MediFormatica Daily Digest – Tuesday, March 28, 2023 – (25 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.

Prescription digital therapeutics company Better Therapeutics announces layoffs

Better Therapeutics, a prescription digital therapeutics platform, has laid off approximately 35% of its workforce due to a cost reduction initiative, according to a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Friday. The company provides…

— MobiHealthNews

The Royal Marsden goes live with new Epic EPR ‘Connect’

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust has gone live with Connect, a new electronic patient record (EPR) powered by Epic.Connect launched on Friday 17 March as part of a transformation programme the trust is…

— Digital Health

East of England NHS ambulance trust first to pilot new technology

The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust is to become the first ambulance service to pilot new technology that provides robust connectivity for ambulance crews and vehicles, even in areas where cellular connectivity…

— Digital Health

How the EU’s New Data Laws Could Affect American Health Tech Companies

American health tech companies that conduct business in the European Union or are seeking to do so should pay attention to the new data laws emerging in the region, according to Bleddyn Rees, chair…

— MedCity News

EHR Vendor NextGen Launches Cloud-Based Healthcare Interoperability Tool

By Hannah Nelson March 27, 2023 – EHR vendor NextGen Healthcare has announced the launch of Mirth Cloud Connect, a cloud-based solution that aims to streamline healthcare interoperability.
The tool integrates patient data flow from multiple…

— EHR Intelligence

Oklahoma Moves Forward With Statewide Health Information Exchange Rules

By Hannah Nelson March 27, 2023 – The Oklahoma Health Care Authority (OHCA) Board of Directors voted to approve administrative rules to implement a bill that requires healthcare providers to connect to a statewide health…

— EHR Intelligence

HIStalk Interviews Robbie Hughes, CEO, Lumeon

Robbie Hughes, MEng is founder and CEO of Lumeon of Boston, MA.   Tell me about yourself and the company. I’m an aerospace engineer by background. I got excited about healthcare when I was…

— HIStalk

Using 5G to cut down diagnostic reading by half

Given a rapidly ageing population and an overwhelmed health system, hospitals like Samsung Medical Center had to deal with rising demands for health screening and other diagnostic needs. To meet these demands, SMC combined…

— Healthcare IT news

HHS, FBI Disrupt BreachForums Cybercriminal Marketplace

By Jill McKeon March 27, 2023 – Thanks to a joint effort by the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), a cybercriminal marketplace known as BreachForums was forced…

— Health IT Security

Exploring The Value of Metaverse Use Cases in Life Sciences

Pratik Maroo, VP – Products, IndegeneBrooke Anderson, Marketing Manager, Omnichannel Activation and Emerging Biotech, IndegeneWhat once seemed like science fiction, interacting with people across the world has become the new normal. While we have…

— HIT Consultant

GrayMatters Health receives FDA 510(k) for PTSD neuromodulation therapy

Israeli-based digital health technology company GrayMatters Health, which develops self-neuromodulation therapies for mental disorders, received FDA 510(k) clearance for its PTSD-focused neuromodulation therapy dubbed Prism.  The company uses a proprietary model to create a unique…

— MobiHealthNews

How the Cloud Improves Clinical Care, Healthcare Operations

Sponsored by AWS Marketplace March 27, 2023 – The pandemic proved that the cloud could support accelerated digital transformation across the healthcare system and offer a clear path toward greater clinical efficiency and medical discovery….

— EHR Intelligence

Nuance launches automated AI-powered clinical documentation

Nuance Healthcare has announced the US launch of Dragon Ambient eXperience (DAX) Express, offering AI-powered automated clinical documentation.The OpenAI-powered app from the Microsoft subsidiary instantly transcribes patient notes during patient visits, using ambient voice…

— Digital Health

Healthcare Can’t Let the Shortcomings of Existing Tech Systems Hurt Patients

As a hospitalist, I see the workforce challenges that fuel burnout every day. Over the past year, emergency department visits and the inpatient census at the hospital where I work have reached all-time highs….

— MedCity News

Instacart expands health division with provider-facing tools

Grocery delivery service Instacart is adding new digital tools for providers to its health division dubbed Instacart Health, including Virtual Storefronts, Shoppable Recipes and Lists for Nutrition.Through Virtual Storefronts, providers can create a curated…

— MobiHealthNews

Telemental Health Grew After Onset of COVID-19, But Vary Across US

By Mark Melchionna March 27, 2023 – A recent study published in the American Journal of Managed Care (AJMC) found that although the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic led to a large increase in the…

— mHealth Intelligence

CIO Podcast – Episode 51: EMRAM with Tanya Townsend

For the 51st episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we are joined by a very special guest: Tanya Townsend, Sr. Vice President and Chief Information Officer at LCMC Health! We…

— Healthcare IT Today

Monday Morning Update 3/27/23

Top News ProPublica says that Cigna’s reviewing doctors use “auto-denial” software that allows them to declare a patient’s test as medically unnecessary in an average of 1.2 seconds, without ever looking at the patient’s…

— HIStalk

Everly Health Launches Diagnostics-Driven Virtual Care Program

What You Should Know:The future of healthcare depends on access to digital-first solutions rooted in diagnostic insights that support individuals along their health journey. Everly Health, isn’t just enabling a better lab testing experience, they’re…

— HIT Consultant

Going international: How DigitalHealth.London Accelerator companies have expanded overseas

In November last year the UK’s Digital Health Playbook 2023 Edition was published which features over 200 UK innovators and exporters. The aim of the playbook is to maximise the impact of British innovation in solving…

— DigitalHealth.London

Nanoparticles Get Lymphatic Vessels Pumping

Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed a nanotechnological solution for lymphedema, a failure of the lymphatic system that results in uncomfortable and irreversible fluid retention. Previous research efforts have focused on…

— Medgadget

Q&A: Improving the patient experience without stressing providers

Patient experience is a popular buzzword for healthcare, but health systems probably aren’t investing enough in consumer preferences, said Dr. Maulik Majmudar, chief medical officer and cofounder of Biofourmis. “If you look at what patients…

— MobiHealthNews

Patients armed with telehealth tools help Baptist Health deliver better care

After the near emergency ramp-up of video visits across the organization when the COVID-19 pandemic struck, Baptist Health, a health system based in Louisville, Kentucky, that serves Kentucky and Indiana, evaluated some of its…

— Healthcare IT news

20 Healthcare Vendors Receive KLAS Cybersecurity Transparent Designation

By Jill McKeon March 27, 2023 – At ViVE 2023, healthcare risk management solutions company Censinet and KLAS Research jointly recognized 20 healthcare vendors that achieved KLAS Cybersecurity Transparent designation. KLAS Cybersecurity Transparent vendors are…

— Health IT Security

HHS Slots $120M for Community Clinics to Boost Mental Healthcare Access

By Sarai Rodriguez March 27, 2023 – Community Certified Behavioral Health Clinics (CCBHCs) across the country are set to receive $120 million in funding opportunities from the Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) in…

— Patient Engagement HIT

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