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New bipartisan bill introduced by Senators to protect rural telehealth access

Health and Wellness Informatics News U.S. Senators announced their new bill to make the telehealth flexibilities permanent that includes the audio-only telehealth services. It was in the past week while U.S. Senators introduced their new bipartisan bill. Under this bill, the act made on protecting rural telehealth access gets directly targeted. The bill aims to

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Jeddah’s International Medical Center is the first one to adopt a cloud-based EMR system

Health and Wellness Informatics News This is following the commencement of its project along with InterSystems. The multidisciplinary hospitals here will operate InterSystems TrakCare. The first member of the Mayo Clinic Care Newyork in Saudi Arabia has come up with an announcement. The announcement also includes the commencement regarding the unified cloud-based EMR system along

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Philips partners along with UAE telecoms company for its improved fast-track data-driven healthcare

Health and Wellness Informatics News Both parties will work together to provide the healthcare workers with data visualization, predictive analytics, and reporting capabilities. Royal Philips is now helping UAE with the fast-tracking of its transformation to data-driven healthcare. They are joining hands for a new partnership with one of the leading telecommunications companies in the

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health inequalities
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Studies say the flawed NHS ethnicity data hides the health inequalities

Health and Wellness Informatics News The reports of Nuffield Trust highlight the discrepancies in the ethnicity coding. Poor data regarding ethnicity is obscuring the extent of disparities for the impact of COVID. The Nuffield Trust has found it recently. In a report regarding the ethnicity coding in English health service datasets, the health think tank

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Glen Tullman says in the future, telehealth will turn into just health

Health and Wellness Informatics News Patients will be expecting the care to meet them where they are; this is exactly what the Livongo founder thinks. Healthcare innovations are advancing very fast over the last few decades. However, some of the knotty problems are still here. Especially problems are still here regarding the alignment and user

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GE Healthcare and ACC are uniting for the AI-powered cardiac care

Health and Wellness Informatics News GE will participate in the ACC’s Applied Health Innovation Consortium to develop predictive analytics for heart patients. GE Healthcare recently came up with the announcement this week about teaming up with the American College of Cardiology. It is going to push forward its digital technology and AI-powered cardiac care. The

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Physicians are in favor of the telehealth expansion permanently

Health and Wellness Informatics News A new report finds that the stakeholders should not ignore the limitations of the tele-healthcare model. A new study has come up this month in JMIR Human Factors from Syracuse University researchers. It has been found that the physicians are in favor of telehealth expansion on a permanent note. Many

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HCA Healthcare enters into a partnership with Google Cloud

Health and Wellness Informatics News HCA and Google Cloud will co-develop an advanced analytics platform to build a new machine learning model. HCA Healthcare on Wednesday came up with a news announcement. This announcement is about a new multi-year strategic partnership with Google Cloud. It is focusing on the analytics-driven improvement of processes along with

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athenaTelehealth boosts its hospital’s patient and provider satisfaction

Health and Wellness Informatics News The Gerald Champion RMC is integrated with EHR. It is easier for the patients, seniors and technophobes. In 2019, The Gerald Champion Regional Medical Center in Alamogordo, New Mexico, started with a new telehealth option. athenaTelehealth provides the patients on-demand virtual care with its focus on the urgent care types.

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House reps are permanently safeguarding audio-only telehealth coverage

Health and Wellness Informatics News A bipartisan bill has been introduced this week. It is allowing the providers to offer audio-only telehealth coverage. Reps. Jason Smith, R-Mo, and Josh Gottheimer, D- NJ, came up with the introduction of the legislation this week. It is ensuring the Medicare enrollees have its expansion with access to the

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