October, 2022

The International Weaponization of Health Data

Bill of Health

By Matthew Chun. International collaboration through the sharing of health data is crucial for advancing human health. But it also comes with risks — risks that countries around the world seem increasingly unwilling to take.

Mid-Year Report Shows Healthcare Cyberattacks Have Increased by 69%

HIPAA Journal

Check Point’s 2022 Mid-Year Report has revealed the healthcare industry has seen the biggest percentage rise in cyberattacks out of all industry sectors, increasing by 69% in 1H 2022, compared to 2021.

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Nearly half of consumers are in debt due to medical bills, survey finds

Healthcare Dive

Many are struggling to afford their private health insurance and are unprepared for a medical emergency, a poll conducted for telehealth provider Babylon showed

CommonSpirit still working to restore EHR systems after ransomware attack confirmed

Healthcare It News

A major ransomware attack at CommonSpirit Health has been disrupting medical operations across several states for nearly two weeks , leaving the Chicago-based health system scrambling to maintain patient care while it conducts a forensics investigation and works to bring its electronic health record systems back online. WHY IT MATTERS.

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.

Recapturing Revenue During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Critical Healthcare Imperative  

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Victoria Wickline, SVP of partnership success, Get Well. More than 2.5

Follow the (Medical) Record: Heard it at AHIMA22 with Rita Bowen and Angela Rose

MRO Compliance

Follow the (Medical) Record: Heard it at AHIMA22 with Rita Bowen and Angela Rose. Host Don Hardwick interviews HIM experts Angela Rose and Rita Bowen live from the AHIMA 2022 National Convention.

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Scientists Studying Health – “Evidence Based Medicine”

Healthcare IT Today

When someone new comes to healthcare, it’s always amazing to see how many things they think happen that just don’t. For patients, that’s the realization that doctors often don’t collaborate together on their care and they often don’t share information.

13 hospitals receive funding as special pathogen care hubs

Healthcare Dive

The healthcare facilities will lead regional responses against pathogens such as COVID-19, Ebola and monkeypox

Microsoft releases data-driven updates for healthcare cloud

Healthcare It News

Microsoft this week unveiled new capabilities to help solve some common roadblocks to enhancing patient engagement and effective health team collaboration, and to help support healthcare organizations more easily leveraging their enterprise data warehousing to fuel clinical and operational analytics.

Data Resilience Requires More Than An Annual Check Up

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Stephen Manley, CTO, Druva. The biggest healthcare innovation in the last twenty years is … data.

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Navigating Joint Commission: How to Earn the Gold Seal of Approval

Speaker: Therese Gopaul-Robinson, MPH - Healthcare Consultant and Compliance Expert

Join compliance expert Therese Gopaul-Robinson for the roadmap to Joint Commission accreditation and reaccreditation.

Keeping Reproductive Patient Records Protected and Private

MRO Compliance

Keeping Reproductive Patient Records Protected and Private. October 28, 2022. Health IT Answers.

Liability for COVID-19 Vaccine Harms: We Need to Do Better

Bill of Health

By Dorit Reiss. COVID-19 vaccines are extremely safe , and serious harms are rare. But rare does not mean the risk is zero; thus, we need a way to determine which people have plausible claims of harm from the vaccines, and we must then compensate them quickly and generously.

The intersection of remote patient monitoring and AI

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Robin Farmanfarmaian is a Silicon Valley-based entrepreneur working in technology and artificial intelligence. She has been involved with more than 20 early-stage biotech and healthcare startups, including ones working on medical devices and digital health.

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Wasteful administrative costs tied to high US health spending

Healthcare Dive

A Health Affairs research brief identified at least half of nonclinical health expenditures as excessive

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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.

Send Mammogram leverages cloud for data security

Healthcare It News

The mobile and web application that digitally shares breast images sought a managed cloud services provider to operationalize compliance and ensure patients’ private health data remains safe and secure. WHY IT MATTERS.

Health Data, Clinical Jedi, Death Star – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

Happy Friday everyone! We hope you had a great week and accomplished many great things. Thanks so much for reading and supporting Healthcare IT Today. We deeply appreciate the amazing community we have here.

Data Liberation Day Elevates New Call for Health Information Expertise

MRO Compliance

Data Liberation Day Elevates New Call for Health Information Expertise. October 27, 2022. Health IT Answer. Attendees at the AHIMA22 Global Conference demonstrated their steadfast commitment to liberating, managing and protecting electronic patient information (EPI).

The Impossibility of Legal Accountability for COVID-19 Torts

Bill of Health

By Chloe Reichel and Valerie Gutmann Koch. Since the first days of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers, businesses, and other entities have anticipated litigation around tort claims associated with the novel coronavirus.

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.

How telemedicine and digital therapeutics can improve orthopedic care and PT

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Minority and lower-income populations are less likely to have orthopedic surgery – and more likely to experience poor outcomes when they do.

Hospitals are hiding prices from patients, advocacy report says

Healthcare Dive

Patient Rights Advocate concluded that some hospitals owned by Ascension and HCA Healthcare are omitting rates for medical services from files made public under new federal rules

Digital health cannot deliver on its promise without patient activation

Healthcare It News

When it comes to changing patients’ health behaviour, simply providing them with information is not enough.

Big Tech in Healthcare with Capital One Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

Naturally as healthcare moves into a more digital space, more tech is needed to accomplish every day tasks. This opens up a new market that is largely attractive to Big Tech. However, the success of this move varies from company to company.

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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.

White House Plans to Issue New Cybersecurity Standards for the Healthcare Industry

HIPAA Journal

The U.S. government is taking steps to improve critical infrastructure cybersecurity, with healthcare, water, and the communications sectors the next focus areas for the White House.

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COVID-19 and the Problem of Multiple Sufficient Causes

Bill of Health

By Nina A. Although politicians and pundits warned that businesses would drown in a “ tidal wave ” of lawsuits seeking to hold them liable for COVID-19 infections, plaintiffs face significant barriers to recovery.

HIMSSCast: How emerging tech is opening new avenues in telehealth, RPM

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Remote patient monitoring and other forms of virtual care are fast finding footholds in healthcare as patients get acquainted with these new care modalities, and as health systems learn to appreciate the cost efficiencies they offer.

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After CommonSpirit ransomware attack: Why healthcare M&A is a ‘huge’ cybersecurity risk

Healthcare Dive

The cybersecurity incident comes three years after the health system’s megamerger, which potentially made it vulnerable to an attack, security experts say

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.

EHNAC and CARIN Alliance launch new accreditation program

Healthcare It News

The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission and The CARIN Alliance have partnered to bring both the CARIN Code of Conduct and EHNAC’s criteria review process to health plans, health systems, EHR vendors and others for reporting to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services on their data practices and privacy protections.

Revenue and Workforce Challenges Top of Mind at #MPE22

Healthcare IT Today

Two topics were top of mind for attendees at MGMA’s 2022 Medical Practice Excellence: Leaders Conference (#MPE22) – workforce challenges and revenue pressure. Sessions dealing with either topic were jammed packed and exhibitors that focus in either of these two areas were consistently busy.

Corrective Action Plans: Leveling the Audit Playing Field with CAPs

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dana Finnegan, MDaudit.

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Tort Liability is a Potentially Powerful Tool for Pandemic Response

Bill of Health

By Timothy D. Lytton. When pandemic response efforts are hampered by inadequate enforcement resources and political polarization, tort liability could, potentially, be a powerful public health tool.

Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Leslie Neitzel, Chief Human Resource Officer

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.