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What is a Medical Coder? How Do I Become One?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Medical coders are health information professionals that analyze and translate medical procedures and records into standard codes.

Why Telehealth is a Lifeline for Primary Care Physicians

GlobalMed

Primary care physicians are the frontline of healthcare. Though other specialists and providers may come and go, it’s the PCP who often becomes the most consistent and trusted healthcare expert in a patient's life.

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Many Hospitals Still Holding Out On Direct Health Information Sharing

Healthcare IT Today

So, after investing what feels like infinite levels of effort, patient medical records are digitized across nearly all hospitals in the US, according to a new ONC Data Brief. Great.

One in Two Americans with Work-Based Insurance Worries That Healthcare Costs Could Lead to Bankruptcy

Health Populi

One in two people in the U.S. with employer-sponsored health insurance worry that a major health event in their household could lead to bankruptcy, according to research gathered by West Health and Gallup in Business Speaks: The Future of Employer-Sponsored Insurance.

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.

FDA rejects Verily's filing for wearable Parkinson's disease clinical trial tool

Mobi Health News

In Verily's Letter of Intent the new feature was seeking to assess Parkinson's disease symptoms in clinical trials.

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These Common Mistakes Can Result in ACA Penalties

ACA Times

3 min read. ACA compliance can be time-consuming and complex. There is a myriad of issues that can arise during the course of the year that can make employers’ annual IRS filings more difficult than necessary.

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The Stress of the Caregiver: The Most Over-Utilized, Unpaid Stakeholder in U.S. Healthcare

Health Populi

We’ve long know that “the patient” has been an under-utilized resource in the U.S. healthcare system since Dr. Charles Safran testified with that statement to Congress way back in 2004 …an era where bipartisanship for health IT was a real thing.

Patients are looking to go back to brick-and-mortar post pandemic

Mobi Health News

New data from HIMSS' State of Healthcare survey reveals that the bulk of patients are looking to return to in-person care. However, younger generations are more likely to continue on telehealth.

Streamlining Vaccine Workflows In EHRs: Implementing Key Practices

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Paul Brient, chief product officer, athenahealth. On December 14, 2020, less than one year after COVID-19 sent our nation into lockdown and a period of uncertainty, the U.S.

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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.

3 Signs The IRS is Increasing Efficiency in ACA Enforcement

ACA Times

4 min read. It is a sign of good government that agencies tasked with enforcing complex statutes increase efficiency over time.

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The Digital Home: A Platform for Health, via Deloitte and the COVID-19 “Stress Test”

Health Populi

Wherever you live in the world touched by the coronavirus pandemic, you felt (and were) stress-tested. Both you were, and your home was as well.

Contributed: The Future Use Case of Voice Biomarkers

Mobi Health News

Potential use in biomarkers includes detecting everything from Parkinson's disease to schizophrenia.

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The IT Team’s Role In Getting Telehealth Accreditation

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. Once a fringe technology, telehealth has become a standard offering in many healthcare systems.

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.

The Clinic by Cleveland Clinic CEO points to telehealth's future

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Demand for "on-demand" telehealth services will grow, technology will normalize access to health experts via telemedicine, virtual chronic care management is growing and personalization will influence telehealth engagement.

Aging Populations of Consumers and Physicians Underpin the Future Doctor Shortage

Health Populi

The U.S. will be short as many as 124,000 physicians in 2034, according to The Complexities of Physician Supply and Demand Projections From 2019 to 2034 from the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC). Published 11th June 2021, the report was prepared by IHS Markit Ltd.

Hims & Hers eyes UK expansion with Honest Health acquisition

Mobi Health News

The acquired company, which focuses on the hair-loss space, caters to the U.K. market.

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A Lesson Learned From COVID-19: The Significance of The Primary Care Physician Shortage

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Perez, vice president of healthcare policy and government affairs, Omnicell.

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.

CIOs tackle barriers to innovation, telehealth integration, analytics and more

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Structural, non-technical barriers to innovation are a big reason why technical innovation is so challenging. The need to quickly integrate telemedicine, and an opportunity for a better patient care model, caused a digital transformation roadmap to get accelerated.

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emocha Closes $6.2M Series A Funding Round Led by Claritas Health Ventures

Healthcare IT Today

emocha Health, a digital health company which radically improves medication adherence amongst patients with chronic and infectious diseases, today announced the closing of a $6.2 million Series A funding round. The financing, which was oversubscribed by investors, was led by Claritas Health Ventures.

Ada Health signs new global partners as demand for AI health assessments rise

Mobi Health News

New partners include companies across life sciences, insurance, health systems and global development

The Importance of Having Access to Medical and Health Service Providers Online 

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Although the world came to a standstill in the pandemic, peoples’ need for medical advice did not. The truth is that the more time people have the more they will use the internet. As a […]. The article The Importance of Having Access to Medical and Health Service Providers Online appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial medical access online medical benefits online

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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.

Telemental Healthcare Access Act would repeal in-person service requirements

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A bipartisan group of senators this week introduced the Telemental Healthcare Access Act of 2021, geared toward reducing hurdles to providing virtual behavioral health services. The bill, introduced by Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., Tina Smith, D-Minn., Ben Cardin, D-Md., and John Thune, R-S.D.,

Audio Interfaces Have a Much Wider Potential in Health Care

Healthcare IT Today

Providing reminders around medication, transcribing patient conversations, controlling surgical devices: these are some of the new ways voice interactions are entering medicine.

Garmin is updating its Forerunner smartwatches to include VO2 Max capabilities

Mobi Health News

The update is now available for download in the Garmin Connect app for the Forerunner 245, 745 and 945.

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HHS Announces $80 Million In American Rescue Plan Funding to Strengthen U.S. Public Health IT, Improve COVID-19 Data Collection, and Bolster Representation of Underrepresented Communities in Public Health IT Workforce

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Today, thanks to the American Rescue Plan, the U.S.

Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

Using telehealth to connect vulnerable patients with care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Annual Wellness Visits (AWVs) Drive Additional 2X+ in Referral Revenue

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Mike Linnert, Chief Executive Officer & Founder at SymphonyRM. Most healthcare systems don’t think about the annual wellness visit (AWV) as a way to drive the holy grail in healthcare: better health outcomes and increased revenues.

Vietnamese health tech firm develops AI model for TB diagnosis, screening

Mobi Health News

The model showed 86% sensitivity and a specificity of up to 96.1

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