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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.

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.

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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3 Change Management Strategies to Drive Digital Transformation Success

Perficient

Digital transformation causes disruption because it holistically changes an organization. It changes the way people work, a company’s essence, and how it operates. Consequently, it sometimes even changes the culture. Change management ’s role is to help along the entire journey.

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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.

The Best Hospital CIOs Offer Superior Service Desks That “Wow” Their Users

Phoenix Health Systems

Given the information technology revolution within hospitals today, how your Service Desk analysts handle physicians and other users is more critical than ever. Disruptive trends such as ever more sophisticated EHRs, widespread use of devices and apps, and the growth of cloud-based services should not equate to disrupted customer service.

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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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.

Five FinTech Offerings for Older Adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

FinTech – are these tools for seniors? Some trendy terminology transformations in recent years, for example Voice First and IoT, refer to tech that is relatively new or recently revived. FinTech, a concatenation of Financial Technology, may be similar.

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Leverage Containers for Digital Transformation

Perficient

Software containers are taking over. Is your organization ready for the transformation? Organizations are gravitating towards software containers as a way to package, distribute, and run their applications.

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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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.

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

Perficient St. Louis Rolls out 1st Annual Bowling Event

Perficient

Perficient St. Louis colleagues spared* some time Tuesday afternoon to take part in some friendly competition at the local bowling alley. A total of nine teams comprised of colleagues from eight different departments hit the lanes for our 1st Annual STL Bowling Event, hosted by our culture committee. “We had over 70 people show up and it was a ton of fun,” said Jason Hudnell, general manager, St. Louis Operations.

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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

Finding Your First Job After Residency: Tips From a Fourth-Year Resident

Enzyme Health

If you’re a resident, it’s never too early to start thinking about what’s next. We spoke to a fourth-year resident embarking on her first job about tips for when to start applying for jobs after residency, how to make yourself stand out, and how to get a job in a competitive market.

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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Connect with us at OneStream Splash #SplashNOLA

Perficient

What is Splash? OneStream’s annual User Conference and Partner Summit including four days of best practices, product updates, networking and hands-on workshops with an estimated 1,200 finance and industry experts! Perficient is proud to be a gold sponsor of OneStream Splash, which is being held May 14-17 in New Orleans.

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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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Watson’s drug discovery setback

Morning eHealth

WHO touts telemedicine for global health — New Venrock health prognosis

WHO releases 10 recommendations on digital health interventions to improve care

FierceHealthIT

The World Health Organization developed recommendations on 10 ways the global healthcare industry can use digital health technology, accessible via mobile phones, tablets and computers, to improve people’s health and essential services

Spring 2019: Healthcare Updates to Know

Advanced Medical Reviews

A new season has arrived, and it brings new changes within the healthcare industry. To help keep you informed about these issues and how they may affect you, we’ve compiled the most important industry news. FDA Commissioner Resigns.

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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Dispatches from the telehealth front lines

Morning eHealth

Updates from HHS — Tech news

Patent filings hint at Apple’s potential move into managing health care records

FierceHealthIT

Digital health leaders and analysts see the potential for Apple to become a bigger player in consumer health, specifically with helping consumers track and manage their health data

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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Finding the right balance between empathy and tech

Mobi Health News

An interview with Siddharth Sharma, patient advocate speaking at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference in Helsinki this June

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A Few Things I Know for Sure

TheraNest

Lessons Learned From My First Private Practice. This post has been authored by Elizabeth Shoop, LPC as part of our guest post series. Learn more about Elizabeth at the bottom of this post.

Industry Voices—These examples show how big data is already saving lives

FierceHealthIT

Systems using big data have the potential to eliminate many diseases, provide effective treatment for many others, reduce costs, assist the doctor and alleviate human suffering. And the technology to do all this exists right now. What are we waiting for

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Sidney Regional Medical updates internet to fiber: eliminates downtime, adds telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Sidney Regional Medical Center is a critical access hospital in Sidney, Nebraska, that serves a seven-county area in the western Nebraska panhandle. Like so many rural hospitals, Sidney struggled with connectivity issues. THE PROBLEM. The hospital provides a wide array of services, including those not traditionally found in a rural community.

Survey: Telehealth adoption, interest increased 340% among physicians since 2015

Mobi Health News

The American Well-backed poll of 800 doctors found a 340 percent increase in the number of US physicians who have conducted a telehealth consultation since 2015