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    Healthcare systems make valuable strides in the eye of a pandemic

    The pandemic forced us to rethink how to leverage technology and data to augment resources and shift to new adoption models for better patient experiences.

    Jan. 30, 2023
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    More hospitals are electronically sharing health information

    However, discrepancies among providers hint at ongoing challenges, ONC researchers said.

    By Jan. 27, 2023
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    Electronic Health Records

    After federal incentives spurring widespread adoption more than a decade ago, EHRs have become the bedrock of clinical data in the healthcare industry.

    By Healthcare Dive staff
  • Artificial intelligence could save healthcare industry $360B a year

    Broader adoption of AI in healthcare is likely in the near future, and could come with a slew of benefits beyond financial gains, according to McKinsey and Harvard researchers.

    By Jan. 26, 2023
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    Cybersecurity ‘more critical than ever’ in era of connected care

    Becton Dickinson’s annual report on the state of healthcare cybersecurity calls for better transparency and coordination across the industry.

    By Susan Kelly • Jan. 25, 2023
  • Amazon doubles down on generic drugs with new RxPass subscription

    RxPass will cost Prime customers $5 per month to fill prescriptions from a list of about 50 generic medications.

    By Jan. 24, 2023
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    Commonspirit hit with another lawsuit in wake of ransomware attack

    The hospital operator is facing multiple lawsuits alleging it failed to protect the private information of more than 620,000 people.

    By Jan. 23, 2023
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    Collaborating with Kroger Health to transform clinical trials

    One of America's leading retail healthcare organizations offers expanded access to potential clinical trial participants.

    Jan. 23, 2023
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    Study throws claims of telehealth savings into doubt

    However, Kaiser Family Foundation researchers did stress telehealth’s benefit in expanding access and convenience for consumers.

    By Jan. 19, 2023
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    Problems with Philips’ recall put safety of home-use devices at top of danger list

    Patient safety group ECRI is challenging manufacturers to provide easy-to-follow device registration instructions and write simply worded recall notices.

    By Nick Paul Taylor • Jan. 19, 2023
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    Teladoc slashes 6% of workforce in cost-cutting effort

    The job cuts are part of a larger restructuring plan, with the telehealth company saying it’s eliminating redundant roles after prior mergers.

    By Jan. 18, 2023
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    How technology will shape healthcare in 2023

    This year could represent an inflection point for real-world utilization of artificial intelligence, and standards could rise for health data privacy and cybersecurity, industry experts told Healthcare Dive.

    By Jan. 17, 2023
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    What is ambient clinical intelligence — and how is it transforming healthcare?

    Discover how ACI is strengthening patient-provider relationships, reducing burnout and improving care outcomes.

    Jan. 17, 2023
  • Omada partners with Intermountain on diabetes management in Utah

    Omada expects to reach “thousands” of known patients in the new partnership, CEO Sean Duffy told Healthcare Dive.

    By Jan. 12, 2023
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    Google sibling Verily to lay off about 200 workers as it focuses on precision risk business

    The company, which has more than 1,600 employees, will stop work on some products including its healthcare analytics software program.

    By Nick Paul Taylor • Jan. 12, 2023
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    Teladoc expects $2.4B in 2022 revenue, boosted by BetterHelp

    BetterHelp’s contribution implies a growth rate of 43% for the business, up from previous management targets, according to an SVB Securities analyst.

    By Jan. 10, 2023
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    Patient sues CommonSpirit over ransomware attack

    A Washington state man alleged his personal health information is now in the hands of cybercriminals and is seeking to bring a class action suit against the health system.

    By Jan. 5, 2023
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    GE’s new healthcare spinoff nabs Amazon executive as CTO

    On the heels of its market launch, medical device maker GE HealthCare has announced that AWS executive Taha Kass-Hout will join the company.

    By Jan. 5, 2023
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    Allscripts changes name to Veradigm

    Allscripts transitioned its products to the Veradigm brand during 2022 as it streamlined its corporate portfolio following a difficult few years.

    By Jan. 4, 2023
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    Healing healthcare cybersecurity with ‘whole-of-health’ approach

    Retired Gen. Keith Alexander and Premera Blue Cross Chief Information Security Officer Adrian Mayers argue for structural changes organizations can make to address healthcare cyberattacks.

    By Keith Alexander and Adrian Mayers • Jan. 4, 2023
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    Medtronic starts US robotic surgery trial in push to challenge Intuitive

    Medtronic delayed the Hugo program to make changes in light of surgeon feedback, but now plans to evaluate the use of the surgical robot in urologic procedures, facing off against competitor Intuitive.

    By Nick Paul Taylor • Dec. 22, 2022
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    Telehealth visits across most specialties don’t require in-person follow-up, study finds

    The follow-up visits were likely due to patients needing additional care — not duplicative treatment, Epic researchers said.

    By Dec. 15, 2022
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    HHS examines automation’s role in healthcare cybersecurity

    The Office of Information Security outlined ways that hackers are using artificial intelligence and machine learning to build more effective malware.

    By Susan Kelly • Dec. 13, 2022
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    CommonSpirit ransomware attack exposed personal information of 623K people, system says

    This is the first time that the health system has disclosed the number of people potentially affected by the cyberattack earlier this year.

    By Dec. 12, 2022
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    COVID-19 fell from top telehealth diagnoses in September

    Telehealth use has remained steady this year and did not change nationally from August to September, accounting for 5.4% of all medical claims, according to Fair Health.

    By Dec. 8, 2022
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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