Wed.Jan 06, 2021

Bahrain first country to allow vaccine appointment via mobile app

Mobi Health News

All citizens and residents of the Gulf nation are able to schedule their free vaccination via BeAware, which was launched at the beginning of the pandemic as the country’s COVID-19 contact tracing offering.

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Women are less likely to use video for telehealth care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A wide-ranging study published this past week in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that older people, women, Black and Latinx individuals, and patients with lower household incomes were less likely to use video for telemedicine care during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Mind Cure releases mental health digital therapeutic for psychedelic research

Mobi Health News

The platform works to empower patients to be more active in their care journey – and also creates a database of clinical practices and protocols for the psychedelic research community

Rural Watauga Medical uses telehealth to care for twice the typical number of patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Part of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, Wautaga Medical Center in rural Boone, North Carolina, already was busy before COVID-19 hit, and leadership knew their current hospitalist staff could not handle the onslaught of patients coming through during the pandemic. THE PROBLEM.

Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

Athenahealth's VP predicts more value-based care, investor interest and an evening out of telehealth in 2021

Mobi Health News

Healthcare veteran Paul Brient, SVP and chief product officer at Athenahealth, talks to MobiHealthNews about what happened in 2020 and makes predictions for the future.

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Hinge Health now valued at $3B following $300M Series D

Mobi Health News

The digital MSK health company said that it tripled its customer base and quadrupled its revenue in 2020

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How Much Does A Psychiatrist Cost?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The goal of therapy is to relieve or heal disorders, mental illness or rehabilitate individuals and help them function better socially.

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Israeli AI model predicts COVID-19 cases among general population using self-reported symptoms

Mobi Health News

Trained and tested on roughly 100,000 RT-PCR records collected by the Israeli Ministry of Health, the algorithm looks at eight different features, including self-reported symptoms and age, to make its predictions

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A look back on 2020: reshaping the healthcare IT landscape

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Cloud Computing Network Infrastructure Population Health Telehealth Workforce The COVID-19 crisis has demanded innovative agility, relentlessly applied – proving again that information technology teams are crucial strategic partners for future goals.

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.

Optum to acquire Change Healthcare in $13B deal

Mobi Health News

The companies pointed to the potential to reduce administrative waste, inform patient care decisions and improve payment systems across the industry

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From the 2021 Market Overview Technology for Aging

Aging in Place Technology Watch

It's 2021 and baby boomers turn 75.

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OptumInsight (UnitedHealth) Acquires Change Healthcare for $13 Billion

Healthcare IT Today

Optum, a diversified health services company and part of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), and Change Healthcare (NASDAQ: CHNG), a health care technology leader, have agreed to combine.

UnitedHealth Group's Optum to buy Change Healthcare for $13B

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealth Group's Optum to buy Change Healthcare for $13B. hlandi. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 07:09

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Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients' Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

The Rise of the Stupid EHR

Healthcare IT Today

Back in the late 90s, I read an article in a trade magazine and the piece made such an impact on me that the ideas articulated have stayed with me to this day. The article, “The Rise of the Stupid Network,” was written by a man named David Isenberg who worked at AT&T Labs Research. […].

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COVID-19 supercharged digital health funding in 2020 to reach record levels: report

FierceHealthIT

COVID-19 supercharged digital health funding in 2020 to reach record levels: report. hlandi. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 16:59

Color Announces $167 million in Series D Financing

Healthcare IT Today

Color, a health technology company committed to advancing public health, today announced a $167 million Series D financing round. This brings Color to $278 million in total financing, with a valuation of $1.5 billion.

Northwell Health researchers using Facebook data and AI to spot early stages of severe psychiatric illness

FierceHealthIT

Northwell Health researchers using Facebook data and AI to spot early stages of severe psychiatric illness. hlandi. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 12:39

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Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

5 Ways GIS Can Improve COVID Vaccine Distribution

Healthcare IT Today

COVID vaccinations are not happening at the pace we need.

There were plenty of red flags that spelled the demise of Amazon, JPMorgan healthcare venture, experts say

FierceHealthIT

There were plenty of red flags that spelled the demise of Amazon, JPMorgan healthcare venture, experts say. hlandi. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 12:00

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HIStalk Interviews Diana Nole, EVP/GM, Nuance Healthcare

HIStalk Interviews

Diana Nole, MBA is EVP/GM of the healthcare division of. Interviews

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The Dems just flipped the Senate. Here are 3 health policies Biden could now get passed—and one he won't

FierceHealthIT

The Dems just flipped the Senate. Here are 3 health policies Biden could now get passed—and one he won't. rking. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 16:37

Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

Best Practices for Healthcare Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

HealthStream

Nursing was already a profession with engagement and satisfaction challenges—then came COVID-19. The pandemic has served to exacerbate problems that already existed among clinicians. Healthcare training needs to accommodate the difficulties of learning and nursing during COVID-19

CHI Franciscan, Virginia Mason finalize acquisition deal and roll out new name

FierceHealthIT

CHI Franciscan, Virginia Mason finalize acquisition deal and roll out new name. treed. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 12:59

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Telehealth, a Tool for Postpartum Depression Management

Health Recovery Solutions

Postpartum depression (PPD) affects new mothers across the globe. Symptoms for postpartum depression range – from a feeling of ‘baby blues’ to postpartum psychosis, a severe condition and even potentially deadly disorder.

CVS taps veteran marketing exec to serve as first ever chief customer officer

FierceHealthIT

CVS taps veteran marketing exec to serve as first ever chief customer officer. pminemyer. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 11:13

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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.

Asset Maintenance Philosophies to Conquer Everyday Life, a How-to

Perficient

Maintenance. A word that does not inspire many people. It implies either an undesirable task or an unwanted cost. But, is maintenance really a bad thing? In this post, we’ll discuss some of Asset Maintenance Management philosophies and how they can positively impact your everyday life.

Study: Hospitals in Medicaid expansion states could have better chance of weathering COVID-19 crisis

FierceHealthIT

Study: Hospitals in Medicaid expansion states could have better chance of weathering COVID-19 crisis. rking. Wed, 01/06/2021 - 12:47

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Perficient is Proud to be Sitecore Content Hub Specialized

Perficient

Being recognized by Sitecore in this elite group of partners reinforces our broad skillset. Our team of technologists, analysts, and strategists have combined to deliver on Sitecore’s plan for supporting marketers in a content-driven world.