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Clinical trials have a historic gender gap – tech could help

Mobi Health News

Panelists at Women of Wearable's FemTech Forum discuss how big data and digital tools could help booster female representation in clinical trials.

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Telehealth privacy and security: Investment and education are key, attorney says

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The size, scope and rapidity of new telehealth and remote patient-monitoring rollouts since the onset of the coronavirus crisis has been remarkable. Hospitals and practices that had never before deployed virtual-care tools learned quickly how to integrate them.

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Under COVID-19 pressure, healthcare finally embraces new digital tools

Mobi Health News

With the abrupt transition to telehealth, the paradigm of care has shifted from legacy thinking to digital innovation

Telemedicine Isn’t Just Here To Help – It’s Here To Stay

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Heather Fraser, global lead for life sciences and healthcare, IBM Institute for Business Value According to a recent IBM Institute for Business Value survey of more than 5,000 U.S.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

HHS improves data sharing through discussions with stakeholders

Mobi Health News

Health agencies now have better access to the Department of Health and Human Services’ data following a year-long data initiative focused on information sharing.

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More Trending

Propeller Health shares new data, Clinician voice assistant Suki gets a facelift and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: AbleTo announces new suite of CBT programs for payers; Blockchain system tracks individuals' COVID-19 status

What use is a PERS smart watch without a call center?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

You see PERS news releases on occasion. In January, for example, Parks Associates sized the PERS market to be $1.1 billion by 2024. Also early in the year, Vidapoint was announced as a 'global' low cost offering.

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Etihad Airways launches COVID-19 risk assessment tool with Medicus AI

Mobi Health News

The two companies have partnered to provide the tool, which works by guiding travellers through an AI-powered assessment based on WHO guidelines

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Mobile Health Monitoring Devices For College Students With Cardiac Diseases

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. There are millions of people who are vulnerable to cardiovascular diseases. Students are not an exception – lots of young learners need to constantly monitor their health.

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: Upcoming Medicare payment rule to include proposals to expand telehealth

FierceHealthIT

CMS: Upcoming Medicare payment rule to include proposals to expand telehealth. hlandi. Thu, 06/25/2020 - 17:43

New Report Shows How COVID-19 Could Impact Tech In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. A new report from the U.C.

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COVID-19-triggered threat changes will linger beyond crisis, say most security pros

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The coronavirus pandemic has triggered a wave of cybersecurity threats in a variety of industries – and security professionals predict that there will be no return to normality.

5 Things Made Possible In Healthcare Becuase of Cloud Technology

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Rahul Varshneya, founder and president, Arkenea. Cloud computing has become the new watchword for healthcare organizations across the globe.

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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.

Q&A with CIO Kevin Wiese, Part 1: “I’m Just Trying to Guide the Process.”

Health System CIO

During an EHR migration, the CIO's most critical objective is to "involve the right people and get the right input," says Kevin Wiese, CIO at BestSelf Behavioral Health, particularly when it comes to decisions on build and workflow.

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Careers In Healthcare Are A Sound Investment

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Now more than ever, society needs skilled healthcare workers. The current shortage of medical professionals is an opportunity for the students of today to become the healthcare heroes of tomorrow.

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Are Digital-Only Health Systems On The Horizon?

Healthcare IT Today

Over the past few years, health systems have made increasingly large bets on digital health and telemedicine applications.

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CDC director: There are likely about 10 cases of COVID-19 for every diagnosed case

FierceHealthIT

CDC director: There are likely about 10 cases of COVID-19 for every diagnosed case. treed. Thu, 06/25/2020 - 12:03

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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.

HIPAA Compliant – Telehealth Features Series

Healthcare IT Today

In this Teleahealth Feature Series, we’re going to cover the long list of potential telehealth features available today. As you’re considering your own approach to telehealth, we hope to provide you a look at all the possible features telehealth companies are offering on the market.

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Hospitals face major decisions on how to approach price transparency rule after legal defeat

FierceHealthIT

Hospitals face major decisions on how to approach price transparency rule after legal defeat. rking. Thu, 06/25/2020 - 16:44

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What is Social Recruiting and Why Should I Care?

Healthcare IT Today

Recruiters and hiring managers want to know about you before they offer an interview invitation. And in today’s technological age, they can find out about you easy enough…just go online and “google” you. They look at your social networks to get a picture of who you are.

5 Useful Apps for Language Learners

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Acquiring a new language is always a challenge. It requires dedication, interest, and immense willpower nourished by constant motivation. But sometimes everything comes to the point where you want to give it up. And it’s […]. The article 5 Useful Apps for Language Learners appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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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.

COVID-19 brings a boom in use of virtual consumer-centric care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: HIMSS20 Digital Coverage Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: COVID-19 brings a boom in use of virtual consumer-centric care Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

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How Humana, University of Houston adapted their population health-focused medical school to meet COVID-19

FierceHealthIT

How Humana, University of Houston adapted their population health-focused medical school to meet COVID-19. pminemyer. Thu, 06/25/2020 - 13:44

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Improving Opioid Addiction Treatment with Telemedicine

InTouch Health

Telehealth Can Increase Access to Treatment for Those Suffering From Opioid Use Disorder. The opioid epidemic continues to wreak havoc on much of the United States. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, around 128 people die every day from overdosing on opioids.

Blue Cross NC launches program to help keep primary care practices afloat, transition to value-based care

FierceHealthIT

Blue Cross NC launches program to help keep primary care practices afloat, transition to value-based care. pminemyer. Thu, 06/25/2020 - 11:06

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.

Credentialing in a Crisis - Business Continuation in the Time of COVID-19 (Part 2)

HealthStream

The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic meant sudden, dramatic change throughout the world of healthcare. In credentialing and privileging, virtual processes can meet the need. This blog post provides some recommendations for making the process work in a virtual environment

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Novant Health, UNC Health announce details of proposed partnership in Wilmington

FierceHealthIT

Novant Health, UNC Health announce details of proposed partnership in Wilmington. treed. Thu, 06/25/2020 - 09:22

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New-Hires Gain Real-World Experience in the Corporate Onboarding Boot Camp

Perficient

This article was co-written with joy by Grayson Harden , Rebekah Williamson , and Mary Claire Freese. New Colleagues Reflect on their First Weeks at Perficient. Perficient is thrilled to welcome its Summer Boot Camp Class of 2020!

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