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Can Medical Billing Outsourcing Help Providers In 2023?

Medisys Compliance

In recent years, outsourcing has quickly expanded as a trend in the healthcare sector. The global medical outsourcing industry will reach $449.6 billion by 2023, predicts a 2019 market analysis.

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Bill of Health’s Top 10 Posts of 2022

Bill of Health

By Chloe Reichel. As 2022 draws to a close, we’re looking back at the top ten most-read articles published on Bill of Health this year. Browse the list below. Microdosing at Work: Business and Legal Implications. What Macrodosing Can Learn from Microdosing.

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Top 10 Healthcare IT News stories of 2022

Healthcare It News

While Healthcare IT News readers have had a lot to focus on this year with cybersecurity imperatives and AI innovations, they also were very interested in new product launches, new regulator approvals, acquisitions and selloffs – including one of the most significant health IT M&A deals yet.

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Follow the (Medical) Record: Leadership with Jason Brown

MRO Compliance

Follow the (Medical) Record: Leadership with Jason Brown. On this episode, host Don Hardwick interviews Jason Brown, CEO of MRO. They discuss Jason’s background, how his experiences lead to leadership, and a look back at his first year as CEO of MRO.

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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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Improving Patient Experience with Digital Transformation

Healthcare IT Today

Becoming patient centric in your organization isn’t something that you can do all at once. It’s a slow process that requires you to think about the patient experience in every single aspect of your organization.

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Monthly Round-Up of What to Read on Pharma Law and Policy

Bill of Health

By  Ameet Sarpatwari , Alexander Egilman , and   Aaron S. Kesselheim.

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Judge Denies Injunction Banning Meta from Collecting Patient Data via Meta Pixel Code

HIPAA Journal

Plaintiffs in a consolidated class action lawsuit against Meta recently sought an injunction against Meta to stop the company from collecting and transmitting data collected from the websites of healthcare providers through Meta Pixel tracking code.

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How UVA Health's Medicine HOME program reduces hospitalizations and readmissions

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Recent statistics show more than 20% of healthcare costs resulting from emergency department utilization, hospitalizations and hospital readmissions can be attributed to just 1% of patients. THE PROBLEM.

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Telehealth Relief Included in End-Of-Year Omnibus Bill

Compliance Now

By: Jessica Waltman, Principal, Forward Health Consulting. On December 23, 2022, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (CAA23) was signed into law. While this legislation does not include as many health provisions as the CAA of 2021, it does include the anticipated relief on telehealth coverage offered through qualified High Deductible Health Plans (HDHPs) that pair with Health Savings Accounts (HSAs).

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Mental health services can be improved with AI and biomarkers

Healthcare It News

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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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Scripps Health Proposes $3.5M Settlement to Resolve Class Action Ransomware Lawsuit

HIPAA Journal

A settlement has been proposed by Scripps Health to resolve a consolidated class action lawsuit – In Re: Scripps Health Data Incident Litigation – to resolve all claims related to its 2021 ransomware attack.

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Poppy Health Measures Indoor Air Ventilation on a Massive Scale

Healthcare IT Today

A lot of public health depends on measuring proxies for health, such as checking the level of COVID-19 in waste water as a cheap, accurate and (importantly) privacy-preserving way to determine how widespread the disease is in a municipality.

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Administration Extends RxDC Reporting Deadline and Provides Other Limited Reporting Relief

Compliance Now

By: Jessica Waltman, Principal, Forward Health Consulting. Late in the afternoon on December 23, 2022, the Administration issued Affordable Care Act FAQ #56 , and in doing so gave a little holiday gift to all group health plans nationwide. The guidance establishes limited deadline and enforcement relief for the 2020 and 2021 Prescription Drug Data Collection (RxDC) submissions that were due by December 27, 2022.

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Leveraging data to promote self-care in Singapore

Healthcare It News

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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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What are the Penalties for HIPAA Violations?

HIPAA Journal

Penalties for HIPAA violations can be issued by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and state attorneys general.

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Telehealth helps stop suicidal ideation for many patients, study finds

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Recently, the Journal of Medical Internet Research published some significant data highlighting the efficacy of psychiatric care delivered through telehealth: Those in the treatment group were 4.3 times more likely to have suicidal ideation remission.

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The Impact of the Digital Front Door

Healthcare IT Today

Too often in talking about digital transformation, we only look to the future. Merely speculating as to how it will impact the world of healthcare once x gets developed. Too little do we take a look at the work that has already been done in this field to examine the impact it has already had.

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OxfordVR combines with BehaVR for VR delivery platform

Digital Health News

OxfordVR and BehaVR have combined to create the largest VR delivery platform for evidence-based digital behaviour therapies. Clinical Software Digital Patient News BehaVR Mental Health Oxford Science Enterprises OxfordVR virtual reality

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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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Class Action Data Breach Lawsuit Settled by Morley Companies

HIPAA Journal

Morley Companies has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of individuals affected by a major data breach that occurred on or around August 1, 2022. A fund of $4.3 million has been created to cover claims from individuals affected by the data breach.

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MedStar Health uses $2M AHRQ research grant to enhance telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

COVID-19 transformed the delivery of care, making the use of telehealth tools highly beneficial – and a priority area for research.

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How the Right Technology can Simplify a Healthcare Worker’s Life

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Marcus Mossberger, Future of Work Strategist at Infor. If the wrong technology can make a healthcare worker’s life miserable, the right technology can do the opposite. Find out how the right technology can improve retention during the “Great Resignation.” .

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Population Health, Access, and Equity in 2023

HealthIT Answers

Will we continue to make progress and implement initiatives that right the ship in 2023 when it comes to the population's health and equity of care? Here are some predictions from the industry. The post Population Health, Access, and Equity in 2023 appeared first on Health IT Answers.

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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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HPH Sector Warned About Threat of DDoS Attacks by Pro-Russian Hacktivist Group

HIPAA Journal

The healthcare and public health (HPH) sector has been warned about the risk of cyberattacks by a pro-Russian hacktivist group dubbed KillNet, following a recent attack on a U.S. healthcare organization.

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Why The Future of Lateral Flow Testing is Digital

HIT Consultant

Christa Schnider, Business Development Director, Jabil Healthcare. Lateral flow immunoassay tests (or LFTs, for short) have been in use for decades, becoming an indispensable tool within diagnostics’ (Dx) practice, as well as a growing range of applications outside healthcare.

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Staying Focused on Patient Access Will Help Providers and Plans

Healthcare IT Today

It might be tempting to pause seemingly “nice-to-have” projects in these tough times. Projects like improving your patient-facing website, adding online appointment booking, or enabling price transparency.

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Re:Cognition Health and MYndspan improve access to brain healthcare

Digital Health News

Re:Cognition Health and MYndspan are collaborating to make MEG technology more accessible, in a bid to improve data-driven brain health insights. Clinical Software News brain health Magnetoencephalography MYndspan Re:Cognition Health

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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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The HIPAA Definition of Covered Entities Explained

HIPAA Journal

The HIPAA definition of Covered Entities is generally explained as health plans, health care clearinghouses, and health care providers that conduct electronic transactions for which the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has developed standards.

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Real-World Study Uses AI to Identify Undiagnosed Dementia in Primary Care

HIT Consultant

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Major Trends and Stories from 2022 – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 104

Healthcare IT Today

For the 104th episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast , we are taking a look back at the year! As this will be the last episode in 2022, it is time to review all of the major trends and stories from this year. First we share the story that stood out the most for us in 2022.

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Let’s stop pointless reorganisations on NHS IT

Digital Health News

Dr Marcus Baw argues that 2022 has shown once again that the answer to NHS technology is definitely not to have another cycle of wasteful re-organisation. . Feature 2022 Review Marcus Baw Marmite Merger NHS Digital NHS England NHS IT NHSX prediction reorganisation Reorganise Strategy and Report

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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.