December, 2021

What’s next for digital health in 2022?

Mobi Health News

Experts share their predictions for the year ahead

The race to find uses for Big Data  

KevinMD

Smartwatch wearers: Have you checked your smartwatch lately? Did it tell you how many steps you have or how fast your heart is beating? How accurate is the information?

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The Surprising Benefits of Managed IT Services

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Managed IT assists firms in many ways to ensure that the correct people and resources are allocated in the best possible manner, hence providing a financial advantage in turn.

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Health Care Planning for 2022 – Start with a Pandemic, Then Pivot to Health and Happiness

Health Populi

One of my favorite Dr. Seuss characters is the narrator featured in the book, I Had Trouble In Getting to Solla-Sollew. I frequently use this book when conducting futures and scenario planning sessions with clients in health/care.

Burnout, Tele-Health, and Accessibility: How to Manage the Expectation of a 24-Hour Workday

Speaker: Keith Carlson — BSN, RN, NC-BC, Host of The Nurse Keith Podcast

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth has become more prevalent. Telehealth increases patients' ability to access care and the potential for the well-being of the physician or RN, but only if implemented with reasonable provider expectations. In this webinar with Nurse Keith Carlson, learn how the industry can promote compassionate care and reduce burnout, and how healthcare settings must implement modern practices that help physicians and RNs to practice efficiently, expertly, and at the top of their license.

Reducing Administrative Costs Within US Healthcare: A Summary

Continue Education Journal

Published in the March of 2020, the policy proposal “ Reducing Administrative Costs in U.S. Health Care ” by David Cutler for the Hamilton Project at Brookings outlines a detailed perspective on how to understand and alleviate the weight of unnecessary healthcare spending.

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Survey: Telehealth adoption highest among the young, educated and wealthy

Mobi Health News

Rock Health’s 2021 Digital Health Consumer Adoption Survey also found an increase in live video telemedicine and a decrease in satisfaction with telehealth compared with in-person care

Disrupt health care with blockchain

KevinMD

Health care requires forward progression in the chase for quality, safety, and sustainability. When considering how far we have come collectively, success is often celebrated.

Popular Methods That You Can Utilize To Promote The Most Positive Frame of Mind In 2022

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. With the new year soon upon us, there’s no time like the present to start establishing some beneficial goals and resolutions that you can set to make 2022 the most enjoyable year yet.

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Why #CES2022 Will Be Keynoted By A Health Care Innovator for the First Time

Health Populi

In October 2021, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced that Robert Ford, CEO and President of Abbott, would give a keynote speech at CES 2022, the world’s largest annual convention of the technology industry.

2022 Guide to Improved Patient Outcomes: AI-Powered Remote Monitoring and Increasing Revenue for Your Practice

Speaker: Mintu Turakhia M.D. M.A.S., Consulting Head of Medical, 100Plus | Mike Wurm, Director of Product and Strategy, 100Plus | Daniel Gasparini, Director of Sales | Nadia Ziyadeh-Hammad, LVN, RPM Coordinator, Greenville Healthcare Associates

2022 brings new healthcare challenges. With the rising need for remote patient monitoring (RPM) and new COVID-19 variants increasing that need, 100Plus continues to reduce patient, clinician, and health care system barriers to RPM use.

Advances in telemedicine are on the way in 2022

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

2020 and 2021 saw the mainstreaming of telehealth and the rise of remote patient monitoring.

Remember, No Good Faith Transition Relief This Year

ACA Times

With the New Year just a few short weeks out, employers should remember that 2020 was the final year for Good Faith Transition Relief. That means filing late or inaccurate ACA information this year could cost you an IRS penalty — no exceptions.

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‘Telehealth isn’t a fad’: Digital health execs on virtual care in 2021

Mobi Health News

Digital health executives and leaders weigh in on the rise of telehealth and virtual care services and whether their growth kept its momentum this year

Health care technology innovation from COVID

KevinMD

The provision of quality medical services is the main target that every health care provider aims at achieving. Medical practitioners should have effective technical skills to ease their service delivery to their clients regardless of the health care sector’s various challenges.

Remote Patient Monitoring Powered by AI Leads to Improved Health Metrics for Senior Patients

Remote Patient Monitoring provides measurable improvements in patient health outcomes across treated conditions, including hypertension, obesity, and diabetes. These quantitative patient outcomes provide credible data on patient progression and practitioner performance.

7 Medical Tech Products To Help You Age In Place

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. If you’re planning to age in place, you want to make sure that you are able to take care of your own health effectively. Unlike in aged care facilities, you’ll need to monitor yourself for […]. The article 7 Medical Tech Products To Help You Age In Place appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial aging in place

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Americans Cite COVID-19, Access and Cost as Top Healthcare Issues at the End of 2021

Health Populi

Approaching nearly two years into the pandemic, nearly one-half of Americans cite viruses and COVID-19 as the top health problem facing the U.S. In a Gallup poll published 30 November, COVID-19 (is) Still Widely Named as Biggest U.S.

Making smarter decisions with data analytics

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

IRS Issues Final 2021 ACA Reporting Instructions

ACA Times

On December 9, 2021, the IRS published the final ACA reporting instructions for the 2021 tax year , including the final 1094-C and 1095-C forms. As expected, the forms and instructions are nearly identical to the draft forms released in July.

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Innovative Ways to Improve Your Patients’ Digital Experience

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Professor at School of Health Science at Colorado Technical University, USA, Executive Board Member & Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health, Switzerland

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

What Oracle's acquisition of Cerner could mean for big tech in health

Mobi Health News

Earlier this week Oracle announced the acquisition of EHR company Cerner for $28.3 billion.

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Disrupt health care with blockchain

KevinMD

Health care requires forward progression in the chase for quality, safety, and sustainability. When considering how far we have come collectively, success is often celebrated.

How Telehealth Relies On Quality Internet Infrastructure

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Trent S. Anderson, chief revenue officer, Bluebird Network. Virtual services have now become the new normal with telehealth being a prime example. Now if we want an annual checkup or consultation, we can talk […]. The article How Telehealth Relies On Quality Internet Infrastructure appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

The 2022 Health Populi TrendCast for Consumers and Health Citizens

Health Populi

I cannot recall a season when so many health consumer studies have been launched into my email inbox.

Playbook: Critical & Time-Sensitive Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Shipments Best Practices

In this playbook, we look at the role accurate, real-time data plays in extending your visibility, best practices for increasing your visibility.

American Hospital Association, Johns Hopkins and others launch pro-telehealth campaign

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A group of 16 provider and industry organizations this past week launched a campaign geared toward protecting and expanding access to telehealth. Telehealth Access for America is aimed at educating members of the public about the need to enact permanent legislation around virtual care services.

2022 Open Enrollment Sees Lower ACA Premiums

ACA Times

Open enrollment period for the 2022 coverage year is well underway, and ACA premiums are continuing to drop. The federal period for obtaining health coverage kicked off on November 1 and the cost of premiums for silver-quality health plans dropped, on average, more than 3%.

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Is this a bubble? Digital health execs on funding in 2021

Mobi Health News

Digital health companies raised a lot of money this year. Executives and company leaders weigh in on the big funding numbers and the effects on the industry

Health care technology innovation from COVID

KevinMD

The provision of quality medical services is the main target that every health care provider aims at achieving. Medical practitioners should have effective technical skills to ease their service delivery to their clients regardless of the health care sector’s various challenges.

19 Massive Telehealth Learnings After 4,000,000 Visits in 2021

Speaker: Matt McBride, CEO and Co-Founder of Mend

Join Matt McBride, CEO of Mend, for an engaging discussion of the current state of Telehealth and patient engagement, including how your organization can streamline workflows to improve patient care.

2022 Health IT Trends: Response From Daniel Kivatinos, Co-President and Co-Founder of DrChrono

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The COVID-19 pandemic jumpstarted digital health innovations accelerating the adoption of new technologies. Daniel Kivatinos, co-president and co-founder of DrChrono, an EverCommerce solution that is developing an essential platform and services for modern medical practices, […].

3 in 4 Insured Americans Worried About Medical Bills — Especially Women

Health Populi

In the U.S., being covered by health insurance is one of the social determinants of health. Without a health plan, an uninsured person in America is far more likely to file for bankruptcy due to medical costs, and lack access to needed health care (and especially primary care).

Hospital at home: How healthcare orgs can set programs up for success

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Although telehealth is often thought of in the context of synchronous video visits, in reality, virtual care encompasses a wide range of opportunities to connect patients with medical care beyond brick-and-mortar facilities.