Tue.Sep 22, 2020

DIY Health Care and Self-Care Accelerating in the Pandemic

Health Populi

The coronavirus pandemic has spawned many side-effects re-shaping consumers’ everyday lives. Among them, more time at home, DIY life-flows, and financial well-being are driving growth of self-care health care.

FDA establishes Digital Health Center of Excellence

Mobi Health News

Although still a work in progress, the new center will reportedly help coordinate digital health projects within the agency while providing expertise to external stakeholders

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Amazon expands app-based telehealth services for Wash. employees

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Amazon is expanding an initiative allowing employees to access healthcare via text message or video call from the Seattle area to throughout Washington state. The service, called Amazon Care, is available via a downloadable app to office workers and to warehouse employees.

What startups are missing when they talk about the 'consumer' experience

Mobi Health News

Panelists at Rock Health's summit discuss what Silicon Valley is missing about creating digital health for all.

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.

Health Systems Aren’t Doing A Great Job Of Managing Provider Data

Healthcare IT Today

Particularly since the COVID-19 hurricane has hit the healthcare system, health systems are struggling to manage and validate even basic data on providers, according to a new research study looking at the impact of such inaccuracies on operational efficiency.

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FASTMD Harnesses eVisit for Spine and Sports Injury Virtual Urgent Care

eVisit

Published: Sept. 22, 2020. telehealth Telemedicine virtual urgent care eVisit Enterprise Virtual Care platform virtual care technology virtual specialty care virtual care platform Telehealth Specialty Care Spine and Sports Injury Care Specialty Urgent Virtual Care

Bright Health raises $500M ahead of expansion into small-business plans

Mobi Health News

Earlier this summer, the company announced plans to expand into new markets in 2021 and to add small-business plans in certain areas

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Teladoc accuses Amwell of patent infringement

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth giant Teladoc has accused another player in the space, Amwell, of infringing on several of its patents.

Walmart piloting drone delivery for COVID-19 self-swab kits

FierceHealthIT

Walmart piloting drone delivery for COVID-19 self-swab kits. pminemyer. Tue, 09/22/2020 - 14:26

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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.

Asparia Chatbot Integration with Epic Yields a Seamless Experience for Patients and Epic Users

Healthcare IT Today

If I were to map out the phases of EMR, it would look like this: EMR Adoption. Rapid EMR adoption and implementation fueled by the generous government incentive program (Meaningful Use) EMR Consolidation.

CMMI director finds mixed results for bundled payments, gives high marks to global budgets

FierceHealthIT

CMMI director finds mixed results for bundled payments, gives high marks to global budgets. rking. Tue, 09/22/2020 - 14:47

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Thoughtful Use of Telehealth in the Post-Acute Care Continuum – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 9/25 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

Fauci offers defense of why Americans can trust the approval process for a potential COVID-19 vaccine

FierceHealthIT

Fauci offers defense of why Americans can trust the approval process for a potential COVID-19 vaccine. treed. Tue, 09/22/2020 - 20:44

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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.

Tips for Successful Psychiatric Practice Management

TheraNest

Many of us have had the experience of enthusiastically starting a garden only to get busy with life’s many other demands. The day-to-day to-do list prevents us from dedicating time to our garden’s growth. As a result, the vision of creating our own Garden of Eden fails to materialize.

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Most KN95 masks fall short of U.S. standards for effectiveness, ECRI finds

FierceHealthIT

Most KN95 masks fall short of U.S. standards for effectiveness, ECRI finds. treed. Tue, 09/22/2020 - 14:26

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AireHealth Wins First Ever NASP Challenge

MedTech Boston

AireHealth, a company offering an in-home virtual solution for patients with respiratory diseases, won the first-ever National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). The post AireHealth Wins First Ever NASP Challenge appeared first on MedTech Boston. News digital health

Sam's Club membership now comes with telehealth perk

FierceHealthIT

Sam's Club membership now comes with telehealth perk. treed. Tue, 09/22/2020 - 10:28

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.

How a List of Emotions Can Help Your Clients

TheraNest

According to insights from emotion-focused therapy (EFT), emotional awareness, accepting each emotion, and knowing how to work with emotions are important skills essential to wellbeing.

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OIG: Coding errors led to $14M in overpayments to Medicare Advantage plans

FierceHealthIT

OIG: Coding errors led to $14M in overpayments to Medicare Advantage plans. rking. Tue, 09/22/2020 - 10:22

Common CMS-1500 Form Mistakes to Avoid

TheraNest

It costs an average of $6.50 to file a claim, $25 to resubmit a rejected claim, and $37 to correct and resubmit a denied claim. These costs quickly eat into the average $88 reimbursement a therapist receives for each session.

Optum: How payers can prepare now for wave of CAR-T therapies

FierceHealthIT

Optum: How payers can prepare now for wave of CAR-T therapies. pminemyer. Tue, 09/22/2020 - 15:14

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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.

Telehealth, RPM, & Oncology Care at Home

Health Recovery Solutions

The benefits of remote patient monitoring (RPM) within the home health space have been extremely evident over the past six months. People have found ways to fully function without leaving their homes, particularly those with underlying health conditions and those who are immunocompromised.

Why Businesses are Transforming from a Project to Product-Based Thinking

LeanIX

Recently, I had the pleasure of speaking on an episode of the EM360 podcast with Arie van Bennekum, one of the authors of the Agile Manifesto and thought leader at Wemanity Group, about how organizations are keeping up with the continuously advancing world of technology.

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Optimum Healthcare IT Completes Virtual Epic Go-Live at Royal Melbourne Hospital

Optimum Healthcare IT

Optimum announces first 100% virtual international go-live of the Epic EHR at Royal Melbourne Hospital in Victoria, Australia. The post Optimum Healthcare IT Completes Virtual Epic Go-Live at Royal Melbourne Hospital appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

Top 10 Announcements from Microsoft Ignite Day 1 #MSignite

Perficient

While Microsoft had some out of this world updates including the Underwater Datacenter project data released. The project was a success with only 1/8 th the issues of the equivalent land based datacenter.

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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.

Does Shingles Vaccine have T1D Side Effect?

Insulin Nation

Hello, You’ve asked for my story about T1D, so I decided to share it briefly with you all. I’ve been a military and civilian pilot for over 50 years. Each of those years, I’ve taken an FAA physical exam with normal results. My last exam was in November 2014, and my BG was 85. In January 2015, my wife and I decided to have the Shingles vaccine that was hyped on television at that time. At that time, I was traveling every week doing contract work in the aerospace industry.

ASCs projected to save Medicare more than $73B in next decade: analysis

FierceHealthIT

ASCs projected to save Medicare more than $73B in next decade: analysis. treed. Tue, 09/22/2020 - 11:12

The Redox Podcast: Episode 27 – Nikita, Nikhil, and Niko

Redox

Nikita Singareddy and Nikhil Krishnan joined me on the show this week. You don’t often hear their last names as these two have rapidly earned their way into the ranks of first-name status in our industry.