Tue.Sep 08, 2020

Behavioral Health Side-Effects in the COVID Era

Health Populi

“This surge of people experiencing acute behavioral health problems…has the potential to further impact the healthcare system for years to come,” a report from McKinsey expects looking at the hidden costs of COVID-19’s impact on U.S. health care.

Google Cloud to provide DoD with an AI enabled cancer diagnostic system

Mobi Health News

In collaboration with the Defense Innovation Unit (DIU), Google Cloud will supply Department of Defense medical facilities with a prototypical artificial intelligence digital-pathology system.

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These Are The Challenges Medical Businesses Are Facing Because of COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. It’s fair to say that COVID-19 has taken every business through the wringer and that does include companies operating within the healthcare industry.

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Therapeutic VR sedation startup Oncomfort closes €10 million Series A

Mobi Health News

Since launching its SedaKit for Digital Sedation product in June 2019, the Belgian company said more than 60,000 patients have used its digital therapy

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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.

Top Reasons For Screening Employees

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The process of screening applicants is extremely important for employers and must be carried out before recruiting for a position.

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5 Reasons Why Adjustable Beds Are Beneficial For Seniors

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Many assume that adjustable beds only serve those patients admitted to a medical facility.

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NIH awards Vibrent Health $39M to backbone All of Us

Mobi Health News

The health research platform has already helped enroll 356,000 participants into the nationwide research program

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Four Tech Advances That Bring Good News For The Health Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Peloton launches second generation bike and cheaper version of treadmill

Mobi Health News

Peloton, the fitness company best known for its connected stationary bikes, has just added the second generation of its bike and a lower priced version of its connected treadmill.

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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.

Building resilient, connected and prepared health systems in the Nordics

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Before the pandemic struck, Iceland was lagging behind in digital healthcare, according to Runolfur Palsson, director of internal medicine and rehabilitation at the national university hospital, Landspitali.

eVisit Enables Pioneering Move in OB-GYN Specialty: Ob Hospitalist Group’s Ob TeleCare

eVisit

Published: Sept. 9, 2020. telehealth Telemedicine ob-gyn virtual care Specialty Virtual Care women's health

Study: Black patients more likely than white patients to use telehealth because of pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A new study published this week in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association showed that in mid-March, Black people were more likely to self-report telehealth use in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic – particularly when perceiving COVID-19 as a minor threat to their own health.

New HRSA FAQ Clarifies 340B Eligibility for New Locations

Healthcare IT Today

For those involved in the 340B program, you know that there are some unique challenges associated with adding new locations. Given the consolidation that’s happening in healthcare, this becomes a really challenging problem.

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.

Practice merges telehealth, AI and voice to decrease admin workload

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Florida’s Orlando Internal Medicine had relied heavily on manual efforts to facilitate administrative tasks. THE PROBLEM. Many of the challenges it was facing had obstacles that affected both patients and providers in the telehealth setting.

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eVisit Enables Pioneering Move in OB-GYN Specialty: Ob Hospitalist Group’s Ob TeleCare

eVisit

Published: Sept. 9, 2020. telehealth Telemedicine virtual urgent care eVisit Enterprise Virtual Care platform ob-gyn virtual care women's health virtual care technology virtual specialty care virtual care platform

Key Marketing Considerations You Can’t Miss In The Healthcare Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. If you are running a healthcare business, you’re going to have a lot of different considerations to keep in mind. One of the most crucial elements that you need to get right is marketing. Marketing […]. The article Key Marketing Considerations You Can’t Miss In The Healthcare Industry appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Industry Voices—How COVID-19 accelerated interoperable healthcare technology

FierceHealthIT

Industry Voices—How COVID-19 accelerated interoperable healthcare technology. hlandi. Tue, 09/08/2020 - 14:41

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.

Importance of DBS Checks In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. When companies employ somebody, they are taking a risk. They are depending on the individual they are employing to carry out the responsibility as per the set standard. Therefore, businesses need to ensure that the […]. The article Importance of DBS Checks In Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial

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Losing Connection with Patients During COVID-19 – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 9/11 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Sarah Bennight (@SarahBennight) from @StericycleComms on the topic of “Losing Connection with Patients During COVID-19“.

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What is HIPAA for Healthcare Workers?

Telebehavioral Health Institute

What is HIPAA for Healthcare Workers? Healthcare workers, including behavioral health professionals, often use protected health information to do their jobs. The sensitive information contained in patient files must remain confidential.

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Head of Uber Health leaving to launch new healthcare startup

FierceHealthIT

Head of Uber Health leaving to launch new healthcare startup. hlandi. Tue, 09/08/2020 - 16:54

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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.

Virtual Waiting Room

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Virtual Waiting Room? One of the many changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has caused is rethinking the use of waiting rooms. Even prior to the pandemic, sitting in a traditional waiting room left the possibility of various illnesses being spread … Read more.

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COVID-19 + Return to Work – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 44

Healthcare IT Today

For the 44th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the return to work amidst COVID-19. This topic is literally ripped from the headlines as Epic’s decision to return to work hit mainstream media.

Google Health's role in communicating information during pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Population Health Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Google Health's role in communicating information during pandemic Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

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UHS CEO and founder Alan Miller to step down in January

FierceHealthIT

UHS CEO and founder Alan Miller to step down in January. rking. Tue, 09/08/2020 - 09:39

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Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

Improve Maternal Mortality Rates Using POEP

HealthStream

POEP is a comprehensive orientation and educational tool that can help providers reduce risk and provide better outcomes for mothers and babies

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MA plans serve more people with social health risk factors like food insecurity: report

FierceHealthIT

MA plans serve more people with social health risk factors like food insecurity: report. rking. Tue, 09/08/2020 - 13:35

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Perfect Harmony: Value-Based Care and Remote Patient Monitoring

Health Recovery Solutions

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown a lot at the healthcare industry.