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How to be world champions: a new approach to the UK’s health system

Health Care Leader News

Imagine you’re watching a 100-metre sprint between two equally talented athletes. When the starting pistol fires, the first athlete bolts out of the blocks, giving it everything they can muster. The second takes a more measured approach, holding back some energy.

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3 Ways to Personalize Your Patient Experience Through Data

Clearwave Inc

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today’s consumers are used to increased personalization. Think of the Netflix recommendations you receive or how your Amazon app reminds you when you need to restock a household product.

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Rise of telehealth during pandemic boosted mental health treatment rates

Healthcare Dive

The number of patients who received virtual care early in the pandemic surpassed those who dropped in-person mental health treatment in a new Rand study

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How to Respond to Patient Reviews (+ Free Examples)

Healthcare Success

It’s easy to find detailed guides on how to respond to reviews. However, most aren’t written specifically for healthcare, meaning they don’t consider HIPAA or other compliance issues. Responding to patient reviews can be tricky.

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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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These socioeconomic factors may be indicators of long COVID risk, study says

Fierce Healthcare

These socioeconomic factors may be indicators of long COVID risk, study says. fdiamond. Mon, 01/09/2023 - 16:48

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HIMSSCast: 2023 forecast - 5G, AI command centers, hybrid work models and more

Healthcare It News

The recent IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Healthcare Industry 2023 Predictions report, offers some fascinating and provocative forecasts for what the next year – and years – might hold for care delivery and the technologies deployed to improve it.

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Doctors no longer bound by noncompetes under FTC’s proposed ban

Healthcare Dive

The FTC’s sweeping proposal would free physicians to work for a competitor, undermining the status quo in physician-employer relationships, attorneys told Healthcare Dive

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CVS, Cigna back kidney care coordination, tech startup Monogram Health's latest $375M raise

Fierce Healthcare

CVS, Cigna back kidney care coordination, tech startup Monogram Health's latest $375M raise. dmuoio. Mon, 01/09/2023 - 12:24

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Which organizational factors can reduce pediatric nurse burnout?

Healthcare It News

A new study, led by health policy researchers from Rand Corporation, and funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, surveyed pediatric nurses at an urban children's hospital to assess the factors that may or may not be contributing to feelings of burnout. WHY IT MATTERS.

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With Epic-linked RPM, Lee Health is sending fewer people to hospitals and ERs

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Zsolt Kulcsar, medical director at Lee Health based in Fort Myers, Florida, says what he has learned in recent years is that telemedicine is great, but it also is a little limiting. There is only so much one can solve via a video interaction. THE PROBLEM.

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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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Sen. Bernie Sanders to target high healthcare costs as leader of influential committee

Healthcare Dive

The longtime Congressman and “Medicare for All” proponent will soon assume leadership of the Senate HELP committee, giving him sway in one of the nation’s most broadly influential health policy platforms

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JPM23: CVS Health still weighing next steps as it plans foray into primary care

Fierce Healthcare

JPM23: CVS Health still weighing next steps as it plans foray into primary care. pminemyer. Tue, 01/10/2023 - 12:37

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India's insurance scheme shifts to value-based care performance measure

Healthcare It News

The National Health Authority of India will now incentivise hospitals for providing valuable service through a new initiative. Under the flagship insurance scheme Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana or AB PM-JAY, the agency will now shift its focus from the number or volume of services provided to the value of services to measure and grade healthcare providers' performances.

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Ardent Health Services implements RPM to cut across all touchpoints

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Nashville-based Ardent Health Services says it will roll out a new remote care platform from Cadence to help its providers better manage chronic conditions such as hypertension, congestive heart failure, diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. WHY IT MATTERS.

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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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How to keep hospital shipping on track despite labor strains

Healthcare Dive

Learn how healthcare organizations can address labor challenges by leveraging efficiencies to streamline and automate shipping

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LeanTaaS, Hospital IQ join forces to address hospital operational optimization

Fierce Healthcare

LeanTaaS, Hospital IQ join forces to address hospital operational optimization. aburky. Tue, 01/10/2023 - 15:00

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Latest COVID-19 Nursing Home Data – CMS, CDC and NHSN

Briggs Healthcare

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. CMS has just posted the COVID-19 nursing home data for the week ending January 1, 2023. CMS took a break for 2 weeks over the holidays.

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Connecticut Children's Care Network adds telehealth breastfeeding support

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

As part of a new collaboration with the Connecticut Children's Care Network, Nest Collaborative will provide unlimited same-day telehealth appointments with certified lactation consultants for parents in need of prenatal and perinatal breastfeeding support.

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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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Key trends for payers and providers in 2023

Healthcare Dive

Providers are likely to clash with payers over rate hikes after a year of intense cost pressures

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Cancer death rate declined by 33% since 1991 as treatment advances, study finds

Fierce Healthcare

Cancer death rate declined by 33% since 1991 as treatment advances, study finds. rking. Thu, 01/12/2023 - 16:36

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5 Executive Healthcare Cybersecurity Predictions to Watch in 2023

HIT Consultant

Irfan Shakeel, VP of Training and Certification Services, OPSWAT.

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Why was there a slowdown in Medicare spending growth over the past decade?

Healthcare ECONOMIST

That is the question posed by Buntin et al. 2022). The authors used data from the 2007-2018 Medicare Master Beneficiary Summary File and then ran a regression adjustment to control for patient demographics (i.e.,

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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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CVS reportedly exploring $10B buy of Oak Street Health

Healthcare Dive

Shares in Oak Street, which serves mostly seniors on Medicare, rose more than 32% in aftermarket trading following a Bloomberg report

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Optum expects to treat 4M in fully accountable, value-based models this year

Fierce Healthcare

Optum expects to treat 4M in fully accountable, value-based models this year. pminemyer. Fri, 01/13/2023 - 07:31

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17 Executive Hospital/Health System Predictions to Watch in 2023

HIT Consultant

Vijay Kedar, Co-Founder and CEO at Tomorrow Health.

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What will we do differently in 2023?

Healthcare Leadership

It has become a HCLDR tradition to start each new calendar year with a tweetchat about our plans for the next 12 months. We used to share our resolutions, but over the past few years that has become passé. Resolutions are often too lofty and unachievable.

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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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California files suit against PBMs over insulin prices

Healthcare Dive

The state filed suit Thursday against pharmacy benefit managers CVS Caremark, Express Scripts and OptumRx, alleging they worked with drugmakers to drive up the price of insulin

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California sues major PBMs, drugmakers over insulin prices

Fierce Healthcare

California sues major PBMs, drugmakers over insulin prices. pminemyer. Fri, 01/13/2023 - 14:42

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SmartRx Launches Prescription Discount Cards, with Premium Savings Options

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Higher prices across most health-related goods and services have consumers reeling to find better options to save money. – Starting today, these consumers have access to SmartRx , the newest prescription discount card.

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3 Tips for Coding Accuracy in 2023 — and 6 Benefits That Follow

Home Health Care

The medical record comes to the coder and OASIS reviewers, which contains a large amount of data. While that’s normal, it’s no less daunting.

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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.