September, 2022

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The Future of Telehealth: 6 Key Trends to Watch

Health Recovery

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the world to confront a new reality when it comes to healthcare. The unprecedented impact of the pandemic has led governments and healthcare providers globally to re-evaluate their preparedness plans. One of the areas that has seen the most change is telehealth.

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Life Expectancy Falls in the U.S., the Largest 2-Year Decline in 100 Years

Health Populi

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Violence against emergency room physicians is on the rise, survey finds

Healthcare Dive

Two-thirds of physicians working in emergency departments reported being assaulted in the past year alone, according to a survey

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Rethinking Senior Scams?

Bill of Health

By James Toomey. Many people, including, it seems, most advocates for law reform, assume that older adults are uniquely vulnerable to scams, and indeed that senior scams are a unique social problem demanding a unique legal solution.

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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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Take charge of your professional development

Pro CRNA

By Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA. A common theme of my leadership articles is emphasis on the importance of creating a preferred workplace. Both healthcare and business management literature reinforce the connection between employee engagement/productivity and working in a favored environment.

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10 Ways to Attract New Patients from Key Local Employers

Healthcare Success

Help Providers Win New Patients from Large Local Businesses with These Tactics. Large or dominant employers in your local communities are excellent targets of opportunity for new patients and cases. Most healthcare providers have local businesses that are (or could be) a source of new business.

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The evolution of the healthcare workforce

Healthcare It News

Can you imagine a world in which technology enables physicians and nurses to spend less time in front of a computer and more time with patients? This is the vision of Gareth Sherlock, chief information officer (CIO) at Cleveland Clinic London.

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Physicians More Bullish On the Benefits of Digital Tools for Patient Care, the AMA Tells Us

Health Populi

Most doctors see the advantages of digital health tools like telehealth, consumers’ access to their health information, and point-of-care workflow solutions, the American Medical Association found in a survey of 1300 physicians, published in September 2022.

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We Haven’t ‘Learned the Lessons of COVID’ Until We Remake the Political Economy of Health

Bill of Health

By Beatrice Adler-Bolton and Artie Vierkant. Over the course of the pandemic it has been popular to claim that we have “learned lessons from COVID,” as though this plague has spurred a revolution in how we treat illness, debility, and death under capitalism.

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It’s taking longer to get a doctor appointment, survey finds

Healthcare Dive

The average wait for an appointment is 26 days, pointing to a growing shortage of physicians, a staffing agency said

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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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How to Distribute Content to Doctors (Plus, 7 Tips on Email Marketing to Doctors)

Healthcare Success

Welcome to step four of our “Marketing to Doctors” blog series. This comprehensive playbook is designed to help people in virtually every sector (e.g., healthcare businesses, device and supply companies, SaaS, etc.)

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Short-term spending bill includes rural hospital program extensions, nixes COVID-19 and monkeypox aid

Fierce Healthcare

Short-term spending bill includes rural hospital program extensions, nixes COVID-19 and monkeypox aid. rking. Tue, 09/27/2022 - 10:40

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APAC still faces immense challenges to data, AI, predictive analytics adoption: report

Healthcare It News

While most healthcare leaders in the Asia Pacific recognise the value of health data more than their global peers, they are still facing significant challenges in using data effectively, according to Royal Philips' Future Health Index 2022 report. FINDINGS.

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Vaccinations, Art and Labor Day: Learning from Diego Rivera and Edsel Ford

Health Populi

For Labor Day 2022, I’m thinking about health, vaccines, work (especially returning-to-work), and art. Let’s start with the vaccine news.

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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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The Dr. Oz Paradox

Bill of Health

By Claudia E. Haupt. Why does the law sanction giving bad advice to one patient, while it permits giving bad advice to millions of YouTube or television viewers, which may result in significant physical harm? We might call this the “Dr. Oz paradox.”

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Healthcare cyberattacks led to worse patient care, increased mortality, study finds

Healthcare Dive

Delayed procedures and tests were the most commonly reported consequences of healthcare cyberattacks, according to a study from the Ponemon Institute and Proofpoint, a cybersecurity compliance company

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Maximize Marketing ROI With Call Tracking for Healthcare

Healthcare Success

Philadelphia retailer John Wanamaker once said, “Half the money I spend on advertising is wasted; the trouble is I don't know which half.”. And truthfully, it’s probably more for many businesses. Years ago, it was common for healthcare providers to ask, “How did you hear about us?”

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Senate bill aims to narrow mental health workforce shortage by expanding GME slots

Fierce Healthcare

Senate bill aims to narrow mental health workforce shortage by expanding GME slots. rking. Wed, 09/21/2022 - 16:41

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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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Meeting digital health needs with the right digital infrastructure

Healthcare It News

The year 2020 was one of the most challenging years for the healthcare industry. Many healthcare providers had to rethink the way they serve their patients, access systems securely and innovate care services and delivery.

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Maryland health system conquers the digital divide with telehealth and RPM

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in an abrupt change to reimbursement of telehealth services, allowing healthcare providers to more broadly expand patient access to virtual care.

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The Mask-Optional DEI Initiative

Bill of Health

By Matt Dowell. Recently, I remotely attended a mask-optional, in-person meeting where campus leaders proudly proclaimed that DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) is my college’s “top priority.”

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15K nurses on strike across 7 health systems in Minnesota

Healthcare Dive

Twins Cities Hospitals Group, which runs four of the affected hospitals, stands to incur more than $20 million a day in extra costs during the three-day strike, according to a statement

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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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How to Deal With Angry Patients

Healthcare Success

10 Ways To Deal With Angry Patients and Why You Definitely Should. By Stewart Gandolf, Chief Executive Officer. When patients take their grievances out on their healthcare provider, it can be frustrating—not only for the provider but also for the administration.

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New COVID-19 variant's spread draws concern from CDC

Fierce Healthcare

New COVID-19 variant's spread draws concern from CDC. fdiamond. Wed, 09/21/2022 - 13:15

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HIMSSCast: How digital tools are helping ensuring diversity in clinical trials

Healthcare It News

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A rural Kansas FQHC brings remote patient monitoring to the underserved

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas in Pittsburg, Kansas, is a federally qualified health center and a not-for-profit corporation.

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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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Pandemic Nihilism, Social Murder, and the Banality of Evil

Bill of Health

­­By Nate Holdren. Every day in the pandemic, many people’s lives end, and others are made irrevocably worse. [1]. These daily losses matter inestimably at a human level, yet they do not matter in any meaningful way at all to the public and private institutions that govern our lives.

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Physician burnout higher in 2021 than 2020, study shows

Healthcare Dive

Burnout can push providers to leave the profession or retire early, and poses other complications for health systems and clinics

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How A University Is Using A 105-Year-Old Home To Solve Aging-In-Place Challenges

Home Health Care

Excess moisture, faulty structuring and bad wiring. Those are some of the common issues that arise in the seniors’ homes. But the home is where seniors want to remain as they age. That’s why the University of Pittsburgh is trying to push the needle forward with its healthy home lab.

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Wyden calls for insurers to face consequences for running 'ghost' provider networks

Fierce Healthcare

Wyden calls for insurers to face consequences for running 'ghost' provider networks. rking. Fri, 09/23/2022 - 15:36

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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.