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Most hospitals are not yet ready for LLM-based patient portals

Healthcare It News

Various capabilities have been incorporated into modern patient portals, including chatbots and digital twins, to maximise their potential for improving the patient experience. However, it may take a while for hospitals to apply the newer large language models to their patient portals. In the session " Patient portal integration for enhanced hospital operations ," Dr Roel Bolt, CMIO, Franciscus Hospital discussed the evolution and innovation of patient portals.

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Addressing The Root Causes of Clinical/Non-Clinical Staff Burnout

HIT Consultant

Dr Kit Latham, co-founder and CEO of Credentially It’s widely recognized that working in the healthcare sector is often exhausting, emotionally draining, and highly pressured. The sheer volume and complexity of the daily workload, coupled with inefficient working practices and shortages of staff, are currently causing members of healthcare teams to be at particularly high risk of burnout.


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How Catholic Medical Center achieved personalised care with big data, AI

Healthcare It News

Within two years of digital transformation, Catholic Medical Center, one of the largest medical institutions in South Korea, gained capabilities to provide personalised care powered by big data and AI. In-Young Choi, professor and head of the Catholic Information Convergence Institute at CMC, shared their journey in the session, " Personalised care with hospital big data and digital health technology.

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Story Health inks new partnership with WVU Heart and Vascular Institute to address heart failure care inequities

Fierce Healthcare

West Virginia’s highest-ranked heart care program has partnered with Story Health to decrease health inequities through at-home heart failure care. | West Virginia University’s Heart and Vascular Institute pairs up with Story Health to tackle a lack of optimization in heart failure care.

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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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Bonus Features – September 24, 2023 – 72 percent of patients say affordability is the biggest challenge for paying medical bills

Healthcare IT Today

Welcome to the weekly edition of Healthcare IT Today Bonus Features. This article will be a weekly roundup of interesting stories, product announcements, new hires, partnerships, research studies, awards, sales, and more. Because there’s so much happening out there in healthcare IT we aren’t able to cover in our full articles, we still want to make sure you’re informed of all the latest news, announcements, and stories happening to help you better do your job.

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Tears, Triumphs, and Teamwork

HealthIT Answers

New On Demand Dr. Nick: The Incrementalist: With guests Cheryl and Phil Yagoda, Founders of Ian’s Friends Foundation who are working to to fund innovative research focused on the immediate need to develop groundbreaking therapeutic methodologies to treat and cure pediatric brain tumors. The post Tears, Triumphs, and Teamwork appeared first on Health IT Answers.


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Resolving Identity and the Erosion of Privacy

HealthIT Answers

By Scott Stuewe - Part 5 of 6 - As data about individuals becomes more readily discoverable, we need to take care not to allow the erosion of our privacy as we look to tackle identity and establish trust on the internet. As we create tools to identify people for the right reasons, we need to remain vigilant that we don’t lose control of all our personally identifiable information in the process.

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Policy Forum: Pensions, Retirement Incentives, and the Role of Inflation

HealthLaw Prof Blog

Tammy Schirle (Wilfrid Laurier University), Policy Forum: Pensions, Retirement Incentives, and the Role of Inflation, 71 Canadian Tax J. (2023): This article describes the role of wage and price inflation for the retirement plans and well-being of registered pension plan.