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How this country doctor embraced artificial intelligence

KevinMD

I guess you could call me a country doctor. In addition to serving as a chief medical officer and practicing in an office in a small New Jersey town, I co-own an independent family care practice with my wife Kerri in a converted barn situated in the rolling hills and fields of NJ’s “horse country.” Read more… How this country doctor embraced artificial intelligence originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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5 Benefits to Expect from Clinical Rotation Management Software 

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Aaron White, InPlace Software With healthcare workforce shortages growing more critical, policymakers are considering avenues to significantly expand clinical education programs, and academic institutions with health education programs must prepare for more medical, nursing, […] The article 5 Benefits to Expect from Clinical Rotation Management Software appeared first on electronichealth

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Telepsychiatry will continue to grow – and become the house call of yesteryear

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

One of the great use cases for telemedicine has proven to be mental health. It does not require physical contact between caregiver and patient (though seeing a patient's affect in person can be better than via video). Rarely does mental health require in-person tests. Taking vitals is not necessary. Overall, it's a great fit – and one that soared during the pandemic and beyond.

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Rural Hospitals Struggle Under Private Equity Ownership

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By David L. Schreiner, Ph.D., FACHE Private equity ownership of rural hospitals is growing, but so are concerns about the effects private equity firms can have on quality of care in small, community hospitals. A […] The article Rural Hospitals Struggle Under Private Equity Ownership appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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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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Cedars-Sinai utilizes Apple Vision Pro and AI to create mental health companion

Mobi Health News

Xaia is an AI-enabled digital therapy platform accessible via Apple's augmented reality headset that helps individuals with pain, anxiety, depression and addiction.

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From Evolution to Innovation, from Health Care to Health: How Health Plans With Collaborators Are Re-Defining the Industry

Health Populi

As a constant observer and advisor across the health/care ecosystem, for me the concept of a “health plan” in the U.S. is getting fuzzier by the day. Furthermore, health plan members now see themselves as medical bill payers, seeking value and consumer-level services for their health insurance premium investment. Weaving these ideas together is my mission in preparing a session to deliver at the upcoming AHIP 2024 conference in June, I’m thinking a lot about the evolving nature of health insuran

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RPM reduces 30-day readmission rates by 50% at Lee Health

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Connected care at-home technologies enable behavior change and empower individuals and clinicians to make informed decisions about healthcare treatment. By using them, providers can enhance patient engagement, allowing for personalized and proactive care management that drives better health outcomes and better care experiences. Moreover, these at-home and remote patient monitoring technologies can optimize resource utilization, streamline care delivery, reduce length of stays in the acute settin

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Hologic AI-powered cancer screening system wins FDA approval

Mobi Health News

The digital cytology system helps identify cervical cancer cells and precancerous lesions using deep learning AI and volumetric imaging technology.

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Senators working on legislation to reform how Medicare pays physicians

FierceHealthIT

A bipartisan group of senators announced Friday that they are working on new legislation for “long-term reforms” to physician payments under Medicare and other program changes. | The lawmakers plan to investigate and pass "long-term reforms" that will "ensure financial stability for providers," among other goals. They plan to seek stakeholder input "in the coming weeks.

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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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Times Health Commission presents 10-point plan with digital at the top 

DigitalHealth

A comprehensive report from the Times Health Commission on Monday identified a 10-point plan for health that highlights a key role for digital technologies.

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The Payment Integrity Game-Changer: Generative AI

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Dr. Musheer Ahmed, Founder and CEO at Codoxo New Generative AI Use Cases are Emerging, Including to Transform Healthcare Payments, it’s up to the Industry to Embrace Adoption for Next-Level Cost Containment Outcomes The healthcare system in America is confronted with significant challenges, including a steep rise in healthcare expenditures.

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Mental health platform Headlight launches with $18M and more digital health funding

Mobi Health News

Lilli, a tech-enabled lifestyle monitoring company, and Essence, an app for companies aiming to improve the female experience in the workplace, also secured funding.

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Centene boosts guidance amid 'stronger than expected' marketplace enrollment

FierceHealthIT

Centene posted $45 million in profit for the fourth quarter of 2023, with its profitability for the full year growing notably compared to 2022. | Centene posted $45 million in profit for the fourth quarter of 2023, with its profitability for the full year growing notably compared to 2022.

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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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Automation Wins the Revenue Cycle Challenge

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Venkatgiri Vandali, president of healthcare and lifesciences, Firstsource. Solving the challenge of containing costs while improving revenue cycle operations despite labor shortages has a direct impact on a health system’s financial health and ability […] The article Automation Wins the Revenue Cycle Challenge appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Ambient Clinical Voice – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 133

Healthcare IT Today

For the 133rd episode of the Healthcare IT Today Podcast we are talking about ambient clinical voice ! We kick off this episode by debating the percentage of clinicians we think are going to adopt ambient clinical voice. Next, we discuss the key factors in determining which vendors will be successful in this market. Then, we debate whether we think ambient clinical voice will just do documentation or if it will become a two-way AI assistant.

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Digital twin company Unlearn secures $50M

Mobi Health News

The California-based company will put the funds toward its workforce, growing its data and further investing in R&D initiatives and engineering capabilities.

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How payers can help fix broken mental healthcare system

FierceHealthIT

The mental healthcare system in the U.S. | Commercial health plans might do a better job of making community-based healthcare that relies on laypeople a reality than the pilots launched by government officials, one expert says.

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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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Optimum Healthcare IT Named Best in KLAS Go-Live Services Firm

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 2 min Optimum Healthcare IT announced today that its ServiceNow offering, Clinician Connect, is available in the ServiceNow Store. Continue reading Optimum Healthcare IT Named Best in KLAS Go-Live Services Firm at Optimum Healthcare IT.

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98point6 Technologies Announces the Acquisition of Bright.md to Accelerate the Launch of its Asynchronous Care Module

Healthcare IT Today

New Module to Offer More Robust Integrated V irtual Care Delivery Options 98point6 Technologies , a leader in licensed on-demand virtual care software, announced the addition of a new asynchronous module to its flagship technology , allowing providers the option of delivering both live and asynchronous care capabilities. By enabling healthcare organizations to license this additional model of care delivery, 98point6 once again sets the bar with an integrated, purpose-built clinician solution th

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Virgin Pulse, HealthComp rebrand as Personify Health following $3B merger

Mobi Health News

Personify will merge Virgin Pulse's well-being, health and comprehensive navigation services with HealthComp's health plan administration offerings.

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Amazon cuts hundreds of jobs in One Medical, Pharmacy units

FierceHealthIT

Amazon is eliminating a "few hundred roles" across One Medical and Amazon Pharmacy, the company confirmed Tuesday. | Amazon is eliminating a "few hundred roles" across One Medical and Amazon Pharmacy, the company confirmed Tuesday.

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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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Digital Health Coffee Time Briefing ?

DigitalHealth

Today's briefing includes three experts recommending that AI regulation be related to patient benefit and Lilli raising £8.2m in Series A financing.

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Innovaccer Announces Acquisition of Cured, Ushering in a New Era of Patient Experience

Healthcare IT Today

Innovaccer Acquires Leading Digital Marketing and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Platform to Transform the Patient Experience, Succeed with Value-Based Care, and Accelerate Growth Innovaccer Inc. , today announced that it has acquired a 100% stake in Cured , a leading digital marketing and CRM platform for healthcare. This strategic move marks a significant milestone in Innovaccer’s commitment to revolutionize healthcare.

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Amazon reportedly to cut hundreds of healthcare jobs

Mobi Health News

Amazon is reportedly cutting over 100 jobs at One Medical and Amazon Pharmacy, according to a letter to employees from Amazon Healthcare Services executive Neil Lindsay. Roughly 115 positions may be eliminated within the healthcare division, according to Business Insider, in a move to decrease One Medical operating losses.

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Banking on telehealth to reach rural patients, University of Rochester Medical Center rolls out innovative virtual care pilot

FierceHealthIT

Banking on telehealth to reach rural patients, University of Rochester Medical Center rolls out innovative virtual care pilot hlandi Fri, 02/09/2024 - 14:36

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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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County Durham and Darlington go live with Health Call’s Patient Portal

DigitalHealth

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust have launched their Patient Engagement Portal this week in partnership with Health Call.

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Rune Labs Unveils $12 Million Strategic Round to Accelerate Adoption of Novel Parkinson’s Technologies

Healthcare IT Today

Brings Total Raised to Over $42 Million Co-Founder of Nexus NeuroTech and Former Verily President of Medical Devices Jordi Parramon Joins as New Board Member Rune Labs , a precision neurology software and data company, today announced a strategic round of $12 million, increasing the total amount raised by the company to over $42 million. The round was led by new brain disorder fund, Nexus NeuroTech Ventures, with participation from existing investors, including Eclipse, DigiTx Partners, Moment

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Everside Health, Marathon Health announce merger

Mobi Health News

The combined entity will offer primary care, mental health, occupational health, and pharmacy and musculoskeletal services to a combined base of 630 clients.