Thu.Jun 13, 2019

Experts share tips on turning datasets into useful machine learning algorithms

Mobi Health News

To take full advantage of AI, organizations need the right team, clear metrics and goals, and the right expectations about real-world accuracy

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Things to Consider in a Cloud Readiness Assessment

Perficient

This is the next installment in a series of blogs on the subject of cloud transformation. It has been amazing to see how many clients have jumped straight from cloud mandate to cloud implementation.

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'Telegenomics' startup Genome Medical raises $23M Series B

Mobi Health News

The company's platform helps patients navigate care following testing, while also offering virtual expert consultations to doctors

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3rd Party Security Breaches Are Surging. You Can Transform Your Risk Management Program.

Phoenix Health Systems

Security breaches caused by healthcare providers’ business associates (BAs) are surging. Several major incidents in 2018, some of which have just been reported in the last month, have compromised over 20 million patients’ privacy. So it’s not coincidental that a group of major hospitals and hospital systems have come together in a formal concerted effort to provide better vendor risk management standards to the industry.

Modern Fertility's mail-order test, app platform collects $15M

Mobi Health News

The Forerunner Ventures-led investment brings Modern Fertility's total backing to $22 million

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Handling Multiple Action Filters in Tableau

Perficient

Action filters are new type of dashboard action that allows the user to dynamically control which dimension members are included in a set. It allows higher level of visualization interactivity. By selecting a specific category, the dashboard will be filtered to highlight that category.

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ASPPB Joins TBHI Practice Over State Lines Online Training

Telebehavioral Health Institute

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US Government Ban on National Patient Identifier Voted to Be Lifted by House

Healthcare IT Today

The big news coming out of Washington yesterday was the house’s vote to strike down the long time ban on federal funding for a national patient identifier. Here is a tweet that highlighted the vote.

House Votes to Remove Federal Ban on National Patient ID

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would end the current federal ban on the funding of a national patient identification strategy, in an action that was hailed by leaders at CHIME

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Ohio medical practice hacked, pays $75,000 in ransom, news report says

FierceHealthIT

An Ohio medical practice was allegedly hacked earlier this week and told to pay $75,000 in ransom money to unlock its computer system

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Summer Advice from 3 Experienced Caregivers

Christina's Considerations

This guest post comes from Scott, Kristen and Patrick offer their experienced advice on some ways that people can step up to help the caregivers in your life rest, recharge, and maybe even relax. They are part of the Embracing. Healthy Children and Families The Patient Experience

House votes to lift ban on federal funding for unique patient identifier

FierceHealthIT

Efforts to establish a unique patient identifier in U.S. healthcare—long advocated by many health IT leaders—moved a step closer to reality Wednesday when the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of lifting a ban on using federal funding to create patient identifiers

NVNA and Hospice expands telehealth pilot, cuts readmission rates

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A pilot program from Massachusetts-based home health and hospice provider NVNA and Hospice offering telehealth and remote patient monitoring has led to a 40 percent drop in hospital readmissions among their palliative care patients. WHAT HAPPENED.

Democrats introduce bill to make birth control available over-the-counter

FierceHealthIT

Congressional Democrats introduced legislation in both chambers on Thursday to require insurance to cover any birth control pills approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and to make it available over-the-counter without a prescription.

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Why Is Software Not Enough to Ensure Data Collection In the OR?

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest blog post by Shlomo Matityaho, CEO of LogiTag Systems.

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Only 18% of nonprofits offer group health insurance: report

FierceHealthIT

Small nonprofits historically have barriers to employee healthcare, and only 18% of nonprofits have a group health insurance policy

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Bringing Health Care to School Children

Health Recovery Solutions

Telehealth programs are traditionally used to bring care to older patient populations who, for various reasons, have difficulty making frequent trips to the doctor. As the field grows, telehealth is becoming a viable care option for all age groups.

Trump administration finalizes plan to expand HRAs 

FierceHealthIT

The Trump administration has finalized a plan that would expand employers’ ability to offer health reimbursement arrangements to employees.

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XDS sha-1 is still okay

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I get the following question about every other month. Here is the version I just responded to: In this project I encountered a requirement to use SHA-256. Apparently this was in reaction to the SHA-1 collision vulnerability ( [link] ) from late 2017. IHE XDS requires the hash to be SHA-1.

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Payer groups form coalition to push surprise billing reforms

FierceHealthIT

Two of the biggest insurance industry groups have teamed up to advocate for policies related to surprise billing.

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Palliative Care Vs. Hospice Care—How They Differ

HealthStream

Palliative care and hospice care are often mentioned together, which can lead to confusion about what each one entails. Lack of knowledge, especially about palliative care, may hamper the many benefits of these services for those who most need them

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Variation in physician EHR documentation can put patient safety at risk: study

FierceHealthIT

This variation—which leads to physicians searching different places in the chart for information or documenting the same information multiple times—is impeding safe and effective use of EHRs, according to a study published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine

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Do We Need Wearables? Ask My Mom.

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a story about love, wearables and daytime TV. Recently, I got a call that blew my mind. My technophobic mom, who doesn’t even know how to send an email, was pitching me on buying a Fitbit.

Doctors to lawmakers: Burden of medical school debt could have consequences for practices, primary care

FierceHealthIT

Physicians headed to Capitol Hill this week to tell the House Small Business Committee about the burden massive student debt has put on them individually and on the industry at large

Cyber Attacks In Medical Facilities

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Cyber terrorists have made the way into hospitals, and they are targeting ultrasound machines specifically.

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Doctors jump into political fray with advocacy group to protect Medicare, ACA

FierceHealthIT

A group of more than 50 doctors from 14 states are launching a national effort and hope to mobilize other physicians and engage voters in a political advocacy campaign aimed at protecting Medicare and affordable healthcare

#FHIR DevDays: Smart Scopes

Health Intersections

One of the subjects we discussed at DevDays in Redmond Seattle (2019) was starting to plan what changes to make for scopes in v2 of the Smart App Launch specification. The scopes are used as the language for the user, the resource owner, and the application to negotiate how much access the user wants to grant to the application.

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Cochrane Launches Network of U.S. Institutions to Promote Evidence-Based Healthcare

hea!thcare innovation - Clinical IT

Among 11 new affiliates are Mayo Clinic Evidence-based Practice Center, Penn Medicine Center for Evidence-based Practice

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Orchestrating Healthcare At Scale To Enable Population Health Management

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Chris Hobson, chief medical officer, Orion Health.

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Synzi Partners with Imperial Home Health

Synzi

The post Synzi Partners with Imperial Home Health appeared first on Synzi. Media Coverage

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Wound Care Pilot Improves Outcomes, Reduces Cost for AccentCare

Synzi

The post Wound Care Pilot Improves Outcomes, Reduces Cost for AccentCare appeared first on Synzi. Media Coverage

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