Technology

Diabetes Technology May Impact Patient’s Approach to Prevent Overnight Hypoglycemia

September 29th 2022, 4:28pm

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Data showed that patients using diabetes technology incorporated different strategies to prevent nocturnal hypoglycemia vs patients who did not use such technology.

Home Technology Plus Nurse Oversight May Allow for Timely Detection of Health Events

September 28th 2022, 1:05pm

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This new series of cases suggests that technology can help nurses remotely identify relevant health events that could be indicative of exacerbations or changes in their condition.

Dr Grayson Armstrong Highlights How Ophthalmologists Are Early Adopters of Innovation

September 27th 2022, 1:36pm

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Ophthalmology is image heavy, which has made the specialty amenable to telemedicine and the implementation of artificial intelligence, said Grayson Armstrong, MD, medical director, ophthalmic emergency services at Massachusetts Eye and Ear, and instructor in ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School.

Contributor: The Role of Patient Engagement in Creating Active Patients

September 23rd 2022, 5:09pm

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As health care shifts reimbursement models from fee-for-service to value-based care, new terms and phrases have been surfacing across the industry. Two of the terms emerging with increased usage are “patient engagement” and an “active patient.” But what do they mean? And why are they important?

Contributor: Sustaining the “New Normal”—The Future Is Still Bright for Telehealth in the Wake of COVID-19

September 21st 2022, 1:40pm

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Consumers want telehealth and telehealth can help achieve organizational goals of avoiding unplanned care, closing care gaps, and achieving care targets.

Contributor: The Future of Prior Authorization Under the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act

September 20th 2022, 3:04pm

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Streamlining the prior authorization process can improve care accuracy and patient access to care, writes Siva Namasivayam, CEO of Cohere Health.

Teleophthalmology Reduces Rates of Vision Loss, Improves Access to Care

September 20th 2022, 1:54pm

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Teleophthalmology not only improves access to care and lowers the cost of care, but it can reduce rates of vision loss for patients with type 2 diabetes, said Parisa Emami-Naeni, MD, MPH, assistant professor of ophthalmology at University of California, Davis, and vitreoretinal surgeon and uveitis specialist at UC Davis Eye Center.

Contributor: Improving Utilization Management Can Better Outcomes, Cut Costs in Cardiovascular Care

September 18th 2022, 12:00pm

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Russell Rotondo, MD, FACC, medical director of clinical strategy and innovation for cardiology at Cohere Health, discusses the myriad positive ways utilization management programs can have an impact on patient outcomes in cardiovascular care.

Sustained Glucose Control Does Not Slow Decline of C-Peptide in Randomized T1D Study

September 16th 2022, 6:00pm

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This randomized, multicenter study of children and adolescents with new-onset type 1 diabetes (T1D) investigated the effect on glucose control of a closed-loop system, using C-peptide levels to gauge response

Part I: The Promise of Telehealth – A Cautionary Tale

September 15th 2022, 9:50pm

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The rise of telehealth during COVID-19, its limitations, and its uncertain future.