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The Most Influential Person in Healthcare Might Soon Be the Care Manager, Not the Doctor

Healthcare IT Today

Everyone knows that the doctor has been the center of healthcare in at least our lifetimes and likely longer. It makes sense that the doctor is the center of healthcare since they’re highly trained to provide the most effective care to a patient.

How To Create A Digital Front Door In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dessiree Paoli, senior solution manager, Interlace Health. Even before the pandemic, rural hospitals were closing at record rates.


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Telehealth usage spikes in 2020, most popular among educated and high earners

Mobi Health News

The Rock Health consumer adoption report reveals an uptick in in telehealth and wearables usage. . Patient Access, Care

The Digital Transformation of Patients – Update from Rock Health and Stanford

Health Populi

The coronavirus pandemic accelerated digital transformation of organizations, including health care providers.

Why Is Patient Engagement Important? | Frontline Group

There are 5 critical opportunities to unlock the full power of patient engagement, which can improve your patient retention, as well as improving their health outcomes. In this eBook you will learn about: What Is Patient Engagement? How Does Patient Engagement Improve Outcomes? Why Is It Important to Include Patients in Their Care? What Are Patient Engagement Tools? What is Patient Engagement technology? Download Now this informational resource and start using a patient engagement platform to give yourself as a Provider higher satisfaction scores.

Four Aging and Health Technology Blog Posts from February 2021

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Looking out toward the future – what trends matter most? The lack of broadband access among older adults is worrisome in these days of online-only vaccine registration.

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Roche inks deal with Diabeloop to integrate automated insulin delivery

Mobi Health News

As part of the partnership Roche's Accu-Chek insulin pump can integrate with Diabeloop monitoring system. . Digital Health, Technology

2020 Was Our Year of COVID; 2021 Will Be Our Year of Vaccines and Excess Deaths in America

Health Populi

With a third vaccine approved by the FDA for licking COVID-19, brought to market by Johnson & Johnson, the U.S. can expect an uptick in vaccinations among fellow health citizens. That’s such welcome news and a positive outlook for a healthier 2021.

Deep dive: Tracking the past 12 months of telehealth at Yale New Haven Health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Yale New Haven Health in Connecticut is a five-hospital, seven-campus health system that includes a large physician practice, numerous ambulatory centers and a home care agency.

3 Ways To Find Work-Life Balance As A Physician

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. As of 2018, there were nearly one million physicians in the United States alone. That number has undoubtedly grown, because the healthcare industry is in high demand.


The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

Gatorade's Gx Sweat Patch delivers hydration, fitness guidance to athletes' phones

Mobi Health News

The disposable adhesive patches measure biomarkers like sweat and sodium loss, which are combined with external fitness and nutrition data to generate personalized workout and recovery recommendations. Digital Health, Health and Wellness, Nutrition, Technology, Care

The Economics of the Pandemic Put Costs at the Top of Americans’ Health Reform Priorities

Health Populi

A major side-effect of the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 was its impact on the national U.S. economy, jobs, and peoples’ household finances — in particular, medical spending.

In telehealth hearing, House committee weighs access against cost

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Members of the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce convened Tuesday to discuss the future of virtual care. Policymakers and stakeholders emphasized the importance of balancing access to care with addressing concerns around fraud and overutilization.

Here’s Why Clinical Trials Are More Important Than You Might Think

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. At some point in their lives, most people will face the daunting task of having to choose between medical options.


Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients' Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

Malaysia’s first Health Passport, Immunitee formally accepted in Singapore

Mobi Health News

In collaboration with Affinidi, a global investment firm headquartered in Singapore, Malaysia’s Immunitee Health Passport will become the country’s first health passport allowing tourists to be accepted into Singapore upon being verified and cleared via the Affinidi’s Unifier digital credential platform. Emerging Technologies, Technology


The Most Relevant Companies in Health Care – Learning From the W2O Group

Health Populi

Five years ago, in 2016, the W2O Group said that, “Relevance is reputation.” ” That year the firm began to study the relevance of, well, relevance for organizations especially operating in the health/care ecosystem.

With telehealth, OLV Human Services decreases cancellations, lengthens sessions

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

When the pandemic hit in March 2020, the biggest worry for OLV Human Services in Lackawanna, New York – as with most agencies – was that the most vulnerable population served would possibly have interruptions to their services due to face-to face services being canceled. THE PROBLEM.

Three Ways Today’s Healthcare CFO Is No Longer A Traditional CFO

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Tim Susterich, chief provider network strategy and contracting officer, HealthBridge Financial, Inc. Though healthcare CFOs still occupy a traditional role in many organizations, the role has significantly expanded in recent years. No longer can […]. The article Three Ways Today’s Healthcare CFO Is No Longer A Traditional CFO appeared first on


Product Transformation: Adapting Your Solutions for Cloud Models

Speaker: Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant

In order to maintain a competitive advantage, CTOs and product managers are shifting their products to the cloud. Many do this by simply replicating their current architectures in the cloud. Those previous architectures, which were optimized for transactional systems, aren't well-suited for the new age of AI. Whether you're a seasoned CTO or an industry trailblazer, this webinar will help make your product ready to meet the competition by adopting an architecture that is optimized for AI innovation. Join Ahmad Jubran, Cloud Product Innovation Consultant, and learn how to adapt your solutions for cloud models the right way.

Walgreens adds Abbott, BetterHelp, Hinge Health to virtual marketplace

Mobi Health News

The retail giant added 11 new digital health companies to its Find Care platform. . Emerging Technologies, Technology

House health leader calls for permanent Medicare telehealth expansions


House health leader calls for permanent Medicare telehealth expansions. hlandi. Tue, 03/02/2021 - 18:11

HHS watchdog reiterates importance of preventing telemedicine fraud

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General recognized telehealth's potential while cautioning that steps must be taken to ensure virtual care will not be compromised by fraud. OIG Principal Deputy Inspector General Christi A.

Billing Telehealth Updates for the South Central Region – February 2021

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

The Arkansas, Tennessee, and Mississippi Virtual Visit Billing Guides have been updated with recent January payor changes! Payors continue to make permanent telehealth policy changes that incorporate greater telehealth flexibilities.

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.

Dubai Health Authority works on enhancing smart health technology services

Mobi Health News

The authority said that it is currently collaborating with Enpy, a Dubai-based startup that specialises in medical artificial Intelligence (AI), to improve remote patient monitoring. Emerging Technologies, Technology

Alphabet's Verily joins Highmark, Google Cloud project Living Health


Alphabet's Verily joins Highmark, Google Cloud project Living Health. pminemyer. Tue, 03/02/2021 - 15:40


Health systems, care delivery groups, Amazon launch hospital-at-home initiative

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A new advocacy group called Moving Health Home launched on Wednesday, bringing together some heavy hitters – major health systems, care delivery services and technology vendors – who say they want to effect a shift in thinking about treating patients at home, and want to adjust reimbursement models accordingly. WHY IT MATTERS.

Set of documents that are very focused #FHIR

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I outline in the last article that a Document Sharing "document" does not need to be a "Document". I propose that there might be a set of documents that are very focused on specific concepts, or Document sections.


Improve Onboarding with User-Centered Design

Speaker: Dr. Kate Wolin, Founder, Circea

In the age of social distancing, digital onboarding is becoming essential to any program. This is especially true for medical practices, where the threat of the pandemic is the most real. As consultations are being digitized, so are the process in which new patients are processed and appointments are being scheduled. Practices with compelling onboarding experiences are the ones who will ultimately succeed in the pandemic area and beyond. Join Dr. Kate Wolin, founder of Circea, for an overview of behavioral science and the evidence-based strategies that can be used to support patient engagement. She will also review how a patient-centered design strategy can be used to evaluate and refine onboarding processes.

UK men's health startup Numan acquires Swedish health tech company Vi-Health

Mobi Health News

Numan plans to continue its expansion organically and through further M&A activity. . Mergers and acquisitions, Finance, Business


Large hospital chains post profits in 2020 thanks to higher acuity and liquidity


Large hospital chains post profits in 2020 thanks to higher acuity and liquidity. rking. Wed, 03/03/2021 - 16:50


Expansion of remote tech can help safeguard care for people with disabilities

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A report released this past week from the ANCOR Foundation and United Cerebral Palsy found that telehealth can play an integral role in transforming the healthcare system to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their caregivers.