Tue.Aug 04, 2020

The She-Cession – a Financially Toxic Side-Effect of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Health Populi

Along with the life-threatening impact of the coronavirus on physical health, and the accompanying mental health distress activated by self-distancing comes a third unintended consequence with the pandemic: a hard hit on women’s personal economies. The recession of the pandemic is considered by many economists as a “She-Cession,” a downturn in the economy that’s negatively impacting women more acutely than men.

Online prescription discount platform GoodRx reported to be filing for IPO

Mobi Health News

The listing could happen either later this year or in early 2021, Reuters reports

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7 Ways Telemedicine Is Revolutionizing Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The healthcare sector is the backbone of any economy, without which no nation can survive. For a prosperous country, it is essential to have a more robust health care sector. Hence, more healthy and fit […]. The article 7 Ways Telemedicine Is Revolutionizing Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial future of telemedicine telehealth

European Commission expands Google-Fitbit acquisition probe into full-scale investigation

Mobi Health News

The regulator said it was not satisfied with Google's offer to silo Fitbit-collected data so that it could not be used for advertising purposes

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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.

Is RPA the Missing Piece in Healthcare? – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 8/7 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Linda Stotsky (@EMRAnswers) and Rich Metger (@Rich_Metzger) from @Bossoft on the topic of “Is RPA the Missing Piece in Healthcare?“. Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is being […].

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Epic’s Efforts to Return to Work Hits Mainstream Media

Healthcare IT Today

You may remember that we previously wrote about Judy Faulkner and Epic’s decision to return to work and not continue remote working. Well, that decision has now hit mainstream news. Today, Anna Werner from CBS This Morning covered Epic’s decision to return to work despite “objections from hundreds of employees.” ” In the report, CBS interviewed […].

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Datos Partners with Vaica Medical and adds medication adherence to telehealth platform

Mobi Health News

The collaboration will enhance remote care offering for home hospitalised patients

The Increased Importance of Telehealth and Remote Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The recent global medical crisis forced people into isolation and even quarantine environments. It also revealed weaknesses in such areas as medical translation and interpretation services that were previously viewed more as a matter of […]. The article The Increased Importance of Telehealth and Remote Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

AstraZeneca taps Eko for heart screening initiative

Mobi Health News

The companies will also be looking into using Eko's tech in clinical trials.

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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.

Has telehealth hit the high watermark?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth In recent conversations with healthcare executives across the country, I hear the same story: The dramatic spikes in telehealth visits in March and April have dropped off, even as in-person visits have started climbing slowly. Paddy Padmanabhan In the immediate aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, health systems saw dramatic spikes in virtual visits and telehealth adoption in the patient population.

MEDITECH EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

When we first started creating our live video telehealth list, we quickly realized that every healthcare organization was going to need to know and understand how their EHR vendor was planning to approach telehealth. Were EHR vendors going to roll out their own solution? Were EHR vendors going to embrace third party telehealth solutions? Would […].

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United Healthcare Reverses Course to Cover Tandem Pumps

Insulin Nation

On July 1st, United Healthcare announced they will now offer coverage for Tandem’s t:slim X2 insulin pump. This change affects individual and group payer plans as well as Medicaid and Medicare Advantage. Prior to this, United Healthcare had an exclusive coverage contract with Medtronic that limited consumer choice to just one brand of insulin pump, a move that was highly criticized within the diabetes community. The Problem with Exclusive Insurance Contracts.

From telehealth visits to digital pharmacies, seniors have ramped up technology use during COVID-19: survey

FierceHealthIT

From telehealth visits to digital pharmacies, seniors have ramped up technology use during COVID-19: survey. hlandi. Tue, 08/04/2020 - 15:23

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.

Introducing Hospital-to-Home, Care Innovations' Digital Health Platform for COVID-19

care innovations

To better meet the demands of our clients as well as healthcare delivery in general, Care Innovations is proud to announce the introduction of our Hospital-to-Home digital health system for the treatment of COVID-19. Managing capacity and scale during an epidemic. Since January 2020, healthcare delivery systems around the world have been challenged in ways we never thought imaginable.

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Industry Voices—6 ways the pandemic will remake health systems

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—6 ways the pandemic will remake health systems. treed. Tue, 08/04/2020 - 14:01

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Hurricane Prep During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Optimum Healthcare IT

In 2020, standard guidelines for hurricane preparedness conflict with the current guidance given to reduce & prevent the spread of COVID-19. . The post Hurricane Prep During the COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. COVID-19 Global EHR Hurricane

CMS proposes changes to docs' Medicare payments for 2021, including payment cuts for some specialties

FierceHealthIT

CMS proposes changes to docs' Medicare payments for 2021, including payment cuts for some specialties. hlandi. Tue, 08/04/2020 - 11:25

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.

Frank Thelen, German Entrepreneur and TV Personality to Present Keynote at EA Connect Days 2020

LeanIX

German business leader, author, investor, and TV personality Frank Thelen has just been announced as the newest speaker at the 2020 EA Connect Days on 2-3 September. Well known in the German-speaking market for his TV appearances on “Höhle der Löwen” (the German equivalent of US show Shark Tank ), Frank has a prescient understanding of the European start-up market and has been following the rise of Bonn-based LeanIX for the last few years

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CVS Health raises full year guidance as Q2 profits soar amid COVID-19 response

FierceHealthIT

CVS Health raises full year guidance as Q2 profits soar amid COVID-19 response. treed. Tue, 08/04/2020 - 15:39

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Five Survey Findings about Compliance Training in Healthcare (Part 1)

HealthStream

HealthStream recently surveyed U.S. healthcare leaders about their organizations’ compliance training solutions in order to better understand customers’ approach to complying with government regulations and accrediting body requirements and to gain insight into organizations’ compliance training needs

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Part D plans don't push beneficiaries to take brand-name drugs over generics: study

FierceHealthIT

Part D plans don't push beneficiaries to take brand-name drugs over generics: study. pminemyer. Tue, 08/04/2020 - 12:37

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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.

Mobile Solutions for B2B Medical Sales

Perficient

B2B medical sales involve the purchasing of medical supplies, including personal protection equipment (PPE) such as masks, gloves, goggles, and face shields, and typical customers are labs, hospitals, clinics, manufacturing companies, and clean rooms. These products protect the wearer from their environment where infection, disease, or dangerous chemicals may be present.

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Industry Voices—How the coronavirus has prompted a second wave of healthcare data

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—How the coronavirus has prompted a second wave of healthcare data. hlandi. Tue, 08/04/2020 - 16:35

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Don’t Miss Out on DevOps World 2020

Perficient

DevOps World by CloudBees brings together thought leaders, practitioners, project contributors, and the entire DevOps ecosystem into one global, virtual event. By attending, you’ll have the opportunity to learn, explore, and help transform the future of software development and delivery. The event takes place Sept. 22-24, with a day of hands-on workshops on Sept. Registration is free and provides access to three days of keynotes, breakout sessions, networking opportunities, and more.

Pandemic relief funds pivotal in keeping hospitals afloat during Q2

FierceHealthIT

Pandemic relief funds pivotal in keeping hospitals afloat during Q2. rking. Tue, 08/04/2020 - 16:27

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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.

Argus Safety, Oracle Clinical & RDC Release Notes [Aug. 2020]

Perficient

Perficient’s Life Sciences practice regularly monitors the software release notes for several Oracle Health Sciences applications, including: Argus Safety. Oracle Clinical/Remote Data Capture (OC/RDC). Thesaurus Management System (TMS). Generally speaking, we review release notes at the beginning of each month for the previous month. On occasion, there are no new releases and, therefore, nothing to review; however, we post a fresh version monthly to eliminate confusion.

CMS proposes 2.6% boost to ASCs, outpatient clinics and further cuts 340B program

FierceHealthIT

CMS proposes 2.6% boost to ASCs, outpatient clinics and further cuts 340B program. rking. Tue, 08/04/2020 - 10:24

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Configure a Flat File Data Integration in OneStream

Perficient

On my most recent client engagement, I was tasked with importing data into OneStream. Data integrations are a strength of OneStream, and there are several methods to load data into the system. The four types of data integrations are: delimited file, fixed file, data management, or data connector. My client required flat file and direct connect imports, and today we are going to take a look at how to configure a flat file data integration.

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