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Why an ICD Code for Loneliness May be the Key to Address this “Profound Public Health Threat”

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Cindy Jordan, Co-Founder and CEO at Pyx Health Last year, US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy identified loneliness as a “ profound public health threat ” that can be just as hazardous to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. In fact, loneliness has been found to be a significant contributing factor to depression and cognitive decline, worsening chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease, and, consequently, an increase in the risk of mortality by anyw

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8 Tips for Telehealth-Only Mental Health Practices

TheraNest

The rise of telehealth technology makes starting a telehealth-only practice very appealing, especially for therapists who don’t have the resources to open an office or have geographical limitations when it comes to finding clients. If you’re considering opening a telehealth-only practice, we have 8 tips for you. 1. Ensure You Have the Right Technology To run a telehealth-only practice, you need to have the right technology as a major portion of your operations relies upon that.

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Health IT Media by the Numbers – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 141

Healthcare IT Today

For the 141st episode of the Healthcare IT Today Podcast we are talking about the results from the recent Swaay.Health marketing Survey to learn about health IT media by the numbers. We kick this episode off by looking at AI. AI has been a hot topic for health IT, but are people getting tired of talking about it? Next, we discuss which health IT topics are increasing and which topics are decreasing in popularity.

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Sapphire Orlando: Join LeanIX At SAP's Major US Event

LeanIX

SAP Sapphire Orlando is the premier US event for enterprise leaders leveraging SAP software. Join us there June 3-5, 2024, to discover how LeanIX can help drive your SAP transformation.

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The Cost of Inefficient Communication in Home Care & Beyond

This eBook explores the critical issues of using consumer-grade messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and SMS in healthcare, especially home care. It highlights the negative impacts on patient care quality, data security, and HIPAA compliance and provides practical solutions to enhance communication efficiency! You will learn how to: Consolidate Messaging Platforms: Streamline communication by reducing the use of multiple apps, improving efficiency in patient care.

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Livara Health Raises $15 Million to Expand Value-Based Musculoskeletal Care Delivery Model

Healthcare IT Today

Led by A1 Health Ventures, the Series B Round of Funding will Accelerate Growth of Care Planning, Care Delivery, and Care Navigation Solutions Livara Health , a leader in value-based musculoskeletal (MSK) management, today announced that it has raised $15 million in Series B funding. The round was led by A1 Health Ventures, with participation from existing investors Polaris Partners, Providence Ventures, Martin Ventures, and a new strategic investor.