Sat.Oct 28, 2023 - Fri.Nov 03, 2023

article thumbnail

“My Doctor’s Office” Should Accept Wearable Tech Health Data, Most Patients Say

Health Populi

“Do personal health trackers belong in the doctor’s office?” Software Advice wondered. “Yes,” the company’s latest consumer survey found, details of which are discussed in a report published on their website. Unique to this study is the patient sample polled: Software Advice surveyed 876 patients in September 2023 to gauge their perspectives on wearable tech and health.

article thumbnail

AI in Healthcare: Separating Hype from Reality

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Stephen Dean, co-founder, Keona Health. If you were to believe all the headlines you read about AI in healthcare, you’d probably think that AI will be curing cancer and replacing doctors within the year. I […] The article AI in Healthcare: Separating Hype from Reality appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

91
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

article thumbnail

AI and the Human Touch: Embracing a Symbiotic Future

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Ed Watal, Founder and Principal at Intellibus It seems as if every news outlet, talking head, and business influencer has been talking about AI — and for good reason. Though artificial intelligence is not a new concept, the latest innovations in what the technology can do for business, news, media, art, and finance are taking the world by storm.

article thumbnail

Biden to sign sweeping executive order pursuing 'safe, secure and trustworthy' AI development

FierceHealthIT

President Joe Biden is set to sign a sweeping executive order establishing new safety, security and equity standards for artificial intelligence, including its use within the healthcare industry.

126
126
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

Navigating the AI revolution in medicine: from liability and technicalities to ethics and policy

KevinMD

The current landscape of AI in medicine. Integrating artificial intelligence (AI) into health care is a complex yet transformative journey. As AI becomes increasingly indispensable, the medical community faces a paradigm shift—from being accountable for using AI to potentially being liable for not using it. In this article, we will explore the multifaceted implications of Read more… Navigating the AI revolution in medicine: from liability and technicalities to ethics and policy originally appear

Health IT 275

More Trending

article thumbnail

Clinician Burnout – Lessons from BDO’s Clinician Experience Survey for Patient Experience and Primary Care

Health Populi

Clinicians’ feeling burnout is the top morale challenge facing U.S. doctors, driven by turnover and understaffing, compassion fatigue, and challenges using digital tools — think EHRs. T he 2023 BDO Clinician Experience Survey “takes on” clinician burnout, connecting the strategic dots between the clinician experience and the patient experience.

article thumbnail

Suki expands availability of its ambient AI clinical documentation platform

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Suki announced the expansion of its ambient artificial intelligence technology, Suki Assistant, to more than 20 independent practices, including Capital City Primary and Immediate Care. The application is a voice assistant that generates notes in real-time by listening to patient-clinician interactions. It can be used for clinical documentation, diagnosis coding, real-time information retrieval from the electronic health record and other applications.

EHR 165
article thumbnail

CVS Health beats the Street with $2.3B in Q3 profit

FierceHealthIT

CVS Health beat the Street on both earnings and revenue in the third quarter, reporting $2.3 billion in profit. | By comparison, the company reported a $3.4 billion loss in the third quarter of 2022 as it paid out its part in a global settlement over the opioid crisis.

145
145
article thumbnail

Q&A: The status of the White House-led CancerX initiative

Mobi Health News

Jennifer Goldsack, CEO of the Digital Medicine Society, which co-hosts the CancerX initiative, discusses advances in improving cancer care options via digital innovation.

292
292
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

NHS England has not yet proven its case on FDP

DigitalHealth

With the award of the Federated Data Platform contract said to be delayed until mid-November, NHS England appears to be seeking to drum up support for it.

144
144
article thumbnail

Tele-stroke tech improves care and provider confidence at Essentia Health-Fargo

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Essentia Health-Fargo did not necessarily have a specific problem that led it to implement tele-stroke technology. Rather, the implementation stemmed from a desire to be proactive in delivering the best care possible. A PROACTIVE MOVE "Per AHA/ASA Stroke Care Guidelines, tele-stroke implementation is effective in triaging patients for IV thrombolytics and endovascular therapy," said Chelsey Kuznia, RN, SCRN, stroke program manager at Essentia Health-Fargo, DNV Certified Comprehensive S

article thumbnail

Physician groups decry finalized Medicare payment cuts for 2024 as expenses rise

FierceHealthIT

The Biden administration Thursday finalized policy changes for Medicare reimbursements in 2024 that will cut payments to physicians by 1.25% compared to 2023. | The Biden administration Thursday finalized policy changes for Medicare reimbursements in 2024 that will cut payments to physicians by 1.25% compared to 2023.

Medicare 143
article thumbnail

President Biden's executive order on AI directs HHS to establish safety program

Mobi Health News

The White House plan for "safe, secure and trustworthy" artificial intelligence wants the Department of Health and Human Services to have a mechanism in place to collect reports of "harms or unsafe healthcare practices," and act to remedy them.

257
257
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

Wachter: NHS needs ‘new central investment’ to achieve digital maturity

DigitalHealth

Professor Bob Wachter believes the NHS requires ‘a new central investment’ to achieve digital maturity and realise the potential of emerging technologies.

135
135
article thumbnail

South Korea forms national commission for promoting bio-health tech and more briefs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

South Korea forms national bio-health commission The South Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) has recently enacted the presidential decree that establishes the Bio-health Innovation Commission. This commission, according to a press release, seeks to foster the local bio-health industry and provide systemic support for the integration of the latest technologies, including AI and nanotechnology.

article thumbnail

Amid concerns about claims denials, Democrats seek greater oversight of Medicare Advantage plans' use of AI

FierceHealthIT

House Democrats are pressuring Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to better evaluate how AI is utilized by Medicare Advantage plans, hoping to prevent eye-catching rates of denial. | Medicare Advantage prior authorization denials are in the crosshairs of House Democrats. They say evidence points toward insurers willingly allowing algorithms to wrongfully deny service to patients.

Medicare 140
article thumbnail

Q&A: Moon Surgical's Maestro System and assisting in laparoscopic surgery

Mobi Health News

Anne Osdoit, CEO of Moon Surgical, discusses the company's commercial version of its surgical robotics system that recently assisted laparoscopic surgeons in France.

251
251
article thumbnail

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!

article thumbnail

Palantir CEO acknowledges FDP could aid NHS data being sold in future 

DigitalHealth

In an interview Sunday, Alex Karp, co-founder and CEO of Palantir, said the (FDP) could make it easier for a future UK government to sell off NHS data.

132
132
article thumbnail

MDaudit’s 2023 Annual Benchmark Report Finds a Fourfold Increase in External Payer Audits, Patient Volumes Double

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. External payer audits quadrupled in volume in 2023, making timely responses more challenging than ever for resource-strapped healthcare organizations. Though patient volumes and surgeries have begun to recover from COVID-19 declines – with a 23% […] The article MDaudit’s 2023 Annual Benchmark Report Finds a Fourfold Increase in External Payer Audits, Patient Volumes Double appeared first on

91
article thumbnail

Once a high-flying 'unicorn,' Olive AI sells two key businesses, winds down operations

FierceHealthIT

Healthcare startup Olive saw a meteoric rise in 2020 and 2021, spurred by the digital health funding boom and the need for automation during the COVID-19 pandemic. | It marks the end of the line for healthcare automation startup Olive AI. The company sold its clearinghouse and patient access business units to Waystar and its prior authorization business unit to Humata Health.

article thumbnail

Care enablement platform IKS Health acquires AQuity Solutions for $200M

Mobi Health News

The acquisition combines IKS Health's tech-enabled ambulatory care offerings with AQuity's acute care solutions pertaining to clinical documentation.

242
242
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

AI Diagnostic Fund worth £21m to be shared by 64 NHS trusts

DigitalHealth

The £21m AI Diagnostic Fund is to be split between 64 NHS trusts to speed up the diagnosis of lung cancer and how quickly patients can access treatment.

130
130
article thumbnail

OntarioMD Looks to Help with AI Adoption and EMR Improvements

Healthcare IT Today

In an insightful conversation with Healthcare IT Today, Rob Fox, the Chief Executive Officer of OntarioMD , shared the organization’s pivotal role in advancing healthcare in Ontario. OntarioMD is embarking on two ambitious initiatives. One is aimed at helping Electronic Medical Record (EMR) users in Ontario drive down costs and have a bigger voice with vendors.

EMR 108
article thumbnail

Amazon's Rx to fix the pharmacy experience as brick-and-mortar drugstores struggle

FierceHealthIT

Leveraging its logistics and supply chain muscle, now including drone delivery, Amazon wants to make it faster and easier for patients to get their prescription medications and speed up "triage to | Amazon Pharmacy's focus on making it faster and more convenient for patients to get prescription medications comes as brick-and-mortar drugstores are limiting pharmacy hours and even closing locations across the country.

135
135
article thumbnail

Midi Health expands women's care access in all 50 states

Mobi Health News

The California-based virtual women's healthcare company will be available to employers nationwide beginning January 2024.

268
268
article thumbnail

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.

article thumbnail

FDP procurement complete but business use case causing delay – Tang

DigitalHealth

Ming Tang said the procurement process for the federated data platform (FDP) is complete, but the business use case is delaying the official announcement.

article thumbnail

Uniguest Expands Presence and Capabilities in Healthcare through Acquisition of pCare

Healthcare IT Today

Nashville-Based Uniguest Acquires pCare, a Leader in Interactive Patient Engagement Systems Uniguest , a global leader in digital engagement technology to multiple end markets, has announced the acquisition of pCare , a New York-based provider of interactive patient engagement systems designed to improve patient outcomes and experience while making the work of healthcare teams safer and simpler.

EMR 105
article thumbnail

How behavioral health tech can help overcome adoption hurdles among neurodiverse populations

FierceHealthIT

Technologies like wearables and virtual reality could become key tools in engaging neurodiverse patient populations, streamlining provider workflows and tracking outcomes, payers, therapists and te | Speakers at a virtual roundtable commended technologies like wearables and virtual reality (VR) for their potential to engage neurodiverse patients, streamline provider workflows, and measure and improve outcomes.

132
132