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Health Consumers Value Sharing and Downloading Health Data, But Privacy Concerns Remain

Health Populi

People in the U.S. are growing their health IT muscles and literacy, accelerated in the coronavirus pandemic.

Abbott scores CE Mark for its first glucose sport biosensor

Mobi Health News

The pharma giant is collaborating with sports tech firm Supersapiens

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How Tech Is Improving the Lives of Seniors

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Technology dominates the frontier of healthcare. Due to the growing elderly population, a lot of recently developed medical technology is meant to improve the lives of seniors.

Healthcare IT’s Watershed Moment

Health System CIO

With the healthcare environment changing so rapidly, organizations face added pressure to be "more creative and come up with different ways to accomplish the same goal,” says Taylor Davis, who believes the industry is having a watershed moment.

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.

The Financial Impact of COVID-19 on Healthcare Organizations – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 45

Healthcare IT Today

For the 45th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast, we’re talking about the financial impact of COVID-19 on healthcare organizations. Plus, in this episode, we’re excited to welcome a special guest host, Jon Kimerle, Head of Epic Solutions at Pure Storage.

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How Tech Is Being Used to Improve and Expand Mental Health Options

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Technology is changing different sectors, including the mental health sector. This happens in different ways, including the development of skills, and directly impacting mental service delivery.

Digital engagement and transformation of healthcare in Singapore

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

COVID-19 has pushed digital health technologies such as telehealth and remote monitoring /virtual care into the fore, and the nation-state of Singapore is no exception.

Aging in place – what goes around comes around -- maybe

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Aging in place – the latest trend. Rant on. People want to age in place – just ask them, as AARP did in 2018. Of course, in the not-cited part of that survey, only 59% expected to be able to do so.

Teva’s two new digital inhalers complete Digihaler product line

Mobi Health News

The Digihaler line is equipped with Bluetooth wireless technology that automatically records inhaler-use data every time the cap is opened or a user inhales

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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.

Connecting Throughout the Patient Journey

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Kelly Conklin, chief clinical officer, PerfectServe.

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Telehealth boosts continuity of care, patient-provider relationships at Ellis Medicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Like many other moderately sized community hospitals with ambulatory clinics, Ellis Medicine in Schenectady, New York, is challenged with providing its patients and community with not only expanded and alternative methods of access to primary and specialty care, but also ensuring that care is provided in the right setting. THE PROBLEM.

Olive Adds $106MM to Transform Healthcare Payments with AI Workforce

Healthcare IT Today

Olive continues to expand its healthcare AI workforce, announcing today it secured $106 million in financing, led by an equity investment from General Catalyst and Drive Capital, along with Ascension Ventures, Oak HC/FT and SVB Capital. Olive has raised over $220 million to date.

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Versius surgical robotic system launched in France

Mobi Health News

The robotic technology will be used to conduct procedures such as hernia repair surgeries, prostatectomies and hysterectomies

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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.

Secure asynchronous messaging - the future of patient portals?

Lloyd Price

An interesting study entitled "Patient portal messaging for care coordination: a qualitative study of perspectives of experienced users with chronic conditions" by Jennifer L. Hefner, Sarah R. MacEwan, Alison Biltz & Cynthia J.

Recognizing and Addressing Health Disparities: COVID-19 and Beyond

Health Recovery Solutions

In times of uncertainty it is essential that individuals, especially those in the healthcare and health policy space, recognize the disparities that exist and focus on what can be done to address them.

Cerner’s Approach to Telehealth and Partnership with Amwell – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Andy Penn, Vice President of Virtual Health at Cerner. In this series, we talk with EHR vendors to better understand how they’re approaching telehealth.

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Tonal meets home workout demand with $110M; Kaiser Permanente leads Osso VR's $14M; and more digital health fundings

Mobi Health News

Also: Hospital and health system software maker Olive closes $106 million; Ready's tech-enabled on-demand home care locks up $54 million

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.

HIStalk Interviews Bill Grana, CEO, HCTec

HIStalk Interviews

Bill Grana, JD, MBA is CEO of HCTec of Brentwood, Interviews

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Lawmakers seek to ease increase in threshold for quality bonus payments due to COVID-19

FierceHealthIT

Lawmakers seek to ease increase in threshold for quality bonus payments due to COVID-19. rking. Mon, 09/21/2020 - 15:33

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Behind “Team Perficient:” A Hole-In-One Partnership with Top PGA and LPGA Golfers

Perficient

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Verma: CMS will mull which COVID-19 flexibilities may stick around post-pandemic

FierceHealthIT

Verma: CMS will mull which COVID-19 flexibilities may stick around post-pandemic. pminemyer. Mon, 09/21/2020 - 15:56

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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.

Humana's CMO on how COVID pushed the company to 'rethink our role' with MA members

FierceHealthIT

Humana's CMO on how COVID pushed the company to 'rethink our role' with MA members. treed. Mon, 09/21/2020 - 16:23

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Validate API Calls Using Rest Assured in Singleton Design Pattern

Perficient

Introduction. A pplication P rogramming I nterface becomes the backbone of programming which helps in communicating between two different systems. As a tester, we need to give maximum test coverage for API calls validation in integration testing.

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Moody's: Hospital financial outlook worse as COVID-19 relief funds start to dwindle

FierceHealthIT

Moody's: Hospital financial outlook worse as COVID-19 relief funds start to dwindle. rking. Mon, 09/21/2020 - 16:46

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Ginsburg's death could imperil ACA, lead to further legal delays on pivotal lawsuit, experts say

FierceHealthIT

Ginsburg's death could imperil ACA, lead to further legal delays on pivotal lawsuit, experts say. rking. Mon, 09/21/2020 - 12:12

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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.