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Santa Clara Family Health Plan Taps Healthx Mobile Engagement Suite to ‘Engage and Activate Their Members’

This week, Healthx, Inc. — a leader in cloud-based digital engagement solutions for healthcare payers — announced a new partnership with Santa Clara Family Health Plan (SCFHP), a local, public, not-for-profit health plan dedicated to improving the health and well-being of the residents of Santa Clara County, California.

According to a provided media announcement, through the Healthx Mobile Engagement Suite, SCFHP will expand its member outreach strategy to include SMS text message communications.

We’re told that the Healthx Mobile Engagement Suite will enable SCFHP to engage and connect through text messaging, a communication channel increasingly preferred by many members.

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Codal Aims to ‘Disrupt’ the Healthcare Industry at HIMSS18

The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Annual Conference and Exhibition is set to once again bring together more than 45,000 health-focused IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world.

This year, Codal — a Chicago-based UX design and development agency with a focus on blending an agile process with the latest technologies — will be exhibiting at booth #12253 to introduce unprecedented digital innovation to the healthcare sector.

Codal recognizes the significant challenges faced by the inherently complex healthcare sector, therefore, the company developed an elite team dedicated exclusively toward creating digital transformations for exceptional patient and clinician experiences. From cutting-edge, simple, holistically-usable patient portals to unparalleled operation and workflow solutions, Codal helps healthcare companies flourish while enabling them to provide incomparable patient experiences.

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TeleHealth Services, Healthwise to Deliver Evidence-Based Health Education Content

On Monday, mHealtHWatch learned that TeleHealth Services — a leading provider of interactive patient engagement solutions — has officially partnered with Healthwise to create an evidence-based patient education program for their healthcare clients.

We’re told that Healthwise’s award-winning patient education videos will be delivered through iCare Navigator, TeleHealth Services’ next generation interactive patient engagement solution. iCare Navigator was recently launched as the industry’s first enterprise-scale interactive patient engagement platform using an adaptive and empathetic virtual personal health coach.

This transformative approach to patient engagement, driven by an artificial intelligence engine, is designed to connect with patients in new ways and improve health, change behaviors and reduce readmissions and healthcare costs. The cloud-based system integrates with Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) and other clinical operations to drive quality improvements.

Through hospital in-room TVs, tablets and other mobile devices, patients remain engaged and are educated about their condition and treatment plan through the entire continuum of care from pre-admission, in-patient and post-acute care, to at home during recovery.

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First Look: iPatientCare to Participate in HIMSS18

iPatientCare, a powerhouse name in cloud-based ambulatory EHR and Revenue Cycle Management services, recently announced its participation in HIMSS18 to highlight R18 – the newly launched EHR version.

If you’re not famialir, R18 is 2015 ONC Health IT Certified EHR supporting all criteria required for the CPC+ program along with many other features like care plan, care coordinators’ and implantable device, etc.

It is also going to demonstrate its’ Interoperability Capabilities along with Peer to Peer Portal, Provider Portal and Patient Portal at HIMSS18.

The HIMSS Annual Conference & Exhibition, 2018 will be organized from March 5 through March 9, 2018 in Las Vegas. As every foregoing year, the conference will give strongest networking opportunities to connect with numerous industry leaders and other health IT professionals present at the event. During these 5 days, around 300 sessions will be organized with participation of more than 1300 exhibitors and 45,000 professionals. This year, the educational sessions will focus on very demanding topics like Privacy & security, Interoperability & data integration, Population Health, Telehealth, and Precision Medicine/Genomics and many more, which are also important for the global healthcare IT.

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SEERS AI Enters China and Hong Kong Medical Imaging Market

SEERS AI, a leader in algorithm based image enhancement has entered the digital healthcare market in a partnership with several Hong Kong and China based telehealth providers to bring direct to consumer medical image AI tool for the Hong Kong and China region.

“MD Tokens Ltd, is investing in the use of the SEERS AI technology with their healthcare clients,” a provided statement explains. “Telehealth services is growing rapidly across the Asia Pacific region. AI technology will enable scaling of these services to reach more consumers quicker.”

SEERS AI software once integrated to the digital health platforms, will enable healthcare professionals to make faster decisions on diagnosis and follow up of patient images. This has wide implications in dermatology and diagnostic radiology imaging services.

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American Telemedicine Association Appoints New CEO

This week, the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) announced that Ann Mond Johnson will assume leadership as CEO beginning March 5, 2018.

ATA is the leading, global member-based group uniquely focused on telemedicine, with a network of more than 10,000 industry leaders and healthcare organizations throughout the world.

As CEO, we’re told that Johnson will lead efforts to build ATA’s strategic partnerships and alliances that ensure that consumers – patients, employees, members and others – across the United States and globally can reap the full benefits of advanced healthcare technology to gain access to top-quality care, delivered cost-effectively.

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First Look: CRF Health’s ‘Outstanding Innovation’ with Pioneering TrialConsent Wins Industry Recognition

On Thursday, MHW learned that CRF Health — a leading global provider of patient-centered eSource technology and service solutions for the life sciences industry — has just confirmed that its electronic informed consent solution, TrialConsent, has won the 2018 Best Practices Award at this year’s Clinical Informatics News Awards.

The Best Practices Awards program seeks to recognize outstanding examples of applied strategic innovation—partnerships, deployments and collaborations that manifestly improve the clinical trial process.

The judges named nine finalists, and from that pool chose winning entries in three categories: Clinical Data Intelligence; Study Startup and Design; and Patient Data Management. CRF Health were winners of the Study Startup and Design Award. The Awards were announced at SCOPE, the Summit for Clinical Ops Executives in Orlando, Florida, on February 14.

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