July, 2022

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.

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.

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.,

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.

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.

iRhythm Technologies receives another FDA 510(k) for AFib monitoring system

Mobi Health News

The latest clearance is for an algorithm that characterizes how much atrial fibrillation a patient is experiencing over time

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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.

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.

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.

IRS Issues Draft 2022 ACA Forms 1094-C and 1095-C

ACA Times

Earlier this month the IRS issued draft ACA Forms 1094-C and 1095-C for the 2022 tax year. For the first time in years, there do not seem to be any…. The post IRS Issues Draft 2022 ACA Forms 1094-C and 1095-C first appeared on The ACA Times.

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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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

IRS Requesting More Detail in ACA Audits

ACA Times

As we’ve previously noted, IRS enforcement of the ACA’s Employer Mandate is ramping up. Most recently, the agency has begun requesting more detailed information from employers being audited for suspected…. The post IRS Requesting More Detail in ACA Audits first appeared on The ACA Times.

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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.

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.

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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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.

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!

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.

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.

IRS Now Issuing Letter 5699 For 2020 Tax Year

ACA Times

Now that we’ve cleared the 2022 halfway mark, it appears the IRS is on track to hit its goal of clearing the historic backlog by the end of the year.…. The post IRS Now Issuing Letter 5699 For 2020 Tax Year first appeared on The ACA Times.

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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.

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

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.