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July 01, 2020
Telehealth policy is changing, thanks to COVID-19, but providers worry some changes won't last.
June 24, 2020
A recent software error at telehealth services provider Babylon Health is a stark reminder for healthcare CIOs to keep telehealth security and privacy top of mind.
June 08, 2020
Stakeholders are calling on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to make telehealth policy changes permanent.
May 12, 2020
Salesforce gets involved in state and local health authorities' coronavirus contact tracing efforts in New York City, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, California and Louisiana.
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Amazon Transcribe Medical is an automatic speech recognition (ASR) service that converts physician dictated notes, consultations between physicians and patients and remote assessments and consultations into text. Continue Reading
Value-based care is the order of the day for healthcare organizations and payers, but it's not all smooth sailing as the industry tries to integrate it into their daily operations. Continue Reading
Commercial insurers are key drivers in the transition to value-based care in health systems through joint ventures, analytics and greater control over delivery of patient care. Continue Reading
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Former healthcare CIO John Halamka gets candid about the proposed rules on interoperability and information blocking and explains why innovation may come at a cost. Continue Reading
Microsoft Teams can be a boon for communication and collaboration in healthcare settings, but collaboration compliance with HIPAA regulations must be top of mind. Continue Reading
While AI in healthcare shines in clinical areas like radiology, it is currently more widely adopted in nonclinical areas, such as medication development by pharmaceutical companies. Continue Reading
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The recent information blocking rule from ONC penalizes healthcare organizations and EHR vendors that prevent patients from accessing their health data. Continue Reading
An expert says the biggest lesson to take away from Anthem healthcare's $16 million HIPAA settlement is the need to control who has access to internal systems and patient data. Continue Reading
Health IT stands ready to help battle opioid deaths through greater use of data analytics and improved integration of EHRs and prescription drug databases. Continue Reading
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Putting together a HIPAA compliance program can be fraught with difficulty. Review best practices and a HIPAA compliance checklist to avoid common pitfalls and pass an audit. Continue Reading
Applying public cloud to healthcare can create a brave new world for hospitals. The CTO of Providence Health & Services strongly advises reading the healthcare BAA very carefully. Continue Reading
Data analytics may be just what the doctor ordered for a Nevada hospital. Findings from a study of genetic, medical, environmental and demographic data could improve population health. Continue Reading