April, 2021

Expect More From HIPAA Proposed Changes: Easing Information Flow Shouldn’t Mean Reducing Health Data Privacy

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Deborah Hsieh, chief policy and strategy officer, Ciox Health. Congress enacted the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) in 1996.

Trust-Busted: The Decline of Trust in Technology and What It Means for Health

Health Populi

Trust in the technology industry has crashed to an all-time low based on the 2021 Edelman Trust Barometer. As Richard Edelman, CEO, concisely asserted , “Tech loses its halo.” ” The first chart shows the one-year trend on trust across industries through U.S. consumers’ eyes.

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GW Celebrates Bicentennial and 10th anniversary of HCQ Program at its School of Medicine and Health Sciences

NAHQ

There’s much to celebrate at the George Washington University (GW) this year. Not only is the university marking its bicentennial, but the Health Care Quality (HCQ) Program at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) is commemorating its 10 th anniversary. “We

Cognitive reframing; Reduce stress and increase productivity

Pro CRNA

By Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA. Healthcare delivery is stressful for both leaders and workers regardless of the title behind the person’s name or their position on the chain of command.

The impact of Continuum of Care on patient safety

Patient Safety Blog

In a continuum of care, the concept of an integrated care system, there are many risks for patient safety. Let’s explain that with an example: patient safety communication

Creating Mental Health Treatment Plans For Addiction

Icanotes

A mental health treatment plan is like a roadmap — it identifies the intended destination and establishes the best route to get there. When working with patients entering into addiction treatment, creating a mental health treatment plan is essential to the overall success of therapy.

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Health Disparities and the Risks of Social Determinants for COVID-19 – 14 Months of Evidence

Health Populi

In April 2020, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control issued a report featuring evidence that in the month of March 2020, the coronavirus pandemic was not an equal-opportunity killer.

Shaping the Future of the Healthcare Quality Profession

NAHQ

As the professional home to a growing number of healthcare professionals focused on the critical work of quality, NAHQ takes tremendous pride in maintaining a strong and clear pulse of the environment.

Values-based Leadership

Pro CRNA

By Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA. The healthcare workplace is fast-paced and often a hectic arena that challenges the skills of leaders and managers at all levels.

How Doctors and Hospitals Can Help Defeat COVID-19 Vaccine Resistance and Misinformation

Health Care Success

There’s a recent rise in national optimism that says—maybe—we have turned the corner on the pandemic lockdown. Admittedly, it’s been a tough year for nearly everyone, but miraculous vaccines and declining death rates have stirred newfound optimism.

Tackling racism in health care

Healthy Debate

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How New Drugs Are Priced

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. According to Statista, in 2019, U.S. drug store and pharmacy sales totaled nearly 297 billion dollars.

Virtual Health Tech Enables the Continuum of Health from Hospital to Home

Health Populi

In the COVID-19 pandemic, as peoples’ daily lives shifted closer and closer to home, and for some weeks and months home-all-the-time, health care, too, moved beyond brick-and-mortar hospitals and doctors’ offices.

Celebrating the Role of Volunteers: A Foundation of Our Association

NAHQ

My parents introduced me to the importance of volunteerism long before I began my career in association management over 20 years ago. It started on a local level.

#JHMChat: A Candid Conversation About Gender Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Hospital Medicine

I noticed it on my first few days as a medical student on the wards. I presented a patient next to the taller, male medical student, and the patient looked to him rather than to me. On top of the usual nerves of a new rotation and presenting in front of a clinical team, I [.].

Health Equity Includes Trans Rights & Inclusion

Center for Health Progress

I live in southern Colorado, a full two hours south of Denver, if traffic is light. As housing prices have climbed and folks are squeezed out of the housing market in the Denver metro area, I’ve noticed more folks moving south to enjoy our milder winters (less snow!),

Health-care workers’ safety: it’s time to prioritize us, too

Healthy Debate

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E-Signature Devices Eliminate Workaround To Shave 10 Minutes Per Patient Consent

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Stephan Herron, chief executive officer and president, Scriptel Corporation.

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And the Oscar Goes To….Power to the Patients!

Health Populi

Health care has increased its role in popular culture over the years.

NAHQ Offers Limited-Time Savings on Preparation Materials for CPHQ Certification

NAHQ

Healthcare professionals engaged in q uality encouraged to join nearly 13,000 others worldwide in earning only accredited certification in H ealthcare Q uality .

Addressing Our Patients’ Most Difficult COVID-19 Concerns

Hospital Medicine

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed health care as we know it. It has sowed fear and doubt among the public and created endless questions without answers. Our hospitalized patients may wonder why they can’t have their families beside them and worry about contracting the virus in the hospital.

How to Choose a Clearinghouse

Icanotes

As a mental and behavioral healthcare provider, you want to give your patients the best care and treatment possible. You also want to ensure your practice is paid for the services it provides as quickly and efficiently as possible.

A call to action: An approach to patient transfers for rural and remote communities in Canada

Healthy Debate

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The Pros and Cons of Online Learning For Nurses  

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Furthering your education as a nurse can benefit you and your career in many ways. It can expand your skills, the quality of care that you administer, and your earning potential.

The Pandemic’s Death Rate in the U.S.: High Per Capita Income, High Mortality

Health Populi

The United States has among the highest per capita incomes in the world. The U.S. also has sustained among the highest death rates per 100,000 people due to COVID-19, based on epidemiological data from the World Health Organization’s March 28, 2021 , update.

How to Market Your Telehealth Services

Health Care Success

It was stunning to witness the explosion and adoption of telehealth in the healthcare industry. Just over a year ago, before the COVID impact, the tele-techno adoption rate was zero to glacial at best. But suddenly, the healthcare industry was transformed from top to bottom.

Navigating Challenges in COVID-19 Care: Early Strategies for Adapting to a Moving Target

Hospital Medicine

This article is part of a series in The Hospital Leader written by members of the Division of Hospital Medicine at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas in Austin, exploring lessons learned from the coronavirus pandemic and outlining an approach for creating COVID-19 Centers of Excellence.

What type of incidents take place in healthcare

Patient Safety Blog

A healthcare incident is an unintended or unexpected event that harmed a patient or caregiver—or has the potential to harm them.

Fearless Women in Digital Panel

Perficient

For the fifth year in a row, Perficient and Adobe hosted the Women in Digital breakfast prior to Adobe Summit 2021. This year, we celebrated the amazing accomplishments of four outstanding panelists in a virtual forum.

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With The Financial Health of Hospitals At Stake, AI-Powered CDI Can Provide A Critical Revenue Boost

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Chetan Parikh, CEO, ezDI.

The Post-COVID 19 Health Consumer: Ready for DIY Health Care and More Open to Telehealth

Health Populi

The COVID-19 pandemic has re-shaped consumers for work, school, fitness, cooking, and certainly for health care.

Strengthening Team Dynamics and Leading Crucial Conversations (Part 2)

Medi Leadership

How do you address sensitive or controversial issues effectively within your team? Often, healthcare leaders mistakenly feel they must choose between (a) addressing the issue and damaging relationships or (b) ignoring the issue for the sake of the relationship.

Treating Our Patients Like Family: Developing Resources and Infrastructure to Promote Equity

Hospital Medicine

This article is part of a series in The Hospital Leader written by members of the Division of Hospital Medicine at Dell Medical School at The University of Texas in Austin, exploring lessons learned from the coronavirus pandemic and outlining an approach for creating COVID-19 Centers of Excellence. “¡Por Por favor sálvenlo!” Please, save him.”

Merck for Mothers Continues to Advance Maternal Health Equity

Healthcare Leadership Council

In a nation where Black women are disproportionately impacted by maternal mortality; Merck for Mothers has committed to understanding women’s experiences in order to improve the quality of maternity care.