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eHealth Announces Partnership with The IHC Group

On Tuesday, eHealth, Inc. announced a new partnership with The IHC Group to offer medical insurance packages to customers unable to afford health insurance plans that meet all the benefit requirements with the Affordable Care Act (the ACA, or Obamacare).

From the official word:

These medical insurance packages were developed in partnership with The IHC Group to provide an affordable alternative for people who cannot afford Obamacare-compliant major medical health insurance coverage but who still want meaningful protection against unexpected medical expenses. Medical insurance packages developed by The IHC Group will be available in 37 states and the District of Columbia and provide a single point of service when people need to use their benefits.

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Bernoulli Health Expands Reach to Canada

Bernoulli Health, developer of the Bernoulli One clinical surveillance, medical device integration (MDI), and real-time data analytics platform, announced today that it is now selling its solutions in Canada.

With more than 1,200 installed systems in the U.S., the expansion into Canada is another indicator of the positive trajectory of the company’s growth.

“Given the growing interest we have seen from Canadian hospitals and health systems regarding connectivity and clinical surveillance, our expansion into the Canadian market is a natural one,” said Janet Dillione, CEO of Bernoulli Health. “Our solutions have proven to enhance clinical outcomes in hospitals across the U.S., and we are excited to bring these innovative technologies to Canadian health systems to help them improve patient safety.”

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Azalea Health and Prognosis Innovation Healthcare to Merge

Azalea Health, a leading provider of fully-integrated web-based healthcare solutions and services, announced today the merger of Houston-based Prognosis Innovation Healthcare, a leading provider of electronic health records (EHR) to rural and community hospitals.

This is the second such merger for Azalea in 2017.

One of only a few SaaS Health IT organizations with a true expertise in the IT, billing and reporting space for rural health clinics and hospitals, leveraging the integration of the Prognosis inpatient solution will allow Azalea to expand its presence into critical access and small community hospitals, and effectively deliver a complete continuum of care platform to an expanded rural market segment.

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AdvancedMD to Highlight Role of Practice Automation at MGMA17

MHW learned Thursday that AdvancedMD — a pioneer in cloud technology for physician practices — will showcase the benefits of automating the practice’s clinical and administrative workflows with cloud-based integrated technology at the MGMA Annual Conference in Anaheim, California.

The conference spans Oct. 8 – 11, 2017.

We’re told that the company has pioneered a new practice management model integrating electronic health records, practice management, revenue cycle management, telemedicine, patient engagement and billing with business analytics reporting, as opposed to relying on disparate systems, which focus solely on each individual task and require heavy investment in systems integration.

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The Connected Life Journey — Exploring Connected Health Solutions For Our Aging Society, Focus Of 2017 Connected Health Conference

Connected Health Conference (PRNewsFoto/Personal Connected Health Allia)

MHW received the official word by email this week that the 2017 Connected Health Conference (CHC17) will explore how connected health technologies and tools can support healthy aging across the decades.

“This year’s theme, The Connected Life Journey: Shaping Health and Wellness for Every Generation, reimagines health and wellbeing throughout the life cycle, emphasizing new research, evidence and real-world examples, business models and actionable knowledge to support adoption and implementation of personal connected health at every age and stage of life.”

CHC17 takes place in Boston, October 25-27.

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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.

ClearHealth Quality Institute to Roll Out new Telemedicine Accreditation Program at ATA’s Fall Forum
ClearHealth Quality InstituteTM (CHQI), an independent health care accrediting body that incorporates the next generation of quality and outcomes measures, will host a pre-conference workshop and serve as a featured exhibitor at the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) Fall Forum – Edge 2017.

First Look: DexCom Opens Data Platform, Launches Dev Program to Fuel Diabetes App Innovation
MHW can now confirm that DexCom, Inc. — a powerhouse in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) — is making available a public API empowering third-party developers to connect patient-authorized CGM data into a broad range of software applications.

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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.

Walgreens Touts New Center for Health & Wellbeing Research
Recently, Walgreens announced the launch of its Center for Health & Wellbeing Research, a website that features more than 50 Walgreens outcomes studies completed over the past six years. Areas of research include access to care and patient experience, adherence and clinical outcomes, digital health and member engagement, health care costs, HIV and specialty pharmacy, vaccinations and more.

IDC: Growth in Wearables Shows No Signs of Wearing Out
International Data Corporation (IDC) expects the popularity of wrist-worn devices – including watches and wrist bands – will continue to drive the wearables market forward. Meanwhile, lesser-known wearable products, such as clothing and earwear, will experience market-beating growth in the years to come.

Verizon Unveils Third Annual State of the Market: IoT Report
Verizon has just unveiled its third annual State of the Market: IoT Report that explores the business value of IoT through original and third party research, and highlights examples of how organizations are using IoT for diverse applications in healthcare such as tracking drug shipments from factory to pharmacy to prevent counterfeit drugs, theft, and product damage, an emailed statement confirms.

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