June, 2022

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How telehealth can help inpatient care, and what a hybrid future looks like

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthcare provider organizations and clinicians are fortunate that telehealth has gone mainstream as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth opens up many new avenues to expand access to care, streamline the delivery of care, create new workflows and improve patient outcomes.

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2 million patients' data exposed in cyberattack on New England health services provider

Healthcare Dive

The attack, disclosed by Shields Health Care Group earlier this week, is the largest so far this year, according to HHS’ data breach portal

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Develop leaders on your team

Pro CRNA

By Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA. Leaders don’t create followers, they create leaders. Ralph Nader. Having the right leader in the right position is a key to success for any organization regardless of the type of business or industry that they represent; but where do leaders come from?

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Competition in Healthcare is Increasing—Rapidly and Dramatically

Healthcare Success

If you’re in business, you have competitors. . Whether you represent a hospital, health system, or multilocation practice, competing healthcare businesses are developing innovative business models—right now—and they’re targeting your market.

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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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Whistleblower suit: CVS prevented Part D members from accessing generics

Fierce Healthcare

Whistleblower suit: CVS prevented Part D members from accessing generics. pminemyer. Thu, 06/16/2022 - 11:30

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HIMSS22 Europe: ‘We need to develop eco-friendly digital health’

Healthcare It News

A shocking statistic was revealed at the session on ' Climate Crisis: Healthcare’s Responsibility to Our Planet' at the HIMSS22 European Conference on Thursday (16 June ). According to a report from the NGO, Healthcare without Harm , around 4.4%

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Improving rural care and health equity with telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Virtual care has great potential to improve rural health and health equity.

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Overdiagnosis: Good intentions gone bad

Healthy Debate

The post Overdiagnosis: Good intentions gone bad appeared first on Healthy Debate. Primary Debate Categories

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11 Marketing Strategies that Support Personalized Healthcare

Healthcare Success

More companies are making high-quality healthcare easier to access and more affordable by embracing data and technology. While healthcare has historically been among the slowest to accept new technologies, the pandemic has sped adoption.

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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

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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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Cedars Sinai's real-time ER feedback platform helps improve patient satisfaction

Healthcare It News

The emergency room is a stressful and unplanned way to begin a patient journey, and the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles is one of the nation's busiest. THE PROBLEM.

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What If Costco Designed the Prescription Drugs Sales Model?

Health Populi

The good news about prescription drugs, in the context of medical spending in the U.S., is that 9 in 10 medicines prescribed are generics. They comprise only 3% of all U.S. healthcare spending. But there’s bad news about prescription drugs in the context of medical spending in America.

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Citational Racism: How Leading Medical Journals Reproduce Segregation in American Medical Knowledge

Bill of Health

By Gwendolynne Reid, Cherice Escobar Jones, and Mya Poe. Biases in scholarly citations against scholars of color promote racial inequality, stifle intellectual analysis, and can harm patients and communities.

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Gender segregation, pay inequity. Understanding the ‘pink-collar’ tier in medicine

Healthy Debate

The post Gender segregation, pay inequity. Understanding the ‘pink-collar’ tier in medicine appeared first on Healthy Debate. Primary Debate Categories

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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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Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional right to abortion

Healthcare Dive

As it currently stands, 26 states are deemed certain or likely to end abortion rights, making abortion effectively illegal in half of the country, according to the Guttmacher Institute

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DOJ joins whistleblower suit accusing Fresenius Medical Care of performing thousands of unnecessary vascular procedures

Fierce Healthcare

DOJ joins whistleblower suit accusing Fresenius Medical Care of performing thousands of unnecessary vascular procedures. hlandi. Thu, 06/02/2022 - 12:42

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HIMSS22 EUROPE: “We need to co-create and work together with patients.”

Healthcare It News

“I want to convince you in the next few minutes that I’m part of the solution, not necessarily just a problem,” Graham Prestwich, public and patient engagement lead, Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network, told delegates at the HIMSS22 European Conference.

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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.

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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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Ethics Education in U.S. Medical Schools’ Curricula

Bill of Health

By Leah Pierson. I recently argued that we need to evaluate medical school ethics curricula. Here, I explore how ethics courses became a key component of medical education and what we do know about them. The rise of ethics education.

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How telepsychiatry is optimal for hospitals and health systems

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The pandemic has amplified the need for behavioral health services and also made it more difficult for people at risk to access care, as noted by the Biden administration. At the same time, the fallout of COVID-19 has accelerated people's willingness to engage with telehealth and telemedicine.

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Inequities in healthcare cost nearly $320B annually, new research shows

Healthcare Dive

Spending due to inequities that drive late diagnoses and comorbidities is only expected to rise over the next few decades without intervention, according to research from Deloitte

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Oracle, Cerner plan to build national medical records database as Larry Ellison pitches bold vision for healthcare

Fierce Healthcare

Oracle, Cerner plan to build national medical records database as Larry Ellison pitches bold vision for healthcare. hlandi. Fri, 06/10/2022 - 06:28

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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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Customizing healthcare consumer experiences

Healthcare It News

Data management is critical as marketing teams move into a future without cookies. Improving your data management systems and finding new ways to leverage that data should be a top priority.

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Use of Preventive Health Services Declined Among Commercially Insured People – With Big Differences in Telehealth for Non-White People, Castlight Finds

Health Populi

Declines in preventive care services like cancer screenings and blood glucose testing concern employers, whose continued to cover health insurance for employees during the pandemic.

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News 6/29/22

HIStalk

Top News The National Academy of Medicine publishes a paper.

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How U.S. healthcare leaders are shifting course to navigate a changed world

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As the healthcare industry emerges from the pandemic, its leaders are embarking on a major reboot of their priorities in order to improve the delivery of patient care.

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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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CMS issues first price transparency fines to 2 Georgia hospitals

Healthcare Dive

Regulators have been criticized for moving slowly to enforce the rules, which came into effect January last year amid fierce opposition from hospital groups

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Mayo Clinic, K Health team up to use AI for personalized hypertension treatment

Fierce Healthcare

Mayo Clinic, K Health team up to use AI for personalized hypertension treatment. hlandi. Sun, 06/19/2022 - 19:00

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Connecting with members with a customer data platform for payers

Healthcare It News

Today, technology has revolutionized the member experience. It’s opened up completely new ways to deliver exceptional moments that build patient-insurer relationships.

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Consumers Intend to Invest in Technology — With Budget and Value in Mind

Health Populi

Consumers continued to invest in and use several technologies that supported self-care at home in 2021, with plans to purchase connected health devices, sports and fitness equipment in the next year.

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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.