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How much is AI really moving the needle on health?

Digital Leaders HealthTech

When it comes to health and wellness, most people have a similar goal: we want to live a healthier, longer , and happier life. Thanks to antibiotics, vaccines, medical imaging, and other technological breakthroughs, we’ve already made major strides.

Can entrepreneurial geriatrics fight ageism in health care?

KevinMD

Ageism in health care abounds. Older adults are often overtreated or undertreated for various conditions.

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Are Robot Caregivers Part of the Future of Care?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jane Byrne, care project coordinator, Firstcare. As technology advances, robots might be able to fill in the gaps when it comes to caring for the elderly in the near future. According to films such as “Robot and Frank,” robots might be used as caregivers in the near future. The films show that robots can […]. The article Are Robot Caregivers Part of the Future of Care?

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Surprising Number of Healthcare Employees Have No Cybersecurity Training

Healthcare IT Today

This week, the news broke that a data breach at the neurology department at Massachusetts General Hospital had exposed private health information on nearly 10,000 people.

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.

How Consumerization Is Moving Healthcare — and Its Technology — Forward

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By George Mathew, chief medical officer, North America, DXC Technology. Consumer technology has given rise to 21st century digital citizens who are reinventing their lifestyles ? one smart device at a time. They are also reinventing healthcare. The 21st century digital citizen monitors their daily calorie intake, sleep patterns and heart rate during exercise. They […].

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Digital Health: Show Me the Money? Evidence? Door?

Digital Health

How telemedicine intersects with AI, social media, and precision medicine

KevinMD

Telemedicine will eventually become a more prominent part of our clinical practice, with the incorporation of artificial intelligence (AI) and social media and networks, and integration with precision medicine in electronic health records.

How Whirlpool’s #CareCounts Campaign Bolsters a Key Social Determinant of Health

Health Populi

Did you know that September is Attendance Awareness month ? Me, neither. But reading one of last Sunday’s national newspapers, I noticed a full-page ad that read, “Whirlpool is helping keep kids in schools with washers and dryers.”

How Novartis is embracing the digital and data revolution

Mobi Health News

A look at the Swiss pharma giant's efforts to digitise operations

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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.

Cyber-themed telehealth bill on the horizon

Morning eHealth

Planned Parenthood app ramps up to fight Trump administration restrictions — Experts say HIEs were ready to weather Dorian

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Healthcare Value Unbounded

Healthcare IT Today

Creating a high-value conversation about Healthcare with Kathleen Aller at the Healthcare Leadership Conference by InterSystems.

Walmart’s Growing Footprint in Healthcare and Public Health, from Guns to Mental Health and Gardens

Health Populi

Over the past couple of weeks, Walmart is demonstrating its growing commitment to and leadership in healthcare and public health.

Singapore is the third most sleep deprived after Japan and India, Fitbit’s data indicates

Mobi Health News

The company has collected more than 10.5 billion nights of sleep data over the years, which helped them to provide insights on Singaporean users

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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.

Awardees Honored for Contributions to Digital Health

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Sept. 4, 2019 | The UAMS-led South Central Telehealth Resource Center recently presented three awards to honor those for their work building networks for and advocacy of digital medicine. The awards were presented at the South Central Telehealth Forum, held Aug. 19 and 20 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Healthdirect Australia partners with Coviu to power its video consulting service

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthdirect Australia , a national public health information service in the country, recently announced that it will be working with home-grown telehealth startup Coviu, to power its government-funded healthdirect Video Call service.

The Pharma Industry Hits Bottom of Consumers’ Industry Rankings, and Healthcare Is Only Marginally Higher on the List

Health Populi

from Gallup’s 2019 survey into Americans’ Views of U.S. Business Industry Sectors. Since reaching a relative high regard in 2015, the pharma industry reputation among consumers has declined each year since to the low this year with 58% of Americans having a negative view.

Augmented reality goggles give swimmers heart rate data

Mobi Health News

The new goggles will also tell users about their performance and how many calories they burned.

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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.

HIStalk Interviews Vince Ciotti, Retired HIS-torian

HIStalk Interviews

Vince Ciotti retired from a 50-year career in health IT. Interviews

6 Best Practices To Improve Your Mobile Health App

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Joe Tuan is the founder of Topflight Apps. mHealth apps are meant to deliver life-saving functions.

Celebrating “Labor Day” Welcoming Natalist to Our Health Ecosystem

Health Populi

There are many definitions of the word, “labor.” ” Oxford Dictionary provides context for the definition as follows: To work, as in especially hard physical work. To make great effort (as in, “laboring from dawn to dusk”).

Android users now able to stream audio content via connected hearing devices

Mobi Health News

Google has teamed up with GN Hearing and Cochlear to launch a new feature that uses Bluetooth Low Energy.

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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!

Interopability projects maturing

Morning eHealth

Study shows health improvements from PDMPs — Hurricane triggering HIE work

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Volume of EHR Related Medical Malpractice Claims Keeps Rising

Healthcare IT Today

A new study has concluded that as EHR use has become ubiquitous, the number of medical malpractice claims in which EHRs contributed to injuries is continuing to rise.

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Why is healthcare so expensive? This Johns Hopkins surgeon might have the answers

FierceHealthIT

In Marty Makary's latest book, "The Price We Pay: What Broke American Health Care—and How to Fix It," the Johns Hopkins surgeon hits every segment of the market as he explains what's driving U.S. healthcare costs to skyrocket

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Garmin launches GPS smartwatch with 24-7 fitness monitoring capabilities

Mobi Health News

The Venu watch includes sleep tracking, respiration tracking, abnormal heart rate alerts and menstrual cycle tracking.

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Healthcare Without Walls: Serving people where they are

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Patient Engagement Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Healthcare Without Walls: Serving people where they are Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

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Reinventing old age? Some MIT tech assertions are simplistic

Aging in Place Technology Watch

MIT Technology Review’s "Old Age is Over" is thought provoking. Or in the case of the technology section – " Old Age is Made Up ," written by Joe Coughlin, head of the MIT Age Lab, the content is just plain provoking.

CPT changes in 2020 include new codes to allow doctors to bill for digital health

FierceHealthIT

The American Medical Association released updates to its Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) codes for 2020, including new codes to keep doctors up-to-date with new technology

Verily, iRhythm ink deal to create a-fib screening, diagnosis tools

Mobi Health News

The pair will be targeting patients with asymptomatic or silent atrial fibrillation.

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