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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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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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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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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.

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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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.

Glucagon: People with Type 1 Diabetes Produce MORE of This Hormone that Raises Blood Sugar

Insulin Nation

Mother Nature is having a good laugh over this one. Let’s create a condition where humans don’t produce any insulin — necessary for making use of glucose — and then make those same humans produce too much glucagon — something that increases glucose levels.

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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.

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.

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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Five new technologies for older adults  October 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Announcements of new offerings are arriving – will they/can they be used? Hopefully these 5 will offer benefit that can and will be realized by older adults.

A1c Tip: Staying “In-Range” While You’re Sleeping

Insulin Nation

If you broke your 24-hour day into 3 sections, you’d have 8 hours of dawn/daylight, 8 hours of afternoon/evening, and 8 hours of sleep. . Now imagine if every night your blood sugars are high , and every morning you’re waking up high. That’s ? of your entire day out-of-range.

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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.

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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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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Human-Driven Technology Allows Fewer Clinicians To Care for More Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Jeremy Corbett, divisional chief health officer, Envolve Health. Facing a severe shortage of primary care physicians — as many as 55,200 by 2032, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges — means we must humanize technology-driven approaches in healthcare. To improve efficiencies and ensure patients are getting the care they need, […].