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With the X-waiver repealed, officials urge providers to begin prescribing buprenorphine for opioid addiction

Fierce Healthcare

With the X-waiver repealed, officials urge providers to begin prescribing buprenorphine for opioid addiction dmuoio Tue, 01/24/2023 - 14:52

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Why Outsourcing Medical Coding Services Is Best for Small Practices?

p3care

Large established hospitals have an elaborate team, the resources, and the budget to spend on claim denials that small practices don’t have. Thus, a small healthcare facility needs professional medical coding services to thrive, given the competition in the healthcare industry.

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Blues to press Congress to expand site-neutral payment reforms to more outpatient clinics

Fierce Healthcare

Blues to press Congress to expand site-neutral payment reforms to more outpatient clinics rking Tue, 01/24/2023 - 11:30

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Pitfalls and opportunities with medical device data aggregation, storage, and consumption/usability

Healthcare It News

Healthcare data is growing exponentially, driven by multiple factors including the prevalence of consumer health devices, connected medical devices, and remote patient monitoring solutions.

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5 Essentials for Healthcare CIOs: A Provider Data Management Checklist

Complete and accurate provider data is essential for health organizations to operate effectively. A better understanding of your provider network helps to understand patients and consumers, identify gaps in care, and make the best possible decisions for your businesses.

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Providers jostle to lead way if FDA makes COVID vaccination a yearly jab

Fierce Healthcare

Providers jostle to lead way if FDA makes COVID vaccination a yearly jab fdiamond Tue, 01/24/2023 - 08:46

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Amazon doubles down on generic drugs with new RxPass subscription

Healthcare Dive

RxPass will run Prime customers $5 per month to fill prescriptions from a list of about 50 generic medications

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Is AI-Assisted Lung Cancer Diagnosis Right For Your Hospital?

HIT Consultant

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths worldwide, with approximately 1.8 million people dying from this disease each year.

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Managed care plans, states can now text Medicaid beneficiaries to warn of enrollment changes

Fierce Healthcare

Managed care plans, states can now text Medicaid beneficiaries to warn of enrollment changes rking Tue, 01/24/2023 - 13:59

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Dexcom Ventures Invests in MedCrypt’s Medical Device Cybersecurity Platform

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – MedCrypt , the proactive cybersecurity solution provider for medical devices and manufacturers, will announce the close of a Series B extension round led by Dexcom Ventures , bringing the company’s total to date to $36.4M.

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Hospital, health system boards saw low turnover, slow diversity gains from 2018-2022, AHA finds

Fierce Healthcare

Hospital, health system boards saw low turnover, slow diversity gains from 2018-2022, AHA finds dmuoio Tue, 01/24/2023 - 10:23

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Level up Culture & EQ | Sign up for the #CultureDrop

Once a week, culture & leadership expert Galen Emanuele gives free, actionable EQ training in 5 minutes or less. Subscribe to the #CultureDrop and access free resources & content.

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More states propose nurse staffing, ratio laws

Healthcare Dive

Lawmakers in three states are considering legislation around healthcare worker staffing and nurse-to-patient ratios after the pandemic caused the industry to suffer major workforce challenges

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'Podnosis': Fierce's JPM Week panel about big retailers reshaping primary care and Ramita Tandon on Walgreens' drug research plans

Fierce Healthcare

Podnosis': Fierce's JPM Week panel about big retailers reshaping primary care and Ramita Tandon on Walgreens' drug research plans qanderson Tue, 01/24/2023 - 11:14

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UCM Digital Health Launches At-Home Emergency Care Program With MVP Health Care

Home Health Care

UCM Digital Health (UCM) and MVP Health Care (MVP) have announced a new program that will give MVP members access to emergency room-level care in the home. The program is dubbed Treatment in Place.

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CVS, Rush partner on new ACO for Chicago Medicare patients

Healthcare Dive

Rush University will be the only Chicago-area academic medical center participating in CVS’ first accountable care organization in ACO REACH

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Burnout, Tele-Health, and Accessibility: How to Manage the Expectation of a 24-Hour Workday

Speaker: Keith Carlson — BSN, RN, NC-BC, Host of The Nurse Keith Podcast

Learn how the healthcare industry can promote compassionate care and reduce burnout in a variety of ways.

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OurCare survey highlights lack of access to primary care

Healthy Debate

The post OurCare survey highlights lack of access to primary care appeared first on Healthy Debate. Primary Debate Categories

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The 3 Top-Of-Mind Focus Areas For Amedisys CEO Paul Kusserow In 2023

Home Health Care

Paul Kusserow was away from his role as CEO of Amedisys Inc. Nasdaq: AMED) for just seven months. After stepping down officially in mid-April, he was back at the helm by mid-November, after Chris Gerard – his replacement – was terminated without cause. He remained chairman during the hiatus.

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News 1/25/23

HIStalk

Top News In Canada, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton implements a.

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Elevance to acquire Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

Healthcare Dive

The deal will add 2 million members to Elevance’s rolls and push the insurer into its 15th state

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A Guide to Virtual Care Technology: 5 Steps to Creating Your Continuum of Care

This guide addresses the increased demand for and benefits of expanding your virtual care options to help retain patients, cut down on hospital readmissions, and expand revenue opportunities.

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Accelerating innovation at the Expanse Winter Showcase 2023

Meditech

A virtual event for established customers and interested prospects alike, the 2023 Expanse Winter Showcase intends to amplify the knowledge of our digital EHR platform. Joining us is Vice President & Chief Health Information Officer of HCA , Dr. Jim Jirjis.

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The Impact of Paid Family Leave on Job Retention

Healthcare ECONOMIST

Paid family leave (PFL) provide paid time off for workers who care for a newborn (parental leave) or care for a sick or temporarily disabled family member (caregiving leave). The US is one of the few countries that does not offer PFL, but a number of State have decided to adopt their own policy.

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Quick, Accessible, Inexpensive Health Care – A Retail Health Update from Amazon and Dollar General

Health Populi

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Why Home Care Agencies Believe Home Health Partnerships Offer Growth Opportunities

Home Health Care

With the home care industry at a “pivot point,” it’s important for providers to take more control over their near- and long-term futures.

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Innovative Ways to Improve Your Patients’ Digital Experience

Speaker: Prof. Dina Ziadlou, Ph.D., Professor at School of Health Science at Colorado Technical University, USA, Executive Board Member & Chair of Digital Transformation Leadership at International Society for Telemedicine and e-Health, Switzerland

As our healthcare ecosystem is a patient-centric system toward achieving quality care domains, it is essential to reshape our client empowerment and engagement strategies based on digital transformation to maximize the effectiveness of healthcare outcomes.

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Visualizing the Growing Intersection of Life Sciences and Computing Patents in the US from 1976-2021

Bill of Health

By Matthew Chun With its leadership in drug development , biotechnology , and computing technologies , the United States touts itself as being “ the most innovative economy in the world.” But when did the U.S. rise to its position as a global leader in these areas?

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Digital Health, Cancer Therapeutics Accelerators Add 29 Participants

Health IT Analytics

A recent announcement from… read more

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Exploring the Changing Landscape of Cancer Care

Healthcare Leadership Council

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death across the globe and affects the lives of millions every year in the United States. As advances have been made in screening, diagnosing and therapeutics, providers have been able to utilize new technologies and precision medicine to achieve improved outcomes. The Healthcare Leadership Council hosted a webinar to highlight the commitment to medical research and discovery and the most recent accomplishments of some of its member companies.

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60% of Consumers Lack Immediate Access to Their Medical Records

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Carta Healthcare® , a pioneer in harnessing the power of clinical data, have announced the results of a survey regarding patient healthcare data access in the United States.

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19 Massive Telehealth Learnings After 4,000,000 Visits in 2021

Speaker: Matt McBride, CEO and Co-Founder of Mend

Join Matt McBride, CEO of Mend, for an engaging discussion of the current state of Telehealth and patient engagement, including how your organization can streamline workflows to improve patient care.

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Still Time for Comment on Proposed Rule: CMS-4201-P

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare My apologies for missing this important proposed rule! CMS-4201-P was published in the Federal Register on December 27, 2022.

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Amazon Launches RxPass, $5 a Month for Unlimited Prescription Meds

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Amazon launches RxPass , a new Prime membership benefit from Amazon Pharmacy that offers patients affordable access to commonly prescribed generic medications that treat more than 80 common health conditions.

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AHCA/NCAL Long Term Care Jobs Report – January 2023

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare Late last week, AHCA/NCAL posted Long Term Care Jobs Report – January 2023. There are 7 slides. Below are 2 slides excerpted from that report. Please review all slides.

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The Seemingly Limitless Potential of Blockchain in Healthcare

HIT Consultant

Rekha Bhandari, Chief Medical Officer at MedElite Group Interoperability remains the Holy Grail in healthcare, the goal to which all organizations aspire.

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Leveraging Technology and Communication: Overcome the 3 Misaligned Employee Benefits Incentives

Speaker: Chris Wolpert, Founder of Group Benefit Solutions

This webinar with Chris Wolpert will expose the hidden misaligned incentives in the employee benefits space and help you modernize your approach to benefits by leveraging technology and communication.