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Study: Video telehealth, in-person diagnoses agree in 87% of cases

Mobi Health News

Specialty care was significantly more likely to result in concordant diagnoses between telehealth and in-person appointments, compared with primary care

Why COVID-19 vaccines might become a yearly thing

Fierce Healthcare

Why COVID-19 vaccines might become a yearly thing. fdiamond. Wed, 09/07/2022 - 09:40

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Top Eight Ways to Live a Heart-Healthy Lifestyle

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

The cornerstones to avoiding and controlling cardiovascular disease are a good diet and lifestyle. It’s not as difficult as you might imagine! Remember that what matters is the general pattern of your selections.

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5 Major Effects of Childhood Trauma

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

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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.

Innovation for all: Adapting patient-facing tools to promote digital health equity

KevinMD

More often than not, ground-breaking health care advancements are disproportionately accessible for those who already have favorable social determinants of health. Improving cost, access, and quality, but for whom?

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Leverage Telepsychiatry to Build an Effective MAT Program

Iris Telehealth

Access to high-quality substance-use disorder treatment has never been more important. The opioid epidemic continues to grow and impact more and more lives, families, and communities across the country.

Transparency Ecosystem in Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Paul Ketchel, Chief Executive Officer at MDsave. Cost transparency is a driving force in the American market.

Vaccinations, Art and Labor Day: Learning from Diego Rivera and Edsel Ford

Health Populi

For Labor Day 2022, I’m thinking about health, vaccines, work (especially returning-to-work), and art. Let’s start with the vaccine news.

Video visits as clinical touchpoints to improve older adult mental health

KevinMD

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a profound toll on older adults, isolating them physically and emotionally from their communities and families.

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.

Users more likely to embrace AI-enabled preventive health measures with human touch, study finds

Mobi Health News

Individuals are also less likely to trust AI-suggested interventions than those recommended by humans

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Prepare for 2022 ACA Reporting With the ACA Essential Guide

ACA Times

The ACA reporting season for the 2022 tax year is fast approaching and organizations must take the proper precautions to ensure an accurate and timely filing, void of penalty risk.…. The post Prepare for 2022 ACA Reporting With the ACA Essential Guide first appeared on The ACA Times.

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Most Consumers Are Health and Wellness Consumers, Even in Hard Financial Times, Accenture Finds

Health Populi

Consumers consider health and well-being as an “essential” household spending category based on new research from Accenture.

Human touch and scientific veracity are missing in health care technology       

KevinMD

Working remotely during the coronavirus pandemic has immersed physicians in technology, perhaps accelerating its integration with medical practice – but not necessarily its acceptance or authenticity. I tend to doubt the veracity of much of what I read in electronic health care records.

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.

Viz.ai receives FDA clearance for pulmonary embolism-related algorithm

Mobi Health News

The new tool measures the diameter of the ventricles of the heart to provide the ratio of the maximum right ventricle diameter compared with the left ventricle. That can help indicate pulmonary embolism severity

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The Effects of Telemedicine on Patient Engagement and Care Options

AMD Telemedicine

The Effects of Telemedicine on Patient Engagement and Care Options. Telemedicine is booming, and healthcare organizations neglecting these technological innovations are missing out.

Walmart + UnitedHealth Group, CVS Health + Signify — the Current Flurry of Big HealthCare

Health Populi

With today’s announcement that Walmart will partner with UnitedHealthcare in a ten-year collaboration to bring affordable health care to Mainstream Americans, we have yet another huge ripple in the evolving retail health ecosystem.

A rural Kansas FQHC brings remote patient monitoring to the underserved

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas in Pittsburg, Kansas, is a federally qualified health center and a not-for-profit corporation.

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.

VUNO transfers medical AI voice recognition product to Puzzle AI

Mobi Health News

The company will maintain its patent right for the technology

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Chaos Continues After Ransomware Hits UK’s NHS

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Itay Bochner, Director of Malware Analysis at OPSWAT. Patients can’t get their medicine, psychiatrists can’t add reports to the system and provide their professional opinion in court, and only last week was the medical helpline number 111 restored.

Gallup Reveals Americans’ Views on Industry Are the Lowest Since 2008 – Implications for Healthcare and Pharma

Health Populi

Americans’ positive views of 25 industries in the U.S. have declined in the past year. In their latest look into consumers’ views on business in America, Gallup found that peoples’ ratings on business fell to their lowest ratings overall since 2008.

Maryland health system conquers the digital divide with telehealth and RPM

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in an abrupt change to reimbursement of telehealth services, allowing healthcare providers to more broadly expand patient access to virtual care.

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.

Q&A: How Akili plans to make its DTx routine ADHD treatment

Mobi Health News

Matt Franklin, Akili Interactive's president and COO, explains the company's strategy for launching EndeavorRx, its video game digital therapeutic for children with ADHD

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Lessons from the Queen

Healthcare IT Today

Happy Friday everyone. We usually do our regular Fun Friday article where we share something to make you smile as you head into the weekend. This week we thought we’d mix it up a bit and share some lessons learned from Queen Elizabeth who sadly passed away this week.

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Sensor technology can help families and short-staffed care providers

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Sensor technology is increasingly useful in the care of older adults. As part of the research into the Future of Sensors and Older Adults , interviewees outlined ways sensors could be useful for mitigating fall risk.

Mayo Clinic to use blockchain for hypertension clinical trial

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Beginning this month, Mayo Clinic will onboard a blockchain-integrated platform by Triall for a two-year multi-center pulmonary arterial hypertension trial that includes 10 research sites and more than 500 patients. WHY IT MATTERS.

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.

Morgan Health invests $20M in home diagnostics company LetsGetChecked

Mobi Health News

LetsGetChecked, which closed a $150 million Series D funding round in 2021, made multiple acquisitions this year

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Innovation is for Kids at Holland Bloorview

Healthcare IT Today

Despite operating in Canada’s capitated healthcare system where investment in innovation is challenging, the leadership team at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital (Holland Bloorview) in Toronto, Ontario has found a way to make it part of their DNA.

Alert: Amazon Care To Close At 2022 Year-End

Telebehavioral Health Institute

A surprise to many stakeholders, Amazon Health announced its plan to close Amazon Care at year’s end. According to a statement made on August 25, 2022, the Amazon telehealth service. The news was announced to Amazon Care employees just one month after Amazon’s $3.9B