All articles with tag Health

8 Bills Aimed at Improving Telehealth Accessibility for Americans

August 15, 2017 in Uncategorized

With the increasing consumer demand for telehealth accessibility, congress is currently evaluating eight bills that increase access and availability for telehealth and telemedicine for Americans.

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“Hospital’s dirty little secret: Caregivers sharing clinical data via personal phones”

October 28, 2014 in In the News

“Hospital caregivers typically bring their own mobile devices to work and use them to share clinical and care coordination information other members of their multidisciplinary care team. It’s a practice that screams “HIPAA violation.”

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Secure Email, New Technologies Pave Way for Better Patient-Doctor-Care Team Communication

October 13, 2014 in In the News

The potential benefits brought by an interconnected world via the Internet is amazing, especially when it comes to the mundane and sometimes laborious such as getting in touch with your doctor via the phone. Physicians are often notoriously busy people, and it’s common to wait on hold during a phone call for 15 minutes or more, until the doctor has two minutes to chat. Luckily, more providers are adopting technological communications into their practices: starting with secure email portals for their patients. Although some people worry that this technology is phasing out physicians, a new study published in October in the journal Health Affairs shows the inclusion of secured email communication has actually made patient-doctor talks more efficient.

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We’ve Entered The Harvard Health Acceleration Challenge!

September 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

We want your feedback today! Sponsored by the Forum on Health Innovation, a collaboration of Harvard’s Business and Medical School, the Health Acceleration Challenge looks for “proven ideas that have the potential to do great things for the US health care delivery system.”

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Capture of the Day: Health 2.0 Recap

September 24, 2014 in Captures

Yesterday marked the end the 2014 Health 2.0 Conference- but for CaptureProof there is so much to do before the end of the year!

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Capture of the Day

September 22, 2014 in Captures

CaptureProof’s Live Demo at Health 2.0 Conference “…help patients and doctors understand what’s happening with the clinical condition in the outpatient setting.” – Pat Salber, moderator.

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Capture of the Day

September 21, 2014 in Captures

Kicking off Health 2.0 with Dr. Stefano Bini and CaptureProof

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The See-and-Know

September 18, 2014 in The See-and-Know

Welcome to The See-and-Know, CaptureProof’s update where we give you the scoop on our newest developments in Product, our team, and the waves we are making in healthcare.

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John Hopkins study shows mobile healthcare can promote nutritional literacy

September 17, 2014 in In the News

Physicians are often stuck with the timeless struggle of getting patients interested in their day-to-day well-being, and mobile healthcare technology—also known as mHealth—is making the battle easier by pushing people to take better care of themselves and be more alert about their health. While some studies have (at times) shown complex devices like smartphone apps, biometric clothing and fitness trackers can improve outpatient decisions, even something simple like reminding people via text message about their dietary choices can improve overall health awareness and comprehension, according to a new study from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

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Celebrity Scandal Sheds Light on Security of the iCloud

September 01, 2014 in In the News

The end of a beautiful Labor Day weekend was met by the very unfortunate news of the leaked photos of more than 100 female celebrities. Whether these photos were nude or not, it has raised serious questions, although not new questions, regarding the security of Apple’s iCloud.

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Telemedicine...Telehealth...What’s the Difference?

August 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

In a booming industry like healthcare – where time is of the essence – abbreviations rule. Words become a hassle (at least the entire word) and are usually shortened or abbreviated into something else. Soon terms may start to be used interchangeably even if they may not mean the same thing.

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Security First: Three Tips for Navigating HIPAA Risks

August 20, 2014 in Safety First Series

Social media, technology, security, and you.

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Capture of the Day

August 12, 2014 in Captures

Exclusive Sneak Preview

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Security First: HIPAA isn’t just for Doctors, or just Hospital Staff...

August 11, 2014 in Safety First Series

Don’t forget about your Patients: Help them, help you! Recap: From employees to volunteers to trainees to management – everyone needs to undergo HIPAA training to learn what their responsibilities are in the workplace when it comes to keeping Patient information private and secure. They only have once chance to do it right – you can’t replace a Patient’s privacy once it’s lost!

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