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Protecting Patient Health Information in the Workplace

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Protecting Patient Health Information in the Workplace A large portion of healthcare breaches occur due to human error, whether it is a lost/stolen device, clicking on a phishing email, or accidental disclosure of protected health information (PHI). Protecting patient health … Read more.

User-Centric Design: The Key to Health IT Innovation

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kali Durgampudi, chief technology, innovation officer, Greenway Health. Like so many industries in today’s Third Industrial Revolution, the pace of innovation in healthcare today is fast and ever-changing. New technologies – like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, big data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and voice recognition – are at the heart of applications […].

Important Telehealth Trends Affecting Your Practice

Ortholive

"telehealth" virtual visit 2019 trends medical practice work/life balance

Variances In Clinician EHR Use Can Hold Back Interoperability Efforts

Healthcare IT Today

Given that clinicians have different styles, it’s hardly surprising that they document care in different ways. Unfortunately, however, these idiosyncrasies are one of the obstacles that stand in the way of better interoperability, according to an article by Corepoint Health.

Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

Most Consumers Are Interested in Using a Voice Assistant for Some Type of Health Care

Health Populi

While 75 million people in the U.S. have a smart people at home, only 1 in 13 Americans have used a voice assistant like Alexa or Google Assistant for health care.

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5G and Patient Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Alaap Shah, JD, MPH, and Ebunola Aniyikaiye, JD, MBA, MPP, Epstein, Becker, Green. Patient care in the U.S. continues to modernize through rapid digitization, increasing connectivity among the internet of things (“IOT”). Supporting a robust infrastructure that allows for large scale flow of information through interconnected systems requires modernization of network technologies.

CONNECT for Health Act would expand Medicare coverage for telehealth

Clocktree

Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies (CONNECT) for Health Act of 2019 has bipartisan Senate and House support and would expand telehealth services through Medicare. The bill “aims to improve health outcomes, make it easier for patients to connect with their doctors, and help cut costs for patients and providers” according to a statement released yesterday by the bill’s sponsor Brian Schatz (D-Hawai‘i). Telehealth is the future of health care.

A Health Future with Lyft and Uber as Patient Data Stewards: Rock Health’s 2019 Consumer Survey

Health Populi

Patients searching online for health information and health care provider reviews is mainstream in 2019. Digital health tracking is now adopted by 4 in 10 U.S. consumers.

Applying data science principles to FDA’s PreCert Program: Some scary stuff

Mobi Health News

Epstein Becker & Green's Bradley Merrill Thompson explains why the FDA PreCert Program's built-in subjectivity and bias toward established entities should worry the healthcare and medical technology industry

Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Updated telehealth bill fills in budget deal's gaps

Morning eHealth

The privacy questions dogging patient data in research — States fret about Medicaid reporting deadlines

Schools turning to telehealth to improve care for the underserved

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Schools turning to telehealth to improve care for the underserved Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

Will Consumers Cross the Cost-and-Trust Chasm Between Prescription Drugs and Hospitals?

Health Populi

People in the U.S.

Singapore-based neo-natal tech startup Children Health Imprints raises $2.3M in Series A funding

Mobi Health News

Child Health Imprints (CHIL), a neo-natal focused tech startup from Singapore, recently announced it has raised $2.3 million in its pre-Series A funding round led by healthcare investor HealthXCapital, which focuses on healthcare tech investments in South and South-east Asia.

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Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Info blocking rule coming soon?

Morning eHealth

Walden out, and more from Congress — New Facebook tool

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Livpact helps family members manage care of loved ones

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Livpact helps family members manage care of loved ones Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

While Costs Are A Top Concern Among Most U.S. Patients, So Are Challenges of Poverty, Food, and Housing

Health Populi

Rising health care costs continue to concern most Americans, with one in two people believing they’re one sickness away from getting into financial trouble, according to the 2019 Survey of America’s Patients conducted for The Physicians Foundation.

Consumers interested in voice tech for health, adoption remains low, survey reports

Mobi Health News

A new consumer study, conducted by Voicebot and Orbita, found that 52% of consumers were interested in voice technology for health.

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Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

Survey: 1 in 4 patients used live telemedicine this year

Morning eHealth

Social determinants rundown — New Verily, VA partnership

Google Acquires Fitbit for $2.1 Billion – What’s That Mean for Healthcare?

Healthcare IT Today

The big healthcare news today was something we’d heard rumored for a few days already. Google will be acquiring Fitbit for the tidy sum of $2.1 billion (See the Google announcement and Fitbit press release for details).

Reducing Workplace Stress In The Tech Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. While working in the tech industry can be rewarding due to the creation & implementation of process improvement, it also can be a demanding and high-stress environment.

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Outcome Health agrees to $70M settlement in federal ad fraud investigation

Mobi Health News

The digital health advertiser hopes to close the book on roughly two years of scandal after reports that it manipulated and sold falsified advertising inventory

Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

Use Alzheimer’s Awareness Month to Boost Awareness and Review Outreach Strategies

HealthStream

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias continue to grow in prevalence among seniors, and providers need to step up efforts to identify issues early so appropriate care can be provided

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CynergisTek, Inc. Acquires Backbone Consultants to Bolster its Market Position as a Leader in Cybersecurity, Compliance, and Data Privacy

Healthcare IT Today

CynergisTek, Inc., NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance, today announced that it has acquired Backbone Enterprises, Inc. DBA Backbone Consultants, an industry leader in IT risk advisory services.

This is the Headline

MedTech Boston

Here is the lede to my article. And a bunch of other words to make it look like I’m writing an actual article. The post This is the Headline appeared first on MedTech Boston

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Apple highlights health in glowing investor call, Withings launches B2B health device offerings and more digital health news briefs

Mobi Health News

Also: Medtronic and Samsung's digital health partnership yields more devices; New handheld ultrasounds available

Tackling Widespread Credentialing Industry Challenges

HealthStream

Here are four ways healthcare professionals can stay abreast of what is happening on a national scale in the industry—mainly by learning how different organizations across the nation are trying to solve similar problems

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Healthcare Sensor Innovations Moving Closer To Mainstream

Healthcare IT Today

It’s been at least a decade since I first started hearing about the great things that would someday come out of the integration of sensors into the healthcare technology set. Remember sensor socks?) Now, it could be that some of that promise is on the verge of being realized.

Congratulations to the 2019 Doc Tom Award Winners: Susannah Fox & Ileana Balcu

Society for Participatory Medicine

AliveCor teams up with Huami to develop medical-grade wearables

Mobi Health News

The news comes just a few months after AliveCor ended the sales of its FDA-cleared ECG wearable KardiaBand.

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