Sat.Aug 24, 2019 - Fri.Aug 30, 2019

Industry Voices—Digital assistants have value in healthcare. But first they need to go to medical school

FierceHealthIT

It’s clear from digital assistant tools that pairing voice technology with machine learning and artificial intelligence is a powerful combination. To harness the power of these technologies in the medical field, we need to send Alexa to school.

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Solving the Patient Engagement Equation: A Personal Touch and The Right Technology

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Geeta Nayyar, chief medical officer at Greenway Health. As a physician, one of the most rewarding parts of my job is building relationships with my patients.

4 Ways Health Systems Can Optimize Their Telehealth Platform

eVisit

Manatt Health developed the Hospital Telehealth Maturity Model to help leaders of hospitals and health systems identify where their organizations are with their telemedicine efforts. Manatt identified three levels of telehealth maturity: basic, foundational and advanced.

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How Facial Recognition Software Is Revolutionizing Hospital Security, Care, Human Resources

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Yaroslav Kuflinski. As AI, or artificial intelligence, gets more traction across the healthcare realm, it practically becomes the center of innovation in the industry.

Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

Why “one app to rule them all” results in a worse patient experience and is not the future of Digital Health

Lloyd Price

“One app to rule them all” is a compelling idea if you’re a healthcare giant. In this imagined model, patients flock to one comprehensive user experience for all their healthcare needs, from insurance and scheduling to lab results and disease management.

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The New Employer Wellness Lens Includes Mental Health, Telehealth and Women’s Health

Health Populi

Apple Health Records comes to certain Allscripts EHR suites

Mobi Health News

The integration has already been tested among a number of the EHR vendor's clients

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Study Says Telehealth Claims Up 624% Over Four Year Period

Healthcare IT Today

The use of telehealth services climbed dramatically over the four years between 2014 and 2018, according to new research based on healthcare claims data. To get a look at telehealth’s impact on healthcare overall, FAIR Health analyzed more than 29 billion healthcare claim records.

#090: Ending the HIV Epidemic with guests Dr. John Sargent and KP Yelpaala

Digital Health Today

The World Health Organization reports, based on statistics from the end of 2018, that about 38 million people are living with HIV around the world.

Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Growing Support for Medicare for All – But Do People Really Understand What It Means?

Health Populi

Two new data points converge that beg the question in the title of this post.

Cuffless blood pressure, oxygenation, heart rate monitor receives 510(k) clearance

Mobi Health News

Biobeat's connected remote monitoring device is currently available as either a wristwatch or an adhesive patch

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Making Standards Work in Health Care: Interoperability, Open Source, and Other Impacts

Healthcare IT Today

Standards are both critical and frustrating. Health care standards may be where Web browsers were around 1995, as Internet access was growing explosively and new extensions to Web standards were being proposed right and left.

Online clinic treating physician depression and burnout

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Workforce Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Online clinic treating physician depression and burnout Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

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Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Americans Most-Trust Health Care Providers With Their Data – But Are They Right To Do So?

Health Populi

Americans least-trust social media companies, Internet search engines, and the Federal government to keep their personal information secure. Americans most-trust their doctors, their banks, and their hospitals to protect their personal information. Are people clear-headed about this perception?

FIGUR8 launches body movement tracking platform, announces $7.5M funding

Mobi Health News

The technology was co-created by researchers at MIT Media Lab and Massachusetts General Hospital Sports Science Lab.

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Fax Reliability Is Key In Data-Driven Healthcare Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jeff Solis, senior product marketing manager, eFax Corporate. The survival of highly regulated industries such as healthcare depend on secure information exchange.

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Online clinic treating physician depression and burnout

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Workforce Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Online clinic treating physician depression and burnout Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Europe/UK

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Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

Fitbit expands healthcare ambitions with new devices, subscription service

FierceHealthIT

Wearables company Fitbit is deepening its reach into healthcare with a new premium subscription service for users that offers coaching and personalized insights mined from the billions of health data points it collects.

Musculoskeletal surgery preparation platform PeerWell lands $6.5M in funding

Mobi Health News

OMERS Ventures led the round, which also included previous backer Xseed Capital

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Identifying and Reversing the Causes of Physician Burnout

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Rick Sheff, MD, chief medical officer, The Greeley Company Physician burnout is an epidemic, and like most epidemics, there isn’t one simple solution.

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Using digital psychiatric tools to reach new patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Using digital psychiatric tools to reach new patients Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

82% of healthcare organizations have experienced an IoT-focused cyberattack, survey finds

FierceHealthIT

Security leaders are seeing the impact of cyberthreats—82% have experienced an internet of things-focused cyberattack in the past year. Of the organizations hit by an attack, 30% said the security incident compromised end-user safety

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Fitbit unveils data-driven personal health subscription, Fitbit Premium

Mobi Health News

The new consumer-focused service comes paired with the announcement of the Fitbit Versa 2 smartwatch and the Fitbit Aria Air connected scale

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The fall tech/aging circuit -- events for your calendar

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Out and about in the fall. Especially for startups, going to events can reveal contacts that you may need or initiatives that you did not know even existed. Over the next few months, there are a number of events around the country worth attending if schedules permit and interest areas match.

Featured Health IT Job: Technical Support Analyst II – 100% REMOTE

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Technical Support Analyst II – 100% REMOTE position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by MMY Consulting and is a remote position.

Physician salaries increase, but productivity remains flat, finds AMGA survey

FierceHealthIT

Physician salaries for primary care and specialties increased last year, according to a new survey. Physician pay increased by a. median of 2.92% in 2018, according to a survey conducted by the AMGA’s subsidiary, AMGA Consulting

Finalists named for pitch competitions focused on SDOH, home and community care

Mobi Health News

These six contestants will present their tech-enabled platforms in front of judges and a live audience next month at Health 2.0 in Santa Clara

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Does Amazon have answers for the future of the NHS?

Lloyd Price

The technology behemoth is preparing a move into the healthcare market, but critics fear profit will come before patients and privacy. Enthusiasts predicted the plan would relieve the pressure on hard-pressed GPs.

Ongoing Training and Physician Burnout – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 8/30 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

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