Sat.Dec 31, 2022 - Fri.Jan 06, 2023

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Healing healthcare cybersecurity with ‘whole-of-health’ approach

Healthcare Dive

Retired Gen. Keith Alexander and Premera Blue Cross Chief Information Security Officer Adrian Mayers argue for structural changes organizations can make to address healthcare cyberattacks

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Could the EU's decision against Meta affect data privacy policies in the U.S.?

Healthcare It News

Facebook parent company Meta this week was fined 390 million euros, or more than $414 million, by European Union regulators in a major decision around its online ad targeting and privacy policies.

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Lessons in Health Data Privacy from the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act

Bill of Health

By Katie Gu. The past may hold important lessons for our uncertain future of health privacy for patients, physicians, and hospitals in the face of abortion subpoenas post- Dobbs. .

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Meta Slapped with 390 Million Euro Fine for GDPR Violations

HIPAA Journal

A long-running investigation into the practices of obtaining consent from Facebook and Instagram users to use their personal data for advertising purposes has resulted in a €390 million ($414 million) financial penalty for Meta for violations of the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

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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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Healthcare added 55K jobs in December, with ambulatory, hospitals again leading

Healthcare Dive

The report comes as healthcare systems have struggled with staffing shortages and high labor costs

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Report confirms racial disparities in patient access to their health data

Healthcare It News

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT examined the National Cancer Institute's latest annual health information trends survey to identify racial and ethnic disparities in patient portal offers, access and use. WHY IT MATTERS.

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Electronic Health Record Association Announces FY23 Leadership and Priorities

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The Electronic Health Record (EHR) Association announced the results of its annual Executive Committee elections for terms beginning Jan. 1, 2023.

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FDA approves Alzheimer’s drug from Eisai, Biogen in closely watched decision

Healthcare Dive

The agency’s approval comes months after a large clinical trial showed the drug, called Leqembi, could slow the disease’s progression. Yet experts have raised concerns about its safety

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Comprehensive IAM helping boost patient access in Florida

Healthcare It News

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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Healthcare Security and Risk – 2023 Health IT Predictions

Healthcare IT Today

As we head into 2023, we wanted to kick off the new year with a series of 2023 Health IT predictions. We asked the Healthcare IT Today community to submit their predictions and we received a wide ranging set of responses that we grouped into a number of themes.

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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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Mercy Virtual Care Center: A deep dive into a virtual hospital

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

With nearly a decade of successfully running a virtual ICU and a virtual care hospital known today as Mercy Virtual Care Center , Mercy in St.

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New York nurses reach deals with some hospitals, others still plan strike

Healthcare Dive

Thousands of nurses across eight hospitals initially intended to begin an open-ended strike on Monday. Three hospitals have averted strikes after reaching tentative agreements

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Samsung Medical Center tops global health systems in HIMSS Digital Health Indicator

Healthcare It News

Samsung Medical Center in South Korea has achieved a top score globally for the HIMSS Digital Health Indicator.

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Healthcare AI – 2023 Health IT Predictions

Healthcare IT Today

As we head into 2023, we wanted to kick off the new year with a series of 2023 Health IT predictions. We asked the Healthcare IT Today community to submit their predictions and we received a wide ranging set of responses that we grouped into a number of themes.

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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 telemedicine produce a successful preventative care program?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth services can offer healthcare providers the opportunity and the capability to reach broader populations, clearly – and they can serve as disease prevention tools for these populations, contended Gary Hamilton, CEO of InteliChart, vendor of a patient engagement platform.

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Feds propose ban on noncompetes

Healthcare Dive

In the historic proposal, the FTC said noncompetes harm competition, suppress labor mobility and reduce wages even for those not bound by the agreements

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What is a HIPAA Violation?

HIPAA Journal

To best answer the question what is a HIPAA violation, it is necessary to explain what HIPAA is, who it applies to, and what constitutes a violation; for although most people believe they know what a HIPAA compliance violation is, evidence suggests otherwise.

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New Ways To Close the Health Equities Gap

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Karen Conway, vice president of healthcare value, Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX).

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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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Telehealth and RPM – 2023 Health IT Predictions

Healthcare IT Today

As we head into 2023, we wanted to kick off the new year with a series of 2023 Health IT predictions. We asked the Healthcare IT Today community to submit their predictions and we received a wide ranging set of responses that we grouped into a number of themes.

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Oak Street names first chief wellness officer

Healthcare Dive

Deb Edberg has been a practicing physician with Oak Street since 2019

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290 Hospitals Potentially Affected by Ransomware Attacks in 2022

HIPAA Journal

Ransomware attacks continue to be conducted on healthcare organizations in high numbers but determining the extent to which healthcare organizations are being targeted by ransomware gangs is a challenge.

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Technology Will Make The Care Team Evolution Possible In 2023

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Frank Harvey, CEO, Surescripts. Healthcare faces daunting challenges and uncertainty as we look to the future.

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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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What to Expect in 2023? – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this month’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 1/6 at Noon ET (9 AM PT). This month’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn ( @techguy ) on the topic “What to Expect in 2023?

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The portal to resolve surprise bills has been inundated with disputes — SCP Health tops the list

Healthcare Dive

Federal agencies received more disputes in a five-month window than they expected to receive in a full year

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Ransomware Attack at Fitzgibbon Hospital Affects 112,000 Patients

HIPAA Journal

Back in June 2022 , HIPAA Journal reported on a cyberattack on Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall, MO, after being contacted directly by a spokesperson for a threat group called DAIXIN Team, who claimed responsibility for the attack.

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Can Public Health Really Be Consumer Friendly?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Brian Yarnell, president and co-founder, Bluestream Health. I’m a grown man who’s afraid of needles. Yes, that’s an inconvenient fear in the time of vaccines and booster shots.

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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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SameSky Health is Making Meaningful Progress on Health Equity

Healthcare IT Today

Abner Mason is a health equity pioneer. A decade ago, he was already championing more equitable access to care for people with low income and low health literacy. In those early days, it was difficult for Mason to get plans and providers to buy into his vision, but he stuck with it.

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Patient sues CommonSpirit over ransomware attack

Healthcare Dive

A Washington state man alleged his personal health information is now in the hands of cybercriminals and is seeking to bring a class action suit against the health system

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What are the HIPAA Breach Notification Requirements?

HIPAA Journal

All HIPAA covered entities must familiarize themselves with the HIPAA breach notification requirements and develop a breach response plan that can be implemented as soon as a breach of unsecured protected health information (PHI) is discovered.

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US Teens Fastest Growing Group To Die From Fentanyl

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Visit rehabilitation centers right across the world and there’s a growing problem – fentanyl addiction.

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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.