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Is automation the anti-workaround?

KevinMD

Anyone who has spent any time on the internet knows better than to spend much time on the comments from an opinion piece. The comments section, even one on a site as reputable and respected as the New York Times, is often a minefield of trolls, contrarians, and conspiracy theorists.

Telehealth’s Role in Changing Patient Behavior

Health Recovery Solutions

As a patient transitions from hospital to home, leaving the safety net of doctors and nurses may seem daunting. For patients, half of the struggle of coming home is forming new, healthy habits; habits that help them manage their lives post hospital discharge.

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Planning for Successful EHR Training

Optimum Healthcare IT

A successful EHR training program is the result of many months of planning and communicating organizational expectations. The post Planning for Successful EHR Training appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Training and Activation EHR Implementation EHR Training EHR Training Program

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Benefits, Challenges, and Examples of Cloud Technology Application in Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Michael Dunlop Cloud technology application in healthcare is not new.

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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.

Physician Satisfaction with Electronic Health Records – the Data Might Surprise You – Part 1

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Heather Haugen from Atos and Mitchell Josephson from KLAS. What factors predict physician satisfaction with clinical systems?

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12 Ways Telehealth is Saving Small Hospitals

GlobalMed

Today’s hospitals are under pressure. As community hubs of healthcare, they are tasked with delivering expert medical care across emergency departments, outpatient practices, surgical suites, labs, radiology departments, intensive care units and more. That in itself is a tall order.

How Technology Can Improve Healthcare Even More

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Alex Zlatin, CEO, Maxim Software Systems. Technology is changing everything that we know. Artificial intelligence makes suggestions about what we should buy at the grocery store. If we need transportation to get to the grocery store, we can use ride-sharing applications. Swiping right on a dating app has become a new way to look […].

Artificial intelligence in medicine raises legal and ethical concerns

KevinMD

The use of artificial intelligence in medicine is generating great excitement and hope for treatment advances. AI generally refers to computers’ ability to mimic human intelligence and to learn.

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The Promise of Telehealth for Older People – the U-M National Poll on Healthy Aging

Health Populi

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.

Secret shoppers find telemedicine dispenses birth control appropriately

Mobi Health News

Researchers found that 93% of the time, telemedicine visits adhered to CDC guidelines regarding birth control.

Using digital health technology to manage aging populations

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Population Health Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Using digital health technology to manage aging populations Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Europe/UK

Uber eyes pharma, DME, and healthy meal delivery

Morning eHealth

Grassley demands answers on fraudulent tests — Interstate compounded drug data on the horizon

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The New Health/Care is Patient-Led, Retail-Enabled – The GMDC Self-Care Summit

Health Populi

SelfCare is health/care, particularly as patients, everyday people, take on greater responsibility for clinical decisions and paying for medical services.

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.

META launches digital mental health platform for college students

Mobi Health News

The platform lets students select therapist based on language, gender, faith, therapy style and insurance plans accepted.

Why Coffee Raises Your Blood Sugars

Insulin Nation

You are not alone if you view your morning cup of coffee as a magical gulp of happiness. . Coffee is such a strangely wonderful thing. So many of us across the globe feel as though we can’t start our day without it — and that’s not such a bad thing in small quantities, right?

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Considering Technology Adoption -- AARP’s 2008 Healthy@Home

Aging in Place Technology Watch

? AARP research h ighlights changes in technology adoption. What a difference more than a decade makes. Consider a long-ago AARP document that examined technology use of the 65+ population. Remember Healthy@Home in 2008 ? You probably don’t, but you should read it.

Health @ Retail – Prelude to GMDC SelfCare Summit with Updates from Hims & Hers, GoodRx, Sam’s Club and Amazon Care

Health Populi

“We knew millions of people weren’t getting the care they needed — they were either too embarrassed to seek help or felt stuck in a system that was confusing and intimidating.

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.

Q3 2019 sees 66 digital health funding deals totaling $1.55B

Mobi Health News

Babylon Health topped the charts with a $550 million round, followed by Capsule and Healthy.io.

7 Highlights from InterSystems Global Summit 2019

Healthcare IT Today

The InterSystems Global Summit provides developers and executives the knowledge they need to empower their businesses with data. The future of healthcare data will be led by companies and systems that are organized now.

12 Hours Without Insulin Because of a Flaw in My Pump

Insulin Nation

It seems counter-intuitive that the more of a constant something is in your life, the easier it is to forget. But in my experience, that’s how it is to live with diabetes. It’s something you deal with every second of every day. . Each meal requires a bolus.

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New Study Reveals That Electronic Health Records are Underused To Coordinate Patient Transitions

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By B.J. Boyle, vice president and general manager of post-acute insights, PointClickCare.

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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.

Novartis taps Microsoft for new AI initiative on drug discovery, development

Mobi Health News

Novartis has also announced that it will be opening a new AI innovation lab.

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Allscripts Partners With Northwell Health To Build New Voice-Enabled, AI-Based EHR

Healthcare IT Today

Allscripts has struck a deal to collaboratively design, test and release an AI-based, voice-enabled EHR with New York state’s largest health system.

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How to Safely Take a Vacation From Your Diabetes

Insulin Nation

When you live with a life-altering condition for months, years, or decades with no cure in sight, it can be easy to become overwhelmed. To feel helpless, exhausted, and just plain DONE. For too many type 1 diabetics, these kinds of feelings lead to diabetic burnout.

Curbing Unwanted Healthcare Variability

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Peter Bonis, MD, chief medical officer, clinical effectiveness, Wolters Kluwer, Health. Unwanted care variability is harmful, global and persistent.[i] i] It is a complex problem that is rooted in many factors including knowledge dissemination, patient preferences, patient adherence, resource availability, technology and healthcare financing approaches.

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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.

Sleep Data raises $6M for digital platform BetterNight

Mobi Health News

The platform includes a remote monitoring component and a telemedicine piece.

Cybercriminals Are Selling Admin Access To Patient Portals

Healthcare IT Today

Another day, another scheme to profit from the high prices commanded by healthcare data. This time, the industry is confronting a new wave of cybercrime in which intruders are selling access to patient portals.

Cigna tees up largest MA expansion ever for 2020 plan year

FierceHealthIT

Cigna is launching its largest Medicare Advantage expansion to date for 2020, including new geographic regions, products and benefits targeting the social determinants of health.