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Telehealth's Role in COVID-19 Side Effect Management

Health Recovery Solutions

We live the headlines and statistics every day - new COVID-19 cases, new COVID related deaths, lockdowns, rules and regulations, and the list goes on and on. Something that’s only recently gaining more attention is the post-COVID recovery process and the lasting effects COVID is having on survivors.

How To Use Innovative Tech To Break Down Barriers Between Providers and Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Scott Law, founder and CEO, Zotec Partners. We’re living in a world where consumers demand more from every transaction. Exception service is no longer a nice-to-have — it has become the status quo.

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Care Management vs. Case Management

HealthStream

Patients with multiple chronic health conditions struggle to manage their own care, requiring outside professionals to oversee their healthcare. Here we look at the differences between care management and case management—two processes that apply to care oversight and better outcomes

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One-Third of People with Chronic Conditions Delayed or Forgone Care During the Pandemic

Health Populi

By the autumn of 2020, U.S. physicians grew concerned that patients who were avoiding visits to doctor’s offices were missing care for chronic conditions, discussed in in Delayed and Forgone Health Care for N onelderly Adults during the COVID-19 Pandemic from the Urban Institute.

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.

DrChrono's open FHIR API lets patients add their EHR to Apple Health Records

Mobi Health News

With a single authentication, iPhone owners whose providers use DrChrono's OnPatient will be able to consolidate their records within Apple's PHR

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Telehealth used less in disadvantaged areas, Health Affairs study finds

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A Health Affairs study found that telemedicine use during the COVID-19 pandemic was lower in communities with higher rates of poverty – suggesting that the industry must address the digital divide in order to ensure widespread access to virtual care.

A New Health Literacy Pillar: Personal Data Stewardship

Health Populi

The growing use of APIs in health information technology innovation for patient care has been a boon to speeding development placed in the hands of providers and patients. Using APIs can help drive interoperability and make data “liquid” and useable.

Facebook said to be building consumer smartwatch with health and wellness features

Mobi Health News

The device reportedly will include a cellular connection and could tie in with third-party health and wellness services, such as those offered by Peloton

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One Big Question Healthcare Technology Professionals Should Be Asking Right Now: How Can We Use AI For Better Care Outcomes?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Response by Richard Boyd, CEO and Co-founder, Tanjo.

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.

Helio Health uses telehealth to solve access issues for Medicaid population

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Helio Health in Syracuse, New York, treats patients with substance use disorder and behavioral health issues. Many times, these patients have exacerbating conditions on the medical side. On top of those, there is a COVID-19 threat for both staff and patients. THE PROBLEM.

The Social Determinants of Prescription Drugs – A View From CoverMyMeds

Health Populi

The COVID-19 pandemic forced consumers to define what were basic or essential needs to them; for most people, those items have been hygiene products, food, and connectivity to the Internet. There’s another good that’s essential to people who are patients: prescription drugs.

PatchAi and Roche Italia launch virtual platform for oncology patients

Mobi Health News

The solution uses AI and machine learning to improve adherence

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How Medical Billing Records Tell A More Complete Story of COVID Patients

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. Medical billing records may help create a fuller picture of how the COVID-19 virus has impacted the country.

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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.

New wearable patch can monitor blood pressure, caffeine levels

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

University of California San Diego engineers have developed a skin patch that can be worn on the neck to track blood pressure and heart rate while monitoring the user's glucose, lactate, alcohol or caffeine levels.

Americans Lost Future Life-Years in 2020: How Much Life Was Lost Depends on the Color of One’s Skin

Health Populi

Some people remark about 2020 being a “lost year” in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. That happens to be a true statement, sadly not in jest: in the U.S., life expectancy at birth fell by one full year over the first half of 2020 compared with 2019, to 77.8 years.

Psychedelic biotech company scoops up research focused digital health company HealthMode

Mobi Health News

MindMed plans to use HealthMode's machine learning capabilities into its new digital medicine division.

Lost In Translation: How To Clear the Logjam Between Discovery and Validation

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Moe Rinkunas, SVP of corporate innovation and business design, Coplex. Innovation is transforming how care is delivered and improving the experience for patients and providers.

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.

NYU Langone Health used its FCC grant to expand Epic-linked telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

New York City's NYU Langone Health had been investing in telemedicine for several years before the COVID-19 pandemic and had always been keenly aware of the important role technology would play in the future of healthcare.

More Healthcare Data Means Growth for Switch

Healthcare IT Today

Healthcare applications are increasing in complexity. Health data continues to grow exponentially. To avoid being drowned in this technology deluge, healthcare providers and health IT vendors are turning to 3rd party infrastructure providers for their systems + data needs.

Infant monitoring tech brand Owlet announces SPAC merger for Q2 2021

Mobi Health News

The company currently sells connected wearables and smart monitors to consumers, but said that it will be seeking FDA authorization for new products with broader indications and telehealth capabilities down the line

Can This Promising Vaccine Really Stop Breast Cancer?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. While news about vaccines is mostly dominated by COVID-19 right now, work is continuing to find a vaccine that can protect against different types of cancer.

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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.

ECRI, EHR Association put forth safety practices for behavioral health IT

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

ECRI's Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety is working with the HIMSS Electronic Health Record Association chart some of the common challenges involved in integrating behavioral health systems with primary care EHRs. WHY IT MATTERS.

Uninsured rates among young people dropped under ACA: Urban Institute

FierceHealthIT

Uninsured rates among young people dropped under ACA: Urban Institute. pminemyer. Thu, 02/18/2021 - 11:29

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Versius Robotic System introduced in German hospitals

Mobi Health News

The robotics tool will be used at Klinikum Chemnitz to aid in laparoscopic surgeries.

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Target Enrichment: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Electronic Health Reporter

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

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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.

Consider the potential for wearables and older adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

The watch changed the landscape for wearables. Since the introduction of the Apple Watch in 2014 and its subsequent sales of more than 33 million (as of 2020), Apple has been the dominant player in the US market.

Healthcare IT is “Slightly Faster”

Healthcare IT Today

On today’s #HITsm chat, the question was posed “Do you think EHR systems improve care coordination? Please elaborate.” ” This was my response: I think the EHR offers slight improvements.

German startup actio raises €10M for live coaching app

Mobi Health News

The Berlin-based platform aims to expand its suite of wellness services and coaching classes

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