Mon.Jan 20, 2020

Calling Out Health Equity on Martin Luther King Day 2020

Health Populi

Today as we appreciate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., I post a photo of him in my hometown of Detroit in 1963, giving a preliminary version of the “I Have a Dream” speech he would deliver two months later in Washington, DC.

Digital gut health platform closes another $5.1M

Mobi Health News

Vivante Health's offering includes at-home testing and a 24-7 care team support line

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Physicians in America – Too Many Burned Out, Depressed, and Not Getting Support

Health Populi

Some one in three physicians is burned out, according to the Medscape’s National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report.

Fitbit user data could be key to swifter population flu tracking

Mobi Health News

By combining prior CDC data with heart rate and sleep measurements, Scripps developed a new disease tracking model that they say could deliver speedy and accurate estimates

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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.

How Are Virtual Hospitals Changing The Future of Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Rapidly advancing technology has made its presence felt in many branches of the healthcare sector, causing dramatic and drastic changes. Healthcare professionals today rely on technology in many different ways – from maintaining documents and keeping records to optimizing patient out-times and remote treatments. Not to mention the ability to provide more accurate diagnoses. After […].

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NIST, MITRE offer cybersecurity tips for telehealth deployments

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As telehealth and remote patient monitoring gain favor across healthcare, there's a critical component that providers should keep top-of-mind: cybersecurity.

Personality, language hamper health chatbot implementations

Mobi Health News

At HIMSS20, Providence St. Joseph's Lisa Mason will be discussing the tricks and pitfalls of using chatbots in healthcare.

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IoT: A Promising Prescription for Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Rob Mesirow, Partner and Connected Solutions/IoT Leader at PwC. Though the Internet of Things (IoT) is proving its value in many industries, perhaps the most significant benefits to consumers can be found in healthcare.

Prudential and MyanCare partner to improve healthcare access in Myanmar

Mobi Health News

Prudential Myanmar, the wholly-owned business unit of Prudential Corporation Asia and MyanCare, a telemedicine company, announced last week a first-of-its kind partnership to improve healthcare access for people across the country

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.

Supporting tech used in the clinical community

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Workforce Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Supporting tech used in the clinical community Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Asia Pacific HOT @HIMSS

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Fitbit user data could be key to swifter population flu incidence tracking

Mobi Health News

By combining prior CDC data with heart rate and sleep measurements, Scripps developed a new disease tracking model that they say could deliver speedy and accurate estimates

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The Doctor Won’t See You Now: The Unintended and Perhaps Inevitable Consequences of Medicare-for-All

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy, Omnicell, Inc. “If you like your healthcare plan, you can keep it,” President Barack Obama famously said—many times—of his landmark Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. But the promise was impossible to keep. In the fall of 2013, when cancellation letters—notices of cancelled plans—went out to approximately four […].

Martin Luther King Holiday

Healthcare IT Today

Today is the Martin Luther King holiday in the US and so we’re taking a little break from our usual content. Martin Luther King Jr. was an extraordinary individual and I believe is one of the greatest orators this world has ever known.

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.

What Healthcare Marketers Need to Know about Pricing Transparency Changes

Geonetric

“We believe the American people have a right to know the price of services before they go to visit the doctor.” – President Donald Trump In January 2019, CMS rules requiring hospitals to share a file with chargemaster data for their services went into effect.

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Using Certifications and Badges to Recognize Training Achievements in Healthcare Revenue Cycle Staff

HealthStream

Any education program used for revenue cycle staff should provide visible proof of achievement. Attaining a certification or badge, such as a UB-04, which covers medical terminology, or modifiers, is a sound way to make that happen

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