Mon.Aug 10, 2020

My ABCovid-19 Journal, Day 2 – Letters “F” through “J”

Health Populi

Welcome to Day 2 of my #COVID19 holiday break, welcome to my ABCovid Journal , letters “F” through “J. If you hadn’t tuned into the Health Populi blog yesterday, 10th August 2020 , you missed the first five letters of my Age of Corona alphabet, curated in my art journal created in the early weeks of the pandemic. Click the link to back-track and catch up with us… I should explain why I’m sharing this project in the Health Populi blog this week.

Survey shows seniors are embracing technology and telehealth during pandemic

Mobi Health News

More than 60% of Medicare-eligible seniors say they’ve embraced technology more during the pandemic, according to a new survey from healthinsurance.com. The website hosted an online survey for Americans 64 years old or above between July 20 and July 21, 2020, to gauge seniors’ use of technology, their lives during the pandemic, their Medicare plans and more. More than 1,000 seniors responded to the survey

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New from Tech Tonics: Andrew Trister: From Jersey Boy to Digital Doc

Digital Health

With a knack for engineering and a passion for patients, Dr. Andrew Trister’s career has taken this Jersey boy from radiation oncology to Apple to his current role at the Gates Foundation, where he’s spearheading their efforts to leverage technology to improve the health of people around the world. Andrew – like E Street drummer […].

Amazon Alexa & Oral-B ink deal for voice-integrated toothbrush system

Mobi Health News

The system was desgined to give users advice about their brushing habits.

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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.

My ABCovid Journal – Day 1 of 5, A through E

Health Populi

My friends… It’s time in this pandemic journey that I take a full week to re-charge and bask in the midst of nature, a lake, farm-to-table food, wine-making, and the love of and therapeutic time with my wonderful husband. My gift to you all this week, 10th – 14th August, is to share with you pages from my “ ABCovid Journal” that I created/curated in the first weeks of the coronavirus pandemic.

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From 500 monthly telehealth visits to 19,000

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

McLaren Health Care in Grand Blanc, Michigan, operates 14 hospital sites covering the care needs for patients across the majority of the state, including Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Like other healthcare organizations, McLaren has had difficulty recruiting physician specialists to meet patients’ needs, particularly in the more rural areas of the state.

Lumeon closes $30M for EHR-integrated care delivery automation

Mobi Health News

The startup said its Care Pathway Management platform has so far been deployed among more than 70 health systems in 12 countries

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Diagnosing Bias In Healthcare AI: Five Best Practices

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Carlos Meléndez, COO, Wovenware. A recent Wall Street Journal article pointed to a biased algorithm widely used in hospitals that unfairly prioritized white patients over black ones when determining who needed extra medical help. […]. The article Diagnosing Bias In Healthcare AI: Five Best Practices appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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CVS Health & Salesforce join forces on return to work software and testing services

Mobi Health News

The two companies offer a more comprehensive package than those being pitched by their competitors in the tech-driven return-to-work space.

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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.

Dealing with Communications Challenges with PPE as the ‘New Normal’

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Tom Downes, CEO of Quail Digital. In a discussion paper, Nuffield Trust has highlighted the medium- to long-term implications of the Covid-19 pandemic on NHS services. Entitled ‘Here to Stay? How the NHS will have to learn to live with coronavirus’ raises a myriad of challenges on our health […].

[Free Webinar] The Ins & Outs of Telehealth Selection

eVisit

With the pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic, recent spikes, and a potential second wave , many hospital and health system leaders are now conducting a comprehensive telehealth technology search with the future in mind. Selecting the right virtual care platform is crucial to enhancing clinical workflows, reducing technology barriers, meeting compliance requirements, and making the most of your ERH -- all to improve patient outcomes, reduce cost and boost revenue.

Is Healthcare Social Media Dead? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 42

Healthcare IT Today

For the 42nd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re asking the question, “Is Healthcare Social Media Dead?” ” There’s certainly a lot of things that have been going on with social media and a lot of people complaining about what social media has become. As Colin and I spend way too much time on social […] Many parts of healthcare social media are changing quickly. With all the changes that have occurred, is Healthcare Social Media now dead?

Kaiser Permanente reports $4.5B in Q2 net income as COVID-19 drives down operating costs

FierceHealthIT

Kaiser Permanente reports $4.5B in Q2 net income as COVID-19 drives down operating costs. pminemyer. Mon, 08/10/2020 - 10:47

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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.

[Free Webinar] The Ins and Outs of Telehealth Selection

eVisit

Updated: Aug. 25, 2020. With the pressure of the COVID-19 pandemic, recent spikes, and a potential second wave , many hospital and health system leaders are now conducting a comprehensive telehealth technology search with the future in mind. Selecting the right virtual care platform is crucial to enhancing clinical workflows, reducing technology barriers, meeting compliance requirements, and making the most of your EHR -- all to improve patient outcomes, reduce cost and boost revenue.

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How Adaptive Biotechnologies and Microsoft are working to 'decode" our immune response to COVID-19

FierceHealthIT

How Adaptive Biotechnologies and Microsoft are working to 'decode" our immune response to COVID-19. hlandi. Mon, 08/10/2020 - 17:30

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Artificial Intelligence: A potent weapon against covid-19

Digital Leaders HealthTech

The pandemic has served as an image makeover for AI, leading to an unprecedented adoption across the world. Enterprises are using AI-based computer vision solutions for contactless attendance that eradicate the need for thumbprint scanners. IBM’s Watson is working with Mayo Clinic to study the use of blood antibodies from recovered Corona Patients, in one use case. The Covid-19 pandemic has the plot of a dystopian film script that none of us want to even watch, least of all, be featured in.

VA, Cerner restart $16B EHR overhaul with planned October go-live

FierceHealthIT

VA, Cerner restart $16B EHR overhaul with planned October go-live. hlandi. Mon, 08/10/2020 - 12:23

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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.

athenahealth EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Paul Brient, Chief Product Officer, athenahealth. In this series, we talk with an EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth. Are they developing teleahealth in house or are they relying on partners? If they […].

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Industry Voices—3 challenges exposed in the new world of telehealth (and how to overcome them)

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—3 challenges exposed in the new world of telehealth (and how to overcome them). hlandi. Mon, 08/10/2020 - 10:58

Reimbursement Changes for Telehealth Remain a Debate

Health Recovery Solutions

Last week CMS proposed a new rule that would make many of the COVID-19 related Telehealth waivers introduced at the beginning of the pandemic permanent for Medicare beneficiaries. Included in the proposal are clarifying statements as well as proposals from CMS on Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) services: telehealth reimbursement COVID-19

Education to Improve Neonatal Transport Safety Leads to Better Infant Healthcare Outcomes

HealthStream

While S.T.A.B.L.E. was not pushed into transitioning their content online due to the pandemic, their preparedness allowed them to make a seamless launch during a time when accessing education online is more important than it ever has been

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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.

Office Profile: Go Inside Perficient’s Charlotte Location

Perficient

Our Charlotte office moved locations to the new WeWork building called Railyard South End, which resides at 1422 S. Tryon St, Suite 300. The South End neighborhood of Charlotte is located just south of Uptown Charlotte and is home to many young professionals attracted by the luxury apartment buildings, offices, restaurants, and breweries.

Providers press White House for executive help on COVID-19 as talks with Congress falter

FierceHealthIT

Providers press White House for executive help on COVID-19 as talks with Congress falter. rking. Mon, 08/10/2020 - 15:35

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[Invitation] Clinical One Fireside Chat with Oracle’s Global VP of Life Sciences Product Strategy

Perficient

Over the last couple of years, Oracle has been incredibly hard at work developing, from the ground up, what many are calling a game changer for Oracle—and its customers. It’s called Clinical One. If your company uses any Oracle Health Sciences applications, you’ve probably already heard a little about Clinical One. You may already have received a demo. Either way, as with any new solution, most people have questions.

Costs higher for those who enroll on the ACA's exchanges during special enrollment periods: study

FierceHealthIT

Costs higher for those who enroll on the ACA's exchanges during special enrollment periods: study. pminemyer. Mon, 08/10/2020 - 14:36

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Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

Why Enterprise SEO Is Different – Here’s Why #246

Perficient

Large brands usually have a great offline presence. But does this get carried over online? Would these large brands need to do SEO? In this episode of the?award-winning?Here’s award-winning?Here’s Here’s Why digital marketing video series, Eric Enge and John Dietrich explain how SEO is different for larger brands and what the keys to success are. ? ? ?. Don’t miss a single episode of Here’s Why.

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Configuring Own GitLab Instance

Perficient

GitLab Introduction: GitLab CE, or Community Edition, is an open-source application primarily used to host Git repositories, with additional development-related features like issue tracking. It is designed to be hosted using your own infrastructure and provides flexibility in deploying as an internal repository store for your development team, a public way to interface with users, or a means for contributors to host their own projects.

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4 Top Cloud Financial Planning Solutions

Perficient

4 Top Cloud Financial Planning Solutions. Planning and Analytics on the Cloud. All organizations must perform financial planning and analysis (FP&A), and many want to shift from a complex web of spreadsheets to a cloud-based integrated solution. This article will introduce financial planning and analysis and survey four cloud-based solutions. An FP&A solution consolidates and integrates all data, rules, and calculations into one solution that can project plans and monitor performance.

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