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Lessons Learned From Telemedicine During COVID-19 and How Organizations Can Scale and Adapt

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Elizabeth Gallagher, CRO, Lineate.

States Passing Laws to Prevent Telehealth Coverage Rollbacks by Payers

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth coverage rollbacks started as early as June 4, when Aetna, United Healthcare and Anthem ended no-cost coverage of non-COVID telehealth for commercially insured members.

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Expanding Telehealth Enrollment During COVID-19

Health Recovery Solutions

Over the last several years, the use of telehealth and remote patient monitoring (RPM) has steadily grown.

The COVID-19 Era Has Grown Health Consumer Demand for Virtual Care

Health Populi

Over one-half of Americans would likely use virtual care for their healthcare services, and one in four people would actually prefer a virtual relationship with a primary care physician, according to the fifth annual 2020 Consumer Sentiment Survey from UnitedHealthcare.

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.

Designing better tech for seniors means simplifying tech for everyone

Mobi Health News

Experts say that designing technology for everyone and creating customization features for smaller populations are key in making better solutions for seniors.

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Upstate Medical University decreases no-shows by 59% with telehealth, which patients love

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, very few clinical areas at Upstate Medical University in Syracuse, New York, had established telemedicine programs, and there was little synergy among them and the organization’s Epic enterprise EHR. THE PROBLEM.

The Pandemic Has Been a Shock to Our System – Learning from Known

Health Populi

The coronavirus pandemic has been a shock to people across all aspects of everyday living, for older and younger people, for work and school, for entertainment and travel — all impacting our hearts, minds, and wallets.

Medtronic launches CGM-integrated smart insulin pen for multiple daily injections

Mobi Health News

The announcement comes a few months after Medtronic acquired the InPen device's original maker, Companion Medical

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Benefits of Temperature Checking Devices In 2020

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. This 2020’s pandemic has taken a toll on many different countries all around the world.

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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.

How virtual care can keep pregnant patients safer from COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

This past week, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released a trove of data suggesting that pregnant patients might be at increased risk for severe illness associated with COVID-19.

Rebuilding Resilience, Trust, and Health – Deloitte’s Latest on Health Care and Sustainability

Health Populi

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated health care providers’ and plans’ investment in digital technologies while reducing capital spending on new physical assets, we learn in Building resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond from the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions.

Amazon releases new Alexa features allowing families to monitor seniors living alone

Mobi Health News

The Amazon Alexa Care Hub connects a senior's personal assistant device to a caretaker's mobile app, and includes activity alerts, emergency contacts and other communications features

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Can Healthcare Customer Support Be Provided From Home? Exploring the Technology, Trends and Opportunities

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kevin Ruthen, chief technology officer, Support.com. Customer support plays a critical role in healthcare.

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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.

Billing Medicare and Private Payers for Telehealth Visits: What to Expect Post-Public Health Emergency

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

By Tyler Williams, Directory of Strategy, AR Optimization, ZOLL Data Systems. Prepare Now for Anticipated Changes to Medicare and Private Payer Rules.

Will We See A Field of Dreams for the COVID-19 Vaccine in the U.S.?

Health Populi

“If you build it, he will come,” the voice of James Earl Jones echoes in our minds when we recall the plotline of the film, Field of Dreams. A quick summary if you don’t know the movie: the “it” was a baseball field to be built in a rural cornfield.

Google Cloud unveils AI tools to help healthcare analyze unstructured medical text

Mobi Health News

Now available in public preview, the offerings are designed to help organizations and individuals pull clinically-relevant insights from large volumes of free text housed in medical records

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How FPGA Development Boards Can Be Used For Medical Applications

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. FPGA development boards have applications to a whole host of different industries. They are the most popular devices in precision weaponry and even in the cloud.

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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.

Nearly All Healthcare Execs Expect To AI Improve Revenue Cycle Management In The Near Future

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey has found that despite setbacks created by the COVID-19 pandemic, AI use is common in healthcare organizations, and could be all but universal within five years.

Weaving Zoom into workflow and updating EHR saves clinic during COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

At the onset of COVID-19, COPE Community Services, a Tucson, Arizona-based nonprofit behavioral and physical healthcare organization serving more than 15,000 clients in Pima County, was unprepared to have its staff work remotely. THE PROBLEM.

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FDA grants De Novo clearance to prescription Apple Watch app for nightmare disorder

Mobi Health News

NightWare's digital therapeutic monitors a wearer's heart rate and movement to detect disturbances during sleep, and delivers gentle vibrations to interrupt a nightmare without waking the user

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Lean On Your Connected Community of Care In Times of Crisis

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Keith C. Kosel, PhD, MHSA, MBA, Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation. We’ve all experienced crises in our lives. They may be personal in nature (e.g.,

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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.

EHR vs Covid-19: Trends in Testing, Telehealth and Hospitalizations

Health System CIO

With Covid-19 testing volumes and positivity rates going up and down (and back up again), leaders are trying to make sense of the data and find the right strategy to get them trending in the right direction, says CMIO CT Lin.

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This is how Amwell, Doctor on Demand predict telehealth visits will be different in the future

FierceHealthIT

This is how Amwell, Doctor on Demand predict telehealth visits will be different in the future. treed. Fri, 11/13/2020 - 17:48

Mantra Health tackles college mental healthcare with 'closed-loop' virtual care

Mobi Health News

Backed by an unannounced $3.2 million seed funding round from 2019, the virtual mental healthcare startup has announced three new partner schools and the official launch of its integrated "Managed Care Program" offering

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How Digital Patient Engagement Supports Hospitals

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Pipsa Otra-aho, marketing manager, Buddy Healthcare. Primarily, hospitals are used to guiding and supporting patients by making personal phone calls, sending letters or text messaging.

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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.