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5 clinician concerns about OpenNotes

KevinMD

More than 200 health organizations have now implemented OpenNotes. Many more are piloting, are soon to implement — or have implemented, and we don’t know it!

Why Humana Joined CTA – The Pivot from “Health Insurance” to Behaving as a Health-Tech Start-Up

Health Populi

“Every company is a tech company,” Christopher Mimms asserted in the Wall Street Journal in December 2018. Connectivity, artificial intelligence, and automation are now competencies every company must master, Mimms explains.

A slow death by charting

KevinMD

It's 10 p.m. Seven days before Christmas. I'm sitting at work "finishing" up some charts. I am suddenly overcome with anger. What am I doing here right now at this minute? I am helping no one. This work I'm typing away at — trying so hard not to scream — it's hoops. Fucki*g hoops. […].

Period tracking apps found to share data with Facebook

Mobi Health News

A UK-based research group reports that period tracking app Maya and MIA are sharing sensitive data with Facebook

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Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Build the CyberSecurity Culture Your Hospital Needs, Part 2: Necessary Disruption

Phoenix Health Systems

This year we have already witnessed twice as many breached patient records as 2018’s total of 15 million, with 285 incidents reported through June. In just the first week of September, five providers reported patient data breaches caused by successful phishing exploits that affected at least 20,000 patients, according to industry watchdog HealthITSecurity.

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Health Consumers Expect Healthcare to be Digital (and Secure), Philips Future Health Index Finds

Health Populi

Health care system financing, delivery, and workflows widely vary across nations around the world.

Apple announces three new Apple Watch health studies with big-name partners

Mobi Health News

Amidst the unveiling of its newest consumer smartphones, tablets and smartwatches, the tech company said it will begin enrolling consumers into its hearing, cardiovascular and women's health studies later this year through an upcoming app

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The Future of Fax in Healthcare Is Paperless

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by The Fax Guys. Confidentiality Is A Cornerstone of the Healthcare Industry. Inspired by ethical tradition, HIPAA guidelines mandate that patient information be stored and communicated securely. That critical requirement has far-reaching technology implications.

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Surescripts-ReMy allegations deepen

Morning eHealth

FDA debates — Apple and health

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Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

How EMRs can actually help physicians

KevinMD

Collaboration is the key. When I think about how hard it is to take care of our patients, and how many different people are involved in their care, it's a wonder that anything ever gets done.

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Phone Calls, Social Plans, and Entertainment As Prescriptions for Older Peoples’ Loneliness

Health Populi

Loneliness is a killer, a health risk factor that’s been equated to smoking 15 cigarettes a day. There’s a Loneliness Epidemic in America, according to the Health Resources & Services Administration , part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Signant Health collaborates with Shanghai Mental Health Centre for neuroscience study

Mobi Health News

Call to action! Second annual Doc Tom award nominations now being accepted!

Society for Participatory Medicine

Our Society’s 2nd Annual “Doc Tom” Awards are now open for nominations! Spread the word, and join us at our annual conference on October 15 for the announcement of our award recipients! Doc Tom Ferguson was the founder of the e-patient movement.

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Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

Google in crosshairs

Morning eHealth

Cerner rollout in DOD — Week ahead preview

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How does this tech improve patient care?

KevinMD

What if each new feature of your medical record came with a description of how it would improve patient value, not just how to use it?

Most U.S. Voters Support Building on the ACA, Not Medicare For All, As Fewer Americans Have Insurance Coverage

Health Populi

Singapore’s Doctor Anywhere signs landmark agreement with Vietnam’s Bao Minh insurance

Mobi Health News

Under the partnership, more than 7 million Bao Minh customers will have access to Doctor Anywhere's suite of digital healthcare solutions

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Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Health Plan Use Of Wearables Data Will Come With New Challenges

Healthcare IT Today

In recent times, health plans have taken an interest in integrating wearables into their wellness efforts.

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How asynchronous telemedicine saved SSM Health 18 minutes per visit

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

SSM Health, a health system that serves Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, is always looking for ways to reduce the cost of healthcare while increasing access for the patients it serves. THE PROBLEM.

#092: Marta Zanchi, PhD, Explains the Need for Needs-Based Innovation

Digital Health Today

“Don't fall in love with the solution, fall in love with the problem”… Really? In this episode we look at needs-based innovation, and to get a better understanding I spoke with Marta Zanchi, PhD.

Meet Melissa Felton, Care Innovations Strategic Accounts Manager-West

care innovations

Welcome to our series celebrating the women of Care Innovations, where we're meeting some of the key leaders and team members working hard to drive our success.

Mercy Virtual leads $10M investment in Myia Labs, rolls out home monitoring tech to patients

Mobi Health News

Myia Labs' tech uses Apple Watches, Oura Rings and other consumer health tracking products to guide chronic disease care

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CVS Health exec: Retail giant wants to create a Netflix-like healthcare experience

FierceHealthIT

Now that the merger of CVS and Aetna is official, what does it mean for the future of the company and the healthcare market?

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How should your organization assess telehealth ROI?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As more health systems avail themselves of the quality, cost and access benefits that come with telehealth, IT leaders naturally have big questions about how those major investments in technology infrastructure, reshaped clinical strategy and staffing changes should be paying off.

Baby Boomers & Palliative Care – Telehealth Expands Access to Specialists

Health Recovery Solutions

Telemedicine technology first emerged as a method of care delivery in the 1960s via programs launched by NASA and the Nebraska Psychology Institute, but significant barriers have slowed its adoption since then.

The Divide Between Healthcare Marketing (CMO) and Healthcare IT (CIO) Is Deep

Healthcare IT Today

This week I had the pleasure of attending the SHSMD (Society for Health Care Strategy & Market Development) 2019 Annual conference in Nashville, TN.

Headband sleep tracker Dreem 2 launches in the US

Mobi Health News

The technology includes an EEG, heart rate monitor and movement tracker.

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Telemedicine CEO pleads guilty to role in $424M Medicare fraud scheme

FierceHealthIT

The CEO of telemedicine company has pleaded guilty for his role in one of the largest healthcare fraud schemes the feds have ever investigated.

Managing medications via iPhone

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Managing medications via iPhone Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

Four tech and aging blog posts from August, 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

The last gasp of August and Labor Day's hurricane Dorian is behind us. Note how a devastating Hurricane Dorian already has become a past tense Wikipedia entry (!).

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