June, 2019

How healthcare systems are preparing for innovation with patient experience front and center

Mobi Health News

Provider organizations have missed the mark with patient experience in the past, but involving patient voices on panels and "listening tours" may be key to improving in the future.

Smart beds and sleep apps: Don’t sleep on their data collection practices

KevinMD

Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pads or sleep apps, it knows when you go to sleep. It knows when you toss and turn. It may even be able to tell when you’re having sex. Sleep Number, […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Primary Care Pulmonology

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Analysis: The Wearables Landscape and Projections of Future Wearable Development

MedTech Boston

Wearable medical devices and diagnostics in healthcare are quickly becoming increasingly common, with news articles frequently delving into new wearables and how. The post Analysis: The Wearables Landscape and Projections of Future Wearable Development appeared first on MedTech Boston.

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Healthcare Just Got SMAC’ed – Accenture’s Post-Digital Era for Health

Health Populi

Social, mobile, analytics and the cloud now underpin the health care industry. We’ve been SMAC’ed, and Accenture’s Digital Health Tech Vision 2019 believes we’re in a post-digital era ripe with opportunity.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

New Episode of the Tech Tonics Podcast: Zoe Barry: Driving Entrepreneurship from the Fast Lane

Digital Health

When Zoe Barry was a kid, she had two things she wanted to be when she grew up, either a veterinarian or “someone who writes checks.” She gave the first a shot and ended up settling on the second. Today she is CEO of ZappRx and a shining example of how drive and intellect can […].

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Researchers find lack of standardized measures to evaluate mental health apps

Mobi Health News

The study also found that the bulk of the apps were focused on meditation, mindfulness and relaxation.

Would you trust Alexa with your patient data?

KevinMD

Amazon has opened a new health care frontier: Now Alexa can be used to transmit patient data.

House Votes to Remove Federal Ban on National Patient ID

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would end the current federal ban on the funding of a national patient identification strategy, in an action that was hailed by leaders at CHIME

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The Persistent Rural/Urban Broadband Gap Is Bad for Health

Health Populi

In the U.S., rural residents’ access to broadband at home continues to lag behind urban and suburban dwellers, the Pew Research Group noted in a May 2019 research note on Americans’ use of technology.

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.

Update your Clocktree Provider Profile

Clocktree

Your Clocktree account has two profiles: one for your practice and one for you as a provider. There are different fields for each, and both profiles can be listed in the Clocktree Directory.

How Healthcare Apps Are Transforming Medicine

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Joe Tuan, founder, TopFlight Apps.

UnitedHealth Group acquires PatientsLikeMe

Mobi Health News

The online patient community portal will now be incorporated into UnitedHealth Group's research arm, which is focused on health innovation and improvement.

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Disrupting Nurse Call

Medical Connectivity

Nurse call is changing. After decades of slow incremental change, the pace of change is quickening. These changes impact provider organizations and manufacturers as nurse call is integrated with adjacent market point of care solutions and new technologies.

Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

What Can Healthcare IT Leaders Do To Flip the Script on Physician Burnout?

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Leaders from Nemours Children’s Health System discuss the challenges involved in improving the well-being of their health system’s nearly 850 physicians, in the context of EHR-related challenges

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Intent, Insiders/Outsiders and Insights — Disney Institute’s Women’s Leadership Summit

Health Populi

There are many forms of magic inspired by Disney, the company. There’s the obvious attraction, the Magic Kingdom, that was Walt’s original destination vision, “imagineered” in 1932. Then there are other kinds of magic.

Provider Spotlight: How an Urgent Care Telemedicine Nurse Practitioner Balances Family and Career

Enzyme Health

We sat down with telemedicine provider Michelle Everhart to learn about why she started in telemedicine, why she may never go back to “brick and mortar”, and why telemedicine makes her a better care provider.

A Nurse’s Perspective On Using Technology To Improve Patient Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Brianna Zink, RN, MSN, account manager, Infor Workforce Management for Healthcare.

Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

The potential of healthcare tech – human-centric AI, meaningful applications and the future

Mobi Health News

Buzzwords like Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning are commonly heard at conferences and industry events and they often conjure up images of robots or killing machines from the Terminator

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FDA Seeks SaMD PreCert Mock Applicants

Medical Connectivity

FDA has issued a reques t for SaMD developers to try out the PreCert excellence appraisal process. Since this is a test program the FDA does not intend to actually provide precertification for participating companies.

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Could Shorter Hospital ICU Rotations Help Alleviate Physician Burnout?

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Shortening the length of rotations in a medical intensive care unit (MICU) from the traditional 14-consecutive day schedule to only seven days helps mitigate burnout among critical care physicians, according to a new Penn Medicine pilot study.The.

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Kroger Health Thinks Food is Medicine – Nutrition at the Grocery Store Via FMI’s Insights

Health Populi

In reading the July/August issue of Eating Well magazine this week, I came across this ad which I scanned for you to see yourself: “We believe in food as medicine.” ” Signed, Kroger Health.

Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

Telehealth holds appeal for seniors, survey shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Better access to healthcare professionals and faster service are among the top reasons senior citizens are willing to embrace telehealth technologies, according to a survey sponsored by vendor American Well. WHY IT MATTERS.

Creating a Digital Framework for 21st Century Patient Engagement and Care Coordination

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By George Mathew, MD, chief medical officer, North America, DXC Technology.

What is holding back digital health innovation?

Mobi Health News

Reimbursement, data interoperability and risk aversion each have healthcare leaders second guessing technology-led innovations

Leaders at One Community Hospital-Based System Leverage Analytics to Improve Outcomes

Healthcare Informatics

Leaders at the two-community hospital Southeast Georgia Health System have been making advances in leveraging data to fuel their readmissions reduction and quality improvement efforts

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Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

Electronic Health Records: Is Corporate Profitability Key to Innovation?

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Despite roadblocks, there are ways in which innovation can take place in the electronic health record field

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The Grocery Store As Health Destination: Publix Produce for Kids and the Social Determinants of Health

Health Populi

Food insecurity ranks high on Americans’ greatest social health risks. In local communities, grocery stores are playing key roles in bolstering neighborhood wellness.

Ten Years – Technology for Older Adults – 2009-2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Look back to remind us where we are. Ten years ago, the tech product choices designed for older adults were few and rudimentary. The intent was simplification of the basics for the tech-reluctant – sending email, looking at information online.