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Death by 1,000 clicks: Where electronic health records went wrong

KevinMD

The pain radiated from the top of Annette Monachelli’s head, and it got worse when she changed positions. It didn’t feel like her usual migraine. The 47-year-old Vermont attorney turned innkeeper visited her local doctor at the Stowe Family Practice twice about the problem in late November 2012, but got little relief. Two months later, […]. Find jobs at Careers by KevinMD.com. Search thousands of physician, PA, NP, and CRNA jobs now. Learn more. Tech Health IT

Validation key in digital health, but how do you get started?

Mobi Health News

Last night at a Partners HealthCare Pivot Labs event, industry players discussed the ins and outs of how to validate a digital health product, regardless of funding.

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Ten technologies that can help with fall detection in 2019

Aging in Place Technology Watch

The more thin gs change… Who would have thought that fall detection would be added to a hearing aid ? Or that Apple would produce a watch with built-in fall detection, automatically activated for the 65+ ?

What Are Some of the Typical Positions in Healthcare Compliance?

HealthStream

Compliance jobs exist across many industries, but job duties and responsibilities for them are remarkably similar, regardless of where you work. Here some of the typical positions representative of a healthcare compliance program

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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.

Americans’ Trust in U.S. Healthcare Lags Tech — and Women Are Particularly Cynical

Health Populi

The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer measured the biggest gap in trust for the healthcare industry between the U.S. “informed public” and the mass population. Fewer American women, too, trust the healthcare industry than men do.

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Latest Tech Tonics Podcast: From Farm to Negotiating Table – James Dromey of the Murdoch Royal Children’s Institute

Digital Health

James Dromey was supposed to be a farmer in County Cork, Ireland and has the milking experience to prove it. But apparently cows were not his destiny, even though he was a farm family’s only son. Instead, James left the farm for the teeming metropolis of Galway and never looked back. Today he is […].

Comment on How would you like to change HIPAA? by Doug Aldeen

Health Blawg

HI David: HIPAA exempts an authorization to discuss “payment, treatment and operations.” ” Revisiting this issue with hospitals and other providers is paramount. Doug Aldeen

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A Dose of Optimism Is a Prescription for Financial Health, Says Frost Bank

Health Populi

People define their personal health and well-being broadly, well beyond physical health. Mental wellness, physical appearance, social connections, and financial wellness all add into our self-health definitions.

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Amazon kicks off PillPack marketing campaign with email to Prime users

Mobi Health News

Amazon sent Prime users an email advertising virtual pharmacy PillPack, which the company acquired in 2018.

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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.

Value-based care and rethinking the patient experience

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthcare leader representatives from Singapore, Australia and the Philippines took centre stage as the HIMSS Singapore eHealth & Health 2.0 Summit officially kicked off on April 23 with the CXO Panel session on the topic of disruptive innovation for value-based care.

Reasons Why Cyberattacks In Healthcare Can Have Devastating Consequences

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Xu Zou, CEO and co-founder, Zingbox. Recent research was published by the Washington Post about malware that was created to disrupt medical imaging equipment and networks.

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Across All Political Parties, Likely Voters Over 50 Favor Cutting Prescription Drug Prices

Health Populi

People over 50 in the U.S. that are likely to vote in the 2020 Presidential election are keenly interested in lowering the cost of prescription drugs, according to a survey conducted by AARP in February and March 2019.

Digital mental health platform Meru Health snags $4.2M in seed funding

Mobi Health News

The startup plans to put the money towards additional clinical validation and rolling out the system to large health systems and employers.

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.

Doctors welcome CDC’s clarification of opioid prescribing, as guideline authors say it was misapplied

FierceHealthIT

As doctors say they welcome the CDC’s recent clarification of its opioid guideline, the authors of that guideline said in a new paper that medical professionals had misapplied those recommendations

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Clinical Communication Comes of Age: Using A Mobile Maturity Model To Develop A Sustainable Mobile Strategy

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Adam Mahmud, healthcare lead, Jamf, and Si Lou, CEO, PatientSafe Solutions. Today’s healthcare workforce is increasingly mobile.

5 Trends from the American Telemedicine Association Conference 2019

Enzyme Health

Didn’t make it to the ATA conference this year? Get a recap of the most noteworthy insights from this year’s discussions and learn what telehealth industry leaders have to say about the future of digital health.

Oscar Health inks deal with Cardiogram to give members health detection technology

Mobi Health News

As part of the deal, Oscar Health members who are identified as high risk for diabetes or AFib will be offered confirmatory tests and be referred to an in-network provider.

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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.

ATA19 Provided a lot of Great Information and Opportunity!

eVisit

Our team spent an amazing three days at the ATA19 Conference in New Orleans April 14-16, 2019. Members of the eVisit team attended sessions, met attendees, and came away with an even better understanding of the telemedicine wants and needs of the enterprise healthcare market.

Mint.com Founder Launches Vital To Triage America’s Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Vital, the AI-powered software increasing productivity and improving patient health in hospital emergency rooms, today announces a $5.2 million Seed round led by First Round Capital and DFJ.

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AI-based voice analysis can accurately diagnosis PTSD, study finds

FierceHealthIT

An artificial intelligence tool can help diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans by analyzing their voices, a new study found, opening up the potential for the tool to be used to diagnose PTSD more rapidly or through telemedicine

Study: Speech recognition technology combined with AI could help detect PTSD

Mobi Health News

In a recent study published in the journal of Depression and Anxiety, a voice-analyzing AI was able to detect, with 89% accuracy, if a subject presented with PTSD.

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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.

HHS extends interoperability comment window

Morning eHealth

Will DEA rulemaking delay telemedicine medication-assisted treatment? — CMS proposals on SNFs, post-acute care

Virtual Care For Chronic Disease Management

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Lee Horner, CEO, Synzi. The statistics related to chronic disease management are staggering.

Humana, Doctor on Demand launch virtual primary care health plan

FierceHealthIT

Humana is teaming up with telehealth company Doctor on Demand to launch a virtual primary care health plan, called On Hand, that gives patients access to preventive care, urgent care, and behavioral health through video visits with lower monthly premiums

Patients acting as consumers, demanding more ease, better tools

Mobi Health News

Patients are driving a new shift in health care, with expectations for greater access to personalised, convenient services growing.

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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.

HITAC wrestles with foundational questions

Morning eHealth

FTC’s Surescripts lawsuit hints at others — Biden bows out of Cancer Initiative

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Solving the Riddle of Healthcare Data Liquidity: 3 Challenges To Preventing the Simple Exchange of Health Data

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By David A. Watson, chief executive officer of Akiri, and former CTO, Kaiser Permanente.

Walgreens to increase minimum age for tobacco sales to 21 at its stores

FierceHealthIT

Pharmacy retail giant Walgreens plans to implement a new minimum age requirement of 21 for its customers seeking to purchase tobacco products in its stores. The new policy will go into effect in September at all of its more than 9,500 stores, the company said in an announcement on Tuesday

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