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The essential human element in AI integration

KevinMD

In the ever-evolving health care landscape, the synergy between human expertise and artificial intelligence (AI) is not just beneficial—it is essential. As we stand on the brink of a technological revolution, it is crucial to recognize that the integration of AI in health care should enhance, not replace, the human touch. This article explores the Read more… The essential human element in AI integration originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Lark Health appoints chief growth officer for GLP-1 tech and more digital health hires

Mobi Health News

Hybrid care provider Parsley Health hires co-CEO, and virtual mental health firm Array Behavioral Care appoints chief operating officer and chief information officer.

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The role of AI in medical education: Embrace it or fear it?  

KevinMD

Artificial intelligence is upon us and likely will forever change the way we interact with learning and education. Despite this reality, educational institutions seem to fall into either of two camps. One camp seems loath to acknowledge that AI exists. A faculty member who helps with curriculum development at one medical school recently shared, “We Read more… The role of AI in medical education: Embrace it or fear it?

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h2o Therapeutics' Apple Watch feature for Parkinson's gets FDA medical device listing

Mobi Health News

The feature provides vibrotactile stimulation when a patient is experiencing freezing of gait, a common symptom of Parkinson's disease.

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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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A Vote for Telehealth is a Vote for American Patients’ and Doctors’ Well-Being

Health Populi

Whether you’re a patient or a physician in the U.S., you’re burned out, tapped out, stressed out, timed out. While the 118 th U.S. Congress can’t agree on much before the 2024 summer recess, there’s one bipartisan stroke of political pens in Washington, DC, that could provide some satisfaction for both patients and doctors: bring telehealth back to patients and providers permanently.

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Center for BrainHealth helps mental health patients develop social skills using virtual coaching

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Cognitive neuroscience researchers and clinicians had been encountering significant challenges in effectively addressing social skills development among individuals dealing with mental health conditions or neurodevelopmental disorders. THE PROBLEM Traditional approaches often lacked engagement and real-world applicability, making it difficult for individuals to generalize skills learned in therapy sessions to everyday social interactions.

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Empowering patients: Navigating medical information with AI

KevinMD

An excerpt from ChatGPT, MD: How AI-Empowered Patients & Doctors Can Take Back Control of American Medicine. Imagine a ship at sea, its engine idle. The boat drifts dangerously close to the shoals, a mere hundred yards from land. The captain, fearing the worst, radios for help. The lighthouse watchman responds, sending an experienced mechanic Read more… Empowering patients: Navigating medical information with AI originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Salesforce, IQVIA expand partnership to co-develop Life Sciences Cloud

Mobi Health News

The companies will use IQVIA's Orchestrated Customer Engagement Platform to create Salesforce's Life Sciences Cloud for healthcare professional customer engagement.

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Considering Equity and Consumer Impacts of GLP-1 Drugs – A UBS Economist Weighs In

Health Populi

Since the introduction of GLP-1 drugs on the market, their use has split into two categories: for obesity and “recreationally,” according to the Chief Economist with UBS (formerly known as Union Bank of Switzerland). Paul Donovan, said economist, discusses The economics of getting thin in his regularly published comment blog. “These different uses have different economic consequences,” Donovan explains: Obese patients who use GLP-1s should become more productive employee

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The Secret to Supercharging Your Organizations Communications

Effective collaboration among all care team members is critical to delivering better patient outcomes. A key element to achieving effective collaboration is through the implementation of a clinical communication and collaboration platform. In a fast-paced, high-stress and critical environment, people tend to do whatever gets the job done. Therefore will scramble and use the systems, people, or processes around them to get an outcome more quickly - which can often be at the expense of quality.

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Epic, Particle Health dispute exposes broader challenges with sharing patient data, health IT experts say

FierceHealthIT

Medical records software giant Epic and venture-backed health tech company Particle Health are mired in an ongoing dispute over healthcare data exchange practices. | Health IT experts say the rift between the two companies exposes larger problems with health data exchange including a lack of transparency on who is accessing data and how it's being used along with the need for better gatekeeping.

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How virtual primary care can amplify value for providers and patients

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary care physicians are the heart of healthcare delivery in the United States. In addition to providing many crucial health services, they are the traffic cop to all the other forms of healthcare throughout a health system. Virtual primary care, experts say, can address challenges in traditional care by filling existing care gaps and offering various benefits to healthcare organizations, providers and patients.

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Cedars-Sinai expands virtual care offering to children, Spanish speakers

Mobi Health News

The health system's expanded app, Cedars-Sinai Connect, will allow parents of children 3 to 17 and Spanish-speaking adults and parents to access 24/7 on-demand care.

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EVERSANA Completes Integration of Healthware Group and Strengthens Its Global Agency Network EVERSANA INTOUCH With Addition of New Full-Service Affiliate

Digital Health Global

Healthware will operate as the agency network’s sixth full-service affiliate, EVERSANA INTOUCH Healthware, serving clients from offices worldwide Fulvio Fortini, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, appointed as head of affiliate Healthware founder Roberto Ascione assumes new role leading Health Innovation initiatives across EVERSANA CHICAGO and SALERNO, Italy, April 15, 2024 / — EVERSANA , a leading provider of global commercial services to the life sciences industry, today

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Ambiq’s neuralSPOT HeartKit™ enables Real-Time Heart Monitoring AI Applications

Ambiq®, a leading developer of ultra-low-power semiconductor solutions that deliver a multifold increase in energy efficiency, introduces HeartKit, its latest addition to neuralSPOT. This optimized AI model enables running various real-time heart monitoring applications to help users and their healthcare providers quickly identify any irregular events to take necessary actions.

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AMA: 80% of docs have lost revenue amid disruptions from Change Healthcare cyberattack

FierceHealthIT

Most physicians felt the disruption caused by the cyberattack on Change Healthcare, and many were still seeing the effects in early April, more than a month after the hacking was revealed, accordin | Most physicians felt the disruption caused by the cyberattack on Change Healthcare, and many were still seeing the effects in early April, more than a month after the hacking was revealed, according to a new survey from the American Medical Association.

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Online student support company eLuma appoints new CEO and more digital health hires

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Clinical-trial research company Clario announces new hire, and AI-enabled surgical care organization Apella and data company Brillio announce additions to their board of directors.

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Labour to partner with Virgin Media to expand access to diabetes tech

DigitalHealth

Labour has announced a new partnership with Virgin Media O2, to ensure every child with type 1 diabetes can benefit from the latest technology.

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NYSE notifies Amwell Health it's at risk of being delisted

Mobi Health News

Stock exchange rules give Amwell six months to comply with its minimum price requirement of $1 per share or be delisted. Amwell last traded above $1 in March.

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The 2023 Behavioral Health Industry Report

This report explores current issues in the behavioral health industry in 2023. Topics covered include quantitative statistics describing the overall increase in behavioral health issues, the impact of psychologist and staff burnout, how HIPAA compliance is once again at the top of our minds & much more!

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CodaMetrix Announces $40M Series B Financing to Advance Medical Coding Quality and Clinically Enrich Claims Data Through AI

Healthcare IT Today

CodaMetrix , the leading artificial intelligence (AI) solution for transforming healthcare and revenue cycle management, today announced that it has closed its $40 million Series B funding round. Transformation Capital led the financing with continued support from existing investors SignalFire, Series A lead, and Frist Cressey Ventures. Todd Cozzens, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Transformation Capital, will join CodaMetrix’s Board of Directors.

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Massachusetts lawmakers tell FTC, DOJ to take hard stance on Optum-Steward deal

FierceHealthIT

All 11 of Massachusetts’ federal legislators are calling on regulators to keep a short leash on UnitedHealth Group’s proposed acquisition of Steward Health Care’s physician group, even if that mean | The financial jeopardy of Steward's remaining hospitals can't override the long-term cost and quality harms that would likely follow UnitedHealth Group's acquisition of yet another large physician practice, wrote all 11 of the state's federal legislators in a recent letter to reg

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Asynchronous video for pre-op boosts patient and staff experience

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Northwestern Ontario covers a geographical area the size of France, but is sparsely populated, having only around 230,000 residents. THE PROBLEM Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Center (TBRHSC) staff know that with limited health resources throughout Northwestern Ontario, it's very important they work together across all hospitals that provide surgical services to improve access to care for remote and rural patients.

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Cedars-Sinai Launches Virtual Healthcare for Children and Spanish Speakers

Digital Health Global

Cedars-Sinai Connect Expands Virtual Healthcare Services After Initial Success Treating Thousands of California Adults Cedars-Sinai is expanding virtual healthcare for children and Spanish speakers in California through its mobile app Cedars-Sinai Connect , a fast-growing online option that allows patients to quickly access top healthcare professionals for acute, chronic and preventive care.

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Patient Engagement & Cultural Competence Training Roadmap: A Guide to Reducing Staff Burnout

Speaker: Dr. Mauvareen Beverley, Patient Engagement and Cultural Competence Specialist

If you’re a healthcare provider, chances are you have experienced symptoms of burnout yourself or have colleagues who are currently facing extreme career dissatisfaction. One of the many ways to partially alleviate burnout is active patient engagement. By engaging with patients to understand their needs and preferences, healthcare providers can develop treatments tailored to the individual patient.

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Q&A: Blackbird on its youth mental health platform and $17M raise

Mobi Health News

Tom Peterson, CEO of Blackbird, joined MobiHealthNews to discuss the company's offerings, its recent Series A raise and what it will do with the funds.

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This Week’s Health IT Jobs – April 10, 2024

Healthcare IT Today

It can be very overwhelming scrolling though job board after job board in search of a position that fits your wants and needs. Let us take that stress away by finding a mix of great health IT jobs for you! We hope you enjoy this look at some of the health IT jobs we saw healthcare organizations trying to fill this week. Here’s a quick look at some of the health IT jobs we found: Application Coordinator – State University of New York Upstate Medical University Epic Certified Cupid Ana

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Google, Bayer team up to develop new AI products for radiologists

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare company Bayer has tapped Google for its cloud and artificial intelligence capabilities to build new tech products to assist radiologists. | Bayer wants to pair its radiology, healthcare regulator and clinical data handling expertise with Google's tech muscle and ongoing work in generative AI to speed up innovation in media imaging.

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Q&A: Blackbird on its youth mental health platform and $17M raise

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Tom Peterson, CEO of Blackbird, joined MobiHealthNews to discuss the company's offerings, its recent Series A raise and what it will do with the funds.

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How to Battle Layoffs: The Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp

Facing layoffs in your organization? Support your team members' career transition with Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp: Custom Resume & LinkedIn Revamp + 6 Weeks of Career Coaching. Our certified resume writers will create job search-winning resumes and LinkedIn profiles while they work with a career coach to learn unique strategies to stand out, attract the right employers, automate their job search, and land their dream job.

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4 Tips for Modernizing Healthcare HR Operations

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 2 min When modernizing your HR-shared services (HRSD), it can be challenging to know where to start. Let Optimum Healthcare IT help you! Continue reading 4 Tips for Modernizing Healthcare HR Operations at Optimum Healthcare IT.

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oVRcome announces pilot program with NHS for autistic individuals

Mobi Health News

The program will focus on decreasing the rate of canceled medical appointments by autistic individuals using oVRcome's VR-based exposure therapy platform.

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InfoBionic Rebrands Company Name to InfoBionic.Ai, Reinforcing Focus on AI-Enabled ECG

Digital Health Global

InfoBionic.Ai continues to advance its mission of improving outcomes and enabling better cardiac care with a name that captures the essence of its next gen, AI-enabled virtual telemetry solution. BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #AI –InfoBionic.Ai, a digital health company providing AI-powered diagnostic remote patient monitoring solutions, today announced that it has evolved its company name from ‘InfoBionic’ to ‘InfoBionic.Ai,’ signifying its continued commitment to leveraging artific