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Top 7 Tips to Build the Ultimate Patient Room of the Future

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Robin Cavanagh, chief technology officer, GetWellNetwork. We’ve come so far in the medical field, from a treatment perspective. Over the past twenty years, major breakthroughs have occurred in all aspects of the healthcare industry, from pharmaceuticals to minimally invasive surgery. Isn’t it time we saw that same type of revolution, when it comes to […].

True or False: Your Patients’ Health Data Is Protected by Privacy Rights?

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Deborah Hsieh, Chief Policy & Strategy Officer at Ciox. When most of your patients hear “health data rights,” they likely think of HIPAA, or the long forms they rarely read in their doctors’ offices.

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Q&A with CIO Nader Mherabi, Part 1: “To Excel, You Have to Be Highly Digitalized.”

Health System CIO

For organizations like NYU Langone, digital isn’t a buzzword; it’s a philosophy of leveraging technology to improve patient care, make processes more efficient, and reduce costs, says CIO Nader Mherabi. For organizations like NYU Langone, digital isn’t a buzzword; it’s a philosophy of leveraging technology to improve patient care, make processes more efficient, and reduce costs, says CIO Nader Mherabi.

Remote patient monitoring to gain big momentum in 2020

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

While there is a large and growing market for remote patient monitoring technologies, with particular benefits for the older population, simplification of connection technologies – Bluetooth for one – will be key to the broader adoption of RPM in 2020.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Five Web Design Trends Healthcare Marketers Should Focus on in 2020 and Beyond

Geonetric

Five Web Design Trends Worth Your Attention Trends focused on supporting intuitive experiences, giving users the information they are seeking with ease, are always in style.

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The Doctor Won’t See You Now: The Unintended and Perhaps Inevitable Consequences of Medicare-for-All

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy, Omnicell, Inc. “If you like your healthcare plan, you can keep it,” President Barack Obama famously said—many times—of his landmark Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. But the promise was impossible to keep. In the fall of 2013, when cancellation letters—notices of cancelled plans—went out to approximately four […].

IoT: A Promising Prescription for Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Rob Mesirow, Partner and Connected Solutions/IoT Leader at PwC. Though the Internet of Things (IoT) is proving its value in many industries, perhaps the most significant benefits to consumers can be found in healthcare.

Calling Out Health Equity on Martin Luther King Day 2020

Health Populi

Today as we appreciate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., I post a photo of him in my hometown of Detroit in 1963, giving a preliminary version of the “I Have a Dream” speech he would deliver two months later in Washington, DC.

Babylon unveils 10-year partnership with NHS trust to create ‘integrated digital health system’

Mobi Health News

The introduction of Babylon's technology will mean quicker access to treatment for patients, the partners said

Leveraging Automated Telehealth During a Capacity Crisis

As the healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make the most of clinical resources. Automation holds the key to drastically increasing clinical capacity and flattening the curve.

Milwaukee VA telehealth program helping veterans with mental health care

Clocktree

Milwaukee’s Veterans Affairs Medical Center offers telehealth services to veterans, with 90% of its providers participating in the program. So far, only about 400 veterans have received care through this telehealth program, however with the high rate of participation among its providers, that number will grow quickly this year.

Six new technologies for safety, health and in-home monitoring

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Elder Home Monitoring 2.0 – it may fill a growing need. Several companies noted were at CES or with announcements at or around that time offered up the possible – a dashboard or collected insights about the wellbeing of an older adult at home.

Consumers Seek Benefits From Food, a Personal Social Determinant of Health

Health Populi

As consumers in the U.S. wrestle with accessing and paying for medical benefits, there’s another sort of health benefit people increasingly understand, embrace, and consume: food-as-medicine.

Looking to develop a patient app? Think long and hard about its design, rollout from the start

Mobi Health News

Lessons learned from the launch of South Shore Health System's OB-GYN care patient app

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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.

CGM Watch Closer to Reality

Insulin Nation

Early last year, we brought you the exciting story of PKvitality’s K’Watch–A CGM device unlike anything else on the market. Read our original coverage here.). In the last few months, the company has made some major moves to bring the concept of the pain-free glucose monitor into reality.

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Multi-Year Strategic Partnership with Banner Health, eVisit, and VeeMed Improves Healthcare Access

eVisit

Banner Health VeeMed partnership Banner Health Telehealth Network Acute Virtual Care virtual primary care virtual urgent care tele-behavioral health

Physicians in America – Too Many Burned Out, Depressed, and Not Getting Support

Health Populi

Some one in three physicians is burned out, according to the Medscape’s National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report.

Implementing innovation with ethics in mind

Mobi Health News

Susannah Rose, director of patient experience research at the Cleveland Clinic will be talking about ways to use tech and improve care at HIMSS20

Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

How Are Virtual Hospitals Changing The Future of Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Rapidly advancing technology has made its presence felt in many branches of the healthcare sector, causing dramatic and drastic changes. Healthcare professionals today rely on technology in many different ways – from maintaining documents and keeping records to optimizing patient out-times and remote treatments. Not to mention the ability to provide more accurate diagnoses. After […].

Why are older adults demeaned by the health and tech industry?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

What is the point of sneering at older people? Rant on. Consider an upcoming HIMSS event in Orlando with the charming title: Monitoring Grandma: Adoption of Connected Health Tech by Seniors.

Income Inequality is Fostering Mis-Trust, the Edelman 2020 Trust Barometer Observes

Health Populi

Economic development has historically built trust among nations’ citizens.

Virgin Pulse acquires diabetes startup Blue Mesa Health

Mobi Health News

Blue Mesa's diabetes prevention program will now be rolled into a new offering called Virgin Pulse Transform.

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Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

Connectathon – with sushi

HAY on FHIR

The 23 rd FHIR connectathon in Sydney is almost upon us, and despite the trials and tribulations that the weather has thrown at us, it’s going to be a great event with over 150 people currently scheduled to attend.

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VA seeing substantial growth in telehealth, key patient engagement tools

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The U.S. Department of veterans affairs has been making major investments in innovating its technology and infrastructure in recent years.

First Do No Harm: The Ethics of Healthcare in 2020

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Adrian Johansen, freelance writer; @AdrianJohanse18. It’s perhaps the greatest gift a person can have, but we usually take it for granted until it’s gone.

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Theme parks have a lot to teach healthcare systems about patient experience

Mobi Health News

There's no shortage of logistical crossovers between these industries, but so far museums, zoos and other amusements have had much more success when designing positive consumer experiences

Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

What Do You Expect from #HIMSS20 – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 1/17 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) on the topic of “What Do You Expect from #HIMSS20?”

NIST, MITRE offer cybersecurity tips for telehealth deployments

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As telehealth and remote patient monitoring gain favor across healthcare, there's a critical component that providers should keep top-of-mind: cybersecurity.

Epic ramps up campaign against HHS interop rules

Morning eHealth

How to make privacy legislation inclusive — Spotlight on Europe: Health apps sharing data without consent

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