Wed.Apr 14, 2021

A Year Into COVID19, Mental Health Impacts Heavier on Moms Than Dads in America

Health Populi

In the summer of 2020, four months into the pandemic, one-half of people living in the U.S. felt worry or stress related to the coronavirus that had a negative impact on their mental health.

Omada's latest MSK tech empowers physical therapists to conduct remote appointments

Mobi Health News

The new tool will provide computer vision technology to help PTs gauge patient function.

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Mayo Clinic launches remote diagnostics platform, forms 2 new companies to support it

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Mayo Clinic on Wednesday announced the launch of a new platform that's designed to deliver advanced, AI-powered clinical decision support through remote monitoring – helping providers stay connected and deliver more continuous care to device-connected patients. WHY IT MATTERS.

State-specific COVID-19 vaccine information is confusing. Facebook says it can help

Mobi Health News

The social media giant will begin notifying its users when they become eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in their state. . Population and Public Health, Health and Wellness, Disease management, Digital Health, Care, Technology

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.

6 of The Best Telehealth Practices To Implement

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Over the past year or so, the need for telehealth services has risen dramatically. In fact, there was a 154 percent rise in telehealth visits for the last week of March 2020 compared to the […].

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Medical Breakthroughs: 7 Discoveries That Changed Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Have you ever wondered about being operated on for surgery without anesthesia?

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carafem develops text-based virtual assistant for patients taking abortion pill at home

Mobi Health News

Cara provides real-time answers and support for people who might have concerns while taking the abortion pill at home. Patient Access, Health and Wellness, Care

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Using Software To Revolutionize Healthcare Communication and Improve Patient Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dipak Prasad, senior product manager, Devbridge. Communication is one of the most important parts of the healthcare industry, but as it stands it may be the most challenging element as well.

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New Omada care program cuts down on PCP visits by making its own adjustments to patient meds

Mobi Health News

The company says the new system will improve patient convenience and cut payer costs. . Digital Health, Technology

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.

PEW: 25% of seniors age 65+ are not online. That's a problem.

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Pew Research just published its periodic survey about Internet use. Let’s assume consensus that growing the percentage of those using the Internet was a social good.

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Why Crossover Health shut down Sherpaa, and how it's taking its lessons into the future

Mobi Health News

Sherpaa founder Jay Parkinson has left Crossover Health after two years. Emerging Technologies, Technology

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Remote patient monitoring helps Baptist Health achieve zero readmissions with COVID-19 patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Even before COVID-19, Baptist Health, a health system based in Louisville, Kentucky, had a system-wide initiative to provide more patient-centric care, part of which included providing patient care on patients' terms. THE PROBLEM.

How Healthcare Leaders Are Leveraging Existing Tech to Fight COVID-19 and the Lesson This Offers

Healthcare IT Today

When the pandemic first began to spike, many providers struggled to offer even the minimum of care to afflicted patients whose lives were in danger. Some doubtless chose to invest in new solutions to address the flood of COVID patients, but others hunkered down and used what they had on hand.

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.

Q&A with CIO Ray Lowe, Part 2: “It’s a lot of Communication, Training and Support.”

Health System CIO

There may be different ways of getting there, but for healthcare CIOs, the destination is always the same: to “deliver care that’s value-based, cost-effective, and easy to use,” says Ray Lowe of AltaMed Health Services.

Olive Enters the Operating Room with Empiric Health Acquisition

Healthcare IT Today

Today, Olive (she/her), the company delivering innovation to healthcare through artificial intelligence (AI), introduced new capabilities for supply chain and clinical analysis for surgeries propelled by the acquisition of Empiric Health, an AI-powered clinical analytics and services company.

Billing Telehealth Updates for the South Central Region – March 2021

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi Virtual Visit Billing Guides have been updated with the most recent payor telehealth policy changes!

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Why the Shift to Value-Based Care Makes Care Team Burnout a More Critical Issue Than Ever Before

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Shaillee Juneja, Principal, & Shaun Sangwin, Senior Vice President, Business Development at Divurgent.

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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.

Mayo Clinic launches 2 new companies to use patient data and AI to advance early disease detection

FierceHealthIT

Mayo Clinic launches 2 new companies to use patient data and AI to advance early disease detection. hlandi. Wed, 04/14/2021 - 06:56

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A Guide to the FCC’s COVID-19 Telehealth Program Round 2 Funding

American Well

While the COVID-19 pandemic has presented countless challenges to delivering healthcare, it has also created opportunities — particularly in establishing, expanding, and refining telehealth strategies.

What's on the horizon for healthcare beyond COVID-19? Epic, Cerner and Meditech executives share their takes

FierceHealthIT

What's on the horizon for healthcare beyond COVID-19? Epic, Cerner and Meditech executives share their takes. hlandi. Wed, 04/14/2021 - 13:13

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Heart Failure Remote Monitoring: Bluetooth Devices and Benefits

Health Recovery Solutions

Heart failure is one of the most common conditions in the US— over 6 million US adults suffer from the condition. For heart failure patients, telehealth and remote monitoring are fantastic tools that enable provider connection, symptom management, condition education, and medication compliance.

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.

Papa closes $60M series C funding round

FierceHealthIT

Papa closes $60M series C funding round. pminemyer. Wed, 04/14/2021 - 15:00

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Overcoming digital barriers in the nursing profession

Digital Leaders HealthTech

At the time, all nursing documentation was done on paper. We used whiteboards and clipboards to document our patient’s status and manage patient flow around the hospital. It was incredibly time-consuming, walking around the wards making notes and compiling bed occupancy.

Oscar Health taps new president for its medical group

FierceHealthIT

Oscar Health taps new president for its medical group. pminemyer. Wed, 04/14/2021 - 13:16

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The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Importance of Opioid Stewardship

HealthStream

Recognizing the impact of the opioid crisis, NQF convened an expert opioid-focused action team that ultimately produced the National Quality Partners (NQP) Playbook: Opioid Stewardship. HealthStream learning courseware based on it is now available

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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.

Congress passes Medicare sequester fix, now heads to President Biden

FierceHealthIT

Congress passes Medicare sequester fix, now heads to President Biden. rking. Wed, 04/14/2021 - 10:59

Innovating Virtual Health’s Hybrid Ecosystem – More Than Plug & Play

Perficient

As virtual health grows, the portfolio of solutions that a healthcare organization needs to manage also grows.

Cross-specialty care program helps RWJBarnabas Health treat lingering COVID-19 symptoms

FierceHealthIT

Cross-specialty care program helps RWJBarnabas Health treat lingering COVID-19 symptoms. dmuoio. Wed, 04/14/2021 - 14:12

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