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The Latest Health Technology Vision and Consumer Behavior Insights From Accenture

Health Populi

The COVID-19 pandemic hastened digital transformation for both the health care industry and for individuals — as health consumers, patients, caregivers, and health citizens.

When will medical simulation catch up to consumer video games?

Mobi Health News

In a HIMSS20 Digital session, Level Ex CEO Sam Glassenberg discusses his company's efforts to bridge the gap

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No Surprise: Most Healthcare Technology Conversations About COVID-19 Revolve Around The Adoption of Telehealth

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jeff Fallon, chairman and CEO, eVideon Healthcare. Hospitals are changing their approach to patient care as a result of COVID-19.

Connected health tools can play a vital role in the COVID-19 crisis

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Even before the COVID-19 crisis, the healthcare industry faced a number of challenges: physician shortages, clinicians overwhelmed by changes and population health needs.

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.

The Future of Health Is “Now,” Deloitte Says; But Are Consumers Living and Loving It?

Health Populi

The pandemic has become a sort of forcing function on all aspects of daily living, include health care. Deloitte’s latest wave of health care consumer market research updates the COVID-19 impacts on the U.S.

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Five Strategies To Mitigate Supply Chain Risk From Future Pandemics

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Karen Conway, vice president of healthcare value, GHX. The disruption wrought by COVID-19 is unmatched in recent history.

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Many children respond better to therapists on a telehealth screen than face to face

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

MEBS Counseling, a community-based behavioral health provider, offers children and their families evidence-based behavioral health services in the Northern Kentucky area.

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The Mental Health Impacts of COVID-19 – Trauma- and Stress-Related Disorders in the Pandemic

Health Populi

The CDC calculated that some 200,000 American lives would be lost to the coronavirus pandemic by Labor Day weekend 2020. Beyond the tragic mortality in the U.S. come morbidity impacts hitting mental health in America, hard.

Early data from Fitbit study indicates it can predict COVID-19 before symptoms show

Mobi Health News

Fitbit may be able to detect COVID-19 in patients before they start to feel symptoms, based on early findings from the company’s “Assessment of physiological signs associated with COVID-19 measured using wearable devices” preprint study.

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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.

How To Prepare For Your Telemedicine Visit

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The COVID-19 pandemic has altered service delivery in a big way.

AccessHealth uses telemedicine to boost mental health visits by 10% during COVID-19

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

COVID-19 spurred Houston-based AccessHealth to quickly scale up its telemedicine offerings, just as it did with most other health systems nationwide. And just like those other health systems, AccessHealth faced numerous challenges at first, in trying to adapt to this new normal. THE PROBLEM.

Telehealth Act HR 7992: Telehealth Legislation Combines Nine Separate Bills

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth Act HR 7992: Telehealth Legislation Combines Nine Separate Bills Congresswoman Ann Wagner (R-MO), Chair of the House Suburban Caucus, released the following statement after she introduced the new telehealth legislation titled the Telehealth Act, a package that includes nine … Read more.

Health tech companies claim their largest share of the Inc. 5,000 to date with 123 entries

Mobi Health News

This year's collection of fast-growing digital health, health IT, medical device and consumer digital wellness companies dwarfed the 61 spotted by MobiHealthNews on last year's list

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.

How Vendor Neutral Archives (VNAs) Are Changing The Medical Landscape

Electronic Health Reporter

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Sound security practices key to fulfilling telehealth's promise, study shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

More than 70 percent of respondents polled by cybersecurity firm CynergisTek say they'll keep using telehealth services, even once the pandemic subsides.

Modernizing Medicine EHR’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Patric Edmondson, Chief Technology Officer and Dr. Andrew Rosenthal, Medical Director of Plastic Surgery at Modernizing Medicine.

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Renalytix AI and AstraZeneca team up to improve chronic kidney disease outcomes

Mobi Health News

Artificial intelligence-enabled in vitro diagnostics company Renalytix AI announced today a research partnership with AstraZeneca to develop and launch medical strategies for cardiovascular, renal and metabolic diseases

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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.

Technology That Will Help Businesses Thrive After COVID

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Life as we know has it changed in many different ways, and one of the biggest factors is how we go about our daily lives and how we may operate businesses in the future. The […].

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COVID-19 and the future of care delivery

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The opportunity to deliver a session for new healthcare students on the subject of telehealth is an enjoyable one. However, these sessions usually begin with a hurdle to be overcome – that of terminology.

A Bright Future: How Digital Tools Are Meeting Patients Where They Live

Health System CIO

Patient-focused care is no longer just a platitude; it’s a platform that will ensure long-term viability for providers who can successfully implement primary care models, says Mike Davis, who examines the growing digital technology market.

Early smart clothing firm OMSignal is out of business

Mobi Health News

After declaring bankruptcy at the beginning of 2019, the Canadian company sold some of its patents to Honeywell

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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.

The Role of Digital Resources In Preparing Nursing Students

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The duties of a registered nurse remain very much hands-on and in person. However, much of the learning and training to become an RN is done digitally.

Adventist Health partners with Synchronous to provide AI-driven behavioral telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Adventist Health, a Sacramento area faith-based health system, announced this week that it was partnering with the artificial intelligence-driven behavioral telehealth company Synchronous Health.

Telehealth Group Therapy

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth Group Therapy Many highly skilled group therapy clinicians have been forced into telehealth group therapy practice without thoughtful guidance or the ability to learn anything beyond basic telehealth skills. A seasoned group therapist knows that a wide variety of … Read more.

Digital Diagnostics acquires dermatology focused startup 3Derm

Mobi Health News

Digital Diagnostics, formerly IDx, is looking to expand into the skin health space with this new purchase.

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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.

HIPAA Celebrates A Birthday: COVID-19, HIPAA and Your Rights

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Phyllis Miller, Ph.D.,

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Motic Digital Pathology launches telepathology program globally

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Motic Digital Pathology this week announced the global launch of its telepathology program, which allows pathologists to connect with labs and patients around the world.

Millions Of Elderly Patients In U.S. Aren’t Prepared To Participate in Telehealth Visits

Healthcare IT Today

New research appearing in a high-profile medical journal suggests that millions of U.S. seniors aren’t ready to participate fully – or in some cases, at all – in telehealth visits due to a lack of technical knowledge or health-related issues.