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Mayo Clinic launches digital health product pipeline

Healthcare Dive

The program aims alleviate the cost and difficulty digital health companies face in selling to hospitals, while making it easier for hospitals to find and integrate useful tools.

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Technology, cybersecurity and collaboration are featured at HIMSS24

Healthcare It News

HIMSS president and CEO Hal Wolf discusses healthcare trends, including patient engagement, AI advancements and cybersecurity challenges, and how HIMSS24 offers attendees a chance to learn from each other and collaborate in responding to those trends.

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Mental Illness Shouldn’t Preclude Organ Transplant Eligibility

Bill of Health

By Sana S. Baban At present, there is a population of patients who would physiologically benefit from transplantation but are rejected based on pre-determined non-medical criteria: the presence of psychotic disorders. An upcoming opportunity for reform provides a chance to rectify this injustice. The existing organ allocation system has historically marginalized individuals diagnosed with psychotic or affective disorders, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorders, and delusional disorders

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A Gartner expert points to AI and hospital-at-home as the biggest emerging technologies at HIMSS24

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It's been a long week at HIMSS24, filled with educational sessions and an exhibit hall packed with the latest and greatest in healthcare information technology. Needless to say, artificial intelligence has dominated conversations. Veronica Walk is senior director analyst, healthcare and life sciences, at consulting firm Gartner, where she specializes in emerging clinical technologies.

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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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Salesforce’s pitch on healthcare AI

Healthcare Dive

The cloud-based software company announced a number of new AI tools in the lead up to the HIMSS conference. Healthcare is a “huge priority” for Salesforce, said Sean Kennedy, global health strategy lead.

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Contact centers – the perfect proving ground for AI in healthcare?

Healthcare It News

Contact center vendor Talkdesk is placing a big bet on generative AI, transforming its technologies and processes with the AI that exploded in popularity with the release of ChatGPT. Patty Hayward, vice president and general manager for healthcare and life sciences at Talkdesk (in Booth 1991 at HIMSS24), said genAI has a clear and non-clinical use case in contact centers – which is perfect for healthcare since experts agree it's best to prove genAI in non-clinical settings first.

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Fortifying Healthcare Email Security: Advanced Solutions and Mitigation Strategies

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Usman Choudhary, general manager, VIPRE Security Email remains a cornerstone communication tool for healthcare entities, yet the communication channel also presents formidable cybersecurity hurdles. The sensitive nature of patient data and the open nature […] The article Fortifying Healthcare Email Security: Advanced Solutions and Mitigation Strategies appeared first on electronichealthre

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HHS opens investigation into Change Healthcare cyberattack

Healthcare Dive

The Office for Civil Rights will focus on whether protected health information was breached and if UnitedHealth complied with privacy and security requirements.

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Planned community Lake Nona collects residents' data for longitudinal health study

Healthcare It News

Juan Santos, SVP of brand experience and innovation at the Tavistock Group, opened the Venture Connect Forum by discussing the community's collection of resident data to improve healthcare outcomes.

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Is OI the New AI? Questions Surrounding “Brainoware”

Bill of Health

By Adithi Iyer The idea of artificial intelligence is just seeping into our collective consciousness, but as we watch new developments in the space, the true “new kid on the block” may be a new type of infused human-technology intelligence — one derived from a blob of cells no larger than a grain of rice. These new units of computational prowess are brain organoids, grown in-lab and capable of producing very basic, but real-time, neurological activity.

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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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HIMSS24 Cyber Forum keynote stresses collaboration on standards

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"We think a lot about trust, how to build trust into technology so that we can realize its potential to serve our society and the public good," said Cherilyn Pascoe, Director of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, as she opened the cybersecurity forum ahead of HIMSS24 Monday in Orlando.

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Trends in telehealth: The future of virtual care

Healthcare Dive

In the wake of the pandemic, Healthcare organizations are evaluating the future of telehealth and working to craft a more deliberate, strategic approach to virtual care.

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Intelichart CEO details patient engagement trends for HIMSS24 attendees

Healthcare It News

Patient engagement is high on the list of important trends that healthcare CIOs and other health IT leaders at provider organizations are working on. Intelichart, in Booth 3920 at HIMSS24, is a vendor of patient engagement technologies for provider organizations. It is showcasing its Healthy Outcomes platform, which offers technologies tailored to each stage of the patient journey designed to simplify patient engagement, improve health outcomes and increase profitability.

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Sorry, You Probably Cannot Get MDMA Through Telehealth

Bill of Health

By Vincent Joralemon The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s recent acceptance of an MDMA-assisted therapy New Drug Application has experts buzzing over expanded access to the infamous substance commonly known as “ecstasy” or “molly.” Yet, once approved, FDA will put limits on the approved drug. If past psychedelics are any indication, this means that MDMA will probably need to be provided in a clinic under certain protocols.

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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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Technology moving the needle on behavioral health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

ORLANDO – Behavioral health issues are unfortunately common in today's healthcare environment; suicides, psychiatric bed capacity and lack of access to psychiatrists all occur with some regularity, and as is the case with many aspects of healthcare, technology can help to address some of these issues. Dr.

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Small, financially struggling providers at risk from Change cyberattack: Moody’s

Healthcare Dive

Larger providers, however, aren’t immune from cash flow challenges, especially if UnitedHealth Group is unable to restore systems by mid-March.

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Primary care goes up against the healthcare disruptors

Healthcare It News

ORLANDO – The future of primary care and how retailers are disrupting the traditional experience was the focus of a fireside chat between Dr. Amy Compton-Phillips, chief physician executive at Press Ganey and Sashi Moodley, chief medical officer at Walgreens. Phillips, former president of Clinical Care for Providence St.

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HIMSS24: Oracle Health builds out generative AI tools in its quest to 'eliminate clicks' for clinicians

Fierce Healthcare

ORLANDO, Florida — Software giant Oracle continues to build out generative AI tools in its healthcare solutions as it debuted a new service for care management this week and plans to roll out | Oracle is integrating generative AI and ambient listening technologies into its EHR to streamline medical notetaking for clinicians. "We're not trying to go from 10 clicks to seven clicks.

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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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Takeaways from the Virtual Care Forum at HIMSS24

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Experts discussed new emergency department models using telemedicine to build trust in virtual healthcare environments and public-private sector collaboration.

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Microsoft forms health AI governance network

Healthcare Dive

The tech giant is standing up the group with 16 health systems, two healthcare technology companies and zero AI development rivals.

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AI tools empower clinicians to focus on patient care

Healthcare It News

Amid healthcare staffing struggles, Dr. Yaa Kumah-Crystal, assistant professor of biomedical informatics and pediatric endocrinology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, says AI-generated documentation can give clinicians more time with patients.

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AHA: 94% of hospitals financially impacted by Change Healthcare's cyberattack

Fierce Healthcare

Nearly every hospital is feeling the consequences of Change Healthcare’s cyberattack on their finances, patient care delivery, or both, according to reports from almost 1,000 hospitals compiled by | Almost 60% of surveyed hospitals reported at least $1 million of impacted revenues per day, and 74% said that the incident has had "direct" implications on patient care within their facilities.

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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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Telehealth equity key to addressing digital gaps

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

ORLANDO – Telehealth technology has advanced rapidly over the past few years, and while it's both popular and promising, it has also shined a light on the contrast between patient populations with and without adequate access and digital health literacy, the latter of which are less likely to engage in this type of medical care. That's where a digital equity strategy comes in.

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Biden’s proposed budget for 2025 boosts cybersecurity funds, extends ACA subsidies

Healthcare Dive

The budget request includes proposals for “Medicaid-like” coverage in non-expansion states and future penalties for hospitals that don’t implement cybersecurity standards.

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At HIMSS24, athenahealth keeps its focus on provider experience

Healthcare It News

ORLANDO – As HIMSS24 kicks off this week, with preconference forums buzzing all-day Monday and the show floor set to open at 10 a.m. after the opening keynote on Tuesday, more than 1,100 exhibitors, large and small, are getting their booths in shape to showcase their newest health IT products and strategies. Among them is one company that's been coming to the global conference about as long as any other in the exhibit hall: athenahealth.

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HIMSS24: 'Fasten your seatbelts'—Hackensack Meridian CEO predicts acceleration of gen AI to help healthcare workforce

Fierce Healthcare

ORLANDO — It's almost impossible to have a conversation at HIMSS24 without the topic of artificial intelligence or generative AI coming up. | How will the conversations about AI in healthcare change by next year's HIMSS conference? Hackensack Meridian CEO Robert Garrett predicts that pilot projects underway now will roll out into practice.

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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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Planned community Lake Nona collects residents' data for longitudinal health study

Mobi Health News

Juan Santos, SVP of brand experience and innovation at the Tavistock Group, opened the Venture Connect Forum by discussing the community's collection of resident data to improve healthcare outcomes.

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White House meets with UnitedHealth, industry groups on Change cyberattack fallout

Healthcare Dive

Officials called on payers to cut red tape and offer financial support to providers, including advanced payments.

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Finding success in localising digital tech

Healthcare It News

Not-for-profit organisation Salveo Healthcare has recently introduced a remote patient monitoring technology from the United Kingdom to support its delivery of preventative care in Tasmania. In February, it started piloting Spirit Health's Clinitouch technology as part of its in-home nursing care service, Advanced Preventative Care (APC). Delivered by registered and enrolled nurses, the service is offered to eligible Tasmanians with chronic diseases.

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HIMSS24: How Epic is building out AI, ambient technology for clinicians

Fierce Healthcare

ORLANDO — A year ago, at HIMSS23 in Las Vegas, Epic announced it was working with Microsoft to integrate large language model tools and AI into its electronic health record software. | AI technology in healthcare is rapidly evolving, and the potential for generative AI to free up time to focus more on patients is getting clinicians excited about technology, said Jacqueline Gerhart, M.D., Epic clinician and vice president of clinical informatics.

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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.