Health IT

  • Health IT, Sponsored Post

    Remote Patient Monitoring: Gaining Insight into Patient Health from Afar

    The era of remote patient monitoring is ushering in a new era of healthcare, characterized by data-driven insights, personalized care, and efficient resource utilization.

    / Sep 18, 2023 at 12:24 PM
  • Health IT

    Providers & Payers Need to Learn How to Play Nice Sooner Rather Than Later

    Even though providers and payers don’t always get along, they need to come together now more than ever. In the post-pandemic landscape, the healthcare industry won’t be able to maintain care quality and protect patient access without strong collaboration between these two parties, health system leaders said during a virtual panel.

    / Sep 14, 2023 at 3:58 PM
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    Healthcare Transformation: Boosting Data Quality, Tackling Burnout, and Charting the Future

    This on-demand webinar explores the impact of poor data quality and methods to improve patient data quality. It highlights technology that can improve workflows to help reduce workforce burnout.

    / Sep 12, 2023 at 1:30 PM
  • Health IT, MedCity Influencers

    Taming the Healthcare Data Beast: Conquering Complexity for Better Care

    By following these foundational data best practices, healthcare organizations will harness the power of their data to provide superior patient care while safeguarding patient privacy and compliance.

    / Sep 5, 2023 at 1:13 AM
  • Health IT, MedCity Influencers

    Data Access and Equity: How Secure Engagement Data Sharing Makes for Healthier Patients

    The fusion of clinical and engagement data can revolutionize the way we understand and treat patients. By optimizing data collection and synthesis, securely sharing data, and ensuring equitable access, we can make significant strides towards delivering more personalized, effective, and patient-centered care.

    / Sep 1, 2023 at 5:48 PM
  • MedCity Influencers, Health Tech, Payers

    Streamlining Healthcare Insurers’ Processes: Unlocking Efficiency and Collaboration for Enhanced Outcomes

    While the recent rollbacks of authorization requirements by insurers are a positive step forward, there is still work to be done in streamlining processes and reducing administrative burdens in the healthcare industry.

    / Aug 30, 2023 at 6:19 PM
  • EHR, EMR, medical record

    Artificial Intelligence, Health IT, Health Tech, Startups

    Epic Is Integrating Abridge’s Generative AI Tool Into Its EHR

    Epic announced that it will integrate Abridge’s clinical documentation tool into its EHR workflow. The startup’s generative AI tool listens to visits and creates a near-instant summary that adheres to physicians’ prototypical note structure.

    / Aug 16, 2023 at 5:22 PM
  • Health IT

    Drug Shortages Not Only Exacerbate Healthcare Burnout But Can Also Harm Patient Care

    The second quarter of 2023 ended with 309 active drug shortages, the highest total in nearly a decade, according to a new report from ASHP. One of the organization’s executives pointed out that drug shortages have two major impacts on health systems: they create a lot of extra work for the pharmacy department, and they force clinicians to make tough decisions about patient care that could potentially result in worse patient outcomes.

    / Aug 15, 2023 at 6:17 PM
  • Health IT, Health Tech, Startups

    Suvida Healthcare Taps Elation EHR to Help Power Care for Hispanic Seniors

    Suvida Healthcare — a startup providing primary care for Medicare-eligible Hispanic adults — is adopting Elation Health’s primary care-specific technology platform. The platform comprises an EHR, as well as software for patient engagement, telehealth and revenue cycle management. Suvida’s chief medical officer said Elation beat out the competition due to its focus on both primary care and value-based care.

    / Aug 10, 2023 at 6:09 PM
  • Health IT, Health Tech

    HHS Warns Providers About a New Cybercriminal Gang Attacking the Healthcare Sector

    HHS issued an alert warning providers about Rhysida, a ransomware gang that recently begun launching attacks on healthcare organizations. The group deploys its ransomware primarily through phishing attacks or the exploitation of legitimate cybersecurity tools.

    / Aug 8, 2023 at 5:35 PM
  • Health IT, Sponsored Post

    Driving for Results: 3 Key Benefits of Telehealth

    Explore the myriad benefits telehealth offers to healthcare providers and patients alike. From enhanced convenience and improved privacy to streamlined workflows and elevated patient satisfaction, find out how telehealth is reshaping the future of healthcare delivery.

    / Aug 3, 2023 at 7:31 AM
  • MedCity Influencers

    Hospital Downtime Planning: The Right Strategy & Technology to Ensure Uninterrupted Patient Care

    It’s never a question of whether a hospital will experience downtime — it’s a matter of when. Adopting the right downtime technology means hospitals can cut costs, reduce stress on staff and mitigate risk of cyberattack by automatically encrypting data to HIPAA standards.

    / Jul 31, 2023 at 1:43 AM
  • Health IT

    Fewer Physicians Are Practice Owners Than Ever & Medicare Rates Are to Blame, AMA Says

    Over the past decade, a significant percentage of the country’s physicians have shifted from working in private practices (defined as those owned wholly by physicians) to working in bigger, health system-owned practices. The ability to negotiate higher payment rates with insurers when working at a larger practice is a crucial factor causing this trend, according to a new AMA analysis.

    / Jul 18, 2023 at 8:03 PM
  • Health IT, Health Tech

    How Can Providers Avoid Data Breaches?

    To prevent the proliferation of data security incidents in the healthcare industry, providers must examine their use of legacy systems as well as their reliance on third parties, according to a new report. It pointed out that most providers fail to probe their third-party partners’ cybersecurity measures, and many continue to use legacy systems that are no longer supported by vendors or are hard to patch and update.

    / Jul 13, 2023 at 3:51 PM
  • Health IT, Sponsored Post

    Enhancing Efficiency in your Practices: Unleashing the Power of Greenway Health’s Optimization Services

    Resolve your healthcare information technology concerns by optimizing your technology, boosting workflows, improving staff productivity, and driving revenue.

    / Jul 10, 2023 at 7:30 AM