Tue.Nov 24, 2020

Medicare 101 for Digital Health Part 1: What is Medicare and how did it get this way?

Mobi Health News

An Intro to Medicare - and how Digital Health companies can impact the nation’s biggest payer

How healthcare organizations can enhance RPM security, resiliency

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to push patients away from in-person care, many health systems have ramped up their remote patient monitoring ecosystems. But with that increase in endpoints comes an increase in security risks.

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Novartis teams up with smartpatient on new tool for patients with wet macular degeneration

Mobi Health News

The tool was designed to help patients and caregivers manage the condition and treatment.

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Aging and Health Technology Watch 2020 Research – A Recap

Aging in Place Technology Watch

A year that saw little travel but it was a good time to write. Most would agree that this year was not what we expected. Instead of continuing with business and event travel into March, HIMSS was canceled at the last minute and converted to a virtual event.

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.

Fitbit study finds heart rate variability fluctuates by age, gender, time of day and activity level

Mobi Health News

The researchers used data from more than 8 million Fitbit users over the course of a randomly selected 24-hour period.

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New COVID-19 technology offers pooled screening for large groups

Mobi Health News

The technology will be able to screen up to 40 people at once

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Sanford Health CEO steps down after sparking controversy for not wearing mask

FierceHealthIT

Sanford Health CEO steps down after sparking controversy for not wearing mask. treed. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 21:08

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HIMSSCast: The advertising double standard holding back femtech startups

Mobi Health News

Host Laura Lovett checks in with investor Maria Velissaris and CEO Colette Courtion about the growing women's health space

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Aetna pilot harnesses CVS pharmacists to address Medicaid members' social needs

FierceHealthIT

Aetna pilot harnesses CVS pharmacists to address Medicaid members' social needs. pminemyer. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 15:09

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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.

Alan partners with Tanker for end-to-end encrypted medical chat

Mobi Health News

The medical chat platform brings privacy protection to the public with technology usually reserved for secure messaging services.

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Operation Warp Speed expects to distribute 6.4M COVID-19 doses 24 hours after FDA approval

FierceHealthIT

Operation Warp Speed expects to distribute 6.4M COVID-19 doses 24 hours after FDA approval. rking. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 12:54

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App for frontline hospital staff closes £1M funding round

Mobi Health News

The UK app aims to resolve facilities and equipment issues for staff

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UpHealth, Cloudbreak merge with blank check company in $1.35B deal

FierceHealthIT

UpHealth, Cloudbreak merge with blank check company in $1.35B deal. hlandi. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 13:46

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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.

Hims & Hers' new board member on what healthcare can learn from Netflix, and other digital health hires

Mobi Health News

Hims & Hers taps Lynne Chou O'Keefe and David Wells as next board members, Eden Health names Jack Stoddard the next executive chairman of its board and more digital health hires.

COVID-19 accelerates innovation in Saudi Arabia

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Quality and Safety Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: COVID-19 accelerates innovation in Saudi Arabia Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: EMEA Right Now

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Of Idiocracy and Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) – A guide for CIOs on API Security for the CURES Act

Healthcare IT Today

In the movie Idiocracy, society devolved toward having two major corporations control most of it, Costco and Brawndo. Brawndo was an energy drink known as The Thirst Mutilator. Because it had electrolytes, everyone used it instead of water, which led to its dominance.

Treating HIV_AIDS in the Age of COVID: Think Telehealth

eVisit

There is a pandemic the worldwide healthcare community has been battling since 1981. It is HIV/AIDS , and it has claimed the lives of more than 35 million people since it was first identified four decades ago.

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.

Ascension earnings bolstered by increased joint venture revenue, COVID-19 relief

FierceHealthIT

Ascension earnings bolstered by increased joint venture revenue, COVID-19 relief. treed. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 14:11

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Is ZOOM BOMBING Still Prevalent?

Telebehavioral Health Institute

A series of Zoom bombing reports rocked the company in March of 2020 when Newsweek reported that the FBI warned the public of the potential for “Zoom-bombing” after the popular video conferencing company saw a dramatic increase in the use … Read more.

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UPMC posts $277M operating income in first 9 months on back of strong insurance business

FierceHealthIT

UPMC posts $277M operating income in first 9 months on back of strong insurance business. rking. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 14:27

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Notes from the Pandemic Front Lines - Oregon Veteran’s Home & the COVID-19 Pandemic

HealthStream

The Edward C. Allworth Veterans’ Home in Oregon was ready and waiting when COVID-19 to arrive on its doorstep, thanks to a comprehensive, far-reaching plan of action. Learn about their preparations and experience

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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.

KFF: Number of insurers participating on ACA exchanges increases for 3rd straight year

FierceHealthIT

KFF: Number of insurers participating on ACA exchanges increases for 3rd straight year. pminemyer. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 11:09

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GigCapital2 Has Entered into Business Combination Agreements with UpHealth and Cloudbreak to Form Combined Company to List on the NYSE

Healthcare IT Today

GigCapital2 (NYSE: GIX), a Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Private-to-Public Equity (PPE)™ corporation, today announced that it has entered into two separate definitive business combination agreements with each of UpHealth Holdings, Inc.

More than 40% of Latinx and Black resident physicians experience racial epithets, refusals of care from patients: study

FierceHealthIT

More than 40% of Latinx and Black resident physicians experience racial epithets, refusals of care from patients: study. hlandi. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 11:18

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6 Tips to Improve Your Webside Manner

Health Recovery Solutions

With the paradigm shift to telehealth, clinicians are adapting to administer care via digital platforms. In 2020 alone, HRS supported over 10x the number of virtual visits than it did in 2019, with a 180%+ increase in video visits per month after the COVID-19 pandemic hit.

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.

Industry Voices—This holiday season, give thanks to America's healthcare heroes by wearing a mask, social distancing

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—This holiday season, give thanks to America's healthcare heroes by wearing a mask, social distancing. treed. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 10:15

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Member experience: Never a better time for digital enablement

Hinduja Global Solutions

Member experience: Never a better time for digital enablement. Health plans are all too familiar with the challenges of member experience—that perfect storm of call/processing volume surge, staffing challenges, and critical moment-of-truth engagement pressures.

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Industry Voices—Why payers must address upstream community needs

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—Why payers must address upstream community needs. pminemyer. Tue, 11/24/2020 - 10:16

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