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The Future of Love and How It Could Shape Health, Well-Being, and Daily Living

Health Populi

“The future of love is bound to the institutions that have historically shaped and defined it,” Ipsos’s What the Future: Love report begins. Consider: religion, government, financial institutions… and the health care ecosystem, as well. On this Valentine’s Day 14th February 2023, it is a good time to consider this convergence as health politics, financial well-being, and emerging technologies will be re-shaping institutions and consumers in the coming months and ne

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How Healthcare Organizations Can Enhance Patient Experience & Trust During the Winter Surge

HIT Consultant

Toni Land, Head of Clinical Healthcare Experience at Medallia It’s well known that the winter season typically creates spikes in illness and, consequently, a surge in healthcare visits. What might not be so obvious is that this time of increased demand is also the ideal opportunity for healthcare organizations to prioritize building trust and improving experiences for patients, clinicians and team members.

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Rebuilding Trust in Public Health and Public Health Law

Bill of Health

By Leslie E. Wolf With our recent (and continuing) experience of the devastating COVID-19 global pandemic, one might think that our collective appreciation for public health efforts and the people advancing those efforts would be high. Instead, public health officials have been vilified and attacked , and public health laws have been weakened , leaving us vulnerable to the next public health emergency.

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Helping women navigate menopause with femtech

Healthcare It News

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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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6 Crucial Technologies To Help Seniors Monitor Their Health

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Health monitoring technologies are a healthier and safer way for seniors, especially those who want to age in place. It improves older adults’ quality of life while making them more independent, boosting their self-esteem. Health […] The article 6 Crucial Technologies To Help Seniors Monitor Their Health appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Healthcare Organizations Most Common Victims in 3rd Party Data Breaches

HIPAA Journal

Cyberattacks on business associates of healthcare organizations have increased to the point where attacks on business associates now outnumber attacks on healthcare providers. In addition to an increase in cyberattacks on third-party suppliers, the impact and destruction caused by those attacks have also increased, according to a recent report from the vendor risk management company, Black Kite.

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The Path Forward for Healthcare’s People Matching Problem

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Rachel Podczervinski MS, RHIA, Vice President of Professional Services at Harris Data Integrity Solutions. Efforts to identify the right path forward for healthcare’s patient matching problem are gaining a foothold as stakeholders from across the spectrum come together to remove obstacles and implement effective solutions.

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Reclaiming Salus Populi

Bill of Health

By Wendy E. Parmet and Elaine Marshall I. Introduction: The Threat to Public Health As we reach the COVID-19 pandemic’s third anniversary, the warning signs for the future of public health law are everywhere. In the past three years, courts, led by the Supreme Court, have endangered reproductive health and handcuffed governments’ capacity to meet a wide array of public health challenges.

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Using device data to improve patient experience 

Healthcare It News

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Lawmakers stress urgency of healthcare worker shortage

Healthcare Dive

Addressing the education pipeline is one thing that legislators can focus on to improve nurse and physician shortages, medical school and health system leaders said during a Senate committee hearing.

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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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Why healthcare leaders should embrace home-based technologies

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Home health technologies will have an increasingly larger role to play in healthcare delivery as the silver tsunami of the aging population strain the system. And if more consumers embrace preventative care that can easily be done in the home. It's important to understand that home health technologies are leveraged in home health settings by clinicians for home health patients, and at-home or home-based health technologies are diagnostic and/or screening tools that can be used in non-clinica

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Unmasking Public Health

Bill of Health

By Jane Moriarty One of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s stated “essential public health services” is to “create, champion, and implement policies, plans, and laws that impact health.” Yet, as the U.S. slogs through its third COVID winter, one thing is clear: personal responsibility and autonomy are at the heart of public health messaging.

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Singapore's iHiS taps Google Cloud, Accenture to drive healthcare innovation

Healthcare It News

Integrated Health Information Systems, Singapore's national healthcare technology agency, has collaborated with Google Cloud and Accenture to promote the development of data-driven applications to "deliver more high-quality and digital-first healthcare experiences." Accenture is helping deploy Apigee, Google Cloud's API management platform, which will provide third-party developers access to data and services across iHiS's managed systems to create new applications and capa

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Louisiana systems hit with lawsuits for allegedly sharing patient data with Facebook

Healthcare Dive

At issue is the hospitals’ use of the “Meta Pixel” website code, which potentially analyzed, gathered and shared the protected medical data of hundreds of thousands of patients, in violation of HIPAA, according to the suit.

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The Big Payoff of Application Analytics

Outdated or absent analytics won’t cut it in today’s data-driven applications – not for your end users, your development team, or your business. That’s what drove the five companies in this e-book to change their approach to analytics. Download this e-book to learn about the unique problems each company faced and how they achieved huge returns beyond expectation by embedding analytics into applications.

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An inside look at AdventHealth's powerful telemedicine program

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Most healthcare consumers have experienced certain pain points in receiving care for family and friends. THE PROBLEM Patient access is a top priority for AdventHealth, a health system based in Altamonte Springs, Florida. For the health system, improving the way it delivers care to patients starts with meeting them at the place of their needs. "Looking for ways to solve for bringing the right care to the right patient at the right place and time is imperative to stay ahead of the ever-changi

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Personal Crusades for Public Health

Bill of Health

By Katherine Macfarlane Public health in the U.S. has collapsed. In its place, we are left with an insufficient, impoverished alternative: personal crusades. This essay describes the cost of casting aside what is best for the public’s health in favor of individual choice, especially to those who are high-risk for serious illness or death from COVID-19.

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HIMSS TV 2023 Forecast: Balancing Patient Privacy and Data Sharing

MRO Compliance

HIMSS TV 2023 Forecast: Balancing Patient Privacy and Data Sharing I recently had the pleasure of speaking with Andrea Fox, senior editor of Healthcare IT News, a HIMSS TV publication, to discuss the future of balancing patient privacy and data sharing. This important topic was also the opening theme of the HIMSS Cybersecurity Forum held in Boston last December.

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How data and AI can advance health equity

Healthcare Dive

Michael Sanky, global industry lead of healthcare and life sciences at Databricks, outlines how technology and healthcare leaders can harness artificial intelligence to equitably help patients.

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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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Indian healthcare chiefs doubt their cybersecurity capability: report

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A new survey report in India has gauged the stances of healthcare leaders on their use of technology in an effort to yield operational efficiencies, enhance service delivery, and improve health outcomes. More than 50 respondents, who are mostly chief executives of multi-site hospitals based in metropolitan cities, were polled by Grant Thornton Bharat and the Association of Healthcare Providers (India) in the said report titled "Technology transformation for future-ready healthcare.

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Overhauling our Federal Courts to Preserve and Advance Public Health

Bill of Health

By Sarah Wetter and Lawrence O. Gostin In the Federalist No. 78 , Alexander Hamilton called judicial independence “the best expedient which can be devised in any government to secure a steady, upright, and impartial administration of the laws.” Judicial independence is also critical for public health. Over the last century, courts have affirmed broad public health powers and established modern health-related rights.

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Information Blocking: Leading the World in Patient Access: Two Insights Post Data Liberation Day

MRO Compliance

Information Blocking: Leading the World in Patient Access: Two Insights Post Data Liberation Day February 15, 2023 For The Record October 6, 2022, marked the formal enforcement and compliance deadline for the United States health care industry to provide patients with access to their electronic health information (EHI). Also coined “health data liberation day,” the celebration was an important milestone in the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology’s information bl

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SUNY Upstate, Crouse Health System call off merger

Healthcare Dive

The Federal Trade Commission, which opposed the tie-up, cheered the news on Thursday. Previously, the agency had warned state lawmakers about the dangers of shielding hospital mergers from antitrust enforcement.

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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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Retail disruptors face big strategy questions in 2023, says AHA

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A new report from the American Hospital Association Center for Health Innovation explores how retail companies and tech giants like Apple and Google will drive transformational change in healthcare delivery in 2023 and beyond. WHY IT MATTERS With billions of dollars invested this past year, such as CVS Health's purchase of Signify Health , the AHA report highlights retail healthcare companies having grabbed significant market share in primary care, concierge medicine, virtual care and in-hom

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Doximity rolls out beta version of ChatGPT tool for docs aiming to streamline administrative paperwork

Fierce Healthcare

Doximity rolls out beta version of ChatGPT tool for docs aiming to streamline administrative paperwork hlandi Sat, 02/11/2023 - 05:02

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Ensuring digital health solutions help, not harm

Mobi Health News

With the rise of digital health solutions, the healthcare industry has an opportunity to reimagine care delivery – and the Digital Medicine Society’s Applied Digital Health Ethics course is ready to prepare healthcare professionals for this new future.

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LHC to delist from Nasdaq, suggesting UnitedHealth could complete acquisition next week

Healthcare Dive

LHC’s delisting, a sign that the deal’s close could be imminent, doesn’t come as a surprise, as the Nasdaq notified the home health provider it wasn’t in compliance with the stock market’s listing standards in January.

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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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SA Telestroke doubles rural treatment capacity after cloud shift

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

SA Health has recently turned to the cloud to provide more efficient stroke care to patients living in regional and rural areas. According to a media release, the SA Telestroke Service has been using the cloud-based telehealth platform Zeus to gather vital health information from stroke patients, including brain scans and consultation records, into a single platform.

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Senators question why PBMs 'even exist' in heated hearing amid push for reform

Fierce Healthcare

Senators question why PBMs 'even exist' in heated hearing amid push for reform rking Thu, 02/16/2023 - 14:49

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Q&A: Integrating digital health apps into clinical care

Mobi Health News

Trina Histon, vice president of clinical product strategy at Woebot Health, discusses incorporating digital health tools into the provider workflow.

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CommonSpirit to acquire 5 Steward hospitals, expanding reach into Utah

Healthcare Dive

The acquisition comes on the heels of a thwarted attempt by HCA to purchase the Utah sites last year. The FTC was successful in its attempt to block the deal after it alleged that it would harm patients.

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Monetizing Analytics Features

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago, they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Turning analytics into a source of revenue means integrating advanced features in unique, hard-to-steal ways. Download this white paper to discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your analytics.