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Black Swan or Ugly Duckling?

Digital Health

I have heard a few people refer to the COVID pandemic as a “Black Swan Event.” This concept – if you don’t know it – has been around since the 2nd Century but came into common parlance more broadly when Nassim Nicholas Taleb wrote his popular books called Fooled by Randomness and The Black Swan […].

Here’s how doctors can support medtech innovation

KevinMD

Medtech companies realize that it’s not a trivial task to get a surgeon to just start using a new device. Surgeons have a great deal of responsibility, and their job involves learning a lot of techniques.

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Top 20 smart hospitals in the world, ranked by Newsweek

Henry Kotula

[link]. Rochester, Minn.-based based Mayo Clinic was named the best smart hospital in the world in 2021 by Newsweek. For the list, the magazine partnered with consumer research company Statista to find the 250 hospitals that best equip themselves for success with technology.

The Pandemic Accelerated Consumers’ Digital Health Tech Ownership As Big Tech Morphs To Big Health

Health Populi

The pandemic ushered in millions of peoples’ first digital health experiences, many of which will persist according to the 23rd Annual U.S. Consumer Technology Ownership & Market Potential Study , published by the Consumer Technology Association.

Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

Apple's new health data sharing feature is part of the patient-controlled data trend

Mobi Health News

The feature lets patients share their user-generated data with clinicians and family members. The team at Cerner says this is one step toward patients controlling their data.

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The ACA’s Future Hangs in the Balance

ACA Times

3 min read. The Supreme Court case in which the Justices consider whether the Affordable Care Act is unconstitutional without the Individual Mandate will see a judicial decision any day now. .

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Post-Pandemic, U.S. Healthcare is Entering a “Provide More Care For Less” Era – Pondering PwC’s 2022 Forecast

Health Populi

In the COVID-19 pandemic, health care spending in the U.S. increased by a relatively low 6.0% in 2020. This year, medical cost trend will rise by 7.0%, expected to decline a bit in 2022 according to the annual study from PwC Health Research Institute , Medical Cost Trend: Behind the Numbers 2022.

More details emerge about Facebook's potential wearable

Mobi Health News

According to the Verge, Facebook spent $1 billion developing the tool.

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Why Online Consultations Should Be The Future of Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Online consultation is a big part of the electronic healthcare (E-Health) industry. At present, experts are investing a lot of resources into this industry for its overall improvement.

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.

IRS 4980H ACA Penalties Are Forever

ACA Times

3 min read. The IRS announced that there is no statute of limitations for ACA penalties. What does that mean exactly? Simply put, it means that the ACA non-compliance penalties for any reporting year can be issued at any time in the future.

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Telehealth Bolsters Patient Satisfaction (J.D. Power), and Providers Are Working to Catch Up (BDO)

Health Populi

Two studies published in May 2021 illustrate the value and importance of telehealth to patients in 2020, and a disconnect among many C-level executives working in hospitals, academic medical centers, and other care provider organizations. Together, the two reports from J.D.

To make new tech implementations work, patient consultant says to focus on the person

Mobi Health News

Next week HIMSS will reveal new data about the state of health, including new patient data.

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Hospitals In The US Could Be Paralyzed By Cybercrime

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. There have been many attempted attacks by cybercriminals on US healthcare centers, hospitals, and clinics all over the country.

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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.

Amazon attracting multiple companies to telehealth service

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Amazon Care has signed several companies to its telehealth service, an executive said during a Wall Street Journal event on Wednesday, as the consumer giant continues with plans to roll out the service to all 50 states by this summer.

Carbon Health Acquires Steady Health

Healthcare IT Today

Carbon Health, a leading technology-enabled healthcare provider, today announced the acquisition of Steady Health, a fully integrated diabetes platform that uses data from continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) devices to provide personalized medical care from top endocrinologists.

Apple adds walking stability, family and provider health sharing, and more at WWDC 2021

Mobi Health News

Once again the developer spotlighted a number of new health features for the iPhone and Apple Watch

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How Emerging Tech Is Transforming Medical Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The medical field is always looking for ways to improve the care they provide. In recent years, there have been many advances in technology that are now being implemented into clinical settings.

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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.

Telehealth has enabled wider access during COVID-19 – but not for everyone

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The rise in telehealth use during the COVID-19 pandemic has showcased two contrasting narratives about access to virtual care.

One Medical Announces Agreement to Acquire Iora Health

Healthcare IT Today

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MedicalDirector launches cybersecurity solution for healthcare systems

Mobi Health News

The solution has six components which include a plug-in intrusion detection device and 24/7 monitoring

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Data-Driven Patient Rounding: A Deep-Dive At Lenox Hill Hospital

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Joe Leggio, associate executive director, Lenox Hill Hospital (Northwell Health). In 2018, we at Lenox Hill Hospital found ourselves at a crossroads.

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.

What data and technologies are needed to propel telehealth quality?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Virtual care aligns with strategic imperatives to improve health outcomes, enhance patient safety, and optimize the patient experience for populations with medical complexity and high healthcare needs.

Reducing ED Visits with Remote Patient Monitoring in Primary Care

Healthcare IT Today

The combination of simple technology and good service is helping to make remote patient monitoring (RPM) a key part of keeping patients healthy for primary care physicians.

HIMSS21Europe: Getting digital innovation off the ground during COVID-19

Mobi Health News

Dr Colin Brown, CCIO at the UK's University Hospitals of Morecambe shares the outcomes of using HoloLens mixed reality headset technology to enable practitioners to provide safe and remote clinical services at #HIMSS21Europe.

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SaaS Technology Helps A Continuing Care Community Reduce Risk, Save Costs and Manage COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Christina Cook, marketing manager, PowerDMS. Healthcare providers account for some of the most crucial organizations in the country.

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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.

Walmart signals plans to offer telehealth in 16 more states

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The medical group for Walmart Health has filed paperwork to do business in more than a dozen more states – and a spokesperson told Insider that the moves are not related to physical clinics.

Healthcare Ransomware – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 6/11 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) from @hcitoday on the topic “Healthcare Ransomware.” ” I’ve learned an important lesson in life.

Atrium Health's quick turnaround allowed for digital innovation during the pandemic

Mobi Health News

Next week HIMSS will release data from its State of Healthcare survey.

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