Thu.Jun 16, 2022

Apple Watch monitoring features for AFib, Parkinson's cleared by FDA

Healthcare Dive

With the new feature, atrial fibrillation patients may have an easier way to track the frequency of the condition over time and see whether lifestyle changes may have positive effects

How IoT Data Integration Helps Deliver Improved At-Home Healthcare in 2022

HIT Consultant

Patricia (Pat) Black, Director of Technical Solutions at Cardinal Peak. When it comes to your health and treatment, hospitals leverage a variety of sensors and instruments to collect the necessary information to monitor and diagnose your health status.

Expiration of healthcare subsidies will have domino effect, leading to higher prices and increased medical debt

Healthcare Dive

Millions of Americans will experience dramatic price increases, become uninsured and likely accrue medical debt, GetInsured’s Heather Korbulic argues

June 2022 MedPAC Report to Congress: Medicare and the HC Delivery System

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. MedPAC released its June 2022 Annual Report to Congress on Wednesday, June 15, 2022. The 3-page Press Release is found here. The full report is found on the MedPAC website ; the direct link to the 267-page report is here.

Care Coordination Platform Sees 17% Spike in Home Health Referrals

Home Health Care

For home-based providers, maximizing the seamlessness of a post-hospital care transition is paramount. As hospitals are sending more patients than ever to the home, the ones that can take the patient with the most ease are more likely to win out.

Report: Third of top hospitals' websites collecting patient data for Facebook

Fierce Healthcare

Report: Third of top hospitals' websites collecting patient data for Facebook. dmuoio. Thu, 06/16/2022 - 12:54

EPtalk by Dr. Jayne 6/16/22

HIStalk

The American Medical Association Annual Meeting is happening in Chicago. Dr. Jayne

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HHVBP Gives Providers More Support with Payers, But May Shrink Business Margins

Home Health Care

Last Thursday, I moderated three panels at Home Health Care News’ VALUE event, sat in on another three and talked to dozens of attendees, both on the record and off. There were plenty of highlights and insights that came from those conversations.

FTC puts PBMs 'on notice' with enforcement policy surrounding drug rebates

Fierce Healthcare

FTC puts PBMs 'on notice' with enforcement policy surrounding drug rebates. rking. Thu, 06/16/2022 - 17:02

Give a Shout Out to Your Nursing Assistants

Solution Reach

Nursing assistants and aides play a key role in delivering quality care to your patients and residents, including at long-term care facilities. Please take a moment to recognize and show your appreciation for nursing assistants June 16-23 in observance of National Nursing Assistants Week.

Pharmacy retail giant Walgreens looks to disrupt the clinical trials business

Fierce Healthcare

Pharmacy retail giant Walgreens looks to disrupt the clinical trials business. hlandi. Thu, 06/16/2022 - 06:41

AdventHealth aims to bring more competition to Asheville as it files new hospital application

Healthcare Dive

The health system plans to build the facility about nine miles from Mission Hospital, the only other acute care hospital in the area

Chutes & Ladders—Meet AMA's new president-elect; City of Hope names system president

Fierce Healthcare

Chutes & Ladders—Meet AMA's new president-elect; City of Hope names system president. dmuoio. Thu, 06/16/2022 - 17:09

News 6/17/22

HIStalk

Top News An investigative article finds that the websites of.

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HIMSS22 EUROPE: ‘To change citizens’ health behaviour we need technology that creates delight’

Healthcare It News

Would you be more inclined to take the stairs if each step played a musical note or lie in the shade on the beach if it meant accessing free WIFI These are some of the innovative ways that technology and environmental design have been utilised worldwide to help citizens adopt healthier behaviour.

Medical School Curricula Should Reflect Disease Burden

Bill of Health

By Leah Pierson. Medical students spend a lot of time learning about conditions they will likely never treat. This weak relationship between what students are taught and what they will treat has negative implications for patient care. Recently, I looked into discrepancies between U.S.

Morning Headlines 6/17/22

HIStalk

Facebook Is Receiving Sensitive Medical Information from Hospital Websites An. Headlines

New Data Reveals Massive Spike in Self-Harm, Suicide Calls Among Adolescents

Health IT Analytics

While reviewing data from… read more

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Economic burden of antibiotic resistance

Healthcare ECONOMIST

Today, one of my studies was published. The title of the study was “ Economic burden of antibiotic-not-susceptible isolates in uncomplicated urinary tract infection: Analysis of a US integrated delivery network database ” This is work with co-authors Alen Marijam, Ashish V. Joshi, Fanny S. Mitrani-Gold, Katie Everson, Rifat Tuly, Peter Rosenquist, Michael Gillam & Maria Elena Ruiz. The abstract is below.

With employee burnout at all-time highs, Headspace Health rolls out new business line to help companies tackle it

Fierce Healthcare

With employee burnout at all-time highs, Headspace Health rolls out new business line to help companies tackle it. hlandi. Thu, 06/16/2022 - 08:29

Links

Healthcare ECONOMIST

“… current inflation levels are much closer to past inflation peaks than the official series would suggest.” Impact of minimum wage on health Alcohol excise tax impact on drinking. Good looking CEOs ? 100m Americans have health care debt. Current Events Links

MedPAC is recommending a new method to make Medicare Advantage risk adjustment more accurate. Here's how

Fierce Healthcare

MedPAC is recommending a new method to make Medicare Advantage risk adjustment more accurate. Here's how. rking. Thu, 06/16/2022 - 16:14

Breaking Down the Implications of New No Surprises Act Regulations

HIT Consultant

Lynne Rinehimer, Esq, GRC Sales Engineer and Compliance SME for symplr. The importance of the No Surprises Act (NSA) cannot be overstated, as surprise medical bills have long been burdensome for patients in the U.S. healthcare system. In fact, more than half of all U.S.

Latest CMS, CDC and NHSN Nursing Home COVID-19 Data

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. CMS has posted the COVID-19 data for nursing homes for the week ending June 5, 2022.

Intelerad & DiA Imaging Analysis Partner to Empower Echocardiography Labs with AI

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Intelerad Medical Systems and DiA Imaging Analysis , a leading global provider of AI-based ultrasound software solutions, today announced a new partnership to offer DiA’s LVivo Seamless AI-based cardiac ultrasound software solution as part of Intelerad’s cardiac imaging solutions, IntelePACS.

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Rescission of the January 25, 2022 Memo Regarding Vaccination Expectations for Surveyors Performing Federal Oversight (QSO-22-10-ALL) and Removal From Its Guidance

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. A recission of a previously issued QSO is something you don’t see every day. I can’t recall this happening in the many years I’ve followed CMS. It happened just a bit ago, Thursday, June 16, 2022 via QSO-22-18-ALL. Discussion.

Sanofi Taps Yseop to Accelerate Medical Writing and Reporting Processes

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Yseop , an artificial intelligence (AI) software company and pioneer in Natural Language Processing (NLP) , today announced that Sanofi , the global healthcare company, has chosen to scale its natural language generation (NLG) capabilities with Yseop.

Pfizer study results show Paxlovid benefit less clear in lower-risk patients

Healthcare Dive

A closely watched study missed its goal, failing to prove the antiviral pill’s benefit in a broader population than the high-risk people for whom it’s currently cleared

K Health, Mayo Clinic Platform Launches Personalized Hypertension Treatment Algorithm

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Clinical AI-powered healthcare company K Health announced today a new collaboration with Mayo Clinic’s digital healthcare initiative, Mayo Clinic Platform , which harnesses new knowledge, solutions and technologies to improve patients’ lives.

Anthem launches Wellpoint health plan, Carelon health services brands

Healthcare Dive

The payer announced the move, meant to streamline its brand portfolio and reduce complexities, ahead of a corporate rebranding scheduled for later this month

Walgreens Launches New Clinical Trial Business to Address Access & Diversity

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Walgreens today announced the launch of its clinical trial business to redefine the patient experience and increase access and retention in sponsor-led drug development research.

Human Trafficking Statistics in Ohio: Past, Present and Future

Etactics

One of the scariest factors associated with human trafficking is that it can happen to anyone. It doesn't matter how old someone is, their ethnicity, or national origin.

ASCO 2022: Striving to Ensure No Patient is Left Behind

Health Advances

By Karson Kump, Consultant. For the first time in two years, oncologists, scientists, industry leaders, and everyone in between were able to rest from the Zoom fatigue and put their physical stamina to the test trekking McCormick Place and the city of Chicago for the ASCO Annual Meeting.

AWS Serverless Infrastructure & CRUD Operations using NodeJS

Perficient

A serverless architecture is a way to build and run applications and services without having to manage infrastructure. Your application still runs on servers, but all the server management is done by AWS.

Building a seamless patient experience in the United Arab Emirates

Healthcare It News

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

IRF Provider Preview Reports and IRF-PAI Quarterly Q&As Now Available  

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. The Inpatient Rehabilitation Facility (IRF) Provider Preview Reports have been updated and are now available. These reports contain provider performance scores for quality measures, which will be published on Care Compare and Provider Data Catalog (PDC) during the September 2022 release.

Express Scripts sees lower costs, better adherence in program to cap diabetes drug costs

Fierce Healthcare

Express Scripts sees lower costs, better adherence in program to cap diabetes drug costs. pminemyer. Thu, 06/16/2022 - 16:49