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🚨DESIGN UPDATE🚨

1/ The JennyCo team has been hard at work in developing the upcoming app.👏

We would like to share some of the design updates with the community!👀

Note: Content in images are in demo form, shown for design purposes only.

$JCO $DAG #Web3 #Telehealth #Health
2/ There will be 4 core sections of the app. The "Profile" (seen above), the "Data Hub" (seen below), the "Shop" and the "NFT" (details coming soon 😉).

Within the "Profile", specific user achievements, ranking & $JCO tokens may be accessed.

$JCO $DAG #Web3 #Telehealth #Health
3/ Within the "Data Hub", there will be several subsections that may be accessed.

These subsections will include Upload Data, My Data, Recommendations, Research, Groups, Pools, and several more.

$JCO $DAG #Web3 #Telehealth #Health
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I have published more case reports than most, and I get people asking me about how to do it all the time.

Here’s how to get a high quality case report published for others to see: 🧵
1.) First of all, I love these. Especially as a new clinician they helped me see the reasoning process and how care was delivered over time, which is especially helpful when you haven’t seen many patients. I’m going to focus on descriptive case reports.
2.) But what’s interesting to most? This is the crux of deciding whether to pursue publication. Sure you can present cases to others (like in our FB group or in school programs) but to get something published, it usually needs to fit in a few boxes ⬇️
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And others.

"Need to effectively utilize #CNMs has never been greater," says Kohl from midwife.org

Finding a supervising provider may prove difficult.
Body of evidence has consistently shown that although these barriers do not improve care.
Kohl:
"Time to follow the economics and evidence and remove supervision of practice"

Notes that team based care is the "future of #healthcare in the US"
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"Nearly 1/2 of Canadians are expected to develop #cancer during their lifetime & approx. 1 in 4 Canadians are expected to die from it." [Deloitte/CMA] How has this been normalized?

Instead, citizens fear a cold-like #virus w/ median infection survival rate of 99.77% or higher.
Aug 2021: "#cancer care disruptions during the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to 21,247 more cancer deaths in Canada in 2020-2030, assuming treatment capacity is recovered to 2019 pre-pandemic levels in 2021."

#Lockdowns as catalyst to #4IR #telehealth.
#Ontario: "there was a significant uptick in virtual care... more than 42 million specialist consultations... Despite this massive shift to #virtualcare, many patients still reported difficulty accessing chronic disease care during the pandemic."

#4IR #Telehealth #Privatization
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Essential: liquor, malls, fast food/drivethrus

Non-essential: schools, "non-urgent" surgeries, fitness, in-person addiction services

#Canada, Nov 30 2021: Lockdown measures led to 4000+ excess deaths (Deloitte/#CMA) & 500,000+ fewer surgeries (CIHI).

Not about saving lives.
"4,000 excess deaths not related to COVID19 infections" is artificially low as # is based on 5-month period (Aug-Dec 2020).

Long-term care deaths with covid as of Dec 22,2020 represented 10,247 (72%) of all deaths in Canada with Covid (14,291).

Pop. of Canada: 38 million.
Links:

November 30, 2021, Canadian Medical Association:

cma.ca/news-releases-…

Canadian Long Term Care tracker, archived:

web.archive.org/web/2020122917…
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1200 registrants for #NationalPreventiveHealthStrategy launch - broadcasting from electorate office of ⁦@GregHuntMP#auspol@_PHAA_
The @_PHAA_ is hoping there will be bipartisan support for the #NationalPreventiveHealthStrategy says @terryslevin #auspol
Here is the link to #telehealth announcement just mentioned by @GregHuntMP at #NationalPreventiveHealthStrategy launch: health.gov.au/ministers/the-… #AusPol
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1/5 how to be a GP in a pandemic; a thread . 1. recognise there is a dangerous bug that could kill you, your family and your patients. Pivot rapidly to Telehealth and be forced to bulk bill #telehealth #covid19 #auspol #GetVaccinatedNow
2/5 spend your days trying to calm down your patients and your nights doing 3-4 hours of education to make sure you know what to do next, learn about covid & every update there is. Wear scrubs in case you give it to anyone at home . Sanitise at every possible work point you have.
3/5 set up systems to triage,&safely see or direct pts with symptoms of covid for testing and care, train your staff, in order to keep your practice going, your staff and patients safe and try not to miss all the other stuff that people could have.
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Just attended My Church on @YouTube @Ord_Off 🙏🏼
Great Service 👍🏼
One slide had me pondering,
#realDonaldTrump image flew by.
He was constructing a Wall. A Barrier where Non Americans walk into USA. No Fence, No Customs, No Declaration, No #Covid Questions.
Canada Border Closed.
I just watched this video by #realDonaldTrump which explains a lot. He talks Regulatory Reform, Property Rights, Stepping up Ventilator manufacturing and sharing with less fortunate countries. He called #COVID19 the China Virus. At the time he was mocked for this by #MSM
#Telehealth in speech #realDonaldTrump Covid-19 necessitated Distance Assessment and management of Patients by Medical Staff. No credit by #MSM . In Fact @Twitter banned him for “inciting a riot”. He did not. Why was Nancy Pelosi’s elevator unlocked? Capitol police stood back.
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The #HouseholdPulseSurvey estimates that of adults living in homes w/ children, 30.3% were in homes where children received #FoodAssistance in past 7 days based on responses collected 7/21-8/2. #Census #https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/household-pulse-survey/data.html
The #HouseholdPulseSurvey estimates that of adults living in homes w/ children under 5, 29.4% were in homes where children were unable to attend daycare/other #childcare arrangement due to safety concerns in past 4 weeks, based on responses collected 7/21-8/2. #Census #COVID #HPS
The #HouseholdPulseSurvey estimates that of 57.2% of American adults lived in homes where someone worked onsite at a workplace in past 7 days, based on responses collected 7/21-8/2. #Census #COVID #HPS
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🧵#OurAMA joined over 400 prominent physician, #healthcare and #technology stakeholder groups on a letter urging Congressional leadership to pass legislation that would permanently continue many of the current #telehealth flexibilities enacted at beginning of the #COVID19 PHE.
2/ @aafp @ACPinternists @FAHhospitals
@ConnectwCare @AmericanTelemed @CTATech @HealthIsMobile @Zoom video conferencing were among the diverse collection of cosigners pushing federal lawmakers to address the impending “#telehealth cliff.”
3/ Expanded #telehealth flexibilities have proven to be a lifeline for countless patients trying to retain access to their physician during the #pandemic.
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Playing today with #metahuman solution🔥from @UnrealEngine to provide #healthcare #AI Doctor for @inservissapp consumers with #GPT3 API integration.
Which AI Doctor you trust more?
Dr. Edward Polinsky
Dr. Cooper
Dr. Susan
Leave in a comments below 👇
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NJ Medicaid Director Jennifer Langer Jacobs @NJDHS discussing Medicaid Payment Issues: Facilitating Access, Supporting Care at @SetonHallLaw's Telehealth Post-Pandemic virtual symposium #telehealth #postpandemic #vulnerablepopulations #HealthLaw #healthpolicy #Medicaidpolicy ImageImage
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"We live at the intersection of creativity and compliance." Director Jacobs
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1/ Report on #telehealth from GAO has reasonable methods but draws the wrong, negatively skewed conclusion toward telehealth reimbursement that compromises health equity. Below is an elaboration why...gao.gov/assets/gao-21-…
2/ First, the researchers methods are reasonable. They primarily rely on CMS reports, which have limited utility given lack of granularity of those data, especially around disparities. But the researchers did supplement with interviews with providers, consumers, state leaders.
3/ Report appropriately finds that Medicare telehealth waivers resulted in increased utilization of telehealth services & provided beneficiaries access to services that would not have otherwise been available during the early days of the #COVID19. That was the point of waivers.
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#ACC21

Join us now - Prevention and Health Promotion and the year in review. Dr. Donna Polk presenting.

acc21.virtual-acc.org/topic-essentia…
#ACC21

The "Covid 19" weight gain?
#ACC21

Yes, the "covid 19" weight gain did occur. How do we combat it though? why did it occur?
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(Thread 1/n) The Future of Health & #Medicine: Where Can Technology Take Us?

@daniel_kraft eloquently summarizes the early innings of #healthcare #technology, and its #future. #mustwatch
$XBI $IBB

My favorite takeaways below:

(Thread 2/n) The Future of Health & Medicine:
Where Can Technology Take Us?

Some companies discussed: $TDOC $DRIO $GDRX $AMZN $UBER $AAPL $FIT $AMWL $GOOGL
$GRMN $DXCM $TNDM

@TeladocHealth (I think) would be wise to purchase
@DetectTest @VitalConnectInc @TytoCare @HeartFlow ImageImageImageImage
(Thread 3/n) The Future of Health & Medicine
Glucose Monitoring paving the path forward.

Diabetes care started the path forward. Wearable monitoring, is still in it's infancy. What other applications will come?

@dexcom
@TandemDiabetes
@DarioHealth
@TeladocHealth @Livongo ImageImageImageImage
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The folks who are anti-diversity need to update their tired playbook.

Sharing space for win-wins is not the same as hating people in a space.

Violating professional ethics by trying to diagnose via Twitter only damages own professional reputation by displaying poor judgment.
The time to have diagnosed by Twitter was here - instead of holding leadership accountable, people scrambled to put guardrails and install people to be "adults" in the room to reassure the public.

Actually don't be reassured.
Do something.

theconversation.com/thousands-of-m…
This was time to raise alarm, not "reassure"

All of you who distribute pacifiers and those eager to be pacified killed Americans

Plus, there was utterly bad and WRONG advice from a #physician and #publichealth #leader that "no need" to think about DNRs.

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Flashback. May 2, 2020:

"Emergency wait times at London #hospitals are so low, doctors want to remind you they're still open"

#CndPoli #COVID19

cbc.ca/news/canada/lo…
May 2, 2020 Cont'd: "Doctors at southwestern Ontario's largest hospital are urging the public not to delay seeking medical care in an emergency room, after noticing a decline in emergency admissions since the #coronavirus crisis began."

cbc.ca/news/canada/lo…
May 2, 2020 Cont'd: "On average, province-wide, emergency patients are waiting a mere one hour and 36 minutes to see a doctor in #emergency departments as of Friday, according to the provincial website that tracks wait times at hospitals across #Ontario."
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Officially official in the new issue of @CVDH_journal!

“Changes in the #digitalhealth landscape in cardiac electrophysiology: A pre- & peri-pandemic #COVID19 era survey”

Thanks to my #EPeeps #WomeninEP co-authors @CMAlbertEP & Sana Al-Khatib!)

cvdigitalhealthjournal.com/article/S2666-…
We did this study to see how #EPeeps were adapting #digitalhealth, #wearables #telehealth & #mApps use during #COVID19

There were 253 pre-pandemic & 273 f/u surveys completed.

Respondents were mostly:
👨🏻 <55yo
👩🏻‍⚕️👨🏻‍⚕️ physicians (85-88%)
🏥 Academic

bit.ly/3pOxhOq
The percentage of #EPeep self-identifying as #digitalhealth #innovators & early adopters significantly increased while early majority adopters decreased:

bit.ly/3pOxhOq
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Last weekend, I made a threat on the ongoing #SocialMedia shutdown in Uganda and some implications on the future of #internet & Uganda's #digital agenda.

The thread attracted a lot of engagement and questions. Tonight, I will share some final thoughts on the subject. (1)
Conceptually, social media sites are the largest on-boarding platforms for internet users in Uganda. Notably, Facebook, WhatsApp, Twitter, Instagram & Snapchat attract the highest internet traffic- which drives demand for other platform services e.g Google and Zoom recently.
So- when we talk about an "open internet", we mean the FULL resources of the internet. Any encumberance on selected applications has ripple effects across the entire network thus jeorpadizing standardization of internet/data transmission which is essential for innovation & growth
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CCHP’s Executive Director, Mei Kwong, kicks off today’s webinar with an introduction to @CCHPCA and @TheNCTRC! #MedicaidTelehealthCCHP
Sheri Gaskins from @CMSGov provides a great overview of telehealth in Medicaid! "Telehealth is not a service - it is a delivery mechanism." #MedicaidTelehealthCCHP
A telehealth toolkit has been developed by @CMSGov and provides an up-to-date view of telehealth in Medicaid! #MedicaidTelehealthCCHP
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1/ @HHSGov⁩ ⁦@SecAzar⁩ has extended the #COVID19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) declaration effective Jan. 21, 2021 for an additional 90 days.
2/ This means that all of the #telehealth and other waivers and flexibilities that have been implemented during the #PHE will remain in effect until at least April 21, 2021.
3/ As in the summary & impact table by @AmerMedicalAssn, the Consolidated Appropriations Act signed into law 12/27/20 included provisions that offset most of the 10.2% budget neutrality adjustment that was slated to take effect for Medicare-covered services provided as of 1/1/21.
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Tough choice: @GavinNewsom and @JoeBiden speaking at the same time...
Going w/@GavinNewsom budget talk:

"There's no better investment than #teacher preparation."

You have my attention...

2/
Adding funds for Special Ed, Early Childhood and Preschool- "Historic investments".

Of the $13B in deferrals $9.2B will be paid off- if #CaLeg adopts proposal

$2B to support reopening schools for in-person teaching

Go on... #Budget2021
3/
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#McKinsey Data visualizations from "Charting the Path to the Next Normal". "Globally, governments allocated a stunning $10 trillion for #economic #stimulus in just two months. That was triple what they spent during the entire 2008–09 financial #crisis."

mckinsey.com/featured-insig…
"#Digital became the way to get many things done—from visits to doctors to shopping to #socializing. The reliance by Asian governments & businesses on six digital & mobile technologies would become a model for the world."

#4IR #5G #GreatReset #telehealth
#McKinsey is a World Economic Forum strategic partner.
On Jan 25-29, "The #Davos Agenda", will focus on "the future of work, accelerating stakeholder capitalism, & the Fourth Industrial Revolution." #Social, #human & "natural capital".

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To celebrate #NewYearsEve, we present the past year’s top 10 Health Affairs Blog posts. To see the #healthpolicy analysis and commentary that captured the most attention in #2020, please view the full post, and have a #HappyNewYear: bit.ly/3aWhEkm 1/11
1) Could – Or Should – The Government Impose A Mass #Quarantine On An American City? by @LawrenceGostin of @oneillinstitute bit.ly/3rzu7Ai #COVID19 #pandemic #InfectiousDisease 2/11
2) Mapping #Misinformation In The #Coronavirus Outbreak by @a_rutschman of @SLULAW bit.ly/38R6Ilg 3/11
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