Tue.Jul 28, 2020

News from the Consumer Technology Association and Withings Further Demonstrates Private Sector’s Role in the Pandemic and Public Health

Health Populi

This week, announcements from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and Withings further bolster the case for the private sector bolstering public health in this pandemic…and future ones to come beyond the Age of the Coronavirus.

Digital health researchers flock to smart clothing in studying sweat & COVID-19

Mobi Health News

Engineers from Tufts University demonstrate a new sensor for sweat detection, and Nanowear is teaming up with the New York City-Metro Health Systems to focus on remote detection of COVID-19

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Tech optimization: Getting the most out of telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

With the sudden easing of restrictions by the government and equally sudden reimbursement from payers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s very clear telemedicine has never been more used or more vital.

Wearable temperature monitoring firm raises capital for its expansion amid COVID-19 demand

Mobi Health News

The UK firm offers medical grade, non-invasive devices for constant core temperature monitoring

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Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

AMA & other med groups express 'dismay' at prospect of waivers made permanent

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Lots of industry groups want to see the temporary government waivers enacted early on during the COVID-19 public health emergency – the ones enabling the vast expansion of telehealth and remote patient monitoring over the past four months – to be made permanent once the storm has subsided. And some legislators do too.

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New outlook for telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Withings collects $60M Series B to scale B2B offerings, add 100 employees

Mobi Health News

The 12-year-old French company is best known for its connected consumer health devices

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Change Healthcare CEO discusses new telehealth, analytics tools

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: HIMSS20 Digital Coverage Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Change Healthcare CEO discusses new telehealth, analytics tools Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

Zebra Medical Vision receives 510(k) clearance for AI mammogram tool

Mobi Health News

Zebra Medical Vision has announced its latest Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for HealthMammo, an artificial intelligence tool that helps radiologists identify suspicious mammograms.

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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.

Unlocking Healthcare’s “Digital Front Door” with Integrated Virtual Care

Healthcare IT Today

After our extremely popular virtual meetup on “How Healthcare Organizations are Integrating Virtual Chronic Care Solutions to Adjust to the Next Normal,” we decided we needed to do a follow up conversation with our panelists to cover areas of virtual care we weren’t able to get to in our first discussion.

Saudi German Hospitals implement Robotic Process Automation to improve patient experience

Mobi Health News

The UAE-based group has recruited Automation Anywhere to provide AI-powered software bots to “modernise key touch points

Ready to Make Change With Automation Tools? Train For Your Cisco 300-435 Exam Using Top-Quality Practice Tests

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. When exploring the concept of efficiency at work, it’s important to evaluate the tasks that can be automated to lessen the burden of handling repetitive activities.

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Sharecare scoops up WhiteHatAI to focus on healthcare payments

Mobi Health News

WhiteHatAI's technology can help address false claims, waste, abuse and fraud in the system.

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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.

[Free Webinar] Telehealth: It’s More than Just Video Conferencing

eVisit

According to a May 29, 2020 McKinsey Report , many providers, health systems and independent practices are reporting anywhere from 50x to as much as a 175x increase in telehealth visits compared to pre-COVID numbers.

Another $59M for Nanox's 'digital X-ray' device and imaging software platform

Mobi Health News

The company said that it has raised $110 million since November of 2019

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To connect older adults, when will a trend convert to a mandate?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, tech nice-to-haves have become critical. Between boosting the deployment of telehealth technologies, once-delayed initiatives became instantly late.

PAI Health’s heart activity metric to be featured in Prudential’s Pulse app

Mobi Health News

PAI Health services will be available to Pulse users across 11 markets in Asia

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Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

Proper implementation of chatbots in healthcare requires diligence

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Supplements & Medications that Raise Your Blood Sugar

Insulin Nation

Managing type 1 diabetes generally relies on insulin and, occasionally, one or two other medications meant to reduce blood sugar levels. But there are likely to be many occasions throughout your life when taking other medications and supplements for non-diabetes related reasons are required. But before you fill your prescription or purchase a new supplement, it is important to know that many drugs can raise blood sugar levels and may not be the best choice for all type 1s.

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Top 5 Risks to Address when Converting Data to MEDITECH Expanse

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Justin Campbell, Vice President, Strategy, at Galen Healthcare Solutions. Note: While this article addresses specifically converting data to MEDITECH Expanse, most of these principles apply to any EHR data conversion.

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Centene earns $1.2B in profit in Q2 but warns of 'choppy' financial waters ahead

FierceHealthIT

Centene earns $1.2B in profit in Q2 but warns of 'choppy' financial waters ahead. pminemyer. Tue, 07/28/2020 - 07:34

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Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended

Telebehavioral Health Institute

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended Until October The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) is extended until October of this year as announced by the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II on July 25, 2020: As … Read more.

Virtual behavioral health could expand access to care for 53M Americans, report finds

FierceHealthIT

Virtual behavioral health could expand access to care for 53M Americans, report finds. hlandi. Tue, 07/28/2020 - 12:49

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[Free Webinar] Telehealth: It’s More than Just Video Conferencing

eVisit

According to a May 29, 2020 McKinsey Report , many providers, health systems and independent practices are reporting anywhere from 50x to as much as a 175x increase in telehealth visits compared to pre-COVID numbers.

Withings Raises $60 Million to Become the Data-Enabled Bridge Between Patients and Healthcare Professionals

Healthcare IT Today

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.

OCR Settlements on the Rise as HHS Resumes Enforcement

Telebehavioral Health Institute

OCR Settlements on the Rise as HHS Resumes Enforcement With two OCR settlements announced within the span of a week, it seems the Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has resumed its enforcement efforts. … Read more.

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CVS adds 5 more solutions to its platform to assist PBM clients in managing digital health tools

FierceHealthIT

CVS adds 5 more solutions to its platform to assist PBM clients in managing digital health tools. pminemyer. Tue, 07/28/2020 - 13:50

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended: HHS Declared

Telebehavioral Health Institute

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended Until October: HHS Declared The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) is extended until October of this year as announced by the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II on July 25, … Read more.