Mon.Oct 19, 2020

Deloitte rolls out new home monitoring tool

Mobi Health News

The tool is able to capture data from remote monitoring wearables and to link patients with virtual care providers


Which EHR Phase Are We In? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 47

Healthcare IT Today

For the 47th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the various phases of EHR (or EMR if you prefer). In a recent article by Colin Hung, he identified 4 phases of EMR. As we look at the current EMR and EHR market, we see healthcare organizations across nearly all 4 phases.

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CDC's 'virtual human' relays prostate cancer info through candid conversations

Mobi Health News

The interactive tool tackles prostate cancer symptoms, screening and treatment. Providers can use it during a clinical encounter to facilitate conversation


Six Ways Technology Has Impacted The Healthcare Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. A few decades ago, we never would have imagined a world that looks the way it does today, and that’s all due to technology.

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.

Doctor Care Anywhere announces expansion offering to the Republic of Ireland

Mobi Health News

The move follows an agreement that allows the company to provide its digital health services to one of the UK's Big Four retail banks

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Whisper releases digitally connected hearing aid system and announces $35M funding round

Mobi Health News

With the closing of this funding round, Whisper has raised a total of $53 million in funding


Presidential Executive Order on Saving Lives Through Increased Support For Mental – and Behavioral – Health Needs

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Presidential Executive Order on Saving Lives Through Increased Support For Mental – and Behavioral – Health Needs On October 5, 2020, an Executive Disorder was signed into law to support the COVID mental health, behavioral health and substance use needs … Read more.

How VNAs can address the challenge of data accessibility and analysis

Mobi Health News

Healthcare providers face mounting pressure to reduce clinician burnout, improve efficiency and increase patient satisfaction. To achieve this, they need easy access to data that can be aggregated, consolidated and provide insight into clinical and operational decisions


Allscripts files trademark lawsuit against telemed platform CarePortMD

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Allscripts filed a trademark lawsuit in federal district court on Thursday against CarePortMD, a Delaware-based telehealth company.

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.

Hospitals could see 10% drop in admissions in 2020: KFF


Hospitals could see 10% drop in admissions in 2020: KFF. treed. Mon, 10/19/2020 - 14:54


Do Clients Understand Electronic Informed Consent for Telehealth?

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Do Clients Really Understand Electronic Informed Consent? Informed consent is required by both state mandate and professional association ethical codes to assure the care and research, and protection of patient rights.

Cigna, MDLive team up to offer virtual wellness exams


Cigna, MDLive team up to offer virtual wellness exams. pminemyer. Mon, 10/19/2020 - 14:12


Payment Personalization, Charge Capture Analytics, and CAC at Virtual AHIMA 2020

Healthcare IT Today

A you’ve seen from my previous coverage, I had an enjoyable week attending the AHIMA Virtual Conference. While it’s not the same as in person, AHIMA did a nice job allowing us to connect with HIM professionals and be able to learn from each other.

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.

Global healthcare funding hit a record in Q3. Here's how much digital health companies raised


Global healthcare funding hit a record in Q3. Here's how much digital health companies raised. hlandi. Mon, 10/19/2020 - 12:02

Identifying Effective Digital Mental Therapy in a Fast-Growing Pandemic Market

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Ken Cahill, Chief Executive Officer, SilverCloud Health. The COVID-19 pandemic has imperiled our communities on a scale that we rarely witness, and the pressure we’ve felt from a public health and economic standpoint cannot be understated.

Flu shot rates increasing this year as experts worry of double whammy with COVID-19 this season


Flu shot rates increasing this year as experts worry of double whammy with COVID-19 this season. rking. Mon, 10/19/2020 - 16:34


US Justice Department Reports Shakedown: Telehealth & Healthcare Fraud  

Telebehavioral Health Institute

On September 30th, the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the largest healthcare fraud takedown in the history of the department, with 345 defendants were charged with submitting $6 billion in fraudulent claims. Notably, the telehealth fraud component of … Read more.

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.

The State of ROI in Healthcare Digital Marketing


As marketers work to solidify their seat at the decision-making table and secure the budgets required for modern MarTech stacks, the need to justify those investments and show that they’re performing becomes more and more important.


CMS: Average ACA plan premiums to drop by 2% in 2021 as more insurers join exchanges


CMS: Average ACA plan premiums to drop by 2% in 2021 as more insurers join exchanges. rking. Mon, 10/19/2020 - 20:08


The Hidden COVID-19 Crisis: Where hospitals miss emerging mental health problems – and what to do about it

Digital Health Today

Some of the ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has affected our healthcare system have been immediately and explicitly apparent.

Winning at the Web: Roundtable Discussion with Modern Healthcare’s IMPACT Award ‘Website of Year’ Winners


Attend our November webinar Register Now Wish you could learn from proven leaders in healthcare digital marketing? Now’s your chance.


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.

The Growth of Telecardiology

Health Recovery Solutions

Growing at a rapid pace in 2020, telehealth has quickly expanded to serve a range of patient populations. For cardiovascular patients especially, telehealth can be used to manage symptoms, improve patient engagement, and ensure continuous connection between the patient and their clinician(s).

Long-Term Care Feels Ongoing Impact from Civil Money Penalty Reimbursement Programs


Civil Money Penalties (CMPs) are imposed by CMS against nursing homes and other residential care facilities for failing to be in substantial compliance with one or more Medicare and Medicaid participation requirements for long-term care facilities

Medical Group Improves Digital Experience With New Site, New Content


Grand River Medical Group was founded in 2016 when three clinics merged to ensure the Dubuque, Iowa community continued to have access to high-quality medical care.


Industry Voices—These 4 words could transform health. Let’s start using them


Industry Voices—These 4 words could transform health. Let’s start using them. pminemyer. Mon, 10/19/2020 - 11:40


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.