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Medical Debt in the U.S. Greater in States That Did Not Expand Medicaid

Health Populi

The level of medical debt in America exceeded debt of other types in 2020.

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Omniscient Neurotechnology gets US FDA clearance for brain mapping software

Mobi Health News

The platform analyses millions of data points from a patient's MRI and delivers insights to neurosurgeons before and during brain surgery

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Wolters Kluwer Launches Patient Education Platform:EmmiEducate

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Wolters Kluwer, Health announces the release of EmmiEducate to improve alignment between patients and their care teams.

The Link Between Administrative Burden and Physician Burnout

Continue Education Journal

Physician burnout is increasingly being studied as the epidemic reaches new and larger proportions. A 2016 article in The Lancet defined physician burnout as “a work related syndrome, involving emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a sense of reduced personal accomplishment.”

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Your Team's Pragmatic Guide to Security

Speaker: Naresh Soni, CTO, Tsunami XR

The pandemic has led to new data vulnerabilities, and therefore new cybersecurity threats. As technology leaders, it's time to rethink some of your product security strategies. Whether you need to rework your security architecture, improve performance, and/or deal with new threats, this webinar has you covered.

Digital Health Tools Are Finding Business Models – IQVIA’s 2021 Read on the Health of Digital Health

Health Populi

In the Age of COVID, over 90,000 new health apps were released, as the supply of digital therapeutics and wearables grew in 2020.

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How Technology Helps Provide Better Patient Outcomes

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The medical profession has come a long way from the days when doctors made house calls carrying little black bags with everything they needed for their trade.

AI Powered Behavior Change in Healthcare is Not Just for Patients

Healthcare IT Today

Most of the stories we read about changing behavior in healthcare are about patients. Not this one. In this article, we are focusing on how Artificial Intelligence (AI) coupled with a better approach to training can lead to measurable improvement for clinicians. Why is it so hard to change behavior?

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Eli Lilly Bets on U.S. Well-Being at the Olympics

Health Populi

The U.S. Olympic team will be competing in Tokyo for first-place medals across many athletic events, each nation’s most physically-fit citizens going for gold. When it comes to the U.S.

Digital addiction treatment company Quit Genius scores $64M

Mobi Health News

This, in addition to the company's Series A round from last year, brings its total amount raised to $77.5 million.

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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.

BLACK+DECKER Launches BLACK+DECKER Health

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. BLACK+DECKER launches BLACK+DECKER Health – a new product category within the BLACK+DECKER brand that will be dedicated to providing health and wellness solutions direct-to-consumers.

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The future of telehealth: informatics, scalability and interoperability

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic pushed telehealth into the spotlight with exponential adoption, helping to prove its value. The healthcare industry learned that, with the right solutions, care can extend outside hospital walls and be conducted anywhere.

Q&A with Patrick McGill, MD, Part 1: “We Should Not Be Competing on Social Determinants.”

Health System CIO

When it comes to social determinants of health, capturing data is important, but it’s merely one step, says Patrick McGill, MD. It's also about leveraging that data to understand why gaps exist, and partnering with others to help close them.

Peloton to turn its bike workouts into a video game-like experience

Mobi Health News

The game is expected to roll out in early 2022 and in the winter of 2021 for members.

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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.

Why Being A Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Is Such A Satisfying Career

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. If you see an infant or child not feeling well, it can be heartbreaking, and the first instinct is usually you need to do something about it. Taking care of pediatric patients can be a […].

Mass General Brigham on the finer points of EHR-telehealth integration

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As more health systems begin to build out their virtual care portfolios, they're quickly finding that integrating with their EHR is an essential piece to providing an experience that delights patients and doesn't disrupt care providers.

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Featured Health IT Job: Business Application and Systems Administrator

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Business Application and Systems Administrator position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central.

Wearable tech market on the rise, according to Consumer Technology Association

Mobi Health News

The wearable market is expected to reach $487 billion in revenue this year, according to the report.

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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.

Infection Control and Prevention: 10 Tips For Preventing Exposure and Contamination In Hospitals

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Hospital-acquired infections are a challenge to clinicians as they increase the mortality and morbidity rate.

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Virtual healthcare trajectory remains vital post-pandemic

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Like everyone, Michelle Snyder is eagerly awaiting the end of the COVID-19 pandemic and a return to normalcy.

Healthcare APIs: A Two-Way Street

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Jeff McCool, Vice President, Digital Growth Sales & Strategy at Ciox Heatlh. Bi-directional APIs give healthcare providers maximum data visibility and control. Here’s how they’re shaping the future of release of information.

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WELL Ventures launches with a focus on early-stage digital health companies

Mobi Health News

The new firm has a focus on investing in Canadian digital health companies.

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.

A New Standard of “Wherever, Whenever” Care Is Here: How Can Healthcare Providers Adapt?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Heidi West, head of healthcare sales, Zoom. Since the beginning of the pandemic, telehealth has emerged as an invaluable part of care delivery.

Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative dissolves, saying 'work completed'

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

After more than 15 years of creating and pushing health IT innovations forward in the state, the Massachusetts eHealth Collaborative has completed its final dissolution.

AI Startup Lunit Secures Investment from Guardant Health in a Strategic Funding Round

Healthcare IT Today

Lunit, a leading AI startup in AI-powered cancer solutions, today announced a strategic investment of $26 million from Guardant Health, Inc. Nasdaq: GH), a leading precision oncology company.

Chronic condition management startup Sweetch scores $20M

Mobi Health News

The company plans to use the new funds for global expansion and product development.

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Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

What Is Application Security?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Application security involves a process that allows companies to find security vulnerabilities and protect their applications against them.

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How COVID-19 forced some hospitals back to basics

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic had an enormous impact on the ways that health systems addressed population health needs. Hospitals had to pivot with only a few days' notice to respond to short-term patient needs, rather than focusing on long-term goals.

Unified Data: The Key to HIE Success

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Todd Broadhurst, Solutions Director, Tamr. Electronic Health Information Exchanges (HIEs) are exploding globally and in the U.S., with 92% of the U.S. population now served by them.

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