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MMIT/Evaluate Acquire Panalgo To Bring Speed and Trust To Pharma Analytics and Decision-Making

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Managed Markets Insight & Technology (MMIT) and Evaluate (a Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe and Hg portfolio company)—which joined forces last month to become a $1.6 billion global pharma commercial intelligence provider—announced the acquisition of […].

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More than half of states will see nursing demand outstrip supply in the next 5 years, Mercer finds

Health Care Dive

Other predictions include that primary care will increasingly be provided by non-physicians, like physician assistants and nurse practitioners, and demand for mental health providers will rise by more than 10

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The Feminist Political Economy of Health Justice

Bill Of Health

By Jennifer Cohen. Profit-motivated economic activity conflicts with the realization of population health and health justice.

NAHQ Advances Workforce Development

NAHQ

Fall has arrived, the night air is getting crisper, and I am feeling energized coming from a wonderful experience at NAHQ NEXT earlier this month. This was our second fully virtual conference, and I was so pleased with the level of interaction and conversation.

Greenway Health Announces New Offerings and Leadership For Greenway Revenue Services

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Greenway Health, a leading health information technology services provider, today announced enhanced offerings with Greenway Revenue Services (GRS), which provides revenue cycle management support to clients. Due to clients placing a stronger emphasis on the […].

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Healthcare workers report cybersecurity, burnout woes worsened by COVID-19

Health Care Dive

Nearly three quarters of healthcare professionals are concerned that patient health information is being sent through unsecured tools, according to a new survey from hospital communication firm Spok

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Seniors’ Desire to Age in Place Remains Overwhelmingly Popular

Home Health Care

The COVID-19 emergency has only strengthened the desire seniors have to age in place — an already favorable position among older adults.

Harris Healthcare’s Data Integrity Solutions, RightPatient Partnership Closes The Gap On Efficient, Accurate and Secure Patient Identification

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Harris Healthcare’s Data Integrity Solution Business Unit – which includes patient data integrity powerhouses Just Associates, Inc., and QuadraMed Corporation – have entered a strategic partnership with RightPatient to integrate biometric patient identification into its existing suite of master patient index (MPI) management solutions. Doing so provides […].

Over 2,000 workers at Catholic Health hospital in New York wage open-ended strike

Health Care Dive

Negotiations ran through early Friday morning but key issues, including minimum staffing ratios, remain unresolved

Beyond Abortion: The Far-Reaching Implications of SB 8’s Enforcement Mechanism

Bill Of Health

By Cathy Zhang. The United States Supreme Court’s refusal to block Texas’s SB 8 abortion restriction earlier this month foreshadowed an uncertain future for abortion jurisprudence and put reproductive rights at the center of national discourse.

‘We’ve Got to Have Set Standards’: Increased Standardization Likely Coming to Home Care

Home Health Care

With more eyes than ever on the home care industry, experts are trying to read the tea leaves to determine if greater standardization will eventually follow.

HHS Announces Funding for Public Health IT Workforce Development Program

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today awarded $73 million in cooperative agreements as part of its Public Health Informatics & Technology […]. The article HHS Announces Funding for Public Health IT Workforce Development Program appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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Healthcare 2025: Health plans look ahead to emerging business opportunities

Health Care Dive

Eager to learn how health plans view their role and other stakeholders in the overall healthcare ecosystem today

Buzzwords in Patient Safety: Some Preliminary Thoughts

Bill Of Health

By John Tingle and Amanda Cattini. Every profession, service, or industry maintains what can be termed, “buzzwords.”

Nurse Burnout and the Patient Experience: The COVID Crush

Susan E. Mazer, Ph.D

Pat Linton, the founding CEO of North Hawaii Community Hospital, categorically stated that “The only difference between the patient and the caregiver is acuity.” What does that mean? Well, it means that whoever is standing next to the hospital bed could easily be in the bed in short order.

How Retail-Style Digital Engagement Can Leverage Your EHR’s power

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Paul Shorrosh, CEO and founder, AccuReg. Healthcare consumers (aka “your patients”) have easily purchased goods and services on the Web for years and now expect that level of ease with their healthcare experience. So, […]. The article How Retail-Style Digital Engagement Can Leverage Your EHR’s power appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial AccuReg Paul Shorrosh

Broadband investments can improve health, as long as insurers don't roll back telehealth coverage

Health Care Dive

Jason Resendez of Consumers for Quality Care argues it's time for insurers, policymakers and health systems to embrace telehealth as an integral part of the future of healthcare

Addressing School Discipline Disparities Through the Health Justice Framework

Bill Of Health

By Alexis Etow and Thalia González *.

4 Ways Hospitals Benefit From Improved Surgery Scheduling

HIT Consultant

David Bocanegra, R.N., Nurse Informaticist, Intelligent Medical Objects. Hospitals rely on elective surgeries as a source of up to 50% of all revenue, allowing them to take losses on a range of high-cost service lines to remain profitable.

Latest CDC and NHSN COVID-19 Data Posted – Week Ending September 29, 2021

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare.

Consumer satisfaction with telehealth fell from last year, J.D. Power finds

Health Care Dive

Among direct-to-consumer brands, Teladoc ranked highest for consumer satisfaction, followed by MDLive. Among payer-sponsored services, UnitedHealthcare ranked the highest

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‘I Can’t Breathe’: Racism in Medical Technology

Bill Of Health

By Aziza Ahmed. When Black Lives Matters (BLM) activists say “I can’t breathe,” they are acknowledging that breathing is not simply biological — it is enabled or disabled by law and politics. They are right.

Genetika+ Raises $10M for Personalized Medicine for Psychiatry Solution

HIT Consultant

Genetika+ Co-Founders Talia Cohen-Solal, Ph.D., and Daphna Laifenfeld, Ph.D.

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Anthem MA Plans to Offer New In-Home Support Benefit in 2022

Home Health Care

Newer supplemental benefits like access to in-home support services or a personal care helper have helped Anthem Inc. NYSE: ANTM) attract and retain Medicare Advantage (MA) members over the past couple of years.

Centene reaches $72M settlement with Illinois, Arkansas for alleged Medicaid overcharges

Health Care Dive

The two states allege Centene failed to disclose relevant discounts and inflated dispensing fees. The latest settlements come months after similar agreements were reached in Ohio and Mississippi

Congress Should Act to Fund Medical-Legal Partnerships

Bill Of Health

By Emily Rock and James Bhandary-Alexander. On August 9, legislators introduced a new bill in Congress that allocates funding to the development of Medical-Legal Partnerships (MLPs), in recognition of the important role MLPs can play in the lives of older Americans.

4 Ways 5G is Transforming Healthcare & Patient Care

HIT Consultant

Bent Philipson, Founder of Philosophy Care. We hear a lot about 5G technology, but for many of us, it’s link to our lives goes as far as our smartphones and mobile service providers.

UnityPoint at Home Turns to WellSky to Energize SNF-at-Home Model

Home Health Care

Temporary regulatory flexibilities implemented during the public health emergency have given health care organizations a chance to test new care delivery methods, including hospital-at-home programs and models that bring the skilled nursing facility (SNF) into the home setting.

3 in 10 nurses want to leave their employers, survey shows

Health Care Dive

Nurses younger than 35 said they were most likely to leave their current job, a particularly troubling trend for providers already under staffing strains

Strengthening International Legal Authorities to Advance Global Health Security

Bill Of Health

By Lawrence O. Gostin. The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed marked limitations in the International Health Regulations (IHR) and constrained authorities of the World Health Organization (WHO).