2019

Most Health Consumers Expect Technology To Play a Larger Role As Tech-Angst & Privacy Concerns Grow

Health Populi

As technology continues to re-shape consumers’ experiences and expectations with health/care, retail, travel and work, peoples’ concerns about data privacy are also growing as observed by a 2020 consumer trends forecast from GlobalWebIndex, Connecting the dots. First, some overall context to the study.

Comment on How would you like to change HIPAA? by Doug Aldeen

Health Blawg

HI David: HIPAA exempts an authorization to discuss “payment, treatment and operations.” ” Revisiting this issue with hospitals and other providers is paramount. Doug Aldeen

One approach to addressing social determinants of health: The Medibus, a medical practice on wheels

CiscoHealth

As part of our National Health IT Week blog series, we are going to take a look at the social determinants of health. This means the conditions under which people are born, grow, live, work, and age, to improve our overall health ecosystem and support healthy communities. Physician shortages. One key factor impacting people around the world is physician shortages. In the U.S., there will be a predicted shortage of 122,000 doctors by 2032.

Why am I so tired? Common conditions and associated symptoms

Isabel Healthcare Blog

As we head into the last month of the 2019, and for many of us the busiest month too, we can find ourselves getting more and more tired, as we try to balance work, the holidays, and visiting family and friends.

HIGH-PERFORMANCE NETWORKS AND TEACHER RETENTION: Save money. Improve health.

Healthcare Highways

Is your school district open to healthcare innovation? Your teachers are. employee health benefits teacher retention Teachers isd

Beterra’s SafeCulture Platform expands to its 8th Country – India!

Beterra

Beterra is excited to announce a new partnership with the Indian Patient Safety Organization (IPSO) based in Bangalore, India. IPSO has a strong reputation for bringing patient safety best practices, education, and awareness to the Indian healthcare system.

Perficient Team Holds First Annual Diwali Celebration

Perficient

On October 25, colleagues from our global headquarters gathered to celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights. The event included traditional Indian cuisine, games, music, and more! Our colleagues had a great time learning about some of our peers’ culture and joining in on the fun.

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Statement by Healthcare Leadership Council President Mary R. Grealy on HHS Proposed Regulations to Advance Value-Based Care

Healthcare Leadership Council

We applaud the Department of Health and Human Services for launching regulatory action aimed at advancing value-based care and enabling greater care coordination to benefit patients. While we will be reviewing the proposed rules in detail and providing comment to HHS, this effort to modernize the Physician Self-Referral Law and the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute is an important step forward in shaping a healthcare system that consistently provides high-quality care while containing costs.

A Person-Centered Approach to Meaning Making: Rituals and Celebrations in Health Care Settings

CAPS

We write objectives to support seeking Continuing Education Certification for our Consumers Advancing Patient Safety Webinars. They do not, however, capture the depth and breadth of the topic.

From "How are WE doing?" to "How are YOU doing?": A New Perspective for Experience Measurement

The Beryl Institute

In our first December blog in 2010 as we launched The Beryl Institute as a global community, I shared a quote from Maya Angelou. It read: "There is no greater burden than carrying an untold story.".

How Consumers Look At Social Determinants of Health for Cancer, Diabetes and Mental Health

Health Populi

Enlightened health/care industry and public policy stakeholders have begun to embrace and address social determinants of health. These are the inputs that bolster health beyond health care services: they include economic stability like job security and income level (and equity), education, and access to healthy food, food security, safe neighborhoods, social support, clean environments (water and air), and in my own update on SDoH factors, access to broadband connectivity.

Comment on My next chapter by Health IT Appointments and Hires - HITECH Answers: HIPAA, MIPS, EHR, Cybersecurity News

Health Blawg

[…] David Harlow’s Next Chapter Attorney David Harlow and host of Harlow on Healthcare is joining Insulet Corporation effective August 19. He will be in the newly-created position of healthcare compliance counsel, with a broad range of responsibilities in the healthcare, data and compliance domains. Read about his next chapter. […

Pass along fun and merriment this season, not the flu

Michele Late

The holiday season is upon us, whether we’re ready for it or not. But one thing we can be ready for this season is the flu. Before holiday shopping, socializing and endless eating take over our lives, take a break and go get your flu shot.

Differential Diagnostic Challenges in Older Patients

Isabel Healthcare Blog

In the United Kingdom (UK), adults over 80 years are the fastest growing population. Around a quarter of the population in the UK are over 60 years old, and by 2030, this figure will rise to a third of the population.

HEALTHCARE AND YOUR COMPANY: Everything You Need To Know To Take Back Control

Healthcare Highways

Healthcare benefit costs are devouring your budget, workforce productivity, and employee raises. employee health benefits value based care health care costs health plan high perfoermance network

3 Tips for Leveraging Internal Improvement Successes for Continued Learning

Beterra

Healthcare improvement leaders used to rely on dated survey results and expensive third-party consultants for improvement strategy, best practices, and insights—usually to confirm hunches they already had, but couldn’t prove.

Coming Together to Celebrate a Cherished Thanksgiving Tradition

Perficient

It’s that time of year again to reflect on all we are thankful for. Teams across all of our locations often take time out in late November to join together over food and festivities. Our Fargo office serves as a great example of this.

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LHC CHAIR SPOTLIGHT: Jessica Wells

Healthcare Council

What led you to join LHC? While I was with Saint Thomas Health, our CEO was a board member of the Nashville Healthcare Council. He encouraged me to join LHC and attend a few of the events. I found the educational offerings to be hugely beneficial and was able to meet new colleagues with whom. The post LHC CHAIR SPOTLIGHT: Jessica Wells appeared first on Nashville Health Care Council. Blog Leadership Health Care News

Overcoming Barriers to Medication Adherence: Cost and Financial Factors

Health Dialog

This is the seventh and final installation of our “Overcoming Barriers to Medication Adherence” blog series. Read our introductory blog post to learn the common characteristics of medication non-adherence and how to identify the patient-level barriers to adherence. Many believe, or assume, that the high cost of prescriptions is the primary factor that leads to medication non-adherence.

HEALTHCARE EQUITY AND YOU

CAPS

Consumers Advancing Patient Safety Presents: HEALTHCARE EQUITY AND YOU. What can YOU do to achieve equitable outcomes? HealthCare Equity and YOU – A CAPS Perspectives Series Webinar.

It Takes a Village to Ensure Experience Excellence

The Beryl Institute

The well-cited African proverb “It takes a village to raise a child” reinforces that an entire community of people must interact with children for those children to experience and grow in a safe and healthy environment. The villagers look out for children.

Art As Medicine – WHO Weaves the Evidence for Arts’ Role in Improving Health

Health Populi

“What’s the evidence on the role of the arts in improving health and well-being?” ” asks a report from the World Health Organization ‘s Europe region team (WHO-Europe). There’s a lot of proof supporting arts-as-medicine, WHO details in this paper, which synthesizes research published in over 3,000 studies.

Comment on My next chapter by Steve Daviss

Health Blawg

Good luck, David. I hope to hear more about this new chapter. Hoping you address some mental health and addiction stuff

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Make sure your Thanksgiving guests go home with happy memories, not stomach cramps

Michele Late

By USDA FoodSafety.gov The holidays are here, which means you’re probably getting ready to share meals and merriment with families and friends. This can be a fantastic and yummy time of the year.

Could I have pulmonary hypertension (PH)?

Isabel Healthcare Blog

This month is Pulmonary Hypertension Awareness Month when charities launch campaigns to raise awareness about this progressive lung disease which is thought to affect around 1% of the global population (increasing to 10% for those aged over 65).

Listen Up, Healthcare: Hear The Patient’s Voice!

Health Populi

Consider the voice of a patient before the advent of the Internet in the digital 1.0 world, and then the proliferation of social networks in v 2.0. One patient could talk with another over their proverbial neighborhood fence, a concerned parent at the PTA meeting with others dealing with a children’s health issue, or a recovering alcoholic testifying in person at an AA session.

“Are We There Yet?” Answering the C-Suite on Improvement Initiatives

Beterra

With a crunch on the number of resources available for healthcare improvement and a growing list of performance goals, every healthcare organization’s senior leadership team is asking more questions about how their improvement dollars are being used and which are bearing fruitful returns for the organization.

MS-700: Managing Microsoft Teams Study Guide

Perficient

One thing many IT pros have been asking for since the release of Microsoft Teams was a certification to go along with it.

LHC Executive Briefing with Chris Holden, president and CEO, Envision Healthcare

Healthcare Council

Written by Alexis Simms, communications coordinator, Nashville Health Care Council. On October 9, Leadership Health Care hosted an Executive Briefing featuring Chris Holden, president and CEO, Envision Healthcare. During the hourlong discussion moderated by Molly Vice, director, Leadership Health Care, Holden touched on a breadth of topics ranging from his leadership style, Envision being a.

Overcoming Barriers to Medication Adherence: Side Effects

Health Dialog

This is the sixth installation of our “Overcoming Barriers to Medication Adherence” blog series. Read our introductory blog post to learn the common characteristics of medication non-adherence and how to identify the patient-level barriers to adherence. Experiencing negative side effects, or even the fear of perceived side effects, may lead to medication non-adherence.

Message From Lisa

CAPS

Last June the CAPS Board honored me by asking me to be the Executive Director of your CAPS organization. I’ve been working with CAPS in Patient and Family Engagement consulting and developing Education events for six years.

An Orientation to Experience

The Beryl Institute

Some people will look at this picture and see a duck. Some will see a rabbit. The trick is that both are correct. The difference is how you are oriented to the picture. This is exactly the same in healthcare; we must always ask ourselves “How am I oriented?” (The

On Amazon Prime Day, What Could Health Care Look Like?

Health Populi

Today is July 15, and my email in-box is flooded with all flavors of Amazon Prime’d stories in newsletters and product info from ecommerce sites — even those outside of Amazon from beauty retailers, electronics channels, and grocery stores. So I ask on what will probably be among the top ecommerce revenue generating days of all time: “What could health care look like when Amazon Prime’d?” ” I ask and answer this in my book, HealthConsumin g , as chapter 3.

Comment on Talking about the NIH “All of Us” Program with Dara Richardson-Heron MD, Chief Engagement Officer – Harlow On Healthcare by You Had One Job, or, If You Can’t Ensure Data Security, Then …. - Health Data Answers

Health Blawg

[…] one of NIH’s data management contractor for the All of Us genomic and other health data research project, was found by OIG to have a number of holes in its […

Are you ready for a quake? Debunking the myths and sharing the facts

Michele Late

We know earthquakes can be scary. They’re unpredictable and can happen anywhere. But there’s good news: Preparing for earthquakes can help keep you safe. First, let’s debunk some common earthquake myths: MYTH: Earthquakes don’t happen where I live.

Health Care and Consumers in 2030: A Profile from KPMG

Health Populi

A “one layered delivery network through which patients can move seamlessly as they age and their needs evolve” will be the new health care platform to meet patients’ demands by 2030, according to a forecast from KPMG’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Institute. In Healthcare 2030: The consumer at the center , the KPMG team explores the demographic shifts and market drivers that will challenge the health care industry in the current U.S. delivery and financing system.

Telehealth In 2030 – Notes From the Future At #ATA19 with Safavi, Holt, Bathina and Swafford

Health Populi

What will telemedicine look like in 2030? imagined Kaveh Safavi, Accenture’s Senior Managing Director and Health of Global Healthcare Practice. Kaveh was brainstorming the future of telehealth a decade from “now,” with three innovators attending #ATA19: Deepthi Bathina of Humana, Matthew Holt of Catalyst Health (and Co-Founder of Health 2.0), and Kim Swafford of Providence St. Joseph.