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3 Ways to Increase EMR Testing Speed & Accuracy

Optimum Healthcare IT

EMR Testing is usually a complex & manual process. Here are 3 things you can do to reduce testing time & increase accuracy and efficiency. The post 3 Ways to Increase EMR Testing Speed & Accuracy appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

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The ROI on Patient Experience = Loyalty, Trust and Revenue – Listening to Accenture

Health Populi

When health care providers and payers make patients’ lives easier, there’s a multiplying factor for loyalty and revenue growth, according to Accenture’s latest look into the value of experience in The Power of Trust: Unlocking patient loyalty in healthcare. Accenture conducted two surveys for this research, assessing nearly 16,000 U.S. adult consumers’ views on healthcare providers and health insurance plans.

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Can AI save the medical profession?

KevinMD

I was working in a busy GP clinic when I finished seeing my last patient for the day, and I felt a sense of relief that the day was over; however, that relief was quickly overshadowed by the daunting mountain of paperwork I needed to complete before I could go home. In general practice, this Read more… Can AI save the medical profession? originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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How to navigate the risks of remote patient monitoring

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Remote patient monitoring has been taking the spotlight in health IT, and the number of hospitals and health systems embracing this approach to patient care in the home has been increasing. What's more, the number of reimbursable RPM services may soon be on the rise thanks to efforts spearheaded by the CPT Editorial Panel and the American Medical Association.

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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 Two Health Systems Transformed Their Approach to Behavioral Health Care 

Iris Telehealth

Virtual care helps transform a health system’s approach to behavioral health care, giving their communities and providers much needed support. However, there are several considerations to keep in mind when it comes to virtual behavioral health integration. In a webinar hosted by Becker’s Hospital Review, healthcare leaders from Elliot Health System and Texas Health Resources shared their strategic and economic cases for behavioral health integration, insights into implementing virtual services i

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AI-powered surveillance in China

KevinMD

Today, in China, if you walk across the street where you are not supposed to, expect a ticket to arrive in the mail. Somehow. Out of all the faces in China. An AI-monitored camera will see you and report your crime to the authorities. Lately, these fines have been coming almost instantly by text message. Read more… AI-powered surveillance in China originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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National Nurses United pushes back against deployment of ‘unproven’ AI in healthcare

FierceHealthIT

The nation’s largest nurses union is demanding that artificial intelligence tools used in healthcare be proven safe and equitable before deployment. | A union organization for nurses nationwide says the deployment of AI in healthcare will push nurses out of patient rooms and compromise patient safety. A new AI Bill of Rights lays out nurse and patient protections, which are not currently being met.

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2011's AARP prediction for older adults: technology to live your best life

Aging in Place Technology Watch

An old report, the core concept of Connected Living was excellent and predictive. A long time ago, AARP sponsored research that posed questions about technology’s future role in connecting older adults with families, resources, and each other. With input from 30 industry experts, the research attempted to answer how technology could better serve older adults moving forward.

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Mika Health, Cancer Support Community partner on AI oncologic digital therapeutic

Mobi Health News

Cancer patients and caregivers will receive free access to an AI-enabled app for mental health and other support services.

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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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Embracing innovation in the digitized operating room

KevinMD

In modern medicine, the operating room epitomizes precision, expertise, and innovation. While we’ve made incredible advancements in medical science and patient care in recent decades, operating rooms have faced their share of challenges, from inefficiencies to outdated technology. However, the OR is poised for transformation as health care embraces computational care and digitization, revolutionizing surgical Read more… Embracing innovation in the digitized operating room originally appear

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Industry Voices—Walmart's exit from health centers reflects broader challenges in primary care

FierceHealthIT

Walmart announced that it is closing all 51 of its health centers and virtual care ope | The hope that retailers were poised to offer a scaled-up solution has yielded to a more realistic view that, at best, it will be a long journey.

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DHSC slashes investment in NHS AI Lab by £111m

DigitalHealth

The Department of Health and Social Care has slashed investment in NHS AI Lab from a promised £250 million to just £139m, Digital Health News has learned.

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Dexcom G7 CGM device will connect directly to Apple Watch via Bluetooth

Mobi Health News

The feature allows users to obtain real-time CGM data on their Watch without an iPhone present.

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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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AI and eClinicalWorks in the Cloud at United Digestive

Healthcare IT Today

According to Rich Eells, VP of Innovation & Integration at United Digestive , the company is committed to continuous improvement. This trait works well with eClinicalWorks in the cloud, given the ability of a cloud service to introduce new features quickly. Running on Microsoft Azure also provides access to many resources and features. United Digestive employs 200 practitioners in the Southeastern US.

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Appeals court upholds ruling barring former Express Scripts chief from joining CVS

FierceHealthIT

A federal appeals court has upheld an injunction preventing the former head of Express Scripts from taking an executive role at CVS Health. | A federal appeals court has upheld an injunction preventing the former head of Express Scripts from taking an executive role at CVS Health.

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Study highlights need for more rigorous evaluation of digital health apps

DigitalHealth

A study from Ulster University has called for more rigorous evaluation of digital health apps rather than reliance on user ratings and download numbers.

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Pager Health, League partner for maternity care for underserved populations

Mobi Health News

The virtual care provider and care navigation platform's tools will be embedded into League's offerings, adding secure chat and multi-point care navigation to its portfolio.

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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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CIO Podcast – Episode 75: AI Benefits with Bill Hudson

Healthcare IT Today

For the 75th episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we are joined by Bill Hudson, Chief Digital Strategist at Aidoc and former CIO at INTEGRIS Health and John Muir Health to talk AI! We kick this episode off by discussing the motivation behind his transition from his role as CIO to the vendor side. Then we talk about where we think AI will offer operational benefits to organizations.

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In-person, virtual support groups now available to Navajo veterans

FierceHealthIT

Navajo veterans can now access in-person and virtual peer support groups thanks to a partnership between Televeda and the Navajo Nation Veterans Administration. | The support groups take the form of talking circles, deeply rooted in the traditional practices of Indigenous people. Televeda is also offering other virtual talking circles for women and LGBTQ+ individuals.

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Joe McDonald: The moment I realised, I’m history

DigitalHealth

A stellar career in digital wasn't enough to land Joe McDonald an interview for the National CCIO job. So why was he passed over? He has his suspicions.

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UltraSight, Mayo Clinic develop Al-powered algorithms for image analysis

Mobi Health News

The organizations will co-develop algorithms to help healthcare professionals analyze point-of-care ultrasound images for cardiac care.

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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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Sift Healthcare Raises $20M Series B Funding Round to Enhance AI-Powered Payment Solutions

Healthcare IT Today

Led by B Capital, Investment will Accelerate Growth as Sift Further Innovates its AI Co-Pilot Solutions and Scales to Support Market Demand Sift Healthcare (Sift) , a leading innovator in AI-powered healthcare payment solutions, today announced the successful close of its $20M Series B funding round. Led by B Capital , with continued support from existing investors, including Allos Ventures , First Trust Capital Partners , and Rock River Capital , Sift will use this funding to prioritize te

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Blue KC exiting Medicare Advantage market by 2025 due to 'regulatory demands'

FierceHealthIT

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City is leaving the Medicare Advantage (MA) market at the end of 2024, the insurer announced recently. | Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City is opting out of the Medicare Advantage market. The health plan said its relatively low membership and burdensome regulatory factors meant the company no longer view the market as financially viable.

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Critical incident at Synnovis disrupts pathology services across SE London

DigitalHealth

Breaking news: A critical incident at Synnovis has disrupted services at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS FT and King’s College Hospital NHS FT.

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Q&A: Creating digital therapeutics for patient impact and profitability

Mobi Health News

Dr. Guido Giunti discusses patient involvement and the necessity of being forward-thinking in creating digital therapeutics.

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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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Easy, Secure Logins for Patient Data with LG Solutions

Healthcare IT Today

Security has become a top priority in healthcare. If you’re not investing in secure solutions, you’re going to have problems. The challenge for many organizations is balancing the need for secure solutions while not impacting the workflow for clinicians and patients. This is why it was great to see LG coming together with Imprivata to create a simple, secure solution that satisfied the CISOs needs and desires along with a simple workflow that doesn’t impact clinicians and pat

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Burdensome step therapy requirements could delay care for cancer patients: analysis

FierceHealthIT

Restrictive health plan policies are increasingly relying on step therapy for cancer drugs, recent analysis from consulting firm Avalere shows. | Step therapy is embedded within prior auth requirements by health plans, potentially delaying critical access to care for cancer patients. In rare circumstances, patients must go through triple or quadruple step therapy.

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Black and ethnic minority people underrepresented in virtual wards

DigitalHealth

An NHS England analysis of the effectiveness of virtual wards has found that black and ethnic minority people are underrepresented in patient cohorts.

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