Mon.May 22, 2023

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Telehealth helps reduce depression in youth, Texas consortium finds

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

More than 60% of children with major depression in the U.S. do not receive any treatment. In spring 2021, emergency department visits for suspected suicide attempts were nearly 51% higher for adolescent girls compared with the same time period in 2019. THE PROBLEM At the same time, there is a critical shortage of behavioral health specialists. By 2024, analysts expect the United States to be at a deficit of as many as 31,000 psychiatrists. 570 counties in the U.S. right now have no mental health

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NeuroFlow, Atlantic Health System partner to launch collaborative care model

Mobi Health News

Sixteen accountable care organization sites will utilize NeuroFlow's platform to support clinical teams as they screen behavioral health patients.

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Retail Clinics’ Growing Role in Health Care and Prescription Drug Sales

Health Populi

“It seemed like an odd pairing: shampoo and a throat swab,” observes a new report on the growth of retail health from Definitive Healthcare. But retail clinics are no longer, as the paper explains, “an experiment of a few grocery stores… they’re becoming a major force in the U.S. healthcare system,” asserts the thesis of Retailers in healthcare: A catalyst for provider evolution.

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Monash-developed AI wearable patch monitors multiple health signs

Mobi Health News

It uses personalised AI that measures speech, neck movement, touch, breathing, and heart rates.

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Transform Clinical Communication With Role-based Messaging

Effective collaboration among all care team members is critical to delivering better patient outcomes. A key element to achieving effective collaboration is through the implementation of a clinical communication and collaboration platform. In a fast-paced, high-stress and critical environment, people tend to do whatever gets the job done. Therefore will scramble and use the systems, people, or processes around them to get an outcome more quickly - which can often be at the expense of quality.

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Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins and 20 others pledge to join TEFCA, prioritize interoperability

FierceHealthIT

Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins and 20 others pledge to join TEFCA, prioritize interoperability aburky Mon, 05/22/2023 - 17:13

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Capgemini & LeanIX: Working Together Toward Continuous Transformation

LeanIX

Capgemini has chosen to partner with LeanIX to support our customers in transitioning to a culture of continuous transformation. Capgemini VPs, Vikram Rajan and Paritosh Sharma explain why enterprise architecture management is key.

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Improving Internal Communications Leads to 50% Stroke Workflow Improvement

Healthcare IT Today

TigerConnect has seen its customers improve their stroke workflows by more than 50% when staff have access to and embrace the use of communication technology. By delivering the right information to the right person when and where they need it, organizations are able speed up patient care in an area where every second matters. Healthcare IT Today sat down with Will O’Connor, M.D., Chief Medical Information Officer at TigerConnect , to find out how these results were achieved and why improving int

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Social Beats networking platform supports people with long covid

DigitalHealth

Biocomm has launched its Social Beats networking platform for people who are living with long covid, giving them access to those in the same position.

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NHS Polyclinics: Labour Party plans for a 'Totally Digital NHS'

Lloyd Price

Keir Starmer has outlined the Labour party's plans to bring in a 'totally digital NHS' with polyclinics outlined as a key driver of their digital health vision. So what exactly are polyclinics? Intro to polyclinics A polyclinic is a medical facility that provides a range of healthcare services, typically by a team of doctors and other healthcare professionals.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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NHS England says all NHS trusts to get own FDP 

DigitalHealth

Every hospital trust and integrated care system may get its own local version of the proposed new FDP that can connect with other data platforms

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Black veterans less able to manage chronic pain via telehealth services

FierceHealthIT

Black veterans less able to manage chronic pain via telehealth services aburky Mon, 05/22/2023 - 14:58

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Technology can help transform the NHS says Starmer

DigitalHealth

Labour Leader Keir Starmer has identified technology as one of three key shifts his party will use to transform the health service.

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Texas AG investigating second children's hospital over gender-affirming care

FierceHealthIT

Texas AG investigating second children's hospital over gender-affirming care dmuoio Mon, 05/22/2023 - 12:46

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Ambiq’s neuralSPOT HeartKit™ enables Real-Time Heart Monitoring AI Applications

Ambiq®, a leading developer of ultra-low-power semiconductor solutions that deliver a multifold increase in energy efficiency, introduces HeartKit, its latest addition to neuralSPOT. This optimized AI model enables running various real-time heart monitoring applications to help users and their healthcare providers quickly identify any irregular events to take necessary actions.

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Telepsychiatry in Action: Meet our COMs Team!

Iris Telehealth

At Iris, our team of Clinical Operations Managers (COMs) serve as dedicated advocates for our providers, addressing any and all needs they may have while working at their clinic. Whenever providers need extra support, the COMs advocate on their behalf and help ensure they have everything they need to succeed in their roles. Additionally, COMs help our partner healthcare organizations ensure their relationship with their provider is successful for the long-term by helping facilitate effective com

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CIO Podcast – Episode 55: Healthcare Security with Steven Ramirez

Healthcare IT Today

For the 55th episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we are joined by Steven Ramirez, VP & CISO at Renown Health to talk about healthcare security! We kick off the episode by discussing the biggest challenges facing the healthcare industry today. And out of those, Ramirez points out the one that needs our immediate attention. Then look into zero trust and what it means for healthcare organizations.

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Movement Health Foundation launched to help global healthcare access 

DigitalHealth

Health and technology companies have joined with the Copenhagen Institute for Future Studies to announce the formation of the Movement Health Foundation.

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The feds still haven't reached a debt ceiling deal. Here's how a breach could impact healthcare

FierceHealthIT

The feds still haven't reached a debt ceiling deal.

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The 2023 Behavioral Health Industry Report

This report explores current issues in the behavioral health industry in 2023. Topics covered include quantitative statistics describing the overall increase in behavioral health issues, the impact of psychologist and staff burnout, how HIPAA compliance is once again at the top of our minds & much more!

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Leeds Teaching Hospitals collaborates on AI cancer test

DigitalHealth

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is collaborating on an AI-powered test that has the potential to speed up the cancer diagnosis process.

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The Empathy-First Approach: Choosing Technology that Benefits All Healthcare Stakeholders

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Jon Zimmerman , CEO at Holon Solutions In today’s healthcare landscape, clinical information systems are valuable tools for coordinating care and improving outcomes. However, as healthcare workers have discovered time and time again, these technologies are not always optimally user-friendly, nor are they built for today’s complex world.

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Reverba Announces Appointment of Peter J. Brown as President

Digital Health Global

– Joins Reverba to expand the company’s vision and offering of technology solutions to connect biopharma companies with the patients they serve – SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Reverba , a leading global patient engagement company, today announced the appointment of Peter J. Brown, MBA, as President. He brings more than 20 years of experience in life sciences, healthcare and patient engagement, with a track record of driving growth in highly complex, competitive markets and successfully sc

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Prognos Health Raises $23 Million

Healthcare IT Today

Prognos Health , the largest real-world integrated data marketplace, has announced that it has raised $23 million in growth equity co-led by Marshall Wace and Safeguard Scientifics , with participation from Cigna Ventures , Hikma Ventures , Hunt Holdings , Labcorp , Maywic , Merck Global Health Innovation Fund , and Red and Blue Ventures. “We are excited to have the support of such a strong group of investors who share our mission of unlocking the power of data to improve health,” sa

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Patient Engagement & Cultural Competence Training Roadmap: A Guide to Reducing Staff Burnout

Speaker: Dr. Mauvareen Beverley, Patient Engagement and Cultural Competence Specialist

If you’re a healthcare provider, chances are you have experienced symptoms of burnout yourself or have colleagues who are currently facing extreme career dissatisfaction. One of the many ways to partially alleviate burnout is active patient engagement. By engaging with patients to understand their needs and preferences, healthcare providers can develop treatments tailored to the individual patient.

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Linkwell Health and Av?sis Partner to Improve Access to Care Through Technology-Enabled Engagement Experiences to Reach and Support Medicaid Members

Digital Health Global

Omnichannel engagement solution delivers targeted content to drive diabetic eye exams and school-based dental care. NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Linkwell Health , the premier consumer engagement technology company in healthcare, and Avēsis , one of the nation’s leading providers of dental, vision, and specialty benefits, announced today their partnership to improve access to quality care among Medicaid members.

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CHI Statement on Multi-Jurisdictional Contractor Advisory Committee (mjCAC) Decision

Connected Health Initiative

The Connected Health Initiative (CHI) was proud to represent the digital health community’s consensus in addressing concerns raised by Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs), through their Multi-Jurisdictional Contractor Advisory Committee (mjCAC), about the efficacy of Remote Physiologic Monitoring (RPM) and Remote Therapeutic Monitoring (RTM) for non-implantable devices.

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Ozempic could cost Medicare an extra $26.8B per year if coverage were expanded: analysis

FierceHealthIT

Ozempic could cost Medicare an extra $26.

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Clarify Research: The Kids Are Not Alright

Digital Health Wire

The youth mental health crisis is past the tipping point. The number of mental health hospitalizations among children and young adults doubled between 2016 and 2022, with inpatient stays for anxiety-related issues and eating disorders tripling over the same period. That’s according to an analysis of claims data for over 24M Americans under the age of 21 in the new The Kids Are Not Alright report from Clarify Health Institute, whose high quality research is matched only by its stellar report titl

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How to Battle Layoffs: The Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp

Facing layoffs in your organization? Support your team members' career transition with Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp: Custom Resume & LinkedIn Revamp + 6 Weeks of Career Coaching. Our certified resume writers will create job search-winning resumes and LinkedIn profiles while they work with a career coach to learn unique strategies to stand out, attract the right employers, automate their job search, and land their dream job.

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Intermountain Health logs 2.6% operating margin, $549M net income in Q1 2023

FierceHealthIT

Intermountain Health logs 2.

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