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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.

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.

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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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.

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.

'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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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.

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.

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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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.,

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

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.

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.

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.

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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Congress examines telehealth policies, data disparities

Morning eHealth

New scrutiny for contact-tracing apps — Latest from NIH

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

Abbott finally gets FDA greenlight for FreeStyle Libre 2

Mobi Health News

The system is able to continuously transmit glucose data every minute.

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Senate HELP Committee weighs the future of telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, federal policymakers have enacted 31 changes to enable greater access to telehealth.

5 Common Water Contaminants and How To Avoid Them

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Though the United States has some of the cleanest drinking water in the world, contaminants in the water are inevitable. A contaminant is defined as anything that’s not water, after all.

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