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The future of whole-person care: high-tech holistic medicine

KevinMD

When we think about holistic medicine, many assume that it requires human-to-human touch points and, therefore, doesn’t lend itself well to technology and innovations such as artificial intelligence. In fact, holistic medicine and whole-person care advocates often view technology as manufactured or impersonal and therefore dismiss its utility for health care. This is because there […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more.

New Accenture study reveals emerging trends in digital health

Mobi Health News

Healthcare organizations must become more collaborative with patients, employees, partners and the public when creating digital innovations to have success in the future, according to research from Accenture. The professional services company released its "Digital Health Technology Vision 2020" report that identified five trends that emerged before the COVID-19 pandemic, but that have only accelerated because of it

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The Pandemic’s Impact On The Future of Healthcare Delivery: Expanding Telehealth Across Medical Practices

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Rakhee Langer, vice president, healow telehealth solutions, eClinicalWorks. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, it sparked revolutionary change across the health care industry, from a more focused need for ongoing communication with patients and telehealth […].

My ABCovid-19 Journal, Day 2 – Letters “F” through “J”

Health Populi

Welcome to Day 2 of my #COVID19 holiday break, welcome to my ABCovid Journal , letters “F” through “J. If you hadn’t tuned into the Health Populi blog yesterday, 10th August 2020 , you missed the first five letters of my Age of Corona alphabet, curated in my art journal created in the early weeks of the pandemic. Click the link to back-track and catch up with us… I should explain why I’m sharing this project in the Health Populi blog this week.

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.

Consumer tech companies will struggle to disrupt health care   

KevinMD

With a combined market cap of more than $2 trillion, technology giants Google and Apple are placing big bets on disrupting the $3.6 trillion health care industry.

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New from Tech Tonics: Andrew Trister: From Jersey Boy to Digital Doc

Digital Health

With a knack for engineering and a passion for patients, Dr. Andrew Trister’s career has taken this Jersey boy from radiation oncology to Apple to his current role at the Gates Foundation, where he’s spearheading their efforts to leverage technology to improve the health of people around the world. Andrew – like E Street drummer […].

My ABCovid-19 Journal – Day 3 of 5, Letters “K” through “O”

Health Populi

Welcome back to my ABCovid-19 Journal, which I created/curated in the early weeks of the coronavirus pandemic. This week, I’m sharing all the letters of the alphabet with you which reminded me keywords and themes emerging as we were learning about this dastardly public health threat beginning early in 2020.

Telemedicine is a major driver in shifting the healthcare delivery model

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Accountable Care Patient Engagement Population Health Telehealth Workflow More than ever, the system selected to provide telemedicine services must provide added controls to overcome factors that are outside the control of the provider.

The hazards of digital mental health

Mobi Health News

Why are so few digital mental health tools based in evidence? The answer is complicated.

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.

Five notable technology offerings for older adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Companies and products worth noting in August. It may be the dog days of summer, but life and innovation move forward – and so it is with offerings to note that serve older adults. In particular, it is great to see the emergence of Primetime Partners , specifically focused on the aging-related market opportunity. The first, HomeEXCEPT was one missed at the time, emerging from a 2017 AARP Innovation Business Plan competition. The last was offered by a giant US network. Go figure.

My ABCovid-19 Journal – Day 4 of 5, Letters “P” through “T”

Health Populi

While I’m on holiday this week, restoring and re-setting, I’ve been sharing pages from my ABCovid-19 Journal with readers of Health Populi. I created this journal during the early phase of the pandemic in the U.S., as a form of art therapy, creative outlet, and learning. Today is Day 4 of sharing: we consider the letters “P” through “T,” and what I saw in the early coronavirus era. P is for pandemic.

Remote patient monitoring can help address the maternal mortality crisis

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In 2017, about 810 women around the world died every day from pregnancy-related causes. The United States' maternal mortality rate is an abysmal one, particularly for Black women and Native women – whose risk is three to four times higher than that of white women.

Trials begin for England’s new coronavirus contact tracing app

Mobi Health News

The software is based on Google and Apple’s privacy-centric system

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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.

CMS issues Medicaid guidance for states on implementing interoperability rule

FierceHealthIT

CMS issues Medicaid guidance for states on implementing interoperability rule. hlandi. Fri, 08/14/2020 - 12:16

My ABCovid-19 Journal – Day 5 of 5, Letters “U” through “Z”

Health Populi

We’ve had a lovely week on Seneca Lake, re-setting our physical, mental, and emotional clocks in the #KahnCave. It’s been blissful. I’ve enjoyed receiving feedback on the past four days of ABCovid-19 journal shares on my LinkedIn page and Twitter feed @HealthyThinker. My #arttherapy is yours for the sharing and taking. We are all, truly, on this pandemic journey together. That’s public health, for you.

How one 500-doc physicians group scaled up telehealth to 130 clinics in a week

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Back in 2017, Millennium Physician Group, one of the largest independent physician groups in the U.S., with more than 500 providers throughout Florida, saw the paradigm shift in the healthcare model away from fee-for-service and toward value-based care on the way.

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CB Insights names 150 digital health startups as 2020's industry front-runners

Mobi Health News

Culled from a pool of nearly 8,000 companies, this year's list of the "most promising" private startups represents over $20 billion in funding from more than 900 unique investors.

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.

Will There Be Competition for Doc Talent Because of Telehealth?

Healthcare IT Today

This began before COVID-19, but the explosion of telehealth has really raised a lot of questions for doctors when it comes to what the future of their profession will look like.

My ABCovid Journal – Day 1 of 5, A through E

Health Populi

My friends… It’s time in this pandemic journey that I take a full week to re-charge and bask in the midst of nature, a lake, farm-to-table food, wine-making, and the love of and therapeutic time with my wonderful husband. My gift to you all this week, 10th – 14th August, is to share with you pages from my “ ABCovid Journal” that I created/curated in the first weeks of the coronavirus pandemic.

Telehealth boosts mental health patient engagement, care plan compliance

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

New York Psychotherapy and Counseling Center, based in Jamaica, New York, operates outpatient mental health clinics in underserved communities in New York City. THE PROBLEM. Prior to COVID-19, it provided 100% of services via in-person visits. When a state of emergency was declared in March, the healthcare organization needed to quickly pivot its delivery method so it could continue serving the patients who very much needed services.

Survey shows seniors are embracing technology and telehealth during pandemic

Mobi Health News

More than 60% of Medicare-eligible seniors say they’ve embraced technology more during the pandemic, according to a new survey from healthinsurance.com. The website hosted an online survey for Americans 64 years old or above between July 20 and July 21, 2020, to gauge seniors’ use of technology, their lives during the pandemic, their Medicare plans and more. More than 1,000 seniors responded to the survey

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.

Is Your Telehealth Strategy Aligned To The “New Normal”?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dhaval Shah, senior vice president of medical technology, and Neha Vora, healthcare consultant of medical technology, CitiusTech In the current COVID-19 disrupted world, telehealth has seen unprecedented growth in adoption, as it minimizes the […]. The article Is Your Telehealth Strategy Aligned To The “New Normal”? appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

GoodRx: These are the most expensive drugs in the U.S.

FierceHealthIT

GoodRx: These are the most expensive drugs in the U.S. pminemyer. Fri, 08/14/2020 - 12:00

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From 500 monthly telehealth visits to 19,000

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

McLaren Health Care in Grand Blanc, Michigan, operates 14 hospital sites covering the care needs for patients across the majority of the state, including Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Like other healthcare organizations, McLaren has had difficulty recruiting physician specialists to meet patients’ needs, particularly in the more rural areas of the state.

HIMSSCast: Addressing health inequities with technology and entrepreneurship

Mobi Health News

Patient Orator CEO Kistein Monkhouse and Theator CEO Dr. Tamir Wolf discuss health disparities in the United States and how their companies are helping

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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.

Preventing COVID-19 Frauds and Scams In Medical Facilities

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The coronavirus pandemic has impacted us profoundly as most nonessential businesses stay closed, and the nations worldwide stay indoors. The hospital staff is under tremendous stress, and all non-critical medical treatments and procedures are on […]. The article Preventing COVID-19 Frauds and Scams In Medical Facilities appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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A Genomics and Precision Medicine Update Amidst COVID-19

Healthcare IT Today

There is no more exciting subject in healthcare than genomics and precision medicine. The way genomics has been accelerating is just astounding. The original human genome sequencing project took 13 years and $2.7 billion. We can now do a full genomic sequence in a few days and under $1000.

New telehealth technology uses the TV set

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth