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The Seven Deadly Oopsies of Digital Therapeutics

Digital Health

Somebody out there in history who was obviously pretty grumpy took the time to categorize the official list of seven deadly sins, at least in the Biblical sense, which are pride, greed, wrath, envy, lust, gluttony, and sloth.

How Young People Are Using Digital Tools to Help Deal with Mental Health

Health Populi

After a year of living with and “in” the coronavirus pandemic, younger people in the U.S. have had to deal with over twelve months of quarantine and lockdown, going to school remotely from home, and distancing from friends.

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Now is the time for providers to be proactive about telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

You've probably heard this one before: A major contributor to the telehealth explosion over the last year has been the decision to waive various restrictions on virtual care.

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Google's next-gen Nest Hub debuts with contactless sleep monitoring and analysis features

Mobi Health News

The new Sleep Sensing feature integrates with Google Fit and is the first health or wellness use of Soli, Google's low-energy radar sensor. Health and Wellness, Digital Health, Emerging Technologies, Internet of things, Care, Technology

Shaping the Future of Telemedicine with GoBe Robots

The GoBe Robot allows doctors to move around and participate in diagnosis and treatment from wherever they are, enabling efficient remote health interaction between staff and patients while saving time, costs and CO2.

Leveraging Lab Insights To Improve Short- and Long-Term Response To COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Brad Bostic, CEO, hc1. When I founded hc1 a decade ago, I believed that every patient should be treated as a unique individual. We built the hc1 Platform because we saw that if every […].

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Amazon confirms nationwide expansion of telehealth services

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

After months of rumor, Amazon confirmed Wednesday that it would be expanding its Amazon Care app-based services to its employees across the United States this summer. The announcement also said that Amazon Care would be available this week to serve other companies based in Washington.

GE Healthcare announces its first wireless portable ultrasound device

Mobi Health News

The Vscan Air comes from a long heritage of handheld imaging devices, keeping some features like a two-sided probe while ditching all the wires. Digital Health, Usability, Medical devices, Technology

Vaccine Roll-Out Presents An Opportunity For Pharmacies To Drive Loyalty With A Personalized CX

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By John Nash, chief marketing and strategy officer, Redpoint Global.

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A BA Degree as Prescription for a Longer Life – Update on Deaths of Despair from Deaton and Case

Health Populi

“Without a four-year college diploma, it is increasingly difficult to build a meaningful and successful life in the United States,” according to an essay in PNAS , Life expectancy in adulthood is falling for those without a BA degree, but as educational gaps have widened, racial gaps have narrowed by Anne Case and Angus Deaton.

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.

Amazon to soon launch telehealth offering in all 50 states, report says

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Amazon's app-based healthcare service for employees, Amazon Care, will soon launch throughout the country, Insider reported this past Friday.

Doctor on Demand merges with Grand Rounds to form new virtual health care company

Mobi Health News

Grand Rounds' CEO Owen Tripp will continue on as the CEO of the combined entity. . Mergers and acquisitions, Finance, Business

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One Big Question Healthcare Technology Leaders Should Be Asking Right Now: How Can Technology Further Address COVID-19?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Response from BJ Boyle, senior vice president and GM, acute and payer market, PointClickCare.

Stress in America, One Year into the Pandemic – an APA Update on Parents, Healthcare Workers, and Black Americans

Health Populi

A Year into our collective coronavirus experience, Americans remain stressed, with physical health taking a back seat to our daily grinds based on the 2021 Stress in America survey from the American Psychological Association (APA). The APA has been updating us on U.S.-stress

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.

Pandemic era telehealth grew most in wealthy and metro areas, RAND study shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth experienced sudden and massive growth starting a year ago, but it didn't happen everywhere.

Germany’s DiGA - Secure data in the cloud?

Mobi Health News

As of last July, developers of digital health apps (DiGA) in Germany could no longer host sensitive personal data on American cloud servers. Dr Philipp Kircher from the Health Innovation Hub reveals what cloud providers have to say about it. . Digital Health, Technology

4 Reasons Why The Digital Front Door Needs A Digital Mailroom

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Bird Blitch, CEO and co-founder, Patientco.

The Ongoing Reality of COVID-19 – My Conversation with Dr. Michael Osterholm at SXSW

Health Populi

“So close and yet so far” feels like the right phrase to use a year after the World Health Organization used the “P-word,” “pandemic,” to describe the coronavirus’s impact on public health, globally. One year and over 550,000 COVID-related deaths in the U.S.

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.

Telehealth as a tool to keep people with disabilities out of the hospital

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

People with intellectual or developmental disabilities are disproportionately likely to visit the emergency department. Unfortunately, when they get there, users often report unsatisfactory care.

uBiome cofounders face criminal charges regarding allegations of fraud

Mobi Health News

The SEC has charged uBiome cofounders with defrauding investors and pushing doctors to order unnecessary medical tests. . Operations, Business

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Latest Treatments In Osteoporosis: Innovations That Are Bringing Maximum Impact

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. According to research by Ohio State University College of Pharmacy, one in three women and one in five men will experience osteoporotic symptoms over the age of 50 years old.

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From ‘Toy’ to Tool: Why It’s Time for a Gold Standard in Telehealth Education

Health System CIO

As telehealth crosses the threshold from 'toy' to tool, it's imperative that healthcare organizations offer clinicians education and certification that is rigorous, research-based, and steeped in collective experiences, says Dr. Joseph Kvedar.

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.

Telehealth and RPM are improving care at Tanner Health System

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A few years ago, Tanner Health System, based in Carrollton, Georgia, recognized that as it moved from uncoordinated, volume-based delivery of health services to an integrated, patient-centric, value-based model, the healthcare industry's future will hinge on its ability to achieve higher-quality care, improved patient outcomes and lower costs.

Israeli startup EyeYon Medical completes $25M Series C round

Mobi Health News

Funding will be used to push for regulatory approval of its flagship synthetic implant product.

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Five Technological Tips For A Healthier Life

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The jury is in and unfortunately, the rumors are true: spending too much time on your screens is bad for your health. However, this does not mean that you need to throw away your phone […].

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Homeless Facility Partners with Arkansas FQHC to Provide Better Access to Care

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Image: Getty Images. As telehealth capabilities continue to develop and grow, so does the capability to provide care to patients in underserved and rural populations.

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.

New HHS Secretary Becerra urged to expand digital health access

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Health advocacy groups congratulated new U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra on his confirmation Thursday afternoon, urging him to use the position to advance digital health initiatives and continue responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Contributed: Analyzing social determinants of health data to improve patient outcomes

Mobi Health News

Providers must go beyond just learning about a patient's SDOH to change the game; they must also support changes. . Population and Public Health, Care

Impact of New Physician Fee Ruling On Health IT

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Devin Partida, technology writer and the editor-in-chief, ReHack.com. On Dec.