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January 2019 Healthcare Hot Takes: Texas court rules ACA unconstitutional

In this month's Luma Health Hot Takes we discuss the recent Texas court ruling the ACA as unconstitutional. We also take a look at digital monitoring via hospital beds and access to care in rural communities.

Ramesh Munnangi

Healthcare Happenings

December 2018 Healthcare Hot Takes: Mining patient health records to improve outcomes

In this month's Luma Health Hot Takes we break down Amazon's new software designed to mine patient health records, the underuse of telehealth in rural America, and Walgreens and FedEx's prescription delivery initiative.

Ramesh Munnangi

Healthcare Happenings

November 2018 Healthcare Hot Takes: The portable EHR is coming. Will it finally put patients in control of their data?

In this month's Luma Health Hot Takes we break down new, portable electronic health records; how millenials are forgoing primary care; and the impact of EHR systems on the time physicians spend with patients versus the time they spend on their computers, often resulting in high levels of burnout.

Ramesh Munnangi

Healthcare Happenings

When Healthcare Gets It Right—Three Examples of Patient-Centered Innovation

Long wait times and overworked providers are some of the ways healthcare gets it wrong, but true patient-centered innovation puts the power in the hands of the patients. We think some great examples include Oak Street Health (primary care for Medicare recipients), OneDrop (a diabetes management app), and Text4Baby (a massive public health campaign for moms and babies).

Alex Harris

Engagement Strategies, Healthcare Happenings

North Florida Women’s Care Cuts No-Show Rate in Half, Generates $10,000 a Month in Additional Revenue

North Florida Women's Care featured in Healthcare IT News for generating revenue, driving better patient experiences with Luma Health.

lumahealth

Engagement Strategies, Healthcare Happenings

It’s Flu Season Again — This Year, Leverage Text Messaging to Make It Better

Last year’s flu season resulted in a record-breaking number of illnesses, hospitalizations, and deaths. The challenge for providers is making sure patients get the flu shot. Text messaging, SMS, is cost-effective. Luma Health products reaches your patients with targeted, custom messages.

Alex Harris

Healthcare Happenings

October 2018 Healthcare Hot Takes: Apple Watch gets cleared as medical device

Healthcare Hot Takes is Luma Health’s monthly rundown of healthcare innovations happening right now. Check out what the industry has been thinking, reading, doing.

Ramesh Munnangi

Healthcare Happenings, Value-Based Care

What Do Modern Healthcare Consumers Want?

What's important to the average healthcare consumer in 2018? Affordable prices for quality care? Convenient access to services? An enhanced patient experience? Keep reading for an overview of the latest reports and studies that show what the average healthcare consumer wants in 2018.

Miranda Booher, RN

Healthcare Happenings

September 2018 Healthcare Hot Takes: NYU to offer tuition-free med school for all students

Healthcare Hot Takes is Luma Health’s monthly rundown of healthcare innovations happening right now. Check out what the industry has been thinking, reading, doing.

Ramesh Munnangi

Engagement Strategies, Healthcare Happenings

Can Mobile Solutions Solve The Patient-Compliance Crisis?

At least 25% of today’s patients fail to comply with their doctor’s orders. Mobile solutions can be the answer in order to keep patients healthy.

Matt Seidholz

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