Population Health

By Sara Mageit 06:30 am September 17, 2020
The initiative aims to transform the planning and delivery of health and care services across the region.
By Kat Jercich 01:53 pm September 16, 2020
Researchers surveyed hundreds of primary care providers in the New York City area about the hurdles they're still facing to integrating telemedicine into their practices.
By Mike Miliard 12:27 pm September 16, 2020
The agency is distributing iPads to some 50,000 veterans nationwide, to enable them to connect with virtual care visits and manage their data via the Health Records app.

Credit: Dept of Health Abu Dhabi

By Rachel McArthur 01:51 am September 16, 2020
Reportedly showing promising results is the G42 Healthcare vaccine currently undergoing Phase III clinical trials. It is now being made optionally available to healthcare professionals on the frontlines, confirmed the country’s Minister of Health and Prevention. 

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By Kat Jercich 03:08 pm September 15, 2020
The stakeholder coalition warned of the potential consequences if telehealth is not safeguarded before the public health emergency ends.

Peggy O'Kane, president of the NCQA

By Kat Jercich 02:01 pm September 15, 2020
Its recommendations include lifting limitations on originating sites, allowing telehealth for various types of conditions and reinstating the HIPAA provisions temporarily lifted during the public health emergency.
Technologies and strategies to maintain productivity during telehealth transition

Jeffrey Vargas, a nursing home consultant, and Dr. Stacey Bayan, a neuropsychologist at Executive Mental Health, demonstrate the telehealth technology.

By Bill Siwicki 12:16 pm September 14, 2020
Los Angeles-based Executive Mental Health has not laid off a single provider or staff member since its shift to virtual care. Its CEO explains how.

Credit: Daman-Microsoft

By Rachel McArthur 05:14 am September 14, 2020
The bilingual Daman Health Bot is an AI-powered tool designed to help users conduct a self-assessment on COVID-19 symptoms, directing them towards the appropriate level of care or action required. 
By Rosy Matheson 02:31 am September 12, 2020
Global health leaders are calling for urgent action to help combat climate change and reduce inequality to improve health around the world during the closing keynote of the HIMSS & Heath 2.0 European Digital event.
By Laura Lovett 02:36 pm September 11, 2020
At HIMSS & Health 2.0 Europe 2020, panelist talk about retired individuals' role in the healthcare ecosystem and healthy aging.