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OpenAI Startup Fund, Thrive Global launch new company Thrive AI Health

Mobi Health News

The company will build a genAI-enabled expert-level health coach focused on personalizing and scaling behavioral change.

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How AI transcription, integrated with telehealth tools, can boost care quality

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

There has been a lot of discussion around the ways in which artificial intelligence can be used in telehealth, balancing the need for efficiency with patient security and privacy. Howard Hu, CEO of Whereby, vendor of a videoconferencing API for telehealth platforms, knows quite a bit about this niche. His company is implementing AI to enable real-time transcription of patient sessions, freeing practitioners to engage more deeply with patients without the distraction of note-taking.

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SEQSTER partners with Antidote Technologies for clinical trial enrollment

Mobi Health News

Antidote will use SEQSTER's operating system to improve clinical trial time lines and enhance patient engagement for pharma and life sciences companies.

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Digital health funding hit $5.7B through June, on track to surpass 2019 and 2023, Rock Health reports

FierceHealthIT

U.S. digital health startups pulled in $5.7 billion across 266 deals in the first six months of 2024, marking continued momentum in the sector after a rocky few quarters last year. | U.S. digital health startups pulled in $5.7 billion across 266 deals in the first six months of 2024, marking continued momentum in the sector after a rocky few quarters last year.

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Enhance Healthcare Efficiency With Top Payroll & HCM Services

Running a healthcare facility requires precision and care, not just for patients but also for your staff. Our guide, "A Buyer’s Guide to Payroll & HCM Services," helps healthcare providers choose the best provider. Efficient payroll management ensures timely, accurate payments, critical for maintaining staff morale and trust. Compliance support helps navigate complex healthcare regulations and avoid costly fines.

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Is Epic the Biggest Obstacle to Interoperability in Healthcare? – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 144

Healthcare IT Today

For the 144th episode of the Healthcare IT Today Podcast we are discussing interoperability in healthcare! We kick this episode off by debating whether or not Epic is the biggest obstacle to interoperability in healthcare. Then we discuss the other obstacles we can see to interoperability. Next, we try to problem-solve and talk about what could be changed to help make interoperability more of a reality today.

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Over 6,000 operations and appointments delayed by London cyber attack

DigitalHealth

More than 6,000 operations and appointments have been postponed at London hospitals affected by the Synnovis cyber attack, NHS England has confirmed.

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Telemental health visits decline when cost-sharing returns, new study finds

FierceHealthIT

In a study published in JAMA Network Open on Tuesday, Included Health and Harvard Medical School found that patients in high deductible health plans are less likely to seek virtual behavioral healt | A study by Included Health and Harvard Medical School found that when cost-sharing is reintroduced for telehealth visits for patients in high-deductible health plans, patients will use fewer services.

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Innovative AI solution enhances hair transplant surgery planning

Digital Health Global

LifeSemantics , a Korean player in digital health, is advancing medical AI research across various domains, including skin cancer diagnosis, blood pressure prediction, and hair density analysis. Clinical Validation of “Hair Density Analysis AI” Under the leadership of CEO Song Seung-jae , it has successfully completed a clinical validation trial for its revolutionary “ Hair Density Analysis AI. ” This milestone underscores the company’s commitment to innovation in A

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Physician burnout drops below 50% for first time since 2020, AMA poll finds

FierceHealthIT

The portion of physicians surveyed by the American Medical Association (AMA) who report at least one symptom of burnout has dropped below 50%, a first since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. | The American Medical Association, which often cites burnout as a key threat to the well-being of the profession and the long-term supply of medical professionals, celebrated the results but said there’s still work to be done.

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Best Practices for Sharing Protected Health Information (PHI)

Explore essential topics in this ebook, including what constitutes PHI and how to identify it using 18 indicators. Gain insights into the importance of safeguarding PHI to protect patient privacy and learn about the severe consequences of HIPAA violations. Discover practical strategies for securely exchanging PHI within your healthcare organization, including assessing risks and implementing effective safeguards.

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3 Major CMMS Roadblocks That Mobile Apps Can Overcome

Optimum Healthcare IT

Major roadblocks in desktop-only CMMS systems & how mobile apps can overcome them, ultimately optimizing healthcare maintenance operations. The post 3 Major CMMS Roadblocks That Mobile Apps Can Overcome appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

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HHS announces $27.5M in funding to address women's behavioral health needs

FierceHealthIT

A variety of government and healthcare organizations are now eligible to tap into newly announced funding by the Department of Health and Human Services. | The funding will support community-based maternal behavioral health services and a women’s behavioral health technical assistance center.

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19Labs & WellCheck Partnership Enhances GALE | Schools Package with Streamlined Consent Forms

19 Labs

We are thrilled to announce a strategic partnership with WellCheck, integrating their School-Based Health Digital Enrollment Platform into our GALE | Schools package. This collaboration adds the ability to streamline how schools send and collect consent forms and other documents to the GALE platform. It further enhances healthcare access for students and families with cutting-edge technology and user-friendly solutions.

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ONC leader and FDA official step down from Coalition for Health AI

FierceHealthIT

Two high-ranking government officials have abdicated their roles on the board of the Coalition for Health AI, the organization and HHS confirmed. The breakup is a strong departure from th | Micky Tripathi and Troy Tazbaz have officially stepped down from their Board-level federal liaison roles at the Coalition for Health AI, one of the nation's largest healthcare AI standards organizations.

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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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Dartford and Gravesham performs its first robot-assisted hysterectomy

DigitalHealth

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust has carried out the first robotic-assisted hysterectomy in Kent and Medway.

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Pandemic policies have fewer adults skipping medical care due to cost

FierceHealthIT

Nearly 5 million fewer people delayed care from 2019 to 2022, a study from the Urban Institute with funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation revealed. | Pandemic-era policies appear to have helped almost 5 million people access necessary medical care that they otherwise may not have been able to, a recent report shows.

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University of Cambridge to drive health innovation through AI partnership

DigitalHealth

The University of Cambridge’s Maxwell Centre and SAS have partnered to accelerate healthcare innovation through better access to advanced analytics.

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The Hidden Pitfalls of Incomplete Healthcare Data: How Missing Information Skews Insights and Predictions

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Jeff McDonald, Chief Executive Officer at Kythera Labs Healthcare data can deliver valuable insights, such as understanding a patient’s journey along a continuum of care, for healthcare systems, hospitals, and other types of healthcare providers. These insights drive industry innovation in many ways, helping forecast patient needs, optimize resource allocation, and improve strategic planning.

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The Essential Guide to HIPAA-Compliant Messaging for Home Care Teams

Explore the risks posed by non-compliant consumer apps like Instagram and WhatsApp in healthcare settings. Learn about potential HIPAA penalties and use a self-evaluation flowchart to determine your organization's need for HIPAA-compliant messaging. Discover straightforward steps to implement secure communication solutions efficiently, ensuring compliance and protecting patient data effectively.

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DrKumo Academy Program Sets New Standard in Digital Healthcare Training Excellence

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

Empowering Care Providers Beyond Expectations with Digital Health Education DrKumo Inc., a leader in intelligent and secure digital health technology for chronic care, has achieved stellar success with its DrKumo Academy Program. This initiative, designed to elevate caregiver training and promote dignity, independence, and well-being for vulnerable adults, has made remarkable strides, showcasing the high quality of its courses and the dedication of its participants.

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AI Fitness App Zing Coach Raises $10 Million in Series A Funding to Combat Inactivity and Build Healthy Habits

Healthcare IT Today

Zing Coach will Use the Funding to Enhance its Technology, which Provides Hyper-Personalized Workout Plans and Motivation Based on User Behavior and Performance, and Bring its AI-Powered Fitness Solution to New Markets, Providing Personal Training Through a Smartphone Device Zing Coach , the Palta-backed health tech startup reducing growing rates of physical inactivity with its AI-powered fitness app, has today announced that it has raised a Series A funding round in equity and debt financing to

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Challenges and Barriers in the Adoption of Remote Patient Monitoring System for Heart Failure

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

Remote Patient Monitoring (RPM) systems hold significant promise for the management of heart failure, offering the potential to improve patient outcomes, reduce hospital readmissions, and enhance the efficiency of healthcare delivery. However, despite these benefits, the widespread adoption of RPM technologies faces numerous challenges. These barriers can be broadly categorized into technological, regulatory, and patient-related factors.

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Healthcare Cyber Security 2024: Key M&A Themes and Future Trends

Lloyd Price

Exec Summary: Healthcare cybersecurity is a vital field safeguarding electronic patient information, medical devices, and healthcare systems from cyberattacks. It encompasses various strategies to protect confidentiality, integrity, and availability of healthcare data: Confidentiality: Ensures only authorised individuals can access sensitive patient information like medical history, financial records, and social security numbers.

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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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AI can help build sustainable services – but only if we mitigate its risks

DigitalHealth

Concerns about AI should not stop progress.

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K Health Closes $50M to Bring AI to Primary Care

Digital Health Wire

Momentum begets momentum, and K Health is building on the recent debut of its AI Knowledge Agent with the close of $50M in equity funding led by Claure Group. K Health is on a mission to provide access to high-quality medical care at scale by using AI to turn patient smartphones into the first stop along their care journey. K’s clinical-grade AI for primary care takes patients through a personalized chat to walk through their symptoms, develops an assessment grounded in the EHR, then delivers in

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CIO Budget Planning: How Enterprise Architects Can Help

LeanIX

CIO budget planning is about empowering your organization to do more with less investment. Discover how enterprise architects can support you in creating a balanced budget.

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How to Handle No Shows and Cancellations

TheraNest

How to Handle No Shows and Cancellations In a client-centric profession like therapy, no shows and cancellations can dramatically affect your bottom line. You probably only schedule a few appointments each day, so when one of those appointments cancels or doesn’t show up, it can be hard to recover financially. Each missed appointment can represent $100 or more in lost revenue.

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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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Four Ways Health Systems are Thinking About Behavioral Health Care in 2024

Iris Telehealth

For health systems, meeting patient’s behavioral health needs in a scalable and financially sustainable way requires quality behavioral health programming, specialized providers, and strategic partners who will support their programs and ensure they’re achieving their clinical and organizational goals. In this blog, we will share four ways health systems are leveraging virtual behavioral health to optimize their programs and set themselves up for long-term success. 1.

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Maximizing ROI with TheraNest’s Billing Automation for Mental and Behavioral Health Providers

TheraNest

As the demand for mental health services continues to rise, providers must find ways to streamline their administrative processes to maximize their return on investment (ROI). One compelling solution to optimize billing operations is TheraNest’s Billing Automation, a comprehensive software suite designed specifically for mental and behavioral health practices.