Sat.Jan 11, 2020 - Fri.Jan 17, 2020

Two Forms of Telemedicine: Synchronous vs. Asynchronous

Lloyd Price

What is Synchronous Telemedicine? The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) defines synchronous telemedicine as "live video-conferencing," which is a "two-way audiovisual link between a patient and a care provider." " The U.S.

Surviving The 2020 Healthcare Disruption Wave

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Thanh Tran, CEO, Zoeticx. Of the nation’s $3.5 trillion in annual healthcare spending, 90 percent is for people with chronic and mental health conditions. Can healthcare institutes afford not to engage in the 2020 wave of preventative care healthcare disruption? While healers are not prognosticators, savvy healthcare CEOs have their eye on 2020. For […].

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Dr. Roboto? Stanford Medicine Foresees Digital Doctors “Maturing”

Health Populi

Physicians are evolving as digital doctors, embracing the growing role of data generated in electronic health records as well as through their patients using wearable technologies and mobile health apps downloaded in ubiquitous smartphones, described in The Rise of the Data-Driven Physician , a 2020 Health Trends Report from Stanford Medicine.

How to Write About Your Telemedicine Services On Your Website

Geonetric

Use your website content to make your telehealth services a routine part of your patients’ care connection to your organization.

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.

Physicians Increasingly Interested In Use of Patient-Generated Health Data

Healthcare IT Today

A new report from Stanford Medicine suggests that after years of holding it at arms’ length, physicians are becoming more comfortable with the use of patient-generated health data.

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Strategic Change and How to Make it Stick with Security

Healthcare IT Today

Conferences are great places to learn about new technologies and their applications, and how other health systems are applying them to address length of stay, cost reduction, lowered risks, or increased efficiency.

Home Is Where the Health Is, CareMore Health (And Most People) Believe

Health Populi

Most people dealing with chronic conditions, and those who care for them, believe that “home is where the health is,” according to a survey about the “21st century house call” from CareMore Health.

Toilets as Proxy for Tech Culture – From Japan to JP Morgan

Digital Health

I just got back from a phenomenal two-week vacation in Japan, a place I had never been before. If you haven’t been to Japan, you really have to go. It was incredible. There is everything from ancient history to modern marvels, as well as the most welcoming of people and fab food galore. I could […].

Healthy.io launches wound care tech in US

Mobi Health News

The new tool is aimed at helping nurses measure and keep track of wounds.

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.

AI, telehealth could help address hospital workforce challenges

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Technologies such as telehealth and artificial intelligence could help health systems combat professional shortages in hospitals, according to a report on key workforce strategic planning trends released by the American Hospital Association.

Nurses Continue to Reign #1 in Honesty and Ethics; Healthcare Pro’s 4 of Top 5 in Annual Gallup Poll

Health Populi

The topline of this year’s annual Gallup Poll into honesty and ethics of professions finds nurses sustaining their reign as the top trusted profession in America.

CES 2020: Ten Intriguing New Technologies for Older Adults    

Aging in Place Technology Watch

CES 2020 – walking the land of the new. What has 170,000 attendees, long lines, baffling arrangements of booth numbers across multiple, gigantic locations and more robots than you can shake a motion sensor at? That was CES 2020.

Stanford Medicine: Physicians, medical students are interested in digital health, data-driven care

Mobi Health News

More often than not, survey respondents said that patient data collected using apps, wearables or other consumer-friendly sources are clinically valuable

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.

How to Break Your Habit of Negative Thinking Patterns

Insulin Nation

If you live with a non-stop disease like diabetes that requires constant health-related choices and effort, the habits of your thinking can have a big impact. .

Lobbying fight intensifies in interop rules

Morning eHealth

FDA describes tech plans — DHS in 'first phase' of EHR implementation

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Difrent and Visionable announce partnership to empower healthcare transformation through video collaboration

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthcare video collaboration platform Visionable has announced a partnership with professional services company Difrent to help healthcare organisations work more efficiently.

Proteus parts ways with Otsuka as it pivots toward oncology, infectious disease treatment adherence

Mobi Health News

The pharma company walks away with the full license for Proteus' mental health treatment adherence technology

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.

LeanIX Named to Boston’s ‘Best Places to Work’ List for 2020

LeanIX

We’re thrilled to be included in Built In Boston's 2020 list of 'Best Places to Work.' It’s an amazing way to start off the new year! Awareness

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AI Will Drive Proactive and Predictive Healthcare by 2030

Lloyd Price

Projections say AI-powered healthcare systems will enhance patient experience and deliver predictive and connected care by 2030. Amazon’s new interest in AI in Healthcare AI-powered predictive care is expected to take a front seat by 2030.

HHS’ 5-year IT plan and other notes from HITAC

Morning eHealth

Warner probes unsecured medical images from military centers — Do we need a Human Screenome Project

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Diabetes care platform Virta scores $93M

Mobi Health News

The new funding was led by Caffeinated Capital with participation from Venrock, Obvious Ventures, Creandum, Playground Global and SciFi VC.

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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.

Health IT Trends For 2020: Some Thoughts From Leaders

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. David Reitzel, health IT leader, Grant Thornton Healthcare providers continue to find themselves with more initiatives and opportunities for innovation than actual capital to deploy to IT projects. Health IT projects have become more integrated with clinical and business areas, which is driving more complexity and alignment than ever before. 2020 will bring a continue […].

In Shrewd Move, Amazon Quietly Captures Huge Store Of UK Health Information

Healthcare IT Today

Amazon has quietly struck a data-sharing deal with England’s National Health Service giving it free access to a range of health data from British consumers.

Device industry’s 2020 priorities: digital

Morning eHealth

Deals, Deals, Deals — Legal fight over ACA reaches SCOTUS skirmish stage

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DrChrono closes $20M to grow its mobile-friendly EHR, practice management platform

Mobi Health News

The company will be pumping the funds into its tech platform, and will be growing its engineering, sales and support capabilities

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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.

How New Technology Is Helping Hospitals To Reduce and Manage Waste

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. When it comes to waste management in hospitals, it’s easy to imagine old needles, bags of toxic organic waste, and a broad range of other disturbing materials.

Increase behavioral health access and convenience with virtual care

eVisit

“ The shortage of psychiatrists is an escalating crisis of more severity than shortages faced in virtually any other specialty.” - Merritt Hawkins & Associates.

In-depth on Tandem’s Advanced Hybrid Closed-Loop System

Insulin Nation

In a win for all people with type 1 diabetes (even those who won’t directly benefit from this closed-loop system), the FDA has approved Tandem’s new Control IQ software for release in 2020. This new automated glycemic control algorithm is just the second hybrid closed-loop system available to patients with an FDA clearance. And it promises tighter control, easier usability, and more customization than the current 670g automated system from Medtronic. How Control IQ Works.