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Why patient burnout is a 'silent public health crisis'

Mobi Health News

At HIMSS23, panelists discuss how providers can boost transparency and patient trust in the healthcare system.

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5 ways to offer modern health benefits

Healthcare Dive

Benefits can be excellent incentives and tools for acquisition and retention — when they’re understood. Learn more about how to build better health benefits.

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Patients should be at the center when designing digital health experiences

Healthcare It News

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Survey Highlights Ongoing Healthcare Cybersecurity Challenges

HIPAA Journal

The healthcare industry continues to experience high numbers of cyberattacks and data breaches and healthcare organizations have responded by strengthening their cybersecurity programs, but they continue to face significant challenges, the biggest of which is a lack of cybersecurity staff. That was cited as the main barrier to robust cybersecurity by 61% of respondents to the 2022 HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Survey of healthcare cybersecurity professionals responsible for day-to-day operation

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Navigating the Future: Generative AI, Application Analytics, and Data

Generative AI is upending the way product developers & end-users alike are interacting with data. Despite the potential of AI, many are left with questions about the future of product development: How will AI impact my business and contribute to its success? What can product managers and developers expect in the future with the widespread adoption of AI?

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When will the ER catch up with value-based care?

Healthcare Dive

Amid transformation, innovation and buzzwords in value-based care, one crucial area absent is the emergency department, argues Troy Williams, vice president of healthcare systems partnership for First Choice Health.

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Generative AI as healthcare's co-pilot

Healthcare It News

Generative artificial intelligence presents opportunities across provider functions and changing patient experiences, says Erik Barnett, North America advisory health and life sciences lead and digital advisory practice leader with Avanade, a digital, cloud and advisory service provider to healthcare and other industries. "It's hyper-personalized, and so this makes it interesting," he said today at the HIMSS23.

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March 2023 Healthcare Data Breach Report

HIPAA Journal

Our monthly data breach reports are based on data breaches of 500 or more records that have been reported to the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights (OCR) each month. The monthly reports provide an indication of the extent to which healthcare data breaches are increasing, decreasing, or remaining flat. To view longer-term healthcare data breach trends, visit our healthcare data breach statistics page.

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Pharmacists stump for more active role in primary care

Healthcare Dive

At the HIMSS conference in Chicago on Tuesday, pharmacists argued that state and federal regulators should allow them to do more to practice the full scope of their licenses.

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Roche introduces digital library of medical algorithms

Digital Health News

Roche has introduced a digital library of medical algorithms to support personalised patient care and improved decision making.

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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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HIMSS23: DHA is developing a virtual-first health ecosystem

Healthcare It News

CHICAGO – In a vast, integrated health ecosystem, the future is high-tech and high-touch, "right in line with this year's HIMSS23 theme, "Health that connects, tech that cares," said. Dr. Telita Crosland, Lieutenant General, director of the Defense Health Agency. Crosland described the agency's virtual-first, data-driven focus for the next three years as a "fundamental shift" on Wednesday.

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

Bill of Health

By  Ameet Sarpatwari , Alexander Egilman , and   Aaron S. Kesselheim Each month, members of the Program On Regulation, Therapeutics, And Law (PORTAL) review the peer-reviewed medical literature to identify interesting empirical studies, policy analyses, and editorials on health law and policy issues. Below are the citations for papers identified from the month of March.

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‘Hurtling into the future’: The potential and thorny ethics of generative AI in healthcare

Healthcare Dive

Generative AI has roared onto the tech scene through the large language model backing ChatGPT. Companies are already deploying the algorithms in hospitals. Should healthcare be taking a pause?

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Telepsychiatry will be key, Geisinger exec says

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth is one of the hottest topics at the HIMSS23 Conference & Exhibition – most especially since the COVID-19 pandemic brought the technology at long last into the mainstream of healthcare. Benjamin Gonzales is quite familiar with the technology. He is operations manager II, virtual care, at Geisinger, an 11-hospital regional health system serving more than three million patients in 45 counties across Pennsylvania.

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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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3M to partner with AWS to leverage AI for clinical documentation

Healthcare It News

3M Health Information Systems has announced a collaboration with Amazon Web Services to accelerate the innovation and advancement of its M*Modal ambient intelligence machine learning and generative AI services, including Amazon Bedrock, Amazon Comprehend Medical and Amazon Transcribe Medical. WHY IT MATTERS Compatible with more than 250 electronic health records, more than 300,000 clinicians use M*Modal for real-time speech recognition compatible amd ambient clinical documentation, according to

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Trying and Sentencing Youth As Adults: Key Takeaways from Recent Petrie-Flom Center Event

Bill of Health

By Minsoo Kwon All 50 states have transfer laws that either allow or require children to be prosecuted in adult criminal court, rather than juvenile court. There is no constitutional right to be tried in juvenile court. What has modern neuroscience shown about the differences between the developing and the adult brain, and how justifiable is trying, prosecuting, and sentencing children in the adult criminal justice system?

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Microsoft, Epic partner to integrate Azure OpenAI into EHRs

Healthcare Dive

One of the integration’s tools, which helps automatically draft message responses, is being implemented at UC San Diego Health, UW Health and Stanford Health Care, according to the companies.

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HIMSS to showcase Community Care Outcomes Maturity Model at HIMSS23

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The 2023 HIMSS Global Health Conference & Exhibition kicks off in Chicago on Monday, and among all the many other health and tech news that will be made there, HIMSS will officially debut its newest maturity model, designed to focus on IT innovation in the non-acute spaces where most care is delivered. WHY IT MATTERS The Community Care Outcomes Maturity Model , or C-COMM, from HIMSS Analytics is meant to help healthcare organizations track the digital maturity of care delivered across commun

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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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NFL's Damar Hamlin at HIMSS23: 'We have to keep doing the work'

Healthcare It News

CHICAGO – On January 2nd, 2023, during a Monday Night Football broadcast watched by 23.8 million people, Buffalo Bills Safety Damar Hamlin, completed an apparently routine tackle – before collapsing on the field, having suffered a cardiac arrest. Medical personnel worked for nearly 20 minutes on the field to resuscitate him before eventually restoring his heartbeat and transferring him to University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where he spent days in critical condition in the ICU, a

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The Council of Europe’s Artificial Intelligence Convention: Implications for Health and Patients

Bill of Health

By Hannah van Kolfschooten The Council of Europe , the most important international human rights organization on the European continent, currently is drafting a Convention on Artificial Intelligence, Human Rights, Democracy and the Rule of Law (AI Convention). The Convention aims to protect fundamental rights against the harms of Artificial Intelligence (AI), and is expected to become a global leading convention, as non-European states such as the United States (U.S.) are considering becoming si

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Larger hospital mergers expected in post-pandemic market, Kaufman Hall says

Healthcare Dive

Mergers and acquisitions are trending toward cross-regional partnerships, and the size of the smaller party in mergers is increasing to between $250 million and $750 million in annual revenue, according to the report.

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Hal Wolf on HIMSS23: “It feels like we are all back”

Healthcare IT Today

At the HIMSS23 media briefing held yesterday, the number of attendees was announced as 35,000 – a significant increase over 2021 and 2022’s attendance. This result led Harold (Hal) Wolf, President and CEO of HIMSS to declare to the gathered journalists: “Let’s be honest, this is the first HIMSS where it feels like we are all back.” HIMSS23 certainly felt fuller and busier than the conferences held in 2021 and 2022.

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How Embedded Analytics Gets You to Market Faster with a SAAS Offering

Start-ups & SMBs launching products quickly must bundle dashboards, reports, & self-service analytics into apps. Customers expect rapid value from your product (time-to-value), data security, and access to advanced capabilities. Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools can provide valuable data analysis capabilities, but they have a barrier to entry that can stop small and midsize businesses from capitalizing on them.

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Digital whiteboards are transforming the patient experience

Healthcare It News

Rebecca Stametz will offer more detail in the HIMSS23 session "Geisinger's Journey with Digital Whiteboards: Measuring the Impact." It is scheduled for Thursday, April 20, at 10:15 a.m. - 10:35 a.m. CT at the North Building, Level 3, Hall B, Booth 8300-8313, Patient Engagement 365.

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NSW expanding virtual urgent care service for children statewide

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A virtual urgent care service to help keep children out of emergency departments is being expanded across the entire New South Wales. NSW Premier Chris Minns announced that the virtualKIDS Urgent Care Service, which is currently available in three local health districts – South Eastern Sydney, Western Sydney and Hunter New England LHDs – will be rolled out statewide by the end of the year.

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The simple change hospitals are making to enhance patient care

Healthcare Dive

Discover the transformative power of virtual rounding in healthcare, enabling real-time collaboration between practitioners and enhancing patient experience and outcomes.

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Patients should be at the center when designing digital health experiences

Mobi Health News

Patients should be the focus, but developers need to consider the entire healthcare ecosystem too — including physicians and healthcare workers, said panelists at HIMSS23.

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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.