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Is your smartwatch smart about your health?

KevinMD

Your smartwatch talks a lot but may not say as much as you believe with regard to health. Constant data collection from wearables claims to improve medicine at large. Is the “quantified self” the next evolution or a gimmick for patients?

Health is Everywhere, and Telehealth Is Health – And It’s Personal

Health Populi

If health is nurtured and made where we live, work, play pray, learn, and shop, the healthcare should be everywhere. That’s the promise, increasingly a reality, of telehealth.

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Curebase, Meru Health partner to study digital depression treatment

Mobi Health News

The mental health company will utilize Curebase’s decentralized clinical trial platform to study its treatment program’s efficacy

Receive an ACA Penalty from the IRS? Here’s What to Do

ACA Times

It’s no secret that IRS enforcement is ramping up. With an additional $80 billion in funding and 87,000 new agents, employers should accept the fact that ACA penalties could be…. The post Receive an ACA Penalty from the IRS? Here’s What to Do first appeared on The ACA Times.

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Streamlining Patient Care: Strategies to Deal with Unified Communications & Collaboration

Speaker: Zafar Chaudry, MD, MS, MIS, MBA, Sr. Vice President – Chief Digital & Information Officer at Seattle Children’s

During this webinar, you will learn about collaborative healthcare software, strategies for increasing stakeholder participation, and communication optimization techniques for reducing message and alert fatigue.

Optimizing the Healthcare Workforce with Technology

Healthcare IT Today

There are a lot of challenges that healthcare workers are currently facing, burnout from overworking being one of the most pressing. But that doesn’t have to be the case.

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The Direct Link Between Value-Based Health Care, Digital Transformation and Social Determinants – Insights from Innovaccer and Morning Consult

Health Populi

Only 4% of health care payments in the U.S. are pure fee-for-service (FFS) these days. “The end of pure FFS is near,” according to The State and Science of Value-Based Care , a report-out of survey research from Innovaccer and Morning Consult.

COVID-19 testing startup Curative to lay off 109 employees while pivoting focus

Mobi Health News

Curative is shifting from COVID-19 testing to launching a new health plan as testing needs decrease

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Employers Beware: ACA Penalties Increasing in 2023

ACA Times

The IRS recently announced that the ACA penalty assessments issued for non-compliance with the Employer Mandate are increasing for the 2023 tax year. Below we highlight the new penalty amounts…. The post Employers Beware: ACA Penalties Increasing in 2023 first appeared on The ACA Times.

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Combating Security Risks is Especially Tough with Medical IoT Devices – Here’s Why

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Constancio Fernandes, VP of Engineering at Asimily.

2022 Guide to Improved Patient Outcomes: AI-Powered Remote Monitoring and Increasing Revenue for Your Practice

Speaker: Mintu Turakhia M.D. M.A.S., Consulting Head of Medical, 100Plus | Mike Wurm, Director of Product and Strategy, 100Plus | Daniel Gasparini, Director of Sales | Nadia Ziyadeh-Hammad, LVN, RPM Coordinator, Greenville Healthcare Associates

2022 brings new healthcare challenges. With the rising need for remote patient monitoring (RPM) and new COVID-19 variants increasing that need, 100Plus continues to reduce patient, clinician, and health care system barriers to RPM use.

Optimum Healthcare IT Advances to an Elite Partner in the ServiceNow Partner Program

Optimum Healthcare IT

Optimum Healthcare IT announced today that it has achieved ServiceNow ELITE Partner status in less than 18 months. Continue reading Optimum Healthcare IT Advances to an Elite Partner in the ServiceNow Partner Program at Optimum Healthcare IT. Press ServiceNow

An academic's perspective on DTC telehealth services: Buyer beware

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth revolutionized the way people receive healthcare since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. There have been many benefits to greatly expanded telehealth.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to launch virtual primary care with Carbon Health, Firefly Health

Mobi Health News

The insurer said the new offering will be included in the majority of its commercial health plans

Major takeaway from Workday Rising

David Chou

Workday Rising 2022 has come to a close with some big announcements from the cloud ERP solution. Among other things, The top three themes for healthcare CIOs to consider are: Workday is doubling down on its partner ecosystem while expanding its Extend technology platform in exciting directions. .

Remote Patient Monitoring Powered by AI Leads to Improved Health Metrics for Senior Patients

Remote Patient Monitoring provides measurable improvements in patient health outcomes across treated conditions, including hypertension, obesity, and diabetes. These quantitative patient outcomes provide credible data on patient progression and practitioner performance.

Can Amazon Capitalize on its Purchase of One Medical? Four Steps Toward Analytical Success

Healthcare IT Today

There’s naturally a lot of buzz over the acquisition of One Medical by Amazon.com. All the big tech companies are convinced they can fix our health care system.

New COVID-19 variant's spread draws concern from CDC

Fierce Healthcare

New COVID-19 variant's spread draws concern from CDC. fdiamond. Wed, 09/21/2022 - 13:15

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ATA hosts series this week on the value of virtual care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Telemedicine Association has gathered a number of speakers to share their expertise on integrating virtual care into healthcare delivery. WHY IT MATTERS.

Q&A: Could an Apple Watch change the 'one-size-fits-all' approach to AFib?

Mobi Health News

The Rhythm Evaluation for AntiCoagulaTion (REACT-AF) trial will study a "pill-in-pocket" method of stroke prevention for patients with atrial fibrillation. Some participants will monitor for AFib using an Apple Watch and take blood thinners as needed, instead of using the drug continuously

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Burnout, Tele-Health, and Accessibility: How to Manage the Expectation of a 24-Hour Workday

Speaker: Keith Carlson — BSN, RN, NC-BC, Host of The Nurse Keith Podcast

Learn how the healthcare industry can promote compassionate care and reduce burnout in a variety of ways.

Is the Tide Turning for Virtual Behavorial Health?

Health System CIO

The virtual care model isn't perfect, but it can "effectively address the needs of challenging patient populations, including those requiring virtual management of controlled substances," according to Joseph Kvedar, MD. Source: Is the Tide Turning for Virtual Behavorial Health?

No-code Software One of Many Considerations in the Evolving World of Digital Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

As the healthcare industry continues to grapple with workforce challenges, anything that can be done to eliminate manual processes and reduce workload should be considered.

Senate bill aims to narrow mental health workforce shortage by expanding GME slots

Fierce Healthcare

Senate bill aims to narrow mental health workforce shortage by expanding GME slots. rking. Wed, 09/21/2022 - 16:41

Active Surveillance 101: A New Resource Driven by Patients and Crafted With Physicians

Society for Participatory Medicine

Active surveillance (AS) for low-risk to intermediate-risk prostate cancer has been “an overnight success” that took 30 years to move from academia to mainstream practices.

Innovative Ways to Improve Your Patients’ Digital Experience

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Professor at School of Health Science at Colorado Technical University, USA, Executive Board Member & Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health, Switzerland

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

Lyfegen raises $8M for value-based contracting platform and more digital health fundings

Mobi Health News

Smart stethoscope company Eko received a $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health, and Halo raised $2.6 million for its research and development collaboration tool

Digital literacy -- the required and moving target for older adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Digital literacy – what is it? The term “Digital literacy” has been defined by the American Library Association task force as " the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills."

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Bonus Features – September 18, 2022 – HIMSS and WHO to collaborate on digital health, inpatient admissions for pediatric mental health up 60% since 2016, and more

Healthcare IT Today

Welcome to the weekly edition of Healthcare IT Today Bonus Features. This article will be a weekly roundup of interesting stories, product announcements, new hires, partnerships, research studies, awards, sales, and more.

Inside a new virtual-first, Epic-based, nationwide telehealth services company

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, health systems now provide the majority of telehealth across the country. However, while health system physicians are going back to their office-based routine, patient demand in many cases has started to outstrip the health system supply.

Playbook: Critical & Time-Sensitive Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Shipments Best Practices

In this playbook, we look at the role accurate, real-time data plays in extending your visibility, best practices for increasing your visibility.