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Looking back at healthcare in 2022

Healthcare Leadership

Can you believe that we’ve reached the end of 2022? This year has been a truly unique one. At times this year has felt like it would never end – like when travel restrictions were still in place at the beginning of the year. At other times, I felt like I blinked and a month went by.

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Healthcare CEOs’ top concern is their financial viability.

p3care

What Is Financial Viability? A company’s ability to generate vital cash flow to meet the ongoing operational costs and debt payments is known as Financial Viability. It also can continue growing by giving exceptional customer experience.

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We’re Feeling the Effects of the Nursing Shortage. Health Tech Can Help

HIT Consultant

The healthcare industry is in desperate need of nurses — and fast. Chances are this isn’t news to you.

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How community-based organizations are taking a tech-driven approach to connect health services to social care

Fierce Healthcare

How community-based organizations are taking a tech-driven approach to connect health services to social care. agliadkovskaya. Wed, 12/21/2022 - 12:18

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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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Why You Should Demand a Team of Healthcare Marketing Specialists

Healthcare Success

We recently received an inquiry from the Marketing Director for a 40-location, single-specialty medical practice in the Midwest. Even though it was after hours, I was available so I took the call. Michelle (not her real name) and I hit it off immediately.

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Adopt a retail mindset to succeed with consumer-based healthcare

Healthcare It News

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2023 forecast: Providers embrace start of new requirements on health equity

Fierce Healthcare

2023 forecast: Providers embrace start of new requirements on health equity. rking. Mon, 12/19/2022 - 15:28

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ATA applauds 2-year extension of telehealth flexibilities in Congressional Omnibus

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The American Telemedicine Association this week cheered the bipartisan omnibus appropriations bill from both houses of Congress for including a two-year extension for Medicare telehealth flexibilities that have been in place since the COVID-19 public health emergency was declared in 2020.

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Real-time patient journey data – architecting a 360-degree view

Healthcare It News

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HHS releases ownership data on nation’s hospitals

Healthcare Dive

“We are pulling back the curtain and letting the sunshine in on hospital and nursing home ownership because it is what the public deserves,” HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra said Tuesday in a statement

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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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From telehealth to Medicare cuts: Here are the health policies in Congress' $1.7T omnibus

Fierce Healthcare

From telehealth to Medicare cuts: Here are the health policies in Congress' $1.7T omnibus. rking. Tue, 12/20/2022 - 10:29

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Ontario service agreement adds new barriers to specialty care

Healthy Debate

The post Ontario service agreement adds new barriers to specialty care appeared first on Healthy Debate. Primary Debate Categories

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New coalition calls for collective action on health equity

Healthcare It News

The Rise to Health Coalition seeks to catalyze individuals and organizations committed to health equity and justice. WHY IT MATTERS. Dr. Kedar Mate, president and CEO of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, announced the new coalition at the recent IHI Forum 2022 in Orlando.

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Centene reaches $44M settlement with Iowa

Healthcare Dive

It’s the latest deal in a string of settlements to resolve allegations the nation’s largest Medicaid managed care organization overcharged states for pharmacy services

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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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Medicare-certified hospitals must supply ownership data

Fierce Healthcare

Medicare-certified hospitals must supply ownership data. fdiamond. Tue, 12/20/2022 - 16:46

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1099 Tax Deductions That Independent Contractors Should Know

p3care

Who Is An Independent Contractor? Persons such as Doctors, Dentists, Lawyers, Accountants, Veterinarians, Contractors, and Subcontractors who work in an independent trade, or business and provide their services to the public are generally independent contractors and self-employed.

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The gift of a better death

Healthy Debate

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‘Bravo Congress’: Telehealth groups cheer omnibus extension of COVID-19 flexibilities

Healthcare Dive

Still, the American Telemedicine Association and other virtual care lobbies said there was more to do to enshrine telehealth access into American law

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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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2023 forecast: Amid dwindling COVID relief funds, rural hospitals face a 'fiscal cliff'

Fierce Healthcare

2023 forecast: Amid dwindling COVID relief funds, rural hospitals face a 'fiscal cliff'. agliadkovskaya. Mon, 12/19/2022 - 14:42

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The Age of Consent for Mental Health Treatment by State

Icanotes

About 17% of youth in the United States had a mental health disorder in 2016, but only half typically receive treatment. For some, this is due to the need to disclose treatment to their parents.

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Ukraine Soldiers Get Prosthetics and Care From 5K Miles Away

HIT Consultant

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Omnibus bill restarts Medicaid checks, lowers Medicare physician pay cuts

Healthcare Dive

Lawmakers are rushing to speed passage of the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending package as they near a Friday deadline for government funding

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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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'It's finally here': States have long sought Medicaid eligibility redetermination deadline

Fierce Healthcare

It's finally here': States have long sought Medicaid eligibility redetermination deadline. rking. Wed, 12/21/2022 - 16:58

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Five Best Practices for IV Medication Administration Safety 

PDC Healthcare

Healthcare professionals are faced with many obstacles while administering IV medication to patients, which can lead to medical errors and a risk for patient safety.

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Merck Invests in Gesund, Launches Medical AI Platform on AWS

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Gesund, the company ensuring that medical artificial intelligence (AI) is safe and effective for all, today announced the securing of a strategic investment from Merck as well as a launch of a new commercial platform on Amazon Web Services Marketplace.

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Texas Medical Association heads to court again in second challenge to surprise billing ban

Healthcare Dive

The association is challenging the implementation of the surprise billing ban, arguing it unfairly benefits insurers. The group will argue before the same judge who previously sided with the association in a separate but similar case

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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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COVID-19 vaccines protect against more than just COVID: study

Fierce Healthcare

COVID-19 vaccines protect against more than just COVID: study. fdiamond. Mon, 12/19/2022 - 12:03

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Could Self-Operated Assisted Suicide Devices Be Coming to a Town near You?

Bill of Health

By Matthew Chun. A scientist’s high-tech approach to assisted suicide is already available for use in Switzerland and is actively being campaigned for in the United Kingdom. Could the United States be next? Dr. Philip Nitschke — nicknamed “Dr.

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How Low-Code Development Will Deliver The Future of Public Health Services

HIT Consultant

Ted Hill, SVP Sales and Marketing, SSG. From reducing IT backlogs and accelerating app development, to empowering citizen developers and enabling “fusion” dev teams of programmers and business technologists, the private sector has been enjoying the benefits of low-code development for some time now.

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High-intensity billing in ERs has increased, but not only due to upcoding, research suggests

Healthcare Dive

The proportion of emergency room visits billed as “high intensity” that don’t result in a hospitalization has grown, reflecting the ER’s shifting role in the acute care ecosystem, according to a Health Affairs study

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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.