Mon.Dec 05, 2022

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Could Amtrak’s Quiet Car Be a Model for COVID-19 Travel Policies?

Bill of Health

By Terri Gerstein. Consider the quiet car. Some Amtrak trains have a designated car for people who want a hushed environment in which to work, read, or sleep. Passengers who want quiet choose the quiet car. People who don’t want quiet sit elsewhere.

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Key healthcare stories from 2022

Healthcare Dive

This year has been especially tumultuous for healthcare, with the overturning of Roe v. Wade, numerous labor disputes and major M&A announcements

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Are we taking patient privacy as seriously as we ought to be?

Healthcare It News

BOSTON – Anita Allen, professor of law and philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania, kicked off the 2022 HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum on Monday, with a nuanced and thought-provoking discussion on patient privacy in an era of widespread data sharing.

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3 compliance monitoring trends and their impact on healthcare in 2022

Healthcare Dive

Three trends in compliance monitoring impacting healthcare in 2022, and how to stay compliant in 2023

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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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Community Health Network reports online tracking data breach affecting 1.5 million

Healthcare It News

Community Health Network said it discovered on September 22 that the configuration of certain pixels on its digital properties allowed for a broader scope of patient information collection and transfer to third-party vendors, such as Meta and Google, than it realized. WHY IT MATTERS.

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CommonSpirit says ransomware attack exposed patient information

Healthcare Dive

The cyberattack has interrupted access to electronic health records and delayed patient care in multiple regions

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Cleveland Clinic, Palantir forge AI pact to improve patient flow

Healthcare Dive

The healthcare system will use Palantir technology to better match patient flows with workforce scheduling

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Medical Practices with a High Percentage of Connected Medical Devices Experience More Cyberattacks

HIPAA Journal

The medical Internet of Things (IoT) is helping to improve efficiency and make healthcare more patient-centric; however, as hospitals increase the number of networked medical devices, the attack surface increases, giving malicious actors more opportunities to conduct attacks.

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Emerging regulatory standards are paving the way for a new era: Unified experiences will be healthcare’s future

Healthcare Dive

The impending changes to prior authorization processing aren’t minor, and they aren’t the only types of regulatory transformation that healthcare organizations will need to navigate in the months and years to come

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2023 may bring progress in SDOH tech, telehealth and interoperability

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Health equity and technological innovation are top priorities for the healthcare industry – with new standards, technology and policy driving the way.

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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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Proteomic tests empower better detection and prevention of severe cardiovascular events

Healthcare Dive

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death. Proteomic tests can arm providers with insights to better predict, monitor and prevent severe CVD events

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Healthcare Sector Warned About Cuba Ransomware Attacks

HIPAA Journal

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For most of COVID-19 pandemic, major for-profit hospitals’ operating margins exceeded years prior

Healthcare Dive

HCA and Tenet had operating margins of at least 10% and at least 5%, respectively, in nine out of 11 quarters, according to a report out Monday from the Kaiser Family Foundation

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CIO Podcast – Episode 45: The Impact of IT in Healthcare with Skip Rollins

Healthcare IT Today

For the 45th episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we sat down with Skip Rollins, Chief Information Officer and Chief Information Security Officer at Freeman Health at the HCP Conference. This time we are diving into the world of IT in Healthcare and the impact it has.

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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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CommonSpirit Health Says Patient Information Accessed in October 2022 Cyberattack

HIPAA Journal

CommonSpirit Health has provided an update on its October 2022 ransomware attack and has confirmed that the threat actors behind the attack accessed files containing patient information.

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Hacker accesses Orlando Health employee's email

Becker's Health IT

An employee email account from Orlando (Fla.) Health was accessed by an unauthorized user, which may have compromised the information of 3,662 patients. Cybersecurity

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Why Preventive Healthcare Hinges on Diagnostics Innovation

HIT Consultant

Michael Simpson, CEO of CliniSys. There is a real sense that we are on the cusp of a diagnostics revolution.

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Great Ormond Street deploys data-sharing tech for ambulance journeys

Digital Health News

Data sharing technology from Kinseed is allowing the Great Ormond Street Hospital CATS team to relay vital data to remote doctors to improve patient safety.

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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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Elevance Health Launches AI-Driven Nutrition Tracker

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Elevance Health — formerly Anthem, Inc. has announced the expansion of its Sydney Health application with the addition of a nutrition tracker function driven by artificial intelligence (AI).

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Health is Paradoxical

HealthIT Answers

Now on demand, Health Unabashed episode with hosts Gil Bashe and Gregg Masters and a conversation with Unity Stoakes, President, Co-founder & Managing Partner at StartUp Health. The post Health is Paradoxical appeared first on Health IT Answers. HealthcareNOW Radio Gil Bashe Gregg A.

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Digital Health VCs Cite ROI & Clinical Validation As Greatest Markers of Company’s Success

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Investors in the healthcare technology space believe a measurable return on investment (ROI) and clinical validation of the technology’s platform will be the greatest indicators of company success in 2023, according to a new survey of top digital health investors by GSR Ventures.

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Grimsby Hospital gains machine to support dementia patients

Digital Health News

Diana, Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby has used donations for a Reminiscence Interactive Therapy Activities machine to support dementia patients.

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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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Intel Labs & Penn Medicine Uses Privacy-Preserving AI to Identify Brain Tumors

HIT Consultant

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Doing Digital Right: Leveraging Automation as the Connective Tissue to Bridge Operational Gaps

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Patty Riskind , CEO at Orbita. During a discussion among a group of industry leaders, one respected colleague said she wished we would all quit using terms like “disruption” and “transformation.”

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How Continuous Glucose Monitoring Can Alleviate Language Barriers in Diabetes Care

HIT Consultant

Rocio Harbison, MD, FACE, Endocrinologist at Advanced Endocrinology and Diabetes Clinic. As an endocrinologist with 19 years of experience in treating patients with diabetes, one of the most important lessons I’ve learned is that communication is key.

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Flu hospitalizations nearly double in week after Thanksgiving

Fierce Healthcare

Flu hospitalizations nearly double in week after Thanksgiving. fdiamond. Mon, 12/05/2022 - 16:07

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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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7 out of 10 Healthcare Workers Find it Stressful to Manage Their Finances

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – More than half of all healthcare workers (52%) feel less confident about their personal financial situation now compared to a year ago, according to a recent Harris Poll , among over 2,000 U.S.

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KFF: For-profit hospital system margins surge past pre-pandemic levels

Fierce Healthcare

KFF: For-profit hospital system margins surge past pre-pandemic levels. rking. Mon, 12/05/2022 - 16:05

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AI Improving the Patient Experience of Cancer Care

HIT Consultant

Chris Cashwell, CEO and Founder of Azra AI. For cancer patients and their loved ones, days, weeks, and months matter. In fact, anyone who has waited anxiously for test results or a treatment regimen to begin can attest that hours, or even minutes, will drag on with emotional heaviness.

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CommonSpirit Ransomware Attack Impacted Patient Data at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health

Health IT Security

Following a ransomware… read more

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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.