Mon.Oct 26, 2020

Latest from Tech Tonics: Kevin Lyman – From Halo to CEO

Digital Health

Kevin Lyman was once the world’s highest ranked Warlock in Worlds of Warcraft and a professional Halo2 player. But that wasn’t his original plan. In fact, growing up in New Jersey, Kevin always wanted to be a scientist, even before he was sure of what that meant.

Machine learning app scans faces and listens to speech to quickly spot strokes

Mobi Health News

Researchers say that their tool detected cases with 79% accuracy, and did so within minutes


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Integrated EHR enables shift to virtual post-discharge follow-up

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A recent study published in the American Journal of Managed Care found that provider use of a shared inpatient-outpatient electronic health record was associated with a shift toward follow-up delivered through a combination of telemedicine and outpatient laboratory tests, with no differences in 30-day emergency department visits.

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Psyomics secures £1.5m funding for Censeo mental health platform

Mobi Health News

EIS fund manager Parkwalk led the funding round alongside existing investors Jonathon Milner, Cambridge Enterprise and Martlet

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.

Digital divide remains, despite big COVID-19 tech innovation

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

During a presentation this past Friday as part of HIMSS Global Health Equity Week, a public health expert from the UN offered his thoughts on some of the challenges and opportunities for worldwide digital health improvement.

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Augmented Reality Can Play a Part in Healthcare Just As It Did in Pokémon-Go

Healthcare IT Today

Everyone is most probably aware of Pokémon-Go. The release of the game was on July 6th, 2016. It is a game that has made $2.5 billion in 2019. It became an instant viral smash the very day of the release, and it was a game that bought Augmented Reality out to the known. The game’s […].

With $5M seed funding, Nice Healthcare combines virtual visits with in-home care for employers

Mobi Health News

The primary care provider is also looking to expand in to virtual physical therapy in the coming year

Doctor on Demand teams up with CareLinx to provide virtual in-home care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth vendor Doctor on Demand is partnering with CareLinx, an in-home care provider network, with the intention of expanding virtual care options to senior and high-risk patients.

Vizient releases resource center to help hospitals prepare for a COVID-19 vaccine

Mobi Health News

If the vaccine candidates stay on track, an approved vaccine could hit the market by early 2021 or sooner


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.

Sanford Health plans to merge with Intermountain Healthcare


Sanford Health plans to merge with Intermountain Healthcare. treed. Mon, 10/26/2020 - 12:04


Achieving Fluid Telehealth: How to Create a Virtual Care Infrastructure that Supports Patients and Providers

Healthcare IT Today

There’s no topic in healthcare that’s more discussed right now than the shift to virtual care. Trying to understand what a healthcare organization needs to do to thrive in this quickly shifting environment is challenging.

Industry Voices—Hospitals and their communities cannot afford pandemic fatigue


Industry Voices—Hospitals and their communities cannot afford pandemic fatigue. treed. Mon, 10/26/2020 - 22:18


SOC Telemed and HCMC Announce Customer Commitment to Invest in PIPE

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare Merger Corp.

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.

UnitedHealth: Investing in health literacy could save billions


UnitedHealth: Investing in health literacy could save billions. pminemyer. Mon, 10/26/2020 - 12:30


5 Common Mistakes to Avoid in Psychiatric Practice Management


In training, psychiatrists are thoroughly educated on the mistakes to avoid in their clinical work. But it’s rare for a program to teach practice management skills. While not as serious as clinical mistakes, practice management mistakes can wreak havoc on your practice.

HIStalk Interviews Paul Ricci, CEO, SOC Telemed

HIStalk Interviews

Paul Ricci is interim chairman and CEO of SOC Telemed. Interviews


What to Include in a Therapist’s Professional Will


While no one likes to think about misfortune befalling them, especially not misfortune leading to death, the reality is that none of us is guaranteed tomorrow.

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.

First VA medical center (finally) goes live on Cerner EHR as part of $16B project


First VA medical center (finally) goes live on Cerner EHR as part of $16B project. hlandi. Mon, 10/26/2020 - 12:05

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How Do Electronic Prescriptions Work for Psychiatrists?


Most of us remember how prescriptions worked in the old days. As you finished up your appointment, your doctor would rapidly scribble on a prescription pad, tear off the prescription, and hand it to you.

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PwC: Mental health, telehealth sectors spur robust deal activity despite COVID-19


PwC: Mental health, telehealth sectors spur robust deal activity despite COVID-19. rking. Mon, 10/26/2020 - 15:25

The Case for Telehealth in FQHCs

Health Recovery Solutions

1 in 12 people across the nation depend on Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) for care. FQHCs play a critical role in providing accessible, low cost care to patients, regardless of ability to pay.

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.

HCA's CEO Hazen offers glimpse into health system's expectations for 2021


HCA's CEO Hazen offers glimpse into health system's expectations for 2021. treed. Mon, 10/26/2020 - 10:07


Selecting a Healthcare Intranet Platform: A Guide for Marketing & I.T.


For information technology (I.T.) teams, data storage, security, and hosting may be of higher importance than the authoring experience, content management, and document control that teams like marketing and internal communications prioritize.


Payers Drive RPM and Telehealth Innovation Through COVID-19

Health Recovery Solutions

The COVID-19 pandemic has rapidly and unequivocally affected businesses around the world.

Long-Term Care Industry Beset by Challenges but Favored by Demographic Trends


Despite wide ranging current challenges from the COVID-19 Pandemic, the broader outlook for the long-term care industry remains positive with a “demographic wave on the horizon that ensures strong demand for the needs-based asset class


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.