Tue.Oct 13, 2020

Two in Three Americans Cite the U.S. Presidential Election is a Significant Source of Stress, Even More than the 2016 Race

Health Populi

If you perceive you are more stressed in the COVID-19 pandemic than you were in 2019, you are one in many millions feeling so. If you felt stressed during the 2016 Presidential election season, you were also one in a million.

No-touch palm scanner helps ID patients while dodging COVID-19

Mobi Health News

Imprivata and Keyo's biometric device connects to a health record-integrated interface that helps health organizations quickly verify patients' identities during check-in

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Top Medical Apps for Seniors

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. One of the most significant challenges in the medical industry is the aging population. Taking care of seniors means using many different methods to ensure compliance.

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UK-based digital health startup Numan completes £10M in Series A funding

Mobi Health News

The online health clinic for men aims to continue investing in technology, expand operations and grow the team

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.

How one provider is transitioning from WebEx and Skype to a full telehealth platform

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic introduced new challenges for all healthcare provider organizations. At Maple Knoll Communities in Cincinnati, staff faced the challenge of protecting their residents from the virus while also providing high-quality medical care. THE PROBLEM.

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The Latest Advancements In Hip Replacement Surgery

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. As the years go by and the body begins to enter its old age, it’s only natural for aches and pains to begin to appear. Many older people will begin to notice issues with their […].

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Clearwave acquires Odoro, Vitality Group adds DarioHealth to its benefits marketplace and more digital health deals

Mobi Health News

Also: Livongo leverages Teladoc Health's connections for new business with Florida Blue; Amwell and Tyto Care reinforce partnership with "exclusive integrations

Telehealth Impacting Patient Satisfaction in Physical Therapy

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Terrence D. Sims, president & COO, Raintree Systems. Telehealth is a $2.6B industry and has grown more than 25% since 2015.

Providence Combines 9 Health IT Companies to Form Tegria

Healthcare IT Today

Tegria, a new company designed to provide next generation technologies and services to the health care sector, launched today with support from Providence, one of the nation’s largest health systems.

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.

Teladoc Health and Livongo's post-merger plan: one-stop healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Two months ago, digital health behemoths Livongo and Teladoc Health announced their $18.5 billion merger under the name Teladoc following huge leaps in earnings for both companies.

Verma says value-based care models haven't made good return on investment

FierceHealthIT

Verma says value-based care models haven't made good return on investment. rking. Tue, 10/13/2020 - 13:52

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Tyto Care launches new AI-powered diagnostic support tool

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Tyto Care announced this week its artificial intelligence-powered diagnostic support tool, aimed at improving the quality of remote triage. The tool, which has been submitted to the FDA for clearance, will initially detect abnormalities in lung exams.

Google, Optum, Microsoft team up on $13M challenge to prevent next pandemic

FierceHealthIT

Google, Optum, Microsoft team up on $13M challenge to prevent next pandemic. hlandi. Tue, 10/13/2020 - 14:45

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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.

#HITsm Flash Mob for Good – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 10/16 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) from @hcittoday on the topic “#HITsm Flash Mob for Good” We all know how much fun a Flash Mob can be.

AMA launches physician collaboration to help doctors integrate behavioral health into primary care

FierceHealthIT

AMA launches physician collaboration to help doctors integrate behavioral health into primary care. hlandi. Tue, 10/13/2020 - 10:44

A Healthcare CIO’s Guide to HIPAA Compliance in Co-working Spaces

Healthcare IT Today

COVID-19 has caused a rethinking in how companies view office space and corporate real estate. In the case of healthcare, one of the lines of thought has been as to whether or not team members not directly involved in patient care or support need to be located at facilities where it takes place.

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Tyto Care adds diagnostic AI component to at-home telehealth kit

FierceHealthIT

Tyto Care adds diagnostic AI component to at-home telehealth kit. hlandi. Tue, 10/13/2020 - 16:47

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.

Text Messaging Must be a Part of Your Digital Transformation

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Dan Simenc, Chief Revenue Officer, SR Health by Solutionreach. Since the pandemic began, healthcare organizations have been making significant process and technology changes to see and treat patients safely.

Dispute between telehealth giants heats up as Teladoc sues Amwell for patent infringement

FierceHealthIT

Dispute between telehealth giants heats up as Teladoc sues Amwell for patent infringement. hlandi. Tue, 10/13/2020 - 11:53

Subcutaneous Islet Transplant Provides Safer, Efficient Path for Type 1 Cure

Insulin Nation

Islet cell transplants as a mode for curing type 1 diabetes have become a popular research focus over the past decade despite the fact that scientists have been using this procedure, with minimal success, for almost sixty years. The issues that continue to plague this process beg the question: Is an effective and affordable islet transplant procedure even possible? Scientists out of the University of Pennsylvania think so.

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Walgreens COO says pandemic has been an 'accelerator' for VillageMD plans

FierceHealthIT

Walgreens COO says pandemic has been an 'accelerator' for VillageMD plans. treed. Tue, 10/13/2020 - 07:36

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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.

Introducing New Ways to Quick-start Your PIM Platform

Perficient

Product Information Management (PIM) and commerce go hand-in-hand, and inRiver is the common factor that helps simplify product information for both B2B and B2C shopping channels.

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CVS' Merlo says COVID-19 made case for company's diversification strategy

FierceHealthIT

CVS' Merlo says COVID-19 made case for company's diversification strategy. pminemyer. Tue, 10/13/2020 - 13:16

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Digital Health AI – Building Strong Foundations

Waracle

Speaking about the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in Digital Health during London Tech Week, Babylon Health Founder and CEO Ali Parsa said “There (are) real risks with this technology and it’s critical that we’re very deliberate.

RWJBarnabas launching 'universal' social determinants of health screening

FierceHealthIT

RWJBarnabas launching 'universal' social determinants of health screening. treed. Tue, 10/13/2020 - 13:51

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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.

Evolving Traditional Technologies Toward CX

Perficient

Contact Centers are, of course, a traditional aspect of companies and historically where and how those companies seek to interact with their customers. For years the chief expectation for these interactions was primarily via the phone or voice channel.

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