Mon.May 10, 2021

Getting Vaccinated Has Mental Health Benefits, Walgreens Finds

Health Populi

Most people in the U.S. who have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine shot have a welcoming side-effect: peace of mind and mental health, according to a survey conducted by Walgreens in April 2021.

FDA greenlights Bigfoot Biomedical's insulin recommending diabetes management system

Mobi Health News

The system was cleared for use among individuals 12 years old and up with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes on multiple-dose injection therapy.

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Health Care Costs for a Couple in Retirement in the U.S. Reach $300,000

Health Populi

To pay for health care expenses, the average nest-egg required for a couple retiring in the U.S. in 2021 will be $300,000 according to the 20th annual Fidelity Investments Retiree Health Care Cost Estimate.

Virtual cardiology startup Heartbeat lands $20M

Mobi Health News

The funds will help the company with R&D and expanding clinical services.

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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.

Telehealth 2050: The future design of virtual care technology

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Miles Romney, cofounder and chief technology officer at telehealth company eVisit, paints a vivid, sci-fi-seeming picture of what virtual care will look like in the year 2050. He starts by describing a hypothetical person's morning shower.

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How much telehealth do patients need? Researchers weigh in

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Researchers from West Virginia University have set out to determine the optimal frequency of telehealth appointments for patients with chronic conditions.

Google develops search tools for COVID-19 resources in India

Mobi Health News

The new COVID-19 efforts will be focused on helping people in India find vaccination, testing centers and hospitals.

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Key Features For Pharmacy Delivery App

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Natalie Tkachenko, healthcare software solutions consultant, NIX United. The increasing number of online pharmacy retailers emphasize growing consumer inquiry for address delivery.

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To Modernize Healthcare for Good, We Need 3 Critical Elements

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Sid Viswanathan, President and CEO, Truepill. It’s an understatement to say that healthcare has undergone a rapid transformation in the wake of COVID-19.

Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

COVID-19 has only made loneliness worse among seniors. Here's how Anthem is tackling this issue

FierceHealthIT

COVID-19 has only made loneliness worse among seniors. Here's how Anthem is tackling this issue. pminemyer. Mon, 05/10/2021 - 14:37

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CIO Podcast – Episode 6: Aaron Miri on CIO Leadership and the HITAC Committee

Healthcare IT Today

For the 6th episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we’re sitting down with Aaron Miri, CIO at The University of Texas at Austin, Dell Medical School and UT Health Austin.

Kaiser Permanente generates $2 billion profit for Q1, rebounding from 2020 loss

FierceHealthIT

Kaiser Permanente generates $2 billion profit for Q1, rebounding from 2020 loss. rking. Mon, 05/10/2021 - 11:18

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Heartbeat Health Raises $20M Series B Funding to Expand Virtual Heart Care

Healthcare IT Today

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.

HHS restores anti-bias protections for LGBTQ individuals after landmark SCOTUS ruling

FierceHealthIT

HHS restores anti-bias protections for LGBTQ individuals after landmark SCOTUS ruling. rking. Mon, 05/10/2021 - 16:19

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Webinar - Survey Shows Privileging for Telehealth a Big Issue in 2020 and Beyond

HealthStream

VerityStream’s 2020 survey revealed that more than half (51.6%) of all respondents said their organization’s use of telehealth services increased significantly since the beginning of the pandemic, accompanied by credentialing challenges and other related issues

Industry Voices—Obstacle or opportunity? How CMS mandates can drive quality care and improved patient experiences

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—Obstacle or opportunity? How CMS mandates can drive quality care and improved patient experiences. hlandi. Mon, 05/10/2021 - 08:42

HIStalk Interviews Carina Edwards, CEO, Quil Health

HIStalk Interviews

Carina Edwards, MBA is CEO of Quil Health of Philadelphia, Interviews

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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.

32 hospitals in Medicaid non-expansion states sue HHS for low-income patient supplements

FierceHealthIT

32 hospitals in Medicaid non-expansion states sue HHS for low-income patient supplements. dmuoio. Mon, 05/10/2021 - 16:50

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Why Everything You Know about Link Building for Local Search Is Wrong – Here’s Why #265

Perficient

Most of what you read about link building or hear at conferences isn’t helpful. And when you narrow that down to link building for local search, it’s even more challenging to find useful information.

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CMS sent out warnings to hospitals failing at price transparency. Some still aren't sure where they land

FierceHealthIT

CMS sent out warnings to hospitals failing at price transparency. Some still aren't sure where they land. dmuoio. Mon, 05/10/2021 - 14:36

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2021 Adobe Summit Recap: In a world where Multi-Channel Marketing scales, Marketo rules

Perficient

Imagine you are sitting in a movie theater (or in this case, 2021 Adobe Summit ).

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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.

Biofourmis hires key Amazon executive as startup looks to expand into clinical care services

FierceHealthIT

Biofourmis hires key Amazon executive as startup looks to expand into clinical care services. hlandi. Mon, 05/10/2021 - 17:28

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Centene taps new chief financial officer

FierceHealthIT

Centene taps new chief financial officer. pminemyer. Mon, 05/10/2021 - 12:37

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