Thu.Oct 03, 2019

The Promise of Telehealth for Older People – the U-M National Poll on Healthy Aging

Health Populi

Is automation the anti-workaround?

KevinMD

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The New Health/Care is Patient-Led, Retail-Enabled – The GMDC Self-Care Summit

Health Populi

SelfCare is health/care, particularly as patients, everyday people, take on greater responsibility for clinical decisions and paying for medical services.

Secret shoppers find telemedicine dispenses birth control appropriately

Mobi Health News

Researchers found that 93% of the time, telemedicine visits adhered to CDC guidelines regarding birth control.

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.

Using digital health technology to manage aging populations

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Population Health Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Using digital health technology to manage aging populations Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Europe/UK

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Why Coffee Raises Your Blood Sugars

Insulin Nation

You are not alone if you view your morning cup of coffee as a magical gulp of happiness. . Coffee is such a strangely wonderful thing. So many of us across the globe feel as though we can’t start our day without it — and that’s not such a bad thing in small quantities, right?

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App connecting college students to seniors Mon Ami rakes in $3.4M

Mobi Health News

The round was led by Freestyle Ventures and Cowboy Ventures with participation from Maverick Ventures, Felicis Ventures and angel investor Bruce Dunlevie.

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7 Highlights from InterSystems Global Summit 2019

Healthcare IT Today

The InterSystems Global Summit provides developers and executives the knowledge they need to empower their businesses with data. The future of healthcare data will be led by companies and systems that are organized now.

Scheme for ambulance staff to access patient data remotely rolled out across London

Mobi Health News

“Huge demand” following pilot scheme which allowed medics to view summary care records via iPads, says the London Ambulance Service CIO.

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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.

Telehealth’s Role in Changing Patient Behavior

Health Recovery Solutions

As a patient transitions from hospital to home, leaving the safety net of doctors and nurses may seem daunting. For patients, half of the struggle of coming home is forming new, healthy habits; habits that help them manage their lives post hospital discharge.

Survey: Unclear reimbursement, little demonstrated value are giving potential digital health partners pause

Mobi Health News

Digital health's products are clashing with an established healthcare industry, and many stakeholders aren't sure the young companies are ready for its complexities

AI Chest X-Ray Reads Approved by FDA

Healthcare IT Today

A couple weeks ago, we got the exciting news that the FDA had approved an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that does reads on images from a portable X-ray in order to screen for collapsed lung. The teams at GE Healthcare and UC San Francisco are behind this technology and research.

Trump to sign executive order giving MA more flexibility, improve Medicare

FierceHealthIT

President Donald Trump will sign an executive order to give Medicare Advantage plans more flexibility and reduce regulations for certain medical professionals

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.

Physician Satisfaction with Electronic Health Records – the Data Might Surprise You – Part 1

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Heather Haugen from Atos and Mitchell Josephson from KLAS. What factors predict physician satisfaction with clinical systems?

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Have you heard of the Emergency Triage, Treat, and Transport Model?

eVisit

Emergency Triage, Treat & Transport ? It’s a common scenario. A 9-1-1 call comes in and an ambulance is dispatched. When the EMS team arrives they find out the emergency is actually a lower acuity situation that does not require transport to the ED.

BCBSA: ACA premiums in 23 states expected to rise an average 2.3% in 2020

FierceHealthIT

Preliminary rates for Affordable Care Act insurance exchanges across 23 states show insurers want a median 2.3% increase for 2020, according to a new analysis

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Saving More Lives with Smart Electronic Health Technologies

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Bill Gates once said, “The two areas that are changing … are information technology and medical technology. Those are the things that will be very different 20 years from now than it is today.” Already, advances in electronic health technologies have saved many lives, with the number of heart attack fatalities reduced by over 50%, according […].

Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

After delay, CMS says physicians can expect payments for advanced APM bonuses soon

FierceHealthIT

After an appeal from nine physician organizations, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services says doctors and other healthcare professionals who qualify for an advanced alternative payment model (APM) performance bonus should get their money soon

5 Tips For Delivering First-Rate Healthcare Services

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. If you are looking to run a successful healthcare business, be it a small office or a clinic, you need to ensure your patients always receive high-quality services. To be able to deliver the best possible care services to your patients, you will have to create the appropriate environment and focus on the training of […].

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Walmart unveils major employee health benefit changes aimed at cost cutting

FierceHealthIT

Retail giant Walmart—the largest employer in the U.S.—is is piloting several new initiatives in the health benefits it offers to workers, aiming to steer employees to high-quality providers and reduce unneeded costs.

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A Low Code Option for the Complex Data World

Perficient

Let’s Go Car Shopping! When you go car shopping what is it that you’re looking for? Maybe a kid-hauler or maybe it’s a fun sports car now that they’re out of the house….but but either way you have something in mind and a price range you’re trying to work in.

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Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Report: Maine health system apologizes for patient 'Wall of Shame' in hospital

FierceHealthIT

A Maine health system issued an apology Thursday after the state's human rights commission said hospital employees created a "Wall of Shame" of patients with disabilities

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What’s New in the ServiceNow ‘New York’ Version

Perficient

ServiceNow offers cloud based platform that delivers digital workflows. Using ServiceNow, the employees and customers can make quicker, smarter decisions and they are empowered to collaborate in a more productive and agile way. ServiceNow recently released a new version called ‘New York’.

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Chutes & Ladders — Califf tapped to lead Alphabet's health strategy; Humana gets new marketing exec

FierceHealthIT

Welcome to this week's Chutes & Ladders, our roundup of hirings, firings and retirings throughout the industry. Please submit the good news—or the bad—from your shop, and we will feature it here at the end of each week

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Options for Existing Customers of Oracle BI Applications

Perficient

In 2007, Oracle Business Intelligence (BI) Applications became generally available. They were an immediate success and have enjoyed great popularity ever since.

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Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

6 Reasons to Consider Managed Services for Your Contact Center

Perficient

Previously, I outlined roles and responsibilities necessary for optimal support of a cloud-based contact center. This blog explores the added benefits many organizations gain when choosing a managed service provider to assist in fulfilling these roles.

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Addressing Clinical Trial Challenges with Robotic Automation

Perficient

The success of any given clinical trial depends heavily on the relationship between the sponsors and study sites. This is more important than ever since life sciences and healthcare companies are undergoing a digital transformation.