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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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.

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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Addressing telehealth's cybersecurity risk will be an industry-wide problem

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Experts have repeatedly predicted that telehealth would present a major challenge for healthcare cybersecurity in the coming year. But it's not enough to know telehealth is likely to be an issue. The real task is working collaboratively to address those dangers.

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.

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.

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.

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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The IRS is Issuing ACA Penalty Letter 5005-A For The 2017 Tax Year

ACA Times

3 minute read: The IRS has begun issuing Letter 5005-A, Information Return Penalty Notice (Form 1094-C or 1095-C) (“Letter 5005-A”), for the 2017 tax year, demonstrating their efficiency at identifying ACA non-compliance and intensifying enforcement efforts.

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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.

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 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.

“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.

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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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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Don’t Forget The New 1095-C Codes Specific to The 2020 Tax Year

ACA Times

2 minute read: Every year Applicable Large Employers (“ALEs”) must file Forms 1094-C and 1095-C with the IRS and furnish Forms 1095-C to employees considered full-time under the Affordable Care Act (“ACA”).

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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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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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ACA Improvements to Expect from the Biden Administration

ACA Times

3 minute read: The inauguration welcoming president-elect Joe Biden to the White House is imminent and with the recent shift in majority control of the Senate, we can expect a number of advancements to the Affordable Care Act to follow.

U.S. lawmakers reintroduce House bill safeguarding access to telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A bipartisan group of U.S. representatives has reintroduced a bill aimed at expanding access to telehealth beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. The Protecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2021 legislation was introduced this past week by Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., cosponsored by Reps.

2021 Medicare Advantage Plan Intelligence: An Early Look

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Rachele Elasky, product manager, and Sarah Chien, analytics solutions manager, Carrot Health.

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.

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

Health Populi

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.”

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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