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Keys to Maximizing Business, Clinical and Operational Efficiencies in the World of Remote Patient Monitoring

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Is remote patient monitoring (RPM) a good fit for your organization? Choosing an RPM program can be an exciting time.

Adopting the DoorDash model to health delivery

KevinMD

I was reading an article in The New York Times entitled, "The Rise of the Virtual Restaurant." More and more people, particularly in urban settings, are using apps like Uber Eats, Grubhub, and DoorDash to bring fresh, warm food directly to their doorsteps.

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What Younger Generations Demand from Health IT?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Shawn Mike, content creator, Dynamologic Solutions. In the age of internet and online shopping, striving to make it into the future by relying on traditional or outdated practices will get you nowhere! Thanks to the younger generations, various private and public departments are favoring online presence more now and we think, healthcare department should […].

Healthcare ERP System Selection

Optimum Healthcare IT

Considering replacing your Healthcare ERP system? Selecting & implementing a new ERP solution is not a small undertaking & making the right decision involves many factors. The post Healthcare ERP System Selection appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

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.

Technology and the Evolution of Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Michael Blackman, medical director, population health and analytics, Allscripts. As healthcare delivery continues to evolve, healthcare technology needs to be there to support it. But, how will technology facilitate healthcare as we move forward? Healthcare accessibility, especially for certain populations, continues to be problematic.

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61 health tech companies report 2018 revenues, feature on Inc. 5,000 list

Mobi Health News

If the recent trend of IPOs keeps up, more and more digital companies will have their revenue numbers out in the open. But in the meantime, for private companies, we have to take those numbers where we can find them, which is why each year MobiHealthNews parses Inc. Magazine's Inc.

Sanford Health’s Push to Reduce Unwarranted Clinical Variation—and Why it Matters

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Rather than develop and continuously update its own clinical practice guidelines, leaders at Sanford Health turned elsewhere for an up-to-date “source of truth

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VA’s Cerner project hits a snag

Morning eHealth

Most Americans don’t trust doctors’ offices to secure their info — 42 CFR Part 2 proposal out

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A Profile of People in Medicare Advantage Plans – HealthMine’s Survey of “Digital Immigrants”

Health Populi

There are over 60 million enrollees in Medicare in 2019, and fully one-third are in Medicare Advantage plans. Medicare is adding 10,000 new beneficiaries every day in the U.S.

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.

UMass Amherst project powers wearable sensors via human skin

Mobi Health News

The novel approach seeks to sidestep the need for bulky batteries, allowing health wearables and sensors to become smaller and less restrictive for the wearer

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IBM Study Shows Data Breach Costs On the Rise; Financial Impact Felt for Years

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. IBM Security released the results of its annual study examining the financial impact of data breaches on organizations.

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Why telehealth isn’t in nursing homes

Morning eHealth

Genevieve Morris running for Congress — Watchdogs rap VA scheduling and Medicaid data

Health Care Providers Grow Consumer-Facing Muscles Driven by Retail & Tech-Health Competition

Health Populi

As patients continue to morph into health care payers, they’re increasingly expecting value-for-money, transparency, and customer experiences that show respect, bolster trust, and deliver quality services. Is that so much to ask from health care providers?

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.

AliveCor ends sales of KardiaBand, its ECG accessory for Apple Watches

Mobi Health News

The news comes roughly eight months after Apple launched its own hardware and software ECG feature for the Apple Watch Series 4

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AdhereHealth and Papa Partner To Tackle Barriers of Care, SDoH

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. AdhereHealth has announced a partnership with Papa, a companionship platform company serving the elderly, blind and disabled.

Finally the Scanner I Started Looking for a Decade Ago

Healthcare IT Today

It’s nice to think that with an EHR in place, healthcare could finally be paperless. Besides the fact that the EHR is a paper printing machine, the amount of paper that’s brought through the door by patients is astounding.

Why telehealth isn’t it in nursing homes

Morning eHealth

Genevieve Morris running for Congress — Watchdogs rap VA scheduling and Medicaid data

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.

Medtech and healthtech-specific co-working space launched in Singapore

Mobi Health News

Singapore-based medtech startup Aardvark Labs and Padang & Co, an innovation catalyst, joined forces to launch Catalyst, a co-working space which aims to creates new partnerships that deliver real health outcomes and meaningful business impact in the healthcare industry.

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Rhapsody and Corepoint Merge In An Attempt To Advance Healthcare Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Rhapsody, a global leader in healthcare data interoperability, today announced that the company will merge with Corepoint Health, the supplier of the Best in KLAS healthcare integration platform.

MIPS Quality Scores Are Now Public

Healthcare IT Today

It seems like an eternity that we’ve been writing about government regulations like Meaningful Use, HITECH, MIPS, MACRA, and a bunch of other abbreviations that many would like to forget, but can’t because they’re still a part of many organizations’ daily lives.

Slow start for EHR apps

Morning eHealth

Democrats take on broadband in 2020 race — E&C tech adviser heads to White House

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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.

Despite growing availability of APIs for patient health records, uptake remains low

Mobi Health News

According to a new study published in JAMA, researchers found that the rate of unique users downloading their health records through an API on a month-over-month basis was flat.

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CynergisTek’s Survey Data Reveals Cybersecurity Concerns for Healthcare Executives

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. CynergisTek, Inc. recently announced findings from its first “CAPP Conference Survey.”

DirectTrust Working on Standard For Secure Instant Messaging

Healthcare IT Today

In recent years, instant messaging has taken its place alongside texting as a platform for quick ‘n dirty business communication. The thing is, instant messaging platforms generally haven’t been built for the privacy-critical information healthcare professionals share.

What Therapists Need to Know About HIPAA Compliant Communications

TheraNest

This post has been authored by Anabeli Fernandez, Marketing Manager at Hushmail, as part of our guest post series. Learn more about Katie at the bottom of this post.

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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.

Fitbit partners with Singapore’s HPB on population-based public health initiative

Mobi Health News

Fitbit announced yesterday that it will be collaborating with Singapore’s Health Promotion Board (HPB) on a healthy population project in support of Singapore’s Smart Nation initiative.

Breathe Right: Oxygen Therapy Benefits You May Find Useful

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Do you frequently run out of breath or feel winded even when you’re not doing physical exercise? Have you noticed that your heart rate has been out of control lately and that you’re coughing and wheezing much more than normal? Maybe you’ve even noticed that your skin tone looks incredibly pale or flushed with red. All of the […].

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Hospitals Still Struggling To Share Data Effectively

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey suggests that despite spending countless dollars and people-hours on the problem, hospitals and health systems are still struggling with data sharing.

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