Thu.Aug 06, 2020

Envisioning the delivery of true primary care telehealth

KevinMD

Almost overnight, the COVID-19 pandemic has completely disrupted how we deliver primary care to patients. Before the pandemic, telehealth seemed to be a way to deliver urgent care for acute issues to a select group of tech-savvy patients. Now, at least in my practice, the majority of primary care (acute care, chronic disease management, and […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

Samsung says it has received FDA clearance for smartwatch ECG tracking

Mobi Health News

While its Galaxy Watch3 device is available now, a launch date for the Samsung Health Monitor app that will enable ECG, blood pressure and blood oxygen saturation tracking is still up in the air

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Most Innovative Health IT Companies of 2020: Medial EarlySign

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Medial EarlySign’s mission is focused on finding extraordinary clinical insights inside billions of ordinary EHR databases. With more than 10 years of longitudinal data, Medial EarlySign’s data sets cover more than 20 million patient lives and […]. The article Most Innovative Health IT Companies of 2020: Medial EarlySign appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

US' first Apple-Google COVID-19 tracing app goes live in Virginia

Mobi Health News

The COVIDWISE app uses Bluetooth to anonymously detect potential exposures and is free to download

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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.

It’s Time To Look At Contactless Care Delivery Options

Healthcare IT Today

By this point, most of us have become used to “contactless” delivery of products and services. Sure, we can still get our groceries or Chinese takeout brought to our door, but these days the delivery person leaves our things on our porch or outside our door. We may get a call, text or email message […].

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How To Create A Customer-Centered TeleHealth Experience

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The COVID-19 pandemic has indeed shed some light on the healthcare sector, especially in terms of how services are rendered. Even though remote care services have been around for a while, they have only now […]. The article How To Create A Customer-Centered TeleHealth Experience appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Ginger collects $50M Series D for data-backed virtual behavioral care

Mobi Health News

The company said its services are accessible to millions of people through partnerships with over 200 employers, health plans and other strategic partners

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Technology For Healthcare: Making EMR and EHR Work For You

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The government is determined to see that all healthcare institutions use electronic health records (EHRs) and electronic medical records (EMRs). Their features, after all, streamline the healthcare process. Many physicians and healthcare professionals, however, […]. The article Technology For Healthcare: Making EMR and EHR Work For You appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Infermedica announces $10.2M series A for triage, symptom checking system

Mobi Health News

The new round was led by European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Health Capital.

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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.

Recent Advancements For Managing Brachial Plexus Injuries

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Having your child suffer from childbirth is among the most gut-wrenching things that a mother has to deal with. There are many mothers who feel guilty about the hardships that their child has to go […]. The article Recent Advancements For Managing Brachial Plexus Injuries appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Four Aging and Health Technology Blog Posts from July 2020

Aging in Place Technology Watch

For older adults, July was a few steps forward… And a few back. A new venture capital firm formed that is focused on the older adult market. Primetime Partners adds a $32 million fund to the miniscule list of VCs both admitting interest AND actually investing in the segment. At the end of June, the federal government published its status report on aging-related initiatives, which was especially notable for including tech investment in ombudsman programs.

How Teladoc's blockbuster deal could impact the entire virtual care landscape

FierceHealthIT

How Teladoc's blockbuster deal could impact the entire virtual care landscape. hlandi. Thu, 08/06/2020 - 12:06

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Client Best Practices & Lessons Learned from MEDITECH Expanse Data Conversion

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Justin Campbell, Vice President, Strategy, at Galen Healthcare Solutions. For most clients migrating to MEDITECH Expanse, one of the most challenging decisions to make is how much data needs to make the transition. Clinicians will certainly want all legacy data to be converted, but this approach is often […].

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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.

AMA, Pew study highlights issues fighting superbugs in U.S. doctors' offices

FierceHealthIT

AMA, Pew study highlights issues fighting superbugs in U.S. doctors' offices. rking. Thu, 08/06/2020 - 17:29

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The Data Needed for Transitions to Post-Acute Care

Healthcare IT Today

A large number of hospitalizations end with discharges to nursing homes, rehabilitation facilities, and other types of post-acute care. Some patients are aware they will require post-acute care before something such as a hip replacement, while others are rushed to the ER and no one has time to think of post-acute care until discharge is […].

Oak Street Health goes public with $328 million offering

FierceHealthIT

Oak Street Health goes public with $328 million offering. treed. Thu, 08/06/2020 - 10:10

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Exercising with T1D: The Insulin-Food Balance Challenge

Insulin Nation

Staying active and consistently working out promotes heart health and weight loss and can have a profound impact on a person’s insulin resistance, which can help reduce prescription costs and make blood sugar management much more straightforward. But exercise comes with its own difficulties. For many, it can cause drastic blood sugar fluctuations that have to be managed.

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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.

Groups call on Congress to OK $50B in relief funds — plus some strings attached — to help providers

FierceHealthIT

Groups call on Congress to OK $50B in relief funds — plus some strings attached — to help providers. rking. Thu, 08/06/2020 - 14:23

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EA Connect Days Keynote Speaker: Mike Massimino

LeanIX

We are thrilled to announce that former NASA astronaut Mike Massimino will be joining us at our EA Connect Days as a Keynote Speaker! Our EA Connect Days have grown to be the best-known peer conference for Enterprise Architects, CIOs, and IT executives. The conference will be hosted September 2-3, 2020 both physically in Bonn, Germany and online. This event brings together hundreds of experts to discuss and resolve risks and challenges in today’s enterprise IT strategy and planning

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There needs to be a policy "reset" for physicians post-COVID, healthcare leaders say

FierceHealthIT

There needs to be a policy "reset" for physicians post-COVID, healthcare leaders say. hlandi. Thu, 08/06/2020 - 09:55

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4 Signs You Need Content Development

Geonetric

You create or update content only when someone in your organization asks. A reactive approach to copywriting may placate the squeaky wheels in your organization. But it leaves behind audiences — who don’t have a direct line to your team — as well as departments with less-vocal stakeholders. Good content results from a proactive […]. Read 4 Signs You Need Content Development at Geonetric.com. Questions? Contact us. Subscribe to our email newsletter. Content Development & Copywriting

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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.

Employers are tweaking health benefits amid COVID-19. Will workers take advantage of it?

FierceHealthIT

Employers are tweaking health benefits amid COVID-19. Will workers take advantage of it? pminemyer. Thu, 08/06/2020 - 12:49

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Enrollment Change Log

Health Portal Solutions

When you’re reviewing enrollment change submissions, it’s now easier for you to identify what changes were requested by the user. Find out how! The post Enrollment Change Log appeared first on Health Portal Solutions

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Industry Voices—Simple steps will make a big difference in COVID fight. Yes, that means wearing a mask.

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—Simple steps will make a big difference in COVID fight. Yes, that means wearing a mask. treed. Thu, 08/06/2020 - 10:58

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[Webinar] Increasing Your Work Comp Business with Telemedicine

Ortholive

Find out how telemedicine can increase your work comp business without increasing overhead or costs in this free webinar. Join us for an interactive presentation and Q&A session featuring examples, a case study from a national e-commerce retailer, actionable tips and data explaining how to improve your work comp referrals.

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.

Blue Shield of California teams with Cricket Health on kidney care

FierceHealthIT

Blue Shield of California teams with Cricket Health on kidney care. pminemyer. Thu, 08/06/2020 - 15:11

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Downloading Member Email Addresses

Health Portal Solutions

Want to send email campaigns to your members? Here’s how to download member email addresses from your portal. The post Downloading Member Email Addresses appeared first on Health Portal Solutions. Training

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DOJ sues to block Geisinger Health deal with Evangelical Community Hospital

FierceHealthIT

DOJ sues to block Geisinger Health deal with Evangelical Community Hospital. treed. Thu, 08/06/2020 - 06:48

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