July, 2021

Is Open Notes as good in practice as it is in theory?

KevinMD

Earlier this year, a federal rule that requires clinical information such as doctors’ notes and lab and imaging results to be made immediately available to patients took effect.

Digital Inclusion As Upstream Health Investment

Health Populi

Without access to connectivity during the pandemic, too many people could not work for their living, attend school and learn, connect with loved ones, or get health care.

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The Link Between Administrative Burden and Physician Burnout

Continue Education Journal

Physician burnout is increasingly being studied as the epidemic reaches new and larger proportions. A 2016 article in The Lancet defined physician burnout as “a work related syndrome, involving emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a sense of reduced personal accomplishment.”

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Omniscient Neurotechnology gets US FDA clearance for brain mapping software

Mobi Health News

The platform analyses millions of data points from a patient's MRI and delivers insights to neurosurgeons before and during brain surgery

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How You Can Win the Fight for Workers Against the Odds

In the world of behavioral and home health, where staff turnover is already high, businesses need to do 3 things especially well to win. Download the guide to discover how to attract reliable candidates to grow your business.

5 Tools That Are Revolutionizing Senior Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The market for senior care is growing rapidly. This comes as more members of the baby boomer generation enter retirement, partly due to the current health crisis.

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The rise of non-traditional nursing

KevinMD

Nurses are an essential component of the American health care system and are continually in high demand nationwide. For years, nurses have elected to leave the field or have sought alternative professions instead of working in a traditional nursing role full-time.

Dollar General, the Latest Retail Health Destination?

Health Populi

“What if…healthcare happened where we live, work, play, pray and shop, delivering the highest levels of retail experience?” ” I asked and answered in my book HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen.

Q&A with Patrick McGill, MD, Part 1: “We Should Not Be Competing on Social Determinants.”

Health System CIO

When it comes to social determinants of health, capturing data is important, but it’s merely one step, says Patrick McGill, MD. It's also about leveraging that data to understand why gaps exist, and partnering with others to help close them.

Contributed: Telemedicine for All Your Women’s Health Needs

Mobi Health News

Get All Your Women’s Health Needs Taken Care of Online

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.

19 Skills You Need To Work In A Medical Setting

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Plenty of jobs take place in a healthcare environment.

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Special Enrollment Period Doubles Enrollees, Final Month Approaches

ACA Times

In June, the ACA’s special enrollment period garnered 1 million sign-ups through the federal health exchange, HealthCare.gov. A month later and the number of enrollees has doubled.

As 'telehealth cliff' looms, hundreds of healthcare orgs urge Congress to act

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Leading healthcare industry stakeholders on Monday implored top leaders in the House and Senate to help ensure, among other imperatives, that "Medicare beneficiaries [don't] abruptly lose access to nearly all recently expanded coverage of telehealth." " WHY IT MATTERS.

Digital Health Tools Are Finding Business Models – IQVIA’s 2021 Read on the Health of Digital Health

Health Populi

In the Age of COVID, over 90,000 new health apps were released, as the supply of digital therapeutics and wearables grew in 2020.

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.

AI Powered Behavior Change in Healthcare is Not Just for Patients

Healthcare IT Today

Most of the stories we read about changing behavior in healthcare are about patients. Not this one. In this article, we are focusing on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) coupled with a better approach to training can lead to measurable improvement for clinicians. Why is it so hard to change behavior?

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Bill Gates and George Soros back acquisition of UK diagnostic technology group Mologic

Mobi Health News

Supported from Bill and Melinda Gates, the acquisition is part of the launch of Global Access Health (GAH), a social enterprise that seeks to expand access to affordable medical technology.

Wolters Kluwer Launches Patient Education Platform:EmmiEducate

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Wolters Kluwer, Health announces the release of EmmiEducate to improve alignment between patients and their care teams.

5 Ways telehealth is democratizing access to healthcare

American Well

Social determinants of health (SDoH) – the economic and social conditions that influence individual and group differences in health status, like education, economic stability, etc. account for upwards of 80% of a population’s health outcomes ( National Academy of Medicine ).

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.

One physician's perspective on why patients prefer telehealth visits

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth An occupational medicine physician offered his patients a poll with a single question. Here's what he's learned so far about their feelings on virtual care.

What Poor Birth and Maternity Outcomes in the U.S. Say About American Healthcare & “Infrastructure”

Health Populi

Cain Brothers is a 100+ year old financial services firm with a strong health care experience, now part of KeyBanc.

Referrals: A Golden Opportunity to Build Trust and Patient-Centricity

Healthcare IT Today

Physicians and patients do not like the current referral process. It is labor intensive, full of gaps and frustrating for everyone involved. There is a golden opportunity right now to improve referrals and help rebuild trust in healthcare as well as become more patient centric. Broken or As Designed?

XRHealth launches VR gaming program to aid pain management

Mobi Health News

The new offering combines Reducept's VR game and XRHealth's technology.

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.

How Information Technology Helps In Med Tech Research

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

Understanding the Terminology: Virtual Care, Telehealth and Telemedicine Defined

eVisit

The virtual care industry is rapidly accelerating thanks in large part to the transformations prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. As the telehealth industry develops, so too does telehealth terminology and it can be hard to keep up with the lingo.

The future of telehealth: informatics, scalability and interoperability

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed telehealth into the spotlight with exponential adoption, helping to prove its value. The healthcare industry learned that, with the right solutions, care can extend outside hospital walls and be conducted anywhere.

Pharmacies Garner Retail Health Love in the Pandemic – Update from J.D. Power

Health Populi

When we say the word “pharmacy,” we might picture the Main Street brick-and-mortar chain drugstore that dispenses medicines from behind the counter in the far back of the building, and sweet and salty snacks at the front by the cashier.

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.

Lessons Learned from a Fierce Patient Advocate, Erin Gilmer

Healthcare IT Today

Long time readers of Healthcare IT Today and members of the Health IT and patient advocate community on Twitter probably are familiar with Erin Gilmer. She’s one of the most fierce patient advocates I’ve ever known.

Wearable tech market on the rise, according to Consumer Technology Association

Mobi Health News

The wearable market is expected to reach $487 billion in revenue this year, according to the report.

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How Technology Helps Provide Better Patient Outcomes

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The medical profession has come a long way from the days when doctors made house calls carrying little black bags with everything they needed for their trade.