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Telemedicine boosts access, decreases inequities in Montana

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

" The pandemic also further reduced access to routine care leading to an increase in preventable complications due to chronic conditions, including emergency room visits, hospitalizations and overall healthcare costs, she added.

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Improving rural care and health equity with telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Which is why we sat down with Shayan Vyas, senior vice president and medical director of hospital and health system at Teladoc Health – to glean his expertise on telemedicine and rural care, both the benefits and the challenges.

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The future of telemedicine: purpose-built, integrated platforms

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Propelled into mainstream use by the COVID-19 pandemic, telemedicine is becoming standard practice for many healthcare providers. While telemedicine has undoubtedly come a long way, it still has significant limitations. Purpose-built telemedicine platforms.

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Covid Clinic Expands Its Services to Offer Treatment Options, Telemedicine Consultations & Prescription Access

HIT Consultant

– In partnership with Driven Care, patients will now be able to easily access treatment options, including antiviral prescription services and consultations, through its newly launched telemedicine services. Digital Health Life Sciences Coronavirus (COVID-19) telemedicine

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Coping with Crises: Using Telemedicine to Deliver Effective Virtual Critical Care

HIT Consultant

The COVID-19 pandemic has proven that telemedicine is essential for keeping the healthcare system running during a crisis. NETCCN and its partners, including Avel eCare, worked quickly to connect remote community hospitals with skilled critical care clinicians using telemedicine technology.

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Telemedicine-Supported Medication-Assisted Treatment Should Remain Available After Pandemic

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – A staggering 100% of patients believe that telemedicine-supported Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) should remain available even after the pandemic comes to an end, according to new findings from a survey conducted by Bicycle Health.

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COVID-19 telemonitoring tool adapted to prevent heat-related illness

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

With phone calls, through an app and teleassistance or telemedicine they can check up on them and have a clinical evaluation of patients. However, heat-related deaths are preventable, and these new technologies are a valuable contribution to public health practice.

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Can Telemedicine Increase Health Equity? A Conversation with Antoinette Thomas, Dave Ryan, and Me with the ATA

Health Populi

“Yes,” we concurred on our session convened by the American Telemedicine Association (ATA) EDGE session today. We covered, The theory that telemedicine should increase health equity — where are we and what are the barriers to getting there?

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How Twitter Revealed Consumer Health Care Trends in the Pandemic

Health Populi

Three mega-trends bubbled up on the platform for health — telemedicine and virtual care, broadband access, and mental health, discussed in a Birdseye Report Industry Deep Dive into Health from Brandwatch, partnering with Twitter. First, what did Twitter reveal about telemedicine?

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The Digital Transformation of Patients – Update from Rock Health and Stanford

Health Populi

But the big growth areas were for live video telemedicine, wearable tech, and digital health tracking. The second chart focuses in on telemedicine adoption by channel, comparing six years of Rock Health’s consumer research.

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Ten Forces Shaping Health Care in 2021: A View from CVS Health

Health Populi

Expanding omni-channel, data-driven, cost-effective health care in the community, tailoring that care, and attending to mental health paint the picture of health through the lens of CVS Health.

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Virtual Health Tech Enables the Continuum of Health from Hospital to Home

Health Populi

We must be mindful that hospitals, health systems and physicians quickly stood up and adopted virtual care, especially telemedicine programs, in March and April 2020.

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15 Healthcare Marketing Strategies to Attract Today’s Healthcare Consumer

Healthcare Success

Doctors tell patients that an ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure. You should also send emails and text reminders for follow-up appointments (in-person or via telemedicine) and do whatever you can to maintain a positive relationship. .

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The CES 2022 Tech Trends to Watch Have Everything To Do With Health/Care

Health Populi

adults that attended a video meeting did so for medical-related purposes — such as virtual health care, telemedicine, remote monitoring consultation.

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What Poor Birth and Maternity Outcomes in the U.S. Say About American Healthcare & “Infrastructure”

Health Populi

Mothers enrolled in Medicaid are under-served, lacking routine preventive services from pre-natal to post-natal care. Cain Brothers is a 100+ year old financial services firm with a strong health care experience, now part of KeyBanc.

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Telehealth Is Just Healthcare Now – One Post-COVID Certainty, Three Reports

Health Populi

There’s been a flurry of research into this question since the hockey-stick growth of telemedicine visits were evident in March 2020, just days after the World Health Organization uttered the “P-word:” pandemic.

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Why #CES2022 Will Be Keynoted By A Health Care Innovator for the First Time

Health Populi

In October 2021, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) announced that Robert Ford, CEO and President of Abbott, would give a keynote speech at CES 2022, the world’s largest annual convention of the technology industry.

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Health Care Planning for 2022 – Start with a Pandemic, Then Pivot to Health and Happiness

Health Populi

One of my favorite Dr. Seuss characters is the narrator featured in the book, I Had Trouble In Getting to Solla-Sollew. I frequently use this book when conducting futures and scenario planning sessions with clients in health/care.

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M&A: Avel eCare Acquires NightWatch to Expand Remote Pharmacy Services

HIT Consultant

– The expansion of remote pharmacy services strengthens Avel eCare’s portfolio of telemedicine offerings and helps meet the growing demand for pharmacy telemedicine services across the United States.

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Digital Inclusion As Upstream Health Investment

Health Populi

Without access to connectivity during the pandemic, too many people could not work for their living, attend school and learn, connect with loved ones, or get health care.

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Still Struggling with Stress in America in 2021

Health Populi

The leader of the ATA (American Telemedicine Association), Ann Mond Johnson, has a mantra that #TelehealthIsHealth.

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Value-Based Health Care Needs All Stakeholders at the Table – Especially the Patient

Health Populi

health care, patient assistance programs, Medicare Advantage plans, and the bundling of proven high-value preventive services into the Affordable Care Act. ” Small increases in cost-sharing can result in people cutting back death-preventing medicines.

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The Wellness Economy in 2022 Finds Health Consumers Moving from Feel-Good Luxury to Personal Survival Tactics

Health Populi

Public health, prevention and personalized medicine = $375 billion.

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When Household Economics Blur with Health, Technology and Trust – Health Populi’s 2023 TrendCast

Health Populi

People are sick of being sick, the New York Times tells us. Which virus is it?” the title of the article updating the winter 2022-23 sick-season asked. Entering 2023, U.S.

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The Pandemic’s Death Rate in the U.S.: High Per Capita Income, High Mortality

Health Populi

Higher incomes won’t prevent a person from death-by-coronavirus, but risks for the social determinants of health — exacerbated by income inequality — will and do. The United States has among the highest per capita incomes in the world. The U.S.

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“Digital Health Is An Ecosystem of Ecosystems” – CTA’s 2020 Trends to Watch Into the Data Age

Health Populi

And so the CTA presentation talked about evidence-based telemedicine, augmenting MDs, and enhancing medication adherence through well-designed devices like Pria from Stanley Black & Decker — which I wrote about last year at CES as one of my own favorite finds from #CES2019.

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The Digital Transformation of Home for Health – Brainstorming with Karsten Russell-Wood of Philips

Health Populi

At the start of CES 2021, I had the opportunity to catch up with Karsten Russell-Wood, Portfolio Marketing Leader, Post Acute & Home, Connected Care at Philips. We brainstormed just as CES 2021 was going to “open,” virtually, for the consumer electronics conference’s first all-virtual meeting.

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Post-Pandemic, U.S. Healthcare is Entering a “Provide More Care For Less” Era – Pondering PwC’s 2022 Forecast

Health Populi

In the COVID-19 pandemic, health care spending in the U.S. increased by a relatively low 6.0% in 2020. This year, medical cost trend will rise by 7.0%, expected to decline a bit in 2022 according to the annual study from PwC Health Research Institute , Medical Cost Trend: Behind the Numbers 2022.

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Telehealth Platforms: Building Blocks for Omnichannel, Networked Healthcare

Health Populi

Broadband Connected health Consumer electronics Consumer experience Coronavirus COVID-19 Mental health Patient experience Prevention and wellness Primary care Public health Smart homes Telehealth Telemedicine Virtual healthIn the U.S.,

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The Health Care Cost Curve is Bending Down – A New View from Deloitte

Health Populi

The top-line is that technology innovations, early disease detection and prevention, and consumer health engagement will together control costs and pivot the sick-care system to one focused on well-being. Over the next 20 years, health care spending in the U.S.

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News from the Consumer Technology Association and Withings Further Demonstrates Private Sector’s Role in the Pandemic and Public Health

Health Populi

More recently, Withings has offered virtual health and telemedicine services, applications that have been fast-growing from the emerging pandemic in 2020.

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From Dr. Fauci to Peloton, Healthcare and Wellness Baked Into Ad Age’s Top 20 Brands for 2020

Health Populi

Advertising Age announced their list of the top 20 brands in 2020 this week.

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Health Consumers After COVID-19 – A View from the Consumer Technology Association

Health Populi

In January 2020, before we knew how to spell “coronavirus,” millions of consumers were already “Amazon-Primed” for everyday life-flows and consumer behaviors. The pandemic has accelerated consumer trends already in motion early this year when the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) convened the annual CES 2020 in Las Vegas.

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How CrossFit and 23andMe Are Moving from Health to Primary Care

Health Populi

” Lemonaid Health has married prescription drug deliver with telemedicine, one of the group of companies akin to Ro, Hims & Hers, and Nurx, among others.

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NuraLogix Unveils Telehealth Platform Performing Continuous Health/Vital Signs During Video Calls

HIT Consultant

Using Facial Blood Flow Patterns To Unlock a Wealth of Health Data During Telemedicine Consultations. Anura™ Telehealth brings this technology into platforms to enhance remote patient monitoring and telemedicine, making them more valuable to both patients and healthcare professionals.

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New Primary Care, Retail and Tech Entrants Motivating Hospitals to Grow Consumer Chops

Health Populi

Rising costs, generational shifts, digital transformation, and fast-growing investments in new health care models and technologies are forcing change in the legacy health care, noted in the State of Consumerism in Healthcare 2021: Regaining Momentum , from Kaufman, Hall & Associates.

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How the Coronavirus and Technology Are Reshaping Home-Work, -Life and -Health

Health Populi

Other research such as this report from Kaiser Health News identified the quick adoption of telemedicine services in the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Living in Digital Healthcare Times – Kicking off #DigitalHealthCES & #CES2020

Health Populi

Today is Day 1 of two Media Days at #CES2020 in Las Vegas, kicking off this manic week of the Consumer Electronics Show at the Mandalay Bay convention center.

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Health Happens at Home: Lessons from the Parks Connected Health Summit

Health Populi

To enable health care at home, across the continuum from health promotion, to disease prevention, chronic care management, safe and healthy aging-in-place, and palliative care at the end-of-life, it takes a village — in the form of a health/care services ecosystem.

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What Are Patients Looking for in a Doctor? It Depends on Who You Ask…and Their Race

Health Populi

While the same proportion of Black and White patients say they are looking for a doctor with empathy and compassion, there are relatively large differences between patients based on their race, found in the Everyday Health-Castle Connolly Physician-Consumer study.

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The Important Role of Community Pharmacy in 2023

HIT Consultant

This shortage became a critical issue during the pandemic when people relied heavily on telemedicine and the advice of doctors to carry them through the unprecedented time. Community pharmacies will also be moving into the role of preventative care providers in 2023.

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What HealthyThinker Is Thinking About Health at CES 2020

Health Populi

Next week, the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) will convene CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, where over 180,000 tech-minded people from around the world will convene to kick the tires on new TVs, games, smart home devices, 5G connections, 3-D printing, drones, and to be sure, digital health innovations.

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Stay Calm In Your Head(space) – An Update on Meditation-As-Medicine

Health Populi

On U.S. Election Night, November 3, 2020, CNN’s John King stood in front of the “Key Race Alert” screen, announcing state-by-state polling results with the oft-used headline, “Too Early To Call.”

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