Health IT


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    ONC proposed rule targets interoperability for public health, payers

    The sweeping rule includes provisions to improve public health data sharing — a serious pain point during the COVID-19 pandemic —  as well as to boost security in health records and speed prior authorization.

    By July 11, 2024
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    Digital health funding shows improvement in 2024: Rock Health

    U.S. digital health startups have raised $5.7 billion across 266 deals so far this year, putting the sector on track to possibly exceed recent full-year funding totals.

    By July 10, 2024
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    Artificial intelligence

    Amid mounting interest and investment in the space, it's clear AI’s applications in healthcare will only continue to grow.

    By Healthcare Dive staff
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    Federal officials step down from health AI group’s board

    HHS officials Micky Tripathi and Troy Tazbaz resigned from their roles as non-voting members of the Coalition for Health AI, an industry group working to create standards for artificial intelligence in healthcare.

    By July 9, 2024
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    Teladoc’s enterprise growth exec to depart

    Laizer Kornwasser was terminated after his position was eliminated. The executive change comes after Teladoc named a new CEO last month.

    By July 8, 2024
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    Healthcare groups say cyber rule should explicitly name insurers, vendors

    Healthcare associations say insurers and vendors need to be more clearly included in the regulation, citing the impact of the Change Healthcare cyberattack.

    By July 8, 2024
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    Reimagining collaboration in senior care: A technology driven approach

    The need for effective collaboration between  senior care facilities is more critical than ever.

    By B.J. Boyle, Chief Product Officer, PointClickCare • July 8, 2024
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    Data breach at Geisinger may have exposed data from 1.2M patients

    A former employee at vendor Nuance Communications accessed patient data two days after being terminated, according to the health system. The employee is facing federal charges.

    By July 2, 2024
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    Inside AI-driven medical coding

    Discover what AI technology is and how it’s used in medical coding operations.

    July 1, 2024
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    Health tech startup Fabric acquires Walmart’s telehealth business

    The acquisition comes as Walmart exits the healthcare delivery business.

    By June 28, 2024
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    Amwell to implement reverse stock split to avoid delisting

    The telehealth vendor’s share price has declined significantly since 2020. It received a warning this spring that its stock was trading below minimum standards, and could be removed from trading.

    By June 28, 2024
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    Digital health funding continues to stabilize in Q1: PitchBook

    Startups raised $1.1 billion across 77 deals in the first quarter — far lower than pandemic-era highs, but consistent with recent quarters.

    By June 27, 2024
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    CHAI releases draft framework for responsible health AI

    The nonprofit’s standards fill a gap left by the federal government as the private sector continues to race ahead on artificial intelligence.

    By June 26, 2024
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    Novant hires cyber exec from CommonSpirit

    Sanjeev Sah will take on the chief information security officer role at the North Carolina-based health system after more than three years at CommonSpirit Health.

    By June 25, 2024
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    HHS finalizes info blocking penalties for providers

    Providers pushed back against the disincentives, with the Medical Group Management Association calling them “unnecessarily punitive.”

    By June 25, 2024
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    Federal judge sides with providers, nixes online tracker guidance

    A federal court in Texas ruled regulators exceeded their authority in limiting providers’ use of online tracking technologies.

    By June 24, 2024
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    Improving mobile healthcare capabilities: Secure access to ePHI

    Discover how healthcare organizations can bolster cybersecurity, enhance patient care and protect employee privacy while reducing costs through virtual mobility to access ePHI from personal devices.

    June 24, 2024
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    Change Healthcare cyberattack

    Change Healthcare starts sending data breach notifications after cyberattack

    The attack may have exposed data like medical information, payment details and Social Security numbers for a potentially huge swath of Americans.

    By June 21, 2024
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    ONC’s Micky Tripathi on laying the digital floor for healthcare AI

    The agency head discussed ONC’s accomplishments over the past two decades, improving documentation burden among clinicians and artificial intelligence opportunities.

    By June 20, 2024
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    Telehealth use declined across groups in 2022: survey

    Telemedicine utilization among adults dipped in 2022, falling from 37% in 2021 to just over 30%.

    By June 20, 2024
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    Change Healthcare cyberattack

    CMS to end Change Healthcare cyberattack financial relief program

    The Medicare funding program, which launched in March to ease cash flow challenges for providers, will stop accepting applications July 12.

    By June 18, 2024
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    By the numbers: The impact of the Ascension cyberattack

    The health system, one of the largest nonprofits in the country, lost access to its electronic health record, patient portal and some phone systems after the attack in early May. 

    By June 17, 2024
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    Why the time is now for building Medicare Advantage networks

    Healthcare payers are leveraging automation and technology to build robust Medicare Advantage networks, overcoming challenges posed by changing deadlines and regulatory complexities.

    June 17, 2024
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    VA extends EHR modernization contract with Oracle

    Despite patient safety and technical concerns plaguing the years-long rollout of the new electronic health record, the Department of Veterans Affairs extended its contract with Oracle for another 11 months.

    By June 14, 2024
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    Protected health data may have been compromised during Ascension cyberattack

    Hackers gained access to the major nonprofit’s systems early last month after a worker accidentally downloaded a malicious file, Ascension said.

    By June 13, 2024
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    Complex environments, 24/7 availability: Why cybersecurity poses a unique challenge for hospitals

    Andrew Carney from HHS agency ARPA-H explains why hospitals struggle with cybersecurity and talks about a new program that aims to help them defend their technology environments.

    By June 13, 2024