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GE HealthCare, MediView XR announce AR radiology suite OmnifyXR clinical use

Mobi Health News

The offering allows doctors to see a patient's 3D images and medical scans in detail through an augmented reality headset and collaborate remotely.

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Most Americans Follow an Eating Pattern in Search of Energy, Protein, and Well-Being – With Growing Financial Stress: A Food as Medicine Update

Health Populi

Most Americans follow some kind of eating regime, seeking energy, more protein, and healthy aging, according to the annual 2024 Food & Health Survey published this week by the International Food Information Council (IFIC). But a person’s household finances play a direct role in their ability to balance healthful food purchases and healthy eating, IFIC learned.

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Maximising mobile health tech for ADHD care

Mobi Health News

A new mobile app encourages adults with ADHD to be more proactive in managing their condition.

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Contractors signed for NSW Health's network infra upgrade and more briefs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telstra, NTT contracted for major ICT upgrade in NSW health facilities eHealth NSW disclosed that telecommunications companies Telstra and NTT were tapped to upgrade the wired and wireless networking infrastructure of more than 1,100 public health facilities across New South Wales. Hospitals and community health centres will "progressively undergo a refresh of local networking hardware and software that underpin our increasingly digital hospital environments," said Ian Schrader, infras

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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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Pomelo Care scores $46M for virtual maternity care platform and more digital health funding

Mobi Health News

Marigold Health secures $11 million for AI-enabled peer support platform for mental health and substance use disorders.

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Leveraging AI to lower drug discovery cost and more briefs

Mobi Health News

Also, digital twin technology is being tested to optimise mechanical ventilation.

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Ambient Generation of Structured Clinical Notes at ModMed

Healthcare IT Today

ModMed has been offering their cloud-based EHR for 15 years, so they have built up a database on more than 600 million unstructured texts in real-life clinical use. Therefore, now that they are adopting AI, their ambient listening tool can generate specific, highly accurate structured data from a patient interview. They don’t need a Large Language Model (LLM) the same way other ambient clinical voice companies need them, according to Cofounder and Co-CEO Dan Cane, so they can avoid the err

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Evidation Launches MigraineSmart, a Migraine Tracking Program Incorporating Wearable Data, on the Evidation App

Digital Health Global

Coinciding with Migraine Awareness Month, the company is also sharing user-permissioned insights from over 20,000 individuals with migraine SAN MATEO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Evidation , the company creating new ways to measure and improve health in everyday life, is announcing MigraineSmart, a health engagement program on the Evidation app that helps individuals track and better understand their migraine symptoms.

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Atos denies that financial issues could have ‘severe’ effects on NHS

DigitalHealth

French IT giant Atos has denied reports that it is facing financial issues that could severely impact the NHS and other public services.

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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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Payer innovation council weighs improvements to provider data management experience

FierceHealthIT

An innovation council brought together some of the nation’s largest health plans to raise issues and look for ways to improve complex processes, including credentialing and provider data management | Health plans are working together to solve all-too-familiar issues in provider data management. One company helped bring these payers together before AHIP 2024.

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MHRA issues transparency guidance for machine learning medical devices

DigitalHealth

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has published guidance on transparency for machine learning medical devices.

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Lifespan Health System rebranding to Brown University Health amid $150M investment

FierceHealthIT

Providence, Rhode Island-based Lifespan Health System has finalized terms for a rebrand to Brown University Health as it expands upon its 55-year affiliation with the Ivy League. | Though not a merger, the expanded affiliation and investment deepens the Ivy League and its medical school's ties with Rhode Island's largest health system.

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Joe McDonald: NHS IT’s failed patient safety culture needs radical change

DigitalHealth

An approach by a BBC journalist has Joe McDonald wondering what it will take to end the NHS scandal of flawed computer systems wasting public money and harming patients

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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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19Labs and Northwell Launch World's First Online Ultrasound Training Course for Community Health Workers

19 Labs

The launch of the world's first online ultrasound training course for Community Health Workers (CHWs) by 19Labs, in partnership with Northwell Health, represents a pioneering step in enhancing healthcare access for remote and rural communities. This initiative addresses a critical need and sets a precedent for future healthcare education and service delivery innovations.

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Humata Health pulls in $25M funding round for prior authorization AI

FierceHealthIT

Humata Health has received $25 million in a funding round to improve the prior authorization experience for payers and providers. | Major VC funds are looking to Humata Health's prior authorization business to alleviate headaches for payers and providers.

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Virtual Therapeutics, Akili Interactive Enter Into Definitive Merger Agreement to Establish Leading Digital Health Company

Healthcare IT Today

Akili to Operate as Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Virtual Therapeutics Virtual Therapeutics , a company focused on improving mental health at scale using engaging, immersive games, and Akili, Inc. , a leading digital therapeutics company, today announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement to form a diversified, leading digital health company.

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Knownwell acquires Alfie Health to integrate AI into its primary and obesity care services

FierceHealthIT

On the heels of a $20 million funding round six months ago, Knownwell, an integrated primary and metabolic care provider, acquired a competitor in the obesity treatment market, Alfie Health.

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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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HIMSS 2024 – AI is Going To Be the #1 Talked About Topic Over the Next 12 Months, What is #2?

Healthcare IT Today

With all of the new and exciting implementations of AI, I’m sure it will surprise no one that it is going to be the number one most talked about topic over the next 12 months. But what will be the second most talked about topic? In search of an answer to this question, we reached out to our brilliant Healthcare IT Today Community at HIMSS 24. The video below is a compilation of their answers.

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Ascom signs contract with Children’s Health Ireland to implement ANMS

DigitalHealth

Ascom is to implement its Alerts and Notification Management System at the new Dublin children’s hospital as part of a deal with Children’s Health Ireland.

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How Top Health Systems Are Using GenAI to Wow Employees

Optimum Healthcare IT

Can GenAI help improve employee experiences & workplace culture? If so, how do HR leaders apply the solution in practical, responsible ways that protect sensitive data? The post How Top Health Systems Are Using GenAI to Wow Employees appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

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Talkiatry Hauls in $130M Series C

Digital Health Wire

Times are tough, which means business is booming for virtual behavioral health providers like Talkiatry – a telepsychiatry startup that just hauled in $130M in Series C funding. Since launching in 2020, Talkiatry has built a network of over 320 psychiatrists, who serve patients with conditions ranging from anxiety and depression to OCD and PTSD.

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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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How Do You Create Better Digital Patient Relationships? Measure Them

Xealth

Note to readers: This is the fourth post in a six-part series exploring the economics of digital health. The relationship between patients and providers is indispensable in today’s fast-paced healthcare environment. Integrating digital tools is no longer optional — it’s necessary for enhancing patient engagement and satisfaction. While patients still trust and value their relationships with doctors , health system staffing shortages mean providers must rely on technology and asynchr

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Federal judge rules against HHS' 3rd-party web tracker policy for hospitals

FierceHealthIT

A federal judge in Texas on Thursday ruled that guidance issued by the Biden administration that prohibits the use of third-party online tracking technologies on hospitals' public-facing webpa | A federal judge in Texas on Thursday ruled that guidance issued by the Biden administration that prohibits the use of third-party online tracking technologies on hospitals' public-facing webpages was lawful.

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Key takeaways from Snowflake’s 2024 Data Cloud Summit

Redox

On the heels of our recent partnership announcement , Redoxers were excited to attend Snowflake’s 2024 Data Cloud Summit June 3-6 in San Francisco. Touted as the largest gathering of AI and data professionals in the world, Data Cloud Summit hosted over 400 sessions on building the future with AI and apps. Snowflake also made multiple announcements, including a new partnership with NVIDIA allowing businesses to securely build custom large language models (LLMs) using their own data in the Snowfla