2019

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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.

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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

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The Growth of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Healthcare

Health Recovery

Artificial Intelligence (AI), has been playing a robust and growing role in the world the past few decades. What most do not realize is artificial intelligence presents itself in many forms that impact daily life.

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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.

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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 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.

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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

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LHC Presents 2019 Awards to Nashville’s Promising Health Care Leaders of Tomorrow

Healthcare Council

Leadership Health Care (LHC), an initiative of the Nashville Health Care Council to nurture the talent of Nashville’s emerging health care leaders, has announced its 2019 award winners in the categories of Health Care Emerging Leader of the Year, Ambassador of the Year and Supporting Organization of the Year. The awards were announced at LHC’s. The post LHC Presents 2019 Awards to Nashville’s Promising Health Care Leaders of Tomorrow appeared first on Nashville Health Care Council.

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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.

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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.

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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.".

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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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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.

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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. […

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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What We Know We Know About ZIP Codes, Food, and Deaths of Despair – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 3

Health Populi

“There’s a 15-year difference in the life expectancy between the richest and poorest Americans.” ” That’s the first sentence of Chapter 7 in my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen. This data point comes from research published in JAMA in April 2016 on the association between income and life expectancy in the U.S. That’s endnote #399 in the back of the book, one of 519 notes I use to support the plotline).

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The Expectation Gap Between What Patients Want Vs What They Get

Health Populi

Talk to me, patients are demanding in unison. Most health consumers expect providers to communicate about routine health care and prevention; this is especially true among those patients trying to manage chronic conditions we learn from 10 Ways to Fulfill Patients’ Communication Wish List , a report based on a consumer survey from West, the communications and network infrastructure company.

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Consumers Expand Their Definition of Well-Being to Include Food-As-Medicine

Health Populi

Consumers put food front-and-center when thinking about their health. Viewing food-as-medicine is going mainstream for health consumers, who look beyond the “medicine” in that phrase toward a broader concept of personal well-being. This is the theme of a new report from the FMI Foundation called The Power of Health and Well-Being in Food Retail.

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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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The Promise of Digital Health and the Privacy Perils – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 4

Health Populi

The supply side of digital health tools and tech is growing at a hockey-stick pace. There are mobile apps and remote health monitors, digital therapeutics and wearable tech from head-to-toe. Today in America, electronic health records (EHRs) are implemented in most physician offices and virtually all hospitals. Chapter 5 of my book, HealthConsuming: From Health Consumer to Health Citizen , details the promise of digital health: wearable, shareable and virtual.

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Can AI Make Healthcare Human Again? Dr. Topol Says “Yes”

Health Populi

“The Fourth Industrial Age,” Dr. Abraham Verghese writes, “has great potential to help, but also to harm, to exaggerate the profound gap that already exists between those who have much and those who have less each passing year.” ” Dr. Verghese asserts this in his forward to Deep Medicine , Dr. Eric Topol’s latest work which explores the promise of artificial intelligence (AI), Big Data, and robotics — three legs of the Fourth Industrial Age stool. [If

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When Will Self-Service Come to Health Care?

Health Populi

At least one in three people who have tried out virtual health care have done so because they use technology in all aspects of life and want to do the same with their healthcare. This data point has informed my vision for self-care and the home as our health hub, bolstered in part through the research of Accenture from which this first graphic comes. A common theme at health care meetings these days is how and when health care will meet its Amazon, Apple, or Uber moment?

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Health Consumers Are Now Amazon-Primed for Healthcare – HealthConsuming Explains, Part 2

Health Populi

As patients now assume the role of health consumer, they rationally expect retail-level experiences with greater first-dollar payment for health insurance, health care services and medical products like prescription drugs. Consumers know what good retail looks and feels like, and are focusing that experiential lens on health care, Aflac found when their Workforces Survey polled Americans on what they’d like their health insurance shopping process to feel like.

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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.