May, 2020

Mental Health Is the Next Pandemic


While many of us are sheltering in place to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, a massive mental health pandemic is also brewing. Fears about COVID-19, the economic meltdown, and prolonged social-isolation are all taking a toll on mental health.

How to liberate doctors from EMRs


We talk a lot in critical care medicine about liberating patients from ventilators. Vents are getting a lot of deserved attention for saving lives in the COVID-19 era. But the machine has downsides that get worse the longer the patient needs it.

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Drive-Thru Health, In and After the Pandemic

Health Populi

Physical distancing and sheltering-in-place at home are becoming norms in our pandemic life-flows. We’ve seen the advent of drive-through and drive-up weddings , wakes , and high school graduation rites.

Telehealth is driving a boom in digital communications

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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.

Neonatal Telehealth: How It Has Improved and Transformed Neonatal Health

InTouch Health

How Neonatal Telehealth Can Reduce Costs and Benefit Mother and Child. Giving birth can be extremely stressful for some mothers, especially when they lack access to neonatal care. According to recent statistics, around 10% of babies born in the United States are considered preterm.

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Latest from Tech Tonics: Tele-behavioral Health: Breaking Down Barriers and Stigmas at a Time of Escalating Need

Digital Health

For 20 years, advocates of telemedicine have been trying to break through to common usage. For all of modern human history, those with mental health challenges have held back from seeking treatment due to the stigma associated with doing so. And then, a Chinese bat opened the flood gates.

Is This What You Call a Telehealth Cart?

Healthcare IT Today

As the world of telehealth explodes, we’ve seeing all sorts of approaches to solving the teleheath problem. For those waiting for my list of telehealth vendors, I’ve finished evaluating 235 companies and classifying them. I’ll be publishing the first piece of the list next week.

Big Hearts, High Tech – How Caregiving Has Changed in the U.S.

Health Populi

We are all caregivers now. The COVID-19 pandemic has touched and continues to re-shape our daily lives. One reality that the coronavirus era has revealed is that caregiving is a daily life-flow for everyone around the world. In the U.S.,

Telehealth Security: Using a VPN

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth Security: Using a VPN There has been much debate on whether or not telehealth offers a secure means of communicating with patients. Many experts argue that the only way to secure telehealth sessions is by forgoing the use of … Read more.

Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

What telehealth brings to opioid use treatment

Morning eHealth

Bad state data hides coronavirus threat — CARIN Alliance's new health app project

Key Strategies For Minimizing Risks While Embracing COVID-19 Telehealth Expansion

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Heather Annolino, senior director healthcare practice, Ventiv. As hospitals are working vigorously to address the health care needs of its patient population during the COVID-19 pandemic, they are unintentionally leaving themselves and their patients […].

Trust My Doctor and Fear the Office: The Telehealth Opportunity in and Beyond the COVID-19 Pandemic

Health Populi

Doctors maintain their top status as U.S. patients’ most-trusted source of coronavirus information.

In-depth: Despite some hiccups, COVID-19 is VR's time to shine

Mobi Health News

Healthcare VR researchers say that certain projects have stalled during the pandemic, but strong demand and emergency reimbursement decisions out of CMS have raised hopes across the industry


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.

COVID-19: The rise and rise of telemedicine

Mobi Health News

Telemedicine has experienced a huge surge in adoption over the past few months, during the coronavirus pandemic. With people locked down at home, it has become the 'new normal' way of accessing healthcare says digital health connector, Aline Noizet

Complications Associated with Multiple License Holders

CE App

Clinicians today are responsible for completing a certain number of CME credit hours per year in the states they wish to be licensed in. This can appear simple and easy to complete for clinicians. Unfortunately, the requirements for each state in terms of CME vary significantly from year to year.

Democrats' stimulus bill: testing, reporting, surveillance

Morning eHealth

Epic developing immunity passport — Telehealth updates

Is 65 the new 85 -- Covid-19 cultivates elements of ageism

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Is sixty-five is the new eighty-five – and is ageism trendy? Consider interesting the behavior of ‘leaders’ during the time of Covid-19.

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.

Consumers Focus on Basic Needs in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Is Self-Care a New Normal?

Health Populi

Personal health, food and medicine, safety and financial security are consumers’ top priorities as of April 2020, learned in consumer research analyzed in How COVID-19 will permanently change consumer behavior from Accenture.

Lawmakers push to extend flexible telehealth guidelines beyond the stay-at-home period


A bi-partisan coalition of 32 US House members are asking in a May 21 letter to Congressional leadership that ongoing emergency efforts to relax telehealth regulations during the COVID-19 pandemic be continued for an additional period of time. They are asking for time to collect data and determine which of these flexibilities should remain in place permanently.

How Israel is using AI to implement proactive care

Mobi Health News

Ran Balicer, chief innovation officer of Israel’s Clalit Research Institute, talks using tech to catch health issues before they become serious at HIMSS20 Digital.


Protected: Current Struggles Medical Professionals on the Front-lines are Facing Handling COVID-19

CE App

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post. The post Protected: Current Struggles Medical Professionals on the Front-lines are Facing Handling COVID-19 appeared first on CE App Blog


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.

Why telehealth leaves behind the ones who need it most

Morning eHealth

Cuomo taps former Google CEO on health, ed tech — Senate Republicans unveil coronavirus privacy bill

Hospitals should prepare now for future telehealth demands

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In an article published in the Journal of the American Informatics Association this week, Duke University researchers examined COVID-19's effect on transforming the telehealth landscape.

How COVID-19 Is Driving More Deaths of Despair

Health Populi

In the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic, we all feel like we are living in desperate times. If you are a person at-risk of dying a Death of Despair, you’re even more at-risk of doing so in the wake of the Coronavirus in America. Demonstrating this sad fact of U.S.

Living with Type 1 Diabetes in 1959

Insulin Nation

Doctors told Debbi’s parents she wouldn’t live to be 14 years old. . Her friends and teachers thought type 1 diabetes was contagious, so she wasn’t allowed to play with other children and many teachers didn’t want her in their classroom. . Debbi’s High School Graduation Photo in 1968.


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.

Apple, Google's contact tracing API goes live

Mobi Health News

Opt-in "Exposure Notifications" are included in new operating system updates on both companies' platforms and available now to worldwide public health agencies

The Importance of Having Medical Staff Track CME for Clinicians

CE App

Clinicians today are not just responsible for conducting patient visits and administrative tasks while at work. In their free time, they are also required to make sure they are compliant with all CME and make sure it is completed in a timely fashion.


Pandemic surveillance irks Congress

Morning eHealth

HIPAA noncompliance drops — Medicare to pay for some phone calls, though questions remain