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How AI is enhancing patient care and improving radiologists’ lives

KevinMD

When the topic of the future of radiology comes up in conversation, I frequently find myself being asked a few recurring questions: “How will artificial intelligence affect radiology?” quickly followed by “Do you think AI will replace you?” These are great questions that I have found myself contemplating as well. As someone with an overall Read more… How AI is enhancing patient care and improving radiologists’ lives originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Michael J. Fox Foundation, data company H1 partner for Parkinson's Research

Mobi Health News

MJFF will use H1's AI-enabled platform to evaluate treatment approaches and improve clinical trial access for patients with Parkinson's from marginalized communities.

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ChatGPT masters USMLE: a real win for AI, but a long way from the art of medicine

KevinMD

In recent years, the advancement of artificial intelligence (AI) has taken the world by storm, with numerous applications in diverse sectors, such as transportation, finance, and medicine. One of the most significant milestones in medical AI is the recent success of ChatGPT, an AI language model, in passing the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE).

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Our Mental and Emotional Health Are Interwoven With What We Eat and Drink – Chewing On the IFIC 2023 Food and Health Survey

Health Populi

As most Americans confess to feeling stressed over the past six months, peoples’ food and beverage choices have been intimately connected with their mental and emotional well-being, we learn from the 2023 Food & Health Survey from the International Food Information Council (IFIC). For this year’s study, IFIC commissioned Greenwald Research to conduct 1,022 interviews with adults between 18 and 80 years of age in April 2023.

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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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Former VA Secretary Shulkin joins Potrero's board and more digital health hires

Mobi Health News

Mental healthcare company Woebot Health and virtual care platform Pager add new leadership.

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Addressing Food Insecurity with Electronic Health Records

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Baraka Floyd, MD, pediatrics physician at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health and Clinical Assistant Professor at Stanford School of Medicine and Lindsay Stevens, MD, pediatrics physician at Stanford Medicine Children’s Health and Clinical Professor at […] The article Addressing Food Insecurity with Electronic Health Records appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Startup Florence acquires Zipnosis from Bright Health to build out telehealth services

FierceHealthIT

Startup Florence acquires Zipnosis from Bright Health to build out telehealth services hlandi Wed, 05/24/2023 - 06:15

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Noom, Inc. Launches Noom Med, A Best-in-Class Individualized Obesity Care Program Powered by Biology and Psychology

Digital Health Global

The leading behavior change platform that has helped millions of users achieve better health through its proven psychological approach is now providing quality medical assistance to qualified patients NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Noom, Inc. today announced a new program, Noom Med , dedicated to fighting the disease of obesity. Noom Med is a unique program that combines a suite of telehealth services with Noom’s personalized psychological tools for lasting weight loss.

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Six Months to a Virtual ICU at Houston Methodist

Healthcare IT Today

Michelle Stansbury, VP of Innovation and IT Applications at Houston Methodist , discusses in this video their virtual hospital programs as well as hot technologies they’re looking at for the future. Their virtual ICU project started four years ago as a two-year project, but they managed to set it up in just six months as COVID-19 hit. Now they’re extending their insights into the whole hospital and beyond.

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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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What IT advancements are needed to improve value-based care

Optimum Healthcare IT

The shift to value-based care models in healthcare will require significant IT advancements. Prepare your organization with these tech tips. Continue reading What IT advancements are needed to improve value-based care at Optimum Healthcare IT.

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LGBTQ+ dating app Grindr helps fight a COVID-related decrease in STI testing

FierceHealthIT

LGBTQ+ dating app Grindr helps fight a COVID-related decrease in STI testing aburky Wed, 05/24/2023 - 20:08

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Data Sharing Transforms the way Physicians Practice; Let’s Make it More Accessible

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Timi Leslie, President at BluePath Health and Connecting for Better Health Coalition Leader, and Gregg Smith-McCurdy, CIO at Hill Physicians Medical Group Hill Physicians Medical Group, the largest network of independent physicians in Northern California, considers obtaining discrete, contiguous patient health data one of the most important objectives and biggest challenges.

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PCMA slams lawmakers for lack of PBM voices at hearing on industry

FierceHealthIT

PCMA slams lawmakers for lack of PBM voices at hearing on industry pminemyer Wed, 05/24/2023 - 16:35

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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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Study finds two-thirds of UK GP surgery websites have accessibility errors

DigitalHealth

A study into UK GP surgeries’ websites has found that two-thirds (66%) of sites have detectable design errors, potentially excluding one-in-five users.

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With Medicaid redeterminations underway, many are unaware of the process: KFF

FierceHealthIT

With Medicaid redeterminations underway, many are unaware of the process: KFF pminemyer Wed, 05/24/2023 - 16:07

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An In-Depth Look At VPNs and Their Importance In Today’s Digital World

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. In a world where our online privacy is constantly threatened, many individuals are now opting for VPNs as an effective solution. However, what exactly is a VPN, and why has it become so important? A […] The article An In-Depth Look At VPNs and Their Importance In Today’s Digital World appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Simple Basics Are Still Needed to Thwart Cyber Threats

Healthcare IT Today

Every business can suffer financially and reputationally from Denial of Service attacks or ransomware, but in healthcare, patient safety is at risk. In this video, two cybersecurity experts advise healthcare organizations not to fret over AI and advanced attacks, but to shore up the “basic fundamentals”: training against phishing attacks, practicing responses to attacks, and proven cyber technologies.

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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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Epic is going all in on generative AI in healthcare. Here's why a handful of health systems are eager to test-drive it

FierceHealthIT

Epic is going all in on generative AI in healthcare.

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HIMSSCast: Remote therapeutic monitoring benefits patients and clinicians

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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Healthcare 'flying blind': Medication nonadherence and how remote therapeutic monitoring can help

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare 'flying blind': Medication nonadherence and how remote therapeutic monitoring can help agliadkovskaya Wed, 05/24/2023 - 10:35

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NHS-backed Acurable to launch sleep apnoea testing device in the US

DigitalHealth

London-based medical device company Acurable is launching its AcuPebble device for Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) diagnosis in the US.

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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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How Children’s Wisconsin Laid the Foundation for Its Digital Health Future

Xealth

Trish Wnek, Program Manager, Children’s Wisconsin Children Wisconsin’s (CW’s) digital health strategy began with the goal of improving the accessibility and deliverability of patient care resources – not with deciding what third-party apps and devices to use. At CW, the state’s only independent healthcare system dedicated solely to the health and well-being of children, we are laying the groundwork for our broader digital health vision: a comprehensive family health engagement platform that wil

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blueBriX digital health platform expands into pharmaceutical sector

DigitalHealth

Digital health platform blueBriX is expanding into the pharma sector, supporting the use of software as a medical device to drive patient experience.

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Medicaid work requirements become sticking point in debt ceiling negotiations

FierceHealthIT

Medicaid work requirements become sticking point in debt ceiling negotiations pminemyer Wed, 05/24/2023 - 12:34

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What IT advancements are needed to improve value-based care

Optimum Healthcare IT

The shift to value-based care models in healthcare will require significant IT advancements. Prepare your organization with these tech tips. Continue reading What IT advancements are needed to improve value-based care at Optimum Healthcare IT.

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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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Hippocratic Emerges to Bring LLMs to Healthcare

Digital Health Wire

Although we touched on Hippocratic AI’s emergence from stealth last week, the startup struck all the right chords with its talk of generative AI and large language models so we’re doing a deeper dive to unpack the hype. Hippocratic AI debuted with $50M from a massive seed round co-led by the VC power duo of General Catalyst and a16z, giving the company a “triple-digit millions” valuation right out of the gate.

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Medicare Advantage Growth Aggravate Prior Authorization Burdens

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Medicare Advantage growth aggravates prior authorization burdens in the several ways. Most medical groups, providing care to patients with Medicare Advantage plans, must comply with more prior authorization requirements. Increased Administrative Burden: The expansion of MA plans leads to a larger population covered by these plans. As a result, the volume of prior authorization requests increases, placing a heavier administrative burden on healthcare providers.

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How Trust Fuels Equitable Health Outcomes

Society for Participatory Medicine

At the Society for Participatory Medicine, we recognize trust and respect as a two-way relational dynamic essential to our mission to transform the culture of healthcare relationships so people can live their best lives (see our Participatory Medicine manifesto ). And on June 16, we are holding a half-day Creative Learning Exchange in Portland, OR, with support and sponsorship from NRC Health and the Oregon Health and Science University’s (OHSU) Departments of Family Medicine and Medical Informa