To Make a Difference, Be a Safety Innovator, Disseminator

CRAIG CLAPPER | May 19, 2016

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Everyone wants to make a difference. And, the best way to make a difference is through safety leadership. Take the founder of the Otis Elevator Company, Elisha Otis, for example. He invented the safety device that prevents elevators from falling. Elevators had been around for years, but people feared using them because, when the rope or cable failed, the elevator would come crashing down. Most people thought “better to take the stairs.

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What are the Risks of AI in the healthcare industry

Article | April 21, 2020

While artificial intelligence (AI) offers numerous advantages across a wide range of businesses and applications, an ongoing report spreads out some convincing focuses on the different difficulties and perils of using AI in the social insurance segment. As of late, AI has been progressively consolidated all through the medicinal services space. Machines would now be able to give emotional wellness help by means of a chatbot, screen tolerant wellbeing, and even anticipate heart failure, seizures, or sepsis.

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6 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Considerations for Telehealth Providers

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As the novel coronavirus outbreak continues, the federal government and commercial health insurers have taken significant steps to increase Americans’ access to treatment and testing. In the past week, the federal government and private insurers have issued a number of guidance documents expanding coverage and payment requirements in an effort to minimize the spread of the virus. As with any changes in coverage and reimbursement, healthcare providers offering telehealth services should carefully review these changes and take steps to ensure that all regulatory and coverage requirements are met prior to submitting claims for reimbursement.

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HIMSS Canceled Amid Coronavirus – What Can Healthcare IT Take Away?

Article | March 9, 2020

With the announcement of the HIMSS conference cancellation the healthcare IT industry is hit hard. Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) is the super bowl of healthcare tech. 45,000 attendees from 50 countries were scheduled to fly into Orlando and spend 5 days immersed in innovative healthcare tech – and of course, shop around on the Expo floor. For many companies, the HIMSS event is the lifeline of their sales pipeline for the entire year – we’re talking tons of leads. Not having HIMSS means major threats to healthcare technology company revenue. We need to be more prepared to deal with pandemics no matter what. And as an industry, we need to be focused on developing technology solutions for disease detection, tracking, and prevention. And we need greater emphasis on data interoperability. Every time a crisis happens, the world is reminded of why it’s so important for systems and entities to share information. We learned this lesson when 9/11 happened. Data interoperability can help us identify problems earlier and get a handle on mitigation before issues get out of control.

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Vivere is excited to announce the merger with Prelude Fertility is finalized! With practices throughout the United States from San Francisco, California to Stamford, Connecticut, Prelude’s expansive network now consists of 28 locations, in addition to Conception Pharmacy and MyEggBank – the nation’s largest donor egg bank. Our national network of fertility clinics and egg donation centers across the country offers egg freezing, egg storage, genetic testing, IVF and egg donation services — all delivered with the highest level of personalized care by the nation’s leading reproductive endocrinologists and practitioners.

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