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Care Management Weekly News Update 08/02/23

Posted by DeAnn Dennis on Wed, Aug 02, 2023 @ 11:29 AM

A survey of 205 hospital IT and clinical leaders from market research firm IDC found that 53 percent identified digital transformation as a top five most important goal for 2023 and 2024. The study summarizes 19 goals and the percentage of leaders that included them as their top five most important.  Read the full report here.

Hundreds of thousands of beneficiaries are caught up in a Medicare program contractor breach that compromised the personal information of millions of people, according to statements and filings released late last week.

AWS Announces AWS HealthScribe, a New Generative AI-Powered Service that Automatically Creates Clinical Documentation

Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com company announced AWS HealthScribe, a new HIPAA-eligible service that empowers healthcare software providers to build clinical applications that use speech recognition and generative AI to save clinicians time by generating clinical documentation.

Hospitals and health systems have begun seeing that their physicians have little time during work hours to reply to patient messages, leaving them to attend to this duty after work during "pajama time." This has caused some organizations to start charging for some of these messages so they can lower the volume their staff receives — but is this working?

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