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Outpatient is the New Inpatient – The Future of Hospitals in America

Health Populi

Outpatient revenue is crossing the curve of inpatient income. This is the new reality for U.S. hospitals and why I’ve titled this post, “outpatient is the new inpatient,” a future paradigm for U.S. hospitals.

Using Technology To Enhance The Patient Experience

Electronic Health Reporter

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4 Ways Virtual Care Reduces Healthcare Costs

eVisit

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How Israel's largest healthcare organisation is approaching digital transformation

Mobi Health News

An interview with Professor Ran Balicer, chief innovation officer of Clalit Health Services and founding director of the Clalit Research Institute in Israel

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

The High Cost-of-Thriving and the Evolving Social Contract for Health Care

Health Populi

Millions of Americans have to work 53 weeks to cover a year’s worth of household expenses. Most Americans haven’t saved much for their retirement. Furthermore, the bullish macroeconomic outlook for the U.S.

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Add Client Billing to your Clocktree account

Clocktree

Choose a Payment Processor. To use the client billing feature in Clocktree, you will first need to establish an account with one of these supported payment processors. Stripe. Elavon. Authorize.net. Please research and choose the payment processor that is right for your practice. Clocktree will not add additional processing fees , but will serve as a convenient conduit for invoicing and billing your clients from your Clocktree account. Enable the Client Billing service.

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From A to Zebra: Data-driven strategies for training AI to understand rare diseases

Mobi Health News

Ahead of Rare Disease Day 2020, Paul Wicks, scientific advisor for Ada Health, writes about the potential of digital learning health systems in helping patients receive the right care faster

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Tools for Paying Medical Bills Don’t Help Health Consumers Manage Their Financial Health

Health Populi

There’s a gap between the supply of digital health tools that hospitals and health systems offer patients, and what patients-as-consumers need for overall health and wellbeing.

Inspectors general plan joint audit of VA/DOD interoperability

Morning eHealth

FDA gets a snapshot on AI regulation — Verma acknowledges diabetes program concerns

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.

University of Kentucky to offer telehealth graduate certificate program

Clocktree

Recent studies show that 60% of millennials prefer the convenience and privacy of online health care to traditional in-person care. At the same time, lack of access to healthcare remains a growing issue for rural and underserved communities. To address both trends, the University of Kentucky College of Health Sciences is pioneering training in telehealth through a new graduate certificate program.

NHS pilots home testing for coronavirus

Mobi Health News

The NHS in England has announced that it is piloting home testing for coronavirus, as the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the UK went up to 13 on Sunday (23 February).

Why CTA’s Shepherding AI Is Important for Re-Imagining Healthcare

Health Populi

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA), collaborating with industry stakeholders, has ushered in a standard for artificial intelligence in health care.

Coronavirus fears weigh on White House

Morning eHealth

Azar on deck this week — ONC delivers burden reduction work

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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.

Technology to help care for individuals with dementia

Aging in Place Technology Watch

The Early Stage Of Dementia. In the early stages, families will worry. A family member may say or forget things that make them wonder if it’s dementia or just a normal part of aging. They should consider persuading their loved one to get an evaluation from a professional.

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Coronavirus prevention may be in your pocket

Mobi Health News

From travel checkpoints to at-home screening, smartphone-based digital health tools could play a role in limiting outbreaks, writes Binah.ai CEO David Maman

8 Ways Practices Are Investing in Patient Experience Now

Healthcare IT Today

Providing a great patient experience is slowly shifting from a differentiator to a survival tactic. In a world where reimbursements are tied to patient experience and where online ratings can impact patient volume, practices can’t afford not to focus on experience.

Down in the Delta – Up in Telehealth: MTA 2020

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves kicked off the Mississippi Telehealth Association (MTA) 2020 Annual Conference on Monday, February 24 th by describing much of Mississippi living “small town ways” as a blanket description of many state residents.

Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

Mobile Health Document Sharing (MHDS) Profile

Healthcare Exchange Standards

This profile shows how to build a Document Sharing Exchange using IHE profiled FHIR® standard, rather than the legacy IHE profiles that is dominated by XDS and HL7® v2. This profile will assemble profiles and define a Document Registry.

Chatbot Babylon fires back at Twitter critic by publicly analyzing his search data

Mobi Health News

The company's move has come under fire for privacy concerns.

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Why Cloud is Strategic and Challenging for Healthcare Organizations

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Heather Haugen, PhD and Darshan Nandi from Atos. Cloud isn’t as complex or risky as we like to believe for healthcare, but it does have far-reaching impacts across IT, business, and clinical operations.

#099: Dr. David Fajgenbaum on Chasing a Cure for Rare Disease

Digital Health Today

1 in 10 Americans have a rare disease. 95% of rare diseases don’t have a single FDA-approved therapy. While individual diseases may affect only relatively small numbers of people, the total number of people with a rare disease is large.

Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

Newly Diagnosed: 10 Diabetes Truths Veteran T1Ds Want You to Know

Insulin Nation

There is so much to learn when you are first diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The sheer amount of information is so overwhelming that it can be impossible to look past it and come to terms with the fact that your life has just changed forever.

Apple, J&J open enrollment of Heartline Study to Medicare seniors with iPhones

Mobi Health News

The study will use the smartphones, Apple Watches and a custom health engagement program to influence stroke risk and atrial fibrillation detection

Health IT Leaders Expect To Make Broad Use Of AI and Machine Learning Technology

Healthcare IT Today

New healthcare AI and Machine Learning research conducted by Healthcare IT Today suggests that many industry leaders are serious about adopting healthcare AI and machine learning tools and what’s more, that these technologies are being used as part of mission-critical efforts rather than one-off pilot tests.

Why Fee For Service Hurts Us: The Plain Language Version

Docnotes

I’ve had a few conversations recently with elected state officials, and I’m reminded that speaking plain language always helps. Here goes: We all agree that fire stations are a good thing, right? And we agree that we don’t want them to be busy … .

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Stop Creating Disloyal Patients

90 percent of patients feel no obligation to stay with a healthcare system that doesn’t offer digital tools. What can you do in the face of such a sobering statistic? Patient-facing telehealth options that allow patients to get virtually instantaneous care privately, securely, and from anywhere can keep your patients from seeking care from the easiest, nearest, and cheapest provider.

VA asking for $1.2B more to continue Cerner EHR project

FierceHealthIT

Key lawmakers are fed up with what they see as poor VA leadership over the roll-out of a Cerner EHR system and vowed to take tighter control of the project. Here's when the VA says it expects the go-live date for its first site will be

Digital physical therapy company Sword Health raises additional $9M

Mobi Health News

The round was led by Khosla Ventures with participation from Founders Fund, Green Innovations, Lachy Groom, Vesalius Biocapital and Faber Ventures.

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Big Tech: Apple’s Mastery Of Consumer Design Could Offer Unique Healthcare Advantages

Healthcare IT Today

I remember when I first fell in love with an Apple computer – the day I brought home a Macintosh Performa. I opened the box, plugged it into the wall and dove into it with a passion. By today’s standards, its 33 MHz processor, 4 MB of RAM and 250 MB hard drive seems laughable, […].