May, 2022

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Why clinician buy-in is key to digital health transformation

KevinMD

It was a summer day seven years ago. We had closed our first U.S. hospital customer for my digital health company, which enables health systems to deliver digital care journeys for patients (e.g., surgery, oncology, chronic care, etc.). I was ecstatic! Unfortunately, our excitement was short-lived. We “implemented” our solution, but patient enrollment was going.

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Study: AI deep learning models can predict race from imaging results

Mobi Health News

Authors of the study said the results raise concerns about worsening health disparities, especially when models can detect self-reported race information where human radiologists can't.

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Three in Five People 50+ in the US Will Likely Use Telehealth In the Future – An Update from AARP

Health Populi

“Telehealth certainly appears to be here to stay,” the AARP forecasts in An Updated Look at Telehealth Use Among U.S. Adults 50-Plus from AARP. Two years after the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic, one-half of U.S. adults over 50 said they or someone in their family had used telehealth. In early 2022, over half of those over 50 (the AARP core membership base) told the Association they would likely use telehealth in the future.

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6 Reasons Collaboration Can Benefit Patient Health

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Technology has improved the patient-doctor relationship dramatically since healthcare organizations have embraced its versatility and effectiveness. But, while technology is an effective method for improving the patient’s healthcare experience, it is not the only area […].

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Transform Clinical Communication With Role-based Messaging

Effective collaboration among all care team members is critical to delivering better patient outcomes. A key element to achieving effective collaboration is through the implementation of a clinical communication and collaboration platform. In a fast-paced, high-stress and critical environment, people tend to do whatever gets the job done. Therefore will scramble and use the systems, people, or processes around them to get an outcome more quickly - which can often be at the expense of quality.

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Is telemedicine an answer to physician burnout and staffing shortages?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

With the huge initial swell in the use of virtual care in the rearview mirror, many industry experts – from health plans to big tech and practicing clinicians – are considering whether a doubling down on telehealth is just what the doctor ordered for the future of patient care. Many clinicians are hungry for new opportunities that allow them to continue to serve patients without dealing with long-standing administrative burdens and the aftermath of burnout from COVID-19 in their hosp

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Your doctors don’t keep track of what they’re doing

KevinMD

A little-known fact about doctors that most patients would find horrifying is that physicians don’t keep track of their results. If I botch a knee surgery so badly that my patient requires five repairs by a different specialist, I might never find out. As a result, I will continue to use a flawed technique on. Read more…. Your doctors don’t keep track of what they’re doing originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Study: Popular women's health apps don't meet basic privacy, security standards

Mobi Health News

The researchers found 20 of the 23 apps reviewed shared data with third parties. Only 16 displayed a privacy policy, and three collected data before consent.

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The Demand for Self-Care At-Home Will Grow Post-Pandemic – Insights from IRI

Health Populi

The coronavirus pandemic has re-shaped consumers across many life- and work-flows. When it comes to peoples’ relationship to consumer packaged goods (CPG), the public health crisis has indeed impacted consumers’ purchasing behaviors and definition of “value,” based on IRI’s latest analysis of CPG shifts in 2022 and 2023.

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Key Trends Set To Transform The US Healthcare Sector In 2022 And Beyond

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The healthcare sector has witnessed many transformations and investments over the years, and you can only expect this trend to continue, especially after the difficult lessons from the coronavirus pandemic. Amid the global health crises, […]. The article Key Trends Set To Transform The US Healthcare Sector In 2022 And Beyond appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Antidote Health debuts telemedicine-based mental health clinic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth company Antidote Health is extending its virtual care offerings to include a service focused on mental health issues. Called the Mental Health Clinic, it will offer medication management, as well as treatment for depression, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, PTSD, OCD and insomnia disorder. Antidote Health and its clinicians will use an approach called enhanced, evidence-based care.

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Consumers May Not Be Well Informed About Uses Of Patient Health Data

Healthcare IT Today

Over the last several years, concern has grown among healthcare professionals over the ways patient data is being used, and just as importantly, how well patients understand what those uses are. However, if a new study is any indication, a minority of consumers understand the extent of the health data being shared, and many have […].

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Robotics, automation, and the future of remote health care

KevinMD

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, health care innovation has been occurring at an unprecedented rate. A growing focus on technology – and the ways that it can help improve patient care and the provider experience – is now at the forefront, and many organizations are reexamining how they can implement new tools and. Read more…. Robotics, automation, and the future of remote health care originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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AWS' new accelerator cohort will focus on health equity and more digital health briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Anumana receives FDA Breakthrough Device Designation for its ECG-based algorithm designed for early detection of pulmonary hypertension, and AI-enabled imaging companies Aidoc and Gleamer partner.

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Ambiq’s neuralSPOT HeartKit™ enables Real-Time Heart Monitoring AI Applications

Ambiq®, a leading developer of ultra-low-power semiconductor solutions that deliver a multifold increase in energy efficiency, introduces HeartKit, its latest addition to neuralSPOT. This optimized AI model enables running various real-time heart monitoring applications to help users and their healthcare providers quickly identify any irregular events to take necessary actions.

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People Thinking More About the Value of Health Care, Beyond Cost

Health Populi

The rate of people in the U.S. skipping needed health care due to cost tripled in 2021. This prompted West Health (the Gary and Mary West nonprofit organizations’ group) and Gallup to collaborate on research to quantified Americans’ views on and challenges with personal medical costs. This has resulted in The West Health-Gallup Healthcare Affordability Index and Healthcare Value Index.

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5 Impressive Advancements in Nursing Technology

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Technology has advanced in leaps and bounds in almost all industries, but it’s not hard to see just how much has changed in nursing. Previously labor-intensive tasks like lifting patients and administering medication are now […]. The article 5 Impressive Advancements in Nursing Technology appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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AI and IoT device connects with concierge platform for RPM

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthcare workflow technology company Braidio has partnered with health IT vendor BlueSemi with the aim of creating a preventive home-health and telehealth ecosystem. BlueSemi's primary product is a handheld device called EYVA, which measures six vitals, including blood glucose, without requiring a pinprick for blood. By integrating the device with Braidio's My Health Concierge platform, the companies will be attempting to encourage positive behavioral change.

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6 EHR Optimization Tips

Healthcare IT Today

One thing I’ve learned in 16 years writing about health IT and particularly focused on EMR (now EHR if you prefer), is that the EHR still impacts so many things in the life of a clinician. Yes, hospitals and health systems have 1000s of health IT solutions that they have to manage, upgrade, secure, etc. […].

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The 2023 Behavioral Health Industry Report

This report explores current issues in the behavioral health industry in 2023. Topics covered include quantitative statistics describing the overall increase in behavioral health issues, the impact of psychologist and staff burnout, how HIPAA compliance is once again at the top of our minds & much more!

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Patient platforms should be intuitive in design and execution

KevinMD

Patients need access to their health care data and health care consumers need access to their health care information. Data and information are not the same. Data is akin to the ingredients for a meal, while information is more like the meal. Imagine ordering a meal in a restaurant. The wait staff brings the ingredients. Read more…. Patient platforms should be intuitive in design and execution originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Study: VR therapeutic reduces pain intensity long term, compared with sham app

Mobi Health News

The study was supported by AppliedVR and used its system for treating chronic lower-back pain. The tool received FDA De Novo clearance last year.

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The Patient as Consumer and Payer – A Focus on Financial Stress and Wellbeing

Health Populi

Year 3 into the COVID-19 pandemic, health citizens are dealing with coronavirus variants in convergence with other challenges in daily life: price inflation, civil and social stress, anxiety and depression, global security concerns, and the safety of their families. Add on top of these significant stressors the need to deal with medical bills, which is another source of stress for millions of patients in America.

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Tech Tools That Could Change the Dynamics of Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. It is astonishing how the healthcare system has changed progressively over the past few decades. Devices, applications, and gadgets help bridge the gap between novel solutions and broad use. Consistent upgrades in the technology that […]. The article Tech Tools That Could Change the Dynamics of Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Patient Engagement & Cultural Competence Training Roadmap: A Guide to Reducing Staff Burnout

Speaker: Dr. Mauvareen Beverley, Patient Engagement and Cultural Competence Specialist

If you’re a healthcare provider, chances are you have experienced symptoms of burnout yourself or have colleagues who are currently facing extreme career dissatisfaction. One of the many ways to partially alleviate burnout is active patient engagement. By engaging with patients to understand their needs and preferences, healthcare providers can develop treatments tailored to the individual patient.

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Telehealth can play a vital role in reducing carbon emissions

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth's potential to bridge the services gap for people without ready transportation access has been well-documented. Less explored, however, is virtual care's possible role in reducing carbon emissions, specifically by allowing patients to connect with providers without relying on a car. The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center built a dashboard to estimate the environmental impact of the medical facility's telehealth offerings.

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EHR-Enabled Autonomy: Optimization Strategies for Success

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Devan Griner, MD, is board-certified plastic surgeon at Peak Plastic Surgery, based in Provo, Utah. He uses the all-in-one cloud suite from AdvancedMD. Before the pandemic, many private practice physicians faced significant pressure to merge or consolidate with large health systems for survival. Many stayed the course and […].

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How AI-based technology can help improve hospital capacity management

KevinMD

The events of the past two years have irrevocably shifted hospital capacity management practices. From new COVID-19 variants and unpredictable surges to downstream impacts like delayed procedures and the great reshuffling and resignation of hospital staff, hospitals have never been more critical to adopt solutions that optimally manage their capacity.

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Q&A: Why startups should work with the healthcare industry to improve maternal care

Mobi Health News

On the heels of a $9.2 million Series A, Mahmee CEO and cofounder Melissa Hanna discusses the fragmented maternal healthcare experience in the U.S.

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How to Battle Layoffs: The Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp

Facing layoffs in your organization? Support your team members' career transition with Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp: Custom Resume & LinkedIn Revamp + 6 Weeks of Career Coaching. Our certified resume writers will create job search-winning resumes and LinkedIn profiles while they work with a career coach to learn unique strategies to stand out, attract the right employers, automate their job search, and land their dream job.

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Stress Is Playing A Big Role in Consumers’ Food Habits: Food-As-Medicine Update from IFIC

Health Populi

The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated consumers, globally, to take on more DIY roles as well as self-care for health and well-being. In addition, anxiety and stress are mainstream across demographics and have impacted the way people select and consume food, based on findings in the 2022 Food and Health Survey from the International Food Information Council (IFIC).

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How Hearing Loss Is Changing Around The World

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Hearing loss has long been one of the most common health issues of all. At the very least, it is one of those conditions that will affect the majority of people in their later years. […]. The article How Hearing Loss Is Changing Around The World appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Walmart launches telehealth program aimed at diabetes

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Walmart Health's telehealth company MeMD launched a virtual care diabetes program this past week aimed at helping individuals improve management of the disease. The initiative, known as the Walmart Health Virtual Care Diabetes Program, was developed for employers and payers as a standalone offering or as part of a comprehensive telehealth program.