Sat.Feb 29, 2020 - Fri.Mar 06, 2020

Hypoglycemia Unawareness: Why It Occurs and What to Do About It

Insulin Nation

For a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic, there is nothing scarier than having your blood sugar bottom out. One minute you’re fine, the next you’re sitting in a pool of your own sweat trembling and struggling to put a coherent thought together.

Five new technologies from the 2020 Market Overview

Aging in Place Technology Watch

echnology for older adults has become mainstream. The 2020 Market Overview of Technology for Aging is now online. This 2020 version reflects the growing market interest in the boomer-senior demographic and its position in the Longevity Economy.

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How Coronavirus Is Re-Shaping Consumer Behavior, From the Amusement Park to the Voting Booth

Health Populi

The coronavirus has shaken U.S. consumer confidence, both in terms of financial markets and personal health risks.

IT deficits are eating hospital profits. CEOs need to wake up.

KevinMD

I work for a hospital network with the world's slowest computers. I timed it: Last shift, it took me fifteen minutes to log on. The first computer obtained didn't function at all. It had been worked on the day before by information technology services (IT).

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.

FDA warns of BlueTooth Low Energy vulnerability affecting connected medical devices

Mobi Health News

"SweynTooth" impacts several microchip and medical device manufacturers, and could allow bad actors to wirelessly crash or access these products, according to the agency

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Job #1 for Next President: Reduce Health Care Costs – Commonwealth Fund & NBC News Poll

Health Populi

Four in five U.S. adults say lowering the cost of health care in America should be high priority for the next American president, according to a poll from The Commonwealth Fund and NBC News.

Technology can help diagnose, contain COVID-19 – within limits

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Digital tools such as telehealth, remote patient monitoring, data analytics and even consumer-facing AI-based chatbots could play a key role in containing the outbreak of COVID-19 and help people who think they've been exposed to the novel coronavirus – but experts warn that such tools are not a cure-all.

Gaming for health: How tech can help young people come to terms with illness

Mobi Health News

Dom Raban, CEO of Xploro, and Pamela Kato, CEO of HopeLab, will be talking about their efforts at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference this May.

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CDC recommends telehealth in case of coronavirus outbreak

Clocktree

The Centers for Disease Control has released helpful steps for Americans to take to prepare for a possible outbreak of the novel coronavirus. One of these steps is to make sure you have a plan to manage your family’s healthcare online. Now is a good time to access your Clocktree account and make sure you know how to contact your healthcare professionals online, should the need arise.

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.

Guardrails for telehealth in coronavirus response

Morning eHealth

#HIMSS2020 finally cancels — Privacy negotiations at 'loggerheads' in Congress

How Bahrain is taking advantage of telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: How Bahrain is taking advantage of telemedicine Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Asia Pacific Right Now

Issue in Walgreens' app led to customers seeing each others' secure messages

Mobi Health News

Prescription drug information and names were exposed, but financials and social security numbers were not.

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Coronavirus and T1D: What You Need to Know and How to Prepare

Insulin Nation

As news continues to grow concerning the spread of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, it can be hard not to worry about your own safety. This is especially true if you are a person living with type 1 diabetes and are already at an increased risk for health problems and infection.

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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.

#HIMSS20 Has Been Cancelled

Healthcare IT Today

Update: HIMSS has published a HIMSS Cancellation FAQ We’re sorry to report that the HIMSS 2020 annual conference in Orlando has been cancelled. Here’s the email that was sent out by HIMSS.

4 Ways Hospitals Can Prepare for COVID-19 Using Virtual Care

eVisit

COVID-19 is spreading rapidly. Evidence of this is being reported across the United States from Washington State to Rhode Island. The numbers of confirmed cases in the US changes daily, and so far it’s in the wrong direction.

Musculoskeletal health startup Sparta Science rakes in $16M

Mobi Health News

GSR Venture US led the round with participation from Arsenal Growth and existing investors.

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American Well to preview TV-based telemedicine for the home at HIMSS20

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

At HIMSS20, prominent telemedicine technology vendor American Well will preview its new home TV system, dubbed CarePort, which will be commercially available at a date yet to be announced.

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.

How a T1D of 43 Years Reversed Her Heart Disease and Took Back Control

Insulin Nation

One morning in April of 2016, Betty woke to find her blood sugar had shot up over 500 during the night. As any other veteran diabetic would, she assumed the problem was with her pump set and quickly went about replacing her site before continuing on with her morning routine.

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HRS: Coronavirus Clinical Pathways

Health Recovery Solutions

Our partners are the backbone of everything we do at HRS. We are committed to bringing a solution at scale to the complex populations at risk for Coronavirus. This week, many clients have reached out to the HRS team in effort to be best prepared for an outbreak should it occur.

NHS introduces new online service amid coronavirus crisis

Mobi Health News

Based on the latest figures from the World Health Organization, as of the morning of 3 March, there have been nearly 91,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally

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Isn’t It Time We Figured Out What “Patient Engagement” Really Means?

Healthcare IT Today

As someone who contributes to a health IT publication, I get to see how a broad cross-section of the industry markets itself. This includes access to a plentiful helping of buzzwords.

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.

HIMSS cancels 2020 global health conference due to coronavirus concerns

FierceHealthIT

HIMSS canceled its global health conference. HIMSS organizers said the 2020 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition was called off due to the coronavirus outbreak and the "unacceptable risk to bring so many thousands of people together in Orlando next week

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Avoid Coronavirus-Related Cancellations and No Shows with Telehealth

TheraNest

With concerns about Coronavirus and the flu going around, there are multiple reasons why clients may feel tempted to cancel their appointments with your practice. Clients who feel a little under the weather may prefer to stay home to avoid passing on germs to you and others.

Sanofi announces three-month Babylon pilot to assist people with digestive health issues

Mobi Health News

The company is also sponsoring a free video consultation for the first 400 people accessing the service

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Chronic Care Management, a growing piece of the digital health landscape – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 3/6 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

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.

Doctors go back to school to learn the business of medicine

FierceHealthIT

When Ed Hellman, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon in Indianapolis, was learning to be a doctor he wasn’t focused on the business of medicine. But that's changed and the doctor went back to school for his MBA

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Issue in Walgreens' app led to customers seeing each other's secure messages

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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US senators question Ascension on its Google collaboration Project Nightingale

Mobi Health News

Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Dr. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) sent a follow-up letter to Ascension CEO Joesph Impicciche regarding privacy concerns about Project Nightingale.

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