Mon.Jan 23, 2023

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Amazon Pharmacy rolls out service for unlimited generic drug prescriptions for $5 a month

Fierce Healthcare

Amazon Pharmacy rolls out service for unlimited generic drug prescriptions for $5 a month hlandi Mon, 01/23/2023 - 22:15

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Three 2023 telemedicine trends that advance the 'new normal' in healthcare

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

This past year may very well have been the year the "new normal" was sealed for healthcare – one that includes a lot more telehealth, remote monitoring and other virtual care than ever before.

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Man Therapy brings effective digital mental health support to the population most likely to commit suicide, CDC study finds

Fierce Healthcare

Man Therapy brings effective digital mental health support to the population most likely to commit suicide, CDC study finds aburky Mon, 01/23/2023 - 17:10

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Maintaining an inbound chain of custody for hospitals

Healthcare Dive

Learn how healthcare stakeholders can build and maintain an inbound chain of custody at a busy hospital with competing priorities

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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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CMMI Director Liz Fowler: Expect advance primary care, total cost models to be released in 2023

Fierce Healthcare

CMMI Director Liz Fowler: Expect advance primary care, total cost models to be released in 2023 rking Mon, 01/23/2023 - 16:37

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Does It Really Matter How the COVID-19 Pandemic Started?

Bill of Health

By Barbara Pfeffer Billauer Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, much air time and social media space has been allocated to the lab leak vs. natural spillover dispute regarding the origins of SARS-CoV-2.

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Pandemic continues to affect healthcare jobs, tracker finds

Healthcare Dive

Healthcare job growth rates have yet to return to levels predicted before the pandemic, according the tracker from the Kaiser Family Foundation and Peterson Center on Healthcare

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Lawmaker-backed report accuses UPMC of 'anti-competitive' monopoly, calls for policy intervention

Fierce Healthcare

Lawmaker-backed report accuses UPMC of 'anti-competitive' monopoly, calls for policy intervention dmuoio Mon, 01/23/2023 - 11:14

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Collaborating with Kroger Health to transform clinical trials

Healthcare Dive

One of America's leading retail healthcare organizations offers expanded access to potential clinical trial participants

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Elevance Health to acquire Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

Fierce Healthcare

Elevance Health to acquire Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana pminemyer Mon, 01/23/2023 - 17:09

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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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Dollar General latest player to enter retail clinic arena

Healthcare Dive

The pilot could expand to additional stores, depending on customer response, as Dollar General continues to grow its healthcare products and services targeted at rural communities

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CVS taps key pharmacy services, consumer products execs: report

Fierce Healthcare

CVS taps key pharmacy services, consumer products execs: report pminemyer Mon, 01/23/2023 - 13:32

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AI Mental Health Chatbot Diagnoses Disorders with 93% Accuracy

HIT Consultant

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CVS directing its Chicago ACO Reach patients to RUSH for primary, specialty follow-up

Fierce Healthcare

CVS directing its Chicago ACO Reach patients to RUSH for primary, specialty follow-up dmuoio Mon, 01/23/2023 - 13:32

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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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Key Leadership Competencies: Emotional Intelligence

Medi Leadership

This post kicks off a 7-part series in leadership competencies we find most critical for driving meaningful transformation in healthcare. Details below.

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Optum rolls out new tool that automatically offers members the lowest generic price

Fierce Healthcare

Optum rolls out new tool that automatically offers members the lowest generic price pminemyer Mon, 01/23/2023 - 15:03

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Praying For The Survival of the NHS Will Not Be Enough To Save It

HIT Consultant

Ivor Campbell, CEO of Snedden Campbell It’s often said that the National Health Service is the closest thing Britain has to a unifying religion.

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How Evolving Joint Employment Laws Could Impact Home-Based Care

Home Health Care

Home-based care providers in 2023 should stay on top of regulatory and compliance changes to federal joint employment laws.

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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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9 Executive Revenue Cycle Predictions/Trends to Watch in 2023

HIT Consultant

Nate Maslak, the co-founder/CEO of Ribbon Health Price Transparency: In 2022, we saw CMS’s Transparency in Coverage rule go into effect, requiring non-hospital entities like health plans and providers to publish publicly available rates for care.

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FDA’s 2022 Drug Approvals

Healthcare ECONOMIST

The year 2022 was a good, but perhaps not great year for innovation. According to the FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation and Research’s (CDER) New Drug Therapy Approvals 2022 report , there were 37 novel drugs approved in 2022.

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Commonspirit hit with another lawsuit in wake of ransomware attack

Healthcare Dive

The hospital operator is facing multiple lawsuits alleging it failed to protect the private information of more than 620,000 people

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Dealmaking Tips From Home-Based Care’s Top Acquirers

Home Health Care

This article is a part of your HHCN+ Membership Over the past few years, a number of home-based care companies have been able to achieve rapid, inorganic growth. Due to these organizations’ acquisition prowess, their leaders have become experts in spotting deal landmines and goldmines.

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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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Integration is the New Innovation for Healthcare in 2023: Reflections on CES2023 and JPM2023

Health Populi

The peak of venture investment for digital health was in 2020 and 2021, precipitously declining later in 2022.

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NAHC President: 2022’s Workforce Initiatives More ‘Aspirational’ Than ‘Productive’

Home Health Care

Looking back at Congress’ role in improving home-based care workforce issues in 2022, the industry saw more of an “aspirational” year than a “productive” one. That’s according to Bill Dombi, president of the National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC).

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Healthcare Profit Pools to Reach $790B by 2026, Report Reveals

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Healthcare profit pools are expected to grow 4 percent annually resulting from $654 billion in 2021 to $790 billion in 2026 , according to a new McKinsey report.

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Updates to COVID-19 Testing and Treatment for the Current SARS-CoV-2 Variants (COCA Call)

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare As SARS-CoV-2 variants evolve, circulating variants have increased transmissibility and ability to evade the immune system, which changes the treatment and prevention options for COVID-19.

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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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Boosting Clinical Trial Recruitment Requires Humanity – and Technology

HIT Consultant

Chris Fourment, SVP of Clinical Strategy at Iterative Health Clinical trials should be a time of promise for better patient outcomes, as they explore new ways to potentially help patients suffering from a variety of conditions.

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What’s the Deal with Cold Weather and Heart Attacks?

Healthcare Highways

Hypothermia, frostbite, trench foot, chilblains—without preparation and proper equipment, these cold-weather injuries can take down anyone, no pre-existing condition required.

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US to jack up fees for big mergers

Healthcare Dive

Filing fees are expected to soar this year and companies will need to prepare for increased regulatory scrutiny of M&A deals

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HQRP Quarterly Update for 4th Quarter 2022 Available

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare The Hospice Quarterly Update for the fourth quarter of 2022 is now available.

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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.