Tue.May 19, 2020

3 steps to changing your EHR system

KevinMD

If you are a physician unhappy with your current EHR system (surveys suggest 2 out of 3 are), and you do have the ability to switch, this article is for you. Our COVID-19 pandemic may place you in a bad financial time for this, but it's also placed you in an excellent time to plan […].

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What $6,553 Buys You in America: A Luxury Watch, a Year at Valdosta State, or a PPO for One – the 2020 Milliman Medical Index

Health Populi

Imagine this: you find yourself with $6,553 in your pocket and you can pick one of the following: A new 2020 Breitling Navitimer watch; A year’s in-state tuition at Valdosta State University; or, A PPO for an average individual.

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How Banner Health is using chatbots to help keep ED patients informed

Mobi Health News

The bots are integrated with the EHR and can tell patients when they should expect the doctor and what labs have been ordered.

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Hospitals should prepare now for future telehealth demands

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In an article published in the Journal of the American Informatics Association this week, Duke University researchers examined COVID-19's effect on transforming the telehealth landscape.

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.

After regulatory kerfuffle, EverlyWell finally rolls out home COVID-19 sample collection

Mobi Health News

The consumer-facing digital platform for health testing was forced to pump the brakes on a similar offering roughly two months ago

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Omada Health acquires Physera, adds virtual MSK therapy to its chronic care programs

Mobi Health News

Alongside the purchase and service launch, the digital health company also shared news of a $57 million investment from Perceptive Advisors

The Role of Specialty Specific Telehealth – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 5/22 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Melissa Alvares, VP Marketing (@swiftmedical) from Swift Medical on the topic of “The Role of Specialty Specific Telehealth“.

Ro dips into skincare with new prescription dermatology line

Mobi Health News

Customers will now be able to use the services to get eczema treatment, as well as prescription antiperspirant and dandruff shampoo

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Microsoft announces Cloud for Healthcare, first industry-specific cloud service

FierceHealthIT

Microsoft announces Cloud for Healthcare, first industry-specific cloud service. hlandi. Tue, 05/19/2020 - 14:13

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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.

Greenway Health Sees Hope for Physician Practices

Healthcare IT Today

I have a “twofer” for you today, a conversation with not one but two representatives from Greenway Health. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Geeta Nayyar, Chief Medical Officer and Kali Durgampudi, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer.

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Industry Voices—When the COVID-19 crisis passes, telehealth will remain

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—When the COVID-19 crisis passes, telehealth will remain. hlandi. Tue, 05/19/2020 - 17:51

American Telemedicine Association, others join AVIA's COVID-19 Resource Hub

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Provention Bio Starts Rolling FDA Submissions for T1D Preventative

Insulin Nation

It has been a while since Provention Bio ( website ), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on immune-mediated diseases, announced their first exciting results from their teplizumab drug trials.

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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.

Remote monitoring's role in treating COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Remote monitoring's role in treating COVID-19 Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

Fewer HIT Leaders Are Involving Employees Technology Investment Process

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey of healthcare workers has concluded that in the struggle to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, fewer HIT execs are involving employees in health IT investment decisions. This is not a good sign, as it suggests that we may see a new wave of Health IT investments that end users hate.

UnitedHealth launching clinical trial to test impact of ACE inhibitors on COVID-19 

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealth launching clinical trial to test impact of ACE inhibitors on COVID-19 . pminemyer. Tue, 05/19/2020 - 16:35

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Q&A with PSJH CIO B.J. Moore, Part 1: “Everything We Do Is at a System Level.”

Health System CIO

What can leaders do when part of the health system is in ground zero for an pandemic, and other areas behind the curve? Learn and implement changes locally, while acting globally, says B.J. Moore, who talks about how his team at PSJH has responded to Covid-19. Change management Featured Interviews Leadership/Staff Management Remote Work Telehealth B.J. Moore Providence St. Joseph Health

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.

Industry Voices—After COVID-19, there will be a tectonic shift in how medicine is practiced

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—After COVID-19, there will be a tectonic shift in how medicine is practiced. treed. Tue, 05/19/2020 - 15:12

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SPM & Health Story Collaborative Join Forces: Please Share Your Stories During the Pandemic

Society for Participatory Medicine

The Society for Participatory Medicine (SPM) and the Health Story Collaborative (HSC) are partnering during this time to bring the power of storytelling to health care and explore what it means to practice participatory medicine in times of COVID-19. Please read the below and share your stories.

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Omada Health buys virtual physical therapy startup Physera for reported $30M

FierceHealthIT

Omada Health buys virtual physical therapy startup Physera for reported $30M. hlandi. Tue, 05/19/2020 - 17:21

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NASP Challenges Specialty Pharmacy Stakeholders to Innovate for Medication Adherence

MedTech Boston

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) is launching a new competition to encourage innovation in specialty pharmacy. The NASP Challenge is. The post NASP Challenges Specialty Pharmacy Stakeholders to Innovate for Medication Adherence appeared first on MedTech Boston.

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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.

Payers have lowered barriers to telehealth. Will those changes stick? Here's what experts have to say

FierceHealthIT

Payers have lowered barriers to telehealth. Will those changes stick? Here's what experts have to say. hlandi. Tue, 05/19/2020 - 11:54

What Is Cultural Competence in Healthcare?

HealthStream

Now more than ever, healthcare professionals and everyone supporting them in the industry need to work to break down any barriers to care. One way many organizations are making an effort to meet more patients’ needs is to focus on cultural competence

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Humana, Healthmap team up on Florida kidney care coordination program

FierceHealthIT

Humana, Healthmap team up on Florida kidney care coordination program. pminemyer. Tue, 05/19/2020 - 13:38

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#106: What Individuals and Organizations Can Do To Survive And Thrive In Times Of Crisis

Digital Health Today

William Kassler of IBM Watson Health explains the roles of Fear, Resilience and Self-care.

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.

Senate GOP aren't in a hurry to pass a new round of COVID-19 stimulus funding after House passes $3T bill

FierceHealthIT

Senate GOP aren't in a hurry to pass a new round of COVID-19 stimulus funding after House passes $3T bill. rking. Tue, 05/19/2020 - 12:46

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How to Talk To a Doctor Online

Vidyo

The post How to Talk To a Doctor Online appeared first on Vidyo Blog. General Collaboration Telemedicine

Where are the states where docs earn the most? The South dominates

FierceHealthIT

Where are the states where docs earn the most? The South dominates. treed. Tue, 05/19/2020 - 09:50

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