Health Information Technology: 7 Issues To Consider

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Why It's Time to Embrace Telemedicine

eVisit

What’s this new thing called Telemedicine? For starters, it’s not new! I t’s more than 40 years old and was developed as a way to use improvements in communication technology to bring quality medical diagnoses and care to individuals in remote parts of the world.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

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Health IT and Vegas: Made for Each Other

Digital Health

I was in Las Vegas at HIMSS this last week, which, for the uninitiated, is a veritable orgy of health information technology (HIT). Someone from HIMSS leadership told me that over 42,000 people had shown up and they were expecting closer to 45,000.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Healthcare Guys

For many years Northwest New Mexico’s Gallup ranked number one nationally in the number of alcohol-related deaths.This reputation also killed many resident’s spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Healthcare Guys

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps. This reputation also killed many residents’ spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps

Healthcare Guys

This byline focuses on the efforts of David Conejo, CEO, RMCHCS Hospital who spoke on the Health IT Expo Data Integration Panel, May 31 at 2:30 pm.). This reputation also killed many resident’s spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness, and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region. Native American youth have the highest rates of alcoholism of any racial group in the country, according to the National Institutes of Health.

New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with Health Information Technology Apps – Electronic Health Reporter

Healthcare Guys

For many years Northwest New Mexico’s Gallup ranked number one nationally in the number of alcohol-related deaths.This reputation also killed many resident’s spirits, contributing to addiction, joblessness and homelessness, further highlighting the need for behavioral health care in this region. Native American youth have the highest rates of alcoholism of any racial group in the country, according to the National Institutes of Health. High Information Tech in High Gear.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. Another arena in which CHIME is seeking to be a convener is in designing health IT approaches to address the opioid epidemic.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.)

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) Health Care Law and Consulting.

Leslie Krigstein of CHIME on Health IT Challenges and Opportunities – Harlow on Healthcare

Health Blawg

Leslie Krigstein comes to the health IT policy arena both as the VP of CHIME for congressional affairs and as a family member of a cancer patient. After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.) After that, you can listen on demand (See podcast information below.)

Open Table for Health: Patients Are Online For Health Search and Physician Reviews

Health Populi

The growth of tracking and wearable tech is moving toward more medical applications beyond fitness and wellness, Rock Health found. The biggest growth, Rock Health found, was for live phone telehealth, with 64% of respondents using this channel, followed by email and text.

Telemedicine Today: November 2016

American Well Blog

Welcome to the November 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! Today, most EHRs and telehealth systems integrate data, transporting patient demographic, financial, medical and visit information back and forth between systems using protocols like HL7. As more health systems embrace telemedicine, it is increasingly important for virtual care services to be deeply integrated into EHRs. Telemedicine offers hope to the millions of children and parents seeking care.

HIMSS or Bust

Chilmark Research

ACO Analytics Care Management Chilmark Research Cloud Computing Connected Health consumer health Engagement Interoperability mHealth policy telemedicine Uncategorized Electronic Health Records Health Information Exchange HIMSS'14 PHM population health management

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Amazon Healthcare: Momentum to Renovate American Healthcare

Perficient

Amazon came forward and announced it would begin to seek new ways to address and possibly reduce rising health care costs for its own employees. The potential dominant healthcare group would strive to better control costs and reduce spending on health insurance for the 840,000 employees working for them with the end goal being that other companies would join in on the healthcare plan as well. Growing telemedicine.

Going Digital for Health Is a New-Normal for Consumers

Health Populi

Using digital health tech is a new normal for U.S. consumers, including Seniors, found in the 2018 digital health consumer survey from Deloitte. The title of the report, “Consumers are on board with virtual health options,” summarizes the bullish outlook for telehealth.

The Digital Health Consumer According to Rock Health

Health Populi

Looking for health information online is just part of being a normal, mainstream health consumer, according to the third Rock Health Digital Health Consumer Adoption Survey published this week. adults were online health information hunters.

How Digital Health Can Stimulate Economic Development

Health Populi

It’s National Health IT Week in the US, so I’m kicking off the week with this post focused on how digital health can bolster economic development. As the only health economist in the family of the 2018 HIMSS Social Media Ambassadors, this is a voice through which I can uniquely speak.

Global Opportunities for Telemedicine

LinkousThink

This reflects the transformation of both the market and practice of telemedicine. The mission of ATA is to be an advocate and a voice for telemedicine with government and other bodies, provide education, promote research and establish standards. However, as telecommunications breaks through the walls of health institutions, crosses the barriers of distance and goes across state lines, so too is telemedicine starting to traverse international boundaries.

My Favorite Myths About Telemedicine

LinkousThink

Last year I asked the ATA staff to come up with a list of the top myths about telemedicine. Anyway, here are a few of the most popular myths, in no particular order, and a brief explanation why the statement is a myth: Telemedicine is a new, emerging field. This has been repeated in a number of articles and blogs by newcomers to telemedicine who haven’t heard of it before and, thus, believe it must be new. Broadband is important but not for every telemedicine application.

Telemedicine and State Licensure

LinkousThink

State licensure of health care has become an important national concern. Physicians and specialty groups have supported strong licensure laws in an effort to block out of state physicians from providing services in their own state in competition for patients and health services. However, the increasing demands for healthcare in America and the potential of telemedicine to provide safe, cost-effective access to healthcare calls for a plan of action.

Telemedicine and the Underserved Community

LinkousThink

This week I had the pleasure of sharing a podium with Dr. Garth Graham, the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health in the Department of Health and Human Services. We spoke at the annual meeting of the Health Information Management Systems Society in a session titled: “ Underserved Communities and the Health Information Technology Landscape – the Necessity for Partnership.” More information is available on this initiative at [link].

Telemedicine, Telehealth, Remote Monitoring and the Latest Congressional Health Reform Proposal

LinkousThink

This week, the United States Senate Finance Committee announced its proposed health reform bill. Much of the bill takes a broad approach to health reform; financing, insurance options, etc., Nor does it include some telemedicine provisions that are included in the House bill, such as the establishment of a Telehealth Advisory Committee. The assessment could be provided through an interactive telephonic or web-based program or during an encounter with a health professional.

The Top Telehealth Terms to Know

American Well Blog

The clinical interfaces provide data exchange before, during, and after visits, such as sharing a patient’s health history. The app shows heart rate, calories burned, cholesterol and other important vital information, as well as results of lab tests, diagnoses and medical examinations.

Telehealth Policy Barriers to Observe

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Editor’s Note: Healthcare organizations are increasingly looking to adopt telehealth programs, but they face a number of telehealth policy barriers that hinder their plans, according to the Center for Connected Health Policy.

Randy McCleese, CIO, St. Claire Regional Medical Center, Chapter 2

Health System CIO

Claire’s journey from best-of-breed to an integrated system, the organization’s three-pronged approach to Meaningful Use, the ACO path it is pursuing with Bon Secours Health System, and its involvement in the Northern Kentucky RHIO and the Kentucky HIE. Claire’s telemedicine work, which includes school-based programs, why he carves out time for public policy activities, his involvement in CHIME, and how he went from a field geologist to a CIO.

7 Telehealth Terms You Need to Know

BHM Healthcare Solutions

According to the HRSA , telehealth “is the use of electronic information and telecommunications technologies to support long-distance clinical health care , patient and professional health-related education, public health and health administration.”. Telemedicine.

Ed Grogan, VP & CIO, Calvert Health System, Chapter 2

Health System CIO

NextGen’s community HIE Attesting to MU 2 (acute in 2014, ambulatory in 2015) Push & pull methods of data exchange CRISP’s magic button to give docs “a broader scale of information.” Maryland eCare “We’re the mouse that roars” In the current health system landscape, where organizations just keep growing, Calvert Health System is considered to be quite small. CRISP’s magic button to give docs “a broader scale of information.”.

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Wearable, Shareable, Virtual: The Demands of the Digital Health Consumer in 2018

Health Populi

The evidence for telehealth’s tipping point is rooted in new research published today by Accenture on Patients + Doctors + Machines, Accentures’ 2018 Consumer Survey on Digital Health. Three in four consumers in America say technology is important to managing their health.

Measuring Telehealth: Laying A Consistent Foundation For Growth

BHM Healthcare Solutions

BHM offers services geared toward controlling expenses and integrating the behavioral health opportunities presented by measuring telehealth. Access to information. Financial impact to health system or payer. Actionable information.

Rwanda : The Digital Health Pioneer

Lloyd Price

This has translated into improvements in the health situation. All targets related to the three health-MDGs were met, with a notable success in reduction of child mortality and considerable improvements in maternal health. "Rwanda’s

Lee Powe, CIO, Hugh Chatham Memorial Hospital, Chapter 2

Health System CIO

You have to make sure you’re tracking the right metrics when it comes to telemedicine. Obviously, you’re right near Virginia too, but in terms of health information exchange, are you doing anything in that area? Powe: It’s funny because in western North Carolina they have a health exchange, and in eastern North Carolina they have a health exchange. I’m in central North Carolina, and we don’t really have a health exchange here.

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Blockchain: Its Future in Healthcare is Happening Now

HitPoint Blog

Systems interoperability that would provide nationwide access to a common database of health information — no matter what EHR is used — is healthcare’s holy grail. security breaks) and a bounty of newly accessible information. Interoperability. Blockchain.

Benefit Portals: 4 Reasons Employers Should be Using Them

Health Portal Solutions

With hacking and data breaches on the rise, employers can’t afford to be using unsecure means to send employees’ personal health information. Health insurance is complicated, and a recent Accenture survey showed 52% of employees to be “healthcare illiterate”.

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Outpatient video consultations are feasible but challenging for the NHS

Lloyd Price

A Cochrane review of telemedicine interventions, including 55 studies of remote monitoring and 38 studies of video conferencing, found similar health outcomes to usual care. Quality of life improved for those using telemedicine, but the effect on hospital admissions was uncertain.

23 Risks for Healthcare Organizations in 2019

BHM Healthcare Solutions

The analysis is based on assessments of nearly 3,000 risks in 2018 for more than 250 hospitals, health systems, physician practices and other healthcare entities. Health information management. Telehealth and telemedicine.

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New Mexico Hospital Battles Addiction with High Tech Prescriptions To Reach Out to Navajo Reservations

Healthcare Guys

New Mexican organizations are combining new behavioral health high tech and low-tech strategies to fight addiction across Navajo reservations in Northern New Mexico. Health Information Technology in High Gear. Telemedicine Next Step.