HHS allocates $35 million to help Title X family planning providers enhance and expand their telehealth infrastructure and capacity. Sixty one-time grants will be awarded to qualifying applicants. Applications are due February 3.
December 9 (Thursday) 1:30 ET. “Cone Health: Creating Extreme Efficiencies in Surgical Services.” Sponsor: RelayOne. Presenters: Wayne McFatter, RN, MSN and Sharon McCarter, RN co-directors of perioperative services, Cone Health. The presenters will discuss how they have empowered the entire surgical care team, including vendor representatives, to get real-time access to surgery schedules and case requirements in the palms of their hand. RelayOne CEO Cam Sexton will also present the findings of a recent study of 100 hospital leaders regarding their operating room optimization plans for 2022.
December 15 (Wednesday) 1 ET. “Using Cloud to Boost AI and Enterprise Imaging.” Sponsor: CloudWave. Presenters: Larry Sitka, MS, VP/CSIO of enterprise applications, Canon Medical Informatics; Jacob Wheeler, MBA, senior product manager, CloudWave. Enterprise imaging has remained a holdout of data center complexity despite the benefits the cloud offers. The presenters will discuss innovative ways to reduce complexity and lead with disruptive technology using AI, enterprise imaging, and the cloud.
Announcements and Implementations
Cranberry Peak announces GA of Scriptaid, software designed to help practices streamline radiology order processing.
Community Care Physician Network (NC) implements Innovaccer’s Health Cloud and its population health analytics.
United Health Centers (CA) announces that it was the victim of an August ransomware attack that resulted in some patient information being found on the dark web. The FQHC, which operates a dozen clinics, restored its systems from backups.
Direct Relief launches its Power for Health program, which will distribute $5 million to community health centers and free clinics in need of back-up generators, batteries, and solar systems.
- Healthwise wins several Digital Health Awards.
- How to Respond to Negative Reviews (AdvancedMD)
- PDMP: Helping Ensure Safety in Prescribing (EClinicalWorks)
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