Connected Health Technology

Protecting Patients and Their Data from Cyberattacks Aimed at Their Connected Health Devices | 8/1/2020

The security of connected health technology is often assumed to exist when it does not, or considered to be prohibitively expensive or complex, or, worst of all, relegated to an afterthought. This is dangerous thinking, especially as the industry increasingly moves to a smartphone-based command-and-control model for these safety-critical applications. Protecting patient health and data requires an end-to-end, multi-layered “security by design” approach …

The Big Unlock: How COVID-19 will Unlock a New Care Future | 6/29/2020

I recently had the pleasure of representing Aligned Telehealth and our Amwell family at ‘The Big Unlock’ virtual event where we dove into the question: How will connected health technology change the future of healthcare? We were joined by Brian Scarpelli, Senior Policy Counsel, ACT, Dr. Wilson Wang, Founder & CEO, Walking Doctors, Dr. Joseph Mcmenamin, Principal, Mcmenamin Law Offices, and Michael Thomas, CEO, Appian Partners. The goal of the conversation …

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Epidemiology or Data Science of Aging-Tenure-track Assistant/AssociateProfessor Faculty - University of Florida - Gainesville, FL | 12/4/2019

… formed Division of Epidemiology and Data science in Gerontology (EDGE) . The new division is hiring faculty positions who are focused broadly on the epidemiology of aging, data science approaches, clinical trials, and building new connected health technology tools for meeting the health care needs of elders. EDGE builds upon the intellectual resources provided by the highly successful Data Science and Applied Technology (DSAT) Core and other cores in the UF …

Clear Arch Health SVP Chris Otto to Present at Connected Health Conference in Boston | PR Newswire | 10/15/2019

… A. Otto is presenting at the 11th annual Connected Health Conference this week. The event will be held at the Seaport World Trade Center, October 16-18 in Boston, MA and will highlight the impact connected health technology and evidence-based methods have on access and the delivery of care. This year’s Connected Health Conference carries the theme, Designing for Healthy Habits & Better Outcomes, and speaks to the transformation of health …

Patients Open to Telehealth Access to Care, Unsure of Payment | Patient Engagement HIT | 8/29/2019

… 100 years, and we expect to continue that legacy as we watch our telehealth program grow.” In addition to an openness toward telehealth use, the survey showed that patients are also interested in using connected health technology . Two-thirds of respondents said they use personal health monitoring devices, and about half said they have adopted mobile health apps. Younger patients are adopting exercise and nutrition apps, while older demographics are …

Congress Mulls Proposal to Add More Providers to VA Telehealth Program | mHealth Intelligence | 6/17/2019

… The bill aims to correct what its sponsors say is a flaw in the VA MISSION Act of 2018 . That bill, signed into law in June 2018, opened the door to the use of connected health technology by authorizing the “Anywhere to Anywhere VA Care” program, unveiled one year earlier by then-Secretary Robert Shulkin, but it restricted care delivery to doctors. Dig Deeper Senate Eyes Telehealth to Help Pacific …

iGlucose® Innovator Launches Healthcare Industry Resource Supporting Reimbursable Remote Patient Monitoring | PR Newswire | 6/4/2019

… CPT code requirements in mind. “We’re excited to help build awareness of RPM and participate in delivering its benefits to both patients and clinicians. The new CPT codes for RPM reflect the importance of connected health technology in supporting enhanced levels of care to patient populations outside of the clinical setting, especially with chronic illnesses such as diabetes,” said Cliff McIntosh , CEO of Smart Meter. “Now, healthcare providers may be …

California Health Plan Adds Telehealth for Worker’s Comp Cases | mHealth Intelligence | 4/29/2019

… to speed up and improve care for injured employees and get them back to work sooner. In New York, state lawmakers are reviewing a bill that would create a task force to study whether connected health technology could improve outcomes for workers on worker’s comp, increase access to care providers and enable those providers to improve compliance with worker’s comp guidelines. The committee would also explore how telehealth and telemedicine …

Patient Monitoring

Fresenius Medical Care North America Launches TheHub Connected Health Platform | PR Newswire | 10/30/2019

… Annual Meeting this November in Washington, D.C. For more information, visit fmcna.com/thehub . 1 Associations Between Use of a Patient Portal with Hospitalization Rates and Modality Failure in Peritoneal Dialysis Patients. 2 Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) and Longevity on Peritoneal Dialysis (PD): An Analysis Controlling for Confounding by PD Start Year. About Fresenius Medical Care North America Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) is the premier healthcare company focused on …

Clear Arch Health SVP Chris Otto to Present at Connected Health Conference in Boston | PR Newswire | 10/15/2019

connected health technology and evidence-based methods have on access and the delivery of care. This year’s Connected Health Conference carries the theme, Designing for Healthy Habits & Better Outcomes, and speaks to the transformation of health through system, product, service and behavior change design. To that end, Mr. Otto’s special session, Long-term RPM: A Comprehensive Approach for Houston Medicaid Patients , will emphasize how remote patient monitoring solutions, data analysis …

Telehealth

Clear Arch Health SVP Chris Otto to Present at Connected Health Conference in Boston | PR Newswire | 10/15/2019

… event will be held at the Seaport World Trade Center, October 16-18 in Boston, MA and will highlight the impact connected health technology and evidence-based methods have on access and the delivery of care … Arch Health provides healthcare organizations with a full range of telehealth product and service solutions designed to achieve better patient outcomes through enhanced oversight and reduced readmission. For more information about Clear Arch Health, please …

Patients Open to Telehealth Access to Care, Unsure of Payment | Patient Engagement HIT | 8/29/2019

Patient Care Access News Patients Open to Telehealth Access to Care, Unsure of Payment Two-thirds of patients are open to care access through telehealth, with most citing faster and more convenient care as the … the survey showed that patients are also interested in using connected health technology. Two-thirds of respondents said they use personal health monitoring devices, and about half said they have adopted mobile health apps. Younger …

GreatCall

Can Best Buy’s (BBY) New Blue Strategy Help Drive Growth? | Zacks | 6/25/2019

GreatCall — a major connected health technology company — to offer unique solutions to aging customers. This deal will benefit Best Buy by providing a recurring revenue channel and ample growth opportunities in the United States. However, we believe that sustained investments in technology and supply chain may also keep the company’s margins under pressure in the short run.Moreover, Best Buy has already made its presence felt in key product categories like …

Can Best Buy’s (BBY) New Blue Strategy Help Drive Growth? - June 24, 2019 - Zacks.com | 6/24/2019

GreatCall — a major connected health technology company — to offer unique solutions to aging customers. This deal will benefit Best Buy by providing a recurring revenue channel and ample growth opportunities in the United States. However, we believe that sustained investments in technology and supply chain may also keep the company’s margins under pressure in the short run. Moreover, Best Buy has already made its presence felt in key product categories …