Where Are We At With FHIR? with Joe Gagnon and Dr. Don Rucker from 1upHealth
It feels like FHIR has gone through all the hype cycles you can imagine in the decade or so that FHIR’s been around.  I’ve heard FHIR described as the solution to healthcare’s woes and heard others describe its limitations.  We all know the reality is somewhere in between, but where are we at with FHIR […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 21, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Interoperability Regulations 1upHealth Don Rucker FHIR Health Data Sharing Healthcare Interoperability Healthcare Standards Joe Gagnon ONC Population Health Source Type: blogs

Price Transparency – #HITsm Chat Topic
We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 6/21 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).  This week’s chat will be hosted by John Lynn (@techguy) from @hcittoday on the topic “Price Transparency” Most of you probably know about the CMS hospital price transparency rule that hospitals must post their pricing in […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 21, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: #HITsm Health IT Company Healthcare IT Regulations #HITsm Chat #HITsm Topics CMS CMS Fines Healthcare Pricing Hospital Price Transparency Hospital Price Transparency Fines John Lynn Source Type: blogs

InductiveHealth Informatics Announces Growth Investment Partnership With Diversis
The investment from Diversis will allow InductiveHealth to enhance its product development in ever-more innovative ways, in pursuit of their goal of stopping disease through technology. InductiveHealth Informatics, the leader in public health disease surveillance, is excited to announce a growth investment partnership with the investment firm Diversis. “This investment will allow InductiveHealth to pursue […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 21, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Analytics/Big Data Health IT Company Healthcare IT COVID-19 Diversis Health IT Funding Health IT Fundings Health IT Investment InductiveHealth Informatics Kevin Ma Matthew Dollacker Public Health Source Type: blogs

Happy Juneteenth!
Today I’ve come across a wide variety of people in health IT that’s companies have given them the day off to celebrate Juneteenth.  It’s been interesting to see a lot more people embracing this holiday and taking time to understand some of it’s history and origins.  Plus, we’ll see how its meaning continues to evolve […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 20, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Healthcare IT Healthcare Collaboration Juneteenth Source Type: blogs

CIO Podcast – Episode 33: Healthcare AI with Steve Hess
For the 33rd episode of the CIO podcast hosted by Healthcare IT Today, we sat down with Steve Hess, CIO at UCHealth.  In this episode we dive into the topic of healthcare AI.  Hess shares whether he thinks AI is just a nice to have or whether it’s become a must have in healthcare.  Plus, […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 20, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: AI/Machine Learning Analytics/Big Data C-Suite Leadership Clinical Healthcare CIO Podcasts Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System CIO Leadership CMIO Healthcare AI Healthcare Interoperability Healthcare Machine Learning Healthcare Source Type: blogs

Bicycle Health Announces $50 Million Series B to Scale Virtual Opioid Use Disorder Treatment Model Nationwide
Leader in virtual OUD treatment has raised $83 million, served over 15,000 patients to-date Bicycle Health, the leading provider of virtual opioid addiction treatment, today announced a Series B funding round of $50 million led by InterAlpen Partners, bringing the company’s total funds raised to $83 million. Other participants in the round include existing investors […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 20, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring Aabed Meer Ankit Gupta Bicycle Health City Light Capital Frist Cressey Ventures Health IT Funding Health IT Fundings Health IT Investment InterAlpen Partners opioid Source Type: blogs

$1.1 Million in Price Transparency Fines to 2 Hospitals
For those of us following the Price Transparency rule, it’s been clear that CMS was serious about this happening (See the increased in price transparency penalties) and that many healthcare organizations weren’t in compliance.  Therefore, it comes as no surprise that CMS has shared two enforcement actions against Northside Hospital Atlanta for $883,180 and to […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 17, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Regulations CMS CMS Fines Healthcare Price Transparency Northside Hospital Source Type: blogs

Prior Auth, COVID Times, Health Startups – Fun Friday
Happy Friday everyone!  We hope you’ve had a great week and are ready for an amazing weekend.  We’re back again with another edition of Fun Friday where we hope to give you a laugh and make you smile as the perfect way to start the weekend.  We’ve got some pretty good entries this week including […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 17, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Healthcare IT Fun Friday Glaucomflecken Health IT Humor Healthcare Humor Source Type: blogs

Boulder Care Raises $36M Series B to Serve America ’ s Most Vulnerable Patients with Substance Use Disorders
Boulder Care, a telehealth provider of medical treatment and long-term support for people overcoming substance use disorders, today announced a $36 million Series B raise. This brings the company’s funding to over $50 million, advancing its mission to meet an urgent, growing need for evidence-based addiction care as 40 million Americans report increased substance use […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 17, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Telemedicine and Remote Monitoring and Laerdal Million Lives Fund Boulder Care First Round Capital Gaingels Goodwater Capital Greycroft Health IT Funding Health IT Fundings Health IT Investment Medic Source Type: blogs

Do We Misunderstand the Scope of the Healthcare Interoperability Need?
For quite a while now I’ve had this cognitive dissonance in my head about healthcare interoperability.  On the one hand, I’d see all these announcements about the success of interoperability projects and the literally millions and billions of health records and data that’s being shared.  On the other hand, we all have seen and experienced […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 16, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC directtrust eHealth Exchange Health Data Sharing Healthcare Interoperability Healthcare Interoperability Stats Redox Source Type: blogs

Culture is a Leadership Imperative at Redox
At most companies, a strong corporate culture is a by-product of leadership rather than the result of a conscientious effort. Smart companies are realizing this must change as retaining tech talent becomes more challenging. Niko Skievaski, Co-Founder & President at Redox is doubling down on his culture-building efforts to ensure the company can continue to […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 16, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Colin Hung Tags: C-Suite Leadership Health IT Company Healthcare IT 2022 Medigy HITMC Award Camp Redoxy company culture corporate culture cultural ambassadors Employee Engagement Healthcare Culture Healthcare Workforce Niko Skievaski Source Type: blogs

ResMed Acquires MEDIFOX DAN for $1B; Expands Healthcare SaaS Business
ResMed (NYSE: RMD, ASX: RMD) today announced a definitive agreement to acquire privately held MEDIFOX DAN, a German leader in out-of-hospital software solutions for providers in major settings across the care continuum, from Hg, a leading software and services investor. MEDIFOX DAN’s clinical, financial, and operational solutions are mission-critical for those out-of-hospital care providers, including […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 16, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT ASX: RMD Benedikt Joeris Bobby Ghoshal Christian Städtler DLA Piper Dr. Thorsten Schliebe Evercore® Health IT Acquisitions Healthcare M&A MD Inpatient MD Outpatient MEDIFOX DAN Mick Farrell N Source Type: blogs

Leading the Future of Healthcare Communication
When I look at the state of communication in healthcare, I can see that we’ve made a lot of progress.  Certainly, there’s still plenty of work to be done, but the good news is that now we have electronic options when it comes to communicating healthcare data between organizations.  This wasn’t really true even a […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 15, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: John Lynn Tags: Ambulatory Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Interoperability IT Infrastructure and Dev Ops LTPAC Regulations Health Data Sharing Healthcare Fax Healthcare Interoperability Healthcare Scene Featured Kno2 Kn Source Type: blogs

Top Healthcare IT Priorities: Implementing Zero Trust, Ensuring File Transfers are Secure, and of Course HIPAA!
The following is a guest article by Richard Barretto, Chief Information Security Officer Progress. Files and Documents are a cybercriminal gold mine.  Healthcare companies have a lot on their IT plate, but often neglect their most vital assets: files, documents, and records. Securing the data held within these files is the most critical hurdle, especially […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 15, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Guest Author Tags: Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Security and Privacy Cybercriminal Forrester Healthcare Breaches Healthcare CISO Healthcare Email Healthcare FTP Healthcare IT Priorities Healthcare Security HIPAA John Kin Source Type: blogs

Proximie Raises $80 Million In Series C Funding to Accelerate Product Expansion of Full-Service Connected Surgical Platform
Funding round led by Advent Life Sciences. New investors include Emerson Collective, SoftBank Vision Fund 2, British Patient Capital, Mubadala and the Minderoo Foundation. Proceeds to accelerate development and scale of Proximie’s Operating System for the Operating Room – a centralized platform delivering connected surgical care Proximie, the global health technology platform digitally connecting operating […] (Source: EMR and HIPAA)
Source: EMR and HIPAA - June 15, 2022 Category: Information Technology Authors: Healthcare IT News Tags: Clinical Health IT Company Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System Advent Life Sciences British Patient Capital Emerson Collective Health IT Funding Health IT Fundings Health IT Investment John Cassidy Minderoo Foundation Mubadala C Source Type: blogs