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Innovation, Med Tech

More hospitals are electronically sharing health information

January 27, 2023

Via: Healthcare Dive

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 […]


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 […]


EHR & EMR

60% of Consumers Lack Immediate Access to Their Medical Records

January 25, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

The results are from an online survey of 1,014 U.S. consumers conducted by Propeller Insights between October 13, 2022, and October 24, 2022. The survey reveals additional insights regarding data access, ownership, and security. Seventy-four percent of respondents indicate that […]


Innovation, Med Tech

AI Mental Health Chatbot Diagnoses Disorders with 93% Accuracy

January 23, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

It comes as NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) services are experiencing significant capacity challenges in the face of record demand – with latest data showing a 21.5% increase in people accessing NHS talking therapies services over the last […]


EHR & EMR

7 Ways EHR Systems Offer Value to Mental Health Providers

January 23, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

The challenges healthcare providers face in managing patient mental health are multitude. The mental health situation in America continues to trend in a concerning direction. 20% of Americans reported suffering from a mental illness in 2019 and 2020, making for […]


Innovation, Med Tech

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

January 20, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

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 […]


EHR & EMR

Unlocking Patient Medical Records Through Digital Retrieval of Clinical Data

January 18, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Thousands of times a day, at health systems throughout the US, workers manually search for patient medical charts, print them out on paper, or save them to a file—and then fax, mail, or email them to a payer or third […]


EHR & EMR

80% of Healthcare Execs Want Complete Clinical Data From Other EHRs

January 17, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

The first annual State of Interoperability report offers comprehensive insights from more than 130 executive decision-makers across the healthcare ecosystem, including health systems, EHRs, digital health organizations and diagnostic labs, to discover emerging trends and perspectives on critical issues impacting […]


Innovation, Med Tech

How technology will shape healthcare in 2023

January 17, 2023

Via: Healthcare Dive

The COVID-19 pandemic kickstarted a rapid increase in adoption of healthcare technology, reshaping the bedrock of American medical operations and delivery. But as 2022 drew to a close, several factors suggested that technology adoption was slowing down, including a cooled […]


News

The Future of Digital Payment Trends in Healthcare to Watch

January 12, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Staffing shortages, cost of care delivery and reimbursement changes have put more pressure on healthcare practices to do more with less. Recent technology advancements have come to the rescue and enabled healthcare organizations to simplify processes, improve communication efforts and […]


EHR & EMR

90% of Americans Used Telehealth in The Past Year, Survey Finds

January 11, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Founded in 2009, Independa, Inc, is the innovator of the award-winning TV-based social engagement, education and care platform. It’s latest survey found that 71% of users accessed telehealth using their smartphones, and that 65% used their television for telehealth appointments. […]


Innovation, Patient Experience

Paytient Raises $63M to Expand Health Payment Accounts (HPAs)

January 10, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Founded in 2018, Paytient is a new type of benefit called Health Payment Account (HPA) that partners with employers and insurers to provide a new source of funding—interest-free credit—alongside the health plan to empower people to more easily pay out […]


EHR & EMR

Digital Health Funding Reaches $15.3B in 2022 Across 572 Deals, Rock Health Reports

January 10, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

As the year 2022 draws to a close, many will remember it as being notorious for inflation, stock drops, 7 interest rate hikes that seemed to be shaping up into a possible recession. In this period of extreme economic uncertainty, […]


Wellness

Honey as an alternative to sugar? New study indicates the health benefits

January 6, 2023

Via: Fox News

Consuming raw honey from a single floral source may improve blood sugar control and lower cholesterol levels when taken within the context of a healthy diet, according to a recent study published in Nutrition Reviews. “These results are surprising because […]


Regulatory

Foundational Federal Laws Applicable to Mobile Health Technology

January 4, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

As you design, market, and distribute a mobile health (mHealth) app that your customers will use to collect, share, use, or maintain individuals’ health information, it is likely you have questions about what U.S. federal laws apply. You may also […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Accelerating the Use of AI in Healthcare in 2023?

January 4, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Adopted health technologies have created an overwhelming amount of personal health data for providers and patients. Using this data for better diagnosing and outcomes has been the greatest challenge. Will AI start to prove meaningful in analyzing all this data […]


Innovation, Med Tech

4 Data Security Challenges for Healthcare Organizations in 2022

December 22, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

The healthcare industry has always been a prominent target for cybercriminals worldwide. They can access high-value patient PHI/PII data and use it maliciously to disrupt the patient’s treatment routine and bring down uptime, which is critical. It has repercussions on […]


News

4 Key Benefits of the Medical Call Center in the Post-COVID-19 Era

December 20, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

In today’s digital-first world, the medical call center still plays a crucial role in connecting healthcare consumers with providers. As an important method of alleviating staffing shortages, elevating the patient experience, and optimizing revenue for healthcare organizations, strategic call center […]


Innovation, Research

CDC says respiratory viruses may continue to spread for weeks, ‘possibly even months’: report

December 20, 2022

Via: Fox News

As respiratory viruses continue to spread, the “tripledemic” is causing infections to spike across the country and putting strain on the nation’s health workers. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is warning Americans that the high level of […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Using Process Automation to Bridge the FHIR Adoption Gap

December 19, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Today, only 24% of healthcare companies utilize FHIR application program interfaces (APIs), according to the Engine Group commissioned by Change Healthcare. FHIR, or Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources, defines how healthcare information can be exchanged between different computer systems regardless of […]