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Proposed 2022 CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare.

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CDC Releases UPDATED Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. Thursday, November 3, 2022, the CDC posted this Press Release to announce the updated CDC Clinical Practice Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Pain : Pain affects the lives of millions of Americans every day and improving pain care and the lives of patients with pain is a public health imperative.

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Causality in Medicine: Moving Beyond Correlation in Clinical Practice

Geek Doctor

Paul Cerrato, senior research analyst and communications specialist, Mayo Clinic Platform, and John Halamka, M.D., president, Mayo Clinic Platform, wrote this article. During the recent Mayo Clinic Artificial Intelligence Symposium , Adrian Keister, Ph.D.,

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Google Health inks first licensing agreement for mammography AI tech

Healthcare Dive

Under the agreement, medtech company iCAD will work to validate and incorporate Google’s mammography AI — which Google has been building and testing for several years — into its products for use in clinical practices

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Remote Therapeutic Monitoring: Your Questions Answered

Medbridge Education

But what is RTM and how can it benefit your practice? In this article, we answer common questions about RTM, how to use the new codes, and strategies for incorporating RTM into clinical practice.

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A Behavioral Health Module That Behaves Like One

Eclinical Works

Wisconsin FQHC quickly transforms clinical practice. A Fortune Business Insights report estimates that the market for Behavioral Health grew by 11.3% in 2020, driven in large part by societal stresses from the COVID-19 pandemic. From $77.6

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Preventing Misuse of COVID-19 Vaccine Medical Exemptions

Bill Of Health

For example, efforts by families to circumvent childhood school vaccination mandates have led some physicians to violate practice standards in how they write medical exemptions. By Ross D. Silverman and Gabriel T. Bosslet.

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“Clickbusters” can bust more than clicks

Nordic

I was fascinated by a recent article in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association (JAMIA) titled “Clinician collaboration to improve clinical decision support: the Clickbusters initiative.”

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6 Executive Health Data Predictions to Watch in 2023

HIT Consultant

It improves how clinical decisions are made, and cuts down on administrative burdens, allowing providers to focus on their patients. In 2023, we will see increased migration from AI algorithms developed and published in research to clinical practice and decision support.

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How & Why You Should Become a Clinical Psychologist in 2023?

p3care

Here comes the role of a clinical psychologist who is offering their devoted services to calm all such people facing mental health issues like anxiety, depression, personality disorders, and much more. You will find no other way than to become a clinical psychologist to help out people in the healing process or give them the strength to fight the opposing situations and poison their lives with negativity all around. Who is a Clinical Psychologist? Licensing and Practicing.

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Accountability is Not Micromanaging

Baird Group

No one argues with the need for accountability in clinical practices. Accountability is Not Micromanaging. Nobody likes a micromanager, someone who hovers wanting to know every detail of what you do. But don’t confuse micromanaging with holding people accountable.

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Interview with Halo Health CEO Jose Barreau

Health Business Group

Dr. Barreau co-founded and director a major cancer institute in Ohio, which emphasized collaboration in clinical practice for the benefit of patients. Jose Barreau. Jose Barreau had a fairly typical Cuban-American immigrant upbringing, and followed his father’s footsteps as a physician.

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New Podcast Episode Released – Career Path of a Physician Leader: Dr. Joe Behn

Wisconsin Healthcare Leadership

He is the Vice Chair of Family Medicine, Clinical Practice, SWWI; Instructor of Family Medicine; and Chair of Virtual Community Care Subcommittee, SWWI at Mayo Clinic Health System. Do you see yourself as a leader? Others might; listen to your trusted colleagues and mentors who may be nudging you to assume more leadership roles. They may see something in you that you don’t see yourself. Today we chat with Dr. Joe Behn about his career path as a clinician leader.

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How to Assess the Impact of Medical Ethics Education

Bill of Health

I also reviewed evidence suggesting that we do not know whether these courses improve decision making in clinical practice. Ethics education and clinical practice. Unfortunately, this skill cannot be readily assessed in clinical settings. By Leah Pierson.

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Geisinger & Tempus Create AI Model to Identify Structural Heart Disease

HIT Consultant

Structural heart disease carries a high burden of morbidity and mortality, and this model can be both actionable and practical for identifying undiagnosed patients in clinical practice,” said Joel Dudley, Ph.D.,

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IT execs talk priorities and predictions for 2022

Healthcare It News

" Rhonda Collins, RN, chief nursing officer at Vocera, developer of clinical communication tools, also hopes to see a redoubled effort to address the many significant challenges facing the workforce and the workplace as the COVID-19 crisis continues into its third year.

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Treating the Whole Family to Better Support Caregivers

GoMoHealth

A personal perspective on the importance of caring for caregivers and how digital therapeutics can provide psychosocial support to caregivers and families navigating an autism diagnosis. . By Rebecca Lyons .

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Allogeneic Cell Therapy: ASH 2022 Takeaways and Future Outlook

Health Advances

Allo’s Role in Clinical Practice. The preclinical data on the effect of B2M and CIITA KO is looking promising, as we await clinical data in 2023 from Poseida, Sana, Beam and Crispr to confirm (Figure 2). By Emmanuel Toroitich, Alfonso Barrios, Ned Wydysh, and Vivek Mittal.

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Ethics Education in U.S. Medical Schools’ Curricula

Bill of Health

Although ethics had been a recognized component of medical practice since Hippocrates’ time , ethics education is a more recent innovation. A study from this year reviewed evidence on interventions aimed at improving ethical decision-making in clinical practice. By Leah Pierson.

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What is P4P? How It Is Affecting Healthcare Overall?

p3care

Typically, P4P evaluates process effectiveness, such as; When evaluating blood pressure in clinical settings, lowering blood pressure. However, it can be challenging to track clinical outcomes over time in a variety of ways. The majority of the time, these metrics mirror standard guidelines for clinical practice. When the clinical course of action is set and widely recognized, the pay-for-performance scheme works effectively for primary care services.

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ScionHealth to launch RPM for chronic care at 79 hospitals

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The intervention-as-needed platform will provide more personalized clinical care for thousands of patients by collecting, analyzing and responding to their daily vitals. Inclusive use of biomarkers in clinical practice requires some strategy, the National Institutes of Health warned in April.

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Mainstreaming Reproductive Genetic Innovation

Bill of Health

Interestingly, the aforementioned commonly accepted medical techniques seemingly entered clinical practice without a societal discourse or consensus. By Myrisha S. Lewis.

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Regaining Smell After COVID: Promising Research From Essential Oils

American College of Healthcare Sciences

12 13 This continued research will inform best practices for how to support individuals with post-viral olfactory dysfunction from COVID-19 and may foster further innovation for how to support individuals with anosmia for other reasons. Anosmia-A Clinical Review. Clinical , 9 , 401–410.

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Digital Biomarkers – The Future of Precision Medicine

Health Advances

By Arushi Agarwal, Vice-President, Health Advances Precision Medicine Practice. Since then, PM has made significant strides with ~60% of drugs in late stage clinical development relying on biomarker data and 39% of FDA drug approvals in 2021 being personalized medicines.

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A Tale of Three Tables: How Physicians and Executives Become Partners

Medi Leadership

Without effective physician leadership , clinical redesign strategies will fail. The clinical quality and patient safety metrics that now directly impact the system’s revenue require real clinical redesign, something non-clinical executives cannot lead. .

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Evidence Partners Raises $20M for Automated, Evidence-Based Research

HIT Consultant

With more organizations using DistillerSR to automate their systematic reviews, healthcare researchers can make more informed and time-sensitive health policy decisions, clinical practice guidelines, regulatory submissions, and deliver better overall research.

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ConcertAI Raises $150M at $1.9 Billion Valuation for RWD Platform

HIT Consultant

Accelerating Enterprise SaaS AI from Clinical Research to Clinical Practice. This includes the industry’s largest, independent oncology research database and patient data composed of clinical, molecular, medical claims, and imaging data.

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Clarify Health Acquires Embedded Healthcare, Behavior Change Platform

HIT Consultant

Today, payers and providers are investing millions of dollars in new tools, systems and infrastructure; however, it’s still an uphill battle to drive adoption and change clinical practice.

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Chapter Podcast Survey

Wisconsin Healthcare Leadership

Ryan Natzke, Chief External Affairs Officer, Marshfield Clinic Health System. Brad Wolters, Director of Federal Government Relations, Marshfield Clinic Health System. Joe Behn, MD, Vice Chair of Family Medicine, Clinical Practice, SWWI; Instructor of Family Medicine; and Chair of Virtual Community Care Subcommittee, SWWI at Mayo Clinic Health System.

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How Do Electronic Health Records Improve Patient Care? A Quick but Thorough Explanation

Sequence Health

In this blog post, we will explore those questions and discuss some of the benefits of using EHRs in clinical practice. There is no doubt that electronic health records (EHR) have had a profound impact on the healthcare industry.

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CAPS at Work

CAPS

CAPS provided Patient and Family Engagement technical support to the Hospital Engagement Networks (2012-2015) and Hospital Improvement Innovation Network (2015-2020) programs and the Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative (2015-2019).

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Lessons Learned for Digital Women’s Health: Rock Health Summit 2022

Health Advances

With a clinical practice and public health background I am passionate about improving population health, specifically women’s health, through digital innovations. I am pursuing this passion as part of the digital health practice within Health Advances.

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Wolters Kluwer Launches Workflow Solution to Support Evidence-Based Practice

HIT Consultant

– The first application is called Clinical Evidence Manager, developed in collaboration with Duke Health, WVU Medicine and other healthcare organizations, to provide a holistic view of all quality improvement research projects across an institution.

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Home Health Providers Seek Clarity on CMS Plan to Resume TPE Program

Home Health Care

The purpose of the program is to weed out improper payments by focusing on providers with high claims denial rates or unusual billing practices. That is one practical tip, and then understanding how to respond per that individual MAC’s requirement.

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Chronic Care Management and Prevention: How Will the 2015 USPSTF Blood Pressure Screening Guidelines Impact Care Delivery?

Health Dialog

Keeping on top of clinical practice for cardiovascular disease continues to be a challenging prospect for many healthcare providers. Many insurance companies will not cover the cost of a home BP monitor without a diagnosis code of hypertension; and, as stated in the USPSTF Clinical Guideline, “ Self-use blood pressure measurement kiosks in community settings, such as pharmacies and grocery stores, may be frequently used by the public but are not regulated by the U.S.

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Impact of hospital mergers on quality: a case study

Healthcare ECONOMIST

As a result, there was variation from standard clinical practice, such as sending patients for elective procedures through the emergency department. They list four key initiatives: Integrating administrative and clinical leadership. There is mixed evidence about whether hospital mergers improve quality. On the one hand, economies of scale could lead to more investment in information technology, or allow for further specialization of services. A recent paper by Wang et al.

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22 Executive Digital Health Predictions to Watch in 2023

HIT Consultant

Instead, they’ve endeavored to make money via their respective core businesses: Apple aims to drive hardware adoption (Apple Watch), Google tried to tackle big data applied to clinical questions (Verily), and Amazon has worked to leverage its supply chain strengths (Pillpack).

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Physician venture investor talks telehealth, digital therapeutics, Medicaid tech

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

GSR Ventures, a $3 billion assets under management venture firm investing in early-stage digital health companies, is an unusual venture firm: The partners all are former practicing physicians and former successful healthcare technology entrepreneurs themselves.

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Podimetrics Secures $45M for SmartMat to Prevent Diabetic Amputations in High-Risk Patients

HIT Consultant

In a previous multi-center trial , diabetic foot complications were shown to be detected up to five weeks before they presented clinically. What You Should Know: – Podimetrics raises $45M to help at-risk providers and health plans prevent diabetic amputations in high-risk patients.

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GE Healthcare & AliveCor Integrate Data from ECGs Into Clinical Workflow

HIT Consultant

AliveCor’s KardiaMobile 6L ECG offers the only clinically validated six-lead detection of AFib and other common arrhythmias. The hospital will then issue a subscription that links the patient to the hospital’s clinical desktop allowing them to perform ECGs using the KardiaMobile 6L device.

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A ‘Persistence of Patient Harm’: Hospital Failures Highlight Need for Home-Based Care Investments

Home Health Care

While the earlier investigation has led to an increase in federal oversight and internal efforts from hospitals to strengthen clinical practices, there are clearly still problems.

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AI-Enhanced Cardiology Takes Another Step Forward

Geek Doctor

president, Mayo Clinic Platform, and Paul Cerrato, senior research analyst and communications specialist, Mayo Clinic Platform, wrote this article. The EAGLE trial, on the other hand, was performed among patients in everyday practice

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AI-Powered Pop Health and SDOH – The Good, The Bad and The Best Practices

HIT Consultant

They can also benefit from building on the best practices and hard-won wisdom developed from effective pop health interventions for SDOH communities in recent years. Pop Health Interventions and SDOH: Best Practices. David J. Sand, MD, MBA, Chief Medical Officer of ZeOmega .