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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.

Streamlining Patient Care: Strategies to Deal with Unified Communications & Collaboration

Speaker: Zafar Chaudry, MD, MS, MIS, MBA, Sr. Vice President – Chief Digital & Information Officer at Seattle Children’s

During this webinar, you will learn about collaborative healthcare software, strategies for increasing stakeholder participation, and communication optimization techniques for reducing message and alert fatigue.

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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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.

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.

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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2022 Guide to Improved Patient Outcomes: AI-Powered Remote Monitoring and Increasing Revenue for Your Practice

Speaker: Mintu Turakhia M.D. M.A.S., Consulting Head of Medical, 100Plus | Mike Wurm, Director of Product and Strategy, 100Plus | Daniel Gasparini, Director of Sales | Nadia Ziyadeh-Hammad, LVN, RPM Coordinator, Greenville Healthcare Associates

2022 brings new healthcare challenges. With the rising need for remote patient monitoring (RPM) and new COVID-19 variants increasing that need, 100Plus continues to reduce patient, clinician, and health care system barriers to RPM use.

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.

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.

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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Remote Patient Monitoring Powered by AI Leads to Improved Health Metrics for Senior Patients

Remote Patient Monitoring provides measurable improvements in patient health outcomes across treated conditions, including hypertension, obesity, and diabetes. These quantitative patient outcomes provide credible data on patient progression and practitioner performance.

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.

How To Improve Your Career Prospects In The Healthcare Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Forging a successful career is never easy, especially when so many industries are impacted by uncertainty and economic instability.

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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

Burnout, Tele-Health, and Accessibility: How to Manage the Expectation of a 24-Hour Workday

Speaker: Keith Carlson — BSN, RN, NC-BC, Host of The Nurse Keith Podcast

Learn how the healthcare industry can promote compassionate care and reduce burnout in a variety of ways.

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.

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.

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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Most health apps have the ability to collect and share patient data, study finds

Mobi Health News

While mHealth apps collect and share user data less often than other types of apps, researchers say these apps have serious privacy problems.

Innovative Ways to Improve Your Patients’ Digital Experience

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Professor at School of Health Science at Colorado Technical University, USA, Executive Board Member & Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health, Switzerland

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

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.,

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.

Healthcare Technology Trends In A Post-Pandemic World

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Juan Hoyos, chief commercial officer, Cinq North America. Technology is changing every aspect of our lives, including how we manage our health.

SEHA automates 70% of its services following new WhatsApp integration

Mobi Health News

The Abu Dhabi-based company launched the service following requests by patients, it revealed. Starting 15 June, Abu Dhabi will restrict access to public places to those who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, or recently tested negative

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Playbook: Critical & Time-Sensitive Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Shipments Best Practices

In this playbook, we look at the role accurate, real-time data plays in extending your visibility, best practices for increasing your visibility.