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Measuring the 6 Nursing Core Competencies

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Developing and measuring nursing competency in 2020 requires a systematic and inclusive approach that embraces technology and requires accountability from learners and educators

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Where AI Can Make The Biggest Difference In Healthcare Today

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abboud Chaballout, co-founder, Diagnoss. Over the past several years, we’ve heard a lot of predictions about new and innovative ways artificial intelligence (AI) will dramatically impact healthcare.

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New AI “virtual patient” technology to aid NHS medical training

Mobi Health News

The Virti technology is intended to be used remotely to minimise in-person training during the pandemic

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Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

Telehealth, vaccines will be big cybersecurity challenges in 2021, experts predict

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A new report predicts that cybercriminals will use strategies honed in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis to wreak havoc in 2021.

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Tips For Preventing Ransomware Among U.S. Hospitals and Healthcare Providers

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Bill DeLisi, CEO and CTO, GOFBA, Inc.

OMRON launches WheezeScan device for children with asthma

Mobi Health News

The ergonomic CE-marked device correctly identifies the presence of a wheeze in children from four months old

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Top 10 Healthcare IT News stories of 2020

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

At few times in recent memory has the resolve of hospitals and health systems across the U.S. – and the wherewithal of the information systems and digital data that keep them running – been put to the test quite like it was in 2020.

The Digital Divide -- Why haven't all older adults crossed it?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

A hot topic now – crossing the so-called ‘Digital Divide’. It’s ironic – the topic has been under discussion foreve r. Long ago, in a world far, far, away – it was easy for the oldest to say that they don’t see the benefit in technology, Internet access or other devices.

The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

Six Digital Health Trends For 2021

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Anish Sebastian, CEO, Babyscripts Remember Instagram’s “Ten Year Challenge”? When ‘grammars were posting pictures of themselves from a decade before, next to one from the present day?

Apple's ECG feature can detect A-Fib with high HR thanks to new FDA clearance

Mobi Health News

The new version will expand the classification range up to 150 beats per minute

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Mount Sinai-linked computer pads keep patients at home during COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City has had a serious challenge throughout 2020: to keep in touch with patients who do not have COVID-19 during the pandemic. THE PROBLEM.

Health Leaders Expecting Faster Returns From AI Investments

Healthcare IT Today

As it turns out, all it took was a clear payoff. After years of kicking the tires, healthcare leaders think rates of return are finally fast enough to justify investing some serious dollars into AI technology, a new study suggests.

Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients' Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

Why Are More People Turning To Nursing Later In Life?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Statistics say that the average person changes their job between five and seven times in their lives. As we grow older, although the frequency of these changes slows, the importance of them grows.

Clinicians' empathy must not be sidelined by virtual care technologies

Mobi Health News

Doctors much be taught how to connect with their patients even when they aren't in the same room, says. NYU's Dr. Katharine Lawrence

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Urgently Ortho’s integrated EHR-telehealth creates seamless, tech-enabled clinic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Urgently Ortho in San Francisco, California, had an overarching goal: to create a tech-enabled orthopedic urgent care facility that provided a seamless patient experience using technology that could scale with leadership’s growth ambitions. THE PROBLEM.

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Exploring Healthcare 3.0 – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 12/11 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by Brian Mack (@BFMack and @BrianMiHIN) from @MiHIN on the topic “Exploring Healthcare 3.0“

Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

Leveraging EHR and Wellness Data To Improve The Lives of Older Adults

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Fahad Aziz, co-founder and chief technology officer, Caremerge.

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Google's new research app shows participants how their data is driving health insights

Mobi Health News

The Google Health Studies platform is already enrolling Android users into a 100,000-person investigation of acute respiratory illnesses conducted alongside Boston Children's Hospital and Harvard Medical School researchers

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Cerner, Xealth simplify digital tool orders for telehealth, remote patient monitoring

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Cerner announced Thursday a new offering developed through the investment it made this summer in digital prescription platform Xealth.

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Changes to Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute

Healthcare IT Today

On November 20, 2020, CMS together with OIG announced some long anticipated changes to the Stark Law and to the Anti-Kickback statute. Considering the law was enacted in 1989 and has had very little change since, many people had wanted changes.

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.

Signs That You Need To See A Dental Health Professional

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. People are, generally, quite good at being in tune with their health and knowing when they are sick and/or might need to see a doctor. This is not so much the case when it comes […].

Facebook activity can help identify people with mental illnesses

Mobi Health News

The study’s results suggest that social media data can be used in addition to clinical assessment to support decision-making.

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7 predictions for what lies ahead for health tech in 2021

FierceHealthIT

7 predictions for what lies ahead for health tech in 2021. hlandi. Fri, 12/11/2020 - 19:42

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Featured Health IT Job: Telehealth Systems Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Telehealth Systems Analyst position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Valley Health and is located in Virginia.

Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

Betterhelp Vs. Calmerry: The Most Commonly Used Online Therapy Platforms

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kate Skurat, licensed mental health counselor. Widespread access to the internet over a plethora of devices has made it extremely easy to access online information and services.

Welldoc adds behavioral health tools to its chronic condition management platform

Mobi Health News

Welldoc’s platform already offers digital health solutions for diabetes, hypertension, heart failure and diabetes prevention.

From a consolidation boom to telehealth, here are 5 predictions for the hospital industry in 2021

FierceHealthIT

From a consolidation boom to telehealth, here are 5 predictions for the hospital industry in 2021. rking. Fri, 12/11/2020 - 15:38