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Telehealth Is Just Healthcare Now – One Post-COVID Certainty, Three Reports

Health Populi

As we wrestle with just “what” health care will look like “after COVID,” there’s one certainty that we can embrace in our health planning and forecasting efforts: that’s the persistence of telehealth and virtual care into health care work- and life-flows, for clinicians and consumers alike and aligned.

How to Successfully Transition To Remote Workforce Technologies

Electronic Health Reporter

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Telehealth needs medical interpreters, broadband expansion to reach underserved

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Seven million Californians live in a region with a shortage of physicians.

What Online and Telecommunication Services Does Health Care Need To Offer Now?

VSee

In order for healthcare professionals to adequately provide for their patients, they need to not just include telecommunication services, but they need to invest and revolve around these services.

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.

How Telehealth Expands Cancer Care Access

GlobalMed

Almost everyone knows someone who has been impacted by cancer, and each diagnosis has its own set of challenges. But a problem no cancer patient should have to deal with is whether they can see a doctor who can address their medical needs.

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Voice enabled chatbot Orbita scores $9M; Caregiver tool Cariloop rakes in $6M and other digital health fundings

Mobi Health News

Also Sieren grabs $11.8 million for its diabetic-foot-detecting socks, and Ezra raises $18 million for its AI oncology platform

NEJM, Lancet retract coronavirus studies

Morning eHealth

CDC head apologizes for lack of disparity data — GAO cites 'Mar-a-Lago 3' influence on VA

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As telehealth becomes the new normal, NCQA updates quality measures

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The National Committee for Quality Assurance has given the OK for what it's calling a "sweeping set of adjustments" to 40 of the measures used for HEDIS scores, given the new realities of widespread and scaled-up telehealth use. WHY IT MATTERS.

Cancer in the Age of COVID: Delayed Care May Reverse Survival Gains Particular Among Black People

Health Populi

There was great news published last week in An Update on Cancer Deaths in the United States from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): cancer mortality rates have declined by 26% over 20 years, between 1999 to 2018. The drop in deaths from cancer in America was indeed positive during the current public health COVID-19 pandemic, a public health data story easily lost in an overwhelmingly tough week in the U.S.:

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 apps want user data, but few say they'll protect it

Mobi Health News

A recent sample of 50 worldwide COVID-19 apps published in Nature Medicine highlights found only 16 that promisted to anonymize, encrypt and secure the data they collect

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First in Morning eHealth: Rep. Robin Kelly's new telehealth bill

Morning eHealth

EHR study dampens expectations for cost savings? Employers run with contact-tracing apps

The Patient Will See You Now: A Rebirth of Healthcare Post-COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jeff Fallon, chairman & CEO, eVideon “Innovate or die” has taken on a whole new meaning in the last month thanks to COVID-19.

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Telehealth's post-COVID challenge: integrating in-person care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Patient and provider telehealth use has skyrocketed since the novel coronavirus began spreading across the United States – and analysts point to a " tsunami of growth " as virtual care, after years of frustrated promise, becomes the new normal.

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.

McKinsey: Up to $250B of US health spending could become virtual

Mobi Health News

A recent report analyzing claims data identified virtual-care use cases estimates that could comprise roughly 20% of all Medicare, Medicaid and commercial spend across outpatient, office and home health

Digital Triage: Our First Line of Defense In Times Of Crisis

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Guy Meger, GM/CTO/VP R&D of EarlySense.

Improving First Responder Calls and Patient Monitoring One Live Stream at a Time

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dave Stubenvoll, CEO, Wowza Media Services. The scale of the coronavirus pandemic is impacting every facet of daily life. As COVID-19 continues its global spread, authorities are restricting large gatherings of people and enforcing […]. The article Improving First Responder Calls and Patient Monitoring One Live Stream at a Time appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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COVID-19: An integrated healthcare system is the way forward

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Government & Policy Network Infrastructure Telehealth Workflow With dozens of healthcare facilities across the UAE, the country’s healthcare system is evolving faster than elsewhere in the world says Christian Schuhmacher, CEO of King’s College Hospital London in Dubai.

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.

Samsung's free handwashing app brings rinsing reminders to smartwatches

Mobi Health News

Seeking to cut down an individual's risk of infection, the app encourages frequent washing with appropriate technique

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Health IT Execs Say They’re Unhappy With EHR-Based Analytics Packages

Healthcare IT Today

It would be nice if the analytics packages included with EHRs did exactly what you hoped they would do. After all, you want the various capabilities you manage to play nicely with one another.

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CARES Act for Healthcare Providers: Finding Financial Relief with Revenue Cycle Management and amp; Telemedicine Services

Electronic Health Reporter

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New bill would mandate research on telehealth regs after coronavirus

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The moves by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to relax regulations around telehealth have been lauded by providers and patients around the country.

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.

Healthcare companies must iron out their digital strategies to ensure future growth

Mobi Health News

Healthbox's Enabling Digital Strategy Report lays out the steps of establishing a digital strategy for health companies.

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VA likely can’t debut EHR until fall

Morning eHealth

Increasing scrutiny of bombshell HCQ study — Will the protests lead to second coronavirus wave

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The Nursing Experience Divide and Technology: What Hospitals Need to Know

Electronic Health Reporter

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Savience Limited and HSL Telehealth partner to launch ?one click? virtual clinic service

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A collaboration between clinic-management specialists Savience Limited and healthcare IT solution firm HSL Telehealth has created a new secure virtual clinic service.

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.

Maven buys parent-child relationship app Bright Parenting

Mobi Health News

Bright Parenting will be integrated into Maven's upcoming pediatrics and parenting program.

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Larry Kaiser Named Finalist for HITMC Health IT – Marketing Person of the Year Award

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 3 min Optimum Healthcare IT announces Epic Go-Live for University of Maryland Medical System at Upper Chesapeake Health in Bel Air, Maryland. The post Larry Kaiser Named Finalist for HITMC Health IT – Marketing Person of the Year Award appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

Direct Digital Faxing Accelerates Communications for Government and Healthcare Organizations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Paul Banco, CEO and co-founder, etherFAX The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has exposed the fragility of traditional telephony infrastructure.

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