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Mayo Clinic, Zipline partner to deliver supplies to patients' homes using drones

Mobi Health News

Patients of the medical center's hospital-at-home program in Minnesota and Florida will be able to receive home deliveries via Zipline's drones.

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GLP-1s’ direct and indirect impacts on health care and consumer goods – Jane speaks with Bloomberg BNN

Health Populi

Today, I spoke live with Paul Bagnell, news anchor with Bloomberg BNN, on the topic of the GLP-1 agonists and their impact on health care, industries beyond health and medicine, and consumers. In this post, I’ll share with you some of the plotline for our discussion. Gallup polled U.S. adults in March to gauge their experience with injectable weight loss drugs, the results published earlier this week.

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Biosensor technology company Allez Health secures $60M

Mobi Health News

The continuous glucose monitoring biosensor platform will use the funds to scale its manufacturing, move toward regulatory approval and perform more clinical trials.

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Prescription delivery via drone is coming to more cities

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Zipline, the drone delivery and logistics company, announced this week its new partnership with Mayo Clinic's hospital-at-home program that's designed to deliver medications and other home-based care needs. Texas-based Memorial Hermann Health System will also work with the autonomous delivery and logistics company to integrate drone-based transport for specialty prescriptions and medical supplies directly to patient homes in the Houston area beginning in 2026, the health system said.

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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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AI in action: Enhancing suicide risk detection in behavioral health

FierceHealthIT

A range of digital health companies today are harnessing natural language processing in different ways to catch those at risk and direct them to resources.

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Pulmonologist Humor and a Large Coffee – Fun Friday

Healthcare IT Today

Happy Friday to everyone who celebrates! If you don’t celebrate, then you probably work in healthcare and don’t really know what day of the week it is. My appreciation goes out to all of you who sacrifice for the rest of us. Hopefully, this edition of Fun Friday will brighten your day whether you’re heading into a weekend with your family, a weekened with your work family, or however you plan to celebrate the weekend.

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Mayo Clinic, Zipline partner to deliver supplies to patients' homes using drones

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Patients of the medical center's hospital-at-home program in Minnesota and Florida will be able to receive home deliveries via Zipline's drones.

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Great Expectations: What Health Systems Want from AI Vendors

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Andrew Lockhart, CEO, Fathom. Imagine this: physicians spend more time with their patients than with their paperwork. Billing is quick and accurate, with minimal denials. Healthcare workers enjoy a positive work/life balance. Thanks to […] The article Great Expectations: What Health Systems Want from AI Vendors appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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East and North Hertfordshire to replace bleeps with messaging app

DigitalHealth

East and North Hertfordshire plans to phase out its bleeps system and introduce the Alertive app to improve communication between clinical teams.

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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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Elevance Health Foundation launches $10M effort to back small businesses to address equity

FierceHealthIT

Elevance Health's philanthropic arm is launching a new initiative that aims to provide loans to small businesses and other organizations in a bid to address health equity. | Elevance Health's philanthropic arm is launching a new initiative that aims to provide loans to small businesses and other organizations in a bid to address health equity.

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Bedfordshire Hospitals’ data supports simulation project

DigitalHealth

Historic data collected from Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS FT is being used in a simulation project to help enhance patient journeys in clinics.

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Transcarent Raises $126 Million Series D

Healthcare IT Today

Market Shift from Point Solutions to Platforms Spurs Higher Valuation and Participation from Existing and New Investors Led by General Catalyst & 7wireVentures, the Investment will Accelerate AI-Powered Enhancements to Transcarent’s Platform, Making it Easier for People to Access High-Quality Affordable Health and Care Transcarent , the One Place for Health and Care, announced a $126 million Series D investment led by General Catalyst and 7wireVentures, joined by new investors Geodesic Capit

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This is a great time for virtual wards to be bolder

DigitalHealth

New guidance from NHS England, and the positive findings of a large-scale evaluation in the South East, have delivered a “hugely encouraging” boost to virtual wards, writes Tara Donnelly

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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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HealthTech Meetup London: June 6th 2024

Lloyd Price

Nelson Advisors, Datalla and MedTecRec are hosting a HealthTech Meetup on Thursday 6th June at the Pullman Hotel in St Pancras, London. Are you a healthcare professional or a tech innovator looking to bridge the gap between the two industries? Join us for an exciting networking event that brings together the minds shaping the future of healthcare! What to expect: Mingle with industry leaders: Connect with doctors, nurses, investors, venture capitalists, tech developers, healthtech entrepreneurs,

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Chutes & Ladders—Oregon Health Plan, Dina tap new leaders

FierceHealthIT

Welcome to this week's Chutes & Ladders, our roundup of hirings, firings and retirings throughout the industry. | Welcome to this week's Chutes & Ladders, our roundup of hirings, firings and retirings throughout the industry. Please submit the good news—or the bad—from your shop, and we will feature it here at the end of each week.

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North Central London ICB pilots WhatsApp and AI appointment scheduling

DigitalHealth

WhatsApp and an AI receptionist are being piloted at North Central London ICB, in a pilot to see if the tools can boost uptake of cervical cancer screening.

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Industry Voices—Reproductive health rulemaking a stark reminder that the future depends on healthcare's tech

FierceHealthIT

Last month marked a milestone in enhancing the prote | Recent modifications to HIPAA protections are only as good as the technology that healthcare providers and patients rely upon.

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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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By outfitting police with telehealth iPads, mental health program saves government $62M

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Through a partnership with the Oklahoma Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, HunterCare is deploying telehealth technology to all Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinics in Oklahoma. Under a funding mandate from Oklahoma Senate Bill 7, the state's Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse distributed more than 30,000 iPads statewide from the MyCare Technologies, the behavioral health division of HunterCare, as a mental health resource.

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Healthcare DDoS Attacks: What You Need to Know to Best Protect Your Organization

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Chris Knight , Vice President of Marketing and Customer Experience at Lightpath Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks continue to plague healthcare institutions, and like a virus, these threats continually evolve as they meet resistance against their intrusions. At the most basic level, a DDoS attack is when a target network is purposely overwhelmed with a large number of requests all at once, causing denial of service.

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Nursing home groups file lawsuit to block CMS' staffing mandate

FierceHealthIT

Nursing home associations have filed a lawsuit in federal court seeking to block a controversial staffing policy the Biden administration says is necessary to protect facility residents. | The industry had warned that the Biden administration's mandate to increase nursing home staffing would, in effect, reduce access to care due to nursing homes’ widespread workforce shortages and tight finances.

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