Mon.Jan 17, 2022

Abbott, BD, Quidel pursue DTC strategies amid 'paradigm shift' for at-home, self-testing

Health Care Dive

The three test makers said at last week's J.P. Morgan healthcare conference that they see opportunities for direct-to-consumer, digitally-connected testing for other diseases beyond COVID-19

Why Investing in Innovation Drives Business, Empowerment, and Success

Perficient Digital Transformation

In today’s highly competitive?and and unexpected?market,?it’s market,?it’s it’s important for your company to invest in innovative?practices practices and opportunities to not only rise above the competition, but to delight customers?and


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NAHC’s Bill Dombi: Horizontal Integration, Workforce Innovation to Accelerate in 2022

Home Health Care

This article is an exclusive feature available as a part of your subscription to HHCN +. The end of 2021 brought a handful of key home health policy issues to a temporary conclusion, including the congressionally secured delay to Medicare sequestration.

Application Modernization Pillar #3: Cloud Modernization

Perficient Digital Transformation

In this blog post, we’ll explore cloud modernization and its role in application modernization. Read about the first and second pillars of application modernization. Cloud adoption can have an impact on many types of modernization, including infrastructure and application.

How Will AI Continue to Shape Healthcare in 2022? 9 Predictions to Watch

HIT Consultant

Digital health executives share their predictions on how artificial intelligence (AI) will continue to shape the healthcare industry in 2022. Diana Nole, EVP and GM of Healthcare at Nuance Communications, Inc.

National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes: Antipsychotic Medication Use Data Reports (Q2 – 2021) Available

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. The National Partnership to Improve Dementia Care in Nursing Homes is committed to improving the quality of care for individuals with dementia living in nursing homes.

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Guidance for Interim Final Rule for Remaining 24 States: Omnibus COVID-19 Health Care Staff Vaccination

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. Late afternoon Friday, January 14, 2022, CMS posted QSO-22-09-ALL for the remaining 24 states not already covered by QSO-22-07-ALL.

Virtual Primary Care Reimagined With A Virtual First Health Plan

HIT Consultant

Robert Bressler, SVP of Primary360, Teladoc Health. The promise of primary care on improved health outcomes has been proven over time. At the core of this equation is a robust and longitudinal patient-provider relationship.

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ContinuumCloud Acquires CaredFor to Expand Solution Offering ContinuumCloud, a cloud-based. Headlines


Beyond Encryption: Protect sensitive data using k-anonymity

Perficient Digital Transformation

Businesses and organizations now hold more personal information than ever before. Storing a lot of data may be useful in a variety of ways, such as reporting and analytics, which might expose PII that is linked to the data being analyzed.

Updates to CDC’s COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Guidelines in Healthcare and Non-healthcare Settings

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. If you missed this COCA call last Thursday, January 13, 2022, you can listen at your convenience and obtain the corresponding slides as well here. If you’re just looking for the slide deck, click here. Lots of great information in this as well as all COCA (Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity Call) calls. This call was not eligible for CEUs but several of them have been. Check out COCA Calls/Webinars.

5 Takeaways From Our “Improve Medical Product Information Sharing With Virtual Agents” Webinar

Perficient Digital Transformation

Our life sciences and technology experts recently delivered the webinar, “Improve Medical Product Information Sharing With Virtual Agents,” where they discussed how automation and artificial intelligence can be used to optimize call center operations and improve end-user experiences.

Why You Should Not Abandon Traditional Media Advertising (& What to Do Instead)

Health Care Success

The pendulum has swung dramatically from traditional to digital media marketing in the healthcare marketing industry over recent years. Digital ad spending surpassed traditional media spending in 2019 and is expected to exceed two-thirds of total media spending by 2023. .

Why your Adobe Marketing Infrastructure Needs Journey Science: How to Get Started

Perficient Digital Transformation

Adobe Marketing Infrastructure: The Future is Today. Today’s Adobe Marketing practitioners are at a crossroads. The massive proliferation of channels coupled with the need for online or online-only consumers requires a tremendous up-leveling of Marketer’ activities and scale.


How Using an Automated Orthopedics Patient Engagement Platform Improves Patient Experience

Clearwave Inc

Reading Time: 2 minutes Your orthopedics practice relies not only on attracting new patients to stay profitable but also on encouraging those patients to keep coming back.

Healing Power of Poetry & The Arts

Healthcare Leadership

Art by Carol Rickey. Introduction by Joe Babaian. Blog by Britta Bloomquist , Pamela Ressler MS, RN , and Brian Stork, MD. Starting 2022, Colin and I are so excited for what comes next to healthcare and #hcldr this year.

Updated Toolkit on State Actions to Mitigate COVID-19 Prevalence in Nursing Homes

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. CMS has updated this toolkit again. The 220-page toolkit (version 25) carries a date of December 2021 and was posted on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. If you’re not familiar with the toolkit, it’s a valuable resource!

Curbside Consult with Dr. Jayne 1/17/22


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Healthcare and Public Health Sector Cybersecurity Notification: Microsoft Warns of Destructive Malware Targeting Ukrainian Organizations

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. January 16, 2022. Microsoft Security Blog Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) has identified evidence of a destructive malware operation targeting multiple organizations in Ukraine.

Readers Write: Why 2022 Will Be the Year of Wide Adoption of Blockchain Technology in Healthcare


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Physician Group Influences on Treatment Intensity

Healthcare ECONOMIST

Over time, physicians are less likely to operate in solo or small group practices. In fact, the share of physician-owned practices has fallen below 50% in recent years. A key question then is how does a physician’s environment or the group they have join affect their practice patterns? Previous research has found that a physician’s residency training and their local peers (i.e.,