Sat.Dec 28, 2019 - Fri.Jan 03, 2020

How Is Tech in Pediatrics Used to Reduce Anxiety

VSee

Pediatric practices often provide toys, TVs, and video games in the lobby to make wait times less stressful for parents and patients, and there’s usually some sort of reward in the form of a toy or sticker at the end of the appointment.

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Google Is Building An EHR Tool: What To Know

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kayla Matthews, freelance journalist, Productivity Bytes. Although Google first gained prominence as a search engine, it quickly moved into other sectors, like smart home tech and cloud computing.

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As healthcare moves to the home, CISOs can't be 'Dr. No'

Mobi Health News

Healthcare consumerism and cybersecurity might seem to be in tension, but it's the job of security professionals to make it work, and that starts with a culture change

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How Will The Patient Experience Evolve with Telehealth?

Ortholive

Patient convenience is now the number one factor when choosing a clinical provider. This makes telemedicine an increasingly attractive offering as providers seek to grow their practices.

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.

More ways to provide care: Telehealth’s leaps in 2019

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The TytoHome is a device that can accurately capture exam data on lungs, ears, eyes and other vitals routinely during any doctor visit. Equipped with a camera for video conferencing, it enables physicians to perform remote checkups.

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What HealthyThinker Is Thinking About Health at CES 2020

Health Populi

New study finds health chatbot decreases uncertainty among patients

Mobi Health News

The JAMA study also found that patients employing Buoy Health's tool reduced the level of urgency they originally associated with their condition.

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Portugal showcases national telehealth plan with patients at the center

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Portugal is making big leaps in telehealth development with the newly introduced National Strategic Telehealth Plan (PENTS), the first document in the National Health System in Portugal and one of the first of its kind in the world.

New Module from Esri Takes Aim at Foodborne Illnesses

Healthcare IT Today

The innovative health team over at ESRI, recently revamped their restaurant inspection module to help public health agencies tackle the challenge of foodborne illness in the United States.

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.

The 2020 Social Determinants of Health: Connectivity, Art, Air and Love

Health Populi

Across the U.S., the health/care ecosystem warmly embraced social determinants of health as a concept in 2019. A few of the mainstreaming-of-SDoH signposts in 2019 were: Cigna studying and focusing in on loneliness as a health and wellness risk factor.

Less than 10% of suicide prevention apps cover all the recommended strategies: NTU Singapore

Mobi Health News

A study led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) found that most (93%) mobile apps for suicide prevention and depression management do not provide all the six suicide prevention strategies that are commonly recommended in international clinical guidelines

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Bradford partners with TytoCare to provide virtual consultations for children with acute health conditions

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will be the first provider in the UK to partner with TytoCare, an all-in-one modular device and telehealth platform for remote medical examinations.

2020 Hot Topic: SDoH (Social Determinants of Health)

Healthcare IT Today

Yesterday, we shared a number of hot 2020 topics including Privacy and Security, Medical Coding Standards, and Patient Matching. As mentioned in that article, we got so many thoughts on the future of SDoH, that we decided to share those responses in a separate article.

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.

Diabetic Ketoacidosis vs. Nutritional Ketosis?

Insulin Nation

What’s the difference between diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) vs. nutritional ketosis? It’s actually quite simple: one is life-threatening and the other is not. With ketones becoming a very trendy word across mainstream media and mainstream dieting, it’s easy to confuse the two.

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2019 closes the year with 251 digital health fundings

Mobi Health News

In the final quarter of 2019 MobiHealthNews reported on 55 digital health deals.

Using smartphones to measure biomarkers for mental health behavior

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Connected Health Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Using smartphones to measure biomarkers for mental health behavior Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

Hot 2020 Health Information Management and Health Information Technology Topics

Healthcare IT Today

Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Health IT Trends In 2020: Some Thoughts From Leaders

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Vidya Murthy, VPO, MedCrypt 5G is on its way, promising high-speed internet access to everyone, everywhere. But how will increased connectivity impact overall security?

Opinion: AI, privacy and APIs will mould digital health in 2020

Mobi Health News

Babyscripts CEO Anish Sebastian outlines major tech-driven trends to keep an eye on for the new year

TRISH funds startups tackling space, Earth health risks

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Quality and Safety Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: TRISH funds startups tackling space, Earth health risks Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

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The most-read tech and aging blog posts from 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Voice First -- The year began and ended with speaking. And shouting. Strolling is not the right word, but as we approached the Las Vegas Convention Center last January, Google Assistant was on giant billboards all around – with competing and nearby giant Amazon Alexa signs.

Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

End of a Decade Gratitude

Healthcare IT Today

Hard to believe that we’re at the end of a decade. Even harder to believe that I started blogging about healthcare IT 14 years ago. Next year we’ll be 15 years old and have to do something special to celebrate.

Opinion: AI, privacy and APIs will mold digital health in 2020

Mobi Health News

Babyscripts CEO Anish Sebastian outlines major tech-driven trends to keep an eye on for the new year

How Canada is embracing connected health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Connected Health Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: How Canada is embracing connected health Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

Digital Innovation Reshaping Healthcare: What’s Next?

MedTech Boston

Healthcare is going digital and there is no turning back. Technology will only become more advanced, so we can either adapt and. The post Digital Innovation Reshaping Healthcare: What’s Next? appeared first on MedTech Boston. Opinion/Editorial Boston digital health health tech

Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

Announcing EXPO.health 2020 – Leveling Up Your Innovation Efforts

Healthcare IT Today

Every year we go to a lot of conferences – at least 50+. Over the past several years we began to notice that many health IT conferences were focused on breakthrough and disruptive innovations that may help healthcare organizations a decade from now.

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Swedish startup NuvoAir inks partnership with Roche Italy

Mobi Health News

The companies want to help people living with cystic fibrosis.

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The list of the top 10 highest physician salaries by specialty for 2019

FierceHealthIT

Once again, orthopedic doctors topped the salary list. As they did last year, orthopedists had the highest salary among 20 different specialties

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