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Healthcare ranked lowest for employee satisfaction, Qualtrics survey finds

Fierce Healthcare

Healthcare ranked lowest for employee satisfaction, Qualtrics survey finds aburky Wed, 01/18/2023 - 16:40

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Healthcare company bankruptcies up 84% in 2022

Healthcare Dive

Filings rose significantly throughout last year, with about three times more in the fourth quarter than in the first quarter, according to a report from Gibbins Advisors

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Digital Maturity Is Six Steps Away. How Close Is Your Healthcare Organization?

HIT Consultant

Chris Byers, CEO of Formstack. The healthcare industry dragged sorely behind other industries in digital maturity just three years ago , according to McKinsey. Then, the pandemic shifted priorities and accelerated the progress of digital transformation by several years.

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Ransomware stakes are life-or-death, says Ponemon report

Healthcare It News

Nearly half of healthcare provider respondents (45%) said ransomware attacks increased complications from medical procedures, according to a new study from the Ponemon Institute. That's up from 36% in 2021.

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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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UnitedHealthcare launches behavioral health coaching program for commercial plans

Fierce Healthcare

UnitedHealthcare launches behavioral health coaching program for commercial plans pminemyer Thu, 01/19/2023 - 15:05

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The Perils of SEO Over Optimization

Healthcare Success

SEO is a good thing. It’s the original bridge between Google search crawlers and people; it is the only way search engines better understand and retrieve what consumers are organically searching for online. But did you know that you can overdo SEO?

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Hospitals rank low across industries for patient and employee satisfaction

Healthcare It News

The 2023 Healthcare Experience Trends report aims to provide healthcare leaders with a global snapshot of insights and recommendations on what patients expect and what employees need. WHY IT MATTERS.

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Dollar General pilots mobile clinics as it targets a bigger presence in healthcare

Fierce Healthcare

Dollar General pilots mobile clinics as it targets a bigger presence in healthcare hlandi Fri, 01/20/2023 - 18:25

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What are the Reporting Options for Eligible Clinicians for MIPS 2023?

p3care

Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) has shared an authorized program for providers in the US. This program is not other than the Merit-based Incentive Payment System.

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Healthcare worker pay satisfaction lowest across all industries, survey finds

Healthcare Dive

Just half of healthcare employees surveyed by management firm Qualtrics said they believe they’re paid fairly for the work they do, the lowest score across 27 industries analyzed

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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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Whole person care gets a boost from value-based contracts

Healthcare It News

Enterprise Taxonomy: Node settings: Exclude from Accelerate RSS feed

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New Jefferson Health program enables clinical, academic nurses to partner on research

Fierce Healthcare

New Jefferson Health program enables clinical, academic nurses to partner on research agliadkovskaya Wed, 01/18/2023 - 14:16

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8 Executive Key Takeaways from JP Morgan Healthcare Conference

HIT Consultant

Mike Serbinis , CEO of League JPMorgan was buzzing this year. Part of that is post-Covid return to conference excitement. Part of that is the fact that healthcare has never been more important. While the economy was challenged in 2022, investors are ready to do business in healthcare.

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Nonprofit hospitals may evade noncompete ban enforcement, experts say

Healthcare Dive

There is still ambiguity over whether the noncompete clause ban would apply to nonprofit systems, which make up about half of all the hospitals in the U.S.

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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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Why integration of medical devices is critical to patient care

Healthcare It News

Connecting medical devices, such as infusion pumps, patient monitoring systems and dialysis machines, to the electronic medical record (EMR) can help maximize resources while providing a pathway to critical clinical information.

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Black patients get better care when nurse practitioners have full practice authority: study

Fierce Healthcare

Black patients get better care when nurse practitioners have full practice authority: study. fdiamond. Wed, 01/18/2023 - 15:46

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The Health Data Interoperability Highway Is Coming. Is Your Organization Ready?

HIT Consultant

Lee Barrett, Commission Executive Director of DirectTrust Not many of us remember a time when there weren’t interstates widely available to help us get to where we need to go. Winding roads and sleepy towns can be nostalgic, but they’re not great time savers when time is of the essence.

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More than quarter of ground ambulance transports could result in surprise bill

Healthcare Dive

Ground ambulances were left out of federal legislation banning surprise billing, but the sector may be ripe for similar regulation given the prevalence of out-of-network rides, according to research in Health Affairs

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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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How Should I Budget for an Executive Coach?

Medi Leadership

As a healthcare executive , you have a track record of strong performance and career success — it’s what brought you where you are today.

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Employers should carefully weigh benefits of high-deductible health plans: study

Fierce Healthcare

Employers should carefully weigh benefits of high-deductible health plans: study fdiamond Fri, 01/20/2023 - 07:19

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Top 10 Health Technology Hazards in 2023 to Watch

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – ECRI , the nation’s largest non-profit patient safety organization, names communications gaps with recalls of home-use medical devices as the nation’s most pressing health technology safety issue for 2023.

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What is ambient clinical intelligence — and how is it transforming healthcare?

Healthcare Dive

Discover how ACI is strengthening patient-provider relationships, reducing burnout and improving care outcomes

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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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The Importance of Standardized Colors for Special Risk Patient Alerts

PDC Healthcare

Healthcare workers care for a variety of patients with special risks and health statuses. Being able to easily differentiate and identify these risks can be the difference in ensuring a patient’s safety and makes fulfilling a patient’s needs easier for healthcare workers.

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Microsoft to lay off 10,000 employees to cut costs as it doubles down on artificial intelligence

Fierce Healthcare

Microsoft to lay off 10,000 employees to cut costs as it doubles down on artificial intelligence aburky Thu, 01/19/2023 - 16:35

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39 Organizations Sign Global Heath Equity Pledge to Advance Health Equity Globally

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Today, World Economic Forum announced that 39 organizations have signed the Global Health Equity Network Zero Health Gaps Pledge.

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Protect revenues, enhance patient satisfaction and improve access to care with revenue cycle management

Healthcare Dive

Amidst rising inflation, workforce shortages and sharp fluctuations in the demand for high-margin elective procedures, today’s healthcare organizations are facing financial pressures that are nearly unprecedented in scope

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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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After a big telehealth buy, Horizon Health Alliance now serves 70% of patients virtually

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, the healthcare industry was slowly embracing telehealth as a new modality to deliver patient care. At the same time, technologies like Apple FaceTime and WhatsApp were becoming mainstream for personal video calls. THE PROBLEM.

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New Blues network spinout Lucet aims to simplify mental health benefits for payers

Fierce Healthcare

New Blues network spinout Lucet aims to simplify mental health benefits for payers pminemyer Fri, 01/20/2023 - 15:28

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AVIA Launches Nationwide Digital Health Marketplace

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – AVIA just announced the launch of AVIA Marketplace , a vendor selection platform available for free. It provides a one-stop shop for hospital and health systems executives to research and select digital health solutions for their transformation journey.

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Women making up more of physician workforce

Healthcare Dive

Across all genders, primary care specialties like internal medicine, family medicine and pediatrics had the largest number of active physicians and residents in 2021, according to a report from the Association of American Medical Colleges

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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.