Fri.Dec 09, 2022

OSHA moves ahead with permanent COVID-19 standards for health workers

Healthcare Dive

The submission for permanent COVID-19 safety standards comes after temporary pandemic requirements for medical facilities were withdrawn last December

Call for Submissions – Symposium on Disability and Climate Change

Bill of Health

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Centene reaches $17M settlement with Oregon

Healthcare Dive

The payer has reached settlements with 13 states over allegations it overcharged Medicaid programs

How Smart Technology is Improving Quality of Life for People with Cognitive Disabilities

Healthcare IT Today

Remote patient monitoring often deals with averting crises: for instance, the familiar fall alert devices you see advertised on TV.

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.

Uber offers NHS staff free rides and food over Christmas

Digital Health News

NHS staff working over the Christmas period can receive free rides from Uber and an Uber food voucher to thank them for their hard work. News HSC NHS Uber Uber Eats Uber Medics Uber Rides

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More than 623,000 Patients Affected by CommonSpirit Health Ransomware Attack

HIPAA Journal

CommonSpirit Health has confirmed that the protected health information of at least 623,774 patients was exposed and potentially stolen in its October 2022 ransomware attack.

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Healthcare Organizations Warned About Royal Ransomware Attacks

HIPAA Journal

The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) has issued a warning to the healthcare and public health (HPH) sector about Royal ransomware attacks. Royal ransomware is a new ransomware threat that was first observed being used in attacks in September 2022.

WellSpan Health & Helix to Create Population Genomics Program

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – WellSpan Health and Helix , the nation’s leading population genomics and viral surveillance company, announced today a partnership to create a comprehensive population genomics program designed to improve patient healthcare outcomes by integrating genetic insights into clinical care and research.

NextGen Healthcare Announces Agreement to Acquire TSI Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

NextGen Healthcare, Inc. Nasdaq: NXGN), a leading provider of innovative cloud-based healthcare technology solutions, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire TSI Healthcare , a privately held value-added reseller located in Chapel Hill, NC.

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Serena Williams-Backed Juno Medical Raises $12M to Expand Tech-Enabled Healthcare Clinics

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Juno Medical, the modern doctor’s office that’s designed for the 99% raises $12M in Series A funding co-led by Julian Eison, Managing Partner at NEXT VENTURES , and Serena Williams, Managing Partner at Serena Ventures.

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.

New E&M Guidelines for Emergency Medicine

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Amit Kayaker , Vice President Commercial Development at Fathom. Earlier this year, the American Medical Association (AMA) released its CPT Evaluation and Management (E/M) Code and Guideline Changes for 2023. .

December Regulatory Update

Verisys

December. The best resource for monthly updates. . California Board of Pharmacy: Enforcement and Compounding Committee Report – On September 30, 2022, Governor Newsom signed A.B. 2194, which changes the continuing education requirements for licensed pharmacy professionals.

Point32, Wellthy Partner to Offer Members Tech-Enabled Caregiving Support

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Point32Health (the combined entity of Harvard Pilgrim and Tufts Health Plan) and Wellthy , the tech-enabled caregiving support company, are launching a new collaboration to support caregivers.

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Studies, Surveys and Reports: What Can We Learn?

HealthIT Answers

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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.

5 Behavioral Health Trends Coming Into Focus in 2023

HIT Consultant

Daniel Etra, co-founder, and CEO of RethinkFirst. For the past two years, behavioral health in the U.S. has taken center stage, but the true impact of COVID-19 on families is just now coming into focus.

Pro-active Strategies To Optimized Medical Billing Services In 2023

Medisys Compliance

News and trends all across the internet present a bleak picture of the industry’s financial situation, however, there is still optimism for healthcare providers. Medical offices are becoming more proactive with their billing processes to reduce practice financial problems and regulatory risks.

If You Are Not Using AI for Medical Coding, You Are Not Doing Your Job

HIT Consultant

Amit Kayaker, VP of Commercial Development, Fathom. A quick, efficient, and well-managed revenue cycle creates a solid foundation for a profitable medical organization.

Dorset Care Record viewed over 1.5m times by health professionals

Digital Health News

The Dorset Care Record has seen a significant rise in the number of views from healthcare professionals looking to access vital information securely. News Shared Records digital care records Dorset Care Record Dorset Healthcare University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

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.

VA Provides Veterans with Immersive, VR Treatment for Chronic Lower Back Pain

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – AppliedVR , an immersive therapeutics (ITx) pioneer advancing a novel, virtual reality-based approach to medicine, today announced a contract with the U.S.

Industry news in brief

Digital Health News

This Digital Health News industry roundup brings you news from eConsult on its partnership with ImageHOLDERS and a partnership to advance diabetes care.

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Voice analysis platform Sonde Health raises $19.25M

Mobi Health News

The company will use the investment to expand its technology's current abilities, add capabilities to detect additional health conditions and drive global growth

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New York hospital network still recovering after a November cybersecurity incident

Becker's Health IT

New York City-based One Brooklyn Health's hospitals are still working to fully restore some of its IT and EHR systems after a November cybersecurity incident caused three of its hospitals to shut them down, GovInfoSecurity reported Dec. Cybersecurity

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.

Weekly Health Care Real Estate Briefing: Inflation and Interest Rates Top Challenges for Real Estate Markets Next Year | CBRE Releases Q3 Healthcare & Life Sciences RE Investor Update | 2022 ASC Projects Total More Than $3B

Hall Render

Realtor Magazine released 10 Headwinds the Real Estate Market Faces Next Year which include: 1) Inflation and interest rates; 2) Hybrid work models; 3) Labor shortages; 4) Housing imbalances; and 5) ESG requirements. On November 30, FASB proposed several changes to its lease accounting guidance for legally enforceable terms and leasehold improvements involving related-party leases. Comments on the proposal are due by January 16, 2023.

HHS warns of Royal ransomware threat targeting healthcare providers

Becker's Health IT

The HHS released a warning Dec. 7 about a human-operated ransomware group known as Royal that is increasingly becoming a threat to the healthcare sector. Cybersecurity

November Research Roundup: What We’re Reading

Center for Health Insurance Reform

CHIR had a lot to be thankful for this November, including new health policy research.

Q&A: Where digital health funding could go in 2023

Mobi Health News

Though funding has fallen this year, Dr. Sunny Kumar, partner at GSR Ventures, said there are still opportunities for startups that can prove their value

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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.

Conway Regional Medical Center Reaches $295K Settlement Over Healthcare Data Breach

Health IT Security

Conway Regional Medical… read more

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Remote patient monitoring startup Alio scores $18M

Mobi Health News

Earlier this year, the company received FDA clearance for its RPM system that collects data like skin temperature, auscultation and heart rate in the home

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Blue Shield of California partners with DispatchHealth for in-home care

Fierce Healthcare

Blue Shield of California partners with DispatchHealth for in-home care. pminemyer. Fri, 12/09/2022 - 13:49

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KLAS: Security is a Top Factor in Public Cloud Adoption For HIT Vendors

Health IT Security

Security is a top priority… read more

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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.