August, 2022

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Strikes among healthcare workers in 2022

Healthcare Dive

On Monday, some 15,000 nurses at 15 hospitals across Minnesota voted to authorize a strike

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Why Engage Family Caregivers in Health Care Services and Systems

NASHP

Why Engage Family Caregivers in Health Care Services and Systems Section 2 of the RAISE Act State Policy Roadmap for Family Caregivers.

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How AI and Automation Will Solve America’s Healthcare Administration Crisis

HIT Consultant

Pranay Kapadia, Co-Founder & CEO of Notable. About Pranay Kapadia, Co-Founder & CEO of Notable. Prior to Notable, Pranay Kapadia and his co-founding team worked to revolutionize how millions of people file for mortgages.

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Lowering Stress Levels: Life All Day, Every Day

Healthcare Highways

83% of US workers are stressed as a result of work

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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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Telehealth visits rose in May, mirroring COVID-19 diagnoses

Healthcare Dive

Patients made greater use of virtual care visits for a second straight month during an upturn in coronavirus cases

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NIH-funded study to test if Apple Watch can prevent strokes, limit blood thinners

Fierce Healthcare

NIH-funded study to test if Apple Watch can prevent strokes, limit blood thinners. hlandi. Wed, 08/31/2022 - 11:41

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Be a Rising Star in your Profession

Pro CRNA

By Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA. Rising stars in the workplace and in the profession…we all know who they are and the contributions that they make to group. It would be a cliché to say that those entering a profession are the future of the organization, and we all know that it is true.

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Women’s Health Marketing: How to Reach Women Healthcare Consumers

Healthcare Success

Women make over 85 percent of consumer purchases in the U.S. When it comes to the household, they make up to 90 percen t of the healthcare decisions. Ninety four percent of women make their own healthcare decisions, and 59 percent of women make healthcare decisions for others.

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Climate Change Is Not Good for Health and Living Things

Health Populi

There is an image from my childhood, drawn by Lorraine Schneider, which reads “War is not healthy for children and other living things.”

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The Pandemic Policy Excuse of ‘Meeting People Where They Are’

Bill of Health

By Daniel Goldberg. Too often throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, policymakers have justified controversial policy choices by stating that the world is not arranged in a way to make certain actions feasible.

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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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Stanford Medicine is leveraging Komodo Health's big data to study COVID outcomes

Fierce Healthcare

Stanford Medicine is leveraging Komodo Health's big data to study COVID outcomes. agliadkovskaya. Thu, 08/04/2022 - 10:27

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How health IT can advance health equity for transgender and nonbinary patients

Healthcare It News

The Biden Administration recently issued an executive order advancing LGBTQ+ health equity. Health IT experts contend that technology can advance health equity for the transgender patient population, as this group has traditionally been marginalized by the healthcare industry.

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California probes Kaiser over enrollee access to mental health appointments

Healthcare Dive

The investigation comes as a strike by therapists over staffing issues at Kaiser facilities in Northern California enters its third week

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Vanity Phone Numbers Dramatically Increase Advertising Response Rates (Plus, Expert Best Practices)

Healthcare Success

I have been fascinated with vanity phone numbers for a long time. Early in my career, I came up with 1-800-WORKOUT and 1-800-FITNESS at J. Walter Thompson for our client Health & Tennis Corporation (later Bally Total Fitness).

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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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Virtual Care and Mental Health Top of Mind for Employers’ Workplaces in 2023

Health Populi

The concept that all companies are “health care companies” takes on greater import in the wake of the pandemic.

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No Take-Backs: Moderna’s Attempt to Renege on its Vaccine Patent Pledge

Bill of Health

By Jorge L. Contreras. On October 8, 2020, Moderna, the maker of one of the first mRNA-based vaccines for COVID-19 and the recipient of billions of dollars of U.S.

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J.D. Power: Mail-order pharmacies a growing threat to brick-and-mortar retailers

Fierce Healthcare

Power: Mail-order pharmacies a growing threat to brick-and-mortar retailers. pminemyer. Tue, 08/02/2022 - 15:29

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Leveraging the cloud and AI to transform the patient experience

Healthcare It News

Whether they are about mental health, COVID, general health concerns or any number of other issues, healthcare provider organizations constantly are managing droves of calls from patients.

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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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Lack of political will means Ontario LTC residents will continue to suffer

Healthy Debate

The post Lack of political will means Ontario LTC residents will continue to suffer appeared first on Healthy Debate. Primary Debate Categories

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The Inflation Reduction Act’s Health Care Provisions: Opportunities for States

NASHP

The Inflation Reduction Act’s Health Care Provisions: Opportunities for States August 22, 2022 / by Jennifer Reck and Christina Cousart. On August 16, President Biden signed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA).

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Mass General Brigham posts $949M net loss, cites ‘unprecedented’ pressures

Healthcare Dive

The Boston-based health system struggled with cost inflation, labor shortages and capacity constraints in its fiscal third quarter

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How Intermountain Healthcare gets top marks for virtual care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Telehealth has been operationally implemented within Intermountain Healthcare since 2015, with pilots running for several years prior.

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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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J.D. Power: MA plans falling short on mental health, substance abuse treatment

Fierce Healthcare

Power: MA plans falling short on mental health, substance abuse treatment. pminemyer. Wed, 08/17/2022 - 16:49

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Athenahealth adds automated patient engagement feature to help with medication adherence

Healthcare It News

Whether it’s due to high out-of-pocket costs, concerns about side effects, procrastination or other factors, 20-30% of patients don’t act on their new prescriptions, while others do not take medications as prescribed. WHY IT MATTERS.

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Study Shows Home-Based Caregivers Can Help Stave Off Dementia

Home Health Care

Seniors aged 60 and older who partake in long hours of sedentary behaviors have a higher risk of developing dementia. That’s according to a new study from University of Southern California and University of Arizona researchers. About 6.5 million people in the U.S.,

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Webinar: National Family Caregiving Strategy: A State Roadmap for Supporting Family Caregivers

NASHP

Webinar: National Family Caregiving Strategy: A State Roadmap for Supporting Family Caregivers. Monday, October 3, 2022, 2–3 p.m. Register Now.

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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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15M Medicaid enrollees risk coverage loss when PHE ends, HHS reports

Healthcare Dive

A disproportionate number of those who stand to lose coverage are children and young adults, according to the agency

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AI-powered telehealth improves PT care at Essen Health Care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Essen Health Care, a medical group in New York City, has a Center of Excellence for Pain with physical therapy, pain specialists, neurology and orthopedic specialists. It serves patients with acute and chronic issues in need of physical therapy.

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Employers concerned about long-term mental health issues post-COVID: survey

Fierce Healthcare

Employers concerned about long-term mental health issues post-COVID: survey. pminemyer. Wed, 08/24/2022 - 14:24

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A new era of engagement: the future of virtual selling to healthcare providers

Healthcare It News

The customer experience and expectations have changed for healthcare providers (HCPs).

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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.