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DIY Health Care and Self-Care Accelerating in the Pandemic

Health Populi

The coronavirus pandemic has spawned many side-effects re-shaping consumers’ everyday lives. Among them, more time at home, DIY life-flows, and financial well-being are driving growth of self-care health care.

FDA establishes Digital Health Center of Excellence

Mobi Health News

Although still a work in progress, the new center will reportedly help coordinate digital health projects within the agency while providing expertise to external stakeholders

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An EMR frustration that is still torturing us

KevinMD

I have written, or more accurately ranted, about electronic medical records (EMR) systems throughout this blog. While the systems have clearly improved since their mandatory introduction into the medical universe, they have still not delivered on many of their promises.

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Apple, Anthem launch 2-year study of asthma app, connected devices

Mobi Health News

The 900-participant study uses learnings from Apple's Tueo Health acquisition and could inform the development of a digital biomarker for asthma

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The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

VA working with Apple to broaden telehealth access for veterans

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it's collaborating with Apple to boost the availability of telehealth services for veterans across the U.S. WHY IT MATTERS.

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Health Citizenship in the America. If Not Now, When?

Health Populi

On February 4 th , 2020, in a hospital in northern California, the first known inpatient diagnosed with COVID-19 died. On March 11 th , the World Health Organization called the growing prevalence of the coronavirus a “pandemic.”.

The Role of AI Technology in Healthcare and the Changes It Will Bring – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 9/18 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

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Apple adds SpO2 & V02 Max to Apple Watch Series 6, and launches three new studies

Mobi Health News

The new sensor brings Apple up to speed with its competitors, but could lead to bigger announcements down the road

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Taskforce on Telehealth Policy releases final report on safeguarding virtual care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Taskforce on Telehealth Policy released a final report on Tuesday outlining its findings and recommendations around safeguarding the future of telehealth after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

Connecting Throughout the Patient Journey

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kelly Conklin, chief clinical officer, PerfectServe.

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Health Consumers Keen to Share and Download Data, But Privacy Remains a Concern

Health Populi

People in the U.S. are growing their health IT muscles and literacy, accelerated in the coronavirus pandemic.

Healthcare IT’s Watershed Moment

Health System CIO

With the healthcare environment changing so rapidly, organizations face added pressure to be "more creative and come up with different ways to accomplish the same goal,” says Taylor Davis, who believes the industry is having a watershed moment.

Apple plants a flag in the home fitness market with Fitness+ for Apple Watch

Mobi Health News

The offering, consisting of original workout content tightly integrated with Apple Watch features, was announced at a virtual event yesterday

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Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

Connected Health Initiative asks Senate to pass Telehealth Modernization Act

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Connected Health Initiative on Monday published an open letter to Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., expressing support for the Telehealth Modernization Act and stressing the urgency of safeguarding access to virtual care before the public health emergency is set to expire.

How Tech Is Improving the Lives of Seniors

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Technology dominates the frontier of healthcare. Due to the growing elderly population, a lot of recently developed medical technology is meant to improve the lives of seniors.

Health Consumers Value Sharing and Downloading Health Data, But Privacy Concerns Remain

Health Populi

People in the U.S. are growing their health IT muscles and literacy, accelerated in the coronavirus pandemic.

Insurance & HIPAA Privacy? MITRE-Harris Poll Shows Dark Side of Insurance Privacy Practices

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Insurance & HIPAA Privacy? MITRE-Harris Poll Examines Dark Side of Insurance Privacy Here’s a chilling thought: health insurance companies and employers routinely search through private and public sources for consumer-generated health data related to their spending and streaming habits.

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Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

VR is just as effective for naloxone training as in-person instruction, study says

Mobi Health News

The results of this study offer public health workers a scalable, low-cost and effective way to educate the community on how to treat someone experiencing an opioid overdose

Two digital health experts predict what's around the corner for IT

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It's no surprise at this point that the COVID-19 pandemic turned the digital healthcare world (and the rest of the world) inside-out, accelerating the use of telemedicine while throwing a wrench into the plans of anyone depending on a somewhat predictable 2020.

How Tech Is Being Used to Improve and Expand Mental Health Options

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Technology is changing different sectors, including the mental health sector. This happens in different ways, including the development of skills, and directly impacting mental service delivery.

Only in America: The Loss of Health Insurance as a Toxic Financial Side Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Health Populi

In terms of income, U.S. households entered 2020 in the best financial shape they’d been in years, based on new Census data released earlier this week. However, the U.S.

Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

How to Improve Risk Adjustment with NLP

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Carey Ketelsen and Andy Kumar from Ciox. NLP, as you probably already know, stands for natural language processing.

Femtech players call out Facebook for rejecting women's health ads

Mobi Health News

Some femtech companies struggle to get their ads approved on social media platforms due to prohibited-content rules and confusion of the rules.

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Here's what primary care clinicians say they need to effectively implement telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary care providers in New York City, one of the U.S. epicenters of the COVID-19 crisis, were some of the first to feel the brunt of the disease's effects.

What To Know About Evolving Tech In Chiropractic Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Technology has impacted every industry in some way, and the health industry is particularly revolutionized by the information technology movement.

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Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

Recognizing and Addressing Health Disparities: COVID-19 and Beyond

Health Recovery Solutions

In times of uncertainty it is essential that individuals, especially those in the healthcare and health policy space, recognize the disparities that exist and focus on what can be done to address them.

Health Systems Aren’t Doing A Great Job Of Managing Provider Data

Healthcare IT Today

Particularly since the COVID-19 hurricane has hit the healthcare system, health systems are struggling to manage and validate even basic data on providers, according to a new research study looking at the impact of such inaccuracies on operational efficiency.

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DrDoctor raises £3m to expand digital patient services platform

Mobi Health News

The startup will use the funding to help expand its platform of patient communication and digital care solutions

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