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Transforming engagement with AI-driven channels

Healthcare It News

By leveraging AI, providers can instantly connect to patients locally and keep a communication channel open throughout their care journeys, explains Don Thompson, head of marketing at TeleVox.

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North Carolina county seeks damages in HCA Mission lawsuit

Healthcare Dive

Buncombe County is seeking to join a lawsuit from the state alleging HCA intentionally understaffed Mission’s emergency department, increased wait times and wasted taxpayer dollars.

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4 Critical Steps to Achieving Data Interoperability for Health Plans

MRO Compliance

In today’s healthcare ecosystem, data plays a pivotal role in influencing patient outcomes. For many health plans , navigating the complexities of interoperability and seamless data exchange remains a challenge. However, the ability to successfully navigate and implement a scalable interoperability solution is within reach, paving the way for a future where healthcare is more connected, efficient, and patient centered.

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Michigan divvies out Medicaid contracts, with Centene, Molina seeing minor losses

Healthcare Dive

However, the insurers could protest Michigan’s decision, potentially mitigating membership erosion.

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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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Google, Bayer team up to develop new AI products for radiologists

Fierce Healthcare

Healthcare company Bayer has tapped Google for its cloud and artificial intelligence capabilities to build new tech products to assist radiologists. | Bayer wants to pair its radiology, healthcare regulator and clinical data handling expertise with Google's tech muscle and ongoing work in generative AI to speed up innovation in media imaging.

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Digital health sees more deals with smaller checks in Q1: report

Healthcare Dive

Artificial intelligence scooped up a chunk of digital health funding, making up 40% of the first quarter’s investment total, according to Rock Health.

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Q&A: Blackbird on its youth mental health platform and $17M raise

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Tom Peterson, CEO of Blackbird, joined MobiHealthNews to discuss the company's offerings, its recent Series A raise and what it will do with the funds.

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Insurers, Uber unite against maternal mortality in Georgia with nutrition

Fierce Healthcare

Supplemental benefits administrator Avesis and Elevance Health subsidiary Amerigroup Georgia have teamed up with Uber Health in a pilot project to tackle the state's maternal health crisis.

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CodaMetrix Announces $40M Series B Financing to Advance Medical Coding Quality and Clinically Enrich Claims Data Through AI

Healthcare IT Today

CodaMetrix , the leading artificial intelligence (AI) solution for transforming healthcare and revenue cycle management, today announced that it has closed its $40 million Series B funding round. Transformation Capital led the financing with continued support from existing investors SignalFire, Series A lead, and Frist Cressey Ventures. Todd Cozzens, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Transformation Capital, will join CodaMetrix’s Board of Directors.

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J.D. Power: Where payers are falling short in providing a digital consumer experience

Fierce Healthcare

Consumers expect a simple and easy digital experience, and health plans have plenty of room to improve on that front, according to a new report. | Consumers expect a simple and easy digital experience, and health plans have plenty of room to improve on that front, according to a new report.

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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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Transparency and Data Sharing Can Also Ease Patient Burn-Out

Healthcare IT Today

Grace Cordovano, PhD, Founder of Enlightening Results , co-Founder of Unblock Health , and a devoted patient advocate, says that administrative burdens and failures at data sharing affect more than clinicians and administrators: These glitches in the healthcare systems also contribute to burn-out among patients and their families. Cordovano and Colin Banas, MD, MHA, Chief Medical Officer at DrFirst , talk in this video about recent regulatory advances in data sharing and how both clinicians and

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New Aegis Ventures consortium joins 9 health systems to co-develop digital solutions

Fierce Healthcare

Aegis Ventures has launched a digital health innovation collaborative with the backing of nine founding health systems. | The new Digital Consortium aims to put health systems at the center of digital health innovation to help address healthcare’s most pressing quality, equity and cost challenges. These health systems will co-develop, invest in and deploy health tech solutions alongside Aegis.

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New Report Reveals Biggest Reason Why Nurses Are Quitting

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Laudio and the American Organization for Nursing Leadership announced the release of the inaugural Quantifying Nurse Manager Impact report , which delivers insights into the impact of nurse managers on health system financial outcomes and key factors that can impede this impact. – Leveraging Laudio’s unique data set, the report provides first-of-its-kind data on the influence of leader-team member engagement on nurse retention – a pervasive and costly challeng

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HeathNet Homecare platform looks to predict medication non-adherence

Digital Health News

Patients who fail to take medicines as prescribed are costly to health systems and risk seeing their own conditions worsen.

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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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Augmedix, Andor Health Integrate to Enhance Virtual Care with AI-Powered Documentation

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Augmedix (AUGX), a leader in AI-powered medical documentation, and Andor Health , a cloud-based platform for virtual care communication, have announced a strategic partnership to streamline workflows and improve patient care. – The strategic integration aims to revolutionize virtual care by leveraging ambient AI to automate note creation within the Andor Health platform, ThinkAndor®.

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Online student support company eLuma appoints new CEO and more digital health hires

Mobi Health News

Clinical-trial research company Clario announces new hire, and AI-enabled surgical care organization Apella and data company Brillio announce additions to their board of directors.

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Combatting Physical Therapy Burnout: Can Digital Health Help?

HIT Consultant

Patrick Tarnowski, Chief Commercial Officer, OneStep The physical therapy profession, encompassing both Physical Therapists (PTs) and Physical Therapist Assistants (PTAs), is navigating through a period of unprecedented challenge. Recent data highlights concerning trends – not only did the sector see the departure of 15,000 PTs, or 11% of the existing workforce, between 2021 and 2022, but there has also been a consistent 5% annual decrease in applicants to PT programs over the last three t

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NTT DATA enhances dementia research with artificial intelligence

Digital Health News

Two new solutions using the power of artificial intelligence to enhance research into dementia and cognitive decline are being worked on by NTT DATA.

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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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Establishing Effective Payer Benefits Strategies for Health Equity

HIT Consultant

Brandi Hodor, Sr. Healthcare Analytic Advisor at Merative Health equity helps ensure all individuals have equal access to healthcare. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, health equity means everyone has a fair and just opportunity to attain their highest level of health. To address the benefit needs of underrepresented population groups, payers can develop “more equitable approaches to healthcare benefits design that recognize and meaningfully address access and affordab

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Smart Triage shines and sets Rapid Health apart from competitors

Digital Health News

Rapid Health’s Smart Triage is helping NHS GP practices and Primary Care Networks solve the '8am rush' issue, CEO and co-founder Carmelo Insalaco explains.

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Q1 2024 Digital Health Funding: A Reset & Refocus on Outcomes

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Q1 2024 Digital health funding in the U.S. reached $2.7B across 133 deals, with an average deal size of $20.6M, according to Rock Health’s Q1 2024 Digital Health Funding Report. – The report reveals the digital health funding landscape has undergone a significant shift in Q1 2024, marking a transition from a period of rapid growth to a more measured environment focused on long-term sustainability.

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Clarius teams up with ThinkSono for AI-guided ultrasound system

Mobi Health News

The companies' joint offering, ThinkSono Guidance, attained Class IIb CE mark approval in March with upcoming plans for FDA approval.

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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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Kaiser Permanente uses AI to redirect 'simple' patient messages from physician inboxes

Fierce Healthcare

Artificial intelligence categorization can help stem the flood of patient messages that would otherwise demand physicians’ expensive time, Kaiser Permanente researchers report. | Natural language processing algorithms trained to categorize different types of messages helped a support team to resolve nearly a third of patient queries without involving the recipient physician.

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Costco, Sesame expand weight loss partnership program

Mobi Health News

The expanded partnership allows Costco members to obtain weight loss services through Sesame's healthcare marketplace.

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Developing Secure HIPAA Compliant Healthtech Software

HealthIT Answers

By Harikrishna Kundariya - The process of HIPAA-compliant software development is complicated and requires the implementation of efficient design, solid security policies, and a consistent focus on data protection. The post Developing Secure HIPAA Compliant Healthtech Software appeared first on Health IT Answers.

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HealthNet Homecare platform looks to predict medication non-adherence

Digital Health News

Patients who fail to take medicines as prescribed are costly to health systems and risk seeing their own conditions worsen.

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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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2024 CAHPS for MIPS Survey Registration is Now Open

HealthIT Answers

Registration is open through July 1, 2024, at 8 p.m. ET for the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) for the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Survey for the 2024 performance year. The post 2024 CAHPS for MIPS Survey Registration is Now Open appeared first on Health IT Answers.

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Need for Private Practice Billing Services

Medisys Compliance

Introduction As a mental health provider, your dedication lies in providing exceptional care to your patients. However, the administrative burden of managing billing and collections can steal precious time you could be spending on what truly matters – your patients’ well-being. This is where private practice billing services come in. Understanding the Challenges of Private Practice Billing The world of medical billing is complex, and mental health services are no exception.

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Health IT Appointments and Hires

HealthIT Answers

Latest announcements made from companies and organizations on hiring include Verato, Luminis Health, Inbox Health, Universal Brain, Reveleer, Octave Bioscience, Harmony Healthcare IT, Brightside Health, Highmark Health, Strivant Health, CentralReach, Talkdesk, MMS, SureCo, Elevate Medical Solutions, Kalderos, & COPE Health. The post Health IT Appointments and Hires appeared first on Health IT Answers.

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A Guide To Your Career In Healthcare Compliance

MedTrainer

The healthcare sector, renowned for its dynamic regulatory environment, relies on healthcare compliance officers who ensure their organizations adhere to established norms. If you’re intrigued by the intersection of healthcare, law, and administration, this blog will explain how to get into healthcare compliance. We’ll address critical queries regarding this profession and offer insights into the educational prerequisites, training, and attributes vital for excelling in this pivotal

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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.