Tue.Nov 17, 2020

The Pandemic, Amazon, Pharmacy, and the Digital Transformation of Health Consumers

Health Populi

As the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in the U.S., Americans were already Primed for ecommerce — even in health care. The coronavirus accelerated the digital transformation on people as consumers — and consumers as health consumers.

Pear Therapeutics launches Somryst for the treatment of chronic insomnia

Mobi Health News

The cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia program is designed to be an end-to-end virtual experience.

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Most clinicians can't access telehealth directly from EHRs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

According to a survey released Tuesday by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition, the majority of physicians and other qualified healthcare professionals say telehealth is positively influencing clinical outcomes, patient experience, cost and professional satisfaction.

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Digital mental health on the rise, but engagement, access and trust continue to be barriers

Mobi Health News

This morning at WISH 2020 Tom Insel and other panelists discussed the opportunities for applying tech to the global mental health shortage.

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.

Bonded Internet: Improving Connectivity Within Rural Medical and Dental Practices

Electronic Health Reporter

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Epic Health Research Network – A Near Real Time Medical Journal?

Healthcare IT Today

One of the biggest efforts coming out of Epic recently and one of the things Judy Faulkner, Founder of Epic, is most excited about is their Epic Health Research Network.

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Report shows pharma industry struggling to handle mobile-based cyber-attacks

Mobi Health News

Seventy-seven per cent of mobile phishing attempts on pharmaceutical organisations through the third quarter of 2020 intended on delivering malware

Sustaining Accelerated Innovation & Adoption in HIT post COVID – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 11/20 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

AliveCor raises $65M, Strava closes $110M and more digital health fundings

Mobi Health News

Also: Upfront Healthcare announces $11.5M in funding; Solv scores $27M and adds to its team; Levels gets $12M in a seed round.

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.

Founders’ Vision: Disrupting the Disruption in Healthcare, Enabling Virtual Care for Hospitals and Health Systems

eVisit

Published: Nov. 17, 2020. telehealth Telemedicine eVisit Enterprise Virtual Care platform virtual care technology virtual care platform Simplify Healthcare Delivery disrupting the disruption in healthcare healthcare disruption National Entrepreneurs Month National Entrepreneurs Day

Provider groups including AHA, AMA call for White House to work with Biden administration

FierceHealthIT

Provider groups including AHA, AMA call for White House to work with Biden administration. treed. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 13:03

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Central Logic Acquires Ensocare to Ease Transitions from Hospital to Post-Acute Care

Healthcare IT Today

Central Logic, the leading healthcare access and orchestration company, announced today that it has acquired Omaha-based Ensocare, which automates the inpatient referral process to post-acute care (PAC).

Amazon likely to gain 'major ground' on CVS, Walgreens and other chains, analysts say

FierceHealthIT

Amazon likely to gain 'major ground' on CVS, Walgreens and other chains, analysts say. rking. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 16:38

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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.

CMS Nursing-Home Survey Replaced Annual Survey, Provided Window into COVID-19 Operations

HealthStream

In early 2020, CMS revised its survey process for long-term care facilities to focus on COVID-19 awareness and preparedness. What do facilities need to know

Amazon ramps up healthcare competition with launch of online pharmacy, prescription savings benefit

FierceHealthIT

Amazon ramps up healthcare competition with launch of online pharmacy, prescription savings benefit. treed. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 09:19

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Physician Champions and Healthcare IT Projects

Optimum Healthcare IT

The Physician Champion plays an integral role in the successful development and implementation of a healthcare IT project. The post Physician Champions and Healthcare IT Projects appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. EHR Implementation Healthcare IT Physician Champion

Why GuideWell is driving greater innovation for caregiver supports

FierceHealthIT

Why GuideWell is driving greater innovation for caregiver supports. pminemyer. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 12:06

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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.

What will the world look like after COVID-19?

Henry Kotula

[link]. Like a lot of people, I have really gotten into listening to podcasts over the last year. They’re such an immersive way to learn about the world, and I like how the format lets you dive as deep on a topic as you want.

Kaiser MA plan agrees to pay $6M to DOJ to settle false claims allegations

FierceHealthIT

Kaiser MA plan agrees to pay $6M to DOJ to settle false claims allegations. rking. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 12:15

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Telehealth and Cybersecurity: Is Your Crisis Solution Putting You at Risk?

GlobalMed

Name two dominant influences on 21st-century healthcare and it’s a safe bet that telemedicine and cybersecurity would make the list.

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AMA calls for increased COVID prevention in correctional facilities, end to disinformation campaigns

FierceHealthIT

AMA calls for increased COVID prevention in correctional facilities, end to disinformation campaigns. treed. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 12:36

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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.

Implementing Workflow in Sitecore: A Mini-Series Part 1 – Overview

Perficient

You or your company have chosen to use Sitecore as your CMS of choice. Hooray you made a good decision! Making new pages for your site is easy! It’s truly the bread and butter of using Sitecore: ease of content creation. Simply create a page, populate it with components, and then publish.

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Will we still be wearing masks at Thanksgiving 2021? Here's what Fauci says

FierceHealthIT

Will we still be wearing masks at Thanksgiving 2021? Here's what Fauci says. treed. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 14:50

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Empathy: The Business Value of Experience Design (Part 1 of 8)

Perficient

This is the second in a series of blog posts sharing the results of our study on the business value of experience design.

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CMS: Estimated improper Medicare payments down $16B since 2016

FierceHealthIT

CMS: Estimated improper Medicare payments down $16B since 2016. rking. Tue, 11/17/2020 - 11:07

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.