Wed.Jan 19, 2022

Cybersecurity leads ECRI's list of top medtech hazards for 2022

Healthcare Dive

Cyber incidents can compromise patient care and attacks against hospitals have become more prevalent in recent years. However, ECRI said the worst consequences are preventable

Transforming long-term care facilities into “Centres for living”

Healthcare Leadership

Blog by Dan Levitt, MSc, CHE. On the next #hcldr tweetchat we welcome special guest host Dan Levitt, CEO of Kin Village in BC. He will be leading us in a discussion on a very important topic – the state of long-term care.

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Why In-Home Care Providers Shouldn’t Scrap MA Strategies Over Lagging Results

Home Health Care

Medicare Advantage (MA) has been viewed over the last few years as a new space for home-based care providers to generate revenue.

AMN Healthcare and Perficient Win 2021 Optimizer Award

Perficient Digital Transformation

The ever-changing nature of the pandemic reinforces the importance of digital experiences across every industry.

[Updated] Encompass Health Moving Forward with Spinoff Plans, to Rebrand New Home Health Business ‘Enhabit’

Home Health Care

In December 2020, Encompass Health Corporation (NYSE: EHC) announced that it was “exploring strategic alternatives” for its home health and hospice segment. The company doubled down on its preferred option on Wednesday.

Antitrust regulators aim to revamp merger guidelines, signaling threat to health sector deals

Healthcare Dive

The news sparked headlines about an attempt by regulators to target big tech, but it could have serious implications for the healthcare sector for years to come

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UnitedHealth reiterates MA growth expectations for 2022 as profits eclipse $4B

Healthcare Dive

"Big picture, really positive," CEO Andrew Witty said about the fruitful MA market, despite dismal projections from some of UnitedHealth's peers about slowing enrollment

Doing what’s right: Expert teams and engaging culture fuel Nordic’s continued growth

Nordic

A culture is not invented. A culture constantly evolves.which is why it must be nurtured. Simon Sinek. Culture featured healthcare consulting

What Is Case Management Software and Why Do I Need It?

Icanotes

You're a case manager in the behavioral health field, and you work hard. Something that can make your job easier is case management software.

Implement Cybersecurity Measures Now to Protect Against Potential Critical Threats

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare.

Fierce JPM Week: Women are the 'power buyers' of healthcare. Here's how to serve them better

Fierce Healthcare

Fierce JPM Week: Women are the 'power buyers' of healthcare. Here's how to serve them better. hlandi. Wed, 01/19/2022 - 13:54

Black surgical patients used telehealth more often in late 2020

Healthcare It News

A new study published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons sought to take a closer look at the patients who sought surgical consultations in-person and via telemedicine in 2020.

Biden confident he can get 'big chunks' of $1.75T Build Back Better Act signed into law

Fierce Healthcare

Biden confident he can get 'big chunks' of $1.75T Build Back Better Act signed into law. rking. Wed, 01/19/2022 - 17:12

Key Leadership Competencies: Growing Complexity-Fit, Transformational Leaders

Medi Leadership

Along with our experiences as coaches, studies increasingly point to a new reality for leaders: The ways we’ve led and made decisions in healthcare are no longer adequate to lead today’s more complex organizations.

AHIP backs HHS in surprise billing suit, pushes back against provider claims

Healthcare Dive

Relying on the qualifying payment amount, or median in-network rate, helps center the payment dispute, creating a starting point for when payers and providers may need to turn to a third-party arbiter, the lobby argued

HIStalk Interviews Russ Thomas, CEO, Availity

HIStalk

Russ Thomas, JD is CEO of Availity of Jacksonville, FL. Interviews

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Bullish on growing use of telehealth, Wheel banks $150M to expand white-labeled virtual care services

Fierce Healthcare

Bullish on growing use of telehealth, Wheel banks $150M to expand white-labeled virtual care services. hlandi. Wed, 01/19/2022 - 16:26

Twenty years of talk is enough: Digital tools like e-prescribing must become a core part of our health-care system

Healthy Debate

The post Twenty years of talk is enough: Digital tools like e-prescribing must become a core part of our health-care system appeared first on Healthy Debate. Primary Debate Categories

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CMMI taking hard look at Medicare Advantage coding practices and impact on payment models

Fierce Healthcare

CMMI taking hard look at Medicare Advantage coding practices and impact on payment models. rking. Wed, 01/19/2022 - 16:10

AI Imaging Techniques, Clinical Data Improve Predictive Models 

Health IT Analytics

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As enrollment on the ACA exchanges surges, insurer participation growth is more modest: study

Fierce Healthcare

As enrollment on the ACA exchanges surges, insurer participation growth is more modest: study. pminemyer. Wed, 01/19/2022 - 15:00

Maimonides Medical Center completes massive digital health initiative in two years

Healthcare It News

Maimonides Medical Center is an academic medical center located in Brooklyn, New York. It is Brooklyn's largest hospital, with more than 600 beds, 6,500 staff, 43,000 annual inpatient discharges and 600,000 annual outpatient encounters.

UnitedHealth Group reports $4.1B in profit for Q4, $17.3B for full-year 2021

Fierce Healthcare

UnitedHealth Group reports $4.1B in profit for Q4, $17.3B for full-year 2021. pminemyer. Wed, 01/19/2022 - 07:23

Understanding searchable encryption in the cloud

Perficient Digital Transformation

Many companies struggle with storing PII in the cloud. When you store sensitive data in the cloud, it’s critical to guarantee that it remains private. Encrypting the data before sending it to the cloud storage server is one approach to do this.

Big Health hauls in $75M to ramp up commercialization, launch new digital mental health therapeutics

Fierce Healthcare

Big Health hauls in $75M to ramp up commercialization, launch new digital mental health therapeutics. dmuoio. Wed, 01/19/2022 - 11:18

Scope. Budget.Timeline – but what does it mean

Perficient Digital Transformation

As a Project Manager, there is an art to keeping a project moving forward, while maintaining happiness across all parties. The fundamental responsibilities include scope, budget, and timeline. . Like many project managers, I have had these three drilled into my head as my remit. .

Lyra Health gets $235M, soars to $5.85B valuation with new acquisition for global expansion

Fierce Healthcare

Lyra Health gets $235M, soars to $5.85B valuation with new acquisition for global expansion. rtorrence. Wed, 01/19/2022 - 11:22

Monthly Round-Up of What to Read on Pharma Law and Policy

Bill of Health

Ameet Sarpatwari , Alexander Egilman , Aviva Wang, and? Aaron S. Kesselheim.

In its 2nd deal in 2 weeks, Babylon picks up DayToDay Health to bolster its remote care portfolio

Fierce Healthcare

In its 2nd deal in 2 weeks, Babylon picks up DayToDay Health to bolster its remote care portfolio. rtorrence. Wed, 01/19/2022 - 15:28

Telehealth use can reduce no-show rates

Healthcare It News

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