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8 Ways The CARES Act Will Help Improve Telehealth Expansion & Access

eVisit

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act, or CARES Act was signed into law on March 27, 2020. At over $2 trillion, this formidable legislation represents the largest economic stimulus package in history.

Americans’ Sense of Well-Being Falls to Great Recession Levels, Gallup Finds

Health Populi

It’s déjà vu all over again for Americans’ well-being: we haven’t felt this low since the advent of the Great Recession that hit our well-well-being hard in December 2008. As COVID-19 diagnoses reached 200,000 in the U.S.

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Top 10 Healthcare Tips for Navigating COVID-19

VSee

With an increase of confirmed SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) cases, it’s important that we take all necessary precautions to adjust to this new normal. By re-focusing on our own personal health, we can both slow the rate of infection and navigate what may feel like an unfamiliar way of life.

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Rural, community clinics pick up patients left behind by telehealth

Morning eHealth

ACLU demands info on HHS' location tracking talks —Facebook nudges users to HealthCare.gov

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.

T-Pro helps hospitals to tackle appointment cancellation pile-up

Mobi Health News

An integrated virtual clinic app has been designed to take the heat out of the struggle to maintain appointment levels when they are under intense stress from the COVID-19 response, as the situation steps up the pace of digital transformation

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During pandemic, telehealth visits soar from 10 per week to 300 at group practice

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Russell Libby is the lead physician at Fairfax, Virginia, pediatric group practice and board member of the Physicians Foundation.

List of Free COVID-19 Health IT Products and Services

Healthcare IT Today

As you can imagine, we’ve been innundated with COVID-19 related health IT news. We’ve done our best to cover the areas we thought were most important to healthcare organizations.

UK Government hopes COVID-19 tracking app could relax lockdown restrictions

Mobi Health News

The app alerts users if they have come in close contact with the virus

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Consolidation: New Survey Measures Impact On Clinicians, Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Chris Franklin, president, LocumTenens.com. LocumTenens.com asked physicians and advanced practitioners about their experiences with healthcare consolidation as part of its 2019 Compensation and Employment Survey. It can take years to determine success or failure, […].

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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.

FCC announces first hospitals to win COVID-19 Telehealth Program funding

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday announced the first half-dozen awardees of its COVID-19 Telehealth Program. WHY IT MATTERS. Health systems in hard-hit states such as Louisiana, New York and Ohio have been approved for a total of $3.23 million, so far, of the $200 million program.

Tech rivals team up during pandemic

Morning eHealth

FCC readies telehealth fund — NIH examines undetected coronavirus spread

Digital health companies optimistic on COVID-19's long-term business impact

Mobi Health News

Many are anticipating greater adoption of digital health services and more favorable regulatory and reimbursement environments, according to a recent poll sampling 513 digital health and adjacent companies

Telehealth: Lifesaving Care During A Crisis

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Amar Shah, owner, VitalCare Family Practice in Chesterfield, Virginia. Coronavirus has forced practices nationwide to undertake dramatic changes in how they practice medicine. But whatever the means we use to deliver care, there […]. The article Telehealth: Lifesaving Care During A Crisis appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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.

Penn Medicine CISO offers tips for COVID-19 cybersecurity response

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As hospitals and health systems nationwide grapple with the fast-moving demands of the coronavirus crisis, they're also faced with an added challenge: fending off a sustained upswell in cybersecurity threats, perpetrated by bad actors taking advantage of the pandemic's chaos.

Tackling Covid-19’s social isolation of seniors – one tech at a time

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Saving seniors from Covid-19 requires worsening isolation. In an article in the NY Times, Paula Span’s title said it all: Just What Older People Didn’t Need: More Isolation. The article attempts a number of references to mitigation, including the use of GrandPad in two Pace programs.

HIMSSCast: How COVID-19 is changing telehealth adoption, plus the COVID-19 Digital Think Tank

Mobi Health News

Healthbox President Neil Patel describes how his group is helping to facilitate the sharing of solutions and best practices around COVID-19 response

Data reporting frustrations peak

Morning eHealth

More phone app tracking proposals — Dealing with cyber concerns

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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.

Remote monitoring tech from GE Healthcare, Microsoft can help hospitals manage COVID-19 response

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

GE Healthcare has introduced a new cloud-based remote-monitoring tool designed to help clinicians look after ventilated COVID-19 patients. WHY IT MATTERS.

Leveraging Automation In The Fight Against COVID-19

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Rick Halton, vice president, marketing and product, Lumeon. Since it was first recorded late last year in China, the spread of COVID-19 has accelerated around the world, rapidly creating a global pandemic. The number […]. The article Leveraging Automation In The Fight Against COVID-19 appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Biolidics announces plans to launch its COVID-19 rapid test kits in the US

Mobi Health News

The medtech company will be required to state in its test reports that the tests have not been reviewed by the FDA and that negative results do not rule out the novel coronavirus infection

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The power of data in a pandemic

Digital Leaders HealthTech

The NHS is facing an unprecedented challenge. Responding to the Covid-19 crisis will require everything we have and more. In the fight against this pandemic, decision-makers will need accurate real-time information.

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.

Providence pivots digital consumer tools for COVID-19 response

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A recent IDC Health Insights presentation focused on health IT industry trends during and after the COVID-19 era. It examined some of tools and strategies that stand to gain ground in the months ahead as health systems build on lessons learned during the coronavirus crisis.

Smarter Healthcare: Automated and Connected, Integrated Systems

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Aaron Johnson, senior product manager, ATEN Technology, Inc. With the continued spread of COVID-19, it’s more important than ever for healthcare organizations to continue implementing ways to keep employees and patients safe, while improving […]. The article Smarter Healthcare: Automated and Connected, Integrated Systems appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Fitbit's new coronavirus feature can connect users to telemedicine services, indoor workout activities

Mobi Health News

Users will be able to use the service to tap into membership telehealth-provider PlushCare.

A 12-Step Program to Fix New COVID-19 Cybersecurity Risks

Healthcare IT Today

You built a strong IT security environment based on people working from your offices, including firewalls, endpoint protection, access controls, and automated processes that align with your cybersecurity policies. What is your new environment like, with so many people working from home?

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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.

How intelligent automation is solving unforeseen COVID-19 challenges

Digital Leaders HealthTech

Here’s a look at two companies that have successfully turned to intelligent automation to tackle the unprecedented challenges resulting from COVID-19. Disruption is nothing new to the tech world. We’re used to discovering new ways of using technology to solve problems.

Telehealth Assistance Resource Pages

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Whether you’re new to telehealth and telemedicine or have been utilizing telehealth for a while, the current COVID19 pandemic has flipped this type of healthcare service delivery on its head much like so many other facets of our professional and personal worlds. Currently, policy is fluid.

Swiss hospitals implement remote COVID-19 symptom checking platform

Mobi Health News

The monitoring system will help medics triage patients with the virus

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