Tue.Nov 22, 2022

State AGs urge Apple to protect consumers’ reproductive health data

Healthcare Dive

Apps holding sensitive health data should be required to delete nonessential information and clearly inform consumers what information they share with parties such as law enforcement, the 10 state attorneys general said

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The Secret World of mRNA: HDT Bio Corp v. Emcure and Access to Next-Gen mRNA

Bill of Health

By Aparajita Lath. The future of public health in an “RNA world” is on trial in a trade secrecy dispute worth $950 million currently being fought before the District Court of the Western District of Washington, Seattle between HDT Bio Corp. and Emcure Pharmaceuticals.

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Lawmakers object to latest surprise billing rule, call for changes

Healthcare Dive

House Ways and Means Committee leaders “are severely disappointed to find that the August 2022 final rule violates the No Surprises Act in the same ways as before,” they wrote in a letter to regulators last week

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MDaudit Strengthens Its Position In the Revenue Integrity Market

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. MDaudit is strengthening its commitment to revenue integrity with several changes that build upon its presence in the revenue cycle management (RCM) market.

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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.

Providence closes 27 retail clinics in Southern California

Healthcare Dive

The healthcare system said the clinics were losing money as they attracted fewer patients. Labor shortages, inflation and an increasingly competitive retail health industry are also to blame

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HIPAA-Compliant Uses of SMS Messaging

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Shannon Flynn is a freelance blogger who covers education technologies, cybersecurity and IoT topics. You can follow Shannon on Muck Rack or Medium to read more of her articles.

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October 2022 Healthcare Data Breach Report

HIPAA Journal

October was the worst month of the year to date for healthcare data breaches, with 71 breaches reported and more than 6 million records breached. The first half of the year was looking like 2022 would see a reduction in healthcare data breaches; however, that is looking increasingly unlikely.

A Look at Patient Experience, A New Infection Control Feature, and RPM 2.0 at the CHIME Fall Forum

Healthcare IT Today

At the CHIME Fall Forum conference, we had a chance to sit down with a number of great health IT vendors to learn more about what they’re doing in health IT, what they’d heard at the show, and a new product announcement. Check out these short video interviews to learn more.

A golden moment for telehealth depends on meeting the need ?for broadband

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Connected Health Financial/Revenue Cycle Management Government & Policy Population Health Telehealth The FCC established the Affordable Connectivity Program in December 2021 to provide access and subsidized computing devices.

Avoiding Red Flags: Finding the Right Productivity Balance

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by John Wallace, PT, OCS, Senior Vice President of RCM at WebPT. When it comes to the number of patients providers can see in a day, some might think that more is more. After all, more patients should generate more billable services—and thus, more payments.

Navigating Joint Commission: How to Earn the Gold Seal of Approval

Speaker: Therese Gopaul-Robinson, MPH - Healthcare Consultant and Compliance Expert

Join compliance expert Therese Gopaul-Robinson for the roadmap to Joint Commission accreditation and reaccreditation.

How to Solve the ‘new normal’ EHR Implementation Challenges

HealthIT Answers

By Liza Dzhezhora - Electronic health records have become ubiquitous in the US healthcare industry. However, the work on improving those solutions is in full swing. According to Fact.MD, the EHR market value is expected to reach $41.8bn in 2022 – 2032.

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Sonrai Analytics secures investment from US firm Eckuity

Digital Health News

Sonrai Analytics has secured funding from Eckuity and plans to use the money to diversify its market segments and strengthen its commercial aspirations. AI and Analytics News AI artifical inteligence Eckuity health education england investment NHS AI Lab Sonrai Analytics

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Advocacy groups press FTC to probe GPOs' role in supply chain shortages

Fierce Healthcare

Advocacy groups press FTC to probe GPOs' role in supply chain shortages. rking. Tue, 11/22/2022 - 16:21

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Ipswich Hospital advances stroke care thanks to tech partnership

Digital Health News

A partnership between Visionable and Brainomix is delivering high-quality stroke care for Ipswich Hospital with an AI-powered solution.

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.

Healthcare fintech PayZen raises $20M, receives $200M credit facility

Mobi Health News

The funding comes a year after the payment startup announced a $15 million Series A

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Healthcare Data Breach At PA Rehab Center Impacts 130K

Health IT Security

Pennsylvania-based Gateway… read more

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Morgan Health hires former Walmart executive and more digital health hires

Mobi Health News

FundamentalVR adds four women to its executive team, Eleanor Health announces three new hires, and Cue Health appoints two members to its board of directors.

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MetroHealth System board ousts CEO after investigation reveals $1.9M in unapproved performance bonuses

Fierce Healthcare

MetroHealth System board ousts CEO after investigation reveals $1.9M in unapproved performance bonuses. dmuoio. Tue, 11/22/2022 - 11:29

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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.

AI-enabled patient monitoring platform care.ai scores $27M in funding

Mobi Health News

The company will use the investment to deploy its technology in more healthcare facilities

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State attorneys general call on Apple to beef up privacy protections for reproductive health information

Fierce Healthcare

State attorneys general call on Apple to beef up privacy protections for reproductive health information. hlandi. Tue, 11/22/2022 - 12:32

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Telehealth Startup Options MD Raised $3.8M in Pre-Seed Funding to Expand Mental Health Platform

Healthcare IT Today

Fresh funding, led by Bread & Butter Ventures, enables the telehealth service provider to offer solutions to patients with severe and treatment-resistant mental illnesses.

California Aims to Maximize Health Insurance Subsidies for Workers During Labor Disputes

Kaiser Health News

This spring, Chevron workers testified that the company revoked health coverage for hundreds of members of the United Steelworkers Local 5 at the Richmond, California, refinery during a strike that ultimately lasted two months.

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.

Senate bill seeks to improve Medicare handbook amid spike in marketing complaints

Fierce Healthcare

Senate bill seeks to improve Medicare handbook amid spike in marketing complaints. rking. Tue, 11/22/2022 - 11:09

Why Get an Online Nursing Degree?

HIT Consultant

Online education has rapidly gained popularity over the last few years. Online degrees have now become mainstream and are no longer a trend. The COVID-19 pandemic caused students to get confined to their homes, where online teaching became a norm.

Today’s Seniors: Independent and Active

Fierce Healthcare

Today’s Seniors: Independent and Active. ncapone. Tue, 11/22/2022 - 16:28

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How to Find the Right Attorney for Your Irregular Behavior Case Before the USMLE or ECFMG

The Health Law Firm

By George F. Indest III, J.D., M.P.A.,

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.

Nonprofit health systems' Q3 earnings: Baylor Scott & White, Sutter Health's operations stand tall among the pack

Fierce Healthcare

Nonprofit health systems' Q3 earnings: Baylor Scott & White, Sutter Health's operations stand tall among the pack. dmuoio. Tue, 11/22/2022 - 22:37

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Physician Burnout is Rising

American Medical Compliance

Physician burnout is on the rise, and the increase is sharpest among younger primary doctors. A new study conducted by the Commonwealth Fund found that over half of medical practitioners under the age of 55 have reported feeling burned out or stressed.

Health System Ransomware Attack Lingers…

Health Care Performance

CommonSpirit hospitals reported IT issues on October 3 rd with a response that included taking systems offline, including their electronic medical records. CommonSpirit has 140 hospitals in 21 states.

Health IT Hires, Appointments, and Who’s Hiring

HealthIT Answers

Latest announcements made from companies and organizations on hiring include Advantum Health, The Institute for Protein Innovation, Cognoa, Blue Health Intelligence, Vida Health, Baszucki Group, Canvas Medical, ONC, Trusted Health, Briljent Health IT, & Healthmark Industries.

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Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Leslie Neitzel, Chief Human Resource Officer

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.