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The Future of Telehealth: 6 Key Trends to Watch

Health Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the world to confront a new reality when it comes to healthcare. The unprecedented impact of the pandemic has led governments and healthcare providers globally to re-evaluate their preparedness plans. One of the areas that has seen the most change is telehealth.

2022 Telehealth Growth Predicted to Create a Quarter-Trillion-Dollar Industry by 2031

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Across the globe, telehealth growth has been impressive. Driven by the need to reduce contact in the early days of the pandemic, telehealth is now predicted to become a quarter trillion dollar industry.

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How AI Can Democratize Healthcare with Robin Farmanfarmaian

Healthcare IT Today

AI seems to be popping up in every part of healthcare. I recently heard an investor say that AI is being mentioned in every new product similar to what we saw with crypto. However, AI is actually making a difference in the products, unlike crypto. This is exactly what I see in healthcare.

How to Treat Geriatric Populations in Health Systems

Iris Telehealth

According to the World Health Organization , approximately 15% of adults aged 60 and over have a mental health condition. However, less than 3% of older adults receive treatment from mental health professionals.

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.

Will robots help us in our homes – now and within 10 years?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Context matters: consider the likely status of people in 10 years. It makes you think. Asked this question recently and pondered. What will be the context at that time? A decade from now, the oldest baby boomers will be 86.

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Reproductive Health Data: Open Standard Offers Access Control, Revocation, and Other Traits

Healthcare IT Today

A team of women coders caught attention at DEF CON on June 26 with a secure reproductive health tracking app (Figure 1) that lets a menstruating person exchange data securely with health staff.

How telehealth can keep people with disabilities out of the ER

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Emergency departments should be a last-stop medical option, but for people with disabilities, who visit EDs at a disproportionate rate compared with those without disabilities, this last stop becomes more commonplace.

Tricare Telehealth: Telehealth Phone Calls Covered But Telehealth Copays Reinstated

Telebehavioral Health Institute

In a recent Tricare telehealth policy update, the Department of Defense (DoD) addressed telehealth phone calls and telehealth copays in the Federal Register with this statement: SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs (ASD(HA)) issues this final rule …. Temporary coverage of telephonic office visits is made permanent in this final rule, with its adoption expanded beyond the pandemic; the temporary telehealth cost-share waiver is terminated.

The A to Z Guide to Technology Strategy Implementation

LeanIX

Enterprise architecture plays a central role in successful technology strategy implementation — but what exactly does that role look like in practice? Enterprise Architecture

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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 recent closing of Amazon Care shows the magnitude of the challenge in changing health care

KevinMD

Amazon recently announced plans to shut down Amazon Care, an in-home and virtual health care service. The reasons cited were attributed to a significant overlap of services with the One Medical chain of clinics, which Amazon purchased in July of this year for 3.9

Physicians More Bullish On the Benefits of Digital Tools for Patient Care, the AMA Tells Us

Health Populi

Most doctors see the advantages of digital health tools like telehealth, consumers’ access to their health information, and point-of-care workflow solutions, the American Medical Association found in a survey of 1300 physicians, published in September 2022.

Upcoming ACA Open Enrollment Shaping Up To Be Strongest Yet

ACA Times

ACA open enrollment for the 2023 plan year is just over a month away, and this time, individuals may have more options and a better experience than years prior. The post Upcoming ACA Open Enrollment Shaping Up To Be Strongest Yet first appeared on The ACA Times.

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AMA survey: Doctors more optimistic about digital health tools

Mobi Health News

According to a survey by the American Medical Association, 93% of physicians felt there was some advantage or a definite advantage to using digital health tools in 2022, compared with 85% in 2016

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.

The Importance of Health Screenings

Healthcare2U

The Patient As the Payer: Self-Pay, Bad Debt, and the Erosion of Hospital Finances

Health Populi

“The odds are against hospitals collecting patient balances greater than $7,500,” the report analyzing Hospital collection rates for self-pay patient accounts from Crowe concludes. Crowe benchmarked data from 1,600 hospitals and over 100,00 physicians in the U.S.

Texas Judge Rules ACA Preventive Care Unconstitutional

ACA Times

Just when you thought the ACA was finally out of the line of fire, another lawsuit questioning its constitutionality makes its way to the forefront. This time it’s an attack…. The post Texas Judge Rules ACA Preventive Care Unconstitutional first appeared on The ACA Times.

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Q&A: Could an Apple Watch change the 'one-size-fits-all' approach to AFib?

Mobi Health News

The Rhythm Evaluation for AntiCoagulaTion (REACT-AF) trial will study a "pill-in-pocket" method of stroke prevention for patients with atrial fibrillation. Some participants will monitor for AFib using an Apple Watch and take blood thinners as needed, instead of using the drug continuously

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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.

The New Kid on the Block: How Blockchain Can Revolutionize Access to Healthcare Data

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Guy Tish, Co-Founder and CTO at Briya. Data is the bread and butter of the digital health industry. Researchers and caregivers must be able to access high quality and up-to-date information securely.

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Physician adoption of digital health tools is accelerating, AMA research shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Medical Association's digital health research released today shows increased rates of digital health adoption among physicians over the last six years and provides insights into their expectations.

5 Strategies to Grow and Retain Your Practice’s Patient Base

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Travis Schneider, chief corporate development chair, Tebra. In a digital-first world, it is more important than ever for physicians to implement strategies that meet patients where they are.

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Period tracking app Flo releases anonymous mode and more digital health briefs

Mobi Health News

LifePoint Health announced a partnership with Google Cloud to use its Healthcare Data Engine, and the National Institutes of Health will invest $130 million over four years to accelerate the use of AI in biomedical and behavioral research

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.

Solving the Cybersecurity Gap in Healthcare IT Digital Transformation

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Terry Young, Director, Service Provider Marketing at A10 Networks. The COVID-19 pandemic intensified public awareness of their personal vulnerability when broadband service becomes unavailable or gets disrupted.

How virtual reality can help address the mental health professional shortage

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

More people are in need of mental health treatment today than ever before, but there just aren't enough therapists to meet the growing demand. In 2020, it was estimated that around 41.4 million adults in the U.S. received mental health treatment or counseling.

How Modern Technology Revolutionizes Medicare Buying Process

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The COVID pandemic hastened the digitization process of many companies. As people lean towards availing services online, many businesses realize the potential of moving to a digital platform.

Tasso receives FDA 510(k) for patch-like home blood collection device

Mobi Health News

The company said the clearance will allow more pharma companies to use Tasso+ for decentralized clinical trials

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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.

Hearing Patients and Their Caregivers First Hand at the RARE Patient Advocacy Summit

Healthcare IT Today

Kind of on a whim I decided to head to San Diego (a great place for whimsical travel) for the RARE Patient Advocacy Summit by Global Genes. To be fair, Effie Parks from Once Upon a Gene Podcast had told me about it before and I’d been on the fence on whether I should go or not.

2022 Telehealth Growth Predicted to Create a Quarter-Trillion-Dollar Industry by 2031

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Across the globe, telehealth growth has been impressive. Driven by the need to reduce contact in the early days of the pandemic, telehealth is now predicted to become a quarter trillion dollar industry.

Osmind EHR integrates Zoom for psychiatry telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

San Francisco-based Osmind announced today that its electronic health record system for mental health clinicians has integrated Zoom virtual visits within its technology platform as part of the company's regulatory-compliant ISV Partner Program. WHY IT MATTERS.