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The Patient Journey Tech Stack: 10 Pharma Predictions for 2023

HIT Consultant

Yishai Knobel, Co-Founder & CEO of RxWare. The complexity of demands on Market Access teams has increased in recent years, between introducing innovative therapies targeting smaller populations and higher bars from Payers and PBMs. Now, drug manufacturers are bucking up. According to the IQVIA Institute , the prescription abandonment rate has reached 27 percent, or $76 billion annually, in specialty drugs alone.

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The Biggest Challenges Facing Practices Heading Into 2023

Solution Reach

When talking to a medical practice manager recently, the person told me that the past couple years have been some of the hardest years they have ever experienced in healthcare. No doubt much of this was due to COVID and the aftermath of COVID. However, now that the pandemic has reached some sort of homeostasis in the world, there are a number of other forces at play that are making life painful for healthcare practices.

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The Transition of Care to the Home: Technology’s Pivotal Role

Home Health Care

This article is sponsored by WellSky ®. This article is based on a Home Health Care News discussion with Hannah Luetke-Stahlman, Vice President of Solutions Management at WellSky, and Sheila Davis, Senior Vice President of Area Operations at Always Best Care. The discussion took place on November 16, 2022, during the HHCN Home Care Conference in Chicago.

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FDA approves Alzheimer’s drug from Eisai, Biogen in closely watched decision

Health Care Dive

The agency’s approval comes months after a large clinical trial showed the drug, called Leqembi, could slow the disease’s progression. Yet experts have raised concerns about its safety.

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How to Battle Layoffs: The Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp

Facing layoffs in your organization? Support your team members' career transition with Career Star Accelerator Bootcamp: Custom Resume & LinkedIn Revamp + 6 Weeks of Career Coaching. Our certified resume writers will create job search-winning resumes and LinkedIn profiles while they work with a career coach to learn unique strategies to stand out, attract the right employers, automate their job search, and land their dream job.

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Could the EU's decision against Meta affect data privacy policies in the U.S.?

Healthcare It News

Facebook parent company Meta this week was fined 390 million euros, or more than $414 million, by European Union regulators in a major decision around its online ad targeting and privacy policies. It's one of the more significant findings so far under EU's General Data Protection Regulation – and could potentially have implications for how the company operates in the U.S.

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Carbon Health announces another round of layoffs, corporate restructuring amid challenging market conditions

Fierce Healthcare

Carbon Health announces another round of layoffs, corporate restructuring amid challenging market conditions. hlandi. Fri, 01/06/2023 - 20:01.

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New York nurses reach deals with some hospitals, others still plan strike

Health Care Dive

Thousands of nurses across eight hospitals initially intended to begin an open-ended strike on Monday. Three hospitals have averted strikes after reaching tentative agreements.

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Report confirms racial disparities in patient access to their health data

Healthcare It News

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT examined the National Cancer Institute's latest annual health information trends survey to identify racial and ethnic disparities in patient portal offers, access and use. WHY IT MATTERS. Since 2003 the NCI's Health Information National Trends Survey has collected nationally representative data about the American public’s knowledge of, attitudes toward and use of health-related information in an effort to create more effective he

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Teladoc unveils new app integrating services for primary care and mental health, expands Spanish language offerings

Fierce Healthcare

Teladoc unveils new app integrating services for primary care and mental health, expands Spanish language offerings. hlandi. Thu, 01/05/2023 - 16:07.

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The Myth of America's Ukraine Fatigue

The Rand Blog

Perceptions that the United States has “Ukraine fatigue” may be more myth than reality. It could be years before any declines in the American public's support for Ukraine actually result in a change of policy.

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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. A modern provider data management solution should power a complete and accurate view of each of your providers, make this data easily accessible across functional groups, and be flexible and agile enough to scale. with your needs

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Healing healthcare cybersecurity with ‘whole-of-health’ approach

Health Care Dive

Retired Gen. Keith Alexander and Premera Blue Cross Chief Information Security Officer Adrian Mayers argue for structural changes organizations can make to address healthcare cyberattacks.

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Electronic Caregiver launches customizable, animated RPM

Healthcare It News

A new virtual caregiver from technology developer Electronic Caregiver interacts through a patient's voice and touch via a Lenovo IdeaCentre All-in-One computer or Yoga convertible tablet. The new approach to remote patient monitoring could be a big help for seniors aging in place. WHY IT MATTER S. For patients with complex medication regimens, regular physical therapy or daily vitals monitoring programs, a 3D virtual care assistant can offer on-demand healthcare services.

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Commonwealth Fund: Medicare inpatient spending concentrated among 2 systems in most regions

Fierce Healthcare

Commonwealth Fund: Medicare inpatient spending concentrated among 2 systems in most regions. rking. Thu, 01/05/2023 - 15:07.

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Virtual Reality Companies Seeking Large Home-Based Care Companies As Partners

Home Health Care

The Metaverse is the future. Or it is theoretical nonsense. It all depends on who one talks to. Either way, there are plenty who believe that it will transform the way society operates. Investment from industries across the board are evidence of that. And senior care players have followed suit. MyndVR – a virtual reality company started by skilled nursing and Silicon Valley veterans – is an example of one of those companies.

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A Guide to Improved Sepsis Detection & Compliance: 6 Areas You Should Address

This guide highlights key areas that your sepsis detection platform should address to minimize the impact of this leading, entirely preventable cause of in-hospital deaths, as well as how to increase compliance by 20% in 30 days. Download to learn more!

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Patient sues CommonSpirit over ransomware attack

Health Care Dive

A Washington state man alleged his personal health information is now in the hands of cybercriminals and is seeking to bring a class action suit against the health system.

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Samsung Medical Center tops global health systems in HIMSS Digital Health Indicator

Healthcare It News

Samsung Medical Center in South Korea has achieved a top score globally for the HIMSS Digital Health Indicator. Launched in 2020, the DHI measures a health organisation's progress in building a digital health ecosystem in four dimensions: governance and workforce, predictive analytics, interoperability, and person-enabled health. The hospital scored 365/400 for the DHI.

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How mental health made the 'remarkable transition' to virtual: study

Fierce Healthcare

How mental health made the 'remarkable transition' to virtual: study. fdiamond. Thu, 01/05/2023 - 15:21.

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The Calls for More Progress on Space Governance Are Growing Louder

The Rand Blog

Space may seem infinite, but the narrow band that hugs the Earth, where satellites and space stations operate, is not. Existing space treaties won't be enough to keep satellites safe, to prevent crowding and collisions, and to preserve the promise of outer space.

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The New Tech Experience: Innovation, Optimization, and Collaboration

Speaker: Paul Weald, Contact Center Innovator

Learn how to streamline productivity and efficiency across your organization with machine learning and artificial intelligence! No matter what industry you're in - healthcare, customer service, sales, and more - it’s easier than you think to reduce wait times, monitor sentiment, and provide enhanced self-service options for all of your users. This means that you can achieve a more consistent and engaging customer experience while reducing sources of friction.

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Feds propose ban on noncompetes

Health Care Dive

In the historic proposal, the FTC said noncompetes harm competition, suppress labor mobility and reduce wages even for those not bound by the agreements.

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Comprehensive IAM helping boost patient access in Florida

Healthcare It News

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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Researchers crawled search engines and searched the dark web to find out the true extent of healthcare ransomware attacks

Fierce Healthcare

Researchers crawled search engines and searched the dark web to find out the true extent of healthcare ransomware attacks. aburky. Fri, 01/06/2023 - 13:25.

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Why PACE Will Be A Bigger Piece In The Long-Term Care Puzzle In 2023

Home Health Care

This article is a part of your HHCN+ Membership. In the new year, a number of states will expand their Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) efforts. PACE has been touted not only as a major opportunity for home-based care providers, but also a risk- and value-based program that actually works for seniors when done right. . Sign up for HHCN + to read this exclusive content.

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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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Hospital margins improve modestly in November as expenses dip

Health Care Dive

The monthly upturn in operating margins, identified in a new report from Kaufman Hall, is a bright spot in an otherwise difficult year for the nation’s hospitals.

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Standing-Up to Kim Jong-un's Divide and Conquer Strategy

The Rand Blog

Kim Jong-un is frightened by even the current modest flow of information into the North. He may be prepared to reduce his provocations if those threats lead to the further spread of outside information in the North. At the very least, the ROK and the United States could try such efforts.

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Walgreens, CVS Health say they plan to sell abortion pills following FDA determination

Fierce Healthcare

Walgreens, CVS Health say they plan to sell abortion pills following FDA determination. pminemyer. Thu, 01/05/2023 - 16:38.

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Longitudinal Care and Technology’s Role

Home Health Care

This article is sponsored by KanTime. This article is based on a Home Health Care News discussion with Sundar Kannan, CEO of KanTime. The discussion took place on November 16, 2022 during the HHCN Home Care Conference in Chicago. The article below has been edited for length and clarity. Home Health Care News: Sundar, tell me a little bit about yourself what KanTime does, and just a synopsis of you in the business.

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Strategies to Deal with Collaborative Healthcare Communication

Speaker: Dr. Ugo Uwaoma, MD, MBA

Due to the impact of COVID-19, integrating telehealth software into practices and organizations has become the new normal. In turn, this has increased the effectiveness of collaborative healthcare by strengthening communication amongst healthcare workers and helping combat the woes of burnout. Communication between patients and healthcare providers has also improved, allowing patients to reach their providers easily and decreasing turnaround time.

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Nurses at 7 New York hospitals plan open-ended strike

Health Care Dive

About 16,000 nurses originally planned to strike next Monday, though 4,000 nurses at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital reached a tentative agreement one day after delivering notice of their plans to walk off the job.

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Lost Opportunities to Contain COVID-19 in China

The Rand Blog

Three years after the SARS-COV-2 virus emerged in Wuhan, China is now facing a tsunami of COVID-19 infections. The unprecedented spread of the disease appears to have been fueled by an ill-timed sudden change in COVID-19 policy and the lack of vaccination and boosting. A rethinking of national strategy could still help.

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How FTC's noncompete agreements rule could impact healthcare

Fierce Healthcare

How FTC's noncompete agreements rule could impact healthcare. fdiamond. Fri, 01/06/2023 - 15:55.

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The Heart Health Continuum at #CES2023 – From Prevention and Monitoring to Healthy Eating and Sleep

Health Populi

“Are we losing the battle against heart disease?” asks the lead article featured in the January 2023 issue of the AARP Bulletin. “Despite breathtaking medical advancements since President Harry Truman declared war on heart disease 75 years ago, researchers have observed a disturbing trend that started in 2009: America’s death rate from heart-related conditions is climbing again,” the detailed essay explains.

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Top 12 Telehealth KPIs Every Health Tech Leader Should Know

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

Patient engagement happens before, during, and after interactions. Consumer research has found that in 2021, 64% of US households reported using Telehealth services. In addition 34% of patients would prefer Telehealth visits to in-office visits. Accessible patient engagement technology can help you improve your relationships with your patients while also improving your KPIs.