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Mental health tech, NHS, Healthily
By Sara Mageit 05:13 am January 08, 2021
Also, self-care platform Healthily makes three senior hires to clinical advisory board. 
Interoperability, SNOMED
By Sophie Porter 02:13 am January 08, 2021
According the the German Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices, the move is “a building block for establishing semantic interoperability in the electronic exchange of health data”.
A telehealth consultation via laptop pc
By Kat Jercich 12:25 pm January 07, 2021
A new KLAS report finds that customer satisfaction with Amwell has steadily declined over the last few years, while Teladoc Health faced early COVID-19 hiccups.
Lehigh Valley Cedar Crest facility

Lehigh Valley Health Network's Cedar Crest facility

By Bill Siwicki 11:47 am January 07, 2021
Based on their experience with Vocera Ease, which helps connect care teams and patients' loved ones during surgeries, 95% of users said they would recommend the hospital to others.
Paul Brient, SVP and chief product officer at Athenahealth
By Laura Lovett 10:23 am January 07, 2021
Healthcare veteran Paul Brient, SVP and chief product officer at Athenahealth, talks to MobiHealthNews about what happened in 2020 and makes predictions for the future.
Women in Health IT
By Sara Mageit 10:20 am January 07, 2021
Future50 leaders address the need for more resources and recognition of women in the healthcare IT industry during a Middle East HIMSS webinar. 
Distressed senior with paperwork
By Mallory Hackett 10:19 am January 07, 2021
Northwell reportedly sued thousands of patients last year for unpaid medical bills averaging $1,700.
By Mike Miliard 10:05 am January 07, 2021
An API Resource Guide, specifics on new 2015 Edition Certification Criteria requirements and reminders about key compliance dates are among the resources for software developers to help ensure 21st Century Cures compliance.
A person with a baby uses video telemedicine at a laptop
By Kat Jercich 02:07 pm January 06, 2021
In what's billed as the first large-scale study of inequitable access to telemedicine, a JAMA report calls on providers to ensure "all patients are equipped to effectively participate."
Wautaga Medical Center, Boone, North Carolina

Wautaga Medical Center of Boone, North Carolina

By Bill Siwicki 11:34 am January 06, 2021
Telemedicine made it possible to staff sister hospital Cannon Memorial and keep it open to medical patients. "Preserving a critical access hospital for the people who need care in this rural area is a very big deal," a physician exec says.