Though the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated some aspects of health IT, it slowed others, including EHR replacements and back-office system upgrades. CIOs from some of the nation’s leading health systems shared not only the projects they put on hold, but also how they made those decisions and the challenges they faced when trying to reignite their efforts.
The health system and startup studio’s new joint venture will develop and launch companies that use artificial intelligence to address healthcare problems, including disparities in care. The venture will combine Northwell’s clinical expertise and patient data with Aegis’ data scientists and commercialization capabilities.
Health systems need to turn their attention to technology that can improve staff retention by reducing employee burnout, according to HCA Divisional CIO Andy Draper. Here’s a look at what Parlance is doing to realize ROI with conversational AI.
Of the billions of dollars provided by the government to support providers during the pandemic, $11.7 billion has been allocated but not spent, $7.1 billion has not been allocated and $8 billion has been returned for various reasons, including that the organization recovered faster than expected.
加州卫生系统和保险公司bilked CMS out of “hundreds of millions of dollars” by submitting claims that were altered to make patients appear sicker than they were, a new complaint filed by the DOJ alleges. Kaiser denied these allegations saying it is confident in its compliance with Medicare Advantage program requirements.
By engaging in a dialogue, patients and pharma companies can have a mutually beneficial relationship, Health Union’s Jack Barrette said at HLTH’s patient engagement track, hosted by MedCity News. Not only can patients help mold clinical trials, but they can help companies improve their patient education efforts.
The worsening workforce shortages have forced health systems to get creative when it comes to recruiting staff. Technology is helping health systems reach workers directly without having to go through a traditional staffing agency.
The New Jersey-based health system initially partnered with Google in 2019. It has now migrated to Google Workspace, providing thousands of Chrome OS devices to remote workers, and is using Google Cloud AI capabilities to detect diseases like breast cancer and Covid-19.
CMS chief at HLTH: We need to stop taking it for granted that people know they are eligible for coverage
There are about 17 million people eligible for coverage through Medicaid or the Affordable Care Act marketplaces, and one of CMS’ priorities is to make them aware of their insurance options, Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure said at this year’s HLTH conference.
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As health systems pivot to virtual and at-home care, Mass General Brigham is continuing to invest in brick-and-mortar facilities as CEO Dr. Anne Klibanski believes there will always be a need for inpatient care. At HLTH, she discussed the health system’s investment in its facilities and how it is leveraging enterprise services to help keep costs down.
The companies will build their claims processing platform on Google Cloud’s infrastructure, leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning capabilities. The goal of the collaboration is to improve patient and provider experience and reduce spending on administrative processes.
The Iowa-based health system will leverage b.well Connected Health’s platform and services to enable patients to view and share their health data. The platform will also allow patients to access all of UnityPoint’s digital tools in one location.
Panelists at HLTH’s patient engagement track, hosted by MedCity News, zeroed in on three strategies for achieving patient centricity: building trust, engaging health navigators and providing easy-to-understand health information.
Healthcare consumers are increasingly turning to the internet to research their care options, and provider and payer websites are among their top choices for information, according to a new survey of 1,000 U.S. adults. Over half of the respondents said they would use a provider or payer website to search for a new doctor.
Eleven health systems have joined the coalition, which aims to extend and expand the existing federal hospital-at-home waivers and create an advanced acute care-at-home delivery model at the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovation.