Sat.Feb 11, 2023 - Fri.Feb 17, 2023

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The “Prove It” Era of Digital Health

Digital Health Wire

A few different articles have been published over the past month on the topic of employer priorities, and they all seem to be getting at a similar point: we’re entering the “prove it” era of health vendor partnerships. Over the last decade, a hot labor market created an enthusiastic audience of employers looking to attract talent through new health benefits.

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6 Crucial Technologies To Help Seniors Monitor Their Health

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Health monitoring technologies are a healthier and safer way for seniors, especially those who want to age in place. It improves older adults’ quality of life while making them more independent, boosting their self-esteem. Health […] The article 6 Crucial Technologies To Help Seniors Monitor Their Health appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Q&A: Integrating digital health apps into clinical care

Mobi Health News

Trina Histon, vice president of clinical product strategy at Woebot Health, discusses incorporating digital health tools into the provider workflow.

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How Omnichannel Messaging Can Solve Headaches for Healthcare Communications

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Sandro Stupar, Product Management Director at Mitto. Navigating the healthcare system in America can be byzantine and time-consuming. Despite the many advances in telehealth, mobile apps and walk-in health clinics, patients and caregivers frequently find themselves waiting (often impatiently) in long phone queues to make an appointment, renew a prescription or obtain lab results.

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The Cost of Inefficient Communication in Home Care & Beyond

This eBook explores the critical issues of using consumer-grade messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and SMS in healthcare, especially home care. It highlights the negative impacts on patient care quality, data security, and HIPAA compliance and provides practical solutions to enhance communication efficiency! You will learn how to: Consolidate Messaging Platforms: Streamline communication by reducing the use of multiple apps, improving efficiency in patient care.

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Is your health system’s digital front door big enough to let everyone in?

Xealth

Amy Oliver, Marketing Manager It’s 2023 and as we all know, the healthcare landscape is continually evolving. A consistent headline I’ve noticed lately is around health systems struggling to keep patients engaged and losing them to competing hospitals, and non-traditional medical organizations offering more convenient and accessible care. To help stem this forceful tide of patient leakage, health systems need to look for creative ways to build a larger and more welcoming digital front door.

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The Future of Love and How It Could Shape Health, Well-Being, and Daily Living

Health Populi

“The future of love is bound to the institutions that have historically shaped and defined it,” Ipsos’s What the Future: Love report begins. Consider: religion, government, financial institutions… and the health care ecosystem, as well. On this Valentine’s Day 14th February 2023, it is a good time to consider this convergence as health politics, financial well-being, and emerging technologies will be re-shaping institutions and consumers in the coming months and ne

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Prescribing Psychedelics via Telehealth?

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Research has been mounting in support of prescribing psychedelic medications to treat various mental health and substance use disorders, including treatment-resistant depression, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, insomnia, traumatic brain injury, and opioid addiction. Psychedelic medicines include psychoactive substances extracted from chemicals and plants.

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Remote Patient Monitoring: How Health Monitoring Devices are Changing the Game

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) is a healthcare delivery model that uses medical devices and technology to remotely collect and securely transmit patient data for monitoring and interpretation by healthcare providers. These devices, also known as remote health monitoring devices, allow patients to take control of their health and well-being by monitoring vital signs and symptoms in the comfort of their own homes.

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Four Things Patient Partners Want You to Know

Canadian Health Infoway

Patient partners play an essential role in health system transformation as advisors, collaborators, advocates and more. We recently caught up with four patient partners — Anne O’Riordan, Flavie Laliberté, Sandra Ketler and Arun Bala — for a podcast discussion about the perspectives and experiences that patients, families and caregivers bring.

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HIPAA Compliance: Can Your Organization Avoid Costly Government Penalties and Fines?

Colington Consulting was established in 2013 and helps organizations achieve HIPAA compliance and ensures clients stay current with the latest enforcement trends. We provide a full range of HIPAA compliance services and consulting. What separates us from our competitors is our knowledge of HIPAA compliance regulations and their application to each of our client’s particular scenarios and requirements.

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Ensuring digital health solutions help, not harm

Mobi Health News

With the rise of digital health solutions, the healthcare industry has an opportunity to reimagine care delivery – and the Digital Medicine Society’s Applied Digital Health Ethics course is ready to prepare healthcare professionals for this new future.

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The American Hospital Association Looks at Retail and Tech Health Care Disruptors

Health Populi

Ever since Clayton Christensen explained the concept of disruptive innovation in 1995, health care became one of the poster children emblematic of an industry ripe for disruption. Nearly 30 years later, disrupting health care continues to be a theme which, in 2023, seems open for those slow-moving tectonic driving forces to finally re-form and re-imagine health care delivery.

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Why healthcare leaders should embrace home-based technologies

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Home health technologies will have an increasingly larger role to play in healthcare delivery as the silver tsunami of the aging population strain the system. And if more consumers embrace preventative care that can easily be done in the home. It's important to understand that home health technologies are leveraged in home health settings by clinicians for home health patients, and at-home or home-based health technologies are diagnostic and/or screening tools that can be used in non-clinica

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Wolters Kluwer Survey Reveals Two-Thirds of Patients Still Have Questions After Healthcare Visits

Digital Health Global

While preferring answers from providers, more than half of respondents in U.S. survey likely to seek answers through internet searches or social media content WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–While Americans increasingly access health information online, a new survey commissioned by Wolters Kluwer Health reveals that most would prefer to receive educational materials directly from a trusted, expert source – their own healthcare providers.

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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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Clinical trial startup Faro Health raises $20M and more digital health fundings

Mobi Health News

Marker Learning, which provides virtual assessments for learning disabilities, raised $15 million, and reproductive care company Twentyeight Health scored $8.3 million.

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Beginning a Look at The Future of AI and Older Adults 2023

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Can tools like ChatGPT and DALL-E be helpful to older adults? Of course, in the ways it can be helpful to any adult. The simple examples – retrieval of information and generated images seem very different from traditional (ad-driven) search tools. Given the early user base of ChatGPT (optimizing language models for dialogue), 100 million within the first few months, clearly developers, investors, and consumers agree.

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Indian healthcare chiefs doubt their cybersecurity capability: report

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A new survey report in India has gauged the stances of healthcare leaders on their use of technology in an effort to yield operational efficiencies, enhance service delivery, and improve health outcomes. More than 50 respondents, who are mostly chief executives of multi-site hospitals based in metropolitan cities, were polled by Grant Thornton Bharat and the Association of Healthcare Providers (India) in the said report titled "Technology transformation for future-ready healthcare.

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Featured Health IT Job: Clinical Systems Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Clinical Systems Analyst position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by QuadMed and is remote. Here’s a description of the position: QuadMed is seeking a Clinical Systems Analyst to join out team!

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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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Insulet announces another asset acquisition and more digital health news

Mobi Health News

Tasso received a CE Mark for its blood collection device, and MindMaze launched Izar, a smart peripheral to help improve a user's hand motor function.

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Doximity rolls out beta version of ChatGPT tool for docs aiming to streamline administrative paperwork

FierceHealthIT

Doximity rolls out beta version of ChatGPT tool for docs aiming to streamline administrative paperwork hlandi Sat, 02/11/2023 - 05:02

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Retail disruptors face big strategy questions in 2023, says AHA

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A new report from the American Hospital Association Center for Health Innovation explores how retail companies and tech giants like Apple and Google will drive transformational change in healthcare delivery in 2023 and beyond. WHY IT MATTERS With billions of dollars invested this past year, such as CVS Health's purchase of Signify Health , the AHA report highlights retail healthcare companies having grabbed significant market share in primary care, concierge medicine, virtual care and in-hom

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Demo of the LG TV Integration with Amwell

Healthcare IT Today

At a recent conference, I had a chance to chat with Atul Singh , General Manager, Digital Health at LG Electronics about their virtual care solution with Amwell. It makes a lot of sense why Amwell and LG would want to work together. Many hospitals and healthcare organizations have already installed LG TVs in their organizations or they will as they build new hospitals or update their existing exam rooms.

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The Secret to Supercharging Your Organizations Communications

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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Sunrise's sleep apnea detection tool receives FDA 510(k) clearance

Mobi Health News

Data is collected via a sensor on a user's chin during sleep and analyzed using AI to aid in diagnosing sleep apnea or other sleep-related conditions.

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Senators question why PBMs 'even exist' in heated hearing amid push for reform

FierceHealthIT

Senators question why PBMs 'even exist' in heated hearing amid push for reform rking Thu, 02/16/2023 - 14:49

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Fascinating laser research projects you wish you thought of (Part 1 of 9): Cisco Optics Podcast Ep 35

CiscoHealth

Episode 35 of the Cisco Optics Podcast is now posted! See below for episode notes. Cisco Optics Podcast Episode 35 Fascinating laser research projects you wish you thought of, with Juliet Gopinath.

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DrFirst Acquires Diagnotes Secure Messaging and Care Coordination Platform

Healthcare IT Today

Expands Backline by DrFirst’s Capabilities for Clinical Communications in Health Systems and Beyond Healthcare technology pioneer DrFirst today announced it has acquired select assets of Indianapolis -based Diagnotes. The acquisition will allow Backline by DrFirst to expand its capabilities to break through communication silos in healthcare at each stage of the patient care journey, promote positive patient outcomes, and enhance satisfaction for staff and patients.

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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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Samsung, Natural Cycles partner to add temperature-based period tracking to Galaxy Watch5

Mobi Health News

The electronics giant said this is the first time the Natural Cycles fertility algorithm has been adapted for a smartwatch.

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American Telemedicine Association announced 12 telehealth innovators challenge finalists

FierceHealthIT

American Telemedicine Association announced 12 telehealth innovators challenge finalists aburky Fri, 02/17/2023 - 11:45

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Investor Opportunities in Women’s Digital Health Market 2023: Surging Adoption Rate of Digital and Remote Healthcare Services Offers Avenues for Investment – ResearchAndMarkets.com

Digital Health Global

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Investor Series: Opportunities in Women’s Digital Health Market” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. Digital health is a broad concept that encompasses telemedicine, teleconsultation, remote monitoring, connected devices, digital health platforms and health applications.