International Nurses Week 2020: Compassion, Expertise, and Trust

Digital Health Today

WHO designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and Midwife. The role of nurses in our modern society. International Nurses Day, held annually on May 12th, corresponds to the birthday of Florence Nightingale (1820-1910). We had the pleasure to host amazing nurses on our podcast.

The Next Fountain of Youth? Rethinking Connected Health for Our Aging Population

The cHealth Blog

We continue to hit our editorial milestones for an end of October launch at the Connected Health Conference , and as I’m reading the manuscript for the final time before sending it to the printer, I’m re-learning some important lessons–and enjoying the content!

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A guide to connected health device and remote patient monitoring vendors

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In an age when nearly everyone is digitally connected in some way – even many senior citizens, who are often characterized as technophobic – it only makes sense that the healthcare industry is seeing a lot of connected health devices and remote patient monitoring (RPM) technologies.

Dispatches from the Frontlines: Connected Health and COVID-19

ConnectedHealth

The Connected Health Initiative (CHI) and our members worked tirelessly with the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Congress, and state officials to expand access to connected health solutions during COVID-19 pandemic.

#100: Shawna Butler on Advancing Health Innovation Through Nursing Expertise

Digital Health Today

As you’ve probably heard by now, the World Health Organization has designated 2020 as the Year of the Nurse and the Midwife. As we continue our focus on leaders who are also nurses, in our 100th episode, I speak with Shawna Butler, RN, MBA. .

Consumers’ Embrace of Digital Health Tech Stalls, and Privacy Concerns Prevail – Accenture’s 2020 Research

Health Populi

Millions of dollars and developers’ time have been invested in conceiving and making digital health tools. Use of mobile apps to track personal health activity fell from nearly 1 in 2 consumers to 1 in 3. Just 1 in 5 people see these as benefits of adopting digital health tech.

Our Mobile Health Data: Shared, Identifiable, and Privacy-Deprived

Health Populi

As more mobile app users — consumers, patients, and caregivers — use these handy digital health tools, much of the data we share can be re-identified and monetized by third parties well beyond those we believe we’re sharing with.

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. Being Philips, what underpins that quality and experience is technology; Philips explored telehealth, AI, digital health records (DHRs), and other digital health tools that can engage patients.

Value-based or Fee-For-Service Connected Health Reimbursement: Which Canoe Should We Put Our Feet In?

The cHealth Blog

About 10 years ago, I and many others, started talking about how care delivery enabled by connected health should be an ideal strategy in the world of value-based (VB) reimbursement. This clearly reflects the growing mainstream adoption of connected health.

Prelude to Health 2.0 2019: Thinking Consumers At the Center of Digital Health Transformation

Health Populi

“Digital transformation” is the corporate strategy flavor of the moment across industries, and the health are sector isn’t immune from the trend. As this 13th year of the annual Health 2.0 As Health 2.0 This week, Health 2.0 The post Prelude to Health 2.0

From Yorkshire Lad to Global Design for Health: A Profile of Sean Carney of Philips

Health Populi

It’s well-known that Philips has been firmly focused on health and health care, covering both clinical/professional healthcare as well as personal health for self-care.

Hospitals Work to Address Customer Experience Gap With Consumers, Kaufman Hall Finds

Health Populi

Hospital and healthcare providers are getting real about improving patient and health consumer experience, the latest Kaufman Hall research finds. Health Populi’s Hot Points: There’s a hard return-on-investment for garnering patients’ satisfaction and HCAHPS scores.

Trust Is the Currency for Consumer Health Engagement – A Bottom-Line at CES 2020

Health Populi

Several consumer surveys published to coincide with CES 2020 provide insights into the new consumer trust mindset across industries, but especially important for health engagement. There’s less talk about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency at #CES2020.

Consumers Changing the Channel on Where They Shop for Health

Health Populi

Consumers who have long purchased over-the-counter medicines, anti-dandruff shampoo, whitening toothpaste, and cosmetics-with-benefits at food, drug and mass merchant retailers are switching to other places to shop for health, new data from AT Kearney and GMDC have found.

FemTech is Hot, and Fitbit Knows It

Health Populi

But not when it comes to digital health…at least until 2018, as Fitbit has announced a woman-focused smartwatch called the Versa which is expected to hit the market in April 2018. So here Fitbit also has an argument for financial wellness, along with health and fitness.

Shelly Palmer De-Hypes CES 2019 & Has Lessons for Health/Care

Health Populi

His message at the start of #CES2019: this year, the show is about connectivity and partnership. We need interoperability and connectivity, and that connectivity also means interpersonal connections. That resonates big for health/care, doesn’t it?

Invisibles, Incontinence and Immersive Environments

Digital Health Today

Key Takeaways from the 2019 Connected Health Conference. I had the great pleasure of attending the HIMSS 2019 Connected Health Conference in Boston this past October. Health Tech Standout! Digital Health Today would not be possible without our valuable partners.

Dartmouth- Hitchcock’s ImagineCare Platform Leverages Wearables, Connected Health & Analytics for Personalized Patient Care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Dartmouth-Hitchcock (D-H), an innovative New England healthcare system with 1,000+ providers is committed to creating a “sustainable health system”, which proactively engages patients through new care models to achieve the triple aim.

Medicare Reimbursement for Remote Monitoring Should Drive Adoption (What a long, strange trip it’s been….)

The cHealth Blog

At Partners Connected Health , in collaboration with colleagues in our delivery system, we have shown , more than once , that home monitoring of patients with congestive heart failure leads to lower hospitalization rates and improved mortality.

Exploring the Benefits of Remote Care for Skilled Nursing Facilities

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A new report published in McKnight's Long Term Care News explores the connection between remote care and skilled nursing facilities, and how the application of the former can contribute to the success of the latter. Remote Care & Skilled Nursing: Enabling Early Intervention.

#Engage4Health: How Patients Are Morphing Into Healthcare Consumers, for #HIMSS18

Health Populi

This blog appears today as part of a #HIMSS18 primer series for attendees, and the industry at large, to discuss major health IT issues that will help move health and healthcare delivery forward in 2018 – and beyond. Connected Patient Forum | #Engage4Health + #HIMSS18.

2020 Technical Summit: Six Startups Leveraging Needs-based Design

Digital Health Today

February 20, 2020 – Nina Capital, a European venture capital firm focused on early-stage investments in health technology companies, organized the first Technical Summit in Barcelona on Friday, February 20, 2020. Digital Health Today would not be possible without our valuable partners.

Integrating Digital Health is Not an ‘Option’…it’s a Necessity

Digital Health Today

I recently sat down with Dr. Joe Kvedar, President Elect of American Telemedicine Association, to discuss the future of digital healthcare at the Connected Healthcare Conference in Boston. Q1: What first sparked your interest in connected health and digital health?

Florence Nightingale, the Lady with the Lamp

Digital Health Today

In this article, we give tribute to Florence Nightingale, known as the founder of modern nursing. Florence Nightingale 12 May 1820 – 13 August 1910 Profession: Nurse. Florence Nightingale (1820-1910), known as the “Lady with the Lamp,” was a British nurse most famous for her work during the Crimean war, including her establishment of standards of care for patients and advocacy of improved sanitation.

Amelia Earhart, the Flying Woman

Digital Health Today

She left in 1918 to become a nurse’s aide caring for World War I wounded in Toronto, Canada. Digital Health Today would not be possible without our valuable partners. The post Amelia Earhart, the Flying Woman appeared first on Digital Health Today.

Fit-tech: Bridging the Gap between Fitness and Healthcare

Digital Health Today

Global health initiatives have been a tremendous benefactor of digital transformation. Since individuals have taken advantage of using digital tools within the context of monitoring their health, the healthcare sphere, despite anticipated reluctance, has accordingly followed suit.

VivaTech 2019: Highlights of Solutions Shaping the Present and Future of Healthcare

Digital Health Today

In a panel organized by AXA, entitled think bold and act to fill the health gap, the four executives women from AXA, Sanofi, Adia Health and Google Cloud agreed that we need more women-led businesses and that those businesses happen to be more profitable.

The Importance of the Digital Front Door™ in Healthcare

Digital Health Today

During this year’s CONVENE conference, at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, Demi Radeva, one of Digital Health Today’s global ambassadors, had the chance to sit down one-on-one with Jon Pearce, CEO of Zipnosis. Jon: We can take home health as an example.

Medicare Opens the Door to Reimbursement for Remote Patient Monitoring

Digital Health Today

However, the advent of new monitoring devices and technology platforms that make monitoring less intrusive and more accurate, combined with CMS’ recognition that RPM should be separately reimbursable, has created an enormous opportunity that digital health companies are rushing to seize.

#086: Transforming Commercial Models and Health Outcomes in Africa and Asia

Digital Health Today

million doctors and nurses – so if you’re looking for a place where you can have a really huge impact on a population in need, there are a few big targets for you in the 54 countries of Africa, in addition to another 1.3 The African Regional Health Report: The Health of the People.

Progress Amidst the Stumbles: Patient Engagement at #HIMSS15

Chilmark Research

So while it’s nice to see greater attention being given to design, mobile features, and so on, health systems out there are still not moving much further past the VDT/e-mail type use cases for now. Connected Health consumer health Engagement health portals mHealth Retail Health Uncategorized

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Branding, Cheerleading, and even some Progress

Chilmark Research

“There’s no wrong way to spend your time at Health2.0.” – Health 2.0. Last week, hundreds gathered from around the world for the 8 th annual Health 2.0 Chilmark Research Connected Health consumer health Engagement health portals mHealth Population Health Management Uncategorized

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There Was Something For Everyone At HIMSS 2019

Perficient

There were topics for everyone, including AI, wearables, telehealth, patient engagement, genomics, interoperability, and data & analytics, and Women in Health IT. Get a taste of what you missed with these links: Digital Health / Connected Health.

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#PGHD: Buzzword to Business

Chilmark Research

This week, I read an article from February that provided an overview of the health IT infrastructure required for population health management (PHM). Is there more that goes into “a 360 degree view” of our health?

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Oncology Patients experience a personalized journey with interventions and education for better care

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Although some steps entail engaging with care staff at a hospital or clinic, most of the time patients are challenged with managing their disease on a daily basis away from the health system. To be proactive and stay aligned with patient needs, health systems must collect patient information (e.g. Nurses use the TapCloud Triage Dashboard to efficiently track, monitor and respond to patients requiring an intervention. AMITA Health’s Pilot will leverage TapCloud.

#HIMSS18 Social Media Ambassadors: Mission to Innovate

Perficient

The annual conference is the leading healthcare information extravaganza bringing together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Stay up to date and in-the-know by connecting with the HIMSS18 Social Media Ambassadors. The list this year is diversified with perspectives from the Physician, Patient, Nurse, Innovator, Futurist, Executive and more. Connected Health connected health healthcare IT HIMSS HIMSS18

Northwell Health’s Patients engage with AI ChatBot for guidance & support through their care journey

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Throughout the recent Connected Health Conference, the key theme was the need to balance technology with the human element. Fortunately for Pamela, Northwell’s Health Chats, a new conversational AI platform will help support her during her recovery.

Could Healthcare Become a Leading Vertical in Voice Apps?

Perficient

In light of the Connected Health Conference in Boston this week, there has been increased talk around what’s around the corner in healthcare technology. The article declares that “Voice is already the primary interface that people use experiencing healthcare” when considering how doctors, nurses and patients primarily communicate in these settings.

3 Quick Thoughts on Apple Watch

Chilmark Research

Apple’s announcement will bring digital health closer into the mainstream, but by how much remains to be seen. Data are passively sent to the Health App in the iPhone, enabling users to keep a log of their health activity. Once again, Apple managed to leave the dedicated health care folks out there tantalized but somewhat frustrated. Or is this just more fodder for the hypemen who are taking over and bloating the digital health frontier?

Voice Health Summit Spotlight 2018

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Since the year 2000, the health technology industry has evolved from websites (e.g. Voice Health in Action. Her nurse immediately receives a secure text message to respond. Cedars-Sinai helped Sopris Health create an experience and workflow catered to hospitalist.