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The Methodology of Restorative Healthcare

HealthStream

Restorative healthcare can help patients retain the gains made in physical rehabilitation and maintain the skills associated with healthy, independent daily living. Here are some of the things restorative healthcare entails

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Stress in America, Like COVID-19, Impacts All Americans

Health Populi

With thirteen days to go until the U.S. 2020Elections day, 3rd November, three in four Americans say the future of America is a significant source of stress, according to the latest Stress in America 2020 study from the American Psychological Association. Furthermore, seven in 10 U.S.

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Teladoc Health data shows virtual mental healthcare boom

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Teladoc Health released findings Wednesday showing an enormous demand for virtual mental health care since the start of the pandemic.

Clinical trials platform based on machine learning launched by Israel’s BGU

Mobi Health News

The yet-to-be-named programme reportedly “leverages machine learning to optimise a clinical trial’s chances of success” through the analysis of factors such as patient population recruitment and dropout rate

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Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients' Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

The New Interoperability Rules Are Nearly Here. Are You Ready?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Sandy Phillips, CIO, HIE Networks. The patient was prepped and ready on the operating table when the surgeon realized he only had a report of a CT scan and would need the actual images […].

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CMS reports 34.5M telehealth services delivered March through June

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Data released this past week from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services show that more than 34.5 million services were delivered via telehealth in Medicare and in the Children's Health Insurance Program from March through June.

FDA slates VR for lower back pain and fibromyalgia for expedited review

Mobi Health News

AppliedVR's EaseVRx landed an FDA Breakthrough Device designation for its tool that combines VR and cognitive behavioral therapy.

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Why Are HIPAA Risk Assessments Important?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Chase Higbee, lead IT strategist, Atlantic.Net. A risk assessment is a mandatory annual task completed by a covered entity and a business associate.

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Which EHR Phase Are We In? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 47

Healthcare IT Today

For the 47th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the various phases of EHR (or EMR if you prefer). In a recent article by Colin Hung, he identified 4 phases of EMR. As we look at the current EMR and EHR market, we see healthcare organizations across nearly all 4 phases.

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The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

ChristianaCare develops new Alexa Skill for home health patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

ChristianaCare this week announced the launch of its Home Care Coach, a HIPAA-eligible Alexa Skill aimed at meeting the needs of home health patients.

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Former teen entrepreneur Solomé Tibebu's journey to director of Melinda Gates' new fund

Mobi Health News

Tibebu sits down to talk to MobiHealthNews about the Upswing fund, adolescent mental health and the future of digital health

Technology In Healthcare: Reasons To Be Optimistic About The Future

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. You could argue that, of all the different ways that technology has brought improvement to the lives of humans across the globe, none is more significant as the benefits to healthcare and medicine.

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74% of Healthcare Organizations Are Confident Data and AI Tools Will Be the Key to COVID-19 Treatment

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by David DeAngelis, Healthcare General Manager at Dell Technologies. The COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating the pace of digital transformation in several industries.

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.

At one practice, more clients keep telehealth appointments than in-person ones

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Christian Counseling Associates in Plano, Texas, typically has faced challenges attracting and retaining clients. THE PROBLEM. When COVID-19 hit, the practice needed to find a way to continue offering counseling services and retain its clients despite the pandemic.

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Deloitte rolls out new home monitoring tool

Mobi Health News

The tool is able to capture data from remote monitoring wearables and to link patients with virtual care providers

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How Physical Therapy Helps After Surgery

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Everyone’s lives eventually get touched by a need for physical therapy.

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Future of Remote Care Technology and Older Adults 2020 -- Themes Emerge

Aging in Place Technology Watch

What is the status and future of remote care technologies? As the research interviews for the 2020 report “Future of Remote Care Technology and Older Adults” wind down, a few themes become apparent. This work began in the summer of 2020 as the Covid-19 lockdown was underway.

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.

Healthcare C-suite bullish on AI, telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A Center for Connected Medicine report released this week in consultation with KLAS Research found that a majority of healthcare leaders say they're most excited by artificial intelligence as an emerging technology.

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NUS spin-off company develops one-minute breath test to detect COVID-19

Mobi Health News

Breathonix’s breath analysis technology works by detecting Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) present in a person’s exhaled breath

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What Are The Benefits of Using A Panic-Button Device For Seniors?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Should you find yourself in an emergency situation where your airway constricts, or you lose consciousness, dialing 911 and communicating with an operator won’t lie within the realm of possibility.

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Demand for virtual mental healthcare is soaring. Here are key trends on who is using it and why

FierceHealthIT

Demand for virtual mental healthcare is soaring. Here are key trends on who is using it and why. hlandi. Fri, 10/23/2020 - 13:41

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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.

From Zoom to full EHR-integrated telemedicine on $245,000

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

COVID-19 arrived in Maine on March 12, 2020. For the safety of patients, Portland Community Health Center postponed all in-person appointments that were not considered essential by federal and state guidelines.

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Level Ex unveils in-browser, multiuser surgical training simulation

Mobi Health News

The Virtual Technique Guides software "supports thousands of medical procedures" across 27 surgical specialties and subspecialties, and allows participants to collaborate on training regardless of their physical location

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How To Choose The Best Medicare Plan

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Medicare supplements in Florida are available from a wide list of providers. But how do you choose the best Medicare plan?

Presidential Executive Order on Saving Lives Through Increased Support For Mental – and Behavioral – Health Needs

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Presidential Executive Order on Saving Lives Through Increased Support For Mental – and Behavioral – Health Needs On October 5, 2020, an Executive Disorder was signed into law to support the COVID mental health, behavioral health and substance use needs … Read more.

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.