Health IT


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    CommonSpirit says ransomware attack exposed patient information

    The cyberattack has interrupted access to electronic health records and delayed patient care in multiple regions.

    By Dec. 5, 2022
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    Proteomic tests empower better detection and prevention of severe cardiovascular events

    Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death. Proteomic tests can arm providers with insights to better predict, monitor and prevent severe CVD events.

    Dec. 5, 2022
  • Trendline

    Artificial intelligence

    Amid mounting investor interest in the space, it's clear AI applications in healthcare will only continue to grow and could accelerate as COVID-19 hastens health tech adoption.

    By Healthcare Dive staff
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    Deep Dive

    As complaints roll in, ‘complexity’ holding up HHS information blocking enforcement, health IT coordinator says

    The HHS has yet to finalize disincentives for providers or say how the OIG will go about investigating and applying civil monetary penalties to health IT vendors. “We’re working really, really hard,” Micky Tripathi told Healthcare Dive.

    By Dec. 1, 2022
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    Google Health inks first licensing agreement for mammography AI tech

    Under the agreement, medtech company iCAD will work to validate and incorporate Google’s mammography AI — which Google has been building and testing for several years — into its products for use in clinical practices.

    By Nov. 28, 2022
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    Cerebral sues ousted CEO over unpaid $50M loan

    Cerebral alleges the company loaned Kyle Robertson $49.8 million in January so he could purchase more than 1 million shares in Cerebral.

    By Nov. 28, 2022
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    Opinion

    How to address healthcare’s unique cybersecurity challenges

    Although the U.S. is entering a post-COVID era, many factors straining the healthcare industry will continue and more risk factors will kick in, argues Syed Kaptan of cybersecurity intelligence company ThreatQuotient.

    By Syed Kaptan • Nov. 28, 2022
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    How digital and information officers are shaking up health systems

    Healthcare Dive caught up with Providence’s Sara Vaezy and Intermountain’s Craig Richardville just months into their tenure to discuss the challenges and opportunities ahead as patients have come to expect more digital access.

    By Nov. 23, 2022
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    Overturning of Roe v. Wade

    State AGs urge Apple to protect consumers’ reproductive health data

    Apps holding sensitive health data should be required to delete nonessential information and clearly inform consumers what information they share with parties such as law enforcement, the 10 state attorneys general said.

    By Nov. 22, 2022
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    Health tech companies weigh options to stem cash burn as IPO market sags

    Healthcare technology companies are delaying initial share sales as public market stocks and valuations plunge across the sector. Where will they turn in the meantime?

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    Epic ensnared in Texas probe of parental access to teen medical records

    The state is at the forefront of an intensifying legal battle over the rights of transgender and non-binary children to gender-affirming healthcare.

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    UnitedHealth-Change deal approval faces appeal from DOJ, states

    Antitrust experts said it’s surprising regulators took this long to file an appeal, while UnitedHealth slammed the move as “entirely without merit.”

    By Nov. 21, 2022
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    ‘Not in la la land’: As digital health funding ebbs, VCs urge startups to be conservative

    The explosion of funding during the pandemic was a good thing, but the ongoing market correction is a good thing too as only the best business models will survive, prominent investors argued at HLTH.

    By Nov. 18, 2022
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    Cleveland Clinic billing for certain messaging on MyChart

    Patient messaging on the portal has doubled since 2019, prompting the system to start billing for those that require more time and expertise.

    By Nov. 17, 2022
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    HLTH22

    Google hasn’t given up on personal health records

    The tech giant, despite past setbacks, is continuing user testing around a consumer-facing health record. “It’s an ongoing curiosity,” Chief Health Officer Karen DeSalvo told Healthcare Dive at HLTH.

    By Nov. 16, 2022
  • HLTH22

    Included Health launches new virtual care, navigation product

    By January, the new All-Included Health model will be live for six clients representing 700,000 members.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    General Catalyst adds 10 new health system partners, including UHS

    The venture capital firm connects health systems to health tech startups, allowing partner hospitals to develop new technologies in exchange for the startups testing their products on the ground.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Amazon launches virtual doctor marketplace in newest healthcare play

    The company is doubling down on virtual care with its latest health business: a marketplace allowing customers to choose from a network of telehealth providers for a variety of common medical needs.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    HLTH22

    Google, Epic partnering to allow Epic hospital clients to run EHRs on Google Cloud

    Signing a large EHR vendor as a partner allows cloud companies to expand their reach with providers.

    By Nov. 14, 2022
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    HHS cybersecurity center warns of new ransomware threat

    The ransomware has attacked targets worldwide, including at least one U.S. health group, since it was first identified in mid-August.

    By Nov. 14, 2022
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    Google Cloud to launch healthcare data capabilities in bid to improve health equity, patient management

    The accelerators, announced this week at the HLTH conference, were developed in tandem with several Google customers, including LifePoint Health and Hackensack Meridian Health.

    By Nov. 14, 2022
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    Cigna’s MDLive will add chronic care program to virtual primary care plans

    Initially, the program will be available for patients with hypertension, but will expand throughout the year to other common chronic conditions.

    By Nov. 14, 2022
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    Slower digital health funding prompts rise in M&A activity: report

    Companies are expected to continue to explore tie-ups during an unfavorable fundraising period.

    By Nov. 10, 2022
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    More than the main stage: 5 key panels at HLTH 2022

    Major healthcare players will discuss private equity, value-based care, digital health funding and more at the fifth annual HLTH conference next week.

    By Nov. 10, 2022
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    5 takeaways from the FDA’s list of AI-enabled medical devices

    As the number of devices increases, the agency is looking to adapt its regulatory framework to the new technology, including faster approval of algorithm updates.

    By Elise Reuter • Nov. 8, 2022
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    Senator outlines potential cybersecurity mandates for health systems

    Cybersecurity can no longer be treated as a secondary concern and must become incorporated into every organization’s core business model, according to the chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

    By Nov. 7, 2022