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Top 5 Healthcare Trends and Predictions For 2021

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Varsha Rao, CEO, Nurx. The challenges and tragedies of the past year are well-known, but amidst the hardships of 2020 some hopeful signals have emerged in healthcare.

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Data's Role in Improving Patient Care

Health Recovery Solutions

Adoption of telehealth and remote patient monitoring (RPM) has soared in recent months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As cases surge once again across the United States healthcare providers are faced with similar challenges that they saw at the beginning of 2020.

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Pushing Vision Tests to the Home

Healthcare IT Today

Across many parts of healthcare, we’re seeing where various healthcare services are being pushed to the home.

British tech firm launches ‘fit to fly’ digital health passport for air travel

Mobi Health News

The V-Health Passport uses ‘VCode’ scanning technology in place of QR codes

Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

Here are the major issues facing healthcare in 2021, according to PwC

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Can Healthcare AI Tools Safely Reduce Rates of Healthcare-Associated Infections?

Healthcare IT Today

In recent times, healthcare organizations have increasingly used AI to tackle key problems created by the virus. One approach which might offer a powerful alternative in the future might be the use of AI to reduce healthcare-acquired infections, according to one healthcare executive.

VR could be key to helping recovered COVID-19 patients get therapy, according to experts

Mobi Health News

Authors of an article published in BMJ Open Sport Exercise Medicine say the technology could help with rehab therapies, with social distancing.

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Telehealth poses big cybersecurity dangers, Harvard researchers warn

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A Harvard Medical School team published a letter in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association this week warning of the "substantial" information security concerns around telehealth. The authors, led by organizational cybersecurity researcher Mohammad S.

Conversations With Healthcare Technology Leaders: Heather Woods, eVideon

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. My name is Heather Wood, and I am a CPXP (certified patient experience professional) and vice president of clinical innovation at eVideon.

The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

Amazon Launches New Service Simplifying Healthcare Data Search and Analysis

Healthcare IT Today

Amazon Web Services is rolling out a new tool designed to make it simpler for healthcare organizations to work with their data. Amazon HealthLake, which AWS describes as “HIPAA-eligible,” was launched during Amazon’s annual re:Invent conference.

First OTC, app-connected COVID-19 test authorized by FDA

Mobi Health News

Alongside step-by-step instructions, the Ellume COVID-19 Home Test's accompanying app automatically reports users' results to the relevant public health authorities

Grady Health System gets through 2020 with Epic-linked telehealth and RPM

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Atlanta-based Grady Health System has historically offered some telemedicine services to the community. But when COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic in March, the system’s telehealth strategy took a sharp turn.

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Rising Risks To Patient Data and HIPAA Compliance In The Age of COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Stephen Cavey, co-founder, Ground Labs.

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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.

Proposed Changes to HIPAA

Healthcare IT Today

Many people in the healthcare IT and HIM communities have been anticipating some changes to HIPAA coming soon. As Rita Bowen from MRO recently shared, “the rule is 20+ years old and the practice of medicine has changed, the maintenance of the health information, etc.

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Modern Health's digital mental health tools for employees collect $51M Series C

Mobi Health News

With its second funding round of the year, the San Francisco startup hopes to expand its business and its worldwide network of providers

At one urban health center, ‘regulatory change was critical’ to telehealth success

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Cleveland-based Neighborhood Family Practice is a federally qualified health center that sees more than 21,000 patients a year through 80,000 visits at its seven health center locations. It serves a diverse, impoverished population, including many former refugees and Spanish speakers. THE PROBLEM.

Symptoms and Types of Eating Disorders

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Eating disorders have been affecting millions of individuals all over the world, usually, women aging 12 to 35 years old.

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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.

On the 5th Day of #HITChristmas … Patient Advocate Elisa Comer

Healthcare IT Today

Note: In case you missed the other 12 Days of #HITChristmas, you can start with the first day here along with the story behind #HITChristmas or read all 12 days here as they are published.

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Data focused digital health company Diameter scores $18M in funding

Mobi Health News

Centene Corporation led the round with participation from Optum Ventures, LRVHealth, Connecticut Innovations and Activate Venture Partners

Amazon plans to provide health services to workers at other companies, says BI

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Business Insider reported this week that Amazon is planning to extend its app-based health service beyond its own employees, to workers at other companies.

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Misdiagnosis: How You Can Prove It

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. When you visit the doctor for medical treatment, you usually assume that the physician is qualified to provide the medication or procedures you need to improve your condition.

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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.

Cerner Announces Agreement to Acquire Health Division of Kantar

Healthcare IT Today

Cerner Corporation today announced an agreement to acquire Kantar Health, a division of Kantar Group, for $375 million in cash, subject to adjustment. Kantar Health is a leading data, analytics and real-world evidence and commercial research consultancy serving the life science industry.

Oura Ring detects the onset of fever, a common COVID-19 symptom

Mobi Health News

This report represents early findings from the TemPredict study, which has a goal to develop an algorithm that predicts the onset of symptoms such as fever, cough and fatigue.

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Congress should include telehealth in year-end funding, say ATA, HIMSS

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Telemedicine Association, the Connected Health Initiative and other industry groups issued a letter to Congress on Friday urging legislators to extend temporary telehealth flexibilities until the end of 2021.

Do Antidepressants Cause Weight Gain and What Can You Do About It?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. In case you have started taking antidepressants, you have probably also done some research on those medications.

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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.

K through 12 Health and Physical Education in the Time of COVID19

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Before the pandemic, school based telehealth was surging of its own accord; being able to access so many children in one place, especially the high risk populations, was an easy target for an array of specialties: dentistry, nutrition, behavioral health, and physical education (to name a few).

Bold Health's CBT app for IBS goes head-to-head with Headspace

Mobi Health News

The London-based company is backing a 300-person UPenn study comparing its digital therapeutic to the consumer wellness app

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Technology brings care to home for chronically ill patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Connected Health Financial/Revenue Cycle Management Patient Engagement Population Health Telehealth Video visits, temperature sensors and wearables can replace the need for clinic visits.

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