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Why telehealth is more than just a pandemic trend

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic brought telemedicine technology and services to a mainstream audience – like it or not. As it turned out, studies have shown that a great many patients and providers like the flexibility that telemedicine affords.

HealthCare Disparities & Patient Satisfaction with Telehealth: Audio-Only vs. Video Telehealth

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Though many people have used remote healthcare for the pandemic, people experiencing healthcare disparities and older adults with co-morbidities have been challenged when using telehealth.

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How Telehealth is Improving Rural Access to Healthcare

Mend

A recent study from the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine used data from a rural Appalachian population and found that telemedicine is an effective alternative to in-person care, resulting in higher attendance rates.

Consumers express dissatisfaction with healthcare coverage

Fierce Healthcare

Consumers express dissatisfaction with healthcare coverage. fdiamond. Tue, 08/23/2022 - 14:01

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A Guide to Virtual Care Technology: 5 Steps to Creating Your Continuum of Care

This guide addresses the increased demand for and benefits of expanding your virtual care options to help retain patients, cut down on hospital readmissions, and expand revenue opportunities.

Automating Accessibility in Health IT – Part 2

Healthcare IT Today

The first article in this series, Disabilities and Accessibility in Health IT: The Need Is Constant , introduced the importance of designing web sites and other health care tools for many different types of people.

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The 3 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

Alzheimer’s disease is a brain condition that gradually robs people of their memory, thinking abilities, and finally, their capacity to complete even the most basic tasks. Most Alzheimer’s patients experience early onset symptoms in later life.

How To Improve Telehealth Connectivity Issues in 2022

Mend

Make buffering and latency a thing of the past. Learn how to solve telehealth connectivity issues with the latest innovations in technology. If you’ve ever experienced telehealth connectivity issues, you already know how frustrating it can be for your practice.

Expanding and protecting healthcare data in the cloud

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Sponsor: Veritas/AWS Primary topic: Privacy & Security Topic: Privacy & Security Telehealth Resource Central: On Demand Webinars External url: [link] Thumbnail: Body: Enterprise Taxonomy: Short Headline: Expanding and protecting healthcare data in the cloud Region Tag: Global Edition Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

The Physiology of Mental Health

TheraNest

Reading Time: 5 Minutes. Mental health conditions can occur due to various causes, including a patient’s overall physiological state. For example, an injury to the brain or infection can result in a mental illness.

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.

The More Chronic Conditions, the More Likely a Patient Will Have Medical Debt

Health Populi

There is a direct association between a person’s health status and patient outcomes and their financial health, quantified in original research published this week in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Amazon Care to shut down at the end of 2022

Mobi Health News

Neil Lindsay, senior vice president of Amazon Health Services, said the telehealth service was "not a complete enough offering for the large enterprise customers we have been targeting, and wasn’t going to work long-term

Understanding ACA Affordability for 2023 Tax Year

ACA Times

Since ACA reporting was first required by employers in 2015, the affordability component under the Employer Mandate was established each year by indexing the standard of 9.5%. This has always…. The post Understanding ACA Affordability for 2023 Tax Year first appeared on The ACA Times.

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MaineGeneral hits congestive heart failure readmission rate of 0% using RPM

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

MaineGeneral Health in Augusta had high, rising readmission rates for congestive heart failure. In January 2020, the organization launched a remote patient monitoring pilot, working with vendor Health Recovery Solutions to monitor CHF patients after discharge from the hospital. THE PROBLEM.

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.

Partnering Up in the Health Care Ecosystem to Drive Transformation – for Organizations and Health Consumers Alike

Health Populi

“Partnerships, including JVs and alliances with other healthcare organizations and with new entrants, are just one way to access new capabilities, unlock speed to market, and achieve capital, scale, and operational efficiencies” in health care transformations.

'Digital people' to help improve healthcare in New Zealand

Mobi Health News

One of the projects will develop a digital navigator to support people with chronic conditions

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Breadth and Simplicity of Accessibility in Health IT – Part 3

Healthcare IT Today

The previous articles in this series, Disabilities and Accessibility in Health IT: The Need Is Constant and Automating Accessibility in Health IT , explored the current landscape in accommodating diverse patients and web site visitors in health care.

Diminishing Patient Privacy Dangers From The Increased Reliance On Telehealth

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The convenience of telehealth, both for the medical professional and the patient, is a strength that can’t be overstated.

19 Massive Telehealth Learnings After 4,000,000 Visits in 2021

Speaker: Matt McBride, CEO and Co-Founder of Mend

Join Matt McBride, CEO of Mend, for an engaging discussion of the current state of Telehealth and patient engagement, including how your organization can streamline workflows to improve patient care.

As Walmart Allies with LLENA (AI), Food-as-Medicine Blurs with Digital Health Tech and Equity

Health Populi

In a busy week of news in the health care and digital health world, it would be easy to miss a press release published on 23rd August on the food-as-medicine front. But don’t blink this snippet away.

Fitbit announces Inspire 3, Versa 4 and Sense 2 health tracking wearables

Mobi Health News

The Inspire 3 will be available worldwide in September, while the higher-end Versa 4 and Sense 2 will be available in the fall

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Value-based Care is Less Than 15% of Practice Revenues

Healthcare IT Today

New data released by Medical Group Management Association ( MGMA ) shows that revenue from value-based contracts was only 5.5% in surgical specialties, 6.7% in primary care, and 14.7% in nonsurgical specialties. The median revenue from value-based contracts was $30,922 per FTE provider.

LinkedIn Tip: What Healthcare Professionals Should Know

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. LinkedIn is a real asset for health professionals, especially in the post-COVID-19 period. It is an excellent commercial lever for companies, particularly those in the health sector.

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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.

Interface designers opt for cool over useful

Aging in Place Technology Watch

In recent years, TV Remote control devices became more usable – except for Apple’s. Rant on. Starting with the older one (“ Ridiculously symmetrical and highly unusable ”) to the most recent Siri remote – where they give up on usable buttons and enable changing the channel by voice.

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Google to label healthcare facilities that provide abortions in search results

Mobi Health News

The update comes months after Congressional Democrats urged Google to change search results so users seeking abortions wouldn't be directed to crisis pregnancy centers, which try to dissuade people from the procedure

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Amazon Care Partners with Ginger to Add Behavioral Health Services

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Amazon has partnered with Ginger to add behavioral health services. The company will offer telehealth services through Amazon Care , allowing consumers to quickly see a healthcare professional via video or chat. In addition, Ginger provides home and office visits and prescription delivery.

Healthcare Mobile Application Development: Main Types of Medical Apps and Tips for Creating

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The horizon of healthcare mobile application development is expanding through limitless boundaries after the world hits the massive pandemic.

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How Real-Time Tracking of Shipments Supports the Distribution of Pharmaceuticals

This guide explores critical concepts that supply chain professionals need to know when it comes to tracking and analyzing cold chain shipments.

Health Data Federalism vs States Data

Healthcare IT Today

This week I’m attending the The Civitas Networks for Health 2022 Annual Conference, a Collaboration with the DirectTrust Summit, which I previously described as The Woodstock of Healthcare Interoperability.

Q&A: Using AI to expand access to breast cancer screening

Mobi Health News

According to the World Health Organization, breast cancer survival rates vary significantly between different countries

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Back to School – Managing and Reducing Anxiety for Children and Teens

TheraNest

Reading Time: 6 Minutes. September is almost here, and that means back to school for many children and families. For some, this time of year is exciting and filled with new opportunities. But for others, it can be a difficult and anxiety-provoking experience.