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3 Healthcare HR Challenges GenAI Can Help Solve

Optimum Healthcare IT

Discover how GenAI can solve healthcare HR challenges by improving efficiency, provider experience, and workplace culture amidst regulatory complexities. The post 3 Healthcare HR Challenges GenAI Can Help Solve appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

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The rise of the machines: Doctors need to engage with AI now

KevinMD

The field of artificial intelligence (AI) has been around since the mid-20th century, but in the last two years, it has gone from science fiction to science fact at an incredible pace. Large language models (LLMs) like ChatGPT have dominated headlines in this space. LLMs are essentially AI systems that can understand, generate, and manipulate Read more… The rise of the machines: Doctors need to engage with AI now originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Why Is Cell Line Development Crucial For Biologics?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Biologics have revolutionized the field of medicine, offering advanced treatments for a wide range of diseases, including cancer, autoimmune disorders, and genetic conditions. These therapies, which include complex molecules such as monoclonal antibodies and therapeutic […] The article Why Is Cell Line Development Crucial For Biologics?

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Cyber attacks on critical national infrastructure predicted to increase

DigitalHealth

Mark Edwards, CISO at Digital Health and Care Wales has warned that cyber attacks on critical national infrastructure are likely to increase.

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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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How To Fight Obesity?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Losing weight can really make a difference in daily life. However, changing attitudes and habits is very difficult for many people, and often seems even impossible. Fortunately, with the help of specialists and doctors, it […] The article How To Fight Obesity?

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Foodsmart secures more than $200M for telenutrition platform

Mobi Health News

The company partners with employers and health plans, such as Medicaid and Medicare, to provide patients virtual access to registered dietitians.

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“Listen to Me:” Personalization in Health Care Starts With Taking Patients’ Voices Seriously – the 15th Beryl Institute-Ipsos PX Pulse Survey

Health Populi

Patients’ experience with health care in the U.S. dropped to its lowest point over the past year, explained in the 15th release of The Beryl Institute – Ipsos PX Pulse survey. The study into U.S. adult consumers’ perspectives defined “patient experience” (PX) as, “The sum of all interactions, shaped by an organization’s culture, that influence patient perceptions across the continuum of care.” The survey was fielded by Ipsos among 1,018 U.S. adults

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OSF deploys care transition program, reduces readmission rate from 29% to 9%

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

OSF HealthCare, a health system that serves Illinois and Michigan, had a big challenge: Managing the high rate of patient readmissions from hospitals to skilled nursing facilities and eventually to home care. THE PROBLEM This issue stemmed largely from gaps in continuous care during transitions between these settings. Patients discharged from hospitals often were readmitted due to complications that could have been prevented with better monitoring and more proactive management, said Matt Nieukir

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Supreme Court overrules Chevron deference, dealing blow to federal healthcare agencies

FierceHealthIT

The U.S. Supreme Court, by a vote of 6-3, has overturned the Chevron deference, stripping power from federal agencies to interpret and enforce regulations. | The U.S. Supreme Court is overruling long-standing precedent. Here's how it could affect healthcare policy.

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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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Employer-focused Progyny acquires Berlin-based fertility benefits platform Apryl

Mobi Health News

The acquisition will allow the fertility and family-building company to provide its services in more than 100 countries and in over 225 languages.

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Medical Debt, Aflac on Eroding Health Benefits, the CBO’s Uninsured Forecast & Who Pays for Rising Health Care Prices: A Health Consumer Financial Update

Health Populi

On June 11, Rohit Chopra, the Director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced the agency’s vision to ban Americans’ medical debt from credit reports. He called out that, “In recent years, however, medical bills became the most common collection item on credit reports. Research from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau in 2022 showed that medical collections tradelines appeared on 43 million credit reports, and that 58 percent of bills that were in coll

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'When in doubt, include the nursing informatics team'

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The nursing profession is changing – in large part fueled by information technology that can help nurses meet a growing list of challenges, said Summer Blackerby, RN, chief nursing officer at CoxHealth Hospital in Springfield, Missouri. Blackerby knows what it is like being a nurse today and the challenges nurses face on a daily basis. She also is intimately familiar with the state of nursing informatics today – how it is helping and where it needs to improve.

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Google-backed startup Heyday Health banks $12.5M to scale house calls combined with telehealth

FierceHealthIT

Heyday Health launched three years ago to provide primary care to seniors by blending traditional house calls with 21st-century innovation via telehealth visits. | Heyday Health bills itself as a "virtual-forward, value-based care provider" designed to meet patients where they are, providing care in the comfort of their homes.

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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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Celebrities back Function in $53M Series A funding round

Mobi Health News

Matt Damon, Zac Efron, Kevin Hart, Pedro Pascal and Colin Kaepernick joined Andreessen Horowitz in investing in the whole-body health company.

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Leaked NHSE review warns of ‘severe shortage’ of digital nurses

DigitalHealth

A leaked copy of the unpublished Phillips Ives Report, seen by Nursing Times, warns of a 'severe shortage' of digital nurses to support NHSE ambitions.

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MBS review wants to retain first video telehealth consult with specialists

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A review committee tasked to advise the Australian government on publicly funded services listed on the Medicare Benefits Schedule has released its official recommendations on implementing subsidised telehealth services in the country. This comes as many COVID-19-era telehealth items, including assessments for COVID-19 antiviral medication over the phone, are set to expire next month, July.

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Teladoc research shows AI-powered 'nudges' can improve diabetes members' engagement, health outcomes

FierceHealthIT

Artificial intelligence can play a key role in diabetes management programs by enabling more personalized health "nudges" for members, which drives higher engagement and better health outcomes, acc | Artificial intelligence can play a key role in diabetes management programs by enabling more personalized health "nudges" for members, which drives higher engagement and better health outcomes, according to new data released by Teladoc Health.

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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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Care enablement company Fabric acquires Walmart's MeMD

Mobi Health News

Fabric will use MeMD's virtual urgent, behavioral and primary care offerings to expand its employer-focused strategy.

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Three things we must do now to prevent patient harm from digital tech

DigitalHealth

In the wake of reports linking IT flaws to deaths of patients, and the recent cyber attack on pathology in south east London, Chris Fleming calls for radical change to make digital safer and more effective

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PCORI Fees Under ACA Are Increasing in 2024

ACA Times

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute fees required to be paid by employers under the ACA by July 31 increased to $3.22 for 2024. Learn how to comply. The post PCORI Fees Under ACA Are Increasing in 2024 first appeared on The ACA Times.

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HHS finalizes info blocking disincentives for hospitals, clinician groups and ACOs

FierceHealthIT

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is locking in its enforcement strategy to keep healthcare providers from blocking access to electronic health information. | Providers found to have committed information blocking will face financial repercussions tied to Medicare program participation as well as the public disclosure of the enforcement.

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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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Indian ICU tech startup to go global with $11M funding

Mobi Health News

Cloudphysician targets to enter the United States, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia with its smart ICU and emergency department solutions.

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Can empathetic AI companions help reduce readmissions?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The HIMSS AI in Healthcare Forum is scheduled to take place September 5-6 in Boston. Learn more and register.

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AI is Not One-Size-Fits-All for Clinicians

Healthcare IT Today

Through his work, his podcast, and his social media listening, Joshua Liu, CEO of SeamlessMD has his fingers on the pulse of healthcare. Healthcare IT Today caught up with him at the eHealth 2024 conference to get his take on the latest trends in health IT. AI is not a Fit for Every Clinician AI is the most talked about technology in healthcare and although we have come down (slightly) from the extreme peak of hype, in Liu’s opinion, there is still a lot of aspirational statements being made abo

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Amazon consolidates Clinic telehealth service into Amazon One Medical offering

FierceHealthIT

Amazon continues to evolve its healthcare business more than a year after spending $3.9 billion on a primary care company. | Amazon continues to evolve its healthcare business more than a year after spending $3.9 billion on a primary care company. The online retail giant is now folding its Amazon Clinic telehealth service into its One Medical primary care platform.

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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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AI-enabled revenue cycle management company Adonis raises $31M

Mobi Health News

The New York-based company will use the funds to grow its team, continue expanding into health systems and accelerate product innovation.

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Derby and Burton rolls out BadgerNet EPR for maternity services

DigitalHealth

University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust has rolled out the BadgerNet electronic patient record in its maternity services.

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MEDITECH Addressing Canada’s Interoperability Challenge with a Federated Approach

Healthcare IT Today

MEDITECH is helping to address interoperability in Canada with their Traverse solution. Unlike an HIE, Traverse does not store any health data. Instead, it uses a federated approach where the data remains in the source system. Here’s how it works. MEDITECH has long been a part of the Canadian healthcare landscape. For years they have been helping provider organizations across the country with different digital health solutions.