Mon.May 03, 2021

Consumers’ Health Concerns Grow in the Pandemic Across All Categories – And More Trust Virtual Care

Health Populi

While the “in-person” visit to a doctor or medical professional continues to rank first as consumers’ most-trusted information source, the virtual doc or clinician rose in trust during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Euromonitor’s latest read on Consumer Health: Changes in Consumer Behaviour during COVID-19.

Digital neurology startup MindMaze looks to the global market with slew of new deals

Mobi Health News

MindMaze creates gamified digital neurotherapeutics for patients with neurological injuries and conditions such as stroke, traumatic brain injury, multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease

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What a year's worth of telehealth data from athenahealth can teach us

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated a new era in medicine in which telehealth appointments are a core aspect of the patient-provider relationship and provide broader access to healthcare.

IDE Group, Kipuwex team up to develop new telehealth solutions

Mobi Health News

The partnership brings together IDE Group's medtech hardware design and development expertise and Kipuwex's telehealth know-how

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.

Telehealth can increase nurse workloads, study shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A study published in the Western Journal of Nursing Research found that patients using at-home monitoring systems for blood glucose and blood pressure levels received almost twice as many "nursing activities" as patients who received usual care.

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Who Could Drive Bipartisan Health Reforms In The U.S. Senate?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy and government affairs, Omnicell, Inc.

Peloton's newest feature lets riders workout with a view

Mobi Health News

Users can now go on virtual scenic runs or bike rides.

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Modernizing Healthcare IT: Lessons From CMS, CDC, and NIH

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Scott Dix, federal civilian account manager, cloudtamer.io.

Climate change undercuts air quality gains made during lockdown

Mobi Health News

Tech is looking to help folks keep track of airquality in their region.

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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.

Health IT Hits and Misses – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 61

Healthcare IT Today

For the 61st episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we take a look at a number of popular health IT topics and whether they will be (or have been) a big hit or a big miss.

AI-enabled fertility company Alife scores $9.5M in Seed funding

Mobi Health News

Alife also added Deena Shakir, a partner at Lux Capital, to its board of directors.

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Modeling Impactability with Predictive Analytics Can Drive Better Outcomes in Whole-Person Care

Healthcare IT Today

The following is the guest article by Michele Kratz, Vice President of Operations at HGS AxisPoint Health. Humans are complex systems, but we’re no more than the sum of our parts — all of our parts.

HHS launches multilingual vaccine information service

Mobi Health News

Users can tap into text, website or phone-based services.

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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.

Featured Health IT Job: Senior Epic Application Trainer – Cadence and Prelude

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Senior Epic Application Trainer – Cadence and Prelude position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Stoltenberg Consulting Inc.

Telegenomics gives physicians precision insights into care remotely

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Precision Medicine. Enterprise Taxonomy: Short Headline: Telegenomics gives physicians precision insights into care remotely Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

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Vertical integration drives higher Medicare spending on common testing procedures

FierceHealthIT

Vertical integration drives higher Medicare spending on common testing procedures. mkuhrt. Mon, 05/03/2021 - 10:54

April's big M&As, racism in healthcare, hackers exploiting COVID-19, more

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Population Health. Enterprise Taxonomy: Short Headline: April's big M&As, racism in healthcare, hackers exploiting COVID-19, more Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

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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.

Optum: Why payers should be watching flurry of drug development activity around eczema

FierceHealthIT

Optum: Why payers should be watching flurry of drug development activity around eczema. pminemyer. Mon, 05/03/2021 - 15:53

Webinar – Medical Staff Office Survey Includes Impacts of COVID-19 on Credentialing

HealthStream

VerityStream surveyed credentialing staff professionals in December 2020 and January 2021 as part of its fifth annual credentialing report, which incorporates a section about the impact of COVID-19. Attend the Webinar to learn more about how the pandemic is affecting credentialing

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HCA sells off four Georgia hospitals to Piedmont Healthcare for nearly $1B

FierceHealthIT

HCA sells off four Georgia hospitals to Piedmont Healthcare for nearly $1B. dmuoio. Mon, 05/03/2021 - 11:52

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HIStalk Interviews David Baiada, CEO, Bayada

HIStalk Interviews

David Baiada, MBA is CEO of Bayada Home Health Care. Interviews

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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.

Delaware Supreme Court rejects Cigna's appeal bid for $1.85B breakup fee from failed Anthem merger

FierceHealthIT

Delaware Supreme Court rejects Cigna's appeal bid for $1.85B breakup fee from failed Anthem merger. pminemyer. Mon, 05/03/2021 - 12:22

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Business Automation to Unlock Data

Perficient

According to a 2020 Forrester study , 1.4 days are lost per week due to information workers creating, reading, or searching for information related to their job. The speed at which data is being created and received is simply outpacing the ability to access, process and act on it.

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Mental health startup Headway hauls in $70M series B, expands to 10 new states

FierceHealthIT

Mental health startup Headway hauls in $70M series B, expands to 10 new states. hlandi. Mon, 05/03/2021 - 17:21

FDA Approves Marketing of AI/ML Device To Find Colon Cancer

Perficient

The Impact of Colon Cancer. According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), colon cancer is the third-leading type of cancer death in the United States. Cancer in the colon usually starts from polyps or other precancerous growths in the rectum or the colon (large intestine).

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.

KFF: Gross margins way up for health insurers in 2020

FierceHealthIT

KFF: Gross margins way up for health insurers in 2020. rking. Mon, 05/03/2021 - 12:49

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Top 9 Tips To Upgrade Your Used Medical Imaging Equipment Successfully!

KB Dental Consulting

If you are done with your used medical imaging equipment like PET/CT, MRI, or other, there stands the choice of… Refurbished Medical Equipment Medical Imaging Equipment Pre-owned Medical Equipment Refurbished Medical Imaging Equipment Used Medical Imaging Equipment

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CareCloud to pay $3.8M to settle charges it provided kickbacks to generate EHR sales

FierceHealthIT

CareCloud to pay $3.8M to settle charges it provided kickbacks to generate EHR sales. hlandi. Mon, 05/03/2021 - 11:27

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