Wed.Nov 25, 2020

Keys to sustainable telehealth post COVID-19

KevinMD

As we’ve listened to providers describe their reactions to this pandemic, telehealth continues to be a pervasive theme at the foundation of their response. They refer to this as a “watershed” event that will permanently change healthcare delivery.

Blockchain could be the key to vaccine distribution, says IBM

Mobi Health News

Mark Treshock, blockchain solutions leader for healthcare and life sciences at IBM discusses how the technology can be used to validate vaccine supply chain and personal records.

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CMS launches Acute Hospital Care at Home program to help with COVID-19 surge

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on Wednesday took several new steps to help U.S. hospitals manage the crush of new patients as the COVID-19 crisis worsens.

Flow depression headset to tackle UK's 'lockdown loneliness'

Mobi Health News

Research shows the rate of lockdown loneliness and its impact on mental health is as high as 27% in the UK

Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

ATA applauds reforms to Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Telemedicine Association this week issued a statement in response to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' final rules regarding the Physician Self-Referral Law (also known as the Stark Law) and the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute.

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House bill would compel states to join the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A bill introduced by U.S. Ted Yoho, R-Fla., would imperil funding for states that do not join the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact within three years. The compact, which currently includes 29 states, as well as Washington, D.C.

How the UAE COVID-19 saliva test works

Mobi Health News

Following peer-reviewed published research, the emirate of Dubai has introduced a more convenient test to detect the coronavirus in children

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Healthcare Cyberattackers Keep Outsmarting Healthcare IT Providers

Healthcare IT Today

New research suggests that despite extensive efforts to turn the tide, healthcare organizations continue to struggle with fending off cyberattackers, in part due to a dramatic shortage of security talent for hire.

Health2Sync partners with DAIKYO ASTAGE and two pharmacies to pilot health management services in Japan

Mobi Health News

The initial launch will reach 1,100 households of DAIKYO ASTAGE managed apartments in Kawasaki City

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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.

KFF: More than 100K died in nursing homes, long-term care facilities from COVID-19

FierceHealthIT

KFF: More than 100K died in nursing homes, long-term care facilities from COVID-19. rking. Wed, 11/25/2020 - 11:17

One Job for Health IT Leadership

Healthcare IT Today

“The role of leadership is to provide CLARITY versus certainty” – Dr. Rasu Shrestha Dr. Rasu Shrestha, Chief Strategy Officer and Executive Vice President at Atrium Health, spoke these powerful words at the recent EXPO.health Interactive Series event and immediately broke the webinar chat feature.

Digital health funding expected to drop in Q4 after record-breaking Q3: report

FierceHealthIT

Digital health funding expected to drop in Q4 after record-breaking Q3: report. hlandi. Wed, 11/25/2020 - 10:20

CompuGroup Medical Acquires eMDs

Healthcare IT Today

CompuGroup Holding USA, Inc., a 100 % subsidiary of CompuGroup Medical SE & Co. KGaA is acquiring 100 % of eMDs, Inc., based in Austin, TX/USA. Today, CompuGroup Holding USA and MDeverywhere Midco, Inc., USA, the sole indirect shareholder of eMDs, Inc.,

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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.

CVS Caremark chief: The biggest challenges in distributing a COVID-19 vaccine

FierceHealthIT

CVS Caremark chief: The biggest challenges in distributing a COVID-19 vaccine. pminemyer. Wed, 11/25/2020 - 11:26

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6 Steps to Take Your First Month on a New Job

Healthcare IT Today

You’ve worked so hard on your job search to find a perfect fit for your career and it’s finally paid off. Now that you’re at your new job, what are you supposed to do? Depending on the nature of the job, you may be thrown right into the fire and be slammed with work right […].

JetBlue, Virgin Atlantic set to roll out COVID-19 'health pass' app in December

FierceHealthIT

JetBlue, Virgin Atlantic set to roll out COVID-19 'health pass' app in December. hlandi. Wed, 11/25/2020 - 11:41

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2020 Holiday Gift Guide

Christina's Considerations

I've tested some new products and share a few in my latest holiday gift guide; especially for those with chronic illness and/or challenged by the aging process. The first on the list is influenced by our current pandemic and the. Healthy Children and Families

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Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

CMS releases proposed regulations for 2022 ACA insurance exchange issuers, including lower user fees

FierceHealthIT

CMS releases proposed regulations for 2022 ACA insurance exchange issuers, including lower user fees. rking. Wed, 11/25/2020 - 19:51

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Finding a Nearshore Partner Committed to Delivering Value

Perficient

Since March 2020, the stakes have never been higher for your business to adapt and evolve. But how do you accelerate and scale your transformation cost-effectively? The answer – optimized global delivery.

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Industry Voices—Behind the curtain: Automating payments in the healthcare industry

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—Behind the curtain: Automating payments in the healthcare industry. hlandi. Wed, 11/25/2020 - 10:57

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