Wed.Jan 20, 2021

Biobeat launches 'hospital at home' version of its remote monitoring platform

Mobi Health News

The Israeli company's take-home kit includes a continuous vitals monitor, a patient app and a cloud-based patient-management system

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Health center's makeshift telehealth OK, but now is building something grand

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Bee Busy Wellness Center in Houston, Texas, like other health centers across the country, struggled with efforts to offer telehealth services to patients when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. THE PROBLEM.

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Report finds half of older patients prefer digital tools to in-person consultations

Mobi Health News

The report surveyed over 100 UK GPs and 1,000 patients who visited their doctor in COVID-19

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Nine more older adult technology offerings from CES 2021

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Even online – it was still CES – from the silly to interesting to useful. How many of these exist? An international conference where inventions from everywhere are welcomed. Some of these offerings, as always, are odd.

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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.

AstraZeneca Estonia to participate in VaccineGuard pilot

Mobi Health News

Estonia, Hungary and Iceland are the first countries to sign up to the new platform supporting the global COVID-19 vaccination programme

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Zocdoc and Notable Health release vaccine administration support tools

Mobi Health News

Using technology to help fight COVID-19 has been a theme of the pandemic, and it continues to be for vaccine distribution.

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Indiana lawmakers push to expand telehealth after pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A bipartisan group of Indiana state lawmakers has introduced a bill in the legislature that would expand access to telehealth after the COVID-19 pandemic. "Telehealth matters," reads the synopsis on Senate Bill 3, which was co-authored by state Sens.

India’s health tech startup MFine raises $16M in latest funding round led by Heritas Capital

Mobi Health News

The startup plans to reinforce its leading position in delivering an AI-driven, on-demand healthcare service across India with its new funding

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UnitedHealth Group reports $15.4B in full-year profit for 2020

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealth Group reports $15.4B in full-year profit for 2020. pminemyer. Wed, 01/20/2021 - 07:30

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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.

Care coordination platform Dina scores $7M in Series A funding

Mobi Health News

The company plans to use the funds to continue to develop its platform and expand nationally.

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Continuing What We Started: LeanIX's 9th Birthday

LeanIX

LeanIX’s 9th birthday coincides with another remarkable company milestone: its 300th employee. Following a year like no other, this growth is an incredible achievement for us, and I am proud to blow out the candles of this birthday cake with more colleagues than ever before. Announcements

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Anthem details new digital health incubator, Ancestry stops health testing and more digital health briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: NIH moves forward with physIQ's COVID digital biomarkers; Tyto Care adds pulse oximeter

Electronic Signatures Can Reduce Costs, Speed Care Delivery

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Stephan Herron, President and CEO of Scriptel Corporation. Our modern Electronic Health Record (EHR) systems’ origins can be traced back to the 1960s. Fifty-five years ago, slightly over 100 clinical information and/or storage systems existed.

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.

Anthem details new digital health incubator, Ancestry stops genetic testing and more digital health briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: NIH moves forward with physIQ's COVID digital biomarkers; Tyto Care adds pulse oximeter

BCBSA backs Lumiata's $14M round to boost COVID-19 risk management using AI

FierceHealthIT

BCBSA backs Lumiata's $14M round to boost COVID-19 risk management using AI. hlandi. Wed, 01/20/2021 - 14:33

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Aledade Raises $100 Million Series D

Healthcare IT Today

Today, Aledade announced it has closed a $100 million Series D funding round following a year of significant growth for its national network of risk-taking primary care practices.

Health technology company Signify Health files for $100M IPO

FierceHealthIT

Health technology company Signify Health files for $100M IPO. hlandi. Wed, 01/20/2021 - 13:12

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.

Malaysia’s Sunway Medical Center launches Telemedicine Command Center

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Sunway Medical Center, a private healthcare provider under Malaysia’s Sunway conglomerate company, has launched a Command Center for Telemedicine Services in early 2021, the private tertiary hospital recently announced.

ONC investing $20M to boost COVID-19 vaccine data sharing efforts

FierceHealthIT

ONC investing $20M to boost COVID-19 vaccine data sharing efforts. hlandi. Wed, 01/20/2021 - 15:28

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More older adult technology offerings from CES 2021

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Even online – it was still CES – from the silly to interesting to useful. How many of these exist? An international conference where inventions from everywhere are welcomed. Some of these offerings, as always, are odd.

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Social Media Data Privacy and Rights – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 1/22 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

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.

Micky Tripathi tapped as Biden's National Coordinator for Health IT

FierceHealthIT

Micky Tripathi tapped as Biden's National Coordinator for Health IT. hlandi. Wed, 01/20/2021 - 17:30

Innovation in digital health for seniors to continue in 2021

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Innovation in digital health for seniors to continue in 2021 Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

Agency veterans appointed as acting CMS, HHS leaders

FierceHealthIT

Agency veterans appointed as acting CMS, HHS leaders. rking. Wed, 01/20/2021 - 13:47

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The Year of Consumer-Centric Healthcare

Health Recovery Solutions

How has COVID-19 shifted patient behavior? How have patients changed how they consume healthcare? Below, explore the trends that will make 2021 the year of patient controlled health. Patient Engagement patient satisfaction patient behavior COVID-19

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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.

Avoiding Hospice Caregiver Burnout

HealthStream

Working as a professional caregiver in a hospice, at whatever level of care, or other palliative care setting can be stressful. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 62% of hospice and palliative care clinicians had suffered from burnout. It’s not hard to understand why

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CPC+ hasn't saved Medicare money yet but has slightly improved quality, independent review finds

FierceHealthIT

CPC+ hasn't saved Medicare money yet but has slightly improved quality, independent review finds. rking. Wed, 01/20/2021 - 13:12

[Podcast] Healthcare Data is Changing Consumer Care

Perficient

Healthcare leaders have access to more healthcare data and technology than ever before allowing them to transform patient and member care. A one-size-fits-all-approach doesn’t work anymore and we’re being challenged to do more through personalized medicine.

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