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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 […].

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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.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

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.

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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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.

Survey: 1 in 4 patients used live telemedicine this year

Morning eHealth

Social determinants rundown — New Verily, VA partnership

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.

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.

In-home fitness platform Mirror raises another $34M

Mobi Health News

The round was led by Point72 Ventures, but also featured athletic apparel retailer lululemon and other prominent individual investors

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

Health Populi

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New Study of Independent Medical Practices Reveals Love/Hate Relationship with Technology

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Aaron Perreira, director of integrated marketing, Kareo.

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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.

Info blocking rule coming soon?

Morning eHealth

Walden out, and more from Congress — New Facebook tool

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John Hancock taps Verily, Onduo for new diabetes management offering

Mobi Health News

All of the life insurer’s members with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes will have access to the service, which offers savings on premiums.

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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.

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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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.

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

London’s Harley Street clinics to offer Flow’s brain stimulation headset as add-on treatment for depression

Mobi Health News

It follows the Swedish startup's recent launch of a mental health chatbot and $1.5m raise in a funding round led by Khosla Ventures

Benefits of Soaking Nuts, Seeds and Grains: Why You Shouldn’t Skip This

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

Nuts and seeds are one of the most nutrient-dense snacks. Know why we should soak them before cooking or eating. The post Benefits of Soaking Nuts, Seeds and Grains: Why You Shouldn’t Skip This appeared first on Healthystic. Health Benefits Diet Healthy Food

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Analytics Success Depends On Soft Skills, Not Just Hard Data

Healthcare IT Today

At the recent Information Builders Symposium for Canada’s Public Sector event (#IBAnalyticsSymposium), one key message was reinforced by presenters over and over – successful adoption of data analytics depends as much on soft skills as it does hard data.

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.

The Impact of Front-Line Primary Care In Improving Access For Mental Health Outcomes

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ed Cladera, MD, medical director, AristaMD. Over the past few years, there have been encouraging improvements in the realm of mental health care in the United States. Initiatives to improve mental health outcomes, such as the Affordable Care Act (2010), have been primarily aimed at requiring increased insurance coverage to encompass mental health services […].

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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6 Positive Ways To Help You Sleep Better And Wake Up Energized

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

Getting quality sleep at night is one of the best things you can do for your health and it only takes a few simple lifestyle changes. The post 6 Positive Ways To Help You Sleep Better And Wake Up Energized appeared first on Healthystic. Self Help Inspiration Life Hacks Wellness

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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).

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.

Reflections From HCEG: 3 Challenges For Healthcare Executives To Focus On In 2020

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Eric Hamborg, co-founder and chief commercial officer, MOBE. Last month, I was honored to join some of the country’s most elite healthcare executives at the Health Care Executive Group Annual Forum – a closed-door forum to engage in in-depth discussions about challenges and opportunities facing the healthcare industry today. It’s an event I look […].

Health benefits, insurance navigation chatbot Sensely lands $15M

Mobi Health News

Aflac Corporate Ventures led the round with participation from NMC, Nippon Life Insurance Company, Susquehanna International Group, Sojitz Corporation, Zuelling Pharma and Silicon Valley Bank.

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Meet Perficient’s Chief Strategists: Mike Porter

Perficient Data & Analytics

Thrilling our clients with innovation and impact – it’s not just rhetoric. This belief is instrumental for our clients’ success. In 2018, we introduced our Chief Strategists , who provide vision and leadership to help our clients remain competitive.