July, 2022

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How physicians are mishandling technology

KevinMD

Physicians are getting their asses kicked by technology, but this is reversible if they integrate technology as they do laboratory science. Medicine needs specialized doctors who only focus on technology.

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How AI Can Advance Health Equity

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Sachin Patel, CEO at Apixio. The use of AI in healthcare is gaining fast traction, with the total market expected to grow over 46% CAGR, reaching $96 billion by 2028.

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Implementing Digital Strategies Helps Re-define the Healthcare Industry

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Linda Comp-Noto, Division President, Healthcare Enterprise Operations at Teleperformance. Digital transformation continues to dominate the headlines.

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The Retail Health Battle Royale in the U.S. – A Week-Long Brainstorm, Day 2 of 5 – Amazon and One Medical

Health Populi

Today we review the various viewpoints on Amazon’s announced acquisition of One Medical (ONEM, aka 1life Healthcare) which has been a huge story in both health care trade publications, business news, and mainstream media outlets. Welcome to Day 2 of The Retail Health Battle Royale in the U.S.,

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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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The Arc of Digital Health is Long, But it Bends Toward Adoption, Hopefully.

Digital Health

You know how you accumulate stuff in your office until it feels like a time capsule? Well, that was my office until last week. I decided it was high time to dig a trench between the door and the desk and, in the process, to move whatever was in there taking up space to that […].

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NLP and AI technologies streamline tedious health care processes to enable faster care

KevinMD

Two years after the global pandemic totally rewrote the health care playbook, hospitals, health systems, facilities, and providers are still striving to find some semblance of normalcy.

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Effectively Utilizing Payment Integrity Solutions to Support Compliant Telehealth Billing

Kevin Nolan

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Advanced Treatment-Validation Technology Set To Improve Cancer Treatment Results

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By James Talcott, MD, SM, senior medical director, Oncology for Eviti, NantHealth. A recent study from the Journal of the American Medical Association reported that while the U.S. spends nearly two times more per capita […]. The article Advanced Treatment-Validation Technology Set To Improve Cancer Treatment Results appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Your State as a Determinant of Health: Sharecare’s 2021 Community Well-Being Index

Health Populi

People whose sense of well-being shifted positively in the past two years are finding greater personal purpose and financial health, we see in Sharecare’s Community Well-Being Index – 2021 State Rankings Report. Sharecare has been annually tracking well-being across the 50 U.S.

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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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St. Luke's University Health proves telehealth is as good as in-person care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Luke's University Health Network realized it needed technology that could help expand care across its 14 hospitals throughout Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey spanning both urban and rural areas. THE PROBLEM.

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Q&A: Why mental health chatbots need strict safety guardrails

Mobi Health News

Ramakant Vempati, Wysa cofounder and president, discusses how the startup tests its AI-backed chatbot to monitor safety and quality

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Chaos and order: the simulated context

KevinMD

An excerpt from Reality Check: In Pursuit of the Right Questions. I was on the floor of the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare conference when I heard screaming in the near distance. I turned toward it and saw some people gathering and others running.

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Telehealth Funding and Grants

Caitlin Wolf

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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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Is Crowdfunding a Great Option for Health IT Companies?

Healthcare IT Today

In this weekend’s Bonus Features (Aren’t Bonus Features great?!), you may have seen that Brian mentioned that Rhinogram has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise money for their secure communication platform for healthcare.

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The Retail Health Battle Royale in the U.S. – A Week-Long Brainstorm, Day 1 of 5

Health Populi

I’ve returned to the U.S. for a couple of months, having lived in and worked from Brussels, Belgium, since October 2021 (save for about ten days in March 2022). Work and life slow down in Europe in July and August, giving us the opportunity to return to our U.S.

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The key relationship between health equity and telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Health inequity is the result of the behavior of people. It is not the result of anything natural. It involves structural inequalities in the delivery of care – inequalities that are avoidable.

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DiMe releases toolkits to help scale wearables, remote patient monitoring

Mobi Health News

The toolkits are based on the Digital Medicine Society's Sensor Data Integrations project, which includes organizations like Amazon Web Services, Oracle, the Moffitt Cancer Center, Takeda and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

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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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It’s 2022 – has technology use progressed in senior care?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

There is a labor shortage everywhere -- ditto in senior care. We know that one of the biggest issues in senior living (and home care, nursing homes, home health care) today is a shortage of labor.

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How school-based telemedicine can ease healthcare’s COVID burden

AMD Telemedicine

This article was originally published in January 2021 but was updated in June 2022. How school-based telemedicine can help the healthcare system navigate the pandemic.

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GIS + Healthcare is All About Sharing

Healthcare IT Today

Almost all of the healthcare implementations of Geographic Information System (GIS) being discussed at the 2022 Esri User Conference would not be possible if GIS data was not shared so readily by government organizations.

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The Old Gays Working with Walgreens on TikTok: Breaking Down Stereotypes and Having Fun with Health

Health Populi

How much do I love this media campaign from Walgreens , collaborating with the foursome The Old Gays who have a growing multi-million person fan base on TikTok? How much? A whole lot! Kudos to Walgreens for creating engaging, informative, and fun!

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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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Amazon makes further healthcare inroads with $3.9B One Medical deal

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Amazon and One Medical announced their plans to merge on Thursday morning, in a $3.9 billion mega deal that would see the retail giant continue its ambitious string of healthcare acquisitions.

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Amazon to acquire primary care company One Medical for $3.9B

Mobi Health News

"We think healthcare is high on the list of experiences that need reinvention," Neil Lindsay, SVP of Amazon Health Services, said in a statement

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Not there yet -- today's design processes and tech are not designed for all

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Design still needs to include older adults. One might say that there’s nothing left to say about this topic – it’s been said in multiple and sometimes overlapping and confusing ways. You can read about inclusive design , sometimes called design-for-all , accessible design, and universal design.

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Moving Telehealth out of the Post-Covid Doldrums

Health System CIO

Telehealth can play a much bigger role in improving care and satisfaction. But until it becomes more attractive to physicians, that potential may never be reached, according to Joseph Kvedar, MD, Senior Advisor of Virtual Care at Mass General Brigham.

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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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Addressing Social Determinants of Health in the Senior Population – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 7/15 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Dr. Melissa Urrea from @naviHealthPAC on the topic “ Addressing Social Determinants of Health in the Senior Population. ”.

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In A Declining Consumer Tech Spending Forecast, Consumer Health Tech Will Grow in 2022: Reading the CTA Tea Leaves

Health Populi

Supply chain challenges, inflation, and plummeting consumer economic sentiment are setting the stage for a decline in consumer electronics revenues for 2022.

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Marshfield Clinic creating hospital-at-home program with Dispatch Health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Marshfield Clinic Health System is partnering with DispatchHealth to bring its rural patients in-home medical care. WHY IT MATTERS. Marshfield serves a population in Wisconsin and Michigan's Upper Peninsula with more than 60 Marshfield Clinic locations and 11 hospitals.