Fri.Jan 20, 2023

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Dollar General pilots mobile clinics as it targets a bigger presence in healthcare

Fierce Healthcare

Dollar General pilots mobile clinics as it targets a bigger presence in healthcare hlandi Fri, 01/20/2023 - 18:25

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Whole person care gets a boost from value-based contracts

Healthcare It News

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Employers should carefully weigh benefits of high-deductible health plans: study

Fierce Healthcare

Employers should carefully weigh benefits of high-deductible health plans: study fdiamond Fri, 01/20/2023 - 07:19

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Healthcare worker pay satisfaction lowest across all industries, survey finds

Healthcare Dive

Just half of healthcare employees surveyed by management firm Qualtrics said they believe they’re paid fairly for the work they do, the lowest score across 27 industries analyzed

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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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New Blues network spinout Lucet aims to simplify mental health benefits for payers

Fierce Healthcare

New Blues network spinout Lucet aims to simplify mental health benefits for payers pminemyer Fri, 01/20/2023 - 15:28

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Nonprofit hospitals may evade noncompete ban enforcement, experts say

Healthcare Dive

There is still ambiguity over whether the noncompete clause ban would apply to nonprofit systems, which make up about half of all the hospitals in the U.S.

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8 Executive Key Takeaways from JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

HIT Consultant

Mike Serbinis , CEO of League JPMorgan was buzzing this year. Part of that is post-Covid return to conference excitement. Part of that is the fact that healthcare has never been more important. While the economy was challenged in 2022, investors are ready to do business in healthcare.

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Increased Cyber Budget Calls for Healthcare to Invest in Digital Identity

Fierce Healthcare

Increased Cyber Budget Calls for Healthcare to Invest in Digital Identity jpiatt Fri, 01/20/2023 - 14:38

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The Health Data Interoperability Highway Is Coming. Is Your Organization Ready?

HIT Consultant

Lee Barrett, Commission Executive Director of DirectTrust Not many of us remember a time when there weren’t interstates widely available to help us get to where we need to go. Winding roads and sleepy towns can be nostalgic, but they’re not great time savers when time is of the essence.

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Iterative Health, Gastro Health partner over AI-enabled GI care and precision medicine R&D

Fierce Healthcare

Iterative Health, Gastro Health partner over AI-enabled GI care and precision medicine R&D aburky Fri, 01/20/2023 - 13:55

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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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Top 10 Health Technology Hazards in 2023 to Watch

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – ECRI , the nation’s largest non-profit patient safety organization, names communications gaps with recalls of home-use medical devices as the nation’s most pressing health technology safety issue for 2023.

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6 Leaders Talk Hybrid Care in 2022 & Share What's Forecasted for 2023

Fierce Healthcare

6 Leaders Talk Hybrid Care in 2022 & Share What's Forecasted for 2023 mteefey Fri, 01/20/2023 - 09:40

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Elimination Of Non-Competes Would Have ‘Major’ Effect On Home-Based Care World

Home Health Care

This article is a part of your HHCN+ Membership In early January, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) proposed a ban on non-compete agreements nationwide. The rule is likely to be finalized. When and if it does, it is also likely to have a massive effect on the home health and home care industries.

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Health system CEO turnover rose in 2022 as more executives feel the strain from burnout

Fierce Healthcare

Health system CEO turnover rose in 2022 as more executives feel the strain from burnout dmuoio Fri, 01/20/2023 - 14:19

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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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VCU Health Brings Hospital-At-Home Program To Central Virginia

Home Health Care

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Health has rolled out a hospital-at-home program — the first in central Virginia. Richmond, Virginia-based VCU Health is an academic medical center in the Piedmont region.

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Quotation of the Day: On thinking

Healthcare ECONOMIST

Nobody in this world can tell me what to think, but I think everybody has a lesson to teach me. Lex Fridman

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How Diversifying Service Lines Could Be Key To Long-term Success In Home-Based Care

Home Health Care

More than half of home-based care providers said that diversifying service lines of care would enable them to develop strategic partnerships with referral sources and see it as an opportunity to increase revenue.

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Datavant Partners with Socially Determined to Optimize Social Risk on Patient Outcomes

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Socially Determined , the social risk analytics and data company partners with Datavant , a company helping organizations securely connect health data.

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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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More Than a Thousand Nursing Homes Reached Infection Rates of 75% or More in the First Year of the COVID-19 Pandemic – Better Protections Are Needed for Future Emergencies

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare You read that correctly. On January 19, 2023, the OIG posted this 40-page report. Almost every American has been affected in some way by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Selux Receives FDA Clearance for its Rapid Antibiotic Susceptibility Test (AST) System

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Selux Diagnostics has been granted 510(k) clearance from the US FDA for its Next Generation Phenotyping (NGP) System — a rapid antibiotic susceptibility (AST) testing platform able to determine a bacteria’s susceptibility to a specific panel of antimicrobial agents.

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Most Recent CMS, CDC and NHSN COVID-19 Nursing Home Data  

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare CMS has posted nursing home COVID-19 data for the week ending January 8, 2023. Comparing the January 8, 2023 data to the January 1, 2023 data shows these changes: Resident primary vaccination completion rate decreased another 0.1%

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Disrupt Podcast #65: Dr. Stephen Parodi, EVP External Affairs, Communications and Brand, Kaiser Permanente

Home Health Care

The 65th episode of our podcast, Disrupt, is now available! For this episode of Disrupt, Home Health Care News sat down with Dr. Stephen Parodi, an expert in hospital-at-home programs.

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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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Provider and Supplier Compliance Education Through Quality in Focus (QIF) Trainings

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare CMS posted QSO-23-06-ALL on January 19, 2023. CMS performs over 100,000 compliance surveys of Medicare and Medicaid-certified providers and suppliers, each year.

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Remote Patient Monitoring for CHF Patients: A Quick Guide

Health Recovery

Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic and progressive condition affecting more than 6.2 million Americans, and that number continues to grow. CHF can lead to hospitalization and death. It is one of the leading causes of mortality in the United States.

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Anxiety Assessment Tools

Icanotes

Psychiatrists, counselors, primary care physicians and many other health professionals conduct anxiety assessments to better understand a patient's mental state and make diagnoses and treatment plans.

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Friday Links

Healthcare ECONOMIST

HESG Winter 2023. Use AI to search books …with source material! Is ChatGPT left or right-wing ? Dr. Smartphone. UK ‘Netflix’ payment model for antibacterials. Managed Care Year-End Recap. Current Events Links

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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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Partnership to Improve Specialty Care for Heart Failure Patients

Health IT Analytics

Intermountain Healthcare… read more

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CDC Releases Two Respiratory Disease Dashboards

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare COVID-19, influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can cause severe disease resulting in preventable deaths, thousands to hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations, and millions of illnesses each year in the United States. This combined disease burden can impose a strain on healthcare systems during periods of intense circulation or cocirculation.

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The Importance of Sleep in Post-Acute Care & How Technology Can Help

Health Recovery

There are certain times, as a nurse, when something you read or hear resonates so deeply, is so meaningful, is such a light bulb moment, that you never forget it. disease management chronic disease Patient education Readmission reduction Outcomes Improved outcomes

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Regulating Space, Threats to Critical Infrastructure, Psychedelics: RAND Weekly Recap

The Rand Blog

This weekly recap focuses on the need for governance in outer space, why the recent FAA system failure was a wake-up call, the changing policy landscape around psychedelic therapies, and more

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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.