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What telehealth brings to opioid use treatment

Morning eHealth

Bad state data hides coronavirus threat — CARIN Alliance's new health app project

Key Strategies For Minimizing Risks While Embracing COVID-19 Telehealth Expansion

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Heather Annolino, senior director healthcare practice, Ventiv. As hospitals are working vigorously to address the health care needs of its patient population during the COVID-19 pandemic, they are unintentionally leaving themselves and their patients […].

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Telehealth Security: Using a VPN

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Telehealth Security: Using a VPN There has been much debate on whether or not telehealth offers a secure means of communicating with patients. Many experts argue that the only way to secure telehealth sessions is by forgoing the use of … Read more.

Big Hearts, High Tech – How Caregiving Has Changed in the U.S.

Health Populi

We are all caregivers now. The COVID-19 pandemic has touched and continues to re-shape our daily lives. One reality that the coronavirus era has revealed is that caregiving is a daily life-flow for everyone around the world. In the U.S.,

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.

How Israel is using AI to implement proactive care

Mobi Health News

Ran Balicer, chief innovation officer of Israel’s Clalit Research Institute, talks using tech to catch health issues before they become serious at HIMSS20 Digital.

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UC San Diego develops eCOVID remote patient monitoring app

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A team of engineers working with physicians at the University of California San Diego announced the launch of the eCOVID application, which tracks patient status remotely. WHY IT MATTERS.

The Hair Economy in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Control, Wellness, and Self-Care

Health Populi

The barbershop and beauty salon are important community touch points for health, wellness, and social connection in so many peoples’ lives.

In-depth: Despite some hiccups, COVID-19 is VR's time to shine

Mobi Health News

Healthcare VR researchers say that certain projects have stalled during the pandemic, but strong demand and emergency reimbursement decisions out of CMS have raised hopes across the industry

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HCQ study raises data questions

Morning eHealth

Telehealth: gaps and polls — HHS watchdog pledges independence

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.

CareMount Medical uses telehealth now to avoid health crisis later

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As people stay home to avoid exposure to COVID-19, healthcare leaders across the country worry about the potential long-term health implications of patients putting off their general medical appointments and procedures.

Financial Insecurity Among U.S. Workers Will Worsen in the Pandemic ? Especially for Women

Health Populi

Millions of mainstream, Main Street Americans entered 2020 feeling income inequality and financial insecurity in the U.S.

COVID-19: The rise and rise of telemedicine

Mobi Health News

Telemedicine has experienced a huge surge in adoption over the past few months, during the coronavirus pandemic. With people locked down at home, it has become the 'new normal' way of accessing healthcare says digital health connector, Aline Noizet

Top Live Video Telehealth Companies List

Healthcare IT Today

Spoiler Alert: Here’s the live video telehealth list. Keep reading for background & future plans. A few weeks ago, as telehealth started to explode, I realized how important understanding the telehealth market was going to be for those who read Healthcare IT Today.

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.

COVID-19 has accelerated adoption of non-contact patient monitoring technology, says Frost & Sullivan analysis

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Contactless monitoring systems and smartphone health applications are playing a vital role in the war against COVID-19, a report has found.

More U.S. Patients Scheduling Doctors? Appointments, Welcoming Telehealth Into Their Visit-Mix

Health Populi

By May 14th, 2020, one-half of consumers in the U.S. expected they would schedule a medical appointment in the next two months. “As

Investors shower AI drug discovery startups with over $200M in new funding

Mobi Health News

insitro unveiled a $143 million Series B round on the same day that fellow machine learning company Exscientia highlighted its own $60 million Series C raise

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Rising to the Challenges of an All Virtual World

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

At the onset of the COVID19 pandemic, as schools, work, and everything possible became virtual, healthcare was at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Telehealth became the obvious and, for many, the only option available to meet healthcare needs.

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.

Patient engagement support vendor offers free telehealth to NY, NJ women

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

UPIC Health, which provides administrative revenue cycle and patient engagement support to healthcare clients, now is offering telehealth services for free to women who live in New York and New Jersey.

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After Covid-19, When the Care Recipient is Elsewhere, What?s Next for Technology?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Technology usage has climbed sharply during Covid-19. Pew Research notes 53% of responders in April consider the Internet as ‘Essential’ – although, no surprise, the oldest did not.

First skin checking app listed on EMIS App Library

Mobi Health News

Miiskin is also one of few select apps on NHS Apps Library

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Many Hospitals Will Implement Robotic Process Automation Within Next Few Years

Healthcare IT Today

Research collected over the course of last year suggests that hospitals plan to implement robotic process automation and AI technologies over the next few years.

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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.

The COVID-19 pandemic in South Korea and its implications on the future of telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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How Automating Triage Can Reduce Emergency Department Bias

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Suresh Yannamani, president, Exela Technologies. The emergency room is a place of extreme efficiency. In many ways, this is by necessity and by design. In the ER, there’s often more work to be done […]. The article How Automating Triage Can Reduce Emergency Department Bias appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Samsung's smartwatch ECG feature gets green light in South Korea

Mobi Health News

The latest feature can now be combined with Samsung's cuffless blood pressure monitoring feature, which got approval in South Korea a few weeks ago.

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The Evolving Role of Fax in Interoperability in Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Doug Clayton from WestFax. The origin of the modern fax machine dates back to the 1960’s.

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.

Student Invention Aims to Improve Control for Diabetics on MDI

Insulin Nation

As a person living with type 1 diabetes who requires multiple shots of insulin a day, you probably already know the importance of site rotation. But changing where you inject every time you inject can be a challenge when completing the task requires the use of both hands.

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Aarogya Setu App: Contact Tracing Privacy Implications

New Age Healthcare

In the continuing combat against the existing pandemic, contact tracing apps are proving to be an effective tool helping to limit the spread of the contagion.

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Study identifies at least 34 European medtech COVID-19 projects from startups

Mobi Health News

The research was carried out by Oxford University data visualisation spin-out Zegami

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