Dentsply Sirona opens the gateway to a new digital universe with cloud-based solution DS Core
Today ' s virtual global event sets the stage for the launch of DS Core – a cloud-based solution powered by the collaboration between Dentsply Sirona and Google Cloud.Dentsply Sirona also introduces two new service offerings: DS Core Create and DS Core Care. DS Core seamlessly integrates with devices, services and technologies in dental practices – bringing improved efficiency to workflows from diagnosis to final care or treatment. Dentsply Sirona also announces added services to recently launched device category: Primeprint Solution, a medical-grade 3D printing solution that combines dental intelligence with high...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - May 5, 2022 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

HHS: National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics; Notice of Meeting
The National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) will hold a virtual public meeting on March 30, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Eastern time. Agenda items a discussion of two letters containing recommendations for Department of Health and Human Services action related to the following: 1) privacy, confidentiality, and security considerations for data collection and use during a public health emergency, and 2) standards for prior authorizations, attachments, and HIPAA-designated transactions to support the improvement of data sharing among patients, providers, payers, public health systems, and others involved ...
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - March 14, 2022 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Roche introduces cobas infinity edge, a new open digital ecosystem for point of care professionals, driving improved patient outcomes and operational efficiencies in healthcare
Basel, 11 January 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today introduced cobas ® infinity edge, a secure and encrypted cloud-based platform for the integration and management of point of care data, available for use in clinical settings globally.More people are using digital technologies in health than ever before. Only 15% of healthcare organisations are fully equipped to make quick data-driven decisions due to lack of data integration, multiple incompatible IT systems, and other information silos. With longer life expectancies, and more people living with chronic conditions, healthcare systems face growing pressure ...
Source: Roche Media News - January 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche introduces cobas infinity edge, a new open digital ecosystem for point of care professionals, driving improved patient outcomes and operational efficiencies in healthcare
Basel, 11 January 2022 - Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) today introduced cobas ® infinity edge, a secure and encrypted cloud-based platform for the integration and management of point of care data, available for use in clinical settings globally.More people are using digital technologies in health than ever before. Only 15% of healthcare organisations are fully equipped to make quick data-driven decisions due to lack of data integration, multiple incompatible IT systems, and other information silos. With longer life expectancies, and more people living with chronic conditions, healthcare systems face growing pressure ...
Source: Roche Investor Update - January 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche introduces cobas infinity edge, a new open digital ecosystem for point of care professionals, driving improved patient outcomes and operational efficiencies in healthcare
Roche ’s new cloud-based platform connects patient test results, medical records and third-party applications, allowing professionals to monitor patients’ health, adjust treatment protocols, and make quick data-driven patient care decisions anytime, anywhere within and across clinical settings.The new digitalecosystem breaks down common information silos for point of care (POC) professionals, reducing costs and administrative burdens by connecting information securely and compliantly across devices, providers, and locations.Cobas® infinity edge is designed as an open platform, allowing healthcare professionals to easi...
Source: Roche Media News - January 11, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

CareAlign raises $2.3M from investors with ties to Harvard, Princeton
University of Pennsylvania spinout CareAlign raised $2.3 million in a seed extension round. CareAlign is a HIPAA compliant collaborative task management platform integrated into the electronic health record, or EHR, for clinicians and their teams. Its features include shared task lists, care plans, patient documentation and notes. The platform can upload information into the EHR that can later be printed for a paper chart. CareAlign was founded in 2014 by Dr. Subha Airan-Javia, a former associate… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 30, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Kennedy Rose Source Type: news

Penn spinout CareAlign raises $2.3M from investors with ties to Harvard, Princeton
University of Pennsylvania spinout CareAlign raised $2.3 million in a seed extension round. Hofmann Associates, Gaingels, and the Harvard Business School Alumni Angels Association participated in the round, along with existing investors Boston Millennia Partners' Founders Fund and local firms Tech Council Ventures, DreamIt Ventures and Front Row Fund. Two unnamed "healthcare provider org anizations" that used the company's platform are also investors.  CareAlign is a HIPAA compliant collaborative… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - November 30, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: Kennedy Rose Source Type: news

vTail Healthcare Telecommunications App Launches in the US Dental Market
OXFORD, United Kingdom, Nov. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- vTail, the Healthcare Communications App connecting healthcare professionals directly to medical products companies, is expanding into its second medical specialty arena in the USA  – Dentistry.Barry Wolfenson, vTail CEO, states, " We are excited to bring our truly unique app to the dental community, and I applaud our team for the incredible amount of work they did in a short amount of time to expand our offering beyond our initial launch market of advanced wound care.  Given the new-normal that exists in the world of healthcare, we are proud that our s...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - November 15, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Millions Of Patient Health Records Now At Risk Through Unregulated API ’s
Over the course of about a year, a single ethical hacker was able to access millions of patient health records and expose systemic risks in software that are effectively outside the legal jurisdiction of the Health Information Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - October 25, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dan Munro, Contributor Tags: Healthcare /healthcare Innovation /innovation Cybersecurity /cybersecurity business pharma Source Type: news

Startup Spotlight: Penn Medicine spinout CareAlign aims to help health systems across the nation
PHL Inno's weekly "Startup Spotlight" feature highlights founders and new businesses cropping up in the region. The startup: CareAlign is a HIPAA-compliant project management software for clinicians.  Founded: The Penn Medicine spinout was created in 2014 after the health system couldn’t find a software that specifically handled health care coordination, CareAlign Chief Operating Officer James Green sai d. It was spun out from the health system in 2019. “It was so popular — I think Penn… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: American Health Authors: Kennedy Rose Source Type: news

Startup Spotlight: Penn Medicine spinout CareAlign aims to help health systems across the nation
PHL Inno's weekly "Startup Spotlight" feature highlights founders and new businesses cropping up in the region. The startup: CareAlign is a HIPAA-compliant project management software for clinicians.  Founded: The Penn Medicine spinout was created in 2014 after the health system couldn’t find a software that specifically handled health care coordination, CareAlign Chief Operating Officer James Green sai d. It was spun out from the health system in 2019. “It was so popular — I think Penn… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - October 14, 2021 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Kennedy Rose Source Type: news

eAssist Dental Solutions Among the 50 Fastest Growing Companies for a 4th Consecutive Year by Utah Business
SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- eAssist Dental Solutions recently accepted the prestigious award by Utah Business as the state ' s 29th fastest-growing company. For the fourth year in a row, eAssist has earned a place on this list of Utah ' s 50 top performers – an especially noteworthy achievement considering the rating period included a three-month suspension of non-emergency dental services nationwide due to the Coronavirus pandemic. Companies are ranked according to their total five-year revenue and compound annual growth rate.Founded in 2011 by James Anderson, DMD, and Sandy O...
Source: Dental Technology Blog - September 28, 2021 Category: Dentistry Source Type: news

Delta Air Lines Is Charging Unvaccinated Employees $200 Insurance Fee. Will It Work?
As the fourth wave of the COVID-19 pandemic continues, more companies are starting to require coronavirus vaccines for their employees. But this week, Delta Air Lines chose a different tactic when it became the first major U.S. company to say it will charge more for health insurance if employees do not get vaccinated. Some may see this as a compromise between vaccine mandates and more positive incentives, but experts say it could be complicated to execute and that there’s no way to tell how effective it will be. The move represents the tricky calculus employers are being forced to make as they try to keep employees s...
Source: TIME: Health - August 27, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Abigail Abrams Tags: Uncategorized COVID-19 Source Type: news

CMS: Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is seeking comment on the following information collections: 1) HIPAA Administrative Simplification (Non-Privacy/Security) Complaint Form, which is used to collect information on complaints filed for suspected HIPAA violations; and 2) Home Health Care CAHPS Survey (HHCAHPS) Mode Experiment, which will test a web-based mode of Home Health Care quality reporting submission. Comments are due by October 4, 2021 (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - August 5, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Filming Seizures -- A HIPAA Violation? Filming Seizures -- A HIPAA Violation?
Capturing a patient ' s seizure on video can be invaluable in making an accurate diagnosis. But patient privacy laws often get in the way.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - July 26, 2021 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Expert Column Source Type: news