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Stress in America, Like COVID-19, Impacts All Americans

Health Populi

With thirteen days to go until the U.S. 2020Elections day, 3rd November, three in four Americans say the future of America is a significant source of stress, according to the latest Stress in America 2020 study from the American Psychological Association. Furthermore, seven in 10 U.S.

PocDoc launches COVID-19 workplace testing to help get Britain back to work

Mobi Health News

The company will provide businesses a unique QR code for each employee and a HR dashboard

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Borderlands 3 is using its millions of gamers to help map the human gut microbiome

Mobi Health News

Gearbox Studios CEO Randy Pitchford and videogame science company MMOS cofounder Attila Szantner discuss the design and deployment decisions that drew 1.6 million players to their gene-sequencing puzzle game, and how "citizen science" games can help advance data-driven research

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What Are The Benefits of Using A Panic-Button Device For Seniors?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Should you find yourself in an emergency situation where your airway constricts, or you lose consciousness, dialing 911 and communicating with an operator won’t lie within the realm of possibility.

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Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

CMS reports 34.5M telehealth services delivered March through June

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Data released this past week from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services show that more than 34.5 million services were delivered via telehealth in Medicare and in the Children's Health Insurance Program from March through June.

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The COVID-19 Pandemic Has Accelerated Our Demand for Wellness – Learning from Ogilvy

Health Populi

Every company is a tech company, strategy consultants asserted over the past decade. The coronavirus pandemic has revealed that every company is a health and wellness company now, at least in the eyes of consumers around the world.

How To Choose The Best Medicare Plan

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Medicare supplements in Florida are available from a wide list of providers. But how do you choose the best Medicare plan?

Healthcare C-suite bullish on AI, telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A Center for Connected Medicine report released this week in consultation with KLAS Research found that a majority of healthcare leaders say they're most excited by artificial intelligence as an emerging technology.

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Future of Remote Care Technology and Older Adults 2020 -- Themes Emerge

Aging in Place Technology Watch

What is the status and future of remote care technologies? As the research interviews for the 2020 report “Future of Remote Care Technology and Older Adults” wind down, a few themes become apparent. This work began in the summer of 2020 as the Covid-19 lockdown was underway.

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.

Black Health Should Matter More in America: The Undefeated Survey on Race and Health

Health Populi

In 2020, most Black people, men and women alike, feel it is a bad time to be Black in America. More than twice as many Black men believe that in 2020 compared with 2006.

FDA slates VR for lower back pain and fibromyalgia for expedited review

Mobi Health News

AppliedVR's EaseVRx landed an FDA Breakthrough Device designation for its tool that combines VR and cognitive behavioral therapy.

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Five Ways To Prepare For Your First Telemedicine Visit

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Peter Alperin, vice president of product, Doximity. It’s 2020 and doctors are doing house calls again. No, we didn’t step back in time; instead, we’ve moved forward.

Teladoc Health data shows virtual mental healthcare boom

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Teladoc Health released findings Wednesday showing an enormous demand for virtual mental health care since the start of the pandemic.

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.

Changes to HIPAA, New Data Interoperability Rules, and the Impact of COVID-19 on ROI

Healthcare IT Today

As mentioned previously, we’re taking part on the Virtual AHIMA conference this week. Exploring how things work in the virtual world, we tried something new today and did a text based chat interview with Rita Bowen, VP of Privacy, Compliance and HIM Policy from MRO.

eVisit Continues to Simplify Healthcare Delivery to Everyone, Everywhere with New Mobile Web Experience

eVisit

Published: Oct. 21, 2020. telehealth Telemedicine eVisit Enterprise Virtual Care platform virtual care technology virtual care platform Simplify Healthcare Delivery Mobile Web

Deloitte rolls out new home monitoring tool

Mobi Health News

The tool is able to capture data from remote monitoring wearables and to link patients with virtual care providers

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The New Interoperability Rules Are Nearly Here. Are You Ready?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Sandy Phillips, CIO, HIE Networks. The patient was prepped and ready on the operating table when the surgeon realized he only had a report of a CT scan and would need the actual images […].

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.

How virtual care can be refined to reach those who need it most

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

There's no doubt that telehealth has proven to be an integral tool to keeping healthcare accessible amid the COVID-19 pandemic. "Telehealth has continued to grow and has continued to really set the pace" for digital innovation, said CHIME president and CEO Russ Branzell.

Did COVID-19 Create a False Telehealth Market?

Healthcare IT Today

This many months into COVID-19 and I think we all have to look at what all the changes are going to mean for healthcare. I know that so many telehealth advocates are saying the genie is out of the bottle and related phrases, but I think there’s still a lot more to be said about […].

Presidential Executive Order on Saving Lives Through Increased Support For Mental – and Behavioral – Health Needs

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Presidential Executive Order on Saving Lives Through Increased Support For Mental – and Behavioral – Health Needs On October 5, 2020, an Executive Disorder was signed into law to support the COVID mental health, behavioral health and substance use needs … Read more.

Diabetes clinic for remote continuous data monitoring launches in Dubai

Mobi Health News

Following a soft launch in September, the GluCare Integrated Diabetes Center says it monitors the data of its patients in real-time, plus employs digital therapeutics.

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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.

Five Things Hospitals Should Look For In IT Consulting Firm Partners

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kevin Torf, co-founder and managing partner, T2 Tech Group. IT outsourcing by hospitals has been booming the last couple of months, due in part to the pandemic.

At one practice, more clients keep telehealth appointments than in-person ones

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Christian Counseling Associates in Plano, Texas, typically has faced challenges attracting and retaining clients. THE PROBLEM. When COVID-19 hit, the practice needed to find a way to continue offering counseling services and retain its clients despite the pandemic.

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Data Protection and Privacy key theme at AHIMA20

Healthcare IT Today

Last week John Lynn and I had the opportunity to attend the annual AHIMA conference (#AHIMA20) which was held virtually. After attending numerous sessions over the three-day event, it was clear that data privacy and protection was on the minds of event attendees.

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CDC warns of "distressing trend" with increased COVID-19 cases across nearly 75% of the country

FierceHealthIT

CDC warns of "distressing trend" with increased COVID-19 cases across nearly 75% of the country. rking. Wed, 10/21/2020 - 15:17

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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.

South African health tech startup Udok raises €518k in seed round

Mobi Health News

The connected care platform aims to strengthen its patient centric approach and build on its delivery of online doctor's consultations

Why Are HIPAA Risk Assessments Important?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Chase Higbee, lead IT strategist, Atlantic.Net. A risk assessment is a mandatory annual task completed by a covered entity and a business associate.

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From Zoom to full EHR-integrated telemedicine on $245,000

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

COVID-19 arrived in Maine on March 12, 2020. For the safety of patients, Portland Community Health Center postponed all in-person appointments that were not considered essential by federal and state guidelines.