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Google creates Tx-LLM for drug discovery and therapeutic development

Mobi Health News

Tx-LLM was fine-tuned from Google's Med-PaLM 2 and created to analyze a variety of chemical or biological entities to assist with the drug-discovery pipeline.

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Most Americans, Both Younger and Older, Worry About the Future of Medicare and Social Security

Health Populi

You would assume that most people over 50 would be worried about the financial future of Medicare to cover health care as those middle-aged Americans age. But a surprising two-thirds of young Americans between 18 and 29, and 7 in 10 between 30 and 39 years of age, are concerned that Medicare’s solvency will worsen leading to their not being able to receive Medicare when eligible to receive it, discovered in the 2024 Healthcare in America Report from West Health and Gallup.

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HealthTap now accepts insurance for virtual primary care services

Mobi Health News

The company is now an in-network provider with numerous insurers and commercial and Medicare Advantage plans, expanding its reach to all 50 states.

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Color Health taps OpenAI to generate screening plans for cancer patients

FierceHealthIT

Color Health is working with OpenAI to test out computer-generated personalized care plans for cancer patients. | Color developed a new copilot app that leverages GPT-4o to identify missing diagnostics and create tailored workup plans for patients.

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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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CIO Podcast – Episode 76: Renovating Healthcare IT, a Health IT Book by Susan Snedaker

Healthcare IT Today

For the 76th episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we are joined by Susan Snedaker, Chief Information Officer at El Rio Health to talk about her new book, Renovating Healthcare IT: Building the Foundation for Digital Transformation ! We kick this episode off by talking about the motivations behind Snedaker’s newest publication.

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More than 800 operations postponed since London cyber attack

DigitalHealth

More than 800 planned operations and 700 outpatient appointments were rearranged in the week following a cyber attack on Synnovis.

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Value-based care, GLP-1s: 4 takeaways from AHIP 2024

FierceHealthIT

LAS VEGAS — Last week, leaders across the health insurance industry descended on Sin City to dig deep into the biggest topics facing payers. | LAS VEGAS — Last week, leaders across the health insurance industry descended on Sin City to dig deep into the biggest issues facing payers.

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Ming Tang announced as keynote at AI and Data 2024

DigitalHealth

Ming Tang, the national leader at the forefront of the NHS’ data revolution in England, returns as national keynote at Digital Health AI and Data 2024.

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As nursing visas again hit their annual limit, industry groups call for Congress to step in

FierceHealthIT

International workers’ high demand for employment-based immigrant visas has led the State Department to effectively cut off the flow of green cards for skilled workers, including nurses, for the re | "This latest visa freeze halts the flow of qualified international nurses when American hospitals need them most, and the only way to correct it is through congressional action," said American Association of International Healthcare President Patty Jeffrey.

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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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DocGo Establishes Medical Advisory Board

Digital Health Global

Leading Mobile Health Provider Brings Together Industry Experts to Help Drive Innovation and Elevate Patient Care NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DocGo Inc. (Nasdaq: DCGO) (“DocGo” or the “Company”), a leading provider of technology-enabled mobile health services, today announced the establishment of its Medical Advisory Board (MAB) to offer counsel and expertise to the Company’s executive team.

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Mark Cuban's D2C pharmacy won't beat most insured patients' out of pocket drug prices, one study finds

FierceHealthIT

Insured patients are often better off buying their generic prescriptions through their health insurance benefits than through Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company, though those without insurance could | Only about 12% of generic prescription fills bring higher costs than the billionaire-backed pharmacy, with median savings among these landing at about $5.

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Sleep Number Introduces New c1 Smart Bed, Providing Smart Adjustability at an Exceptional Value

Digital Health Global

New innovation designed to help even more couples achieve quality sleep; Sleep Number now offers three smart beds under $2,000 MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today, Sleep Number Corporation (Nasdaq: SNBR), the sleep wellness technology leader, unveiled its new Sleep Number® c1 smart bed at only $999 (Queen). The brand’s best value, the c1 offers the same signature adjustable firmness on either side and sleep technology features as Sleep Number’s higher-end smart beds.

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AHIP 2024: Cutting through the 'nostalgia' for traditional Medicare

FierceHealthIT

LAS VEGAS—The eyes of many regulators and lawmakers are on Medicare Advantage (MA), and, amid rising criticism of the program, one industry leader is making the case that "nostalgia" for traditiona | LAS VEGAS—The eyes of many regulators and lawmakers are on Medicare Advantage, and amid rising criticism of the program, one industry leader is making the case that "nostalgia" for traditional Medicare is misguided.

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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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H.I.G. Growth Partners Completes Acquisition of Mobile Health

Digital Health Global

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)– #Acquisition –H.I.G. Growth Partners (“H.I.G. Growth”), the dedicated growth capital investment affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of Mobile Health Consumer, Inc. (“Mobile Health” or the “Company”), an end-to-end digital health, wellness, and virtual care SaaS platform.

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Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust goes live with CardMedic

DigitalHealth

Healthcare translation app CardMedic has been downloaded by nearly 400 members of staff at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust since its roll out.

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Nomad Health Secures $22 Million; Justin Lambert Appointed CEO

Digital Health Global

Justin Lambert will lead the company through its next phase of growth and product innovation, fueled by new funds from investors NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Nomad Health , the leading digital marketplace for healthcare jobs, today announced it has raised $22 million in a round led by HealthQuest Capital. Other investors include Adams Street, Icon Ventures, Polaris Partners,406 Ventures, and RRE Ventures.

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VA extends EHR modernization contract with Oracle Health for 11 months

FierceHealthIT

The Department of Veterans Affairs extended its contract with Oracle Health for another 11 months as part of a massive electronic health record modernization project. | The Department of Veterans Affairs extended its contract with Oracle Health for another 11 months as part of a massive electronic health record modernization project.

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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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Natural Cycles Closes $55M Series C Financing Round Led by Lauxera Capital Partners

Healthcare IT Today

Natural Cycles , a leading women’s health company that developed the world’s first birth control app, announced today the closure of its Series C financing round led by Lauxera Capital Partners. The $55 million financing with participation from Point72 Private Investments will be used to invest in commercial acceleration, new product development, and healthcare reimbursement automation.

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Don Napier II, LISW-CP on Prioritizing Accessibility and Inclusivity in Behavioral Health Care

Iris Telehealth

Iris clinicians are at the heart of what makes our organization such a special place to work. That’s why we’re turning the spotlight on the amazing work they’re doing every day. This month, we’re sitting down to talk with our own Director of Counseling and Psychological Services, Don C. Napier II, LISW-CP. Q. How did you find Iris and decide you wanted to be an Iris provider?

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Creating A Digital Twin Of Your Enterprise Architecture

LeanIX

Digital twin technology is empowering organizations to experiment with their enterprise architecture without the risk. Find out how SAP LeanIX can enable you to build a digital twin.

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Documenting RPM Services in Medical Billing

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

In the landscape of modern healthcare, remote patient monitoring (RPM) services have emerged as a valuable tool for managing chronic conditions, enhancing patient engagement, and optimizing healthcare delivery. However, alongside the benefits RPM offers, healthcare providers must navigate a complex terrain of documentation requirements to support billing claims effectively.

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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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RingConn Smart Ring Review

Healthcare IT Today

Over the years, I’ve tried pretty much every health tracker out there. Everything from smart scales to blood pressure cuffs to thermometers and dozens of others. It’s amazing the explosion of smart devices that are available to help with remote patient monitoring. Although, for some reason I’d never had a chance to use one of the smart rings until now.