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4 Ways IoT Is Revolutionizing the Healthcare Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Tim Mitchell, healthcare vertical sales manager, Advantech. From a technology standpoint, we are amid a transformative era within the healthcare industry.

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Smart beds and sleep apps: Don’t sleep on their data collection practices

KevinMD

Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pads or sleep apps, it knows when you go to sleep. It knows when you toss and turn. It may even be able to tell when you’re having sex. Sleep Number, […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Primary Care Pulmonology

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Why Is Software Not Enough to Ensure Data Collection In the OR?

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Shlomo Matityaho, CEO of LogiTag Systems.

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Healthcare Just Got SMAC’ed – Accenture’s Post-Digital Era for Health

Health Populi

Social, mobile, analytics and the cloud now underpin the health care industry. We’ve been SMAC’ed, and Accenture’s Digital Health Tech Vision 2019 believes we’re in a post-digital era ripe with opportunity.

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.

How Finnish health tech startups are getting off the ground

Mobi Health News

The ingredients of Finland's growing startup ecosystem include public-private partnerships, data research availability and a little bit of sisu.

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Cyber Attacks In Medical Facilities

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Cyber terrorists have made the way into hospitals, and they are targeting ultrasound machines specifically.

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The Grocery Store As Health Destination: Publix Produce for Kids and the Social Determinants of Health

Health Populi

Food insecurity ranks high on Americans’ greatest social health risks. In local communities, grocery stores are playing key roles in bolstering neighborhood wellness.

Report: Digital health innovation stymied by poor data sharing

Mobi Health News

Patients and providers alike are interested in, and see major benefits from, increased access to digital health records, according to a new report from Royal Philips

Leaders at One Community Hospital-Based System Leverage Analytics to Improve Outcomes

Healthcare Informatics

Leaders at the two-community hospital Southeast Georgia Health System have been making advances in leveraging data to fuel their readmissions reduction and quality improvement efforts

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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.

Has Technology Finally Caught Up With The Industry’s Duplicate Records Problem?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Randy Jones, business development, ARGO. The healthcare industry has a dupe problem.

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Ten Years – Technology for Older Adults – 2009-2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Look back to remind us where we are. Ten years ago, the tech product choices designed for older adults were few and rudimentary. The intent was simplification of the basics for the tech-reluctant – sending email, looking at information online.

Itamar gets FDA-clearance for disposable wearable that tests for sleep apnea

Mobi Health News

Caesarea, Israel-based Itamar Medical received FDA 510(k) clearance last week for a new disposable home sleep apnea test (HSAT) called WatchPAT One.

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Guest Blog: Growing Rural Health Access with Telehealth – by Ryan Kelly, Mississippi Telehealth Association

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The majority of Americans, particularly in the southern United States, receive their healthcare through rural health facilities. These facilities often include rural or critical access hospitals, rural health clinics and/or community health centers, and other rural providers.

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.

Will Connected Medical Platforms Cure Healthcare?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By David Niewolny, director of healthcare, Real-Time Innovations, Inc.

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Analysis: The Wearables Landscape and Projections of Future Wearable Development

MedTech Boston

Wearable medical devices and diagnostics in healthcare are quickly becoming increasingly common, with news articles frequently delving into new wearables and how. The post Analysis: The Wearables Landscape and Projections of Future Wearable Development appeared first on MedTech Boston.

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Respect, communication key in pharma, digital collaborations

Mobi Health News

At Health 2.0 Europe, pharma, patient, and academic representatives weighed in on challenges of working together

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Treating COPD in Rural Communities with Telehealth

Health Recovery Solutions

In May, HRS published a blog post highlighting the role of telehealth in combating the social determinants of health such as physical environment, economic stability, education, and food insecurity.

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.

What Does It Take To Earn Top Medicare Advantage Ratings?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Abhinav Shashank, co-founder and CEO, Innovaccer.

Meals on Wheels Uses Mobile App To Keep Care Coordinators In The Loop

Healthcare IT Today

I love writing stories about successful care coordination programs, so it was great to see the following item turn up in my inbox.

Experts share tips on turning datasets into useful machine learning algorithms

Mobi Health News

To take full advantage of AI, organizations need the right team, clear metrics and goals, and the right expectations about real-world accuracy

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5 Key Takeaways from Prime Health Innovation Summit

MedTech Boston

The 2019 Prime Health Innovation Summit in Denver, Colorado, got something big right: Organizers brought together the innovation and entrepreneurial spirits. The post 5 Key Takeaways from Prime Health Innovation Summit appeared first on MedTech Boston.

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.

Orchestrating Healthcare At Scale To Enable Population Health Management

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Chris Hobson, chief medical officer, Orion Health.

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Bringing Health Care to School Children

Health Recovery Solutions

Telehealth programs are traditionally used to bring care to older patient populations who, for various reasons, have difficulty making frequent trips to the doctor. As the field grows, telehealth is becoming a viable care option for all age groups.

CVS Health kicks off digital health-friendly service for PBM clients with Big Health’s Sleepio

Mobi Health News

The announcement is yet another milestone on the road to adoption and reimbursement of digital therapies, Big Health CEO Peter Hames said

‘Telegenomics’ Startup Raises $23M in Series B Financing

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Genome Medical delivers on-demand access to genetic experts for virtual visits

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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.

How To Avoid Healthcare Data Hacking

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Healthcare data hacking has started occurring pretty often nowadays and most people are not even aware that their data has been stolen.

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Acupuncture May Help Relieve Symptoms of Chronic Illness and Pain

Continue Education Journal

Acupuncture is an ancient Chinese medical practice dating back thousands of years. Even today, it is a critical component of traditional Chinese medicine. In the past few decades, traditional Chinese medicine, particularly acupuncture, has gained a following in the West.

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Ping An Good Doctor launches ‘Private Doctor’ service

Mobi Health News

Ping An Good Doctor, a one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform from China has launched a ‘Private Doctor’ service within their Ping An Good Doctor App.

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