Thu.Jun 13, 2024

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Complex environments, 24/7 availability: Why cybersecurity poses a unique challenge for hospitals

Healthcare Dive

Andrew Carney, from HHS agency ARPA-H, explains why hospitals struggle with cybersecurity and talks about a new program that aims to help them defend their technology environments.

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EY Announces Jason Brown of MRO as an Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2024 Greater Philadelphia Award Winner

MRO Compliance

Gladwyne, PA, June 13, 2024 – Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Jason Brown, CEO of MRO was named an Entrepreneur Of The Year ® 2024 Greater Philadelphia Award winner. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the preeminent competitive awards program for entrepreneurs and transformational leaders of high-growth companies. Mr. Brown was selected by an independent judging panel made up of previous award winners, leading CEOs and other business leaders.

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Proposed rule would wipe medical debt from credit scores

Healthcare Dive

The vice president also called for states to increase oversight of their nonprofit health systems’ charity care programs, noting some patients incurred debt when they should have qualified for assistance.

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Implementing digital therapeutics – Kaiser Permanente's perspective

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

KP director of regional telemedicine and mobility Dr. Dennis Truong describes how the health system is using DTx to improve the care experience for both its patients and providers.

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Supreme Court preserves access to abortion pill in unanimous ruling

Healthcare Dive

The high court said the plaintiffs’ “desire to make a drug less available to others” did not give them standing to challenge the FDA's approval of mifepristone.

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Protected health data may have been compromised during Ascension cyberattack

Healthcare Dive

Hackers gained access to the major nonprofit’s systems early last month after a worker accidentally downloaded a malicious file, Ascension said.

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Report: Medicare Advantage quality ratings to get new calculations

Fierce Healthcare

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) appears poised to rework Medicare Advantage (MA) quality ratings for this year, The Wall Street Journal

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Cognizant Unveils Healthcare Large Language Models (LLMs) on Google Cloud’s GenAI Platform

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – As part of an expanded partnership announced last August, Cognizant (NASDAQ: CTSH) has launched the first set of healthcare large language model (LLM) solutions on Google Cloud’s generative AI (genAI) technology, including the company’s Vertex AI platform and Gemini models, aimed at redesigning healthcare administrative processes and improving experiences. – Google Cloud has awarded Cognizant “2024 Industry Solution Services Partner of the Year – Healthc

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The comeback story of Decent Health and how it aims to make health plans more affordable

Fierce Healthcare

There have been many twists and turns in Decent Health's six-year journey as a startup. | Decent has relaunched with a new approach to build level-funded health plans around direct primary care to serve small and medium-sized companies.

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Best Practices for Sharing Protected Health Information (PHI)

Explore essential topics in this ebook, including what constitutes PHI and how to identify it using 18 indicators. Gain insights into the importance of safeguarding PHI to protect patient privacy and learn about the severe consequences of HIPAA violations. Discover practical strategies for securely exchanging PHI within your healthcare organization, including assessing risks and implementing effective safeguards.

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Campaigners protest against Palantir at NHS Confed Expo

Digital Health News

Demonstrators disrupted sessions and gathered outside the NHS Confed Expo to protest against its sponsorship by US data analytics giant Palantir.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan pulling back on GLP-1 coverage

Fierce Healthcare

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan will pull back on coverage for GLP-1 drugs amid rising costs for these products. | Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan will pull back on coverage for GLP-1 drugs amid rising costs for these products.

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Integrations and Varied Uses for ScribeMD’s Ambient Clinical Voice Solution

Healthcare IT Today

Elie Toubiana, CEO at ScribeMD.ai , describes three levels of EHR integration for a tool like their AI-driven ambient voice assistant. ( Be sure to check out our full list of ambient clinical voice solutions ) What he calls “shallow” or “shell” integration can transcribe a patient converation and fill out the proper fields in the EHR.

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Supreme Court unanimously rejects mifepristone challenge, preserving abortion pill access

Fierce Healthcare

The Supreme Court unanimously sided with the Food and Drug Administration in a case that challenged the availability of mail-order abortion medications and regulatory authority. | An undivided court ruled that anti-abortion doctors who brought the case are not harmed by the abortion drug's regulatory availability, and therefore did not have standing to bring the case.

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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Adopting AI In Behavioral Health Practices: Three Factors for Success

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Carina Edwards, CEO, Kipu Health. According to one report, business executives mentioned Artificial Intelligence (AI) more than 30,000 times in earnings calls at the end of 2023. AI, and debates around fears, capabilities and […] The article Adopting AI In Behavioral Health Practices: Three Factors for Success appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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84% of Patients Would Participate in a Hospital-at-Home Program In Order To Get Home Sooner

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – As waivers allowing in-home patient care expire this year, a new survey by Vivalink , a leader in digital healthcare solutions, reveals a growing public interest in Hospital at Home (HaH) programs. – The survey polled over 1,000 U.S. consumers aged 40 and over, highlighting a significant shift towards embracing remote healthcare options.

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32 bipartisan state attorneys general ask Supreme Court to take up Oklahoma PBM case

Fierce Healthcare

More than half of the country’s state attorneys general have banded together to get the Supreme Court’s input on pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) regulation. | The attorneys general coalition said that an appellate court's position on an Oklahoma law conflicts with the decision the top court handed down in 2020, creating ambiguity over the reach of state PBM regulation.

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Securing Your Hospital Network: Vendor Solutions Beyond Encryption

HIT Consultant

Mike Betsko, Sr. Director, Marketing & Solutions, Canon U.S.A., Inc. Tim Dawson, Chief Technology Officer, Canon Medical Systems U.S.A. Modern healthcare environments are charged with processing massive amounts of patient data in tandem with an extensive network of connected clinical and administrative devices that can be infiltrated by hackers to access the entire system and hold mission-critical and patient-related information and services hostage.

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The Essential Guide to HIPAA-Compliant Messaging for Home Care Teams

Explore the risks posed by non-compliant consumer apps like Instagram and WhatsApp in healthcare settings. Learn about potential HIPAA penalties and use a self-evaluation flowchart to determine your organization's need for HIPAA-compliant messaging. Discover straightforward steps to implement secure communication solutions efficiently, ensuring compliance and protecting patient data effectively.

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California employee retirement system flips to Blue Shield of CA for PPO coverage

Fierce Healthcare

The California Public Employees’ Retirement System (CalPERS) has named Blue Shield of California as the only health plan in its preferred provider organization.

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CipherHealth Launches AI Summaries to Transform Patient Rounding

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – CipherHealth , a recognized leader and innovator in patient-centered communications and insights for the nation’s leading healthcare systems, today announced the launch of AI Summaries for its rounding toolkit, CipherRounds. – Harnessing the power of generative AI, the new solution elevates and personalizes interactions by seamlessly surfacing contextual insights for providers at the point of care.

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AHIP 2024: Verily unveils new chronic care platform called Lightpath

Fierce Healthcare

LAS VEGAS — Alphabet's Verily unit has unveiled a new chronic care management solution, and the team views the offering as the "next generation" of its precision health work. | LAS VEGAS — Alphabet's Verily unit has unveiled a new chronic care management solution, and the team views the offering as the "next generation" of its precision health work.

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Abridge AI Slashes Clinician Burnout by 40% at CHRISTUS Health

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Abridge announced an enterprise-wide agreement with CHRISTUS Health, an international, not-for-profit health system based in Texas with 15,000 physicians and more than 600 care centers. – With Abridge’s generative AI solution for clinical documentation in use over the last few months, CHRISTUS clinicians have already experienced a significant reduction in burnout and now give more undivided attention to patients.

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Using Data & Analytics for Improving Healthcare Innovation and Outcomes

In the rapidly evolving healthcare industry, delivering data insights to end users or customers can be a significant challenge for product managers, product owners, and application team developers. The complexity of healthcare data, the need for real-time analytics, and the demand for user-friendly interfaces can often seem overwhelming. But with Logi Symphony, these challenges become opportunities.

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Digital heart check service to integrate with NHS App

Digital Health News

PocDoc's home testing kit for cardiovascular disease is to be integrated with the NHS App, allowing patients to see test results on their NHS patient record.

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Biden’s on Target About What Repealing ACA Would Mean for Preexisting Condition Protections

Kaiser Health News

If the Affordable Care Act were terminated, “that would mean over a hundred million Americans will lose protections for preexisting conditions.” President Joe Biden in a campaign advertisement, May 8 President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign wants voters to contrast his record on health care policy with his predecessor’s. In May, Biden’s campaign began airing a monthlong, $14 million ad campaign targeting swing-state voters and minority groups with spots on TV, digi

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NHS tech is at ‘tipping point’, says Amanda Pritchard

Digital Health News

NHS England chief executive, Amanda Pritchard said the NHS is at “a tipping point” when it comes to the use of technology.

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California hospital EHR nears restoration after cyberattack

Becker's Health IT

Poway, Calif.-based Palomar Health Medical Group said it is getting ready to bring its systems back online after "suspicious activity" forced them offline in May, NBC affiliate KNSD reported June 12.

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The Cost of Inefficient Communication in Home Care & Beyond

This eBook explores the critical issues of using consumer-grade messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and SMS in healthcare, especially home care. It highlights the negative impacts on patient care quality, data security, and HIPAA compliance and provides practical solutions to enhance communication efficiency! You will learn how to: Consolidate Messaging Platforms: Streamline communication by reducing the use of multiple apps, improving efficiency in patient care.