Walmart’s Growing Footprint in Healthcare and Public Health, from Guns to Mental Health and Gardens

Health Populi

Over the past couple of weeks, Walmart is demonstrating its growing commitment to and leadership in healthcare and public health. The company’s announcement this week of pulling products that can be used in military-style weapons from its Outdoor Sports/Shooting department is a major move for public health that is something of a watershed that will impact well beyond the company’s inventory and stock price.

Telehealth and COVID-19 in the U.S.: A Conversation with Ann Mond Johnson, ATA CEO

Health Populi

The coronavirus spawned another kind of gift to China and the nation’s health citizens: telemedicine, the essay explains. A couple of intriguing examples: Ali Health, part of Alibaba (the e-commerce giant), launched a free online clinic in locked-down Hubei (whose capital is Wuhan) where in five days, 100,000 patients received remote consultations. It is clear that there’s no better use case for digital/tele/virtual health than what is unfolding right now.

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Living in Digital Healthcare Times – Kicking off #DigitalHealthCES & #CES2020

Health Populi

My focus is all-health, all-the-time, so I’m weaving the connections between connected cars, home appliances, telecoms, and Big Tech who put on the Ritz and glitz today and tomorrow for the press. This is my ninth year attending CES, and at the beginning, “digital health” was more about gadgets and wearable tech than the broader theme of connected health that I’m weaving. Jill Gilbert is the Producer of the Digital Health Summit, and an important touch point in my world.

Health Care and the Democratic Debates – Round 2 – Battle Royale for M4All vs Medicare for All Who Want It – What It Means for Industry

Health Populi

But this was Round 2 of the debate, with ten more White House aspirants sharing views — sometimes sparring — on issues of immigration, economic justice, climate change, and once again health care playing a starring role from the start of the two-hour event. Harris and VP Biden on race, busing, and segregation — which in the larger public health context continue to have a direct impact on health equity, health disparities, and socio-economic status.

How to switch from phone to video telehealth on a limited budget

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The Institute for Family Health based in New Paltz, New York, is one of the largest federally qualified health center networks in New York State. Additionally, many are low-income and lack access to care, with 43% on Medicaid and 15% uninsured.

What does 2020 hold for technology in healthcare?

Digital Leaders HealthTech

From improved mental health provisions to the age of telecommunications, this article, discusses what 2020 might hold for technology in healthcare. The plan set out the critical priorities that will support digital transformation and provide a step-change in the way the NHS cares for citizens. In September, we saw AI and mental health dominate talks at Expo – which unites more NHS, local government and social care leaders than any other health and care event.

The 2020 Amwell Client Awards

American Well

At a time of tremendous stress and uncertainty for our healthcare system and our nation as a whole, the health plans and health systems recognized in the four categories below have shown exceptional vision and leadership in scaling virtual care and improving health outcomes for individuals and communities. Indiana University Health. M Health Fairview. Gundersen Health System. Nemours Children’s Health System. Penn State Health.

Push Doctor Announces Management Changes : CEO Eren Ozagir steps down from the board

Lloyd Price

Push Doctor, the UK’s leading digital health provider, has confirmed Eren Ozagir, CEO of Push Doctor, decided to step down from the board and the Company earlier in the summer. Eren can be proud of the role he has played in pioneering digital health and establishing Push Doctor as a recognised consumer brand in digital primary care.

The Emerging Trends in Connected Health from 2018

The cHealth Blog

As the year comes to a close, I can’t help but reflect on where we are in the connected health adoption journey. Here are some observations: This is the year digital health became a ‘stay-in-business’ application for the majority of providers and payers. Everywhere I go, the dialogue is about implementing digital health in order to remain competitive. Value-based care emphasizes collaboration between care settings; and combines community-based resources with clinical care.

Implementation Of Telehealth Services Update: Survey

BHM Healthcare Solutions

A new survey exams the attitudes, perspectives, and plans of healthcare leadership that are shaping telemedicine’s application, value, and potential. The research explored telehealth services adoption rates and drivers, budgets and ROI, the technology’s role in delivering care, and the factors important to executives when selecting a solution for their organization. The opportunities present a “perfect storm” for telemedicine initiatives mental health.

HIStalk Interviews Chris Klomp, CEO, Collective Medical

HIStalk Interviews

She had been working on complex patient care coordination, particularly for patients who move across emergency departments. Collective Medical builds collaborative care networks. We help disparate stakeholders across the continuum — emergency, inpatient, skilled nursing facilities, mental health stakeholders, and even health plans and ACOs with their care managers – become aware when a patient needs them, particularly those vulnerable members who have figuratively fallen.

150 top places to work in healthcare

Henry Kotula

Becker’s Healthcare is pleased to release the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare | 2018” list, which highlights hospitals, health systems and healthcare companies that promote diversity within the workforce, employee engagement and professional growth. This list is not an endorsement of any hospital, health system or company mentioned. Hospitals, Health Systems and Medical Groups. Adventist Health System (Altamonte Springs, Fla.). Health.