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oVRcome announces pilot program with NHS for autistic individuals

Mobi Health News

The program will focus on decreasing the rate of canceled medical appointments by autistic individuals using oVRcome's VR-based exposure therapy platform.

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Center for BrainHealth helps mental health patients develop social skills using virtual coaching

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Cognitive neuroscience researchers and clinicians had been encountering significant challenges in effectively addressing social skills development among individuals dealing with mental health conditions or neurodevelopmental disorders. THE PROBLEM Traditional approaches often lacked engagement and real-world applicability, making it difficult for individuals to generalize skills learned in therapy sessions to everyday social interactions.

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Osso VR launches surgical training app for Apple Vision Pro

Mobi Health News

The company is launching Osso Health, a medical training app with workflows for common procedures hosted on Apple's augmented reality headset.

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Nearly 80% of docs employed by hospitals, corporate entities in continued shift away from independent practice

FierceHealthIT

The decadelong decline of independent physicians rolled on in 2022 and 2023 with a new high of 77.6% doctors employed by hospitals or other corporate entities as of the new year, according to a new | Nearly 4 in 5 physicians are employed by a hospital, payer, pharmacy chain or other corporate entity as of Jan. 1, a 5.1% increase over early 2022 and a continuation of a decadelong trend, according to a new report.

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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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Augmedix, Andor Health collaborate for ambulatory virtual care

Mobi Health News

Augmedix AI-enabled ambient automation will be integrated into Andor Health’s AI virtual consultation platform, ThinkAndor.

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The Value of Sharing Health Data Between Acute Care and Post-Acute Care

Healthcare IT Today

PointClickCare , having promoted interoperability for a long time in a few areas such as senior care, has expanded to include acute care, and particularly to connect it with post-acute care. Brian Drozdowicz is Senior Vice President and General Manager of Acute & Payer Markets. In this video, he and Chief Medical Officer, Hamad Husainy, DO, FACEP, parse the effects of new regulations at both federal and state levels, as well as the allure of value-based care.

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High volume, high value hospital transactions kick off 2024

FierceHealthIT

Hospitals and health systems have kicked off the calendar year with a flurry of merger and acquisition deals reflecting several different strategic trends driving providers in 2024. | A flurry of merger and acquisition deals unveiled during Q1 2024 reflect a blend of novel and continuing strategic trends within the hospital sector, writes Kaufman Hall.

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Securing Patient Data: A Practical Guide to Compliance in Open-Source Healthcare CMS

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Jon Stewart, Co-Founder and President at ZenSource Historically, the terms “patient data,” “open-source,” and “healthcare CMS” might have seemed incongruous. Open-source has often been perceived as the Wild West. But times have changed, and open-source platforms are now making significant strides, particularly in highly regulated industries.

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CMS officials say agency is monitoring concerns from ACOs about DME costs

FierceHealthIT

Accountable care organizations have sounded the alarm on billions in durable medical equipment fraud, and officials at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) said Thursday that the | Accountable care organizations have sounded the alarm on billions in durable medical equipment fraud, and officials at the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services said Thursday that the agency is monitoring the issue.

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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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Innovaccer Announces Acquisition of Pharmacy Quality Solutions to Accelerate Value-Based Care in Pharmacy Settings

Healthcare IT Today

Today, Innovaccer , a leading healthcare company, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS) , a leader in Pharmacy-Payer performance technology. This strategic move reinforces Innovaccer’s commitment to accelerating value-based care across the healthcare ecosystem and to have the largest distribution of providers and pharmacy network combined.

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Cedars-Sinai Launches Virtual Healthcare for Children and Spanish Speakers

Digital Health Global

Cedars-Sinai Connect Expands Virtual Healthcare Services After Initial Success Treating Thousands of California Adults Cedars-Sinai is expanding virtual healthcare for children and Spanish speakers in California through its mobile app Cedars-Sinai Connect , a fast-growing online option that allows patients to quickly access top healthcare professionals for acute, chronic and preventive care.

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4 Tips for Modernizing Healthcare HR Operations

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 2 min When modernizing your HR-shared services (HRSD), it can be challenging to know where to start. Let Optimum Healthcare IT help you! Continue reading 4 Tips for Modernizing Healthcare HR Operations at Optimum Healthcare IT.

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To realise their potential all virtual wards must be tech enabled

DigitalHealth

In the first of a two-part series on virtual wards, Tara Donnelly examines evidence of “excellent” progress and explains why there is much more to do on tech enablement

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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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Not all patient care access is equal when it comes to mammograms, CDC report finds

FierceHealthIT

Approximately 40,000 women die of breast cancer in the U.S. each year. | Breast cancer deaths can be avoided through mammograms, but many women find it hard to access such screening programs for a variety of reasons.

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Upgraded phone technology for GP practices rolled out across England

DigitalHealth

Upgraded phone technology has been rolled out across the country, enabling more patients to get through to their GP surgery for an appointment.

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Report: Spending on Leqembi could hit $3.5B next year, CMS says

FierceHealthIT

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is expecting outlays on Alzheimer's disease drug Leqembi that far outpace the drugmaker's estimates next year. | The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is expecting outlays on Alzheimer's drug Leqembi that far outpace the drugmaker's estimates next year.

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4 Tips for Modernizing Healthcare HR Operations

Optimum Healthcare IT

When modernizing your HR-shared services (HRSD), it can be challenging to know where to start. Let Optimum Healthcare IT help you! The post 4 Tips for Modernizing Healthcare HR Operations appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

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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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NeueHealth raises $30M in capital from investors

FierceHealthIT

Just days after issuing executive bonuses for hitting performance measures, NeueHealth increased its loan commitment on its amended credit facility by $30 million. | NeueHealth relinquished control of 10% of its company to raise up to $30 million from investment partner New Enterprise Associates.

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How To Write a Letter of Medical Necessity

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Learn key strategies for crafting a compelling Letter of Medical Necessity (LMN) in healthcare. Boost approval chances! The post How To Write a Letter of Medical Necessity appeared first on BHM Healthcare Solutions.

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10 Tips for a HIPAA-Compliant Personalized Healthcare Marketing Strategy

Geonetric

Crafting a personalized healthcare marketing strategy while following Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) rules needs careful handling. It’s crucial to respect the privacy of the information users provide. Effective personalized experiences can also consider where users come from, what time they visit, if they come back, and where they’re located.

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Communicate Effortlessly with these 7 Portal Notifications

Health Portal Solutions

It’s important to engage all parties in the healthcare process in order to keep it moving forward. However, when important healthcare tasks are out of sight, they’re often out of mind as well. You can increase awareness about healthcare tasks and … read more The post Communicate Effortlessly with these 7 Portal Notifications appeared first on Health Portal Solutions.

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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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9 Enterprise Technologies That Will Be Obsolete In 10 Years

LeanIX

Technical debt and obsolete technology is holding you back from leveraging exciting tech innovations. Let's explore nine business tools that will be gone by 2035.

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Payer Roundup—UHG exec stock sell-off after DOJ probe; Michigan awards Medicaid contracts; Cigna announce innovation hub home

FierceHealthIT

Payer Roundup—UHG exec stock sell-off after DOJ probe; Michigan awards Medicaid contracts; Cigna announce innovation hub home ntong Thu, 04/11/2024 - 15:39

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DrKumo to Illuminate the Path to Digital Healthcare Innovation as Keynote Speaker at VPANC Gala

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

Revolutionizing Healthcare: DrKumo Leads the Digital Transformation at VPANC Gala BUENA PARK, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, April 11, 2024 – DrKumo Inc., a pioneer in the field of Digital Chronic Care Management technology, is honored to take the stage as the keynote speaker at the upcoming Vietnamese Physician Association of Northern California (VPANC) gala event.

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King’s College London AI tool to predict health events

DigitalHealth

A new artificial intelligence tool developed by King's College London has shown promising results in predicting patient's health trajectories.

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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 the Centers for Medicare Services Supports and Regulates Remote Patient Monitoring Services

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) has emerged as a vital component of modern healthcare delivery, offering a means to monitor patients’ health remotely and proactively intervene when necessary. In this digital age, where technology is advancing at an unprecedented pace, the Centers for Medicare Services (CMS) plays a crucial role in regulating and supporting RPM services.

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Patient-friendly real-time remote monitoring system receives FDA clearance

Mobi Health News

Current solutions for remote health monitoring can be seen as invasive by patients and mostly do single variant intermittent tracking. FDA clearance brings one of Europe’s most advanced real-time continuous remote monitoring systems to the US market for the first time. A patient-friendly multi-sensor bracelet which helps to address some of the key challenges around the adoption of remote patient monitoring systems (RPM) has been given clearance by the United States Food and Drug Administration (

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Patient-friendly real-time remote monitoring system receives FDA clearance

Mobi Health News

Current solutions for remote health monitoring can be seen as invasive by patients and mostly do single variant intermittent tracking. FDA clearance brings one of Europe’s most advanced real-time continuous remote monitoring systems to the US market for the first time.

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