Tue.Jul 20, 2021

Medical Debt in the U.S. Greater in States That Did Not Expand Medicaid

Health Populi

The level of medical debt in America exceeded debt of other types in 2020.

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The Link Between Administrative Burden and Physician Burnout

Continue Education Journal

Physician burnout is increasingly being studied as the epidemic reaches new and larger proportions. A 2016 article in The Lancet defined physician burnout as “a work related syndrome, involving emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a sense of reduced personal accomplishment.”

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Infection Control and Prevention: 10 Tips For Preventing Exposure and Contamination In Hospitals

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Hospital-acquired infections are a challenge to clinicians as they increase the mortality and morbidity rate.

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WebMD snaps up patient educational video company Wellness Network

Mobi Health News

Wellness Network includes videos that touch on 24 therapeutic areas.

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Streamlining Patient Care: Strategies to Deal with Unified Communications & Collaboration

Speaker: Zafar Chaudry, MD, MS, MIS, MBA, Sr. Vice President – Chief Digital & Information Officer at Seattle Children’s

During this webinar, you will learn about collaborative healthcare software, strategies for increasing stakeholder participation, and communication optimization techniques for reducing message and alert fatigue.

Wolters Kluwer Launches Patient Education Platform:EmmiEducate

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Wolters Kluwer, Health announces the release of EmmiEducate to improve alignment between patients and their care teams.

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Nurx can now ship the morning-after pill overnight to patients

Mobi Health News

The company has plans to expand Nurx Now to offer additional urgent care services in the future.

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Q&A with Patrick McGill, MD, Part 1: “We Should Not Be Competing on Social Determinants.”

Health System CIO

When it comes to social determinants of health, capturing data is important, but it’s merely one step, says Patrick McGill, MD. It's also about leveraging that data to understand why gaps exist, and partnering with others to help close them.

Tech-enabled senior living company UpsideH?M scores $2.25M

Mobi Health News

The funds will go toward continuing company progression, specifically with the launch of UpsideH?M’s M’s core technology platform later this year.

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Best and Worst Patient Experiences – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 7/23 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) on the topic “Best and Worst Patient Experiences.”

2022 Guide to Improved Patient Outcomes: AI-Powered Remote Monitoring and Increasing Revenue for Your Practice

Speaker: Mintu Turakhia M.D. M.A.S., Consulting Head of Medical, 100Plus | Mike Wurm, Director of Product and Strategy, 100Plus | Daniel Gasparini, Director of Sales | Nadia Ziyadeh-Hammad, LVN, RPM Coordinator, Greenville Healthcare Associates

2022 brings new healthcare challenges. With the rising need for remote patient monitoring (RPM) and new COVID-19 variants increasing that need, 100Plus continues to reduce patient, clinician, and health care system barriers to RPM use.

Collective Health's partnership program launches with inclusion of Livongo, Hinge Health and more

Mobi Health News

The Premier Partner Program is set to launch for benefits plans starting in January 2022.

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Most Patients Don’t Want to Manage Their Own Health Info

Healthcare IT Today

Do patients want to manage their own health info? This is a really big and complicated question. Mostly because there are 7 billion patients in the world that all have different needs and desires.

Warby Parker's digital vision test lets users renew their glasses and contact lens prescriptions remotely

Mobi Health News

The new service will cost users $15 if the prescription is renewed.

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Australian seniors are comfortable using telehealth despite challenges, survey shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The CareSide, a home care service provider based in Western Australia, has published a report on Australians' perception of telemedicine, gauging their comfort with its technology and preference between teleconsultations and in-person visits.

Remote Patient Monitoring Powered by AI Leads to Improved Health Metrics for Senior Patients

Remote Patient Monitoring provides measurable improvements in patient health outcomes across treated conditions, including hypertension, obesity, and diabetes. These quantitative patient outcomes provide credible data on patient progression and practitioner performance.

Seeing Red about Pink Eye

Society for Participatory Medicine

I don’t like having something wrong with my body. I don’t like feeling achy. I can’t stand fevers. I don’t like being sick. When I do get ill, I want whatever healthcare team I deal with to be full of empathy and quick to figure out what ails me. If that sounds a bit high maintenance, I agree.

19Labs, Doctory Bring Next Generation Telehealth Kiosks To The Middle East

19 Labs

Bringing hospital-at-home to pharmacies, schools, homes, and rural communities in Gulf countries. SAN MATEO, CA — JULY 20, 2021 — The hospital-at-home trend is rapidly changing the healthcare industry globally and throughout the Gulf countries.

UnitedHealthcare to offer fully-insured members free year-long Peloton subscriptions

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealthcare to offer fully-insured members free year-long Peloton subscriptions. pminemyer. Tue, 07/20/2021 - 12:13

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CorroHealth Coding Automation Pilot Leads to Medical Savant Acquisition

Healthcare IT Today

CorroHealth has acquired Medical Savant after a successful year-long pilot of fully autonomous coding and charge capture. Automation exceeding 95% of encounters proved the benefits of combining Medical Savant Autonomous Coding with the CorroHealth Advanced Coding Solution (ACS).

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Burnout, Tele-Health, and Accessibility: How to Manage the Expectation of a 24-Hour Workday

Speaker: Keith Carlson — BSN, RN, NC-BC, Host of The Nurse Keith Podcast

Learn how the healthcare industry can promote compassionate care and reduce burnout in a variety of ways.

Medical debt now outweighs all other personal debt in U.S. Those in Medicaid non-expansion states are hit the hardest

FierceHealthIT

Medical debt now outweighs all other personal debt in U.S. Those in Medicaid non-expansion states are hit the hardest. dmuoio. Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:58

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19Labs, Doctory Bring Next Generation Telehealth Kiosks To The Middle East

19 Labs

Bringing hospital-at-home to pharmacies, schools, homes, and rural communities in Gulf countries. SAN MATEO, CA — JULY 20, 2021 — The hospital-at-home trend is rapidly changing the healthcare industry globally and throughout the Gulf countries.

Highmark teams with ChristianaCare, Bayhealth for Medicare Advantage plan in Delaware

FierceHealthIT

Highmark teams with ChristianaCare, Bayhealth for Medicare Advantage plan in Delaware. pminemyer. Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:02

4 Reasons to Incorporate Telehealth and RPM into Your Hospice Program

Health Recovery

Telehealth can play a critical role for both hospice patients and their caregivers as they navigate complex symptoms and medication regimens, difficult prognoses, geographical constraints and care plan confusion.

Innovative Ways to Improve Your Patients’ Digital Experience

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Professor at School of Health Science at Colorado Technical University, USA, Executive Board Member & Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health, Switzerland

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

OM1 scores $85M to build out clinical data network, AI analytics models

FierceHealthIT

OM1 scores $85M to build out clinical data network, AI analytics models. hlandi. Tue, 07/20/2021 - 11:38

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People of Perficient: Meet Kurt Highducheck, Healthcare Key Account Director

Perficient

Kurt Highducheck joined us in 2019 and quickly made his mark by impacting client and team success. I sat down with him to explore what keeps him energized in his role at Perficient. It’s great to chat with you, Kurt. Thank you for joining me.

New bill seeks to reverse slide in ACO participation with more shared savings

FierceHealthIT

New bill seeks to reverse slide in ACO participation with more shared savings. rking. Tue, 07/20/2021 - 16:53

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Multiple Keys/Value pair with Custom Filters in Apache Kafka

Perficient

Introduction: Before I even start talking about Apache Kafka here, is it possible to use list of keys in Kafka? Yes, It’s all possible. In this post, we’ll see how to use multiple keys/value pairs with multiple filters.

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Playbook: Critical & Time-Sensitive Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Shipments Best Practices

In this playbook, we look at the role accurate, real-time data plays in extending your visibility, best practices for increasing your visibility.