Quarterly Thought Conference: mHealth Apps in Pregnancy

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Join Nathaniel DeNicola, MD, MSPH, FACOG, a board-certified Ob/Gyn and Assistant Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology at The George Washington University Hospital in Washington, DC, as he leads a discussion for health care professionals on mHealth Apps in Pregnancy. Dr. DeNicola serves as the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists’ (ACOG) Digital Health Expert and leads their current work on innovation as Vice Chair of the Telehealth Taskforce.

Post-Pandemic, U.S. Healthcare is Entering a “Provide More Care For Less” Era – Pondering PwC’s 2022 Forecast

Health Populi

What enables those deflating cost-reducers is the growing adoption of digital health tools, from telehealth and virtual care to self-care in patients’ hands at home and on-the-go via mobile health apps. In the COVID-19 pandemic, health care spending in the U.S.

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A New Health Literacy Pillar: Personal Data Stewardship

Health Populi

Alissa Knight , an expert on hacking and cybersecurity, conducted this research by first downloading 30 mHealth apps in collaboration with the companies, to do penetration testing of their apps and APIs.

The Digital Home: A Platform for Health, via Deloitte and the COVID-19 “Stress Test”

Health Populi

Wherever you live in the world touched by the coronavirus pandemic, you felt (and were) stress-tested. Both you were, and your home was as well.

Consumers’ Health Concerns Grow in the Pandemic Across All Categories – And More Trust Virtual Care

Health Populi

While the “in-person” visit to a doctor or medical professional continues to rank first as consumers’ most-trusted information source, the virtual doc or clinician rose in trust during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Euromonitor’s latest read on Consumer Health: Changes in Consumer Behaviour during COVID-19.

Telemedicine, Telehealth, and mHealth Bolster Health Independence and Healthcare Related Quality of Life

Arizona Telemedicine Program

In healthcare, telemedicine, telehealth, and mobile health (mHealth) technologies can help us maintain or improve our health more independently by enabling us to track our health, and access and connect with expert care from where we are. If you have a chronic health condition that can be monitored remotely, remote patient monitoring, a form of telehealth, gives you the freedom to spend more quality time at home and less time on the road and in your doctor’s waiting room

Managing the Risks of Fast-Growing Digital Health

Health Populi

With such turbocharged growth on the supply side, Beazley, experts in specialty insurance, explores the risks of digital health and wellness in a new report, Digital health, telehealth and wellness: Attitudes to risk and insurance.

How Young People Are Using Digital Tools to Help Deal with Mental Health

Health Populi

After a year of living with and “in” the coronavirus pandemic, younger people in the U.S. have had to deal with over twelve months of quarantine and lockdown, going to school remotely from home, and distancing from friends.

The COVID-19 Era Has Grown Health Consumer Demand for Virtual Care

Health Populi

One in two people said it would be likely they would use telehealth for behavioral health, which is a big move of the needle in a couple of ways: growing awareness of mental health need and demand in America, and with that a decline in the taboo of seeking care.

February 2020 Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

Here’s what happened in the telehealth industry last month. telehealth" "telemedicine" mhealth CMS remote monitoringYears from now, a Google search of February 2020 will likely bring up more articles with the keywords “coronavirus” over any other type of news.

June 2019 Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

In June, telehealth and mHealth service offerings expanded around the nation. Another state joined others requiring parity in telehealth reimbursement, and much more. Here's what happened in June 2019 in telehealth. telehealth" "telemedicine" mhealth telehealth parity Alexa JD PowersA new app launched that tracks remote patients through their Alexa.

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.

Consumers’ Embrace of Digital Health Tech Stalls, and Privacy Concerns Prevail – Accenture’s 2020 Research

Health Populi

Six in ten people are open to health and wellness services via virtual channels, over half like the idea of remote monitoring linking with at-home devices, and 1 in 2 people would be open to routine appointments through telehealth.

November Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

We’re nearing the end of the fourth quarter, 2019, and telehealth shows no signs of abating. In November, one of the largest insurance companies in the nation reported extremely high patient satisfaction scores for their subscribers, along with a cost reduction from using telehealth.

Free Course Available Now: Remote Patient Monitoring Module!

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Additional Resources: Telehealth Roundup: Remote Patient Monitoring. Telehealth Roundup: RPM Billing Panel Discussion.

COVID-19 Accelerated Digital Health Investments…But It Helps to Be Bigger, Mature and Scaling

Health Populi

“Compare digital health to airlines, cruise lines, and other industries” and the sector looks quite privileged, opined Matthew Holt in a discussion on a study diving deeply into the State of Digital Health , conducted by Catalyst @ Health 2.0 and sponsored by WIPFLI.

July Telehealth Industry Happenings

Ortholive

As we hit the midway point in the summer of 2019, there were several new telehealth initiatives, research, and activities that made the news. telehealth" "telemedicine" mhealth MayoClinic Yale

Dr. Roboto? Stanford Medicine Foresees Digital Doctors “Maturing”

Health Populi

Physicians are evolving as digital doctors, embracing the growing role of data generated in electronic health records as well as through their patients using wearable technologies and mobile health apps downloaded in ubiquitous smartphones, described in The Rise of the Data-Driven Physician , a 2020 Health Trends Report from Stanford Medicine.

Consumers Focus on Basic Needs in the COVID-19 Pandemic: Is Self-Care a New Normal?

Health Populi

The uptake of telehealth to the home and smartphone are bolstering greater self-care patterns for physical and mental health — and also bringing greater health literacy and self-efficacy/competency to health consumers.

What HealthyThinker Is Thinking About Health at CES 2020

Health Populi

In 2017, I wrote about your car as a mobile platform for health , a new definition for the phrase “mHealth.”

What Do Tomorrow’s Doctors REALLY Think of mHealth Technology?

mHealth Insight

Nathan Ratner, a third-year medical student at the University of Minnesota and third-place finisher in last year’s Elsevier Hackathon in Finland, talks to Eric Wicklund at mHealth Intelligence, about the promise of mobile health technology. mHealth Insight. “I would like to use mHealth to facilitate greater interaction with patients. This is not mentioned that often, but I think it is one of the greatest benefits of mHealth.

The Persistent Rural/Urban Broadband Gap Is Bad for Health

Health Populi

Furthermore, net neutrality is also an important underpinning for fast health care connections that deliver access to telehealth and virtual health channels that can scale care to under-served people, patients, and caregivers. In the U.S., rural residents’ access to broadband at home continues to lag behind urban and suburban dwellers, the Pew Research Group noted in a May 2019 research note on Americans’ use of technology.

Set your Organization Apart: How Virtual Care Attracts and Delights your Market

eVisit

If there is one thing that the last decade has shown us, it’s that nothing stays the same. This is true in all aspects of healthcare. Everything from patient records, writing prescriptions, navigating reimbursement, analyzing risk, and updating treatment protocols have changed.

What has Telemedicine done for You Lately?

eVisit

You’ve discussed it in strategy meetings, you’ve overheard your competitors talking about it at conferences, and maybe patients have even asked about it: telemedicine. Why do you need it in your organization? For one, a Cisco global survey found that 74% of patients are interested in access to virtual healthcare services. There is a simple reason why: telemedicine simultaneously improves patient experience and makes healthcare providers more efficient.

Going Digital for Health Is a New-Normal for Consumers

Health Populi

The title of the report, “Consumers are on board with virtual health options,” summarizes the bullish outlook for telehealth. ” For a decade or longer, we’ve noted the slow uptake of telehealth and digital health tools among healthcare providers. Using digital health tech is a new normal for U.S. consumers, including Seniors, found in the 2018 digital health consumer survey from Deloitte.

Telehealth, HIPAA compliance and innovation tracking

Aging in Place Technology Watch

For the past two days, it’s apparent that the seemingly forever slow growth of telehealth adoption has entered a new, “When can I have that? But the interest and use of telehealth in senior living has been accelerating since April 2019, when Medicare Advantage plans began covering it.

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Improving Health outcomes with Telemedicine

eVisit

In recent years, healthcare providers and medical professionals have turned to increasingly advanced technologies to serve their patients and maintain an advantage in the healthcare marketplace. Incorporating virtual care into a service line strategy has proven to have many benefits, not the least of which is improving patient outcomes.

Data Security: How eVisit protects your booty

eVisit

Telemedicine is easy, right?

Small or Solo Practices considering telehealth

Clocktree

We liked this article on mHealth Intelligence that offers advice for small and solo practices who are considering offering telehealth services. They recommend practicing a telehealth visit with a friend or colleague, recording the first few sessions to perfect your “webside manner”, and advertising your telehealth services first to your tech savvy clients then more broadly.

The Future of Telemedicine

Ortholive

Though the terms e-health, m-health , and telehealth are often interchanged for telemedicine, the deliverable is always the connection and interaction between patient and caregiver in a digital medium. Telemedicine, which uses the Internet to connect patients and providers, is growing.

Achieve Business and Clinical Resiliency in Times of Change

CiscoHealth

Healthcare organizations are managing the acceleration of existing trends such as overnight increases in remote workforce, increased security concerns and exponential growth in telehealth and virtual care. .

Bringing Telehealth to the Rehabilitation Industry

Advanced Medical Reviews

The future of telehealth continues to build interest due to its convenience and cost-effectiveness. Not only does it increase access to care and reduce travel time—especially for people living in rural areas—but telehealth also decreases the number of hospital stays and can improve communication between clinicians. utilize telehealth. In addition, approximately 89 percent of healthcare leaders expect telehealth to transform U.S.

Telehealth set for 'tsunami of growth,' says Frost & Sullivan

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth is more in demand than ever during the coronavirus crisis, and a new report from Frost & Sullivan suggests its uptake will increase by 64.3% Frost & Sullivan forecasts a seven-fold growth in telehealth by 2025 – a five-year compound annual growth rate of 38.2%.

Nudging Patients to Use EHRs: Moving Toward a Tipping Point for Consumer Health IT

Health Populi

Behavior change Broadband Computers and health Connected health Consumer experience Cybersecurity Design and health Digital health Doctors Electronic health records Electronic medical records Health apps Health care information technology Health Consumers Health engagement Health IT medical home mHealth Mobile health Patient engagement Patient experience Privacy and security Self-care Shared decision making TelehealthHalf of U.S.

Finally, Some Concrete Use Cases for Telehealth

Chilmark Research

A recent report has gone great lengths to explain how and to what extent telehealth can improve outcomes, and it is well worth a read if your healthcare organization (HCO) plans to explore investments in telehealth services now or in the future. Evidence of Effectiveness for Telehealth Functionality and Clinical Areas (Source: AHRQ). Telehealth must change the form of care altogether.

How Telehealth Is Improving Healthcare for Veterans

InTouch Health

The VA Recently Launched a New Telehealth Tablet Program to Increase Veterans’ Access to Care. To expand healthcare for veterans, the VA recently launched a new telehealth program, providing telehealth-enabled tablets to thousands of veterans across the country. The VA’s Telehealth Tablet Program. The 2016-17 program gave mHealth-enabled tablets to some 6,750 veterans in rural areas across the country. Telehealth Innovation Blog

AI and cloud to empower the European telehealth market, says Frost & Sullivan analysis

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A recent Frost & Sullivan analysis entitled, Innovative Business Models Powering the Telehealth Market in Europe, has found that the impact of COVID-19 on the healthcare sector across Europe has significantly expanded the use of telehealth. Telehealth has been a key part of the "anytime and anywhere" healthcare model in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Last week, Amazon confirmed that it would expand its telehealth services across the United States.

A Call to Healthcare Professionals: Contrary to what you’ve been taught, use social media

Christina's Considerations

Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Hospitals & Health Systems Social Media & mHealth Workplace Health and WellnessWay back in 2005, I began blogging. After a couple of years, I got tired of explaining to my hospital administration and physician friends "what's a blog?" and "why would I want to Twitter?" Since all of the young people.

The Digital Health Consumer According to Rock Health

Health Populi

Those consumers who have adopted some form of digital health tool, whether wearable tech, telehealth visit, or mobile app, seem satisfied with their experiences, which is another key aspect of the so-called “digital transition.” our fragmented approach to health care financing and delivery inhibits scaling of digital health technologies like telehealth and remote health monitoring – but in a transition mode, as the Rock report theorizes.

The Future of Healthcare: Telehealth. Here’s Why You Need to Consider Telemedicine in 2019

Continue Education Journal

Telehealth and Telemedicine Definition. We often hear telehealth and telemedicine used interchangeably, so let’s set the record straight – telehealth is the umbrella term that refers to medical services that healthcare practitioners provide to patients from a distance. Nurses, physicians, counselors or dentists can all provide telehealth services. The benefits of telehealth continues to grow, according to the WHO. Telehealth in 2019.