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    UnitedHealth stands up provider financial assistance after Change cyberattack

    Providers said the assistance isn’t enough to overcome the financial strain caused by the systems outage at Change Healthcare, which has lasted for nearly two weeks.

    By March 4, 2024
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    In healthcare, build trust through innovation with generative AI

    Learn what to look for when selecting new technology that patients and healthcare workers, alike, can count on.

    March 4, 2024
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    Trendline

    Tech

    Hospitals are adopting more advanced technology, like virtual reality, robotics and artificial intelligence, to improve training programs, patient engagement, staff burnout and clinical decision-making.

    By Healthcare Dive staff
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    Change Healthcare cyberattack having ‘far-reaching’ effects on providers

    Providers said the outage at the UnitedHealth-owned technology company has affected billing, eligibility checks, prior authorization requests and prescription fulfillment.

    By , March 1, 2024
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    Three-quarters of health professionals project widespread AI adoption: survey

    The survey from Berkeley Research Group comes as the federal government mulls how to best regulate artificial intelligence in healthcare.

    By Feb. 29, 2024
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    Veradigm to delist after missing Nasdaq deadline

    The healthcare IT company said trading of its shares will be suspended after it failed to comply with financial reporting requirements.

    By Updated Feb. 28, 2024
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    R1 RCM receives takeover offer from New Mountain

    The private equity firm’s offer represents a sizable premium on R1’s stock, but could be undervaluing the company, analysts said.

    By Feb. 26, 2024
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    4 steps for successful implementation of AI-powered technology in healthcare

    Learn about four things to consider for successful implementation of ACI within a health system.

    Feb. 26, 2024
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    UnitedHealth suspects ‘nation-state’ behind Change cyberattack

    Pharmacies and providers nationwide are struggling to process prescriptions following the attack, while the American Hospital Association is recommending hospitals disconnect from affected UnitedHealth systems.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    Change Healthcare hit by cyberattack

    The UnitedHealth-owned healthcare technology company disconnected its systems after detecting an “outside threat,” according to a status update page.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    DarioHealth acquires fellow digital health firm Twill

    The deal, which Dario says will boost revenue and speed profitability, comes as the digital health sector could see increased M&A activity this year.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Amwell names new chief medical officer

    The announcement comes a week after the telehealth vendor said it had reduced its headcount by roughly 10% since the end of 2023.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    HHS reaches second-ever ransomware settlement

    A mental healthcare provider didn’t have sufficient protections in place before a ransomware attack exposed the protected health information of more than 14,000 people, according to the HHS’ Office for Civil Rights.

    By Feb. 22, 2024
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    Teladoc still looking for tech investments, M&A amid operational review

    The telehealth vendor is trimming expenses, but it could pursue deals with strategically or financially attractive companies.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    Ukrainian national pleads guilty in Vermont hospital ransomware attack

    The attack against the University of Vermont Medical Center in 2020 cost the hospital millions of dollars and limited operations for weeks.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    Television screens in dental offices transform patient engagement and give patients something to smile about

    Jefferson Dental uses UPshow CONNECT to eliminate stressful content, improve the patient experience, offer seamless branded messaging and turn screens into revenue-generating tools.

    Feb. 20, 2024
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    Telehealth services during pandemic largely compliant with Medicare, OIG finds

    The latest audit from the HHS’ Office of Inspector General comes as some Medicare flexibilities for telehealth are set to expire at the end of this year.

    By Feb. 16, 2024
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    House subcommittee grills VA, Oracle over pharmacy issues amid EHR rollout

    Implementation of the new electronic health record has been rocky, with system reliability and safety concerns plaguing the Department of Veterans Affairs.

    By Feb. 15, 2024
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    Amwell cut headcount by 10% since end of 2023

    The telehealth vendor faced headwinds last year as it migrated customers to a new platform, executives said on an earnings call this week.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    Senate finance committee weighs healthcare AI oversight

    Lawmakers considered how to prevent artificial intelligence from worsening bias or improperly denying coverage at a Feb. 8 hearing.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    HHS ambassador Ty Greenhalgh on what to expect from federal cybersecurity guidance in healthcare

    Ty Greenhalgh discusses what the Biden administration’s cybersecurity performance goals mean for the industry, and how they could lead to a tightening of the HIPAA Security Rule.

    By Feb. 8, 2024
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    HHS settles cybersecurity investigation with Montefiore Medical Center

    The nonprofit will pay $4.75 million to settle allegations that data security failures allowed an employee to steal and sell the protected health information of thousands of patients.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    Chicago children’s hospital restores some communications following cyberattack

    Lurie Children’s Hospital has restored email and most of its phone capabilities after taking its computer systems offline last month. The hospital's patient portal is still down.

    By Updated Feb. 15, 2024
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    Amazon cuts hundreds of One Medical, Amazon Pharmacy jobs

    The layoffs come after the CEO praised the divisions’ “momentum” on a fourth-quarter earnings call.

    By Feb. 7, 2024
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    BeMe’s CEO Nicki Tessler on digital behavioral health programs and payer partnerships

    Depression and anxiety climbed among teens during the COVID-19 pandemic. Nicki Tessler, CEO and cofounder of BeMe Health, breaks down solutions.

    By Feb. 5, 2024
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    An infinite game: How Vituity tackles the just cause of improving lives

    Read how an infinite mindset offers a stable, patient-centered alternative to short-termism.

    By Imamu Tomlinson, MD, MBA • Feb. 5, 2024