November, 2022

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Improving the patient experience is a two-way street

Healthcare It News

While healthcare needs technology to drive heightened patient experiences, technology can be a hinderance to the clinician experience. This is because of increased administrative burden and a lack of interoperability between electronic health records themselves and with other forms of health IT.

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How to address healthcare’s unique cybersecurity challenges

Healthcare Dive

Although the U.S. is entering a post-COVID era, many factors straining the healthcare industry will continue and more risk factors will kick in, argues Syed Kaptan of cybersecurity intelligence company ThreatQuotient

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AI in Digital Health: Autonomy, Governance, and Privacy

Bill of Health

The following post is adapted from the edited volume AI in eHealth: Human Autonomy, Data Governance and Privacy in Healthcare. By Marcelo Corrales Compagnucci and Mark Fenwick.

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Digital Solutions Key To Enhanced Population Health Strategies and Improved Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Keith Algozzine, PA-C, CEO, UCM Digital Health An essential part of being a healthcare provider, in any capacity, is understanding population health management.

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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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Follow the (Medical) Record: Clinical Claim Denials with Dawn Crump

MRO Compliance

Follow the (Medical) Record: Clinical Claim Denials with Dawn Crump. On this episode, host Don Hardwick interviews Dawn Crump, senior director of revenue integrity solutions at MRO, about clinical claim denials.

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Patients prefer telehealth for common illnesses, study shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telemedicine has, at long last, become very popular. But lingering concerns remain on its effectiveness for certain diagnoses and treatments.

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Bernie Sanders poised to lead Senate health committee

Healthcare Dive

The longtime proponent of universal healthcare is set to become chair of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Bill Cassidy, R-La., is in line to be the committee’s ranking member

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The ‘Res Nullius’ Construction of Human Genomic Data

Bill of Health

By Donrich Thaldar. No one domain of the law holds exclusive sway over human genomic data. Instead, genomic data have a multidimensional legal nature , meaning that multiple legal domains — including property law, privacy law, contract law, and intellectual property law — are all applicable.

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Five Practical Tips for Attracting and Onboarding Healthcare Personnel

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Guilherme Macagnan, CEO, AMX Healthcare If we could go back in time three years and take a look around, it would be easy to point out all of the circumstances that have shifted, grown […].

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Clinical audits and denials impact 3% or more of NPR being held in reserve

MRO Compliance

Clinical audits and denials impact 3% or more of NPR being held in reserve. November 2, 2022. Clinically avoidable denials continue to impact revenue, slow cashflow and increase bad debt, yet CFOs have limited insight into why these denials occur and how to avoid them.

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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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Pennsylvania Updates Data Breach Notification Law

HIPAA Journal

The Governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, has signed Senate Bill 696 into law, which expands the definition of personal information under the Breach of Personal Information Notification Act that warrants individual notifications to be issued in the event of a data breach.

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How to promote equity when connecting providers and patients

Healthcare It News

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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Google, Epic partnering to allow Epic hospital clients to run EHRs on Google Cloud

Healthcare Dive

Signing a large EHR vendor as a partner allows cloud companies to expand their reach with providers

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Book Review: ‘The Truth Pill: The Myth of Drug Regulation in India’

Bill of Health

By Aparajita Lath. The Truth Pill , authored by Dinesh Thakur and Prashant Reddy , is a monumental work that convincingly shows that drug regulation is but a myth in India. In their investigative style, the authors explain drug regulation in India through the lens of history, both Indian and global.

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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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Can Doctors Objectively Quantify and Measure Pain? The Future of Pain Management 

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Frank Fornari, chairman and founder, BioMech Health. Millions of Americans live with acute and chronic pain that affects every aspect of their lives.

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White Paper: Data Optimization: Technology to Support Health Information Workflows

MRO Compliance

White Paper: Data Optimization: Technology to Support Health Information Workflows.

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HPH Sector Warned About Lorenz Ransomware Group

HIPAA Journal

The healthcare and public health sector (HPH) has been warned about the threat of ransomware attacks by the Lorenz threat group, which has conducted several attacks in the United States over the past two years, with no sign that attacks are slowing.

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Changi General Hospital developing AI algorithms to predict patient deterioration

Healthcare It News

Changi General Hospital in Singapore is now developing and validating AI algorithms to predict the likelihood of patient deterioration as part of its smart remote health monitoring system. WHAT IT'S ABOUT.

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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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UnitedHealth Group projects up to $360B in 2023 revenue, buoyed by Optum growth

Healthcare Dive

The projected revenue growth comes after the Department of Justice announced this month it would appeal a federal judge’s decision that allowed UnitedHealth’s $13 billion purchase of Change Healthcare to close

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What Happened to the COVID-19 Vaccine Patent Waiver?

Bill of Health

By Sarah Gabriele. In June 2022, after almost two years of debate over a potential COVID-19 vaccine patent waiver, the World Trade Organization adopted the Ministerial Decision on the TRIPS Agreement (“WTO Decision”), which provided for a partial waiver of intellectual property rights.

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Modern Health Data Management Requires a Proven Patient Identity Solution

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Gevik Nalbandian, vice president of software engineering, Lyniate.

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HFMA Survey Indicates Executive Concern with Clinically Avoidable Denials

MRO Compliance

HFMA Survey Indicates Executive Concern with Clinically Avoidable Denials. 30% of Organizations Hold Over 5% of Net Patient Revenue in Reserves to Address Denials. Norristown, Pa. –

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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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The Riskiest Connected Devices in Healthcare

HIPAA Journal

The number of connected devices being used in hospitals continues to grow and while these devices can improve efficiency, safety, and patient outcomes, they have also substantially increased the attack surface, and many of these devices either lack appropriate security features or are not correctly configured.

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New healthcare privacy challenges as online data tracking, sharing methods evolve

Healthcare It News

This past June, a John Doe plaintiff who was a patient at Baltimore-based Medstar Health System filed a class action complaint against Meta Platforms in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

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HHS cybersecurity center warns of new ransomware threat

Healthcare Dive

The ransomware has attacked targets worldwide, including at least one U.S. health group, since it was first identified in mid-August

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The Right Tool for the Job: Supporting Vaccination Rates with Universal Paid Sick Leave

Bill of Health

By Alina Schnake-Mahl, Rebecca Finkel, and Jennifer Kolker. Policies like paid sick leave are key tools to prevent another “winter of death” and disruption, finds our recent study of U.S. cities’ sick leave and vaccination data.

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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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Top 3 Digital Innovations that Transformed Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Chad Anguilm, Vice President of Growth at Medical Advantage. Patient engagement is the next frontier in healthcare and single-platform patient portals created the digital foundation for this ongoing transformation.

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Google Cloud to power virtual care delivery at Manipal Hospitals

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Manipal Hospitals has tapped Google Cloud to improve its virtual and remote care capabilities while leveraging AI to enhance patient experience. The partnership involves the deployment of the Amwell telehealth platform to enable virtual visits.

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Gateway Rehabilitation Center Reports Cyberattack Affecting 130,000 Patients

HIPAA Journal

Pennsylvania-based Gateway Rehabilitation Center (Gateway Rehab) has recently announced that it experienced “an incident disrupting access to certain systems.” The incident in question was detected by Gateway Rehab on June 13, 2022.

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Health equity gets a boost from digital clinical communication tools

Healthcare It News

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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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.