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How PMHNPs Can Benefit Your Healthcare Organization

Iris Telehealth

Over the past few years, the number of Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNPs) has been steadily increasing — passing the 12,000 mark in 2016. In many states , PMHNPs can evaluate, diagnose, and prescribe medication to patients — just like their psychiatric counterparts.

What's next for eased restrictions around teleheath? Here's what one study says

Fierce Healthcare

What's next for eased restrictions around teleheath? Here's what one study says. fdiamond. Mon, 09/19/2022 - 15:47

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Optimizing the Healthcare Workforce with Technology

Healthcare IT Today

There are a lot of challenges that healthcare workers are currently facing, burnout from overworking being one of the most pressing. But that doesn’t have to be the case.

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Permanent Telehealth Reimbursement Update: Bipartisan Legislation for Telehealth Extension

Telebehavioral Health Institute

New, bipartisan legislation has been proposed to solidify telehealth policy based on telehealth advances and supporting research.

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.

Is the Tide Turning for Virtual Behavorial Health?

Health System CIO

The virtual care model isn't perfect, but it can "effectively address the needs of challenging patient populations, including those requiring virtual management of controlled substances," according to Joseph Kvedar, MD. Source: Is the Tide Turning for Virtual Behavorial Health?

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Business Capabilities vs Business Processes: What’s the Difference?

LeanIX

This is the second post in a series about the relationship between Business Process Management and Enterprise Architecture. In the first blog post , I covered the basics of where these two methodologies come from and why they are bound to intersect

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Biden declares the COVID-19 pandemic over as experts keep wary eye on potential fall surge

Fierce Healthcare

Biden declares the COVID-19 pandemic over as experts keep wary eye on potential fall surge. fdiamond. Mon, 09/19/2022 - 08:34

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A Powerful Partnership: AI and Humans Take on Healthcare Challenges

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Christopher Larkin, Chief Product and Technology Officer at Concord Technologies. Artificial intelligence (AI) is pervasive in our daily decisions.

Is your smartwatch smart about your health?

KevinMD

Your smartwatch talks a lot but may not say as much as you believe with regard to health. Constant data collection from wearables claims to improve medicine at large. Is the “quantified self” the next evolution or a gimmick for patients?

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.

Health is Everywhere, and Telehealth Is Health – And It’s Personal

Health Populi

If health is nurtured and made where we live, work, play pray, learn, and shop, the healthcare should be everywhere. That’s the promise, increasingly a reality, of telehealth.

Curebase, Meru Health partner to study digital depression treatment

Mobi Health News

The mental health company will utilize Curebase’s decentralized clinical trial platform to study its treatment program’s efficacy

Receive an ACA Penalty from the IRS? Here’s What to Do

ACA Times

It’s no secret that IRS enforcement is ramping up. With an additional $80 billion in funding and 87,000 new agents, employers should accept the fact that ACA penalties could be…. The post Receive an ACA Penalty from the IRS? Here’s What to Do first appeared on The ACA Times.

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Combating Security Risks is Especially Tough with Medical IoT Devices – Here’s Why

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Constancio Fernandes, VP of Engineering at Asimily.

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.

The Direct Link Between Value-Based Health Care, Digital Transformation and Social Determinants – Insights from Innovaccer and Morning Consult

Health Populi

Only 4% of health care payments in the U.S. are pure fee-for-service (FFS) these days. “The end of pure FFS is near,” according to The State and Science of Value-Based Care , a report-out of survey research from Innovaccer and Morning Consult.

Study: Digital, face-to-face cognitive behavioral therapy both effective for depression

Mobi Health News

A review of studies published in npj Digital Medicine found digital and face-to-face CBT show similar effectiveness for treating depression.

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Employers Beware: ACA Penalties Increasing in 2023

ACA Times

The IRS recently announced that the ACA penalty assessments issued for non-compliance with the Employer Mandate are increasing for the 2023 tax year. Below we highlight the new penalty amounts…. The post Employers Beware: ACA Penalties Increasing in 2023 first appeared on The ACA Times.

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Digital literacy -- the required and moving target for older adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Digital literacy – what is it? The term “Digital literacy” has been defined by the American Library Association task force as " the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills."

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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.

An academic's perspective on DTC telehealth services: Buyer beware

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth revolutionized the way people receive healthcare since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. There have been many benefits to greatly expanded telehealth.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to launch virtual primary care with Carbon Health, Firefly Health

Mobi Health News

The insurer said the new offering will be included in the majority of its commercial health plans

How Personalization Can Boost Adoption of Virtual Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Shriya Palekar, AVP Health Plan Solutions, TytoCare. The COVID-19 outbreak led many to realize the transformative value the virtual world can bring to their industries.

Major takeaway from Workday Rising

David Chou

Workday Rising 2022 has come to a close with some big announcements from the cloud ERP solution. Among other things, The top three themes for healthcare CIOs to consider are: Workday is doubling down on its partner ecosystem while expanding its Extend technology platform in exciting directions. .

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.

Bonus Features – September 18, 2022 – HIMSS and WHO to collaborate on digital health, inpatient admissions for pediatric mental health up 60% since 2016, and more

Healthcare IT Today

Welcome to the weekly edition of Healthcare IT Today Bonus Features. This article will be a weekly roundup of interesting stories, product announcements, new hires, partnerships, research studies, awards, sales, and more.

COVID-19 testing startup Curative to lay off 109 employees while pivoting focus

Mobi Health News

Curative is shifting from COVID-19 testing to launching a new health plan as testing needs decrease

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Physician burnout is at an all-time high, says AMA

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

After declining for six years, the burnout rate among doctors began to spike with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to research by the American Medical Association, Mayo Clinic and Stanford Medicine.

Senate bill aims to narrow mental health workforce shortage by expanding GME slots

Fierce Healthcare

Senate bill aims to narrow mental health workforce shortage by expanding GME slots. rking. Wed, 09/21/2022 - 16:41

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.

No-code Software One of Many Considerations in the Evolving World of Digital Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

As the healthcare industry continues to grapple with workforce challenges, anything that can be done to eliminate manual processes and reduce workload should be considered.

Study: Patients immersed in virtual reality during surgery require less anesthesia

Mobi Health News

A recent study found patients using virtual reality while undergoing hand surgery required less anesthesia during surgery.

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ATA hosts series this week on the value of virtual care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Telemedicine Association has gathered a number of speakers to share their expertise on integrating virtual care into healthcare delivery. WHY IT MATTERS.