sachs Asset Management and Alphabet. Existing major investors Maverick Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Town Hall Ventures, Thrive Capital, EmblemHealth, 8VC and Echo Health Ventures also joined the round. “This investment demonstrates conviction in the potential of integrated, value-based care to fundamentally transform health across the nation,” company co-founders Toyin Ajayi and Iyah Romm wrote in a Medium blog post Wednesday. Cityblock combines primary care, behavioral health and chronic …

Livongo Plots a Digital Health IPO to Raise $100 Million: Brainstorm Health | Fortune | 6/29/2019

June 28, 2019 Happy Friday, readers! You can officially add another name to the list of digital health firms seeking to go public. On Friday, Livongo – a chronic disease management firm using connected devices and online coaching communities to help treat and prevent conditions such as diabetes – filed Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) documents for a public offering . Morgan Stanley , Goldman Sachs , and J.P. Morgan are all in as book …

Maverick Ventures

Alphabet-backed Cityblock Health lands $54M to expand care for marginalized populations | FierceHealthcare | 7/15/2020

… Maverick Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, Town Hall Ventures, Thrive Capital, EmblemHealth, 8VC and Echo Health Ventures also joined the round. “This investment demonstrates conviction in the potential of integrated, value-based care to fundamentally transform health across the nation,” company co-founders Toyin Ajayi and Iyah Romm wrote in a Medium blog post Wednesday. Cityblock combines primary care, behavioral health and chronic disease management services that address social determinants like transportation …

Kirk Falconer wrote a new post, PSP, Sun Life invest in Collective Health’s $205 mln round, on the site PE Hub | 6/17/2019

… solutions to create healthier workforces. Collective Health’s patent-pending machine learning engine, CH Cortex™, identifies individual member care needs—from chronic disease management to radiology services and beyond. The Collective Health app and Member Advocates … well as existing Collective Health investors including Founders Fund, GV, Maverick Ventures, Mubadala Ventures, NEA, Sun Life, and other leading investors. Quotes: “We’re appreciative of our investors, both new and returning, in their commitment to …

Morgan Stanley

Fertility benefits company Progyny has strong first day of trading with shares jumping 23% | FierceHealthcare | 10/28/2019

… Chronic disease management company Livongo Health and data and analytics company Health Catalyst both had strong public debuts in July. Phreesia, which developed a patient intake management platform, closed its first day of trading as a public company July 19 about 40% above its set price. Primary care organization One Medical has hired banks including JPMorgan and Morgan Stanley in preparation for an IPO. Societal trends such as women and …

Cerner sends 360 jobs back to Adventist & 12 other health IT key notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/11/2019

Morgan Stanley for its upcoming initial public offering. 9. Devoted Health, a startup health insurer for Medicare plans, will provide the Apple Watch at a discount as a fitness benefit to its members in Florida. 10. Livongo , a Mountain View, Calif.-based digital health platform for chronic disease management, signed an agreement to provide its diabetes management program to eligible members of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program. 11. Cerner …

Andreessen Horowitz

2020 Medicare enrollment season brings fierce insurer fight for boomers | CNBC | 10/16/2019

… like dental and vision plans. New service options can target beneficiaries with more complex needs like help with home care, chronic disease management and transportation to doctor visits. “We have 10 new products this year … like Devoted Health, which is backed by venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz, and rivals Oscar Health and Clover Health, which are backed by Alphabet’s Google Ventures. “There seems to be a lot of potential value …

Andreessen Horowitz has hired a health tech expert as a general partner | Business Insider | 10/10/2019

… to best match patients with doctors — where she also served as chief product officer before taking up her role at Andreessen Horowitz, according to her LinkedIn profile. That a prominent VC firm known for its … patient health data shareability, in January 2019, and contributed to chronic disease management upstart Omada’s financing round in June. With Yoo as a general partner, we should see the VC giant funnel even more cash …

Edison Partners

Health Recovery Solutions raises $10 million for patient monitoring tools | VentureBeat | 9/5/2019

Health Recovery Solutions , a Princeton, New Jersey-based company developing remote monitoring solutions for health systems and medical centers, today announced that it’s secured a $10 million investment from growth equity firm Edison Partners. Cofounder and CEO Jarrett Bauer said the funds will be used to bolster its go-to-market capabilities and accelerate product research and development. “We’re delivering a comprehensive solution to costly chronic disease management,” added Bauer …

Edison Partners Leads $10 Million Growth Investment in Health Recovery Solutions | PRWeb | 9/5/2019

Edison Partners Leads $10 Million Growth Investment in Health Recovery Solutions Share Article Funds will help advance telemedicine provider’s go-to-market capabilities and best-in-class technology platform. As the U.S. healthcare industry shifts … achieve their goals.” “We’re delivering a comprehensive solution to costly chronic disease management,” said HRS CEO and cofounder Jarrett Bauer. “Our partnership with Edison Partners will allow us to further accelerate toward our ultimate goal …

Wellington Management

Digital Health Startup Omada Snags Another $73 Million in Funding: Brainstorm Health | Fortune | 6/27/2019

… to online coaches with the help of medical biometrics communicated via connected devices. The latest funding round was led by Wellington Management and joined by a host of big names from Kaiser Permanente Ventures to … watches. Speaking of digital health news… Livongo, which focuses on chronic disease management (with an emphasis on diabetes care), announced Wednesday that it’s integrating with popular smart watch platforms including Apple Watch, Fitbit, and certain …

Digital Health Startup Omada Snags Another $73 Million in Funding: Brainstorm Health | Yahoo News | 6/27/2019

… to online coaches with the help of medical biometrics communicated via connected devices. The latest funding round was led by Wellington Management and joined by a host of big names from Kaiser Permanente Ventures to … watches. Speaking of digital health news… Livongo, which focuses on chronic disease management (with an emphasis on diabetes care), announced Wednesday that it’s integrating with popular smart watch platforms including Apple Watch, Fitbit, and certain …

Cambia Health Solutions

CMS OKs Livongo as enrolled provider for Medicare Advantage | MedCity News | 5/1/2019

… provider for Medicare Advantage Beginning in June, the Livongo for Diabetes program will be available to Medicare Advantage members of Cambia Health Solutions’ regional health plans. Post a comment / May 1, 2019 at 3:23 PM … and get insights and personalized health nudges. Over time, the chronic disease management company has expanded its reach. It started off with a focus on diabetes and has since broadened its approach to include hypertension …

CMS approves Livongo as MA enrolled provider for Medicare Advantage | MobiHealthNews | 4/30/2019

… program will soon be available to qualifying Cambia Health Solution members. The Centers for Medicare and Medicare Services has recognized chronic disease management company Livongo as an enrolled provider for Medicare Advantage members, the startup … these offerings to the Medicare Advantage population,” Dr. Cheryl Pegus, Cambia Health Solutions’ SVP of health care services and chief medical officer, said in a statement. “Consumer-focused solutions for our members and their families …

Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine Installs an Indelible Reminder of the Fight For Social Equity With Glenn Kaino’s Artwork: Bridge (Science of Speed) | PR Newswire | 7/20/2020

PASADENA, Calif. The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine announced today the permanent installation of Bridge (Science of Speed) , a major artwork by Los Angeles conceptual artist Glenn Kaino . The piece was created … prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. Visit: https://about.kaiserpermanente.org/ Contact Mi …

Kaiser Permanente, Manteca CA

Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine Installs an Indelible Reminder of the Fight For Social Equity With Glenn Kaino’s Artwork: Bridge (Science of Speed) | PR Newswire | 7/20/2020

PASADENA, Calif. The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine announced today the permanent installation of Bridge (Science of Speed) , a major artwork by Los Angeles conceptual artist Glenn Kaino . The piece was created … prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. Visit: https://about.kaiserpermanente.org/ Contact Mi …

One Medical

Oak Street Health files to go public | Healthcare Dive | 7/13/2020

One Medical . Telehealth giant Amwell is also reportedly planning to go public soon. Last year, chronic disease management startup Livongo, data analytics platform Health Catalyst and patient software maker Phreesia all went public. Oak Street notes in its filing the COVID-19 pandemic is a major unknown for the company and the country’s healthcare industry in general. The disease is particularly dangerous to older people, meaning Oak Street patients are …

Mayo Clinic

New Survey: COVID-19 Has Made Patients Warm Up to Telehealth, Report Positive Experience | PR Newswire | 7/9/2020

… 73% are not planning to put off major surgery, elective or non-elective, due to COVID. A new study from Mayo Clinic shows patients are satisfied with telemedicine encounters for reasons beyond access, convenience and … almost every need outside of emergencies and surgery – be it chronic disease management or treating an infection – to be conducted through virtual visits. Right now, the only barriers are education and getting the right tools …

Banner Health

How Banner Health Redefined Patient Experience with Patient Safety | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/9/2020

Patient Satisfaction News How Banner Health Redefined Patient Experience with Patient Safety Banner Health used digital patient intake to decrease waiting room foot traffic, promoting patient safety as critical to the patient experience. Source: Getty … personnel handling cases not related to COVID-19, such as chronic disease management or primary care or elective surgery, questions are now arising about what constitutes a good care experience and the role that patient …

Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland Clinic Campaign Targets Health Disparities, Care Access | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/2/2020

Patient Care Access News Cleveland Clinic Campaign Targets Health Disparities, Care Access The Neighbor to Neighbor fundraising aims to close racial health disparities and boost patient access to care in Ohio. Source: Getty Images By … County have deemed as urgent healthcare disparities, including infant mortality, chronic disease management, and early cancer screenings. This announcement comes as Akron faces deep racial health disparities related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Black patients …

Partners HealthCare

Welldoc’s BlueStar® further expands use of digital tool for diabetes care within leading academic medical center | PR Newswire | 6/11/2020

… Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) for diabetes, today announced the expansion of an agreement with Mass General Brigham (formerly Partners HealthCare). After conducting a 2-year program of Quality Improvement (QI) research with the … patient monitoring codes for reimbursement. About Welldoc Welldoc® is revolutionizing chronic disease management to help transform lives. BlueStar®, the first FDA-cleared digital health solution, guides individuals through the complicated journey of living with diabetes …

Children's Hospital

Portfolio Company of AIM-HI Accelerator Fund Receives Additional Investment and Recognition | PRWeb | 3/19/2020

… both fathers touched by cancer. The company was one of the finalists invited to pitch to a judging panel of professionals in the cancer, healthcare and business communities assembled by Lyfebulb, a U.S. chronic disease management platform provider, and Helsinn, a Swiss pharmaceuticals company specializing in products mitigating cancer chemotherapy side effects. Dreamers Startup Ventures, with offices in the U.S and Spain, is an early stage investor targeting biopharmaceutical and …

Highmark Health

Highmark Health’s VITAL Innovation Platform is testing the benefits of Moving Analytics’ virtual cardiac rehabilitation program | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

PITTSBURGH , Nov. 20, Highmark Health announced today that through its VITAL Innovation Platform , it is testing Moving Analytics’ MOVN virtual cardiac rehabilitation solution for delivering cardiac rehab remotely to patients with heart disease. “In support … University and are based on 20+ years of research in chronic disease management. Moving Analytics’ investors include OCA Ventures, Tsingyuan Ventures, HealthX Ventures, Launchpad Digital Health, Harlem Capital and Impact Engine. To learn more visit …

Allegheny Health Network

Highmark Health’s VITAL Innovation Platform is testing the benefits of Moving Analytics’ virtual cardiac rehabilitation program | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… FDA-approved health innovations that show promise for improved diagnosis, treatment and return to better health,” said Anil Singh, MD , Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and VITAL medical advisor. “By testing MOVN, we’re studying a new … University and are based on 20+ years of research in chronic disease management. Moving Analytics’ investors include OCA Ventures, Tsingyuan Ventures, HealthX Ventures, Launchpad Digital Health, Harlem Capital and Impact Engine. To learn more visit …

Medical Center

AdvantageCare Physicians Achieves Improved Health Outcomes and Savings through CMS and NCQA Initiatives | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… DSRIP Program payments in the first half of 2019, and is eligible for additional financial incentives for the remainder of 2019, following targeted efforts at improving the health outcomes for Medicaid patients in chronic disease management, including: Robust data driven reporting and alignment to claims Outreach campaign to maximize Care Team opportunity to close care gaps Successfully passing chart audit reviews for compliance of care gap closure Patient engagement for …

Massachusetts General Hospital

Genetic Variant Could Boost Precision Medicine for Alzheimer’s | HealthIT Analytics | 11/18/2019

… of developing Alzheimer’s could help enhance precision medicine for the condition. Source: Getty Images By November 18, 2019 - Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have discovered that certain genetic variants may help protect against Alzheimer’s … age of onset. Dig Deeper How Precision Medicine Could Boost Chronic Disease Management The patient carried the E280A genetic mutation, same genetic mutation as her relatives who showed signs of dementia in their forties. She …

Mount Sinai Health System

Impact on Readmission Reduction Among Heart Failure Patients Using Digital Health Monitoring: Feasibility and Adoptability Study | 11/15/2019

… chronic disease management. Objective: The goal of our program, named the Heart Health Program, was to examine the feasibility of using digital health monitoring in real-world home settings, ascertain patient adoption, and evaluate impact on 30-day readmission rate. Methods: A digital medicine software platform developed at Mount Sinai Health System, called RxUniverse, was used to prescribe a digital care pathway including the HealthPROMISE digital therapeutic and iHealth mobile …

Kaiser Permanente Northern California

Epidemic of deaths due to heart failure underway in U.S. | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/30/2019

… dying from heart disease, and especially heart failure,” said lead author Stephen Sidney , MD, MPH, senior research scientist with the Kaiser Permanente Northern California Division of Research. “This research underscores the importance of focusing on … prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. https://about.kaiserpermanente.org/ For more information …

Northwell Health

(USA-NY-Manhasset) Care Manager, RN - Complex Care Management | 10/29/2019

Northwell Health Care Manager, RN - Complex Care Management in Manhasset , New York Req Number 002SLY Job Description Works with members, family, caregivers and providers in indentifying and evaluating patient needs and provides guidance and education. Promotes self-management support and timely healthcare delivery to achieve optimal quality and financial outcomes. Provides high risk patients with chronic disease management and liaises between patient, hospital, physicians’ office, home care agency, etc. Works …

UPMC

7 can’t-miss panels at HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 10/24/2019

… The payer/provider point of view will come from Pittsburg-based Highmark Health CEO Holmberg, fresh off settling tensions with UPMC in June following months of legal battles and years of competition over Pennsylvania’s healthcare … startup Propeller Health, Julia Hu, CEO and co-founder of chronic disease management platform Lark Health, and Natalie Schneider, Samsung’s VP of digital health. Telehealth’s Tipping Point Monday at 9:20 a.m. Interest in the virtual …

Geisinger

7 can’t-miss panels at HLTH19 | Healthcare Dive | 10/24/2019

… CVS CEO Larry Merlo, ONC head Don Rucker and CMS Administrator Seema Verma. Last year , Feinberg, then the CEO of Geisinger, announced the integrated health system would be offering patients free DNA sequencing, Change Healthcare … startup Propeller Health, Julia Hu, CEO and co-founder of chronic disease management platform Lark Health, and Natalie Schneider, Samsung’s VP of digital health. Telehealth’s Tipping Point Monday at 9:20 a.m. Interest in the virtual …

Premier Health

CVS Health Announces $2.5 Million in New Funding to Help Build Healthier Communities in Ohio | PR Newswire | 10/16/2019

… training for clinic teams. The funds will also be used to create new programming that will do more to support chronic disease management and address social determinants of health. Helping to combat opioid misuse and … the state.” About CVS Health CVS Health is the nation’s premier health innovation company helping people on their path to better health. Whether in one of its pharmacies or through its health services and plans …

Yale New Haven Health

7 recent vendor contracts, go lives | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/11/2019

… provider, will deploy a Cerner EHR system in 2021. 2. Livongo , a Mountain View, Calif.-based digital health platform for chronic disease management, signed an agreement to provide its diabetes management program to eligible members … its clinical network. 5. Milford, Conn.-based Bridgeport Hospital , a Yale New Haven Health hospital, is now live on an Epic EHR. 6. Nashville, Tenn.-based Ascension Saint Thomas partnered with Kroger , the grocery retailer …

Allina Health

Cerner sends 360 jobs back to Adventist & 12 other health IT key notes | Becker’s Hospital Review | 10/11/2019

Here’s the latest roundup of stories about health IT companies, including Cerner, Epic and Oracle. 1. Minneapolis-based Allina Health is using a digital pricing tool in its Epic EHR system that allows physicians to … Livongo , a Mountain View, Calif.-based digital health platform for chronic disease management, signed an agreement to provide its diabetes management program to eligible members of the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program. 11. Cerner will …

Intermountain Healthcare

Omada Health receives strategic investment from Intermountain Ventures | MobiHealthNews | 10/10/2019

… expansion of its integrated digital care program. Omada Health receives strategic investment from Intermountain Ventures October 10, 2019 Share Digital chronic disease management company Omada Health has added onto June’s $73 million funding round with … important addition to our portfolio of diabetes prevention programs for Intermountain Healthcare patients and caregivers. This strengthened partnership will help us further our shared goals to not only prevent and manage diabetes, but also to …

Harvard Medical School

Microsoft Worldwide General Manager, Retail Health Innovation, To Take The Stage At The 2019 Connected Health Conference | PR Newswire | 10/9/2019

… field. The three-day program will cover the spectrum of technology-enabled, person-centered care, from prevention to wellness and chronic disease management, with a focus on new evidence and approaches in connected health. GENERAL … health care entities. It is a principal teaching affiliate of Harvard Medical School . Personal Connected Health Alliance PCHAlliance , a membership-based HIMSS innovation company, accelerates technical, business and social strategies necessary to advance personal connected …

Penn Medicine

Health Recovery Solutions raises $10 million for patient monitoring tools | VentureBeat | 9/5/2019

… to bolster its go-to-market capabilities and accelerate product research and development. “We’re delivering a comprehensive solution to costly chronic disease management,” added Bauer in a statement. “Our partnership with Edison Partners will allow … 140 companies in its client roster, including Banner Health System, Penn Medicine at Home, Well Care Health, Northwell Health, and Medstar Health. The startup competes with companies like Healthsense , but there’s plenty of cash to …

MedStar Health

Edison Partners Leads $10 Million Growth Investment in Health Recovery Solutions | PRWeb | 9/5/2019

… and we’re thrilled to have the opportunity to help them achieve their goals.” “We’re delivering a comprehensive solution to costly chronic disease management,” said HRS CEO and cofounder Jarrett Bauer. “Our partnership with Edison Partners … Penn Medicine at Home, Well Care Health, Northwell Health, and Medstar Health. The company was listed on the 2018 and 2019 Inc. 5000 lists of America’s fastest-growing private companies. HRS marks the fourth healthcare …

Sutter Health

This Medicare Advantage insurer is nearing $1B in revenue — CEO John Kao explains how | Becker’s Hospital Review | 8/29/2019

… In its five years since going to market, Alignment has partnered with healthcare companies like Humana and Sacramento, Calif.-based Sutter Health, and is advised by former CMS administrators Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, and Andy … All the infrastructure and back office services we have, the chronic disease management capabilities — how we actually interface with provider PCP organizations — all of that has been what we’ve been working on for the past …

Aetna

Engage PEO Adds Kaiser Permanente Health Plans in California, Colorado and Georgia | PR Newswire | 7/13/2020

… three key growth markets: California , Colorado and Georgia . The new relationship with Kaiser Permanente, together with Engage’s existing offerings with Aetna and MetLife, further expands the options available to Engage clients for high-quality, affordable … prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. CONTACT: Gina Halley-Wright , [email …

CHITA 2019: Insights from the Health Industry Trenches and Academic Labs | 11/27/2019

… operating its own Digital Innovation Lab, to the recent unveiling of HealthHUB “concept stores” following a $70 billion merger with Aetna. The evolution, Abbott said, represents a “continuing effort to move healthcare to the least … form new innovative solutions.” This includes leveraging CVS MinuteClinics for chronic disease management, preventive services such as immunizations, and low-acuity conditions like colds. It also extends to “more fully utilizing our pharmacists, who are …

UnitedHealthcare

How Walgreens leveraged its Microsoft partnership to respond to COVID-19 | FierceHealthcare | 6/26/2020

… chronic disease management. In 2019, Walgreens announced a partnership with LabCorp to open at least 600 testing centers inside Walgreens retail locations over the next four years. It’s also forged a series of partnerships with local health providers, insurance companies and digital health companies to offer in-store and online health services including AmWell, Heal, UnitedHealthcare, McLaren Health Care, Novant Health and Providence St. Joseph Health. In a deal with …

Google’s Acquisition Of Fitbit Makes Sense For Both Companies — And The Wider Healthcare World | Forbes | 11/11/2019

… 65 and older reported a willingness to share data from smart devices with their healthcare providers. Meanwhile, health insurers like UnitedHealthcare, Aetna, and Devoted Health have begun subsidizing the cost of wearables for members. This … the industry, augmenting the efforts of age-in-place tools, chronic disease management teams, and drug discovery researchers. This post was written by VP, Principal Analyst Julie A. Ask and Frank E. Gillett, and Senior …

Humana

How Payers Scale Social Determinants of Health Goals | HealthPayer Intelligence | 6/22/2020

Private Payers News How Payers Scale Social Determinants of Health Goals Humana’s Bold Goal program highlights ways that payers can scale their social determinants of health strategies across lines of business and demographics. Source: Getty … management strategy is key to helping members successfully pursue their chronic disease management. For example, patients with diabetes are known to see a spike in emergency department visits and hospitalizations in the third and fourth …

How Payers Invest in Coronavirus Social Determinants of Health | HealthPayer Intelligence | 3/20/2020

… double-match their gifts. While some payers like Tufts Health Plan invest more broadly, others target specific social determinants. The Humana Foundation, for example, put $500,000 toward coronavirus recovery and social determinants of health as … to health complications and higher risk, the Brookings Institute reminded. Chronic disease management becomes a greater challenge with diseases such as diabetes or cardiovascular disease, both of which are strongly affected by a patient’s diet …

Health Net

Meridian Supports Populations Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19 in Illinois | PR Newswire | 6/15/2020

… Health Network – ACCESS works to address the health of underserved communities through preventive care, chronic disease management, and support services across its 34 FQHCs throughout Illinois . Beloved Community Family Wellness Center (BCFWC) – BCFWC is a non-profit FQHC committed to providing comprehensive, accessible, timely, and affordable primary health care, preventive education, and social service programs to the Greater Englewood and surrounding communities. Community Health Partnership of Illinois (CHP) – CHP provides …

Highmark Health’s VITAL Innovation Platform is testing the benefits of Moving Analytics’ virtual cardiac rehabilitation program | PR Newswire | 11/20/2019

… approved health innovations that show promise for improved diagnosis, treatment and return to better health,” said Anil Singh, MD , Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and VITAL medical advisor. “By testing MOVN, we’re studying a new cardiac … University and are based on 20+ years of research in chronic disease management. Moving Analytics’ investors include OCA Ventures, Tsingyuan Ventures, HealthX Ventures, Launchpad Digital Health, Harlem Capital and Impact Engine. To learn more visit …

Centene Corp

Meridian Supports Populations Disproportionately Impacted by COVID-19 in Illinois | PR Newswire | 6/15/2020

CHICAGO Today, Meridian, a subsidiary of Centene Corporation, announced it will provide $480,000 in total funding to eight Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) across Illinois to help address health disparities among those communities hit hardest … to address the health of underserved communities through preventive care, chronic disease management, and support services across its 34 FQHCs throughout Illinois . Beloved Community Family Wellness Center (BCFWC) – BCFWC is a non-profit FQHC committed …

InHealth MD Alliance Hires Dr. Mark Leenay as CEO | Business Wire | 4/28/2020

… https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200428005295/en/ Dr. Mark Leenay (Photo: Business Wire) Headquartered in Orlando, IMA provides preventative care services, chronic disease management, and patient care coordination and case management. IMA has more than 60 … WellCare Health Plans, which earlier this year was acquired by Centene Corporation in a $17 billion transaction. In his role as Chief Medical Officer, Executive Vice President at WellCare, Dr. Leenay was responsible for clinical …

Cigna

Omada Health links with Blue Cross Blue Shield on type 2 diabetes - Business Insider | 11/15/2019

… interaction, or dismiss a notification. This story was delivered to Business Insider Intelligence Digital Health Pro subscribers earlier this morning. Chronic disease management startup Omada Health landed a major coverage agreement with Blue Cross Blue … evidenced by a 2,000-person study conducted in collaboration with Cigna in 2018. We could see more payers and employers flock to Omada in search of savings, as diabetes costs the US $237 billion per …

Medicare Advantage open enrollment starts this week. Here are the health plans’ star ratings for 2020 | FierceHealthcare | 10/12/2019

… CMS said. The star rating scores, which are on a five-star scale, are based on clinical factors such as chronic disease management alongside member experience and customer service measures. Kaiser Permanente once again leads … listed for contracts by CMS. Close on UHC’s heels are Cigna and Anthem, which both earned an average of 3.8 stars for the 2020 plan year. Cigna, in particular, is looking to make a splash …

Metroplus Health Plan

Cecelia Health Reaches One Million Patient Interactions Milestone and Raises Awareness for World Diabetes Day | PRWeb | 11/14/2019

… and with sensitivities to patients’ language and culture can have, in both my former role as President and CEO of MetroPlus Health Plan and my current position with Cecelia Health,” said Dr. Arnold Saperstein, chief … coaching through a virtual clinic has the power to address chronic disease management at scale, regardless of a person’s language, socioeconomic standing or geographic barriers.” David founded Cecelia Health in remembrance of his own expert …

Former CEO of MetroPlus Health Plan, Dr. Arnold Saperstein, Joins Cecelia Health as Chief Medical Officer | PRWeb | 10/10/2019

Cecelia Health , a leading technology-enabled chronic disease management company based in New York City, has hired former President and CEO of MetroPlus Health Plan, Arnold Saperstein MD, FACP, as Chief Medical Officer. Saperstein began his career in managed care in 1992 and joined MetroPlus Health Plan in 1995 initially as Chief Medical Officer and then as President and CEO from 2006 until 2019. MetroPlus Health Plan, a wholly-owned …

Select Health

PrimeCare Medical Network to Participate in Alignment Healthcare’s Medicare Advantage Care Provider Network | Business Wire | 12/4/2017

… was awarded a 4.5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for 2018. Alignment offers patients expert chronic disease management programs and enhanced customer support through its command center that monitors its … California residents through the Alignment Health Plan, and partners with select health plans in North Carolina and Florida to help deliver better benefits at lower costs. For more information, please visit http://www.alignmenthealthcare.com . ABOUT PRIMECARE …

Alignment Healthcare Adds Access to WakeMed and Duke Health in 2018 | Business Wire | 10/30/2017

… major health systems. Enrollment in these plans also gives members exclusive, personalized access to Alignment Healthcare services, including care coordination, chronic disease management and Alignment Healthcare Centers specially designed for seniors to offer care where … California residents through the Alignment Health Plan, and partners with select health plans in North Carolina and Florida to help deliver better benefits at lower costs. For more information, please visit http://www.alignmenthealthcare.com . Contacts For …

Alignment Health Plan

PrimeCare Medical Network to Participate in Alignment Healthcare’s Medicare Advantage Care Provider Network | Business Wire | 12/4/2017

… Medical Network – comprising 14 PrimeCare independent practice associations (IPAs) including Empire Physicians Medical Group and Valley Physicians Network – to its Alignment Health Plan’s Medicare Advantage provider network. PrimeCare maintains an expansive base of primary care … Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for 2018. Alignment offers patients expert chronic disease management programs and enhanced customer support through its command center that monitors its plan participants’ health status so that medical intervention can be …

Alignment Healthcare Adds Access to WakeMed and Duke Health in 2018 | Business Wire | 10/30/2017

… major health systems. Enrollment in these plans also gives members exclusive, personalized access to Alignment Healthcare services, including care coordination, chronic disease management and Alignment Healthcare Centers specially designed for seniors to offer care where … Healthcare offers HMO plan options to California residents through the Alignment Health Plan, and partners with select health plans in North Carolina and Florida to help deliver better benefits at lower costs. For more information …

Bernard J. Tyson

Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine Installs an Indelible Reminder of the Fight For Social Equity With Glenn Kaino’s Artwork: Bridge (Science of Speed) | PR Newswire | 7/20/2020

PASADENA, Calif. The Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine announced today the permanent installation of Bridge (Science of Speed) , a major artwork by Los Angeles conceptual artist Glenn Kaino . The piece was created … prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. Visit: https://about.kaiserpermanente.org/ Contact Mi …

Larry Merlo

Affordability, Technology Use Key for Healthcare Consumerism | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/15/2020

… strongly now. “The pandemic has forced countless Americans to rethink their approach to health and explore different avenues of care,” Larry Merlo, CEO of CVS Health, said in a statement . “Whether in the community, in … because of the costs involved. These challenges with affordability and chronic disease management will remain salient moving forward, particularly as medical professionals continue to see patients reticent to receive in-person care. But these lessons …

Kevin McRaith

Welldoc and Montana Diabetes Digital Health Learning Network Partner to Offer Digital Support to Those with Diabetes | PR Newswire | 7/1/2020

… track multiple dimensions of their health and, more importantly, stay connected to their provider or team, regardless of location,” said Kevin McRaith , CEO at Welldoc. “ Montana is a leader in offering telehealth services to its … and prevention services to Montanans. About Welldoc® Welldoc® is revolutionizing chronic disease management to help transform lives. BlueStar®, the first FDA-cleared digital health solution, guides individuals through the complicated journey of living with diabetes …

Heather Landi

How Walgreens leveraged its Microsoft partnership to respond to COVID-19 | FierceHealthcare | 6/26/2020

How Walgreens leveraged its Microsoft partnership to respond to COVID-19 by Heather Landi Jun 26, 2020 4:05pm The COVID-19 pandemic has upended healthcare delivery, and companies will need to be fast to market … its digital marketplace as part of its ongoing focus on chronic disease management. In 2019, Walgreens announced a partnership with LabCorp to open at least 600 testing centers inside Walgreens retail locations over the next …

Michael J. Markus

HGE Health and Adherium collaborate to Integrate Medication Compliance Into Digital COPD and Asthma Management Platform | PRWeb | 4/16/2020

… their prescriptions will also allow the effectiveness of different medications to be evaluated on a patient by patient basis,” explained Michael J. Markus, PhD, the CEO of HGE Health FT. WASHINGTON, Pa. HGE Health has … Fort Washington, PA, HGE Health harnesses its deep experience in chronic disease management and digital health in pulmonary disease, telemedicine, and mobile health to develop a clinical services platform that delivers better care faster at …

Sean Duffy

COVID-19 is changing everything. Here’s what that means for diabetes | FierceHealthcare | 4/13/2020

… Sean Duffy, CEO of Omada Health, said that his company has a seen its diabetes patients increase their use of Omada’s behavioral health tools by 10 times of late. That led Omada to more directly integrate some of its behavioral health modules into its platform for chronic disease management, he said. “The reality is everyone’s feeling it in their own way,” Duffy said, “but the month of April for the …

Bechara Choucair

Futuro Health offers pandemic-readiness training to California’s licensed vocational nurses for anticipated COVID-19 surge | PR Newswire | 4/8/2020

… nursing assistants. “ California will need licensed vocational nurses equipped with the right training to help patients through this pandemic,” said Bechara Choucair , MD, senior vice president and chief health officer for Kaiser Permanente. “LVNs and … prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. Contact: Michelle Jimenez (210) 315-6252 …

Greg Adams

Costs waived for members receiving COVID-19 treatment | PR Newswire | 4/4/2020

… be able to focus all their energy on getting well, not on worrying about how to pay for treatment,” said Greg Adams , chairman and CEO of Kaiser Permanente. “With the hit to our economy and … prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. CONTACT: Marc Brown [email protected …

Mark Boomer

RespirCare and HGE Health Expand Partnership to Make Same-Day Care Available to COPD Patients Nationwide | PRWeb | 12/4/2019

… with RespirCare’s walk-in clinics to facilitate same-day care for COPD patients, reducing hospital admissions and medical costs. Dr. Mark Boomer, left, founder of RespirCare has tapped the technology of HGE Health to remain … Fort Washington, PA, HGE Health harnesses its deep experience in chronic disease management and digital health in pulmonary disease, telemedicine and mobile health to offer a clinical services platform that delivers better care faster at …

David Weingard

Cecelia Health Reaches One Million Patient Interactions Milestone and Raises Awareness for World Diabetes Day | PRWeb | 11/14/2019

… David Weingard, founder and CEO of Cecelia Health. “Pairing advanced blood sugar monitoring tools like continuous glucose monitoring with access to expert clinicians and digital coaching through a virtual clinic has the power to address chronic disease management at scale, regardless of a person’s language, socioeconomic standing or geographic barriers.” David founded Cecelia Health in remembrance of his own expert clinical coach, Cecelia, who transformed his life after he was …

Don Mordecai

Kaiser Permanente mental health care rated California’s best | PR Newswire | 11/4/2019

… reflection of the exceptional work being done by our mental health providers and our substantial investments in this area,” said Don Mordecai , MD, Kaiser Permanente’s national leader for mental health and wellness. “These ratings validate … prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. Media contact : Marc Brown marc.t.brown …

Erez Raphael

DarioHealth Reports Results for Third Quarter 2019 | Benzinga | 10/28/2019

… to-business (B2B), as sequential revenue growth and client wins were generated in combination with a lower expense structure CEO, Erez Raphael , stated, “In the third quarter, we believe that we produced tangible evidence that … U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared hypertension extension of its chronic disease management platform. We’re excited about the versatility of our platform and that we can now potentially help 75 million patients in the U.S …

Eileen Howard Boone

CVS Health Invests $2.5M in Tobacco, Opioids Substance Abuse Care | HealthPayer Intelligence | 10/18/2019

… health outcomes of our communities by strengthening our local support and empowering local organizations that are developing innovative solutions,” said Eileen Howard Boone, senior vice president of corporate social responsibility and philanthropy at CVS Health … clinics that operate across the state as well as supporting chronic disease management programs. The clinics will be empowered to serve 52,000 underreached Ohio residents. Lastly, CVS Health will further establish its workforce six training …

Lynn Richmond

Montefiore to close Mount Vernon hospital, build emergency facility | Modern Healthcare | 10/17/2019

… practices in healthcare and ensures Mount Vernon residents have high-quality care for years to come,” Montefiore Chief Strategy Officer Lynn Richmond said in a statement. Through a spokesman, Montefiore officials declined to be interviewed … center will include primary care, mental healthcare, specialty care, pediatrics, chronic disease management, wound care and imaging services. Its emergency department will include equipment for cardiac diagnosis and monitoring as well as an X-ray …

Jennifer Schneider

Livongo promotes VSP Vision Care eye checks, Notable Health’s Apple Watch notation tool coming to Blue Shield of CA providers and more digital health deals | MobiHealthNews | 10/15/2019

… Watch notation tool coming to Blue Shield of CA providers and more digital health deals October 15, 2019 Share Digital chronic disease management company Livongo Health announced a partnership today with VSP Vision Care that … innovations that improve our overall Member experience,” Livongo President Dr. Jennifer Schneider said in a statement. “Vision is an important piece of the healthcare experience for people living with chronic conditions, and especially diabetes. By …

Patrick Courneya

Highest Rating from Covered California | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/15/2019

… high-quality care and service we provide to our 700,000 Covered California enrollees and all of our members nationwide,” said Patrick Courneya , MD, executive vice president and chief medical officer for National Health Plan and … prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. About the Covered California Plan …

Nancy Gin

Highest Rating from Covered California | Markets Insider | Business Insider | 10/15/2019

… reflection of the exceptional work being done by our compassionate and highly skilled physicians, nurses, clinicians, and support staff,” said Nancy Gin , MD, executive vice president and chief quality officer for The Permanente Federation, the … prevention, state-of-the-art care delivery and world-class chronic disease management. Kaiser Permanente is dedicated to care innovations, clinical research, health education and the support of community health. About the Covered California Plan …

Donald Trump

Medicare Advantage open enrollment starts this week. Here are the health plans’ star ratings for 2020 | FierceHealthcare | 10/12/2019

… CMS said. The star rating scores, which are on a five-star scale, are based on clinical factors such as chronic disease management alongside member experience and customer service measures. Kaiser Permanente once again leads … and referenced an executive order signed last week by President Donald Trump on the matter . “Thanks to the president’s leadership and commitment, the improvements that CMS has made to the Medicare Advantage and Part D …

Dan McCoy

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and Sanitas Medical Center Unveil New Medical Center to Advance Primary and Value-Based Care | PR Newswire | 10/11/2019

… provide value-based primary care to increase the opportunities for coordinated, high-quality health outcomes for our members,” said Dr. Dan McCoy , president of BCBSTX. “Primary care physicians are the cornerstone of optimal health care … their healthcare needs. Our emphasis on preventive care, wellness and chronic disease management programs and community engagement will help our patients stay healthy and have peace of mind.” While most of the medical centers will …

Sergio Martinez

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and Sanitas Medical Center Unveil New Medical Center to Advance Primary and Value-Based Care | PR Newswire | 10/11/2019

… collaborate with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas to bring our high-value, patient-centered care to Texas ,” said Sergio Martinez , Global CEO, Keralty Group, the parent company of Sanitas USA . “We believe patients … their healthcare needs. Our emphasis on preventive care, wellness and chronic disease management programs and community engagement will help our patients stay healthy and have peace of mind.” While most of the medical centers will …

Joseph Kvedar

Connected Health Conference 2019 Keynote Presentations Announced | Globe Newswire | 10/8/2019

… PhD , Founder and CEO, Catalia Health – an experienced entrepreneur focused on applying innovative technologies towards solving large-scale healthcare challenges Joseph Kvedar, MD , Vice President, Connected Health, Partners HealthCare; Program Chair, CHC19 – internationally recognized for … technology-enabled, person-centered care, from prevention to wellness and chronic disease management, with a focus on new evidence and approaches in connected health. GENERAL REGISTRATION: Please visit the CHC19 website for details and easy …

James Park

Fitbit unveils data-driven personal health subscription, Fitbit Premium | MobiHealthNews | 8/28/2019

… well as social challenges and games. “It’s really an important first step to making health accessible for everyone,” Fitbit CEO James Park said during a press preview event. “It’s an affordable paid service, a single … preferred smart scale device for the digital health marketplace’s various chronic disease management programs. “We’re excited to expand our partnership with [Solera Health] in a way that we can not only incorporate our wearable, but …

Amy McDonough

Fitbit unveils data-driven personal health subscription, Fitbit Premium | MobiHealthNews | 8/28/2019

… they would be able to understand, interpret and give those individuals results that help them on their journey to health,” Amy McDonough, COO for Fitbit Health Solutions, told MobiHealthNews following the presentation. “We see ourselves … preferred smart scale device for the digital health marketplace’s various chronic disease management programs. “We’re excited to expand our partnership with [Solera Health] in a way that we can not only incorporate our wearable, but …

Sara Heath

Walgreens App Expands into Chronic Disease Management, Care Access | Patient Engagement HIT | 7/26/2019

Patient Data Access News Walgreens App Expands into Chronic Disease Management, Care Access The app has integrated remote monitoring partners that will support better chronic disease management on the go. Source: Thinkstock By Sara Heath July 26, 2019 - Walgreens has expanded its Find Care digital platform to support expansive chronic disease management and use of remote monitoring tools, the retail chain recently announced . The Walgreens Find Care app improvements will …

Ming Tai-Seale

Too many EHR-generated messages contributing to physician burnout: study | FierceHealthcare | 7/3/2019

… basket, there is little research looking at sources of in-basket messages and their relative volumes, according to study author Ming Tai-Seale, a professor in the department of family medicine and public health at … be time to examine whether every reminder to order routine chronic disease management lab tests, for example, periodic glycosylated hemoglobin A1c tests, must be signed and placed by a physician.” The study authors also suggest …

State of California

4 Key SDOH Impeding Chronic Disease Management | Patient Engagement HIT | 6/23/2020

4 Key SDOH Impeding Chronic Disease Management Geography, income, educational attainment, and housing security are key SDOH that affect chronic disease management and engagement. 23, 2020 - Meaningful chronic disease management is a key aspect of … the geography hurdle. In 2017, researchers from the University of California Davis found that specialty telemedicine visits reduced distance traveled by 5 million miles for all patients receiving that care between 1996 and 2013. This …

FCC approves 11th set of COVID-19 telehealth program applications | News | fox10tv.com | 6/17/2020

… telehealth, and reduce the COVID-19 transmission risks for high-risk oncology patients. • Central Neighborhood Health Foundation, in Los Angeles, California, was awarded $281,231 for desktop computers, laptop computers, tablets, telemedicine carts, video monitors, and … home order, and to care for patients in need of chronic disease management, urgent care services, and mental health and substance use disorder counseling. • Comprehensive Healthcare, in Yakima, Washington, was awarded $421,748 for tablets, mobile …