Sat.Jul 18, 2020 - Fri.Jul 24, 2020

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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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.

When integrating EHR and telehealth, one size doesn't fit all

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The explosion of telehealth in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered, in turn, conversations about how to achieve seamless electronic health record integration.

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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.

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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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.

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

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.

Accelerating the digital transformation of healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 global crisis has undoubtedly brought about huge changes in healthcare systems all over the world. One of the major impacts which it had would be its role in serving as an impetus to accelerate the digital transformation of healthcare globally.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

Study: Lower back pain patients using digital program report significant reduction in pain

Mobi Health News

The study found that high-risk patients who used the teleconsultation feature also had better outcomes than their peers who did not.

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Solutions For Improving Laboratory Workflow and Productivity

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. As the need for increased testing and vaccinations in response to global pandemics continue to rise, more laboratories are popping up across the country.

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The Donut Healthcare Hack – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

Happy Friday everyone! You made it through another week. This week I came across this amazing image from Lisa Forte from Red Goat Cyber Security. In her LinkedIn post where she shared this, she says: Don’t forget physical security as people start re-populating workplaces.

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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Careology launches remote monitoring platform for cancer care

Mobi Health News

The digital cancer care platform will connect patients with their clinical team

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10 Reasons Why You Need A Water Dispenser

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Water dispensers are becoming a vital appliance in our homes today; in the recent past, they were only found in offices and public places.

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The Benefits Of Building EHRs Around Care Plans

Healthcare IT Today

A former health system leader has laid out an interesting argument for refocusing EHRs on supporting care plans rather than simply documenting what care has been provided.

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Wright Center codevelops a telehealth-EHR combo to expand care options

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Oftentimes when people think about telemedicine, they envision a patient in a clinic with a technological setup they address, with physicians on the other end at another clinic far away doing the same. "But that model does not work in 2020, because where would staff set it up?"

WHO's director for Europe urges solidarity in using digital tools to combat COVID-19

Mobi Health News

Hans Henri Kluge, the World Health Organization’s director for Europe, presented on digital tools during the FutureMed conference this afternoon.

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