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How Does Artificial Intelligence Help in Data Protection and HIPAA Compliance?

By Narendra Sahoo Cybercrimes have been prevalent in the financial industry for years. But, today hackers have shifted their focus towards the data-rich healthcare industry as their lucrative target. Despite stringent norms and regulations in place, data protection has been a huge challenge for the healthcare industry. With numerous data breach cases surfacing each year, …

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HIPAA and remote work: Top compliance risks to address

Compliance is a serious, enforceable matter – and must be properly addressed in the context of the workplace challenges and changes that have emerged amid the pandemic. By Louise Rains-Gomez This piece was co-authored with Thomas Hiney. The modern workplace is in the midst of a massive transformation. An estimated forty-four percent of employees are …

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How Hospitals Are Handling Compliance In A Resource-Constrained Environment

By Nick Culburtson   CEO of Protenus, leveraging AI to reduce risk and improve patient trust for healthcare systems across North America. This past year, healthcare has experienced unprecedented obstacles and struggles, but it also has displayed its unparalleled strength. In a pandemic or national emergency, healthcare should always favor accessibility to data and collaboration …

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Why 4 Technologies That Boomed During Covid-19 Will Keep People Home More After A Vaccine

“Even before the pandemic, remote monitoring of chronically ill patients had been shown to cut emergency room visits, hospital stays, and costs, allowing medical professionals to intervene before a situation becomes dire.” By Moe Kelley Moe is a mobility expert with the Oliver Wyman Forum and a partner in the communications, media, and technology practice …

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Telemedicine takes big hit in federal healthcare fraud takedown in South Florida

BY JAY WEAVER OCTOBER 09, 2020 06:00 AM, UPDATED OCTOBER 09, 2020 06:27 AM A Consumer Alert from Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody’s office concerned fake COVID-19 stimulus text messages. U.S. Health and Human Services said scam callers use COVID-19 to get Medicare information. BY CDC As the advertising folks like to say, telemedicine is …

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ARTICLE: Two Montanans accused in telemedicine scheme to defraud Medicare

“These cases hold accountable those medical professionals and others who have exploited health care benefit programs and patients for personal gain.” Two Montanans accused in telemedicine scheme to defraud Medicare From Staff Reports, Great Falls Tribune  Two Montana nurse practitioners are accused of participating in a scheme to defraud Medicare of almost $10 million and …

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Will the Coronavirus Help Cement Role of Telemedicine?

“Telehealth has been an important tool to ensure members have continued access to provider services during closures associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, but we must build on its promise of providing cost-savings for employers and consumers in the future.” ARTICLE: Will the Coronavirus Help Cement Role of Telemedicine? Massachusetts expanded access to telehealth through executive …

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U.S. health insurers, wary of telehealth overuse, urge more planning in policy easing

Antonita Madonna U.S. healthcare providers and some lawmakers want to extend a regulatory accomodation for telehealth services granted during the COVID-19 pandemic. Health insurers, however, want policymakers to manage concerns regarding its overutilization and to redefine healthcare-provider state licensing requirements. Growth in the use of telehealth services has skyrocketed during the pandemic as the Trump …

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