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An inflection point for healthcare

Healthcare Dive

We are at a pivotal moment in the advancement of healthcare. If we act now, we can improve care

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New Financial Platforms Aim to Fix a Confusing Healthcare Payment System

Electronic Health Reporter

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FTC orders GoodRx to stop sharing users’ health data with advertisers, issues $1.5M fine

Healthcare Dive

FTC officials said they are putting the market on watch with the enforcement against GoodRx. The digital health company allegedly collected data, including patient medications, and shared it without user consent

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Strengthening the Freedom of Information Act in 2023

Bill of Health

By Mitchell Berger, MPH While the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) ( 5 U.S.C. § 552 ) and agency implementing regulations generally are fairly concise, FOIA still has led to considerable litigation. What is an agency record? Should contractors be covered by FOIA?

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Buyer's Guide: Evaluating and Selecting the Best CLM Solution for Your Organization

Evaluating and selecting the right contract lifecycle management (CLM) platform can be complicated. However, by getting the right people involved, prioritizing your business needs, and testing your technology options, you can make it easier.

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Patient data and insights to enable value-based care and improve payment integrity

Healthcare It News

Value-based care is emerging in the healthcare ecosystem, largely due to its ability to offer benefits for everyone from patients to physicians to payers.

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Withings U-Scan: Measuring Waste for Health Benefits at Home

Healthcare IT Today

Public health agencies have come to understand the immense value of monitoring waste water, as demonstrated by a recent report calling for its expansion. But Withings allows you to measure your own waste products in the home through a new product called U-Scan.

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Roundup: NZ names new Health Minister and more briefs

Healthcare It News

Infectious disease doc Verrall named Health Minister A parliament shakeup led by New Zealand's new Prime Minister Chris Hipkins saw Ayesha Verrall taking over health from Andrew Little, who is now handling defence.

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Digital Health Innovation: The True, Quantifiable Impact On The Industry and Patients

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Harietta Eleftherochorinou, vice president 0f innovation ventures, IQVIA.

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Organizations Increasingly Opaque About Cause of Data Breaches

HIPAA Journal

When a data breach occurs and sensitive information is disclosed, the HIPAA Breach Notification Rule requires affected individuals to be notified. The FTC Health Breach Notification Rule also has breach reporting requirements, and all 50 states have enacted data breach notification laws.

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Cigna addresses MA overhaul, fresh off $6.7B in profit

Healthcare Dive

CEO David Cordani addressed the CMS’ recent changes to the Medicare Advantage program, Cigna’s multibillion-dollar investment in VillageMD and more in the payer’s fourth-quarter earnings on Friday

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Being Mindful of Menopause To Create a Truly Inclusive Benefits Strategy

Speaker: Andrea Wuchiski - Senior Account Executive, Mid-Market Sales

Join this webinar to find out how employers can encourage open acknowledgment of and respect for employees' menopausal experiences while also being considerate of employee privacy.

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South Carolina’s Abortion Debates: A Game of Ping Pong

Bill of Health

By Katie Gu On January 5, the South Carolina Supreme Court permanently struck down Senate Bill 1 (S.B. 1), also known as the Fetal Heartbeat and Protection from Abortion Act , which banned most abortions after the sixth week of pregnancy.

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Intermountain and Story Health partner on specialty care for heart failure

Healthcare It News

Intermountain Health is looking to artificial intelligence and high-touch coaching to increase care personalization and medication adherence for patients with heart failure.

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Inovalon Adds All-Payer Claims Management Software To The PointClickCare Marketplace

Electronic Health Reporter

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Featured Health IT Job: Enterprise Architect

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Enterprise Architect position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by New York eHealth Collaborative and is in New York.

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2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Contract Life Cycle Management Report

Gartner has positioned Evisort in the Visionaries Quadrant of the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contract Life Cycle Management. Read the report to learn why Evisort is a Visionary provider in the market.

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COVID-19 public health emergency slated to end in May

Healthcare Dive

The Biden administration warned that hospitals are at risk of revenue losses and care delays if the public health emergency ends abruptly

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Providence forges a new path with a virtual nursing unit

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Virtual nursing is gaining significant momentum as an effective way to redesign and redistribute nursing workload.

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Exploring the challenges and the benefits of VR in healthcare

Healthcare It News

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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The Looming End of A Long Redetermination Pause Calls For A Cleareyed Strategy

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Paul Schuhmacher, managing director in the healthcare practice, AArete.

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How Fertility Benefits Can Save Your Company Money

Speaker: Taylor Padalino - Account Executive, Enterprise Partnerships

In this webinar, we’ll explore how clinically managed fertility benefits can help your company reduce high-cost claims, guide employees toward less invasive care, and retain some of your most valuable employees.

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Clarius Awarded FDA Clearance for AI Ultrasound Musculoskeletal Imaging App

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Clarius Mobile Health , a leading provider of high-definition handheld ultrasound systems, receives 510(k) clearance for its new MSK AI model, which automatically identifies and measures tendons in the foot, ankle, and knee using artificial intelligence (AI).

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Consolidated systems charge more for ‘marginally’ better care, study finds

Healthcare Dive

Care delivered by physicians in health systems costs between 12% and 26% higher than care delivered by independent physicians, according to a study published in JAMA Network

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Health Care Portals: Looking Beyond the Patients’ Horizon

Healthcare IT Today

A previous article, “ Patient Scheduling and Pre-Visit Intake: Let’s Give Patients What They’re Asking For ” discussed technological solutions to patients’ frustrating scheduling experience.

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North Queensland GPs get access to Inca's care planning platform

Healthcare It News

The Northern Queensland Primary Health Network is deploying a shared care platform to GPs in North Queensland.

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Top 3 Data Privacy Challenges for Contract Compliance in 2022

The data privacy landscape is quickly becoming fragmented with dozens of new laws. Outdated compliance practices expose businesses to issues that can cost millions of dollars. Download this paper to find out how contract intelligence can help.

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Oxygen Therapy Trend and Outlook for 2023

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Oxygen therapy, or the administration of medical oxygen, has increasingly been used to treat various medical conditions, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cancer, and cystic fibrosis.

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FTC Issues First Financial Penalty for a Health Breach Notification Rule Violation

HIPAA Journal

The Federal Trade Commission’s Health Breach Notification Rule requires vendors of personal health records and related entities to issue notifications to consumers in the event of a breach of unsecured personal records. The rule took effect in 2009, yet compliance has not been enforced.

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Texas Medical Association files fourth suit challenging surprise billing ban

Healthcare Dive

The latest lawsuit focuses on boosted fees that both parties must pay for arbitration to solve billing disputes between providers and payers

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Review of Zebra’s New ET40-HC and ET45-HC Tablets Designed for Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

If you work with devices in healthcare, then you’re likely familiar with Zebra and their line of mobile computing devices. For a number of years, Zebra has had one of the most healthcare focused handheld mobile computing devices the size of a cell phone on the market.

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Global Parity for Fertility Benefits: Challenges and Opportunities

Speaker: Leslie Neitzel, Chief Human Resource Officer

In this webinar, we’ll share what employers should know about cultural differences in fertility care, how companies can assess whether a fertility benefit is truly global, and what to look for in a fertility benefit that works for all of your employees.

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Leveraging augmented reality to enhance workflow simulation and product demonstration

Healthcare It News

Healthcare organizations are facing unprecedented challenges: high staff turnover leading to nursing burnout, hiring of temp/travel staff requires regular onboarding and hits tight budgets, and scheduling in-person meetings and trainings can become bottlenecks.

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TPRM Is In Crisis, But It’s Not Too Late to Change

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Brian Selfridge, healthcare cybersecurity and risk leader, CORL Technologies. For anyone invested in Third Party Risk Management (TPRM), the last few years have been at once painful and heartening.

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Banner Health Settles Alleged HIPAA Security Rule Violations for $1.25 Million

HIPAA Journal

The HHS’ Office for Civil Rights has announced its second financial penalty of 2023 to resolve alleged violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).

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Insurance lobby blasts Medicare Advantage audit rule

Healthcare Dive

America’s Health Insurance Plans lobby said the rule seeking to claw back billions of dollars from health insurers is unlawful and fatally flawed

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10 Zen Ways to Manage Cash Flows with Contract Intelligence

When you have instant access to your contract data, making strategic decisions in tough times (and good times) becomes much easier. Cash flow management especially can be a top priority for finance, procurement, and other business leaders.