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Route to Expanding State Medicaid Programs Telehealth Coverage Post-COVID-19

Telebehavioral Health Institute

In response to the pandemic, state Medicaid programs enrolled temporary emergency measures to expand telehealth coverage. The longevity of these reforms isn’t clear. States are tasked with evaluating which policies should remain permanent in a post COVID-19 world. Jacqueline Marks, … Read more.

HIMSS CEO: How to capitalize on an 'exponential growth' in digital innovation

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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What Are The Impacts of Remote Patient Monitoring?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Daniel Frey, vice president of business development and co-founder, FieldMed. Not every visit with a medical provider needs to happen in person.

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Pairing wearables data with self-reported symptoms could improve COVID-19 prediction

Mobi Health News

Newly published data from Scripps' DETECT study included data from 30,529 device owners, although only 333 of those who were symptomatic also provided their COVID-19 testing results

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Shaping the Future of Telemedicine with GoBe Robots

The GoBe Robot allows doctors to move around and participate in diagnosis and treatment from wherever they are, enabling efficient remote health interaction between staff and patients while saving time, costs and CO2.

Keep Calm and Carry On With Counting the Votes: How CNN Allied With A Tele-Mental Health App

Health Populi

Yesterday, the 4th of November 2020, the cable network CNN published a story titled, “Survive election uncertainty with these expert tips on how to cope.”

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Exam Prep Through Technology

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Student years create multiple opportunities for stress that challenge both freshmen and undergraduates.

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Under Armour sells off MyFitnessPal for $345M, will shut down Endomondo by 2021

Mobi Health News

The fitness apparel brand said it will be throwing all its weight behind the MapMyFitness platform in an effort to better focus its digital strategy

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COVID-19 Has Accelerated Consumers’ Interest in Healthy Home Tech

Health Populi

One in two U.S. adults say their concerns about personal health and wellness increased in the past year: in particular, stress and anxiety, and sleep and eating habits. Despite spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, few people believe they live in a “healthy home.”

TriHealth switches to Zoom for pandemic, sees 3,650% increase in telehealth use

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

TriHealth, a health system based in Cincinnati, Ohio, had an access problem regarding patients who desired a first contact medical option that did not require a visit to a doctor’s office. THE PROBLEM.

Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

What Do I Need To Do To Qualify For The Elmiron Lawsuit?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Elmiron is the brand name of the drug pentosan polysulfate sodium. This medication is used to treat pain and discomfort associated with a bladder disorder called interstitial cystitis.

R2G Report: Digital diabetes market will be worth €1.3bn by 2024

Mobi Health News

The new report from Research2Guidance (R2G) highlights the current state of the most developed digital health sector, locating service expansion into comorbidities as a key trend

Running a Ransomware Simulation in Your Healthcare Organization

Healthcare IT Today

As part of the recent VMWorld virtual event, I had a chance to sit down and talk with Chris Frenz, CISO at Interfaith Medical. Turns out, he has a long history of working with VMWare products that goes back to 2015 when he first ran a ransomware simulation in his organization.

CDC: Telehealth visits more than doubled in March 2020

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released Friday found a 154% increase in telehealth visits during the last week of March 2020, compared with the same time period in 2019.

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.

COVID Waves and The Flu: Building Agility Into Operating Room Capacity

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ashley Walsh, senior director of client services, LeanTaaS. Elective surgeries were hit hard during the initial onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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MIT researchers' AI model detects COVID-19 by listening to coughs

Mobi Health News

The tool was "100% accurate" when spotting cases among asymptomatic individuals, the researchers wrote, and could be deployed as a low-cost prescreener to support diagnostic testing efforts

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Four technology and aging blog posts from October 2020

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Voice-enabled innovation softly races ahead. Technology innovation announcements whiz by at what seems to be a breakneck pace. Consider Amazon’s Whisper Mode – “I think you just whispered to me – Sau ‘turn on’ Whisper Mode.”

Telehealth's uncertain future raises alarm bells for cancer patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The relaxation of telehealth regulations in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a wave of interest and support, with patients noting the convenience, discretion and safety of virtual care as major selling points.

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.

5 Ways Virtual Tech Is Advancing Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Devin Partida, technology writer and the editor-in-chief, ReHack.com. Healthcare technology is experiencing something of a golden age at the moment.

Fitbit beats expectations by $64.9M as Google merger remains tied up in regulations

Mobi Health News

The company attributed much of its success to growing smartwatch sales.

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Healthcare Disruption – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 11/6 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) from @hcittoday on the topic “Healthcare Disruption“ A lot of people love to talk about disrupting healthcare.

Sony expands medical imaging platform to include remote monitoring

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Sony announced this week that it would update its vendor-neutral medical-imaging platform NUCLeUS to include remote patient monitoring and recording functionalities.

Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

How Telemedicine Is Democratizing Rural Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jenna Blumenfeld, freelance writer What do you envision when you think of rural living? Chances are, images of pastoral fields, idyllic red barns, and even herds of dairy cows come to mind.

Alphabet's moonshot subsidiary X zeros in on depression

Mobi Health News

The company is releasing its research on mapping biomarkers for depression.

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Apple to buy Oura after Amazon launches Halo and Google buys Fitbit?

Lloyd Price

Is Apple poised to buy Oura, maker of the Oura Ring? Will an acquisition like Oura enable Apple to compete with Amazon and Google for the lucrative prize of health, wellness and fitness data? Apple - Oura Make every workout count by syncing Oura with Apple Health.

Temple uses $1M of FCC telehealth funding for virtual care platform, tablets and more

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Located in the heart of North Philadelphia, Temple University Hospital serves one of the nation’s most economically challenged and diverse urban populations. More than 85% of the patients served by Temple are covered by government programs, including Medicare and Medicaid.

Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

What You Should Look For When Selecting A Care Management Software

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Care management is a set of activities that aims to improve the quality of care of patients by helping them manage health conditions. Ultimately, this reduces the need for medical services.

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Cleveland Clinic researchers on how digital is transforming cardiac electrophysiology

Mobi Health News

Researchers out of the Cleveland Clinic discuss the digital landscape in the cardiology space.

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Regardless of the presidential election outcome, here are 5 health IT issues to watch

FierceHealthIT

Regardless of the presidential election outcome, here are 5 health IT issues to watch. hlandi. Wed, 11/04/2020 - 18:35