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Will healthcare look different in 2023?

Healthcare Dive

How is healthcare is changing for providers as we enter 2023, and what can we do to prepare

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The ‘Res Nullius’ Construction of Human Genomic Data

Bill of Health

By Donrich Thaldar. No one domain of the law holds exclusive sway over human genomic data. Instead, genomic data have a multidimensional legal nature , meaning that multiple legal domains — including property law, privacy law, contract law, and intellectual property law — are all applicable.

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Five Practical Tips for Attracting and Onboarding Healthcare Personnel

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Guilherme Macagnan, CEO, AMX Healthcare If we could go back in time three years and take a look around, it would be easy to point out all of the circumstances that have shifted, grown […].

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Surgery admission now takes 12 minutes in this regional health network

Healthcare It News

The Barossa Hills Fleurieu Local Health Network has moved on from a paper-based admission process for surgery patients to using digital pathways to enhance communication, patient risk assessments, and surgery preparation.

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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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State AGs urge Apple to protect consumers’ reproductive health data

Healthcare Dive

Apps holding sensitive health data should be required to delete nonessential information and clearly inform consumers what information they share with parties such as law enforcement, the 10 state attorneys general said

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The Secret World of mRNA: HDT Bio Corp v. Emcure and Access to Next-Gen mRNA

Bill of Health

By Aparajita Lath. The future of public health in an “RNA world” is on trial in a trade secrecy dispute worth $950 million currently being fought before the District Court of the Western District of Washington, Seattle between HDT Bio Corp. and Emcure Pharmaceuticals.

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Patients prefer telehealth for common illnesses, study shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telemedicine has, at long last, become very popular. But lingering concerns remain on its effectiveness for certain diagnoses and treatments.

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Mayo Clinic income slumps as expenses climb in Q3

Healthcare Dive

Expenses outpaced revenue growth as the Minnesota-based health system became the latest provider to report a recent drop in operating income

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HPH Sector Warned About Lorenz Ransomware Group

HIPAA Journal

The healthcare and public health sector (HPH) has been warned about the threat of ransomware attacks by the Lorenz threat group, which has conducted several attacks in the United States over the past two years, with no sign that attacks are slowing.

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CIO Podcast – Episode 44: Social Determinants of Health with Dr. Jennifer Goldman, DO

Healthcare IT Today

For the 44th episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we sat down with Dr. Jennifer Goldman, DO, Chief of Primary Care at Memorial Healthcare System. In this episode we’re discussing Dr. Goldman’s work in Social Determinants of Health (SDoH).

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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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Post-surgery cloud-based monitoring improves experience for cardiac patients

Healthcare It News

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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How digital and information officers are shaking up health systems

Healthcare Dive

Healthcare Dive caught up with Providence’s Sara Vaezy and Intermountain’s Craig Richardville just months into their tenure to discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead as patients have come to expect more digital access

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Gateway Rehabilitation Center Reports Cyberattack Affecting 130,000 Patients

HIPAA Journal

Pennsylvania-based Gateway Rehabilitation Center (Gateway Rehab) has recently announced that it experienced “an incident disrupting access to certain systems.” The incident in question was detected by Gateway Rehab on June 13, 2022.

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2022-2023 PCORI Fee Released

Compliance Now

By: Megan Diehl , Manager, Compliance Consulting, MZQ Consulting. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee established by the Affordable Care Act helps fund research to evaluate and compare health outcomes, clinical effectiveness, risks, and benefits of medical treatment and services. The fee is currently in place through 2029. In Notice 2022-59 , the IRS announced that the PCORI fee for plan years ending between October 1, 2022 and September 30, 2023 is $3.00.

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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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MDaudit Strengthens Its Position In the Revenue Integrity Market

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. MDaudit is strengthening its commitment to revenue integrity with several changes that build upon its presence in the revenue cycle management (RCM) market.

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MetroHealth fires CEO Akram Boutros over almost $2M in unreported bonuses

Healthcare Dive

Boutros has denied all allegations of embezzlement. His lawyer said his firing was “the latest of a series of retaliatory acts” against Boutros after he raised concerns over the “unauthorized hiring of the new CEO &rdquo

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Ransomware Attack on Puerto Rico Hospital Affects Almost 1.2 Million Patients

HIPAA Journal

Doctors’ Center Hospital in Puerto Rico has recently notified the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that it has experienced a hacking/IT incident in which the protected health information of 1,195,220 patients has potentially been compromised.

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2022-2023 PCORI Fee Released

Compliance Now

By: Megan Diehl , Manager, Compliance Consulting, MZQ Consulting. The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) fee established by the Affordable Care Act helps fund research to evaluate and compare health outcomes, clinical effectiveness, risks, and benefits of medical treatment and services. The fee is currently in place through 2029. In Notice 2022-59 , the IRS announced that the PCORI fee for plan years ending between October 1, 2022 and September 30, 2023 is $3.00.

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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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HIPAA-Compliant Uses of SMS Messaging

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Shannon Flynn is a freelance blogger who covers education technologies, cybersecurity and IoT topics. You can follow Shannon on Muck Rack or Medium to read more of her articles.

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UnitedHealth-Change deal approval faces appeal from DOJ, states

Healthcare Dive

Antitrust experts said it’s surprising regulators took this long to file an appeal, while UnitedHealth slammed the move as “entirely without merit &rdquo

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District of Massachusetts Tosses Data Breach Lawsuit for Lack of Injury

HIPAA Journal

It is now common for class action lawsuits to be filed in response to a healthcare data breach.

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Inbound Communication Overlooked as a Way to Improve Patient Experiences

Healthcare IT Today

At the #HLTH2022 Healthcare IT Today stopped by the Relatient booth to get an update on the company’s offerings and to dig a little deeper into the results from the survey they conducted earlier this year with MGMA.

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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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Why Consider RLE Surgery To Restore Your Vision

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Vision deterioration is among the common implications of aging, though young people may also experience eyesight problems.

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Providence closes 27 retail clinics in Southern California

Healthcare Dive

The healthcare system said the clinics were losing money as they attracted fewer patients. Labor shortages, inflation and an increasingly competitive retail health industry are also to blame

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October 2022 Healthcare Data Breach Report

HIPAA Journal

October was the worst month of the year to date for healthcare data breaches, with 71 breaches reported and more than 6 million records breached. The first half of the year was looking like 2022 would see a reduction in healthcare data breaches; however, that is looking increasingly unlikely.

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A Look at Patient Experience, A New Infection Control Feature, and RPM 2.0 at the CHIME Fall Forum

Healthcare IT Today

At the CHIME Fall Forum conference, we had a chance to sit down with a number of great health IT vendors to learn more about what they’re doing in health IT, what they’d heard at the show, and a new product announcement. Check out these short video interviews to learn more.

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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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How Can AI Help Therapists Better Serve Their Patients?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The healthcare industry has always been a tough nut to crack.

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Lawmakers object to latest surprise billing rule, call for changes

Healthcare Dive

House Ways and Means Committee leaders “are severely disappointed to find that the August 2022 final rule violates the No Surprises Act in the same ways as before,” they wrote in a letter to regulators last week

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877,500 Individuals Affected by Ransomware Attack on Prosthetics & Orthotics Provider

HIPAA Journal

The Rochester Hills, MI-based prosthetics, orthotics, and accessibility solution provider, Wright & Filippis, has recently announced that it was the victim of a ransomware attack on its network.

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Avoiding Red Flags: Finding the Right Productivity Balance

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by John Wallace, PT, OCS, Senior Vice President of RCM at WebPT. When it comes to the number of patients providers can see in a day, some might think that more is more. After all, more patients should generate more billable services—and thus, more payments.

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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.