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Healthcare’s Thought Leaders Offer their HIMSS19 Takeaways

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The cornucopia that is the annual HIMSS conference and tradeshow – healthcare technology’s biggest event – is behind us, but what’s left in the wake is wonderful, inspiring even, if not a bit overwhelming.

Seven key lessons learnt from digital transformation by healthcare providers around the world

Lloyd Price

Navigating the new digital healthcare landscape is challenging for everyone. The global healthcare landscape is rapidly changing with digital technologies becoming increasingly normalised into the everyday delivery of healthcare.

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Stanford Libraries work with stakeholders to hammer out 10 guiding principals on ethics in digital health

Mobi Health News

The principles were created based on input from 30 industry professionals including executives, providers and researchers.

Time To Travel And Wait In Health Care: The Opportunity For Self-Care At Home

Health Populi

What industry compels its “consumers” to wait longer and travel further for services more than any other in a person’s daily life? That would be health care, a report from Altarum notes.

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 4 C’s of the disruptive digital health space

KevinMD

The United States spends more of their GDP on health care than any other developed nation, and yet it produces some of the poorest outcomes — notably in the field of maternal and infant health. The advent of digital health has presented the opportunity for a paradigm shift in the delivery of care, and support […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Mobile health Pediatrics

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Infant, maternal mortality: How community input in tool development could save lives

Mobi Health News

Innovators are seeking new ways to address infant and maternal mortality rates, with a special focus on combating racial health disparities

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Consumers’ Trust In Health And Personal Care Stores: The Growing Retail Health Ecosystem

Health Populi

CVS + Aetna have merged to evolve a new business model for health and medical care. Walgreen’s continues to add new services beyond the core pharmacy business, and Walmart is expanding telehealth and healthier food aisles in the grocery.

UA’s Rural Health Professions Program: Teaching Students How to Practice Medicine Outside the Big Cities

Arizona Telemedicine Program

After four challenging years as a medical student – while maintaining her roles as a wife and mother of five daughters – Mary Alyson Smith will graduate from the University of Arizona College of Medicine-Tucson, in May.

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Georgia state Senate passes two bills improving telehealth access for residents

Clocktree

The Georgia state Senate passed two bills today (SB115 and SB118) as part of their comprehensive healthcare reform aimed at reducing costs, increasing access, and enhancing quality care for Georgia residents. SB 115 allows for physicians outside of Georgia to be licensed as a telemedicine provider by the Georgia Composite Medical Board. This should improve access to Georgia residents in underserved communities by increasing the pool of available providers.

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.

Dexcom G6 users can ask Siri to read their glucose level

Mobi Health News

Dexcom announced a slew of announcements this morning including an integration with Google Fit, a feature that lets users share their readings with 10 people and a technical inquiries feature.

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How Electronic Health Records Are Impacting the Healthcare Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Lauren Adley, writer and editor, UK Best Essays. The healthcare industry has traditionally relied on the pen-and-paper archiving system, creating huge but impractical data libraries.

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Medicare for All and more

Morning eHealth

RUSH Act back — Usability migraines continue

A New Paradigm for Type 1 Diabetes Origin

Insulin Nation

We spoke with Ajit Shah, PhD and Peter Thompson, PhD about their research which has just been published in Cell Metabolism. This UC San Francisco study of human and mouse pancreatic tissue suggests a new origin story for type 1 diabetes (T1D).

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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.

Babyscripts, Penn Medicine team up on postpartum hypertension tool

Mobi Health News

The duo plan to develop a product that is able to remotely monitor hypertensive patients and get them care faster.

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Four Key HIMSS19 Trends Driving the Next Wave of Healthcare Transformation

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By George Mathew, M.D., chief medical officer for the North American Healthcare organization, DXC Technology.

Rethinking approaches to remote health and telehealth in Australia

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Speaking during a panel session at the recent AFR Healthcare Summit , Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) President Dr Harry Nespolon said the way remote healthcare and telehealth is offered has changed little since the 1960s.

Healthcare’s EHR Usability Problem: How New Efforts Are Addressing the Issue—and Potentially Saving Lives

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Raj Ratwani and Jacob Reider weigh in on why the time is now to bring EHR usability and safety issues to the forefront, and how ONC can play a greater role in making issues transparent

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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.

Apple will add sleep tracking to Watch by 2020, rumors say

Mobi Health News

The rumor jibes with recent comments Apple VP of Health Dr. Sumbul Desai made to MobiHealthNews about sleep

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Big Data in Healthcare: Tapping New Insights To Save Lives

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Kurt Walker, editor and copywriter, Collegeessaywriter.com. The healthcare industry is enormous. It’s one of the largest industries in the world. It also happens to be more complex than most industries.

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Guide to Telemedicine Prescribing for Providers

Enzyme Health

Close For Clinicians For Employers Telehealth Jobs Family Medicine General Practice Emergency Medicine Internal Medicine Nurse Practitioners Family Nurse Practitioners Physician Assistants Psychiatry / Mental Health Hospitalist Dont see your specialty? Only 20% are listed here.

2009-19 Market of Technology for Older Adults -- All change, all the time

Aging in Place Technology Watch

The more things change. This is the tenth anniversary of the launch of this Market Overview of technology for ‘Aging in Place’, to be published in March 2019 – the category of offerings that help enable older adults to remain longer in their home of choice.

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.

Ping An Good Doctor expands reach to 265 million registered users in 2018

Mobi Health News

China’s one-stop healthcare ecosystem platform, Ping An Good Doctor, yesterday announced its first annual results since listing: the company recorded a revenue of RMB 3.34 billion, representing a year-on-year increase of 78.7%.

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What’s Next for Health? HIMSS19 Sets the Stage

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. HIMSS today shared insights on what’s next in health on the heels of the HIMSS19 Global Conference & Exhibition.

AHRQ to Fund Up to 8 Patient Safety Learning Laboratories in 2019

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Seeking to address the opioid crisis, patient safety aspects of value-based care

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FDA plans to link claims data to EHRs in its Sentinel safety database

Morning eHealth

CMS names Mark Roche as its chief health information officer — Social media are spreading measles, CDC and NIH officials tell a House committee

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.

UVA expands telehealth program, focus on chronic disease care

Mobi Health News

The program is funded by a $750,000 grant from the CDC and the Virginia Department of Health.

3 Ways AI Could Help the Healthcare Industry

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Artificial intelligence has the potential to revolutionize all fields, and healthcare isn’t exempted.

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AMGA Collaborative Focuses on Harnessing Analytics

Healthcare Informatics

Goals are to drive efficiencies, prepare members for risk-based contracts

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