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Best Practices for Healthcare Training During the COVID-19 Pandemic

HealthStream

Nursing was already a profession with engagement and satisfaction challenges—then came COVID-19. The pandemic has served to exacerbate problems that already existed among clinicians. Healthcare training needs to accommodate the difficulties of learning and nursing during COVID-19

Trends To Look For In 2021

Electronic Health Reporter

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Is the COVID Vaccine the Shot in the Arm We Need for Healthcare Access?

Healthcare IT Today

Meeting patients where they are has been a rallying cry for the past several years, but healthcare is still challenged by access challenges. The COVID vaccine might just be the shot in the arm we need to make meaningful progress towards improved healthcare access for all patients.

Mercom: Telemedicine investments led 2020's $14.8B in digital health fundraising

Mobi Health News

While equity investments in telemedicine rose 139% to $4.3 billion, other areas like data analytics and mobile health apps also earned strong support from investors

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.

“The virus is the boss” — U.S. lives and livelihoods at the beginning of 2021

Health Populi

“The virus is the boss,” Austan Goolsbee, former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Obama, told Stephanie Ruhle this morning on MSNBC. Goolsbee and Jason Furman, former Chair of Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, tag-teamed the U.S.

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Tips to improve internet speed

Clocktree

Our friends at Porch.com have compiled some very helpful tips for increasing your available internet speed. link]. Clocktree recommends that providers and clients have a minimum internet speed of 5 Mbps for a reliable video and audio connection. You can test your internet speed at www.speedtest.net.

Contributed: Virtual-first care is here to stay, but can it fix healthcare?

Mobi Health News

Former Propeller Health COO and CCO Chris Hogg discusses the recent embrace of virtual care technologies and how overcoming geographic limitations could lead to a shakeup among incumbent organizations resistant to change

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Healthcare Innovation, Catalyst For Change and Tips For The Year Ahead: Experts Weigh In

Electronic Health Reporter

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Frost & Sullivan's Top 10 predictions for healthcare in 2021

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Financial/Revenue Cycle Management Population Health Precision Medicine Telehealth Workforce From vaccines to virtual care, enterprise imaging to precision medicine, these are the growth areas that will shape the direction of healthcare, this year and beyond.

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.

Is Amazon Readying A Massive Telehealth Play? Almost Certainly, Yes

Healthcare IT Today

Anyone who’s watched Amazon operate over the past two decades knows that there if there’s one key principle baked into its culture, it’s this: “Have no fear.”

Population health startup Color reaches unicorn status with new $167M raise

Mobi Health News

The company is using the new funds to hire more staff in leadership positions.

Receiving IV Therapy and Antibiotics In A Nursing Facility

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Receiving IV therapy is one of the reasons many seniors and adults take advantage of nursing homes such as Fairview Rehab and Nursing Home in Queens NY.

Rural Watauga Medical uses telehealth to care for twice the typical number of patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Part of Appalachian Regional Healthcare System, Wautaga Medical Center in rural Boone, North Carolina, already was busy before COVID-19 hit, and leadership knew their current hospitalist staff could not handle the onslaught of patients coming through during the pandemic. THE PROBLEM.

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.

Most Read Healthcare IT Today Articles in 2020

Healthcare IT Today

One of my favorite things to do as we move on to a new year is to look back at the past year. Needless to say, 2020 has been a crazy year that will never be forgotten here at Healthcare IT Today. While everyone shifted gears, we took the ambitious effort to do 100 Interviews […].

Bahrain first country to allow vaccine appointment via mobile app

Mobi Health News

All citizens and residents of the Gulf nation are able to schedule their free vaccination via BeAware, which was launched at the beginning of the pandemic as the country’s COVID-19 contact tracing offering.

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The Year Ahead: Preparing For Widespread COVID-19 Vaccine Deployment

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Stefan Behrens, co-founder and CEO, GYANT. The past year presented a number of unprecedented challenges for hospitals and health systems.

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'Sleeping giant' of telehealth awoke in 2020, and here's who rose to the challenge

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It's no secret, at this point, that telehealth rates exploded in response to the COVID-19 crisis. But a KLAS report published this week found that, while some telehealth technology vendors rose to the occasion, others have struggled to deliver.

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.

Cedar Gate Technologies Acquires Enli Health Intelligence

Healthcare IT Today

Cedar Gate Technologies (Cedar Gate), a leading value-based care performance management company, today announced its acquisition of Enli Health Intelligence (Enli), a market leader in population health management technology solutions.

Liva Healthcare raises €24.5M in Series B round

Mobi Health News

The funds will be used to drive European leadership in digital chronic disease prevention and management

4 Ways Technology Has Helped The Healthcare Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. There’s no doubt that technology has really improved people’s lives.

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At UPMC, Android-enabled telehealth keeps child transplant patients safe

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh was the nation's first center to perform organ transplantation in children. It has performed more solid organ transplants in children than any U.S. center.

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.

From the 2021 Market Overview Technology for Aging

Aging in Place Technology Watch

It's 2021 and baby boomers turn 75.

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Amazon, Berkshire, JPMorgan's employee health joint venture is officially winding down

Mobi Health News

Dogged by months of personnel departures, Haven announced today that it will be shutting down its operations by the end of February

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COVID-19 Changed Everything In 2020. How Can Healthcare Providers Prepare For What 2021 Has In Store?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Florian Otto, co-founder and CEO, Cedar. When the COVID-19 pandemic first came into the country and hit hospitals like a tidal wave, we saw a rapid shift to digital care.

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Massachusetts governor signs law safeguarding telehealth coverage

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed into law a wide-ranging bill that includes expanding access to telehealth after the COVID-19 public health emergency abates.

Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

2021 Health IT Predictions – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 1/8 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) from @hcittoday on the topic “2021 Health IT Predictions“ Happy New Year Everyone!

Weight Watchers releases digital weight loss subscription platform

Mobi Health News

The program builds upon the WW method and gives members access to on-demand and live coaching, an online community of peers, and a variety of virtual events

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Telehealth Isn’t For Everybody: How Clinical AI Can Triage Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. John Showalter, MD, MSIS, Chief Product Officer, Jvion. COVID-19 catalyzed a rapid shift to telehealth that was years in the making.