Wed.Feb 17, 2021

The Social Determinants of Prescription Drugs – A View From CoverMyMeds

Health Populi

The COVID-19 pandemic forced consumers to define what were basic or essential needs to them; for most people, those items have been hygiene products, food, and connectivity to the Internet. There’s another good that’s essential to people who are patients: prescription drugs.

Behavioral health services now complement 98point6's text-based primary care platform

Mobi Health News

The company began rolling out new offerings such as licensed therapy and behavioral health coaching to existing clients earlier this month

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Pandemic Fuels 2021 Healthcare Megatrends

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Scott Hampel, president, MedeAnalytics. When I wrote about megatrends last year, the predictions were, naturally, forward-looking.

GAIA-X initiative proposes data infrastructure for Europe

Mobi Health News

The proposal aims to ensure that Europe's data is collated and shared in a secure and transparent way

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Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

Can This Promising Vaccine Really Stop Breast Cancer?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. While news about vaccines is mostly dominated by COVID-19 right now, work is continuing to find a vaccine that can protect against different types of cancer.

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Helio Health uses telehealth to solve access issues for Medicaid population

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Helio Health in Syracuse, New York, treats patients with substance use disorder and behavioral health issues. Many times, these patients have exacerbating conditions on the medical side. On top of those, there is a COVID-19 threat for both staff and patients. THE PROBLEM.

Apple requires COVID-19 vaccine passport developers to work with public health authorities

Mobi Health News

The tech giant says this is a way to ensure a users' data is protected.

Age-Tech Market 2021: Perspectives and Expectations

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The population worldwide is aging. According to the UN, by 2050, one in six people in the world will be over the age of 65, up from one in 11 in 2019. Given that “aging” […].

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Finnish initiative GAIA-X proposes data infrastructure for Europe

Mobi Health News

The proposal aims to ensure that Europe's data is collated and shared in a secure and transparent way

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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.

Healthcare Career Opportunities: How to Prepare For Non-Clinical Roles

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The healthcare industry has seen one of the most significant growth spurts in the last two centuries. Now more than ever, we fall back on the medical sector in our times of crisis. We saw […].

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More Healthcare Data Means Growth for Switch

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare applications are increasing in complexity. Health data continues to grow exponentially. To avoid being drowned in this technology deluge, healthcare providers and health IT vendors are turning to 3rd party infrastructure providers for their systems + data needs.

Consider the potential for wearables and older adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

The watch changed the landscape for wearables. Since the introduction of the Apple Watch in 2014 and its subsequent sales of more than 33 million (as of 2020), Apple has been the dominant player in the US market.

Health Systems Come Together En Masse to Gather Health Insights from Anonymized Patient Data

Healthcare IT Today

Demonstrating once again that for health systems, it’s the data, stupid, fourteen US health systems have come together to sell anonymized versions of the vast stores of patient information they collect and maintain.

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.

Report: Biden taps Obama admin veteran Brooks-LaSure to lead CMS

FierceHealthIT

Report: Biden taps Obama admin veteran Brooks-LaSure to lead CMS. rking. Wed, 02/17/2021 - 15:58

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Zocdoc Announces $150 Million in Growth Financing from Francisco Partners

Healthcare IT Today

Zocdoc, the country’s leading digital healthcare marketplace, today announced $150 million in growth financing from Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses.

RAND: Cap on hospital rates saves more than price transparency

FierceHealthIT

RAND: Cap on hospital rates saves more than price transparency. rking. Wed, 02/17/2021 - 15:05

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Telehealth is bringing patients and providers closer

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Telehealth is bringing patients and providers closer Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Sponsor: RingCentral Right Now

Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

Biden admin appears to withdraw final rule aimed at streamlining prior authorization

FierceHealthIT

Biden admin appears to withdraw final rule aimed at streamlining prior authorization. rking. Wed, 02/17/2021 - 13:58

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How Effective Case Management Reduces Readmission Rates

HealthStream

For clinicians serving people with chronic healthcare conditions, providing effective treatment is complex. With coordination of healthcare more important than ever, this has led to the growing use of case managers, especially to combat readmissions and the CMS penalties connected to them

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AHIP, tech companies create new healthcare AI standard as industry aims to provide more guardrails

FierceHealthIT

AHIP, tech companies create new healthcare AI standard as industry aims to provide more guardrails. hlandi. Wed, 02/17/2021 - 16:57

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Communication Tips for High COVID-19 Vaccine Demand, Limited Supply

Geonetric

As if you weren’t busy enough trying to reassure your community of the COVID-19 vaccine’s efficacy, safety, and potential ability to make a real dent in the pandemic, add something else to your list: answering an understandably eager, growing number of people who want to get themselves or someone they love vaccinated as soon as […].

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Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

Anthem, CloudMedx bringing COVID-19 tracking tool to vaccine distribution

FierceHealthIT

Anthem, CloudMedx bringing COVID-19 tracking tool to vaccine distribution. pminemyer. Wed, 02/17/2021 - 13:22

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M&A SPECIALIST PROVIDES ROAD MAP FOR THE ARM INDUSTRY IN 2021

Corp Advisory Solutions

The post M&A SPECIALIST PROVIDES ROAD MAP FOR THE ARM INDUSTRY IN 2021 appeared first on Corporate Advisory Solutions.

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98point6 expands into behavioral health with rising demand for mental health support

FierceHealthIT

98point6 expands into behavioral health with rising demand for mental health support. hlandi. Wed, 02/17/2021 - 12:08

Do More with Healthcare Digital Advertising

Geonetric

Digital advertising is one of the top places healthcare brand leaders invest. But achieving true success can be elusive. Too often healthcare organizations are paying for keywords they are already getting organically, or reporting on success metrics that just don’t move the revenue needle.

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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.

Businesses, public health organizations form alliance to strengthen COVID-19 response

FierceHealthIT

Businesses, public health organizations form alliance to strengthen COVID-19 response. pminemyer. Wed, 02/17/2021 - 15:22

HIStalk Interviews Jon-Michial Carter, CEO, ChartSpan

HIStalk Interviews

Jon-Michial Carter is co-founder and CEO of ChartSpan of Greenville, Interviews

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Community Health Systems posts $311M profit in Q4

FierceHealthIT

Community Health Systems posts $311M profit in Q4. treed. Wed, 02/17/2021 - 17:08

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