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Blockchain: Increasing Security In Telehealth

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Blaise Wabo, senior manager, A-LIGN. As technology continues to improve, using virtual connections in place of face-to-face meetings has surged in popularity. The healthcare industry is no different – the telehealth industry is predicted to be worth more than $130 billion by 2025. While telehealth offers many benefits to patients, particularly those who are […].

3 Roles to Support EHR Optimization

Optimum Healthcare IT

Optimization is making the best or most effective use of a situation or resource. Within healthcare, this means EHR Optimization. The post 3 Roles to Support EHR Optimization appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT. EHR Optimization Analytics EHR Optimization Outcomes Process Improvement

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Faster, slower: How the West Coast and East Coast look at digital health

Mobi Health News

Panelists at MassBio's Digital Health Impact event yesterday talk the pros and cons of the West Coast's tech culture and the East Coast's clinical tradition.

Telehealth Inventory Management: Best Practices for Improved Outcomes

Health Recovery Solutions

Inventory management is essential to the success of any telehealth program. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t have to pay for expensive software and hire a whole team of logisticians in order to establish efficient inventory management procedures.

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.

The Healthcare Data Value Chain. What Is It, And Why Should I Care?

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Information Builders who is hosting a free webinar on “Managing the Healthcare Data Value Chain from End-to-End to Break Down Data Silos”. The healthcare data value chain is a concept not far removed from standard data value chains.

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Why Humana Joined CTA – The Pivot from “Health Insurance” to Behaving as a Health-Tech Start-Up

Health Populi

“Every company is a tech company,” Christopher Mimms asserted in the Wall Street Journal in December 2018. Connectivity, artificial intelligence, and automation are now competencies every company must master, Mimms explains.

Apple announces three new Apple Watch health studies with big-name partners

Mobi Health News

Amidst the unveiling of its newest consumer smartphones, tablets and smartwatches, the tech company said it will begin enrolling consumers into its hearing, cardiovascular and women's health studies later this year through an upcoming app

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Build the CyberSecurity Culture Your Hospital Needs, Part 2: Necessary Disruption

Phoenix Health Systems

This year we have already witnessed twice as many breached patient records as 2018’s total of 15 million, with 285 incidents reported through June. In just the first week of September, five providers reported patient data breaches caused by successful phishing exploits that affected at least 20,000 patients, according to industry watchdog HealthITSecurity.

5 clinician concerns about OpenNotes

KevinMD

More than 200 health organizations have now implemented OpenNotes. Many more are piloting, are soon to implement — or have implemented, and we don’t know it!

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.

Health Consumers Expect Healthcare to be Digital (and Secure), Philips Future Health Index Finds

Health Populi

Health care system financing, delivery, and workflows widely vary across nations around the world.

Period tracking apps found to share data with Facebook

Mobi Health News

A UK-based research group reports that period tracking app Maya and MIA are sharing sensitive data with Facebook

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The Future of Fax in Healthcare Is Paperless

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by The Fax Guys. Confidentiality Is A Cornerstone of the Healthcare Industry. Inspired by ethical tradition, HIPAA guidelines mandate that patient information be stored and communicated securely. That critical requirement has far-reaching technology implications.

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How EMRs can actually help physicians

KevinMD

Collaboration is the key. When I think about how hard it is to take care of our patients, and how many different people are involved in their care, it's a wonder that anything ever gets done.

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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!

Phone Calls, Social Plans, and Entertainment As Prescriptions for Older Peoples’ Loneliness

Health Populi

Loneliness is a killer, a health risk factor that’s been equated to smoking 15 cigarettes a day. There’s a Loneliness Epidemic in America, according to the Health Resources & Services Administration , part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Singapore’s Doctor Anywhere signs landmark agreement with Vietnam’s Bao Minh insurance

Mobi Health News

Under the partnership, more than 7 million Bao Minh customers will have access to Doctor Anywhere's suite of digital healthcare solutions

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More warnings on Facebook patient groups

Morning eHealth

Microsoft, Pew throw weight behind ONC proposal — The call to reauthorize PCORI

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How does this tech improve patient care?

KevinMD

What if each new feature of your medical record came with a description of how it would improve patient value, not just how to use it?

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.

Most U.S. Voters Support Building on the ACA, Not Medicare For All, As Fewer Americans Have Insurance Coverage

Health Populi

Signant Health collaborates with Shanghai Mental Health Centre for neuroscience study

Mobi Health News

Surescripts-ReMy allegations deepen

Morning eHealth

FDA debates — Apple and health

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Call to action! Second annual Doc Tom award nominations now being accepted!

Society for Participatory Medicine

Our Society’s 2nd Annual “Doc Tom” Awards are now open for nominations! Spread the word, and join us at our annual conference on October 15 for the announcement of our award recipients! Doc Tom Ferguson was the founder of the e-patient movement.

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How asynchronous telemedicine saved SSM Health 18 minutes per visit

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

SSM Health, a health system that serves Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma and Wisconsin, is always looking for ways to reduce the cost of healthcare while increasing access for the patients it serves. THE PROBLEM.

Mercy Virtual leads $10M investment in Myia Labs, rolls out home monitoring tech to patients

Mobi Health News

Myia Labs' tech uses Apple Watches, Oura Rings and other consumer health tracking products to guide chronic disease care

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Google in crosshairs

Morning eHealth

Cerner rollout in DOD — Week ahead preview

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#092: Marta Zanchi, PhD, Explains the Need for Needs-Based Innovation

Digital Health Today

“Don't fall in love with the solution, fall in love with the problem”… Really? In this episode we look at needs-based innovation, and to get a better understanding I spoke with Marta Zanchi, PhD.

Health Plan Use Of Wearables Data Will Come With New Challenges

Healthcare IT Today

In recent times, health plans have taken an interest in integrating wearables into their wellness efforts.

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Headband sleep tracker Dreem 2 launches in the US

Mobi Health News

The technology includes an EEG, heart rate monitor and movement tracker.

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How should your organization assess telehealth ROI?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As more health systems avail themselves of the quality, cost and access benefits that come with telehealth, IT leaders naturally have big questions about how those major investments in technology infrastructure, reshaped clinical strategy and staffing changes should be paying off.

Meet Melissa Felton, Care Innovations Strategic Accounts Manager-West

care innovations

Welcome to our series celebrating the women of Care Innovations, where we're meeting some of the key leaders and team members working hard to drive our success.

CVS Health exec: Retail giant wants to create a Netflix-like healthcare experience

FierceHealthIT

Now that the merger of CVS and Aetna is official, what does it mean for the future of the company and the healthcare market?

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