January, 2021

Stay Calm In Your Head(space) – An Update on Meditation-As-Medicine

Health Populi

On U.S. Election Night, November 3, 2020, CNN’s John King stood in front of the “Key Race Alert” screen, announcing state-by-state polling results with the oft-used headline, “Too Early To Call.”

Trends To Look For In 2021

Electronic Health Reporter

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The Biden Administration’s Whole-of-Government Approach to Equity – in Health and Beyond

Health Populi

In the U.S., the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed disparities in housing, food, and job security, and the role that one’s ZIP code and social determinants play in health outcomes.

The adaptive unconscious, the physician, and AI

KevinMD

Being an internist, the day is filled with problem-solving. The problems are often not straightforward and require thinking, rethinking, reevaluating, and reading up and researching before the problem can be solved.

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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.

Digital health innovators share 2021 predictions

Mobi Health News

As populations will need to increasingly rely on self-care models during the pandemic, experts reflect on the key ways this will transform the landscape of healthcare delivery and innovation in 2021 and beyond

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Tips to improve internet speed

Clocktree

Our friends at Porch.com have compiled some very helpful tips for increasing your available internet speed. link]. Clocktree recommends that providers and clients have a minimum internet speed of 5 Mbps for a reliable video and audio connection. You can test your internet speed at www.speedtest.net.

Healthcare Innovation, Catalyst For Change and Tips For The Year Ahead: Experts Weigh In

Electronic Health Reporter

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Health Is Everywhere at #CES2021 – CTA’s CES 2021 Tech Trends to Watch

Health Populi

Spending on connected health monitoring devices in the U.S. will reach $845 million based on the forecast of the Consumer Technology Association, convening the annual 2021 CES this week in a virtual format.

Ten technology offerings for older adults from CES 2021

Aging in Place Technology Watch

CES 2021 – roll the press releases and turn on your computer. A long time ago, one writer published a charmingly-named CES overview of CES 2012 called CES in Pajamas – an entertaining read with links to 2012 videos just to see what flopped, what was canceled (remember Microsoft Kinect ?)

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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.

UK health tech company Vatic launches on-the-spot COVID-19 saliva test

Mobi Health News

The KnowNow COVID-19 test provides results in under 15 minutes.

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NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes sweeping telehealth reforms

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced legislation this week that would expand access to telehealth throughout the state.

Health IT Predictions for 2021 – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 53

Healthcare IT Today

For the 53rd episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’ll be making predictions on what we can expect from health IT in 2021. As we put 2020 in the rear view mirror, it’s time to look ahead to 2021.

Why Patient Experience Is Key To Post-COVID Growth

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jean-Pierre Stephan, managing director, Accenture Health. COVID-19 has disrupted industries, and nowhere is it more apparent than in healthcare.

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.

“The virus is the boss” — U.S. lives and livelihoods at the beginning of 2021

Health Populi

“The virus is the boss,” Austan Goolsbee, former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Obama, told Stephanie Ruhle this morning on MSNBC. Goolsbee and Jason Furman, former Chair of Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, tag-teamed the U.S.

Older adults and broadband access -- picking up the pace of adoption

Aging in Place Technology Watch

What is broadband and why should seniors want it? The buzz about broadband and older adults has grown louder since the start of the pandemic – which worsened social isolation for so many older adults.

Trustworthy AI has the ability to transform healthcare

Mobi Health News

Experts at CES 2021 discuss how to overcome the barrier to trust in something that is hard to understand and visualize.

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Frost & Sullivan's Top 10 predictions for healthcare in 2021

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Financial/Revenue Cycle Management Population Health Precision Medicine Telehealth Workforce From vaccines to virtual care, enterprise imaging to precision medicine, these are the growth areas that will shape the direction of healthcare, this year and beyond.

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.

Is Amazon Readying A Massive Telehealth Play? Almost Certainly, Yes

Healthcare IT Today

Anyone who’s watched Amazon operate over the past two decades knows that there if there’s one key principle baked into its culture, it’s this: “Have no fear.”

Receiving IV Therapy and Antibiotics In A Nursing Facility

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Receiving IV therapy is one of the reasons many seniors and adults take advantage of nursing homes such as Fairview Rehab and Nursing Home in Queens NY.

Primary Care 2.0 – How Crossover Health is “Re-Bundling” Health Care

Health Populi

In 2020, investments in digital health reached $14.1 bn , much of which went into niche applications like lab testing, medication adherence, and on-demand triage for urgent care.

Telehealth Goals for 2021: Overcoming the Biggest Hurdles

Health System CIO

When it comes to telehealth is that the industry has grown by “leaps and bounds” since early 2020. But if the momentum is to continue, there’s still a lot of “critical work” that needs to be done, according to Joseph Kvedar, MD.

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.

ORCHA reports an 'explosion' in the adoption of digital healthcare since COVID-19

Mobi Health News

Since the beginning of the pandemic there has been a 25% rise in health app downloads

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Women are less likely to use video for telehealth care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A wide-ranging study published this past week in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that older people, women, Black and Latinx individuals, and patients with lower household incomes were less likely to use video for telemedicine care during the early phase of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Numerous Announcements of COVID Vaccine Solutions is Encouraging

Healthcare IT Today

Over the past two weeks, Healthcare IT Today has received 100+ Press Releases and offers to interview executives from Health IT companies with COVID vaccine solutions.

The Year Ahead: Preparing For Widespread COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Stefan Behrens, co-founder and CEO, GYANT. The past year presented a number of unprecedented challenges for hospitals and health systems.

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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.

Our Homes Are Health Delivery Platforms – The New Home Health/Care at CES 2021

Health Populi

From the 2021 Market Overview Technology for Aging

Aging in Place Technology Watch

It's 2021 and baby boomers turn 75.

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The devices, software and health tech headlines of CES 2021

Mobi Health News

MobiHealthNews' running list of the new health and wellness products from the digital version of this year's consumer tech show

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