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Consumers Seek Benefits From Food, a Personal Social Determinant of Health

Health Populi

As consumers in the U.S. wrestle with accessing and paying for medical benefits, there’s another sort of health benefit people increasingly understand, embrace, and consume: food-as-medicine.

Lark Health rolls out behavioral health coaching targeted at patients at risk for chronic conditions

Mobi Health News

The tool lets individuals focus on weight management, smoking cessation, stress management and overall health.

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Multi-Year Strategic Partnership with Banner Health, eVisit, and VeeMed Improves Healthcare Access

eVisit

Banner Health VeeMed partnership Banner Health Telehealth Network Acute Virtual Care virtual primary care virtual urgent care tele-behavioral health

Questions prompt potential privacy expansion in interop rule

Morning eHealth

Where’s the telehealth rule? — AI and drug development

Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

Physicians in America – Too Many Burned Out, Depressed, and Not Getting Support

Health Populi

Some one in three physicians is burned out, according to the Medscape’s National Physician Burnout & Suicide Report.

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VA seeing substantial growth in telehealth, key patient engagement tools

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The U.S. Department of veterans affairs has been making major investments in innovating its technology and infrastructure in recent years.

First Do No Harm: The Ethics of Healthcare in 2020

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Adrian Johansen, freelance writer; @AdrianJohanse18. It’s perhaps the greatest gift a person can have, but we usually take it for granted until it’s gone.

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Calling Out Health Equity on Martin Luther King Day 2020

Health Populi

Today as we appreciate the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., I post a photo of him in my hometown of Detroit in 1963, giving a preliminary version of the “I Have a Dream” speech he would deliver two months later in Washington, DC.

Digital gut health platform closes another $5.1M

Mobi Health News

Vivante Health's offering includes at-home testing and a 24-7 care team support line

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Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

Q&A with CIO Nader Mherabi, Part 1: “To Excel, You Have to Be Highly Digitalized.”

Health System CIO

For organizations like NYU Langone, digital isn’t a buzzword; it’s a philosophy of leveraging technology to improve patient care, make processes more efficient, and reduce costs, says CIO Nader Mherabi. For organizations like NYU Langone, digital isn’t a buzzword; it’s a philosophy of leveraging technology to improve patient care, make processes more efficient, and reduce costs, says CIO Nader Mherabi.

Remote patient monitoring to gain big momentum in 2020

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

While there is a large and growing market for remote patient monitoring technologies, with particular benefits for the older population, simplification of connection technologies – Bluetooth for one – will be key to the broader adoption of RPM in 2020.

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Six new technologies for safety, health and in-home monitoring

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Elder Home Monitoring 2.0 – it may fill a growing need. Several companies noted were at CES or with announcements at or around that time offered up the possible – a dashboard or collected insights about the wellbeing of an older adult at home.

Healthcare practice marketing platform closes $7M Series A

Mobi Health News

DoctorLogic's software offering includes a range of tools designed to support website traffic and new patient acquisition for healthcare practices of varying specialties

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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.

CGM Watch Closer to Reality

Insulin Nation

Early last year, we brought you the exciting story of PKvitality’s K’Watch–A CGM device unlike anything else on the market. Read our original coverage here.). In the last few months, the company has made some major moves to bring the concept of the pain-free glucose monitor into reality.

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NIST, MITRE offer cybersecurity tips for telehealth deployments

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As telehealth and remote patient monitoring gain favor across healthcare, there's a critical component that providers should keep top-of-mind: cybersecurity.

Providers Often Fail At Tracking Diagnostic Testing and Specialty Referrals

Healthcare IT Today

An industry workgroup research group has concluded that despite the availability of HealthIT tools, many organizations don’t have a comprehensive, useful view of their diagnostic testing and specialty referral processes.

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Verily Study Watch picks up new 510(k) for irregular pulse monitoring

Mobi Health News

A newly published notice from the FDA suggests a new capability for the Alphabet subsidiary's clinical research wearable

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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.

10 Most Popular All-Time HealthStream Blog Posts in 2019

HealthStream

Here are the 10 most popular HealthStream blog posts in 2019, regardless of when they were published. Most appear to be connected back to nursing and its intersection with lifelong learning

Entering the EA Management Suite Market: A LeanIX Perspective on Forrester’s Q1 2020 Now Tech Report

LeanIX

It’s worth looking at the advice given in Forrester’s recently published Now Tech: Enterprise Architecture Management Suites, Q1 2020.

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Featured Health IT Job: Director, Revenue Cycle System & Training

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Director, Revenue Cycle System & Training position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Stratum Med, Inc. and is available in Illinois.

Fitbit user data could be key to swifter population flu tracking

Mobi Health News

By combining prior CDC data with heart rate and sleep measurements, Scripps developed a new disease tracking model that they say could deliver speedy and accurate estimates

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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.

Tips to Improve Your Practice’s Insurance Billing in the New Year

TheraNest

Insurance billing is never anyone’s favorite aspect of running a private practice, but is a necessary part of the process. The start of a new year is the perfect time to brush up on your know-how so that you can put your practice in the best position to thrive this year.

Supporting tech used in the clinical community

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary topic: Workforce Disable Auto Tagging: Short Headline: Supporting tech used in the clinical community Featured Decision Content: Region Tag: Asia Pacific HOT @HIMSS

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Can Facebook Place Itself At The Center of Health Data Collection?

Healthcare IT Today

This is the tale of a quiet effort by Facebook to take over (more of) our lives, in this case by sliding laterally into the healthcare business and collecting data on our medical habits.

Platform automating reimbursements for smaller practices closes $3.7M seed round

Mobi Health News

Gentem distinguishes its end-to-end billing and revenue cycle platform by offering upfront payments to its clients

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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.

Supreme Court declines to hear case challenging legality of ACA

FierceHealthIT

The Supreme Court will wait for a federal appeals court to decide on the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act, meaning that a final decision on the law won’t come before the 2020 election

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Mobile Health Document Sharing (MHDS) - First Public Comment

Healthcare Exchange Standards

MHDS is published for public comment. This is the first of two Public Comment periods, with the next one this spring. We are doing two public comment phases in order to get broad set of review.

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Martin Luther King Holiday

Healthcare IT Today

Today is the Martin Luther King holiday in the US and so we’re taking a little break from our usual content. Martin Luther King Jr. was an extraordinary individual and I believe is one of the greatest orators this world has ever known.