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Secure COVID  Telehealth Services: Has HIPAA Gone Away?

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Secure COVID Telehealth Services Over the course of the past couple of months, telehealth has expanded exponentially, but questions still loom about secure COVID telehealth services. A recent study found that in the next five years, it is expected that … Read more.


How COVID-19 Is Driving More Deaths of Despair

Health Populi

In the current state of the COVID-19 pandemic, we all feel like we are living in desperate times. If you are a person at-risk of dying a Death of Despair, you’re even more at-risk of doing so in the wake of the Coronavirus in America. Demonstrating this sad fact of U.S.

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COVID-19 Partner Q&A Series: ProMedica Home Care

Health Recovery Solutions

In the COVID-19 partner Q&A series, we will share knowledge and expertise from HRS partners across the country on how they are leveraging telehealth in response to COVID-19.

Seeking Comfort and Safety for Being Well: Consumers Turn to Virtual Health Modes

Health Populi

“We’re not getting back to business as usual any time soon,” Sage Growth Partners and Blackbook Research introduce their latest report on the COVID-19 pandemic, As the Country Reopens Safety Concerns Rise.

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.

Ketones Role in False Positives on Breath Alcohol Tests

Insulin Nation

Alcohol is a complicated subject when it comes to type 1 and type 2 diabetes — especially for those who take insulin and other medications capable of causing hypoglycemia. .


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Patients tapping into digital physical therapy see improvements in pain

Mobi Health News

A new study published by JMIR found that on average participants using Hinge Health's platform reported 68.5% improvement in pain.


How COVID-19 Has Re-Shaped Health Care Delivery So Far

Health Populi

COVID-19 is re-shaping health care in America across many dimensions. In Shifts in Healthcare Demand, Delivery and Care During the COVID-19 Era , IQVIA presents a multi-faceted profile of the early impacts of the pandemic on U.S. health care.

Democrats' stimulus bill: testing, reporting, surveillance

Morning eHealth

Epic developing immunity passport — Telehealth updates

Telehealth set for 'tsunami of growth,' says Frost & Sullivan

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth is more in demand than ever during the coronavirus crisis, and a new report from Frost & Sullivan suggests its uptake will increase by 64.3% nationwide this year, given the disruptions of COVID-19.

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.

COVID-19: Balancing risk with reward

Mobi Health News

The COVID-19 crisis has undoubtedly accelerated the adoption of digital health. Apps can play a key role in the way health and care services are delivered to patients, in supporting people to self-manage their health and wellbeing, says Liz Ashall-Payne, CEO of ORCHA

Sex, Drugs, Mental Health and COVID Tests – A DTC Reboot for Health?

Health Populi

This week, Hims & Hers announced they would be a new consumer-facing retail channel for coronavirus testing. You can order the test here for $150 cash out-of-pocket. The packaging states that this is a saliva test, “to detect current presence of COVID-19.”

Apple-Google API rollout imminent

Morning eHealth

Democrats counter Republicans' privacy bill — FCC's Pai to take hot seat on pandemic response


How MedStar Health went from 7 to 4,150 daily telehealth visits in two months

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As MedStar Health launched its telehealth response to the COVID-19 pandemic, hundreds of the health system’s caregivers first rose to the challenge of meeting a historic surge in demand for the existing MedStar eVisit urgent care, on-demand telehealth offering.

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.

Clinical AI's limitations: Some are short-term, others are unavoidable

Mobi Health News

AI is steadily proving itself to the clinical community, but there are some aspects of care in which an algorithm will never be granted full control, said Cardiologs CEO Yann Fleureau


Living with Type 1 Diabetes in 1959

Insulin Nation

Doctors told Debbi’s parents she wouldn’t live to be 14 years old. . Her friends and teachers thought type 1 diabetes was contagious, so she wasn’t allowed to play with other children and many teachers didn’t want her in their classroom. . Debbi’s High School Graduation Photo in 1968.


Public health relies on faxes, paper records as states reopen

Morning eHealth

Amazon, Salesforce win coronavirus tracing data contracts — Privacy roundup

Mount Sinai using Google Nest to monitor patients, reducing in-person contact

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

New York City's Mount Sinai Health System has installed more than 100 Google Nest cameras in hospitals to observe and communicate with COVID-19 patients. WHY IT MATTERS.

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.

St. Petersburg's journey towards an integrated EHR system

Mobi Health News

At HIMSS20 Digital, Eugene Kogan, Chief Technical Officer of the Center for Healthcare Informatics and Analytics in St. Petersburg, Russia, talks hurtles and wins of moving towards continuous care.

Rate of Missed Calls Getting Worse During Pandemic Rush

Healthcare IT Today

New research has concluded that healthcare organizations are missing high volumes of incoming calls, in part because when they return messages, patients can’t tell who’s on the line. This problem has apparently gotten worse with the inception of COVID-19, the study found.

NEJM: OpenNotes/”OurNotes” releases its innovative pre-visit questionnaire for COVID-19 televisits

Society for Participatory Medicine

This morning the New England Journal of Medicine released the latest publication about OpenNotes. The news: an innovative pre-visit form created for the “OurNotes” study has been released before the study is completed, for other providers to use to improve televisits during the pandemic.

Telehealth use rises, but new trends highlight demographic divides

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic is changing consumer perspectives towards telehealth. However, data indicates groups facing the greatest risks right now, including older people and those with lower incomes, are not sharing in these benefits equally.

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.

Digital mental health company Meru snags $8.1M in Series A funds

Mobi Health News

The company also published new research on its biofeedback tool.

Telequarantine – Is it the Future Reality?

Healthcare IT Today

One of the really interesting pieces of telehealth that has exploded during this time has been a type of telehealth called Telequarantine.

Checklist for Getting Back to the Office after COVID-19

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Checklist for Getting Back to the Office after COVID-19 Getting back to the office when sheltering from home orders are relaxed/lifted involves a number of decisions. In the short post below, TBHI offers you a checklist to consider as you … Read more.


Nursing community collaboration on the European COVID-19 front-lines

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth Women In Health IT Workforce The pandemic has underlined the importance of nurses working together and ensuring we are better prepared for any future crisis, as highlighted during the 'European Nurses Facing COVID-19' webinar.

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.

Viveo Health telemedicine platform released for free to users worldwide?

Mobi Health News

"Virtual Office for Doctors" had been built to ensure secure remote consultations

The Critical Features That Telemedicine Must Offer

Healthcare IT Today

If you want to know what’s happening in telemedicine and where it’s headed, one of the best people to ask is Michael Gorton. Along with Byron Brooks, MD, he founded Teladoc, the leading company in that space. Gorton recently took the helm at MediOrbis.

Industry Voices—The best way to honor nurses and midwives? Fight burnout


Industry Voices—The best way to honor nurses and midwives? Fight burnout. treed. Thu, 05/14/2020 - 13:31