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    What's holding up hospital at home?

    Widespread adoption of acute-level care at home models has been hampered by physician reluctance and patchwork reimbursement, though a CMS waiver caused hospital participation to snowball during the pandemic.

    By March 17, 2022
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    How can hospitals improve staff retention? Tech and training, experts say

    It's possible to rekindle the passion of doctors and nurses in providing care, even as many eye an exit, experts said at the HIMSS conference.

    By March 17, 2022
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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
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    New app, streamlined EHR: how Athenahealth is tackling 2022, according to its chief product officer

    Athenahealth plans to release a slew of new products this year, CPO Paul Brient said, including a new patient-facing app focused on engagement and care management.

    By March 16, 2022
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    'The promise it really brings': talking TEFCA with Sequoia Project CEO Mariann Yeager

    ONC's main partner in creating a nationwide framework for data exchange shared details on timeline, buy-in and the vision for TEFCA on the sidelines of HIMSS22.

    By March 15, 2022
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    Payer-to-payer data exchange rule to be published 'soon,' CMS head says at #HIMSS22

    CMS hasn't been enforcing stipulations that payers share patient data with competitors set out in regulations finalized two years ago. But that could change soon with a new rule.

    By March 15, 2022
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    Google to integrate search, summary tools within Meditech EHR in next 9 months

    Google and Meditech have already exchanged some data in the new partnership, but will start work on directly integrating Google's tools in Expanse within the next 90 days before going live this year.

    By March 15, 2022
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    What is consumerism amid COVID-19?

    Hospital executives grappled with defining the term during day one of HIMSS22, and issued advice for hospitals looking to serve the modern consumer — while leaving no patients behind.

    By March 14, 2022
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    An integrated platform for intelligent care management services

    Integrated care driven by analytics and digital technology is a key focus of next-generation care management programs.

    March 14, 2022
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    5 can't-miss HIMSS22 panels

    For those with boots on the ground in Orlando, here are panels you won't want to miss, touching on some of the hottest topics in healthcare today from health equity to cybersecurity.

    By March 11, 2022
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    FDA warns of cyber vulnerabilities in medical device software components

    An agency alert warned that flaws in PTC's Axeda agent and desktop server, used in devices from several manufacturers, could allow an unauthorized attacker to take full control of the host operating system.

    By Greg Slabodkin • March 10, 2022
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    Akili plans to go public as it prepares to market video game treatment

    "We've proven that foundation and now it's time to run and scale," CEO Eddie Martucci said. The company is going public through a $1 billion SPAC, rather than a traditional IPO, expected to close in mid-2022.

    By Elise Reuter • March 10, 2022
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    Amwell partners with electronics giant LG to develop digital health tools

    The new partnership may be a bid to rejuvenate Amwell's hospital revenue, which saw tepid growth last year as major health systems have delayed new hardware deployments during COVID-19.

    By March 10, 2022
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    Medtech industry condemns Russia's invasion of Ukraine

    While companies offered their support for Ukraine and those impacted by the crisis, Siemens Healthineers offered the strongest statement, calling Russia's invasion a "clear violation of international law."

    By Ricky Zipp , Greg Slabodkin • March 8, 2022
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    Telehealth use increased amid omicron as 2021 drew to a close

    Telehealth swelled from 4.4% of all medical claims in November to 4.9% in December, with the bump evident in every U.S. census region, according to new Fair Health data.

    By March 7, 2022
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    Allscripts selling hospital EHR business to Canadian holding company for $700M

    The segment includes much of Allscripts' legacy EHR business, and assets that make up roughly three-fifths of the Chicago-based company's total revenue.

    By March 3, 2022
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    75% of infusion pumps have cyber flaws, putting them at risk from hackers, study finds

    An analysis of more than 200,000 infusion pumps, using crowd-sourced data supplied by healthcare organizations, found about half were susceptible to "critical" and "high" severity cybersecurity vulnerabilities.

    By Greg Slabodkin • March 3, 2022
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    CVS CIO: Data ecosystem development for a consumer-first healthcare experience

    Organizations need to have intelligent, integrated data platforms to make rapid innovation possible, CVS' Roshan Navagamuwa argues.

    By Roshan Navagamuwa • March 3, 2022
  • Teladoc partners with Amazon on smart speaker medical calls

    The two companies make interesting bedfellows for the partnership, given they are direct competitors in virtual-first primary care delivery.

    By March 1, 2022
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    CMS code seen as major step toward reimbursement for digital therapeutics

    Pear Therapeutics CEO Corey McCann said the agency's new HCPCS code for prescription digital behavioral therapy is an important milestone for getting digital therapeutics as a product category covered by more insurance plans.

    By Elise Reuter • March 1, 2022
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    HHS received almost 300 info blocking claims since April, with majority lodged against providers

    It's unclear what percentage of the claims are substantiated, though 77% of the possible claims of information blocking are against healthcare providers.

    By March 1, 2022
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    Healthcare sector on alert for cyber threats in wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine

    AHA is especially concerned that some hospitals were collateral damage after Russia targeted Ukraine in a 2017 cyberattack that quickly spilled worldwide.

    By Feb. 28, 2022
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    HHS sets out plans to make medical device, diagnostics supply chains pandemic-proof

    The department wants to shore up the public health supply chain by investing in personal protective equipment, durable medical equipment and testing. 

    By Nick Paul Taylor • Feb. 28, 2022
  • DOJ moves forward with suit to block UnitedHealth's acquisition of Change

    The lawsuit alleges that if UnitedHealth acquired Change, the payer would be able to gain a competitive advantage by seeing "very competitively sensitive" data from other insurers.

    By Feb. 25, 2022
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    One Medical partnering with Connecticut health system, but stock drags on high MLR

    CEO Amir Dan Rubin told analysts in a call Wednesday that COVID-19 headwinds continue, including staffing shortages, a lag in return to care and reduced revenue from testing.

    By Feb. 24, 2022
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    Teladoc issues strong outlook as 2021 revenue tops $2B

    But market uncertainty and expected growth weighted in the back half of 2022 sent the company's stock slumping.

    By Feb. 23, 2022