Fri.May 26, 2023

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CVS could lose up to $1B next year from MA star ratings drop

Healthcare Dive

Just 21% of CVS’ MA members are currently in plans with a star rating of at least four, down from 87% at the end of 2021, the payer disclosed.

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Roundup: Monash IVF begins digital transformation and more briefs

Healthcare It News

Monash IVF taps Personify Care for digital transformation ASX-listed fertility services provider Monash IVF Group has started embarking on its digital transformation by implementing a digital front door. It recently partnered with Personify Care to set up digital patient pathways which optimise the collection and sharing of critical information with patients throughout their treatment.

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Walgreens laying off 10% of corporate workforce

Healthcare Dive

The cuts, affecting more than 500 employees, come as the pharmacy chain expands in consumer-focused care delivery.

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Patients need more info, tools and support

Healthcare It News

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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Securing mergers and acquisitions in healthcare

Healthcare Dive

Netskope’s Damian Chung outlines how healthcare organizations can avoid cyber risks when executing acquisitions or partnerships.

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Roundup: South Korea opens public medical data utilisation centres and more briefs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

South Korea designates 5 centres for public medical data analysis The South Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare has officially launched designated centres for safe medical data utilisation. The ministry has named five centres which have been equipped with physical, technical, and managerial security measures to allow the safe utilisation of public medical and clinical data for research purposes.

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CVS braces for $1B hit following Medicare Advantage star ratings drop

Fierce Healthcare

CVS braces for $1B hit following Medicare Advantage star ratings drop pminemyer Fri, 05/26/2023 - 12:45

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Humans and machines will dance together but who leads asks Nosta

Digital Health News

John Nosta, the number one ranked digital health global influencer, has said that humans and technology will "dance together" but questioned who will lead.

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Study: ChatGPT fails to pass American College of Gastroenterology tests

Mobi Health News

A study published in The American Journal of Gastroenterology found two versions of ChatGPT flunked tests gauged to determine if one would pass an actual board exam.

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eClinicalWorks Goes from 0 to 60 with AI Throughout Their Product

Healthcare IT Today

We’ve only seen a few times where something has dramatically changed the EHR product roadmap. The first time this happened was when the HITECH act and associated $36 billion of stimulus money was included to stimulate adoption of EHR software. In order to get access to that stimulus money, you had to use a certified EHR. If you were an EHR company at this time, you quickly realized that you weren’t going to make any sales if you weren’t certified.

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Optimizing Medical Waste Management: A Guide to Best Practices

Feeling overwhelmed by medical waste regulations? This comprehensive guide unravels the complexities of medical waste disposal, ensuring you stay compliant and prioritize safety. Inside you'll find: Clear categorization: Learn to precisely classify medical waste for proper handling and disposal. Labeling & Storage: Discover best practices for clear labeling and secure storage of medical waste.

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North West London ICS chooses the DrDoctor portal

Digital Health News

North West London ICS is helping to redistribute capacity across its four trusts, with the DrDoctor portal, which allows patients to manage appointments.

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Healthcare Content and Journal Editors – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

We don’t cover the various medical journals on here much. There’s an interesting overlap that’s happening with healthcare IT and journals right now, but many of the IT products we cover aren’t really lined up with what’s being published in medical journals. Would a medical journal really be the right place for a discussion of hybrid cloud, virtual desktops, or other IT related topics?

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Report: Retailers are vying for 'a piece of the medical pie.' How should traditional providers respond?

Fierce Healthcare

Report: Retailers are vying for 'a piece of the medical pie.' How should traditional providers respond?

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Sheffield Children’s goes live with real-time patient flow system

Digital Health News

Sheffield Children's is marching forwards with its digitisation of wards, with the implementation of a patient flow system and digital whiteboards.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

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Q&A: The potential implications of AI on healthcare disparities

Mobi Health News

Dr. Jay Bhatt, managing director at Deloitte, warns that without high-quality algorithms technology has the potential to increase health inequities and drive mistrust.

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NHS needs to keep focus on staff and culture as it looks at benefits of AI

Digital Health News

Healthcare providers in the NHS need to ensure they keep their focus on patients and the culture of their organisations as they look to use AI solutions

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The Complicated Nature of BAA Compliance

HIPAA Journal

In the healthcare industry, the term BAA compliance refers to a Business Associate complying with the terms of a Business Associate Agreement entered into with a Covered Entity. While, in theory, BAA compliance should be straightforward, this is not always the case – and sometimes, noncompliance is not the fault of the Business Associate. The HIPAA Administrative Simplification Regulations apply to group health plans, healthcare clearinghouses, and healthcare providers that transmit health infor

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Digital health funding leveled out in Q1 with help from investments in care delivery and navigation startups

Fierce Healthcare

Digital health funding leveled out in Q1 with help from investments in care delivery and navigation startups aburky Fri, 05/26/2023 - 12:44

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HIPAA Compliance: Can Your Organization Avoid Costly Government Penalties and Fines?

Colington Consulting was established in 2013 and helps organizations achieve HIPAA compliance and ensures clients stay current with the latest enforcement trends. We provide a full range of HIPAA compliance services and consulting. What separates us from our competitors is our knowledge of HIPAA compliance regulations and their application to each of our client’s particular scenarios and requirements.

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Ransomware Gangs Claim Three Healthcare Victims

HIPAA Journal

There has been a growing breach notification trend where the exact nature of a cyberattack is not disclosed in breach notification letters, including whether there has been confirmed theft of patient data. The failure to provide this information makes it difficult for victims of data breaches to assess the level of risk they face. That appears to be the case with two recent cyberattacks, neither of which mention ransomware or confirm that data theft occurred.

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Navigating Compliance Changes: New Guidance from the 2023 HCCA Compliance Institute

Provider Trust

Thursday, June 22, 2023 | 12-1pm CST Join us for an information session where Donna Thiel, Chief Compliance Officer at ProviderTrust, will share her expertise and valuable feedback from the 2023 HCCA Compliance Institute. Gain exclusive insights into the evolving healthcare landscape and the latest OIG compliance guidance that was unveiled at the conference.

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CISA & Partners Release Updated StopRansomware Guide

HIPAA Journal

An updated version of the StopRansomware Guide has been published that includes further recommendations on actions that can be taken to reduce the risk of ransomware attacks. The StopRansomware Guide is a one-stop resource developed by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), National Security Agency (NSA), and Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) that details best practices for detecting, preventing, responding

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Digital Health Executive Hires: Practice Better Appoints CEO, HHAeXchange, Intelerad, Tegria, Others

HIT Consultant

Practice Better announced that Kim Walsh will be stepping in as CEO and Nathalie Garcia, Co-Founder of Practice Better, will step into a new role as Chief Strategy Officer where she will continue serving Practice Better’s customers, employees, partners, and investors while supporting and advising Kim in her new role. HHAeXchange has appointed Paul Joiner as Chief Executive Officer.

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Embedding BI: Architectural Considerations and Technical Requirements

While data platforms, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), and programming platforms have evolved to leverage big data and streaming data, the front-end user experience has not kept up. Holding onto old BI technology while everything else moves forward is holding back organizations. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) aren’t built for modern data platforms and don’t work on modern architectures.

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FDA Spurs Conversation about AI and ML in Drug Development and Manufacturing

HealthIT Answers

By Patrizia Cavazzoni MD - AI and ML are no longer futuristic concepts; they are now part of how we live and work. The FDA uses the term AI to describe a branch of computer science, statistics, and engineering that uses algorithms or models to perform tasks and exhibit behaviors. The post FDA Spurs Conversation about AI and ML in Drug Development and Manufacturing appeared first on Health IT Answers.

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Spotlight on Saratoga Hospital Community Health Center

Hanys

They're working with community leaders to reduce health disparities by improving access to transportation and youth mental health services and providing training for higher-wage jobs. Learn more in our Member Spotlight.

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Elevator Gossip Gets the Best of Compliance Carl

Healthicity

The elevator door dings and Compliance Carl steps in to see two nurses deeply engaged in conversation. Trying to mind his own business, Carl’s thoughts turn to the stack of work awaiting him at his desk.

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How to Bill Mental Health Telehealth

Medisys Compliance

In recent years, telehealth has become a popular method for mental health treatment. Telehealth allows patients to receive mental health services from the comfort of their own homes, and it has become increasingly important during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, many mental health providers are unsure of how to bill for telehealth services. To answer the billing question how to bill mental health telehealth, we discussed the best practices for billing mental health telehealth services along with

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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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Industry Voices—How UHC's new prior authorization policy for colonoscopies could make patients wait

Fierce Healthcare

Industry Voices—How UHC's new prior authorization policy for colonoscopies could make patients wait pminemyer Fri, 05/26/2023 - 10:45

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KY Health System Suffers Cyber Incident

Health IT Security

Kentucky-based Norton… read more

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Movers and Shakers news roundup

Digital Health News

The latest edition of Movers and Shakers includes appointments at Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust and DrDoctor.

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How First Responder Software Reduces Risk Across Your Agency

PowerDMS Compliance

Learn how first responder software can help protect your agency from increased scrutiny and liability.

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How to Leverage AI for Actionable Insights in BI, Data, and Analytics

In the rapidly-evolving world of embedded analytics and business intelligence, one important question has emerged at the forefront: How can you leverage artificial intelligence (AI) to enhance your application’s analytics capabilities? Imagine having an AI tool that answers your user’s questions with a deep understanding of the context in their business and applications, nuances of their industry, and unique challenges they face.