Thu.Oct 22, 2020

Clinical trials platform based on machine learning launched by Israel’s BGU

Mobi Health News

The yet-to-be-named programme reportedly “leverages machine learning to optimise a clinical trial’s chances of success” through the analysis of factors such as patient population recruitment and dropout rate

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Healthcare Costs, Access to Data, and Partnering With Providers: Patients’ Top User Experience Factors

Health Populi

As patients returned to in-person, brick-and-mortar health care settings after the first wave of COVID-19 pandemic, they re-enter the health care system with heightened consumer expectations, according to the Beryl Institute – Ipsos Px Pulse report, Consumer Perspectives on Patient Experience in the U.S.

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NUS spin-off company develops one-minute breath test to detect COVID-19

Mobi Health News

Breathonix’s breath analysis technology works by detecting Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) present in a person’s exhaled breath

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The New Interoperability Rules Are Nearly Here. Are You Ready?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Sandy Phillips, CIO, HIE Networks. The patient was prepped and ready on the operating table when the surgeon realized he only had a report of a CT scan and would need the actual images […].

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.

South African health tech startup Udok raises €518k in seed round

Mobi Health News

The connected care platform aims to strengthen its patient centric approach and build on its delivery of online doctor's consultations

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PocDoc launches COVID-19 workplace testing to help get Britain back to work

Mobi Health News

The company will provide businesses a unique QR code for each employee and a HR dashboard

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What Are The Benefits of Using A Panic-Button Device For Seniors?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Should you find yourself in an emergency situation where your airway constricts, or you lose consciousness, dialing 911 and communicating with an operator won’t lie within the realm of possibility.

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HIMSS announces global tech challenge to improve maternal health outcomes worldwide

Mobi Health News

The challenge, which officially launches in January 2021, was announced this week during HIMSS’ Health Equity Week

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How To Choose The Best Medicare Plan

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Medicare supplements in Florida are available from a wide list of providers. But how do you choose the best Medicare plan?

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.

Garmin launches new connected scale that can give users trends over time

Mobi Health News

Users can also use the tech to learn about body fat percentage, BMI, bone mass and body water percentage.

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Five Ways To Prepare For Your First Telemedicine Visit

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Peter Alperin, vice president of product, Doximity. It’s 2020 and doctors are doing house calls again. No, we didn’t step back in time; instead, we’ve moved forward.

Provider identity API startup Verifiable collects $3M seed funding

Mobi Health News

The company has been verifying and monitoring the credentials of more than 50,000 providers since August

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Future of Remote Care Technology and Older Adults 2020 -- Themes Emerge

Aging in Place Technology Watch

What is the status and future of remote care technologies? As the research interviews for the 2020 report “Future of Remote Care Technology and Older Adults” wind down, a few themes become apparent. This work began in the summer of 2020 as the Covid-19 lockdown was underway.

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.

Mayo Clinic links COVID-19 outbreaks to search terms, Augmedix's reverse merger and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Google reportedly coming to terms with European Commission on Fitbit deal; Eko and 3M's digital stethoscope

Physician shortage could hit 139K by 2033, AAMC projects

FierceHealthIT

Physician shortage could hit 139K by 2033, AAMC projects. hlandi. Thu, 10/22/2020 - 11:09

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Mysteries Solved: Telehealth, Data Security and Privacy

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Gerry Blass, President and CEO at ComplyAssistant and Donna Grindle, Founder and CEO at Kardon. Even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the use of telehealth applications and services was on the rise.

eVisit Continues to Simplify Healthcare Delivery to Everyone, Everywhere with New Mobile Web Experience

eVisit

Published: Oct. 21, 2020. telehealth Telemedicine eVisit Enterprise Virtual Care platform virtual care technology virtual care platform Simplify Healthcare Delivery Mobile Web

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.

Massive Telehealth Fraud Charges May Be First Of Many

Healthcare IT Today

The US Department of Justice has filed charges against 345 defendants, including more than 100 medical professionals, accusing them of engaging in healthcare fraud schemes.

Healthway Medical Group integrates primary and specialist clinics on teleconsult app

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthway Medical Corporation Limited (HMC), a private healthcare provider based in Singapore, has announced that its pediatric unit, Singapore Baby and Child Clinic has been onboarded onto its proprietary teleconsultation app.

Blue Cross NC teams with Virta Health, Carrot on diabetes management, tobacco cessation

FierceHealthIT

Blue Cross NC teams with Virta Health, Carrot on diabetes management, tobacco cessation. pminemyer. Thu, 10/22/2020 - 15:23

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Featured Health IT Job: Epic Principal Instructional Designer / Trainer

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Epic Principal Instructional Designer / Trainer positions that were recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by QuadMed in Wisconsin.

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.

United Airlines tests COVID-19 'health pass' app to bring back global travel

FierceHealthIT

United Airlines tests COVID-19 'health pass' app to bring back global travel. hlandi. Thu, 10/22/2020 - 12:14

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Telehealth bridging the gap for behavioral health patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Telehealth bridging the gap for behavioral health patients Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

Industry Voices—Are payers moving fast enough toward transparency?

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—Are payers moving fast enough toward transparency? pminemyer. Thu, 10/22/2020 - 10:48

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The Complexity of NCQA CVO Certification During the COVID-19 Pandemic

HealthStream

This post about NCQA CVO Certification will ensure you are ready for virtual surveys as long as the COVID-19 Pandemic makes them necessary. It also will facilitate your understanding of and success with NCQA CVO certification when and if onsite surveys by NCQA again become the rule

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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.