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Blockchain technology in population health management

KevinMD

Blockchain technology may revolutionize population health management. Patients and health care practitioners face the challenge of securely accessing, managing, integrating, and sharing health records. While blockchain is gaining attention in various industries, its application in health care and population health is still preliminary. Data security and interoperability By combining data security measures with innovative approaches to Read more… Blockchain technology in population health managem

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Planned community Lake Nona collects residents' data for longitudinal health study

Mobi Health News

Juan Santos, SVP of brand experience and innovation at the Tavistock Group, opened the Venture Connect Forum by discussing the community's collection of resident data to improve healthcare outcomes.

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AI: Patients Included

Health Populi

“Clinical transformation with AI is easier without patients.” When Dr. Grace Cordovano heard this statement on a panel of physicians convening to share perspectives on the future of AI in health care held in early March 2024, the board-certified patient advocate felt, in her words, “insulted on behalf of the patient communities I know that are working tirelessly to advance AI that works for them.” “The healthcare ecosystem and policy landscape must formally recognize patients as end-

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Fortifying Healthcare Email Security: Advanced Solutions and Mitigation Strategies

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Usman Choudhary, general manager, VIPRE Security Email remains a cornerstone communication tool for healthcare entities, yet the communication channel also presents formidable cybersecurity hurdles. The sensitive nature of patient data and the open nature […] The article Fortifying Healthcare Email Security: Advanced Solutions and Mitigation Strategies appeared first on electronichealthre

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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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The doctor’s digital twin will see you now

KevinMD

Imagine a day when you wake up from a perfect six hours and thirty-six minutes of restorative sleep. Overnight, a wearable device or implanted chip has been continuously monitoring and capturing a comprehensive set of your biological and physiological variables. The ingested data from the variables collected is processed through an adaptive machine learning algorithm Read more… The doctor’s digital twin will see you now originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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The Economic Contours of the Change Healthcare Cyber Attack: Taking Stock So Far

Health Populi

On February 22, 2024, I went to a CVS Pharmacy-Inside-Target in my community to fill a prescription for benzonatate 200 mg capsules. I had caught a bad case of the flu the week before, and subsequently suffered a very long tail of a cough. That’s TMI for me to write about in the Health Populi blog, but this story has a current-events twist: the pharmacist could not electronically link with my insurance company to transact my payment.

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A Gartner expert points to AI and hospital-at-home as the biggest emerging technologies at HIMSS24

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It's been a long week at HIMSS24, filled with educational sessions and an exhibit hall packed with the latest and greatest in healthcare information technology. Needless to say, artificial intelligence has dominated conversations. Veronica Walk is senior director analyst, healthcare and life sciences, at consulting firm Gartner, where she specializes in emerging clinical technologies.

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Time wasted, care hampered: How antiquated tech hurts patient engagement

KevinMD

As physicians, we’re trained to dig into a patient’s story to make a diagnosis. Ideally, we have time to get to know the person in front of us and get a comprehensive understanding of the reason for their visit. In an ideal world, we have the information we need to make an accurate diagnosis and Read more… Time wasted, care hampered: How antiquated tech hurts patient engagement originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Virtual agents, chatbots can improve care delivery, but trust is critical

Mobi Health News

Experts emphasized the value of proactive approaches, meaningful interactions and seamless connections to human support while using AI-enabled chatbots in healthcare.

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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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Celebrating World Sleep Day 2024 – Sleep Equity for Global Health

Health Populi

On the long list of things people can do to bolster their well-being, sleep ranks third after eating well and being physically active. We are calling out sleep as a key ingredient for health today, World Sleep Day 2024. Yes, it’s a real thing, and this year speaks to the theme of Sleep Equity for Global Health. The data point here comes from Datassential ‘s latest consumer survey conducted across all adult age groups in the U.S.

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Study reveals impact of AI on clinician diagnostic accuracy

Digital Health Global

In a groundbreaking study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), researchers shed light on the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) models on clinician diagnostic accuracy. The study, titled “ Measuring the Impact of AI in the Diagnosis of Hospitalized Patients: A Randomized Clinical Vignette Survey Study ,” offers critical insights into how AI influences clinical decision-making.

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Elon Musk’s Neuralink aims to empower disabled with brain implants

KevinMD

As of January 29th, the Elon Musk startup Neuralink delivered its first brain implant to a human. As described in initial reports, the patient seems to be doing well and is already benefiting from increased interneuronal communication. The goal of this application is to empower those with disabilities, specifically those with sensory and motor deficits, Read more… Elon Musk’s Neuralink aims to empower disabled with brain implants originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Streamlining emergency care with virtual video telemedicine

Mobi Health News

At HIMSS24 preconference Virtual Care Forum, Stanford Healthcare representatives discussed the care system's implementation of a virtual fast track program in its emergency department.

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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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HIMSS24 Cyber Forum keynote stresses collaboration on standards

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

"We think a lot about trust, how to build trust into technology so that we can realize its potential to serve our society and the public good," said Cherilyn Pascoe, Director of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, as she opened the cybersecurity forum ahead of HIMSS24 Monday in Orlando.

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HIMSS24: Oracle Health builds out generative AI tools in its quest to 'eliminate clicks' for clinicians

FierceHealthIT

ORLANDO, Florida — Software giant Oracle continues to build out generative AI tools in its healthcare solutions as it debuted a new service for care management this week and plans to roll out | Oracle is integrating generative AI and ambient listening technologies into its EHR to streamline medical notetaking for clinicians. "We're not trying to go from 10 clicks to seven clicks.

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A Look at Sunoh’s Ambient Clinical Voice Solutions Including New EHR Integrations

Healthcare IT Today

One of the hottest topics in healthcare and particularly at the HIMSS 2024 conference is ambient clinical voice. We haven’t seen this much universal interest in a health IT product since the government offered $36 billion in stimulus money for EHR software. However, this feels very different since healthcare organizations are evaluating ambient clinical voice solutions on their merit versus chasing government money.

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Takeaways from the Virtual Care Forum at HIMSS24

Mobi Health News

Experts discussed new emergency department models using telemedicine, building trust in virtual healthcare environments and public/private sector collaboration.

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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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Technology moving the needle on behavioral health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

ORLANDO – Behavioral health issues are unfortunately common in today's healthcare environment; suicides, psychiatric bed capacity and lack of access to psychiatrists all occur with some regularity, and as is the case with many aspects of healthcare, technology can help to address some of these issues. Dr.

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AHA: 94% of hospitals financially impacted by Change Healthcare's cyberattack

FierceHealthIT

Nearly every hospital is feeling the consequences of Change Healthcare’s cyberattack on their finances, patient care delivery, or both, according to reports from almost 1,000 hospitals compiled by | Almost 60% of surveyed hospitals reported at least $1 million of impacted revenues per day, and 74% said that the incident has had "direct" implications on patient care within their facilities.

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Frank Hester racist remarks on Dianne Abbott MP cause revulsion

DigitalHealth

Racist remarks said to have been made by the CEO of TPP, inciting violence against UK MP Dianne Abbott have resulted in widespread condemnation.

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Virtual care requires leadership change as nursing shortage looms

Mobi Health News

Experts shared insights into change leadership and management strategies, with a focus on mindset shifts and care model modifications that can boost patient experience and safety.

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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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Takeaways from the Virtual Care Forum at HIMSS24

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Experts discussed new emergency department models using telemedicine to build trust in virtual healthcare environments and public-private sector collaboration.

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HIMSS24: 'Fasten your seatbelts'—Hackensack Meridian CEO predicts acceleration of gen AI to help healthcare workforce

FierceHealthIT

ORLANDO — It's almost impossible to have a conversation at HIMSS24 without the topic of artificial intelligence or generative AI coming up. | How will the conversations about AI in healthcare change by next year's HIMSS conference? Hackensack Meridian CEO Robert Garrett predicts that pilot projects underway now will roll out into practice.

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The Next Generation Of Medical AI: Exploring Safe and Accurate Innovation In Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

In recent years, natural language processing (NLP) has emerged as a promising tool, powering algorithms for decoding complex medical language. The technology enables users to extract information from patient records and rapidly assess disease progression, treatment efficacy, health trends, and other use cases. Despite its initial promise, NLP has fallen short of expectations in healthcare.

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Evaluating a return on investment for virtual care

Mobi Health News

Various factors around ROI on virtual tech should be considered before implementation, such as billing revenue, increased efficiency, downstream revenue and improved outcomes, said experts at HIMSS24 preconference Virtual Care Forum.

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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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Telehealth equity key to addressing digital gaps

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

ORLANDO – Telehealth technology has advanced rapidly over the past few years, and while it's both popular and promising, it has also shined a light on the contrast between patient populations with and without adequate access and digital health literacy, the latter of which are less likely to engage in this type of medical care. That's where a digital equity strategy comes in.

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HIMSS24: How Epic is building out AI, ambient technology for clinicians

FierceHealthIT

ORLANDO — A year ago, at HIMSS23 in Las Vegas, Epic announced it was working with Microsoft to integrate large language model tools and AI into its electronic health record software. | AI technology in healthcare is rapidly evolving, and the potential for generative AI to free up time to focus more on patients is getting clinicians excited about technology, said Jacqueline Gerhart, M.D., Epic clinician and vice president of clinical informatics.

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Interoperability and Prior Authorization Are on FHIR

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Responses from Joe Gagnon, CEO, 1upHealth. The recently released CMS Interoperability and Prior Authorization final rule is a pivotal measure to reshape the industry. By laying the groundwork for expanded access to health information and […] The article Interoperability and Prior Authorization Are on FHIR appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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