June, 2021

Black Swan or Ugly Duckling?

Digital Health

I have heard a few people refer to the COVID pandemic as a “Black Swan Event.” This concept – if you don’t know it – has been around since the 2nd Century but came into common parlance more broadly when Nassim Nicholas Taleb wrote his popular books called Fooled by Randomness and The Black Swan […].

Here’s how doctors can support medtech innovation

KevinMD

Medtech companies realize that it’s not a trivial task to get a surgeon to just start using a new device. Surgeons have a great deal of responsibility, and their job involves learning a lot of techniques.

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The Pandemic Accelerated Consumers’ Digital Health Tech Ownership As Big Tech Morphs To Big Health

Health Populi

The pandemic ushered in millions of peoples’ first digital health experiences, many of which will persist according to the 23rd Annual U.S. Consumer Technology Ownership & Market Potential Study , published by the Consumer Technology Association.

Millennials Don’t Make Phone Calls: Here’s How Businesses Adapt

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ryan Hungate, DDS, MS, practicing orthodontist and founder and CEO, Simplifeye. From Uber to Airbnb, disruption is all around us.

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How You Can Win the Fight for Workers Against the Odds

In the world of behavioral and home health, where staff turnover is already high, businesses need to do 3 things especially well to win. Download the guide to discover how to attract reliable candidates to grow your business.

Samsung Electronics's mobile digital x-ray system to incorporate VUNO's AI tech

Mobi Health News

The two South Korean tech firms have signed an agreement for AI integration

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CIOs tackle barriers to innovation, telehealth integration, analytics and more

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Structural, non-technical barriers to innovation are a big reason why technical innovation is so challenging. The need to quickly integrate telemedicine, and an opportunity for a better patient care model, caused a digital transformation roadmap to get accelerated.

Examining structural racism in health tech

KevinMD

I know I was not alone at feeling shock and grief upon reading the JAMA tweet that “no physician is racist.”

The Cost of Health Care for a Family of 4 in America Will Reach $28,256 in 2021

Health Populi

The good news for health care costs for a family of four in America is that they fell, for the first time in like, ever, in 2020.

The IT Team’s Role In Getting Telehealth Accreditation

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Devin Partida, technology writer and the editor-in-chief, ReHack.com. Once a fringe technology, telehealth has become a standard offering in many healthcare systems.

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.

The digital transformation in healthcare has just begun, according to Accenture report

Mobi Health News

The industry has accepted that digital is here to stay, with 87% of executives saying their organization’s business and technology strategies are becoming inseparable.

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The ACA’s Future Hangs in the Balance

ACA Times

3 min read. The Supreme Court case in which the Justices consider whether the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional without the Individual Mandate will see a judicial decision any day now. .

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Telemental Healthcare Access Act would repeal in-person service requirements

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A bipartisan group of senators this week introduced the Telemental Healthcare Access Act of 2021, geared toward reducing hurdles to providing virtual behavioral health services. The bill, introduced by Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Tina Smith, D-Minn., Ben Cardin, D-Md., and John Thune, R-S.D.,

Health tech and the Hippocratic Oath

KevinMD

Health care technology is an exciting, burgeoning industry with plenty of potential for making the world a better place. Numerous health tech startups are on a mission to revolutionize health care, whether that’s through conducting groundbreaking research or bringing a novel product to market.

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.

One in Two Americans with Work-Based Insurance Worries That Healthcare Costs Could Lead to Bankruptcy

Health Populi

One in two people in the U.S. with employer-sponsored health insurance worry that a major health event in their household could lead to bankruptcy, according to research gathered by West Health and Gallup in Business Speaks: The Future of Employer-Sponsored Insurance.

Streamlining Vaccine Workflows In EHRs: Implementing Key Practices

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Paul Brient, chief product officer, athenahealth. On December 14, 2020, less than one year after COVID-19 sent our nation into lockdown and a period of uncertainty, the U.S.

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Apple's new health data sharing feature is part of the patient-controlled data trend

Mobi Health News

The feature lets patients share their user-generated data with clinicians and family members. The team at Cerner says this is one step toward patients controlling their data.

These Common Mistakes Can Result in ACA Penalties

ACA Times

3 min read. ACA compliance can be time-consuming and complex. There is a myriad of issues that can arise during the course of the year that can make employers’ annual IRS filings more difficult than necessary.

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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.

Texas passes law authorizing teledentistry

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill into law this week that formally authorized dentistry via telemedicine in the state.

Audio Interfaces Have a Much Wider Potential in Health Care

Healthcare IT Today

Providing reminders around medication, transcribing patient conversations, controlling surgical devices: these are some of the new ways voice interactions are entering medicine.

Wearables Are Good For Older People, Too — The Latest From Laurie Orlov

Health Populi

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated a whole lot of digital transformation for people staying home. For digital natives, that wasn’t such an exogenous shock.

A Lesson Learned From COVID-19: The Significance of The Primary Care Physician Shortage

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy and government affairs, Omnicell.

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.

AWS looks to digital health with new accelerator

Mobi Health News

The new accelerator will offer ten startups a chance to participate in a four-week training and mentorship program

Understanding ACA Forms 1094-C/1095-C

ACA Times

Employers required to comply with the ACA’s Employer Mandate must report their full-time employee’s healthcare information to the IRS annually via forms 1094-C and 1095-C, but what exactly are these forms?

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Telehealth has enabled wider access during COVID-19 – but not for everyone

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The rise in telehealth use during the COVID-19 pandemic has showcased two contrasting narratives about access to virtual care.

Annual Wellness Visits (AWVs) Drive Additional 2X+ in Referral Revenue

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Mike Linnert, Chief Executive Officer & Founder at SymphonyRM. Most healthcare systems don’t think about the annual wellness visit (AWV) as a way to drive the holy grail in healthcare: better health outcomes and increased revenues.

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.

The Healthiest Communities in the U.S. After the Pandemic – U.S. News & Aetna Foundation’s Post-COVID Lists

Health Populi

Some of America’s least-healthy communities are also those that index greater for vaccine hesitancy and other risks for well-being, found in U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Healthiest Communities Rankings.

The Password Problem: Why Cybercriminals Target Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Cybersecurity has been a major concern facing many digitalized businesses. Hackers have developed more sophisticated ways to breach security systems and steal essential data from businesses.

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FDA rejects Verily's filing for wearable Parkinson's disease clinical trial tool

Mobi Health News

In Verily's Letter of Intent the new feature was seeking to assess Parkinson's disease symptoms in clinical trials.

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