Sat.Apr 27, 2019 - Fri.May 03, 2019

Telehealth education: What do we actually need for our clinical practice?

KevinMD

As we go through our careers, we are given the responsibility of educating the next generation of students and residents to become proficient and competent in medicine. In telehealth, which also requires training my colleagues, is it necessary? If so, what should be part of it?

Use of VR in pediatric setting leads to less reported needle pain

Mobi Health News

A new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics found that patients using a VR system reported less pain when being treated with a needle than their counterparts who received the standard of care.

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EMR Optimization Is the Hottest Thing Since … EMRs

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Congdon, content marketing manager, Hyland Healthcare.

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What We Know We Know About ZIP Codes, Food, and Deaths of Despair – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 3

Health Populi

“There’s a 15-year difference in the life expectancy between the richest and poorest Americans.” ” That’s the first sentence of Chapter 7 in my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen.

The effect of mobile devices on our collective psyche

KevinMD

During a recent walk at Crystal Cove, a splendid California State Park with miles of pristine coastline, I encountered two young women sitting on a bench with a magnificent view of the ocean. Yet their only view of interest was their cell phone screens.

How well-designed tech can help medical professionals avoid burnout

Mobi Health News

Right now, technology is diminishing clinician and patient experience. It could and should be improving them

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The Promise of Digital Health and the Privacy Perils – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 4

Health Populi

The supply side of digital health tools and tech is growing at a hockey-stick pace. There are mobile apps and remote health monitors, digital therapeutics and wearable tech from head-to-toe.

AI in medicine: Separate hype from reality

KevinMD

As a physician trying to keep up with all the new information about artificial intelligence, I want to know how machine learning and deep learning are impacting medicine now and to separate the hype from reality.

Focus on patient experience: If the patient is a consumer, patient experience is paramount

Mobi Health News

In May, MobiHealthNews and our sister publications will look at patient experience, and especially the tech that makes it tick

Why Savvy Healthcare Marketers Are Using Dynamics 365

Perficient

Implementation of keen healthcare marketing strategies require the right tools. Healthcare organizations face mounting competition for patient loyalty, must continuously find ways to set themselves apart while enhancing engagement and delivering impactful outreach programs.

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Health Consumers Are Now Amazon-Primed for Healthcare – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 2

Health Populi

As patients now assume the role of health consumer, they rationally expect retail-level experiences with greater first-dollar payment for health insurance, health care services and medical products like prescription drugs.

Digital health and artificial intelligence provide solutions to the global crisis in surgical care

KevinMD

In many countries around the world, women giving birth still face substantial risks to their own lives and that of their baby. Women travel for days to reach facilities that are understaffed, unsafe, and unequipped to provide life-saving surgical care.

Theranos whistleblower talks ethics in health tech startups

Mobi Health News

Erika Cheung recently launched the Ethics in Entrepreneurship venture in Hong Kong and the US to help startups navigate ethics in innovation.

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Utilizing the Power of Linked Cube Views in OneStream XF

Perficient

When first working with OneStream XF and building Cube Views, I found myself running into a problem. I wanted my cube views to be detailed without being cluttered.

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Patients Become Healthcare Payors, Now Consumers – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 1

Health Populi

We Are All Health Consumers Now. That’s the title of the first chapter of my new book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen.

Why virtual visits may be an important tool for your practice

KevinMD

Telemedicine has been available now for a number of years. Despite being widely accessible, it still struggles to maintain a foothold in the minds of many traditional practitioners.

Balancing technology, personal touch in patient experience

Mobi Health News

Yesterday at The Atlantic's Pulse summit, providers discussed the balancing act of engaging patients through digital tools without losing their personal, human touch.

The Secret to Functional, Collaborative Salesforce Communities

Perficient

Vlocity is a San Francisco-based company that delivers industry-specific cloud and mobile software that embed digital, omnichannel processes for customer-centric industries.

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Will Health Consumers Morph Into Health Citizens? HealthConsuming Explains, Part 5

Health Populi

The last chapter (8) of HealthConsuming considers whether Americans can become “health citizens.” ” “Citizens” in this sense goes back to the Ancient Greeks: I return to Hippocrates, whose name is, of course, the root of The Hippocratic Oath that physicians take.

Telemedicine improves care, keeps patients in place at skilled nursing facility

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The skilled nursing sector has undergone a major transition over the past ten years. Because of shifting demographics and the challenges they place on hospitals, skilled nursing facilities are receiving patients who are struggling with more significant health concerns than in the past.

Video hits the buffers for GP consultations

Mobi Health News

Patients are not embracing video calls with the enthusiasm anticipated by NHS England and many GPs themselves, according to new research from leading app provider askmyGP

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Establishing Cloud Reference Architecture and Best Practices

Perficient

In the post “The Business Case Justification for PaaS” we looked at the benefits and a business case for PaaS and in the post “Developing a PaaS Migration Strategy” outlined ways to migrate applications to PaaS.

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The 2019 Invasion of Disruptors in Healthcare (Part 2) — Google, Lyft, Uber, IBM

Phoenix Health Systems

In a post last month , we took a quick tour of the inroads that Amazon and Apple are making into mainstream healthcare. In a recent survey of its 1500 members, the Healthcare Executives Group reported that these moves are making many traditional healthcare leaders nervous, noting that 32 percent of respondents anticipate that “disrupting current business models” will greatly impact healthcare in 2019.

Skepticism for pre-cert

Morning eHealth

Cyber workforce executive order — Facebook’s privacy oversight talks

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Facebook unveils health support groups, new privacy feature for medical topics

Mobi Health News

Health Support group users will now be able to ask admins to anonymously post questions to the group page.

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Analytics : Why Power BI makes a better choice than Excel

Perficient

All the systems in various domains deal with plenty of data every day. Analysis of this data is essential to perform better and obtain the desired results. This is when Data Science and Analytics come into play.

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Travels: Early Spring 2019

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

PSYPACT: Telepsychology Across State Lines Officially Approved

Telebehavioral Health Institute

On April 23rd, 2019, Georgia’s Governor Brian Kemp signed GA HB 26 into law, making Georgia the eighth state to enact the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact (PSYPACT), and thereby officially legalizing interjurisdictional telepsychology for states who have joined the PSYPACT.

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XRHealth, Healing HealthCare Systems ink deal to put relaxing VR in hospitals

Mobi Health News

Participating hospitals will gain access to the VRHealth platform and the C.A.R.E VRx Channel.

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Join Perficient at ChefConf 2019

Perficient

ChefConf 2019, taking place in Seattle on May 20-23, is less than a month away! Perficient is proud to be exhibiting at ChefConf as a Silver sponsor. ChefConf offers a week full of workshops, deep sessions, and premier key speakers.

HIPAA move weakens patient access drive?

Morning eHealth

Approps and other Congress developments — KidneyX summit

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Healthcare Data: Common Target for Hackers

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Why Healthcare Data is a Common Target for Hackers Healthcare and hospital organizations experience a significant measure of the targeted data breach attempts from the hacking community. Healthcare is often seen as an easy target and the reward for the … Read more.

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With its eyes set on the payer market, Fitbit reports YOY revenue increase

Mobi Health News

Fitbit sales are trending up, with a 10% year over year increase in revenue.

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Join Perficient at Appian World 2019 in San Diego

Perficient

Taking place in San Diego from May 13-15 th , Appian World is just a couple weeks away! Perficient is excited to be exhibiting at the conference as a Gold sponsor.

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