Fri.Sep 23, 2022

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Study: Limiting out-of-state telehealth could disrupt existing patient-provider relationships

Mobi Health News

A recent study found out-of-state telemedicine visits were most common with those who lived near a state border, and were largely for primary and mental healthcare.

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Health is Everywhere, and Telehealth Is Health – And It’s Personal

Health Populi

If health is nurtured and made where we live, work, play pray, learn, and shop, the healthcare should be everywhere. That’s the promise, increasingly a reality, of telehealth. We are in the middle of Telehealth Awareness Week , an advocacy program launched by the ATA (American Telemedicine Association) whose mission I share — that #TelehealthIsHealth.

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Study: Patients immersed in virtual reality during surgery require less anesthesia

Mobi Health News

A recent study found patients using virtual reality while undergoing hand surgery required less anesthesia during surgery.

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ATA: What's ahead for telehealth policy after the pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Telehealth Association is working with Congress and several federal agencies to shape the fate of policies and payments for telehealth services that experienced a rapid uptake during the COVID-19 pandemic. WHY IT MATTERS. Now that President Joe Biden has declared the COVID-19 pandemic over, the ATA's Telehealth Awareness Week policy update webinar explored how federal and state telehealth policies may be affected as Congress decides whether or not to end the public health emerge

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Transform Clinical Communication With Role-based Messaging

Effective collaboration among all care team members is critical to delivering better patient outcomes. A key element to achieving effective collaboration is through the implementation of a clinical communication and collaboration platform. In a fast-paced, high-stress and critical environment, people tend to do whatever gets the job done. Therefore will scramble and use the systems, people, or processes around them to get an outcome more quickly - which can often be at the expense of quality.

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Q&A: How Headspace Health's acquisitions alter its mental health product

Mobi Health News

Leslie Witt, Headspace Health's chief product and design officer, explains how the company's acquisitions are augmenting its mental health offerings and capabilities.

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Roundup: Indian insurtech Zopper scores $75M in Series C funding and more briefs

Mobi Health News

Also, digital health company RaphaCure has launched its mobile corporate wellness app.

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Kyruus Announces Acquisition of Leading Digital Patient Engagement Company, Epion Health

Healthcare IT Today

Combined company will offer the most comprehensive patient access and engagement solutions in the market. Kyruus , the leader in provider search and scheduling solutions for healthcare organizations, today announced it will acquire Epion Health , a leader in digital patient engagement solutions. The two companies will join forces to offer healthcare organizations and providers a one-stop shop for patient access and engagement solutions.

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Schizophrenia: Is There Such A Thing As Happy Voices?

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

Disclaimer: The following post is from a perspective of working in the mental health field at RCF Facilities over the last 6 years. These are my own personal experiences and thoughts. This post is not meant to generalize or critique any individual with a mental illness. I have based the following on research I have […]. The post Schizophrenia: Is There Such A Thing As Happy Voices?

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ERAS Applications – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s Fun Friday entry is a little tough when you think about the shortage of physicians we have right now and how it’s getting worse. It’s crazy how many barriers there are to becoming a physician. One part of this was highlighted by Dr. Glaucomflecken in this video about the electronic residency application service (ERAS).

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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10 Ways to Control High Blood Pressure through Lifestyle Changes

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

If you are one of the one-third of American adults who suffer from high blood pressure, you know how important it is to take steps to control it. High blood pressure can lead to a number of health problems, including heart attack, stroke, and kidney failure. It is important to make lifestyle changes to control high blood pressure and reduce your risk of these health problems.

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Digital front doors' advantages when meeting population health needs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Population health management has become an important competency for hospitals and health systems. But the road to implementing effective pop health strategies is laden with challenges: monitoring chronic illness rates and preventing community transmission, triaging emergencies over routine health care circumstances, and executing preventive services all require providers to alter their traditional fee-for-service workflow.

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Why Digital Literacy Matters for Mental and Behavioral Health Providers

TheraNest

Reading Time: 4 Minutes. As time progresses, the use of technology continues to intertwine with an increasing number of processes in the field of mental health. From how providers chart and schedule appointments to how they visit with patients, there is hardly a step in their workflow that isn’t done digitally. The integration of technology throughout the field of mental health has done wonders.