June, 2022

6 Best Practices For Medical Device Security

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Digital health is a rapidly growing field. As it expands, so must the security of medical devices, especially in an increasingly vulnerable digital space. While the various features and advantages of the connections in healthcare […]. The article 6 Best Practices For Medical Device Security appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

The Evolution of a Patient Ambassador – Learning from Stacy Hurt

Health Populi

“I am a health care executive who happens to be a patient, caregiver, and advocate,” Stacy Hurt explained to me in a Zoom chat we shared on 31 May. I asked her to meet with me to discuss her professional news update: being appointed Parexel’s first Patient Ambassador.

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Burnout is a sign of something more sinister

KevinMD

Burnout is a sign of something even more sinister. It’s a sign that our society is out of balance. We’ve become a society that values productivity above all else. We’re always working, hustling, and trying to get ahead. And, as a result, we’re burnout.

Study: Many digital health startups lack clinical trials, regulatory filings

Mobi Health News

Of the 224 companies analyzed, 98 received a clinical robustness score of zero

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.

The Value of Interoperability in Telemedicine

AMD Telemedicine

This article was originally published in September 2020 but was updated in June 2022. When it comes to telehealth, interoperability has various layers.

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Digital Transformation In Healthcare: Challenges and Applications

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Healthcare is something that’s been around for a while, especially in the western world, but as with all things, digitalization is omnipresent and something that’s unavoidable.

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What If Costco Designed the Prescription Drugs Sales Model?

Health Populi

The good news about prescription drugs, in the context of medical spending in the U.S., is that 9 in 10 medicines prescribed are generics. They comprise only 3% of all U.S. healthcare spending. But there’s bad news about prescription drugs in the context of medical spending in America.

Simple solutions for social connections

KevinMD

When Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa acquired the company that makes Lovot, a pet-sized robot for emotional support, it spoke about more than a financial investment in robotics. The news was tied to love, companionship, and healing.

Apple reveals medication tracking feature and more health updates

Mobi Health News

The tech giant also announced a new atrial fibrillation history feature and sleep stage tracking

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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.

DOC2US - Ethics involving gamete donation

DOC2US

The 2022 ACA 101 Toolkit is Here

ACA Times

The ACA’s requirements are constantly evolving and with new deadlines, increasing penalty amounts, and changing affordability thresholds the stakes are high. That’s why we created the ACA 101 Toolkit.

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Healthcare Industry: 5 IT Challenges And How To Overcome Them

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The healthcare industry plays an important role since it impacts people’s lives in various ways.

The Legacy of COVID-19 Is Shaping Consumers’ Purchases for Health-At-Home

Health Populi

While inflation and financial stress is depressing consumer demand for many purchases the “legacy of COVID-19” is having lost-lasting impacts on how people see their homes — especially as sites for health and wellness.

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.

Nurture yourself, get rest, and allow yourself the space you need to heal. #MeFirst

KevinMD

An individual crisis unfolds daily. Each starts small. When I learned about epidemics in medical school, I thought they were uncommon. I was wrong. COVID has taught us what happens if we do not address a crisis with the urgency it deserves.

Period tracking app Flo says it will add 'anonymous mode' after Roe decision

Mobi Health News

In tweets posted Friday, the period tracking app said it would soon launch a mode that allows users to access the app without providing their name or email

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Planning for a sustainable virtual care delivery model

AMD Telemedicine

This article was originally published in October 2020 but was updated in June 2022. .

Get to Know the ACA’s Rule of Parity

ACA Times

Without the proper tools or subject matter expertise, tackling the responsibilities of the ACA’s Employer Mandate on your own can be overwhelming. This is especially true if you are an…. The post Get to Know the ACA’s Rule of Parity first appeared on The ACA Times.

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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.

4 Benefits of Managed IT Services In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The healthcare industry utilizes many technologies to offer a more streamlined service to its patients. Most healthcare providers have shifted to digital means in providing the much-needed medical assistance to whoever needs it. So, a […]. The article 4 Benefits of Managed IT Services In Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Managed IT Services In Healthcare

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Use of Preventive Health Services Declined Among Commercially Insured People – With Big Differences in Telehealth for Non-White People, Castlight Finds

Health Populi

Declines in preventive care services like cancer screenings and blood glucose testing concern employers, whose continued to cover health insurance for employees during the pandemic.

Eating disorder myths debunked [PODCAST]

KevinMD

“When people think of eating disorders, the image is often of an emaciated, white teenage girl in the hospital hooked up to feeding tubes. In fact, eating disorders are varied in how they present in a person, and they certainly do not ‘look’ a certain way.

Alimetry gets FDA clearance for wearable gut disorder test

Mobi Health News

The company has also launched a distribution unit in the United States

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Innovative Ways to Improve Your Patients’ Digital Experience

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Professor at School of Health Science at Colorado Technical University, USA, Executive Board Member & Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health, Switzerland

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

Voice and AI – Better Together for Older Adults – New Report

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Voice assistants made device hardware actually seem smart. By 2018, more technology (and associated improvements) could be found in the Cloud.

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The Next Phase of Telehealth: 5 Possible Scenarios

Health System CIO

As the viability of long-term telehealth reimbursement continues to hang in the balance, how can healthcare organizations prepare? What can leaders reasonably expect? Joe Kvedar, MD, shares his thoughts.

How telehealth can help inpatient care, and what a hybrid future looks like

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthcare provider organizations and clinicians are fortunate that telehealth has gone mainstream as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth opens up many new avenues to expand access to care, streamline the delivery of care, create new workflows and improve patient outcomes.

Consumers Intend to Invest in Technology — With Budget and Value in Mind

Health Populi

Consumers continued to invest in and use several technologies that supported self-care at home in 2021, with plans to purchase connected health devices, sports and fitness equipment in the next year.

How Real-Time Tracking of Shipments Supports the Distribution of Pharmaceuticals

This guide explores critical concepts that supply chain professionals need to know when it comes to tracking and analyzing cold chain shipments.

The health care system will cause its own physician shortage

KevinMD

A quarter of a million dollars — that’s the amount of debt the average medical student in the United States owes after completing medical school.

Direct primary care startup Hint Health raises $45M and more digital health fundings

Mobi Health News

Also: Autism-focused SpectrumAi and cancer clinical trial platform Massive Bio both scooped up $9 million

AI Adoption in Healthcare Requires Better Approaches to Patient Data

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Vanessa Braunstein, Healthcare Product Marketing Lead at NVIDIA. Building great AI models in healthcare and life sciences requires lots of data that is diverse, well-labeled, and spans across different patient types.