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Amazon's latest push into digital health—a virtual clinic for common conditions like allergies and hair loss

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Amazon's latest push into digital health—a virtual clinic for common conditions like allergies and hair loss. hlandi. Tue, 11/15/2022 - 09:18

New healthcare privacy challenges as online data tracking, sharing methods evolve

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This past June, a John Doe plaintiff who was a patient at Baltimore-based Medstar Health System filed a class action complaint against Meta Platforms in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

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Why You Need an ADA Compliant Healthcare Website—and How to Get One

Healthcare Success

Just like your brick-and-mortar business has to be ADA compliant, your healthcare website must also be accessible to people with disabilities. The problem? The ADA doesn’t offer clear regulations for a compliant website. The bigger problem? ADA accessibility lawsuits are on the rise.

What are we waiting for? Nurse Practitioners can fill gaps in our ailing health-care system

Healthy Debate

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Burnout, Tele-Health, and Accessibility: How to Manage the Expectation of a 24-Hour Workday

Speaker: Keith Carlson — BSN, RN, NC-BC, Host of The Nurse Keith Podcast

Learn how the healthcare industry can promote compassionate care and reduce burnout in a variety of ways.

Google, Epic partnering to allow Epic hospital clients to run EHRs on Google Cloud

Healthcare Dive

Signing a large EHR vendor as a partner allows cloud companies to expand their reach with providers

Advocacy groups press FTC to probe GPOs' role in supply chain shortages

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Advocacy groups press FTC to probe GPOs' role in supply chain shortages. rking. Tue, 11/22/2022 - 16:21

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What is ERA in Medical Billing & Why it Should be Integrated?

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Medical Healthcare Providers wish to have the claim accepted in the first go, and the providers need to reduce the errors in their claims. Medical billing experts believe that there’s always an error in medical billing claims which can be the reason behind denial claims. Get to know how ERA and EOB can efficiently improve reimbursements and collection rates. What Is ERA & EOB? ERA is an abbreviation for Electronic Remittance Advice, and EOB stands for Explanation of Benefits.

Patients prefer telehealth for common illnesses, study shows

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telemedicine has, at long last, become very popular. But lingering concerns remain on its effectiveness for certain diagnoses and treatments.

HHS cybersecurity center warns of new ransomware threat

Healthcare Dive

The ransomware has attacked targets worldwide, including at least one U.S. health group, since it was first identified in mid-August

Repeat COVID-19 infection deadlier than the first go-round, says study

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Repeat COVID-19 infection deadlier than the first go-round, says study. fdiamond. Thu, 11/17/2022 - 10:38

Innovative Ways to Improve Your Patients’ Digital Experience

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Professor at School of Health Science at Colorado Technical University, USA, Executive Board Member & Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health, Switzerland

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

Microsoft, Wolters Kluwer partner to improve patient engagement

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Virtual care companies and payer care management also have access to Wolters Kluwer, Health content on Azure. WHY IT MATTERS.

How to Classify Treatment Encounters in ICD-10-CM?

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The World Health Organization has provided the International Classification of Disease to avoid the complexities in medical billing. This classification assists all healthcare professionals in patients’ data storage and retrieval. However, physicians, coders, health information managers, nurses, and other staff have benefited from ICD-9-CM. It is the 9th version of the clinical modification, effected up to 1999. After that, WHO made several revisions to it and imparted expandability to ICD-9.

At-Home Care Provider DispatchHealth Raises Over $330 Million In Latest Funding Round

Home Health Care

The in-home medical company DispatchHealth has raised more than $330 million in yet another funding round, according to the company. Overall, that brings its funding total to well over $700 million since it was founded in 2013.

Unprecedented wait list for health care will have long-term toll on children

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A Guide to Virtual Care Technology: 5 Steps to Creating Your Continuum of Care

This guide addresses the increased demand for and benefits of expanding your virtual care options to help retain patients, cut down on hospital readmissions, and expand revenue opportunities.

HLTH22: Google, Epic ink deal to migrate hospital EHRs to the cloud to ramp up use of AI, analytics

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HLTH22: Google, Epic ink deal to migrate hospital EHRs to the cloud to ramp up use of AI, analytics. hlandi. Wed, 11/16/2022 - 02:42

Salesforce launches Patient 360 for Health

Healthcare It News

Salesforce this past week announced the launch of a new customer relationship management product that works with existing electronic health records. WHY IT MATTERS. The Patient 360 for Health CRM platform is designed for cost efficiency and productivity, according to Salesforce.

What is the Role of a Clearinghouse in Medical Billing?

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Medical Billing and claim processing are very complicated for any healthcare facility. Different facilities utilize a variety of medical billing software to generate their claims. Then, they forward them to the insurance carriers for claim reimbursement. We know that every state and even every insurance carrier within a state has its own rules and regulations. Traditionally, we used to employ USPS for forwarding the claims. So, the job calls for more manpower and attention to deal with all this.

The ‘Res Nullius’ Construction of Human Genomic Data

Bill of Health

By Donrich Thaldar. No one domain of the law holds exclusive sway over human genomic data. Instead, genomic data have a multidimensional legal nature , meaning that multiple legal domains — including property law, privacy law, contract law, and intellectual property law — are all applicable.

19 Massive Telehealth Learnings After 4,000,000 Visits in 2021

Speaker: Matt McBride, CEO and Co-Founder of Mend

Join Matt McBride, CEO of Mend, for an engaging discussion of the current state of Telehealth and patient engagement, including how your organization can streamline workflows to improve patient care.

Gerard Out As Amedisys’ CEO; Kusserow Returns To Role Amid Search For Replacement

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Amedisys Inc. Nasdaq: AMED) has announced that its president and CEO, Chris Gerard, will leave the company. That move is effective immediately. Current Chairman Paul Kusserow will take back over the CEO role until a replacement is hired.

CDC: Home births soared to a 30-year high in 2021

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CDC: Home births soared to a 30-year high in 2021. fdiamond. Fri, 11/18/2022 - 14:51

Roundup: EpiSoft's online IFC, payments process goes live in St John of God Health Care and more briefs

Healthcare It News

St John of God Health Care adopts online IFC, payments process by EpiSoft. St John of God Health Care has implemented EpiSoft's online Informed Financial Consent and payments process for patients.

Pros & Cons of Electronic Health Records (EHRs)

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Electronic health records are real-time medical records in digital form. It manages patient information from medication management to advanced analytics. Electronic health records (EHRs) are now widely used in American healthcare institutions. As of 2015 , 8% of non-federal acute care hospitals were using basic EHR systems , up from 9.4% in 2008 , according to the ONC for health IT.

Upskilling Your Healthcare Quality Workforce Through Experiential Learning

Speaker: Andrew Kopolow MPA, MSW, CPHQ, PMP, CLSSMBB, FNAHQ and Karen Saewert PhD, RN, CPHQ, ANEF

This session will examine some of the challenges associated with traditional approaches to continuing professional development and education and offer a taste of what learning could (or maybe even should) look like for healthcare quality professionals.

Will healthcare look different in 2023?

Healthcare Dive

How is healthcare is changing for providers as we enter 2023, and what can we do to prepare

22 States Petition For CMS To Repeal Vaccine Mandate For Health Care Workers

Home Health Care

A group of 22 states — led by Montana Attorney General Austin Knudsen — have urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to lift the COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers in the Medicare and Medicaid space.

Nurses plan to picket outside of 22 Kaiser Permanente locations

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Nurses plan to picket outside of 22 Kaiser Permanente locations. fdiamond. Fri, 11/11/2022 - 09:08

VA, Healthy Together collaborate on mobile access to health records

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The initial offering enables veterans to view and store immunization records all in one place. WHY IT MATTERS. Healthy Together uses the Department of Veterans Affairs Lighthouse program to securely access relevant VA data when veterans connect their VA accounts.

A Guide to Improved Sepsis Detection & Compliance: 6 Areas You Should Address

This guide highlights key areas that your sepsis detection platform should address to minimize the impact of this leading, entirely preventable cause of in-hospital deaths, as well as how to increase compliance by 20% in 30 days. Download to learn more!

Life Expectancy with Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Disease (ACAD)

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The healthcare system is established to increase a patient’s life expectancy. The attending physicians when interacting with their patients, use every possible approach to cure the ailments. But life expectancy for a patient with threatening conditions, like cardiac issues, is lower. Here, a physician focuses on the survival chances the most and does the appropriate treatment accordingly. Carotid artery disease is one such condition that calls for treatment on time. What’s Carotid Artery Disease?

‘Not in la la land’: As digital health funding ebbs, VCs urge startups to be conservative

Healthcare Dive

The explosion of funding during the pandemic was a good thing, but the ongoing market correction is a good thing too as only the best business models will survive, prominent investors argued at HLTH

To mask or not to mask. The sequel

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Walgreens plots 'aggressive' strategy to build out healthcare services, CEO Roz Brewer says

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Walgreens plots 'aggressive' strategy to build out healthcare services, CEO Roz Brewer says. hlandi. Sun, 11/20/2022 - 18:20

The New Tech Experience: Innovation, Optimization, and Collaboration

Speaker: Paul Weald, Contact Center Innovator

Learn how to streamline productivity and efficiency no matter what industry you're in with machine learning and artificial intelligence in this exclusive webinar with expert innovator Paul Weald. Embrace automation, collaborate with new technology, and watch how you can thrive!