Wed.May 18, 2022

Hospitals charge employer health plans more than 2 times what they charge Medicare for same services

Healthcare Dive

Rand researchers also found wide price variations across states. Florida, West Virginia and South Carolina had relative prices at or above 310% of Medicare prices, according to the report

Key Trends Set To Transform The US Healthcare Sector In 2022 And Beyond

Electronic Health Reporter

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States move to limit hospital visitor policies in wake of pandemic

Healthcare Dive

The Republican measures have passed in blue states like Colorado and Illinois

The Tax Code Needs to Do More for Public Health

Bill of Health

By Bailey Kennedy. With the pain of tax day now a month behind us, it’s worth talking about something that we don’t often associate with the tax code: health. It’s not easy to imagine that the tax code could truly do much to make Americans happier and healthier — but there are ways that it could.

LabCorp becomes first company to get EUA for direct-to-consumer test for flu, RSV, COVID-19

Healthcare Dive

LabCorp's kit is differentiated from other companies' products as it enables at-home sample collection without a prescription

Follow the (Medical) Record: MediCopy Founder

MRO Compliance

Follow the (Medical) Record: MediCopy Founder. Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing the founder of MRO’s most recent acquisition, MediCopy , during my podcast show, Follow the (Medical) Record.

Mass General files performance improvement plan with state

Healthcare Dive

Massachusetts' largest hospital system has set cost savings targets after state regulators found fault with its healthcare spending growth and pressured the nonprofit to scale back a proposed expansion project

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Cybersecurity Agencies Share Most Common Attack Vectors for Initial Access and Recommended Mitigations

HIPAA Journal

5 Surprising CIO Takeaways from HCP’s IT Reverse Expo

Healthcare IT Today

Staffing challenges and cybersecurity are the top challenges currently faced by health system CIO’s. They are struggling to keep up service levels with a shortage of staff and dwindling budgets. On top of that, they are being asked to standardize to a smaller number of vendors.

HealthStream Acquires Continuing Education Platform CloudCME

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: HealthStream , a provider of workforce and provider solutions for the healthcare industry, today announced the completion of its acquisition of the remaining equity interest of CloudCME , a Nashville-based healthcare technology company with a nationwide customer base.

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PatientIQ Raises $20M to Transform Patient Outcomes Data into Actionable Intelligence that Advances Clinical Care

Healthcare IT Today

PatientIQ, a leading healthcare technology company deriving actionable insights from patient outcomes data at scale, announced today it has secured $20 million in Series B funding.

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HealthQuest Capital Closes $675M for Fund IV to Invest in Transformational Healthcare Companies

HIT Consultant

HealthQuest Capital Team. What You Should Know: – HealthQuest Capital , a sector specialist capital firm focused on companies optimizing value in healthcare, today announced the close of HealthQuest Partners IV, L.P., at its hard cap of $675M.

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Addressing A Lack of Funding In Pediatric Digital Health

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Brad Sitler from the Bear Institute for Health Innovation. Be sure to check out their Bear Institute PACK, a pediatric accelerator challenge for kids.

Transcarent launching behavioral health offering

Fierce Healthcare

Transcarent launching behavioral health offering. pminemyer. Wed, 05/18/2022 - 16:20

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Update to Indiana Data Breach Notification Law Shortens Timeline for Notifications

HIPAA Journal

On July 1, 2022, updated data breach notification laws (HB 1351) will take effect in Indiana that require notifications to be issued within 45 days of the discovery of a breach of the personally identifiable information (PII) of Indiana residents.

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CMS rolls out changes to Medicare website aimed at usability

Fierce Healthcare

CMS rolls out changes to Medicare website aimed at usability. rking. Wed, 05/18/2022 - 14:21

Mental health benefits startup Spring Health expands into family care with Weldon deal

Mobi Health News

Weldon offers chats with therapists, social workers and parenting coaches as well as group support and educational content

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Online mental health startup Cerebral will stop prescribing controlled substances

Fierce Healthcare

Online mental health startup Cerebral will stop prescribing controlled substances. hlandi. Wed, 05/18/2022 - 06:33

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COVID-19 Updates and Q&A HHSC Long-Term Care Regulation and Department of State Health Services

Jerri Lynn Ward

HHS has posted a webinar with Covid-19, including regarding the end of. waivers. You can access the PowerPoint here. The audio is here. The post COVID-19 Updates and Q&A HHSC Long-Term Care Regulation and Department of State Health Services appeared first on Garlo Ward, P.C.

Transgender telehealth company Plume expands to four additional states, now operating in 41 markets

Fierce Healthcare

Transgender telehealth company Plume expands to four additional states, now operating in 41 markets. agliadkovskaya. Wed, 05/18/2022 - 11:12

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HHS Announces New Funding to Boost Behavioral Health Services

Healthcare Compliance Blog

CBPP: Managed care plans need to prep for major coordination with states on Medicaid redeterminations

Fierce Healthcare

CBPP: Managed care plans need to prep for major coordination with states on Medicaid redeterminations. rking. Wed, 05/18/2022 - 16:29

Eli Lilly Partners with Yseop to Expedite Drug Approval Process

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Eli Lilly and Company partners with Yseop , an AI software company and pioneer in Natural Language Processing (NLP) to deploy Yseop’s world-class enterprise automation platform, Augmented Analyst, to accelerate bringing Lilly’s medicines to patients.

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Anthem shareholders OK rebrand as Elevance Health

Fierce Healthcare

Anthem shareholders OK rebrand as Elevance Health. pminemyer. Wed, 05/18/2022 - 11:15

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Nearly 60% of Hospitals and Health Systems Have More Than 100 Job Vacancies

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – More than 57 percent of health systems and hospitals have more than 100 open roles to fill across their operations, according to new AKASA survey where more than 400 healthcare finance leaders identified vacancies across their healthcare organizations and the revenue cycle.

New internists flock to hospitals as senior docs gravitate toward outpatient care, study finds

Fierce Healthcare

New internists flock to hospitals as senior docs gravitate toward outpatient care, study finds. dmuoio. Wed, 05/18/2022 - 16:01

Cerner Collaboration to Increase Access to Cancer Clinical Trials

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Cerner , Elligo Health Research® and Freenome are collaborating to enable a clinical trial through the Learning Health Network to help advance early cancer detection.

Doximity brings in $155M profit in 2021, but stock slides after disappointing revenue forecast

Fierce Healthcare

Doximity brings in $155M profit in 2021, but stock slides after disappointing revenue forecast. hlandi. Wed, 05/18/2022 - 13:02

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ePROs: Better Patient Input for Better Trial Output

HIT Consultant

Kris Gustafson, Vice President and Global Head Patient Centered Technologies, IQVIA. During the pandemic, electronic clinical outcomes assessments (eCOAs) gained prominence as sponsors looked for more agile tools to help them capture patient data remotely through decentralized clinical trials (DCTs).

Ashish Jha: Window to buy COVID-19 therapeutics closing as Congress mulls $22.5B ask

Fierce Healthcare

Ashish Jha: Window to buy COVID-19 therapeutics closing as Congress mulls $22.5B dmuoio. Wed, 05/18/2022 - 12:55

Greater Good Health Raises $10M for NP-Centered Primary Care Model

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Greater Good Health , the company redefining value-based care through the first primary care model centered around nurse practitioners (NPs) raises $10 million in Series A funding round led by LRVHealth , with participation from Martin Ventures , Health Velocity Capital and more.

Consolidated Appropriations Act 2022 – What’s In It?

Compliancy Group

In March of 2022, President Biden signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act 2022. The Consolidated Appropriations Act 2022 wears many hats.

Cerebral replaces CEO amid federal investigation into prescribing practices

Mobi Health News

David Mou, who has served as the company's president and chief medical officer, will replace cofounder Kyle Robertson as CEO effective immediately

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ACOs unsure about health equity adjustment to REACH model

Modern Healthcare

The financial incentives may miss the mark and fail to encourage accountable care organizations to enter underserved communities

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Mirvie raises $60M to develop early preeclampsia detection and more digital health fundings

Mobi Health News

Also: Nurse practitioner support startup Greater Good Health raises $10 million, and care coordination platform ThoroughCare scoops up $3 million

CRN Recognizes Lynn Brading to the 2022 CRN Women of the Channel List

Perficient

CRN is a prominent channel outlet where five Perficient colleagues were recently recognized on the 2022 CRN Women of the Channel list.

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‘Move fast and break things’ is a bad idea for health tech startups

Healthcare Law Today

This article was originally published in TechCrunch on May 12, 2022, and is reprinted with permission. It may seem counterintuitive, but one of the reasons some entrepreneurs are drawn to healthcare are the regulations.