Fri.Sep 25, 2020

Healthcare’s Most Innovative Companies of 2020: Jvion

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Mass General Brigham's Dr. Joe Kvedar explains why seniors are ripe for telehealth

Mobi Health News

Kvedar will be on a panel at Accelerate Health next week discussing the future of telemedicine.

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Microsoft to Integrate Epic EHR and Nuance Automated Documentation with Teams Tool

Healthcare IT Today

Microsoft has announced two deals leveraging its Teams tool which could cast a long shadow over the rapidly evolving telehealth sector. The tech giant signed an agreement with Epic under which the EHR vendor would become the first such organization to use the Teams connector function.

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'Smart cities' can improve individual and community-wide health, but pulling it off is no easy feat

Mobi Health News

At an upcoming Accelerate Health digital session, panel members will discuss the challenges of consumer adoption and cross-sector collaboration in the effort to implement connected communities


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.

Technologies of Future: Effect On Relationships and Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The future holds many changes in the form of growing technologies. Specifically, artificial intelligence (AI) and virtual reality (VR) are poised to completely transform the way people do everything. Two of the areas of greatest […]. The article Technologies of Future: Effect On Relationships and Healthcare appeared first on Editorial


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ATA weighs in on proposed CMS Physician Fee Schedule rule

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Telemedicine Association was among several groups this week that submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services regarding the 2021 Physician Fee Schedule proposed rule. The comments focused on three areas: expanding access to more telehealth services and providers, changes to remote patient monitoring services, and telehealth in federally qualified health centers and rural health clinics.

ONC awards $2.7M in new funding for interoperability innovation initiatives

Mobi Health News

Chesapeake Regional Information System, MedStar Health Research Institute and other LEAP in Health IT awardees will launch new projects focused on use of FHIR and other exchange specs across a variety of use cases

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Healthcare Digital Transformation with Paddy Padmanabhan

Healthcare IT Today

A new health IT discipline: Social informatics

Mobi Health News

Researchers at UCSF describe the emergence of a new field dedicated to better integrating and supporting the clinical use of social determinants of health data.

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.

KLAS: Organizations Still Struggling with Remote Patient Monitoring

Health System CIO

Not surprisingly, telehealth and remote patient monitoring were cited as the most significant technology challenges as organizations responded to Covid-19. But while many have gotten over the hurdles with telemedicine, RPM remains a sticking point, according to KLAS.

Our COVID Times Cartoons – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

Happy Friday everyone! Congratulations! You made it through another week. Now it’s time for a little fun to brighten your day. Today’s cartoons come from one of the best follows on Twitter, Eric Topol.

HHS, FDA finalizes rule to enable states to re-import cheaper drugs from Canada


HHS, FDA finalizes rule to enable states to re-import cheaper drugs from Canada. rking. Fri, 09/25/2020 - 11:51


COVID-19 accelerates Yale New Haven's telehealth plan

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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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.

How UnitedHealth Group would chart a 'path forward' for health reform


How UnitedHealth Group would chart a 'path forward' for health reform. pminemyer. Fri, 09/25/2020 - 11:43


Ways mHealth can help GPs manage Patient needs in a lockdown

mHealth Insight

This fascinating Twitter thread by NHS GP Dr Renee Hoenderkamp reminded me how how poorly the RCGP has prepared GPs to manage care in 2020 and got me thinking of specific practical ways that mHealth can meet care needs in these exceptional times (if you have any suggestions please add them below in the comments): “1. You are in your 70’s and had a fall and rendered your shoulder unusable with a rotator cuff injury.

Premera Blue Cross pays 2nd-largest HIPAA fine for 2014 breach


Premera Blue Cross pays 2nd-largest HIPAA fine for 2014 breach. hlandi. Fri, 09/25/2020 - 13:16


Jags Kandasamy: How AI, Data Science, and IoT Go Hand in Hand


To say that the internet has exploded is a vast understatement. Today, we generate 22 exabytes every four hours — the size of the entire Internet in 2002. Yet, we only use 5-10% of the data we collect. In episode six of our podcast #UnleashIT, Jags Kandasamy , Co-founder and CEO at Latent AI , explained the future of data science and the explosion of IoT. Cloud IoT architectures Podcast


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.

Children's Hospital Los Angeles launches accelerator for pediatric digital health


Children's Hospital Los Angeles launches accelerator for pediatric digital health. hlandi. Fri, 09/25/2020 - 12:27

Electronic Credentialing – Benefits and Considerations


It has become a “best practice” to move to electronic (or paperless) credentialing and privileging. When the idea of paperless credentialing was first introduced, many leaders of medical staff offices (MSPs) did not believe that paperless credentialing would be achieved during their careers


Reports: Blues plans agree to tentative $2.7B settlement in antitrust suit


Reports: Blues plans agree to tentative $2.7B settlement in antitrust suit. pminemyer. Fri, 09/25/2020 - 15:39


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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.

Simple AEM Granite Order Widget (Draggable List)


Recently, we had the need for an authoring experience where, an author can re-order a list of fixed tabs to their desired order. The only Granite widget that allows drag-n-drop ordering is the multifield, but we don’t need a multifield, we just wanted the ability to order a fixed list. An Existing solution. ACS Commons has this Draggable Lists Widget but I did not want to include ACS commons just for that widget.


Top 3 Reasons Why Episerver’s Spire Front-End CMS is Really, Really Cool.


2020 has offered us some big surprises that I don’t think any of us could have predicted. The most obvious one I won’t waste breath mentioning, but the other surprise that came up near the end of 2019 as we looked to kick off a new decade was Episerver’s acquisition of Insite. With this acquisition, there have been many elements I’ve looked forward to seeing unfold, one of which is the introduction of Spire CMS to Epi’s newly created B2B Commerce Cloud platform. Here’s why.


Handshake Powers Elasticpath Intelligent Search


Elasticpath is a market leader for headless commerce microservices and are great partners. Search driven commerce has extreme value for online retailers. Search drives customers to better recommendations. It tracks the conversions and query terms that translate to more sales. With machine learning, search quantifies the search results that translate directly to sales.


In Pursuit of Supply Chain Excellence: Perficient Webinar Featuring Forrester Consulting


Ecommerce has revolutionized the way businesses in every industry operate and provides endless possibilities to expand sales channels, grow revenue, and elevate the customer experience. But with digital growth comes new complexities, and many companies are missing out on the benefits of ecommerce due to manual, rule-based order management processes.


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.