Text Messaging a Missed Opportunity for Diabetes Compliance Among Young Patients

SMS text messages are an under-used resource for helping young diabetes patients stay compliant with their diet and lifestyle modification, according to a study of patients between ages 16 and 24.

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CMS Issues Interim Rule Delaying Key Value-based Reimbursement Programs
Mar22

CMS Issues Interim Rule Delaying Key Value-based Reimbursement Programs

The new Administration is hitting the pause button on several Medicare payment reform initiatives, including bundled payment initiatives, according to an interim final rule (IFR) published this week in the Federal Register.

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Report Urges Healthcare Execs to Deploy AI Tools against Cybercrime
Mar17

Report Urges Healthcare Execs to Deploy AI Tools against Cybercrime

Artificial intelligence and machine learning may provide one of the best defenses against cybercrime in healthcare—and do a better job of it than the incident response strategies currently in place, a new report warns.

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Government Offers Healthcare Federal Resources to Fight, Monitor Cyber Crime

the federal government is reaching out to HIPAA-covered entities and their business associates to offer federal resources to combat and prevent attacks.

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Telenutrition Holds Promise for High-Risk Cancer Patients

Certain types of cancers require compliance with nutritional regimens as part of the treatment plan. Telehealth—or telenutrition—could hold the key to managing patients in rural areas where access to cancer-certified dieticians is more limited.

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