May, 2022

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.

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.

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New PTC Data is Cause For Concern For Employers

ACA Times

Employers should review their ACA compliance processes carefully in light of new data issued by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF). Below we’ve identified why. Key PTC findings. Health exchange enrollees claimed an estimated total of 9.7

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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.

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A Guide to Virtual Care Technology: 5 Steps to Creating Your Continuum of Care

This guide addresses the increased demand for and benefits of expanding your virtual care options to help retain patients, cut down on hospital readmissions, and expand revenue opportunities.

Sidekick and Pfizer launch digital therapeutics solution for Atopic Dermatitis

Mobi Health News

The solution uses gamification to increase patient adherence

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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.

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.

Avoid These Compliance Triggers to Minimize ACA Penalty Risk

ACA Times

With the IRS making significant progress on its historic backlog, employers should prepare for increased enforcement of the ACA Employer Mandates. Under the ACA’s Employer Mandate, employers with 50 or….

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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.

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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

Learn how the healthcare industry can promote compassionate care and reduce burnout in a variety of ways.

Amwell, Transcarent launch new behavioral health offerings and more digital health briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Women's healthcare provider Tia expands into fertility care

CVS Health unveils new virtual primary care platform

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

CVS on Thursday announced the launch of its new CVS Health Virtual Primary Care service. WHY IT MATTERS. The new offering integrates patient engagement tools, telehealth, electronic health record data and more on a single platform that can connect consumers with clinicians at CVS or other providers.

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.

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.

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.

IRS Proposed Ruling Could Change ACA Affordability

ACA Times

Last month the IRS published a proposed regulation that would amend the existing rule regarding employer-sponsored Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) for family members of an employee. .

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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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.

ACA Enrollment Reaches 35 Million Signups

ACA Times

Following the 2021 tax year, the ACA has garnered the highest number of enrollments it has ever seen. Over 35 million Americans have obtained health coverage because of the ACA, according to a report issued by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

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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.

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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.

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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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.

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.

Social Determinants of Health Risks Challenge the Promise of Hospital-to-Home

Health Populi

In the wake of the pandemic and growing consumer preferences, the hospital-to-home movement is gaining traction among health systems. Amidst bullish forecasts for the promise of hospital-to-home discharges, the ability for many patients to make this migration would be a difficult bridge to cross.

How Real-Time Tracking of Shipments Supports the Distribution of Pharmaceuticals

This guide explores critical concepts that supply chain professionals need to know when it comes to tracking and analyzing cold chain shipments.

RPM Platform Learnings from UK Being Brought to the US

Healthcare IT Today

One of the most interesting people I met at the HIMSS 2022 conference this year was João Bocas. If you’re on Twitter, then you’ve probably seen him tweeting from his account @WearablesExpert where he shares great digital health content.

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. […].

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Analysis: Nine of 20 popular period tracking apps use data for third party ads

Mobi Health News

According to the review by cybersecurity and VPN company Surfshark, 10 of the apps collected coarse location data

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