MediFormatica Daily Digest – Friday, April 14, 2023 – (27 posts)

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In todays fast-paced world, it is easy to miss out on important information, especially if you are trying to keep up with a lot of different sources. That is where the daily digest comes in – it is a tool that compiles all the posts created on the previous day, providing you with a convenient summary of everything that happened so you can stay informed, educated, and engaged with the Digital Health world around you.

MediFormatica Daily Digest – Thursday, April 13, 2023 – (34 posts)

In todays fast-paced world, it is easy to miss out on important information, especially if you are trying to keep up with a lot of different sources. That is where the daily digest comes in – it is a tool that compiles all the posts created on the previous day, providing you with a convenient summary of everything that happened so you can stay informed, educated, and engaged with the Digital Health world around you.

— Daily Digest

Regional Victoria expands access to virtual care with Microsoft HoloLens rollout

The state government of Victoria has announced the rollout of Microsoft HoloLens across the East Gippsland region to expand access to virtual care. Backed by an A$80,000 (over $50,000) investment, the region-wide rollout comes following a…

— Healthcare IT news

Health tech industry reacts to Patricia Hewitt’s review of ICSs

Leaders and suppliers in the health and technology industry have reacted with cautious optimism to the publication of the hotly anticipated independent review of integrated care systems (ICSs) led by Patricia Hewitt.The chair of…

— Digital Health

Providers: How Prior Authorization Changes in the MA Final Rule Could Affect You

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have finalized their policies on prior authorization processes in the 2024 Medicare Advantage (MA) and Part D Final Rules. Providers have been supporting for the earlier…

— DistilINFO Hospital IT

HIStalk Interviews Jamel Giuma, CEO, JTG Consulting Group

Jamel Giuma is president and CEO of JTG Consulting Group of Miami, FL. Tell me about yourself and the company. I studied finance in college, but I was always in IT. I started working…

— HIStalk

Australian consortium bags grant to study aged care sensor tech for preventing falls

ASX-listed aged care tech company HSC Technology Group and its partners have received an industry grant to check the applicability of an IoT-based data analytics platform for preventing falls in residential aged care settings.HSC…

— Healthcare IT news

Accenture Invests in Virtonomy to Help Medical Technology Companies Use Digital Twin Technology to Accelerate Time to Market for Medical Devices

Accenture has made a strategic investment, through Accenture Ventures, in Virtonomy, a provider of data-driven simulations that use existing patient data and digital twin technology to bring life-saving medical devices to market more quickly. Accenture’s…

— Healthcare IT Today

Why Data Resilience in Healthcare Needs a Routine Physical

Stephen Manley, CTO, DruvaThe greatest innovation in healthcare in the last twenty years is something that connects us all… data. At any given moment, healthcare facilities, hospitals and more rely on data to operate…

— HIT Consultant

Leeds NHS Trust renews and extends partnership with Epro

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust has renewed and extended its contract with specialist UK healthcare informatics provider, Epro. Epro has been a supplier to Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust (LTHT) since 2011. The five-year contract renewal for…

— Digital Health

KLAS Highlights Innovative Partnerships for Health IT Interoperability

By Hannah Nelson April 13, 2023 – Collaborations between payers, healthcare organizations, and health IT vendors can help drive interoperability for improved care outcomes.
The 2023 KLAS Points of Light report celebrates successful partenerships that have…

— EHR Intelligence

Are virtual wards set to transform global healthcare?

Virtual wards in the UK are beginning to see adoption in the National Health Service (NHS), the state healthcare apparatus, as a valuable measure to cut costs and reduce pressure on busy doctors.
The UK’s…

— Omnia Health Insights

Singapore approves Neurophet’s AI brain degeneration analysis software

South Korean health tech company Neurophet has obtained certification from Singapore’s Health Sciences Authority for its AI-enabled degenerative brain disease diagnosis assistant software. Its flagship software, Neurophet Aqua, analyses brain MRI using AI to check…

— MobiHealthNews

Diagnostic performance of an automated microscopy and pH test for diagnosis of vaginitis

Vaginitis is a common gynecological problem, nevertheless, its clinical evaluation is often insufficient. This study evaluated the performance of an automated microscope for the diagnosis of vaginitis, by comparison of the investigated test results…

— npj Digital Medicine

Chatbot for Triage – Mediktor at ViVE2023

Mediktor is a company that offers an AI chatbot for triage and pre-diagnosis. They are working with several US hospitals that have deployed their solution to better guide patients to the appropriate care service…

— Healthcare IT Today

Equiva Health, Gilda’s Club, healthcare providers leverage affordable broadband funding

Gilda’s Club Twin Cities, part of the national non-profit Cancer Support Community network, and Equiva Health, a digital patient engagement company, are partnering to provide stand-alone devices configured for at-home use as part of…

— Healthcare IT news

US firm CereCore brings its EMR implementation expertise to the UK

NHS organisations often struggle to cope with large electronic medical record projects. Nashville based implementation specialist CereCore is here to help, the firm’s president and CEO Curtis Watkins tells Jon Hoeksma The NHS has…

— Digital Health

Secondary Uses Come to the Fore with MediQuant’s Active Archive

A medical practitioner would retire. Thousands of dust-gathering paper records would sit in the good doctor’s basement, eventually to be trashed while patients start afresh with new doctors, losing decades of information.  This rarely…

— Healthcare IT Today

Countering Racism in Maternal Health Experience Through Community Support

The existence of substantial racial disparities in maternal and newborn health has been a worry for decades. Obstetric outcome disparities at hospitals have an extremely negative impact on black mothers and other new parents…

— DistilINFO Hospital IT

HearO app uses AI to predict heart failure deterioration

A medical-grade smartphone app is currently in clinical trials to assess how it can predict heart failure deterioration using AI technology.The HearO app from Cordio Medical uses voice signature technology with advanced artificial intelligence…

— Digital Health

Value Based Contracting Can Drive Health Equity

The following is a guest article by Paul Barnes, Partner at CWH Advisors
Today, there is widespread consensus that Social Determinants of Health (SDoH) have an impact on health inequities among various populations; resource scarcity…

— Healthcare IT Today

Virtual care company Recuro Health raises $47 million

Virtual integrated care platform Recuro Health announced it closed a $47 million Series B financing round. ARCH Venture Partners, the Flippen Group, GPG Ventures, 4D Capital and other investors participated in the raise.

— MobiHealthNews

Q&A: Banner Health’s Journey Toward a Unified Data Model

HEALTHTECH: Can you talk more about your upcoming HIMSS 2023 session? What do you hope to learn at the conference?BROOKS: You’ll hear anecdotes about how moving toward a unified data model is and isn’t…

— HealthTech Magazine

Government failing to meet its digital commitments to social care

Last week’s government announcement that it was cutting its proposed investment in the social care workforce drew widespread condemnation from social care organisations and was just the latest sign that the sector is not…

— Digital Health

Health Monitoring Using Smart Home Technologies: Scoping Review

Background: The Internet of Things (IoT) has become integrated into everyday life, with devices becoming permanent fixtures in many homes. As countries face increasing pressure on their health care systems, smart home technologies have…

— JMIR mHealth and uHealth

SAS & Duke Health announce AI partnership

Duke Health, a world-renowned academic medical center, and SAS, a global analytics leader, have formalized a letter of intent to collaborate and support initiatives focused on improving health equity and optimizing health outcomes.WHY IT…

— Healthcare IT news

Healthcare AI News 4/12/23

Google will add conversational AI to its search engine, although it says that AI chatbots pose little threat its search business.
Duke Health and SAS will jointly explore using AI to develop analytics solutions for…

— HIStalk

Albertsons grocery chain announces Apple Watch rewards program

Grocery chain Albertsons Companies’ digital health and wellness platform Sincerely Health announced a program that will allow consumers to share data from their Apple Watches or iPhones to earn rewards points. Sincerely Health provides users…

— MobiHealthNews

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