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EHR & EMR

Using Network Data to Improve the Performance & Security of Clinical Apps

June 20, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

From diagnosis to prescription, each facet of healthcare delivery hinges on the reliability of digital infrastructure in assuring the patient-care experience. Technical issues can impact diagnostic tests, disrupt scheduling, impair the delivery of prescription services, damage campus-wide communications, and ultimately, […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

84% of Patients Would Participate in a Hospital-at-Home Program In Order To Get Home Sooner

June 13, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The survey results are clear: a resounding 84% of respondents expressed a willingness to participate in HaH monitoring to recover at home rather than remain hospitalized. This preference aligns with the increasing popularity of HaH programs, with over 300 currently […]


EHR & EMR

VA Extends Oracle EHR Modernization Contract

June 13, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The contract extension comes after a successful five-year project to implement the joint Department of Defense (DOD) and VA EHR system, MHS GENESIS. The system is now fully operational at 3,890 DOD garrison facilities, with over 197,200 users serving more […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Ceretrieve touts positive data from aspiration catheter study

May 29, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

Ceretrieve has announced positive study results demonstrating that its aspiration catheter demonstrated clot removal, completely restoring blood flow in a single pass. The Ceretrieve aspiration catheter is a medical device used to remove blood clots from blood vessels in the […]


Editorial

Medical Deserts Across the US: A Public Health Crisis

May 28, 2024

Via: Camila Mendes

Access to healthcare is a crucial issue globally and is a growing concern across the United States. Public health is a vital aspect of economic and community well-being, and the proliferation of medical deserts is a threat to families, communities, […]


EHR & EMR, Innovation, Med Tech

AI Chatbots Improving Mental Health Support in Telehealth Training

May 28, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Telehealth is on the rise, but most medical professionals are overwhelmed with their current workloads and aren’t prepared to take on additional training. This is where artificial intelligence chatbots come in — they could ease the burden while improving their […]


News

AI in Healthcare News and Updates

May 23, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Transcarent Introduces WayFinding, an AI-Powered Consumer Health Experience Transcarent, the One Place for Health and Care, announced WayFinding, a new experience that seamlessly combines generative AI with instant access to care providers to integrate benefits navigation, clinical guidance, and care […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Revolutionizing Medical AI: John Snow Labs’ LLMs Outperforms GPT-4, Med-PaLM2

May 21, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

This accomplishment signifies John Snow Labs’ dedication to delivering the most accurate medical LLMs available. Here are three key milestones: Overall Accuracy: Their LLM achieved an impressive 87.35 score on the Open Medical LLM leaderboard’s standardized test harness. This surpasses […]


News

Explainer: US Election 2024 -Biden’s healthcare outlook

May 21, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

As a presidential election looms in the US, the incumbent democratic party has made strides to win over public, party and investor confidence through small reforms to healthcare. Current US president and soon-to-be electoral candidate, Joe Biden, is expected to […]


EHR & EMR

Beyond the EHR: Why We Need a Patient Communication Layer

May 20, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Healthcare looks a lot different than it did a few years ago. Healthcare leaders need to address rising consumerism, persistent labor shortages, systemic equity gaps, and a critical shift toward value-based care. It’s worth asking: If the healthcare landscape has […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices Development Services and Software Companies

May 15, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

In the complex and highly regulated world of medical device development, selecting the right development partner is crucial. A medical device development company must not only possess technical expertise but also a profound understanding of the regulatory landscape to ensure […]


Innovation, Med Tech

HHS Announces Funding Opportunity to Improve AI-Powered Healthcare & Behavioral Health IT

May 14, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), is seeking innovative solutions to advance healthcare through artificial intelligence (AI) and improve health IT adoption in behavioral health […]


News

Medicare’s Push To Improve Chronic Care Attracts Businesses, but Not Many Doctors

May 13, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Carrie Lester looks forward to the phone call every Thursday from her doctors’ medical assistant, who asks how she’s doing and if she needs prescription refills. The assistant counsels her on dealing with anxiety and her other health issues. Lester […]


Regulatory

2023 in Review: The Rise of Healthcare Data Privacy Regulations

April 12, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

As consumer data privacy evolves, 2023 was the year healthcare came into focus. Many state and federal changes governing data privacy legislation went into effect. These new laws and amendments aimed to strengthen user privacy rights and hold organizations accountable […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Confusion about Medicaid skewing coverage estimates, study finds

April 10, 2024

Via: Healthcare Dive

Medicaid enrollment skyrocketed to cover one in four Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, as states agreed not to boot individuals off Medicaid in return for more generous federal funding. However, that agreement ended in April 2023, allowing states to once […]


EHR & EMR

One Size Does Not Fit All: Personalized EHRs Support Healthcare Transformation

April 8, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

Everyone involved in healthcare knows that achieving greater efficiency in work processes is critical for reducing costs and improving the quality of patient care. However, legacy electronic healthcare record (EHR) technology is holding back such a transformation. Designed by developers […]


EHR & EMR

HiMS Unveils AI-powered EHR That Saves Clinicians 2 Hours Daily

March 21, 2024

Via: HitConsultant

Intelligent Automation Gives Providers More Time with Patients AxiomEHR streamlines workflows from data capture to analysis, starting with the most time-consuming task: clinicians’ notes. By leveraging advanced natural language processing, the software transcribes and organizes clinicians’ discussions with consenting patients, […]


Innovation, Research

Hair loss and prostate medication could also reduce heart disease risk, study finds

February 29, 2024

Via: Fox News

A drug that has long been used to treat two common men’s health conditions could have some unexpected benefits. Finasteride — more commonly known as Propecia or Proscar — has treated male pattern baldness and enlarged prostate in millions of […]


Regulatory

UnitedHealth under antitrust investigation by DOJ: reports

February 28, 2024

Via: Healthcare Dive

UnitedHealth is under investigation by the Department of Justice over antitrust concerns, according to reporting by the Examiner News and the Wall Street Journal. Over the past few weeks, investigators have been inquiring about UnitedHealth’s effect on competition in sectors […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Digital Health Company Experiences Using EHR APIs

February 27, 2024

Via: Health IT Answers

New research from a survey of digital health companies shows that most companies (73%) use standards-based application programming interfaces (APIs) when integrating with electronic health records (EHRs) (Figure 1). In 2020, ONC finalized its Cures Act Final Rule, which codified […]