The BlueNovo Weekly 3 Things You Should Know are a collection of the relevant healthcare technology changes impacting the community healthcare market.

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Carequality Looking To Leverage FHIR The interoperability framework is seeking input from both Carequality members and non-members to inform the development of a new FHIR Implementation Guide. Carequality intends to identify broad, nationwide FHIR implementation...

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Leading Healthcare Organizations Push For New Records Request Process A new digital health records request method, led by X4 Health, was released at the Biden Cancer Summit in D.C. on September 21st. The new tool, called the "Health Record Request Wizard", simplifies...

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Data Breach Costs UMass Memorial $230,000 Healthcare still remains one of the most targeted industries of cyberattacks due to its valuable healthcare data. UMass has agreed to pay $230,000 after two separate data breaches exposed the PHI of more than 15,000 people....

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Watch Series 4 Receives First FDA Clearance For Apple Apple is paving the way for more consumer medical gadgets as they received FDA clearance for both an atrial-fibrillation detecting algorithm and an ECG that will be built into the new watch. The FDA is eager to...

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NextGen Aligns Investor-Facing And Commercial-Facing Identities Clients have known them as NextGen Healthcare for nearly 20 years, but they were still listed and trading under the name Quality Care Systems, Inc. On September 10th, 2018, the company finally changed its...

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Economists Suggest Small Tweaks That Could Tame Healthcare Spending In The US Healthcare in the United States costs close to double what it's peer countries spend. Traditionally, we have looked at broad, big-picture fixes to lessen spending, but health economists...

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Addressing Burnout Through Workflow Optimization Through creating workflow checks and balances that foster support and team work, burnout can definitely be avoided and alleviated for physicians. Distributing responsibilities for patients between team members makes...

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Companies Turn To Specialist Consultants To Tackle IT Interoperability & Optimization Organizations are looking for help from experts with strong experience in niche problem-solving and vendor knowledge to work together with their overall IT infrastructure team to...

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Athenahealth Progresses Into Second Round of Bidding War Three potential buyers, UnitedHealth Group, TPG and Bain Capital, have all entered the race to acquire athenahealth. These offers are in addition to the still standing offer from hedge fund Elliott Management....

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"Promoting Interoperability" Rule Finalized By CMS On August 2nd, The Centers For Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) finalized rules that will further promote interoperability through the MyHealthEdata initiative and the CMS Patients Over Paperwork initiative. These new rules...