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AI in health care: a synergy of humans and technology

KevinMD

An excerpt from Artificial Intelligence in Medicine: A Compilation of Stories from Doctors Across Multiple Disciplines on AI Breakthroughs, Challenges, and Potentials in the Healthcare System. Imagine having a personal health or administrative assistant who never sleeps but continuously tracks and analyzes your data. Also, imagine you have at your practice, … Read more… AI in health care: a synergy of humans and technology originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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EHR documentation burdens increasing with virtual care expansion, says study

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Network compared patient messaging among ambulatory physicians before and after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, finding they were mostly documenting visits and not messaging patients. WHY IT MATTERS The study proposed that if telemedicine expansion indicates physicians spending more overall time in EHRs, health systems and policymakers may need to alter productivity expectations and their reimbursement policies.

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A New Frontier in Cancer Treatment: Azra AI Partners with CancerX to Harness the Power of AI

Digital Health Global

Azra AI proudly contributes its cutting-edge expertise to bolster the White House Cancer Moonshot FRANKLIN, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Azra AI , a healthtech leader using artificial intelligence (AI) and workflow automation to accelerate the identification and treatment of cancer, is excited to announce it is a member of CancerX , a public-private partnership aimed at unleashing the power of innovation to fight cancer in the United States.

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Lifepoint Health is Using Modern Technology to Make Patient Data Actionable

Healthcare IT Today

We recently had a chance to sit down with Jessica Beegle, Senior Vice President, Chief Innovation Officer at  Lifepoint Health , who shared with us that her past experience has given her a unique view in crafting the patient experience. Prior to Lifepoint Health, Beegle worked at Amazon AWS and Google, companies that are known for creating and using cutting- edge technology to deliver results.

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Transform Clinical Communication With Role-based Messaging

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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Philips receives $60M from Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for AI tech

Mobi Health News

The funds will be used to speed up global adoption of AI algorithms on Philips Lumify Handheld Ultrasound to help rural providers identify abnormalities during pregnancy.

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Life beyond career milestones across industries

KevinMD

Navigating career transitions across diverse fields Embarking on a career transition can be as daunting as it is exciting. Whether you’re a seasoned physician contemplating a shift into humanitarian work, a military veteran eyeing the entrepreneurial landscape, or a tech professional eager to innovate in the startup realm, the journey ahead is paved with unique Read more… Life beyond career milestones across industries originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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VA, VHA, Verizon partner to increase rural veterans' telehealth access

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

To help conquer the digital divide preventing rural veterans from accessing the range of health and wellness benefits they are eligible for, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is offering new access to telehealth and virtual care options. Working with the Veterans Health Administration's National Center for Collaborative Healthcare Innovation, the VA Palo Alto Healthcare System and Verizon Public Sector, the VA will be providing broadband connectivity directly to veterans living in remo

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VR mental health platform XRHealth blasts off with NASA

Mobi Health News

XRHealth, HTC Vive and Nord-Space Aps engineered the Vive Focus 3 headset to withstand microgravity conditions to help treat astronauts' mental health in space.

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The 2023 Health Consumer Update from Kaufman Hall – Measure What Matters (To Patients)

Health Populi

While there are barriers preventing health systems and care providers from adopting consumer-focused measures for patient experience, those who have deployed these metrics can provide solid role models for advancing consumer-centered care. Welcome to Kaufman Hall’s eighth annual study culminating in the 2023 State of the Healthcare Consumer Report.

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Guide to Business Writing

Everything you need to know about better business writing in one place. This is a complete guide to business writing — from a clear business writing definition to tips on how to hone your business writing skills.

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Increases in value-based payment adoption decreased family physician burnout, AAFP study finds

FierceHealthIT

Family physicians utilizing value-based payment (VBP) models reported burnout relief in a new study from EHR com | The study found that higher capitation rates combined with greater overall percentage of revenue from capitation resulted in the biggest reduction in physician burnout.

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Growing adoption of AI CXR solution among APAC military hospitals and more briefs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Lunit deploys AI CXR solution to military units in South Korea, Phillippines Lunit, a provider of AI diagnostic supp ort solutions, continues to supply its AI-powered chest x-ray screening solution to military health institutions across Asia-Pacific. Recently, the Lunit INSIGHT CXR was deployed at the Victoriano Luna Medical Center in Manila, Phillippines.

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Best Buy Health partners with Mass General Brigham for home care

Mobi Health News

The retail giant and Massachusetts-based healthcare system will develop custom tools to support the provider's Healthcare at Home offerings and devise new tech.

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Palantir to be named as winner of Federated Data Platform

DigitalHealth

Palantir and Accenture have been chosen as the winner of the £480m Federated Data Platform procurement, with an announcement expected imminently.

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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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Senate votes to reform PBMs again, stop $16 billion in hospital cuts

FierceHealthIT

Legislative spotlight was put back on pharmacy benefit manager reform and mental health in a comprehensive draft packaged presented by the Senate Finance Committee, which was passed Wednesday 26-0. | A comprehensive healthcare package garnered near unanimous approval on Wednesday, which could lead to big changes for PBMs down the road.

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MAVEN Project's specialty virtual care avoids $11M in unnecessary costs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The MAVEN Project is a nonprofit organization serving Federally Qualified Health Centers and free and charitable clinics, connecting expert specialty physician volunteers with clinic providers. Using telehealth technology, volunteers are working hand-in-hand with those on the front lines. They can consult on cases, serve as mentors, provide continuing education and collaborate with clinical staff.

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Post-stroke mobility rehab gets more personalised with new wearable robot

Mobi Health News

The device developed by Hong Kong researchers is said to be 40% more effective for rehabilitation of ankle-foot following a stroke than applying external mechanical forces alone.

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Redefining Benchmarks and Expectations In Urgent Care: A Data-Driven Approach

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Dr. Benjamin Barlow, chief medical officer, Experity. As we evaluate the healthcare landscape following the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly the urgent care (UC) industry, facilities have undergone significant transformation. Patient behaviors and economic factors have […] The article Redefining Benchmarks and Expectations In Urgent Care: A Data-Driven Approach appeared first on electronic

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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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MA enrollees have fewer hospitalizations, Harvard study finds

FierceHealthIT

Medicare Advantage (MA) beneficiaries have better quality of care and health outcomes than traditional fee-for-service counterparts, researchers from Harvard Medical School found. | Another white paper released by Inovalon and Harvard Medical School highlights the benefits Medicare Advantage enrollees enjoy over traditional Medicare counterparts.

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OECD health report defines digital health as emerging health determinant 

DigitalHealth

The latest OECD annual health report, Health at a Glance 2023, spotlights digital health as an “emerging health determinant”.

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Artera launches conversational AI patient communication tool with Hyro

Mobi Health News

The company's Artera Care Assist, powered by Hyro, can be embedded within a provider's website to answer patients' questions 24/7.

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Effective Epic Application Management and Epic Go-Live

Healthcare IT Today

While many in the industry are ready to move past the EHR, the reality for health IT leaders is that the EHR still takes up a large portion of their mindshare and has some of the biggest impact for good or bad on an organization. Managed and implemented effectively it can be an important tool for a healthcare organization to run more efficiently and provide better care.

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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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Hims & Hers boosts revenue outlook to $868M, expects to be profitable in early 2024

FierceHealthIT

Hims & Hers' strong revenue growth streak continued in the third quarter as the digital health and wellness business brought in $227 million, up 57% from a year ago. | With continued strong revenue growth, Hims & Hers expects to be profitable by the first half of 2024. The digital health and wellness company boosted its revenue outlook for the year and announced a new AI-powered service to personalize treatments.

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4 Steps to Take When Preventing Medical Supply Loss

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Oftentimes, medical facilities need to focus on preventing overstock and out-of-stock supplies needed to get their work done or when needed to provide their patients with the best care. But like any other business, sometimes, […] The article 4 Steps to Take When Preventing Medical Supply Loss appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Walmart Health signs care coordination agreements with Florida health system, insurer

Mobi Health News

The retail giant will be a preferred provider through insurer Ambetter from Sunshine Health and streamline care-coordination services with health system Orlando Health.

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What Healthcare Policy or Regulation Would You Change if You Could?

Healthcare IT Today

Rules and regulations are put into place in order to keep people safe, on both the administrator end and the user end. This is especially important in the field of healthcare, where we are talking about people’s health and lives. But are all policies and regulations made by people with knowledge and experience in the field? Are these rules made with everyone’s best interest in mind?

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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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Many open questions remain on AI risks, liability that will likely play out in court, experts say

FierceHealthIT

President Joe Biden's executive order on artificial intelligence gives marching orders to federal agencies to take concrete actions in the coming year. | Many technology executives are concerned that the reporting requirements will be a big lift for some developers, will increase costs and even conflict with current AI regulations under agencies like the FDA.

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4 Steps to Take When Preventing Medical Supply Loss

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Oftentimes, medical facilities need to focus on preventing overstock and out-of-stock supplies needed to get their work done or when needed to provide their patients with the best care. But like any other business, sometimes, […] The article 4 Steps to Take When Preventing Medical Supply Loss appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Hims & Hers reports Q3 earnings, launches AI offering and more digital health earnings

Mobi Health News

Butterfly Network reports decreased total revenue in the third quarter, and teletherapy company Talkspace shows a 32% increase in revenue over the prior year period.