Wed.Jan 18, 2023

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New Jefferson Health program enables clinical, academic nurses to partner on research

Fierce Healthcare

New Jefferson Health program enables clinical, academic nurses to partner on research agliadkovskaya Wed, 01/18/2023 - 14:16

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Hospitals rank low across industries for patient and employee satisfaction

Healthcare It News

The 2023 Healthcare Experience Trends report aims to provide healthcare leaders with a global snapshot of insights and recommendations on what patients expect and what employees need. WHY IT MATTERS.

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Healthcare ranked lowest for employee satisfaction, Qualtrics survey finds

Fierce Healthcare

Healthcare ranked lowest for employee satisfaction, Qualtrics survey finds aburky Wed, 01/18/2023 - 16:40

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The Perils of SEO Over Optimization

Healthcare Success

SEO is a good thing. It’s the original bridge between Google search crawlers and people; it is the only way search engines better understand and retrieve what consumers are organically searching for online. But did you know that you can overdo SEO?

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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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Black patients get better care when nurse practitioners have full practice authority: study

Fierce Healthcare

Black patients get better care when nurse practitioners have full practice authority: study. fdiamond. Wed, 01/18/2023 - 15:46

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8 Executive Pharmacy Predictions/Trends to Watch in 2023

HIT Consultant

Frank Harvey, CEO at Surescripts. Community pharmacists trusted to deliver care: In 2023, pharmacists will play an integral role as part of the team managing patient care for diseases like diabetes, hypertension, or multiple comorbidities.

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Sharecare Launches Virtual Model of its Medicare-Reimbursable Cardiac Rehab Program

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Sharecare , the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, today announced Ornish Lifestyle Medicine by Sharecare , the company’s Intensive Cardiac Rehabilitation (ICR) program, is now available through a virtual delivery model.

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Providers' price hikes push patients to defer care, rely on payment plans, surveys say

Fierce Healthcare

Providers' price hikes push patients to defer care, rely on payment plans, surveys say. dmuoio. Wed, 01/18/2023 - 12:15

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Included Health Partners to Deliver First-of-its-Kind LGBTQ+ Health Plan

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Included Health today announced a partnership with Tufts Health Plan and Harvard Pilgrim Health Care , both Point32Health companies, to provide fully integrated LGBTQ+ healthcare services, including gender affirming physical and mental health, to commercial health plan members.

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Cleveland Clinic anticipates $200M+ operating loss in 2022, CEO says

Fierce Healthcare

Cleveland Clinic anticipates $200M+ operating loss in 2022, CEO says dmuoio Wed, 01/18/2023 - 14:40

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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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Orbita Launches Blaze to Convert Websites into Virtual Assistant

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Orbita , a leading provider of intelligent virtual assistants and workflow automation for healthcare, launched a new solution set to transform the healthcare website experience.

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Express Scripts taps veteran supply chain exec as new president

Fierce Healthcare

Express Scripts taps veteran supply chain exec as new president. pminemyer. Wed, 01/18/2023 - 13:45

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Women making up more of physician workforce

Healthcare Dive

Across all genders, primary care specialties like internal medicine, family medicine and pediatrics had the largest number of active physicians and residents in 2021, according to a report from the Association of American Medical Colleges

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Providers seek more incentives in ACO REACH to target highly underserved areas

Fierce Healthcare

Providers seek more incentives in ACO REACH to target highly underserved areas. rking. Wed, 01/18/2023 - 15:37

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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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M&A: Arrive Health Acquires UPMC Enterprises Pharmacy Technology

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Arrive Health , a provider of real-time benefit tools and integrated solutions that improve patient affordability, today announced the acquisition of a suite of innovative patient engagement and automation technologies developed by UPMC Enterprises and the UPMC Pharmacy Network.

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Teladoc Health lays off 300 employees, 6% of its non-clinician workforce

Fierce Healthcare

Teladoc Health lays off 300 employees, 6% of its non-clinician workforce. aburky. Wed, 01/18/2023 - 13:22

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After a big telehealth buy, Horizon Health Alliance now serves 70% of patients virtually

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry was slowly embracing telehealth as a new modality to deliver patient care. At the same time, technologies like Apple FaceTime and WhatsApp were becoming mainstream for personal video calls. THE PROBLEM.

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See a Mumpsimus? Stop a Mumpsimus!

Nordic

I think most regular readers of this blog know that I sometimes like to use big words, like plethora, tachycardia, and even penultimate. Sure, they won’t win any awards in terms of character count, but they are most definitely punching above their weight.

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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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After uptick last year, hospital M&A likely to continue to rise in 2023

Healthcare Dive

Kaufman Hall said M&A momentum is expected to continue this year following a lull after the onset of the pandemic, with deal volume predicted to eclipse 2022 numbers

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Home Care Providers No Longer Grappling With COVID-19 Headwinds, But A ‘New Operating Reality’

Home Health Care

Simon Close is the new president of senior care at 24 Hour Home Care. He’ll take the helm of the private-pay business at one of the larger home care companies on the West Coast, and a company with nationwide aspirations. His journey is an unlikely one.

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Teladoc slashes 6% of workforce in cost-cutting effort

Healthcare Dive

The job cuts are part of a larger restructuring plan, with the telehealth company saying it’s eliminating redundant roles after prior mergers

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The Benefits Of Strong QAPI Programs In Home Health Care

Home Health Care

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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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Major government ACOs to cover 13.2M people this year

Healthcare Dive

Accountable care organizations and value-based care advocates cheered the news, with the National Association of ACOs calling 2023 a “turning point” for growth

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Amedisys CEO Kusserow: Large Home Health Companies Unlikely to Stay Independent 

Home Health Care

With interest in scaled home health assets climbing among strategic buyers, few, if any, large home health companies are likely to stay independent, according to Amedisys (Nasdaq: AMED) CEO Paul Kusserow.

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Monthly Round-Up of What to Read on Pharma Law and Policy

Bill of Health

By  Ameet Sarpatwari , A viva Wang , and  Aaron S. Kesselheim.

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When to See a Doctor for a Cough

Healthcare Associates

When to See a Doctor for a Cough. A cough is a common symptom of acute illnesses such as the common cold and flu. Chronic conditions like asthma and sleep apnea can also cause it.

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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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Inflation Reduction Act already impacting life science R&D decisions

Healthcare ECONOMIST

That is the takeaway according to a November-December 2022 survey by PhRMA of 25 large pharmaceutical manufacturers. Among respondents, it was clear the IRA price setting provisions are already impacting, and are expected to have a growing impact on, R&D plans moving forward: • 78% expect to cancel early-state pipeline projects. • 63% said they expect to shift R&D investment focus away from small molecule medicines. •

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Medical Natural Language Processing Tech Has Come of Age

HIT Consultant

Tim O’Connell, Founder & CEO of emtelligent For many years, natural language processing (NLP) has held the promise of dramatically increasing the ability of healthcare organizations to quickly and accurately understand unstructured medical text in clinical notes.

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Additional Steps to Strengthen Nursing Home Safety and Transparency

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. January 18, 2023 … As part of the continuing efforts under President Biden’s initiative to improve nursing home transparency, safety and quality, and accountability, today the U.S.

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VisualDx Awarded Grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to Advance Global Health and Diagnostic Accuracy in Underserved Regions

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awarded VisualDx a new grant to develop diagnostic tools for surveillance, detection, and triage of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) and other rare infectious diseases in India and Nigeria.

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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.