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“A Reliable Playbook”: What It Takes to Fix Telehealth’s Trust Problem

Health System CIO

The key to restoring trust in telehealth is in addressing the “underlying issues that are raising concerns in the first place,” according to Joseph Kvedar, MD. In this blog, he discusses the steps the ATA is taking, and the lessons healthcare can learn from other industries. Source: “A Reliable Playbook”: What It Takes to Fix Telehealth’s Trust Problem on healthsystemcio.com - healthsystemCIO.com is the sole online-only publication dedicated to exclusively and comprehensively s

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Tech In The Healthcare Industry: Guarding Against Digital Roadblocks

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ron Strachan, healthcare CIO advisor, Zoom. Healthcare is constantly evolving, with new technologies permanently changing the hospital and care delivery models. Today, medical practitioners are leveraging technology with medical care devices and electronic health […] The article Tech In The Healthcare Industry: Guarding Against Digital Roadblocks appeared first on electronichealthreporter

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Wearable Technology in Healthcare: What are the Benefits for Patients, Hospitals and Caregivers?

João Bocas

Today I’m going to talk about wearable technology in healthcare.

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Women's telehealth program diminishes stigma via technology

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Medical University of South Carolina Medical Center in Charleston has a unique telemedicine program in place to help pregnant and postpartum women. The program is called Listening to Women and Pregnant and Postpartum People, or LTWP. The technology vendors are REDCap and Twillio. It's a mid-maturity program that is responding to behavioral health needs of pregnant women, and has recently expanded to newborn virtual home visitation for all mothers with births in the hospital.

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Transform Clinical Communication With Role-based Messaging

Effective collaboration among all care team members is critical to delivering better patient outcomes. A key element to achieving effective collaboration is through the implementation of a clinical communication and collaboration platform. In a fast-paced, high-stress and critical environment, people tend to do whatever gets the job done. Therefore will scramble and use the systems, people, or processes around them to get an outcome more quickly - which can often be at the expense of quality.

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How IoT Remote Monitoring is Transforming Remote Patient Monitoring

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

The Internet of Things (IoT) has brought about a revolution in the field of technology and has significantly impacted various industries and revolutionized healthcare. According to the National Library of Medicine (NIH), IoT have improved health service delivery. IoT remote monitoring is also an application of IoT technology that has transformed the way remote patient monitoring is carried out.

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Congressional Telehealth Caucus Co-Chair Reveals that Telehealth Services May Soon Include Wearables

Telebehavioral Health Institute

US Representative David Schweikert explained in an interview carried by a February issue of Politico that he expects Congress to redefine the definition of telehealth to include wearables. Schweikert, the Co-chair of the Congressional Telehealth Caucus , further described the future of telehealth to include smartwatches and other wearables. Newer iterations of such devices can monitor vital signs, such as body temperature, sleep cycles, and heart rhythms.

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Zoom is helping MaineGeneral Health boost its telehealth success

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit in early 2020 and everything shut down, it became imperative for healthcare provider organizations to adopt telemedicine to deliver care. But so many organizations had no telemedicine programs, and thus technology, in place. So, many provider organizations scrambled and turned to what they could. And in so many cases, this was Zoom – a video conferencing technology that today practically everyone is familiar with.

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People Using Health Apps and Wearable Tech Most Likely Track Exercise and Heart Rate, Sleep and Weight – But Cost Is Still A Barrier

Health Populi

Over one in three U.S. consumers use a health app or wearable technology device to track some aspect of their health. “The public’s use of health apps and wearables has increased in recent years but digital health still has room to grow,” a new poll from Morning Consul t asserts, published today. Among digital health tech users, most check into them at least once every day in the past month.

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Study: Deidentifying wearable data may not be enough to protect privacy

Mobi Health News

According to a review of studies published in the Lancet Digital Health, "a real risk of reidentification exists" when sharing data from wearable devices.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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How to Overcome HIPAA Myths to Enhance the Protection of Healthcare Data

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Kate Barecchia, Global Data Privacy Officer at Imperva. For many of us, change is hard. In cybersecurity, change is essential to defeat two of the most common causes of data breaches: the ever-evolving attack styles of hackers and human error. New products and features designed to protect data from the latest attack vectors and human errors are released regularly.

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Baptist Memorial Health Care to expand inpatient monitoring with AI

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Baptist Memorial will deploy LockDeep's advanced telehealth technology throughout its system of 22 affiliate hospitals. WHY IT MATTERS The collaboration utilizes LookDeep's Clinical Action Platform, built on modern SOC2 Type II audited software, to provide Baptist Memorial's nurses, therapists, doctors and others with a way to continuously monitor patients at every moment of their hospital journey, according to the announcement.

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The Tech Support Chasm -- tough to cross for older adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Parks Associates' update this week is illuminating. In offering up a chart and commentary about tech in the ‘connected’ home, note trouble and aggravation. In addition, half of all households reported difficulty in setting up their Wi-Fi network (see Figure 1 ). Consider the first 3 reasons for returning (installation, learning features, configuring settings).

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Q&A: Why clinician engagement is key for success with healthcare AI

Mobi Health News

Karley Yoder, general manager and chief digital officer for ultrasound at GE HealthCare, discusses the company's planned acquisition of Caption Health and why thoughtful integration is important for using AI in healthcare.

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Ambiq’s neuralSPOT HeartKit™ enables Real-Time Heart Monitoring AI Applications

Ambiq®, a leading developer of ultra-low-power semiconductor solutions that deliver a multifold increase in energy efficiency, introduces HeartKit, its latest addition to neuralSPOT. This optimized AI model enables running various real-time heart monitoring applications to help users and their healthcare providers quickly identify any irregular events to take necessary actions.

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How to Discover Better Insurance Coverage, Together

Healthcare IT Today

Streamlining and improving revenue is hyper-important for healthcare organizations right now. One challenge is finding the right patient payer information. Technology can help organizations identify more billable insurance coverage for self-pay patients, maximizing revenue, increasing efficiency and improving patient experience. The following is a guest post from Inovalon.

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South Australia starts 24/7 remote rural health monitoring

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

SA Health has started a 24/7 remote health monitoring service in rural and regional South Australia. Funded by Country SA Primary Health Network, the service is being provided by the Integrated Cardiovascular Clinical Network of the Rural Support Service. HOW IT WORKS The free service, which is available to individuals aged 15 and over with a GP referral, provides patients with a monitoring kit that will allow them to measure their vital signs, including blood pressure, oxygen levels, pulse rate

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Caregiver Burnout: What Is It and How Can Technology Help?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. For many people, looking after a loved one with a serious health condition is a choice they gladly make. But that doesn’t make it an easy decision to live with every day. Taking care of […] The article Caregiver Burnout: What Is It and How Can Technology Help?

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Q&A: Utilizing robotics and predictive analytics to transform care

Mobi Health News

Dr. Jong Soo Choi, information technology lead at Samsung Medical Center in South Korea, previews a panel he'll lead at HIMSS23 on the hospital's embedded technology.

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The 2023 Behavioral Health Industry Report

This report explores current issues in the behavioral health industry in 2023. Topics covered include quantitative statistics describing the overall increase in behavioral health issues, the impact of psychologist and staff burnout, how HIPAA compliance is once again at the top of our minds & much more!

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HIPAA and Machine Learning at Loyal

Healthcare IT Today

Deep learning traditionally involves funneling huge data sets into layers of software to produce actionable insights. But when strict privacy requirements control what can appear in the output, machine learning methods have to change. I talked to Abhi Sharma, chief product officer at Loyal , about how they do machine learning. Loyal, I’m told by Sharma, created one of first HIPAA-compliant chatbots.

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BroadbandOhio selects OCHIN as state telehealth administrator

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

BroadbandOhio, a division of the Ohio Department of Development, selected OCHIN as its statewide telehealth administrator to help expand healthcare services for Ohio’s K-12 students. WHY IT MATTERS The new initiative aims to help administrators in at least 10 districts implement school telehealth programs. BroadbandOhio plans to establish a steering committee with other state agencies to oversee OCHIN’s efforts, according to the announcement.

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Vytalize Health Closes $100M To Support Value-Based Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Vytalize Health, a leading risk-bearing provider enablement platform, announced it has closed $100 million in funding led by Enhanced Healthcare Partners and Monroe Capital, with participation from North Coast Ventures. The new capital will advance its […] The article Vytalize Health Closes $100M To Support Value-Based Care appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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RapidAI receives FDA 510(k) for another pulmonary embolism tool

Mobi Health News

Rapid RV/LV uses AI to calculate the ratio between the right and left ventricles, an indicator of pulmonary embolism severity.

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Patient Engagement & Cultural Competence Training Roadmap: A Guide to Reducing Staff Burnout

Speaker: Dr. Mauvareen Beverley, Patient Engagement and Cultural Competence Specialist

If you’re a healthcare provider, chances are you have experienced symptoms of burnout yourself or have colleagues who are currently facing extreme career dissatisfaction. One of the many ways to partially alleviate burnout is active patient engagement. By engaging with patients to understand their needs and preferences, healthcare providers can develop treatments tailored to the individual patient.

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Accelerating Our Security Cloud Vision: Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Valtix 

CiscoHealth

When we think about today’s enterprise infrastructures, at their core, they comprise a few elements: multiple public clouds (primarily, Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud, and Oracle C… Read more on Cisco Blogs

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VA awards millions to veteran suicide tech challenge winners

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Veterans Affairs has announced the winners of the Mission Daybreak Grand Challenge, part of a 10-year strategy to end veteran suicide through a comprehensive, public health approach. WHY IT MATTERS Preventing Veteran suicide is the VA’s top clinical priority, according to an announcement about the Mission Daybreak winners. The challenge was launched last year and of more than 1,300 concepts submitted, 30 were selected to compete for $20 million in funding to develop their innovations.

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FutureRx Launches Healthcare Platform For Health Plans and PBMs

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. FutureRx (FRx) announced today the launch of its first-of-a-kind healthcare platform for health plans and pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs) that combines modular technology solutions and, if needed, seamless access to pre-vetted fully integrated service providers on […] The article FutureRx Launches Healthcare Platform For Health Plans and PBMs appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Ovia Health adds menopause tracking to its family care offerings

Mobi Health News

Users will have access to symptom tracking and educational content, while its enterprise customers can obtain additional on-demand coaching and support.

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How to Battle Layoffs: The Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp

Facing layoffs in your organization? Support your team members' career transition with Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp: Custom Resume & LinkedIn Revamp + 6 Weeks of Career Coaching. Our certified resume writers will create job search-winning resumes and LinkedIn profiles while they work with a career coach to learn unique strategies to stand out, attract the right employers, automate their job search, and land their dream job.

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Major coalition of health groups aims to combat health misinformation

FierceHealthIT

Major coalition of health groups aims to combat health misinformation rking Fri, 02/24/2023 - 11:17

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Optimizing the Wealth Management Onboarding Process

CiscoHealth

As our lives have become more digital and our preference for digital services increased, banks have responded by focusing a significant amount of time and attention on the digital customer… Read more on Cisco Blogs

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AGS Acquires Offshore Patient Access BPO Unit From Availity

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. AGS Health, a leading provider for tech-enabled revenue cycle management (RCM) solutions and strategic growth partner to healthcare providers across the U.S., announces the acquisition of the India-based patient access outsourcing business unit of the […] The article AGS Acquires Offshore Patient Access BPO Unit From Availity appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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