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Value-Based Care is Coming: How to Create a Culture of Quality at Your Hospital

If there’s a recurring theme in healthcare today it’s that of constant change. Other industries are disrupted by new innovative technologies and approaches to customer engagement,  but add government regulations, payer models, and the fickleness of government administrations, and healthcare is at a whole new level of unpredictability. But there’s one thing for certain in […]

Rimidi Partners with Cellular Scale Company, Yields Promising Results for Heart Failure Management

ATLANTA, March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Rimidi has partnered with BodyTrace, a cellular technology company, to provide cellular-enabled scales to heart failure patients who are remotely monitored by their clinicians using Rimidi’s software platform. The cellular scales provide a frictionless experience for patients; all they have to do is step on the scale and their weight is automatically transmitted to the […]

We’ve Still Got to Get the Basics Right

New Study Reveals Significant Gaps in Guideline-Based Management at the Primary Care Level I’ve had many conversations with clinicians and thought leaders across the healthcare industry over past months about the fact that we still aren’t getting the basics right. Patients aren’t receiving appropriate screenings at an acceptable rate and we are still struggling to […]

We Can do Better, Healthcare Industry

I began Rimidi with the belief that technology can and should enable better care–not frustrate the process. After working as a physicist, a venture capitalist, an academic clinician and scientist, I decided to start Rimidi to drive innovations in the healthcare industry and address the issues that kept popping up. Here’s how it all began: […]

NASH: America’s Silent Epidemic

You’ve heard of diabetes, and you’ve probably heard of cirrhosis too… but have you heard of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis (NASH)? Even if you have heard of it, you may not have seen it: there are little to no symptoms, and was first identified relatively recently, in 1980, as the “unnamed disease”.For such a discreet disease, many […]

Rimidi Partners with Point-of-Care Diagnostics Company

ATLANTA, GA (Nov. 1, 2018) – Rimidi, an Atlanta-based healthcare technology company, today announced a partnership with PTS Diagnostics, a leading manufacturer of point-of-care biometric testing devices. Together, the two companies seek to close gaps in care, drive clinical efficiency and improve patient outcomes with Connected Care, a digital condition management solution powered by Rimidi’s […]

Are we really meeting patients where they are?

Scanning a healthcare organization’s website, odds are good that you’ll come across the phrase “meeting patients where they are”. As an industry, we talk about it all the time, and it is key to improving the patient experience—and outcomes. But are we really doing it? Physically? Geographically? The data says no. The graph below shows […]

CVS Health to Embark on Pilot Program to Combat Diabetes in Medically Underserved Atlanta Neighborhoods

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) announced today that it is embarking on a pilot project in the Tri-Cities area of Atlanta, Georgia, aimed at addressing diabetes in medically underserved communities with chronically high rates of this disease.  In collaboration with Rimidi, Inc., a digital health company, and select community organizations, CVS Health will work […]

Diabetes and Heart Disease

Most people with diabetes do not realize that heart disease is one of the more serious and common complications of having diabetes. The classic microvascular complications of the eye, kidney, and nerves are commonly discussed and more often stressed in the diabetes literature, even though they occur much less frequently than cardiovascular disease. Heart attacks, […]

Diabetes Education: We Can Do Better

Lifestyle management has been the cornerstone of diabetes treatment since the disease was first identified.  Insulin and medications are actually relative newcomers to the options available for treatment. Every major diabetes organization recommends diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) is part of standard care for all individuals with diabetes. The benefits of DSMES are many […]

Its more than Diabetes!

Cardio-Metabolic chronic diseases are plaguing the US population and are creating an untenable level of cost to the US healthcare system. Although there is a growing public awareness of the pervasiveness and impact of Diabetes, there is less concerning the chronic disease states that co-exist with Diabetes. The infographic demonstrates the need for a strong […]