Tue.Jun 30, 2020

Stressed Out By COVID and Civil Unrest – the APA’s Stress in America Survey, Part 2

Health Populi

“Now” is the lowest point in history that most Americans can remember: 7 in 10 people in the U.S. feel this way, up from 56% in 2018 and 2019. Furthermore, 4 in 5 people in the U.S.

Investors are taking bets on femtech, now looking beyond just fertility apps

Mobi Health News

While the capital for femtech companies continues to pour in, investors discuss the importance of looking beyond menopause and fertility to sexual health and contraception.

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6 Tips To Avoid Stress During The Busy Summer Months 

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. While summer is a time to relax and have fun, it can also be extremely busy, and as any adult knows extremely busy usually translates to very stressful.

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New clinically validated SleepCheck App launches

Mobi Health News

Brisbane-based digital health company, ResApp Health has announced the launch of SleepCheck, a mobile medical device software application that analyses a user’s breathing and snoring sounds during sleep and provides an assessment of their risk of sleep apnoea

Hundreds of industry groups call on Congress to advance permanent telehealth reform

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Three hundred and forty healthcare organizations published an open letter Monday asking Senate and House leaders to permanently enshrine changes to policies that would make telehealth accessible in the long term.

lululemon buys in-home workout platform Mirror for $500M

Mobi Health News

The clothing and lifestyle brand backed Mirror in 2019, and had been working with the startup on branded workout content

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Garmin acquires analytics company behind its smartwatches' fitness, health tracking features

Mobi Health News

Firstbeat Analytics provides software that helps monitor stress, sleep, respiration rate and more for Garmin and other consumer smartwatch makers

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Antibody Discovery, Viral Therapy and COVID-19: What to Know in 2020

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Ever since the SARS-CoV-2 virus—better known as COVID-19 or the novel coronavirus—appeared on the world stage in December 2019, the scientific community has been searching for a way to fight it.

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OmniPEMF releases electromagnetic headband for sleep, pain relief

Mobi Health News

OmniPEMF, a creator of wellness devices, has released its neurostimulation headband, called NeoRhythm, for worldwide availability today.

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Humana to offer home COVID-19 testing, drive-thru testing at Walmart 

FierceHealthIT

Humana to offer home COVID-19 testing, drive-thru testing at Walmart . pminemyer. Tue, 06/30/2020 - 14:02

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Owkin grabs $18M more in Series A funding, bringing its round total to $70M

Mobi Health News

This latest contribution was led by Mubadala Capital and Bpifrance.

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More than 300 organizations, physician groups push Congress to take action on telehealth policies

FierceHealthIT

More than 300 organizations, physician groups push Congress to take action on telehealth policies. hlandi. Tue, 06/30/2020 - 12:01

Consumers See Remote Monitoring Tech Positively

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey has concluded that the vast majority of patients believe that remote monitoring of their condition can make a difference in their overall health.

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Hope in Uncertain Times

Health Recovery Solutions

“What do you think about this Coronavirus ? Should we be worried?” Th e question was posed to me in early February by the CEO of Health Recovery Solutions (HRS ), Jarrett Bauer. For me, as the VP of Clinical Services, it was a natural call. I should know. I was certain it wa s no big deal.

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'Flattening the curve’ with virtual care in Australia

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

I just had an inkling. It felt like a cold but slightly worse. There was something a bit off about it,” Roseworn told HIMSS Insights.

The Importance of A Healthy Lifestyle

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are almost too numerous to count. However, it has also brought to the forefront the importance of maintaining your health. Let’s look at a few ways to do […]. The article The Importance of A Healthy Lifestyle appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial

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Telehealth Only Doctors and Medical Practices

Healthcare IT Today

The evolution and adoption of telehealth these past few months has been fascinating to watch. It illustrated many of the built in biases many healthcare organizations had towards in person visits. It also highlighted times when an in person visit is far superior to an online visit.

10 indicted in $1.4B rural hospital fraudulent billing scheme: DOJ

FierceHealthIT

10 indicted in $1.4B rural hospital fraudulent billing scheme: DOJ. pminemyer. Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:14

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The Benefits of Patient-Data Collection for Your Practice

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Brian Maguire, CEO at RavePoint.

Lawmakers press CDC for plan on distributing COVID-19 vaccine

FierceHealthIT

Lawmakers press CDC for plan on distributing COVID-19 vaccine. rking. Tue, 06/30/2020 - 15:44

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Amwell: Where We Advertise

American Well

As part of our broader marketing strategy, Amwell works to drive awareness and understanding of telehealth — helping people to access high-quality care when and where they need it.

AHA: Hospitals could lose $20B a month for rest of 2020 due to COVID-19 impact

FierceHealthIT

AHA: Hospitals could lose $20B a month for rest of 2020 due to COVID-19 impact. rking. Tue, 06/30/2020 - 11:09

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“What about telehealth billing?” Answers to Your Questions About Billable Telehealth Services and Telehealth CPT Codes during COVID

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth billing practices have been challenged and telehealth CPT codes have been turned their heads during COVID. Changes have been fast and furious, but are finally starting to stabilize, at least temporarily. Now, some of the COVID-19 temporary telehealth billing … Read more.

Trinity Health projects $2B revenue loss in 2021 due to COVID-19 as furloughs and layoffs extended

FierceHealthIT

Trinity Health projects $2B revenue loss in 2021 due to COVID-19 as furloughs and layoffs extended. rking. Tue, 06/30/2020 - 11:58

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COVID-19 Symptoms and Testing – What Healthcare Professionals Need to Know

HealthStream

Many months have passed since that first confirmed case of COVID-19 was identified in the United States on January 22, 2020. This short article reviews common symptoms and updates you on testing options to help you determine who should be tested

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UnityPoint Health agrees to $2.8M settlement in 2018 data breach case

FierceHealthIT

UnityPoint Health agrees to $2.8M settlement in 2018 data breach case. hlandi. Tue, 06/30/2020 - 16:13

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Website Redesign Inspires Confidence

Geonetric

East Tennessee Children’s Hospital is the only comprehensive regional pediatric center in Tennessee accredited by the Joint Commission. The Knoxville, TN-based organization is dedicated to children and ensuring they get the best possible healthcare in a family-centered setting.

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The Healthcare Industry Is Making Maternal and Perinatal Health a Priority

HealthStream

The United States healthcare industry is long overdue in its need to be more focused on improving care during pregnancy and childbirth. Government payors are forcing the industry to work diligently to improve this area

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Walgreens steps up Microsoft partnership, adds Adobe deal to roll out new digital tools

FierceHealthIT

Walgreens steps up Microsoft partnership, adds Adobe deal to roll out new digital tools. hlandi. Tue, 06/30/2020 - 10:07

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Mobile Voice Usage Trends in 2020

Perficient

How much do people use voice commands with their devices, and what do they use them for? We wanted to know, so for the fourth year in a row, we asked over 1,000 people (1,123 this year) how they use voice, when they use it, and why.

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Why Exenatide Does Not Benefit All People Equally

Insulin Nation

Exenatide is a somewhat common injectable medication used to treat type 2 diabetes, especially in people who have not responded well to treatment with metformin or sulfonylureas alone. . Given the mode of action of this drug, it would seem that exenatide might be useful as an additional treatment for type 1 diabetes, as well.

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Primary care physicians could take $15 billion hit due to COVID-19 in 2020

Henry Kotula

[link]. Dive Brief: The financial impact on primary care practices due to the COVID-19 pandemic has been profound and will likely continue in the months ahead, according to a new study published in Health Affairs.

Scheduled & Opportunistic Counting – How to understand the difference

Perficient

The use of Scheduled and Opportunistic Counting will improve your inventory controls. Cycle Counting utilizes both of these methods of counting. The utilization of both methods will increase the accuracy of your on-hand reporting.

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So What? Putting Perficient’s Now/New/Next to Work

Perficient

In my last post, I shared the primary insights you need to pull together a Now/New/Next portfolio and get started on making sense of where you stand in the market. In this post, I’ll share how to use those insights to make sense of what to do about it. . The Approach.

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