May 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
Value-Based Care Insights: A Look at Physician Contracts and Compensation
Host Daniel J. Marino, Partner of Lumina Health Partners, talks to Ericka Adler, Partner at Roetzel & Andress. Ericka shares tips on how physicians and providers can better understand contracts to drive better compensation.
Health IT Business News
Our bi-weekly business report featuring financial, contract, acquisition, collaboration, product, and company achievement news in health IT.
This month, Press Ganey acquires SPH Analytics, MobileSmith Health establishes Product Advisory Board, MRO improves security posture with HITRUST CSF and SOC 2 Certifications, Cedar announces agreement to acquire OODA Health to revolutionize the consumer financial experience in healthcare 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, Walmart Health to acquire telehealth provider MeMD, Virtual Benefits Administrator and DignifiHealth partner to improve employee access to telemedicine and Sharecare named best overall mHealth solution in 2021 MedTech Breakthrough Awards.
Our bi-weekly report of accumulated CMS communication from their newsroom.
This month, CMS has posted the eCQM specifications for the 2022 reporting period for eligible hospitals and CAHs, and the 2022 performance period for eligible professionals and eligible clinicians and CMS increases Medicare payment for COVID-19 monoclonal antibody infusions.
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, Orion Health selected to deliver a state-wide HIE in Oklahoma, SacValley MedShare has partnered with KONZA, UHIN partners on new joint venture, BeyondHIE 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, Milliman IntelliScript and Clareto announced a new collaboration to deliver EHR data to life, long-term care, and disability insurers via the IntelliScript user platform, and Curve Health announced its partnerships with Southview Acres Health Care Center in St Paul, MN and Affinity Healthcare Center in Paramount, CA. These partnerships come as skilled nursing facilities seek innovative and safe ways to care for residents amid the challenges that have arisen during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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, ONC is sunsetting the Interoperability Roadmap, launched Health Interoperability Outcomes 2030, and recently updated the Health IT Playbook, with content focused on information blocking, USCDI, and new information in the Certified Health IT Complaint section.
This monthly report includes the latest news being reported on payers and the health insurance industry.
This month, Cigna + Oscar launches new plans to expand affordable coverage for Connecticut small businesses, Anthem, Inc. completes acquisition of myNEXUS Home Health Benefits Manager 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, PhysIQ Inc. announced that Intermountain Healthcare Utah, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and Rush University Medical Center have joined the NIH-funded DeCODe study to develop an AI-based COVID-19 digital biomarker, AdventHealth and Sema4 launch a data-driven precision medicine program to optimize patient care and outcomes, & AR Medical Technologies launches MaskFit AR: helping you sleep for better health.
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 Amendola Communications’ article, So You Want To Be On A Podcast?, ClarityQuest’s 3 ways to leverage a results-driven marketing agency for your success, and Matter Communications’ 4 Tips To Empower The Creative Process For Remote Teams.
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, the ANA Enterprise applauds the release of The National Academy of Medicine’s (NAM) The Future of Nursing 2020-2030: Charting a Path to Achieve Health Equity (2021) report, American Academy of Nursing announces 2021-2022 Jonas Policy Scholars and more.
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, check out the article The Key to Frictionless, Efficient Health System Staffing: Being Predictive by Bryan Dickerson, Senior Director of Healthcare Workforce Solutions at Hospital IQ.
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, GTMRx Institute launches National Task Force to build vaccine confidence, the shock and reality of catching Covid after being vaccinated, Pfizer and Moderna vaccines reduce Covid-19 hospitalization risk by 94% among older adults, CDC study says 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, new app, TeleHome, connects hospitalized COVID patients with loved ones through virtual visitations, Teladoc Health launches “myStrength Complete” as first unified mental health care experience and more.
Trending White Paper
This month our most popular download resource was 5 Reasons Engaged Patients are Better-Paying Patients by Sphere.
As medical providers and practices search for a means of strengthening their businesses during a challenging economic environment, patient engagement has emerged as a key differentiator that is critical to building trust and loyalty, staying competitive and retaining patients.
Additionally, a number of critical healthcare industry trends that have emerged over the last decade or so have also driven the need for providers to better engage with patients to increase their financial stability. These trends include the evolution of the “patient-as-the-new-payer” model, the industry-wide shift towards value-based care, and the need for additional education to help patients decipher increasingly complex bills.
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