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Compulink Rolls Out Mobile Patient Engagement Technology to Increase Revenue at AAD 2018

Compulink Business Systems, Inc., a powerhouse in EHR and Practice Management solutions for dermatology, will demonstrate the latest enhancements to Dermatology Advantage™ at this week’s American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) Annual Meeting.
Among the key innovations being demonstrated is a solution to engage patients with a state-of-the-art mobile experience, MHW has learned.

Advantage’s mobile Patient Engagement app allows for delivery of personalized content to the patient’s phone via a text message. Content can be targeted based on the patient’s appointment type and diagnosis. The app can be used to market products and services, along with delivering patient education. Surveys can also be sent to patient’s phone and the feedback collected is automatically brought back into Advantage for analysis.

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mHealth News: What You Need to Know

Here are some of the top stories in healthcare, telemedicine, and mobile health that we have been monitoring this past week.

First Look: Fitbit to Acquire Twine Health
MHW learned Tuesday that Fitbit, Inc. will acquire Twine Health, an innovative health coaching platform.

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.

First Look: CRF Health’s ‘Outstanding Innovation’ with Pioneering TrialConsent Wins Industry Recognition
According to a statement emailed to MHW, Georgia/Global Partnership for Telehealth (GPT) has invited school nurses and others interested in student health from Georgia and surrounding states to attend its School-Based Telehealth Pre-Conference Workshop in the Jekyll Island Convention Center on March 19, 2018.

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GPT PreConference to Replace One-Day School-Based Telehealth Summit

According to a statement emailed to MHW, Georgia/Global Partnership for Telehealth (GPT) has invited school nurses and others interested in student health from Georgia and surrounding states to attend its School-Based Telehealth Pre-Conference Workshop in the Jekyll Island Convention Center on March 19, 2018.

The Pre-Conference will replace the one-day School-Based Telehealth Summit that GPT hosts annually in Tifton.

Loren Nix, Director of School-Based Telehealth at GPT, expressed her hopes that absorbing the School-Based Telehealth Summit into a larger conference will provide school nurses who use telehealth with more resources than the one-day summit typically does. “We’ve found that many nurses are forced to choose between GPT’s big annual conference and the Summit,” Nix said. “Our hope is that by putting the two together, school nurses will be able to attend both.”

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Zipnosis Appoints Dr. Lisa Ide as New Chief Medical Officer

Zipnosis, a virtual care technology leader, announced Tuesday that Dr. Lisa Ide will be the company’s new chief medical officer.

Dr. Ide succeeds Dr. Rebecca Hafner-Fogarty, who will continue to serve as senior vice president of policy and strategy, MHW confirmed.

Dr. Ide joined Zipnosis in 2016, as the company’s medical director – a role in which “she touched every part of the business.”

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stayhealthy’s History of Innovation Paves Way for a Future of Healthy Progress

When it comes to self help resources in the modern digital healthcare space, few tools and technologies truly bestow upon the masses real power and inspiration to take control of their health and leverage mobile and web based platforms for meaningful, sustained self improvement.

stayhealthy, Inc., however, has managed to deliver where few others could.

Founded in 1995 with the goal of making medical-grade health monitoring devices affordable and accessible to average people in their own homes, stayhleathy has spearheaded a litany of industry firsts and pioneering efforts, the impact of which continues to reverberate for the benefit of consumers worldwide.

stayhealthy has been at the forefront of public health for the past 16 years, with public health blood pressure kiosks testing nearly two people every second in the United States in 2017 alone.

Leveraging over two decades of experience in the health sector, stayhealthy famously received FDA approval for the first true innovation in body fat screening since the development of BMI in 1833.

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ERT Named Top 100 Solution Provider in mHealth

MHW can now confirm that ERT — a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials — has been named to the Journal of mHealth’s annual Global Digital Health 100, an international benchmark for mobile, digital and connected technologies in healthcare.

The Global Digital Health 100 is one of the HealthTech industry’s foremost technology award programs. Celebrating innovation and entrepreneurship, it recognizes the health technology companies that are demonstrating the greatest potential to change the way that healthcare is delivered.

“ERT has consistently demonstrated true innovation through its ground-breaking products and services, which are enabling long term healthcare programs and transforming the clinical trial process,” said Matthew Driver, Managing Editor, Journal of mHealth.

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KLAS Report Names NextGen Healthcare as Most Improved

On Tuesday morning, Quality Systems, Inc. — known to its clients as NextGen Healthcare — received the 2018 Best in KLAS Award, most improved vendor for EHR – over 75 Providers.

The top-performing recognition reflects a 10% increase over the past year in the Most Improved Award Category.

“At NextGen Healthcare, we are on a relentless quest for better. From the technology we develop, the services we provide, the processes we refine, and our dedicated team members around the globe, we are committed to help physicians achieve the Quadruple Aim while ensuring a successful journey towards value-based care,” said Rusty Frantz, NextGen Healthcare President and CEO. “Receiving this recognition from a trusted industry research organization like KLAS is another step on our journey towards becoming better. Our entire team is dedicated to providing the best possible experience for our clients so they can, in turn, improve the lives of those they care for.”

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