Thu.Sep 22, 2022

A Powerful Partnership: AI and Humans Take on Healthcare Challenges

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Christopher Larkin, Chief Product and Technology Officer at Concord Technologies. Artificial intelligence (AI) is pervasive in our daily decisions.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts to launch virtual primary care with Carbon Health, Firefly Health

Mobi Health News

The insurer said the new offering will be included in the majority of its commercial health plans

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Receive an ACA Penalty from the IRS? Here’s What to Do

ACA Times

It’s no secret that IRS enforcement is ramping up. With an additional $80 billion in funding and 87,000 new agents, employers should accept the fact that ACA penalties could be…. The post Receive an ACA Penalty from the IRS? Here’s What to Do first appeared on The ACA Times.

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COVID-19 testing startup Curative to lay off 109 employees while pivoting focus

Mobi Health News

Curative is shifting from COVID-19 testing to launching a new health plan as testing needs decrease

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Burnout, Tele-Health, and Accessibility: How to Manage the Expectation of a 24-Hour Workday

Speaker: Keith Carlson — BSN, RN, NC-BC, Host of The Nurse Keith Podcast

Learn how the healthcare industry can promote compassionate care and reduce burnout in a variety of ways.

Combating Security Risks is Especially Tough with Medical IoT Devices – Here’s Why

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Constancio Fernandes, VP of Engineering at Asimily.

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Digital literacy -- the required and moving target for older adults

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Digital literacy – what is it? The term “Digital literacy” has been defined by the American Library Association task force as " the ability to use information and communication technologies to find, evaluate, create, and communicate information, requiring both cognitive and technical skills."

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Ceribell raises $50M for seizure monitoring and detection technology

Mobi Health News

The company will use the funding to support the commercial expansion of its product.

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How Personalization Can Boost Adoption of Virtual Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Shriya Palekar, AVP Health Plan Solutions, TytoCare. The COVID-19 outbreak led many to realize the transformative value the virtual world can bring to their industries.

nference launches real-world data platform, expands Mayo Clinic partnership

Mobi Health News

nference said researchers can use the de-identified clinical data to develop new therapeutics and diagnostics

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Playbook: Critical & Time-Sensitive Pharmaceutical Cold Chain Shipments Best Practices

In this playbook, we look at the role accurate, real-time data plays in extending your visibility, best practices for increasing your visibility.

Permanent Telehealth Reimbursement Update: Bipartisan Legislation for Telehealth Extension

Telebehavioral Health Institute

New, bipartisan legislation has been proposed to solidify telehealth policy based on telehealth advances and supporting research.

Pattern Health scores $3.3M for no-code digital health creation platform

Mobi Health News

The startup plans to use the capital to improve the platform so larger health systems and organizations can use its tools at scale

No-code Software One of Many Considerations in the Evolving World of Digital Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

As the healthcare industry continues to grapple with workforce challenges, anything that can be done to eliminate manual processes and reduce workload should be considered.

Senate bill aims to narrow mental health workforce shortage by expanding GME slots

Fierce Healthcare

Senate bill aims to narrow mental health workforce shortage by expanding GME slots. rking. Wed, 09/21/2022 - 16:41

Innovative Ways to Improve Your Patients’ Digital Experience

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Professor at School of Health Science at Colorado Technical University, USA, Executive Board Member & Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health, Switzerland

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

Featured Health IT Job: Epic Ambulatory Principal Trainer

Healthcare IT Today

We like to regularly feature a healthcare IT job that might be of interest to readers. Today, we’re featuring the Epic Ambulatory Principal Trainer position that was recently posted on Healthcare IT Central. This position was posted by Stoltenberg Consulting Inc.

New COVID-19 variant's spread draws concern from CDC

Fierce Healthcare

New COVID-19 variant's spread draws concern from CDC. fdiamond. Wed, 09/21/2022 - 13:15

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Practical Application of AI Research with NYU

Healthcare IT Today

AI in healthcare has become a huge topic of interest, but what does the practical application of AI look like? At the Ai4 Conference, we sat down with Vincent J.

Preventive Services Task Force releases anxiety, depression screening recommendations

Fierce Healthcare

Preventive Services Task Force releases anxiety, depression screening recommendations. fdiamond. Wed, 09/21/2022 - 16:11

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How Real-Time Tracking of Shipments Supports the Distribution of Pharmaceuticals

This guide explores critical concepts that supply chain professionals need to know when it comes to tracking and analyzing cold chain shipments.

Optimum Healthcare IT Advances to an Elite Partner in the ServiceNow Partner Program

Optimum Healthcare IT

Optimum Healthcare IT announced today that it has achieved ServiceNow ELITE Partner status in less than 18 months. Continue reading Optimum Healthcare IT Advances to an Elite Partner in the ServiceNow Partner Program at Optimum Healthcare IT. Press ServiceNow

Industry Voices—In a troubled economy, emerging medical device companies need to double down on driving efficiences

Fierce Healthcare

Industry Voices—In a troubled economy, emerging medical device companies need to double down on driving efficiences. hlandi. Thu, 09/22/2022 - 13:46

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It’s Back to School Time – Did You Know Oxygen Therapy Can Improve Mental Focus?

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

That window between Summer and Fall is lovely, but it can sometimes be challenging to transition our kiddos – and ourselves! back into work gear, after a fun season of beach vacations, sunny days, and enjoying having the kids at home. Shopping for school supplies can bring some inspiration, sure.

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BCBSA study: Maternal health disparities exist across commercial, Medicaid populations

Fierce Healthcare

BCBSA study: Maternal health disparities exist across commercial, Medicaid populations. pminemyer. Wed, 09/21/2022 - 16:11

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5 Critical Challenges Facing Pharmaceutical Supply Chains

In this article, produced in partnership with Connected Health Pulse, we explore five critical challenges in pharmaceutical supply chains caused by a lack of visibility.

By-Latinos, For-Latinos Healthcare Startup Zócalo Health Closes $5 Million in Funding to Launch Primary Care Services

Healthcare IT Today

Zócalo Health set to deliver the only Latino healthcare experience focused on the culture of patients’ primary and social health needs. Co-founders Erik Cardenas and Mariza Hardin defy the odds amidst lack of funding for Latino and female-led startups .

Grow Therapy, a platform for private practices, reaches $75M in series B funding

Fierce Healthcare

Grow Therapy, a platform for private practices, reaches $75M in series B funding. aburky. Wed, 09/21/2022 - 14:03

Scoping Review of Wearable Technology in Healthcare

Telebehavioral Health Institute

In July 2022, researchers Kang and Exworthy published an article in JMIR Publications entitled, Wearing the Future – Wearables to Empower Users to Take Greater Responsibility for Their Health and Care: Scoping Review.

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AMA, AHA move to dismiss surprise billing rule lawsuit but hint at future moves

Fierce Healthcare

AMA, AHA move to dismiss surprise billing rule lawsuit but hint at future moves. rking. Wed, 09/21/2022 - 11:53

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A Guide to Virtual Care Technology: 5 Steps to Creating Your Continuum of Care

This guide addresses the increased demand for and benefits of expanding your virtual care options to help retain patients, cut down on hospital readmissions, and expand revenue opportunities.

Walmart Implements a New Telehealth Prescribing Policy

Telebehavioral Health Institute

As states decide how to manage telehealth after the pandemic, unexpected stakeholders are making far-reaching decisions about telehealth prescribing for opioids, Walmart announced a complete halt on providing controlled drugs to telehealth patients unless they have had an in-person visit in the last two years.

Envision Healthcare at high risk of bankruptcy or major restructuring, Moody's warns

Fierce Healthcare

Envision Healthcare at high risk of bankruptcy or major restructuring, Moody's warns. dmuoio. Thu, 09/22/2022 - 12:16

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Optimum Healthcare IT Advances to an Elite Partner in the ServiceNow Partner Program

Optimum Healthcare IT

Optimum Healthcare IT announced today that it has achieved ServiceNow ELITE Partner status in less than 18 months. Continue reading Optimum Healthcare IT Advances to an Elite Partner in the ServiceNow Partner Program at Optimum Healthcare IT. Press ServiceNow