Thu.Sep 17, 2020

Health Citizenship in the America. If Not Now, When?

Health Populi

On February 4 th , 2020, in a hospital in northern California, the first known inpatient diagnosed with COVID-19 died. On March 11 th , the World Health Organization called the growing prevalence of the coronavirus a “pandemic.”.

Why digital therapeutics are flourishing under COVID-19

Mobi Health News

Efficient distribution, dissipating stigma and an emphasis on decentralized trials are all working in favor of digital treatments, according to a panel of digital therapeutics executives and industry stakeholders

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Only in America: The Loss of Health Insurance as a Toxic Financial Side Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Health Populi

In terms of income, U.S. households entered 2020 in the best financial shape they’d been in years, based on new Census data released earlier this week. However, the U.S.

App-based physical activity interventions fuel nonsignificant daily step gains, per meta-analysis

Mobi Health News

A new analysis of published RCTs did see significant benefits among short-term and single-focus app interventions, but noted that "relatively few high-quality studies have been conducted" in this area

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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.

The Impact of Agile In The Pharmaceutical Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dimitar Karaivanov, CEO and co-founder, Kanbanize.

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Science 37 Launches Integrated Electronic Health Records

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Science 37, the industry leader in decentralized clinical trials, today launched an electronic health record (EHR) integration feature for more than 10,000 health facilities and 280 million U.S.

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Amwell hits market after expanding its IPO

Mobi Health News

Initially, Amwell planned to sell 35 million shares between $14 and $16 with up to 5.2 million additional shares for underwriters.

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Study: 70% of Americans Feel Healthcare System Difficult To Navigate

Electronic Health Reporter

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Singapore and Apple partner on national health initiative called LumiHealth

Mobi Health News

The LumiHealth app is available in the App Store for pre-order now, and the two-year program will be offered from late October 2020

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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.

Survey: Lack of Ownership Over Provider Data As It Highlights its Importance

Electronic Health Reporter

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DTx regulatory teams talk the power of research beyond ticking FDA's boxes

Mobi Health News

Panelists at DTx East discuss the difference between 510(k) clearances and enforcement discretions, and why research should go beyond the FDA threshold.

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Insurance & HIPAA Privacy? MITRE-Harris Poll Shows Dark Side of Insurance Privacy Practices

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Insurance & HIPAA Privacy? MITRE-Harris Poll Examines Dark Side of Insurance Privacy Here’s a chilling thought: health insurance companies and employers routinely search through private and public sources for consumer-generated health data related to their spending and streaming habits.

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Private plans pay 247% more for hospital services than Medicare does, study finds

FierceHealthIT

Private plans pay 247% more for hospital services than Medicare does, study finds. pminemyer. Thu, 09/17/2020 - 14:18

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.

UPMC’s Alerting System Improves Clinical Efficiencies While Meeting Compliance Mandates

Healthcare IT Today

With technology advances, healthcare organizations gain access to improved tools and better information. While progress offers clear advantages for providers, many still suffer from archaic, interoperable electronic health record (EHR) systems.

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Walmart Health announces expansion with new clinics planned in Chicago, Georgia and Florida

FierceHealthIT

Walmart Health announces expansion with new clinics planned in Chicago, Georgia and Florida. treed. Thu, 09/17/2020 - 11:24

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Creating a High-Quality Patient Experience in the Virtual Health Revolution

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Dr. Bob Monteverdi – Global Healthcare Solutions Leader at Lenovo Health. The Virtual Health Revolution is Here A virtual health revolution is occurring. Before Covid-19 few of us interacted with our healthcare providers in any way other than face-to-face.

CVS aims to have 4,000 drive-thru testing sites open by mid-October

FierceHealthIT

CVS aims to have 4,000 drive-thru testing sites open by mid-October. pminemyer. Thu, 09/17/2020 - 10:48

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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.

Healthcare IT Jobs

Healthcare IT Today

The world and healthcare and IT is crazy right now. Ok, the world in general is pretty crazy right now. While there are a lot of unknowns that are hard to deal with right now, one of the hardest one we see has to do with people’s jobs. Losing a job is a tough thing […].

Telehealth company Amwell spikes in public debut with outsized $742M IPO

FierceHealthIT

Telehealth company Amwell spikes in public debut with outsized $742M IPO. hlandi. Thu, 09/17/2020 - 15:39

Creating Independence: Telehealth Technology for all Ages

Health Recovery Solutions

For some people, being exposed to new technology can be intimidating. For any age, l earning how to set up a device, connecting virtually, using the devices daily , and engaging with others through a virtual platform can be stressfu l.

NAACOs urges Congress to address qualifying thresholds in value-based care models

FierceHealthIT

NAACOs urges Congress to address qualifying thresholds in value-based care models. pminemyer. Thu, 09/17/2020 - 11:53

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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.

Fit Kids Are Smart Kids

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

No one would disagree that exercise improves the physical health of our children, but there’s now growing evidence that it boosts their academic abilities as well.

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Task force report urges Congress to support expanded telehealth. But here's why one doc group isn't happy with it

FierceHealthIT

Task force report urges Congress to support expanded telehealth. But here's why one doc group isn't happy with it. hlandi. Thu, 09/17/2020 - 11:41

Still Wondering about Telehealth Regulations? 

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Still Wondering about Telehealth Regulations? The Center for Connected Health Policy or CHHP is an independent resource on national telehealth policies and state telehealth regulations. Center for Connected Health Policy The Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP), a project of … Read more.

Improve Healthcare Training with Adaptive and Personalized Learning

HealthStream

According to surveyed healthcare leaders, their organizational education and development programs are challenged by assignments that can be difficult for staff to take and by employees who are frustrated by having to repeatedly train on the same material

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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.

Tandem Closed Loop Cleared for Pediatric Patients

Insulin Nation

Tandem’s Control-IQ, an insulin pump that works with Dexcom’s G6 CGM to automatically control blood sugar, has been widely celebrated among users since it first became available in early 2020. This pump was originally approved for use by people with type 1 diabetes over the age of 13. It has now been shown to be safe and effective when used for type 1 children as young as six. This new FDA approval comes with the release of a multicenter, randomized, 16-week pediatric trial.

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Chutes & Ladders—Providence exec retiring; UPMC Enterprises names VC veteran as president

FierceHealthIT

Chutes & Ladders—Providence exec retiring; UPMC Enterprises names VC veteran as president. treed. Thu, 09/17/2020 - 15:32

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Join Our Experts for a Session at Twilio Signal

Perficient

Twilio’s biggest conference is going virtual this year. SIGNAL 2020 kicks off September 30 and features breakout sessions, keynote speakers, and technical training classes led by industry experts.

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