MediFormatica Daily Digest – Saturday, April 15, 2023 – (26 posts)

Daily Digest

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 – Friday, April 14, 2023 – (27 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

Roundup: Australian Health Dep’t sec announces retirement and more briefs

Brendan Murphy set to retireBrendan Murphy, secretary of the Australian Department of Health and Aged Care, has announced his retirement effective 6 July. 
Since 2020, he has been the department’s secretary, after becoming the chief…

— Healthcare IT news

Adverse EHR Implementation Sentiments Can Linger One to a Year Post-Launch

By Sarai Rodriguez April 14, 2023 – EHR implementation challenges can significantly derail provider satisfaction, according to a KLAS report that found that nearly 50 percent of respondents opened up about room for improvement.
Provider organizations…

— EHR Intelligence

Report: Financial Pressures Drive Healthcare M&A in Q1 2023

What You Should Know:Operational and financial pressures drove mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare sector in Q1 2023, according to a new report from Kaufman Hall. In total, there were 15 announced transactions in Q1 resulting…

— HIT Consultant

Report: Prior Authorization for Biomarker Testing Leads to Treatment Delays For Cancer Patients

What You Should Know:Biomarker testing is a necessary tool in the advancing world of precision cancer treatment. According to a new survey released by CancerCare, a leading national cancer support organization, biomarker testing helped doctors tailor…

— HIT Consultant

Low Health Literacy Prevents Cancer Screening for Many Hispanic Patients

By Sarai Rodriguez April 14, 2023 – A new study out of the Regenstrief Institute and Indiana University presents a snapshot of cancer health literacy, revealing mixed knowledge of cancer adherence screening guidelines that persisted across societal…

— Patient Engagement HIT

Measure What Matters: The 2023 Medical Device Benchmark Report

What You Should Know:The COVID-19 pandemic put the medical device industry front and center, especially with the demand for essential products like diagnostic tests, ventilators, and respiratory assistant devices.A new report outlining the state of…

— HIT Consultant

Glytec Unveils Real-Time Analytics to Help Hospitals Prepare for New CMS Measures

by Syed Hamza Sohail 04/14/2023 Leave a CommentWhat You Should Know:Glytec, the only provider of cloud-based insulin management software across the continuum of care, today announced the next evolution of GlucoMetricsⓇ to provide new analytics, dashboards…

— HIT Consultant

CDDFT launches bladder and bowel digital self-referral tool

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust (CDDFT) has launched a successful bladder and bowel digital self-referral tool that is transforming triage and patient experience.The technology, provided by NHS-owned digital health company Health Call,…

— Digital Health

London North West team saves over 20,000 bed days a year

A care coordination platform is helping the ‘hospital at home’ team at London North West University Healthcare Trust to save over 20,000 bed days in one year, by supporting early discharge from hospital and…

— Digital Health

Bringing The Customer Voice to Life in Healthcare

Leslie Pagel, Chief Evangelist at Authenticx Voice is a powerful tool. The average person speaks about 7,000 words daily (although anyone who’s spent time around young children knows that estimate is probably low). Yet…

— HIT Consultant

Trends to Watch For in “Ambient AI” at the Point of Care

The pandemic caused ample innovation in healthcare, and with 2023 in full swing, many are wondering how the industry will continue to advance in the year ahead. One surging meme of the moment that…

— MedCity News

Q&A: Osso VR on the changing virtual reality funding environment

Osso VR is a virtual reality surgical training and assessment platform that allows users to practice surgical techniques independently or with a team in an immersive environment. The company’s founder and CEO, Dr. Justin Barad,…

— MobiHealthNews

Hospital M&A Activity Remained Strong in Q1 With 15 Deals Announced

Merger and acquisition activity among hospitals and health systems picked up last year after 2021’s recent historic low. This activity remained strong during the first quarter of 2023, according to a report released Thursday…

— MedCity News

Poor Healthcare Technology Experiences Erode Consumer Trust. AI Can Repair Relationships

The following is a guest article by Sanjeev Sawai, Chief Product and Technology Officer at mPulse Mobile
The expansion and specialization of health networks has made it difficult for most consumers to navigate and advocate…

— Healthcare IT Today

Integrated EHR Platforms Chosen by Healthcare Organizations for Enhanced Interoperability

Healthcare providers are implementing integrated EHR solutions to drive interoperability and improve patient outcomes. Advanced Orthopedics New England has implemented a solution from Athenahealth, Saint Joseph’s Medical Center is standardizing on Cerner Millennium EHR…

— DistilINFO Hospital IT

Oracle to supply EHR platform for Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) has signed a ten-year agreement to modernise its hospital systems with Oracle Health electronic health records (EHR). By moving away from multiple legacy digital and paper-based systems…

— Digital Health

BIPOC Provider Expands Alcohol Use Disorder Treatment Via Virtual Care

By Anuja Vaidya April 14, 2023 – ReKlame Health, a behavioral healthcare provider focusing on Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities, launched a new alcohol use disorder (AUD) program supported by virtual care….

— mHealth Intelligence

News 4/14/23

Top News Carlyle Group abandons its interest in acquiring a 50% stake in payments integrity technology vendor Cotiviti from Veritas Capital. Veritas reportedly rejected Carlyle’s offer that had been lowered due to market conditions….

— HIStalk

Innovative Partnerships for Health IT Interoperability: KLAS Report Highlights

The 2023 KLAS Points of the Light report highlights successful collaborations between payers, healthcare organizations, and health IT vendors that have improved interoperability, reduced costs, and improved patient experiences. For their accomplishments in areas…

— DistilINFO Hospital IT

Availity to Acquire Utilization Management Solution and Business Unit from Olive

Availity, one of the nation’s largest real-time health information networks, announced a definitive agreement to acquire the utilization management solution and business unit from healthcare automation company Olive AI, Inc. This transaction also includes…

— Healthcare IT Today

The NHS App is a critical tool in tackling the elective care backlog 

The elective care backlog is one of the biggest challenges faced by the NHS, with national figures surpassing seven million for the first time in October. If we are to succeed in reducing waiting…

— Digital Health

Contributed: Lessons from Livongo and Teladoc will help solve the next generation of healthcare challenges

We’re witnessing massive demographic and market shifts that will accelerate the race to value-based healthcare. Case in point: The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) predicts that Medicare Advantage enrollment will soon eclipse traditional Medicare…

— MobiHealthNews

IntleyCare Integrates with UKG to Alleviate Nursing Workforce Challenges

What You Should Know: IntelyCare, the leading total healthcare talent solution in post-acute care, today introduced a new technology partnership with UKG, a leading provider of HR, payroll, and workforce management solutions for all people.IntelyCare’s AI-based…

— HIT Consultant

How Laptops Help Healthcare Providers Evolve Their Telehealth Strategy

As healthcare providers turn to telehealth to create hybrid care models beyond the walls of the hospital, mobile devices including laptops and Chromebooks are proving essential for clinicians and patients. Laptops can play a…

— HealthTech Magazine

Surprising Perspectives from ViVE2023

At #ViVE2023 several companies stopped by to share their perspectives on the state of healthcare. Leaders from CereCore, Kyruus, Mytonomy, and NTT DATA all had very interesting and surprising observations.
Growing Number of EHR Cloud…

— Healthcare IT Today

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