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How AI became my medical tutor

KevinMD

“The patient is a 59-year-old male presenting with fatigue on exertion, pallor, and mild numbness and tingling in both feet. No family history of anemia or diabetes, but I still want to rule them out with a blood test. Does that sound reasonable?” This is the 6th or 7th question I’ve asked in today’s session, Read more… How AI became my medical tutor originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Grocers, Food Retailers and Retail Pharmacies Prioritizing Wellness and Health in 2024

Health Populi

Thanks to Progressive Grocer’s 91st annual report and research therein, we have fresh insights into where wellness and nutrition fit into food retailers’ — and pharmacies’ and Big Box stores’ — strategies. That priority ranks high in grocers’ plans for in-store services in 2024 and beyond. Far above all other strategies for food retailers’ in-store services, we see that on-site butchers rank high — among 3 in 4 retailers.

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Q&A: Amazon Business on supply management in healthcare

Mobi Health News

Bill Kopitke, head of healthcare at Amazon Business, discusses how the company uses analytics to help improve operations and supply management in care settings.

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Putting patients at the heart of digital healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Crowded waiting rooms, stressed medical staff, and time pressure during diagnostic examinations—these are familiar challenges faced by many healthcare facilities and they require urgent attention. The Vinzenz Gruppe, one of the largest private operators of non-profit healthcare facilities in Austria, is committed to expanding its digital patient portal to meet the ever-increasing demands.

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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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Why an ICD Code for Loneliness May be the Key to Address this “Profound Public Health Threat”

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Cindy Jordan, Co-Founder and CEO at Pyx Health Last year, US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy identified loneliness as a “ profound public health threat ” that can be just as hazardous to health as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. In fact, loneliness has been found to be a significant contributing factor to depression and cognitive decline, worsening chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease, and, consequently, an increase in the risk of mortality by anyw

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Sleep diagnosis AI startup HoneyNaps bags $12M Series B funding

Mobi Health News

The South Korean company now plans to expand the application of its AI to diagnose other medical conditions, including heart and neurological disorders.

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Familiar voices build trust in African public health initiatives

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Asad Lilani, political strategy director at the Access Challenge, says the NGO recruits regional influencers and community members for its African vaccination campaigns. Their messages appear on each region's favored communications platform.

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Bonus Features – May 26, 2024 – Only 43% of hospitals routinely exchange data, about 70% of organizations want to change archiving vendors, plus 24 more stories

Healthcare IT Today

Welcome to the weekly edition of Healthcare IT Today Bonus Features. This article will be a weekly roundup of interesting stories, product announcements, new hires, partnerships, research studies, awards, sales, and more. Because there’s so much happening out there in healthcare IT we aren’t able to cover in our full articles, we still want to make sure you’re informed of all the latest news, announcements, and stories happening to help you better do your job.

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Jersey Gov to award £2m to tech that can support ageing population

DigitalHealth

The Government of Jersey is awarding up to £2 million to technology solutions that improve the lives and wellbeing of Jersey’s rapidly ageing population.

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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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Beamtree inks $2M AI deal to enhance private Saudi hospital's clinical data

Mobi Health News

The Australian company is now taking jabs at Saudi's private health sector after cementing its presence in the kingdom's public health system.

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2,000 telehealth kiosks to be deployed in rural Malaysia

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

A new private collaboration in Malaysia aims to equip rural clinics with telehealth capabilities over the next two years. Rural broadband service provider MEASAT and local health IT company Mudah Healthtech have signed a memorandum of understanding to enable the delivery of digital healthcare services in rural and remote communities. They aim to deliver up to 2,000 Sihat Xpress telehealth kiosks by Mudah to at least 1,000 rural doctors serving in areas covered by CONNECTme NOW, MEASAT's sate

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Weekly Roundup – May 25, 2024

Healthcare IT Today

Welcome to our Healthcare IT Today Weekly Roundup. Each week, we’ll be providing a look back at the articles we posted and why they’re important to the healthcare IT community. We hope this gives you a chance to catch up on anything you may have missed during the week. The eClinicalWorks Bet on AI Is Paying Off for Practices. Colin Hung reflected on the eClinicalWorks strategy of giving practices AI for blocking and tackling – to reduce administrative burdens, eliminate repetitive tasks, a

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Innovative Approaches To Compliance Reviews: A Playbook for Healthcare Payers

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Discover innovative compliance reviews approaches to streamline workflows for healthcare payers. Read our latest Insight post. The post Innovative Approaches To Compliance Reviews: A Playbook for Healthcare Payers appeared first on BHM Healthcare Solutions.

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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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Syra Health expands nationwide footprint with another state contract

Mobi Health News

The company will provide training and support services in Washington state to help recruit and retain a behavioral health workforce.

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Limited funding hinders uptake of RPM, DTx in Australia

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthcare providers in Australia have been "slow" in their uptake of remote care technologies, such as remote patient monitoring and digital therapeutics. Despite their wide availability and verifiable and promising benefits, remote care technologies "[don't] fit neatly within broader funding models," according to the Australian Productivity Commission's report on digital health.

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I Helped Accelerate FHIR, It’s Time to Scale

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Shannon West, Chief Product Officer at Datavant Since the dawn of electronic medical records, American healthcare delivery systems have traced a winding path toward the dream of seamless and timely health data interoperability. Four years ago, we reached a milestone when leaders from three federal entities announced landmark healthcare technology regulations centered around a clinical data-sharing standard called Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resource, or F

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Docs Want To Call It Quits

David Chou

The 2024 Doximity Physician Compensation Report offers an in-depth analysis of physician salaries, job satisfaction, and ongoing challenges in the U.S. healthcare system. Based on data from over 150,000 survey responses collected over five years, this report provides valuable insights into compensation trends, gender pay disparities, and the impacts of overwork and burnout on physicians.

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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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Polyclinics and Labour's Digital Health vision

Lloyd Price

Exec Summary: NHS polyclinics are large healthcare facilities that provide a range of services, including general medical care, specialist care, diagnostic testing, treatment and rehabilitation, preventive care, education and counseling. They are often located in community settings, making them easy to get to. They also offer extended hours, making it easier for patients to see a doctor when they need to.

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Rotherham NHS FT rolls out diagnostic booking solution

DigitalHealth

Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust has announced the launch of a diagnostic booking solution, developed in partnership with Netcall.

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Leveraging the Right Tools and Data to Improve the Patient Experience

Healthcare IT Today

I recently was able to attend the Qualtrics X4 conference that’s focused on collecting and using data to improve the patient experience. It’s always a fun event to attend because many conferences just talk about patient experience anecdotally and in generalities. At this conference, the Qualtrics users have collected the data to really know what the patient experience is like at their organization and they’re using that data to make a real difference for patients.

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J.D. Power: A look at the widening gap between plans with the best and worst consumer experience

FierceHealthIT

A significant gap exists between health plans that have the highest consumer experience scores and those with the lowest, according to a new survey from J.D. Power. | A significant gap exists between health plans that have the highest consumer experience scores and those with the lowest, according to a new survey from J.D. Power.

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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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Meet Our Speaker: Dr. Quionna M. Tinney MD

BHM Healthcare Solutions

Join BHM Healthcare Solutions and our speaker, Dr. Quionna Tinney, board-certified Psychiatrist with a specialized fellowship in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, as she presents insights and strategies to help you successfully navigate the upcoming regulation and implementation CMS 0057-F. Dr. Tinney is a Board Certified Psychiatrist who completed a fellowship in Child & Adolescent [.

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Dr. Tracy Mullare on Pediatric Behavioral Health Care

Iris Telehealth

Half of all behavioral health conditions show initial signs before the age of 14, and 75% of behavioral health conditions begin before the age of 24. The need for access to quality behavioral health care has never been more important, and helping ensure children get care early is essential to their long-term well-being. Today, we can see the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic and the unprecedented amount of need and impact it had on children behaviorally and academically.

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Health IT Media by the Numbers – Healthcare IT Today Podcast Episode 141

Healthcare IT Today

For the 141st episode of the Healthcare IT Today Podcast we are talking about the results from the recent Swaay.Health marketing Survey to learn about health IT media by the numbers. We kick this episode off by looking at AI. AI has been a hot topic for health IT, but are people getting tired of talking about it? Next, we discuss which health IT topics are increasing and which topics are decreasing in popularity.

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Hospital orgs join cross-industry appeal for FTC to delay noncompete ban implementation

FierceHealthIT

Hospital lobbies have signed onto a multi-sector letter of 230 industry associations and chambers of commerce urging the Federal Trade Commission to bump the effective date of its ban on employee n | The American Hospital Association and the Federation of American Hospitals are among 230 groups urging the regulator to put the final rule on hold pending legal challenges and "lack of Commission guidance on key pieces" of the ban.

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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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Navigating ECG Reports for Heart Wellness and Informed Decisions

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

An ECG test enables physicians to record your heart’s electrical activity and later on device meaningful interpretations that can help us get a measure of your heart health. Suppose you’re a patient or physician keen on improving ECG report management and learning what it all means. In that case, this article is for you as […] The post Navigating ECG Reports for Heart Wellness and Informed Decisions appeared first on Healthystic.

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8 Tips for Telehealth-Only Mental Health Practices

TheraNest

The rise of telehealth technology makes starting a telehealth-only practice very appealing, especially for therapists who don’t have the resources to open an office or have geographical limitations when it comes to finding clients. If you’re considering opening a telehealth-only practice, we have 8 tips for you. 1. Ensure You Have the Right Technology To run a telehealth-only practice, you need to have the right technology as a major portion of your operations relies upon that.

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Livara Health Raises $15 Million to Expand Value-Based Musculoskeletal Care Delivery Model

Healthcare IT Today

Led by A1 Health Ventures, the Series B Round of Funding will Accelerate Growth of Care Planning, Care Delivery, and Care Navigation Solutions Livara Health , a leader in value-based musculoskeletal (MSK) management, today announced that it has raised $15 million in Series B funding. The round was led by A1 Health Ventures, with participation from existing investors Polaris Partners, Providence Ventures, Martin Ventures, and a new strategic investor.