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Q&A: Amazon Business on supply management in healthcare

Mobi Health News

Bill Kopitke, head of healthcare at Amazon Business, discusses how the company uses analytics to help improve operations and supply management in care settings.

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How AI became my medical tutor

KevinMD

“The patient is a 59-year-old male presenting with fatigue on exertion, pallor, and mild numbness and tingling in both feet. No family history of anemia or diabetes, but I still want to rule them out with a blood test. Does that sound reasonable?” This is the 6th or 7th question I’ve asked in today’s session, Read more… How AI became my medical tutor originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Grocers, Food Retailers and Retail Pharmacies Prioritizing Wellness and Health in 2024

Health Populi

Thanks to Progressive Grocer’s 91st annual report and research therein, we have fresh insights into where wellness and nutrition fit into food retailers’ — and pharmacies’ and Big Box stores’ — strategies. That priority ranks high in grocers’ plans for in-store services in 2024 and beyond. Far above all other strategies for food retailers’ in-store services, we see that on-site butchers rank high — among 3 in 4 retailers.

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Sleep diagnosis AI startup HoneyNaps bags $12M Series B funding

Mobi Health News

The South Korean company now plans to expand the application of its AI to diagnose other medical conditions, including heart and neurological disorders.

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The Cost of Inefficient Communication in Home Care & Beyond

This eBook explores the critical issues of using consumer-grade messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and SMS in healthcare, especially home care. It highlights the negative impacts on patient care quality, data security, and HIPAA compliance and provides practical solutions to enhance communication efficiency! You will learn how to: Consolidate Messaging Platforms: Streamline communication by reducing the use of multiple apps, improving efficiency in patient care.

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Putting patients at the heart of digital healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Crowded waiting rooms, stressed medical staff, and time pressure during diagnostic examinations—these are familiar challenges faced by many healthcare facilities and they require urgent attention. The Vinzenz Gruppe, one of the largest private operators of non-profit healthcare facilities in Austria, is committed to expanding its digital patient portal to meet the ever-increasing demands.

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Familiar voices build trust in African public health initiatives

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Asad Lilani, political strategy director at the Access Challenge, says the NGO recruits regional influencers and community members for its African vaccination campaigns. Their messages appear on each region's favored communications platform.

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Syra Health expands nationwide footprint with another state contract

Mobi Health News

The company will provide training and support services in Washington state to help recruit and retain a behavioral health workforce.

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Hospital orgs join cross-industry appeal for FTC to delay noncompete ban implementation

FierceHealthIT

Hospital lobbies have signed onto a multi-sector letter of 230 industry associations and chambers of commerce urging the Federal Trade Commission to bump the effective date of its ban on employee n | The American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals are among 230 groups urging the regulator to put the final rule on hold pending legal challenges and "lack of Commission guidance on key pieces" of the ban.

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I Helped Accelerate FHIR, It’s Time to Scale

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Shannon West, Chief Product Officer at Datavant Since the dawn of electronic medical records, American healthcare delivery systems have traced a winding path toward the dream of seamless and timely health data interoperability. Four years ago, we reached a milestone when leaders from three federal entities announced landmark healthcare technology regulations centered around a clinical data-sharing standard called Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource, or F

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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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While health AI legislation remains distant, Senate wants to appropriate funds, spur action in committees and agencies

FierceHealthIT

While health AI legislation remains distant, Senate wants to appropriate funds, spur action in committees and agencies ebeavins Tue, 05/28/2024 - 14:35

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Leveraging the Right Tools and Data to Improve the Patient Experience

Healthcare IT Today

I recently was able to attend the Qualtrics X4 conference that’s focused on collecting and using data to improve the patient experience. It’s always a fun event to attend because many conferences just talk about patient experience anecdotally and in generalities. At this conference, the Qualtrics users have collected the data to really know what the patient experience is like at their organization and they’re using that data to make a real difference for patients.

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New Pilot Study Using the FDA-Cleared Cionic Neural Sleeve Demonstrates Significant Improvements to Gait Impairments for Patients with Multiple Sclerosis

Digital Health Global

Company’s Proprietary Software-Powered Bionic Garment Demonstrated Significant Improvements in New Study Published in the International Journal of MS Care and Presented at the Consortium of Multiple Sclerosis Centers (CMSC) Annual Meeting SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #assistivetechnology — CIONIC , the neurotech inventor pioneering bionic clothing, today announced data showcasing the impact of the FDA-cleared Cionic Neural Sleeve as assistive technology for individuals experi

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Jersey Gov to award £2m to tech that can support ageing population

DigitalHealth

The Government of Jersey is awarding up to £2 million to technology solutions that improve the lives and wellbeing of Jersey’s rapidly ageing population.

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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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Talkspace and Labcorp’s Ovia Health Form Women’s Health Coalition to Deliver Accessible, Affordable Solutions to Address Women’s Diverse Health Needs

Digital Health Global

Conceive, Evernow, FitOn, Nurx, Cove, and Nutrium Join as Founding Members to Support the Coalition’s Focus on Expanding Access to Women-Centered Healthcare Resources in the Workplace NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, on the International Day of Action for Women’s Health, Talkspace (NASDAQ: TALK), a leading online behavioral health care company, and Ovi a Health by Labcorp, a digital health solution for women, families and family-building, announced the launch of the Women’s Heal

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Hospital interoperability push moving from adoption to 'routine' use, ONC says

FierceHealthIT

The proportion of hospitals meeting the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT’s (ONC’s) bar for interoperability rose substantially from 2018 to 2023, though a focus on day-to-date data | Industrywide interoperability has jumped in the past half decade, but there's room for improvement among lower resourced hospitals and point-of-care use of external provider data, the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT wrote in a recent data brief.

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NHS England and NICE announce plan to speed up innovative tech adoption

DigitalHealth

NHS England and NICE have outlined a joint proposal to help fast-track clinically and cost-effective products for use by the healthcare system.

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Carallel rolls out new app designed to support family caregivers

FierceHealthIT

Carallel is building on its work to support caregivers with the launch of its new app, which aims to provide them a personalized digital experience. | Carallel is building on its work to support caregivers with the launch of its new app, which aims to provide them a personalized digital experience.

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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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Rad AI Closes $50 Million to Empower Physicians with AI

Healthcare IT Today

Led by Khosla Ventures; Investment to Expand Rad AI’s Generative AI Solutions Across Health Systems Globally Rad AI , a leader in generative AI for healthcare, today announced it raised $50 million in Series B financing. The round was led by Khosla Ventures, with participation from WiL (World Innovation Lab) and existing investors ARTIS Ventures, OCV Partners, Kickstart Fund, and Gradient Ventures (Google’s AI-focused fund), among others, bringing total capital raised to over $80 millio

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J.D. Power: A look at the widening gap between plans with the best and worst consumer experience

FierceHealthIT

A significant gap exists between health plans that have the highest consumer experience scores and those with the lowest, according to a new survey from J.D. Power. | A significant gap exists between health plans that have the highest consumer experience scores and those with the lowest, according to a new survey from J.D. Power.

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Meet Our Speaker: Dr. Quionna M. Tinney MD

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Join BHM Healthcare Solutions and our speaker, Dr. Quionna Tinney, board-certified Psychiatrist with a specialized fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, as she presents insights and strategies to help you successfully navigate the upcoming regulation and implementation CMS 0057-F. Dr. Tinney is a Board Certified Psychiatrist who completed a fellowship in Child & Adolescent [.

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Healthcare payments firm Waystar eyes IPO, plans to raise about $1B

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare payment software maker Waystar is looking to raise about $1.04 billion in an initial public offering, potentially marking the biggest IPO this year. | Healthcare payment software maker Waystar is looking to raise about $1.04 billion in an initial public offering, potentially marking the biggest IPO this year.

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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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Innovative Approaches To Compliance Reviews: A Playbook for Healthcare Payers

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Discover innovative compliance reviews approaches to streamline workflows for healthcare payers. Read our latest Insight post. The post Innovative Approaches To Compliance Reviews: A Playbook for Healthcare Payers appeared first on BHM Healthcare Solutions.

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Rotherham NHS FT rolls out diagnostic booking solution

DigitalHealth

Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust has announced the launch of a diagnostic booking solution, developed in partnership with Netcall.

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Dr. Tracy Mullare on Pediatric Behavioral Health Care

Iris Telehealth

Half of all behavioral health conditions show initial signs before the age of 14, and 75% of behavioral health conditions begin before the age of 24. The need for access to quality behavioral health care has never been more important, and helping ensure children get care early is essential to their long-term well-being. Today, we can see the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and the unprecedented amount of need and impact it had on children behaviorally and academically.

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Navigating ECG Reports for Heart Wellness and Informed Decisions

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

An ECG test enables physicians to record your heart’s electrical activity and later on device meaningful interpretations that can help us get a measure of your heart health. Suppose you’re a patient or physician keen on improving ECG report management and learning what it all means. In that case, this article is for you as […] The post Navigating ECG Reports for Heart Wellness and Informed Decisions appeared first on Healthystic.

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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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Yesterday’s news – an old survey critiques chatbots

Aging in Place Technology Watch

It’s 2024 -- chatbots, yuck? Given the pace of change in AI technology – both the software and its rate of adoption – it’s curious that recently the Wall Street Journal published an aging survey about what customers don’t use and/or like about chatbots. These observations include the usual: ‘hallucinated’ answers; lack of customer awareness that they are talking to a chatbot (really???

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