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Both physicians and patients need to stop viewing technological tools as threats

KevinMD

A recent study published in Science, one of the world’s leading academic journals, found that a predictive health care algorithm discriminated against black patients.

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How To Improve Your Patient Access Services

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Chelsea White, consultant, Freed Associates. Want to rapidly improve your hospital’s brand, reputation and financial prospects? Look no further than patient access (PA), typically the front-line “face” of a healthcare provider and instrumental to an organization’s clinical, financial and reputational success.

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Healthcare Buzzwords That Should Be Retired in 2020

Healthcare IT Today

We love buzzwords and catch-phrases in healthcare don’t we? Everyone wants to “bend the cost curve” by “breaking down silos”. We are all working towards “personalized medicine” by deploying “predictive analytics” and “big data” using “cloud computing”.

How Virtual Care and Communication Can Be A Competitive Advantage

Synzi

Understanding the Competitive Environment Home health agencies are facing increasing competitive pressures in attracting patients and appealing to referral sources.

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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.

Major reformations of the last decade that will shape US healthcare in 2020

Mobi Health News

Innovaccer CEO and cofounder Abhinav Shashank reviews the past year's healthcare events and technology trends, and highlights the potential of each to influence the future of care

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3 Problems That Data and Analytics Can Help Solve in Healthcare

Perficient

I’m often asked how data and analytics can help to solve key industry problems in healthcare. With that in mind, three key industry issues rise to the top of the list. Cost of Care Delivery. The cost of care delivery is at the center of the problems facing the healthcare Industry.

The Internet of Teeth – The Growth of Oral Health at CES 2020

Health Populi

The presence of health and medicine is growing at CES, the annual conference of all-things-tech for consumers.

Medirom partners with MATRIX industries to deliver world’s first self-powered health monitoring smartband

Mobi Health News

Medirom, a healthtech company based in Japan, has announced that at CES 2020 it will be working with MATRIX Industries, a Silicon Valley material science company, to deliver the world’s first health monitoring smartband named MOTHER that never requires charging.

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How Drinking Plenty of Water Improves Your Diabetes Health

Insulin Nation

An alarming number of Americans are “perpetually dehydrated” according to the Institute of Medicine. And if you’re one of them, chances are that dehydration is affecting your blood sugars and other more subtle aspects critical to your daily health.

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.

Increase new and retained patient revenue and reduce avoidable ED visits with Virtual Care

eVisit

More Brick and Mortar Clinics Won’t Increase Revenue or Retention. Today’s patients are savvy consumers preferring the convenience of available-anytime healthcare, via their mobile devices. They often don’t have the option to take time off from work to sit in a medical office and wait to be seen.

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“Digital Health Is An Ecosystem of Ecosystems” – CTA’s 2020 Trends to Watch Into the Data Age

Health Populi

In CTA’s 2020 Consumer Tech Forecast launched yesterday at Media Day 1 at CES, Steve Koenig VP of Research, said that, “digital health is an ecosystem of ecosystems.”.

MyHealthTeams launches new resources for pregnant women with MS

Mobi Health News

The new tool was designed in partnership with EMD Serono, and aims to give expecting moms information about managing multiple sclerosis during pregnancy.

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Adventures in Discharge (Mis)management

Healthcare IT Today

The following story concerns a small slip in discharge planning — really, a tiny issue in the grand scheme of things. But since I’m the patient affected by the slip, you won’t be surprised to learn that it feels pretty important to me.

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.

What's next for voice technology in healthcare?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Change is ahead, perhaps sooner than we think. One of the more striking aspects of the flood of Voice First innovations is the near-feverish pace – predictions turn into practice faster than a device can say “Hello.”

Living in Digital Healthcare Times – Kicking off #DigitalHealthCES & #CES2020

Health Populi

Today is Day 1 of two Media Days at #CES2020 in Las Vegas, kicking off this manic week of the Consumer Electronics Show at the Mandalay Bay convention center.

Biotechnology and medicine startups top the Innovators Under 35 Europe list

Mobi Health News

The annual awards lauded 19 entrepreneurs for developing cutting-edge medical technologies

DEA appears to miss deadline for telehealth guidance

Morning eHealth

Will 'hot spotting' study obviate health risk scores? — Big tech largely silent on interop/info blocking privacy debate

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.

Stay Compliant After the Windows Deadline

Healthcare IT Today

What will your executives, board, and the public think if you report a breach that could have been prevented? If you have Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 systems, doing nothing isn’t an option.

The Heart of Health at CES 2020 – Evidence & Innovation Bridge Consumers and Doctors

Health Populi

The digital health presence at CES 2020 is the fastest-growing segment of consumer technologies at the Show this year, increasing by 25% over 2019. Heart-focused technologies are a big part of that growth story.

Astronauts tap into telehealth to treat a blood clot

Mobi Health News

A new case study published in the New England Journal of Medicine runs through how astronauts employed telemedicine to get the right medications to a patient in space.

Verity proposes L.A. hospital closure

Morning eHealth

Privacy policy watch — Digital health funding falls

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.

New Skin Care Line Brings Relief for Diabetic Skin Conditions

Insulin Nation

To avoid the many complications faced by those living with diabetes you have to focus much of your time on specific areas. Taking care of your heart, kidneys, and working to manage or avoid neuropathy all takes a lot of dedication.

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The Heart of Health at CES 2020 – a Postscript from Pew

Health Populi

I wrote my heart-health update from #CES2020 this morning, curating a little portfolio of digital health tech announced this week in Las Vegas that could put our heart-health in our hands, mirrors, clothing, and bathroom mats.

The devices, software and other health tech headlines of CES 2020

Mobi Health News

Over the course of the show, MobiHealthNews will be updating this list of new products and other announcements being unveiled this week in Las Vegas

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What the Iran situation means for health data

Morning eHealth

Security snag in Germany's health data digitization plan — Illuminia nixes merger proposal

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.

Health and Wellness Was Strong at CES 2020 Unveiled

Healthcare IT Today

I must admit that it’s kind of crazy to look back at the first CES I attended about 15 years ago. I was a techguy that had just started in healthcare. So, I really just wanted to go to CES regardless, but I did keep my eyes open for any sort of technology that could […].

Trust Is the Currency for Consumer Health Engagement – A Bottom-Line at CES 2020

Health Populi

There’s less talk about Bitcoin and cryptocurrency at #CES2020. The most important currency under discussion is Trust. We have begun a consumer electronics migration from the past decade of the Internet of Things to this next decade of the Intelligence of Things.

Withings unveils new watch with ECG, Sp02 capabilities

Mobi Health News

The new features are designed to help wearers detect the risk of atrial fibrillation and sleep apnea.

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