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Would you trust Alexa with your patient data?

KevinMD

Amazon has opened a new health care frontier: Now Alexa can be used to transmit patient data.

How Healthcare Apps Are Transforming Medicine

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Joe Tuan, founder, TopFlight Apps.

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Electronic Health Records: Is Corporate Profitability Key to Innovation?

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Despite roadblocks, there are ways in which innovation can take place in the electronic health record field

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The Persistent Rural/Urban Broadband Gap Is Bad for Health

Health Populi

In the U.S., rural residents’ access to broadband at home continues to lag behind urban and suburban dwellers, the Pew Research Group noted in a May 2019 research note on Americans’ use of technology.

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.

Digital health market is hot, but startups still struggle to create sustainable business models

Mobi Health News

During a Google Cloud and Rock Health event, representatives from provider and payer organization discussed the next steps toward creating sustainable business models for healthcare startups.

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Disrupting Nurse Call

Medical Connectivity

Nurse call is changing. After decades of slow incremental change, the pace of change is quickening. These changes impact provider organizations and manufacturers as nurse call is integrated with adjacent market point of care solutions and new technologies.

Intent, Insiders/Outsiders and Insights — Disney Institute’s Women’s Leadership Summit

Health Populi

There are many forms of magic inspired by Disney, the company. There’s the obvious attraction, the Magic Kingdom, that was Walt’s original destination vision, “imagineered” in 1932. Then there are other kinds of magic.

What digital health investors are seeing, seeking in 2019

Mobi Health News

The sector has undergone major changes in the past few years, and venture capitalists are still keen to dip their toes in

Provider Spotlight: How an Urgent Care Telemedicine Nurse Practitioner Balances Family and Career

Enzyme Health

We sat down with telemedicine provider Michelle Everhart to learn about why she started in telemedicine, why she may never go back to “brick and mortar”, and why telemedicine makes her a better care provider.

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.

FDA Seeks SaMD PreCert Mock Applicants

Medical Connectivity

FDA has issued a reques t for SaMD developers to try out the PreCert excellence appraisal process. Since this is a test program the FDA does not intend to actually provide precertification for participating companies.

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Healthcare Providers’ Consumer Experience Gaps – Learnings from Kaufman Hall’s 2019 Index

Health Populi

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Developer of Temp Pal® smart thermometer scores $1M in Pre-Series A round

Mobi Health News

Taiwan-based health tech startup iWEECARE announced that it has raised $1M in Pre-Series A funding, led by Singapore-based Verge HealthTech Fund, alongside Taiwan/US-based Translink Capital and Darwin Venture.

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A Nurse’s Perspective On Using Technology To Improve Patient Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Brianna Zink, RN, MSN, account manager, Infor Workforce Management for Healthcare.

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.

What Can Healthcare IT Leaders Do To Flip the Script on Physician Burnout?

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Leaders from Nemours Children’s Health System discuss the challenges involved in improving the well-being of their health system’s nearly 850 physicians, in the context of EHR-related challenges

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Americans Could Foster a Health Consumer Movement, Families USA Envisions

Health Populi

Employers, health care providers, unions, leaders and — first and foremost, consumers — must come together to build a more accessible, affordable health care system in America, proposes a call-to-action fostered by a Families USA coalition called Consumers First: The Alliance to Make the Health Care System Work for Everyone.

Best Buy acquires another remote senior monitoring service

Mobi Health News

Critical Signal Technologies' 100,000 subscriber-strong service offers PERS, telehealth, remote vital sign monitoring and more

3 Ways AI Has Transformed the Healthcare Industry

MedTech Boston

Artificial intelligence (AI) has become a tour de force in just about every industry. From business owners using AI algorithms to answer. The post 3 Ways AI Has Transformed the Healthcare Industry appeared first on MedTech Boston. News ai healthcare ai medicine Artificial Intelligence

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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.

Creating a Digital Framework for 21st Century Patient Engagement and Care Coordination

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By George Mathew, MD, chief medical officer, North America, DXC Technology.

Just hours left to weigh in on info blocking and interop rules

Morning eHealth

Rebuilding Paradise — Patient privacy advocates continue to pressure Facebook

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Apple announces hearing protection, period tracking, activity trends features on Watch OS6

Mobi Health News

Today at WWCD, Apple unveiled a new feature that will alert WatchOS6 users if environmental noise or smart technology audio is too loud.

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Value for All: How to Fix American Healthcare

MedTech Boston

As the Trump administration tries to invalidate the Affordable Care Act in the courts and progressive Democrats promote “Medicare for All,” the. The post Value for All: How to Fix American Healthcare appeared first on MedTech Boston.

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.

Burdensome Regulations Pushing Doctors Out of Medicine

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Twila Brase, RN, PHN, president and co-founder, Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom and author of the new book, “Big Brother in the Exam Room: The Dangerous Truth About Electronic Health Records.

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Having Access To Medical Records Is Useless For Most Patients

Healthcare IT Today

I knew up front that it would be ugly. After two years of treatment, a chronically-ill patient like me generates a lot of records, and I had every reason to expect that they would be disorganized and dense.

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Challenging the lack of openness around taboo subjects impacting our health and wellbeing

Mobi Health News

The upcoming 'unmentionables' session at the HIMSS & Health 2.0 European conference will see innovators look at the role of digital tools in 'destigmatising' depression, loneliness and sexual health

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St. Barnabas Health System’s Breakthrough Around Wrong-Patient CPOE Medication Errors

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At the Mid-Atlantic Health IT Summit in Philadelphia this week, Zane Last, Pharm. shared with attendees the details of his organization’s breakthrough innovations around averting medication order errors

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.

Measles Epidemic Exposes Performance Gaps In U.S., Global Health Data Analytics

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Measles continues to spread in the United States as health officials seek to stem the worst outbreak of the disease in decades. More than 700 cases have now been reported, about half if them involving children under the age of five.1 James D’Arezzo, CEO of Condusiv Technologies, says, “It is the job of our healthcare […]. The article Measles Epidemic Exposes Performance Gaps In U.S.,

People Want to Flourish, Not Just Live – Speaking Health Politics to Real People

Health Populi

“How should we define ‘health?'” ” a 2011 BMJ article asked.

Keeping the patient-centric approach in data management: realities and challenges

Mobi Health News

The term ‘patient-centric’ is often a buzz word or hot topic in the current discussion of healthcare and digital health.