Wed.Nov 06, 2019

The Link Between Wellness & Wealth Is Powerful for Everyone – and Especially Women

Health Populi

In the U.S., the link between wellness and wealth, money and health, is strong and common across people, young and old. But the impacts of money on health, well-being, and life choices varies across the ages, based on a study from Lively , a company that builds platforms for health savings accounts.

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Healthcare consumers are seeking clear communications, tech-enabled access to care

Mobi Health News

A new Salesforce Research survey suggests patients are heavily valuing healthcare and life science companies that provide better consumer experiences

The Link Between Wellness & Wealth Is Powerful for Everyone – and Especially Women

Health Populi

In the U.S., the link between wellness and wealth, money and health, is strong and common across people, young and old. But the impacts of money on health, well-being, and life choices varies across the ages, based on a study from Lively , a company that builds platforms for health savings accounts.

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Apple, VA complete rollout of Health Records at 1,200+ facilities

Mobi Health News

Veterans will have secure access to a portable aggregated record of their allergies, immunizations, lab results, procedures and other health measures

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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.

Interoperability research shows agita

Morning eHealth

New data privacy, AI investment proposals — A shot of SDOH funding

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Telehealth helps Mayo Clinic neonatologists better treat newborns in emergencies

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, implemented tele-neonatology six years ago. Prior to that, Mayo Clinic neonatologists were assisting community hospital care teams via telephone when a newborn required advanced resuscitation or critical care. THE PROBLEM.

Consumers Interested In Using Voice Assistants for Healthcare, But Privacy Worries Remain

Healthcare IT Today

It’s becoming more common for consumers to use voice assistants for healthcare, but others are holding back due to privacy worries, according to the results of a new survey. The survey, which connected with 1,004 U.S. adults, was backed by AI vendor Orbita and conducted by Voicebot.ai.

Extension of Remote Patient Monitoring Reimbursement: New Physician Schedule for 2020

care innovations

It is an exciting time in the world of digital health! The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its final 2020 rules, which directly impacts remote patient monitoring (RPM) services.

Featured Health IT Job: Mirth Interface/Integration Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Mirth Interface/Integration Analyst position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Cordea Consulting and is available in New Jersey.

Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

A Guide to Virtual Visits with Your Telehealth Program

Health Recovery Solutions

Virtual Care, Not Just RPM. Modern telehealth products have several different solutions and services to offer healthcare organizations. Some of these include remote patient monitoring (RPM), educational materials, communication tools, and medication and symptom tracking.

Pharmacy Sues Surescripts, Partners Over Alleged Antitrust Violations

Healthcare IT Today

An independent pharmacy has spearheaded a class action suit claiming Surescripts has engaged in anticompetitive behavior which violates federal law.

Importance Of The Hospital Management System

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The health system is one of essential socio-economic activities; therefore, it requires rational and effective management.

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Healthcare Organizations Should Identify Every Person in the Facility

HealthStream

Let your organization's policies and procedures be your guide when it comes to requesting to see the credentials of someone you do not recognize as staff or when making polite inquiries if someone appears to be a visitor. Personal Identification matters in every organization, especially healthcare.

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Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Healthcare Breach

Telebehavioral Health Institute

1,400 Patients Affected by Behavioral Healthcare Breach The Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) accidentally exposed patient’s protected health information (PHI) through its Individual and Family Support Program (IFSP).

What Is the Likely Impact of the Patient-Driven Payment Model (PDPM) on Quality?

HealthStream

PDPM implementation is imminent, and the benefits are clear of basing payment on clinical characteristics and reducing the administrative burden of fewer assessments. But what will happen to rehabilitation outcomes in the absence of incentives

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6 Mental Health Quotes that Will Inspire Your Clients

TheraNest

We all have our favorite quotes from authors, poets, and historical figures that we pull out when the time calls. Whether they are validating, inspiring, or grounding, cherished quotes can serve as a form of self care to bring us back into the moment as we move through life’s challenges.

National Efforts to Prevent Suicide

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

In late October, leaders from transportation, media, entertainment, law enforcement, technology, healthcare and other industries convened at Kaiser Permanente’s Center for Total Health in Washington, D.C.,

Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

HIStalk Interviews David Lareau, CEO, Medicomp

HIStalk Interviews

David Lareau is CEO of Medicomp Systems of Chantilly, VA. Interviews

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Reframe Cybersecurity Risk: Three Goals To Consider For 2020

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By John Briar, founder, BotRx. We tend to have a negative view of risk, regarding it as a danger to the business. But, it also presents opportunities to push boundaries. If we reframe risk as a change-maker, then what degree of risk is acceptable? The healthcare industry faces this conundrum at every turn. Whether testing […].

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Why Home Health Caregivers are the Heroes of the Healthcare Ecosystem

Synzi

Honoring Home Health Heroes The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) celebrates November as Home Care and Hospice Month. During this month, the home care and hospice community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists, and … Read More.

Ransomware attack at Brooklyn Hospital Center results in permanent loss of some patient data

FierceHealthIT

A ransomware attack hitting several computer systems at Brooklyn Hospital Center exposed patient data and caused permanent loss of some patients' information. The hospital discovered that malware had encrypted certain systems and disrupted the operation of certain hospital systems

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Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

Telemedicine in the Golden Hour: Saving Neonatal Lives

GlobalMed

When people think of a typical telemedicine scenario, they often picture a patient who can’t get to a hospital. A soldier wounded in the field, an elderly man with mobility challenges or a melanoma patient in a rural town hours from a dermatology clinic : these are the usual faces of virtual health.

Apple expands health records app to millions of U.S. veterans

FierceHealthIT

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and Apple announced Wednesday that millions of U.S. veterans will now be able to access their medical records on their iPhones through the tech giant's health records feature.

Period-Close Management

Perficient

In our previous post, Solutions to Periodic Reconciliations, Part 1 we identified solutions to help streamline the reconciliations process to better equip your accounting team.

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Democratic victories in Kentucky, Virginia deal another blow to Medicaid work requirements

FierceHealthIT

Medicaid work requirements will likely take a hit after Democrats made gains in Kentucky and Virginia on Tuesday night

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Major Players in Home Health Programs

Perficient

Previously , I discussed what home health programs (HHP) are. In this blog I analyze the major players in the HHP. State Authority & Participation. The Center for Medicare Services (CMS) oversees the Health Home Program, but each state has a Health Home Authority that creates and manages its HHP.

CMS approves D.C. Medicaid waiver, paving way for broader mental health coverage

FierceHealthIT

The District of Columbia will be the first region to test a waiver program that aims to allow states to cover more behavioral health services in Medicaid.

How Cloud Improves Disaster Recovery

Perficient

The following is the sixth blog in a series about why businesses are moving to the cloud to modernize and improve business performance. In our last blog in this series, we examined how security improves with cloud.

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Industry Voices—We need to move from patient-centered outcomes to patient-centered values

FierceHealthIT

Patients have historically been—and often continue to be—excluded from decisions that shape the value assessment dialogue.

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