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5 Ways Technology Is Improving the Quality of Life of Seniors

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. With the introduction of newer applications, data strategies, assistive listening devices and more, technology is helping to improve the quality of life of seniors, especially those in care facilities. The pandemic accelerated the implementation of […]. The article 5 Ways Technology Is Improving the Quality of Life of Seniors appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Digital Patient Engagement: 4 Real Life Examples

Health Recovery

For telehealth and remote patient monitoring to be effective, the patient must be compliant and engaged in the technology—they must be “bought in” to the value of telehealth. Without engagement from the patient, the telehealth program is likely to flop.

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HHS Lowers Cost-Sharing Reduction Limits for 2022

ACA Times

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) recently made available an FAQ specifying the cost-sharing reduction limits (CSR) for the 2022 tax year.

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#LoveThyNeighbor – A Faith-Based Call for Vaccination

Health Populi

The Catholic Health Association (CHA) is urging Americans to “love thy neighbor” by getting the COVID-19 vaccine, Sister Mary Haddad wrote in an editorial published in Modern Healthcare, published on September 3, 2011. Sister Mary is CEO and President of CHA.

How You Can Win the Fight for Workers Against the Odds

In the world of behavioral and home health, where staff turnover is already high, businesses need to do 3 things especially well to win. Download the guide to discover how to attract reliable candidates to grow your business.

Genetic testing company Invitae snaps up digital health record company Ciitizen for $325M

Mobi Health News

Invitae said the acquisition will provide patients with a centralized hub for their genomic and clinical data

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ACA Navigators to Receive Additional Funding For 2022

ACA Times

The Biden administration is making sure that the upcoming open enrollment period is a successful one. Most recently the administration announced that it will be increasing funding for ACA navigators.

New Primary Care, Retail and Tech Entrants Motivating Hospitals to Grow Consumer Chops

Health Populi

Rising costs, generational shifts, digital transformation, and fast-growing investments in new health care models and technologies are forcing change in the legacy health care, noted in the State of Consumerism in Healthcare 2021: Regaining Momentum , from Kaufman, Hall & Associates.

Better data, decentralized trials may help fix research's diversity problem

Mobi Health News

Panelists said better data collection and decentralized clinical trials may be one way to boost diversity efforts.

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Managing Client Messages

Clocktree

You can send messages to your clients within Clocktree that are secure and HIPAA compliant. To do that, click the Send Message button at the top of your client’s profile. When a client responds to your message, you will receive an alert and a red message icon will appear next to the client’s name under your Clients tab. You can click that to view and respond to the message. If no response is needed, you can click the red Close button at the bottom of the message.

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Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

AMA Updates COVID-19 Vaccine CPT Codes

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code set has been updated by the CPT Editorial Panel to include vaccine and administration codes that are unique to a new formulation of […]. The article AMA Updates COVID-19 Vaccine CPT Codes appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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A Nutrition Label for Health IT

Health Populi

“Shouldn’t we, as a society, demand a nutrition label on our algorithms?” ” asked Dr. John Halamka. Dr. Halamka, President of the Mayo Clinic Platform, was speaking at the HIMSS 2021 annual conference on the meeting’s digital channel.

Telehealth utilization dropped by 10% in June

Mobi Health News

Telehealth made up 4.5% of medical claim lines in June, falling from 5% in May

#HIMSS21 Revisited – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 70

Healthcare IT Today

For the 70th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the recent HIMSS 2021 conference in Las Vegas. We look back at the HIMSS conference to share our highlights and experience at the conference. We talk about what topics and technologies stood out.

Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients' Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

Navigating The Modern Medicare-Digital Care Landscape

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Telemedicine is rapidly defining the modern medical landscape, with thousands of patients moving away from in-person meetings to video consultation. Statistics reported by the CDC identify that up to 30% of all medical visits are now […]. The article Navigating The Modern Medicare-Digital Care Landscape appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Medicare coverage telehealth

Majority of healthcare orgs conducting less than 20% of visits virtually

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A new report from KLAS and the Center for Connected Medicine found that a majority of organizations surveyed were conducting less than 20% of their visits virtually in May and June of this year.

UAE’s KLAIM raises $1.6M as part of plans to expand into KSA and US

Mobi Health News

The Dubai-based insurtech platform, which was launched in December last year, manages healthcare claims on behalf of providers to relieve them of cash flow issues

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Authenticity in Healthcare Communication – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 9/10 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Christina Vanvuren (@xtinavanvuren) on the topic “Authenticity in Healthcare Communication.”

Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

How Technology Has Improved Dental Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Do you have a dental practice and want to know if you are up to date with all the latest technology? Are you curious as to how technology has been implemented in the dental care […]. The article How Technology Has Improved Dental Care appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial dental technology oral healthcare technology

How telepsychiatry is helping chip away at the mental health crisis

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It is no secret that the United States is experiencing a mental health crisis due to aggravated conditions from the pandemic exacerbated by of a shortage of mental health professionals, especially psychiatrists.

WHOOP 4.0 adds on pulse oximeter and a skin temperature sensor

Mobi Health News

The WHOOP 4.0 works with WHOOP Body, allowing users to wear the sensor in exercise gear or sleepwear

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Leveraging Healthcare IT During Emergencies and Natural Disasters

Healthcare IT Today

Seems like a week doesn’t go by that you don’t turn on the news (or is it turn on your Twitter feed) and see a natural disaster happening somewhere in the world.

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.

AccessDX Holdings Acquires 2bPrecise

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. AccessDX Holdings, an international provider of advanced laboratory diagnostic solutions, has acquired 2bPrecise from Allscripts Healthcare Solutions. A recognized leader and innovator in healthcare informatics, 2bPrecise enables organizations to amplify their precision medicine strategies by […]. The article AccessDX Holdings Acquires 2bPrecise appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

eVisit Celebrates Telehealth Awareness Week Recognizing Customer Successes

eVisit

The first-ever Telehealth Awareness Week is due to launch in 10 days, the week of Sept. The official week is being dedicated by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) to convene a diverse coalition of stakeholders to advance telehealth as a quality care option for all Americans.

Laguna Health launches new tool to help patients after hospital discharge

Mobi Health News

Laguna’s tool lets patients contact an on-demand care team, talk to behavioral health specialists, view recovery plans and educational resources, and communicate with their providers

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Healthcare Transformation and AI with Alissa Hsu Lynch from Google Cloud

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare transformation and AI are all the buzz in healthcare right now. It seems like everyone is trying to figure out what transformation looks like at their organization. Plus, we’re at a great confluence of technologies that’s opening the doors of transformation.

Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

How a remote Maine school union uses telehealth for a variety of needs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Karen Watts, director of special services at School Union 93 in Maine, lives and works in quintessential, rural Maine. THE PROBLEM.

Best Practices for Launching a Virtual Health Program

GlobalMed

A guide to the best practices for launching a virtual health program is needed more now than ever before. Just about every week you’ll hear the story of a new virtual care adopter who’s launched a groundbreaking program or there’s a new webinar or panel discussion unpacking its many virtues.

Pakistani digital health platform Ailaaj bags $1.6M in seed funding

Mobi Health News

The startup plans to enter the local market for pharmaceuticals, baby and beauty products