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Telemedicine and access: Leave no patient behind

KevinMD

Telehealth, using video to have an acute medical care visit, puts some of the power of choice back into our patient’s hands.

One in five physicians use telehealth. Burnout may drive more adoption, survey says

FierceHealthIT

About one in five physicians currently use telehealth to care for patients up from about 5% in 2015 — and that figure is expected to soar within the next few years, a new survey from telehealth company American Well found.

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World Health Organizations releases guidelines for digital health adoption

Mobi Health News

WHO released 10 guidelines for how countries can use digital health tools to improve patient care.

Listen Up, Healthcare: Hear The Patient’s Voice!

Health Populi

Consider the voice of a patient before the advent of the Internet in the digital 1.0 world, and then the proliferation of social networks in v 2.0.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Healthcare Messaging & Orchestration — 2019

Medical Connectivity

Messaging is all about getting things done. Whether you call it Secure Texting, Secure Messaging, Clinical Communications and Collaboration, Messaging and Orchestration, Workflow Automation or something else, we're talking about the ability to message users to accomplish a specific task who are mobile or at a desk using a conversational user interface. In this post we'll look at how health care messaging and orchestration solutions are changing for 2019.

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How fall detection is moving beyond the pendant

Mobi Health News

Digital health innovators look to the wrist, the ears and the wall for new ways to keep seniors safe

Telehealth In 2030 – Notes From the Future At #ATA19 with Safavi, Holt, Bathina and Swafford

Health Populi

What will telemedicine look like in 2030? imagined Kaveh Safavi, Accenture’s Senior Managing Director and Health of Global Healthcare Practice.

Healthcare Messaging & Orchestration — 2019

Medical Connectivity

Messaging is all about getting things done. Whether you call it Secure Texting, Secure Messaging, Clinical Communications and Collaboration, Messaging and Orchestration, Workflow Automation or something else, we're talking about the ability to message users to accomplish a specific task who are mobile or at a desk using a conversational user interface. In this post we'll look at how health care messaging and orchestration solutions are changing for 2019.

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Augusta HiTech’s Blockchain EMR Solution Allows Sharing Between Patients and EMS

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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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.

Patients more willing to share mobile mental health data with doctors than family, EHRs

Mobi Health News

In a small study published in JMIR, patients were more willing to share health data, such as activity and sleep trackers, than personal data, like call logs and location.

Health/Care Everywhere – Re-Imagining Healthcare at ATA 2019

Health Populi

“ATA” is the new three-letter acronym for the American Telemedicine Association, meeting today through Tuesday at the Convention Center in New Orleans.

Telehealth is past the 'tipping point' – how's it doing with interoperability?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As the American Telemedicine Association annual conference kicks off in New Orleans this week, the organization has published a white paper focused on the status of telehealth interoperability. WHY IT MATTERS.

Progress Toward Return of Structured Genomic Results for Clinical Decision Support

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Northwestern researchers describe ancillary system to support return of pharmacogenomic results to EHR

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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.

Global medical app downloads exceeded 400M in 2018

Mobi Health News

Consumer spending in health and fitness apps also tripled during this time, according to numbers from App Annie

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Alexa’s HIPAA Compliance Shows A Move Toward Engaging People In Their Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Don Brown, CEO, LifeOmic. Amazon recently announced the availability of a HIPAA-eligible development environment for Alexa-enabled devices.

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The Future of Healthcare: The Disrupted or the Disruptors?

Healthcare Informatics

As consumers take charge of their health and embrace new disruptive technologies, payers’ traditional business models will have to change

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Five Offerings from the 2019 What’s Next Boomer Business Summit

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Today’s What’s Next Boomer Business Summit is recognized as key for entrepreneurs.

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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.

Finland, Israel launch partnership initiative for digital health innovation

Mobi Health News

The Israeli Innovation Authority and the Helsinki Business Hub will fund Israeli and Finnish startups who find ways to work together

National Experts Chart Roadmap For AI In Medical Imaging

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. A foundational research roadmap for artificial intelligence (AI) in medical imaging was published this week in the journal Radiology.

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Smarter medical bags helping patients with long-term conditions

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: HIMSS19 Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Smarter medical bags helping patients with long-term conditions Featured Decision Content

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Use of digital health activity trackers linked to better medication adherence: study

FierceHealthIT

A recent study found that patients with diabetes and hypertension who use digital health activity trackers such as Fitbit or Apple Watch are more likely to take their medications as prescribed

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.

Three emerging trends in consumer digital mail-order health products

Mobi Health News

Now consumers are turning to the web for their health products—whether it is to get a pharmacy prescription, a urine test or an “embarrassing” sexual health product

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Precision Medicine, Electronic Health Records Hinge On Data Storage and Analysis

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By James D’Arezzo, CEO of Condusiv Technologies.

Research: First-Year Docs Spend 43% of Time Interacting with EHRs

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

The study is part of a broader effort to better understand the effects of shift lengths on young doctors and their patients

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First-year doctors spend three times more hours on EHRs than patient care

FierceHealthIT

First-year residents, or interns, spend 87 percent of their work time away from patients, half of which is spent interacting with electronic health records and documentation, according to a new study

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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.

Providers, consumers fairly enthusiastic about remote monitoring technologies

Mobi Health News

A recent poll highlighted the perceived benefits and concerns of thousands of respondents

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Rice Students Develop Wearable To Halt Allergic Reactions

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. What if, in an emergency, you reach for your epinephrine shot and it’s not there? It would be if you were wearing it.

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Diasome’s Liver Targeted Insulin

Insulin Nation

Robert Geho, CEO of Diasome Pharmaceuticals, Inc. We spoke with Robert Geho, CEO of Diasome Pharmaceuticals, Inc. www.diasome.com — about its nanotechnology additive that delivers insulin to the liver where it can substantially improve T1D glucose control. Normal vs Injected Insulin.