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Moving Beyond EHRs: What Predictive Analytics Can Offer

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Sanjeev Agrawal, president, LeanTaaS. There is tremendous pressure on health systems to serve more patients, particularly as the need for services rises and insurance disbursements decrease. Adding new facilities to accommodate demand is often […]. The article Moving Beyond EHRs: What Predictive Analytics Can Offer appeared first on

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Digital Health Hype Cycle 2020

Lloyd Price

For the fourth year in a row I would like to share my thoughts on what I see as the cutting edge, emerging, developing and mature technologies from around the digital health world visualised in a "Digital Health Hype Cycle 2020" infographic. (My

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Adopting Standardized Workflow in Your Practice: The Resistance and How to Overcome It

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Greg Sanders, MD, FACC and Founder of HybridChart. Most companies strive for efficiency with a mission of continuous process improvement. This is a good way to lower overhead costs and reduce errors or waste.

The Pace of Tech-Adoption Grows Among Older Americans, AARP Finds – But Privacy Concerns May Limit Adoption

Health Populi

One in two people over 50 bought a piece of digital technology in the past year. Three in four people over fifty in America now have a smartphone. One-half of 50+ Americans use a tablet, and 17% own wearable tech.

Leveraging Automated Telehealth During a Capacity Crisis

As the healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make the most of clinical resources. Automation holds the key to drastically increasing clinical capacity and flattening the curve.

Doctors, a tech revolution is coming


What if I told you just a few years ago that Amazon — a budding e-commerce startup — would come to disrupt the multi-billion dollar retail industry. I seriously doubt that anyone could have given it a serious thought.

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Newly Diagnosed: Carb Counting Basics

Insulin Nation

One of the very first things any newly diagnosed T1D (or type 1 parent) learns about, is how to count carbs and calculate insulin dosages.


A Uniting Issue in the United States is Lowering Prescription Drug Costs

Health Populi

Health care continues to be the top-ranked voting issue in the U.S. looking to the November 2020 Presidential and Congressional elections. The Kaiser Family Foundation conducts the monthly poll which gauges U.S.

Why specialty health care should go virtual


“Let’s take a look together,” was the start of a virtual clinical assessment that led to a primary care provider and a neurologist diagnosing a patient with Parkinson’s Disease.

How a telemedicine pilot in Zimbabwe tapped city doctors for rural care

Mobi Health News

Yaya Mbaoua, CEO of The Mbaoua Group, will be speaking at HIMSS20 on how telemedicine could transform Africa’s healthcare

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.

Happening today: ONC's annual meeting

Morning eHealth

Tech companies join CARIN Alliance's OMB appeal — Facebook settlement needs privacy 'sea change', DOJ says


Most Americans Regardless of Income Say It’s Unfair for Wealthier People to Get Better Health Care

Health Populi

In America, earning lower or middle incomes is a risk factor for having trouble accessing health care and/or paying for it.

Technology Transforming The Health Industry: What Does The Future Hold?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. There has been a more in-depth exploration of technology in the healthcare industry. Every pioneering discovery is attributed to advancements in technology.


Turning to digital technology to improve access to mental health care

Mobi Health News

Jesper Enander, chief psychologist at KRY, offers an insight into the Swedish company’s digital psychology service

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.

Coronavirus: Don’t Panic, Get Informed

American Well

Around the world, the newest coronavirus outbreak has millions of people concerned about their health. Despite precautionary efforts to contain the disease, the deadly virus continues to spread within China and to other areas of the world including the U.S.

The Suicide Rate in America Increased by 40% between 2000 and 2017. Blue Collar Workers Were Much More At Risk.

Health Populi

The rate of suicide in the U.S. rose from 12.9 per 100,000 population to 18.0 between 2000 and 2017, a 40% increase. Those workers most at-risk for suiciding were men working in construction and mining, maintenance, arts/design/entertainment/sports/media, farming and fishing, and transportation.

Epic, Using Scare Tactics & Paternalism, Opposes ONC Rule

Society for Participatory Medicine

Epic is a widely used Electronic Health Record (EHR) system by thousands of hospitals across the United States. There’s a very good chance that your physician uses Epic software in their everyday practice.

Veredus Laboratories announces development of detection kit for Wuhan Coronavirus

Mobi Health News

Singapore-based Veredus Laboratories, a provider of innovative molecular diagnostic solutions, recently announced the development of VereCoV detection kit, a portable Lab-on-Chip application capable of detecting the Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (SARS-CoV) and 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) i.e. Wuhan Coronavirus, in a single test.


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.

Shaping the future of health technologies

Digital Leaders HealthTech

I’m a health systems guy and these lists are about health technologies that have moved health systems forward, rather than deep or niche technologies. When I left medical school in 2011, the best tech was highly concentrated in the hospital.

Microsoft launches $40M AI for Health program to accelerate medical research


Microsoft plans to spend $40 million to support collaborative projects leveraging artificial intelligence for medical research. The five-year program, called AI for Health, is the fifth program Microsoft has rolled out as part of its AI for Good initiative, the tech giant announced Wednesday


Jonathan Bush's take on the Epic feud

Morning eHealth

Apple, Microsoft support API provisions in interop rules — FCC's $20B broadband fund advances


MGH, ProofPilot, Google Cloud team up on academic clinical research tool

Mobi Health News

The new collaboration will kick off with a study focused on bipolar disorder and time-restricted feeding.


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.

The Problem with Breakfast Cereal if You Have Diabetes

Insulin Nation

The simple fact is: not all carbs are created equal. And this is painfully true when it comes to cereal.


Escaping From an Energy Canyon

Healthcare IT Today

Over the years, I’ve observed many different patient focus groups on everything from backpain to breast or prostate cancer, or kidney disease. They’re always interesting, sometimes riveting.

Dispatches from ONC's annual meeting

Morning eHealth

Practice Fusion settles federal charges — Judge says no-can-do on HIPAA rule


As digital becomes the new norm in healthcare, how is patient safety being considered?

Mobi Health News

Yesterday at the Patient Safety in a Digital World symposium at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, panelists discussed the opportunity of digital to boost patient safety, as well as its potential pitfalls.


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.

Your Fingerprint In The 21st Century: Device Fingerprinting

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. A physical fingerprint has been a standard identifying feature for decades.


5G is here: how health systems can capitalize on the new cellular standard

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Rollout of 5G technology across the U.S. has begun in earnest. The cellular standard is already working in many major cities, and if isn't yet up and running in your hospital's hometown, it probably will be soon.

Chronic Care-Focused ‘Genius Bars’ Offer Support For Wearables

Healthcare IT Today

While there are no signs a fully-fledged trend is emerging, at least a few healthcare organizations have established centers they compare to Apple’s Genius Bar stores. The hospital outlets are designed to help patients learn how to use data-driven personal healthcare devices.

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