December, 2019

9 hacks that will increase your clinical efficiency immediately

KevinMD

I recently spoke with a colleague who transitioned out of the military in the last year. He was previously excited about his new job opportunity, but now a year later, he tells me, "I hate civilian medicine."

The Patient As Payor: Workers Covered by Employer Health Insurance Spend 11.5% of Household Incomes on Premiums and Deductibles

Health Populi

Workers covered by health insurance through their companies spend 11.5%

AWS launches Amazon Transcribe Medical

Mobi Health News

The new HIPAA-compliant tool will be able to capture physician dictation or doctor-patient conversations.

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Getting on the apps to fight STIs

Morning eHealth

Jayapal latest lawmaker to press Google on Ascension deal — Azar-Verma feud escalates

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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.

The Complex Remote Patient Monitoring Market

Health System CIO

Telehealth and patient monitoring have become so important within healthcare, and yet, growth has been surprisingly slow, says Adam Cherrington, who shares insights from KLAS’ latest report. Columns Featured Patient Experience Remote monitoring Telehealth Adam Cherrington KLAS KLASNotes

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Health care needs new presentation techniques

KevinMD

“So, if you look at this table, you can see that group X had a small but statistically significant increase in mortality over group Y. What does that tell us? It suggests that maybe there is some signal that intervention A is better than intervention B.”

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Being Transparent About Healthcare Transparency – My Post on the Medecision Blog

Health Populi

With new rules emanating from the White House this month focusing on health care price transparency, health care costs are in the spotlight at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

G Medical Innovations receives $20.5M to grow US, international remote monitoring business

Mobi Health News

The Cayman Islands-based company is looking to add 20 new international sales representatives to its existing five by the end of next year

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Meet the VA's new National Artificial Intelligence Institute

Morning eHealth

Dispatches from AMIA's policy forum — Dexcom sheds light on outage

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Forrester Names Leader in Virtual Health Care Solutions

Forrester Research identified and evaluated the top players in digital health. Read the report to see who stood out—and who needs to catch up.

Empowering patients with easy-access remote monitoring

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Telehealth Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Empowering patients with easy-access remote monitoring Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

South Central Legislative/Regulatory Update – December 2019

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The following attachment is a list of legislative and regulatory updates compiled by the Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP) for telehealth and telemedicine within the South Central region (Arkansas, Mississippi, and Tennessee).

Addressing The Mental Health Access Gap Through Texting and Virtual Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Justin Hunt, MD, MS, head of psychiatry, Ginger.

Despite Greater Digital Health Engagement, Americans Have Worse Health and Financial Outcomes Than Other Nations’ Health Citizens

Health Populi

The idea of health care consumerism isn’t just an American discussion, Deloitte points out in its 2019 global survey of healthcare consumers report, A consumer-centered future of health.

Building Your Digital Health Ecosystem

With the fragmentation of the pharmacy industry, digitized provider networks can offer a much-needed solution to connectivity, data sharing, collaboration and interoperability between physicians, patients and pharmacies.

Proteus furloughed majority of employees last month after collapse of $100M funding round

Mobi Health News

The employees were brought back after the company secured $5 million in emergency funding, but CNBC's report suggests that several are now looking elsewhere for work

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FDA roundup: Glucose app outage, Hahn advances, AI event set

Morning eHealth

Halamka to Mayo — Telehealth reimbursement is improving

Developing health tech for missons to the moon and beyond

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Quality and Safety Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Developing health tech for missons to the moon and beyond Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Global Edition

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Drivers of Telemedicine Adoption

MedTech Boston

Telemedicine adoption is on the rise, according to an April survey conducted by Boston-based American Well. At HLTH 2019 in Las. The post Drivers of Telemedicine Adoption appeared first on MedTech Boston. Uncategorized American Well telehealth telemedicine virtual care

Telemedicine: Real-Time Trauma and Clinical Care with Global Reach

Today, connecting the patient to the right specialist is largely dependent on the patient’s ability to travel to the physician’s location. The ability to use technology to monitor patients in real-time, share information about their condition and provide treatment remotely, will improve the quality of care and save lives for patients everywhere.

10 Risks of Nurse Disengagement

HealthStream

Nurse engagement measures the degree to which a nurse is committed to their job, the organization for which they work, and the nursing profession as a whole. When nurses become disengaged, patient care can definitely suffer

Amazon Web Services Offering Direct-To-EHR Transcription

Healthcare IT Today

Amazon Web Services has introduced a new line of business focused on tackling in on one of the most vexing day-to-day problems physicians face.

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New Transformation Capital partner Mike Dixon talks insights from a decade in digital health investing

Mobi Health News

The last 10 years have seen a slew of new customer bases in digital health, from pharma to employers to consumers, Dixon says

DHS 'black hole' complicates health care for immigrants

Morning eHealth

Data privacy hearing on tap this week — Tele-pot

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Community Health Centers: Increase Growth through Care Management + Telehealth

Understand the Growth Potential for Community Health Centers through this Easy-To-Use Care Management Guide. This guide covers Billing, Claims Processing and Payment for CCM, BHI and More!

USDA announces dozens of grants to support rural telehealth rollouts

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Chronic Illness Holiday Gift Guide: Top 5

Christina's Considerations

Tis' the season of holidays and the giving of gifts. But, what do you get for someone with functional limitations caused by injury, chronic illness or aging processes? This year I've been keeping an eye out for a few items.

What Was in the Recent CMS Proposed Rule Regarding Phase 3?

HealthStream

CMS has proposed reforming some Phase 3 requirements that fall into three areas: designation and training of the infection preventionist, the compliance and ethics program, and Quality Assurance Performance Improvement (QAPI). What are the impacts of this change

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7 Lessons Learned from the Career of Gus Malezis, CEO of Imprivata

Healthcare IT Today

Gus Malezis, President and CEO of Imprivata, has been at the head of the company since 2016 where he’s focused on creating a sustainable company that’s driven to improve healthcare.

DNA testing service for shoppers launches in London stores

Mobi Health News

The DnaNudge pop-ups aim to help Waitrose and John Lewis customers make healthier food choices

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Portal Enhancements of 2019

Health Portal Solutions

As HPS reflects back on 2019, we’d like to share 7 enhancements we’ve made to help our clients operate better and communicate more effectively. Here they are: 1.

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Telehealth helps one hospital reduce ER overflow hours from 1,700 to 148

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Gastonia, North Carolina-based, 435-bed CaroMont Regional Medical Center is the anchor facility of a five-county, two-state, not-for-profit health system and value-based care provider, CaroMont Health. The medical center features a Level III trauma center. THE PROBLEM.

LeanIX Partner Program Awards 2019: List of Recipients

LeanIX

We don’t say this enough, but LeanIX’s global network of Certified Partners— 43 in total from 10 countries—is fundamental to our company’s growth.

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