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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.

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.

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

This week I had the good fortune to return to Dublin, Ireland and see many of my international colleagues and friends who are associated in one way or another with HealthXL, the digital health intelligence platform and expert community, and Health Beacon, a very cool medication adherence company focused on specialty pharma.

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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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.

3 Ways Care Coordination Saves Your Healthcare Organization Money

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Steve Simmons, marketing and business analysis manager, eCare Vault. Care coordination by definition is a strategy that is focused on bringing together the multiple parties of a patient’s care team to knock down barriers of communication in order to enable the best outcomes for your patients. However, by doing so, your healthcare organization stands […].

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How stress raises your blood sugar

Insulin Nation

A severe argument, infection or physical injury, intense sadness, sudden shock, intense thrill (like a roller coaster ride), or even the fun of trying to score a goal in your championship soccer game can call for an increase in stress-related hormones which lead to an increase in your blood sugar.

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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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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.

How Online Tools Can Help Fight an Opioid Addiction

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. With the sheer number of people who have fallen victim to the opioid epidemic, friends and family may be left with many unanswered questions and feelings of helpless about what to do when they notice suspect their loved one may have an addiction. The abuse of opioids is not a recent phenomenon as it has […].

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Side-by-Side Comparison Between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes

Insulin Nation

If you’ve ever been less than clear on the differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes, you aren’t alone. Even some people who have diabetes struggle to understand what makes these two diseases different.

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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”).

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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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.

New Study Highlights Locum Tenens Growing As A Healthcare Business Strategy

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. LocumTenens.com announced the results of its study, Locum Tenens Engagements: Strategies, Usage and General Attitudes.

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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.

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.

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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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.

Survey: Patients Search and Evaluate Providers, and Share Their Healthcare Experiences Online

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Binary Fountain released the findings of its 2019 “Healthcare Consumer Insight & Digital Engagement” survey.

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HIStalk Interviews Vince Ciotti, Retired HIS-torian

HIStalk Interviews

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

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.

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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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.

It’s Time to Stop Overthinking Telehealth: Simplicity and Convenience Are the Key When Evaluating Video Platforms

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Michael Morgan, CEO, Updox. Whether it’s using FaceTime to catch up with friends across the country or web conferencing in the workplace to save the time and cost associated with business travel, video has become pervasive in almost every aspect of our everyday life. But there is one major exception: healthcare. While there is […].

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.

EHRs More Frequently Factor Into Medical Malpractice Claims, Study Finds

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

While the technology systems are unlikely to be the primary cause of claims, they have become a more prevalent source of risk over the years

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