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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.

Healthcare payments: Remedy these 3 compliance risks

Healthcare Dive

Explore potential consequences and remedies for 3 compliance risks in the healthcare payments space

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Digital investment seeing a major shift in priorities with baby boomers

Healthcare It News

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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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.

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.

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.

How technology can fix the prior-authorization challenge for payers

Healthcare Dive

Paperwork-intensive prior-authorization processes have become an impediment to timely healthcare delivery

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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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In-Flight COVID Transmission: Surveying the Liability Landscape

Bill of Health

By Christopher Robertson. Do airlines have legal obligations to manage the risk of in-flight infections? In the pre-COVID era, I answered this question affirmatively.

DOJ sues Cigna for exaggerating patient illnesses

Healthcare Dive

The insurer paid outside vendors to conduct in-home visits with its plan members, then pressured the vendors to record high-value diagnoses that would lead to higher payments for Cigna, the DOJ alleges

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NSW Ambulance adopts mobile emergency alert app to empower community response

Healthcare It News

NSW Ambulance is promoting community emergency response by equipping volunteer responders with a mobile emergency alert and dispatch app developed in the United Kingdom.

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.

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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Tort Liability for Faculty Who Fail to Tell the Class About COVID Cases in Their Midst

Bill of Health

By Heidi Li Feldman. The more individuals must rely on their own judgment and effort to protect themselves from disease, the more they need information regarding the possibility of exposure to the cause of the disease.

Falling MA star ratings dog payers’ future earnings

Healthcare Dive

Volatility in MA stars for the 2023 plan year is raising questions around the earnings outlooks issued by payers

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Manipal Hospitals installs Isansys' RPM system to monitor critical patients out of ICU

Healthcare It News

Manipal Hospitals in India has adopted a remote patient monitoring system by UK-based Isansys Lifecare.

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.

Eliminating Trachoma with the Help of GIS Technology

Healthcare IT Today

Trachoma is the world’s leading infectious cause of blindness, yet for decades we have had the antibiotics to treat it. Sightsavers is an international charity dedicated to preventing avoidable blindness and is working in Africa and Asia to eliminate this disease.

Relying on the Unreliable? COVID-19 Claims Can’t Proceed Without a Proper Standard of Care

Bill of Health

By Michelle Richards. In the United States, the imposition of tort liability for the transmission of an infectious disease goes back more than a century. It is no surprise, therefore, that similar claims have been filed for damages arising from the transmission of the COVID-19 virus.

Hospital price transparency ‘moving in the right direction’

Healthcare Dive

A new report from Turquoise Health finds progress in compliance with federal rules created to help consumers comparison shop for medical services

Alexandra Hospital leverages cloud-based service to help patients avoid preventable chronic disease

Healthcare It News

Alexandra Hospital has taken part in the launch of a new cloud-based digital health service in Singapore by telecommunications provider StarHub, together with its partners, health technology company ConnectedLife and Fitbit.

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.

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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Allina Health spinoff to help health systems build hospital-at-home programs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Minneapolis-based Allina Health, working with Flare Capital Partners, has launched a new company, Inbound Health, designed to help health systems and payers design and build hospital-at-home and home-based skilled nursing programs. WHY IT MATTERS.

New York nurses union merges with NNU, U.S.’s largest nursing syndicate

Healthcare Dive

The addition of 42,000 NYSNA members brings NNU’s total membership to about 225,000 registered nurses

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What Doctors and Nurses Say They Need For An Effective Digital Transformation of Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Jan Herzhoff, president, Elsevier Health Global Markets. The statistics will make your heart sink.

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.

2023 Health FSA Inflation Adjustments

Compliance Now

By Jessica Waltman, Principal, Forward Health Consulting. On October 18, 2022, the Internal Revenue Service issued Revenue Procedure 2022-38 that sets forth various 2023 tax-related limits that have been adjusted for inflation. The table below identifies updates to the 2023 health and fringe benefit plan limits addressed in the notice.

235,000 Keystone Health Patients Affected by August 2022 Cyberattack

HIPAA Journal

Chambersburg, PA-based Keystone Health has recently announced that it fell victim to a cyberattack on August 19, 2022, which caused temporary disruption to its computer systems.

States need help to enforce mental health parity laws, report finds

Healthcare Dive

Researchers from Georgetown University advocate for more federal support to remove insurance-related obstacles to treatment

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The Future of Consumer Wearable Technology

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Anna Barnacka, PhD, CEO and founder, MindMics.

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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.

Addressing the Mental Health Crisis in Kids: Collaboration and Technology Are Key

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Serrah Linares, Vice President of Partner Sales at Change Healthcare , and Rachel Mack Robinson, Founder and President at DotCom Therapy.

70,000 Valle del Sol Community Health Patients Affected by Cyberattack

HIPAA Journal

Phoenix, AZ-based Valle del Sol Community Health has notified 70,268 patients that some of their protected health information has been exposed.

Biden admin increases funding for community mental health clinics

Healthcare Dive

The HHS is awarding $15 million in new grants early next year to states developing community mental health clinics, on top of almost $300 million awarded in September

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The Ways That Technology Is Transforming The Healthcare Industry Today

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Healthcare is one of the most used and needed industries. At some point during our existence, we will likely require the support, treatments, and services of those working in healthcare.

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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.