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The Significant Difference Between Telehealth and Virtual Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Sandeep Pulim, MD, chief medical officer, Bluesteam Health. Telehealth, telemedicine, and virtual care are often used interchangeably to describe remote healthcare visits.

The Patient Safety Issue of Racial Disparities and the Opportunity for “Health Equity By Design”

Health Populi

In 2021, racial and ethnic disparities in healthcare are a top patient safety issue, according to ECRI’s annual list of major concerns facing healthcare consumers’ risks to adverse events that can harm them.

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How health systems should be preparing now for the future of hospital at home

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth proved its mettle this past year. Now more hospitals and health systems are looking to expand their efforts beyond video visit-based virtual care, and push for expanded remote patient monitoring programs – up to and including the provision of acute care at home.

Accelerated by COVID-19, technology carves new pathways for everyone to access health care

KevinMD

Before COVID-19, clinical research was a little-known part of health care. Despite this process being responsible for determining the safety and efficacy of all the drugs, medical devices, vaccines, and other medical therapies available, less than 5 percent of the U.S.

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Shaping the Future of Telemedicine with GoBe Robots

The GoBe Robot allows doctors to move around and participate in diagnosis and treatment from wherever they are, enabling efficient remote health interaction between staff and patients while saving time, costs and CO2.

Mental health chatbot Woebot could be adapted to tackle substance use

Mobi Health News

New data published in JMIR outlines encouraging results from a modified version of the text-based chatbot app. Digital Health, Health and Wellness, Behavioral health, Analytics, AI, Technology, Care, Data and Information

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The Future of Telehealth After The Pandemic

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Adrian Johansen, freelance writer; @AdrianJohanse18. COVID-19 has brought a great deal of change to how we live our lives.

When the next storm hits, telehealth could be a lifesaver

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In February, a ferocious winter storm gripped the southern United States. Millions of people lost power and water, with some areas still struggling weeks later. At hospitals, workers spent the night to avoid being stranded , scrambling to care for patients in dire conditions.

Health data analytics startup Komodo Health's $220M Series E propels it to $3.3B valuation

Mobi Health News

The company said that its platform is tracking more than 325 million patients' healthcare encounters. Investing, Analytics, Clinial and business intelligence, AI, Business, Data and Information

FHIR enabling an immunization registry

HAY on FHIR

In New Zealand (and other places as well I expect) we’ve had a national registry for immunizations for a number of years – the National Immunization Register or NIR.

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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.

HIPAA, HITECH and HITRUST In Healthcare IT

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Gerry Miller, CEO, Cloudticity. Anyone dealing with healthcare IT in the US will come across HIPAA and HITECH and HITRUST — and it’s easy to get them confused.

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Study of 36.5M people reveals huge jump in pandemic telehealth use

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A cohort study of more than 36 million people in the United States found a dramatic increase in telehealth use during the first four months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apple-backed Stanford study suggests iPhone, Apple Watch could remotely monitor heart patients' frailty

Mobi Health News

Published yesterday in PLoS ONE, the data suggests an alternative to the six-minute walk test often conducted in clinics to measure functional capacity. Digital Health, Technology

Healthcare Must Plan for Zero Trust Today to Manage Tomorrow’s Data Spread

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Damian Chung, Business Information Security Officer, Netskope. Targeted cyberattacks against the healthcare industry continue to rise. A 2021 report from HIPAA Journal showed that U.S.

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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.

Piecing Together The Fragmented Patient Experience

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Derek Strauss, Co-founder and COO, Tellescope. In 2021 patients expect a digital health experience that is on par with their favorite consumer brand.

University of Cincinnati researchers invent new telehealth drone

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Inventors at the University of Cincinnati announced this past week that they had developed a semi-autonomous drone prototype to dispatch medicine or supplies to people's homes.

In-depth: Female-led startups make strides, but venture funding lags

Mobi Health News

Women-led startups only represent 14% of digital health deals closed in 2019, according to Rock Health. . Workforce Development, Workforce

Insights from a Former CIO on the Healthcare Cloud and Its Role During COVID-19

Healthcare IT Today

I always take every chance I can get to talk to Former CIOs of healthcare organization. First, their experience in the field offers tremendous insights. Second, as a former CIO they can often “let their hair down” and really share the realities of being CIO at a healthcare organization.

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.

How To Become A Successful Nurse Leader?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Keeping your staff needs more than just a high designation. Only a successful nurse leader can motivate the team members to put their best effort into every task assigned to them.

CIOs at children's hospitals share lessons from a year of turmoil

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Hospitals across the country have been slammed with challenges over the course of the past 12 months as the COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the U.S., creating all kinds of chaos for CIOs and other health IT leaders to contend with.

Medical artificial intelligence company Vuno announces initial public offering

Mobi Health News

South Korean medical AI company made its debut on KOSDAQ, a trading board of Korea Exchange, for an IPO of 37.8 billion won ($33.6 million) by issuing 1.8 million shares. WHY IT MATTERS. Investing, Business

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New Information Blocking FAQs from ONC

Healthcare IT Today

After we shared the Information Blocking Exceptions in the 21st Century Cures Act, we realized that you all seem to really enjoy this type of practical information on the coming information blocking regulation.

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Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

One Question: How Can We Use Data Analytics To Drive Better Decision Making and Lower Costs In Pharmacy Benefits?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Response from Nathan Holman, vice president of information technology, RxBenefits. How can we use data analytics to drive better decision making and lower costs in pharmacy benefits?Rising

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Most pediatricians believe telehealth is here to stay

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

An independent study commissioned by a pediatric virtual care company found that 92% of pediatricians and clinicians believe that telemedicine will remain part of health practices in the future.

Q&A: Germany's ePA app - How does the implementation work?

Mobi Health News

Since January 2021, all 72 million statutorily insured German citizens have been legally entitled to a national electronic patient record (ePA).

Digital Patient Check-In – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 3/26 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

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.

5 Obstacles Preventing Healthcare Facilities From Providing Optimum Patient Care During The Pandemic

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Hari Prasad, founder and CEO, Yosi Health. Frontline healthcare workers have been doing an incredible job saving lives in ICU beds across the country.

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Tablet-based RPM keeps TRU Community Care patients and caregivers happy

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

TRU Community Care, based in Lafayette, Colorado, had a vision for incorporating a telehealth/remote patient monitoring program: to meet the needs of patients in the new Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services "Seriously Ill Population" (SIP) program. THE PROBLEM.

Spanish mobile network Yoigo launches telemedicine service Doctor Go

Mobi Health News

The family telemedicine package includes virtual care by teleconference and telepharmacy services. Telehealth, Patient Access, Care