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COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended

Telebehavioral Health Institute

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended Until October The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) is extended until October of this year as announced by the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II on July 25, 2020: As … Read more. The post COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended appeared first on TBH Institute Blog.

Cyberattackers Hit Hospitals Hard During Pandemic

Healthcare IT Today

Being a hospital CIO can be an unenviable – and sometimes nearly thankless – job even at the best of times. Things have arguably gotten even worse for health IT leaders as COVID-19 caseloads mount and the need to slap together solutions addressing the pandemic grows. Given this level of chaos, it’s predictable that cyberattackers […].

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The Benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring In The Time of COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Adrian Johansen, freelance writer; @AdrianJohanse18. COVID-19 has changed the medical world. As the amount of cases continues to rise with more hospitalizations and deaths than ever before, the medical community is scrambling to keep up. How […]. The article The Benefits of Remote Patient Monitoring In The Time of COVID-19 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Tech optimization: Getting the most out of telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

With the sudden easing of restrictions by the government and equally sudden reimbursement from payers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s very clear telemedicine has never been more used or more vital. Hospitals and health systems have gone from dozens to thousands of telehealth visits per week.

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.

Ready to Make Change With Automation Tools? Train For Your Cisco 300-435 Exam Using Top-Quality Practice Tests

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. When exploring the concept of efficiency at work, it’s important to evaluate the tasks that can be automated to lessen the burden of handling repetitive activities. With new technologies, business concepts are quickly evolving and […]. The article Ready to Make Change With Automation Tools?

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Belgian startup Indigo Diabetes scores €38 million to develop its under the skin CGM sensor

Mobi Health News

The company is looking to test the product in the U.S. and Europe, with the goal of gaining market approval for both regions by 2023.

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Mayo Clinic uses $1M in FCC funds for connected devices to expand telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Center for Connected Care at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, is focused on the resourcing and diffusion of digital health solutions in partnership with the Mayo Clinic practice, extending Mayo Clinic’s knowledge and expertise and increasing patient access to clinical care, even at a distance. THE PROBLEM.

How COVID-19 Is Changing the Medical Profession

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in numerous unexpected changes in the health sector. The government and the public are looking to the medical field to generate a cure for the virus. At the same time, […]. The article How COVID-19 Is Changing the Medical Profession appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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The Unbearable Heaviness of Healthcare in America – the Change Healthcare/Harris Poll

Health Populi

The phrase, “burden of health care,” has two usual meanings: one, to do with the massive chronic care burden, and the other, involving costs. There’s a third area of burden in U.S. health care — the onerous patient experience in finding and accessing care, assessed in the 2020 Change Healthcare – Harris Poll Consumer Experience Index. Two in three U.S. consumers feel like “every step of the healthcare process is a chore.”

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.

Digital health researchers flock to smart clothing in studying sweat & COVID-19

Mobi Health News

Engineers from Tufts University demonstrate a new sensor for sweat detection, and Nanowear is teaming up with the New York City-Metro Health Systems to focus on remote detection of COVID-19

What it takes to successfully deliver HIV care remotely

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

For years, staff at the Petersen HIV clinic in Tucson, Arizona, had been working on implementing a telemedicine protocol for their patients in the region. They knew HIV care could be provided efficiently via telehealth and had been studying best practices of other facilities around the country. But they'd been stymied by hurdles, particularly when it came to getting administrative buy-ins.

Healthcare’s Most Innovative Companies of 2020: Innovaccer

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Innovaccer is a healthcare technology company pioneering the Data Activation Platform that’s helping the industry realize the promise of value-based care. Innovaccer’s integration & analysis engine activates healthcare data, cleaning, aggregating and delivering insights at […].

The Racial Divide Due to COVID-19 Also Applies to Healthcare and Pharma Costs

Health Populi

Into the sixth month of the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., it’s clear that COVID-19 has wreaked a greater mortality and morbidity impact on people of color than on white adults. A new Gallup-West Health poll found that the coronavirus also concerns more non-white Americans than whites when it comes to the cost of health care and medicines to deal with the effects of COVID-19. Considering the cost of COVID-19 treatment, across all U.S.

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.

The WNBA and NBA announce digital health partnerships for upcoming seasons

Mobi Health News

The WNBA is teaming up with the Oura smart ring for the upcoming season as part of the initiative to prioritize the players' and league staff’s health, safety and privacy. This comes just a month after the NBA announced it too would provide Oura rings to all teams and league staff members

AMA & other med groups express 'dismay' at prospect of waivers made permanent

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Lots of industry groups want to see the temporary government waivers enacted early on during the COVID-19 public health emergency – the ones enabling the vast expansion of telehealth and remote patient monitoring over the past four months – to be made permanent once the storm has subsided. And some legislators do too. But many, many medical associations do not – at least not those related to scope of practice and licensure. WHY IT MATTERS.

Telehealth Can Thrive with IoT Devices

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Brian Russell, Solution Architect at Atos. Because of the shelter-in-place protocols that have been implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, remote visits to the doctor’s office have transformed from a rarely-used novelty to a necessity in many cases. Telehealth providers are seeing a significant increase in demand […].

The Home and Low-Touch Health Care – a Health Consumer Update from Capgemini

Health Populi

The coronavirus pandemic has been a wake-up call for patients-as-consumers, seeking lower-touch health care services at home or closer-to-home in community health hubs. The need for a holistic platform the serves up a continuum-of-care tools across the patient journey became evident in a matter of months, Capgemini Research Institute calls out in The Health Fix , a research report assessing peoples’ perspectives on health care in the Age of COVIOD-19.

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.

Study finds CBT app Daylight reduces symptoms of anxiety

Mobi Health News

The study also found that individuals experienced a greater remission in anxiety than those in the control group.

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New outlook for telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Supplements & Medications that Raise Your Blood Sugar

Insulin Nation

Managing type 1 diabetes generally relies on insulin and, occasionally, one or two other medications meant to reduce blood sugar levels. But there are likely to be many occasions throughout your life when taking other medications and supplements for non-diabetes related reasons are required. But before you fill your prescription or purchase a new supplement, it is important to know that many drugs can raise blood sugar levels and may not be the best choice for all type 1s.

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COVID-19 Alters Product Roadmaps and Inspires Development Teams

Healthcare IT Today

Over the past few months as part of our #HealthIT100in100 initiative, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with many companies. It was clear right from the start that COVID-19 was having a significant impact on development processes, product roadmaps and staffing at these companies. For some, the changes wrought by the pandemic are temporary, but […].

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.

Hims & Hers taps digital pharmacy Alto for same-day medication deliveries

Mobi Health News

Virtual primary care customers living in specific regions will have the option to use Alto's app and services at no additional cost

Medical IT Data Has Involved People More In Their Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Everyone involved with healthcare knows how vital IT data is to the medical profession. It is an industry that generates millions of pieces of data via monitors, wearable tech, medical devices, tests, and doctors’ visits […]. The article Medical IT Data Has Involved People More In Their Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial

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New Ultrafast Insulin Promises Better Post-Meal Numbers

Insulin Nation

Meal Bolusing Challenges. One of the most frustrating and difficult aspects of managing diabetes is meal bolusing. Even when you accurately count carbs, remember to bolus 20 to 40 minutes before the meal, and account for factors like fat and protein content, it can still be impossible to avoid that post-meal spike. You might be right if you’ve ever felt that the tools you are using are the problem.

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HIMSS 2021 Conference Officially Moved to August 9-13 in Las Vegas

Healthcare IT Today

As we reported previously, the HIMSS 2021 conference is officially being moved to August. It will still be held in Las Vegas at the Sands EXPO Center, but now shifted to the summer – August 9-13, 2021. In a press briefing today, Hal Wolf, CEO of HIMSS mentioned that they have secured additional space to […].

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.

Dutch startup Siilo scores €9.5m for its secure healthcare collaboration app

Mobi Health News

Funds will be used to expand across the UK, Ireland, DACH and BENELUX

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The COVID-19 Crisis Sends Demand For Cloud Solutions Soaring

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. A recent Gartner report suggests that the COVID-19 crisis is causing demand for cloud solutions from major vendors to soar. Data indicate that spending on cloud solutions rose 34 percent in Q1 2020 to a […]. The article The COVID-19 Crisis Sends Demand For Cloud Solutions Soaring appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Change Healthcare CEO discusses new telehealth, analytics tools

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: HIMSS20 Digital Coverage Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Change Healthcare CEO discusses new telehealth, analytics tools Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now