Thu.Nov 19, 2020

Digital health acceleration shows no signs of slowing down

Mobi Health News

Investors expect to see more innovation, collaboration and adoption going into the new year and beyond

Cerner says new video visit platform will help rural health systems

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Cerner announced this week that it would be offering a new video care platform to its CommunityWorks clients at no cost through the end of next year. The platform is aimed at addressing the healthcare needs of those living in rural areas.

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After COVID-19, telehealth's momentum will be sustained by younger consumers seeking convenience

Mobi Health News

New data from a 2,052-person survey suggest that older healthcare consumers value their trusted providers, while younger generations are willing to pay a "convenience premium" for easy-to-access virtual care

Defining The Digital Therapeutics Landscape For Provider and Payers

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Digital health aims at some of the biggest healthcare challenges, including lowering costs, fostering engagement and improving health outcomes.

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.

Femtech's potential to capture data about women's health beyond reproduction

Mobi Health News

Yesterday at Bayer G4A summit a panel of startup execs came together to discuss the future of femtech and its role in improving research into women's health.

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Decentralized clinical trial platform Medable scores $91M; K Health raises $42M in Series D funding and other digital health fundings

Mobi Health News

Also: Hedway lands $26M, Spring Health closes a $76M deal and Outcomes4Me rakes in $4.7M.

AMA passes pro-telehealth resolution

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Medical Association this week resolved to continue advocating for telehealth after the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly among underserved communities.

Traditional Chinese Medicine company Eu Yan Sang to provide online consultations through partnership with MyDoc

Mobi Health News

Patients currently registered with Eu Yan Sang will be able to access the services today from the MyDoc app

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How Enterprise Architecture Impacts the Business

LeanIX

We tend to think about EA as the guy in the Ivory Tower. But when we dive into what that role really means for implementing tech, it turns out the enterprise architect is the key person who ensures that technology is available to support the business needs. Podcast Industry

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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.

eVisit Responds to COVID-19 Telehealth Impact Study Results

eVisit

A recent article in healthcareitnews.com struck a major chord with us at The Virtual Care Blog with the headline “Most clinician can’t access telehealth directly from EHRs,” a story summarizing and citing results from the COVID-19 Telehealth Impact Study conducted (and still underway) by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition Telehealth Workgroup *.

CMS says 800K more have signed up for coverage on Healthcare.gov in second week

FierceHealthIT

CMS says 800K more have signed up for coverage on Healthcare.gov in second week. pminemyer. Thu, 11/19/2020 - 14:40

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Top Security & Compliance Risks in Telehealth

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Donna Thiel, Chief Compliance Officer at ProviderTrust. Although there may be numerous benefits to using telehealth services, patients and providers should also consider the substantial telehealth risks involved.

Nearly half of patients say they'd feel safest getting COVID-19 vaccine at doctor's office: survey

FierceHealthIT

Nearly half of patients say they'd feel safest getting COVID-19 vaccine at doctor's office: survey. treed. Thu, 11/19/2020 - 11:48

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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.

Why telemedicine is a good fit for patients who need birth control

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Why telemedicine is a good fit for patients who need birth control Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

Spring Health scores $76M investment as employers step up focus on mental health issues

FierceHealthIT

Spring Health scores $76M investment as employers step up focus on mental health issues. hlandi. Thu, 11/19/2020 - 16:36

Pivoting a Telehealth Program in Response to COVID-19: V2V Session Insights

Health Recovery Solutions

COVID-19 has presented a unique challenge for healthcare providers throughout 2020. Organizations already using telehealth and RPM rapidly expanded their existing programs to identify, screen, and monitor patients for COVID-19, while still providing care to their existing patient populations.

Sutter Health posts $607M loss in first nine months of 2020 as COVID-19 impacts finances

FierceHealthIT

Sutter Health posts $607M loss in first nine months of 2020 as COVID-19 impacts finances. rking. Thu, 11/19/2020 - 10:53

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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.

Falls with Injury Are a Significant Problem for Long-Term Care Residents

HealthStream

The consequences of falls for frail elderly residents can be serious, having a significant impact on subsequent quality of life and ability to function. Even when no injury occurs, the resulting fear of the impact of a future fall can lead to a decrease in activity

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White House promises bolstered strategic stockpile as COVID-19 cases soar across country

FierceHealthIT

White House promises bolstered strategic stockpile as COVID-19 cases soar across country. rking. Thu, 11/19/2020 - 18:13

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ClosedLoop.ai Secures $11M Series A Funding to Assist Healthcare Organizations Improve Clinical and Financial Outcomes

Healthcare IT Today

ClosedLoop.ai, Healthcare’s Data Science Platform, today announced the close of an $11 million Series A. The investment round was co-led by Greycroft and.406 Ventures with participation from Silicon Valley Bank and Meridian Street Capital.

Doctors report patients' health declining due to delayed or inaccessible care during COVID-19 pandemic

FierceHealthIT

Doctors report patients' health declining due to delayed or inaccessible care during COVID-19 pandemic. hlandi. Thu, 11/19/2020 - 11:04

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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.

Restoring production DXP content for local Episerver development

Perficient

While developing new features in Episerver CMS, it can be incredibly useful to have a local copy of the production content. Here are the steps required for extracting content from Episerver’s DXP platform and restoring it into your local environment for development.

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Chutes & Ladders—Cleveland Clinic, Amwell tap new leaders for joint venture

FierceHealthIT

Chutes & Ladders—Cleveland Clinic, Amwell tap new leaders for joint venture. treed. Thu, 11/19/2020 - 13:40

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10 Questions Banks Should Ask About Their Digital Account-Opening Capabilities

Perficient

Banks should use Covid-19 as an opportunity to assess their end-to-end digital account-opening capabilities. Here are the top 10 questions they should ask themselves: How long does it take to open an account digitally?

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CommonSpirit 'not anticipating' canceling or postponing all surgeries due to COVID-19 surges

FierceHealthIT

CommonSpirit 'not anticipating' canceling or postponing all surgeries due to COVID-19 surges. rking. Thu, 11/19/2020 - 14:29

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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.