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It Has Technology And Stuff – Are We Done Saying Digital Health Yet?

Digital Health

For ages I’ve been saying that the term “digital health” should be retired – that it is a bit of a lazy term that evolved around 10-12 years ago at a time when technology and healthcare rarely appeared in the same zip code, much less in the same enterprise. At that time, it was surprising […].

Hospitals stopped suing patients for unpaid medical debt after media exposure, public pressure, study suggests

Fierce Healthcare

Hospitals stopped suing patients for unpaid medical debt after media exposure, public pressure, study suggests. dmuoio. Tue, 08/31/2021 - 17:13

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From electric fish to smart device EHRs: the mind-blowing evolution of health care technology

KevinMD

Fun fact: The first recorded use of electric stimulation to ease pain was in … get ready … CE 46! That’s right, nearly 2,000 years ago, ancient Roman writer Scribonius Largus described the use of torpedo fish, aquatic animals capable of electrical discharge, to heal.

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Q&A: How predictive analytics and AI can help providers triage

Mobi Health News

Kristin Molina, business leader for patient engagement and healthcare analytics at Philips, talks about how predictive analytics and AI can help providers manage patient flow, especially as some hospitals struggle with large COVID-19 caseloads

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How You Can Win the Fight for Workers Against the Odds

In the world of behavioral and home health, where staff turnover is already high, businesses need to do 3 things especially well to win. Download the guide to discover how to attract reliable candidates to grow your business.

CVS (mental)Health – the growth of mental health @ retail

Health Populi

“CVS wants to be your therapist, too,” the Wall Street Journal reported on 31st August , discussing the plans of retail stores, Big Box and pharmacies, adding mental health services to their growing health/care portfolios.

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Avoid These Compliance Triggers to Minimize ACA Penalty Risk

ACA Times

It’s become abundantly clear that the IRS is ramping its enforcement of tax compliance. With Biden requesting additional funding for the agency, employers should note that as part of increased enforcement efforts, IRS penalties under the ACA’s Employer Mandate will be increasing as well.

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How digital health can help refugees access medical care

Mobi Health News

Digital health and tech can help refugees access necessary medical care and other social determinants of health, like housing, employment and education.

Share your blog posts with the Clocktree community

Clocktree

If you have a blog post that you’d like Clocktree to tweet or post on Facebook, let us know! We’d love to share your expertise with our community of health and wellness providers and clients. Send us a link to your blog post to info@clocktree.com. Clocktree Feature Provider Tips

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DirectTrust Acquires Assets of SAFE Identity

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. DirectTrust has acquired the assets of SAFE Identity, including its Trust Framework. The acquisition substantially extends DirectTrust’s capabilities and services and is expected to enable new and expanded interoperability use cases. SAFE Identity (SAFE) is […]. The article DirectTrust Acquires Assets of SAFE Identity appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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.

Biden administration invests nearly $11M toward pediatric telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced on Friday it was awarding $10.7 million from the American Rescue Plan to integrate telehealth services into pediatric care. The funding is aimed at expanding behavioral healthcare access for children.

New AI technology screens for COVID faster than lateral flow tests

Mobi Health News

A University of Oxford-led study found the test safely triaged ED patients

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Use My Network on Clocktree for clinical supervision or referrals

Clocktree

Clocktree offers a FREE solution for clinical supervision and professional consultations. The My Network section of Clocktree allows providers who aren’t necessarily part of the same practice to meet via secure video and exchange documents, video or audio clips, session notes or messages. The time spent consulting with another professional via My Network does not count against the video hours your practice pays for.

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Medication Mistakes Among Seniors And Tips On How To Prevent Them

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Taking medication is essential to treat some health conditions if they are taken the prescribed way. However, when you skip your dose or take an overdose, the results can be deadly. Medication nonadherence among the […]. The article Medication Mistakes Among Seniors And Tips On How To Prevent Them appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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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.

You’ll Never Have All the Data You Want in Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

As I look at healthcare, it seems like everyone is chasing the data. Every health IT company is a data company or at least they think they are. And in many ways, every health IT company is a data company. Everything from medical devices to wearables to EHR to labs to phones to scrubs are […].

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New platform PreciseMDX aims to simplify diagnostic testing

Mobi Health News

PreciseMDX said its new platform would allow for easier scheduling, care coordination and results reporting

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Stanford researchers: Telemedicine optimization requires training, interoperability

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Stanford-affiliated researchers Ran Sun, Douglas W. Blayney and Tina Hernandez-Boussard saw firsthand how the use of telehealth shot up during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ensuring High Quality Virtual Care Requires Telehealth Training for Clinicians

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Vikram Savkar, vice president and general manager of the medical segment at Wolters Kluwer’s Health Learning, Research and Practice business During the pandemic, nearly every healthcare provider in the country had to execute a rapid, […]. The article Ensuring High Quality Virtual Care Requires Telehealth Training for Clinicians appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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.

Are We Overthinking Patients Downloading Healthcare Apps?

Healthcare IT Today

I just bought a new cell phone (The Google Pixel 4a for those that wonder and yes, it says a lot about me). I’m an Android user and always have been an Android user. I also use Google voice, so switching phones was easy. I logged in with my Google account and everything was ready […].

Cloud-based VR education platform used to continue medical students' training in Japan

Mobi Health News

The platform can capture a 360-view of a live medical procedure, a record of which is later stored in a cloud server

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Trinity Health's RPM program drops 30-day readmissions rate from 16% to 6%

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Trinity Health has 94 hospitals across 24 states.

KonsultaMD and VSee Give Filipinos Access To Specialist Care for $10 a year

VSee

KonsultaMD, the largest telehealth consultation service in the Philippines with VSee telehealth technology is providing Filipinos with easy access to primary and specialist care no matter where they are located. COVID outbreaks are on the rise and hospitals are being overwhelmed with new cases.

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.

Health IT Trends Twitter Roundup

Healthcare IT Today

It’s been quite a while since we did a Twitter roundup on here so I though it was time to do another one. In this roundup, we have a number of trends happening in healthcare and health IT that we wanted to highlight. Plus, we have lots of questions about each.

Wearable fitness company WHOOP acquires sports tech startup PUSH

Mobi Health News

The acquisition announcement comes just after WHOOP reported it had raised $200 million in Series F funding

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Online first visit consults high among private dental clinics in Japan, study shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

New research has looked into the number of dental institutions around Japan that conducted telemedicine for first and follow-up visits last year.

Announcing Our COVID-19 Emergency Department Diversion and Triage Telehealth Program

Health Recovery

The Emergency Department (ED) Diversion and Triage Program provides health system and hospital clients with telehealth and remote patient monitoring support as they determine how to effectively deploy the technology to divert patients from their crowded emergency departments.

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.

MEDITECH EHR Migration and Legacy Data Management

Healthcare IT Today

EHR migrations are becoming more common as many healthcare organizations switch EHRs or choose to upgrade to a new version of their EHR. That was the situation Magnolia Regional Health Center found themselves in when they migrated to a new version of the MEDITECH EHR.

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Apple reportedly looking to expand smartwatch health features to blood pressure and fertility tracking

Mobi Health News

In the future, the company could be looking at sleep apnea and diabetes detection, according to Wall Street Journal.

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Future of digital health post-pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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