Tue.Oct 19, 2021

Telehealth Technologies: A Short-Term Solution That’s Been A Long Time Coming

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Arlene Maxim, senior clinical officer, Axxess. I’ve heard from several home healthcare agency administrators that they are preparing to don their scrubs for the first time in years to enter the front lines. This […]. The article Telehealth Technologies: A Short-Term Solution That’s Been A Long Time Coming appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Microsoft integrates health-specific cloud offering with Cerner EHR

Health Care Dive

Microsoft is looking to capitalize on healthcare organizations that want to invest in virtual care for the long-term

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How Physiotherapy Will Improve Your Quality Of Life

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Physiotherapy offers patients the opportunity to recover from various injuries by focusing on several essential aspects of the patients’ health and well-being.

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Amazon teases 5 more cities to get virtual Amazon Care offering this year

Health Care Dive

Amazon Care is currently live in the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore area, and will be rolled out in Dallas, Chicago, Philadelphia, Boston and Los Angeles this year, the unit's director told the HLTH conference Tuesday

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Health IT On Business Growth: 4 Areas To Monitor If You Wish To Succeed In Business

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Statistics show that many people fail in business than those who succeed because succeeding in business is more than opening a venture.

Hospitals still struggling to get operations, financials back on track, Kaufman Hall reports

Health Care Dive

COVID-19 continues to strain providers a year and a half into the pandemic, the poll of hospital leaders finds. Labor and supply expenses are a key concern now

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UnitedHealthcare to launch virtual-first primary care offering by end of year, COO says

Health Care Dive

UnitedHealth is seeking to capitalize on the preference for home-based and telehealth care, a trend that took off during the pandemic

5 Steps For Securing Patient Portals

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Josh Horwitz, COO, Enzoic. With the rapid shift to telehealth stemming from the pandemic, both deployment and adoption of patient portals increased. This surge in usage has exposed security vulnerabilities, and we’re now seeing […]. The article 5 Steps For Securing Patient Portals appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

Over-the-counter hearing aids proposed by FDA

Health Care Dive

A Cowen analyst said the policy change would allow consumer electronics manufacturers to get into the lucrative hearing aid market that has been dominated by a few companies. Apple is reportedly examining ways to turn its AirPods into a tool to enhance hearing

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Health Justice Can’t Be Blind

Bill Of Health

By Daniel E. Dawes. Justice is blind.” We have all heard this phrase before, and seen the iconic representation: the blindfolded Lady Justice. That blindfold is supposed to symbolize impartiality.

Providers ‘Should Be in Survival Mode’: Nearly Half of Nurses Could Leave the Field in Next 2 Years

Home Health Care

Almost half of U.S. nurses are at least “somewhat likely” to leave their professions in the upcoming two years, according to a new report from ShiftMed. Of those workers, 38% plan to pursue non-patient facing roles in health care, while 31% plan on leaving health care altogether. “I

HealthEdge Acquires Wellframe to Enter Member Engagement Market

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – HealthEdge Software, Inc. HealthEdge”), a provider of the industry’s leading next-gen integrated solution suite for health insurers, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire digital health management platform Wellframe Inc. Wellframe”).

Is the EHR a provider?

Nordic

A chief medical officer at a large academic healthcare institution recently suggested that we reframe our thinking about the electronic health record (EHR). They said, “The EHR is more than a tool. It independently guides and directs care.

HLTH21: UnitedHealthcare Launches Virtual-First Health Plan, NavigateNOW

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – UnitedHealthcare today announced the launch of a new virtual-first health plan called NavigateNOW designed to provide people with a personalized virtual care team to provide medical and behavioral health services with a seamless hand-off for in-person treatment if needed.

The Pitfalls of Cost Sharing in Healthcare

Healthcare ECONOMIST

Cost sharing is just that, sharing in the cost of providing a health care service. While health insurers often pay for a large share of health care cost (for those covered), individuals also contribute through deductibles, copayments and coinsurance.

Ambetter, Teladoc Partner to Launch Virtual Access Health Plan in 4 States

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Health insurance offering Ambetter announced a partnership with Teladoc Health t o launch a virtual access health plan in 2022 for Michigan, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Texas residents.

BrightSpring Files to Go Public, Eyes $1.5 Trillion Opportunity

Home Health Care

Another big home-based care player is going public.

Trinity Health Invests in Xealth to Expand Digital Health Engagement Between Clinicians and Patients – HLTH21

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Xealth , a Seattle-based provider enabling digital health at scale, today announced at HLTH21 that Trinity Health , one of the nation’s largest Catholic health care systems, has invested in the company, bringing the total Series B funding to $25 million.

Blue Shield of California teams with Google Cloud for billing, payment AI

Healthcare It News

Blue Shield of California and Google Cloud announced this week that they are collaborating to launch a new approach to paying providers, aimed at processing members' claims in real time.

GoCheck Raises $10M for Digital Pediatric Vision Screening to Protect Children from Vision Impairment and Blindness

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – GoCheck, creator of GoCheck Kids, a digital vision screening platform, announced today an investment round of $10 million co-led by Hatteras Venture Partners and Pisgah Fund (affiliated with HCA).

Speed in Healthcare

Healthcare Leadership

Blog post by Joe Babaian. How did it get so late so soon?”. ? Dr. Seuss. Who doesn’t want it now? We live in the now, technology gives us the feeling, and often the reality, that everything is a click away – even health and wellness.

Philips' maternal health champion discusses digital women's health

Healthcare It News

In the past five to 10 years, there has been an explosion in digital solutions in maternal health. And it's not by coincidence. This is a space in desperate need of innovation to help providers turn the tide of worsening outcomes.

Dementia care in need of province-wide network in MINT condition

Healthy Debate

The post Dementia care in need of province-wide network in MINT condition appeared first on Healthy Debate. Primary Debate Categories

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News 10/20/21

HIStalk

Top News General Catalyst and Jefferson Health form an innovation.

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These specialties get the highest rates from commercial plans compared to Medicare

Fierce Healthcare

These specialties get the highest rates from commercial plans compared to Medicare. rking. Tue, 10/19/2021 - 11:23

Enable the next generation of patient care with Microsoft Cloud for Healthcare

Cloud Blogs

The connection between patients, care teams, and data is fundamental to delivering the best possible outcomes.

Security flaws in health apps, APIs potentially put millions of patient records at risk, report finds

Fierce Healthcare

Security flaws in health apps, APIs potentially put millions of patient records at risk, report finds. rtorrence. Tue, 10/19/2021 - 14:59

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Is It Time to Think about Patient Reactivation? Yes.

Solution Reach

I was just reading an article about organizations like Cleveland Clinic getting back to basics with reactivation.

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Express Scripts puts insulin biosimilar Semglee on preferred formulary

Fierce Healthcare

Express Scripts puts insulin biosimilar Semglee on preferred formulary. pminemyer. Tue, 10/19/2021 - 16:56

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Health System Addressing Social Determinants of Health with Text Messaging

Solution Reach

The providers at one full-service health system in Michigan see patients for everything from coughs and minor injuries to open-heart surgery. In their emergency department alone, they see over 100,000 patients a year, many of whom don’t have a primary care provider (PCP).