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More consumers are using digital health to manage complex health conditions, Rock Health says

Mobi Health News

The report also showed a decline in consumers' willingness to share data with healthcare stakeholders.

Top Medical Apps For Doctors

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Mobile apps for doctors help organize their workflow, learn more about medicine, and interact with patients. For example, one of the most popular types of apps for physicians is doctor on demand app.

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Is Healthcare Ready for Remote Patient Monitoring?

Health System CIO

Although remote monitoring has been shown to improve outcomes, it remains a tough sell to many providers, says John Halamka, who breaks down some recent findings on this complex issue.

Open Table for Health: Patients Are Online For Health Search and Physician Reviews

Health Populi

Seeking health information online along with researching other patients’ perspectives on doctors are now as common as booking dinner reservations and reading restaurant reviews, based on Rock Health’s latest health consumer survey, Beyond Wellness for the Healthy: Digital Health Consumer Adoption 2018.

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.

Apple’s health strategy: Democratizing health information

Mobi Health News

A chat with Apple VP of Health Dr. Sumbul Desai

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MedTech Advancements Supporting Mental Health Treatments

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Dariya Lopukhina, content director, Anadea. Mental health affects everyone at some point in our lives. A commonly quoted statistic in the UK is that one in four people suffer the impact of mental ill health. In the U.S.,

Cost and Convenience Underpin Patient Demands As Health Consumers

Health Populi

Across generations, from younger to older patients, cost, transparency and convenience drive consumer satisfaction, Accenture’s latest health consumer survey found.

Shimmer unveils wearable sensor platform for clinical trials

Mobi Health News

The Verisense platform is designed to address problems created by consumer devices in the clinical research world

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Guide to Practicing Telemedicine While Living Abroad

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.

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.

Telemedicine Is the Solution Both Patients and Providers Need

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Robert S. Kaufmann, MD, FACP, The Kaufmann Clinic. Primary care physicians are at the frontlines of our nation’s health.

How Genomics Can Battle Killer Bacterial Infections in the Hospital – Talking With Philips at HIMSS19

Health Populi

When you think “genomics,” your mind probably pictures a human DNA strand. Well, my mind did, prior to meeting with Dr. Joseph Frassica and Dr. Felix Baader at HIMSS19 to discuss Philips’ approach to the tragic problem of healthcare-acquired infections that kill patients.

FDA grants De Novo clearance to interoperable insulin pump

Mobi Health News

The Tandem Diabetes Care t:Slim X2 can work in tandem with other blood sugar management devices, or on its own

PKvitality CGM K’Watch is Exciting

Insulin Nation

We spoke with PKvitality leaders Minh Lê, General Manager, and Tom Bishop, CTO Medical. They shared their investor slide deck and we have included selected images in this article. CGM Reimagined. The PKvitality team wants to disrupt the existing CGM market.

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.

Prescription Drugs Are Ground Zero for AI Innovation In Patient-Centric Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Leslie Swanson, president and CEO, eXalt Solutions.

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National Health Spending Will Reach Nearly 20% of U.S. GDP By 2027

Health Populi

National health spending in the U.S. is expected to grow by 5.7%

Genetic data interpretation startup raises $6M

Mobi Health News

Emedgene's constantly updating algorithm highlights genetic variants that could affect a patient's health.

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Millennials, Urgent Care Clinics & Telemedicine: A Match Made In Heaven

eVisit

The healthcare landscape is evolving — all the time. Improvements in technology, changes in healthcare legislation, and changes in the makeup of the U.S. population are only three catalysts that influence this change.

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.

Tech Health Devices for Seniors to Consider

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. When you are reaching senior age, there are various challenges that you may need to face. As you get older, you will be at more risk of developing an illness.

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Retina telemedicine tech helps save vision at Grady Health System

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Grady Eye Center had a backlog of 14,000 patients to see, and most of these were diabetic screenings. THE PROBLEM. The center did some research and realized it had more than 20,000 diabetics in Grady Health System and only 20 to 25 percent were being adequately screened for retinopathy.

Samsung adds health-focused smartwatch, fitness tracker to its Galaxy lineup

Mobi Health News

Both the Galaxy Watch Active and Galaxy Fit automatically detect and begin tracking a user's activity, with the former boasting a blood pressure monitoring feature courtesy of a UCSF research partnership

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Participating in T1D Trials; The Value of Knowing and Helping

Insulin Nation

We spoke with Tavia Vital, BSN, BA, RN, CDE, who was diagnosed with T1D at age 2½ and is an Outpatient Certified Diabetes Educator, about the experience of her two sons participating in TrialNet, TEDDY, and the Oral Insulin Trial. Each son tested positive for high-risk genes for T1D.

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.

Audio: CMS Administrator Seema Verma Speaks To the Healthcare Media at HIMSS19

Electronic Health Reporter

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Marshfield Clinic launches tablet-based telehealth program

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Marshfield Clinic has introduced a tablet-based telehealth program in partnership with software specialist Health Recovery Solutions. It's geared to patients enrolled in Marshfield’s Heart Failure Improvement Clinic, according to the Wisconsin health system.

Hot flashes decrease by 50 percent in VRHealth pilot study

Mobi Health News

In a small pilot study, participants that used the VR system reported experiencing a decrease in hot flashes and stress

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Complaint to FTC says Facebook violated health group users' privacy

Morning eHealth

Startups say Cerner blocking spirit of info-blocking rule — Ruminating on the HIMSS rule drop

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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.

Ways Technology Can Benefit Your Health

Electronic Health Reporter

This content is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. In one way or another, almost every person is depending on technology for something. Technology has improved almost every aspect of our lives, including our health. It has made a huge difference in the health sector today.

Telehealth delivers better remote care, improving outcomes

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Four health systems lead $3M strategic investment in NarrativeDx

Mobi Health News

The startup uses AI to turn patient feedback into actionable insights

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