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An Airline, A Hospital and A Disinfectant Brand Walk Into A(n Airport) Bar–the New Health/Care Collaboration in the Age of COVID

Health Populi

You’ve heard the one about three characters walking into a bar. A new collaboration between United Airlines, Cleveland Clinic and Clorox reminded me of that scenario, and that in the age of the coronavirus pandemic, collaboration can bolster our health.

Senators push for permanent telehealth changes

Morning eHealth

Massive data gaps on pandemic's impact on minorities — FDA's pandemic policies open door to Apple tech

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Virtual Visits Alone are Not a Telehealth Strategy

Health Recovery Solutions

While certainly an essential component of a robust telehealth program, virtual visits alone are not a telehealth strategy.

Waiting to Exhale about Telehealth after COVID-19

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Waiting to Exhale about Telehealth after COVID-19 Much of the world is holding its collective breath to see what will happen to telehealth after COVID-19.

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.

Bringing Healthcare AI Down to Earth: Small Actions Lead to Real Results

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Ori Geva, Co-Founder and President, Medial EarlySign.

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NBA's summer COVID-19 protocols include Oura Rings for players

Mobi Health News

Quarantined basketball players will have the option to wear the smart rings for health tracking, and a "proximity alarm" that sounds when another wearer is too close for too long

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Can Telemedicine Options Be Affordable?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Alexi Alizadeh, founder, Adviise.

What sort of staying power does telehealth really have?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

This past week, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma said she "can't imagine going back" to making beneficiaries return to in-person visits after the agency's relaxation of telehealth regulations in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

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As Americans Start to Return-to-Work in the Summer of COVID, Mental Health is a Top Concern Among Employers

Health Populi

Most U.S. employers worry about workers’ mental health and substance use as employees begin returning to work in the summer of 2020. About 4 in 5 U.S.

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.

'Digital pill' maker Proteus Digital Health files for bankruptcy

Mobi Health News

The news comes months after reports that the company had furloughed staff and couldn't secure additional funding for its-ingestible sensor business

How Clocktree safeguards your data

Clocktree

Clocktree was designed specifically for healthcare providers, with privacy and security of client data being a vital foundation of our platform. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) is a federal law passed in 1996 which requires secure handling of an individual’s health information (PHI).

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How Technology Promotes Healthy Lifestyle

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Technology has taken over the world we live in today. If you take a closer look at your surroundings, it is not wrong to say that technology has penetrated every area of life. The education […].

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Americans Across Political Party Worry About Prescription Drug Prices – Especially to Deal with COVID-19

Health Populi

Nine in ten Americans is concerned about the price of prescription drugs in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, Gallup and West Health found in their survey on the cost of healthcare, published today. A majority of people across political party share this concern: overall, 88% of 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.

Fitbit wants to help employees return to work safely

Mobi Health News

A new enterprise offering called Ready for Work will use devices, apps and dashboards to conduct daily screening for COVID-19 symptoms

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Senator Tina Smith: 'We have to learn from our experiences' on telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A bipartisan group of senators on Thursday introduced legislation to inventory telehealth programs nationwide and evaluate ways to plan for public health emergencies using virtual care. Tina Smith, D-Minn.,

Congress examines telehealth policies, data disparities

Morning eHealth

New scrutiny for contact-tracing apps — Latest from NIH

Economic Anxieties Rise, Medical and Vacation Plans Delayed: the COVID-19 Consumer in June 2020

Health Populi

Some 6 in 10 people in the U.S. have been financially impacted by COVID-19. Those most negatively affected by the pandemic tend to be younger, Gen Z age group and African-American, 63% of whom felt financial pressure directly due from the virus and the national economic lockdown.

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.

EndeavorRx, Akili's video game therapeutic, receives FDA De Novo clearance

Mobi Health News

The long-awaited decision is the first regulatory authorization for Akili, and the first game-based therapeutic that the FDA has green lit for any condition

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How one physician practice was transformed by EHR-embedded telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As a family medicine practitioner, Dr. Dillon Miller, medical director at Blue Ridge Medical Group in Blue Ridge, Georgia, was faced with challenges erupting from the coronavirus pandemic. THE PROBLEM.

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Permanent telehealth changes on the horizon

Morning eHealth

Bumpy road ahead for Google-Fitbit merger — Another twist in U.K.’s s contact tracing saga

Healthcare’s Failures in the Time Of COVID-19: It is Time to Completely Rethink Patient Care in a Digital Age

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Dr. Steven Steinhubl, Director of Digital Medicine at Scripps Research Translational Institute and a cardiologist for the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium and Karen Larimer, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAHA, Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Fellow of the American Heart Association.

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.

Research reveals people’s mental health is negatively impacted by COVID-19

Mobi Health News

New research out of Australia published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research indicates that individuals living during the coronavirus pandemic had significantly worse mental health outcomes than their peers measured before the pandemic.

Telehealth resource centers nationwide aid providers at no cost

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In 2019, the National Consortium of Telehealth Resource Centers received 4,039 requests, total, from providers looking for technical assistance or for more information about telehealth. This year, the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center, one of the 14 U.S.

The growth of telehealth is a plus for seniors – if they can use it

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Telehealth – the genie is out of the bottle.

Technologies That Will Improve Seniors’ Living Quality in the Years to Come

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The golden years are becoming that much easier with each passing year thanks to quality of life improvements made possible through technological breakthroughs.

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.

Computer vision app supports skin imaging technology in cancer self-examinations

Mobi Health News

Miiskin introduces new first of its kind automatic skin imaging technology to support skin monitoring for patients at home

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MIT CSAIL machine learning tool could help nursing homes predict COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A unique remote monitoring system, developed at MIT and deployed in some hospitals and long-term care settings, is now showing further promise for advanced assessment of potential COVID-19 outbreaks in nursing homes and other congregate care communities, according to researchers at the school's CSAIL institute. WHY IT MATTERS.

Four Types of Healthcare IT Systems and Their Integration Challenges

Healthcare IT Today

At work, most of us rely on a grab-bag of computer systems. Certain environments are especially burdened with complex, diverse systems; the military comes to mind.