Sat.Jan 06, 2024 - Fri.Jan 12, 2024

article thumbnail

It’s time to evolve how we measure the success of EHRs to make us healthier

KevinMD

We’ve known for the last decade that electronic health records (EHRs) have a significant impact on physicians’ ability to deliver high-value care. It not only has a largely negative influence on their quality of life, which bleeds over into the entire health care landscape, but also impacts their ability to successfully adapt practices to evolving Read more… It’s time to evolve how we measure the success of EHRs to make us healthier originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

EHR 387
article thumbnail

Telehealth offers advantages for treating children with feeding disorders

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Many neurotypical and most neurodivergent children struggle with feeding difficulties. This does not just affect the child – it impacts the whole family. Focused Approach is a startup that helps children aged six months to 16 years old with feeding disorders. Its program Focused on Feeding has helped families go from hospital bed (with malnutrition) to the dinner table – entirely via telemedicine.

Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

Ransomware Attacks Kill One Patient a Month – So Stop Them

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. A new report by Emsisoft documents an increase in ransomware attacks in the US, with 2,207 US hospitals, schools and governments directly impacted in 2023. According to the report, last year a total of 46 hospital systems […] The article Ransomware Attacks Kill One Patient a Month – So Stop Them appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

91
article thumbnail

Access to Technology Is the New Pillar for Well-Being: CES & the UN Partner for Human Security for All

Health Populi

In kicking off #CES2024, CTA’s researchers noted the acceleration of global connectivity, with gaps in peoples’ ability to connect depending where they live: by region, the percent of people connected to the internet today are, according to CTA’s data, 92% in the U.S. 87% in the E.U. 76% in Latin America 73% in China 55% in Nigeria 46% in India. Such gaps in connectivity threaten peoples’ individual well-being, but also social and political stability that impacts the entire world’s security.

article thumbnail

Transform Clinical Communication With Role-based Messaging

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.

article thumbnail

Eight Common Physician Credentialing Mistakes

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Charlie Falcone, CEO, Verisys. If you find credentialing uninspiring, consider this cautionary tale. In a frequently cited negligent credentialing case, an Illinois jury awarded the plaintiff nearly $8 million dollars when the patient’s foot […] The article Eight Common Physician Credentialing Mistakes appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

91

More Trending

article thumbnail

Geisinger gets USDA rural development grant for inpatient virtual nursing

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Danville, Pennsylvania-based Geisinger this week announced that it has received a $948,741 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, which it will use to build out its virtual inpatient nursing program. WHY IT MATTERS With the grant, disbursed as part of the USDA's Distance Learning and Telemedicine program, will be used to outfit Geisinger Medical Center and Geisinger Shamokin Area Community Hospital with new telehealth technologies as part of Geisinger's Virtual

Nursing 154
article thumbnail

HeartMates, Bringing Community and Heart Health Love from Damar Hamlin – Abbott at #CES2024

Health Populi

The heart is a major health-category at CES 2024, from wristband wearable tech to remote health monitoring devices enabling cardiovascular hospital-to-home care. Abbott, one of the first life science companies to exhibit at CES back in 2022, announced the HeartMates program here at #CES2024 today as part of a panel titled Ahead of the Game: Revolutionizing Athlete Safety with Emerging Health Tech.

article thumbnail

Ten Technologies for Aging and Health from CES 2024

Aging in Place Technology Watch

The press releases signal a busy time in Las Vegas. Viewed from afar, drowning in press releases, it is clearly a nearly fully revived CES 2024. With 130,000 attendees it’s down a bit from 2020’s peak of 175,000. From electric motorcycles and low-profile automobile antennas , the unfolding TV to robotic pool cleaners and lawn mowers and construction , it sounds like it was a noisy place.

article thumbnail

Amazon announces Health Condition Programs for digital health access

Mobi Health News

At JPM24, the tech giant announced plans to expand individuals' access to digital health benefits, tapping chronic care management company Omada Health as a partner.

article thumbnail

Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

article thumbnail

Indonesia expands robotic telesurgery project with Iran

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Robotic telesurgery continues to take off in Indonesia with the support of the government of Iran. The Robotic Telesurgery Center, a project between the two governments, is being expanded to connect the western and eastern islands of Indonesia at a distance of 3,500 kilometres. The Haji Adam Malik Central General Hospital, North Sumatra in western Indonesia and the Dr Wahidin Sudirohusodo Makassar, Sulawesi in eastern Indonesia recently signed a memorandum of understanding to join the project.

article thumbnail

Mainstreaming the Connected Life, with a Side of Trust — Insights from Capgemini at the Start of #CES2024

Health Populi

Even with serious concerns about personal data privacy and lack of integration, “connected products” are an integral aspect of peoples’ everyday lives. That’s the central thesis in a timely report from Capgemini Research Institute, Connected products: Enhancing consumers’ lives with technology. This study is well-timed as we begin a week-long exploration into the latest technology innovations being unveiled at CES 2024, the annual mega-conference hosted by the Cons

article thumbnail

UnitedHealth Group kicks off payer earnings, reports $5.5B in Q4 profit

FierceHealthIT

Industry giant UnitedHealth Group kicked off fourth-quarter earnings for major payers on Friday morning, where it reported $5.5 billion in profit. | Industry giant UnitedHealth Group kicked off fourth-quarter earnings for major payers on Friday morning, where it reported $5.5 billion in profit.

143
143
article thumbnail

YouTube Health makes first aid and emergency care videos more accessible

Mobi Health News

The "first aid information shelves" will include instructional videos from authoritative health organizations and be the first search results seen by users.

272
272
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

UpDoc to develop conversational, assistant-directed AI providers

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

All care delivered through UpDoc's artificial intelligence-based remote patient providers would be prescribed by physicians or clinical pharmacists who oversee the platform, the company said in an announcement on Friday. WHY IT MATTERS UpDoc's remote patient intervention technology leverages conversational AI powered by multiplelarge language models, including GPT-4 through Microsoft's Azure Open AI Service, Google Cloud's MedLM and Vertex AI models.

article thumbnail

Consumers’ Spending on Tech in 2024 Will Increase: CTA’s #CES2024 Forecast

Health Populi

2023 was a pretty lackluster year for consumers’ spending on technology: inflation, concerns about global instability, and general household economic ennui caused consumers to ration spending on most electronic gadgets last year. Enter a more cash-positive mood for many consumers keener in the new year to acquire updated and upgraded tech, from computer hardware to wearable tech for health, according to the forecast released by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) research team.

article thumbnail

CES 2024: Older seniors are happily living with AI—in the form of chatty robot ElliQ

FierceHealthIT

LAS VEGAS — With all the buzz and headlines about artificial intelligence, there is one demographic that is quietly embracing the technology and even building long-term relationships with it. | With all the buzz and headlines about artificial intelligence, there is one demographic that is quietly embracing the technology and even building long-term relationships with it.

137
137
article thumbnail

Uber Health, Socially Determined partner to leverage SDOH data

Mobi Health News

The company will use Socially Determined's analytics data to help Medicaid, Medicare Advantage and commercial insurance patients access food, prescriptions and transportation.

Medicare 244
article thumbnail

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!

article thumbnail

Virtual group therapy enables Geisinger to treat more patients and maintain care continuity

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the department of psychiatry and behavioral health at Geisinger began experiencing a significant increase in demand for behavioral health services. THE PROBLEM The demand for services was most noticeable for adult psychotherapy services, with waits as long as several months and several thousand outstanding orders.

article thumbnail

NHSE to investigate Palantir for possible breach of FDP contract

DigitalHealth

NHS England will investigate whether US data analytics giant Palantir violated the terms of its contract to run the Federated Data Platform.

145
145
article thumbnail

JPM24: Amazon rolls out service to connect customers with digital health benefits, taps Omada Health as launch partner

FierceHealthIT

SAN FRANCISCO—Amazon plans to collaborate with digital health companies to connect customers with virtual care benefits for managing conditions like diabetes and hypertension. | Amazon plans to collaborate with digital health companies to connect customers with virtual care benefits for managing conditions like diabetes and hypertension. The online retail giant tapped virtual-first chronic care provider Omada Health as its first partner.

article thumbnail

Virtual reality platform XRHealth scores $6M

Mobi Health News

The funding marks the completion of the company's merger with Amelia Virtual Care and the investment will be used to support the combined companies' growth.

245
245
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

Here’s What to Expect from IoMT Cybersecurity in 2024

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Shankar Somasundaram, CEO at Asimily Healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs) continue to be up against a fast-moving landscape trying to keep up with and mitigate cybersecurity threats to medical technology. But even setting aside the immense challenge of safeguarding Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) devices from increasingly sophisticated and frequent attacks, HDOs must also adapt to shifting cyber insurance practices and compliance mandates.

article thumbnail

Vivoo to launch new at-home smart UTI test at CES 2024

DigitalHealth

Visitors to CES 2024 will be able to find out more about the new at-home urinary tract test from Vivoo, which uses deep learning image processing tech.

129
129
article thumbnail

JPM24: Top trends for payers, providers and health tech companies to watch

FierceHealthIT

We've closed the books on another hectic J. | We covered some of the biggest headlines from the four-day conference and after parsing through all the presentations, interviews and panel discussions, we tracked a handful of key trends dominating the conversations.

135
135
article thumbnail

Eisai harnesses wearables data for AI-led Alzheimer's prediction

Mobi Health News

Its AI model can predict the accumulation of amyloid-beta protein, a major Alzheimer's biomarker.

293
293
article thumbnail

How to Battle Layoffs: The Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp

Facing layoffs in your organization? Support your team members' career transition with Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp: Custom Resume & LinkedIn Revamp + 6 Weeks of Career Coaching. Our certified resume writers will create job search-winning resumes and LinkedIn profiles while they work with a career coach to learn unique strategies to stand out, attract the right employers, automate their job search, and land their dream job.

article thumbnail

Three Ways AI-Powered Automation is Assisting Healthcare Workers

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Jason Warrelmann, Vice President, Global Services & Process Industries at UiPath From battling COVID-19 surges to an increase in respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), and this year’s cold and flu season, physicians and their staffs continue to navigate one of the busiest times of the year. This, coupled with national healthcare worker shortages, means that healthcare workers are feeling heightened patient volumes and stress levels.

article thumbnail

Hertfordshire Partnership, The Access Group to tackle bed management

DigitalHealth

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) has partnered with The Access Group to implement Access Patient Flow Manager (APFM).

122
122
article thumbnail

CES 2024: Elevance Health launches program to provide digital health-enabled smartphones to Medicaid members

FierceHealthIT

In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual care and digital health tools are more popular than ever. | Elevance Health is launching a new initiative that aims to put smartphones in the hands of Medicaid members who otherwise cannot connect to virtual services.