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7 Benefits Providers Will Experience From CMS 0057-F

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Explore 7 ways CMS 0057-F benefits providers & patients. Streamline processes & enhance practice compliance with BHM Healthcare Solutions. The post 7 Benefits Providers Will Experience From CMS 0057-F appeared first on BHM Healthcare Solutions.

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What can Healthcare AI learn from Weather AI?

Lloyd Price

Exec Summary: AI has revolutionised the weather industry by providing faster, more accurate, and personalised weather predictions. This has significant benefits for public safety, disaster preparedness, and various industries that rely on weather information. The widespread adoption of AI in weather forecasting is a recent phenomenon, its roots go back further than you might think: Early applications (1970s): AI, in the form of complex algorithms running on supercomputers, has been used in weath

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The universal impact of health care informatics

KevinMD

In the bustling city of New York lived a young woman named Emily. Emily wasn’t a health care provider or even remotely associated with the medical field. She worked as a graphic designer, spending her days creating stunning visuals for advertising campaigns. One evening, while browsing the internet, Emily stumbled upon an article titled “Why Read more… The universal impact of health care informatics originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Study: Google reveals new capabilities of Med-Gemini's LLMs

Mobi Health News

Med-Gemini-3D can read 3D scans, generate radiology reports and answer questions, while Med-Gemini-Polygenic can predict health outcomes based on genomic data.

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The Cost of Inefficient Communication in Home Care & Beyond

This eBook explores the critical issues of using consumer-grade messaging apps like WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and SMS in healthcare, especially home care. It highlights the negative impacts on patient care quality, data security, and HIPAA compliance and provides practical solutions to enhance communication efficiency! You will learn how to: Consolidate Messaging Platforms: Streamline communication by reducing the use of multiple apps, improving efficiency in patient care.

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Telehealth Legislation Passes Ways & Means, As GLP-1s Are Fast-Meshing with Telemedicine in the Marketplace

Health Populi

Yesterday, the U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means passed six pieces of legislation that would bolster telehealth in the U.S. for the next two years, assuring several aspects of access for health citizens across the country. “One of our top priorities on this Committee is helping every American access health care in the community where they live, work, and raise a family,” Committee Chairman Jason Smith (R-Mo.) explained in his introductory statement.

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Revolutionizing medicine with AlphaFold 3: the new frontier in biomedical research

KevinMD

AlphaFold Three is a monumental leap forward in biomedical research and drug discovery, signaling a new era where artificial intelligence (AI) merges seamlessly with molecular biology to unlock mysteries that have long eluded scientists. Developed by Google DeepMind and Isomorphic Labs, AlphaFold 3 is not just an upgrade to its predecessors; it’s a transformative tool Read more… Revolutionizing medicine with AlphaFold 3: the new frontier in biomedical research originally appeared in KevinM

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The FDA approves Apple Watch's heart monitoring tool for use in clinical trials

Mobi Health News

The Agency has qualified Apple's atrial fibrillation history feature as a medical device development tool, allowing it to be used in clinical trials.

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Justice Department 'upping its game' on healthcare antitrust enforcement with new task force

FierceHealthIT

The U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday it has established a new task force to take on healthcare monopolies and collusion. | The U.S. Department of Justice announced Thursday it has established a new task force to take on healthcare monopolies and collusion.

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Attendees report in on 'next chapter in virtual care' at ATA conference

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Telemedicine Association held its 28th annual conference, ATA Nexus 2024, this past week in Phoenix. The goal was to gather innovators, changemakers and healthcare providers to lead efforts to improve access to quality care with telehealth and remote monitoring. The theme was "The Next Chapter in Virtual Care," examining new realities, highlighting lessons learned, and sharing actionable insights and use cases, while convening thought leaders, frontline providers and patie

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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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A Case Study in Ambient Clinical Voice at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles

Healthcare IT Today

Each day that passes, I’m seeing how ambient clinical voice has become the most impactful part of health IT since the $36 billion of stimulus money for EHR software. What’s most exciting about this technology is that it’s mature enough to be used by doctors and provide a lot of value today and yet we’re still in the early days of what’s going to be possible with this technology.

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Exclusive: General Catalyst-backed Blackwell Security garners $13M

Mobi Health News

The company, which tailors cybersecurity offerings to health systems and providers, also appointed its first chief executive officer, Geyer Jones.

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Ascension reports systems, clinical operations disrupted amid apparent 'cybersecurity event'

FierceHealthIT

Ascension disclosed Wednesday that it has detected “unusual activity” on some of its technology networks that it believes “is due to a cybersecurity event.” | The Catholic health giant said it detected "unusual activity" Wednesday and "immediately" activated remediation processes, including hiring a third-party cybersecurity firm.

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What facilitated telehealth can do to improve care for high-need groups

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association finds significant association between the use of telehealth services and improved healthcare access and outcomes in communities negatively impacted by health disparities. But to truly achieve those quality improvements – while tackling social determinant of health challenges and trimming costs – virtual care should be delivered with a bit more of a hands-on approach, said Dr.

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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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Healthcare’s Digital Evolution: Transforming Patient Care with Your EHR

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Bill Lewkowski, Vice President of Strategic Client Services at HCTec Gone are the days when patients or couriers physically transported copies of patient records from their primary care physician’s office, lab or imagining center to a specialist. Electronic health record (EHR) systems have drastically reduced the need for physical records, and they have been a critical part of healthcare operations for decades.

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DocGo reports cybersecurity attack day before reporting increased Q1 earnings

Mobi Health News

The company notified the SEC of a data breach after discovering an unauthorized party stole consumers' sensitive information, including patient health data.

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In-House Health nabs $4M to build out AI-enabled scheduling platform for nursing teams

FierceHealthIT

Almost every hospital and health system currently struggles with a growing workforce shortage and rising costs to deliver care. Agencies have stepped in to fill the gap, often resulting in unp | In-House Health developed an artificial intelligence-driven scheduling and management platform for modern nursing teams. The startup picked up $4 million in seed funding from NEA and TMV to build out its platform.

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Sharing of imaging reports to Australia's MHR to be made default and more briefs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Australian gov't wants pathology, diagnostic reports sharing to MHR by default The Australian Department of Health and Aged Care will be requiring both public and private providers of pathology and diagnostic imaging to share their reports to My Health Record by default. Prior to this, patients are reportedly waiting seven days before they can access their imaging reports on My Health Record.

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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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Health IT Needs Great Healthcare Marketing

Healthcare IT Today

This week I had the joy of being part of the Swaay.Health Live healthcare marketing conference in Atlanta which we organize. If you’re not familiar with the conference, it brings together the very best healthcare marketing and communications professionals in one place. It’s a unique community that you can find no where else. Along with the conference, we have the Swaay.Health marketing and communications publication and a regularly weekly email newsletter similar to what we do at

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Owlet's Dream Sock for infants receives CE Mark in the EU

Mobi Health News

The company's Dream Sock, which received FDA 510(k) clearance in November, gathers real-time health readings, including a baby's sleep trends and pulse rate.

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A CPT code for prior authorization? Here’s how it could happen

FierceHealthIT

One physician is making the case that prior authorization for procedures should be reported to insurance plans as a CPT code—and the proposal could pass this week at an American Medical Association | A New York urologist believes prior auth CPT codes will realign incentives and better support patients and physicians.

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Clinical champions are key when workflow changes are needed

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Internal sponsors have been hugely helpful in encouraging their peers to adopt telehealth and RPM at Providence, says Dr. Eve Cunningham, the health system's chief of virtual care and digital health, and a HIMSS24 Changemaker.

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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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This Week’s Health IT Jobs – May 8, 2024

Healthcare IT Today

It can be very overwhelming scrolling though job board after job board in search of a position that fits your wants and needs. Let us take that stress away by finding a mix of great health IT jobs for you! We hope you enjoy this look at some of the health IT jobs we saw healthcare organizations trying to fill this week. Here’s a quick look at some of the health IT jobs we found: Assistant General Counsel – Supply Chain Management & IT – NYU Langone Health Associate Network

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WeightWatchers partners with Personify Health for B2B weight loss offering

Mobi Health News

The announcement comes less than a year after Virgin Pulse and HealthComp announced their $3 billion merger and their rebranding as Personify Health.

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Clover Health authorizes $20 million share buyback program

FierceHealthIT

Clover Health is raising its full-year adjusted EBITDA guidance and announced a share repurchase program of up to $20 million over the next two years, the insurtech said ahead of its first quarter | Clover Health announced an improved year-over-year adjusted EBITDA, insurance revenue and MCR during its first quarter earnings call.

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OneLondon announces digital tool for mental health care

DigitalHealth

Six mental health trusts in London to roll out digital tool to support people detained under the Mental Health Act (MHA), OneLondon has announced.

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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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CIO Podcast – Episode 74: Ambient Clinical Voice with Ray Lowe

Healthcare IT Today

For the 74th episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we are joined by Ray Lowe, SVP and CIO at AltaMed ! We kick this episode off by discussing how the role of CIO is different at an FQHC than at other organizations. Then Lowe shares with us the patient experience projects he is actively working on and discusses how those projects have changed over time.

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Why Australia's newest youth mental health app shuns AI, chatbots in personalising care

Mobi Health News

It confidently relies on expert knowledge based on two decades of research with young people.

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Steward Health Care tells bankruptcy court it plans to sell all 31 hospitals, but summer deadline 'not feasible'

FierceHealthIT

All of Steward Health Care’s hospitals are up for grabs as the now-bankrupt system works to settle its debts, but as of now the company doesn’t believe there will be any closures that would interru | The for-profit, which has about $9 billion in total liabilities, on Tuesday received the go-ahead on a $75 million debtor-in-financing loan. In a virtual hearing, its legal representation bemoaned regulatory delays with its planned physician group sale to Optum that "would have been more than e

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