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.

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.

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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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.

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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Hot 2020 Health Information Management and Health Information Technology Topics

Healthcare IT Today

As we head into 2020, I reached out to a number of people in Health Information Management (HIM) and Health Information Technology (HIT) to hear their thoughts on these hot topics: Social Determinants of Health (SDoH), Privacy and Security of Health Information, Medical Coding Standards, and Patient Matching.

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.

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.

What HealthyThinker Is Thinking About Health at CES 2020

Health Populi

Next week, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) will convene CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, where over 180,000 tech-minded people from around the world will convene to kick the tires on new TVs, games, smart home devices, 5G connections, 3-D printing, drones, and to be sure, digital health innovations.

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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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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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

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?

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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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.

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

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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Getting Ready for “What’s Next” in Home Health

Synzi

Disrupting the Delivery of Care Home health care continues to be in flux and agencies are scrambling to prepare for several forces which will disrupt their delivery of care. With Synzi, agencies are successfully addressing the impact that PDGM, staff … Read More.

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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

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.

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 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

Getting Ready for “What’s Next” in Home Health

Synzi

Disrupting the Delivery of Care Home health care continues to be in flux and agencies are scrambling to prepare for several forces which will disrupt their delivery of care. With Synzi, agencies are successfully addressing the impact that PDGM, staff … Read More.

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