Thu.Dec 08, 2022

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COVID-19 fell from top telehealth diagnoses in September

Healthcare Dive

Telehealth use has remained steady this year and did not change nationally from August to September, accounting for 5.4% of all medical claims, according to Fair Health

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How AI and machine learning can predict illness and boost health equity

Healthcare It News

Artificial intelligence and machine learning are key to unlocking patient data and solving some of healthcare's most complex problems. Even as the U.S.

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Payers, providers applaud new CMS prior authorization rule

Healthcare Dive

Provider groups, including the AHA, asked the Senate to codify measures proposed by the CMS by passing bipartisan legislation imposing more prior authorization requirements on Medicare Advantage plans

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Roundup: Over 18 GB health files stolen from Pinnacle and more briefs

Healthcare It News

Hackers stole 18 GB health files from Pinnacle. In an update, the Pinnacle Midlands Health Network disclosed new information about the data that was stolen from its third-party IT server during a breach in late September.

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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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AdvaMed asks FDA to withdraw divisive draft guidance on LASIK surgery

Healthcare Dive

Some comments were more positive, though, with the American Optometric Association calling the agency’s proposal “timely and beneficial &rdquo

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UCHealth launches its first mobile AR experience for patients

Healthcare It News

UCHealth's free app now offers patients access to an augmented reality experience wherein they can choose a dog to play with virtually while waiting for an appointment or while at home.

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Care coordination processes need more automation

Healthcare It News

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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Guide Released for Assessing and Improving Connected Medical Device Security

HIPAA Journal

The security of medical devices is one of the biggest cybersecurity concerns in healthcare. Hospitals continue to add more connected medical devices and by doing so they significantly increase the attack surface.

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Roundup: India's CoWIN to track all vax status and more briefs

Healthcare It News

India upgrades CoWIN to track all vax status. The Indian government is upgrading its COVID-19 vaccination platform, CoWIN, to digitally track people's vaccination status against common preventable diseases, including measles, rubella and COVID-19.

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New York Ambulance Service Facing Multiple Class Action Lawsuits over Ransomware Attack

HIPAA Journal

The New York ambulance service, Empress EMS, is facing multiple class action lawsuits over a ransomware attack that was detected on July 14, 2022.

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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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Protecting AI’s Boundless Potential in Healthcare

HIT Consultant

Mike Frane, VP of Product Management at Windstream Enterprise. Artificial intelligence can do amazing things for patients, providers and the healthcare business — but only if the right cyber safeguards are in place.

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FTC and HHS Update Online Compliance Tool for Mobile Health App Developers

HIPAA Journal

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Gozio Health Creates a Platform for a Flexible, Comprehensive Mobile Interface

Healthcare IT Today

By working closely with it’s health system clients, who represent 200+ hospitals, Gozio Health has recognized the need for a mobile platform that gives patients as well as organizations the functionality and experience they want.

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Security Scout on Holiday Phishing Scams

Total Medical Compliance Resources

Be on the Lookout for Holiday Masqueraders! The holidays and end of the year rush makes you more likely to fall victim to a phishing scam and the bad guys know that. It’s important to know hat to look out for at work and at home to keep you, your family, and your workplace safe.

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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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Scotland gets National Digital Platform to improve data access

Digital Health News

People in Scotland will soon have improved access to their data thanks to the launch of a National Digital Platform for the country.

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Grow Therapy Announces Multi-State Expansion, Increasing Access to Quality Mental Healthcare

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Grow Therapy , a provider-centric mental health group using technology to make high-quality mental healthcare accessible and affordable to all Americans, today announced the expansion of its services to multiple states across the U.S.

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Black Country Pathology Services goes live with new LIMS at Dudley Lab

Digital Health News

Dudley Lab has become the first site in Black Country Pathology Services to deploy the latest version of Clinisys’ Integrated Clinical Environment (ICE).

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CrowdHealth Secures $6M for Community-Powered Alternative to Health Insurance

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – CrowdHealth recently secured $6 million in Series A funding from Next Coast Ventures and Activate Venture Partners.

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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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More than 620,000 patients' data breached in CommonSpirit ransomware attack, new report shows

Becker's Health IT

More than 620,000 patients of Chicago-based CommonSpirit Health had their data breached in the recent ransomware attack on the nation's second-largest nonprofit health system, according to a report to the HHS Office of Civil Rights. Cybersecurity

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Baptist Health Taps TytoCare to Enhance Virtual Care to Patients

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – TytoCare has partnered with Baptist Health , a full-spectrum health system, to bring Tytocare’s virtual care solutions to patients in Kentucky and Indiana.

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Pediatricians send an SOS to rest of medical community

Fierce Healthcare

Pediatricians send an SOS to rest of medical community. fdiamond. Thu, 12/08/2022 - 07:59

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Japanese Healthcare Startup Ubie Raises $45M for AI Symptom Checker

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Ubie, Inc., a Tokyo-based healthcare startup , announced it has closed its Series C round at $45M by raising $19M in an extension round. The new funding will enable Ubie to accelerate its growth and strengthen its presence in the U.S.,

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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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Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company partners with PBM EmsanaRx

Mobi Health News

The collaboration will offer low-cost medications to employees and employers through a new platform dubbed EmsanaRx Plus

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3 Strategies for Benefit Administrators for a Successful Open Enrollment

HIT Consultant

Duke Janssen, VP, Customer Experience at Alegeus.

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Employers estimate health benefits costs will rise 5.4% next year: Mercer

Fierce Healthcare

Employers estimate health benefits costs will rise 5.4% next year: Mercer. pminemyer. Thu, 12/08/2022 - 15:20

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Vevo Launches with $12M to Scale Vivo Data Generation to Discover Better Drugs

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Vevo Therapeutics , an SF-based biotechnology company, launched today with a $12M seed round led by General Catalyst and Wing Venture Capital using its Mosaic in vivo drug discovery platform and next-generation AI models to uncover better drugs for more patients.

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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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Healthcare dealmaking will heat up in 2023 with plenty of corporate cash, PE 'dry powder'

Fierce Healthcare

Healthcare dealmaking will heat up in 2023 with plenty of corporate cash, PE 'dry powder'. hlandi. Thu, 12/08/2022 - 16:06

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Dexcom Receives FDA Clearance for G7 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – The FDA has cleared Dexcom G7 continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system in the U.S. for people with all types of diabetes ages two years and older, giving more people than ever access to a powerfully simple diabetes management solution.

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Ubie receives $19M more in Series C funding

Mobi Health News

The startup has set up a subsidiary in New York using the proceeds from its first Series C round

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Sonde Health Secures $19.25M for Voice-Based Health Monitoring

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Sonde Health , a Boston, MA-based health technology company committed to bringing accessible health monitoring to everyone raises $19.25

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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.