August News in Review
A look back at the news this month that we have reported on. These are our recurring reports that highlight and focus on the important areas of the health IT industry. If you have news you would like us to report email to me at email@example.com. Thanks for reading and listening!
Most Played Episode
Empathy HIT: Evan Elkin, Exec Director, Reclaiming Futures
On this podcast, Dr. Whitehouse is joined by Evan Elkin, Executive Director with Reclaiming Futures, a national public health organization focused on improving equity and justice for youth in schools, child welfare and juvenile justice systems. They will discuss how Reclaiming Futures have been studying and piloting ways to build a more equitable and effective, public health-oriented approach to youth justice.
Health IT Business News
Our bi-weekly business report featuring financial, contract, acquisition, collaboration, product, and company achievement news in health IT.
This month, Medicomp Systems officially launches Quippe Nursing in the U.S. at 2021 ANIA Annual Conference, Caravan Health Collaborative ACO earns nearly perfect MIPS score and more.
Our bi-weekly report on the hottest topic in health IT – Telehealth. The report highlights industry, product, State, and company achievement news along with suggested reading and a pick from our HealthcareNOW Radio channel podcast episodes all on the most current happenings in telehealth.
This month, Qure4u and VasoTechnology announce Go-to-Market Partnership for Digital Health Solutions, CVS Health launches first nationwide virtual primary care solution and more.
Monday Morning Rounds with CMS
Our bi-weekly report of accumulated CMS communication from their newsroom.
This month, a reminder that the deadline to submit a Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program hardship exception application for the 2020 program year is Sept 1st, and CMS reported that since the Special Enrollment Period became available on HealthCare.gov on February 15, more than 1.5 million Americans have enrolled in health coverage at HealthCare.gov.
State HIE News and Updates
This monthly report checks in on our State Health Information Organizations. State HIEs come in all shapes and sizes but have one thing in common: To improve the quality, safety and efficiency of health care delivered in their states.
This month, CORHIO and Health Current introduce new regional organization – Contexture, HealtheConnections receives second NCQA Validation in pilot program and more.
This monthly report keeps an eye on the industry’s progress on health data interoperability. News from vendors and national organizations, along with suggested reading and a pick from our HealthcareNOW Radio channel podcast episodes for listening.
This month, DirectTrust reported a significant uptick in Direct exchange transactions, and the launch of its Interoperability Hero Initiative, and ScriptSender announced that it is collaborating with Healthy Amplified to support interoperability for the company’s cognitive health solution.
What’s Happening at the ONC
The Office of the National Coordinator is an agency of HHS to support the adoption of health IT and the promotion of nationwide health information exchange to improve health care. This monthly report keeps you up to date on what they are up to.
This month, the all-virtual ONC Tech Forum is happening Sept 10 & 17, public feedback periods are now open for the Interoperability Standards Advisory, Standards Version Advancement Process, and the Draft United States Core Data for Interoperability Version 3, and the ONC just launched a new data section.
Revenue Cycle and Payer News
This monthly report includes the latest news being reported on payers and the health insurance industry.
This month, Friday Health Plans Partners With HealthSparq to Power New Digital Experience for Members, GetSetUp Announces New Member Engagement Tool for Medicare Advantage Health Plans and more.
Sorting out AI, ML, DL, and NLP
Another hot topic in health IT – Artificial Intelligence. This monthly report brings you news and resources along with suggested reading and a pick from our HealthcareNOW Radio channel podcast episodes for listening.
This month, Remarkable Health announced the launch of Bells, the first smart documentation assistant designed specifically for behavioral health professionals, Premier Inc. announced that it is branding its comprehensive technology and services platform “PINC AI,” effective immediately, and ConsenSys Health is using blockchain-based data security fueled by Intel technology to conduct research into making clinical trial recruitment more efficient and equitable.
Health IT Marketing
Our Director of Marketing, Carol Flagg brings you this monthly report answering these questions. What makes marketing in the health IT space unique? Who are the movers and shakers? What’s working, what’s trending? Where can you learn more?
This month, read Clarity Quest’s article 4 Tactics for Coming Up With Fresh Content in Healthcare, Colin Hung’s article, Yes, HIMSS21 Was Worth Attending, and Aria Marketing’s article, Pros and Cons of Social Media Platforms for Businesses.
If it is Tuesday we are talking about our industry’s talent. This bi-weekly report features new hires, who is hiring, and tips for the experts.
This month, hires from MobileSmith Health, Curebase, American Medical Association, MedX Health and more.
The pharmaceutical market plays a key role in how people get medications and what people pay for medication. At the intersection of healthcare, pharma, and technology, this monthly offers current news and announcements.
This month, AstraZeneca sees first half improvement in sales and profits, FDA approves first COVID-19 vaccine and more.
Research says the US Health Care Information Technology market was evaluated at $61,018 million in 2017, and is estimated to reach $149,178 million by 2025. This bi-weekly report highlights new and updated health IT products.
This month, Premier Inc. and Honeywell collaborate to expand U.S. production of Nitrile Exam Gloves, Health Catalyst launches Value Optimizer – A New Approach to Managing Risk and Achieving Profitability in Population Health and more.
Trending White Paper
This month our most popular download resource was HIPAA Disaster Recovery Guide by Atlantic.Net.
This whitepaper details the key personnel, processes, and procedures required for the preparation and planning of a disaster recovery (DR) scenario. DR is achieved by providing healthcare clients with a resilient and HIPAA-compliant cloud infrastructure service.
Learn more, download the paper.