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Pivoting a Telehealth Program in Response to COVID-19: V2V Session Insights

Health Recovery Solutions

COVID-19 has presented a unique challenge for healthcare providers throughout 2020. Organizations already using telehealth and RPM rapidly expanded their existing programs to identify, screen, and monitor patients for COVID-19, while still providing care to their existing patient populations.

Depression and Anxiety are Toxic Side Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic

Health Populi

Most psychologists in the U.S. treated more patients in the first six months of the coronavirus pandemic, shifting their practices to telehealth platforms.

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Dutch home monitoring app shortening hospital stays for COVID-19 patients

Mobi Health News

A reduction of 134 admission days was recorded in a group of 33 patients.

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Physicians are drowning in electronic information

KevinMD

The administrative burden of medicine significantly contributes to physician and clinician burnout, electronic health systems, or EHR system design and workflow as a lead culprit. As such, recent EHR technology innovation tactics have focused on automating components of data entry and documentation.

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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.

Compliance

Clocktree

Efficiently manage regulatory compliance and audits. Automate, Streamline, and Simplify Dashboard for at-a-glance compliance status.

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Physicians will decide the fate of the digital therapeutics industry

Mobi Health News

Authors from Mental & Brain Health Investment and Columbia Psychiatry Mind Ventures write about the future of digital therapeutics.

Telehealth ICU tech helps Geisinger quickly expand capacity and enhance care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Earlier this year, Geisinger health system based in Danville, Pennsylvania, had full intensive care units at several of its hospitals, leading to higher acuity in the step-down units at those facilities.

Tectonic Movement In Healthcare Interoperability

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jerry Rankin, strategy director of healthcare interoperability, Infor.

The Pandemic, Amazon, Pharmacy, and the Digital Transformation of Health Consumers

Health Populi

As the COVID-19 pandemic emerged in the U.S., Americans were already Primed for ecommerce — even in health care. The coronavirus accelerated the digital transformation on people as consumers — and consumers as health consumers.

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.

After COVID-19, telehealth's momentum will be sustained by younger consumers seeking convenience

Mobi Health News

New data from a 2,052-person survey suggest that older healthcare consumers value their trusted providers, while younger generations are willing to pay a "convenience premium" for easy-to-access virtual care

Most clinicians can't access telehealth directly from EHRs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

According to a survey released Tuesday by the COVID-19 Healthcare Coalition, the majority of physicians and other qualified healthcare professionals say telehealth is positively influencing clinical outcomes, patient experience, cost and professional satisfaction.

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Consider Amazon’s role in the caregiving and older adult market

Aging in Place Technology Watch

It’s already been a big year for new Amazon offerings that could benefit older people. This month’s most obvious change was the introduction of Amazon CareHub , an Alexa app that can be used to help monitor potentially isolated older adults.

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5 Digital Health Services That Are Here to Stay

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Devin Partida, technology writer and the editor-in-chief, ReHack.com. The COVID-19 pandemic has presented the medical industry with one of its most significant challenges yet.

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.

Digital health acceleration shows no signs of slowing down

Mobi Health News

Investors expect to see more innovation, collaboration and adoption going into the new year and beyond

Report calls for ‘digital health hubs’ to tackle health inequalities in England

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

An NHS-commissioned report into digital inclusion in health and care calls for ‘digital health hubs’ to prevent exclusion from further widening health inequalities.

Many Patients Aren’t Paying Full Attention During Telehealth Visits

Healthcare IT Today

A new survey suggests that patients aren’t as engaged by telehealth visits as one might hope, with many multitasking during their consult. And, as I’ll argue below, that’s actually a pretty predictable finding, though not an inevitable one.

Defining The Digital Therapeutics Landscape For Provider and Payers

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Digital health aims at some of the biggest healthcare challenges, including lowering costs, fostering engagement and improving health outcomes.

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.

FDA authorizes first COVID-19 test for self-testing at home

Mobi Health News

Lucira's molecular testing kit allows individuals to collect their own nasal sample and insert it into a device that provides results in under 30 minutes. The company is aiming to sell the single-use tests for roughly $50

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AMA passes pro-telehealth resolution

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Medical Association this week resolved to continue advocating for telehealth after the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly among underserved communities.

Epic Health Research Network – A Near Real Time Medical Journal?

Healthcare IT Today

One of the biggest efforts coming out of Epic recently and one of the things Judy Faulkner, Founder of Epic, is most excited about is their Epic Health Research Network.

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Health Tech Hazards That May Cause Medical Malpractice

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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.

Orexo launches alcohol use disorder DTx through Accenture’s INTIENT platform

Mobi Health News

The INTIENT Patient platform supports vorvida’s virtual cognitive behavioral therapy services by providing secure data storage and artificial intelligence-enabled analytics

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Cerner says new video visit platform will help rural health systems

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Cerner announced this week that it would be offering a new video care platform to its CommunityWorks clients at no cost through the end of next year. The platform is aimed at addressing the healthcare needs of those living in rural areas.

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Top Security & Compliance Risks in Telehealth

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Donna Thiel, Chief Compliance Officer at ProviderTrust. Although there may be numerous benefits to using telehealth services, patients and providers should also consider the substantial telehealth risks involved.

Bonded Internet: Improving Connectivity Within Rural Medical and Dental Practices

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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.

Pear Therapeutics launches Somryst for the treatment of chronic insomnia

Mobi Health News

The cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia program is designed to be an end-to-end virtual experience.

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UCHealth builds a successful virtual urgent care clinic with Epic and Vidyo

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

UCHealth is a nonprofit health system with 12 hospitals and numerous physicians across Colorado, southern Wyoming and western Nebraska. THE PROBLEM.

A Caregiver’s Prior Auth Experience and What Can Be Done to Improve the Experience

Healthcare IT Today

I know that many doctor like to complain about clicks, but something they hate even more than clicks is prior auths (prior authorizations). I’ve heard so many doctors complain about how much time they spend on the phone dealing with prior authorizations.