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Cryonics: advancements, ethics, and skepticism

KevinMD

Scientists have transitioned from crafting flying contraptions capable of moving massive payloads through unfriendly skies to exploring the vast expanse of the cosmos, affirming that the concept of impossibility holds no sway over their endeavors. Yet, their ambition now surpasses earthly confines as they endeavor to replicate the divine feat of Lazarus’s resurrection on a Read more… Cryonics: advancements, ethics, and skepticism originally appeared in KevinMD.com.

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Rebel Health: The Personal and Professional Passion of Susannah Fox

Health Populi

A “rebel” is both a noun and a verb. As a noun, Merriam-Webster tells us that a rebel is a person who opposes or takes up arms against a government or a ruler. As a verb, “to rebel” is to oppose or disobey one in authority or control, or otherwise renounce and resist by force the authority of one’s government.” An additional definition of the verb is, “ to feel or exhibit anger or revulsion.” If you’ve been a patient facing a diagnosis of an

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Planned community Lake Nona collects residents' data for longitudinal health study

Mobi Health News

Juan Santos, SVP of brand experience and innovation at the Tavistock Group, opened the Venture Connect Forum by discussing the community's collection of resident data to improve healthcare outcomes.

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Concerns and Uncertainty In the Wake of Sweeping HTI-1 Rule

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Stephanie Jamison, Executive Committee Chair and Public Policy Leadership Workgroup Vice Chair, EHR Association. In the months that have passed since the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) issued the […] The article Concerns and Uncertainty In the Wake of Sweeping HTI-1 Rule appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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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 Gartner expert points to AI and hospital-at-home as the biggest emerging technologies at HIMSS24

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It's been a long week at HIMSS24, filled with educational sessions and an exhibit hall packed with the latest and greatest in healthcare information technology. Needless to say, artificial intelligence has dominated conversations. Veronica Walk is senior director analyst, healthcare and life sciences, at consulting firm Gartner, where she specializes in emerging clinical technologies.

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A Look at Sunoh’s Ambient Clinical Voice Solutions Including New EHR Integrations

Healthcare IT Today

One of the hottest topics in healthcare and particularly at the HIMSS 2024 conference is ambient clinical voice. We haven’t seen this much universal interest in a health IT product since the government offered $36 billion in stimulus money for EHR software. However, this feels very different since healthcare organizations are evaluating ambient clinical voice solutions on their merit versus chasing government money.

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Frank Hester racist remarks on Dianne Abbott MP cause revulsion

DigitalHealth

Racist remarks said to have been made by the CEO of TPP, inciting violence against UK MP Dianne Abbott have resulted in widespread condemnation.

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Optimum Healthcare IT Founders Return, Announce Chief Digital Officer

Optimum Healthcare IT

Read Time: 3 min Optimum Healthcare IT is pleased to announce the return of founders Gene Scheurer as CEO and Jason Mabry as President. Continue reading Optimum Healthcare IT Founders Return, Announce Chief Digital Officer at Optimum Healthcare IT.

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Salesforce launches healthcare data platform Einstein Copilot: Health Actions

Mobi Health News

The software company is launching its new AI-powered healthcare product that uses health organization's data to personalize patient care to reduce administrative tasks.

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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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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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Georgia partners with Aetna Health for Georgia Unity, a social data platform for whole health integration

Mobi Health News

At HIMSS24, Dr. Denise Hines and Shirelle King of Georgia Health Information Network discuss social integration to foster trust in underserved communities.

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Q&A: Former Walt Disney Imagineer on creating immersive experiences for healthcare

Mobi Health News

Joe Lanzisero, VP of Zeitgeist Design & Production and former Walt Disney Imagineer, discusses crafting experiences that captivate and how those methods can be applied within healthcare.

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Fitbit, Quest partner to study metabolic health using wearable data

Mobi Health News

The Wearables for Metabolic Health study will use Fitbit behavioral and biometric data and laboratory tests to attain insights into metabolic health and disease prevention.

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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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Virtual agents, chatbots can improve care delivery, but trust is critical

Mobi Health News

Experts emphasized the value of proactive approaches, meaningful interactions and seamless connections to human support while using AI-enabled chatbots in healthcare.

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Children’s Hospital LA launches telehealth urgent care

Mobi Health News

New care option allows remote treatment for non-emergency illness, including minor eye problems, respiratory infections, fever, allergies and other minor injuries.

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Q&A: Verily on using generative AI within healthcare

Mobi Health News

Andrew Trister, Verily's chief medical and science officer, discusses the company's use of generative AI and its work with Google.

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Neurable, Healthspan Digital to expand access to brain-computer interface tech

Mobi Health News

The precision health company will help introduce Neurable's neurotechnology into clinics globally to help providers measure individuals' brain health.

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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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Otsuka, Click Therapeutics get FDA clearance for prescription digital therapeutic

Mobi Health News

The new smartphone app, Rejoyn, will deliver treatment to patients taking antidepressant medication aimed at enhancing cognitive control of emotion.

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h2o Therapeutics' Apple Watch feature for Parkinson's gets FDA medical device listing

Mobi Health News

The feature provides vibrotactile stimulation when a patient is experiencing freezing of gait, a common symptom of Parkinson's disease.

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China unveils ChatGPT-like medical chatbot service

Mobi Health News

Its national research institute has built a chatbot based on Meta's LLM which can answer doctors' questions with up to 95% accuracy.

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Daewoong Pharmaceutical digested 800 million compounds to facilitate AI drug discovery

Mobi Health News

Alongside generative AI, the large database has been foundational to the development of its latest AI-powered drug discovery 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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Amazon Pharmacy, One Medical pilot program integrates medication consultations

Mobi Health News

One Medical providers will be able to request drug consultations on complex medication regimens for seniors managing chronic conditions.

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Exclusive: Chamber Cardio secures $8M in seed funding

Mobi Health News

The Washington D.C.-based company offers a platform to help cardiology teams transition to value-based care.

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FOLX Health expands mental health support with Crisis Text Line partnership

Mobi Health News

Crisis Text Line will provide free, 24/7 text-based mental health support to FOLX members.

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Fortifying Healthcare Email Security: Advanced Solutions and Mitigation Strategies

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Usman Choudhary, general manager, VIPRE Security Email remains a cornerstone communication tool for healthcare entities, yet the communication channel also presents formidable cybersecurity hurdles. The sensitive nature of patient data and the open nature […] The article Fortifying Healthcare Email Security: Advanced Solutions and Mitigation Strategies appeared first on electronichealthre

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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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Medicare Advantage rate cut remains as feds keep up pressure

FierceHealthIT

Insurers will feel resentful Monday as the feds opted to not reverse its decision to decrease Medicare Advantage benchmark payments by 0.16%, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid announced. | CMS is not deviating from its January proposal to modestly rein in Medicare Advantage. Benchmark payments will still decrease 0.16% but the feds expect it will still pay up to $600 billion in payments to plans in 2025.

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Providers 'wasted' $10.6B in 2022 overturning claims denials, survey finds

FierceHealthIT

More than 100 provider organizations want the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to take a tougher stance on Medicare Advantage (MA) plans’ practices following an industry survey es | Providers spent nearly $20 billion in 2022 pursuing delays and denials across all payer types, yet those efforts are substantially more costly on average when dealing with private plans, hundreds of hospitals and health systems told Premier in a recent survey.

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Google's healthcare AI ambitions: New model for personal health coaching and next steps for gen AI

FierceHealthIT

Google is doubling down on its ambitions for healthcare AI by exploring how generative AI can help clinicians in medical decision-making, understand lab and imaging information and provide con | Google is hyper-focused on generative AI in healthcare, pushing forward research to advance gen AI capabilities that can help clinicians in medical decision-making, understand lab and imaging information and provide consumers with personalized health insights based on their wearable data.

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