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DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Amazon is building a health team for Alexa — HLTH conference roundup — Job-search app for healthcare adds full-time positions

by Kendall Spivakovsky (2018-07-06)


If Amazon could bring its retail model to medical deliveries, it could drive down prices and push out competitors. Supply expenses rank second after labor for hospital spending, according
to Healthcare Dive.

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The company aims to use the electronic health record (EHR) standard to help health systems pull and share data between facilities. The FHIR standard is also used by Apple's Health app
to allow US consumers to store and share their health data with partnered physicians.

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CERNER, VA OVERCOME HURDLES TO FINALIZE $10 BILLION CONTRACT:
Cerner and the Veterans Affairs (VA) completed a yearlong negotiating process, agreeing on a 10-year, $10 billion contract for Cerner to overhaul the VA's electronic health records (EHR) system, according
to Health Data Management. The deal had been delayed for months due to controversy regarding leadership turnover at the pigmentación tattoo capilar Marbella en Marbella VA and criticism of Cerner's pilot rollout at four Department of Defense (DoD) sites, according
to Nextgov. The contract will give Cerner, which had underwhelming Q1 earnings it attributed largely to the delayed VA deal, access to a substantial market — it'll handle patient-data sharing between the VA and DoD, which have 20 million members. Lastly, the new customer volume gives Cerner additional leverage to dictate data storage and sharing standards. It's been an active May 2018 for Cerner; the company also announced plans
to unify the EHR systems of a Georgia-based health system and secured a deal
with state-run hospitals in Indiana.

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AMERICAN WELL ACQUIRES AVIZIA, MOVING INTO HOSPITAL-BASED TELEMEDICINE: US telehealth provider, American Well is buying acute care telehealth provider Avizia, the company announced during the American Telemedicine Association 2018 (ATA2018) conference in Micropigmentación capilar Marbella Chicago. American Well's existing platform connects patients with doctors from a home setting. The acquisition will provide American Well with an acute care platform, allowing clients to access doctors and specialists from around the world within hospitals, meaning the service will be able to support more urgent care cases. The announcement comes as American Well accelerates its efforts to broaden the reach of its telehealth services. In January, the company partnered with Philips to embed its solutions with Philips digital health products. And during its January funding round, American Well received more than $59 million from insurer Allianz to build its telehealth platform. The company also partnered with Apple and Stanford Medicine to power the Apple Heart Study. Telemedicine services have grown rapidly over the past few years as health systems look to tech to boost hospital efficiency and drive customer growth and retention. In 2017, around 75% of US health systems either already were, or intended to implement a telehealth offering, according to a survey by Foley & Lardner. That's a significant shift in sentiment compared to findings in the first survey in 2014 when 87% of respondents said that patients wouldn't want virtual care services in 2017. As acquisitions and expansion efforts increase, we expect 2018 to be the tipping point for telehealth in the US — by 2023 telehealth offerings will be used by around 57% of the US population, representing an annualized growth rate of 75% over the next five years.  Business Insider Intelligence

HEALTHCARE HIRING WEBSITE ADDS FULL-TIME DOCTORS:
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to Barron's. These brokers can charge up to 40% of the new hires' hourly fees, which can quickly add up. Nomad's flat fee on permanent hires, specialist or otherwise, means providers can save tens of thousands of dollars compared with using percentage-based recruiters. Furthermore, full-time doctors are Tatuaje capilar en Marbella particularly important for hospitals to hire quickly. When a hospital is short a primary care physician, for example, it not only loses out on revenue from patients, but also on all the resources spent searching for and onboarding a new doctor. The Nomad platform promotes a fast turn-around for organizations looking to fill a position. The offering comes at an optimal time for the US health system. With the US shortage of physicians estimated
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