September, 2022

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The Effects of Telemedicine on Patient Engagement and Care Options

AMD Telemedicine

The Effects of Telemedicine on Patient Engagement and Care Options. Telemedicine is booming, and healthcare organizations neglecting these technological innovations are missing out.

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Why expand telemedicine for arthritis patients?

KevinMD

One in four Americans carry a diagnosis of arthritis, a significant cause of limitation from basic life activities to disability. One in ten adults has to limit their activities due to pain caused by this disease.

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AMA survey: Doctors more optimistic about digital health tools

Mobi Health News

According to a survey by the American Medical Association, 93% of physicians felt there was some advantage or a definite advantage to using digital health tools in 2022, compared with 85% in 2016

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Health is Everywhere, and Telehealth Is Health – And It’s Personal

Health Populi

If health is nurtured and made where we live, work, play pray, learn, and shop, the healthcare should be everywhere. That’s the promise, increasingly a reality, of telehealth.

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5 Essentials for Healthcare CIOs: A Provider Data Management Checklist

Complete and accurate provider data is essential for health organizations to operate effectively. A better understanding of your provider network helps to understand patients and consumers, identify gaps in care, and make the best possible decisions for your businesses.

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Sensor technology can help families and short-staffed care providers

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Sensor technology is increasingly useful in the care of older adults. As part of the research into the Future of Sensors and Older Adults , interviewees outlined ways sensors could be useful for mitigating fall risk.

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Users more likely to embrace AI-enabled preventive health measures with human touch, study finds

Mobi Health News

Individuals are also less likely to trust AI-suggested interventions than those recommended by humans

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New startup focused on behavioral health for seniors at home, Rippl, launches with $32M in funding

Fierce Healthcare

New startup focused on behavioral health for seniors at home, Rippl, launches with $32M in funding. agliadkovskaya. Wed, 09/28/2022 - 15:26

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Permanent Telehealth Reimbursement Update: Bipartisan Legislation for Telehealth Extension

Telebehavioral Health Institute

New, bipartisan legislation has been proposed to solidify telehealth policy based on telehealth advances and supporting research.

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Amazon vs. Apple: Only one will rewrite the rules of health care

KevinMD

Big Tech has had a surprisingly small impact on U.S. health care, so far. Artificial intelligence, for example, outperforms physicians in many complex tasks (like reading mammograms and analyzing chest X-rays), yet AI remains woefully underused.

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Level up Culture & EQ | Sign up for the #CultureDrop

Once a week, culture & leadership expert Galen Emanuele gives free, actionable EQ training in 5 minutes or less. Subscribe to the #CultureDrop and access free resources & content.

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Physicians More Bullish On the Benefits of Digital Tools for Patient Care, the AMA Tells Us

Health Populi

Most doctors see the advantages of digital health tools like telehealth, consumers’ access to their health information, and point-of-care workflow solutions, the American Medical Association found in a survey of 1300 physicians, published in September 2022.

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How to Automate Patient Feedback at Federally Qualified Health Centers - Simple Interact

Ravi Kalidindi

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Fitbit, Google Cloud unveil wearable data analytics service for healthcare

Mobi Health News

Device Connect for Fitbit aims to help healthcare and life science organizations use and analyze data from Fitbit's health-tracking wearables

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How To Protect Your Healthcare Practice From Breaches

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ben Scully, president, Avatara. Changes in healthcare privacy laws will have significant consequences for medical practices.

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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.

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The Future of Telehealth: 6 Key Trends to Watch

Health Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the world to confront a new reality when it comes to healthcare. The unprecedented impact of the pandemic has led governments and healthcare providers globally to re-evaluate their preparedness plans. One of the areas that has seen the most change is telehealth.

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The recent closing of Amazon Care shows the magnitude of the challenge in changing health care

KevinMD

Amazon recently announced plans to shut down Amazon Care, an in-home and virtual health care service. The reasons cited were attributed to a significant overlap of services with the One Medical chain of clinics, which Amazon purchased in July of this year for 3.9

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Vaccinations, Art and Labor Day: Learning from Diego Rivera and Edsel Ford

Health Populi

For Labor Day 2022, I’m thinking about health, vaccines, work (especially returning-to-work), and art. Let’s start with the vaccine news.

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A Transformation by Any Other Name Is Digitally the Same

Tom Barnett

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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.

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AI firm TIIM Healthcare gets exclusive IP for Duke-NUS sepsis triaging tech

Mobi Health News

The technology uses heart rate variability measurements to assess the severity of sepsis in ED patients

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Repositioning Healthcare Organizations for a Changing Consumer

Healthcare IT Today

This week I had a chance to stop by the S tericycle Communication Solutions user event they called “The Art of Patient Engagement.”

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Will robots help us in our homes – now and within 10 years?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Context matters: consider the likely status of people in 10 years. It makes you think. Asked this question recently and pondered. What will be the context at that time? A decade from now, the oldest baby boomers will be 86.

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Video visits as clinical touchpoints to improve older adult mental health

KevinMD

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a profound toll on older adults, isolating them physically and emotionally from their communities and families.

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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.

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Life Expectancy Falls in the U.S., the Largest 2-Year Decline in 100 Years

Health Populi

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Telehealth & Telemedicine-Designing for New-age Healthcare Systems Part II

Vishal Jadhav

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Study: Pandemic telehealth use linked to lower opioid overdose risk

Mobi Health News

Receiving opioid use disorder-related telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with lower odds of overdose and better retention using medications like buprenorphine, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry

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Reproductive Health Data: Open Standard Offers Access Control, Revocation, and Other Traits

Healthcare IT Today

A team of women coders caught attention at DEF CON on June 26 with a secure reproductive health tracking app (Figure 1) that lets a menstruating person exchange data securely with health staff.

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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.

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Maryland health system conquers the digital divide with telehealth and RPM

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in an abrupt change to reimbursement of telehealth services, allowing healthcare providers to more broadly expand patient access to virtual care.

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Is your smartwatch smart about your health?

KevinMD

Your smartwatch talks a lot but may not say as much as you believe with regard to health. Constant data collection from wearables claims to improve medicine at large. Is the “quantified self” the next evolution or a gimmick for patients?

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The Direct Link Between Value-Based Health Care, Digital Transformation and Social Determinants – Insights from Innovaccer and Morning Consult

Health Populi

Only 4% of health care payments in the U.S. are pure fee-for-service (FFS) these days. “The end of pure FFS is near,” according to The State and Science of Value-Based Care , a report-out of survey research from Innovaccer and Morning Consult.