Wed.Oct 14, 2020

Daily foot temperature monitoring leads to fewer hospitalizations, amputations and more

Mobi Health News

The study used Podimetrics SmartMats to take the temperature of participants’ feet and scan for signs of inflammation

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EHR-linked telehealth helps hospital surpass previous year’s visit adherence rate

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As the COVID-19 infections began to spread in the early months of 2020, New York’s Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center started to notice a sizable increase in the number of no-shows and cancellations of office appointments. THE PROBLEM.

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Israel’s Nym Health announces $16.5M Series A funding towards product development

Mobi Health News

The technology enables “fully automated, efficient, and transparent revenue cycle management” for healthcare providers

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Patient-Centric Approach To Improved Operational Efficiencies for Better Revenue Cycle Management

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Teri Schmidt, vice president of business development, SYNERGEN Health LLC.

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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.

Israel’s Nym Health announces $16.5M Series A funding toward product development

Mobi Health News

The technology enables “fully automated, efficient, and transparent revenue cycle management” for healthcare providers

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Press Ganey acquires Doctor.com, secures majority stake in Binary Fountain

Mobi Health News

By bringing both companies' online reputation management tools in-house, Press Ganey aims to combine patient feedback and online acquisition into a single digital platform

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CMS expands list of telehealth services that can get Medicare reimbursement

FierceHealthIT

CMS expands list of telehealth services that can get Medicare reimbursement. rking. Wed, 10/14/2020 - 16:42

Cue Health awarded $481M from HHS, DoD to ramp up production of its app-connected COVID-19 rapid diagnostic

Mobi Health News

The San Diego startup will deliver six million rapid molecular test kits to the government by March 2021.

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Rite Aid unveils new strategy, revamped stores to remain competitive with CVS, Walgreens

FierceHealthIT

Rite Aid unveils new strategy, revamped stores to remain competitive with CVS, Walgreens. hlandi. Wed, 10/14/2020 - 17:07

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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.

AI Assistance is Like a Multiple Choice Test

Healthcare IT Today

Today I’ve been attending the AHIMA virtual conference. AHIMA deserves an applause for the work they did to put this together and credit to the amazing HIM professionals that seem really engaged with the community.

AMA: Competition continues to dwindle in highly concentrated insurance markets

FierceHealthIT

AMA: Competition continues to dwindle in highly concentrated insurance markets. rking. Wed, 10/14/2020 - 13:18

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Teladoc files lawsuit against Amwell over alleged patent infringement

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Teladoc Health filed a lawsuit against Amwell on Monday, accusing the rival virtual care company of patent infringement.

UnitedHealth Group rakes in $3.2B in Q3 profit

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealth Group rakes in $3.2B in Q3 profit. pminemyer. Wed, 10/14/2020 - 07:30

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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.

Social isolation of older adults – a problem and an opportunity

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Life has been worsening for older adults – in senior living and at home. Every day there is some new article about the impact of Covid-19 on older adults -- or another study turns up that you missed.

Clearwave Acquires Odoro

Healthcare IT Today

Clearwave, a healthcare industry leader in digital check-in and eligibility verification, announced today its acquisition of Odoro, provider of digital patient-access solutions for healthcare providers, physician practices, and healthcare systems.

Allscripts sells care coordination business to WellSky for $1.3B

FierceHealthIT

Allscripts sells care coordination business to WellSky for $1.3B. hlandi. Wed, 10/14/2020 - 14:27

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Telehealth Analytics – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Telehealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today. As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we will provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.

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.

The Challenges of Maintaining Quality Outcomes Through Virtual Care

HealthStream

During the COVID-19 Pandemic, the use of virtual healthcare has skyrocketed—to prevent infection and maintain care continuity during a pandemic. However, the healthcare industry is still working to confirm the link between virtual healthcare and care quality, as well as improved outcomes

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Introducing Brenda Ashley and Optimum CareerPath

Optimum Healthcare IT

In this installment of "4 Questions with.", we spoke with Brenda Ashley, Vice President of Optimum CareerPath, at Optimum Healthcare IT. The post Introducing Brenda Ashley and Optimum CareerPath appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

Press Ganey acquires Doctor.com and majority stake in Binary Fountain

FierceHealthIT

Press Ganey acquires Doctor.com and majority stake in Binary Fountain. treed. Wed, 10/14/2020 - 13:28

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Three Ways to Avoid Employee Burnout and Improve Culture in Healthcare

HealthStream

Understanding ways to counteract burnout and support healthcare employees feeling great stress has never been as important as it is now, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are three steps a healthcare organization can take to address damaging stress and potential burnout among staff

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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.

A look at how Cigna's newly-launched Evernorth is approaching innovation

FierceHealthIT

A look at how Cigna's newly-launched Evernorth is approaching innovation. pminemyer. Wed, 10/14/2020 - 14:05

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Defer offscreen images in Episerver

Perficient

Lazy loading images is a technique for modern web developers where you instruct the client’s browser to only download images as they are needed. This leads to tremendous performance improvements, as client devices do not waste bandwidth downloading assets which are not being rendered.

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UMass, CommonSpirit among collection of health systems to form new specialty pharmacy alliance

FierceHealthIT

UMass, CommonSpirit among collection of health systems to form new specialty pharmacy alliance. treed. Wed, 10/14/2020 - 13:17

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Integrate Twilio Flex with ServiceNow to elevate your customer service experience

Perficient

Recovery and emerging trends . As organizations begin to think about the recovery phase from the COVID era, businesses that were digitally enabled and able to innovate fared better.

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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.

The pandemic boosted interest in new payment models. This startup developed tools to help manage those complex contracts

FierceHealthIT

The pandemic boosted interest in new payment models. This startup developed tools to help manage those complex contracts. hlandi. Wed, 10/14/2020 - 10:15

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Perficient Listed in Forrester Azure Services Providers Q4 Report

Perficient

We are excited to be listed by Forrester in its recent report, Now Tech: Azure Service Providers, Q4 2020 — Forrester’s Overview of 41 Azure Service Providers. As the report notes, “Many enterprises continue to struggle with starting and continuing their journeys to the cloud.”

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CommonSpirit Health's CEO announces partnerships with Concert Health, Docent Health

FierceHealthIT

CommonSpirit Health's CEO announces partnerships with Concert Health, Docent Health. treed. Wed, 10/14/2020 - 16:35

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