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Are doctors abandoning telehealth?

Morning eHealth

How health IT delays diagnoses — CMMI head in line to join domestic policy council

Growing Evidence for eConsults – the Asynchronous, Clinician-to-Clinician Platform for Telehealth

Health Populi

Health care providers stood up virtual health care services with lightning speed as the coronavirus pandemic emerged in the U.S.

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Using Tech To Improve The Patient Experience

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Going to a hospital or other healthcare practice has always been a stressful process for patients.

Automated Nurse Cross-Training Needs to Be in Place Before the Next Pandemic

HealthStream

The COVID-19 pandemic emphasizes the need for healthcare organizations to have an automated solution that can quickly identify which of their nurses can most easily be cross-trained for roles that are sorely needed and then determine how much training was necessary

7 vital questions to ask when choosing a virtual care platform

eVisit

“Can everybody please mute your mics?”. data security ehr integration HIPAA Compliance virtual care

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U.S. Hospitals Will Lose $323 Billion in 2020 – Before Accounting for Growing COVID Cases

Health Populi

health systems are projected to lose $323 billion in 2020 due to declining inpatient and outpatient volumes caused by the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the “normal” hospital business. Hospitals racked up over $200 bn in losses between March and June 2020.

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6 Tips To Avoid Stress During The Busy Summer Months 

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. While summer is a time to relax and have fun, it can also be extremely busy, and as any adult knows extremely busy usually translates to very stressful.

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How one health system harnessed AI, telehealth to combat coronavirus

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

When the United States reported its first COVID-19 case in January 2020, the Medical University of South Carolina activated its telehealth response – months before swathes of other health systems rapidly pivoted to virtual care.

Wear A Mask and Save 5% of US GDP: My Independence Day Holiday Wish

Health Populi

“And please…please…please wear a face covering,” Dr. Jerome Adams, the U.S. Surgeon General pleaded on June 30, 2020 , during a speech to U.S. Public Health Workers. You can fast forward to second #42 to hear Dr. Adams’ impassioned plea to his fellow Americans.

Boots offers access to online video pharmacy consultations for people living with cancer

Mobi Health News

The service will offer an accessible route for those affected by cancer to speak to a trained healthcare professional from the comfort of their own home

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What COVID-19 Taught Us About Telehealth and its (Now Permanent) Role in Patient Care

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Michael Morgan and Andrew Barbash, MD from Updox. Prior to COVID-19, telemedicine was a novelty for the majority of providers. Concerns over privacy, technology costs and reimbursements limited the ability of hospitals to integrate virtual visits into routine care.

Here's how smaller practices can prepare for continuing telehealth demands

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As the coronavirus pandemic swelled throughout the country, many healthcare providers found themselves abruptly pivoting – sometimes in a matter of days – to virtual care. While larger health systems had the infrastructure in place to do so, many smaller practices struggled to keep up.

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Stressed Out By COVID and Civil Unrest – the APA’s Stress in America Survey, Part 2

Health Populi

“Now” is the lowest point in history that most Americans can remember: 7 in 10 people in the U.S. feel this way, up from 56% in 2018 and 2019. Furthermore, 4 in 5 people in the U.S.

Lenovo unveils its take on remote chronic disease monitoring

Mobi Health News

Scheduled to launch in Q3, the offering combines Lenovo devices, connected biometric biomonitoring tools and an AI-based virtual assistant

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Mayo Clinic To Implement AI For Emergency Department Triage

Healthcare IT Today

The Mayo Clinic has announced plans to implement new AI-based technology which will help providers at one of its campuses better route patients to the right level of care.

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With telehealth, one practice is now seeing more patients than before the pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Henry J. Austin Health Center, a federally qualified health center in Trenton, New Jersey, was having problems with payment options. THE PROBLEM. Regulations had been passed in New Jersey requiring reimbursement for telemedicine services.

How Doctors Rely On Digital Services to Save Money

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Digital services have proved to be reliable and efficient in medical operations. Some doctors use digital services to advertise their products while others use various software to monitor their clients as well as prescribe drugs […]. The article How Doctors Rely On Digital Services to Save Money appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial electronic health records telemedicine

Apple was already developing handwashing sensing before COVID-19 hit

Mobi Health News

MobiHealthNews spoke with Apple VP of technology Kevin Lynch about how the new feature on Apple Watch came to be, and what its implications might be for healthcare

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Health Data Integration Must Be for the Whole Clinic

Healthcare IT Today

As health clinics, dentists, and specialists gradually reopen during what we hope is a reprieve from the first COVID-19 wave, lapses in effective data sharing come into glaring view.

Patients get taste of remote monitoring, want it to become permanent

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: HIMSS20 Digital Coverage Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Patients get taste of remote monitoring, want it to become permanent Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition Right Now

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The Changing Face of Digital Health In The Age of COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Vinisha Joshi, research content developer, Global Market Insights.

Masimo announces device designed to reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms

Mobi Health News

The device applies electrical impulses to the cranial nerves around the ear, which can reduce neuron activity and opioid withdrawal symptoms

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Agency heads pitch Congress on public health data

Morning eHealth

HHS unveils unified agenda — FDA's PDF hopes

Hundreds of industry groups call on Congress to advance permanent telehealth reform

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Three hundred and forty healthcare organizations published an open letter Monday asking Senate and House leaders to permanently enshrine changes to policies that would make telehealth accessible in the long term.

Epic Heading Back to the Office, Eschewing Remote Work

Healthcare IT Today

An article published a few weeks ago is still buzzing around Health IT circles about Epic’s choice to have their 9000 employees return to the office rather than continuing remote work.

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Former Rep. Patrick Kennedy, Pear, Shatterproof join forces on new addiction focused DTx coalition

Mobi Health News

One of the organization's main goals is to encourage Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement for prescription digital therapeutics.

Antibody Discovery, Viral Therapy and COVID-19: What to Know in 2020

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Ever since the SARS-CoV-2 virus—better known as COVID-19 or the novel coronavirus—appeared on the world stage in December 2019, the scientific community has been searching for a way to fight it.

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FCC boosts rural healthcare funding by $198M, with eye toward telehealth expansion

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Federal Communications Commission announced this week that it would be allocating more money to be disbursed to rural providers and help them establish the broadband connectivity necessary to implement telehealth and virtual care during the coronavirus crisis. WHY IT MATTERS.

Securing Medical Devices and IoT

Healthcare IT Today

I know it’s easy to be distracted by COVID-19 right now, but it’s important to remember that many of the challenges we faced pre-COVID-19 are still around and need to be managed effectively even as we deal with the pandemic.

Investors are taking bets on femtech, now looking beyond just fertility apps

Mobi Health News

While the capital for femtech companies continues to pour in, investors discuss the importance of looking beyond menopause and fertility to sexual health and contraception.

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Tips For Starting Your Own Medical Practice 

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Starting a medical practice is a major career move, one that you need to think about very carefully before undertaking.

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HIMSSCast: Will the COVID-19 telehealth boom last?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthcare IT News Executive Editor Mike Miliard and Senior Editor Kat Jercich join host Jonah Comstock to recap what went down at the American Telemedicine Association's virtual conference last week.

Primary care is ripe for disruption. Here are the players trying to shake up the market

FierceHealthIT

Primary care is ripe for disruption. Here are the players trying to shake up the market. hlandi. Wed, 07/01/2020 - 17:15

lululemon buys in-home workout platform Mirror for $500M

Mobi Health News

The clothing and lifestyle brand backed Mirror in 2019, and had been working with the startup on branded workout content

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