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Top 5 Healthcare Trends and Predictions For 2021

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Varsha Rao, CEO, Nurx. The challenges and tragedies of the past year are well-known, but amidst the hardships of 2020 some hopeful signals have emerged in healthcare.

The Digital Transformation of Home for Health – Brainstorming with Karsten Russell-Wood of Philips

Health Populi

At the start of CES 2021, I had the opportunity to catch up with Karsten Russell-Wood, Portfolio Marketing Leader, Post Acute & Home, Connected Care at Philips. We brainstormed just as CES 2021 was going to “open,” virtually, for the consumer electronics conference’s first all-virtual meeting.

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To achieve healthcare equity, telehealth must be expanded to rural and underserved communities

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Fitbit adds blood glucose tracking to its connected app

Mobi Health News

Users can import their blood sugar data automatically by connecting with their LifeScan OneTouch Reveal app or by manually logging their levels.

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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.

Addressing and Streamlining Operational Efficiency For Infusion Centers in 2021

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ashley Joseph, senior director of client services, Infusion at LeanTaaS. Each new year brings about the opportunity to reflect, learn and welcome positive change in our personal lives.

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Hospital IT leaders talk lessons learned from a tough pandemic year

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic has put the healthcare industry through the wringer. It's required new ways of working, new methods of communication, new solutions to old problems and innovative solutions to new problems.

Fitbit inks deal with NASA to prevent spread of COVID-19

Mobi Health News

As part of the deal, NASA employees, including 150 astronauts, will get a Fitbit Charge 4 and access to the Work Daily Check-In platform.

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Is Archaic Technology Fueling Healthcare Burnout?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Will O’Connor, CMIO, TigerConnect. COVID-19 has amplified troubling pain points in the healthcare sector.

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Most Americans Want a Vaccine, Dissatisfied with the Rollout

Health Populi

Seven in 10 U.S. adults are willing to be vaccinated, and they’re not happy about the process in getting their jab, according to Gallup’s poll taken in the last week of January 2021.

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.

Cincinnati Children's puts focus on patient experience with its telehealth program

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In 2013, Cincinnati Children's Hospital wanted to establish a Center for Telehealth. At the time, the interest in video visits and other forms of telehealth was growing, and the provider organization had a few clinical programs already up and running. THE PROBLEM.

Report: Patient info at risk due to rampant API vulnerabilities among major mobile health apps

Mobi Health News

Thirty mobile health apps from larger healthcare information technology companies were susceptible to a broken object level authorization (BOLA) attack

3 Things To know About ONC’s Project US@

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Andy Aroditis, CEO, NextGate.

The Health Care Cost Curve is Bending Down – A New View from Deloitte

Health Populi

Over the next 20 years, health care spending in the U.S. will migrate toward well-being and the early detection of disease, away from the funding of America’s sick-care system, according to Breaking the cost curve , a forecast of U.S. health economics in the year 2040 from Deloitte.

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.

Report shows 'vast improvement' in state telehealth reimbursement policies

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A report released Tuesday by Foley & Lardner LLP found that the COVID-19 pandemic compelled state and federal policymakers to remove restrictions on and expand reimbursement for telehealth and virtual care at unprecedented rates.

Mount Sinai: Apple Watches spot heart rate variability changes prior to COVID-19 diagnosis

Mobi Health News

New research suggests that the wearable could help identify COVID-19 cases up to seven days before a positive diagnostic test

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Can Preventive Health Technology Curb Medical Debt?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Adrian Johansen, freelance writer; @AdrianJohanse18. Medical debt is one of the many painful and confusing problems of the modern U.S. healthcare system.

A Digital Stethoscope for Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM)

Healthcare IT Today

I’ll be the first to admit that I didn’t know the history of the stethoscope and definitely didn’t understand how it worked. Although, we certainly all know how iconic the stethoscope is in healthcare.

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.

Telehealth and RPM help St. John's reduce healthcare disparities

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Even before St. John's Well Child and Family Center in Los Angeles had the resources to provide large-scale COVID-19 testing, it was clear that its service area of South L.A. and Compton would be at significantly higher risk for COVID-19 infection and complications than other areas of L.A.

Digital health company egnite launches with AI heart disease platform

Mobi Health News

With CardioCare already in its portfolio, egnite plans to develop more solutions that harness data science to improve patient outcomes and reduce healthcare costs.

The Assistive Technologies That Matter Right Now

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Assistive technologies are tools and devices that support the needs of people with disabilities.

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Getting Older Adults to Tech Parity in 2021

Aging in Place Technology Watch

More programs are emerging to get older adults to tech parity. Maybe 2020 was the tipping point and 2021 is the year. The first eye-opener was the OATS/Humana report about the 22 million adults 65+ who lack home broadband. Then AARP and OATS joined together to teach tech to older adults.

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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.

Montana Senate committee unanimously moves forward with telehealth expansion bill

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Montana state senators this past week unanimously voted to pass a telehealth expansion bill out of committee. The bill, introduced by Sen. Rhonda Knudsen, R-Culbertson, by request of the state auditor, would safeguard telehealth coverage after the COVID-19 pandemic.

Tech-minded insurance company Oscar Health announces IPO

Mobi Health News

Founded in 2012, Oscar has grown to an approximate membership of 529,000, an annual revenue of $1.67 billion and a lifetime accumulated deficit of $1.43 billion

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How to Get Back To Living Your Life Again Post-COVID Recovery

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. You did your best to stay healthy and safe yet somehow, COVID-19 managed to find you.

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Passive Analytics and the Future of RPM (Remote Patient Monitoring)

Healthcare IT Today

The following us a guest article by David Hunt, Founder and CMO of Cosán Group. Two themes we often hear lately in healthcare, and particularly senior care, are virtual care and telehealth.

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.

FCC awards Massachusetts FQHC Telehealth Consortium $3.1M

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Massachusetts FQHC Telehealth Consortium has been awarded a grant from the Federal Communications Commission to increase telemedicine capacity in community health centers statewide. The consortium is made up of 35 federally qualified health centers. WHY IT MATTERS. The $3.1

Nuance Communications acquires AI clinical documentation startup Saykara

Mobi Health News

Saykara's founder and team will be augmenting Nuance's R&D division

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What Is Group Psychology?

Electronic Health Reporter

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