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2021 Medicare Advantage Plan Intelligence: An Early Look

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Rachele Elasky, product manager, and Sarah Chien, analytics solutions manager, Carrot Health.

Addressing Lives and Livelihoods with a Whole-of-Government Approach – The First Wave of Biden Health Policy

Health Populi

President Biden’s first few days on the job gave us a very clear view on how he sees conquering COVID: through a whole-of-government approach to public policies that bolster directly addressing the virus, along with the many forces shaping how we got here and how to come out of the pandemic era stronger.

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For next steps on telehealth, look to the states

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As the United States approaches its one-year anniversary of the COVID-19 pandemic beginning to disrupt normal healthcare operations, a question continues to endure: What's next for telehealth? The answer remains unclear on a federal level, with U.S.

Israeli startup uses AI to identify healthy embryos and increase IVF success

Mobi Health News

The company is currently piloting 11 women for their algorithm technology to predict embryo implantation probability

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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.

Why Patient Experience Is Key To Post-COVID Growth

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jean-Pierre Stephan, managing director, Accenture Health. COVID-19 has disrupted industries, and nowhere is it more apparent than in healthcare.

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U.S. lawmakers reintroduce House bill safeguarding access to telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A bipartisan group of U.S. representatives has reintroduced a bill aimed at expanding access to telehealth beyond the COVID-19 pandemic. The Protecting Access to Post-COVID-19 Telehealth Act of 2021 legislation was introduced this past week by Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., cosponsored by Reps.

Swiss startup Aktiia receives CE mark for continuous blood pressure monitoring system

Mobi Health News

The platform provides patients and their physicians insights into blood pressure patterns that better inform the diagnosis and management of hypertension

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Older adults and broadband access -- picking up the pace of adoption

Aging in Place Technology Watch

What is broadband and why should seniors want it? The buzz about broadband and older adults has grown louder since the start of the pandemic – which worsened social isolation for so many older adults.

Primary Care 2.0 – How Crossover Health is “Re-Bundling” Health Care

Health Populi

In 2020, investments in digital health reached $14.1 bn , much of which went into niche applications like lab testing, medication adherence, and on-demand triage for urgent care.

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.

Telemedicine slashes no-shows and cancellations at Behavioral Health Services North

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic hitting in early 2020, Behavioral Health Services North in Plattsburgh, New York, did not frequently use telehealth because of regulatory constraints and what staff considered somewhat cumbersome practices.

'Self-pay' insurtech startup Sidecar Health hits unicorn status with $125M Series C

Mobi Health News

The startup's app prices care using cash rates, while letting its members choose their preferred care by comparing the costs of their local providers

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IT’s Role In Steering Telehealth Success

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Adam Edwards, chief customer officer, AppNeta.

Food Trends and Hunger in the Pandemic – the Importance of Food Security in Health and Economic Security

Health Populi

In 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic changed all kinds of aspects of our daily lives, not the least of which were our food habits — how we shopped for food, how we bought food, how we cooked and baked from scratch, and how our tastes and nutritional choices changed with our #StayHome and #WorkFromHome lifestyles.

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.

Legacy Applications and SolarWinds – 4 Reasons Why CIOs Need to Move on from Them

Healthcare IT Today

The SolarWinds attack was not only an attack on the Software Supply Chain. It also had secondary consequences. To illustrate this, we will use the example of Microsoft Active Directory, the authentication technology utilized by most corporate networks, which was also affected by it.

Samsung says smartwatch ECG, blood pressure measurement will go live in 31 more countries

Mobi Health News

The Samsung Health Monitor app will be updated to enable these features on the Galaxy Watch3 and Galaxy Watch Active2 beginning on February 4 for certain markets

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Important Steps For E-Health Businesses To Remain GDPR Compliant

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Milica Vojnic, digital marketeer, Wisetek.

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Ensuring That Humanity Retains Control of Connected Things: A Message from Microsoft at CES 2021

Health Populi

Artificial intelligence (AI) has begun to play a role in health care for predictive analytics, personalization, and public health. On 26th January, I’ll moderate a tweetchat at 1 pm Eastern time, brainstorming the current and future state of and opportunities for AI in health care.

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.

Health Partners deploys school-based telehealth that even lay people can operate

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Last year, Health Partners of Western Ohio had been tasked with providing school-based healthcare in 71 sites across the Toledo, Ohio, area. THE PROBLEM.

New digital mental health startup Hurdle lands $5M to focus on caring for Black communities

Mobi Health News

406 Ventures and Seae Ventures led the round with participation from F-Prime.

5 Proven Tips For Choosing A Degree In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. There are many things you must consider first. First and foremost, what is your major?

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We’re Looking for an Executive Director to Join the Society

Society for Participatory Medicine

Have you heard? The Society for Participatory Medicine (SPM) is hiring an Executive Director. You can read more about the position here and how to apply.

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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.

NantHealth and Sesame collaborate on telemedicine marketplace

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

NantHealth, a provider/payer collaboration IT vendor, and Sesame, a direct-to-patient telemedicine company, are collaborating on a program designed to give providers tools to offer patients direct access to virtual care while, the companies say, increasing practice revenue by reducing administrative costs. With just under half of the adult U.S.

Google adds feature to help users find COVID-19 vaccination sites

Mobi Health News

The tech giant is also teaming up with providers to use its capacities for vaccination.

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5 Easy Methods To Grow Your Healthcare Business

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. It’s no secret that healthcare businesses face some unique challenges, especially in this unstable economy.

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GetWellNetwork acquires Docent Health to bolster consumer engagement with AI

FierceHealthIT

GetWellNetwork acquires Docent Health to bolster consumer engagement with AI. hlandi. Thu, 01/28/2021 - 14:15

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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.

Q&A with CIO Jamie Nelson, Part 1: “The IT Work Behind the Scenes Was Incredible.”

Health System CIO

For Jamie Nelson’s team at the Hospital for Special Surgery, the most important takeaway from the Covid-19 pandemic has been the need for a playbook documenting “what we did and how we did it,” she said in this podcast interview.

Contributed: Digital health and opioid use disorder

Mobi Health News

Flare Capital's Alexandra Mullin and Ian Chiang outline COVID-19's impact on the worsening opioid crisis and how the digital opioid use disorder space is likely to develop over the coming years

How To Automate Your Medical Claims Audit Process

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Automation has become increasingly popular in business over the past few years. By automating business processes, you can reduce errors, save time, and save your business a lot of money.

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