2023

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Revolutionizing patient care: the power of AI and GPTs in health care and combating physician burnout

KevinMD

Artificial intelligence (AI) and generative pre-trained transformers (GPTs) have made significant advancements in recent years, with potential applications in various industries. The health care sector stands to benefit significantly from AI and GPTs, as they offer promising solutions for improving patient care, diagnostics, and treatment. This article will discuss the role of leading AI models Read more… Revolutionizing patient care: the power of AI and GPTs in health care and combating physici

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GPT-4 outperformed 99.98% of simulated human readers in diagnosing complex clinical cases

Mobi Health News

A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine says GPT-4 correctly diagnosed 52.7% of complex cases compared to only 36% of medical journal readers.

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“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.

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Q&A: Google's chief clinical officer on AI regulation in healthcare

Mobi Health News

Dr. Michael Howell, chief clinical officer at Google, discusses Med-PaLM's evolution in 2023 and recommendations for regulators developing rules for AI use in healthcare.

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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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Bipartisan reps introduce bill canceling 2024's 3.4% Medicare pay cut to physicians

FierceHealthIT

A bipartisan group of representatives has introduced a bill into the House that would undo a 2024 physician pay cut finalized last month by the Biden administration. | Provider groups have argued that the scheduled 3.4% cut would come as medical practice costs are set to rise 4.6%, potentially threatening Medicare patients' access to care. The bipartisan bill was quickly applauded by the AMA.

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How to Overcome HIPAA Myths to Enhance the Protection of Healthcare Data

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Kate Barecchia, Global Data Privacy Officer at Imperva. For many of us, change is hard. In cybersecurity, change is essential to defeat two of the most common causes of data breaches: the ever-evolving attack styles of hackers and human error. New products and features designed to protect data from the latest attack vectors and human errors are released regularly.

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The intersection of telehealth and AI: How can they reinforce each other?

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telemedicine took a huge leap forward during the pandemic as more providers and patients embraced remote delivery of healthcare services. Today, artificial intelligence-powered telemedicine tools that remotely diagnose patients and route them to the proper care setting have begun popping up; they are designed to increase access to healthcare services and assist providers in making informed decisions, ensuring timely and appropriate care.

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2024 Outlook: Despite hurdles, stakeholders bullish on VR in behavioral health

FierceHealthIT

Though often associated with gaming, virtual reality (VR) is a technology rapidly evolving in healthcare. | VR therapy is not a new concept, though it wasn’t until the last few years that the field became prominent. And as technology has improved and gotten more intuitive to use, it has also become less expensive.

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Where AI will impact healthcare in 2024

Mobi Health News

Digital health stakeholders said that AI will be used next year to help ease administrative tasks for providers, improve clinical trial participation and increase transparency in healthcare.

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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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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.

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Study: Google reveals LLM that helps accurately diagnosis complex cases

Mobi Health News

The tech giant revealed it created an LLM optimized for diagnostic reasoning with the ability to generate a differential diagnosis or assist clinicians in coming to a diagnosis.

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Google debuts new Vertex AI Search capabilities for health providers

Mobi Health News

When combined with Med-PaLM 2, providers and life sciences companies can obtain answers to questions about patient medical records and general medical knowledge.

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Why the digital health user experience is key to senior uptake

Mobi Health News

Digital health can help seniors age in place, but companies should consider usability and accessibility for their devices to succeed with the population, said panelists at CES 2023.

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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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Report: AI, value-based care are growing sectors in digital health but lack large-scale adoption

Mobi Health News

Rock Health's Digital Health at the Turn of 2024 report found retailers as providers and data interoperability are scaling innovations in the sector, with lasting trajectories.

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Digital health leaders discuss their biggest takeaways from 2023

Mobi Health News

Execs overwhelmingly cite genAI as having the most significant impact in healthcare this year, though others provide alternative takes on the years' events.

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Patients should be at the center when designing digital health experiences

Mobi Health News

Patients should be the focus, but developers need to consider the entire healthcare ecosystem too — including physicians and healthcare workers, said panelists at HIMSS23.

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Google announces funding for AI-enabled digital health projects

Mobi Health News

Fifteen projects, including eight digital health initiatives, received $3 million in cash, Google Cloud credits and technical assistance.

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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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Hippocratic AI launches with $50M to build large language model for healthcare

Mobi Health News

The company says its LLM model has passed over 100 healthcare certifications and surpassed GPT-4 and other commercial models’ performance.

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Japanese doctors start adopting gen AI

Mobi Health News

Ubie has recently introduced an LLM-based feature that provides an automated summary of patient pre-interviews.

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TRIPP, Equa Health partner to offer clinically-backed VR mindfulness training

Mobi Health News

In an exclusive interview, the companies discuss their partnership and TRIPP's investment in Equa Health's pre-seed funding round.

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Why patient burnout is a 'silent public health crisis'

Mobi Health News

At HIMSS23, panelists discuss how providers can boost transparency and patient trust in the healthcare system.

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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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Weight loss startup Noom confirms more layoffs

Mobi Health News

The latest reductions mark the third round of job cuts at the company in less than a year.

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South Korea clears Sky Labs' cuffless blood pressure monitoring feature

Mobi Health News

The company targets to receive a similar clearance from the US FDA by yearend.

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Three 2023 telemedicine trends that advance the 'new normal' in healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

This past year may very well have been the year the "new normal" was sealed for healthcare – one that includes a lot more telehealth, remote monitoring and other virtual care than ever before. Technology has became culturally accepted as an integral part of the patient experience as telemedicine gained popularity. As healthcare providers look ahead to 2023, being at the forefront of what's next in telehealth and strategically integrating the technology necessary to stay there

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HIMSS23: DHA is developing a virtual-first health ecosystem

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

CHICAGO – In a vast, integrated health ecosystem, the future is high-tech and high-touch, "right in line with this year's HIMSS23 theme, "Health that connects, tech that cares," said. Dr. Telita Crosland, Lieutenant General, director of the Defense Health Agency. Crosland described the agency's virtual-first, data-driven focus for the next three years as a "fundamental shift" on Wednesday.

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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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Where telemedicine is headed now that the PHE has ended

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 public health emergency came to an end on May 11. This change is yet another signal that the country is working to move past the pandemic, which falls in line with recent moves by the federal government to move the pandemic to a more controlled phase. This also happens to coincide with the World Health Organization declaring an end to the COVID-19 global health emergency.

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Why healthcare leaders should embrace home-based technologies

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Home health technologies will have an increasingly larger role to play in healthcare delivery as the silver tsunami of the aging population strain the system. And if more consumers embrace preventative care that can easily be done in the home. It's important to understand that home health technologies are leveraged in home health settings by clinicians for home health patients, and at-home or home-based health technologies are diagnostic and/or screening tools that can be used in non-clinica

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HC3 warns of Clop ransomware targeting medical images

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center said in its latest analysis that the Clop ransomware gang has shifted tactics, directly impacting the healthcare and public health sector. New baiting tactics for ransomware gang While Clop ransomware has been around since 2019 and experienced several arrests, the ransomware-as-a-service operation has had difficulties getting victims to pay the ransom.