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Are doctors abandoning telehealth?

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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. Telehealth and its various flavors enabled both patients and providers to manage the risk of contracting the virus, especially at a time when little was known about the nature of transmission, treatment and prevention — except for washing hands, covering one’s face, and isolating when showing symptoms.

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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. To ensure that their patients are comfortable, healthcare providers need to make sure they are improving the customer experience […]. The article Using Tech To Improve The Patient Experience appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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

Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

7 vital questions to ask when choosing a virtual care platform

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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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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

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. The hurdles to implementing telemedicine programs among smaller practices are fourfold, said Nate Lacktman, chair of the national telemedicine and digital health industry team at Foley and Lardner.

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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. say the future of America is a significant source of stress, as discussed in Stress in the Time of COVID-19, Volume Two , a report covering a poll of U.S. adults sponsored by the American Psychological Association.

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.

Digital health investments stay the course in Q2 2020

Mobi Health News

Despite the uncertainty of COVID-19, funding deals during the last three months were generally on par with those of Q1 2020 and Q2 2019

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. There’s even evidence that shows people are […]. The article 6 Tips To Avoid Stress During The Busy Summer Months appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial summer tech

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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. By April, that response included virtual urgent care, remote patient-monitoring, continuous virtual monitoring for in-unit patients and a shift in ambulatory care services.

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. Wearing a mask or face covering reminds me of an early economics lesson from Adam Smith: that actions I take that are good for you can be good for me.

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.

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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6 Effective Ways To Make The Most Out Of Keto Diet

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The dieting world has been speaking a lot about the Ketogenic diet. The ketogenic diet has been a popular choice for many, and recently, people have turned to it for its health benefits. The keto […]. The article 6 Effective Ways To Make The Most Out Of Keto Diet appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial

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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. But the major payer sources, while aware of the new regs, had not made any changes in their reimbursement process to pay for services provided through telemedicine. There also were limits on how the telemedicine service could be provided.

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. Likewise, many independent practices struggled with how to fully […].

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.

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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3 Healthy Habits for Seniors to Keep Healthy

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. We live in troubled times. When the coronavirus appeared in the United States after wreaking havoc around the world, it found a country with many socioeconomic structural weaknesses to expose—dysfunctional political parties, an economy based […]. The article 3 Healthy Habits for Seniors to Keep Healthy appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial

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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.

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. The health system has agreed to work with AI vendor Diagnostic Robotics, which has developed an AI-driven prediction and triage platform. Mayo will use the tools […].

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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.

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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The Importance of A Healthy Lifestyle

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are almost too numerous to count. However, it has also brought to the forefront the importance of maintaining your health. Let’s look at a few ways to do […]. The article The Importance of A Healthy Lifestyle appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial

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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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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. For instance, some friends told me that when they arrived at a clinic, the receptionist handed them paper forms and pens. The receptionist would say, “Just […].

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.

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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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. A major subject of concern amidst the ongoing coronavirus pandemic spread and related financial crisis is- could this situation be the trigger for a new era […]. The article The Changing Face of Digital Health In The Age of COVID-19 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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.