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Planning for Community Connect

Optimum Healthcare IT

Community Connect extends Epic functionality to smaller facilities that may not have the resources to sustain a full-scale implementation. The post Planning for Community Connect appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Epic Community Connect Community Connect EHR Epic Epic Connect

How Grocery Stores Are Part of the Health/Care Ecosystem – the Case of ALDI and Instacart

Health Populi

As humans in the Age of the Coronavirus focus on physiological needs, people have intensely focused on hunting-and-gathering food and hygiene products. We will remember memes about toilet tissue stockpiling and re-visiting canned and shelf-stable comfort foods from childhood long after the pandemic.

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Telehealth reimbursement may be changing. How should providers prepare?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The future potential of telehealth hinges on how it's reimbursed. Virtual care may be popular among patients, but if providers can't get paid for their services, it's unlikely they'll be able to continue to provide them.

Latest from Tech Tonics: Kevin Lyman – From Halo to CEO

Digital Health

Kevin Lyman was once the world’s highest ranked Warlock in Worlds of Warcraft and a professional Halo2 player. But that wasn’t his original plan. In fact, growing up in New Jersey, Kevin always wanted to be a scientist, even before he was sure of what that meant.

Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients' Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

Digital therapeutics and wellness app users to reach 1.4 billion by 2025

Mobi Health News

New study finds that as the pandemic accelerates regulatory acceptance, the market value is expected to grow by 865% over the next five years

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Epic, Zoom and mobile app help at-risk clinic volunteers deliver care from home

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Volunteers in Medicine’s Clinic of the Cascades in Bend, Oregon, is one of 92 VIM free clinics nationwide. The Bend clinic installed an electronic health record in 2004 and has a long history of adopting health IT. THE PROBLEM.

Three Different Medical Device CE Markings and What They Mean

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The CE mark we know and recognize today was originally an EC mark, but in 1993, this was replaced with the CE mark we use now, which is found in directive 93/68/EEC. This CE mark […].

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Machine learning app scans faces and listens to speech to quickly spot strokes

Mobi Health News

Researchers say that their tool detected cases with 79% accuracy, and did so within minutes

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Tech-enabled Home Care Redux? Do investors remember 2016?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

What’s up with investing in home care and technology? Some recent announcements offer almost the same level of overheating investment that the frothy level of investment that characterized the 2016 investor spending spree, noted in a Forbes.

The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

Integrated EHR enables shift to virtual post-discharge follow-up

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A recent study published in the American Journal of Managed Care found that provider use of a shared inpatient-outpatient electronic health record was associated with a shift toward follow-up delivered through a combination of telemedicine and outpatient laboratory tests, with no differences in 30-day emergency department visits.

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How Technology Is Changing The Way We Age

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Karen Smith, head of sales and marketing, MePACS. People are living longer and fuller lives thanks to advancements in public health, nutrition, sanitation and medicine in the last 100 years.

Fitbit receives Army award to further develop its COVID-19 early detection algorithm

Mobi Health News

In addition to the award, Fitbit will begin a study with Northwell Health’s Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research to detect signs of illness in its employees

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The Secret Tool To Keep Your Immune System Strong

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

A lot of us have been stuck inside for the past few months, trying to stay fit and healthy, but mostly just trying to stay alive and sane. Whether it be kids running around the house yelling and screaming while you’re on a Zoom call, your neighbor above you blasting his TV at all hours […].

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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.

United Methodist Communities has early successes with telehealth and RPM

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

United Methodist Communities, headquartered in Neptune, New Jersey, is a faith-based, not-for-profit senior living and healthcare provider.

How A Midsize Dental Practice Scaled Its Finance Team Amid Significant Company Growth

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Virginia Jones, chief operating officer, Village Family Dental.

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Apple collaborates with researchers on studies of heart failure, flu

Mobi Health News

In addition to a study of asthma patients with Anthem, the tech giant is working with the Universities of Toronto and Washington on two other studies using its new Apple Watch Series 6

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COVID-19 Is Ushering in a Consumer Revolution in Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Terry Rowinski, President & CEO of Health Payment Systems, Inc. We’re now several months into navigating our next normal. We’ve collectively journeyed from shelter-in-place, to cautious reopening, to varying levels of comfort with (and adherence to) public health practices designed to keep us safe while we figure out […].

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.

Universal Community Health moves from text-enabled telehealth to robust ‘tele-assisted care’

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Toward the end of March, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit hard in California, Universal Community Health Center in Los Angeles needed to implement a quick-and-easy platform to get telehealth off the ground. THE PROBLEM.

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Looking Ahead: The Most Pressing Challenges Facing IT Leaders In 2021

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Greg Jones, chief technology officer, MobileSmith Health.

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Evaluating musculoskeletal digital health apps

Mobi Health News

Liz Kwo reviews the opportunity for digital health apps for musculoskeletal health conditions and looks at challenges facing their wider adoption among providers

Why does Walmart think it has a right to play in healthcare? Top health exec Osborne explains

FierceHealthIT

Why does Walmart think it has a right to play in healthcare? Top health exec Osborne explains. pminemyer. Thu, 10/29/2020 - 12:26

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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.

Cybercriminals seek to take advantage of rapid telehealth scale-up

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The massive expansion of telehealth services in response to the pandemic is likely to change the way bad actors target data. A new report from Booz Allen Hamilton notes that telehealth security is a patient-safety issue, considering the potentially catastrophic risks that come with service disruptions and device failures.

Tips For Your Healthcare Marketing Campaign

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. A healthcare marketing campaign is multifaceted. It should be aimed at attracting more customers and improving the relationship between hospital stakeholders.

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Nordic digital therapeutics firm Sidekick Health scores $20 million in Series A funding

Mobi Health News

The proceeds will be used to drive product development and expand operations in the US

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More than half of Americans would use virtual care, UnitedHealth Group survey finds

FierceHealthIT

More than half of Americans would use virtual care, UnitedHealth Group survey finds. treed. Fri, 10/30/2020 - 15:23

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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.