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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.

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

Healthy Debate

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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

Only in America: Medical Debt Hits High Income and Insured People, KHN and NPR Report

Health Populi

When high-deductible health plans became part of health insurance design in America, they were lauded as giving patients “more skin in the game” of health care payments.

Streamlining Patient Care: Strategies to Deal with Unified Communications & Collaboration

Speaker: Zafar Chaudry, MD, MS, MIS, MBA, Sr. Vice President – Chief Digital & Information Officer at Seattle Children’s

During this webinar, you will learn about collaborative healthcare software, strategies for increasing stakeholder participation, and communication optimization techniques for reducing message and alert fatigue.

Telehealth with a technician in the home reduces spend by 22% for Scottsdale Physician Group

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

In 2018, Scottsdale Physician Group in Scottsdale, Arizona, saw a need that simply was not being met. THE PROBLEM. Some patients were not getting the medical care they needed, when they needed, because of a variety of issues.

News 6/22/22

HIStalk

Top News An NBC News article notes the reduced availability.

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We Are Stuck On Band-Aids, Hygiene, and Self-Care: Morning Consult’s Most Trusted Brands 2022

Health Populi

We are stuck on Band-Aids and hooked on hygiene and self-care according to the Most Trusted Brands 2022 study from Morning Consult. In 2022, the most trusted brands in the United States were. Band-Aid. Lysol. Clorox. CVS Health (pharmacy). Cheerios. The Weather Channel. Colgate, and. Home Depot.

Former CMS Administrator Predicts Dire Near-Term Outlook for Home Health Industry

Home Health Care

The former U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Administrator, Seema Verma, did not paint a rosy outlook for the home health industry this week in Chicago. In fact, hardly any of what she said evoked optimism among operators in the crowd.

Remote patient monitoring in an app boosts quality at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

There's nothing about a person's day that doesn't have an impact on their weight – and that's why the team at the Weight Management Center at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist needs to be able to interact and engage with patients as much as possible.

Colorado first state to launch public option via federal waiver

Healthcare Dive

Through the waiver granted by the CMS on Thursday, Colorado can use federal funds to set up a government-run health plan, a long-held progressive healthcare goal

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.

The Unbearable Heaviness of Inflation: Will Consumers’ Financial Stress Erode Their Health?

Health Populi

“Inflation is the big story,” the economics team at Morning Consult told us yesterday in a call on “How to Think Like An Economist.”

Current COVID-19 Nursing Home Data Available

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. CMS has posted the COVID-19 Nursing Home data for the week ending June 12, 2022. Comparing the June 12 th data to the previous June 5 th data shows these changes: Resident vaccination rate decreased 0.1%

COVID-19, Patents, and Trade Secrets

Bill of Health

By David Gindler & Jasper L. Has the worldwide distribution of COVID-19 vaccines been impacted by patent rights? David Gindler , head of IP at Milbank LA, and Jasper L.

As cross-state telemedicine waivers expire, virtual care advocates focus on long-term policy changes

Healthcare Dive

There’s a complication: No one solution to the U.S.’ ’ patchy physician licensing infrastructure has universal buy-in

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.

The 2022 US Health System Report Card: Pretty Terrific If You Live in Hawaii or Massachusetts

Health Populi

The best U.S. states to live in for health and health care are Hawaii, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Washington, Vermont, Rhode Island, and Maryland… Those are the top health system rankings in the new 2022 Scorecard on State Health System Performance annual report from the Commonwealth Fund.

Home Health Stakeholders Weigh In On Industry ‘Tailspin’ Following Proposed Payment Rule

Home Health Care

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released a fairly negative proposed payment rule for the home health industry on Friday. Specifically, the proposal includes a 4.2%

News 6/24/22

HIStalk

Top News MemorialCare’s innovation fund makes an unspecified investment in.

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Staffing laws, unionization can improve nurse retention, new research shows

Healthcare Dive

“Nurses cannot provide the health care that they know they're capable of because of their working conditions,” said Robert Bruno, one of the report’s authors and a professor at the University of Illinois

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.

Is Telehealth the New Norm?

Icanotes

Due to widespread lockdowns aimed at reducing the risk of community transmission of COVID-19, clinics across the world scrambled to find an effective way to care for their patients without spreading diseases.

‘A Declaration of War’: Inside the 2023 Home Health Proposed Payment Rule

Home Health Care

The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) effectively went to war with home health providers when the agency unveiled its 2023 proposed payment rule on June 17.

What Hospital Success Looks Like Under Value-Based Care

HIT Consultant

Mike Ipekdjian, MBA-HM, BSN, RN, SANE, PHRN, NREMT, Head of Clinical & Solution. Hospitals are increasingly turning to value-based care initiatives to transform care delivery, lower the total cost of care, and improve patient outcomes.

SCOTUS rejects UnitedHealth appeal of Medicare Advantage overpayment rule

Healthcare Dive

The justices declined to take up the case, leaving intact a lower court ruling that backed the 2014 CMS regulation requiring swift return of overpayments

Top 12 Telehealth KPIs Every Health Tech Leader Should Know

Speaker: Matt McBride, CEO and Co-Founder of Mend

During this webinar you will learn new KPIs for patient engagement technologies, as well as new benchmarks based on Mend's data analysis.

Can Gas Cause Pain In Chest?

Healthcare Associates

Can Gas Cause Pain In Chest? Gas pain is usually felt in your stomach and abdomen, but sometimes it can occur in the chest, too. If at any point you feel gas pain in your chest, it helps to know whether it’s really gas you’re experiencing or symptoms of a heart attack.

Why DispatchHealth’s New Leader Wants to Make the Company More Like Starbucks

Home Health Care

Providing quality care to people in need runs in the family for Reza Alavi. Alavi was raised by two physicians in Philadelphia.

AWS & MATTER Launches Incubator for EMEA Healthcare Startups Entering US Market

HIT Consultant

– Amazon Web Services (AWS) and MATTER , the premier healthcare incubator and innovation hub, announced the launched of a new incubation program called AWS Expand.

Meta hit with class action suit alleging it mined providers' patient data

Healthcare Dive

The lawsuit identified at least 644 hospital systems or “medical provider web properties” from which Facebook allegedly knowingly receives patient data to create targeted advertising both on and off Facebook’s website

How to reduce prescription abandonment and improve medication adherence

Meditech

Cost is a major determining factor for patients when they are deciding whether or not to pick up their prescriptions from the pharmacy. When medications are too expensive, patients may abandon them, regardless of how important they are to their health. CIO Patient Engagement Patient Safety Patients

FirstLight Home Care Names New CEO; DispatchHealth Hires New Leader

Home Health Care

FirstLight Home Care names new CEO. FirstLight Home Care’s president of one year has also been named as the company’s CEO. Glee McAnanly, named president last year, will serve as the new CEO and will also handle executive leadership duties.

SteadyMD Acquires BlocHealth to Enhance Clinician Licensing & Credentialing

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – SteadyMD , a B2B telehealth infrastructure provider that powers high-quality telehealth patient experiences for leaders and innovators in healthcare acquires BlocHealth , a clinician licensing, credentialing, and payer enrollment platform.

The doctor's visit of the future will be like having coffee with a friend. Here's why

Healthcare Dive

Solv Health CMO Robert Rohatsch contends that digital healthcare transformation will help GPs finally get back to what most of us really want to do in the first place — keep patients healthy

Stemming Supreme Court Rights Reversals

Bill of Health

By James G. Hodge, Jr. Based on the May 2022 leak of an initial draft, most believe the Supreme Court will carry through some rescission of abortion rights later this month through its final opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

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At-Home Care Company MedArrive is Expanding Geographically, But Also Clinically

Home Health Care

In November, MedArrive had a significant jumping-off point established for them. It was worth $25 million, raised through a Series A and led by the venture capital fund Section 32.