Tue.Jun 28, 2022

The Legacy of COVID-19 Is Shaping Consumers’ Purchases for Health-At-Home

Health Populi

While inflation and financial stress is depressing consumer demand for many purchases the “legacy of COVID-19” is having lost-lasting impacts on how people see their homes — especially as sites for health and wellness.

How remote patient monitoring improves care, saves money for chronic care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It is estimated that 50% of the U.S. population has a chronic disease, and caring for them is consuming 86% of healthcare costs.

News 6/29/22

HIStalk

Top News The National Academy of Medicine publishes a paper.

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How clinicians can use AI to improve patient care

Meditech

AI can suggest the newest movies for you to watch or navigate you to your destination with a single click — if AI helps people in their everyday lives, why shouldn’t healthcare utilize this technology too?

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.

'Most socially responsible' hospitals ranked

Healthcare Dive

The Lown Institute index, which measures hospitals with metrics such as value and health equity, found that the best performers were often located in smaller communities

6 Reasons Why You Should Avoid Medical Transcribing Services

Icanotes

Amidst record rates of burnout in healthcare, some practices have turned to medical transcription services to ease the burden on providers, allowing them to dictate their notes and have them entered into the system by another person. But this solution is far from perfect.

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New Oncology, Primary Care Models Could Offer Risk-Based Avenues for Home-Based Care Providers

Home Health Care

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) are taking steps to improve oncology care and primary care this week.

AI-Generated ‘Maps’ May Help Improve Mental Well-being

Health IT Analytics

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Following Post-Spinoff Comedown, The Pennant Group May Be Poised For Comeback

Home Health Care

Since its spinoff from The Ensign Group (Nasdaq: ENSG), The Pennant Group Inc. Nasdaq: PNTG) has yet to unlock the upside of its home health and hospice businesses.

Lawmakers ‘disheartened’ by CMS’ oversight of Medicare Advantage amid coverage denials, overpayments

Fierce Healthcare

Lawmakers ‘disheartened’ by CMS’ oversight of Medicare Advantage amid coverage denials, overpayments. rking. Tue, 06/28/2022 - 15:48

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.

Lifespark Taps Former Optum Leader to Lead Company’s ‘Aggressive Growth Goals’

Home Health Care

There are several trends in the home-based care industry that are colliding all at once. The baby boomers are getting older, seniors want to age at home more than ever and families who have typically cared for their loved ones are moving away, which is creating a need for digital integration.

Expanded Home Health Value-Based Purchasing Model: HHVBP Newsletter – June 2022

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. The HHVBP Newsletter provides home health agencies (HHAs) with the latest information about the expanded HHVBP Model as well as important tools, news, and timely insights from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the HHVBP Model Technical Assistance (TA) Team. Please consider sharing this newsletter within your organization.

Judge rules Apple Watch infringed AliveCor's ECG patent, setting up potential U.S. import ban

Fierce Healthcare

Judge rules Apple Watch infringed AliveCor's ECG patent, setting up potential U.S. import ban. hlandi. Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:44

Researchers Develop Algorithm, Assay to Assess Genome Structure

Health IT Analytics

Researchers from Weill… 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.

Deloitte: Health inequities cost industry $320B per year, signal unsustainable crisis

Fierce Healthcare

Deloitte: Health inequities cost industry $320B per year, signal unsustainable crisis. caevans. Tue, 06/28/2022 - 16:56

Innovation For Hospitals Implant Management

Vie Healthcare

Hospitals spend between 55% to 65% of their expense on implants and management. For instance, these expenses can be found in the catheterization lab, the Operating room , and the Women’s Center, among many other departments in a hospital.

Top-ranked U.S. News & World hospitals do not excel in equity, new Lown report says

Fierce Healthcare

Top-ranked U.S. News & World hospitals do not excel in equity, new Lown report says. agliadkovskaya. Tue, 06/28/2022 - 17:03

NHSN Event-Level Vaccination Forms: Office Hours and FAQs – June 2022

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. NHSN has posted the slideset from the Event-Level Vaccination Forms: Office Hours and FAQs. There are 58 slides from this webinar.

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.

With 'no magic bullet' to counter SCOTUS' abortion ruling, Becerra urges patience as HHS reviews its options

Fierce Healthcare

With 'no magic bullet' to counter SCOTUS' abortion ruling, Becerra urges patience as HHS reviews its options. dmuoio. Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:41

Some state abortion laws put on hold as providers grapple with aftermath of Dobbs decision

Healthcare Dive

In Louisiana and Utah, judges put temporary holds on abortion bans and set future court dates to litigate the issue. Other states still have trigger laws currently in effect

Kaufman Hall: Revenue and volume bump not enough to turn around margins for hospitals in May

Fierce Healthcare

Kaufman Hall: Revenue and volume bump not enough to turn around margins for hospitals in May. rking. Tue, 06/28/2022 - 16:32

Ongoing coverage of Supreme Court's decision overturning Roe v. Wade

Healthcare Dive

Many provider groups protested the 6-3 decision, with the American Medical Association saying it was "deeply disturbed" by the court overturning Roe v. Wade, which was precedent for almost half a century

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.

Industry Voices—ACOs, analytics and the great reopening

Fierce Healthcare

Industry Voices—ACOs, analytics and the great reopening. hlandi. Tue, 06/28/2022 - 11:35

ITC Judge Finds Apple Infringed AliveCor Patents

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Today, an International Trade Commission (ITC) judge issued an Initial Determination that Apple infringed AliveCor’s valid patented technology – a finding that may result in a limited exclusion order that will prohibit the import of infringing Apple Watches into the United States.

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Two convicted in $1.4B fraud scheme preying on rural hospitals, addiction patients

Fierce Healthcare

Two convicted in $1.4B fraud scheme preying on rural hospitals, addiction patients. dmuoio. Tue, 06/28/2022 - 14:53

Navigating from EBS Journal Lines to Originating Transactions – Part II

Perficient

In our last post we discussed the linkages between Journal Entries and the source transactions in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, and Fixed Assets. This post continues the discussion with the linkages for the Purchasing, Project Accounting, and Cost Management applications.

What Better Way to Use the Arsenal of Democracy?

The Rand Blog

At what point can the United States and other countries no longer afford the massive transfer of weapons to the Ukrainians, lest they jeopardize the readiness of their own militaries? When does the arsenal of democracy shift to the arsenal for self?

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Morning Headlines 6/29/22

HIStalk

The Promise of Digital Health: Then, Now, and the Future. Headlines

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Holland & Knight Health Dose: June 29, 2022

Holland & Knight

Miranda A. Franco, Suzanne Michelle Joy

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Alignment Healthcare expanding into 2 new states for 2023

Fierce Healthcare

Alignment Healthcare expanding into 2 new states for 2023. pminemyer. Tue, 06/28/2022 - 16:46

CMMC-AB May Town Hall: Key Takeaways

Etactics

May’s CMMC-AB Town Hall marked the end of an era. There will be no more CMMC-AB Town Halls discussing what the accreditation body is doing to prepare the ecosystem of consultants, educators and assessors for the upcoming final CMMC rule.

Jobs marketplace Nomad Health nabs $105M to help staff hospital tech, physical therapist roles

Fierce Healthcare

Jobs marketplace Nomad Health nabs $105M to help staff hospital tech, physical therapist roles. hlandi. Tue, 06/28/2022 - 07:21