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You Need A Virtual Care Advocate

eVisit

Simplify Healthcare Delivery To Everyone, Everywhere. Over five years ago when we started eVisit, we had one goal: Simplify healthcare delivery to everyone, everywhere.

Uberization of Healthcare: Data Activation To Bring The Future of Healthcare Today

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, CEO, Innovaccer. Pop health is still a pretty manual process.

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Beyond Fitbit - how wearables are heralding a new era of healthcare

Lloyd Price

If you’ve ever counted your steps using a smart watch, or monitored your heart rate during a workout, then you’ll be familiar with the concept of wearables and their uses in day to day life. But did you know that wearables are creating a massive impact in the healthcare arena?

The Importance of the Digital Front Door™ in Healthcare

Digital Health Today

One-on-One with Jon Pearce, CEO, Zipnosis. During this year’s CONVENE conference, at the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, Demi Radeva, one of Digital Health Today’s global ambassadors, had the chance to sit down one-on-one with Jon Pearce, CEO of Zipnosis. Zipnosis, Inc.

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.

Tips to Ensure Telehealth Patient Engagement

Health Recovery Solutions

Any telehealth program, no matter the organization’s size, staffing structure, or patient demographics, is meant to be a system that will engage patients in their own care, empower them to improve lifestyle habits, and take more control in managing their condition(s).

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Telehealth eliminates time and distance to save money

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Increase Physician Engagement With a STS Program

Optimum Healthcare IT

Physician engagement is challenging and with an STS program, there is a unique opportunity to get them involved and excited. The post Increase Physician Engagement With a STS Program appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Training and Activation EHR Implementation Physician Engagement Specialists Training Specialists STS

Too Old for Telemedicine? Seniors Say Otherwise

GlobalMed

Here’s what an ideal world might look like for older patients and their caregivers. Your father who has Parkinson’s disease dials up his neurologist for his quarterly appointment.

How blockchain can protect telemedicine programs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Despite the convenience of telemedicine, this technology raises enormous potential security concerns. If the virtual connection between a doctor and the patient is unsecure, it is possible that patients’ location, data and other sensitive information could be leaked.

Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Patients Growing Health Consumer Muscles Expect Digital Services

Health Populi

Patients’ experiences with the health care industry fall short of their interactions with other industries — namely online retail, online banking and online travel, a new survey from Cedar, a payments company, learned. Survata conducted the study for Cedar among 1,607 online U.S.

Indonesia’s healthcare superapp Alodokter raises $33M in Series C funding

Mobi Health News

Indonesia-based healthcare superapp Alodokter announced that it has raised a $33M Series C funding led by Sequis Life and with participation from Philips, Heritas Capital, Hera Capital, Dayli Partners and others.

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DEA on track to meet special registration deadline

Morning eHealth

Telehealth lactation study finds promise for rural mothers — AdvaMed's new Center for Digital Health

Black+ Decker Launches Home Robot With Medication Management Capabilities

Healthcare IT Today

For the most part, robots aren’t on the radar screen when providers look for remote healthcare options. However, at least one manufacturer with a long tradition of manufacturing practical consumer technology hopes to change this.

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Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

What the 2019 Nobel Prize Winners in Economics Teach Us About Health

Health Populi

The three winners of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics — Banerjee and Duflo (both of MIT) and Kremer (working at Harvard) — were recognized for their work on alleviating global poverty.” ” “Over 700 million people still subsist on extremely low incomes.

Novartis is cutting off its digital therapeutics commercialization partnership with Pear Therapeutics

Mobi Health News

The pharma's Sandoz division will be handing commercialization of reSET, reSET-O and future therapies back to Pear over the course of a transition period

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Bellwether PDMP case heard

Morning eHealth

HITAC preview — In Cali, Cali

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Tampa General Hospital, OnMed partner for new telemedicine stations

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Florida's Tampa General Hospital has teamed up with healthcare technology company OnMed to deploy new telemedicine stations deployed inside the facility. WHY IT MATTERS.

Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

Health Consumer Behaviors in the U.S. Stall, Alegeus Finds in the 2019 Index

Health Populi

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Abbott FreeStyle Libre system to integrate with Omada Health app

Mobi Health News

FreeStyle Libre's glucose readings, trends and patterns will all be incorporated into Omada's app.

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Intermountain Reduces Waste With Blockchain, Saves $90M

Healthcare IT Today

If you’re wondering whether blockchain technologies are worth deploying in healthcare, you’ll probably find the following to be worth a look.

Providers, payers unprepared for data blocking, interoperability rules: Accenture survey

FierceHealthIT

One in six (17%) healthcare executives are “completely unaware” of new legislation that requires greater patient access to healthcare records and sharing of such records—with two-thirds (65%) only “somewhat” or “vaguely” familiar, a new Accenture survey finds

Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

Let’s Connect! What I’m looking forward to most at the Connected Health Conference in Boston

Digital Health Today

This Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday (October 16-18) I will be in Boston covering the Connected Health Conference (a HIMSS event) for Digital Health Today. The agenda for this event looks outstanding, and I thought I would take a moment to let you know what I’m looking forward to the most.

Novartis is cutting off its digital therapeutics partnership with Pear Therapeutics

Mobi Health News

The pharma's Sandoz division will be handing commercialization of reSET, reSET-O and future therapies back to Pear over the course of a transition period

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Medical Group Practices Struggle with MIPS, According to New MGMA Report

Healthcare IT Today

On Monday, the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) released the Annual Regulatory Burden Report at their Annual Conference. With responses from over 400 medical group practices, the findings from their survey reveal the impact of federal regulations on physician practices and medical groups.

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UnitedHealth Group posts $5B in Q3 profit, boosted by double-digit growth rates at Optum

FierceHealthIT

UnitedHealth Group handily beat the Street's third-quarter projections, posting $5 billion in profit for the quarter driven in part by the continued strong performance of its Optum subsidiary

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4 Reasons Why Your EMR Is Not Enough To Deliver Virtual Care

eVisit

Chances are your organization recognizes the value of telemedicine and already has a solution in place, or is contemplating integrating telemedicine soon.

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Florence gets $7.1M to bring eBinders to clinical trials

Mobi Health News

The company will focus on digitally connecting its offerings, which are currently in use by more than 5,000 clinical trial sites and sponsors

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#HITsm Free for All – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 10/18 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

MGMA19: 7 predictions for what lies ahead in healthcare in 2020

FierceHealthIT

NEW ORLEANS—Medical Group Management Association (MGMA) officials got out their crystal ball Monday. At the organization’s annual conference, members of MGMA’s government affairs group offered some predictions of what will happen in 2020

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