Tue.Oct 27, 2020

Nordic digital therapeutics firm Sidekick Health scores $20 million in Series A funding

Mobi Health News

The proceeds will be used to drive product development and expand operations in the US

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Telehealth reimbursement may be changing. How should providers prepare?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The future potential of telehealth hinges on how it's reimbursed. Virtual care may be popular among patients, but if providers can't get paid for their services, it's unlikely they'll be able to continue to provide them.

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CVS launches telemedicine enabled contact renewal service

Mobi Health News

The new service lets patients take a digital eye exam and get their prescription renewed by an eye doctor.

Tips For Your Healthcare Marketing Campaign

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. A healthcare marketing campaign is multifaceted. It should be aimed at attracting more customers and improving the relationship between hospital stakeholders.

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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.

Femtech hypnotherapy company Clementine raises £1M

Mobi Health News

Fortunis Capital has awarded Clementine a place in its top 20 UK Impact Investment Fund

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Wellfleet deploys binx COVID-19 testing boxes at college campuses

Mobi Health News

College campuses have proven to be hotbeds for infection of COVID-19 since the pandemic began

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Beating COVID-19 By Shifting From Reactive To Pro-Active Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Donald Voltz and Eric Tran, master of science in microbiology and immunology, School of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.

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Nordic digital therapeutics firm Sidekick Health scores $20M in Series A funding

Mobi Health News

The proceeds will be used to drive product development and expand operations in the US

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Universal Community Health moves from text-enabled telehealth to robust ‘tele-assisted care’

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Toward the end of March, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit hard in California, Universal Community Health Center in Los Angeles needed to implement a quick-and-easy platform to get telehealth off the ground. THE PROBLEM.

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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.

Medidata acquires MC10's digital biomarker business

Mobi Health News

Medidata said the deal will help better integrate clinical-grade metrics into its remote trial platform and broadly support the use of wearable sensors for clinical research

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A Look at the Future of Medical Practices in the Next 12-24 Months

Healthcare IT Today

One of the outstanding sessions at MGMA’s MPEC conference was called “A Look Ahead:?A A Panel Discussion on the Future of Practices in the Next 12-24 Months” and included a great panel of Dr. Halee Fischer-Wright, Aimee Greeter, Ann Greiner, and was moderated by Colin Hung.

Eagle Genomics closes $9m scale-up funding round

Mobi Health News

The funding was led by ETF and an investor consortium from across AI, science and analytics

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Tricks or Treats – Health IT Edition – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 10/30 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

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.

Verily contests report that San Francisco, Alameda 'severed ties' with its COVID testing program

Mobi Health News

Following news that its Project Baseline program was poorly received in parts of the Bay Area, the life science company characterized site closures as more of a pause and a redirection of resources across the state

CVS to add 1K rapid-result COVID-19 test sites at pharmacies

FierceHealthIT

CVS to add 1K rapid-result COVID-19 test sites at pharmacies. pminemyer. Tue, 10/27/2020 - 16:11

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Have Healthcare Cyberattacks Changed During COVID?

Healthcare IT Today

Over the last several years, Blackberry, the one-time mobile phone giant that taught us all how to use our thumbs to text, has been transforming themselves into a security powerhouse. The company has also been making a push into healthcare and have popped up at several Health IT conferences.

Centene generates $568M in profit in Q3 as WellCare deal takes hold

FierceHealthIT

Centene generates $568M in profit in Q3 as WellCare deal takes hold. rking. Tue, 10/27/2020 - 07:33

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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.

Coders and Physicians Eagerly Await E/M Coding Changes Arriving in January 2021

HealthStream

Starting in September 2020, HealthStream and our partner nThrive will release updated educational and training materials around the E/M coding changes. Learn how HealthStream and nThrive can help with solutions to your coding needs and other revenue cycle challenges

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Former Livongo execs start new company and prepare for $500M IPO

FierceHealthIT

Former Livongo execs start new company and prepare for $500M IPO. hlandi. Tue, 10/27/2020 - 19:55

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Ochsner Health System’s O Bar & Digital Medicine Program Success & Expansion

Consumer eHealth Engagement

Ochsner Mobile O Bar Over five years ago, Ochsner Health launched their O Bar (Apple genius-like concept) to support patients getting started with digital health tools. Today, Ochsner has nine physical O Bars located in the bottom floor of their health centers and one mobile O Bar.

Deloitte: Medicare Advantage plans that don't embrace telehealth 'will get left behind'

FierceHealthIT

Deloitte: Medicare Advantage plans that don't embrace telehealth 'will get left behind'. pminemyer. Tue, 10/27/2020 - 13:52

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.

Health Care Providers Are More Politically Engaged in the 2020 Elections

Health Populi

Until 2016, physicians’ voting rates in U.S. elections had not changed since the late 1970s. Then in 2018, two years into President Donald Trump’s four-year term, the mid-term elections drove U.S. voters to the election polls…including health care providers.

Experts propose how to equally distribute COVID-19 vaccine

FierceHealthIT

Experts propose how to equally distribute COVID-19 vaccine. rking. Tue, 10/27/2020 - 16:37

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Join Us for a Live Demo of Oracle Clinical One

Perficient

Dave Shuford , a sales consulting director at Oracle, and I will take the virtual stage to showcase Oracle Clinical One and discuss what the platform mean s for companies running Oracle Health Sciences applications ( e.g. , Oracle Clinical, InForm , CTMS ) and those that might be considering moving to a new vendor entirely.

Community Health Systems CEO to step down at end of 2020, company reports with Q3 earnings

FierceHealthIT

Community Health Systems CEO to step down at end of 2020, company reports with Q3 earnings. treed. Tue, 10/27/2020 - 16:29

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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.