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Can Telemedicine Increase Health Equity? A Conversation with Antoinette Thomas, Dave Ryan, and Me with the ATA

Health Populi

“Yes,” we concurred on our session convened by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) EDGE session today.

What is Telemedicine Going to Look Like in 2021?

Optimum Healthcare IT

When looking at 2021, a few factors will determine telemedicine's growth & pervasiveness from both the provider and patient standpoint. . The post What is Telemedicine Going to Look Like in 2021? appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. Advisory Services COVID-19 Remote Monitoring Telemedicine

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Google Cloud launches vaccine distribution tool for local governments

Mobi Health News

The Intelligent Vaccine Impact solution promises to increase the “availability and equitable access” of vaccines while assisting governments in the distribution process.

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Administrative Efficiency Technology Aids Value-Based Care In Times of Crisis

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Christina Perkins, NaviNet vice president of product management and strategy, NantHealth.

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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.

Americans A Year Into the Pandemic – A View from Pew

Health Populi

Nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the same percent of Americans say strengthening the U.S.

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Google Fit will soon use smartphone cameras to log heart rate and respiratory rate

Mobi Health News

The new wellness features use machine learning to observe subtle changes in chest movement or blood coloration, and are slated to drop for Pixel device users in the next month

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PDPM, A Pandemic, and Digital Transformation: 4 Questions With Two Skilled Nursing Experts

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. To say the least, 2020 was a difficult year for skilled nursing providers.

Call It Deferring Services or Self-Rationing, U.S. Consumers Are Still Avoiding Medical Care

Health Populi

Patients in the U.S. have been self-rationing medical care for many years, well before any of us knew what “PPE” meant or how to spell “coronavirus.” ” Nearly a decade ago, I cited the Kaiser Family Foundation Health Security Watch of May 2012 here in Health Populi.

University of Michigan Hospital deploys Epic-linked 'patient monitoring at home'

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan, implemented a patient monitoring at home, or PM@H program, using fully managed device kits prior to the pandemic.

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.

Casana closes $14M Series A to bring its heart sensor toilet seat to market

Mobi Health News

The startup formerly known as Heart Health Intelligence is undergoing the FDA clearance process for its Heart Seat device

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Prostate Cancer: Most Common Causes In The 21st Century

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. If you’re a man in your mid-40s or older and have not undergone a prostate exam, you should consider doing so as soon as possible. To understand why such testing is critical for men in […].

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Dr. Burnout – The 2021 Medscape Physician Burnout & Suicide Report

Health Populi

Physicians in the U.S. are experiencing “death by 1,000 cuts,” according to the 2021 Medscape Physician Burnout & Suicide Report.

Virtual care to become ‘new normal’ throughout GCC countries

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Middle East was on a transformational journey even before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, where its healthcare system was concerned. The population – and the growing number of those with chronic diseases – had been rising for some time.

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.

AliveCor updates its ECG software to determine three additional heart conditions

Mobi Health News

The company hopes that its more descriptive reports will distinguish the personal ECG offering from others limited to atrial fibrillation detection alone

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What Is Psychiatry?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. While it may seem an ignorant question, understanding psychiatry is more complicated than one might think.

Care options for seniors.tech included

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Aging in place – it’s emerged (again) during these Covid-19 times. Déjà vu all over again. But ‘aging in place’ is still a challenge and maybe a pipe dream for seniors in their late 70’s or 80’s.

Telehealth Survey Results: Technology Concerns Stand Out As Key Issues Slowing Telehealth Adoption

Healthcare IT Today

New research conducted by Healthcare IT Today suggests that the top barriers to wider, more stable adoption of telehealth may be patient and doctor discomfort with the technology.

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.

Contributed: When fitness data becomes research data, your privacy may be at risk

Mobi Health News

Digital health and data experts illustrate the risk of sharing anonymized fitness data and call for systematic reform

No More Low T

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. When men start to reach the age of 40, their testosterone level can start to decline by 3 percent almost every year.

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Hims & Hers, ATA, and 10 others launch Telehealth Equity Coalition

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As the novel coronavirus pandemic swept the country last year, hundreds of thousands of patients turned to telehealth in order to continue accessing care while remaining as safe as possible.

Lessons Learned: What Data Leaks in Connected Medical Devices Are Teaching Us

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by David Sygula, Senior Cybersecurity Analyst at CybelAngel. They are the machines that take your X-rays, and conduct your MRI, CT and ultrasound scans.

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.

Contributed: Pregnancy and fertility digital apps are tackling affordability and access

Mobi Health News

Liz Kwo reviews the support that fertility and maternal-health apps can provide and outlines key considerations for integrating these tools into care

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3 Applications of Light Therapy In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Innovation is at the heart of the healthcare sector as technology brings new tools and approaches to the table.

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New Hampshire lawmakers push to roll back telehealth coverage

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

New Hampshire lawmakers held a hearing this week on a bill that would roll back provisions safeguarding telehealth coverage in the state. The bill, sponsored by three Republican state legislators, targets payment parity for telehealth services and would eliminate coverage for audio-only services.

Zyter Acquires Care Management Technology Leader Casenet, LLC

Healthcare IT Today

Zyter, Inc., a leading digital health product company, confirmed today that it has acquired Casenet® LLC, a leading provider of population health products, from Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC). Zyter, a privately-held corporation, did not disclose financial details of the transaction.

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.

Modern Health buys fellow digital mental health startup Kip

Mobi Health News

Modern Health will now be able to integrate Kip's data tracking and assessment tool into its services.

Signs That Show You Should See A Neurologist Immediately

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. There are so many signs that should make you book an appointment with a neurologist. But first, let’s understand who a neurologist is.

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Five Key Criteria That Will Determine Telehealth’s Long-term Viability

Health System CIO

The Covid-19 pandemic has shown that telemedicine is a viable – and sometimes even a preferred – option for providing patient care. Its continued success, however, is going to require some work, says CIO Michael Saad.