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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: New Analysis Reveals Links Between Payments from Opioid Manufacturers and Physician Prescriptions
Today a new analysis of government data made available to consumers for the first time reveals the relationship between payments made by pharmaceutical companies to physicians, the number of prescriptions arising from physicians who received those payments, and the cost and consequences to consumers as a result.

Pixelworks, Aier Eye Hospital Group Conduct Eye Health Study Identifying Benefits of Improved Smartphone Video Quality
This week, Pixelworks, Inc. — a leading provider of power efficient visual processing solutions — announced the initial results of an ongoing collaborative study and development effort with the China Hunan Aier Eye Research Institute, a part of the Aier Eye Hospital Group of Hunan, China.

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Report: Healthcare IT Executives Face Increasing Pressure to Innovate

Leading into HIMSS18, TEKsystems, a top provider of IT services, has just released data that provides insights into the status of key IT initiatives and central topics of the healthcare-focused event, including security, information exchange and interoperability, data analytics, business/clinical intelligence, and population health.

In addition to identifying the implementation status of mission-critical services, data indicates that while healthcare IT leaders face increasing pressure to innovate, technologies such as IoT and artificial intelligence (AI) are not yet being leveraged to drive innovation.

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MeMD Rolls Out Behavioral Telehealth Services for Businesses and Consumers Nationwide

To improve access to mental health care for employees and consumers across the country, national telehealth provider MeMD has launched behavioral health services through its online platform at memd.me.

“With mental health professionals nationwide, Arizona-based MeMD offers online therapy for depression, anxiety, substance misuse, trauma, marital and family problems, eating disorders, grief, and numerous other emotional and mental health issues,” a provided statement explains.

“The importance of mental and emotional health cannot be overstated, yet access to therapy is limited, and it’s not typically available through employer health plans,” said MeMD President Glenn Dean. “Increasing access through telehealth is the next frontier in behavioral health. Not only does this service help fill a critical counseling gap, but it enables businesses to conveniently and confidentially address their employees’ wellbeing, which can ultimately improve productivity, satisfaction and loyalty.”

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Avizia Partners with athenahealth’s ‘More Disruption Please’ Program

Avizia, a leader in powering system-wide telehealth, has just announced a partnership with athenahealth, Inc. through the ‘More Disruption Please’ (MDP) program.

As part of the athenahealth Marketplace, Avizia’s telehealth platform is now available to athenahealth’s growing network of more than 111,000 healthcare providers to power their telehealth strategies.

“Avizia delivers a powerful telehealth platform for providers ready to enable the next generation of care delivery,” said Mike Baird, CEO of Avizia. “With the Avizia solution providers can be confident they’re delivering patients the best access to the best care with their own clinicians, regardless of location.”

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Avera Health Touts Success with Philips eICU program

Ahead of the 2018 Annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society Conference, Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, announced the Philips eICU program has helped Avera Health, a South Dakota-based integrated health system, enhance care quality and efficiency by partnering to deliver significant clinical and financial outcomes through the ICU division of their telemedicine program, Avera eCARE.

The Avera eCARE ICU program results achieved in the last 12 months demonstrate the benefits of leveraging innovative, decision-support technology to help deliver high quality care across rural populations, while minimizing gaps in care. Avera eCARE ICU currently monitors 36 hospitals in nine states across the country.

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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.

Stayhealthy Leverages Pop Culture to Achieve Healthier Outcomes for Brands and Consumers
As difficult as it may be for some companies in the industry to admit, healthcare can be perceived as being exceedingly boring — especially for those of us needing to take appropriate steps to improve our own health.

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.

PresenceLearning Expands Its Battery of Offerings
PresenceLearning, a leading telehealth network of live, online special education related service providers, is announcing an addition to the research base for the equivalency of remote psychoeducational assessments featuring the Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales, Second Edition (RIAS-2).

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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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