April, 2024

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4 Tips for Modernizing Healthcare HR Operations

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 2 min When modernizing your HR-shared services (HRSD), it can be challenging to know where to start. Let Optimum Healthcare IT help you! Continue reading 4 Tips for Modernizing Healthcare HR Operations at Optimum Healthcare IT.

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Center for BrainHealth helps mental health patients develop social skills using virtual coaching

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Cognitive neuroscience researchers and clinicians had been encountering significant challenges in effectively addressing social skills development among individuals dealing with mental health conditions or neurodevelopmental disorders. THE PROBLEM Traditional approaches often lacked engagement and real-world applicability, making it difficult for individuals to generalize skills learned in therapy sessions to everyday social interactions.

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FDA launches extended reality-enabled initiative for home health care

Mobi Health News

The Home as a Health Care Hub will use augmented reality and virtual reality to reimagine how the home can become a healthcare system to improve health equity.

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Concerns and Uncertainty In the Wake of Sweeping HTI-1 Rule

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Stephanie Jamison, Executive Committee Chair and Public Policy Leadership Workgroup Vice Chair, EHR Association. In the months that have passed since the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) issued the […] The article Concerns and Uncertainty In the Wake of Sweeping HTI-1 Rule appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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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.

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Walmart shuttering all 51 health centers, citing lack of profitability

FierceHealthIT

This is a developing story and will be updated with more information. | Walmart is shuttering all 51 health centers along with its virtual care services, the retail giant announced Tuesday morning.

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Labour to partner with Virgin Media to expand access to diabetes tech

DigitalHealth

Labour has announced a new partnership with Virgin Media O2, to ensure every child with type 1 diabetes can benefit from the latest technology.

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Digital from the start: New medical campus to rise in Singapore's east

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Singaporean Ministry of Health has officially broken ground on a new medical campus in eastern Singapore. To be located next to the downtown line of the Bedok North MRT station, the Eastern General Hospital (EGH) Campus comprises the Eastern General Hospital and Eastern Community Hospital. It will provide a range of emergency, inpatient, and outpatient care services, as well as continuing and rehabilitative care services.

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Talkspace launches behavioral health consortium with specialty care providers

Mobi Health News

The consortium will allow Talkspace users with high-acuity needs to access specialty care providers via clinician referral or through its wellness ecosystem, Health Collective.

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Optimum Healthcare IT Celebrates Surpassing 400 Go-Live Projects

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 2 min Optimum Healthcare IT celebrates surpassing 400 successful Electronic Health Record (EHR) training and go-live projects. Continue reading Optimum Healthcare IT Celebrates Surpassing 400 Go-Live Projects at Optimum Healthcare IT.

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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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Hospitals no longer required to report COVID-19 data to CDC

FierceHealthIT

Hospitals are off the hook for data reporting requirements that have been in place since the early COVID-19 pandemic. | Hospitals were required to share COVID-19 admissions, ICU capacity and other related data on a daily basis during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, then the reporting frequency shifted. The CDC said it still encourages hospitals to report their data on a "voluntary" basis and will soon begin displaying those data online.

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Cybersecurity Investment in Fundamental Tools and Training Is Key to Securing Your Healthcare Organization

Healthcare IT Today

According to Ryan Witt, Vice President, Industry Solutions at Proofpoint, Inc. , phishing emails are still the most prevalent and dangerous sources for security breaches. In this video, Witt and Joshua Roth, Chief Information Security Officer at Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) , discuss how they protect against breaches through fundamental investments in tools and training.

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Should we admit our mistakes and start again?

DigitalHealth

At last month's giant HIMSS in Orlando, you could 'smell the money'. But it might be time to stop getting excited about the future of health tech and face up to some hard truths, writes Joe McDonald.

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New codes from the AMA could mean more RPM reimbursement by 2025

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Today, most remote patient monitoring services are billed under four Current Procedural Terminology codes. These codes can be split into two categories to help understand their uses. There are two RPM device monitoring codes – 99453 and 99454 – and two timed RPM management service codes – 99457 and 99458. CPT 99453 covers the time it takes to enroll patients in RPM and get them set up on their devices.

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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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Q&A: Microsoft's AI for Good Lab on AI biases and regulation

Mobi Health News

Juan Lavista Ferres, head of Microsoft’s AI for Good Lab, sat down with MobiHealthNews to discuss his book on ethically using AI to impact humanity positively.

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2024 Healthcare AI Trends: Leading the Future

NiftyHMS

The Indian government predicts that healthcare will be transformed by AI before 2030, making it more accessible and efficient. NiftyHMS is at the forefront of this change, leading the way. Let’s work together to create a healthier future. Join us on our journey of innovation! Aspect Before 2010 During 2020: WhatsApp Chatbot with NiftyHMS Future 2030: AI Revolution with NiftyHMS Appointment Booking Phone calls WhatsApp chatbots streamline booking AI Assistant will book a doctor’s app

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Epic plans to launch AI validation software for healthcare organizations to test, monitor models

FierceHealthIT

As artificial intelligence rapidly advances in healthcare, the industry is grappling with how to evaluate AI models for accuracy and performance and monitor the technology for any downstream advers | The healthcare industry is grappling with how to evaluate AI models for accuracy and performance and monitor the technology for any downstream adverse outcomes.

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Transparency and Data Sharing Can Also Ease Patient Burn-Out

Healthcare IT Today

Grace Cordovano, PhD, Founder of Enlightening Results , co-Founder of Unblock Health , and a devoted patient advocate, says that administrative burdens and failures at data sharing affect more than clinicians and administrators: These glitches in the healthcare systems also contribute to burn-out among patients and their families. Cordovano and Colin Banas, MD, MHA, Chief Medical Officer at DrFirst , talk in this video about recent regulatory advances in data sharing and how both clinicians and

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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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The Health Foundation: technologies clinicians say can save the NHS time

DigitalHealth

Research from The Health Foundation has explored the technologies saving clinicians time right now, and those that have potential for the future.

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Patient concerns in healthcare digitalisation: Rising inequalities

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Digitalisation in healthcare holds the promise of optimising processes and expanding access to care. In some European countries such as Slovenia, Croatia, Estonia, Poland and Hungary, patients can access national portals that contain their prescriptions, referrals, discharge letters, etc. In other countries such as Belgium and Spain, patients can access regional portals.

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Owlet, Wheel partner to launch telehealth platform for caregivers of infants

Mobi Health News

Wheel's BabySat virtual telehealth services platform will enable caregivers to obtain a prescription for the baby tech company's pulse oximetry sock.

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Digital wayfinding for NHS estates: reduce DNAs, alleviate anxiety and save money

Digital Leaders HealthTech

There were 122 million NHS appointments booked in 2022. Of those, around 6.4% (7.8 million) were missed. For context, that equates to more missed appointments every month than the entire population of Bristol, UK (650,000). It also costs the NHS over £200m annually. According to an NHS review into outpatient appointments , the main reasons for missing appointments stem from difficulties with processes and communication, as well as previous poor experiences.

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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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Medicare Advantage rate cut remains as feds keep up pressure

FierceHealthIT

Insurers will feel resentful Monday as the feds opted to not reverse its decision to decrease Medicare Advantage benchmark payments by 0.16%, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid announced. | CMS is not deviating from its January proposal to modestly rein in Medicare Advantage. Benchmark payments will still decrease 0.16% but the feds expect it will still pay up to $600 billion in payments to plans in 2025.

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Hospitals Outside of US Investing in Portals and Digital Front Door According to Latest KLAS Report

Healthcare IT Today

The KLAS Research report on Global Patient Engagement 2024 found that healthcare organizations outside the US are investing in patient portals, digital front door experiences (self-scheduling and self check-in) and virtual care/patient monitoring. Healthcare IT Today sat down with Everton Santos, Vice President of International at KLAS Research to hear his insights on this report.

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US nurses protest against the use of AI in hospitals

DigitalHealth

Nurses from the Californian Nurses Association have been protesting against the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in US hospitals.

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At Providence, RPM is improving patient health and reducing provider workload

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Providence, a 52-hospital health system based in Renton, Washington, views digital innovation as an important vehicle to overcoming industrywide challenges and transforming care delivery for the betterment of the communities it serves. Many of the virtual care and digital health systems in development, as well as those pursued over the past several years, are geared toward addressing three macro challenges healthcare currently faces: workforce shortages and burnout; hospitality capacity and thro

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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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h2o Therapeutics' Apple Watch feature for Parkinson's gets FDA medical device listing

Mobi Health News

The feature provides vibrotactile stimulation when a patient is experiencing freezing of gait, a common symptom of Parkinson's disease.

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Evaluating Usability and Incorporating the Patient Experience in DECODE-Nocturnal Scratch

ActiGraph

The Digital Endpoint Collaboration to accelerate Outcome DEvelopment (DECODE) Nocturnal Scratch working group was launched in November 2023, with the goal of bringing to the market a fit-for-purpose digital measure of nocturnal scratch. A project like DECODE-Nocturnal Scratch is an opportunity to advance patient-focused drug development in dermatology, as well as to provide additional clinical insight into the efficacy of treatments to increase the probability of success and differentiation.

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Google, Bayer team up to develop new AI products for radiologists

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare company Bayer has tapped Google for its cloud and artificial intelligence capabilities to build new tech products to assist radiologists. | Bayer wants to pair its radiology, healthcare regulator and clinical data handling expertise with Google's tech muscle and ongoing work in generative AI to speed up innovation in media imaging.

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