Importance of HIPAA Risk Assessment

Aug 13, 2020 1:00:00 PM / by Joy Youell posted in Digital healthcare, Healthcare news, Medical health, Healthcare app, Medical app, Digital medical

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In 2019, the average HIPAA penalty cost $1,227,400 in fines. A HIPAA risk assessment essentially tests the security infrastructure of a medical center. The risk assessment will detect vulnerabilities and threats. Utilizing a risk assessment of your healthcare security system will alert you to the areas of security that you need to strengthen. Completing the mandatory HIPAA risk assessment could help you avoid a costly fine. 

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New Technology in Heart Health

Aug 9, 2020 2:52:09 PM / by Joy Youell posted in Telehealth, Healthcare app, Medical app, Digital medical, Telemedicine

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Heart disease has been the leading cause of death in the United States since 2014. Cardiovascular health is a concern for many Americans. This has led to new developments in patient-centered heart health technology. These technologies are changing the way that cardiovascular physicians practice medicine. It has opened up patient-physician communication and increased patient health collaboration. When patients can see, in real-time, the effect that their choices are having on their health, it can encourage them to work harder to get healthy. 

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Population Health Management

Jun 3, 2020 12:33:22 PM / by Joy Youell posted in Patient app, Digital healthcare, Healthcare app, Medical app, Apps for doctor visits, Digital medical, COVID19, coronavirus

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The notions of population health may have enjoyed their day in the sun for the first time since the COVID-19 crisis. Ideas and principles long-familiar to healthcare providers and medical professionals are now better understood by people in general. Population health is sometimes driven by four primary components:

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Breakthrough Tech for Cardiac Conditions

May 22, 2020 9:15:00 AM / by Joy Youell posted in Digital healthcare, Healthcare news, Healthcare app, Medical app, IT healthcare news, Digital medical, Healthcare trends

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Cardiac conditions have long been supported by healthcare technology. From implantable devices to life-saving tools, tech for cardiac conditions is seen as an essential innovation. After all, the beat must go on! Consumer tech has received an infusion of innovative technology that will soon be available for medical facilities that provide even better support for people with heart conditions.

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Plug In: Digital Tools for Patients

May 19, 2020 9:11:00 AM / by Joy Youell posted in Wait time app, Patient app, Digital healthcare, Healthcare app, Doctor app, Medical app, Apps for doctor visits, IT healthcare news, Digital medical, Healthcare trends

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From Smart watches to insulin pumps, patients are more equipped than ever with digital tools to manage our health. But, does it matter? Even with this prevalence of available digital healthcare resources, medical providers may lack the ability to react well to the influx of data. Tracking your heart rate during spin class may feel healthy and good, but what if large-scale data changes medical researchers’ understanding of average or recommended heart rate numbers entirely? There are many stones left unturned, which leaves some experts wondering: are digital healthcare tools useful yet?

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mHealth: Medical Care on Your Smartphone

May 16, 2020 9:07:00 AM / by Joy Youell posted in Wait time app, Patient app, Telehealth, Healthcare app, Medical app, Apps for doctor visits, IT healthcare news, Digital medical, Telemedicine, patient communication, Healthcare trends

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Mobile health is so mainstream that most of us don’t even question checking our heart rate or logging a meal on our smartphones. MHealth has streamlined so many of our self-care routines and has worked its way into our framework of medical self-care. But is the crossover making its way into official medical treatment? 

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Data Docs: Healthcare Trends Report by Stanford University

May 14, 2020 9:04:00 AM / by Joy Youell posted in Waiting room, Healthcare news, IT healthcare, Medical health, Doctor app, Medical app, IT healthcare news, Digital medical, Healthcare trends

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What’s new? Some powerful key findings from a January 2020 Healthcare Trends Report conducted by Stanford University bring new insight into digital and data-driven healthcare. These developments indicate new trends in physician preparedness and ongoing training as well as increasing engagement with machine-harvested and interpreted data. Healthcare data and digital healthcare are two important components of the way everyone is receiving medical care. Whether you are a patient or provider, these healthcare trends provide valuable forecasting into the future of medicine.

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eTalk: Messaging Your Doctor

May 11, 2020 9:01:00 AM / by Joy Youell posted in Waiting room, Patient app, Digital healthcare, Telehealth, Healthcare news, Medical health, Healthcare app, Doctor app, Medical app, Apps for doctor visits, IT healthcare news, Digital medical, Telemedicine, Healthcare trends

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Most of us can picture this: it’s the middle of the night, you’re burning up, you have stomach pain and the room is spinning. Your symptoms get worse, not better. And you have to make the call: go to the ER? 

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Reopening America: Invite Your Patients Back

May 10, 2020 8:36:32 AM / by Joy Youell posted in Wait time app, Medical health, Medical app, doctor patient relationship, patient communication, COVID19, coronavirus

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Go Here to get a FREE Guide and FREE COVID-19 Medical Practice Checklist to help you take all of the steps you need to invite your patients back to their regular appointments.

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Doctor Locator Apps

May 7, 2020 2:16:00 PM / by Joy Youell posted in Wait time app, Patient app, Digital healthcare, Telehealth, Healthcare news, Healthcare app, Doctor app, Medical app, Apps for doctor visits, Digital medical, Telemedicine

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Whether you are on vacation and your baby is burning up with a fever or you injure yourself and need acute care, being able to locate a doctor quickly is important. Doctor locator apps are increasingly popular and give you access to a wide network of map-based medical facilities. With most of these applications, you can quickly discover:

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