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Automation Anywhere presents Mastering Automation to Accelerate Business Transformation within Healthcare Organizations

Healthcare IT organizations have weathered numerous storms over the past two years—and the lessons these teams learned while on the forefront of the pandemic are shaping their approaches looking ahead. Automation initiatives and the resulting workforce transformation are delivering real-world operational efficiencies while improving the patient experience. Hear Dr. Yan Chow, Global Healthcare Leader at Automation Anywhere and Marcus Johnson, Managing Director of Delivery at Lumevity, Highmark Health’s transformation specialist, discuss how automation has and is improving key aspects of the business.
September 30, 2022

Legislation seeks to protect health data from cyberattacks; Fotbit and Google launch wearables data service

HHS data reported that breaches of healthcare facilities rose 55% in 2020, with nearly 1 million patients affected monthly.
September 30, 2022

UnitedHealth Group, Change merger to continue; Doctors’ burnout rate spiked with pandemic

The merger will combine the owner of the nation’s largest health insurer and one of the nation's largest electronic data interchange clearinghouses.
September 23, 2022

Data challenges with ACA Community Health Needs Assessments – and solutions

Michael A. Stoto, PhD, professor emeritus in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the School of Health at Georgetown University, discusses what every health IT leader needs to know about these Affordable Care Act mandates.
September 23, 2022

Homeland Security reverses Trump-era ‘public charge’ rule; FBI sets sights on vulnerable medical devices

The DHS final rule applies to non-citizens requesting admission to the U.S. or applying for a green card from within the country.
September 16, 2022

California makes strides toward statewide health information exchange

With a new mandate looming, Timi Leslie of Connecting for Better Health explains how Golden State stakeholders are working on the huge project of building an info exchange infrastructure for providers, payers and public health agencies.
September 16, 2022

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HIMSSCast is a podcast produced by the HIMSS Media editorial team behind Healthcare IT News, MobiHealthNews, and Healthcare Finance News.

In each episode, host Jonah Comstock is joined by editors from one or more of the brands and/or special guests from around the health tech industry to discuss major news stories or trends in the space. The aim of the show is to add depth, analysis, and color to our ongoing coverage of the digital health, health tech, and healthcare finance realms, as well as to facilitate lively conversations about hot health tech topics.
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Jonah Comstock

Jonah Comstock

Editor in Chief, HIMSS Media

Jonah Comstock is the Director of Content Development and Editor in Chief for HIMSS Media, which includes MobiHealthNews, Heathcare IT News, and Healthcare Finance News.

A Columbia Journalism alum, Jonah has previously written for Psychology Today and the Columbia Journalism Review. He's also a Dow Jones Copy Editing Fellow and has worked on the copy desks at Newsday and the Tampa Bay Times. Jonah works out of MobiHealthNews HQ in Cambridge, MA. He has spoken at numerous industry events including Health 2.0, the Connected Health Conference, and the HIMSS Global Conference, and has served as a judge for the GSMA Global Mobile Awards and the MEDinIsrael Innovation Awards.

Reach him at [email protected] or find him on Twitter @JonahComstock.

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