November, 2020

Expanding Telehealth Enrollment During COVID-19

Health Recovery Solutions

Over the last several years, the use of telehealth and remote patient monitoring (RPM) has steadily grown.

Artificial intelligence, COVID-19, and the future of pandemics

KevinMD

Artificial intelligence (AI) has proven of value in the COVID-19 pandemic and shows promise for mitigating future health care crises. During the pandemic’s first wave in New York, for example, Mount Sinai Health System used an algorithm to help identify patients ready for discharge.

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Depression and Anxiety are Toxic Side Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Health Populi

Most psychologists in the U.S. treated more patients in the first six months of the coronavirus pandemic, shifting their practices to telehealth platforms.

Blockchain could be the key to vaccine distribution, says IBM

Mobi Health News

Mark Treshock, blockchain solutions leader for healthcare and life sciences at IBM discusses how the technology can be used to validate vaccine supply chain and personal records.

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.

Compliance

Clocktree

Efficiently manage regulatory compliance and audits. Automate, Streamline, and Simplify Dashboard for at-a-glance compliance status.

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Tectonic Movement In Healthcare Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jerry Rankin, strategy director of healthcare interoperability, Infor.

Physicians are drowning in electronic information

KevinMD

The administrative burden of medicine significantly contributes to physician and clinician burnout, electronic health systems, or EHR system design and workflow as a lead culprit. As such, recent EHR technology innovation tactics have focused on automating components of data entry and documentation.

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The Pandemic Has Been a Shock to Our System – Learning from Known

Health Populi

The coronavirus pandemic has been a shock to people across all aspects of everyday living, for older and younger people, for work and school, for entertainment and travel — all impacting our hearts, minds, and wallets.

Physicians will decide the fate of the digital therapeutics industry

Mobi Health News

Authors from Mental & Brain Health Investment and Columbia Psychiatry Mind Ventures write about the future of digital therapeutics.

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.

Telehealth surge among dentists

Clocktree

A recent survey of 2,767 dentists in 20 states found that 34% of providers are currently using some form of telehealth to treat patients or plan to in the near future. The study, conducted by DentaQuest Partnership for Oral Health Advancement, also found that: 75% of providers who use telehealth services expect their telehealth volume to increase or stay the same during the next 12 months Public health providers are more likely (44%) to use telehealth than all other practice types (21%).

Pandemic-era burnout: Telehealth managers get pushed to the max

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

To see all of the feature stories in the Burnout in the Age of COVID-19 series, click here. In 2020, telemedicine truly, finally hit the mainstream in the United States.

Consider Amazon’s role in the caregiving and older adult market

Aging in Place Technology Watch

It’s already been a big year for new Amazon offerings that could benefit older people. This month’s most obvious change was the introduction of Amazon CareHub , an Alexa app that can be used to help monitor potentially isolated older adults.

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Keys to sustainable telehealth post COVID-19

KevinMD

As we’ve listened to providers describe their reactions to this pandemic, telehealth continues to be a pervasive theme at the foundation of their response. They refer to this as a “watershed” event that will permanently change healthcare delivery.

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.

The COVID-19 Era Has Grown Health Consumer Demand for Virtual Care

Health Populi

Over one-half of Americans would likely use virtual care for their healthcare services, and one in four people would actually prefer a virtual relationship with a primary care physician, according to the fifth annual 2020 Consumer Sentiment Survey from UnitedHealthcare.

Designing better tech for seniors means simplifying tech for everyone

Mobi Health News

Experts say that designing technology for everyone and creating customization features for smaller populations are key in making better solutions for seniors.

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A Hidden Advantage Of Telehealth: Patient Access To Specialized Programs

Healthcare IT Today

Not long ago, I found out that I needed access to a specialized program to address a long-standing medical condition. As it happens, the medical support I need is in short supply in my area, so I thought it would take a while to access the right package of services.

Telehealth may worsen digital divide for people with disabilities

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Much has been made of telehealth's potential to bridge the accessibility gap for those who may be otherwise underserved by the healthcare systems.

Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

New Technologies Improving Cervical Health

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Technology is significantly changing the world around us. It is optimizing our lives and causing sociopolitical issues simultaneously.

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Orientation to HEAL: the 4th best electronic medical record

KevinMD

An excerpt from Man’s 4th Best Hospital, Now available in paperback from Penguin/Berkley. And in the Fat Man Clinic, what about billing? We would do it ourselves on our screens. Using HEAL, the EHR or Electronic ‘Health’ Record system that BUDDIES had installed in Man’s 4th Best and its.Read more. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT

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Digital Inclusion Is A Social Determinant of Health – Learning Good Things from the NHS

Health Populi

“Digital,” write large, has been a lifeline during lockdown for those with the access, skills, and confidence to benefit from connecting.

Google Cloud unveils AI tools to help healthcare analyze unstructured medical text

Mobi Health News

Now available in public preview, the offerings are designed to help organizations and individuals pull clinically-relevant insights from large volumes of free text housed in medical records

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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.

Many Patients Aren’t Paying Full Attention During Telehealth Visits

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey suggests that patients aren’t as engaged by telehealth visits as one might hope, with many multitasking during their consult. And, as I’ll argue below, that’s actually a pretty predictable finding, though not an inevitable one.

A CIO's perspective on the promise of digital transformation

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

I have often shared with people that serving as a chief information officer in this era has provided me with being the beneficiary of all the hard work, effort and persistence of those CIOs that served before me in my organization.

A Guide To Treat Head Injury

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Head injury is any harm to the brain, skull, scalp in the form of swelling, broken blood vessels, or nerve damage.

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Five technologies for older adults November 2020

Aging in Place Technology Watch

November – the month for giving thanks -- remotely. It was a strange Thanksgiving for many – staying (stuck?) in place with Zoom, FaceTime -- and few place settings.

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Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

Rebuilding Resilience, Trust, and Health – Deloitte’s Latest on Health Care and Sustainability

Health Populi

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated health care providers’ and plans’ investment in digital technologies while reducing capital spending on new physical assets, we learn in Building resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond from the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.

FDA grants De Novo clearance to prescription Apple Watch app for nightmare disorder

Mobi Health News

NightWare's digital therapeutic monitors a wearer's heart rate and movement to detect disturbances during sleep, and delivers gentle vibrations to interrupt a nightmare without waking the user

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Using Digital to Avoid the Next Healthcare Crisis

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Ben Winfield from Atos. We had long been warned about the global impacts a contagious virus could bring, yet when it came, we still seemed unprepared.