Fri.Feb 14, 2020

AI-powered temperature screening solution being trialed in Singapore

Mobi Health News

iThermo reduces the need for manual temperature screening, and provides prompts where secondary checks can be carried out for feverish persons identified by the solution

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Gillibrand pitches new data protection agency

Morning eHealth

Government extends scrutiny of foreign investments in apps — Telehealth tidbits from Washington

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Alzheimer’s Research UK seeks to improve early detection of disease with new global project

Mobi Health News

The initiative will aim to attract up to £100m in investment by 2030 to support these efforts.

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2020 Technology trends that benefit older adults and caregivers

Aging in Place Technology Watch

In 2020, focus sharpens on technology market categories of aging and caregiving. AARP published a new report that showed growing interest in technology among those aged 70+. CES 2020 saw several exhibit areas and innovations focused on older adults and what they need.

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Leveraging Automated Telehealth During a Capacity Crisis

As the healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make the most of clinical resources. Automation holds the key to drastically increasing clinical capacity and flattening the curve.

Roundup: Tech's role in tracking, testing, treating COVID-19

Mobi Health News

As the cases of COVID-19, increase, we are seeing a rise in digital epidemiology tools, chatbot helpers, EHR guidance tools and rapid response test kits.

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Digital diabetes prevention program use tied to weight reduction among low-income patients with prediabetes

Mobi Health News

Omada Health's digital program was modified to better support the study's low-income, frequently Hispanic/Latino patient population

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Gender Workforce Equality Is Not Gender Pay Equality

Healthcare IT Today

In our recent 2020 Health IT Predictions podcast episode, we made a wide variety of predictions about what we can expect in healthcare and health IT.

Webinar Series: Pursuing Telehealth Reimbursement

Health Recovery Solutions

On Thursday, February 13th, 2020, Health Recovery Solutions' Director of Reimbursement , Gerald Buggs, MSJ, hosted a webinar outlining the current avenues for receiving telehealth reimbursement from CMS, commercial payers, and through private pay programs.

Health Plans Increasingly Offering No-Charge Telehealth Visits

Healthcare IT Today

Not too long ago, health plans were still sorting out whether they wanted to cover telehealth visits at all. Now, many health insurers are not only covering such services, but increasingly often, aren’t imposing co-pays on consumers who choose to use them.

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.

Dynamic Case Management for Life Sciences and Healthcare

Appian

Over the past decade, Princeton Blue has helped transform a variety of business processes that are critical to our customers’ businesses using the Appian low-code automation platform coupled with our thought leadership and expertise.

10 Tips To Help Take Your Nursing Career To The Next Level

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Nursing is known for being one of the most rewarding professions, providing you with tons of fantastic benefits, such as flexibility, and job security. If you’re the kind of person that likes to make a […]. The article 10 Tips To Help Take Your Nursing Career To The Next Level appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

A Case Study in How Not to Handle Sexual Abuse in Healthcare

HealthStream

When a patient in a vegetative state at a long-term care hospital unexpectedly gave birth, the organization’s lack of appropriate response led to investigations revealing a history of harassment and abuse and an atmosphere where staff didn’t feel they could speak up

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Georgia ‘pill mill’ doc hit with 20-year prison sentence 

FierceHealthIT

A Georgia doctor has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for operating a “pill mill” that dispensed a slew of controlled substances—in some situations, in exchange for cash or sex.

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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.

2019: A Big Year for the Center for Total Health!

Kaiser Permanente Center for Total Health

Last year marked the Center for Total Health’s 8th year as a dedicated space for organizations big and small to come together under one roof to share, collaborate, ideate, and bring life to innovative ideas that improve total health and address major global health challenges.

Congress is eyeing 3 paths to end surprise billing. Here's what they look like

FierceHealthIT

The House must choose between several competing versions of legislation to tackle surprise medical bills. Here is how they stack up

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Weekender 2/14/20

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap CVS talks up its in-store HealthHubs. Weekender

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Humana's Broussard calls latest primary care venture an 'expensive, complicated deal'

FierceHealthIT

PHILADELPHIA—While addressing a range of topics, the chief of the Louisville, Kentucky-based insurance giant was asked about the company's recent $600 million deal with New York-based private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe

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 Study in Personality Tests: The Enneagram Quiz

Perficient

At the start of 2020, Perficient kicked off its Growth for Everyone campaign with a self-discovery initiative. The first post of the series, A Study in Personality Tests: What Can They Do for You?

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Appeals court upholds lower court's ruling striking down work requirements in Arkansas

FierceHealthIT

An appellate court panel has held up an earlier ruling that Medicaid work requirements in Arkansas was illegal, dealing another legal blow to the administration's efforts

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Sepsis hospitalizations cost Medicare $41.8B in 2018 — and that number's likely to grow 

FierceHealthIT

A new HHS study found that sepsis hospitalizations cost Medicare $41.8B in 2018 alone. Here's why the experts think that figure's likely to keep growing