Fri.Feb 09, 2024

article thumbnail

How this country doctor embraced artificial intelligence

KevinMD

I guess you could call me a country doctor. In addition to serving as a chief medical officer and practicing in an office in a small New Jersey town, I co-own an independent family care practice with my wife Kerri in a converted barn situated in the rolling hills and fields of NJ’s “horse country.” Read more… How this country doctor embraced artificial intelligence originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

Health IT 288
article thumbnail

Hologic AI-powered cancer screening system wins FDA approval

Mobi Health News

The digital cytology system helps identify cervical cancer cells and precancerous lesions using deep learning AI and volumetric imaging technology.

297
297
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

AI Synergy – How AI Collaborations are Shaping the Future

Digital Health Global

When technological advances are not just progressions but revolutions, the concept of “AI to AI” is beginning to make itself felt on several levels. The possibility of collaboration between different types of AI goes beyond traditional applications of artificial intelligence and into a system where AIs are entities that communicate, learn, and empower each other.

article thumbnail

Mental health platform Headlight launches with $18M and more digital health funding

Mobi Health News

Lilli, a tech-enabled lifestyle monitoring company, and Essence, an app for companies aiming to improve the female experience in the workplace, also secured funding.

article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

Senators working on legislation to reform how Medicare pays physicians

FierceHealthIT

A bipartisan group of senators announced Friday that they are working on new legislation for “long-term reforms” to physician payments under Medicare and other program changes. | The lawmakers plan to investigate and pass "long-term reforms" that will "ensure financial stability for providers," among other goals. They plan to seek stakeholder input "in the coming weeks.

Medicare 128

More Trending

article thumbnail

How payers can help fix broken mental healthcare system

FierceHealthIT

The mental healthcare system in the U.S. | Commercial health plans might do a better job of making community-based healthcare that relies on laypeople a reality than the pilots launched by government officials, one expert says.

122
122
article thumbnail

U.S. Healthcare Industry Races Toward Digital Future

Digital Health Global

Healthcare providers and insurers look to digital records and tools to boost quality and efficiency, with GenAI emerging as next major trend, ISG Provider Lens report says STAMFORD, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– $III #DigitalHealthcare –Healthcare companies in the U.S. are sharply focused on digital transformation and adoption of digital health tools, according to a new research report published today by Information Services Group ( ISG ) (Nasdaq: III ), a leading global technology re

article thumbnail

Banking on telehealth to reach rural patients, University of Rochester Medical Center rolls out innovative virtual care pilot

FierceHealthIT

Banking on telehealth to reach rural patients, University of Rochester Medical Center rolls out innovative virtual care pilot hlandi Fri, 02/09/2024 - 14:36

article thumbnail

Digital Health Coffee Time Briefing ?

DigitalHealth

Today's briefing includes three experts recommending that AI regulation be related to patient benefit and Lilli raising £8.2m in Series A financing.

article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

Medicare Advantage headwinds didn't prevent payers from turning a profit in 2023

FierceHealthIT

Though a spike in utilization among seniors slammed payers last year, particularly in the fourth quarter, each of the six major national firms turned a profit in 2023. | Though a spike in utilization among seniors slammed payers last year, particularly in the fourth quarter, each of the six major national firms turned a profit in 2023.

Medicare 117
article thumbnail

Brainomix receives NICE endorsement for stroke software

DigitalHealth

NICE has endorsed the AI stroke software Brainomix 360, opening up access to potentially life-changing treatment for stroke patients.

article thumbnail

Where UiPath Can Automate For Workflow and Quality in Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

UiPath has been expanding the scope of automation for years, most recently by applying generative AI. In this extensive interview Jason Warrelmann, Global Director of Healthcare, describes many of the current and future areas ripe for automation. Beyond the details, the video is well worth watching for Warrelmann’s vision of how automation can extend into new areas of health care to relieve burdens on clinicians and administrators.

article thumbnail

Movers and Shakers news roundup

DigitalHealth

The latest edition of Movers and Shakers features a new role for former NHS England CNIO Natasha Phillips and new trust CEOs in Yorkshire and Devon.

91
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

PointClickCare Acquires CPSI Subsidiary, American HealthTech

Healthcare IT Today

CPSI Selects PointClickCare to Support AHT Customers with Access to a Best-in-Class Suite of Products and Solutions, and the Most Expansive Care Collaboration Network PointClickCare Technologies , a leading healthcare technology platform enabling meaningful collaboration and access to real‐time insights at every stage of the patient healthcare journey, today announced the acquisition of American HealthTech Inc.

RCM 73
article thumbnail

CMS proposes greater oversight, consulting limitations for accrediting organizations

FierceHealthIT

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing new oversight of accrediting organizations performance and other changes in response to “several concerns” the agency said have cro | A new proposed rule released Thursday aims to address "inconsistent" survey results, conflicts of interest and other concerns around accrediting practices.

article thumbnail

Optimum Healthcare IT CMO Larry Kaiser Featured in HIStalk

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: < 1 min Optimum Healthcare IT announced today that its ServiceNow offering, Clinician Connect, is available in the ServiceNow Store. Continue reading Optimum Healthcare IT CMO Larry Kaiser Featured in HIStalk at Optimum Healthcare IT.

article thumbnail

More than half of new moms don't see all the providers they want to, survey finds

FierceHealthIT

More than half of new mothers were not able to see all the healthcare professionals they wanted to during their care journey, new data found. | Close to 7 in 10 women in a new survey saw between one and three different healthcare professionals throughout their pregnancy journey. Yet 57% had at least one they could not see. Nonwhite mothers reported higher rates of not being able to see their desired providers than white moms.

62
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

Digital Experience eBook

Geonetric

Download our digital experience eBook: Read Digital Experience eBook at Geonetric.com. Questions? Contact us. Subscribe to our email newsletter.

59
article thumbnail

Doximity doubles down on 'AI-fueled' growth, boosts 2024 revenue guidance

FierceHealthIT

Doximity, a digital platform for medical professionals, is doubling down on its investment in artificial intelligence-powered technology to fuel its growth as it boosts its 2024 revenue guidance.

62
article thumbnail

HIStalk Interviews Russ Richmond, MD, CEO, Laudio

HIStalk Interviews

Russ Richmond, MD is co-founder and CEO of Laudio of.

80
article thumbnail

Payer Roundup–Mental health care is lacking; CMS approves New Mexico mobile crisis intervention team

FierceHealthIT

Below is a roundup of payer-centric news for the week of Feb. 5, 2024. | This week, a report from Inseparable shows how mental health care could be improved in each state, CMS approved a mobile crisis intervention team in New Mexico and Penn State Health agreed to a $12 million improper billing settlement.

article thumbnail

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!

article thumbnail

Healthcare in 2024 and Beyond – Embracing Technology and Innovation

Digital Health Global

In the rapidly evolving landscape of healthcare, this year will bring forward some major advancements and transformative trends. As we delve into the future of medical technology, several key developments emerge as pivotal in shaping the next wave of healthcare innovation. Here I’ll explore these trends, highlighting their potential in revolutionizing patient care, improving diagnostic accuracy, and accelerating drug discovery.

article thumbnail

Chutes & Ladders—Prominent Republican won't seek reelection

FierceHealthIT

Welcome to this week's Chutes & Ladders, our roundup of hirings, firings and retirings throughout the industry.

52