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

Giblib launches fully-VR CME course with Cedars-Sinai surgeons

Mobi Health News

"Essential GI Surgeries" will include 25 hours of real surgeries recorded in 360 VR and 4K video

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United Healthcare Reverses Course to Cover Tandem Pumps

Insulin Nation

United Healthcare’s decision to reverse course on their exclusive coverage of Medtronic pumps came after hounding from JDRF’s Coverage2Control campaign , which is focused on expanding treatment choices by pressuring insurance companies away from policies that limit access to diabetes tools. The post United Healthcare Reverses Course to Cover Tandem Pumps appeared first on Insulin Nation.

AMIA Charts Course to Learning Health System

Healthcare Informatics

Informatics experts propose specific policy recommendations to move from evidence-based medicine to evidence-generating medicine

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Healthcare Trend Watch — CMS Is Changing Course

HealthStream

A major healthcare trend is CMS’s effort to reduce onerous regulation on providers and the industry. At the same time the Agency’s commitment to value-based care over fee-for-service continues

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Understanding Credentialing Vs. Privileging as They Relate to Resuscitation Courses

HealthStream

Credentialing and privileging are two very different things when it comes to resuscitation training; are your medical professionals properly prepared for emergency situations

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Mix of online and live training, in-course skills assessment add value to resuscitation

HealthStream

In addition to offering both live, online, and mobile platforms, resuscitation courses should also allow students to test out of material they already know, or remain for a review if they choose, in order to offer the most value

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OneStream is offering a 50% discount in June for virtual public training courses

Perficient

In January 2019, Perficient delivered our first OneStream Application Build for Administrators course. If you’ve ever considered taking this OneStream course, but couldn’t find the time to get away for training at our facility, now is the perfect time to consider virtual training. Perficient, a OneStream Authorized Training Partner, will be conducting the Application Build for Administrators course virtually June 15-18, 2020. Course Description: This ?4-day,

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Online Learning company Coursera launches 100 New Health Courses and Two Health Degrees

Lloyd Price

The 100 new courses, 30 new specializations, and two public health-focused master’s degrees will provide learners with the skills they need to enter high demand jobs, particularly related to Health Informatics, Healthcare Management, and Public Health. There is an immediate need to transform the training system of healthcare professionals, especially in ancillary profiles such as nurses, assistants, technicians, which many of the new courses directly address as part of this launch. “I

States likely to stay the course on Medicaid work requirements despite judge’s ruling, experts say

FierceHealthIT

A federal judge’s ruling Wednesday that blocked Medicaid work requirements in Kentucky and Arkansas has limited implications in states where similar programs have also been approved—at least, for now

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Responsibilities of the LCSW Providing Text Therapy

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Blog CSWA text messaging course text therapy WebinarLaura Groshong, AM, LICSW, the Policy & Practice Director of the Clinical Social Work Association (CSWA), wrote an article entitled, LCSWs and the Use of Texting in Mental Health Treatment, with co-author Margot Aronson, LICSW, CSWA’s Policy & Practice Deputy … Read more. The post Responsibilities of the LCSW Providing Text Therapy appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

PERSEVERANCE “To carry on in your course of action, even in the face of difficulty, with little or no evidence of success”

Christina's Considerations

Guest Blogger: Tim Hague The following is an excerpt from my book PERSEVERANCE - The Seven Skills You Need To Survive, Thrive And Accomplish More Than You Ever Imagined. I was just forty-six years of age when diagnosed with young. Books Healthy Children and Families The Patient Experience

SAMHSA Telebehavioral Health Webinars with Dr. Marlene Maheu

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Individual & Group) Introduction to Telemental Health Theory and Practice Legal/Ethical Issues II: Best Practices and Informed Consent Speaking Engagements telebehavioral health courses Telebehavioral health training

An EMR frustration that is still torturing us

KevinMD

Of course, EMR has brought tremendous advantages to the medical profession, and we are all […]. I have written, or more accurately ranted, about electronic medical records (EMR) systems throughout this blog.

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GYANT hauls in $13.6M Series A for AI care coordination tool

Mobi Health News

The chatbot-maker highlighted a jump from three customers to 24 over the course of a year

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The devices, software and other health tech headlines of CES 2020

Mobi Health News

Over the course of the show, MobiHealthNews will be updating this list of new products and other announcements being unveiled this week in Las Vegas

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Novartis is cutting off its digital therapeutics commercialization partnership with Pear Therapeutics

Mobi Health News

The pharma's Sandoz division will be handing commercialization of reSET, reSET-O and future therapies back to Pear over the course of a transition period

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Novartis is cutting off its digital therapeutics partnership with Pear Therapeutics

Mobi Health News

The pharma's Sandoz division will be handing commercialization of reSET, reSET-O and future therapies back to Pear over the course of a transition period

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MobiHealthNews' predictions for 2020: Big tech's here to stay, digital health moves through Gartner hype cycle and more

Mobi Health News

The MobiHealthNews staff shares its thoughts on how HIPAA, investor funding, digital health commercialization and other focus areas will be changing over the course of the new year

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MobiHealthNews' predictions for 2020: Big tech's here to stay, digital health moves through Gardner hype cycle and more

Mobi Health News

The MobiHealthNews staff shares its thoughts on how HIPAA, investor funding, digital health commercialization and other focus areas will be changing over the course of the new year

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The keyboard is the sworn enemy of physicians

KevinMD

During one long ago very hot Washington, DC summer, at the suggestion of my parents, I enrolled in a typing course that was given at our elementary school. This was the summer between sixth and seventh grades, and there were lots of things I would've preferred to have been doing, but my dad, who started […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT

Health insurers' profits topped $35B last year. Medicare Advantage is the common thread

FierceHealthIT

billion in profit over the course of the year. Big-name health insurers raked in $35.7 Check out the comparisons of how they performed

HIMSSCast: Telebehavioral health: A provider's view, with Teladoc's Dr. Gustavo Kinrys

Mobi Health News

Getting to a minimum viable product (MVP) health care app: Partner with physicians

KevinMD

Over the course of several years, IBM’s fledgling Watson for Oncology program has received a wide range of reviews. Among them is a harsh critique published by Gizmodo. The article is filed under the keywords “AI,” “Watson,” “health,” “health care,” and “Doctor: This product is a piece of s**t.” The last keyword is courtesy of […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Mobile health Primary Care

Complications Associated with Multiple License Holders

CE App

Some states also have higher CME hour requirements than others, which can lead to a heavy course load for many individuals. Clinicians today are responsible for completing a certain number of CME credit hours per year in the states they wish to be licensed in.

Join Healthcare’s Powerful Telehealth Response to COVID-19

CE App

The University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, for example, has endured more virtual patient requests than they can handle, while large systems like the Cleveland Clinic have seen a fifteenfold increase in telehealth visits over the course of a single week. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow in the United States, demand for telehealth services has skyrocketed to the point where many systems have been overwhelmed.

Telehealth Clinical Best Practices

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth Clinical Best Practices Coronavirus Pandemic Pricing Reflected Below (Register for a date below/Fully recorded if you can’t attend) Live, interactive telehealth training experience to improve your behavioral clinical skills 4 CME or CE Hours 4 dates available Course Description … Read more.

The Importance of Having Medical Staff Track CME for Clinicians

CE App

In a previous post, we discussed the difficulties behind this for multiple license holders; some being that there are inconsistent deadlines across states or simply just a high course load that is all due at the same time as well. Clinicians today are not just responsible for conducting patient visits and administrative tasks while at work. In their free time, they are also required to make sure they are compliant with all CME and make sure it is completed in a timely fashion.

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Personal health records in Europe: National or beyond?

Mobi Health News

There are dozens of PHRs that survived only a couple of years, most famously, of course, Google Health. But PHRs are back now. Many European countries have launched ambitious PHR projects. Mobile access is widely tipped to be a game-changer in terms of acceptance by citizens.

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Case Study: One Medical Practice’s Experience Transitioning to Telemedicine

Healthcare IT Today

This, of course, was courtesy of the pandemic, which closed most offices and made delivering in-person care almost impossible While most available evidence suggests that the volume of telehealth visits […].

How To Approach Employer Branding As A Healthcare Company

Electronic Health Reporter

For example, while healthcare companies still, of course, have the same […]. This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Sarah Müller, managing director, kununu. Companies in the healthcare field have a lot of unique challenges compared to those in other industries. The article How To Approach Employer Branding As A Healthcare Company appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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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.

Many Hospitals Will Implement Robotic Process Automation Within Next Few Years

Healthcare IT Today

Research collected over the course of last year suggests that hospitals plan to implement robotic process automation and AI technologies over the next few years.

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Compliancy platform Datica offers new cloud options for developers

Mobi Health News

But sometimes getting the right compliance for multiple products in several different countries can be a bit like running through an obstacle course. Compliance is important to any developer looking to create a healthcare app. Cloud-based platform for digital health Datica has recently announced its next generation platform to manage HIPAA compliance on top of AWS and Microsoft Azure.

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What Our Pharmacy Group Has Learned as Our HIPAA-Governed Work Has Shifted Remote

Healthcare IT Today

As a pharmacy group, our frontline employees are, of course, still very much going into work to fill prescriptions and serve customers. […]. The following is a guest article by Marshall Frost, VP of IT and Vendor Management, Longs Pharmacy Solutions.

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Telehealth Services

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth Services Show Tremendous Growth Over the course of the past couple of months, telehealth services have expanded exponentially. A recent study found that in the next five years, it is expected that the telehealth market will grow by 38.2%. … Read more. The post Telehealth Services appeared first on TBH Institute Blog. HIPAA

Tips for Being in the COVID-19 Spotlight

Healthcare IT Today

An interview with Michael Dowling, Northwell Health President & CEO One of the unintended consequences of COVID-19 has been the media spotlight that has been placed on epidemiologists, infection control specialists, medical researchers, healthcare executives and of course, front-line staff.

The Benefits Of Building EHRs Around Care Plans

Healthcare IT Today

Of course, there still seems to be considerable resistance to moving completely away from their original focus on billing, but that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t hope! A former health system leader has laid out an interesting argument for refocusing EHRs on supporting care plans rather than simply documenting what care has been provided.

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University of Kentucky to offer telehealth graduate certificate program

Clocktree

The Graduate Certificate in Telehealth is comprised of three 3-credit courses (nine total credit hours) offered across three consecutive semesters beginning summer of 2020. Recent studies show that 60% of millennials prefer the convenience and privacy of online health care to traditional in-person care. At the same time, lack of access to healthcare remains a growing issue for rural and underserved communities.

Short Sleep Duration: Health Risk Factors And Its Chronic Health Conditions

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

Of course, we need a break from reality and the easiest thing to attain relaxation is sleep. Sleep is very important to individuals because that’s the only time our mind and body can rest after working for many hours in a day. Unfortunately, the number of people who are having insomnia is increasing every year. […]. The post Short Sleep Duration: Health Risk Factors And Its Chronic Health Conditions appeared first on Healthystic. Self Help Research Wellness

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