Wed.Sep 16, 2020

Apple, Anthem launch 2-year study of asthma app, connected devices

Mobi Health News

The 900-participant study uses learnings from Apple's Tueo Health acquisition and could inform the development of a digital biomarker for asthma

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VA working with Apple to broaden telehealth access for veterans

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it's collaborating with Apple to boost the availability of telehealth services for veterans across the U.S. WHY IT MATTERS.

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How doctors are using the Apple Watch to ease transcription woes

Mobi Health News

Notable's voice-powered assistant was developed to help curb the time doctors spend on charting.

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Two digital health experts predict what's around the corner for IT

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It's no surprise at this point that the COVID-19 pandemic turned the digital healthcare world (and the rest of the world) inside-out, accelerating the use of telemedicine while throwing a wrench into the plans of anyone depending on a somewhat predictable 2020.

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.

Apple plants a flag in the home fitness market with Fitness+ for Apple Watch

Mobi Health News

The offering, consisting of original workout content tightly integrated with Apple Watch features, was announced at a virtual event yesterday

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Nanox's stock falters after investor report calls its business 'a complete farce'

Mobi Health News

Activist short seller Citron Research called the Israeli digital X-ray company out on its limited R&D expenditure, suspicious distribution agreements and other factors. Nanox has described the report as incorrect and misleading

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How to Improve Risk Adjustment with NLP

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Carey Ketelsen and Andy Kumar from Ciox. NLP, as you probably already know, stands for natural language processing.

Garmin launches Forerunner 745, designed with athletes in mind

Mobi Health News

The watch measures oxygen and energy levels, tracks menstrual cycles, and gives insights into running, biking and swimming workouts

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Central Maine Healthcare’s telehealth program succeeds in satisfaction and call completion

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

At Central Maine Healthcare in Lewiston, Maine, the pandemic created an acute need to adopt novel tools to deliver on its commitment and ability to ensure that patients were able to receive the care they needed without increasing their risk of exposure to COVID-19. THE PROBLEM.

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.

Tech startup develops rapid COVID-19 test to be taken completely at home

FierceHealthIT

Tech startup develops rapid COVID-19 test to be taken completely at home. hlandi. Wed, 09/16/2020 - 10:53

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A Model for Integrating Technology with the Healthcare Workflow: LifeLink Chatbots

Healthcare IT Today

One of the major complaints about new digital technologies that clinicians have made over the past decade is the disconnect between the application created by the developer and the daily workflow of the users.

Why Children Need To Practise Mindfulness Daily

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

Everyone benefits from practising mindfulness – it helps us regulate emotions, decrease stress and anxiety, and focus our attention on the task at hand.

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OnCall Health Raises $6M Series A to Enable Virtual Care Programs for Healthcare Brands

Healthcare IT Today

OnCall Health, a company that provides virtual care software to healthcare providers, today announced it has raised US$6M in Series A funding, bringing the company’s total funding to date to over US$8M.

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.

Accolade is teaming up with this growing startup to offer virtual mental health for employees

FierceHealthIT

Accolade is teaming up with this growing startup to offer virtual mental health for employees. hlandi. Wed, 09/16/2020 - 18:33

8 Tips To Help Thin Hair Look Thicker

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

Whether you have fine hair, thin hair, or both (yes there is a difference), you probably sometimes wish your locks looked a little more volumized a fuller.

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Here's how much faster drug prices are rising compared to other healthcare services

FierceHealthIT

Here's how much faster drug prices are rising compared to other healthcare services. pminemyer. Wed, 09/16/2020 - 14:32

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How to Invest in Telehealth Infrastructure for Life Beyond COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Author: Change Healthcare Sponsor: Change Healthcare Primary topic: Telehealth Topic: HIMSS20 Digital Coverage Telehealth Resource Central: White Papers External url: [link] Thumbnail: Body: Sponsor: Change Healthcare Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: How to Invest in Telehealth Infrastructure for Life Beyond COVID-19 Region Tag: Global Edition

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.

CareFirst, MedStar launch multiyear value-based care partnership

FierceHealthIT

CareFirst, MedStar launch multiyear value-based care partnership. pminemyer. Wed, 09/16/2020 - 13:20

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The Importance of Joint Commission Maternal Health Standards and How They Were Compiled

HealthStream

The new Joint Commission Standards for maternal and perinatal safety establish multiple requirements for improving maternal care and outcomes. The Standards also incorporate advice from multiple organizations and other national experts in evidence-based practice for maternal healthcare

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Surge Staffing Preparation Tips

Optimum Healthcare IT

With the upcoming cold and flu season almost upon us, and our […]. The post Surge Staffing Preparation Tips appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. COVID-19 Global EHR Healthcare Staffing

7 Steps: Do it! Get Ready for Microsoft Ignite #MSIgnite

Perficient

Next week is Microsoft Ignite. If you don’t plan for Ignite you’ll be tempted to work through it and say you’ll catch up on videos later… not the best idea. This is going to be different from previous years.

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.

Why Children Need To Practise Mindfulness Daily

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

Everyone benefits from practising mindfulness – it helps us regulate emotions, decrease stress and anxiety, and focus our attention on the task at hand. As adults, we tend to learn these skills as we grow, but it’s never too early to implement mindfulness activities into your child’s daily routine. There are plenty of benefits to […]. The post Why Children Need To Practise Mindfulness Daily appeared first on Healthystic. Fitness Mindfulness

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IHE-Connectathon in November to be Online

Healthcare Exchange Standards

Brussels face to face Connectathon transformed to ONLINE, 2-6 November IHE-Europe Connectathon takes place online After thorough consideration and evaluation of the current COVID-19 developments, we are urged to announce that the 2020 IHE-Europe Connectathon scheduled to take place on November 2-6 in Brussels, Belgium will be taking place online.

[Watch] Transforming Pharmacovigilance Workflows with AI & Automation

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Recently, Kari Blaho -Owens, Ph.D.