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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 […]


Innovation, Med Tech

AI in Healthcare News and Updates

January 25, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Etiometry (@etiometry), a clinical decision-support software company, announced its IDO2 Index™ was cleared for adult use by the Food and Drug Administration. Now, U.S. hospitals can arm adult critical care teams with risk analytics that alert them to patients likely […]


Innovation, Research

Boosting Clinical Trial Recruitment Requires Humanity – and Technology

January 24, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

Clinical trials should be a time of promise for better patient outcomes, as they explore new ways to potentially help patients suffering from a variety of conditions. Instead, this phase of treatment development is often met with exasperation as patients, […]


Innovation, Research

When chronic stress activates these neurons, behavioral problems like loss of pleasure, depression result

January 24, 2023

Via: ScienceDaily

Now scientists have evidence that a group of neurons in a bow-shaped portion of the brain become hyperactive after chronic exposure to stress. When these POMC neurons become super active, these sort of behavioral problems result and when scientists reduce […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Medical Natural Language Processing Tech Has Come of Age

January 19, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

For many years, natural language processing (NLP) has held the promise of dramatically increasing the ability of healthcare organizations to quickly and accurately understand unstructured medical text in clinical notes. Using medical NLP, healthcare providers, clinical researchers, and payers would […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices industry cross border deals total $8.1bn globally in Q3 2022

January 18, 2023

Via: Medical Device Network

Bain Capital’s $3.12bn private equity deal with Evident was the medical devices industry’s biggest cross border deal of Q3 2022 as cross border deals worth $8.1bn were announced globally in the quarter, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked […]


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 […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

Medical Devices industry cross border venture financing deals total $298.3m in Europe in Q3 2022

January 11, 2023

Via: Medical Device Network

Led by $100m venture financing of Kerecis ehf, total medical devices industry cross border venture financing deals worth $298.3m were announced in Europe in Q3 2022, according to GlobalData’s deals database. The value marked a decrease of 37.3% over the […]


Innovation, Med Tech

The Continuing Rise of AI in the Healthcare Sector in 2023

January 11, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

The announcement in September 2022 that the health tech company Iodine Software was entering into a partnership with the software platform TruCode “to upend clinical administration using artificial intelligence” serves as one of the more recent reminders of AI’s considerable […]


Innovation, Med Tech

3 Ways Digital Transformation Will Impact Patient Care and Staff in 2023

January 10, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Digital transformation is about more than just technology; it provides new ways to deliver value. More than a buzzword, digital transformation is the process of implementing emerging technologies to modify a company’s essential operations, processes, and services. When it comes […]


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Backed by CVS Health, Array Behavioral Care Raises $25M for Virtual Psychiatry/Therapy

January 9, 2023

Via: HitConsultant

As an early champion of telepsychiatry more than 20 years ago, Array and its early founders have been instrumental in the reinvention of how mental health care is delivered. The practice has long advocated for improved access to timely, quality […]


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 […]


News

Creating the Interstate Medical Information Highway

January 4, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

We dive into the history of healthcare information and track back to the HiTech Act from 2009 and the journey from there through enforcement, guidance, and ultimately imposition of fines for enforcement. Progress was slow with each of these stages […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Working Towards Integrated Behavioral Healthcare Through Technology

January 3, 2023

Via: Health IT Answers

Healthcare and technology go hand-in-hand. Without technological advancements, we wouldn’t see the level of patient care we’re at today. However, health IT can’t slow down. It can improve the integration of primary care and mental/behavioral healthcare. Behavioral health focuses on […]


Innovation, Research

Parkinson’s disease afflicts thousands more Americans than previous estimates: new study

December 29, 2022

Via: Fox News

Some 90,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the United States each year — which is roughly a 50% increase from previous estimated incidence rates, according to a recent 2022 Parkinson’s Foundation-backed study. “The soaring numbers of Parkinson’s […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Will Technology Continue to Solve Our Healthcare Challenges in 2023?

December 27, 2022

Via: Health IT Answers

Incorporating digital health early – I believe that incorporating digital health tools earlier in the prescription process and combining digital with traditional medication therapy will increase in 2023. As more digital medication management solutions gain FDA approval, there is an […]


Innovation, Med Tech

Medtronic starts US robotic surgery trial in push to challenge Intuitive

December 22, 2022

Via: Healthcare Dive

Hugo is already on the market in some countries, but made a slow start commercially. Medtronic cut its sales forecast in 2021, slashing the midpoint of its range from $75 million to $30 million. Sales are now starting to ramp […]


Innovation, Medical Devices

How Bluetooth Technology Is Bolstering the New Era of Hearing Accessibility

December 20, 2022

Via: HitConsultant

In August, the Food and Drug Administration established a new category of over-the-counter (OTC) hearing aids, enabling consumers with perceived mild to moderate hearing loss to purchase hearing aids directly from stores or online retailers without the need for a […]