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Talkspace announces internal AI Innovation Group for responsible AI implementation

Mobi Health News

The company's first feature to emerge from the group is its "smart notes," which generate clinical notes for providers based on their conversations with Talkspace members.

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AdventHealth virtual MRI program reduces inpatient transfers by 94%

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Not too long ago, AdventHealth had a high demand in its Central and East Florida divisions for advanced MRI services. The health system's centralized MRI services at its Orlando campus, though effective, presented areas where AdventHealth could deliver a more consumer-centric experience. THE PROBLEM Expanding advanced MRI services to the community hospitals presented its own set of challenges.

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Fitterfly, Google Cloud launch meal tracking app using computer vision

Mobi Health News

The app Fitterfly Klik allows people with diabetes to analyze their meals using a picture and AI that examines portion size, calorie count, and macronutrients and micronutrients.

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What’s Expected to Drive Up Health Plan Costs in 2025: GLP-1s, Behavioral Health, and Inflationary Pressures for Hospitals and Doctors – PwC’s Behind the Numbers 2025

Health Populi

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics had good news for American consumers long-facing inflation for household spending over the past couple of years, announcing on July 11, 2024, that the general consumer price index (CPI) fell, lowering real prices for people buying airline tickets, used cars and trucks, communication, and petrol to fill auto tanks.

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Enhance Healthcare Efficiency With Top Payroll & HCM Services

Running a healthcare facility requires precision and care, not just for patients but also for your staff. Our guide, "A Buyer’s Guide to Payroll & HCM Services," helps healthcare providers choose the best provider. Efficient payroll management ensures timely, accurate payments, critical for maintaining staff morale and trust. Compliance support helps navigate complex healthcare regulations and avoid costly fines.

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Global IT outage takes down health system EHRs, forces hospitals to cancel non-emergency services

FierceHealthIT

A widespread outage to Microsoft systems has impacted health systems, hospitals and clinics as electronic health record software has been knocked offline, forcing providers to cancel non-emergency | A widespread outage to Microsoft systems has impacted health systems, hospitals and clinics as electronic health record software has been knocked offline, forcing providers to cancel non-emergency procedures and services.

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Worldwide IT outage disrupts healthcare delivery

Mobi Health News

Crowdstrike says the BSOD outage for Microsoft Windows was caused by a botched security update. It has resulted in surgical cancellations, ambulance diversions and other patient care disruptions at doctors' offices, ERs and hospitals around the globe.

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FH24: a renewed media partnership

Digital Health Global

We are thrilled to announce our renewed media partnership with the Frontiers Health Global Conference 2024. The conference is set to return where it all began in 2016, in Berlin, on October 17–18, 2024. The conference will be hosted at the innovative and functional bcc Berlin Congress Center , located in the heart of the city, within walking distance of Alexanderplatz.

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Post-acute care at home in a hybrid model

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

By partnering with health systems to support hybrid care models, long-term care facilities can mitigate staff shortages of staff and better manage available beds, explains Joe O'Brien, head of sales, digital health at LG Electronics.

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Optum lays off more employees at Landmark, OptumInsight

FierceHealthIT

The sprawling enterprise that is UnitedHealth Group is undergoing more layoffs under its Optum umbrella. | UnitedHealth's Optum is again laying off workers, with the scope unconfirmed. Landmark Health is downsizing once again and leaving major metropolitan areas.

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Best Practices for Sharing Protected Health Information (PHI)

Explore essential topics in this ebook, including what constitutes PHI and how to identify it using 18 indicators. Gain insights into the importance of safeguarding PHI to protect patient privacy and learn about the severe consequences of HIPAA violations. Discover practical strategies for securely exchanging PHI within your healthcare organization, including assessing risks and implementing effective safeguards.

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King’s speech sets out Labour’s plans for cyber security, digital and data

DigitalHealth

Prime Minister Keir Starmer's plans to introduce legislation for cyber security, digital and data were outlined in the King’s Speech on 17 July.

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Israeli startup CytoReason raises $80M to expand AI model, open hub in Massachusetts

Mobi Health News

The company will use the funds to accelerate its growth, expand the use of its models for different conditions and open an office in Cambridge.

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Healthcare Startups Shine at Collision 2024

Healthcare IT Today

Innovative startups in the health IT, medical device, and biotech fields were among the shining stars at the annual Collision conference. Healthcare IT Today had the opportunity to catch up with several interesting company leaders including Dolma Tsundu from Flutter Care , Eunice Wu from Asepha , and Marc Paderon from Pontosense. These companies stood out with their pragmatic, resourceful, and nimble approach to solving healthcare challenges.

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Empowering Women’s Health: The Future of Wearable Technology

Digital Health Global

In the midst of a digital transformation, wearable technology is revolutionizing the field of women’s health. In this insightful piece, Anastasiya Markvarde explores a wide range of wearables uniquely crafted to meet women’s health requirements. These innovative devices are not only expanding horizons but also tackling overlooked health concerns.

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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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Northwell Health teams up with Instacart to scale food-as-health programs

FierceHealthIT

Grocery delivery company Instacart continues to expand its reach in healthcare and has notched a major health system partnership. | The first program to launch integrates Instacart Health tools into Northwell’s Center for Maternal Health Maternal Outcomes and Morbidity Collaborative (MOMS) so that moms-to-be who are food insecure have improved access to fresh and nutritious food.

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DHSC announces ministers responsible for digital and MedTech

DigitalHealth

The junior ministers responsible for digital, data and MedTech within the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have been announced.

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Truvian Health raises $74M for automated blood diagnostics platform

Mobi Health News

The funding will be used to secure FDA clearance for its benchtop blood testing system for use in doctor's offices, clinics and pharmacies.

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Five intriguing technologies for those with vision limitations

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Technology has enhanced the world for those with vision limitations. As many as 50 million Americans have some degree of vision loss -- a problem that was poorly addressed by technology prior to the arrival of smartphone navigation, smart glasses, sensors, robotics and AI in nearly all devices and technologies. Today, it's a whole new and innovative world -- supportive of individuals with a range of vision limitations from low vision to completely blind.

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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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Optimum Healthcare IT Earns Top Marks in KLAS Go-Live Support 2024 Report

Optimum Healthcare IT

Optimum Healthcare IT earns top marks in KLAS 2024 Go-Live Support report. Recognized for its Epic expertise & strategic personnel placement. The post Optimum Healthcare IT Earns Top Marks in KLAS Go-Live Support 2024 Report appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

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Healthcare costs set to rise by as much as 8% in 2025: PwC

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare costs are set to rise between 7% and 8% in 2025, according to a new report from PwC. | Healthcare costs are set to rise between 7% and 8% in 2025, according to a new report from PwC.

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Global IT outage disrupting NHS ’caused by antivirus software’

DigitalHealth

Dr Simon Wallace, CCIO at Microsoft told Summer Schools that a global outage affecting the NHS was identified to antivirus firm CrowdStrike.

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Duke launches $20M incubator to turn academic research into industry products

Mobi Health News

Duke-NUS Medical School's LIVE Ventures will bring together scientists and public and private sector entities to commercialize academic research concepts.

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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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Understanding the ACA’s Family Glitch Resolution

ACA Times

New IRS regulations along with the extension of Premium Tax Credits have resolved the family glitch issue. Learn what that means for your 2024 ACA compliance. The post Understanding the ACA’s Family Glitch Resolution first appeared on The ACA Times.

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Weekly Roundup – July 20, 2024

Healthcare IT Today

Welcome to our Healthcare IT Today Weekly Roundup. Each week, we’ll be providing a look back at the articles we posted and why they’re important to the healthcare IT community. We hope this gives you a chance to catch up on anything you may have missed during the week. What Unexpected Surprise Will Healthcare See in the Next 6 Months ? Answers from the Healthcare IT Today community include making advances in women’s health, unearthing a cure for a debilitating disease, and putting generati

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AI-generated messages to patients on par with clinicians, and can even be more empathetic, study finds

FierceHealthIT

Electronic health record messages to patients drafted by generative AI were of similar quality and accuracy to those written by healthcare professionals, according to a newly published study conduc | A blind analysis of hundreds of EHR message drafts found similar quality and usability. Generative AI's contributions were more empathetic, but also tended to be longer and more linguistically complex.

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Plymouth ‘living lab’ project pilots home-based tech for older adults

DigitalHealth

University Hospitals Plymouth is supporting Plymouth Community Homes on a 'living lab’ project, exploring the impact of tech in older residents' homes.

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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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NeuroFlow, Intermountain will screen for behavioral health needs in Colorado

Mobi Health News

The digital health company will assist the healthcare system in identifying patients needing behavioral health services within its primary care population.

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Fitterfly, Google Cloud launch meal tracking app using computer vision

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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Navigating Organizational Challenges in Long-Term Data Governance

Optimum Healthcare IT

ServiceNow can disrupt healthcare in a good way, helping executives tackle integration & user adoption challenges for operational efficiency. The post Navigating Organizational Challenges in Long-Term Data Governance appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.