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Kaiser-owned Risant to buy North Carolina system Cone Health

Healthcare Dive

If the deal goes through, it will be Risant’s second acquisition after the nonprofit hospital venture was launched last year.

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The MRO Exchange: Moira Washington, Sr. VP of Client Operations at MRO

MRO Compliance

Healthcare NOW Radio Podcast Network · MRO Exchange: Moira Washington, Sr. VP of Client Operations at MRO S1E3: Host Don Hardwick, Sr. VP of Client Relations, interviews Moira Washington, Sr. VP of Client Operations at MRO. Together they discuss operational management, remote workforces, and strategies for training, monitoring, and retaining staff.

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Amazon expands drug subscription program to Medicare members

Healthcare Dive

RxPass is now available to more than 50 million Medicare members after Amazon brought it into compliance with the insurance program’s regulatory standards.

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Color Health uses OpenAI to develop cancer screening copilot for doctors

Healthcare It News

Color Health, a genetic testing company, is using OpenAI's newest, less expensive, large language model to equip doctors with pretreatment workup expertise that could speed up prior authorization requests for cancer screening diagnostics and get patients into treatment faster. The company has also partnered with the University of California San Francisco to study how the cancer copilot tool performs in surfacing early warning signs, seemingly incongruous red flags and other pertinent details

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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Contractors signed for NSW Health's network infra upgrade and more briefs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telstra, NTT contracted for major ICT upgrade in NSW health facilities eHealth NSW disclosed that telecommunications companies Telstra and NTT were tapped to upgrade the wired and wireless networking infrastructure of more than 1,100 public health facilities across New South Wales. Hospitals and community health centres will "progressively undergo a refresh of local networking hardware and software that underpin our increasingly digital hospital environments," said Ian Schrader, infras

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Uninsured rate expected to hit 8.9% over next decade, CBO finds

Healthcare Dive

New government projections chart the dogged rise in the nation’s uninsured rate as policies that swelled healthcare coverage during the coronavirus pandemic expire.

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Patient apps improve healthcare delivery

Healthcare It News

Connected care through the Memorial Healthcare System's mobile application gets patients engaged and taking more control of their care, and by feeding data to EHRs, can also help to save nurses time, says Jesus Diaz, director of nursing informatics.

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‘A mixed bag’: Fifth Circuit rules on ACA preventive services legal case

Fierce Healthcare

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued a decision in a major legal case that observers have said could fundamentally alter the preventive services provision in the Affordable Care Act. | The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued its ruling on Braidwood Management v. Becerra, a case that has wide-ranging implications on millions of Americans.

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OntarioMD Spearheading Adoption of AI in the Best Way for Clinicians and Patients

Healthcare IT Today

OntarioMD is working closely with clinicians, provider organizations, consultants, and vendors, to accelerate the adoption of AI in healthcare. They are trying to cut through the hype to arrive at the best way to deploy the technology to maximize impact while minimizing cost and disruption. A year ago, Healthcare IT Today had the opportunity to connect with Robert Fox, OntarioMD ’s new CEO.

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Optimizing Medical Waste Management: A Guide to Best Practices

Feeling overwhelmed by medical waste regulations? This comprehensive guide unravels the complexities of medical waste disposal, ensuring you stay compliant and prioritize safety. Inside you'll find: Clear categorization: Learn to precisely classify medical waste for proper handling and disposal. Labeling & Storage: Discover best practices for clear labeling and secure storage of medical waste.

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Google creates Tx-LLM for drug discovery and therapeutic development

Mobi Health News

Tx-LLM was fine-tuned from Google's Med-PaLM 2 and created to analyze a variety of chemical or biological entities to assist with the drug-discovery pipeline.

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CMS to end Change Healthcare cyberattack financial relief program

Healthcare Dive

The Medicare funding program, which launched in March to ease cash flow challenges for providers, will stop accepting applications July 12.

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Change initiates data breach notices

Becker's Health IT

Change Healthcare has started informing healthcare organizations, insurers and other entities whose data was breached in a February ransomware attack, the company said June 20.

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Color Health taps OpenAI to generate screening plans for cancer patients

Fierce Healthcare

Color Health is working with OpenAI to test out computer-generated personalized care plans for cancer patients. | Color developed a new copilot app that leverages GPT-4o to identify missing diagnostics and create tailored workup plans for patients.

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HIPAA Compliance: Can Your Organization Avoid Costly Government Penalties and Fines?

Colington Consulting was established in 2013 and helps organizations achieve HIPAA compliance and ensures clients stay current with the latest enforcement trends. We provide a full range of HIPAA compliance services and consulting. What separates us from our competitors is our knowledge of HIPAA compliance regulations and their application to each of our client’s particular scenarios and requirements.

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Finding the Right Application for AI at Guidewell DCMG

Healthcare IT Today

Before Guidewell DCMG implemented the Prisma AI service from eClinicalWorks , intake on a patient could take two days when the office was busy. Why this long? Guidewell operates in Florida and many patients come from out-of-state and their records are scattered among various HIEs and other healthcare organizations. Obtaining the records, reading them, and entering summaries into Guidewell’s own EHR was labor-intensive.

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Who’s Going to HFMA Next Week?

HealthIT Answers

The HFMA Annual Conference is the premier event in healthcare finance, drawing more than 3,000 participants from across the nation and offering 4 strategy-focused general sessions, more than 70 educational sessions, and 7 content tracks over 4 days. We ask who was going and why. Here is what they had to say. The post Who’s Going to HFMA Next Week?

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ONC’s Micky Tripathi on laying the digital floor for healthcare AI

Healthcare Dive

The agency head discussed ONC’s accomplishments over the past two decades, improving documentation burden among clinicians and artificial intelligence opportunities.

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40 most common passwords of 2024

Becker's Health IT

Cyberattacks against hospitals and health systems are becoming more frequent and disruptive. As a result, CIOs are working with their teams to heighten cyber hygiene across the organization.

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Everything You Wanted to Know About FACIS, but Didn’t Know to Ask

Speaker: Amy Anderson

FACIS® helps organizations mitigate patient and organizational risk. Maintaining compliance and safeguarding against fraud and abuse in today’s changing healthcare landscape can be challenging. Most healthcare organizations screen and monitor providers against the OIG but that’s only ONE of FACIS®’ primary sources. FACIS® pulls data for every taxonomy from the lowest level employee to the highest level licensed professional.

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Value-based care, GLP-1s: 4 takeaways from AHIP 2024

Fierce Healthcare

LAS VEGAS — Last week, leaders across the health insurance industry descended on Sin City to dig deep into the biggest topics facing payers. | LAS VEGAS — Last week, leaders across the health insurance industry descended on Sin City to dig deep into the biggest issues facing payers.

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CIO Podcast – Episode 76: Renovating Healthcare IT, a Health IT Book by Susan Snedaker

Healthcare IT Today

For the 76th episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we are joined by Susan Snedaker, Chief Information Officer at El Rio Health to talk about her new book, Renovating Healthcare IT: Building the Foundation for Digital Transformation ! We kick this episode off by talking about the motivations behind Snedaker’s newest publication.

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3 Ways AI Can Reduce Relapse Rates in Behavioral Health

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Relapse rates in behavioral health treatment are a persistent hurdle. Up to 80% of people with substance use disorders will relapse at some point, causing discouragement for both patients and providers. However, a new weapon is emerging in the fight for sustained recovery: Artificial Intelligence (AI). Early Intervention: Catching Relapse Before it Starts Videra Health , an AI-powered mental health assessment platform, highlights how AI can play a crucial role in re

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States using unwinding lessons to improve Medicaid: KFF

Healthcare Dive

Medicaid unwinding has been less than perfect. However, the process has helped states expand Medicaid eligibility to more people and streamline enrollment and outreach, according to a new survey.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

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IT security exec sentenced for cyberattack on Georgia hospital

Becker's Health IT

A cybersecurity executive, who breached the computer system of Lawrenceville, Ga.-based Gwinnett Medical Center in 2018 in an effort to improve his company's financials, has been sentenced to two years of home detention after paying more than $800,000 in restitution, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported June 21.

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Novant Health gives up $320M hospital deal after FTC secures appeals court injunction

Fierce Healthcare

Novant Health is throwing in the towel on its $320 million plan to purchase two Community Health Systems hospitals after the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) scored an injunction on the deal from an | "With the FTC’s continued roadblocks we do not see a way to finalize this transaction," a spokesperson for the nonprofit system said Tuesday.

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Ambient Generation of Structured Clinical Notes at ModMed

Healthcare IT Today

ModMed has been offering their cloud-based EHR for 15 years, so they have built up a database on more than 600 million unstructured texts in real-life clinical use. Therefore, now that they are adopting AI, their ambient listening tool can generate specific, highly accurate structured data from a patient interview. They don’t need a Large Language Model (LLM) the same way other ambient clinical voice companies need them, according to Cofounder and Co-CEO Dan Cane, so they can avoid the err

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OpenAI, Color Health Launch Cancer Copilot Tool To Expedite Cancer Treatment

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Cancer – the second leading cause of death in the United States – is a complex disease requiring timely diagnosis and treatment. Delays in either can significantly impact patient outcomes. – Color Health , a company dedicated to improving access to healthcare, has partnered with OpenAI to pioneer a new solution: the copilot application.

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Ensure Continuous Patient Care: How to Avoid Disruptions Due to Ransomware

The industry has seen an increasing pace of ransomware, zero-day, and remote-code execution attacks. Learn how to defend against these against these attacks in this eBook.