Wed.Nov 18, 2020

Depression and Anxiety are Toxic Side Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Health Populi

Most psychologists in the U.S. treated more patients in the first six months of the coronavirus pandemic, shifting their practices to telehealth platforms.

Dutch home monitoring app shortening hospital stays for COVID-19 patients

Mobi Health News

A reduction of 134 admission days was recorded in a group of 33 patients.

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Tectonic Movement In Healthcare Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jerry Rankin, strategy director of healthcare interoperability, Infor.

FDA authorizes first COVID-19 test for self-testing at home

Mobi Health News

Lucira's molecular testing kit allows individuals to collect their own nasal sample and insert it into a device that provides results in under 30 minutes. The company is aiming to sell the single-use tests for roughly $50

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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.

Consider Amazon’s role in the caregiving and older adult market

Aging in Place Technology Watch

It’s already been a big year for new Amazon offerings that could benefit older people. This month’s most obvious change was the introduction of Amazon CareHub , an Alexa app that can be used to help monitor potentially isolated older adults.

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Telehealth ICU tech helps Geisinger quickly expand capacity and enhance care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Earlier this year, Geisinger health system based in Danville, Pennsylvania, had full intensive care units at several of its hospitals, leading to higher acuity in the step-down units at those facilities.

Olive Union creates dual-purpose hearing aids and wireless Bluetooth earbuds

Mobi Health News

Approximately 48 million people in the U.S. struggle with hearing loss on some level, however only about 20% of those people seek help

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Health Tech Hazards That May Cause Medical Malpractice

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Results from 3-year Zio patch study, Peloton's apparent Peerfit purchases and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Nanowear picks up a 510(k) for its remote monitoring undergarments; RxVantage acquires onPoint Oncology

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.

Report calls for ‘digital health hubs’ to tackle health inequalities in England

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

An NHS-commissioned report into digital inclusion in health and care calls for ‘digital health hubs’ to prevent exclusion from further widening health inequalities.

Bayer looks to digital partnerships to expand efforts in cardiometabolic care, oncology and women's health

Mobi Health News

The life science company created an initiative called the G4A Digital Health Partnership Program, which provides resources to both experienced and new digital health companies.

A Caregiver’s Prior Auth Experience and What Can Be Done to Improve the Experience

Healthcare IT Today

I know that many doctor like to complain about clicks, but something they hate even more than clicks is prior auths (prior authorizations). I’ve heard so many doctors complain about how much time they spend on the phone dealing with prior authorizations.

Ingredients to digital health success? Availability of information and financial incentives, says Venrock partner

Mobi Health News

Today, at Accelerate Health Episode 2, Venrock's Bryan Roberts discusses the future of healthcare and value-based care.

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.

How Webex Uses Patient and Provider Insight to Improve Virtual Care Delivery

CiscoHealth

Follow along with our blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow , where we’ll address healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate. . In the past few months, we’ve seen huge shifts in how people are working.

Azar expects 40M COVID-19 vaccine doses ready to distribute by end of December

FierceHealthIT

Azar expects 40M COVID-19 vaccine doses ready to distribute by end of December. rking. Wed, 11/18/2020 - 14:30

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From Testing to Immunization, Accurate and Consistent Patient Identification is Critical for Managing COVID-19

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Andy Aroditis, CEO, NextGate. The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to accelerate across the United States, with record-breaking infection rates and a tragically high death count.

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Analysis finds 64% more Medicare Advantage plans offer expanded supplemental benefits for 2021

FierceHealthIT

Analysis finds 64% more Medicare Advantage plans offer expanded supplemental benefits for 2021. rking. Wed, 11/18/2020 - 16:07

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.

Upfront Healthcare raises $11.5 million in Series B funding round led by Baird Capital and co-led by LRVHealth

Healthcare IT Today

Upfront Healthcare, a leading omnichannel communication and patient engagement platform, raised $11.5

Anthem sees telehealth use spike 136x for Medicare Advantage members due to COVID-19

FierceHealthIT

Anthem sees telehealth use spike 136x for Medicare Advantage members due to COVID-19. pminemyer. Wed, 11/18/2020 - 11:25

COVID-19 accelerating user adoption of digital tools in KSA

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Government & Policy Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: COVID-19 accelerating user adoption of digital tools in KSA Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: EMEA Right Now

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Rebranding: Build a Cohesive Digital Design Experience

Geonetric

Attend our December webinar Register Now Every healthcare marketer goes through it at some point. A rebrand – or, at minimum, a brand refresh. Some organizations just want a more modern look, others need to update their name, logo, or color pallet due to a merger or acquisition.

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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.

Special Considerations for Healthcare, When It Comes to Diversity, Inclusion, and Bias

HealthStream

Bias can lead to problems in healthcare. An American Journal of Public Health study showed that two-thirds of primary care doctors harbor biases toward their African American patients. As a result, they spend less time with black patients and involve them less in their own medical decisions

6 Tips to Improve the SEO of Your Healthcare Content

Geonetric

You probably remember a time when SEO wasn’t focused on human readers. But as search algorithms become more complex and sophisticated, optimizing content for search engines has become more about creating findable, quality content that real people value.

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Moody's: Insurers will be financially 'unscathed' by COVID-19 but must adapt to industry evolution

FierceHealthIT

Moody's: Insurers will be financially 'unscathed' by COVID-19 but must adapt to industry evolution. pminemyer. Wed, 11/18/2020 - 14:39

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HIStalk Interviews Kevin Coppins, CEO, Spirion

HIStalk Interviews

Kevin Coppins, MBA is president and CEO of Spirion of. Interviews

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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.

COTA raises $34M in growth funding round, inks data deal with Varian

FierceHealthIT

COTA raises $34M in growth funding round, inks data deal with Varian. treed. Wed, 11/18/2020 - 10:02

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CAS RANKED IN THE TOP FIFTEEN INVESTMENT BANKING FIRMS

Corp Advisory Solutions

Philadelphia Business Journal has ranked CAS in the top fifteen Investment Banking firms in the Philadelphia Region. The post CAS RANKED IN THE TOP FIFTEEN INVESTMENT BANKING FIRMS appeared first on Corporate Advisory Solutions.

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3 Perficient Healthcare Projects Awarded for Consumer-Centric Excellence

Perficient

Perficient is pleased to announce that our work for Woman’s Hospital and Henry Ford Health System has gained recognition in the 2020 eHealthcare Leadership Awards. Woman’s Hospital Home Page Designed for All Women.