Sat.Dec 17, 2022 - Fri.Dec 23, 2022

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5 Best Practices for Remote Patient Monitoring to Keep Patients Safe and Healthy

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

Healthcare providers, are you having trouble with patients not attending their scheduled tests and checkups? The continuous rise in healthcare costs, and inconvenient hospital trips might be the reasons. Consequently, for patients, not having regular checkups can lead to a number of problems, including: health deterioration, readmissions, and delayed medical interventions.

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Contributed: Why is the telemedicine genie mostly back in the bottle?

Mobi Health News

Telemedicine use has declined since the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. Providers can rethink how they use telehealth to get the most out of the modality and improve care.

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A staffing expert shows how telehealth is stepping in to fill the staffing shortage

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The staffing shortage is a huge challenge in healthcare today. Another challenge is finding a solution to this vexing problem. But telehealth may be becoming an emerging strategy to help fill in gaps within hospitals and health systems , contended Chris Franklin, president of LocumTenens.com, a self-service job board and a full-service physician and advanced practice recruitment agency working in high-demand medical specialties.

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Bill could pave the way for prescription digital therapeutics reimbursement

Mobi Health News

Some experts assert the legislation is preemptive and may stifle innovation, while others argue it has the potential to improve patient access to meaningful healthcare.

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Transform Clinical Communication With Role-based Messaging

Effective collaboration among all care team members is critical to delivering better patient outcomes. A key element to achieving effective collaboration is through the implementation of a clinical communication and collaboration platform. In a fast-paced, high-stress and critical environment, people tend to do whatever gets the job done. Therefore will scramble and use the systems, people, or processes around them to get an outcome more quickly - which can often be at the expense of quality.

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What should Alexa Together do?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Amazon's Alexa Together was introduced at the very end of 2021 (just over one year ago!) for remote monitoring of older family members. The product name choice was outstanding, even inspired, suggesting that using Alexa – a popular voice interface, made it possible to connect family members and to be aware of issues they might have when home alone.

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Healthcare Queue Management Systems & How They Help Improve Patient Care with Ease

NiftyHMS

There are many different types of healthcare queue management systems that can help improve patient care with ease. These systems are designed to help hospitals and other healthcare facilities manage the flow of patients, staff, and resources. This guide will cover the different types of queue management systems available for use, what they do, and how they can make a difference in your facility.

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'Podnosis': 2022's digital health unicorns and tapping population health for better care delivery

FierceHealthIT

'Podnosis': 2022's digital health unicorns and tapping population health for better care delivery. qanderson. Tue, 12/20/2022 - 10:45.

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Introducing Healthcare Cybersecurity Solutions: The Safest Way To Protect Your Patients

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

The healthcare industry experiences more data breaches than any other industry, with over 700 reported breaches in 2020 alone. This alarming statistic underscores the importance of protecting patient data in the healthcare industry. As the digitization of healthcare records continues to increase, patient data is becoming more vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks.

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Digital health leaders discuss their key takeaways from 2022

Mobi Health News

The execs spotlight the year's rise of home healthcare, drop in digital health investment and expanded use of AI, in addition to the value of virtual care.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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How accelerated learning platforms are pushing surgical education forward

KevinMD

Surgical training has long been confined to traditional models of Halstedian apprenticeship, where trainees are guided—but also potentially limited—by their superiors. Within this dynamic, the transfer of knowledge from expert to learner is dependent on individual educators, which can then be easily affected by personal circumstances and potential unconscious biases.

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ATA applauds 2-year extension of telehealth flexibilities in Congressional Omnibus

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Telemedicine Association this week cheered the bipartisan omnibus appropriations bill from both houses of Congress for including a two-year extension for Medicare telehealth flexibilities that have been in place since the COVID-19 public health emergency was declared in 2020. WHY IT MATTERS. The telehealth group's ATA Action affiliate also thanked leaders from both parties on Capitol Hill for the fact that the package also included provisions delaying the Medicare telemental hea

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The Growing Menace of Mental Disorders: How Providers Can Overcome Emerging Challenges

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Mental disorders are a serious social problem, as they impact the lives of millions of people worldwide. They are one of the leading causes of disability worldwide, and their prevalence is increasing at an alarming […]. The article The Growing Menace of Mental Disorders: How Providers Can Overcome Emerging Challenges appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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DEA alleges Truepill illegally dispensed thousands of prescription stimulants

Mobi Health News

The Drug Enforcement Administration says the digital pharmacy wrongfully distributed thousands of prescription stimulants for ADHD, including Adderall.

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Ambiq’s neuralSPOT HeartKit™ enables Real-Time Heart Monitoring AI Applications

Ambiq®, a leading developer of ultra-low-power semiconductor solutions that deliver a multifold increase in energy efficiency, introduces HeartKit, its latest addition to neuralSPOT. This optimized AI model enables running various real-time heart monitoring applications to help users and their healthcare providers quickly identify any irregular events to take necessary actions.

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2023 forecast: Amid dwindling COVID relief funds, rural hospitals face a 'fiscal cliff'

FierceHealthIT

2023 forecast: Amid dwindling COVID relief funds, rural hospitals face a 'fiscal cliff'. agliadkovskaya. Mon, 12/19/2022 - 14:42.

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UCHealth slashes code blues up to 70% with telehealth technologies

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

UCHealth is a non-profit healthcare organization based in Colorado made up of 12 hospitals across the state. THE PROBLEM. The organization had a new use case for virtual care, a program called Virtual Deterioration. Essentially, it was trying to find patients who were deteriorating in the hospital sooner in order to provide rescue and treatment faster to give them the best outcome.

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Healthcare IT: Helping Mental Health Professionals Better Serve Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Mental healthcare providers are facing a crisis. The growing number of Americans seeking mental health care is putting a strain on psychologists, and it’s affecting those who need help the most. In fact, according to […]. The article Healthcare IT: Helping Mental Health Professionals Better Serve Patients appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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ITC: Apple Watches violate AliveCor patents but no import ban yet

Mobi Health News

The U.S. International Trade Commission determined Apple Watches with ECG functionality violate AliveCor patents, but an import ban is on hold until appeals wrap up in a case before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

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The 2023 Behavioral Health Industry Report

This report explores current issues in the behavioral health industry in 2023. Topics covered include quantitative statistics describing the overall increase in behavioral health issues, the impact of psychologist and staff burnout, how HIPAA compliance is once again at the top of our minds & much more!

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How community-based organizations are taking a tech-driven approach to connect health services to social care

FierceHealthIT

How community-based organizations are taking a tech-driven approach to connect health services to social care. agliadkovskaya. Wed, 12/21/2022 - 12:18.

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Accelerating digital transformation in health and social care with iPad

DigitalHealth

Using Apple technology, combined with healthcare-specific apps and value-added services, Academia help deliver on some of the most important outcomes healthcare providers want to achieve, including better patient experiences and reduced staff workloads.

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Mental Health and Technology: Ways the Field is Changing

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Mental health is a serious issue, and it affects all of us. Modern technology has made many advances in this field, including telehealth apps that make therapy more accessible to people living in rural areas, […]. The article Mental Health and Technology: Ways the Field is Changing appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Q&A: How cooling digital health funding changed the market in 2022

Mobi Health News

John Beadle, managing partner at Aegis Ventures, discusses partnerships between venture capital firms and health systems, the move from direct-to-consumer to business-to-business models and what digital health investment could look like next year.

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Patient Engagement & Cultural Competence Training Roadmap: A Guide to Reducing Staff Burnout

Speaker: Dr. Mauvareen Beverley, Patient Engagement and Cultural Competence Specialist

If you’re a healthcare provider, chances are you have experienced symptoms of burnout yourself or have colleagues who are currently facing extreme career dissatisfaction. One of the many ways to partially alleviate burnout is active patient engagement. By engaging with patients to understand their needs and preferences, healthcare providers can develop treatments tailored to the individual patient.

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From telehealth to Medicare cuts: Here are the health policies in Congress' $1.7T omnibus

FierceHealthIT

From telehealth to Medicare cuts: Here are the health policies in Congress' $1.7T omnibus. rking. Tue, 12/20/2022 - 10:29.

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Brother ADS-4900W Scanner Review for Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

High speed scanners are an extremely important technology in most healthcare organizations. As we work to automate everything using NLP and AI, it is important that all of the information about a patient is electronic. In the past you may scan these patient documents, consent forms, etc to avoid having to store them in a separate paper chart. Now, a nice combination of OCR, NLP, and AI allow a healthcare organization to take these scanned documents and turn them into structured data that can

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Close the Healthcare Experience Gap with a Single Patient View

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Chris Evanguelidi, director, enterprise healthcare Market, Redpoint Global The growing healthcare consumerism trend has empowered millions of patients and healthcare consumers to take more control over their individual healthcare journeys, in and out of […].

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Healthy.io, Blue Cross of Idaho team up to provide home kidney tests

Mobi Health News

The partners said the test kits will first be offered to Blue Cross employees before a broader rollout with Medicare Advantage members next year.

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How to Battle Layoffs: The Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp

Facing layoffs in your organization? Support your team members' career transition with Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp: Custom Resume & LinkedIn Revamp + 6 Weeks of Career Coaching. Our certified resume writers will create job search-winning resumes and LinkedIn profiles while they work with a career coach to learn unique strategies to stand out, attract the right employers, automate their job search, and land their dream job.

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'It's finally here': States have long sought Medicaid eligibility redetermination deadline

FierceHealthIT

'It's finally here': States have long sought Medicaid eligibility redetermination deadline. rking. Wed, 12/21/2022 - 16:58.

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When HIPAA Becomes Criminal

Healthcare IT Today

Former Hospital Employees Accused of Selling Patient Information. Five former employees of Methodist Hospital in Memphis, TN, including a recently-licensed Registered Nurse, were indicted by a federal grand jury for allegedly selling medical information about car accident victims to personal injury attorneys and chiropractors. The hospital may be penalized for its HIPAA compliance based on the investigation caused by the alleged illegal activities of its rogue employees.

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CVS Health Study Highlights Value of Provider Coordination and Intervention  

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Creagh Milford, DO, MPH, FACOI, senior vice president of retail health, CVS Health. The massive shift to virtual health and explosion of innovation in the digital space has provided patients with an expanding array […]. The article CVS Health Study Highlights Value of Provider Coordination and Intervention appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.