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The Evolution of Document Management Systems

Dot Compliance

Embracing the digital age, modern Document Management systems have evolved into powerful tools that streamline and enhance how organizations handle their crucial information. In this era where efficiency, collaboration, and compliance are paramount, these systems have become indispensable for businesses across the life science industry. In this post we dive into the intricate components that constitute these systems, shedding light on the four key elements that have revolutionized document manag

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Vishing Scams and HIPAA: Protecting Personal Health Information from Phone-Based Threats

Total Medical ComplianceHIPAA

Criminals continuously devise new methods to exploit personal information for financial gain. One such method is vishing, a form of phishing that targets individuals through phone calls. Vishing scams pose a significant threat to the security and privacy of personal health information (PHI), making it crucial for healthcare organizations to understand and mitigate these risks.

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Project Management Methodologies for Healthcare Compliance 

YouCompli

Was “project manager” in your current or previous job descriptions? It definitely wasn’t in any of mine! But very quickly, as a compliance officer, I realized that I was managing multiple projects every day. I was responsible for allocating financial, human, and physical resources to accomplish certain tasks.   Once I embraced the fact that I was indeed a project manager, I needed to find ways to be as effective as possible.

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Guidelines for Processing Medical Loss Ratio Rebates

Compliance Now

By: Megan Diehl, Manager of Compliance Consulting, MZQ Consulting Many sponsors of fully insured health plans either already have or will soon receive checks from their insurance carriers, along with a notice informing them that the review is a medical loss ratio (MLR) rebate. Plan sponsors should receive these checks by September 30, 2023. The MLR rules implemented as part of health care reform are designed to ensure that insurance carriers spend no more than a specified percentage of premiums

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Provide Real Value in Your Applications with Data and Analytics

The complexity of financial data, the need for real-time insight, and the demand for user-friendly visualizations can seem daunting when it comes to analytics - but there is an easier way. With Logi Symphony, we aim to turn these challenges into opportunities. Our platform empowers you to seamlessly integrate advanced data analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting into your applications, transforming raw data into actionable insights.

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Exploring the Path of Medical Coding and Healthcare Compliance

Healthicity

Get an inside look at the process to become a certified medical coder straight from someone who has been there! Listen to her journey here.

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Value-Based Health Care Training

American Medical Compliance

The following Value-Based Healthcare Training is designed to educate healthcare providers (HCP) on the true meaning of value in healthcare. What you will learn: Introduction to value-based healthcare Why improving value matters A framework for implementing value-based healthcare Value-based programs Value-based payments Importance of Value-Based Care Value-based healthcare measures improvement in a patient’s overall health against the cost of that care.

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The Inovaare -MongoDB Partnership: Unlocking Excellence in Healthcare Compliance

Innovaare Compliance

In a world of evolving healthcare regulations, compliance isn’t just a mandate – it’s a cornerstone of success for payers and providers. To help organizations gain continual success around compliance, Inovaare, and MongoDB have partnered to bring AI technologies and compliance solutions together. The MongoDB AI Innovators Program , introduced earlier this year, empowers visionary enterprises to drive transformative AI breakthroughs.

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The future of technology can make your hospital a model of care and efficiency

Healthcare It News

By Martin Jones Current and emerging medtech change how hospitals, clinics, and medical practices deliver care. Yet, healthcare organizations face workforce and security challenges – ones that must be met while also appeasing the growing demands from patients. Although pay increases and recruitment investments help, it’s not enough to stave off immediate and future problems.

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Humana sues HHS over Medicare Advantage audits

Healthcare Dive

The payer, which brings in the bulk of its revenue from Medicare, is fighting back against a rule finalized earlier this year to claw back overpayments in the increasingly popular MA program.

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Best Practices for Sharing Protected Health Information (PHI)

Explore essential topics in this ebook, including what constitutes PHI and how to identify it using 18 indicators. Gain insights into the importance of safeguarding PHI to protect patient privacy and learn about the severe consequences of HIPAA violations. Discover practical strategies for securely exchanging PHI within your healthcare organization, including assessing risks and implementing effective safeguards.

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Paid Parental Leave and the New Surrogacy Regime in Israel: How do Men Fare?

Bill of Health

By Nofar Yakovi Gan-Or As Israeli law has adapted to new reproductive realities, it has relied on more “traditional” familial cells, leaving out single men and male same-sex couples. As in many other legal contexts, it has been up to the courts to develop more egalitarian policies. Broadly speaking, Israel is a pro-natalist country. Its enthusiastic attitude toward reproduction finds expression in various legal protections and, for the most part, publicly-funded reproductive technologies and pra

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Roundup: LKCMedicine launching more AI, digital health courses and more briefs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

LKCMedicine to introduce more AI, digital health courses Nanyang Technological University Singapore announced that more course content related to AI and digital health will be added to the refreshed curriculum of the Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine. From next year, digital health will be integrated as vertical courses throughout the five-year Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery programme.

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5 sessions to look out for at HIMSS23 APAC

Healthcare It News

HIMSS23 APAC is happening in two weeks. For the second year in a row, the event is taking place in Indonesia – and if you haven't heard, there’s a little bit of a digital revolution happening in the country's healthcare sector. And with healthcare organisations mandated to have an EMR implemented by the end of the year, it's an exciting time to be in health IT in Indonesia.

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‘Revolving door’ between HHS and industry could influence regulation, study says

Healthcare Dive

Thirty-two percent of people appointed to positions at the HHS between 2004 and 2020 exited to the private sector, raising concerns about objectivity, according to new research.

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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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Artificial Placenta Technologies and Maternity Leave in European Labor Law

Bill of Health

By Victoria Hooton and Elizabeth Chloe Romanis The emergent Artificial Amnion and Placenta Technology (AAPT) provides an illuminating example of how the EU maternity leave framework has become unable to support modern pregnancies and family structures. AAPT is designed to facilitate partial human gestation outside the body (i.e., ectogestation). The idea is that it would be able to replace conventional neonatal intensive care to improve morbidity and mortality that remains a constant risk in NIC

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Orion Health launches new healthcare AI-enabled patient navigation services

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Orion Health this week announced the launch of new digital front door services that are already being used by 15 million people in Ontario, and will soon be more generally available. The tools are designed to streamline care and tasks for overburdened healthcare workers and reduce reliance on emergency departments, the company says. WHY IT MATTERS The platform, called Virtuoso, is a multi-channel interface where patients have a single point of contact with the health system, according to Orion.

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Roundup: Princess Alexandra Hospital joins medication harm research and more briefs

Healthcare It News

Princess Alexandra Hospital offers data for medication harm research A research project from the University of Queensland School of Pharmacy has started collaborating with the Princess Alexandra Hospital to use digital technologies in reducing rehospitalisation cases due to medication harm. Researcher Dr Nazanin Ghahreman-Falconer noted that in Queensland alone, up to a quarter of adult patients are being re-admitted to hospital within 28 days, further placing a burden on an already overwhelmed

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Unionized nursing homes more likely to report workplace injuries and accidents

Healthcare Dive

Only 40% of nursing homes nationwide complied with reporting requirements between 2016 and 2021, despite nursing homes being among the most dangerous workplaces in America, according to the Health Affairs study.

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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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Forced Gifting: English Surrogacy, Gestational Labor, and the Inequality of Choice

Bill of Health

By Lucas Taylor Surrogacy, the practice in which one party (the surrogate) gestates a fetus on behalf of another pair/person (the intended parent/s or IPs), has sparked academic debates regarding gender equality and bodily integrity in the face of both commercial and altruistic agreements. I re-engage with this topic by challenging how the capacity of the surrogate to choose may be restricted under English and Welsh law.

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Amazon Clinic-affiliated telehealth leader: There's a role for DTC with trad providers

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

When Amazon Clinic spread out into all 50 states, SteadyMD was right there with it – or you might say within it. SteadyMD, which offers a B2B telehealth platform and nationwide clinician workforce, has been an important part of Amazon Clinic’s journey. The telehealth company worked with Amazon for months helping develop Amazon Clinic and was one of the first participating providers on the service when it launched in November 2022.

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Apollo flexes connected care capability throughout India

Healthcare It News

Integrated healthcare provider Apollo Hospitals is now rolling out its connected care programme across its entire network in India. This follows the recent nationwide expansion of a similar programme for its partner hospitals, aiming to build the largest connected healthcare ecosystem in the country. WHAT IT'S ABOUT According to a press statement, Apollo's Comprehensive Connected Care service provides a real-time view of the patient from several care touchpoints along the patient journey

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MA enrollment in rural areas nearly quadrupled since 2010, KFF finds

Healthcare Dive

More rural seniors are turning to MA, but the plans can offer limited provider networks. That could prove an additional challenge for rural beneficiaries who already have to travel further distances for care.

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Deliver Mission Critical Insights in Real Time with Data & Analytics

In the fast-moving manufacturing sector, delivering mission-critical data insights to empower your end users or customers can be a challenge. Traditional BI tools can be cumbersome and difficult to integrate - but it doesn't have to be this way. Logi Symphony offers a powerful and user-friendly solution, allowing you to seamlessly embed self-service analytics, generative AI, data visualization, and pixel-perfect reporting directly into your applications.

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The Problems with Employer-Funded Elective Egg Freezing

Bill of Health

By Kathleen (Katie) Hammond We have seen a growing trend in recent years of companies covering some, or all, of the cost of elective (i.e., non-medical) egg freezing as an employee benefit. For instance, Meta , Google , Netflix , Uber , and Apple are among the list of companies that offer some coverage for elective egg freezing. In this piece, I explore four concerns with employer-funded elective egg freezing.

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South Korea begins nationwide telemedicine pilot

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Starting this September, the South Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare will officially begin the nationwide telemedicine pilot following a three-month guided pilot period. The service is currently being offered to the following patients: those with chronic diseases who have done their first in-person visits; paediatric patients seeking follow-ups (only during holidays and at night); people living in islands and other remote areas; disabled persons; senior citizens over the age of 65; and peopl

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Texas Children's Hospital's innovation includes tech platforms embedded at bedsides

Healthcare It News

HIMSS Davies Award winner Texas Children's Hospital’s assistant VPs Tarra Kerr and Ashok Kurian discuss their patient-centered coordinated care, enabled by a partnership between quality and safety departments, clinical operations and IT systems.

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Behavioral health patients lack choice on telehealth vs. in-person care, study finds

Healthcare Dive

The study from nonprofit Rand found that 45% of behavioral health patients did not believe their clinicians considered their preferences for virtual or in-person care. The findings come after telehealth use skyrocketed during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Essential Guide to HIPAA-Compliant Messaging for Home Care Teams

Explore the risks posed by non-compliant consumer apps like Instagram and WhatsApp in healthcare settings. Learn about potential HIPAA penalties and use a self-evaluation flowchart to determine your organization's need for HIPAA-compliant messaging. Discover straightforward steps to implement secure communication solutions efficiently, ensuring compliance and protecting patient data effectively.