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More hospitals are electronically sharing health information

January 27, 2023

Category: Innovation, Med Tech

Interoperability continues to improve among U.S. hospitals, but there’s still a ways to go, according to new government data. More than six in 10 hospitals electronically shared health information and integrated it into their electronic health records in 2021, up […]


European Union drug regulator determines antibiotic shortage not a ‘major event’

January 26, 2023

Category: News

Europe’s drug regulator has decided not to label the antibiotic shortage on the continent a “major event”, given existing measures to tackle the shortfall were working in the short term, it said in a statement on Thursday, A “major event” […]


The Health Data Interoperability Highway Is Coming. Is Your Organization Ready?

January 20, 2023

Category: Innovation, Med Tech

Not many of us remember a time when there weren’t interstates widely available to help us get to where we need to go. Winding roads and sleepy towns can be nostalgic, but they’re not great time savers when time is […]


News

WHO seeks to expand role in tackling next global health emergency, but faces funding issues

January 30, 2023

Via: Fox News

The World Health Organization will push at its board meeting this week for an expanded role in tackling the next global health emergency after COVID-19, but is still seeking answers on how to fund it, according to health policy experts. […]


Regulatory

Biden admin moves to undo moral opt-out to ACA contraceptive mandate

January 30, 2023

Via: Healthcare Dive

Monday’s proposal is the latest of President Joe Biden’s efforts to expand access to reproductive healthcare, a particular focus for the White House in the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Last August, […]


News

FBI takes down hacker group that targeted hospitals

January 27, 2023

Via: Healthcare Dive

The FBI seized control of a notorious ransomware gang’s servers and websites, crippling the group’s ability to launch cyberattacks and demand multimillion dollar ransoms from its victims, the Department of Justice said Thursday. The ransomware group, known as the Hive, […]


News

Did Your Health Plan Rip Off Medicare?

January 27, 2023

Via: Kaiser Health News

Today, KHN has released details of 90 previously secret government audits that reveal millions of dollars in overpayments to Medicare Advantage health plans for seniors. The audits, which cover billings from 2011 through 2013, are the most recent financial reviews […]


News

Upcoming Medicaid redeterminations could hamper hospitals, payers

January 26, 2023

Via: Healthcare Dive

Upcoming Medicaid redeterminations could further complicate healthcare operating environments, as hospitals and payers continue to face pandemic-driven challenges nearly three years into COVID-19, according to a new report from Moody’s Investor Services. Medicaid enrollment rose substantially through the pandemic, growing […]


News

The Seemingly Limitless Potential of Blockchain in Healthcare

January 25, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Interoperability remains the Holy Grail in healthcare, the goal to which all organizations aspire. The urgency to remove silos and improve communication between various systems and organizations is paramount, as it promises to lead to greater efficiency and improved outcomes […]