Health IT

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    IT in healthcare: Enabling a more efficient and satisfied workforce

    People who dedicate their careers to healthcare often do so because of a deep desire to help others.

    March 27, 2023
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    Healthcare administrative staff are burnt out from operational overload; here’s a solution

    Learn how to help address common printing challenges, manage the breadth of printed materials required for internal and external communications and reduce costs.

    March 27, 2023
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    The Healthcare Dive Outlook on 2023

    COVID-19 will continue to be a key presense in 2023, as the public health emergency is slated to end in May, sparking a major transition for the industry.

    By Healthcare Dive staff
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    HIPAA reform should protect patients, scale back silos around medical data

    Lifespark chief executive Joel Theisen argues for an update of HIPAA that acknowledges an advanced technology landscape and gives providers a fuller picture of patient health.

    By Joel Theisen • March 24, 2023
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    Majority of healthcare leaders struggle with inefficient data, report finds

    The report comes as provider groups increasingly use AI to combat clinician burnout and tech companies invest in healthcare data management.

    By March 23, 2023
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    Microsoft’s Nuance integrates GPT-4 into medical scribe

    DAX Express will be Nuance’s first fully automated clinical documentation software. Historically, Nuance has sent the notes generated by its AI to a human for quality review before returning them to physicians.

    By March 21, 2023
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    IBM installs quantum computer on-site at Cleveland Clinic

    The IBM Quantum System One is the first quantum computer solely dedicated to healthcare research, and the first IBM-managed quantum computer in the U.S. outside of IBM’s own facilities.

    By March 21, 2023
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    AI scribe shows potential in documentation for orthopedists but needs corrections, study finds

    Although the AI scribe understood most verbal commands and handled most medical documentation, it was at times unable to form a medical plan.

    By Brian T. Horowitz • March 16, 2023
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    Google plans to boost Medicaid information during redeterminations

    Google also shared an updated version of its medical artificial intelligence that can answer clinical questions at an “expert” level at an annual event Tuesday.

    By March 15, 2023
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    Fall of SVB hits healthcare sector as federal regulators step in

    The closure of the major healthcare and life sciences lender Friday was the culmination of a rapid four-day nosedive that left some healthcare companies temporarily locked out of funds.

    By March 13, 2023
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    3 trends that will define the future of healthcare

    Over the next 12 months in healthcare, we expect AI technology will help organizations withstand increasing pressures and improve their confidence.

    March 13, 2023
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    Telehealth use rose at end of last year, Fair Health finds

    COVID-19 stayed as the third most diagnosed condition nationally and accounted for a larger share of claims in December, Fair Health found.

    By March 9, 2023
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    Hacking incident at Michigan surgical group exposes information of 15K patients

    It appears that patient information was uploaded to the dark web by ransomware group BianLian, Brett Callow, threat analyst for cybersecurity firm Emsisoft, confirmed to Healthcare Dive.

    By March 8, 2023
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    Atrium, Best Buy partner to co-develop hospital-at-home programming

    The multi-year partnership combines Atrium’s hospital-at-home program and existing telemedicine infrastructure with Best Buy’s at-home care business, along with the retailer’s home installation and supply chain capabilities.

    By March 7, 2023
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    Revolutionizing healthcare: 4 ways tablets are transforming patient care

    From virtual patient observation to video remote interpreting, discover the game-changing ways tablets are transforming patient care in the healthcare industry's digital revolution. 

    By Matt Wall, Director, Business Development, Tryten Technologies • March 6, 2023
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    Healthcare cybersecurity still has room to improve safety

    Steve Winterfeld, Akamai's advisory chief information and security officer, outlines the threat of cyberattacks to healthcare organizations and what the industry can do to prevent them.

    By Steve Winterfeld • March 3, 2023
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    FTC bans BetterHelp from sharing consumer data with advertisers, issues $7.8M fine

    It’s the latest enforcement action accusing a digital health company of sharing consumer data with advertisers.

    By March 2, 2023
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    80% of consumers have turned to telemedicine, Rock Health finds

    Audio-only and asynchronous telemedicine, which include phone calls, emails and text messages, were more popular than video chats, the survey found.

    By Brian T. Horowitz • March 2, 2023
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    Hacking healthcare: With 385M patient records exposed, cybersecurity experts sound alarm on breach surge

    Healthcare companies must harden their defenses, but it may require regulators and lawmakers to raise the bar on security standards, experts say.

    By Feb. 28, 2023
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    HHS issues advisory on Clop data breach threat

    Tennessee-based Community Health Systems was breached as part of the attacks, which may have compromised the health information of 1 million patients within CHS alone.

    By Brian T. Horowitz • Feb. 27, 2023
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    60% of patients uncomfortable with AI in healthcare settings, survey finds

    One key concern is that the technology will diminish personal connections between patients and providers, a survey from the Pew Research Center found.

    By Feb. 23, 2023
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    Amwell fueled R&D expenses as it focused on Converge platform

    Annual R&D costs were the highest since Amwell went public in 2020, but costs are expected to decline this year, according to company leadership.

    By Feb. 23, 2023
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    HIPAA complaints, breaches increased from 2017 to 2021 as HHS urges more funding

    The HHS Office for Civil Rights is facing a “severe strain” on its staff and budget amid rising breaches and complaints, according to the agency’s annual report to Congress.

    By Feb. 21, 2023
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    How data and AI can advance health equity

    Michael Sanky, global industry lead of healthcare and life sciences at Databricks, outlines how technology and healthcare leaders can harness artificial intelligence to equitably help patients.

    By Michael Sanky • Feb. 17, 2023
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    Louisiana systems hit with lawsuits for allegedly sharing patient data with Facebook

    At issue is the hospitals’ use of the “Meta Pixel” website code, which potentially analyzed, gathered and shared the protected medical data of hundreds of thousands of patients, in violation of HIPAA, according to the suit.

    By Feb. 16, 2023
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    ONC debuts first cohort of qualified networks in TEFCA, including Epic, eHealth Exchange

    Epic, CommonWell Health Alliance, eHealth Exchange, Health Gorilla, Kno2 and Konza — which collectively cover a significant swath of American health records — have committed to go live within TEFCA in 12 months.

    By Feb. 14, 2023