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    Hillrom's VP of connected care talks Baxter's $10.5B buy, medtech's largest 2021 deal

    The deal is driven by Hillrom's digital health presence. Trey Lauderdale, Hillrom vice president and general manager of care communications, says the Baxter acquisition is validation of their strategy.

    By Greg Slabodkin • Sept. 16, 2021
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    How to alleviate clinical placement challenges & navigate uncertainty in the fall

    Meet three programs navigating the potential headaches of Clinical Placements with ease.

    Sept. 13, 2021
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    Virtual visits remain significantly elevated compared to pre-COVID-19 levels, as patients report high satisfaction with digitally delivered care.

    By Healthcare Dive staff
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    Telehealth claims drop to lowest level since before pandemic, Fair Health finds

    The percentage of virtual care claims associated with mental health conditions — the No. 1 telehealth diagnosis — continues to rise, however, according to a tracker maintained by the nonprofit.

    By Sept. 9, 2021
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    Hospitals lose focus on patients' digital health preferences amid growing competition, Kaufman Hall says

    The failure to meet consumer demands comes as competition from health insurance, retail and telehealth companies are a growing concern, according to a new survey.

    By Sept. 8, 2021
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    The village doctor paradox

    Teladoc CIO Claus Jensen argues that new models of care should break down silos and rebuild using virtual and physical platforms to connect patients' care over time.

    By Claus Jensen • Sept. 8, 2021
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    ECRI CEO calls on FDA, industry to revisit COVID-19 medical device EUAs as shortages ebb

    Marcus Schabacker spoke about patient safety, cyberattacks in healthcare and risks from the rise of at-home care.

    By Ricky Zipp • Sept. 7, 2021
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    Hospital telehealth leveling off at one-fifth of medical appointments, research finds

    And of the facilities reporting higher virtual volumes, many said they expected telehealth use to decline over the long term, according to the survey from KLAS Research and the Center for Connected Medicine.

    By Sept. 7, 2021
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    Baxter to buy Hillrom for $10.5B in bid to expand connected care portfolio

    Wall Street analysts and investors had thrown cold water on earlier reports of a deal, questioning the price and strategic fit.

    By Greg Slabodkin • Sept. 2, 2021
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    Embracing transformation to thrive in the future of healthcare

    Healthcare leaders identify their top priorities and investments in the months ahead.

    Aug. 30, 2021
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    Post call: How a pandemic transformed healthcare for the future

    From the frontlines of 2020 to the forefront of the future, what worked, what didn’t, and what must be prioritized today to thrive tomorrow. 

    Aug. 30, 2021
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    How asset management can address the cybersecurity implications of HIPAA

    Learn how cybersecurity asset management can help evaluate HIPAA security rule compliance.

    Aug. 30, 2021
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    Outpatient facilities targeted for cyberattacks nearly as often as hospitals, data shows

    Business associates such as claims processors are also a prime target for hackers, and now account for 43% of all healthcare breaches, according to the report from Critical Insight.

    By Aug. 27, 2021
  • Mayo Clinic, Alphabet's Verily partner to build clinical decision support tools

    The two plan to initially focus on a set of cardiovascular and cardiometabolic conditions.

    By Aug. 27, 2021
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    Headspace, Ginger to merge, creating $3B mental health company

    As Headspace Health, the two companies will offer support for mental health symptoms from anxiety to depression to more complex diagnoses, selling direct to consumer and to employers and health plans.

    By Aug. 26, 2021
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    Google disbands health unit as chief departs for Cerner

    The dissolution of the health-specific division is the latest of a number of rolled back initiatives from tech giants in the space.

    By Aug. 23, 2021
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    Google Health's David Feinberg named Cerner CEO

    The appointment ends a search the Kansas City, Missouri-based EHR vendor began in early May. Feinberg, 59, will succeed Brent Shafer, who was chairman and CEO for three years.

    By Aug. 20, 2021
  • FDA warns of BlackBerry cyber vulnerability in medical devices

    The operating system is often deployed in devices such as cardiac and patient monitors, drug infusion pumps, imaging and surgical robots, according to Nick Yuran, CEO of security consultancy Harbor Labs.

    By Greg Slabodkin • Aug. 19, 2021
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    Biden administration invests $19M to bolster rural telehealth

    The investments will provide funding to train primary care providers, aid groups delivering virtual care, pilot new telehealth services and research the efficacy of digitally delivered care in rural geographies.

    By Aug. 18, 2021
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    Medtechs need to up their cybersecurity threat modeling game, FDA says

    The agency "will be looking for much more detailed and comprehensive" cyber threat models as part of premarket review, said Suzanne Schwartz, director of CDRH's Office of Strategic Partnerships and Technology Innovation.  

    By Greg Slabodkin • Aug. 18, 2021
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    What doctors wish patients knew about healthy eating

    Get advice from nutrition experts to help patients avoid fad diets and navigate healthful eating.

    Aug. 16, 2021
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    AI gains steam, though some execs still not sold at HIMSS21

    Data released Wednesday finds 7% of healthcare executives said they believe AI and machine learning are the top priority for the future, while 7% called them a "distraction."

    By Aug. 13, 2021
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    Predicting the future of healthcare: 10 takeaways from HIMSS21

    Along with "guarded optimism" on the current state of the pandemic, some 19,000 on-site attendees in Las Vegas mulled what's next for AI, telehealth, cybersecurity, mental health and more.

    By , Aug. 13, 2021
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    8 insights from a chat with Joe DeVivo, Teladoc's head of hospitals and health systems

    DeVivo hinted at joint R&D with tech behemoth Microsoft, a future API marketplace and where Teladoc sees virtual visits stabilizing post-pandemic.

    By Aug. 12, 2021
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    Tackling healthcare's female leadership problem at HIMSS21

    Women are largely absent from most healthcare companies' C-suites where major decisions are made, despite their massive influence as consumers and workers in the industry.

    By Aug. 12, 2021
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    Should healthcare organizations pay to settle a ransomware attack? Experts weigh in at HIMSS21

    "I don't think there's a single yes or no," said Michael Coates, former chief information security officer for Twitter.

    By Aug. 11, 2021