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EHR & EMR

Future-proofing medical device innovation: the benefits of 5G for remote monitoring

September 27, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

The use of remote monitoring devices and telemedicine was always predicted to grow, but it saw exponential growth even beyond this forecast during the COVID-19 pandemic. According to GlobalData analysis, the global market value for remote patient monitoring is now […]


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Healthcare app regulators are missing the middle

September 27, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

When it comes to healthcare apps, there is a very clear divide between the nebulous wellness category and regulated digital therapeutics. This divide is due to national regulatory bodies like the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA), which oversee the […]


EHR & EMR

Physicians Propelling Health Care’s Digital Transformation

September 26, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Physicians are increasingly seeing the advantages of digital health solutions since 2016 when the American Medical Association (AMA) (@AmerMedicalAssn) first investigated the motivations, requirements, and uses of digital health technology among physicians. New AMA digital health research released shows increased […]


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Telemedicine September 2022

September 21, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

New Study in JAMA Shows Telehealth Slowed Opioid Overdoses During Pandemic The American Telemedicine Association (@AmericanTelemed) and ATA Action issued the following statement in response to today’s publication of a study authored by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]


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Digital Health Adoption Reaches New Heights Among Physicians

September 15, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

The AMA is dedicated to shaping a future that ensures digital health solutions are an asset and not an additional burden for physicians and patients. Also, emerging digital tools must be designed with an equity lens so that they address […]


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Remote patient monitoring devices add accessibility and convenience to healthcare

September 9, 2022

Via: Medical Device Network

As wearable tech, mobile health and telemedicine continue to evolve, remote patient monitoring (RPM) devices are becoming essential tools for healthcare professionals and show promise for more than just managing chronic health conditions. RPM devices collect patient data outside of […]


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Physician groups urge CMS to prevent payment cuts, protect telehealth

September 7, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Reforming the Medicare physician payment system is a top priority for the AMA. The group successfully lobbied Congress to delay a round of 4% cuts to Medicare rates until 2023 that were set to take effect at the end of […]


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How virtual care connects members to the right doctor

September 6, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Choosing a provider is one of the most critical and often complex decisions individuals make about their or their family’s healthcare. Thanks to the Internet and unprecedented access to information, individuals can be much more informed when it comes to […]


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Pandemic telehealth rules reduced opioid overdoses, boosted access to treatment meds, research finds

September 1, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Government agencies relaxed a variety of rules at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, aiming to ensure people were still able to receive adequate medical care, even amid stay-at-home orders and reluctance visiting medical settings. Those changes initially gave way […]


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How AI Can Help In-Person and Remote Patient Care

August 25, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Remember those commercials for LifeAlert? “I’ve fallen, and I can’t get up!” Those cheesy, melodramatic ads became a sort of cultural punchline in the 1990s, but they nonetheless underscored a very important need. The commercials represented an earnest attempt at […]


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Why There’s Renewed Interest In The Cloud for Healthcare

August 23, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

From the development of the EMR to the growth of telehealth, the digital environment for healthcare has evolved tremendously over the last few years. So, it’s no surprise that IT spending is set to increase by 12.3% for cloud computing, […]


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Tele-mentoring used to improve surgical robotic systems training

August 23, 2022

Via: medicaldevice-network.com

Currently, there is a general recognition that the use of information and communication technologies is a potential resource to achieve the radical transformation required by health systems in the world. Included in this transformation is the great challenge of training […]


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Telehealth visits rose in May, mirroring COVID-19 diagnoses

August 9, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Telehealth usage surged early in the pandemic, embraced by both consumers and providers as an alternative to in-person care and supported by expanded reimbursement and other policy changes intended to boost adoption during the public health emergency. Fair Health has […]


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New COVID-19 Analytics Dashboards Tracks Levels of Protection Against the Virus at the County Level

August 3, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Developed in a partnership between the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), Civitas Networks for Health (Civitas), Cincinnati Children’s Hospital (Cincinnati Children’s) and the Parkland Center for Clinical Innovation (PCCI), the Covid-19 Community Protection Dashboard is built from antibody prevalence surveillance, […]


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API Adoption and Healthcare

August 1, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Healthcare faces threats from cybercriminal activity at rates that continue to rise. The patient data that they access and maintain is valuable on the dark web in more ways than one. It can be an access point for a greater […]


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Impact of Applying Law of Small Numbers to the Telehealth Industry & Why Its Unsustainable

July 25, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

Driven by headlines and incomplete, misleading data that favor a telehealth narrative, health systems and healthcare investors must start asking “who” is actually supporting waning demand. The healthcare industry is no stranger to the 80/20 rule. The principle says 80% […]


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$3.7 Trillion Reasons to Centralize Chronic Disease Management

July 13, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

59% of all Americans (194 million) suffer from at least one chronic disease, and almost one in three adults has three or more chronic conditions. Unfortunately, the problem will only get worse with time. On the business front of chronic […]


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Digital Mental Health Companies Draw Scrutiny and Growing Concerns

July 8, 2022

Via: Kaiser Health News

When Pat Paulson’s son told her he was feeling anxious and depressed at college, Paulson went through her Blue Cross Blue Shield provider directory and started calling mental health therapists. No providers in the Wisconsin city where her son’s university […]


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How health plans can bring ‘omnichannel’ thinking to member marketing

May 24, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

COVID-19 has driven significant interest in alternatives to brick-and-mortar, including spikes in both virtual care and home healthcare use. That interest offers a notable opportunity for insurers to think differently about their marketing strategies to better attract and retain members, […]


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American Cancer Society, Teva Pharmaceuticals launch coalition to advocate for equity through digital health

May 24, 2022

Via: FierceHealthcare

A cross-industry coalition called the Digital Health for Equitable Health (DHEH) Alliance launched last week with the goal of reducing disparities through digital health. The group plans to advocate for policies and programs meant to improve access to care through […]