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Data Analytics in Healthcare: 5 Key Performance Metrics

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Data analytics in healthcare has become a crucial tool for organizations aiming to improve patient outcomes, streamline operations, and enhance financial performance. By focusing on key performance metrics, healthcare providers can make informed decisions, optimize processes, and ultimately provide better care. The post Data Analytics in Healthcare: 5 Key Performance Metrics appeared first on BHM Healthcare Solutions.

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TeleHealth 1.0 is dead. Long live TeleHealth 2.0

Lloyd Price

Exec Summary: TeleHealth 1.0 is Generalist TeleHealth , TeleHealth 2.0 is Specialist TeleHealth. The focus is shifting towards TeleHealth that offers a more specialised and tailored approach to patient care. This doesn't negate the role of generalists, but emphasises the value of specialists in specific areas. There's been a lot of talk about the decline of TeleHealth recently.

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Ethnic representation within virtual reality: a co-design study in a forensic youth care setting

BMC Digital Health

Virtual reality (VR) is one of the most cutting-edge digital technologies currently used to extend and adapt mental health interventions. When designing therapeutic VR-applications, bias related to representat.

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Exploring the potential of Apple’s biosensing earbuds in health care

KevinMD

Apple’s recent patent application for a biosensing device integrated into their earbuds opens up numerous possibilities for health care. This innovative technology aims to measure various biological signals from users, including EEG, EMG, EOG, ECG, GSR, and BVP. Here’s how each of these technologies can be harnessed to improve health care: 1.

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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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Mayo Clinic, Zipline partner to deliver supplies to patients' homes using drones

Mobi Health News

Patients of the medical center's hospital-at-home program in Minnesota and Florida will be able to receive home deliveries via Zipline's drones.

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Geisinger saves $560K in pilot integrating video visits into Epic MyChart

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Over the course of the pandemic, demand for behavioral health services increased dramatically in the communities served by Geisinger, the Danville, Pennsylvania-based health system. With a large patient population in rural areas, Geisinger expanded its use of telemedicine to scale access and leverage a national workforce to serve them. Today, Geisinger Behavioral Health serves more than 45,000 unique patients annually, with more than 80% of services offered via telemedicine.

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Mastering prompt engineering to elevate AI in clinical practice

KevinMD

As health care professionals, we are constantly seeking innovative ways to leverage technology to improve patient outcomes. One emerging tool with immense potential is artificial intelligence (AI). However, to fully harness AI’s power in clinical settings, we must first master the art of prompt engineering. Effective prompt crafting hinges on six essential elements: 1.

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Biosensor technology company Allez Health secures $60M

Mobi Health News

The continuous glucose monitoring biosensor platform will use the funds to scale its manufacturing, move toward regulatory approval and perform more clinical trials.

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Prescriptions Are Up, Health Services Utilization Down, and GLP-1s Are a Major Growth Driver: IQVIA’s 2024 Update

Health Populi

In the past year, the growth of prescription drug utilization and spending has much to do with the use of GLP-1 agonists to treat diabetes and obesity, along with immunology therapy, and lipid meds, along with specialty medicines now accounting for over half of spending — up from 49% in 2018. This update comes from The Use of Medicines in the U.S. 2024 from the IQVIA Institute for Human Data Science.

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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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Prescription delivery via drone is coming to more cities

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Zipline, the drone delivery and logistics company, announced this week its new partnership with Mayo Clinic's hospital-at-home program that's designed to deliver medications and other home-based care needs. Texas-based Memorial Hermann Health System will also work with the autonomous delivery and logistics company to integrate drone-based transport for specialty prescriptions and medical supplies directly to patient homes in the Houston area beginning in 2026, the health system said.

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Apple’s new accessibility features: a game changer in health care

KevinMD

Apple’s recent announcement of new accessibility features, including eye tracking, music haptics, and vocal shortcuts, represents a significant leap in technological advancement to improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities. These features are set to revolutionize health care by enhancing patient autonomy, improving the quality of care, and supporting inclusive design.

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Concert Health, WellSpan Health partner to support PCPs in Pennsylvania

Mobi Health News

WellSpan Philhaven will add the digital health company's offerings to its suite of behavioral health services to support its primary care providers.

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Epic releases open-source AI validation tool for health systems

FierceHealthIT

Epic launched an open-source tool on Wednesday to enable healthcare organizations to test and monitor artificial intelligence models. | Six weeks after announcing it was developing an AI validation software tool for healthcare, Epic has launched the open-source tool on Github to help health systems test and validate AI models.

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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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HIMSSCast: Home health challenges offset by creating patient and caregiver communities

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Homecare is facing challenges and none are new. Reimbursement rates from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services are low and staffing shortages are high, as is demand for home health services due to a rising, elderly demographic.

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5G Ushered Huge Advances in Healthcare Technology. What will 6G Offer?

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by John English, Director of Service Provider Marketing and Business Development at NETSCOUT Amidst the COVID-19 crisis, medical technology became essential for keeping healthcare running when other industries had to close. Cellular network technology, particularly 5G, has been a critical enabler in running medical services during and after the pandemic.

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Hims & Hers adds GLP-1 injections to weight loss program

Mobi Health News

The company said its drugs will be more accessible than brand-name versions thanks to a partnership with a manufacturer of generic and 503B compounded injectables.

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UPMC's layoffs were the start of a McKinsey-guided 'transformation,' documents show

FierceHealthIT

A wave of employee layoffs that UPMC announced last month was just one part of a broader restructure and operations “transformation” initiative, for which the nonprofit system has tapped management | An internal presentation obtained by Fierce Healthcare outlined April's “tough, but necessary" layoffs as one part of a broader look at the nonprofit system's operations, for which it has partnered with the consulting firm McKinsey & Company.

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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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Budget 2024: Private hospitals tapped to provide psychiatric telehealth amid crisis

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Australian mental health system has reached a crisis point where psychiatrists and other mental health professionals are leaving the sector in droves due to burnout and inadequate support, leaving patients to wait for long to receive care or delay their treatment and risk further deterioration. A news report recently revealed that one in four psychiatry positions in public health institutions are vacant in some states.

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How Technology Drives Value-Based Care

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Phyllis Wojtusik, Executive Vice President of Value-Based Care at Real Time Medical Systems. We all know that CMS is pushing hard towards value-based care. They’re goal is to have 100% of Medicare beneficiaries in a value-based care arrangement by 2030. We see a number of ACO approaches that make up these efforts, along with Medicare Advantage plans.

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Teladoc may face a second class action lawsuit by investors

Mobi Health News

The suit alleges Teladoc made misleading claims about its advertising spending related to BetterHelp causing decreased revenues and a substantial drop in its stock price.

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Cadence finds reduced cost and better outcomes for heart failure patients through remote monitoring program 

FierceHealthIT

A new paper published in the Journal of Cardiac Failure shows that patients on Cadence’s remote physiologic monitoring program had better outcomes than patients eligible for the program wh | Deaths from heart failure are rising. National remote monitoring company Cadence published new evidence that RM for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF) could be the missing link in heart failure treatment.

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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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Mayo Clinic, Zipline partner to deliver supplies to patients' homes using drones

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Patients of the medical center's hospital-at-home program in Minnesota and Florida will be able to receive home deliveries via Zipline's drones.

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Beyond the Buzzword: Practical Digital Transformation Strategies For Health Systems

Optimum Healthcare IT

Effective digital transformation strategies in healthcare include leveraging existing technologies to improve efficiencies, financial performance, & patient outcomes. The post Beyond the Buzzword: Practical Digital Transformation Strategies For Health Systems appeared first on Optimum Healthcare IT.

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Real-world data platform Atropos Health raises $33M

Mobi Health News

The company will use the funds to enter into strategic relationships with life sciences organizations focusing on oncology and specialty care.

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Express Scripts, CPESN team up to support independent pharmacies in providing key services

FierceHealthIT

Express Scripts will partner with CPESN in the latest evolution of its IndependentRx Initiative, which aims to boost independent and community pharmacies. | Express Scripts will partner with CPESN in the latest evolution of its IndependentRx Initiative, which aims to boost independent and community pharmacies.

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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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5 Considerations for Managing Data in the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) Era

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Jessica Rengstorf , MPH, Director of US Healthcare Strategy at Endava From Alexa speakers to Apple watches, robotic or ‘smart’ devices connected to the Internet of Things (IoT) are now ubiquitous among consumers. The healthcare market is no exception. The global Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) market is expected to reach over $187 billion by 2028, more than four times its worth in 2020—owing in part to improving technology and the rise in remote care during

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Industry Spotlight: Alan Payne, group product and engineering director, the Access Group

DigitalHealth

Alan Payne, group product and engineering director with the Access Group, tells Jennifer Trueland that unleashing the potential of community and third sector services is key to reducing friction in the system and improving outcomes for patients

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Uber Health launches caregiver-focused platform with health benefits insights

Mobi Health News

Caregivers can order rides and deliveries for their care recipients and pay for the service using the care receiver's health benefits.

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