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Survey: Healthcare systems see technology as a key to improving patient access

Survey: Healthcare systems see technology as a key to improving patient access

A new survey from the Center for Connected Medicine and KLAS Research finds patient access still ranks first for most healthcare system leaders, with telehealth, artificial intelligence and scheduling tools the most popular tools in the toolkit. Healthcare leaders are focusing on using digital health technology over the next year to improve patient access, according …

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Protests in China: Highest Health China’s top health officials deflect blame as they defend a controversial policy

Cnn — China’s top health officials pledged to rectify Covid-19 control measures to reduce its impact on people’s lives, while deflecting blame for public frustration away from the policy itself, in their first press briefing from when protests against the government’s strict zero-Covid policy erupted over the weekend. Lockdowns to suppress the spread of the …

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The state must leverage technology for the health of rural Nebraskans

The number of Americans using telehealth services has increased during the COVID-19 pandemic. Derrik Conard Courtesy photo Medicare’s nationwide telehealth visits, for example, increased from 840,000 in 2019 to nearly 53 million in 2020, according to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Unfortunately, Nebraska has experienced a lower level of growth. But, if …

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The biggest risks of using fitness trackers to monitor health

Fitness trackers, which help monitor sleep quality, heart rate and other biological metrics, are a popular way to help Americans improve their health and well-being. There are many types of trackers on the market, including those from well-known brands like Apple, Fitbit, Garmin, and Oura. While these devices are growing in popularity and have legitimate …

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Women’s health startup Maven raises $ 90 million in post-Roe v. Boom. Wade

Founder and CEO of the Maven Clinic Kate Ryder, the first female health tech unicorn, worth $ 1 billion. Daniel Zucnik | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty Images Maven, the startup for women’s and family health, raised $ 90 million in a new round of fundraising and in a challenging environment for venture funding. The …

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HLTH offers digital healthcare providers a forum to explore growth

As the HLTH conference kicks off this week in Las Vegas, Thirty Madison President Michelle Carnahan explains how direct-to-consumer digital health companies are thriving and how they can help create “a different kind of center of excellence.” The popularity and growth of HLTH, which will take place this week at The Venetian in Las Vegas, …

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The global program seeks digital health technology for developing countries

The Global Medical Doctor Validation Association (GMDVA) is seeking technology donations to support healthcare professionals working in some of the world’s most deprived locations. While digital health technology and programs have the potential to improve health care in the United States, their value to health professionals in developing countries is even greater. This is where …

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Maven, a women’s-focused healthcare startup, is booming in the post-Roe world

Women account for half of consumers, hold power over 80% of family financial decisions, and make 70% of health care decisions in their families, but their access to adequate health care often fails . Especially in the post-Roe world, women are increasingly turning to employers to obtain adequate health care for themselves and their families. …

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Reason Health is helping consultants get virtual licensing

In the face of the pandemic, the demand for mental health support has skyrocketed. Although employers have prioritized making support available to them, there simply aren’t enough therapists to go around. More than 150 million people currently live in areas that have mental health professional shortages, according to the administration of resources and health services. …

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Reason Health is helping consultants get virtual licensing

In the face of the pandemic, the demand for mental health support has skyrocketed. Although employers have prioritized making support available to them, there simply aren’t enough therapists to go around. More than 150 million people currently live in areas that have mental health professional shortages, according to the administration of resources and health services. …

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