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Huma Therapeutics to use AI on disease management platform

August 29, 2023HME News Staff

NEW YORK – Huma Therapeutics, a global digital health company, will use Google Cloud's generative AI (GenAI) to enhance Huma's regulated disease management platform. Huma is also exploring the use of Google's GenAI tools to support healthcare professionals (HCP) with better insights to optimize care delivery. "Huma is committed to making healthcare accessible and affordable for everyone and GenAI will play a crucial role in this equitable access,” said Dan Vahdat, Huma CEO...

Artificial Intelligence (AI), Disease Management, Huma Therapeutics

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Better Living Now: ‘This helps transform journey’ 

March 22, 2022HME News Staff

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y. – Better Living Now has launched a new Diabetes Health Improvement Program with health plans, health systems and employer groups that it says results in increased member retention, higher engagement and improved operational efficiencies. As part of the program, Better Living Now works closely with providers and health plans, combines a pharmacy and medical supply delivery service, and offers educational materials and clinical support to assist members with managing their diabetes....

Better Living Now, Diabetes, Disease Management

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One Drop honored for digital health 

February 7, 2022HME News Staff

NEW YORK – One Drop has been named to the NYC Digital Health 100 by New York City Health Business Leaders (NYCHBL) for being an innovative startup in New York dedicated to transforming health care. "This year, the NYC Digital Health 100 is comprised of an incredibly diverse set of companies and leaders who are working to innovate and solve some of the most complex challenges across all facets of the health care ecosystem," said NYCHBL co-founder and CEO Bunny Ellerin. "We are delighted to recognize...

Diabetes, Digital Health, Disease Management, One Drop

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Medtrade Show Daily

Become a healthcare navigator

September 23, 2016Jeff Rowe

ATLANTA - Reimbursement for home medical equipment continues to decrease and claims audits continue to increase, but there are still new markets available for HME providers, particularly in disease management.At Medtrade in Atlanta, Cheryl Henninger, an independent healthcare consultant, will show attendees what those new markets are and how to take advantage of them.HME News: What's your background in disease management?Cheryl Henninger: I have been a licensed registered respiratory therapist with...

Disease Management

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On the Editor's Desk

2016: The year of numbers

January 11, 2016Liz Beaulieu, Editor

The February issue that we kick out the door later this week is the pre-show issue for Medtrade Spring. The March issue that we'll be working on next week: the show issue. Didn't we just turn the page to 2016? Why are we already talking about the March issue and Medtrade Spring? Ah, the perils of print publishing, which requires you to work months ahead of time. We'll have Q&As with speakers in the March issue to drum up interest in the educational program at Medtrade Spring. The...

Data, Disease Management, Economies of Scale, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Numbers, Outcomes

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You have to make it happen

May 24, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

I feel like we've heard a lot of HME providers talking about the important role that they play in helping to reduce hospital readmission rates, and I feel like we've seen some providers walking the walk, too.Take Alana HealthCare. In the May issue, Managing Editor Theresa Flaherty wrote about how this provider has reduced readmission rates for stage IV COPD patients with respiratory failure between 40% and 73%. That's pretty impressive.We've also written about efforts by Landauer Metropolitan, AmeriCare,...

Disease Management, Home Medical Equipment (HME)

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Health care reform and the $22,000 employee

November 25, 2009Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

So, I am reading some health care reform news today on Crain's New York and there is an article about how disease state management programs can reign in costs for diabetes patients. I don't belong to such a program, but I agree with the concept. Apparently, UnitedHealthcare tested just such a plan this year with three national employers. What shocked me was that United says the average health care costs for an employee with diabetes (keep in mind, if they are employed, they...

Diabetes, Disease Management, e-SP, Health care reform, Insulin, test strips

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