Fri.Feb 21, 2020

Low retention, unrepresentative samples prevalent among large app-based digital health studies

Mobi Health News

A recently published analysis of eight digital studies found a median dropoff of 5.5 days, as well as a predominantly young and white pool of participants

ONC chief expects rules ‘relatively soon’

Morning eHealth

Patients say they can’t afford to wait for privacy protections — How China's using tech to fight coronavirus


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Telehealth, language services platform Cloudbreak Health scores $10M

Mobi Health News

The platform was designed to provide patients with limited English proficiency access to speciality care.

Mobile patient engagement technology saves clinic $1.8M

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Leveraging Automated Telehealth During a Capacity Crisis

As the healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make the most of clinical resources. Automation holds the key to drastically increasing clinical capacity and flattening the curve.

HIMSSCast: Technology, policy and COVID-19

Mobi Health News

COVID-19, perhaps still better known as novel coronavirus, is a dangerous and rapidly spreading disease that governments and healthcare stakeholders are working around the world to contain.


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Boots UK pilots digital prescription service

Mobi Health News

The high street beauty and health retailer is taking one step further to introduce digital services for its customers


A Doctor for President – ZDoggMD

Healthcare IT Today

I know that ZDoggMD is not everyone’s favorite, but I just came across this satire video of ZDoggMD saying what he’d do if he ran for President. It’s hard to imagine what goes through his mind when he thinks he wants to create a video like this.

Patient Care Trends of 2020: SDoH, Behavioral Data, and Moving Beyond the AI Trough of Disillusionment

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. John Showalter, CPO, Jvion. Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming healthcare, especially on its clinical side, where 62% of providers have already adopted an AI strategy. The American Hospital Association recently reported that when […].


Attackers Use Coronavirus Fears To Fuel Malicious Activity

Healthcare IT Today

Sadly, it’s predictable that crooks, swindlers and others with malicious intent would take advantage of the fear surrounding the international outbreak of an unexpected and little-known disease. As it turns out, the Coronavirus epidemic is no exception.

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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.

HIPAA Compliant Video Conferencing

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Compliant Video Conferencing Telehealth is growing rapidly as more healthcare providers are choosing to treat patients virtually. Utilizing video conferencing tools allows providers to treat patients that they would normally be unable to treat due to their geographic location.


Planning Annual Required Training – A Healthcare Compliance Case Study


To illustrate the difficulty that a typical healthcare provider may encounter when planning annual required training, we offer the example of just one role in a single state—a respiratory therapist in Tennessee


NRC Health recovering from ransomware attack


NRC Health was hit with a ransomware attack Feb. 11 and it still working to restore its systems and services. The company, which works with 75% of the 200 largest U.S. hospital chains, administers patient survey tools to hospitals


Coronavirus Prevention Tips and Telehealth Applications


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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.

Health insurers' profits topped $35B last year. Medicare Advantage is the common thread


Big-name health insurers raked in $35.7 billion in profit over the course of the year. Check out the comparisons of how they performed

Weekender 2/21/20

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap Publicly traded patient survey company NRC. Weekender


UnitedHealthcare axes Mednax from its network in four states


Florida-based physician services provider Mednax announced Friday that UnitedHealthcare unilaterally cut the company out of its network


Perficient Game Night – A Winning Move for Company Morale


This winter, Perficient colleagues from our St. Louis office stayed warm by heating up the competition at the annual Game Night. Louis Perficient employees use their teamwork in the strategy-based game, Pandemic.


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.

The 3 biggest questions providers have as CMS' direct contracting deadline nears


The first deadline for the Trump administration’s new direct contracting value-based care payment model is right around the corner, but potential applicants are worried about key missing details—like how they will get paid


Downloading the New Oracle EPM 11.2 Software


Now that the Hyperion EPM 11.2 software is out, let’s get started by downloading the software. The most common software we are generally asked to install is Planning and HFM. The steps are simple: Go to the Oracle Software site [link]. Log in to the site. Search for the software.


HHS says it listened to the industry about EHR pain points in final burden reduction strategy


Federal regulators have listened to physicians' complaints about health IT burdens and they have some solutions. HHS is looking at strategies that are achievable in the next three to five years and also outlined steps that EHR vendors should take to focus more on user-centered design

Chicago Wolves Game Brings Perficient Colleagues Closer Together


Our Chicago-based colleagues take social and service events seriously. They’ve found the extra time they spend outside the office often translates into stronger bonds inside it.


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.