Sat.Mar 07, 2020 - Fri.Mar 13, 2020

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.

Leveraging Automated Telehealth During a Capacity Crisis

As the healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make the most of clinical resources. Automation holds the key to drastically increasing clinical capacity and flattening the curve.

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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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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Interop rules aftermath

Morning eHealth

Coronavirus: Telemedicine update — The future of insurers

Consumers’ Embrace of Digital Health Tech Stalls, and Privacy Concerns Prevail – Accenture’s 2020 Research

Health Populi

Millions of dollars and developers’ time have been invested in conceiving and making digital health tools.

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

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.

Interop rules are coming soon, really

Morning eHealth

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

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.

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.

Leaked iOS14 code suggests Sp02, sleep tracking features are on deck for Apple Watch

Mobi Health News

Both features have already been announced or implemented by some of the company's smartwatch competition

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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.

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.

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.

Healthcare workforce 'not equipped' for the adoption of AI, according to report

Mobi Health News

EIT Health and McKinsey & Company research highlights the need for new organisational models and skillsets

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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.

Bringing Outside Tech Expertise to Healthcare – Braid Health

Healthcare IT Today

One of the most common comments we get here at Healthcare IT Today is “Why Doesn’t [Insert Big Tech Company] get into healthcare and fix healthcare?”

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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?”

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.

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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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.

From the Sidelines to the Bedside: Inviting Family Members to Partner in Healing

Healthcare IT Today

When a family member is in the hospital and we get word they can go home, we’re relieved. But this is often followed by profound anxiety. Are we up to the task to help them recover at home? A daunting list forms as we get them dressed and packed. Around the same time, a nurse […].

5 EASY STEPS TO GET THE BEST WEBSIDE MANNER

eVisit

Webside Manner vs Bedside Manner. If a person delivers bad news in a surly or non-empathetic way, we often say they have a poor bedside manner, or that they need to work on their bedside manner.

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.

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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Five Tips to Increase Your Time In Range

Insulin Nation

Creating attainable A1C goals has long been the standard to keep your diabetes management on track. But, as we learn more about the complications of T1D and the specific causes behind them, we are also learning that A1C may not be the best metric for determining success.

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COVID-19 is hear and spreading – now what?

American Well

What many of us in the healthcare industry expected would occur – the inevitable spread of COVID-19 to and within the U.S. is now happening.