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80% of nonprofit hospitals' community investments lag their tax savings, Lown Institute finds

FierceHealthIT

Four in five nonprofit hospitals are spending less on community benefit areas like financial assistance than what they are estimated to receive in tax breaks, according to the latest annual report | Even after accounting for discounted care and community benefit investments, the money 2,425 nonprofit hospitals saved through tax breaks in 2021 would be enough to wipe out the medical debt of everyone living in California, Texas, New York and Pennsylvania, the Lown Institute found.

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AI adoption in health care: early adopters to late adapters

KevinMD

Integrating artificial intelligence (AI) marks a pivotal change in the swiftly evolving health care landscape. The adoption curve of AI in health care mirrors the classic early adopters versus late adapters scenario seen in technology uptake. As an emergency room (ER) doctor with a futurist outlook, the comparison between human roles and AI is intriguing Read more… AI adoption in health care: early adopters to late adapters originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Virtual Care is Table-Stakes, Now What?

Digital Health Wire

There’s no catalyst like a pandemic to transform virtual care from a niche offering to a must-have service, at least according to the 8,000 people who responded to Rock Health’s latest Consumer Adoption Survey. Virtual care has become table-stakes for both patients and providers, with a majority of respondents using it within the past year (63%). A mature market doesn’t mean virtual care is for everyone.

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Why you should conduct a Benefits Review

Healthcare Innovation Consortium

Reasons why your NHS digital transformation team should conduct a Benefits Review What is a Benefits Review? A Benefits Review unpicks the advantages, value, and impact, of the implementation of a technology solution in a healthcare setting. The review allows your team to make informed decisions to improve the adoption of the technology. …so, why should you conduct one?

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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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Japanese AI helps identify causes of chronic lower back pain

Mobi Health News

Human pose estimation and abductive reasoning technologies have been used to estimate automatically the cause of pain and offer users a suitable exercise program.

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The Self-Prescribing Consumer: DIY Comes to Prescriptions via GLP-1s, the OPill, and Dexcom’s CGM

Health Populi

Three major milestones marked March 2024 which compel us to note the growing role of patients-as-consumers — especially for self-prescribing medicines and medical devices. This wave of self-prescribed healthcare is characterized by three innovations: the Opill, GLP-1 receptor agonists, and Dexcom’s Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system that’s now available without a prescription.

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First 24/7 virtual emergency clinic in Australia's outback launched

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Not-for-profit aeromedical services provider Royal Flying Doctor Service has introduced what could be the first unmanned virtual medical emergency centre in Australia's outback. The new RFDS William Creek Community Health Service in the outback tourism town of William Creek in South Australia features a 24/7 virtual emergency centre with a telehealth unit that members of the community and tourists can access to connect with on-call RFDS doctors.

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Children’s Hospital LA launches telehealth urgent care

Mobi Health News

New care option allows remote treatment for non-emergency illness, including minor eye problems, respiratory infections, fever, allergies and other minor injuries.

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Diabetes management tools not worth the cost, study finds. But digital health companies push back on 'flawed' analysis

FierceHealthIT

A new analysis pours cold water on the effectiveness of widely used digital diabetes management solutions, stirring up discussion about how best to evaluate the growing market of digital health too | The Peterson Health Technology Institute's analysis assessed whether digital diabetes solutions improve users' health outcomes over "usual care.

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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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Teva UK Limited and Closed Loop Medicine forge strategic partnership to revolutionize Personalized Medicines

Digital Health Global

In a groundbreaking move towards revolutionizing personalized medicine, Teva UK Limited and Closed Loop Medicine Ltd. have announced a strategic partnership. This collaboration aims to propel the development of tailored medical treatments by leveraging Closed Loop Medicine’s cutting-edge software as a medical device (SaMD) technology platform, alongside Teva UK’s pharmaceutical expertise.

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How RPM can scale and sustain CMS' hospital at home program

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services just released data on its Acute Hospital Care at Home initiative , which thus far has admitted 11,159 patients suffering from respiratory infections, heart failure and severe sepsis. While the program has proven successful in reducing hospital visits, the level of manpower it requires is costly and likely unsustainable for the already overburdened healthcare system.

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Neurable, Healthspan Digital to expand access to brain-computer interface tech

Mobi Health News

The precision health company will help introduce Neurable's neurotechnology into clinics globally to help providers measure individuals' brain health.

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'Things get built and forgotten about': The challenging work of maintaining AI tools in clinical settings

FierceHealthIT

With AI being all the buzz in healthcare today, many questions about the technology still remain. Do clinicians understand and trust AI tools? Are algorithms accurate and free from bias? | At the 2024 SXSW conference, a panel on the future of AI in healthcare moderated by AMA President Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., discussed what's still needed for safer, more integrated and more impactful systems.

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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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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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Care transformation via artificial intelligence

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Artificial intelligence can enhance virtual nursing, quality and outcomes, and healthcare transformation, says Dr. Stephanie Lahr, president of Artisight, a healthcare AI technology company. She shows how.

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Ionic Health gains FDA 510(k) clearance for nCommand Lite

Mobi Health News

The Brazilian company, which is a partner of GE HealthCare, received clearance for its nCommand Lite solution that provides remote operation support for imaging centers.

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How Amazon Pharmacy is using AI to deliver medications faster as it expands same-day delivery

FierceHealthIT

Amazon Pharmacy expanded its same-day medication delivery service to New York City and Los Angeles, with plans to add a dozen more U.S. | Amazon Pharmacy expanded its same-day medication delivery service to New York City and Los Angeles, with plans to add a dozen more U.S. cities by the end of the year, the company announced Tuesday.

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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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No Surprises Act in 2024: What’s Been Accomplished and Where We’re Headed with Price Transparency

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Derek Reis-Larson, senior vice president, claims pricing services, MultiPlan. Medical costs continue to vary widely by location, provider, and coverage type, making it difficult for patients to understand the true cost of care and […] The article No Surprises Act in 2024: What’s Been Accomplished and Where We’re Headed with Price Transparency appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com

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Optimum Healthcare IT Announces Mike Jackman as New Board Member

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 2 min Optimum Healthcare IT is pleased to announce that Mike Jackman has joined its Board of Directors, effective March 26, 2024. Continue reading Optimum Healthcare IT Announces Mike Jackman as New Board Member at Optimum Healthcare IT.

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DarioHealth reports decreased revenue following Twill acquisition

Mobi Health News

The chronic care management company reported a 47% decrease in revenue in Q4 2023 compared to 2022 and a $7.3 million loss in year-over-year revenue.

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Contract negotiations between Providence, Blue Shield of California go publicly south

FierceHealthIT

Providence has launched the first public salvo in a spat with Blue Shield of California over ongoing contract negotiations. | Providence has launched the first public salvo in a spat with Blue Shield of California over ongoing contract negotiations.

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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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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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MDaudit Enhances Billing Compliance And Revenue Integrity Platform with AI Capabilities

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. MDaudit, an award-winning provider of technologies and analytics tools that enable premier healthcare organizations to minimize billing risk and maximize revenues, announced today it has elevated the artificial intelligence (AI) and automation capabilities of its […] The article MDaudit Enhances Billing Compliance And Revenue Integrity Platform with AI Capabilities appeared first on electron

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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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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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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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The Revolutionary Impact of Healthcare Mobile Apps In Remote Regions

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Amy Groden-Morrison, vice president of marketing and sales operations, Alpha Software. In an era where technology intersects with health to create impactful solutions, healthcare mobile applications are proving to be a lifeline in remote […] The article The Revolutionary Impact of Healthcare Mobile Apps In Remote Regions appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Amazon Pharmacy launches same-day RX delivery in New York and Los Angeles

Mobi Health News

The company says its pharmacists will use genAI and machine learning to help them accurately and quickly fill prescriptions.

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