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.

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

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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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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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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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.

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.

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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Health Benefits Of Moringa: Why It Is Called Tree Of Miracles

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

A plant which is highly nutritious and holds a special place in ayurveda due to its amazing medicinal properties. The post Health Benefits Of Moringa: Why It Is Called Tree Of Miracles appeared first on Healthystic. Health Benefits Diet Healthy Food Weight Loss

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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.

CHIME19: 7 predictions for what lies ahead for health IT in 2020

FierceHealthIT

CHIME19 attendees took out their crystal balls to predict what's ahead for healthcare and health IT. Here are 7 predictions of what's in the pipeline for 2020

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.

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.

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.

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.

Five tech and aging blog posts from October 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

October was a long and extravagant month for the tech market. Between trade events, including the Connected Health Conference in Boston, LeadingAge in San Diego, HLTH in Las Vegas, the Aging 2.0

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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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.

Interoperability research shows agita

Morning eHealth

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

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.

Adventures in T1D: How to Camp With Diabetes

Insulin Nation

Lifting the Shadow. When you are diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, it’s hard not to feel like a shadow has been cast over your life. Suddenly you’re exposed to the possibility of so many things going wrong. It can be an isolating feeling.

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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.

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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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).

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.

New York health system to pay $3M HIPAA settlement

FierceHealthIT

The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is paying $3 million to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) to settle potential security and privacy violations.

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HIStalk Interviews David Lareau, CEO, Medicomp

HIStalk Interviews

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.