Bonus Features – March 31, 2024 – 55% of Change Healthcare customers expect adverse impacts on patient care, a mobile app helped 84% of seniors lower their blood pressure after 6 months, plus 19 more stories

Welcome to the weekly edition of Healthcare IT Today Bonus Features. This article will be a weekly roundup of interesting stories, product announcements, new hires, partnerships, research studies, awards, sales, and more. Because there’s so much happening out there in healthcare IT we aren’t able to cover in our full articles, we still want to make sure you’re informed of all the latest news, announcements, and stories happening to help you better do your job.


The State Department is offering a reward of up to $10 million for information about the ALPHV BlackCat ransomware-as-a-service group that was behind the Change Healthcare cyberattack.

A report from HFMA and Eliciting Insights found 94% of providers using Change Healthcare as their primary clearinghouse have incurred additional expenses from using manual processes or implementing new technology. Additionally, 56% said no payers have provided them with financial assistance, and 55% expect an adverse impact on patient care.

ONC released its Draft 2024-2030 Federal Health IT Strategic Plan and is accepting public comments on the document until May 28. In a blog post, ONC highlighted the plan’s goals to promote health and wellness, enhance the delivery and experience of care, and accelerate research and innovation, all by connecting the health system with health data.



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