MediFormatica Daily Digest – Friday, April 7, 2023 – (37 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 6, 2023 – (42 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

Morning Headlines 4/6/23

April 5, 2023 Headlines No Comments Computer outage causes CVS customers big headaches
An unspecified computer network issue briefly impacts the ability of some CVS pharmacies to fill medications. Engage Technologies Group and APX Platform…

— HIStalk

Modernizing Informed Consent – Interlace Health at ViVE2023

Informed Consent Nova is the next generation of Interlace Health's technology that gets rid of paper consent forms which many healthcare organizations still use for informed consent. This solution is built on the company’s…

— Healthcare IT Today

Unified Platform Upgrades Contexture HIE to Enhance EHR Interoperability

Contexture, the largest health information organization in the western US, has announced plans to move to a single technology platform for Arizona and Colorado to improve interoperability for electronic health records. The upgrade to…

— DistilINFO Hospital IT

Industry Spotlight: Jon Pickering, CEO Mizaic, formerly IMMJ Systems

It is the people around great technology who make the “magic” happen says Jon Pickering – a belief that’s shaped his company’s rebranding. By Jennifer TruelandJon Pickering admits he can be an emotional guy…

— Digital Health

NHS Providers publishes final guide as part of Digital Boards Programme

NHS Providers has published the seventh and final guide for boards leading the digital transformation agenda, as part of its Digital Boards Programme.The latest publication, titled ‘Effectively embedding digital in your trust’, highlights key…

— Digital Health

DarioHealth hires former Livongo, Meta leader and more digital health hires

DarioHealth, a digital chronic condition management platform, announced Eitan Shay is joining the company in its newly created position of chief product officer. Shay was previously in leadership roles at Livongo, Teladoc Health and…

— MobiHealthNews

Better Therapeutics announces $6.5M private placement

Better Therapeutics, a prescription digital therapeutics company, announced a private placement of the company’s common stock, which garnered gross proceeds of approximately $6.5 million.Officers and directors of the company participated in the placement, which…

— MobiHealthNews

Cybersecurity Beyond Hospital Walls

The following is a guest article by James Martin, Global Product Manager at Eaton
Protecting healthcare organizations in the era of edge computing
The COVID-19 pandemic caused an acceleration of distributed care due to the rapid increase in…

— Healthcare IT Today

Why Tomorrow Health’s CEO Is Calling for More Caregiver Reimbursement

“Caregivers are overlooked by the healthcare system. When you look at the way that healthcare services are coded and billed for in the U.S., there’s no role for the caregiver there,” said Tomorrow Health…

— MedCity News

Rethinking Medication and Information Technology

Previous articles in this series looked at barriers to taking medication and possible solutions, including special conditions that produce challenges. This final article in the series turns the question on its head. Can patients…

— Healthcare IT Today

Several Healthcare Orgs Announce EHR Implementation for Distinct Goals

By Sarai Rodriguez April 06, 2023 – As healthcare organizations increasingly begin EHR implementations to consolidate patient records, improve care experiences, and enhance patient engagement, they seek vendors offering tailored, scalable solutions. This is highlighted…

— EHR Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence Shows Potential for Diagnosing Pancreatic Cancer

By Mark Melchionna April 06, 2023 – Published in JMIR, new research found that the use of artificial intelligence (AI) to diagnose, predict risks of, differentiate, and segment pancreatic cancer led to high levels of accuracy,…

— Health IT Analytics

Telehealth Use Declines Across Primary Care Specialties

By Anuja Vaidya April 06, 2023 – Following a spike in telehealth use in 2020, usage dropped by over 30 percent across various primary care specialties in 2021 and 2022, according to data released by…

— mHealth Intelligence

Mixed Contraceptive Access Exposes Regional Reproductive Health Disparities

By Sarai Rodriguez April 06, 2023 – Varied contraceptive access in the United States, driven by divergent state-level Medicaid coverage, has resulted in significant reproductive health disparities, according to a recent study by Oregon Health…

— Patient Engagement HIT

KLAS: Approaches to Moving Epic in the Cloud 2023

What You Should Know:The benefits of public cloud are promising, as many Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Microsoft customers (both provider organizations and vendors) have noted in previous KLAS research. The first health systems…

— HIT Consultant

Payments, Price Transparency, GIS + EMS Response Times & Vendor Management at ViVE2023

At the recent ViVE2023 event we had the opportunity to sit down with industry leaders to discuss a number of important technologies, challenges, and opportunities. Check out the following interviews with KeyBank, Clarify Health,…

— Healthcare IT Today

Attackers Increasingly Targeting Cloud Apps to Deliver Malware in Healthcare

By Jill McKeon April 06, 2023 – Threat actors are increasingly abusing cloud apps to deliver malware in healthcare settings, Netskope revealed in its latest Threat Labs Report. Cloud-delivered malware increased from 38 percent to…

— Health IT Security

Paving the Road to AI Excellency

Developing and implementing AI-driven algorithms in health care has proven far more complicated than we first imagined. The new Coalition for Health AI (CHAI) guidelines provide the much-needed blueprint. By John Halamka, M.D., President,…

— Digital Health Frontier

News 4/7/23

Top News The VA postpones its Oracle Cerner go-live at VA Saginaw Health Care that was planned for June, saying that the software isn’t ready for the next wave of deployments.
The VA had placed…

— HIStalk

How AI is Transforming Rare Disease Diagnosis

Chris Tackaberry, founder and CEO of ClinithinkCollectively rare diseases are anything but rare – they impact 30 million people in the US and ten times that amount globally. And 1 in 3 children suffering…

— HIT Consultant

Wellvana Health Announces $84 Million Capital Raise to Drive Innovation in Value-Based Care Enablement

$140 million in funding raised since November 2020
Wellvana Health announced today that it has closed an $84 million capital raise to drive innovation in value-based care enablement for independent primary care physicians, specialists, and…

— Healthcare IT Today

CGI partners with award-winning Delta Wellbeing for ‘HomeFirst’ care

CGI has been selected by Llesiant Delta Wellbeing – which has recently been awarded a TEC award – as its long-term strategic partner to improve health and social care outcomes in West Wales.The five-year…

— Digital Health

ML Helps Stratify Adverse Outcome Risk in Older Cancer Patients

By Shania Kennedy April 06, 2023 – A study published last month in JAMA Network Open described a new machine learning (ML) tool that may assist clinicians in identifying older adults with advanced cancer who…

— Health IT Analytics

The Conversation Around Cancer Costs Must Go Beyond Drugs

As a primary care physician and cancer survivor, I’ve seen and experienced the physical and emotional toll the disease takes on patients and caregivers. Fortunately, great progress has been made on the clinical front,…

— MedCity News

What Is the Role of Data Governance in Healthcare?

How Does Data Governance Impact Healthcare Organizations?Data is omnipresent in healthcare organizations. The more accessible and reliable it is, the more likely you are to develop insights from it, says Jonathan Shannon, associate vice…

— HealthTech Magazine

Doctors Express Concern Over Medical Misinformation Problem, According to Survey

Medical misinformation is still a problem, impacting patient outcomes and making it harder for physicians to treat their patients. A survey conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of the de Beaumont Foundation found that…

— DistilINFO Hospital IT

Order Comms go-live at Leicester bolsters progressive EPR roll-out 

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust (UHL) have successfully deployed Nervecentre Order Comms across their three large hospitals, one of the final focus areas of the trust’s progressive EPR programme roll-out with Nervecentre. The Order…

— Digital Health

CHAI publishes its blueprint for AI in healthcare

The Coalition for Health AI this week released what it’s calling the first blueprint for effective and responsible use of artificial intelligence in healthcare. The group aims for the document to spur further discussion…

— Healthcare IT news

EPtalk by Dr. Jayne 4/6/23

As a clinical informaticist who has been around the block more than a couple of times, I know I have more knowledge than the average physician about how EHRs work. As an informaticist who…

— HIStalk

Penumbra, Veterans Health Administration partner to create VR-based therapeutics

Global medical device company Penumbra is partnering with the Veterans Health Administration Office of Healthcare Innovation and Learning to test, co-create and implement virtual reality-based rehabilitative healthcare solutions for veterans.During the three-year collaboration, the…

— MobiHealthNews

Greater Manchester advances digital pathology with Sectra 

NHS laboratories across Greater Manchester have begun to go live with technology that will transform how pathologists across the region collaborate – helping to improve timely diagnosis of cancers and other illnesses.Stockport NHS Foundation…

— Digital Health

NIH Recognizes Various Tools for Improving Maternal Health Outcomes

By Mark Melchionna April 06, 2023 – Earlier this month, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released a list of winners that were selected to advance in a prize competition to improve maternal outcomes known…

— mHealth Intelligence

Kansas health system gains big OR efficiencies via Epic-linked digital tool

The University of Kansas Health System is based in Kansas City and is an academic medical center with multiple locations throughout Kansas. The health system’s Kansas City operation has 52 operating rooms and performs…

— Healthcare IT news

Measuring Data Quality with Clinical Architecture at ViVE2023

What does "good quality data" really mean in healthcare? We talk a lot about needing good quality data in order to run analytics or train AI algorithms, but what does that really mean? At…

— Healthcare IT Today

Having a Clear Vision for Automation and AI Amid Economic Pressures

Where to Start with Healthcare Innovation if Budget Is a ConcernIf your healthcare organization is on a tight budget, start looking internally and examine the investments you’ve already made.
Begin with an app rationalization effort…

— HealthTech Magazine

Scaling Up IVF: How to Increase ROI and Build a (Re)productive IVF Business

Access is a critical factor in our modern world, with benefits across various domains. For scientists, data access is indispensable for conducting research and providing evidence. Similarly, social access allows individuals to participate in…

— MedCity News

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