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19 Skills You Need To Work In A Medical Setting

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Plenty of jobs take place in a healthcare environment.

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5 Ways telehealth is democratizing access to healthcare

American Well

Social determinants of health (SDoH) – the economic and social conditions that influence individual and group differences in health status, like education, economic stability, etc. account for upwards of 80% of a population’s health outcomes ( National Academy of Medicine ).

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Healthcare Is Not Equal for All – We Need Population Health 4.0

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article written by Sita Kapoor, Chief Information Officer at HealthEC. Public Health 4.0, or Population Health 4.0, is the recognition of health as a global entity and the focus on identifying and eliminating health disparities, unnecessary costs, and comorbidity.

Germany's Dopavision closes €12M Series A round for digital childhood myopia treatment

Mobi Health News

The proceeds will be used to fund the clinical development of MyopiaX, the company's lead product in childhood myopia.

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Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

What Poor Birth and Maternity Outcomes in the U.S. Say About American Healthcare & “Infrastructure”

Health Populi

Cain Brothers is a 100+ year old financial services firm with a strong health care experience, now part of KeyBanc.

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IRS Begins Issuing Letter 5699 For 2019 Tax Year

ACA Times

We’ve heard from our partners and brokers that the IRS has begun issuing Letter 5699 to employers for the 2019 tax year. Officially called “Missing Information Return Form 1094/1095-C,” Letter 5699 is the precursor notice that is issued to employers before a penalty assessment.

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Q2 wraps up with more than $6.2 billion in digital health investments

Mobi Health News

Digital diet and wellness company Noom led last quarter's funding with $540 million in Series F investments.

Healthy Living Trends Inspired by COVID-19: Retailers, Food, and Consumers’ Growing Self-Care Muscles

Health Populi

“Self-care” took on new meaning and personal work-flows for people living in and through the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.

Osso VR Raises $27M Series B To Pioneer Immersive Surgical Training Worldwide

Electronic Health Reporter

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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.

One physician's perspective on why patients prefer telehealth visits

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth An occupational medicine physician offered his patients a poll with a single question. Here's what he's learned so far about their feelings on virtual care.

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J&J exec talks digital health during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mobi Health News

In an upcoming HIMSS21 Global Conference Digital Session, Johnson & Johnson EVP and Enterprise CIO Jim Swanson will discuss the pandemic’s role in healthcare digitization and what leaders can expect moving forward.

CVS Finds Differences in Mental and Behavioral Health Among Men Vs. Women in the Pandemic

Health Populi

As the COVID-19 pandemic shifts to a more endemic phase — becoming part of peoples’ everyday life for months to come — impacts on peoples’ mental health will persist, according to new research from CVS Health in the company’s annual Health Care Insights Study.

Nationwide Survey Forecasts Big Tech Investment Ahead For Nursing Education 

Electronic Health Reporter

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Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

Referrals: A Golden Opportunity to Build Trust and Patient-Centricity

Healthcare IT Today

Physicians and patients do not like the current referral process. It is labor intensive, full of gaps and frustrating for everyone involved. There is a golden opportunity right now to improve referrals and help rebuild trust in healthcare as well as become more patient centric. Broken or As Designed?

Dr. Deepak Chopra launches telehealth platform at the intersection of modern and alternative medicine

Mobi Health News

Patients can tap into the platform for a consultation that touches on health history, lifestyle, diet and spirituality.

Teladoc and Microsoft team up on integrated virtual care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Teladoc Health and Microsoft announced this week that they are teaming up to offer virtual care integration for health systems and hospitals. According to a press release Wednesday, Teladoc will offer its Solo platform via the Microsoft Teams environment.

Patient Reported Quality of Life Surveys Used In Clinical Trials

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Clinical trials of medications, medical equipment, and medical procedures are a vital part of medical research. Clinical trials can lead to groundbreaking results for patients and their families.

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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.

Why Human Error is Just as Risky As Ransomware for Healthcare Cybersecurity

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Tim Sadler, CEO of Tessian. Ransomware attacks continue to plague the healthcare industry. In all, cyberattacks on healthcare more than doubled last year, with ransomware making up 28% of those attacks.

Taiwanese firms develop gamified mobile health, fitness app

Mobi Health News

The Qwalker app rewards users with redeemable points for each completed daily task

Extended reality holds 'incredible potential' for remote care applications

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"Extended reality" may sound like something out of a science-fiction story, but it's very real: It's a general term for technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality that can help enhance experiences such as games, manufacturing and travel.

Q&A with CISO Hank Capps, Part 2: “Innovation isn’t chaotic; innovation is methodical.”

Health System CIO

Innovation will never replace patient care as a priority. But, when approached the right way, it can “help surface more and better mechanisms for taking care of patients,” says Dr. Hank Capps, who talks about his strategy at Wellstar Health.

Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

Featured Health IT Job: Business Analyst, Clinical Informatics

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Business Analyst, Clinical Informatics position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by New York eHealth Collaborative and is in New York.

Maker of computerized cardiac models HeartFlow to go public via $2.4B SPAC merger

Mobi Health News

Once combined, the company will operate as HeartFlow Group and trade on the NYSE under symbol HFLO.

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How Geisinger uses telehealth to keep patients at home and out of the hospital

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Geisinger Health, based in Danville, Pennsylvania, embarked on a telehealth journey to develop a single solution that could bring care closer to home for patients across the care continuum.

Boost Health IT’s Impact: Think With a Participatory Lens

Society for Participatory Medicine

In 2013 the Institute of Medicine published a landmark 436 page consensus report, Best Care at Lower Cost: The Path to Continuously Learning Health Care in America. Its summary contains the characteristics of a continuously learning system: .

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.

Malware Focused on Container Technology and What Healthcare Should Know About Containers

Healthcare IT Today

In case you missed it, some of the latest malware is targeting container technology including the very popular Kubernetes. Considering the large number of healthcare vendors, this is an important topic to learn more about.

Despite industry buzz, femtech funding still lags

Mobi Health News

Reenita Das, partner and SVP for healthcare and life sciences at Frost and Sullivan, said that femtech companies only accounted for 1.8% of total digital health investments in 2020.

For people with disabilities, accessing care can be 'overwhelming'

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Digital health tools can go a long way in making care more accessible for patients, especially those who may have logistical difficulties with analog-heavy systems.