September 29th 2023
Nearly half of those who have used telehealth have only done so once, according to a new report from Trilliant Health. Some patients still want to be seen in person.
September 27th 2023
The attacks involve business email compromise to phishing attempts. A cybersecurity expert says attackers will slowly engage victims and build trust.
The warehouse’s members will be able to get virtual care appointments for $29. Sesame CEO David Goldhill is aiming to add more convenience to healthcare.
September 26th 2023
Experts warn about the growing dangers of criminals using AI and deepfakes to target hospitals and healthcare organizations.
Ransomware attacks can endanger patients and costs health systems millions. Experts say the C-suite is more engaged on the issue.
Ochsner Health testing use of AI in sending messages to patients
About 100 clinicians are engaged in a pilot program aimed at improving response time for patients, and saving some time for doctors.
Oracle says it’s bringing AI to make electronic health records easier to use
The tech giant touts the potential to reduce administrative burdens on doctors.
AdventHealth appoints regional chief clinical officer, and more | MED MOVES
CAQH welcomes a new chief executive officer, and other leaders take new roles.
Geisinger and the Geek Squad: Expanding home care with Best Buy Health
The health system and the retailer have seen good results in remote care management. Best Buy has been aiming to make a mark in healthcare.
Telehealth and nursing homes: 9 takeaways from a key study
Researchers completed the first comprehensive analysis on telemedicine in skilled nursing facilities. Many nursing homes aren’t utilizing virtual visits.
The benefits of improved hospital and clinic scheduling workflows | Viewpoint
Hospitals can benefit from additional revenue and increased capability. Surgeons can perform more cases and nurses can have more consistent schedules.
Penn Medicine announces first director for LGBTQ+ Health, and more | MED MOVES
Duke Health names the organization's first chief data scientist and other leaders take new roles.
HSHS, Prevea Health work to recover from cyberattack
The midwestern hospital system and the physician group are striving to restore full systems. They’re caring for patients, but some services have been affected.
Augmedix works with HCA Healthcare on using AI for medical notes
The company is working with the hospital system to help physicians have an easier time with documenting patient encounters. The firm’s CEO sees potential beyond documentation.
Rethinking ‘impossible’: Innovative approach to dementia engages patients and reduces healthcare costs | Viewpoint
Interventions such as movement, mindfulness, and social connection are associated with improvements in physical and cognitive functioning.
HCA Healthcare, Google Cloud team to accelerate use of AI in hospitals
The hospital system and tech giant say they are partnering on programs to reduce some administrative hassles for doctors and nurses in producing patient records.
James Quarles: Build a ‘culture of scrappiness’ | Lessons for Leaders
A venture chair at Redesign Health, Quarles says young companies should start small, stay focused, and be sure they have a product that fits the market.
Stress U: Many college students struggle with mental health
Some are battling anxiety and depression, including worries about paying bills and loans. Seli Fakorzi of TimelyCare, a telehealth company that works with colleges, talks about mental health on campus.
Hidden costs of missing medical equipment | Viewpoint
Hospitals must achieve real-time visibility of their assets to curb the consequences of lost and stolen assets.
Mississippi hospital system hit by cyberattack
Singing River Health System says it’s had to take computer systems offline. The system continues to see patients, but some services have been disrupted.
Gozio aims to help hospitals connect with patients and staff
The digital health company is offering more customized experiences on its platform, including options designed to help health systems engage and retain workers.
ChatGPT fares well on eye care questions, study finds
Researchers found that the answers generally matched responses from ophthalmologists in terms of accuracy. They stress that more study is needed.
Fewer breaches, more victims: Health systems face evolving threats from cyberattacks
The number of health data breaches dropped in the first half of 2023, but more people are being affected, a new report from Critical Insight says. Analysts say attackers are shifting tactics.
Protecting patients in a cyberattack: Guidance from The Joint Commission
The commission outlines several steps for maintaining care and services. A key point: Hospitals should prepare to operate under downtime procedures for weeks.
Digital transformation is essential to support younger patients’ mental health | Viewpoint
Managing the mental health and well-being of Gen Z should likely begin with a digital tool that offers age-appropriate content and activities that meet them where they are.
How health systems can use technology to evolve: Interview with Hadi Chaudhry of CareCloud
In a spirited conversation, he talks about the ways health systems, hospitals and leaders can find greater efficiencies and profitability.
SSM Health partners with Siemens Healthineers to improve care and train workers
The organizations touted enhanced diagnostic and imaging services aimed at improving health equity, as well as efforts to train more radiologic technologists.
CommonSpirit Health appoints chief people officer, and more | MED MOVES
Cleveland Clinic announces its first chief analytics officer, and other leaders take on new roles.
Cyberattack disrupts services at hospitals and clinics
Prospect Medical Holdings said it had to take systems offline, and several hospitals cited interruptions to care, including elective surgeries and some outpatient services.
Building a cybersecurity team: Hiring in a competitive market | Viewpoint
Organizations are vying for the same pool of talented professionals. It's important to find the right skills and the right attitude.
Avera Health appoints interim CEO, and more | MED MOVES
Lifepoint Health appoints a chief administrative and legal officer, and other leaders take new roles.
About 1.7 million Oregon Health Plan members affected by data breach
A company that provides services to the health plan notified customers of the breach. Plan members are urged to get credit monitoring.
Making the most of your hospital's pharmacy purchasing power | Viewpoint
With better, unbiased data, hospitals can gain insights that will help drive improvements in pharmacy spending.
The key to a brighter healthcare future is the responsible use of AI | Viewpoint
Leaders, innovators, and clinicians must work together to develop key principles guiding the adoption of AI in a way that strengthens the healthcare system and supports patients.
Maximizing patient satisfaction through digital innovation: A guide for healthcare providers | Viewpoint
Offering digital services puts consumers in the driver’s seat of their healthcare, where they want to be.
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