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Can Doctors Objectively Quantify and Measure Pain? The Future of Pain Management 

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Frank Fornari, chairman and founder, BioMech Health. Millions of Americans live with acute and chronic pain that affects every aspect of their lives.

Google, Epic partnering to allow Epic hospital clients to run EHRs on Google Cloud

Healthcare Dive

Signing a large EHR vendor as a partner allows cloud companies to expand their reach with providers

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The Right Tool for the Job: Supporting Vaccination Rates with Universal Paid Sick Leave

Bill of Health

By Alina Schnake-Mahl, Rebecca Finkel, and Jennifer Kolker. Policies like paid sick leave are key tools to prevent another “winter of death” and disruption, finds our recent study of U.S. cities’ sick leave and vaccination data.

New healthcare privacy challenges as online data tracking, sharing methods evolve

Healthcare It News

This past June, a John Doe plaintiff who was a patient at Baltimore-based Medstar Health System filed a class action complaint against Meta Platforms in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

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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.

Modern Health Data Management Requires a Proven Patient Identity Solution

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Gevik Nalbandian, vice president of software engineering, Lyniate.

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HHS cybersecurity center warns of new ransomware threat

Healthcare Dive

The ransomware has attacked targets worldwide, including at least one U.S. health group, since it was first identified in mid-August

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Taking a patient-centric approach to value-based care

Healthcare It News

The value-based care model is gaining momentum in the healthcare industry, and it is not hard to see why.

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Featured Health IT Job: Epic HIM Analyst

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Epic HIM Analyst position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Stoltenberg Consulting Inc. and is remote.

Cleveland Clinic billing for certain messaging on MyChart

Healthcare Dive

The amount of messages Cleveland Clinic providers are answering on the portal has doubled since 2019, prompting the system to start billing for those that require more time and expertise

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

Bill of Health

Ameet Sarpatwari , Avi va Wang , Liam Bendick sen , and? Aaron S. Kesselheim.

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Navigating Joint Commission: How to Earn the Gold Seal of Approval

Speaker: Therese Gopaul-Robinson, MPH - Healthcare Consultant and Compliance Expert

Join compliance expert Therese Gopaul-Robinson for the roadmap to Joint Commission accreditation and reaccreditation.

Microsoft, Wolters Kluwer partner to improve patient engagement

Healthcare It News

Virtual care companies and payer care management also have access to Wolters Kluwer, Health content on Azure. WHY IT MATTERS.

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Top 3 Digital Innovations that Transformed Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Chad Anguilm, Vice President of Growth at Medical Advantage. Patient engagement is the next frontier in healthcare and single-platform patient portals created the digital foundation for this ongoing transformation.

‘Not in la la land’: As digital health funding ebbs, VCs urge startups to be conservative

Healthcare Dive

The explosion of funding during the pandemic was a good thing, but the ongoing market correction is a good thing too as only the best business models will survive, prominent investors argued at HLTH

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The Filter Effect: What Does Comparing Our Bodies on Social Media Do to Our Health?

Bill of Health

By Sarah Gabriele. Filters on social media apps such as Instagram and TikTok are great to take silly pictures alone and with friends, and they often give us a good laugh.

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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.

Salesforce launches Patient 360 for Health

Healthcare It News

Salesforce this past week announced the launch of a new customer relationship management product that works with existing electronic health records. WHY IT MATTERS. The Patient 360 for Health CRM platform is designed for cost efficiency and productivity, according to Salesforce.

Providing Useful Anonymized Data for Health Research: Subsalt Finds a Blended Solution

Healthcare IT Today

Ever since data went online, health care organizations and others have been struggling to provide useful data for advanced analytics while guarding Protected Health Information (PHI).

Google Cloud to launch healthcare data capabilities in bid to improve health equity, patient management

Healthcare Dive

The accelerators, announced Monday at the HLTH conference, were developed in tandem with several Google customers, including LifePoint Health and Hackensack Meridian Health

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The UN Must Take Steps To Be an Accountable Player in Public Health

Bill of Health

By Bailey Kennedy. If a government commits a tort, it can be sued — but the United Nations cannot be. That’s because it is generally understood that the UN has absolute immunity , meaning that no national court has jurisdiction over the UN.

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.

Roundup: EpiSoft's online IFC, payments process goes live in St John of God Health Care and more briefs

Healthcare It News

St John of God Health Care adopts online IFC, payments process by EpiSoft. St John of God Health Care has implemented EpiSoft's online Informed Financial Consent and payments process for patients.

Pennsylvania Updates Data Breach Notification Law

HIPAA Journal

The Governor of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, has signed Senate Bill 696 into law, which expands the definition of personal information under the Breach of Personal Information Notification Act that warrants individual notifications to be issued in the event of a data breach.

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Google hasn’t given up on personal health records

Healthcare Dive

The tech giant, despite past setbacks, is continuing user testing around a consumer-facing health record. “It’s an ongoing curiosity,” Chief Health Officer Karen DeSalvo told Healthcare Dive at the HLTH conference

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Regulators Need to Pay More Attention to Long-term and Nursing Care

Healthcare IT Today

At some point in our lives—perhaps many points—we will pass through a long-term or post-acute care (LTPAC) facility.

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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.

Control The Costs You Can: Empower Providers To Adjudicate Real Costs At Point of Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By G.T. LaBorde, CEO, IllumiCare More than half of hospitals in the U.S.

Feds Issue Warning to HPH Sector About Aggressive Hive Ransomware Group

HIPAA Journal

The Hive ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) operation first emerged in June 2021 and has aggressively targeted the health and public health sector (HPH) and continues to do so.

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Amazon launches virtual doctor marketplace in newest healthcare play

Healthcare Dive

The company is doubling down on virtual care with its latest health business: a marketplace allowing customers to choose from a network of telehealth providers for a variety of common medical needs

Embracing the eClinicalWorks Cloud to Support Medical Practice Expansion

Healthcare IT Today

When we look at all the expansion of healthcare organizations that’s happening, we often forget about some of the IT implications that this expansion includes. In fact, I’m sorry to say that IT is often just an afterthought when healthcare organizations choose to expand.

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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.

Scaling Disease Screening In Ophthalmology with AI

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Rinat Akhmetov, product lead and ML solutions architect, Provectus. The use of artificial intelligence (AI) is growing across all sectors, and healthcare is no exception.

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Can virtual nursing help ease clinician burnout?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

No hospital or health system is immune from the challenges of the nationwide nursing shortage. As organizations look for ways to reduce the administrative burden on nurses and improve engagement and satisfaction, virtual nursing is one consideration.

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One Medical’s innovation chief on Amazon, Medicaid and more

Healthcare Dive

Rushika Fernandopulle discussed how remote work trends are affecting the business, One Medical’s ongoing shift toward risk and its interest in Medicaid

Health IT: Buy or Sell – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 101

Healthcare IT Today

For the 101st episode of the Healthcare IT Podcast , we are doing another episode of everyone’s favorite buy or sell!

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Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Leslie Neitzel, Chief Human Resource Officer

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.