Population Health

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By Kat Jercich 03:09 pm July 02, 2020
"We are hearing from patients and providers who are concerned about when Medicare’s temporary changes to telehealth rules will be rolled back and whether they will receive any advance notice," they said.

(Top row: left to right) Dr Charles Alessi, HIMSS, Dr Peter Gocke, Charité in Berlin (Germany)

(Bottom row: left-right) Dr Afzal Chaudhry, Cambridge University Hospitals (UK), Dr Jan Kimpen, Philips (Netherlands)

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By 10:45 am July 02, 2020
The value of involving clinicians in digital tool development and the power of data sharing were major themes of a HIMSS Digital Dialogue webinar, held in collaboration with Philips, where European healthcare leaders shared their pandemic experiences.

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By Kat Jercich 09:38 am July 02, 2020
The two pilot projects involve using voice-recognition technology to remind patients to take medication and connecting individuals with others through an online community.
By Lynne Minion 01:28 am July 02, 2020
The response by the New Zealand government to the COVID-19 pandemic has brought the crisis there under control. HIMSS Insights spoke to Shayne Hunter, deputy director general of data & digital at the New Zealand Ministry of Health, about their strategy.
By Kat Jercich 02:18 pm July 01, 2020
The Medical University of South Carolina employed a four-pronged approach to scale up its virtual-care offerings and monitor COVID-19 patients.
By Mike Miliard 01:58 pm July 01, 2020
With many small and remote providers still in acute need of high-speed broadband, but the funding cap outpaced, the commission will carry forward unused funds from previous years  to meet the need for virtual care.
Senior woman sorting medication
By Susan Morse 09:58 am July 01, 2020
Providers can reduce liability, avoid readmissions, prevent costs, and have greater patient satisfaction through a transition of care protocol.
By Kat Jercich 10:06 am June 30, 2020
Medical associations, health systems, vendors and other stakeholders are asking Senate and House leaders to prioritize four areas when enshrining permanent changes to telemedicine regs.
By Lynne Minion 07:01 am June 30, 2020
When Paul Roseworn flew out on holiday to Ireland and the UK in February to watch the Six Nations Rugby, he didn’t realise he would be caught up in a global pandemic.
By Kat Jercich 01:50 pm June 29, 2020
Data from 50,000 healthcare providers suggests that ambulatory practice visits have not rebounded to pre-pandemic levels.