Critical Health Information

Telehealth Advances Highlighted at RNC, Homeland Security 5G Strategy, Postal Hearing | 8/26/2020

… Improving Rural and Telehealth Access, to expand access to telehealth and support health care in rural communities. She said that Trump’s move benefits the recipients of public health insurance by allowing them to access critical health information and resources from the safety of their homes. Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth was not covered for Medicare or Medicaid patients, but telehealth services quickly became deemed essential during the pandemic …

State HIE News and Updates 8-18-20 | 8/18/2020

… 11.7 million claims records from Blue Shield of California and Anthem Blue Cross and 5 million clinical patient records from 150 participating partners. Manifest MedEx supports physicians, nurses, hospitals and health plans in sharing critical health information to ensure that patients receive the safest, highest-quality care possible. The California Integrated Data Exchange and Inland Empire Health Information Exchange merged to create Manifest Medex. Carecom Joins Lyniates Co-Creation Lab …

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LiveFreely Partners With RapidSOS to Provide First Responders With Real-Time Emergency Health Data | PR Newswire | 8/11/2020

… GPS location, and emergency notification alerts. The platform utilizes artificial intelligence and machine learning to optimize sensor capabilities in smart wearables, such as Fitbit smart-watches, predicting and detecting irregularities as well as tracking critical health information . “This partnership with RapidSOS extends our focus on creating a health ecosystem that provides families with greater peace of mind and increased independence,” said LiveFreely CTO and co-founder, Daniel Jue . “It provides …

Automation in Healthcare | 8/4/2020

… of the improvements AI can deliver for healthcare entities: 1. Faster Data Collection for EHRs EHR technology is advancing at a rapid pace, with vendors working to create platforms that can create and extract critical health information as quickly as possible. In emergency situations, this ability could result in the ability to make better decisions faster. One way to do this is to use a medical transcription service like ZyDoc …

International Nonprofit Global G.L.O.W. Begins Global Roll Out of Healthy Glow Program for Adolescent Girls Worldwide | 7/22/2020

… health program providing girls with a safe space to explore, discuss and learn about their physical, mental and social wellbeing needs through knowledgeable and trusted mentors. Healthy Glow aims to give young girls this critical health information so they are best armed to advocate for themselves, remain in school and make positive and informed choices throughout their lives. The initial global roll out of Healthy Glow will begin in July …

Several NFL Stars Threaten To Sit Out Season Unless League Puts In Coronavirus Safety Plan In Place | 7/19/2020

… season but also want safety protocols in place. NFL athletes have coordinated social media posts using the hashtag WeWantToPlay . Without an agreement between the NFL and NFLPA, players still have not been informed of critical health information including how and when players will be tested for COVID-19, per @JJWatt . pic.twitter.com/fm9ktVu8ty — Front Office Sports (@frntofficesport) July 19, 2020 Sense a trend…. pic.twitter.com/KJQqo7nKSI — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 19, 2020 …

Bringing COVID-19 exposure notification to the public health community | 7/18/2020

… make connections between public health laboratories and agencies more efficient. Those efforts took a dramatic step forward with the APHL Informatics Messaging Services (AIMS) platform, which has evolved from a one-way router of critical health information to a secure, cloud-based platform that transports, translates, validates and hosts data for federal, state and local public health agencies. The emergence of COVID-19 required swift action to develop systems and …

T-Mobile Unveils Latest Un-carrier Move: Scam Shield, A Massive Set of Free Solutions to Protect Customers From Rampant Scams and Robocalls | Business Wire | 7/16/2020

… So we don’t answer calls from unknown numbers, and end up missing calls we really want — from the pharmacy, the kid’s school and today, even more important calls, like from contact tracers with potentially critical health information related to COVID-19. Until now, scammers and robocallers have been in the driver’s seat — it’s your phone, but they’ve forced you to avoid answering it. With Scam Shield, T-Mobile is giving …

Eriksen Translations Releases COVID-19 Glossary in 18 Languages | PRWeb | 7/13/2020

… virus. This means information about the pandemic and all pertinent public health guidelines must be made available in as many languages as is feasible. Consequently, translators have become crucial for their role in making critical health information accessible to individuals with limited English proficiency. HOW GLOSSARIES SUPPORT ACCURATE, CONSISTENT MESSAGING Eriksen’s COVID-19 glossary is a list of words and phrases that frequently appear in communications related to the coronavirus …

Access Control Market is Projected to Grow at a High CAGR till 2027 | 7/4/2020

… positive impact on the growing demand of the global access control market. Moreover, the emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic has boosted the demand of the market owing to the increasing need to protect critical health information records and to control the access to private health records in the healthcare sector. On the other edge of the spectrum, the lack of knowledge among the end-users regarding these control systems …

Samsung’s Thermal Temperature Solution Integrates CRI’s Thermal Mirror Technology | PR Newswire | 6/17/2020

… Samsung 4K UHD Display with MagicINFO™. Integrating a commercial-grade Samsung display with the Thermal Mirror enables restaurants and other businesses to mount the secondary display prominently to report important compliance data and other critical health information . Thermal Mirror can be particularly useful in office settings where employee temperature checks are required for entry. Facial recognition is used to catalogue employees as they enter the workplace, logging their temperature, time …

Industry Voices—How COVID-19 has exposed the depth of our data-sharing deficiencies | FierceHealthcare | 6/10/2020

… outbreaks, track mortality rates and deliver efficient patient care. As we move past the immediate crisis and work to develop vaccines and effective treatments, we will continue to have a heightened need to share critical health information . In the best of times, clinicians struggle to access patients’ medical histories. Even when a patient sees providers within the same network, records are often stored in multiple EHRs that don’t necessarily “talk …

Douglas County 9-1-1 Emergency Services Launches New Service Allowing 9-1-1 Callers to Share Health Data | 6/6/2020

… Health App Data, the additional service provides greater accuracy and detailed location information automatically to the Emergency 9-1-1 Operator, reducing the time required to pin-point cellular devices. “RapidSOS allows emergency professionals access to critical health information to effectively respond during emergencies,” said Ron Sagen, Director of 9-1-1 Emergency Services. “This will produce more efficient, better prepared medical response, saving lives.” Douglas County Emergency Services remains committed to using technology …

Jeremy Keith ‘We’ve ruined the Web. Here’s how we fix it.’ - This is HCD | 4/11/2020

… stats coming from WHO, the images that started coming into my mind were, you know, a doctor or a nurse or a mother or a father using their mobile phone to try and access critical health information and waiting. And in some cases, if these people are not on big incomes, they’ve got older phones. They’ve got expensive data deals, because the poor always pay more in these processes. So …

Partners in Care Select CareConnect’s “SafeCare” COVID-19 Caregiver Self-Assessment Tool | PR Newswire | 4/9/2020

… instructions, deliver educational content and take appropriate actions under the Department’s guidelines to ensure the health and safety of their workforce and patients at home. “Adding CareConnect’s ‘SafeCare’ solution immediately enabled us to collect critical health information about our caregivers and provide our now remote office team with a simple tool to better manage our workforce based on actionable data we are now collecting,” notes Jim Rolla , Partners in Care’s …

What Is Health Information Technology? | 4/9/2020

… term “health information technology” (or health IT) refers to the “electronic systems patients use to store, share and analyze health information.” The most common system includes the electronic medical record (EMR), which stores patients’ critical health information . Other common systems include personal health records and e-prescribing systems that allow physicians to send electronic prescriptions to pharmacies. Some systems allow patients to track their various health conditions such as diabetes …

HandsFree Health Provides Voice Technology Direct To Seniors At Home Through BeHomeSafe | PR Newswire | 4/6/2020

… suite of products that BeHomeSafe delivers to seniors’ homes. WellBe, HandsFree Health’s Voice Assistant Platform “We want to help relieve the challenges, especially in older populations, of having to leave their homes to access critical health information and resources,” said Dennis Boone , Chief Consumer Marketing and Sales Officer, HandsFree Health. “As Americans are increasingly choosing to age-in-place at home, our technology platform serves multiple functions of health, safety …

AG: First responders may know about COVID-19 status | 4/1/2020

Mar 31, 2020 / 09:28 PM EDT / Updated: Mar 31, 2020 / 11:21 PM EDT BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — A person’s COVID-19 status can be released to first responders for safety reasons, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel announced Tuesday. “Michigan’s first responders can be assured that the critical health information needed to protect them can and will be shared,” a statement from her office clarifying the issue read in part. “Protecting …

MI AG Says Protecting First Responders is Critical – and Legal [Video] | MI Headlines | 3/31/2020

… With the heightened fear of being exposed to coronavirus disease 2019 ( COVID-19 ) combined with a general belief that HIPAA laws prevent disclosing certain protected information, Michigan’s first responders can be assured that the critical health information needed to protect them can and will be shared. The issue arose following a concern from first responders that they lacked sufficient information about those who have tested positive with COVID-19 to …

Mobile Messaging Technology Helps Safety Net Providers with Emergency COVID-19 Patient & Staff Communication | PRWeb | 3/30/2020

… the largest patient engagement platform for the underserved nationally, we are honored to partner with NACHC and NAFC, and lead the way in supporting as many safety-net organizations nationwide that need to communicate critical health information with their patients.” Through CareMessage’s free messaging platform offering and the extensive combined national reach of NACHC, NAFCC and CareMessage, the three healthcare non-profits strive to make a significant positive impact together …

Taiwan rises to coronavirus challenge despite Beijing’s hostility | 3/27/2020

No longer asking’: DMV on lockdown as coronavirus cases, deaths mount Taiwan thus risks missing out on critical health information from WHO since the message must first pass through China ’s strict state-sponsored censorship. The COVID-19 pandemic has not, however, inflicted the same level of devastation to Taiwan as seen in China and many other nations to date.Through Wednesday, Taiwan had reported just 235 confirmed cases and two …

Some States Are Reporting Incomplete COVID-19 Results, Blurring The Full Picture | Kaiser Health News | 3/25/2020

… Sunday, of which 1,007 were positive, for a rate just under 10%. Florida officials said they partnered with commercial labs to “increase the number of tests conducted each day and ensure Floridians receive the critical health information they need in a timely manner.” /p p As of Monday afternoon, hard-hit Washington state had a href=”https://www.doh.wa.gov/Emergencies/Coronavirus” reported /a 2,221 positive test results and 31,712 negatives, for …

Pronomedia to disseminate health messages | 3/23/2020

CHIEF Executive of Loatsad Promomedia Mr. Seyi Tinubu, said the outdoor and digital advertising agency has commenced dissemination of critical health information and public education campaigns to prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Mr. Tinubu, in a statement on Sunday said the organisation, in collaboration with Noella Foundation, would use a significant segment of its digital advertising boards to disseminate information on COVID-19 to the public. The News …

COVID-19: Tinubu to assist disseminate health messages | 3/23/2020

tweet Seyi Tinubu, Chief Executive of Loatsad Promomedia, says his outdoor and digital advertising agency has commenced dissemination of critical health information and public education campaigns aimed at combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Tinubu said in a statement on Sunday that the organisation, in collaboration with Noella Foundation, would use a significant segment of its digital advertising boards to disseminate information on COVID-19 to the public. It was reported …

Coronavirus: Tinubu’s son offers to assist in spreading health messages | 3/23/2020

Seyi Tinubu says his outdoor and digital advertising agency has commenced dissemination of critical health information and public education campaigns aimed at combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Tinubu said in a statement on Sunday that the organisation, in collaboration with Noella Foundation, would use a significant segment of its digital advertising boards to disseminate information on COVID-19 to the public. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Noella …

COVID-19

Samsung’s Thermal Temperature Solution Integrates CRI’s Thermal Mirror Technology | PR Newswire | 6/17/2020

… comfortable entering a business, reassuring them that necessary steps are being taken to safeguard the health of everyone who enters.” COVID-19 is reshaping the way businesses evaluate and manage the health of their employees … secondary display prominently to report important compliance data and other critical health information. Thermal Mirror can be particularly useful in office settings where employee temperature checks are required for entry. Facial recognition is used to …

Partners in Care Select CareConnect’s “SafeCare” COVID-19 Caregiver Self-Assessment Tool | PR Newswire | 4/9/2020

… company focused on providing workforce management solutions for the home care industry, announce that Partners in Care, has selected CareConnect’s COVID-19 caregiver screening tool, “SafeCare”, to collect COVID-19 exposure data from its caregivers … home. “Adding CareConnect’s ‘SafeCare’ solution immediately enabled us to collect critical health information about our caregivers and provide our now remote office team with a simple tool to better manage our workforce based on actionable …

HIPAA

HandsFree Health Provides Voice Technology Direct To Seniors At Home Through BeHomeSafe | PR Newswire | 4/6/2020

WAYNE, Pa. , April 6, HandsFree Health ™, provider of WellBe ®, a secure, HIPAA compliant, voice-enabled virtual health assistant platform, will offer a HIPAA-compliant voice-enabled smart speaker and mobile PERS smart watch direct to … older populations, of having to leave their homes to access critical health information and resources,” said Dennis Boone , Chief Consumer Marketing and Sales Officer, HandsFree Health. “As Americans are increasingly choosing to age-in-place …

API growing pains - POLITICO | 9/16/2019

… and new tools to support them,” CMS Administrator Seema Verma stated to Morning eHealth. “ If all hospitals offer access to critical health information to their patients, usage will look vastly different.” … Omada Health’s Lucia Savage … left a carve-out for data that’s already protected by HIPAA, but one from Minnesota Democratic Sen. Amy Klobuchar and Alaska Republican Lisa Murkowski would push HHS to promulgate new privacy regulations for the data …

Medicaid

Mobile Messaging Technology Helps Safety Net Providers with Emergency COVID-19 Patient & Staff Communication | PRWeb | 3/30/2020

… being felt the hardest on the underserved members of our society, the 27.5 million uninsured and 72.4 million individuals on Medicaid. Chronic health conditions like diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular disease are more prevalent among underserved … as many safety-net organizations nationwide that need to communicate critical health information with their patients.” Through CareMessage’s free messaging platform offering and the extensive combined national reach of NACHC, NAFCC and CareMessage, the three …

FEI Systems Celebrates 20th Anniversary Providing Health IT Solutions | PR Newswire | 8/26/2019

… long-term services and supports (LTSS) solution to seven States. FEI Systems also manages numerous Federal Government contracts providing mission-critical health information technology services and solutions. To mark the occasion, FEI Systems held a … clients include such Federal agencies as the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Health and Human Services (HHS), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH). FEI works with 40+ State and local government clients, implementing …

CDC

New prevention program uses emergency room to reach black women at risk for HIV | 12/3/2019

… in the U.S. becoming HIV positive, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are sharing critical health information through an atypical venue: the emergency room. The randomized controlled trial, which … women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of all new cases in women, 86% acquired HIV through heterosexual contact and 14% through injection drug use. “This research is important because black …

New prevention program uses emergency room to reach black women at risk for HIV | 12/3/2019

… in the U.S. becoming HIV positive, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are sharing critical health information through an atypical venue: the emergency room. The randomized controlled trial , which … women, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Of all new cases in women, 86% acquired HIV through heterosexual contact and 14% through injection drug use. “This research is important because black …

Population Health

New prevention program uses emergency room to reach black women at risk for HIV | 12/3/2019

critical health information through an atypical venue: the emergency room. The randomized controlled trial, which includes a risk assessment and a “warm handoff” to community clinics, is the brainchild of Mandy J. Hill, DrPH, MPH, director of the population health program and an associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. “There is often a fair amount of waiting time for people who seek …

New prevention program uses emergency room to reach black women at risk for HIV | 12/3/2019

critical health information through an atypical venue: the emergency room. The randomized controlled trial, which includes a risk assessment and a “warm handoff” to community clinics, is the brainchild of Mandy J. Hill , DrPH, MPH, director of the population health program and an associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. “There is often a fair amount of waiting time for people who seek …

University of Texas Health Science Center

New prevention program uses emergency room to reach black women at risk for HIV | 12/3/2019

0 Credit: Maricruz Kwon/UTHealth With a disproportionate number of black cisgender women in the U.S. becoming HIV positive, researchers at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are sharing critical health information through an atypical venue: the emergency room. The randomized controlled trial, which includes a risk assessment and a “warm handoff” to community clinics, is the brainchild of Mandy J. Hill, DrPH, MPH, director of …

New prevention program uses emergency room to reach black women at risk for HIV | 12/3/2019

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) are sharing critical health information through an atypical venue: the emergency room. The randomized controlled trial, which includes a risk assessment and a “warm handoff” to community clinics, is the brainchild of Mandy J. Hill , DrPH, MPH, director of the population health program and an associate professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at McGovern Medical School at UTHealth. “There is …

Electronic Health Records

An Acceptability Study Of A Personal Portable Device Storing Critical Health Information To Ensure Treatment Continuity Of Home-Dwelling Older Adults In Case Of A Disaster | 11/8/2019

electronic health records of older adults experiencing chronic illnesses. The device seeks to support the vital sustainability of older adults by storing critical health information when electronic or paper records have been lost as a consequence of a disaster. Older adults are particularly vulnerable to experience negative consequences in this context. The present study explores the end-user acceptability of DEPPAS in order to inform the next design stages of …

FEI Systems Celebrates 20th Anniversary Providing Health IT Solutions | PR Newswire | 8/26/2019

… health technology solutions to more than 35 States and Counties and delivers a long-term services and supports (LTSS) solution to seven States. FEI Systems also manages numerous Federal Government contracts providing mission-critical health information technology services and solutions. To mark the occasion, FEI Systems held a 20 th Anniversary Celebration with more than 300 attendees. These included corporate partners and Federal, State, and County officials, as well as …

Behavioral Health

FEI Systems Celebrates 20th Anniversary Providing Health IT Solutions | PR Newswire | 8/26/2019

behavioral health technology solutions to more than 35 States and Counties and delivers a long-term services and supports (LTSS) solution to seven States. FEI Systems also manages numerous Federal Government contracts providing mission-critical health information technology services and solutions. To mark the occasion, FEI Systems held a 20 th Anniversary Celebration with more than 300 attendees. These included corporate partners and Federal, State, and County officials, as well …

FEI Systems Celebrates 20th Anniversary Providing Health IT Solutions | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | PR Newswire | 8/26/2019

behavioral health technology solutions to more than 35 States and Counties and delivers a long-term services and supports (LTSS) solution to seven States. FEI Systems also manages numerous Federal Government contracts providing mission-critical health information technology services and solutions. To mark the occasion, FEI Systems held a 20th Anniversary Celebration with more than 300 attendees. These included corporate partners and Federal, State, and County officials, as well as …