Sat.Apr 25, 2020 - Fri.May 01, 2020

Why Telehealth Will Be More Prominent Going Forward

InTouch Health

How the Coronavirus Pandemic Is Paving the Way for a Digital Future. Across the country, doctors and healthcare providers are using telehealth to communicate with and treat their patients during the coronavirus pandemic.

COVID-19’s Consumer Health Care Behaviors: Telehealth, Trauma, and Trust, via PwC

Health Populi

In a matter of several weeks, people living in the U.S. have endured massive personal social, emotional, physical and fiscal disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Telehealth and Marketing – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 5/1 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

The latest on contact tracing apps

Morning eHealth

New bipartisan teletherapy push — Cyber vulnerabilities bubble up during pandemic


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.

Medical Realities launches free online COVID-19 platform for medical workers

Mobi Health News

Project Pasteur aims to train healthcare volunteers in skills to cope with the pandemic


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How COVID-19 Will Transform Healthcare With A Shift to Virtual Patient Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Michael Seres, founder and CEO, 11 Health. Hospitals across the globe are experiencing a demand incomparable to any event that most of us have experienced in our lifetimes. Providers on the front lines of […]. The article How COVID-19 Will Transform Healthcare With A Shift to Virtual Patient Care appeared first on


Pandemic surveillance irks Congress

Morning eHealth

HIPAA noncompliance drops — Medicare to pay for some phone calls, though questions remain


Telehealth after COVID-19

Mobi Health News

Marianna Imenokhoeva, founder at LinktoMedicine and Future50 International, talks about reopening economies, and how telehealth will be more relevant than ever in the post-COVID world

“Everyday Life” Factors Into Our Health Risks for COVID-19, Welltok Explains

Health Populi

Everyday factors can make a big difference in a person’s current and future health risks and needs, we’re learning in the COVID-19 pandemic, detailed in a new Welltok research report, Social Determinants of Health Matter: Voice of the Consumer.

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.

Epic launches new telehealth service with Twilio

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Epic Systems has tapped San Francisco-based communications tech startup Twilio to provide the video-communication backend for Epic’s new telehealth platform. WHY IT MATTERS.

Coronavirus upends medical privacy

Morning eHealth

Watchdog: VA’s EHR project risks patient safety — What about audio

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The opportunities for female leadership in health and technology

Mobi Health News

In the HIMSS20 Digital webinar “Women in Healthcare and Tech: Closing the Gap to Strategic,” Amy McDonough, SVP of Fitbit Health Solutions, and Dr. Ashwini Zenooz, CMO at Salesforce, discussed the importance of having diverse voices at the table.

How COVID-19 is Hurting Americans’ Home Economics in 2020

Health Populi

Beyond the physical and clinical aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic are financial hits that people are taking in the shutdown of large parts of the U.S. economy, impacting jobs, wages, and health insurance rolls. Some 1 in 2 people in the U.S.

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.

COVID-19 and Cancer

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kelly Brassil, PhD, RN, director of medical affairs, Pack Health. While the world has come to a pause during the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing that does not stop is the presence of chronic conditions. […]. The article COVID-19 and Cancer appeared first on Editorial COVID and cancer COVID-19 Kelly Brassil Pack Health


Innovative digital tools may be a silver lining to COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Innovative digital tools may be a silver lining to COVID-19 Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Europe/UK Right Now

Global collaboration on digital health efforts now can promote interoperability in the future

Mobi Health News

Don Rucker, National Coordinator for Health Information Technology Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, discusses his work with the Global Digital Health Partnership initative.

COVID-19 Driven Interoperability and What Does this Mean for Healthcare Interoperability Going Forward?

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our Healthcare IT 100 in 100, we asked a wide variety of healthcare interoperability experts to chime in on the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare interoperability. Plus, then we asked them how it will impact health data sharing going forward.

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.

Nursing home transparency needs more than Covid-19 case-counting

Aging in Place Technology Watch

No understatement, these are very difficult times for nursing homes. First off, many residents have died, and news media organizations are now obsessed with counting and re-counting, totaling up the numbers (more than 10,000 as of today) and then counting some more. So many of the 1.5

Atrium Health sees community health innovation coming from COVID-19 disruption

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Like most other hospitals and health systems nationwide, Charlotte, North Carolina-based Atrium Health has had to make some pretty big changes to the way it does business over the past few months of this ongoing pandemic.

Doctolib among the three most-used providers of online medical consultations in the world

Mobi Health News

Survey found that 80% of patients and 74% of GPs would like remote consultations to continue after lockdown.


New Healthcare Interoperability Solution Leverages Age-Old Technology

Healthcare IT Today

We may scoff at fax technology, but it remains one of the lowest-cost, lowest barrier ways to exchange patient records. Despite repeated attempts to axe-the-fax in healthcare, it continues to be relied upon by healthcare organizations.

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.

Possible T1D Treatment Shows Promise to Reduce COVID-19 Complications

Insulin Nation

I spoke with Dr. Denise Faustman about her upcoming trial to test the effectiveness of the BCG vaccine to protect high-risk healthcare workers from COVID-19 complications. Denise L Faustman, M.D.,

Scaling Virtual Consultations


Follow along with our new blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow , where we’ll addresses healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate. .


Developing coronavirus innovations requires diverse voices

Mobi Health News

As racial disparities surface in the coronavirus pandemic, tapping diverse perspectives to create digital health tools is key

Four Tasks that Might Save You from Cybersecurity Landmines In The “New-Normal”

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Drex DeFord CI Security’s Chief Healthcare Strategist, and President of Drexio Innovation Network.

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.

Epic, Meditech gain U.S. hospital market share as other EHR vendors lose ground


EHR giant Epic continued to amass a greater share of the U.S. hospital market in 2019, while its competitor Cerner lost ground, according to KLAS Research. Meditech was the only other major vendor to see a net gain in 2019

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Weekly Telehealth 101/Round-up Webinar Archive

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

In light of the ongoing coronavirus/COVID19 pandemic, we are offering our “ Telehealth 101? webinar series on a bi-weekly basis, every other Friday at 3PM Central. On the alternate Fridays, we are offering a “ Telehealth Roundup ” webinar at 3PM Central.

In-home passive monitoring can help seniors stay independent

Mobi Health News

Stony Brook University experts describe key design points for a successful in-home senior-health-monitoring system, and their efforts to develop such a tool