Sat.Nov 02, 2019 - Fri.Nov 08, 2019

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

From the news that Fitbit (recently acquired by Google for $2.1

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.

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.

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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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.

NIH unveils data sharing strategy

Morning eHealth

Abortion roundup — Texas health agency slapped with HIPAA penalty

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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).

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.

Interoperability research shows agita

Morning eHealth

New data privacy, AI investment proposals — A shot of SDOH funding

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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Government and SDoH – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 11/8 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

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.

Hahn … in?

Morning eHealth

Google to buy Fitbit, provoking skepticism — No price transparency rule yet

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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.

Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

How telehealth can reduce ER overflow hours

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: How telehealth can reduce ER overflow hours Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

Thinking About Health Care One Year From the 2020 Presidential Election

Health Populi

Today is 4th November 2019, exactly one year to the day that Americans can express their political will and cast their vote for President of the United States.

Eight Sleep looks to expand smart bed business with $40M investment

Mobi Health News

Founders Fund led the round, which will help the sleep tracking company expand its team and support R&D

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A1c Tip: Increase Your Basal/Background Insulin By 1 Unit

Insulin Nation

Yes, just 1 unit. I bet you’re thinking: “But I have low blood sugars all the time! Increasing my background insulin will just make me go low more often!”. Have you been trying to lower your A1c for months and months now?

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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.

CHIME19: 7 predictions for what lies ahead for health IT in 2020

FierceHealthIT

CHIME19 attendees took out their crystal balls to predict what's ahead for healthcare and health IT. Here are 7 predictions of what's in the pipeline for 2020

Applied VR, NCI ink deal to explore immersive technologies, anxiety; Welltok Alignment Healthcare partner and other digital health deals

Mobi Health News

Also Sandit's barcode scanning SDK will integrate with Epic's Rover app.

Closed-Loop System Shows Promise for Improving Diabetes Outcomes

Insulin Nation

A new study looking at the efficacy of closed-loop pump systems was recently published in The New England Journal of Medicine.