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Apple’s Vision Pro rebooting medical diagnosis

KevinMD

An excerpt from Apple Vision Healthcare Pioneers: A Community for Professionals & Patients. In health care technology, diagnostics, and disease detection have undergone significant advancements, notably with the introduction of Apple Vision Pro. Developed by Apple Inc., this cutting-edge technology promises to transform the early detection and diagnosis of diseases, marrying the clinical understanding of Read more… Apple’s Vision Pro rebooting medical diagnosis originally appeared in K

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Tailor fit digital health tech to the elderly's needs: study

Mobi Health News

Based on latest survey in South Korea, there is a difference in the use of mobile health apps and devices between frail and healthy seniors.

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As Food-As-Medicine Gains Momentum, Watch for Dietitians and Pharmacists to Sit at The FaM Table – And A Lesson from George Washington Carver

Health Populi

The food industry, both retail food chains and food suppliers, has found health and nutrition are having a positive impact on their businesses both for margins and for missions, we learn in the latest annual survey on Food Industry Contributions to Health & Well-being, 2024 , from FMI. Most retail food channels operate pharmacies, three in five operate clinics in stores, and 2 in 5 of the clinics are health system-owned and operated.

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RPM strategies for moving from discharge to hospital-at-home care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

By 2030, all Baby Boomers will be over 65 – all as alternative care models emerge. McKinsey estimates $265 billion worth of care services for Medicare patients could shift from traditional facilities to the home by 2025. Instead of thinking of patients as "discharged" once they leave the hospital, which implies care is finished, many healthcare professionals believe it's time to treat home as a fundamental care setting that needs to be well integrated into the care continuum.

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Transform Clinical Communication With Role-based Messaging

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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Digital health company Siftwell Analytics secures $5.8M in funding round

FierceHealthIT

Siftwell Analytics, a company providing insights to community health plans to help improve member outcomes, has secured $5.8 million in the company's first venture capital funding round. | A digital health company built to help community plans utilize their data more efficiently raised nearly $6 million in a recent funding round.

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Sharp HealthCare launches spatial computing center focused on Apple Vision Pro

Mobi Health News

The Spatial Computing Center of Excellence will explore how Apple's augmented reality headset can be used to enhance healthcare effectiveness and provider productivity.

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How AI is Shaping the Patient and Clinician Experience – My Conversation with Microsoft

Health Populi

For change agents in health care, one of our True North paradigms is the Quintuple Aim. The five pillars of the Quint Aim grew from 3 goals of the Triple Aim: to improve patient experience, to drive better health outcomes, and to lower per patient costs. The Quadruple Aim added the goal of bolstering clinicians’ well-being ( to address burnout, stress and depression ), leading to the addition of health equity as the fifth objective.

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Te Toka Tumai Auckland rolling out FHIR-ed-up PAS and more briefs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Te Toka Tumai Auckland launching FHIR-driven PAS Te Toka Tumai Auckland, formerly Auckland District Health Board, will be launching a new patient administration system that runs on the new FHIR-based National Health Index API. InterSystems, who is delivering the PAS, is reportedly an early user of the NHI API being developed through Te Whatu Ora's Hira programme.

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HHS, FTC want to know if GPOs, drug wholesalers are fueling generic drug shortages

FierceHealthIT

The Biden administration is taking a look at how group purchasing organizations (GPOs) and drug wholesalers are playing a role in generic drug shortages. | The Biden administration said it is exploring whether size, regulatory exemptions and practices of "opaque drug middlemen' is impacting generic drug supply, costs and providers' patient care.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Lenus Health rolls out heart failure diagnostic at Blackpool CDC

DigitalHealth

Lenus Health, a supplier of predictive AI solutions, will roll out its heart failure diagnostic tool at Fleetwood Community Diagnostics Centre.

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Contributed: ??The role of digital innovation in healthcare boardrooms

Mobi Health News

Board members play a vital role in embracing digital innovation, from understanding its impact to making strategic decisions that shape companies' future.

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ViVE 2024 Preview – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 134

Healthcare IT Today

ViVE 2024 is rapidly approaching! The conference will be held in Los Angeles on February 25 – 28 this year, so for the 134th episode of the Healthcare IT Today Podcast we are sharing our thoughts, predictions, and tips. First, we share what we are looking forward to the most at ViVE 2024. Then we debate who we think will be the most talked about company/organization.

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CIO Spotlight: Dr. Michael Ross of Northern Light Health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Ross' HIMSS24 session, "Tightly Integrating Telehealth for Better Access: Lessons From Northern Light," is scheduled for Tuesday, March 12, 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Room W204A. Learn more and register.

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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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Biofourmis announces major agreements with top pharmaceutical companies

Digital Health Global

Biofourmis , a global digital health and clinical trial solutions leader, announces four key partnerships with top pharmaceutical firms. The newly established partnerships focus primarily on oncology therapies, significantly broadening Biofourmis’ already diverse therapeutic portfolio, which includes cardiovascular, pain, women’s health, and immunology.

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Digital Health Unplugged: A chat with Dr Jessica Morley

DigitalHealth

Jordan Sollof is joined on Unplugged by Rewired 2024 speaker Dr Jessica Morley, postdoctoral researcher at the Digital Ethics Center at Yale University.

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mPulse reports 106% revenue growth year-over-year

Mobi Health News

The AI-enabled company attributes its revenue growth to its HealthTrio and Decision Point Healthcare Solutions acquisitions announced in December.

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Concerning Health IT Trends: What Can We Do and What Happens if We Do Nothing?

Healthcare IT Today

There are so many exciting new ideas and technologies being implemented in the field of healthcare. For the most part, these changes can be the very necessary answer to a problem we’ve been facing for a long time. But sometimes, these changes can be concerning. While everyone seems to be excited about it, you might be left with questions and concerns about what its impact will be.

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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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Industry Voices—To fix America's healthcare system, start small

FierceHealthIT

Would-be policy reformers on both the left and right always seem to want major overhauls of the American healthcare system. | As clinicians, it's critical for us to be open and accountable for adopting technologies and processes that can help us better serve our patients while meeting the needs of the business.

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ServiceNow App Engine Studio: Nurse Mentorship at Inova Health System

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: < 1 min We collaborated with ServiceNow and Epic to integrate Clinician Connect into McLeod Health's Epic deployment! Continue reading ServiceNow App Engine Studio: Nurse Mentorship at Inova Health System at Optimum Healthcare IT.

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Digital Health Coffee Time Briefing ☕ 

DigitalHealth

Today's briefing includes Barking, Havering and Redbridge reporting positive results from its frailty virtual ward and Aglio announcing new investment.

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Maven Clinic expands partnership with AT&T to give employees fertility, family benefits

Mobi Health News

AT&T employees can access providers across more than 35 specialties, receive support from a care advocate, and access guidance around IVF, surrogacy, and more.

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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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Ambient Voice Transcriptions Endorsed in a Study by The Permanente Medical Group

Healthcare IT Today

A new study by The Permanente Medical Group (part of Kaiser Permanente) offers confidence that ambient voice transcriptions can save time and improve the patient experience by generating clinical notes about patient visits. This article summarizes the key findings in that study. What We’re Looking For in Ambient Voice Transcription Ambient voice transcription has been covered extensively on this web site in articles and video interviews.

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'New set of digital table stakes': Most executives see tech as worthy investment, EY survey finds

FierceHealthIT

Nearly all healthcare executives believe new digital health technologies are worth the cost, even though they have yet to see a financial return from it, a new survey reveals. | Nearly all healthcare executives believe technology is worth the cost, even though they have yet to see a financial return from it, according to a new survey from EY. Most believe in its power to reduce costs and boost provider credibility.

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Early cognitive impairment detected by Linus Health’s Digital Clock and Recall Test

Digital Health Global

In a recent peer-reviewed study published in the Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy journal , Linus Health , a digital health company focused on detecting early signs of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, demonstrated that their proprietary cognitive assessment, the Digital Clock and Recall (DCR ), outperforms commonly used paper-based tests in detecting early cognitive impairment and dementia.

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TORTUS secures $4.2m to give every clinician a personal AI assistant

DigitalHealth

Tortus is planning to give every clinician an AI assistant. It has recently raised funds for expansion and is embarking on a trial with Great Ormond Street.

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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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Exclusive: Hippocratic AI launches Nurse Advisory Council for LLM safety

Mobi Health News

The Nurse Advisory Council comes on the heels of the generative AI company's announcement in October that it launched its Physician Advisory Council.

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The Role Of AI In Healthcare Cybersecurity: Enhancing Threat Detection

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Nagaraj Kuppuswamy, Co-Founder and CEO at Beaconer The healthcare industry has become a major target for cybercriminals in recent years. From large hospital networks to small clinics, healthcare organizations store massive amounts of sensitive patient data that is extremely valuable on the black market. At the same time, many healthcare networks rely on outdated technology and lack the cybersecurity resources and expertise found in other industries.

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Lawmakers grill VA, Oracle leaders over pharmacy-related patient safety issues

FierceHealthIT

A year after hitting the pause button on a multi-billion-dollar health tech project at the Department of Veterans Affairs, federal lawmakers continue to have serious concerns about pharmacy softwar | A year after hitting the pause button on a multi-billion-dollar health tech project at the Department of Veterans Affairs, federal lawmakers continue to have serious concerns about pharmacy software issues that could impact patient safety.

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