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The Role Of AI In Healthcare Cybersecurity: Enhancing Threat Detection

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Nagaraj Kuppuswamy, Co-Founder and CEO at Beaconer The healthcare industry has become a major target for cybercriminals in recent years. From large hospital networks to small clinics, healthcare organizations store massive amounts of sensitive patient data that is extremely valuable on the black market. At the same time, many healthcare networks rely on outdated technology and lack the cybersecurity resources and expertise found in other industries.

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How eCommerce is Shaping Healthcare Marketing

Geonetric

Technology is making big changes in healthcare. It’s becoming increasingly clear that patients are looking for healthcare services that really focus on their needs and make things easy for them, just like online shopping does. Think about how simple it is to shop online or set up deliveries and appointments with just a few clicks. […] Read How eCommerce is Shaping Healthcare Marketing at Geonetric.com.

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Concerning Health IT Trends: What Can We Do and What Happens if We Do Nothing?

Healthcare IT Today

There are so many exciting new ideas and technologies being implemented in the field of healthcare. For the most part, these changes can be the very necessary answer to a problem we’ve been facing for a long time. But sometimes, these changes can be concerning. While everyone seems to be excited about it, you might be left with questions and concerns about what its impact will be.

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What to Do When Your Clients Don’t Attend Sessions

TheraNest

You found people who need therapy, you managed to attract them, they scheduled appointments, and… Poof. They’re gone. As frustrating as this is, it’s not just you. Studies vary, but anywhere between 20 and 57% of clients don’t return after their first session. 37 to 45% don’t come back after the second. So, what can you do? Here are some strategies to manage client dropout. 1.

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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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Who knows the current population and age distribution of older adults?

Aging in Place Technology Watch

Publicly available up-to-date stats about the older adult population is weak or non-existent. The most recent version of ChatGPT admits it cannot state the current population in the US that is aged 75+. Nor can Google. This is somewhat surprising, given the angst in business and market predictions about the aging of the US population and the potential doom that it portends.

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Rebel Health: The Personal and Professional Passion of Susannah Fox

Health Populi

A “rebel” is both a noun and a verb. As a noun, Merriam-Webster tells us that a rebel is a person who opposes or takes up arms against a government or a ruler. As a verb, “to rebel” is to oppose or disobey one in authority or control, or otherwise renounce and resist by force the authority of one’s government.” An additional definition of the verb is, “ to feel or exhibit anger or revulsion.” If you’ve been a patient facing a diagnosis of an

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Healthcare executives are investing in digital health tech without seeing an ROI

Mobi Health News

A study commissioned by EY revealed that 71% of healthcare executives said hospital expenses have not decreased, although their systems have integrated digital health.

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Curavit Clinical Research completes successful decentralized trial for Sana Device, advancing PTSD treatment

Digital Health Global

In a significant milestone for medical innovation, Curavit Clinical Research has concluded a groundbreaking decentralized trial for the Sana Device , marking a significant step forward in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Sana Health’s origin story is emblematic of the company’s determination to bring innovative treatments to patients suffering from a range of disorders, and we are honored to help them along this journey,” said Joel Morse , CEO and co-foun

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As AI adoption in healthcare grows, Senate lawmakers weigh regulation, payment approaches

FierceHealthIT

As the use of artificial intelligence technology in healthcare grows, federal lawmakers are weighing how to protect patients without hindering innovation and many in Congress are pushing for strong | As the use of artificial intelligence technology in healthcare grows, federal lawmakers are weighing how to protect patients without hindering innovation and many in Congress are pushing for stronger regulation.

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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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People With Medical Debt Are Much More Likely to Be in Financial Distress in America

Health Populi

How financially vulnerable are people with medical debt in the U.S.? Significantly more, statistically speaking, we learn from the latest survey data revealed by the National Financial Capabilities Study (NFCS) from the FINRA Foundation. The Kaiser Family Foundation and Peterson Center on Healthcare analyzed the NFCS data through a consumer health care financial lens with a focus on medical debt.

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Exclusive: Hippocratic AI launches Nurse Advisory Council for LLM safety

Mobi Health News

The Nurse Advisory Council comes on the heels of the generative AI company's announcement in October that it launched its Physician Advisory Council.

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Examining Perceptions and Concerns: Machine Learning-based Risk Prediction Models in Healthcare

Digital Health Global

In the recent systematic review published in The Lancet Digital Health , researchers delved into the perceptions and concerns surrounding machine learning (ML)-based risk prediction models in healthcare. The study aimed to analyze healthcare professionals’ and patients’ perceptions of these models and identify any gaps in knowledge or discrepancies in views between the two groups.

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Te Toka Tumai Auckland rolling out FHIR-ed-up PAS and more briefs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Te Toka Tumai Auckland launching FHIR-driven PAS Te Toka Tumai Auckland, formerly Auckland District Health Board, will be launching a new patient administration system that runs on the new FHIR-based National Health Index API. InterSystems, who is delivering the PAS, is reportedly an early user of the NHI API being developed through Te Whatu Ora's Hira programme.

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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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How AI is Shaping the Patient and Clinician Experience – My Conversation with Microsoft

Health Populi

For change agents in health care, one of our True North paradigms is the Quintuple Aim. The five pillars of the Quint Aim grew from 3 goals of the Triple Aim: to improve patient experience, to drive better health outcomes, and to lower per patient costs. The Quadruple Aim added the goal of bolstering clinicians’ well-being ( to address burnout, stress and depression ), leading to the addition of health equity as the fifth objective.

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Sharp HealthCare launches spatial computing center focused on Apple Vision Pro

Mobi Health News

The Spatial Computing Center of Excellence will explore how Apple's augmented reality headset can be used to enhance healthcare effectiveness and provider productivity.

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A National Study Utilizes Routine Health Data to Investigate Transfusion-Transmitted Diseases

Digital Health Global

A nationwide, agnostic retrospective cohort study has made use of routine health-care data to proactively search for unknown transfusion-transmitted diseases. The study, published in the Lancet Digital Health , highlights the importance of identifying and preventing transfusion-transmitted diseases to ensure the safety of blood transfusions. By leveraging a combination of health-data registers and blood-bank databases, researchers aimed to uncover potential threats to the blood supply that may n

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Te Whatu Ora Waikato deploys new attendant solution and more briefs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Te Whatu Ora Waikato has adopted a new attendant task management solution, replacing its old system that had contributed to bottlenecks in patient flow. About 130 attendants of the organisation who manage over 1,200 tasks daily can now send and receive notifications in real-time using Alcidion 's Smartpage non-clinical solution. According to a media release, Smartpage facilitates "rapid, reliable, and contextual" messaging with electronic requests, instant dispatching, and self-all

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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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'New set of digital table stakes': Most executives see tech as worthy investment, EY survey finds

FierceHealthIT

Nearly all healthcare executives believe new digital health technologies are worth the cost, even though they have yet to see a financial return from it, a new survey reveals. | Nearly all healthcare executives believe technology is worth the cost, even though they have yet to see a financial return from it, according to a new survey from EY. Most believe in its power to reduce costs and boost provider credibility.

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Contributed: ??The role of digital innovation in healthcare boardrooms

Mobi Health News

Board members play a vital role in embracing digital innovation, from understanding its impact to making strategic decisions that shape companies' future.

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Early cognitive impairment detected by Linus Health’s Digital Clock and Recall Test

Digital Health Global

In a recent peer-reviewed study published in the Alzheimer’s Research & Therapy journal , Linus Health , a digital health company focused on detecting early signs of Alzheimer’s and other dementias, demonstrated that their proprietary cognitive assessment, the Digital Clock and Recall (DCR ), outperforms commonly used paper-based tests in detecting early cognitive impairment and dementia.

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Emerging Technologies Shaping the Health IT Landscape and How They Contribute to Improving Patient Outcomes and Healthcare Delivery

Healthcare IT Today

It’s been said many times before, but the truth remains the same: the world of healthcare is ever-evolving. We are learning and growing every day, which means we are also coming up with new ideas, technologies, and practices every day. But with all of this constant news of new technologies and changes in practices, it can be really tricky to stay on top of it all.

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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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CMS: Providers may now text patient info, orders to care teams

FierceHealthIT

Providers working in hospitals and critical access hospitals may now text patient information and patient orders among care team members without landing on the wrong side of Medicare’s Conditions o | Texting patient info has been against Medicare's Conditions of Participations for over half a decade, due to concerns of insecure texting platforms.

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care.ai, Virtua Health partner to expand the hybrid care providers' virtual care offerings

Mobi Health News

The New Jersey-based provider will ultimately integrate care.ai's ambient sensors and Smart Care Facility Platform into its acute care settings enterprise-wide.

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EnLiSense CCM Advances Validation of Real-Time IBD Inflammatory Biomarker Monitoring with Two Recent Peer-Reviewed Longitudinal Studies

Digital Health Global

EnLiSense’s IBD Aware device offers the first groundbreaking solution for continuous, non-invasive monitoring of inflammatory bowel disease through innovative sweat-sensing technology. DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)– EnLiSense CCM, a pioneer in non-invasive sweat-sensor technology for real-time health monitoring, is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking advancement in the world of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) management.

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ServiceNow App Engine Studio: Nurse Mentorship at Inova Health System

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: < 1 min We collaborated with ServiceNow and Epic to integrate Clinician Connect into McLeod Health's Epic deployment! Continue reading ServiceNow App Engine Studio: Nurse Mentorship at Inova Health System at Optimum Healthcare IT.

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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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Kaiser Permanente reports $4.1B profit, exceeds $100B operating revenues in 2023

FierceHealthIT

Kaiser Permanente wrapped up its fiscal year with $329 million of operating income (0.3% operating income), net income of $4.1 billion and more than $100 billion in both operating revenues and expe | The California-based nonprofit noted cost pressures, labor challenges and membership declines but still logged a 0.3% operating income in the wake of 2022's losses.

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Genetic testing company Invitae files for bankruptcy

Mobi Health News

According to the bankruptcy petition, the company has liabilities of $1 billion to $10 billion and assets of $500 million to $1 billion.

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Wolters Kluwer Chief Medical Officer to explore GenAI and healthcare at ViVE 2024

Digital Health Global

Dr. Peter Bonis will examine the potential of advanced technologies at leading health tech event WALTHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dr. Peter Bonis, the Chief Medical Officer for Wolters Kluwer Health , will speak on the role of artificial intelligence (AI) and healthcare at a leading digital health tech industry event, ViVE 2024. The panel, titled “Lights, Camera, AI in Action: The AI Opening Act” will be held on Mon., Feb. 26 at 10AM PST.