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FDA steps on the gas for digital health

Morning eHealth

Latest stimulus bill offers plenty for digital health — Telehealth in the states

How to Build an Effective Crisis Resource Hub

Geonetric

What types of information should your resource hub include?

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How To Approach Employer Branding As A Healthcare Company

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Sarah Müller, managing director, kununu. Companies in the healthcare field have a lot of unique challenges compared to those in other industries. For example, while healthcare companies still, of course, have the same […]. The article How To Approach Employer Branding As A Healthcare Company appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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In A Nation “At War” with the C19 Virus, Partisan Healthcare Differences Persist

Health Populi

More Democrats would want to get tested for the coronavirus (C19) than would Republicans. And, more women than men believe that a vaccine to address the COVID-19 pandemic believe that treatment would be offered at no-or-low-cost under a Democratic president versus President Trump. These are two key insights gleaned from a look into U.S. adults’ perspectives on the C19 virus in the second week of March 2020. What Are Americans’ Views on the Coronavirus Pandemic?

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.

Facebook offers help to countries looking to use its Messenger feature for COVID19 response

Mobi Health News

Facebook also plans to hold a virtual hackathon focused on COVID19.

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At-home COVID-19 testing services pump the brakes after FDA warns of 'fraudulent' kits

Mobi Health News

Nurx and Carbon Health have officially halted their mail-order testing kit services. But at least one startup is still moving to secure an Emergency Use Authorization for its at-home rapid serology diagnostic

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Caregility unveils mobile telehealth app, gives it away to fight pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Caregility, a clinical collaboration and communications technology company, has debuted its Caregility iConsult Mobile application, and is giving it to clients free to help them combat the COVID-19 pandemic. iConsult Mobile is an extension of iConsult, a telehealth application. WHY IT MATTERS.

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Ada's conversational chatbot for customer intake, symptom checking pulls in $44M Series B

Mobi Health News

The round was led by Accel, and will help the AI company scale its offering and add new capabilities across business sectors

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Patient Communication and Telehealth Greenspace – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 32

Healthcare IT Today

For the 32nd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about Patient Communication and Telehealth Greenspace. Who would have known when we recorded this on March 2, 2020 that this topic would become so important thanks to COVID-19.

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.

Tech enabled medical billing company Inbox Health raises $3.5M

Mobi Health News

Healthy Ventures was the lead investor this round,with participation from Collaborative Fund. Commerce Ventures, Connecticut Innovations, I2BF Global Ventures and StartUp Health

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Validic Announces Real-Time, Remote Symptom Monitoring To Address COVID-19 Health Crisis

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. As part of Validic‘s efforts to address the global coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the company launched a real-time monitoring solution designed to observe, analyze and triage individuals remotely for the emergence of COVID-19 symptoms. COVID-19 Home […].

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Peers Rate Enterprise Architecture Tools in Gartner’s Voice of the Customer

LeanIX

With so much noise surrounding digital transformation and the increasing complexity of IT, it’s easy for technology leaders to go astray in their search for best-fit vendors.

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Health Tech Companies Partner To Create Digital Coronavirus Screening Solution

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. GeneratorWorks, a technology company with a suite of healthcare software and hardware products, has announced a partnership with clinical algorithm platform SmartDocMD. Together, they have released SecurePass, a digital COVID-19 risk stratification and screening survey. […].

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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.

COVID-19: Time to Evaluate the Status Quo

New Age Healthcare

COVID-19 is rapidly spreading its wings and countries around the globe are deploying stringent steps to tackle this menace. As of date more than 380,000 cases have been identified with 16000+ fatalities in more than 164 countries (refer [link] for live tracking). Clearly, this is an unprecedented situation which has severe implications and consequences in many ways on the human race. It also provides an opportunity for countries to assess their preparedness to wrestle the turmoil.

Glooko Enables Remote Patient Care At No Charge To Medical Clinics and People with Diabetes To Minimize Risk During Pandemic

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Throughout this challenging time of the COVID-19 pandemic, Glooko, a diabetes software company that enables people with diabetes and clinicians to manage care in real-time, is committed to helping ensure the health and well-being of […].

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HIPAA and Telehealth FAQ from HHS

Healthcare IT Today

We wrote previously about HIPAA enforcement being suspended for telehealth during COVID-19 and more details on how to implement it. Plus, we shared the expansion of Medicare coverage and payment for telehealth. However, there were still many questions. The good news is that HHS released a HIPAA and Telehealth FAQ that addresses some of those […].

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As number of COVID-19 cases rises, many Americans fear costs of care, testing 

FierceHealthIT

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb, many consumers are concerned about whether they could afford tests or treatment should they be diagnosed with the virus.

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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.

CMS Delays MIPS and Automatically Applies Hardship Exemption for Non-Submission

Healthcare IT Today

We previously shared that the MIPS program could be suspended or otherwise delayed. Today, CMS officially announced a delay to MIPS 2019 reporting which extends the deadline for 2019 MIPS data submission from March 31, 2020 to April 30, 2020. Along with the delay to MIPS reporting, they will be automatically applying the “extreme and […].

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How to fairly allocate ventilators? As question becomes more real, experts weigh the answer

FierceHealthIT

How to fairly allocate ventilators? With the question becoming increasingly pertinent, experts offered six recommendations to help guide providers in an analysis published in The New England Journal of Medicine on Monday.

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In A Nation “At War” with the C19 Virus, Partisan Healthcare Differences Persist

Health Populi

More Democrats would want to get tested for the coronavirus (C19) than would Republicans. And, more women than men believe that a vaccine to address the COVID-19 pandemic believe that treatment would be offered at no-or-low-cost under a Democratic president versus President Trump.

Geisinger, UPMC among health systems fast-tracking tech, telehealth projects for COVID-19

FierceHealthIT

Health IT leaders at hospitals and health systems are fast-tracking major technology projects—some in a manner of days. We've never experienced anything like this," said a CIO at one major health organization

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.

HIStalk Interviews Patrice Wolfe, CEO, AGS Health

HIStalk Interviews

Patrice Wolfe, MBA is CEO of AGS Health of Newark, Interviews

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New technology platform launches to connect healthcare providers with PPE suppliers

FierceHealthIT

Think tank United States of Care has launched a new clearinghouse to help connect healthcare workers to medical equipment suppliers

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Perficient Launches Internal Hackathon Focused on Creating COVID-19 Response Solutions

Perficient

This week, Perficient’s Customer Engagement Solutions team launched an internal Hackathon focused on creating COVID-19 response solutions.

CMS works with CDC to identify next COVID-19 hot spot to better target infection control surveys

FierceHealthIT

The Trump administration is aiming to conduct targeted infection control inspections in areas likely to be the next hot spots for a COVID-19 outbreak

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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.

Perficient Recognized with Episerver B2B Commerce Specialization

Perficient

When Episerver acquired Insite late last year , it rounded out the digital experience platform with a robust B2B commerce offering. As a partner of both Episerver and Insite, Perficient is positioned as an Episerver Gold Partner.

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The founder of Mint.com just launched a self-triage tool for COVID-19 

FierceHealthIT

Aaron Patzer is likely best known as the founder of Mint.com, a personal financial management tool, but today he’s lending his tech expertise to another concern: the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Broadening Our Sitecore Capabilities with Brainjocks

Perficient

We are excited to share the news that Perficient has acquired Brainjocks , a leading digital consultancy with a strong Sitecore platform focus. Brainjocks is well-known in the Sitecore ecosystem for their outstanding skills and expertise.

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