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Change Readiness: Preparing for Change

Optimum Healthcare IT

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9 hacks that will increase your clinical efficiency immediately

KevinMD

I recently spoke with a colleague who transitioned out of the military in the last year. He was previously excited about his new job opportunity, but now a year later, he tells me, "I hate civilian medicine."

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Despite Greater Digital Health Engagement, Americans Have Worse Health and Financial Outcomes Than Other Nations’ Health Citizens

Health Populi

The idea of health care consumerism isn’t just an American discussion, Deloitte points out in its 2019 global survey of healthcare consumers report, A consumer-centered future of health.

AWS launches Amazon Transcribe Medical

Mobi Health News

The new HIPAA-compliant tool will be able to capture physician dictation or doctor-patient conversations.

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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.

The Complex Remote Patient Monitoring Market

Health System CIO

Telehealth and patient monitoring have become so important within healthcare, and yet, growth has been surprisingly slow, says Adam Cherrington, who shares insights from KLAS’ latest report. Columns Featured Patient Experience Remote monitoring Telehealth Adam Cherrington KLAS KLASNotes

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The Patient As Payor: Workers Covered by Employer Health Insurance Spend 11.5% of Household Incomes on Premiums and Deductibles

Health Populi

Workers covered by health insurance through their companies spend 11.5%

John Halamka heading to Mayo Clinic, Google snipes Facebook health project manager and more digital health hires

Mobi Health News

Also: Cognoa announces new CFO; Pfizer vets find new roles at Aetion; Senate HELP Committee votes FDA commissioner nominee forward

Addressing The Mental Health Access Gap Through Texting and Virtual Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Justin Hunt, MD, MS, head of psychiatry, Ginger.

DHS 'black hole' complicates health care for immigrants

Morning eHealth

Data privacy hearing on tap this week — Tele-pot

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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.

Being Transparent About Healthcare Transparency – My Post on the Medecision Blog

Health Populi

With new rules emanating from the White House this month focusing on health care price transparency, health care costs are in the spotlight at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

Digital health, Fortune 500 health companies see more female leadership, but still far from reaching parity

Mobi Health News

A Rock Health report found that the percentage of female partners at digital health VC firms only rose from 12.2% to 12.6%, while deals closed by women-led startups rose 13.4% to 14%.

In the Decade To Come, Healthcare Organizations Can Reduce Cyber Risk with Employee Training

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Taeil Goh, chief technology officer, OPSWAT.

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Meet the VA's new National Artificial Intelligence Institute

Morning eHealth

Dispatches from AMIA's policy forum — Dexcom sheds light on outage

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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.

Telehealth helps one hospital reduce ER overflow hours from 1,700 to 148

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Gastonia, North Carolina-based, 435-bed CaroMont Regional Medical Center is the anchor facility of a five-county, two-state, not-for-profit health system and value-based care provider, CaroMont Health. The medical center features a Level III trauma center. THE PROBLEM.

USDA announces dozens of grants to support rural telehealth rollouts

Mobi Health News

Roughly half of the 133 grants announced by the department, totaling $42.5 million, will help bankroll the deployment of telemedicine programs

A Brief History of Drug Abuse and Treatment

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Drug abuse isn’t something you see on a “special” episode of your favorite sitcom. It’s an epidemic and continues to spread throughout the world.

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Voice, health, wellbeing -- notes from January 2020 report

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Is the healthcare consumer ready for voice assistants? Not quite. There is a technology overhaul underway – the biggest change in user experience since the introduction of the web browser in 1991.

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.

PatientBond using consumer psychology to develop patient management tools

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Laws ensuring commercial insurance coverage for telehealth increasing among states

Mobi Health News

Still, a new state-by-state survey from Foley & Lardner suggests there is still plenty of ground to cover in terms of telehealth payment parity, as well as the language used in the laws themselves

Key Tenets of A Personalized Medicine Orchestration Platform

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Khurram Mahmood, chief technology officer, Vineti. Personalized cell and gene therapies are expanding the frontiers of medicine.

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Invisibles, Incontinence and Immersive Environments

Digital Health Today

Key Takeaways from the 2019 Connected Health Conference. I had the great pleasure of attending the HIMSS 2019 Connected Health Conference in Boston this past October. It was exciting to see the combination of startups and industry leaders pushing healthcare innovation to the next level.

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.

Healthcare Virtual Reality Market To Hit $30 Billion Within Six Years

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare uses of virtual reality technology worldwide should mushroom over the next several years, generating more than $30 billion within seven years, a research firm predicts. (I I don’t know about you, but that number was much higher than I would have expected!)

Mental health tele-supervision platform secures $2.2M seed funding round

Mobi Health News

To streamline accreditation, Atlanta-based Motivo pairs aspiring mental health providers with online clinical supervisors

What If The Cure Was In The Data You Threw Away?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By David Friend, CEO, Wasabi. Hospitals and healthcare systems are benefitting from unprecedented innovation in information technology, helping improve everything from facility operations to patient care.

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Chronic Illness Holiday Gift Guide: Top 5

Christina's Considerations

Tis' the season of holidays and the giving of gifts. But, what do you get for someone with functional limitations caused by injury, chronic illness or aging processes? This year I've been keeping an eye out for a few items.

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.

Will Big Tech’s Entrance into Healthcare Just Entrench the Current Expensive Healthcare System Even More?

Healthcare IT Today

A lot has been made about big tech companies entering healthcare. In fact, it’s something we’ve covered on this site quite a bit (See: Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Amazon).

New Transformation Capital partner Mike Dixon talks insights from a decade in digital health investing

Mobi Health News

The last 10 years have seen a slew of new customer bases in digital health, from pharma to employers to consumers, Dixon says

Supplementing Your EHR To Improve Patient Care and Experience

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Tom Romeo, general manager of healthcare IT, Quanum Solutions, Quest Diagnostics. As of 2017, nearly nine in 10 office-based physicians had implemented an electronic health record (EHR). Despite widespread adoption, a 2018 Quest Diagnostics survey was among the first to cast doubt on overall usefulness of “basic” EHRs. Only 39% of physicians surveyed believed […].

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