2022

Why clinician buy-in is key to digital health transformation

KevinMD

It was a summer day seven years ago. We had closed our first U.S. hospital customer for my digital health company, which enables health systems to deliver digital care journeys for patients (e.g., surgery, oncology, chronic care, etc.). I was ecstatic! Unfortunately, our excitement was short-lived.

Digital Health* – From Zero to Hero to ??

Digital Health

I had the pleasure of keynoting the recent UCLA Medtech Partnering Conference, where they asked me to speak on digital health,* and particularly its current state and where I see the opportunities and challenges over the next few years.

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Sidekick and Pfizer launch digital therapeutics solution for Atopic Dermatitis

Mobi Health News

The solution uses gamification to increase patient adherence

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ACA Penalties Are Increasing in 2022

ACA Times

The IRS penalty amounts for non-compliance of the ACA’s Employer Mandate are again increasing in 2022. . Below is a rundown of the new penalty amounts and how the IRS will assess them. . 4980H(a) Penalty. For the 2022 tax year, the 4980H(a) penalty amount is $229.17

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How to Optimize Your Modern Patient Engagement

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

How To Make Your Daily Life Easier When Working In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The healthcare industry currently accounts for 14% of all US workers, employing about 22 million professionals across different sectors.

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Post-Acute Care Technology: Implementing Telehealth

AMD Telemedicine

What Post-Acute Care Facilities Need to Know About Implementing Telehealth Device Technology. From improving access to physicians to raising the quality of care, telehealth technology is fundamentally changing how we handle healthcare.

Your doctors don’t keep track of what they’re doing

KevinMD

A little-known fact about doctors that most patients would find horrifying is that physicians don’t keep track of their results. If I botch a knee surgery so badly that my patient requires five repairs by a different specialist, I might never find out.

Robotics, automation, and the future of remote health care

KevinMD

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, health care innovation has been occurring at an unprecedented rate.

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Patient platforms should be intuitive in design and execution

KevinMD

Patients need access to their health care data and health care consumers need access to their health care information. Data and information are not the same. Data is akin to the ingredients for a meal, while information is more like the meal. Imagine ordering a meal in a restaurant.

2022 Guide to Improved Patient Outcomes: AI-Powered Remote Monitoring and Increasing Revenue for Your Practice

Speaker: Mintu Turakhia M.D. M.A.S., Consulting Head of Medical, 100Plus | Mike Wurm, Director of Product and Strategy, 100Plus | Daniel Gasparini, Director of Sales | Nadia Ziyadeh-Hammad, LVN, RPM Coordinator, Greenville Healthcare Associates

2022 brings new healthcare challenges. With the rising need for remote patient monitoring (RPM) and new COVID-19 variants increasing that need, 100Plus continues to reduce patient, clinician, and health care system barriers to RPM use.

A critique of interoperability, big data, and AI in medicine

KevinMD

Today medical records are developed for a single encounter (an outpatient visit or hospital stay). The medical records for an encounter are signed off at the end of the encounter and cannot be changed.

3 ways interoperability will improve health care

KevinMD

In health information technology circles, interoperability has become quite the buzzword. A Google search for “Interoperability in Healthcare” yielded 28 million results. Given its pervasiveness, it’s not surprising that the precise meaning of the term is often obscured.

When Life Imitates Art Imitates Digital Health

Digital Health

You know how they say life imitates art and, also that art imitates life? Well, I have recently seen a great example of both: the Netflix movie “Don’t Look Up” demonstrates this concept to perfection.

Study: AI deep learning models can predict race from imaging results

Mobi Health News

Authors of the study said the results raise concerns about worsening health disparities, especially when models can detect self-reported race information where human radiologists can't

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Remote Patient Monitoring Powered by AI Leads to Improved Health Metrics for Senior Patients

Remote Patient Monitoring provides measurable improvements in patient health outcomes across treated conditions, including hypertension, obesity, and diabetes. These quantitative patient outcomes provide credible data on patient progression and practitioner performance.

ACA Signups for Open Enrollment Hit Record Highs

ACA Times

Open enrollment for the 2022 plan year ends later this week but ACA signups are already hitting record new highs. Kaiser Health News cites a record-breaking 13.6 million Americans already signed up for 2022 coverage through an ACA marketplace exchange. The closest number of total signups was 12.7

4 Ways To Optimize The Digital Patient Experience In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Healthcare continues to change and evolve as time goes on. It’s essential that with the advancements in technology that doctors, hospitals, and medical practices alike keep up.

Complete Virtual Care Solutions: A Conversation with Sheeza Hussain at HLTH21

Chilmark Research

How Biofourmis Utilizes an FDA-Cleared SaMD Analytics Engine to Maximize Access to Care. Update: We had no idea this was happening, but on the same day we released this video, Sheeza was listed in Becker’s Women in health IT to watch in 2022. Congratulations Sheeza!

Virtual organizations in health care

KevinMD

In almost all organizations, an employee has a supervisor responsible for guiding the employee in doing their job. This requires good communication between the two.

Playbook: Critical & Time-Sensitive Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Shipments Best Practices

In this playbook, we look at the role accurate, real-time data plays in extending your visibility, best practices for increasing your visibility.

The myth of physician resistance

KevinMD

I’m an RN and clinical informaticist. When I was studying health care informatics, I learned about physician resistance. The idea is that physicians are uniquely resistant to EHRs and health care information technology (HIT) apps.

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Human nature will help patients better than any algorithm or AI

KevinMD

Tapping into the mindset of one of the most villainous cinematic computers, the HAL 9000 of 2001 A Space Odyssey, may provide introspection to save us from the same paranoid meltdown that led HAL (spoiler alert) to embark on a murderous rampage.

Here’s a crazy thought: Make technology work for doctors

KevinMD

We are surrounded by technology. This hasn’t always been the case in the health care industry—we can be a bit more “deliberate,” if you will—but the pandemic notably accelerated the pace at which organizations invested in new technology.

Debunking the myths around asynchronous care

KevinMD

It is no secret that telehealth adoption has skyrocketed as a result of the pandemic, and because of that, many health systems are in the process of shifting to a virtual-first hybrid care model.

19 Massive Telehealth Learnings After 4,000,000 Visits in 2021

Speaker: Matt McBride, CEO and Co-Founder of Mend

Join Matt McBride, CEO of Mend, for an engaging discussion of the current state of Telehealth and patient engagement, including how your organization can streamline workflows to improve patient care.

How AI-based technology can help improve hospital capacity management

KevinMD

The events of the past two years have irrevocably shifted hospital capacity management practices.

How an AI bot transformed my EHR experience

KevinMD

What is it about the documentation of patient encounters that is so aggravating? I was ecstatic to be part of the generation that entered the computer age in medicine. The first day I opened a chart on a pull-down menu within a pixelated screen I felt like I was ushering in the future. We would.

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Study: Popular women's health apps don't meet basic privacy, security standards

Mobi Health News

The researchers found 20 of the 23 apps reviewed shared data with third parties. Only 16 displayed a privacy policy, and three collected data before consent

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ACA PCORI Fees Increasing in 2022

ACA Times

Earlier this month the IRS issued a notice indicating that the fees associated with Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) are increasing this year. For plans that end on or after October 1, 2021, and before October 1, 2022, the PCORI rate per covered individual is $2.79.

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How You Can Win the Fight for Workers Against the Odds

In the world of behavioral and home health, where staff turnover is already high, businesses need to do 3 things especially well to win. Download the guide to discover how to attract reliable candidates to grow your business.

Key Trends Set To Transform The US Healthcare Sector In 2022 And Beyond

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited.

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5 ways that health IT can improve health equity

KevinMD

On March 10, I had the distinct privilege of presenting to the ONC Health IT Advisory Committee at their meeting titled “Health Equity by Design.”

Break the rules of health care with technology

KevinMD

In the 21st century, all but one U.S. industry has used information technology (IT) to cut costs, increase access to products and services, and improve quality. Health care is the lone exception.