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Judge dismisses FTC’s antitrust suit against Welsh Carson

Healthcare Dive

Regulators sued the private equity firm last year for consolidating anesthesiology services in Texas with its portfolio company, U.S. Anesthesia Partners. Now, a judge is holding Welsh Carson blameless while allowing the suit against USAP to continue.

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Fortis Healthcare gets AI boost for mental health vertical

Healthcare It News

Fortis Healthcare, a publicly listed private hospital network from India, has introduced a new mental health service enabled by artificial intelligence. The hospital network , which is also part of the larger private healthcare group IHH Healthcare, signed an exclusive partnership with mental health super app United We Care to establish Adayu Mindfulness.

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Hospitals charged employers and insurers 254% more than Medicare in 2022: study

Healthcare Dive

Hospitals with larger market shares were among the worst offenders, the RAND Corporation found.

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A guide to healthcare digital transformation and the digital-first model

Healthcare It News

Besides being all the rage in the industry, digital transformation is a key component to the strategy of forward-leaning hospitals and health systems today. It aligns healthcare organizations with its customers – highly digital patients. This is one of the most important topics healthcare CIOs and other C-suite and health IT leaders can be talking about today.

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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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Inpatient admissions lift for-profit providers’ revenue during Q1

Healthcare Dive

Despite an “unusual” rise in inpatient volumes, executives at most of the leading for-profit health systems said they remain focused on outpatient investments.

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Empowering European citizens to manage their health digitally

Healthcare It News

Sarah Wamala Andersson, professor of health and welfare technology at Sweden's Mälardalen University, discusses Europe's IDEAHL project, which aims to increase citizens' access to and use of digital health tools through targeted interventions.

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CVS warns it could lose up to 10% of its members next year

Fierce Healthcare

Facing the wrath of upset investors following its first quarter earnings, CVS Health has promised to value margins over members going forward. | CVS Health is reassessing its Medicare Advantage business and weighing the possibility of exiting certain markets as it looks to get its margins under control.

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Humana CEO Bruce Broussard to depart July 1

Healthcare Dive

At that time, current chief operating officer Jim Rechtin will take the reins of the health insurer, which is struggling with challenges in Medicare Advantage.

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How a ransomware attack is affecting Ascension's facilities across the US

Becker's Health IT

St. Louis-based Ascension posted an update on its website about how the ransomware attack that hit the health system on May 8 is impacting its facilities by state.

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Researchers Uncover Critical Vulnerabilities in GE HealthCare Ultrasound Systems and EchoPAC Software

HIT Consultant

The Vivid T9 ultrasound system What You Should Know: – Security researchers at Nozomi Networks Labs have identified a total of 11 vulnerabilities affecting GE HealthCare’s Vivid family of ultrasound machines, the accompanying Common Service Desktop web application, and EchoPAC PC software. – These vulnerabilities could be exploited by attackers to disrupt critical medical procedures, compromise patient data privacy, and hinder accurate diagnoses.

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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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4 Strategic Considerations for Digital Hospital Transformation

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Kaeli Tully, Healthcare Systems and Solutions Engineer at Intel In the quiet hours of the night, hospital executives toss and turn, grappling with the daunting reality of staffing shortages that plague their institutions. Challenges like these fuel passion and ingenuity for innovation and drive the community to harness the power of technology to find fit-for-purpose and impactful solutions.

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Ascension faces 1st lawsuits over ransomware attack

Becker's Health IT

Ascension faces class-action lawsuits after cyberattack on 140-hospital system that plaintiffs say left patients vulnerable to identity theft. Learn more here.

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Dandelion Health Launches First Multimodal GLP-1 Data Library for Precision Medicine

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Dandelion Health , a leader in real-world data (RWD) and clinical AI, has unveiled the industry’s first-ever multimodal GLP-1 data library. – The multimodal GLP-1 data library empowers researchers and life sciences companies to unlock deeper insights into the use of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist drugs for precision medicine.

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Digital Maturity Assessment expands into primary care for 2024

Digital Health News

NHS England have confirmed that the 2024 Digital Maturity Assessment is an evolution of last year’s survey and includes an expansion into primary care.

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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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TytoCare partners with new health systems to expand school health initiative

Mobi Health News

North Carolina-based Cone Health, Virginia health system Sentara Health and Kentucky community health center A Plus Family HealthCare will utilize TytoCare in local schools.

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Anumana Appoints Harry S. Palmin as CFO

HIT Consultant

Harry S. Palmin, CFO at Anumana What You Should Know: – Anumana , an AI-powered health technology company, has announced the strategic appointment of Harry S. Palmin as their new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). – Palmin brings a wealth of experience to Anumana, boasting over 25 years in building, financing, and operating life sciences companies. – In addition to his duties at Anumana, Palmin will also serve as CFO of Ventures for nference, a company of which Anumana is a portfol

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Augmedix stock falls 41% after it lowers FY24 revenue guidance

Mobi Health News

The company's stock price dropped after it released its first-quarter earnings and lowered its full-year guidance despite an increase in revenue.

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Healthcare hackers operate like 'Ocean's Eleven'

Becker's Health IT

When hackers target health systems they operate like 'Ocean's Eleven,' Toby Gouker, chief security officer of government health at First Health Advisory told Politico May 14.

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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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Health tech startup Dandelion Health launches data library to advance insights into GLP-1 drugs

Fierce Healthcare

The growing popularity of GLP-1 drugs opens up massive opportunities for biopharma companies, life sciences firms and researchers and represents a massive shift in how health systems approach | Dandelion Health developed a GLP-1 data library as a multimodal real-world clinical dataset built specifically to surface insights and opportunities related to the GLP-1 receptor agonist drug class.

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Sir Jim Mackey confirmed as opening joint Summer Schools 2024 keynote

Digital Health News

Nationally recognised NHS leader and Newcastle Hospitals CEO, Sir Jim Mackey, has been confirmed as an opening keynote at Summer Schools 2024.

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Hospital still recovering from cyberattack 2 ½ years later

Becker's Health IT

Indiana hospital still recovering from devastating cyberattack 2 1/2 years later. CEO shares lessons learned and ongoing efforts to prevent future hacks.

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Employer-focused pharmacy benefits company Truveris raises $15M

Mobi Health News

The Delaware-based company provides self-insured employers with data and strategies to reduce costs associated with prescription medications.

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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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Extracting Value From Existing Systems with Connexall

Healthcare IT Today

Connexall addresses traditional hospital concerns such as fall prevention, other patient safety, and reducing alerts. According to Sandy Saggar, Interim Chief Executive Officer, they achieve this through great flexibility. On the one hand, they connect to a wide range of medical devices through standard protocols and remain vendor-neutral, which is important for hospital systems that have to integrate many systems after a merger or acquisition.

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Former health system employee improperly accessed EHR

Becker's Health IT

Former employee at Allina Health in Minneapolis accessed records of 715 patients without permission, including personal and medical information.

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Private equity firm off the hook in FTC's antitrust case against portfolio anesthesia provider

Fierce Healthcare

Private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe will not be scrutinized in court for the potentially anticompetitive practices of its portfolio anesthesia group U.S. | A federal judge ruled Monday that Welsh Carson's minority, noncontrolling stake in U.S. Anesthesia Partners does not make it liable for the provider's potential anticompetitive practices.

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Health system CISO role evolves as ransomware attacks take center stage

Becker's Health IT

"Discover the evolving role of Chief Information Security Officers in hospitals as they tackle cybersecurity and ransomware attacks, with insights from industry

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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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Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit

HealthIT Answers

Starts June 5th in Boston, MA - Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit advance Registration Rate Until May 17, 2024. The post Digital Healthcare Innovation Summit appeared first on Health IT Answers.

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The Important Role of Enterprise Risk Management Software in Healthcare

Compliancy Group

Navigating the many dynamic challenges of the healthcare industry requires more than vigilance alone—it demands an innovative risk management strategy. Enterprise risk management software (ERMS) stands at the forefront of this innovation, offering a suite of tools that transform how healthcare organizations identify, analyze, and mitigate risks. Industry leaders focus on an increasingly holistic approach to ERMS, cutting across the organization to ensure nothing is missed.

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Talent Tuesday: Action to Support the Primary Care Workforce

HealthIT Answers

HRSA increases loan repayment amounts by 50% for primary care providers who commit to practicing in high need and rural areas. Additional loan repayment available for primary care providers who commit to serve in shortage areas, demonstrate fluency in Spanish. The post Talent Tuesday: Action to Support the Primary Care Workforce appeared first on Health IT Answers.

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Choosing the Best Mental Health Billing Company: Your Guide to Seamless Billing Solutions

Medisys Compliance

In the world of mental healthcare, where the focus lies on patient well-being, administrative tasks like billing can become a burden. Choosing the right mental health billing company can ease this burden, freeing up valuable time and resources for what matters most: your patients. This blog post will guide you through the selection process for choosing the right mental health billing company, ensuring you find a partner that optimizes your financial operations and fosters a thriving practice.

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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.