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How technology will shape healthcare in 2023

Healthcare Dive

Experts gave predictions for virtual care, AI, the digital health market and data privacy this year

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Biotech Companies Are Opening Manufacturing Sites in Africa: Will This Help Vaccine Equity?

Bill of Health

By Sarah Gabriele. Two pharmaceutical giants of the pandemic, Moderna and BioNTech, are taking steps for increasing the manufacturing capacity for the COVID-19 vaccine in Africa.

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Ransomware stakes are life-or-death, says Ponemon report

Healthcare It News

Nearly half of healthcare provider respondents (45%) said ransomware attacks increased complications from medical procedures, according to a new study from the Ponemon Institute. That's up from 36% in 2021.

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Top 2023 Healthcare Organizational Adjustments

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Roy Bejarano, CEO, SCALE Healthcare.

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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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Nonprofit hospitals may evade noncompete ban enforcement, experts say

Healthcare Dive

There is still ambiguity over whether the noncompete clause ban would apply to nonprofit systems, which make up about half of all the hospitals in the U.S.

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

Bill of Health

By  Ameet Sarpatwari , A viva Wang , and  Aaron S. Kesselheim.

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Seven-Day Ambulatory ECG Monitoring Drives Efficiencies Through Improved Outcomes, Lower Costs of Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Robert G. Hauser, MD, FACC, FHRS, chair of the Cardiac Insight, Inc. scientific advisory board.

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Healthcare worker pay satisfaction lowest across all industries, survey finds

Healthcare Dive

Just half of healthcare employees surveyed by management firm Qualtrics said they believe they’re paid fairly for the work they do, the lowest score across 27 industries analyzed

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2023 forecast: Balancing patient privacy and data sharing

MRO Compliance

2023 forecast: Balancing patient privacy and data sharing January 19, 2023 Healthcare IT News Harmonizing HIPAA with interoperability, third-party compliance and data usability are among the priorities this year for Rita Bowen, a member of the Sequoia Project board of directors and MRO vice president. View Full Article Feature Articles

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Why integration of medical devices is critical to patient care

Healthcare It News

Connecting medical devices, such as infusion pumps, patient monitoring systems and dialysis machines, to the electronic medical record (EMR) can help maximize resources while providing a pathway to critical clinical information.

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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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HC3 warns of Clop ransomware targeting medical images

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center said in its latest analysis that the Clop ransomware gang has shifted tactics, directly impacting the healthcare and public health sector.

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Healthcare company bankruptcies up 84% in 2022

Healthcare Dive

Filings rose significantly throughout last year, with about three times more in the fourth quarter than in the first quarter, according to a report from Gibbins Advisors

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Digital Innovation and AI in Revenue Cycle Management

MRO Compliance

Digital Innovation and AI in Revenue Cycle Management. January 18, 2022. Healthcare IT Today. Digital Innovation and Artificial Intelligence are two huge topics recently in the world of Healthcare IT.

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Whole person care gets a boost from value-based contracts

Healthcare It News

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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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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Hackers are Using AI Tools such as ChatGPT for Malware Development

HIPAA Journal

There are many benefits of using AI in healthcare , including the acceleration of drug development and medical image analysis, but the same AI systems that benefit healthcare could also be used for malicious purposes such as malware development.

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Cigna-owned Express Scripts taps new president

Healthcare Dive

Previously, Adam Kautzner led pharmaceutical and retail network contracting and drug sourcing as vice president of supply chain for the PBM and Accredo Pharmacy

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Where are EHRs headed in 2023?

Healthcare IT Today

Electronic Health Records (EHRs) are the central technology pillar for healthcare organizations. EHRs are vital to both clinical and administrative operations. Because of that, we wanted to dedicate an entire article to where EHRs are headed in 2023.

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Why Healthtech Needs More Female Leaders

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Brooke LeVasseur, CEO, AristaMD.

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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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December 2022 Healthcare Data Breach Report

HIPAA Journal

The number of reported healthcare data breaches declined for the second successive month, with 40 data breaches of 500 or more healthcare records reported to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) in December 2022 – The lowest monthly total of the year and 29.7%

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What is ambient clinical intelligence — and how is it transforming healthcare?

Healthcare Dive

Discover how ACI is strengthening patient-provider relationships, reducing burnout and improving care outcomes

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Digital Innovation and AI in Revenue Cycle Management

Healthcare IT Today

Digital Innovation and Artificial Intelligence are two huge topics recently in the world of Healthcare IT. We’ve talked about the many areas in which they are actively making a difference, and the areas in which they could make a difference, if applied.

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Keck Hospital and School of Medicine of USC makes powerful strides with tele-GI

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Patients requiring upper or lower gastrointestinal diagnostics normally have to present to a hospital or clinic for a tube-based endoscopy. The capacities for these procedures are constrained by infrastructure (rooms, endoscopes, etc.)

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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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Vulnerability Management and Remediation Deficiencies Identified at Alabama VA Medical Center

HIPAA Journal

An inspection of information security at Tuscaloosa VA Medical Center in Alabama by the VA Office of Inspector General (OIG) uncovered deficiencies in three of the four assessed security control areas.

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Protect revenues, enhance patient satisfaction and improve access to care with revenue cycle management

Healthcare Dive

Amidst rising inflation, workforce shortages and sharp fluctuations in the demand for high-margin elective procedures, today’s healthcare organizations are facing financial pressures that are nearly unprecedented in scope

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Gist Healthcare to Join Kaufman Hall

Healthcare IT Today

Kaufman, Hall & Associates, LLC (Kaufman Hall) , a leading healthcare and higher education management consulting and advisory services firm, has entered into a definitive agreement for Gist Healthcare , a premier healthcare consulting firm, to join Kaufman Hall.

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After a big telehealth buy, Horizon Health Alliance now serves 70% of patients virtually

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry was slowly embracing telehealth as a new modality to deliver patient care. At the same time, technologies like Apple FaceTime and WhatsApp were becoming mainstream for personal video calls. THE PROBLEM.

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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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Home Care Providers of Texas Announces 124K-Record Data Breach

HIPAA Journal

The Dallas, TX-based home help service provider, Home Care Providers of Texas (HCPT), has recently announced that unauthorized individuals gained access to its network and used ransomware to encrypt files.

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More than quarter of ground ambulance transports could result in surprise bill

Healthcare Dive

Ground ambulances were left out of federal legislation banning surprise billing, but the sector may be ripe for similar regulation given the prevalence of out-of-network rides, according to research in Health Affairs

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Why Hospital Discharges Take So Long—And What We Can Do To Shorten Them

Healthcare IT Today

Anyone who has had the misfortune to land in the hospital, or care for a relative in one, knows the following frustrating experience: The doctor comes during morning rounds and says the patient is good to go…and hours later, you’re still waiting for the paperwork to get done.

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8 Executive Key Takeaways from JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

HIT Consultant

Mike Serbinis , CEO of League JPMorgan was buzzing this year. Part of that is post-Covid return to conference excitement. Part of that is the fact that healthcare has never been more important. While the economy was challenged in 2022, investors are ready to do business in healthcare.

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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.