Wed.Jun 29, 2022

Changing Views of Retirement and Health Post-COVID: Transamerica’s Look At Workers’ Disrupted Futures

Health Populi

As more than 1 in 3 U.S. workers were unemployed during the pandemic and another 38% had reductions in hours and pay, Americans’ personal forecasts and expectations for retirement have been disrupted and dislocated.

Using Research, Data, and Evidence-Informed Practices to Support Family Caregivers

NASHP

Using Research, Data, and Evidence-Informed Practices to Support Family Caregivers Section 5 of the RAISE Act State Policy Roadmap for Family Caregivers. States value family caregiving as a key element of supporting care recipients living in the community.

House hearing ups ante on Medicare Advantage reform

Healthcare Dive

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are taking a harder look at coverage denials, fraud and waste in the popular MA program

UnitedHealth Group Exec: MA Plans, Providers Need to Bridge Gap With Communication

Home Health Care

The relationship between Medicare Advantage plans and home health care agencies has not changed much over the last few years. They are often filled with bitterness, yet and lack communication. What has changed is how vocal home health providers have been about the issue.

Streamlining Patient Care: Strategies to Deal with Unified Communications & Collaboration

Speaker: Zafar Chaudry, MD, MS, MIS, MBA, Sr. Vice President – Chief Digital & Information Officer at Seattle Children’s

During this webinar, you will learn about collaborative healthcare software, strategies for increasing stakeholder participation, and communication optimization techniques for reducing message and alert fatigue.

CMS launches voluntary incentive program aiming to cut cancer death rate

Healthcare Dive

The Enhancing Oncology Model requires participating providers to offer services including patient navigation, 24-hour access to clinicians, a detailed care plan and screening for social needs

Tomorrow Health Secures $60 Million, Sets Goal of Serving 100 Million Patients in Home

Home Health Care

Tomorrow Health — a home-based care technology startup that can deliver roughly 40,000 different types of medical supplies into patients’ homes — announced an even larger Series B funding after receiving $25 million in April.

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Evolving patient portals, remote workforce challenges and tech at the bedside

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Patient portal use and telehealth visits have changed dramatically since the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world, especially healthcare, upside down.

Rising expenses offset small hospital gains in May, report finds

Healthcare Dive

The report from Kaufman Hall displays a continued trend of lackluster hospital performance that’s expected to continue throughout 2022, with margins expected to remain below pre-pandemic levels for the rest of the year

House Lawmakers Call Out ‘Bad Actors’ Within Medicare Advantage

Home Health Care

House lawmakers are pushing for more oversight of Medicare Advantage (MA) plans in light of concerns over higher spending, improper claim denials and access to treatment.

HIStalk Interviews Brian Robertson, CEO, VisiQuate

HIStalk

Brian Robertson, MHSA is founder, chairman, and CEO of VisiQuate. Interviews

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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.

Does improved health impact earnings?

Healthcare ECONOMIST

According to a recent paper by Stephens and Toohey (2022) , the answer is ‘yes’ This paper examines the labor market effects of a randomized health intervention of working-age men that was focused on reducing mortality due to coronary heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. MRFIT succeeded in improving the health of the Special Intervention group along several dimensions.

Vanderbilt University Launches Study on LGBTQ+ Aging, Health Disparities

Health IT Analytics

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How to Assess the Impact of Medical Ethics Education

Bill of Health

By Leah Pierson. There has been too little evaluation of ethics courses in medical education in part because there is not consensus on what these courses should be trying to achieve. Recently, I argued that medical school ethics courses should help trainees to make more ethical decisions.

Johns Hopkins Awarded $10M for Genomics, Immunotherapy Research

Health IT Analytics

The Mark Foundation for… read more

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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.

Meet the executive leading UnitedHealthcare's social determinants strategy

Fierce Healthcare

Meet the executive leading UnitedHealthcare's social determinants strategy. pminemyer. Wed, 06/29/2022 - 16:22

War of the Worlds: How Cognitive Dissonance and Repression Shape Russian Perceptions of the Conflict in Ukraine

The Rand Blog

Cognitive dissonance theory offers a compelling explanation for one of the confounding phenomena emerging from the war in Ukraine—Russians who refuse to believe their Ukrainian family members' lived experiences of the war.

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Socially Determined raises $26M to further scale platform tracking social determinants of health

Fierce Healthcare

Socially Determined raises $26M to further scale platform tracking social determinants of health. agliadkovskaya. Wed, 06/29/2022 - 12:19

Reimagining The Future of Pharmacovigilance (PV): Regulations, Tech, Public Perceptions

HIT Consultant

Barry Mulchrone, Senior Director& Head of Pharmacovigilance Oversight and Analytics, IQVIA Annette Williams, VP & Global Head, Lifecycle Safety, IQVIA. Monitoring the safe and effective use of medicines has now been an essential part of public health policy for several decades.

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.

Survey: These are healthcare CFOs' biggest fears

Fierce Healthcare

Survey: These are healthcare CFOs' biggest fears. caevans. Wed, 06/29/2022 - 16:52

Russia's Ambitions and the War in Ukraine: Q&A with Dara Massicot

The Rand Blog

Dara Massicot is a senior policy researcher at RAND who specializes in Russian military strategy. In this interview, she discusses Russia's war in Ukraine, its incorrect assumptions about Ukraine's will to fight, and how hard it's going to be for Russia to restore its military capabilities

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Precision Medicine: Is Personalized Care Really Here?

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – New Definitive Healthcare report, Is Personalized Care Really Here? analyzes the US claims data to review how precision medicine has been used in recent years for cancer, transplant matching, genetic testing during pregnancy and more.

Lean Methodology

Life Qi

What is ‘Lean’? Lean is a quality management system with a focus on improving flow and removing ‘waste’ from a system or process and making it as efficient and effective as possible for the customer.

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Top 12 Telehealth KPIs Every Health Tech Leader Should Know

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

During this webinar you will learn new KPIs for patient engagement technologies, as well as new benchmarks based on Mend's data analysis.

Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) Coverage of Respite and Adult Day Services for Older Adults and Adults with Physical Disabilities

NASHP

ml Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) Coverage of Respite and Adult Day Services for Older Adults and Adults with Physical Disabilities.

Lean Methodology

Life Qi

What is ‘Lean’? Lean is a quality management system with a focus on improving flow and removing ‘waste’ from a system or process and making it as efficient and effective as possible for the customer.

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State Respite Utilization for Older Adults

NASHP

State Respite Utilization for Older Adults and Adults with Physical Disabilities in Home and Community-Based 1915(c) Waivers.

BREAKING NEWS: CMS TO ENFORCE SNF COMPLIANCE IN OCTOBER

Health Care Performance

Today, CMS issued new and revised. guidance for long-term care surveyors. This guidance includes the following updates: Clarifications and technical corrections of Phase 2 guidance issued in 2017. New guidance for Phase 3 requirements that went into effect November 28, 2019.

Breaking News: CMS Posts Updated Appendix PP and Survey Guidance

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. Just a few minutes ago, CMS posted QSO-22-19-NH. This QSO Memorandum has a lot of moving parts that impact ALL LTC facilities.

State Medicaid Waiver Coverage of Respite Services

NASHP

State Medicaid Waiver Coverage of Respite Services. Respite care is a service that provides family caregivers a break from the demands of caregiving.

Democrat governors urge Congress to prevent 'disastrous' coverage loss by preserving ACA subsidies

Healthcare Dive

The 14 governors said they’re concerned many Americans will be forced to reduce insurance coverage or forgo it entirely if Congress allows the subsidies to expire

State Respite Utilization for Older Adults and Adults with Physical Disabilities in Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services 1915(c) Waivers

NASHP

State Respite Utilization for Older Adults and Adults with Physical Disabilities in Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services 1915(c) Waivers.

Patient referral leakage: Are health systems making it easy to do the right thing?

Nordic

I recently spoke with a colleague about a large hospital client which is examining how they can reduce their patient referral leakage.

Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) Coverage of Respite and Adult Day Services for Older Adults and Adults with Physical Disabilities

NASHP

Medicaid Managed Long-Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) Coverage of Respite and Adult Day Services for Older Adults and Adults with Physical Disabilities.