April, 2021

3 ways technology in the ER boosts the patient experience

KevinMD

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light the vital roles effective communication and reliable technology play in the patient journey, starting from the moment a patient is on the way to the emergency department (ED) through to discharge.

Trust-Busted: The Decline of Trust in Technology and What It Means for Health

Health Populi

Trust in the technology industry has crashed to an all-time low based on the 2021 Edelman Trust Barometer. As Richard Edelman, CEO, concisely asserted , “Tech loses its halo.” ” The first chart shows the one-year trend on trust across industries through U.S. consumers’ eyes.

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Nature may be what the doctor orders to boost mental health

Mobi Health News

John Torous from Beth Israel's Digital Psychiatry Lab is researching the impacts of green space on schizophrenia symptoms.

CONNECT for Health Act reintroduced, would expand telehealth access

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A bipartisan group comprising half of U.S. senators has reintroduced the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2021.

Shaping the Future of Telemedicine with GoBe Robots

The GoBe Robot allows doctors to move around and participate in diagnosis and treatment from wherever they are, enabling efficient remote health interaction between staff and patients while saving time, costs and CO2.

Add an extra level of security to your Clocktree account with MFA

Clocktree

You can choose to enable Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) to your Clocktree account. This is an option for all Clocktree accounts, whether you are a provider or a client.

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Future-Proofing The Healthcare Experience

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Arel Lidow, co-founder and president, Cedar. At a recent doctor’s appointment, I found myself in an uncomfortable situation, one that will probably seem familiar to you.

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Health Disparities and the Risks of Social Determinants for COVID-19 – 14 Months of Evidence

Health Populi

In April 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control issued a report featuring evidence that in the month of March 2020, the coronavirus pandemic was not an equal-opportunity killer.

Doctor social network Doximity adds new telehealth features

Mobi Health News

The Dialer is HIPAA-compliant and doesn’t require any additional setup on the patient side.

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CIOs plan on refined telehealth, faster deployments, more collaborative tools

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The pandemic has created an atmosphere in healthcare unlike anything seen before in modern times. It has set the stage for CIOs and other health IT executives to rethink their approach to accomplishing new tasks.

Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

For older adults, the future of wearables is predictive

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Wearable devices make up an $81.5 billion global market in 2021.

Synthetic Data in Healthcare with MDClone

Healthcare IT Today

Many of the health IT innovations today are happening on the back of health data. I don’t think anyone would disagree that future health IT innovations are going to rely on high quality data. However, what happens when there are reasons you can’t or don’t want to share that data?

The Latest Threat To Healthcare Data: COVID-19 Apps

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Josh Horwitz, COO, Enzoic.

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Health, the Great Unifier (For Most)

Health Populi

As the COVID-19 expanded peoples’ consciousness about infectious disease and opportunities to keep a tricky virus at bay, consumers grew new muscles about public and individual wellness…now, “more invested in achieving it,” according to In Health We Trust , a survey report from Healthline Media.

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.

Fitbit begins smartwatch blood pressure tracking study

Mobi Health News

Starting this month, eligible Fitbit Sense users can participate in the study, which will look into how pulse arrival time can be used to measure blood pressure. . Disease management, Health and Wellness, Digital Health, Care, Technology

How one health system moved 85% of its services via telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Preferred Behavioral Health Group, based in Lakewood, New Jersey, is a multi-site outpatient behavioral health organization providing adult mental health services, youth and family services, and substance use services.

PEW: 25% of seniors age 65+ are not online. That's a problem.

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Pew Research just published its periodic survey about Internet use. Let’s assume consensus that growing the percentage of those using the Internet was a social good.

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Google Exploring Tool Designed to Help Patients Use Their Health Records

Healthcare IT Today

In recent times, Google has been working on a tool designed to help clinicians filter complicated patient information more quickly and view it in context. Now it’s thinking about doing the same thing for consumers.

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.

Healthcare Interoperability: Three Reasons Technologists Must Engage With Doctors When Designing

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Matthew Oldham, vice president of engineering, Graphium Health.

Virtual Health Tech Enables the Continuum of Health from Hospital to Home

Health Populi

In the COVID-19 pandemic, as peoples’ daily lives shifted closer and closer to home, and for some weeks and months home-all-the-time, health care, too, moved beyond brick-and-mortar hospitals and doctors’ offices.

Roche's mySugr app to integrate with Novo Nordisk's smart insulin pens

Mobi Health News

The integration is aimed at boosting data collection. . Digital Health, Technology

Mayo Clinic launches remote diagnostics platform, forms 2 new companies to support it

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Mayo Clinic on Wednesday announced the launch of a new platform that's designed to deliver advanced, AI-powered clinical decision support through remote monitoring – helping providers stay connected and deliver more continuous care to device-connected patients. WHY IT MATTERS.

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 2021 Amwell Client Awards

American Well

As COVID-19 vaccines continue to be rolled out and a post-pandemic world seems within reach, it is still important to reflect on the past year and how our clients exemplified telehealth excellence and led the way in providing and expanding access to quality care.

Technology Strategies Helping Healthcare Leaders Get Through The COVID Crisis

Healthcare IT Today

When the pandemic hit, healthcare organizations were thrown into reaction mode, with many long-term projects being shelved indefinitely. However, health leaders were able to take some steps which not only addressed some of their current needs but set the stage for future growth.

Expect More From HIPAA Proposed Changes: Easing Information Flow Shouldn’t Mean Reducing Health Data Privacy

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Deborah Hsieh, chief policy and strategy officer, Ciox Health. Congress enacted the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in 1996.

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And the Oscar Goes To….Power to the Patients!

Health Populi

Health care has increased its role in popular culture over the years.

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.

UAE diabetes clinic showcases results of tech-focused care

Mobi Health News

Dubai’s GluCare has released its first set of findings, taken over 90 days since launch. Report shows that diabetic patients achieved an average HbA1c reduction of 1.7% in just three months

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The benefits and future of remote patient monitoring

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

At the start of 2020, widespread adoption of remote patient monitoring was still in the distance. The technology was struggling to get off the ground despite it being available for years.

After the “Wild West”: How Telehealth Solutions Are Evolving

Health System CIO

As care providers become more comfortable with telehealth, the bar is being raised in terms of expectations, according to Adam Cherrington and Dan Czech of KLAS. They want to shop around and see what can best meet their needs.".