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2020 Roadmap: Overcoming Telemedicine Barriers

GlobalMed

If you’re active in the telemedicine world (or just paying attention to it), then you know that virtual care’s benefits aren’t always matched by its adoption rates.

10 Years Since HITECH: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by John D’Amore, President and Chief Strategy Officer, Diameter Health. Almost every article on the 10 years since the passage of the HITECH Act mentions the over $35 billion spent to incentivize the implementation of electronic health records.

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The 4 Cs of Millennial Healthcare

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 4 min Millennials look at healthcare much differently than past generations. Being digitally native, millennials expect technology to be involved in almost every aspect of their life, and this is no different for healthcare.

HIPAA Data

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Data Storage Requirements and HIPAA Compliance The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) set forth industry standards for the proper handling of protected health information (PHI).

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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.

Would you trust AI with your Mental Health?

Lloyd Price

Artificial intelligence (AI) is now playing a role in mental health care and if we can navigate the ethical and privacy concerns, it may help us keep up with increasing demand. How on earth could a non-living digital device be of value to any human being experiencing mental health issues?

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Manage HIPAA Compliance For Your Business

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ken Lynch, founder, Reciprocity. The HIPAA outlines the standard security practices that organizations handling protected health information (PHI) need to adhere to.

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The 2020 Health Populi TrendCast – HealthConsuming, TechLash, and Public Health Goes Private

Health Populi

“Having 20/20 vision does not necessarily mean you have perfect vision. 20/20 vision only indicates the sharpness or clarity of vision at a distance,” according to the American Optometric Association.

Ping An Good Doctor and Thailand’s BDMS launch video consultation service

Mobi Health News

China’s Ping An Good Doctor and Thailand’s largest private medical group, Bangkok Dusit Medical Services (BDMS), yesterday announced the launch of a video consultation service.

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Amazon data store brimming with patient info

Morning eHealth

Privacy battle heats up in Colorado — Study: EHRs less usable over time

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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.

Pharmacy IT Has Much In Common with Health IT in Hospitals and Clinics, but More Robots

Healthcare IT Today

I recently had the opportunity to attend the ASHP conference in Las Vegas. For those not familiar with the ASHP (I wasn’t before I attended), it’s the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.

Digital Dentistry Will Soon Be The Rule, Not The Exception

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Dental hygiene related apps have been a feature of the medtech world for a few years, but only now are they permeating professional dental care.

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Medtronic scoops up gesture-tracking startup Klue to bolster personalized closed loop system

Mobi Health News

The deal follows on the company's 2018 acquisition of AI nutrition app Nutrino

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Pallone calls for Verma's resignation

Morning eHealth

Pallone calls for Verma's resignation — New faces on HITAC

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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.

QCapture – ONC Prize Winner Debuts at 2019 IHI Forum

Healthcare IT Today

In November 2018, Mary Ang and her team won $45,000 in the Department of Health & Human Service’s Easy EHR Issue Reporting Challenge. Then she disappeared…until last week.

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Sampling technology for managing diabetes

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Diabetes is a critical health problem. More than 30 million Americans have diabetes – but 23 million of them, according to the CDC, are undiagnosed. Today, the obesity rate for adults 60 and over has risen to 41%.

Ro to launch new weight management service

Mobi Health News

Ro will now be offering a new weight management medication, Plenity, through its platform, the direct-to-consumer telehealth company exclusively told MobiHealthNews.

Spending deal full of research dollars

Morning eHealth

FTC sues to stop Illumina acquisition of competitor — Blue Button 2.0 code issue persists

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Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Exercise programs look to play a larger role in cardiac care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Exercise programs look to play a larger role in cardiac care Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

Healthcare AI May Already Be Reducing Physician Burnout

Healthcare IT Today

New research suggests that AI may already be offering – or at least seems well-positioned to offer—help with reducing physician burnout levels in addition to freeing up some of their time.­

Digital therapeutics company SidekickHealth inks partnership with Bayer

Mobi Health News

Sidekick was previously selected to take part in the German pharma and life sciences giant's G4A programme

HIStalk Interviews Laura O’Toole, President, Santa Rosa Consulting

HIStalk Interviews

Laura O’Toole is president of Santa Rosa Consulting of Franklin, Interviews

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Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Addressing challenges of medical treatment in deep space

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Addressing challenges of medical treatment in deep space Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

Creative Ways to Leverage an RTLS Infrastructure to Enhance Staff Workflows and Patient Care

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Troy Foster, Senior Manager of Communications Infrastructure. Have you ever gone to an appointment at a clinic and sat in the waiting room for exhaustive periods of time only to find out later you were in the wrong waiting area?

Healthtech developments in APAC – A 2019 Review

Mobi Health News

A wrap-up of the key healthtech developments in the APAC region for 2019

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Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to Sponsor Award for the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge

MedTech Boston

With less than a month left to submit digital health solution innovations to Boston Scientific’s fifth annual Connected Patient. The post Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to Sponsor Award for the Boston Scientific Connected Patient Challenge appeared first on MedTech Boston.

Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

Mobile ECG tech can empower heart patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Mobile ECG tech can empower heart patients Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

Don’t Blink: Healthcare Orgs Using AI, Data Analytics To Speed Up Digital Transformation

Healthcare IT Today

Over the next five years, healthcare and life sciences firms will ramp up their digital transformation efforts, driven at least in part by AI and data analytics tools, according to a recent research report.

Interoperable automated glycemic controller receives De Novo clearance

Mobi Health News

The clearance of Tandem Diabetes Care’s Control-IQ Technology opens the door for new algorithms enabling hybrid closed-loop diabetes management systems