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2020 Roadmap: Overcoming Telemedicine Barriers


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.


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).


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.

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.


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.


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.

Leveraging Automated Telehealth During a Capacity Crisis

As the healthcare system faces unprecedented challenges during the COVID-19 crisis, it’s more important than ever to make the most of clinical resources. Automation holds the key to drastically increasing clinical capacity and flattening the curve.

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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The T1 Female Heart: Avoiding Heart Disease in Your Life

Insulin Nation

Women living with type 1 diabetes have a five times greater risk for heart failure than nondiabetic women.


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


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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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.

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

Pallone calls for Verma's resignation

Morning eHealth

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


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.

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.


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.

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

Spending deal full of research dollars

Morning eHealth

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


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

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%.

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 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

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.­

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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

Dosing Insulin for Dietary Fat: When it Matters & Why

Insulin Nation

Mmmm, there’s nothing quite as delicious as a high-carb, high- fat meal, right? If you took the fat out of cupcakes or lasagna or Chinese chicken fingers or pizza, your taste-buds would riot and protest! . If you’ve lived with diabetes long enough, you’ve probably had your share of blood sugar battles with high-fat meals. We discussed an approach to dosing your insulin for those heavy, indulgent meals in this article — but there’s another aspect to dietary fat we haven’t covered yet.


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.

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

HIStalk Interviews

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


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