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Machine Learning: Connecting Data to Outcomes

Health Recovery Solutions

There are innumerable ways in which machine learning and big data are starting to impact the healthcare industry. Artificial Intelligence (AI) can ease clinician workload by helping aid decision-making.

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Employers balance coronavirus disclosure with privacy

Morning eHealth

Telehealth groups ask for more leeway — Coronavirus stresses antiquated health IT

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How the world of health and tech is looking at the coronavirus outbreak

Mobi Health News

The crisis is opening up new opportunities for health and tech, but it is also bringing new challenges.

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True Healthcare Data Integration: Leaving your Data Lake Behind

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Mike Noshay, Chief Strategy & Marketing Officer, Verinovum According to a recent report from Gartner, “U.S.

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.

Are wearables starting to be accepted as medical-grade tools?

Redox

When they first hit the market, wearable health devices were little more than toys, at least from a physician’s perspective. For several years, doctors rejected the use of such tools (sorry early Fitbit, Garmin, and Whoop adopters) in their practices.

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Doctor with coronavirus turns to Twitter with his experience

Mobi Health News

As COVID-19 continues to spread across the US, healthcare providers and industry experts take to Twitter to dispel myths.

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Orion Health releases remote patient monitoring platform to combat COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Orion Health released a pandemic outbreak monitoring platform to help healthcare organizations respond to the COVID-19 virus, as well as a website to help people globally understand their risk for the disease.

Innovative offerings from 2020 (virtual) HIMSS

Aging in Place Technology Watch

HIMSS was canceled – but the briefings went on to shed a light on what’s new.

Telehealth and COVID-19 in the U.S.: A Conversation with Ann Mond Johnson, ATA CEO

Health Populi

Will the coronavirus inspire greater adoption of telehealth in the U.S.? Let’s travel to Shanghai, China where, “the covid-19 epidemic has brought millions of new patients online.

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.

HIMSS launches new definition of digital health

Mobi Health News

The nonprofit professional organization hopes to unify the industry with an active, useful definition of an often ambiguous term

UW Medicine CIO's advice: prepping IT systems for COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Electronic Health Records (EHR, EMR) Population Health Telehealth Workflow Workforce On the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, UW has ramped up telemedicine capabilities and made immediate changes to its EHR to support COVID-19 care. Eric J.

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Will ViaCyte’s Encaptra Cell Delivery System ‘Cure’ Type 1 Diabetes?

Insulin Nation

When you were diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, you were probably told that a cure was “just around the corner.” And that “corner” likely came and went years or decades ago.

The Book on Deaths of Despair – Deaton & Case On Education, Pain, Work and the Future of Capitalism

Health Populi

Anne Case and Angus Deaton were working in a cabin in Montana the summer of 2014. Upon analyzing mortality data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, they noticed that death rates were rising among middle-aged white people.

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.

Practical takeaways from America's COVID-19 ground zero

Mobi Health News

Amy Compton-Phillips, chief clinical officer for Providence St. Joseph Health, talks about the use of chatbots, telemedicine and drive-thru clinics in treating the virus.

Bipartisan bills in House, Senate seek to increase telehealth in nursing homes

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Reducing Unnecessary Senior Hospitalizations (RUSH) Act of 2020, bipartisan legislation introduced in both the House and Senate, aims to enable more widespread use of telehealth in skilled nursing facilities. WHY IT MATTERS. The RUSH Act – introduced in companion bills from Sens.

Interop rules aftermath

Morning eHealth

Coronavirus: Telemedicine update — The future of insurers

Women’s Health Links to Financial Health: International Women’s Day 2020 in Health Context

Health Populi

March 8 is International Women’s Day. In the U.S., there remain significant disparities between men and women, in particular related to financial well-being. The first chart comes from the new OECD “How’s Life?”

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.

International Women’s Day 2020: Are we seeing progress in the health tech world?

Mobi Health News

As a new study shows that no country has achieved gender equality, eight women in health tech tell us whether they are seeing any changes in the industry

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Sentinel Healthcare debuts quarantine management platform for coronavirus, flu

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Sentinel Healthcare, a digital-healthcare vendor that specializes in remote patient-monitoring, today has launched a real-time coronavirus and flu-tracking mobile application, Sentinel Fever Tracker, for ongoing quarantine management efforts. WHY IT MATTERS.

Interop rules are coming soon, really

Morning eHealth

Lawmakers: Don’t leave telehealth out of coronavirus response — Drug pricing legislation gains GOP backers

Healthcare IT Today Virtual Meetups

Healthcare IT Today

One of the things that hurt most about the cancellation of HIMSS20 was that it meant we wouldn’t be able to hold our various #HIMSS20 meetups. It’s always so educational to learn from our panel of experts and influencers and to learn from you in the audience. We have great news!

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.

Digital cardiac care startup Heartbeat Health lands $8.2M in Series A funding

Mobi Health News

The new funds will be used to expand its coverage outside of New York.

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Deploying telehealth to improve access to healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Adoption of digital health is stalling. What is turning consumers off?

FierceHealthIT

Consumer uptake of wearables and mobile health apps has stalled. One-third of U.S. consumers are not using any digital tools to manage their health. The use of wearable technology has decreased from 33% in 2018 to just 18% in 2020. Find out what is turning consumers off from digital health

17 Coronavirus (Covid-19) Actions for Healthcare CIOs

Healthcare IT Today

Hard to believe it was only 9 days ago that we first wrote about the coronavirus and Health IT (now more officially called Covid-19). Seems like much longer, but that could be due to HIMSS cancelling and the threat of coronavirus swirling over us.

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.

CVS Health program for PBM clients adds five new digital health programs

Mobi Health News

Livongo Health, Hinge Health, Hello Heart, Torchlight and Whil each underwent "rigorous clinical, data security and business evaluation" for inclusion in the program

Australia’s PrimaryClinic and HealthEngine introduce measures to tackle COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Australian GPs using the PrimaryClinic practice management software by software provider Global Health can conduct remote video conference consultations with patients showing symptoms for COVID-19, the company recently announced.

CPT code expected soon to report and bill for coronavirus tests

FierceHealthIT

The American Medical Association is moving forward to approve a new Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code for reporting novel coronavirus tests. A special meeting of the committee that makes revisions to the CPT code will be held this week

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