March, 2024

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Mayo Clinic launches digital health product pipeline

Healthcare Dive

The program aims alleviate the cost and difficulty digital health companies face in selling to hospitals, while making it easier for hospitals to find and integrate useful tools.

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UC Irvine's AI-powered conversational health agent is ready for developers

Healthcare It News

At the University of California Irvine Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, faculty members are developing ways for artificial intelligence to help deliver better patient care and improved outcomes. Amir Rhamani is a professor at the nursing school – and also a computer science professor at the Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences, a professor of electrical engineering at the Henry Samueli School of Engineering and an associate director of the Institute for Future Hea

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A Gartner expert points to AI and hospital-at-home as the biggest emerging technologies at HIMSS24

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It's been a long week at HIMSS24, filled with educational sessions and an exhibit hall packed with the latest and greatest in healthcare information technology. Needless to say, artificial intelligence has dominated conversations. Veronica Walk is senior director analyst, healthcare and life sciences, at consulting firm Gartner, where she specializes in emerging clinical technologies.

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Fortifying Healthcare Email Security: Advanced Solutions and Mitigation Strategies

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Usman Choudhary, general manager, VIPRE Security Email remains a cornerstone communication tool for healthcare entities, yet the communication channel also presents formidable cybersecurity hurdles. The sensitive nature of patient data and the open nature […] The article Fortifying Healthcare Email Security: Advanced Solutions and Mitigation Strategies appeared first on electronichealthre

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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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Providers 'wasted' $10.6B in 2022 overturning claims denials, survey finds

Fierce Healthcare

More than 100 provider organizations want the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to take a tougher stance on Medicare Advantage (MA) plans’ practices following an industry survey es | Providers spent nearly $20 billion in 2022 pursuing delays and denials across all payer types, yet those efforts are substantially more costly on average when dealing with private plans, hundreds of hospitals and health systems told Premier in a recent survey.

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Planned community Lake Nona collects residents' data for longitudinal health study

Mobi Health News

Juan Santos, SVP of brand experience and innovation at the Tavistock Group, opened the Venture Connect Forum by discussing the community's collection of resident data to improve healthcare outcomes.

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Technology, cybersecurity and collaboration are featured at HIMSS24

Healthcare It News

HIMSS president and CEO Hal Wolf discusses healthcare trends, including patient engagement, AI advancements and cybersecurity challenges, and how HIMSS24 offers attendees a chance to learn from each other and collaborate in responding to those trends.

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Memorial Healthcare finds success with switch to Epic-based telehealth vendor

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

With 15,000 team members, 3,000 providers and $3.1 billion in annual operating revenue, Memorial Healthcare System is one of the largest public health systems in the U.S. A South Florida-based academic medical center, Memorial operates six hospitals, including the Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital; numerous primary, urgent and 24/7 care facilities; a health specialty center; and a nursing home.

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Providers losing $100M daily over Change Healthcare hack: Report

Becker's Health IT

Some larger health systems are losing more than $100 million a day due to the Change Healthcare cyberattack , one cybersecurity firm estimated, causing industry associations to continue to urge action.

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Google's healthcare AI ambitions: New model for personal health coaching and next steps for gen AI

Fierce Healthcare

Google is doubling down on its ambitions for healthcare AI by exploring how generative AI can help clinicians in medical decision-making, understand lab and imaging information and provide con | Google is hyper-focused on generative AI in healthcare, pushing forward research to advance gen AI capabilities that can help clinicians in medical decision-making, understand lab and imaging information and provide consumers with personalized health insights based on their wearable data.

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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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A Look at Sunoh’s Ambient Clinical Voice Solutions Including New EHR Integrations

Healthcare IT Today

One of the hottest topics in healthcare and particularly at the HIMSS 2024 conference is ambient clinical voice. We haven’t seen this much universal interest in a health IT product since the government offered $36 billion in stimulus money for EHR software. However, this feels very different since healthcare organizations are evaluating ambient clinical voice solutions on their merit versus chasing government money.

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Senior lawmaker questions UnitedHealth over Change cyberattack

Healthcare Dive

Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., said UnitedHealth’s “rapid consolidation and vertical integration” has major consequences for the healthcare sector, including increased control of the health IT market.

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Enhancing hospital IT's speed-to-market capability

Healthcare It News

As healthcare providers worldwide grapple with worsening healthcare staff shortages and rising service demand, low-code technologies have proven indispensable in bridging these twin challenges while promoting positive outcomes for both patients and clinicians. Take the case of Mount Alvernia Hospital, a 300-bed private not-for-profit medical institution in Singapore.

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How RPM can scale and sustain CMS' hospital at home program

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services just released data on its Acute Hospital Care at Home initiative , which thus far has admitted 11,159 patients suffering from respiratory infections, heart failure and severe sepsis. While the program has proven successful in reducing hospital visits, the level of manpower it requires is costly and likely unsustainable for the already overburdened healthcare system.

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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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Salesforce launches healthcare data platform Einstein Copilot: Health Actions

Mobi Health News

The software company is launching its new AI-powered healthcare product that uses health organization's data to personalize patient care to reduce administrative tasks.

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Diabetes management tools not worth the cost, study finds. But digital health companies push back on 'flawed' analysis

Fierce Healthcare

A new analysis pours cold water on the effectiveness of widely used digital diabetes management solutions, stirring up discussion about how best to evaluate the growing market of digital health too | The Peterson Health Technology Institute's analysis assessed whether digital diabetes solutions improve users' health outcomes over "usual care.

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Frank Hester racist remarks on Dianne Abbott MP cause revulsion

Digital Health News

Racist remarks said to have been made by the CEO of TPP, inciting violence against UK MP Dianne Abbott have resulted in widespread condemnation.

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Change Healthcare cyberattack having ‘far-reaching’ effects on providers

Healthcare Dive

Providers said the outage at the UnitedHealth-owned technology company has affected billing, eligibility checks, prior authorization requests and prescription fulfillment.

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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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Keys to improving the patient experience, from the experts

Healthcare It News

Since the onset of the pandemic, patient experience scores from Press Ganey, a firm with more than 40 years of experience in patient experience, have taken a drastic dive – with much of the data pointing to staffing shortages and other challenges as key indicators of the decline in scores. However, since February 2023, the firm has observed a steady rise in patient experience scores – at the end of 2023 nearly reaching pre-pandemic levels.

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First 24/7 virtual emergency clinic in Australia's outback launched

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Not-for-profit aeromedical services provider Royal Flying Doctor Service has introduced what could be the first unmanned virtual medical emergency centre in Australia's outback. The new RFDS William Creek Community Health Service in the outback tourism town of William Creek in South Australia features a 24/7 virtual emergency centre with a telehealth unit that members of the community and tourists can access to connect with on-call RFDS doctors.

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The Change Healthcare cyberattack: A timeline

Becker's Health IT

The most significant and consequential cyberattack in American history began Feb. 21 against UnitedHealth Group's Change Healthcare, crippling financial operations for hospitals, insurers, pharmacies and medical groups nationwide.

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Under new management, and under the cloud of the Change hack, HIMSS24 kicks off in Orlando next week

Fierce Healthcare

One of the largest health IT conferences, HIMSS24, will kick off in Orlando on Monday as a revamped trade show following a deal with Informa Markets last fall. | One of the largest health IT conferences, HIMSS24, will kick off in Orlando on Monday as a revamped trade show following a deal with Informa Markets last fall.

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Ensure Continuous Patient Care: How to Avoid Disruptions Due to Ransomware

The industry has seen an increasing pace of ransomware, zero-day, and remote-code execution attacks. Learn how to defend against these against these attacks in this eBook.

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ArteraAI’s Prostate Test Earns Recognition in NCCN Guidelines for Prostate Cancer

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: ArteraAI , a leader in artificial intelligence (AI)-powered cancer tests, today announced a significant achievement – the inclusion of their ArteraAI Prostate Test in the NCCN Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology (NCCN Guidelines®) for Prostate Cancer. This marks a major milestone for ArteraAI, solidifying their position at the forefront of AI-driven oncology and personalized patient care.

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Medicare to cover Novo’s obesity drug for some patients

Healthcare Dive

Two weeks after the FDA updated Wegovy’s label, Medicare changed its stance to allow people with a history of heart disease to receive treatment, a shift that could further boost access to the fast-selling medicine.

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ONC drafts Federal Health IT Plan for 2024-2030, calls for public comment

Healthcare It News

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has made available the draft of the 2024-2030 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan for public scrutiny and commentary. WHY IT MATTERS The plan, which extends through the rest of this decade, is organized around four key goals to improve the experiences and outcomes for health IT users and the policy and technology aspects needed to support health IT and electronic health information users.

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CISA, calling Volt Typhoon an urgent threat, updates DDoS response guide

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Guidance released this week from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Federal Bureau of Investigation and other U.S. and international partners outlines best practices for defending against "living off the land" cyber activity – where threat actors use an organization's own tools to attack its network – while addressing the specific needs and challenges of defending against distributed denial of service attacks with new mitigations and visual aids.

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Generative AI for Contracts Is Here: New Tools to Accelerate Drafting and Editing

The emergence of generative AI is reshaping the landscape of contract management, enabling businesses to generate and negotiate legal agreements with greater ease and speed. In this on-demand webinar, Hal Marcus, VP of Product Marketing at Evisort discusses how Evisort's generative AI transforms contract creation and negotiation, empowering legal teams to streamline processes while reducing risk.

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Streamlining emergency care with virtual video telemedicine

Mobi Health News

At HIMSS24 preconference Virtual Care Forum, Stanford Healthcare representatives discussed the care system's implementation of a virtual fast track program in its emergency department.

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HIMSS24: 'Fasten your seatbelts'—Hackensack Meridian CEO predicts acceleration of gen AI to help healthcare workforce

Fierce Healthcare

ORLANDO — It's almost impossible to have a conversation at HIMSS24 without the topic of artificial intelligence or generative AI coming up. | How will the conversations about AI in healthcare change by next year's HIMSS conference? Hackensack Meridian CEO Robert Garrett predicts that pilot projects underway now will roll out into practice.

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AI in Healthcare News and Updates

HealthIT Answers

This month's AI report includes news and updates from Profluent, Xsolis, Tempus, SnapCare, AxiomEHR, Ontrak Health, Together by Renee, DrFirst, Talkdesk, Andor Health, MedeAnalytics, & more! The post AI in Healthcare News and Updates appeared first on Health IT Answers.

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How healthcare organizations should prepare for generative AI

Healthcare Dive

Michael McCallen, managing director in Deloitte’s Health Care Strategy practice, explains why a governance structure is key to successful adoption of artificial intelligence.

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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.