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Faster Pace for Corporate Investments and Behavioral Health in COVID-Driven Digital Health Era

Health Populi

The pace of digital health investments quickened in the first half of 2020, based on Rock Health’s look at health-tech financing in mid-year. Digital health companies garnered $5.4 billion in the first half of the year, record-setting according to Rock Health.

Doctor On Demand collects $75M Series D

Mobi Health News

Like its competitors, the telehealth provider highlighted a major increase in business since COVID-19

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Boots offers access to online video pharmacy consultations for people living with cancer

Mobi Health News

The service will offer an accessible route for those affected by cancer to speak to a trained healthcare professional from the comfort of their own home

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Cloud-based telehealth, linked with Epic EHR, helps one hospital scale up virtual care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Lee Health, a health system based in Fort Myers, Florida, has had inpatient telemedicine infrastructure in place since 2014, ambulatory telemedicine since 2015 and a direct-to-consumer system since 2019. THE PROBLEM.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Mayo Clinic To Implement AI For Emergency Department Triage

Healthcare IT Today

The Mayo Clinic has announced plans to implement new AI-based technology which will help providers at one of its campuses better route patients to the right level of care.

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U.S. Hospitals Will Lose $323 Billion in 2020 – Before Accounting for Growing COVID Cases

Health Populi

health systems are projected to lose $323 billion in 2020 due to declining inpatient and outpatient volumes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the “normal” hospital business. Hospitals racked up over $200 bn in losses between March and June 2020.

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020

Mobi Health News

Despite the uncertainty of COVID-19, funding deals during the last three months were generally on par with those of Q1 2020 and Q2 2019

Holyoke Health Center melds Zoom and telehealth tech to replace in-person visits

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Holyoke Health Center in Holyoke, Massachusetts, has used NextGen as its electronic health records system for several years, and had to quickly pivot to telemedicine appointments when it became apparent that the COVID-19 pandemic would not allow for in-person appointments. THE PROBLEM.

Epic Heading Back to the Office, Eschewing Remote Work

Healthcare IT Today

An article published a few weeks ago is still buzzing around Health IT circles about Epic’s choice to have their 9000 employees return to the office rather than continuing remote work.

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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.

Using Tech To Improve The Patient Experience

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Going to a hospital or other healthcare practice has always been a stressful process for patients.

Beyond Care and Outcomes, Hospitals Must Deliver on Civics, Inclusivity, Equity, and Value – Lown Institute’s Best Hospitals

Health Populi

The core business of hospitals is patient care, often baked with teaching and research. But wait — there’s more, asserts the Lown Institute in their approach to ranking America’s Best Hospitals in 2020.

UAE’s Mulk Healthcare launches global “e-hospital”

Mobi Health News

Launching as an app this summer, the Mulk E-Hospital will reportedly offer a range of healthcare services by over 2,000 medical specialists from around the world

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Reinforcing Readiness and Saving Lives via Integrated Health Information Technologies

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The military health system currently struggles with ways to collect and communicate health information from warfighters on the ground, whether in theater or in garrison.

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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.

Blending Marketing and Health IT Solutions – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 7/10 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Colin Hung (@colin_hung) on the topic of “Blending Marketing and Health IT Solutions“.

How Doctors Rely On Digital Services to Save Money

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Digital services have proved to be reliable and efficient in medical operations. Some doctors use digital services to advertise their products while others use various software to monitor their clients as well as prescribe drugs […]. The article How Doctors Rely On Digital Services to Save Money appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial electronic health records telemedicine

Wear A Mask and Save 5% of US GDP: My Independence Day Holiday Wish

Health Populi

“And please…please…please wear a face covering,” Dr. Jerome Adams, the U.S. Surgeon General pleaded on June 30, 2020 , during a speech to U.S. Public Health Workers. You can fast forward to second #42 to hear Dr. Adams’ impassioned plea to his fellow Americans.

Lenovo unveils its take on remote chronic disease monitoring

Mobi Health News

Scheduled to launch in Q3, the offering combines Lenovo devices, connected biometric biomonitoring tools and an AI-based virtual assistant

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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.

How one health system harnessed AI, telehealth to combat coronavirus

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

When the United States reported its first COVID-19 case in January 2020, the Medical University of South Carolina activated its telehealth response – months before swathes of other health systems rapidly pivoted to virtual care.

Health Data Integration Must Be for the Whole Clinic

Healthcare IT Today

As health clinics, dentists, and specialists gradually reopen during what we hope is a reprieve from the first COVID-19 wave, lapses in effective data sharing come into glaring view.

Walgreens plans to open up to 700 primary care clinics as part of $1B investment in VillageMD

FierceHealthIT

Walgreens plans to open up to 700 primary care clinics as part of $1B investment in VillageMD. hlandi. Wed, 07/08/2020 - 09:23

COVID-19 Success Stories with eVisit

eVisit

“Everybody has a plan until they get hit in the mouth.”. customer success covid-19

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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.

Developing a Common Operating Picture in Military Health: Being Ready for the Next Fight

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The success of any military mission — be it conducted by the Army, Navy, Air Force, or Marines – relies upon “readiness.”

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Telehealth Reform: US Congress Heeds Public Outcry

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth Reform: US Congress Heeds Public Outcry Telehealth reform has advanced on two fronts this week. In response to public demand, representatives of the senate and house are concurrently introducing bipartisan legislation to support the permanent expansion of telehealth.

Five teleaudiology offerings in the time of COVID-19

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Covid-19 sharpens the benefits of teleaudiology. Half of those aged 75+ and one-third of the 65+ have hearing loss. During the pandemic, telehealth use grew sharply in the care of older adults, enabled by CMS reimbursement changes that likely will be permanent.

DocDoc Helps Patients Discover Providers

Healthcare IT Today

You would think matching patients with the best available provider would be easy with the data and intelligent algorithms we have at our collective disposal. It isn’t. For one, the data required from both patients and providers is siloed and not readily accessible.

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.

Apple was already developing handwashing sensing before COVID-19 hit

Mobi Health News

MobiHealthNews spoke with Apple VP of technology Kevin Lynch about how the new feature on Apple Watch came to be, and what its implications might be for healthcare

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With telehealth, one practice is now seeing more patients than before the pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Henry J. Austin Health Center, a federally qualified health center in Trenton, New Jersey, was having problems with payment options. THE PROBLEM. Regulations had been passed in New Jersey requiring reimbursement for telemedicine services.

3 Healthy Habits for Seniors to Keep Healthy

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. We live in troubled times. When the coronavirus appeared in the United States after wreaking havoc around the world, it found a country with many socioeconomic structural weaknesses to expose—dysfunctional political parties, an economy based […]. The article 3 Healthy Habits for Seniors to Keep Healthy appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial

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