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The Year of Consumer-Centric Healthcare

Health Recovery Solutions

How has COVID-19 shifted patient behavior? How have patients changed how they consume healthcare? Below, explore the trends that will make 2021 the year of patient controlled health. Patient Engagement patient satisfaction patient behavior COVID-19

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Avoiding Hospice Caregiver Burnout

HealthStream

Working as a professional caregiver in a hospice, at whatever level of care, or other palliative care setting can be stressful. Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 62% of hospice and palliative care clinicians had suffered from burnout. It’s not hard to understand why

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Addressing telehealth's cybersecurity risk will be an industry-wide problem

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Experts have repeatedly predicted that telehealth would present a major challenge for healthcare cybersecurity in the coming year. But it's not enough to know telehealth is likely to be an issue. The real task is working collaboratively to address those dangers.

Biobeat launches 'hospital at home' version of its remote monitoring platform

Mobi Health News

The Israeli company's take-home kit includes a continuous vitals monitor, a patient app and a cloud-based patient-management system

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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 Biden Administration’s Whole-of-Government Approach to Equity – in Health and Beyond

Health Populi

In the U.S., the COVID-19 pandemic has revealed disparities in housing, food, and job security, and the role that one’s ZIP code and social determinants play in health outcomes.

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Numerous Announcements of COVID Vaccine Solutions is Encouraging

Healthcare IT Today

Over the past two weeks, Healthcare IT Today has received 100+ Press Releases and offers to interview executives from Health IT companies with COVID vaccine solutions.

What it takes to make it in digital health, based on companies that already have

Mobi Health News

A McKinsey report breaks down the six strategic steps taken by established players in digital health.

Our Homes Are Health Delivery Platforms – The New Home Health/Care at CES 2021

Health Populi

3 Health IT Trends That Will Define The COVID-19 Battle In 2021

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Seth Hirsch, COO, SES.

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.

Telehealth Goals for 2021: Overcoming the Biggest Hurdles

Health System CIO

When it comes to telehealth is that the industry has grown by “leaps and bounds” since early 2020. But if the momentum is to continue, there’s still a lot of “critical work” that needs to be done, according to Joseph Kvedar, MD.

Boston Scientific acquires wearable cardiac sensor maker Preventice Solutions

Mobi Health News

The nine-figure deal is set to close before the midpoint of 2021

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HIPAA Seal of Compliance = Consumer Fraud

Healthcare IT Today

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) announced a consumer fraud settlement against a company that displayed a ‘HIPAA Compliant’ seal on its website.

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Top Tech Resources For Improved Physical and Mental Health In 2021

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Living through a pandemic these past few months has been grueling on the mind and body.

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.

Health center's makeshift telehealth OK, but now is building something grand

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Bee Busy Wellness Center in Houston, Texas, like other health centers across the country, struggled with efforts to offer telehealth services to patients when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. THE PROBLEM.

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Virtual primary care symptom checker startup K Health closes $132M Series E

Mobi Health News

The New York-based company also announced the launch of a pediatric care offering for children ages 3-17.

A Look at Humanizing Healthcare and the Telehealth Landscape

Healthcare IT Today

Humanizing healthcare is a big vision that anyone who has been a patient can appreciate. Far too often patients feel like cogs in the big machine that is healthcare.

Myths About Psychiatrists Do More Harm Than Good

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Seeing a psychiatrist doesn’t have to be difficult, challenging, nor scary.

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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.

Nine more older adult technology offerings from CES 2021

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Even online – it was still CES – from the silly to interesting to useful. How many of these exist? An international conference where inventions from everywhere are welcomed. Some of these offerings, as always, are odd.

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Report finds half of older patients prefer digital tools to in-person consultations

Mobi Health News

The report surveyed over 100 UK GPs and 1,000 patients who visited their doctor in COVID-19

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Philips to Acquire Capsule Technologies, Inc. for $635 Million

Healthcare IT Today

Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA), a global leader in health technology, today announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire Capsule Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of medical device integration and data technologies for hospitals and healthcare organizations.

6 Tips For Choosing The Right Health Insurance Plan

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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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.

HIMSSCast: Telehealth policy under the Biden administration

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

On today's HIMSSCast, host Jonah Comstock and Healthcare IT News Senior Editor Kat Jercich welcome eMocha CEO Sebastian Seiguer to look ahead at the Biden administration and discuss what needs to happen next for telehealth.

Contributed: Trials and tribulations – the new world of decentralized trials

Mobi Health News

Asset Management Ventures' Skip Fleshman outlines COVID-19's impact on clinical trials and the resulting leap toward tech-enabled decentralized trials

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Amazon Unlikely To Capture A Major Telehealth Presence Anytime Soon

Healthcare IT Today

Earlier this month, a triumvirate of corporate giants admitted that their healthcare venture wasn’t going to make it. Haven, a company backed by JPMorgan Chase, Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and Amazon, called it quits after only a couple of years in business.

Here’s How To Stay On Top of Your Health Without Going To The Doctor’s Office

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The pandemic has made us all a little more aware of our health. We overanalyze every cough and sniffle. Is that just a sore throat, or the end of the world? Does a little shortness […].

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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.

Q&A with CISO Dan Bowden, Part 1: “We’re Going to Come Out Better on the Other Side.”

Health System CIO

Tasks like getting patches deployed and securely onboarding new teams members have become even more challenging since Covid-19 hit. But with the right processes and the right culture, they can be accomplished, says CISO Dan Bowden.

AstraZeneca Estonia to participate in VaccineGuard pilot

Mobi Health News

Estonia, Hungary and Iceland are the first countries to sign up to the new platform supporting the global COVID-19 vaccination programme

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Indiana lawmakers push to expand telehealth after pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A bipartisan group of Indiana state lawmakers has introduced a bill in the legislature that would expand access to telehealth after the COVID-19 pandemic. "Telehealth matters," reads the synopsis on Senate Bill 3, which was co-authored by state Sens.