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Testing: An Undervalued Aspect of a Successful EHR Implementation

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Matt Hawkins, EVP Sales and Marketing at Boston Software Systems. A large regional health system implemented a “Top 5” EHR solution for their Gynecologic Oncology department.

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How mHealth Apps are redefining the medical sector

Waracle

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Cybersecurity in Healthcare: A Case of Not Following The Leader

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Chris Usatenko, freelance writer, EveryCloud. Only a few industries require resilient cybersecurity measures like healthcare. Yet, healthcare has a colossal cybersecurity problem. Data breaches continue to plague patients’ private medical records, in spite of their life-threatening conditions, spending large amounts of money, and entrusting financial information.

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The healing patient-physician analog relationship is in critical condition

KevinMD

In the history of medical care, medical records served one purpose and two masters: to record diagnosis and treatment for physicians to refer to and for patients to use to transfer care when they desired. The medical record was a simple 3 x 5 or ledger card in the 1950s.

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.

A Guide to Virtual Visits with Your Telehealth Program

Health Recovery Solutions

Virtual Care, Not Just RPM. Modern telehealth products have several different solutions and services to offer healthcare organizations. Some of these include remote patient monitoring (RPM), educational materials, communication tools, and medication and symptom tracking.

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Importance Of The Hospital Management System

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The health system is one of essential socio-economic activities; therefore, it requires rational and effective management.

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A Tale of Two Americas as Told by the 2019 OECD Report on Health

Health Populi

It was the best of times, It was the worst of times, It was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, It was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, …. starts Dickens’ Tale of Two Cities. .

Test driving health technology for the longest space journey yet

Mobi Health News

NASA is using the International Space Station to test new technologies for the Mars mission.

Big Tech: Google To Create Self-Aware Rooms Which Track Patients And Update Providers

Healthcare IT Today

Over the last couple of years, Google has offered intriguing glimpses at what it plans to do in the healthcare space, but has made few concrete product announcements.

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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.

Addressing The World Language Skills Gap In The U.S. Healthcare System

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Howie Berman, executive director, American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages. Imagine being rushed to the emergency room after a car accident or a heart attack.

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The Link Between Wellness & Wealth Is Powerful for Everyone – and Especially Women

Health Populi

In the U.S., the link between wellness and wealth, money and health, is strong and common across people, young and old. But the impacts of money on health, well-being, and life choices varies across the ages, based on a study from Lively , a company that builds platforms for health savings accounts.

Healthcare consumers are seeking clear communications, tech-enabled access to care

Mobi Health News

A new Salesforce Research survey suggests patients are heavily valuing healthcare and life science companies that provide better consumer experiences

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – October 2019

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The following attachment is a list of legislative and regulatory updates compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee).

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.

Relias Achieves HITRUST CSF Certification to Manage Risk, Improve Security Posture and Meet Compliance Requirements

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Relias announces the Relias Population Health Platform has earned Certified status for information security by HITRUST.

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Great Expectations for Health Care: Patients Look for Consumer Experience and Trust in Salesforce’s Latest Research

Health Populi

On the demand side of U.S. health care economics, patients are now payors as health consumers with more financial skin in paying medical bills.

How VR, AR could support astronauts' mental health in space

Mobi Health News

NASA stakeholders discuss the potential for technologies supporting astronauts' mental health and cognitive functioning during a mission.

Adults with Type 1 Diabetes Need More Support To Achieve Goals

Insulin Nation

For years, qualitative studies looking into the inherent challenges of achieving diabetes management goals have focused on children and adolescents. Until recently, the group that makes up the largest percentage of those living with type 1 diabetes — adults — has been largely ignored.

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.

DirectTrust Announces Second Annual Summit; Speakers Sought

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. DirectTrust announces its Second Annual DirectTrust Summit, scheduled at the Washington Marriott Georgetown in Washington, DC, June 9-10, 2020.

The Link Between Wellness & Wealth Is Powerful for Everyone – and Especially Women

Health Populi

In the U.S., the link between wellness and wealth, money and health, is strong and common across people, young and old. But the impacts of money on health, well-being, and life choices varies across the ages, based on a study from Lively , a company that builds platforms for health savings accounts.

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Opinion: Digital therapeutics – Ready for take off?

Mobi Health News

John Crawford, advisory consultant for HIMSS in Europe and one of the chairs for the upcoming Week of Health and Innovation 2019 conference in Denmark, writes about the potential of digital interventions in helping people take care of their health

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Health systems upping investments in remote patient monitoring

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The vast majority of hospitals and health systems – 88 percent – have invested in or plan to invest in remote patient monitoring technologies as part of their transition to a value-based care model, a new report shows. WHY IT MATTERS.

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.

Making Social Determinants of Health A Reality

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Steve Miff, PhD, president and CEO, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation. The term “social determinants of health” is far more than a trendy new buzzword in health care. Serving the physical, mental and social needs of the community is not just the right thing to do but can mean substantial improvement in care and […].

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NIH unveils data sharing strategy

Morning eHealth

Abortion roundup — Texas health agency slapped with HIPAA penalty

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Mission to Mars: The healthcare challenges facing NASA

Mobi Health News

At the Space Health Innovation Conference on Saturday, NASA scientists, astronauts and partners discussed the future of space health.

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Telehealth helps Mayo Clinic neonatologists better treat newborns in emergencies

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, implemented tele-neonatology six years ago. Prior to that, Mayo Clinic neonatologists were assisting community hospital care teams via telephone when a newborn required advanced resuscitation or critical care. THE PROBLEM.

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.

Validic, Trapollo Collaborate To Deliver Hardware, Software Services To Support Remote Patient Monitoring

Electronic Health Reporter

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6 Mental Health Quotes that Will Inspire Your Clients

TheraNest

We all have our favorite quotes from authors, poets, and historical figures that we pull out when the time calls. Whether they are validating, inspiring, or grounding, cherished quotes can serve as a form of self care to bring us back into the moment as we move through life’s challenges.

Eversense CGM system sensors recalled due to manufacturing error

Mobi Health News

Senseonics initiated the recall voluntarily in September after receiving reports of 24 sensors that had stopped functioning prematurely.

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