Tue.Aug 11, 2020

My ABCovid-19 Journal – Day 3 of 5, Letters “K” through “O”

Health Populi

Welcome back to my ABCovid-19 Journal, which I created/curated in the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic. This week, I’m sharing all the letters of the alphabet with you which reminded me keywords and themes emerging as we were learning about this dastardly public health threat beginning early in 2020.

New Accenture study reveals emerging trends in digital health

Mobi Health News

Healthcare organizations must become more collaborative with patients, employees, partners and the public when creating digital innovations to have success in the future, according to research from Accenture. The professional services company released its "Digital Health Technology Vision 2020" report that identified five trends that emerged before the COVID-19 pandemic, but that have only accelerated because of it

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Five notable technology offerings for older adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Companies and products worth noting in August. It may be the dog days of summer, but life and innovation move forward – and so it is with offerings to note that serve older adults. In particular, it is great to see the emergence of Primetime Partners , specifically focused on the aging-related market opportunity. The first, HomeEXCEPT was one missed at the time, emerging from a 2017 AARP Innovation Business Plan competition. The last was offered by a giant US network. Go figure.

Medtronic plans to buy connected insulin pen startup Companion Medical

Mobi Health News

The company's smart insulin pen, dubbed the InPen, is slated to become part of Medtronics diabetes portfolio.

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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.

Preventing COVID-19 Frauds and Scams In Medical Facilities

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The coronavirus pandemic has impacted us profoundly as most nonessential businesses stay closed, and the nations worldwide stay indoors. The hospital staff is under tremendous stress, and all non-critical medical treatments and procedures are on […]. The article Preventing COVID-19 Frauds and Scams In Medical Facilities appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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How Well Equipped Is The Healthcare System During COVID-19?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Since COVID-19 started causing havoc all over the world earlier this year, things have been tough on the medical industry. There have been massive influxes of people to hospitals with a range of symptoms, hoping […]. The article How Well Equipped Is The Healthcare System During COVID-19? appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial telelhealth

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Drug discovery company Atomwise lands $123M in Series B funding

Mobi Health News

The AI-enabled company works with pharma companies and research institutions on research and development for new medications.

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Telehealth’s Impact On The Future of Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Among the many changes the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic has wrought, the new prominence of telehealth – healthcare delivered remotely, with provider and patient in different locations – has captured many imaginations. Has this changed the […]. The article Telehealth’s Impact On The Future of Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Voiceitt raises $10M in a Series A funding round

Mobi Health News

The voice recognition company aims to improve quality of life for those with speech and motor disabilities.

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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.

Telehealth Workshop Series: Focus Mississippi

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The South Central Telehealth Resource Center will be hosting a series of events focused on Mississippi and the telehealth landscape in that region. Our goal is to establish a knowledge base and increase awareness and access to resources. The following topics will be covered: Telehealth 101, Telehealth Grant Writing, Telehealth Billing, and Real World Examples of Telehealth. Dates, times and registration links below: Telehealth 101, August 24, 2020 at 1:00 PM Central Time.

Nurx collects another $22.5M for birth control & STI treatment deliveries

Mobi Health News

Noting a spike in demand due to COVID-19, the company predicts that it will reach profitability by early 2021.

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Health IT and Sustainability – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 8/14 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Chuck Webster, MD (@wareflo) on the topic of “Health IT and Sustainability“. Healthcare’s next big workflow challenge is sustainability. Workflow is a series of tasks, consuming resources, […].

Rapid rise in telehealth use due to pandemic is increasing cyber risks

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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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.

CMS launches new alternative payment model for rural healthcare providers

FierceHealthIT

CMS launches new alternative payment model for rural healthcare providers. hlandi. Tue, 08/11/2020 - 14:44

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New York-Area Hospitals Leveraging  Smart Clothes For Remote Diagnostic Monitoring

Healthcare IT Today

If you want an example of how the pandemic is fostering the growth of long-distance medicine, look no further than the following. Maimonides Medical Center and Meridian Health System have agreed to work with remote diagnostic tech vendor Nanowear to conduct a clinical trial. The goal of the project is to monitor confirmed or suspected […].

How COVID-19 is shaking up medical education—for good

FierceHealthIT

How COVID-19 is shaking up medical education—for good. pminemyer. Tue, 08/11/2020 - 13:56

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Automated Patient Reminders (SMS and email) – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today. As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market. Plus, we’ll offer our insight into the nuances of each feature […].

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.

Consumers are embracing pharmacy expansion into primary care, says J.D. Power

FierceHealthIT

Consumers are embracing pharmacy expansion into primary care, says J.D. Power. treed. Tue, 08/11/2020 - 11:56

Navin, Haffty & Associates and Engage Join Forces to Provide Clients Complete MEDITECH Solutions

Healthcare IT Today

Navin, Haffty & Associates is joining forces with Engage IT Services, Inc. to create the industry’s most comprehensive and complete MEDITECH professional services offering. This union links two leaders in the MEDITECH market – each with 20 years of experience focused exclusively on the MEDITECH electronic health record (EHR) platform, having served over 500 hospital […].

Study finds reprocessing N95 masks one time is acceptable alternative if supplies low

FierceHealthIT

Study finds reprocessing N95 masks one time is acceptable alternative if supplies low. rking. Tue, 08/11/2020 - 11:14

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Using Email Flags

Health Portal Solutions

Control what data your admin users have access to by assigning data restrictions. Here’s how to do it. The post Using Email Flags appeared first on Health Portal Solutions. Training

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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.

Kaiser Permanente announces $63M for contact tracing in California

FierceHealthIT

Kaiser Permanente announces $63M for contact tracing in California. treed. Tue, 08/11/2020 - 10:30

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What Has Helped Our Healthcare Clients Most Rapidly Respond to COVID-19

Perficient

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, the reality quickly became apparent that many healthcare organizations were ill-equipped to fight the COVID-19 battle. Healthcare has been stretched to new limits in patient volume, equipment shortages, and the sheer number of calls, emails, and inquiries coming from the patients/members, media, and government. So what has helped healthcare clients most rapidly respond to COVID-19?

Healthcare workers lose out on COVID sick leave protections, federal watchdog says

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare workers lose out on COVID sick leave protections, federal watchdog says. treed. Tue, 08/11/2020 - 16:05

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Learn How to Leverage Microsoft Teams Automation and Governance

Perficient

While Microsoft Teams was already gaining steam as a way to allow workplaces to run effectively and efficiently, the COVID-19 pandemic has drastically increased the urgency for Teams for many. The benefits are obvious – Teams can be seen as the ultimate application platform – but that doesn’t guarantee that you will automatically get the most out of it.

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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.

Parents are struggling with school and child care options amid COVID-19. Maven rolled out an online tool to help

FierceHealthIT

Parents are struggling with school and child care options amid COVID-19. Maven rolled out an online tool to help. hlandi. Tue, 08/11/2020 - 15:55

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Expanding access to telehealth is a 'hundreds-of-billion-dollar question'

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It's no surprise, at this point, that interest in telehealth has shot up in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. During the public health crisis, the federal government has enacted dozens of short-term policies making telehealth easier to access – recently supplemented by President Donald Trump's executive order earlier this month.

Industry Voices—Will in-home clinicians be the key to getting the country through COVID-19?

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—Will in-home clinicians be the key to getting the country through COVID-19? treed. Tue, 08/11/2020 - 12:44

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