Wed.Sep 09, 2020

Americans Worry About Medical Bankruptcy, With Prescription Drug Costs Also Playing Into Voters’ Concerns

Health Populi

One in two people in the U.S. are concerned that a major health event in their family would lead to bankruptcy, up 5 percent points over the past eighteen months.

An untapped market for digital health innovation exists among seniors hoping to age in place

Mobi Health News

As older adults continue to adopt technology, digital health technologies will play an important role in helping them age in place, a new report from Rock Health predicts. The report notes that although 77% of people over the age of 55 say they want to age in place, only 50% believe they will

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Post-COVID, Empathy Will Be a Game Changer In Healthcare Innovation

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Deborah Vinton, medical director, emergency department, UVA Health and Inlightened Expert.

AI beyond the buzz: 'The biggest element is the truth telling'

Mobi Health News

There have been endless claims that AI will transform patient care, freeing up clinicians to spend time with patients and cutting costs, but many investors are wary of grandiose promises and prefer to hear the truth instead according to a session at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European Digital Conferenc

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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.

Telehealth working ‘beyond our wildest dreams’ at Chicago’s Rush

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Prior to the pandemic, Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, had been using Adobe Media Server integrated with its Epic electronic health record for telehealth video visits.

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Doctors rate telehealth as the most promising technology during COVID-19, survey finds

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Research published this week by Philips gives an insight into doctors’ experience of COVID-19 and how they believe the healthcare industry should change in response.

Ousted Zocdoc CEO accuses fellow cofounders and CFO of foul play in new lawsuit

Mobi Health News

Filed yesterday, the suit describes a collaborative effort among Zocdoc executives and at least one investor to mislead the former CEO and chairman so that he could not protect himself from a sudden expulsion.

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MedPAC members weigh future of telehealth coverage

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In a virtual public meeting this past Friday, members of the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission discussed how – and whether – to permanently expand telehealth in Medicare.

Singapore launches first nationwide collaborative ecosystem for cancer care

Mobi Health News

Project EISE serves as a bridge between private and public sector partners within the multi-stakeholder cancer ecosystem

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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.

Olive Oil Benefits: Tips On Buying And How To Use It

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

Do you love to watch different cooking shows? Or are you a culinary expert by yourself? Well, no matter what your scenario is, you probably already are familiar with olive oil and its usages. But did you know that this particular product has several health benefits as well?

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Singapore to distribute TraceTogether token nationwide from mid-September

Mobi Health News

From 10 September, a new Self-Check service and SMS service will also be launched

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NIH Director Collins says future COVID-19 vaccine approvals will follow science or 'I will have no part of it'

FierceHealthIT

NIH Director Collins says future COVID-19 vaccine approvals will follow science or 'I will have no part of it'. treed. Wed, 09/09/2020 - 11:25

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FundamentalVR expands its medical training platform with group learning feature

Mobi Health News

‘Teaching Space' allows multiple users to meet in a virtual classroom to conduct interactive teaching sessions and lectures remotely

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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.

HIStalk Interviews J. Erin Hutchinson, Owner, Narrative Shift

HIStalk Interviews

Erin Hutchinson, MA is owner of Narrative Shift of. Interviews

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Veteran clinical navigation platform Grand Rounds raises $175M

Mobi Health News

This morning, clinical-navigation platform Grand Rounds announced a whopping $175 million investment round led by the Carlyle Group. This brings the company’s total funding pot to over $270 million.

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Telehealth: Developing A Long-Term Strategy to Serve Your Patients

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Tammy Graves and Matt Henry from Point B. The rapid launch and/or acceleration of an existing telehealth program in light of COVID-19 is a matter of survival for your healthcare organization and your patients.

Bardy Diagnostics' founder hands off CEO role; Catapult Health looks inside for its new president; and more digital health hires and departures

Mobi Health News

Also: Welldoc adds three new members to its executive team, and Uber Health loses its leader

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.

Zocdoc co-founder sues executives for staging 'fraudulent coup' to oust him 5 years ago

FierceHealthIT

Zocdoc co-founder sues executives for staging 'fraudulent coup' to oust him 5 years ago. hlandi. Wed, 09/09/2020 - 17:19

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The COVID-19 crisis has 'forced people into virtual mediums,' says Summus CEO

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A frequently discussed consequence of the COVID-19 crisis is the uptick in reliance on telehealth, with both patients and clinicians pivoting quickly to virtual care in order to minimize in-person contact.

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Cigna plans to expand its ACA exchange presence by 27% in 2021

FierceHealthIT

Cigna plans to expand its ACA exchange presence by 27% in 2021. rking. Wed, 09/09/2020 - 11:57

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AdvancedMD EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Tim Costantino, VP, Head of Product at AdvancedMD. In this series, we talk with EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth.

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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.

Humana launches value-based programs focused on heart surgery, shoulder replacements

FierceHealthIT

Humana launches value-based programs focused on heart surgery, shoulder replacements. treed. Wed, 09/09/2020 - 16:40

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What’s Old is New Again in Healthcare – Perspectives from Former Walmart Healthcare Executive

Healthcare IT Today

On the latest The Combustion Chronicles podcast, host Shawn Nason sits down with Sean Slovenski, CEO at BioIQ and former SVP and President of Walmart Health & Wellness. Together they discussed Walmart’s foray into healthcare, the challenge of introducing new technologies into healthcare and what the future holds. It was, however, Slovenski’s comments about healthcare […].

Grand Rounds lands $175M cash infusion backed by The Carlyle Group

FierceHealthIT

Grand Rounds lands $175M cash infusion backed by The Carlyle Group. hlandi. Wed, 09/09/2020 - 11:17

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COVID-19 and the Opioid Crisis – How This Pandemic is Shaping the Opioid Crisis in 2020

HealthStream

COVID-19 has had a deleterious effect on the opioid crisis, but it is possible for patients to emerge on the other side of the pandemic in a better place if we first understand where we were prior to the pandemic and also understand the factors that make the pandemic so difficult for these patients

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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.

Study: Teaching hospitals got $832M in industry payments in 2018, with royalties highest amount

FierceHealthIT

Study: Teaching hospitals got $832M in industry payments in 2018, with royalties highest amount. rking. Wed, 09/09/2020 - 15:29

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How Can Telehealth Optimize Your Medical Practice?

Ortholive

The COVID-19 pandemic created unparalleled global change in every industry. Many businesses, including those in the healthcare community are still in crisis mode.

Cambia Health CEO Ganz announces plan to depart

FierceHealthIT

Cambia Health CEO Ganz announces plan to depart. treed. Wed, 09/09/2020 - 13:40

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