Apple Watch snafu impacts heart rate tracking; Providers don't trust insurers;

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> One Medical Group's newly updated app lets users get dermatology evaluation and treatment without an appointment, request medicine renewals and schedule same-day appointments. There is also a vaccine tracker feature. Announcement

> Some Apple Watch users are reporting a snafu in Watch OS 1.01 regarding heart rate monitoring, with one user reporting four gaps of data in one hour. The author of a 9to5Mac post notes some users aren't getting any readings at all unless the function is manually triggered. Article

Health Insurance News

> Two separate surveys indicate healthcare providers do not trust insurers and the result may thwart value-based initiatives as well as quality-improvement and cost-savings programs that payers and providers are striving to develop and implement. Article

Provider News

> Some providers are embracing "translucency" over "transparency," which isn't doing anyone much good, according to Thomas H. Lee, M.D., chief medical officer at Press Ganey Associates. Article

> Clinician burnout must be a priority for healthcare leaders as it can hinder patient care quality and impact employee empowerment and engagement, according to Bridget Duffy, M.D., chief medical officer of communications equipment manufacturer Vocera. Article

Health IT News

> New research from the University of California Davis Children's Hospital reveals pediatric telemedicine can boost patient satisfaction, as well as care quality and safety, while also reducing costs. Article

And Finally... But will he clean up his room, as asked? Article

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