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A Proactive Approach to COVID-19: PatientConnect Mobile

Health Recovery Solutions

The past several months has forced not only our country, but the world, to reevaluate our preparedness to confront a global pandemic. During the first wave of COVID-19 the US was among many countries that came face-to-face with the shortcomings of their healthcare system.

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A New Era of Virtual Care Has Begun, Accenture Finds

Health Populi

Patients embraced virtual care and communications at very high rates in the first months of the pandemic, and want to continue to use telehealth platforms after the pandemic ends.

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The looming end to the telehealth boom

Mobi Health News

Former U.S. Medicaid CMO Dr. Andrey Ostrovsky outlines how tech entrepreneurs, investors and digital-transformation leaders can impact a legislative fix and enable long-term telehealth access

Healthcare’s Most Innovative Companies of 2020: LeanTaaS

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. At Electronic Health Reporter, we take innovations from healthcare companies very seriously. For nearly a decade, we’ve featured their work, products, news and thought leaders in an effort to bring our readers the best, most in-depth […]. The article Healthcare’s Most Innovative Companies of 2020: LeanTaaS appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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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.

Telehealth Platforms: Building Blocks for Omnichannel, Networked Healthcare

Health Populi

In the U.S., the use of telehealth services tripled in the past year, as healthcare providers limited patients from in-person visits for care and patients sought to avoid exposure to the coronavirus in medical settings.

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Back to the future: Digital health-led decentralization of healthcare delivery

Mobi Health News

Flare Capital Partners principal Ian Chiang identifies the innovators and trends that will drive decentralization of healthcare in the coming years

Meeting Patient Demands With Virtual Care Beyond COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Michael Morgan, CEO, Updox.

Return-To-School Is Stressing Out U.S. Parents Across Income, Race and Political Party

Health Populi

The worse of the coronavirus pandemic is yet to come, most Americans felt in July 2020. That foreboding feeling is shaping U.S.

Health providers rediscover the hidden asset of telemedicine for care management

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Recently, millions of patients have realised how their health is dependent on access to a healthcare facility infrastructure.

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.

Meaningful digital health engagement is more complicated than how long or often users log in

Mobi Health News

A new study conducted among SilverCloud Health program users employed machine learning to identify relationships between app-use frequency and clinical outcomes

Machine Learning Is Poised To Transform The Patient Experience — If We Let It

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ray D’Onofrio, principal data architect, SPR. Could Amazon’s personal assistant, Alexa, predict when you will be sick? Or, if Siri is the first to know you have COVID-19.

Covid-19 and Mid-Year Look at 2020 Tech Trends for Older Adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

That was then… In early 2020, focus sharpens on market categories of aging and caregiving. AARP published a new report that showed growing interest in technology among those aged 70+.

Legislators and healthcare orgs rally in favor of bipartisan telehealth bill

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Several healthcare organizations and elected officials came together on Thursday in support of legislation safeguarding access to telehealth after the pandemic. "We have seen the positive impact of telehealth across the nation," said Jen Covich Bordenick, CEO at eHealth Initiative.

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.

Sprout's in-home autism care platform launches with $10M seed funding

Mobi Health News

The startup combines free assessments and in-person therapy with telehealth and digital care-coordination.

Why Is Cybersecurity In Healthcare Still Struggling?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. It’s mostly not news to anyone anymore (at least to those within cybersecurity and healthcare circles) that healthcare is heavily vulnerable to cyberattacks.

It’s Official! – No Large Health IT Conference Until 2021

Healthcare IT Today

I think we’d all been waiting for the shoe to fully drop, but it now seems official that there will be no large health IT conferences for the rest of 2020.

Consortium uses FCC COVID-19 funds to bring telehealth to the underserved

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Boston-based MA FQHC Telehealth Consortium was created for Federally Qualified Health Centers to come together to master telehealth so that their patients could access quality care despite the pandemic.

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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.

Omron launches UVC disinfection robot targeting COVID-19 virus

Mobi Health News

According to Omron, the robot can get up and running with a simple software integration and does not require modifications or construction of the premises it is used in

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Engineered T Cells Show Promise as Effective Preventative for Diabetes

Insulin Nation

In 2015, Dr. David Rawlings, Director of Seattle Children’s Research Institute’s Center for Immunity and Immunotherapies ( bio ), published a paper showing how he and his team were able to target a specific receptor on precursor immune cells to transform them into regulatory T cells.

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How AI Assistants Are Decreasing the Physician Documentation Burden

Healthcare IT Today

Coming into the year, one of the most exciting technologies I saw coming down the pipe was ambient clinical voice technologies and EHR AI Assistants. I thought this would be a major theme at the HIMSS20 Annual conference. Then, everything blew up included HIMSS20 being cancelled.

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Healthcare organizations turning to wide range of vendors in pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A new KLAS report found that organizations have turned to a wide range of vendors – most frequently those providing telehealth technology – to help provide care amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.

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.

Doctors tweet swimsuit photos in rebuke of critical journal article

Mobi Health News

Scores of doctors have rallied against an article published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery that called out new vascular surgery doctors for "unprofessional content" on their social media pages.

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Interoperability and Efficient Health Data Exchange Needed Now More Than Ever

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Scott Galbari, chief technology officer and CISO, Lyniate. For as long as healthcare data has existed, so has the healthcare industry’s challenges with interoperability.

Smart Glasses Make a Return to Health Care with the Vuzix M400

Healthcare IT Today

Although Google Glass, first released in 2012, offered many possibilities for use in surgery and other health care settings, it never became mainstream.

Arkos Health, created by merger of 3 companies, sets sights on senior-focused telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Curavi Health, CarePointe and U.S. Health Systems announced this past week that they have merged to form Arkos Health, a new company designed to bring analytics-driven telemedicine to vulnerable senior populations nationwide. WHY IT MATTERS.

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.

Tech's role in helping seniors overcome loneliness amid COVID-19 pandemic

Mobi Health News

Panelists at HIMSS20 Digital discuss virtual assistants and telehealth use in the pandemic.

Top Pain Management Technologies

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 50 million American adults had chronic pain in 2016.

Interoperability Between Hospitals and EMS is a Light Switch Away

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Emily Burch Harris, Freelance Health Writer.