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Pelago scores $58M to scale virtual clinic for substance use management

Mobi Health News

The recent investment brings the company's total raise to $151 million and will be used to scale its offerings and conduct clinical research.

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Walgreens takes $6B hit in Q2 from VillageMD investment

FierceHealthIT

This is a developing story and will be updated following Walgreens' Q2 earnings call this morning. | Walgreens lost nearly $6 billion in its fiscal 2024 second quarter to write down the value of its investment in primary care clinic chain VillageMD.

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Abridge brings generative AI solution to Sutter Health physicians in California

Mobi Health News

The health system is looking to improve patient experience with more face-to-face clinician time.

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Looking Ahead: Precision Medicine Solutions Hold Increasing Promise for Healthcare Businesses

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Precision medicine encompasses a broad spectrum of technologies, sciences, and programs that emphasize tailoring medicine to the individual. These capabilities can empower clinicians to optimize treatment pathways and drastically improve patient outcomes, but the healthcare […] The article Looking Ahead: Precision Medicine Solutions Hold Increasing Promise for Healthcare Businesses appeared

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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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Brightside Health secures $33 million in Series C funding

Mobi Health News

The San Francisco-based telemental health company will use funds to grow into new markets.

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The Advantages, Challenges, and Costs of Healthcare at Home Services

Healthcare IT Today

Switching to fully remote operations during the pandemic was a rushed adventure into what was mostly uncharted territory. There were a lot of challenges and bugs to work out, but there were also plenty of advantages and unforeseen benefits. And it is thanks to those advantages and benefits that healthcare at home is continuing, even as there are still challenges to work on and in-person operations return.

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NBA champion Robert Horry draws on daughter's health struggles and joins ICHRA movement

FierceHealthIT

Robert Horry's daughter, Ashlyn, spent the first six months of her life at Texas Children's Hospital in Houston hooked up to oxygen. | Better known for his clutch shots in the NBA finals or his commentary on Lakers games today, Robert Horry is joining SureCo, a company helping employers administer ICHRA plans, as a chief impact officer.

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Daewoong Pharmaceutical revolutionizes drug development with AI-Driven DAISY system

Digital Health Global

Daewoong Pharmaceutical , a prominent player in the South Korean pharmaceutical industry, has unveiled its groundbreaking drug development system, Daewoong AI System (DAISY). This innovative platform integrates an extensive molecular model database, the Daewoong Advanced Virtual Database (DAVID), with an AI-targeted substance discovery system. DAISY is set to transform the drug development landscape by enabling the rapid discovery of compound substances and predicting drug properties with unprec

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Kaiser Permanente-backed Habitat Health to offer PACE services in 2025

FierceHealthIT

Kaiser Permanente and a pair of investment firms have unveiled a joint venture to help older, low-income adults receive care support without needing to be moved from their homes. | The joint venture operates under a capitated payment model and aims to keep low-income seniors in their homes with a combination of medical and social services. It's initially targeting those living in Sacramento and Los Angeles.

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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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Enhancing Accuracy in Normative Modeling: Insights from Brain Morphometry Analysis

Digital Health Global

In a groundbreaking leap forward, researchers worldwide are heralding a new era of precision in normative modeling, transforming our understanding of age-related changes in brain structure. The recent study, “Normative modeling of brain morphometry across the lifespan with CentileBrain: algorithm benchmarking and model optimization,” marks a pivotal milestone in the realm of neuroimaging research, offering unparalleled insights into the intricacies of brain morphology.

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Health equity has become an organizational priority as data capabilities slowly mature, EY finds

FierceHealthIT

Three-quarters of polled health equity executives expect their area of expertise to become a greater priority over the coming year, a new EY report has found. | Though organizations are increasingly shifting from collecting data to using it to inform efforts, bigger entities with more resources tend to be more mature in these capabilities.

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Microsoft Teams and Boostlingo Integration Improves Healthcare Interpretation Efficiency

Healthcare IT Today

Talking with a CIO this week, he described how telehealth is now just part of the infrastructure for how they see patients. Certainly telehealth balooned during COVID and has come back to more reasonable levels now, but in many cases telehealth appointments have still settled at 100 times what they were before COVID. Patients and clinicians are now more comfortable with telehealth as an option that provides great convenience for the patients.

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CMS limits scope, improves transparency of 'junk' plans in final rule

FierceHealthIT

The Biden administration is releasing new standards around "junk" insurance, the Department of Health and Human Services and Treasury Department announced Thursday. | The Biden administration is continuing to crack down on "junk" health insurance plans. A final rule was released Thursday detailing the changes.

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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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RLDatix Finalizes Acquisition of Breitenbach Software

Healthcare IT Today

With the Acquisition of the German Software Company Completed, RLDatix will Expand Support and Coverage in the Region while also Driving Increased Innovation RLDatix , the leading global provider of connected healthcare operations software and services, has finalized the acquisition of Breitenbach Software Engineering GmbH (Breitenbach), a Germany -based integrated solutions provider specializing in workforce management. “Welcoming the rich history of Breitenbach and their team to our glob

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NICE recommends three digital therapies for psychosis

DigitalHealth

Following early value assessments NICE has recommended three digital therapies that can be used to treat psychosis while more evidence is collected.

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Virtual SUD clinic Pelago clinches $58M to expand offerings for payers, employers

FierceHealthIT

Pelago, a virtual substance use disorder (SUD) clinic working with payers and employers, has clinched $58 million in a series C round. | Pelago offers integrated SUD management for employers and payers, with specialized treatment for tobacco, alcohol and opioid use disorders. It also began supporting teens ages 15-17 years in all three areas in 2023.

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EPRs must adapt to the changing healthcare landscape

DigitalHealth

As healthcare evolves, so too must the electronic patient records at its heart. This means addressing barriers to progress - including the concerns of users, writes InterSystems' Mike Fuller.

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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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Digital Health Intelligence Market Analysis: Shared Care Records - a time of transition and expansion

Lloyd Price

1. Virtual Care – From Hype to Reality 2. Patient Engagement Platforms – Rebuilding Trust in the NHS 3. Population Health – from Reactive Care to Proactive Prevention 4. Digital Therapeutics – looking forward to a year of growth 5. AI in Clinical Imaging – shaping the future of healthcare 6. Electronic Bed and Capacity Management Systems - crucial support for an NHS under pressure 7.

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Getting the best out of population health requires learning health systems

DigitalHealth

A rapidly evolving digital infrastructure offers potential for population health speakers told a session at Digital Health Rewired24 earlier this month.

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Oxford University Venture Capital Network: Insights into Digital Health Report

Lloyd Price

Exec Summary: Nelson Advisors partner Lloyd Price co-authored the Oxford University Venture Capital Network: Insights into Digital Health Report with Ava Chan - DPhil candidate in Biology, Ellena O’Keeffe - MSc in Applied Cancer Science, Sili (Bobby) Qiu - DPhil candidate in Organic Chemistry, Adriana Mordente - DPhil candidate in Biology, Aneshka Moudry - MChem Chemistry.

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GEN-O transforms genomic medicine services in North West England

DigitalHealth

The GEN-O application has proven its ability to revolution patient care and the genomic medicine landscape in the North West of England.

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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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Hospital finances continue recovery in February, but Change Healthcare's full impact still on the horizon

FierceHealthIT

Hospital operations broadly maintained their strong momentum through February thanks to high revenues and quicker discharges, though the month’s metrics aren’t yet showing the full impact of Change | Monthly hospital sector data show higher revenues, shorter length of stay and lower per-discharge expenses in February. But, challenges are on the horizon due to the industry-wide disruption brought by Change Healthcare's outage.

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The tech user experience today – the customer does not matter 

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Has the tech user experience substantially improved? For years device and software tech ‘improved’ to a point of widespread optimism about our tech future. Certainly ccess has improved: Ninety-five percent of Americans use the Internet and more than 80% have broadband at home. Today there are numerous programs to subsidize access, and smartphone penetration has exceeded 92%.

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Behavioral health company Forge Health looks to double down on payer, provider partnerships to serve complex medical patients

FierceHealthIT

Behavioral health company Forge Health looks to double down on payer, provider partnerships to serve complex medical patients hlandi Thu, 03/28/2024 - 09:01

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How EA Supports Change Management In ERP Transformation

LeanIX

ERP transformation touches all the moving parts of your organization, including your people. Learn how empowering your enterprise architecture can also master the change management aspects of upgrading your ERP system.

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How to Battle Layoffs: The Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp

Facing layoffs in your organization? Support your team members' career transition with Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp: Custom Resume & LinkedIn Revamp + 6 Weeks of Career Coaching. Our certified resume writers will create job search-winning resumes and LinkedIn profiles while they work with a career coach to learn unique strategies to stand out, attract the right employers, automate their job search, and land their dream job.

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As Change reviews data impacted by cyberattack, here's what the notification process could look like

FierceHealthIT

Change Healthcare issued an update late Wednesday confirming that an analysis of the data accessed in the cyberattack on its systems is underway, and experts say the process of notifying people who | Change Healthcare issued an update late Wednesday confirming that an analysis of the data accessed in the cyberattack on its systems is underway.

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Shared Decision-making: Becoming a Better Advocate for your Healthcare

Society for Participatory Medicine

I have a confession to make: I’m not always an effective advocate for my own care. It’s probably helpful for me to put this into context. I have been working in and around healthcare organizations for more than 25 years. I’m a researcher by trade, and worked with institutions across the gamut of the healthcare industry: payers, pharma, hospitals, medical device manufacturers, clinics, pharmacies, even tech vendors.

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