PhysIQ Developing Medical Technology

Purdue University’s https://www.purdue.edu affiliated company PhysIQ https://www.physiq.com has received a $500,000 investment from the Purdue Research Foundation’s Foundry Investment Fund https://www.prf.org. (more…)

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Bill to Address Maternal Health

The bill “Data Mapping to Save Moms’ Lives Act” was introduced in January on Capitol Hill to address the Maternal Health Crisis by using technology. The bill would use data mapping to identify areas of the country where high rates of poor maternal health overlap with a lack of broadband access.  (more…)

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BPC’s Report Offers Path Forward

The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) https://bipartisanpolicy.org developed a comprehensive package of recommendations submitted by ten of the nation’s leading ideologically diverse health policy experts. Their thoughts and ideas are included in the new BPC report “Bipartisan Rx for America’s Health Care”. (more…)

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Telehealth Legislation Introduced

Representative Greg Gianforte (R-MT) https://www.giante.house.gov and Representative Anna G. Eshoo (D-CA) on February 5, 2020 https://www.eshoo.house.gov introduced legislation to expand telehealth services throughout the country.

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Achieving a Healthy Lifestyle

Credit Suisse https://credit-suisse.com sees strong revenue growth for Tivity Health’s https://www.tivityhealth.com healthcare segment as the company stands to achieve strong growth in the Medicare Advantage (MA) population. This is expected since the company’s healthcare segment is a leading provider of fitness and health improvement programs for MA, Medicare Supplement, along with commercial health plans. (more…)

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HCA’s Approach to data

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality https://www.ahrq.gov within HHS, has developed a series of case studies to help accelerate learning and innovation in healthcare delivery to achieve the effective use of data in the clinical setting for continuous learning and improvement. (more…)

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CMS Awards Millions to Test APM

Hackensack Meridian Health’s award from CMS for $15.8 million to https:///www.HackensackMeridainHealth.org,  to implement the New Jersey Integrated Care for Kids (InCK) Model to test the APM https://innovation.cms.gov/initiatives/integrated-care-for-kids-model for the Medicaid program https://qpp.cms.gov/apms.

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