MyPrepSteps Adds 500 Physicians to Platform in Less Than Five Months

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MyPrepSteps Adds 500 Physicians to Platform in Less Than Five Months MyPrepSteps is now delivering cleaner colons and reducing patient anxiety in 135 clinics across the U.S. Phoenix, AZ – In less than five months over 500 gastroenterologists from 135 clinics in 31 states have recognized the value of technology that encourages better prepared and less anxious patients on procedure … Read More

Smart Clinic and Captify Health Team Up for Cleaner Bowels

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Partnership Reduces Patient Cancellations by 70% and Increases Colonoscopy Preparation by +35% Smart Clinic and Captify Health announced this month product integrations combining Smart Clinic’s mobile application with Captify Health’s patient cancellation reduction efforts. The partnership consolidates clinic technology into one easy-to-use mHealth application for the patient, increasing revenue for clinics and driving value-based care. “ Over the past seven … Read More

Smart Clinic’s Paul Berggreen, MD named one of Top Healthcare Entrepreneurs to Know by Becker’s

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Founder of Smart Clinic and Arizona Digestive Health, Dr. Paul Berggreen continues to advance the Arizona MedTech community Phoenix, AZ – In another win for Arizona Medtech startups, the founder of Smart Clinic and Arizona Digestive Health, Paul Berggreen, MD, has been named one of the “Top Healthcare Entrepreneurs to Know” by Becker’s. “It’s a great honor to have Becker’s … Read More

Defining digital health ROI: 5 elements that might actually make sense

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In our line of work we see countless value propositions that digital health companies strive to (or claim to) deliver. Maybe we’ve had one too many summertime margaritas, but lately this value proposition barrage has got us thinking: It seems that there is something missing in the digital health value chain. Clinically and commercially validated digital health interventions are supposed … Read More

CareCloud Publishes Patient Experience Index Report Revealing Surprising Results of Technology’s Impact on Patient Care

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First Annual Study of Patient Satisfaction, Loyalty and Engagement Reveals Baby Boomers are Embracing Healthcare Technology Over Millennials MIAMI, July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Today CareCloud, the platform for high growth medical groups, released the results of its first annual Patient Experience Index (PXI), created to give medical groups actionable insights into the evolving patient experience. In an interactive online survey, 1,443 … Read More

Diverse health IT partnerships are critical to interoperability

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According to the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC), hospitals have almost doubled their capacity to exchange information with providers outside their organization. Only 41% of hospitals had that ability in 2008 and 76% could do so in 2014. Unfortunately this growing hospital capacity is not equally matched among primary care providers or in post-acute care.  Significant barriers to interoperability … Read More

Epic vice president: Healthcare must focus on ‘interoperability of knowledge’

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As a whole, healthcare leaders need to think about including nontraditional data to reduce disparities, said Epic VP Peter DeVault at ONC’s annual meeting on Tuesday. During the “Future of Innovation” session at ONC’s Annual meeting on May 31, three of the health IT industry’s top leaders discussed the current healthcare landscape, offering perspective on how it’s evolving and assessing … Read More

Can Digital Communication, mHealth Boost Patient Satisfaction?

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A new study shows that providers should turn to mHealth devices and digital communication tools to boost patient satisfaction levels. Although there is a high rate of patient satisfaction with primary care providers, there is still room for improvement with regard to digital communication and patient engagement technologies, one survey shows. The survey, conducted via Harris Poll and sponsored by … Read More

How HIPAA applies to the burgeoning world of mobile health

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At the HIMSS and Healthcare IT News Privacy & Security Forum, a legal expert and former OCR investigator offered tips on compliance. The federal regulatory environment has not kept pace with the progress of mobile health. Mobile health is driven by consumers who expect to have all sorts of information, including health data, on their phones, said Jeffrey Dunifon, an associate … Read More

Using mHealth to Create the Internet-Enabled Doctor

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With WebMD and Google competing for the consumer’s attention, providers have to learn how to use digital health tools to their advantage. With sites like WebMD and the newly-reconfigured Google giving consumers healthcare data at their fingertips, providers have to learn how to adapt. Consumers have to understand that they can’t simply go online to have all their healthcare questions … Read More