Tue.Apr 27, 2021

Health Disparities and the Risks of Social Determinants for COVID-19 – 14 Months of Evidence

Health Populi

In April 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control issued a report featuring evidence that in the month of March 2020, the coronavirus pandemic was not an equal-opportunity killer.

3 ways technology in the ER boosts the patient experience

KevinMD

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light the vital roles effective communication and reliable technology play in the patient journey, starting from the moment a patient is on the way to the emergency department (ED) through to discharge.

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UK remains the European leader in health tech research

Mobi Health News

Report predicts significant increase in healthtech investment in the next two years brought on by COVID-19

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How New Drugs Are Priced

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. According to Statista, in 2019, U.S. drug store and pharmacy sales totaled nearly 297 billion dollars.

Shaping the Future of Telemedicine with GoBe Robots

The GoBe Robot allows doctors to move around and participate in diagnosis and treatment from wherever they are, enabling efficient remote health interaction between staff and patients while saving time, costs and CO2.

Health tech firm Kry closes $300M Series D round

Mobi Health News

The investment will be used to fund further European expansion

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Meru Health develops digital mental health support program for employees with mild anxiety and depression

Mobi Health News

The program will include video calls, digital content and virtual workshops.

Exercise Physiology and Respiratory Health

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Respiratory health is a vital component of our overall health.

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YouTube COVID-19 PSA aims to inform young people about vaccine facts

Mobi Health News

The program pairs up celebrities and health experts like Dr. Anthony Fauci to talk about COVID-19 vaccination efforts.

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How Seniors Can Get The Most From A Virtual Assistant

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Studies suggest that one in four Americans are using virtual assistants like Siri and Alexa to control their smart devices and access the Internet.

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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.

MindRhythm launches multicenter clinical trial to research stroke triage

Mobi Health News

It will research MindRhythm’s flagship product, Harmony, in helping emergency responders detect LVO strokes in order to triage patients to a hospital that can treat them

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Walking While Working: What Are The Health Benefits?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. For many of us, work gets in the way of exercise. There are simply not enough hours in the day to fit in all the work we have to do and a lengthy exercise routine. […].

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Insulin management company Glytec scores $21M to fuel growth

Mobi Health News

The company collected $9 million in debt financing from SVB and $12 million in equity investments led by Savitr positions, according to its announcement.

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CMS proposes pulling requirement for hospitals to post private Medicare Advantage rates

FierceHealthIT

CMS proposes pulling requirement for hospitals to post private Medicare Advantage rates. rking. Tue, 04/27/2021 - 22:49

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.

Meru Health develops digital mental health support program for employees with anxiety and depression

Mobi Health News

The program will include video calls, digital content and virtual workshops.

#HITsm Compliments – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 4/30 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) from @hcitoday on the topic “#HITsm Compliments.” ” There’s a lot of frustration in the world.

Technology Assists Family Practice Clinic in Providing Care While Enhancing Learning for DNP Students

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Strayhorn Family Medical Clinic recently launched a telemedicine program to better care for its patients in the rural Mississippi River Delta region with assistance from University of Fig. 1: Location map for Strayhorn Family Medical Clinic Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC).

Can Network Performance and Security Work Hand-in-Hand?

Healthcare IT Today

Cyberattacks are particularly devasting in healthcare. Site outages, data breaches, and ransomware all disrupt the delivery of care and have severe financial consequences. At the same time, slow application and network performance frustrates clinicians and patients alike.

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.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital launches $11.5B plan to expand facilities, research

FierceHealthIT

Jude Children's Research Hospital launches $11.5B plan to expand facilities, research. dmuoio. Tue, 04/27/2021 - 16:50

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Vector Raises $12.5 Million in Series A Funding to Accelerate the Adoption of Digital Health and Remote Care in Cardiology

Healthcare IT Today

Vector Remote Care, a pioneering cardiac digital health provider, today announced it has closed a $12.5 million Series A investment led by Updata Partners.

White House releases new buprenorphine practice guidelines to remove barriers to opioid addiction treatment

FierceHealthIT

White House releases new buprenorphine practice guidelines to remove barriers to opioid addiction treatment. hlandi. Tue, 04/27/2021 - 11:13

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Top Healthcare Brand Builds Awareness for Breast Care on Social and Streaming Audio Platforms

Geonetric

Wayne UNC Health Care is a nonprofit hospital affiliate of UNC Health, a leading national healthcare organization in North Carolina. Like most hospitals and health systems, Wayne UNC Health Care noticed a substantial decrease in preventative care in their community in 2020.

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Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

American College of Cardiology studies will explore whether AI can improve clinicians' guideline adherence

FierceHealthIT

American College of Cardiology studies will explore whether AI can improve clinicians' guideline adherence. dmuoio. Tue, 04/27/2021 - 15:47

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COVID-19 Telehealth Program: Application Updates

Health Recovery Solutions

The COVID-19 Telehealth Program was created in 2020 to support healthcare providers responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, funding telecommunication and other connected care services. reimbursement COVID-19 Industry trends Hospitals & Health Systems

More employers aiming to promote diversity, inclusion in benefits: survey

FierceHealthIT

More employers aiming to promote diversity, inclusion in benefits: survey. pminemyer. Tue, 04/27/2021 - 16:31

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Goal Setting Takes on New Importance as Healthcare Job Responsibilities Shift

HealthStream

More frequent performance review process will also be key in recognizing that an employee may be working in an entirely new capacity, with a new skillset and duties, than they were prior. Organizations will need to pay special attention to individual employees’ goals

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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.

Centene raises guidance as Q1 profit soars to $699M

FierceHealthIT

Centene raises guidance as Q1 profit soars to $699M. pminemyer. Tue, 04/27/2021 - 07:34

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Perficient Named a Top Workplace in Atlanta in 2021

Perficient

Once again, Perficient is named as a Top Workplace in Atlanta in 2021 by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Perficient is a highly-awarded company by our clients, partners, colleagues, and our communities, proudly delivering excellence for over 20 years.

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Sesame raises $24M to expand cash-pay marketplace for healthcare services

FierceHealthIT

Sesame raises $24M to expand cash-pay marketplace for healthcare services. hlandi. Tue, 04/27/2021 - 11:56

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