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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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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Streamlining Patient Care: Strategies to Deal with Unified Communications & Collaboration

Speaker: Zafar Chaudry, MD, MS, MIS, MBA, Sr. Vice President – Chief Digital & Information Officer at Seattle Children’s

During this webinar, you will learn about collaborative healthcare software, strategies for increasing stakeholder participation, and communication optimization techniques for reducing message and alert fatigue.

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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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.

How Information Technology Helps In Med Tech Research

Electronic Health Reporter

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

2022 Guide to Improved Patient Outcomes: AI-Powered Remote Monitoring and Increasing Revenue for Your Practice

Speaker: Mintu Turakhia M.D. M.A.S., Consulting Head of Medical, 100Plus | Mike Wurm, Director of Product and Strategy, 100Plus | Daniel Gasparini, Director of Sales | Nadia Ziyadeh-Hammad, LVN, RPM Coordinator, Greenville Healthcare Associates

2022 brings new healthcare challenges. With the rising need for remote patient monitoring (RPM) and new COVID-19 variants increasing that need, 100Plus continues to reduce patient, clinician, and health care system barriers to RPM use.

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.

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.

One Medical employees announce plans to unionize

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Staff members at One Medical, a membership-based primary care company, announced this past week their intention to unionize.

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.

Remote Patient Monitoring Powered by AI Leads to Improved Health Metrics for Senior Patients

Remote Patient Monitoring provides measurable improvements in patient health outcomes across treated conditions, including hypertension, obesity, and diabetes. These quantitative patient outcomes provide credible data on patient progression and practitioner performance.

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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Infection Control and Prevention: 10 Tips For Preventing Exposure and Contamination In Hospitals

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Hospital-acquired infections are a challenge to clinicians as they increase the mortality and morbidity rate.

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Dr. Deepak Chopra launches telehealth platform at the intersection of modern and alternative medicine

Mobi Health News

Patients can tap into the platform for a consultation that touches on health history, lifestyle, diet and spirituality.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Contributed: Telemedicine for All Your Women’s Health Needs

Mobi Health News

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

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 ).

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.

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.