June 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks for reading and listening!
Most Played Episode
Tuning Healthcare: Amy Abernathy Advancing Public Health Mission with Evidence-based Data
This episode of Tuning Healthcare features Dr. Amy Abernethy, an internationally recognized oncologist, health data expert and digital health leader. Dr. Abernethy was recently the Principal Deputy Commissioner and Acting Chief Information Officer for the United States Food and Drug Administration. She also held positions of Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Officer at Flatiron, as well as, Professor of Medicine at Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Abernethy has written over 500 publications, spanning many topics, including real-world data and evidence, clinical trials, health policy, and patient-centered care.
Health IT Business News
Our bi-weekly business report featuring financial, contract, acquisition, collaboration, product, and company achievement news in health IT.
This month, MRO announces acquisition of clinical data interoperability company FIGmd, Sphere teams up with MessageDesk to enable payments via SMS text, Atrium Health recognized for innovation, high-quality healthcare by Premier Inc. 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, Carium announces the launch of remote monitoring program, HealthTalk A.I. introduces emergent telehealth capabilities, Wolters Kluwer launches telemedicine value sets for payers and providers to thrive post-COVID and more.
Our bi-weekly report of accumulated CMS communication from their newsroom.
This month, CMS announces $20 million in American Rescue Plan Funding available, releases Coverage to Care telehealth resource in 8 languages, and will issue new Comparative Bill Report on Orthoses Referring Providers in the coming days.
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, Delaware Health Information Network announces HITRUST CSF® Certification, MiHIN’s new Conformance Module In MIGateway, Parkview Health signs with Indiana’s HIE 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, Aigilx Health and NextGate partner to support HIEs with next generation identity matching and community-wide Interoperability, CAQH and EHNAC partner to provide incentives for FHIR App developers to become accredited, and Vaya Health selects VirtualHealth to support its care management program.
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 ONC will soon launch the Public Health Informatics & Technology (PHIT) Workforce Development Program, they released a new data brief on EHR and Patient Access, and the ONC wants to hear from you as part of its recently announced “Health Interoperability Outcomes 2030” effort. Submissions can be made through July 30, 2021 by visiting HealthIT.gov or by sharing with ONC on Twitter using #HealthInterop2030.
This monthly report includes the latest news being reported on payers and the health insurance industry.
This month, AHIP unveils refreshed brand, updated mission to improve health care for all Americans, Antidote revolutionizes US Healthcare Coverage with family package available to 40 million uninsured Americans and more.
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, NorthShore University HealthSystem has joined physIQ’s NIH-funded DeCODe study to develop an AI-based COVID-19 digital biomarker, Deep Lens announced a collaboration that will integrate Deep Lens’ artificial intelligence (AI)-based clinical trial screening and matching solution VIPER™ , into cancer research, and Aidence, ScreenPoint Medical and Thirona have launched a video series explaining medical imaging AI.
Looking to keep your finger on the pulse of the nursing industry? Check out our monthly report on top nursing news stories from around the globe.
This month, American Nurses Association elects national leaders, NSNA raises over $8,000 through virtual fitness challenge, doctors and nurses are the key to the final vaccine push and more.
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 KNB Communications article, Top 4 Healthcare Marketing Tips in 2021, Colin Hung’s article, Unprecedented Opportunity to Gauge True Value of Conferences, and Brafton’s Content Marketing Metrics That Matter (And Those That Don’t).
With new developments and discoveries happening around coronavirus every day we’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining the pharmaceutical industry in this bi-weekly report.
This month, More than 10 million COVID-19 vaccine doses administered by Community Health Centers, the safety and efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines for children, HHS to dedicate $4.8 billion from American Rescue Plan to COVID-19 testing for the uninsured.
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, Essence SmartCare launches VitalOn Remote Patient Monitoring Solution, Biobeat’s AI-powered remote patient monitoring platform receives a full CE Mark, Pager announces suite of flexible enterprise solutions to address healthcare fragmentation and gaps in care and more.
Trending White Paper
This month our most popular download resource was How to Make Storage HIPAA Compliant by Atlantic.Net.
The US healthcare industry generates immense volumes of structured and unstructured data. Covered entities that choose to use HIPAA-compliant file storage services reap many benefits. Cloud computing provides not only practically limitless amounts of file storage, but also the capability to ingest abundant amounts of healthcare data.
Here are the top ten considerations we recommend that you should understand when choosing your next HIPAA Managed Service and Cloud Service provider.
Learn more, download the paper.