2020

In the Past Ten Years, Workers’ Health Insurance Premiums Have Grown Much Faster Than Wages

Health Populi

For a worker in the U.S. who benefits from health insurance at the workplace, the annual family premium will average $21,342 this year, according to the 2020 Employer Health Benefits Survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation.

The Doctorate degree: Do I need it?

Pro CRNA

By Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA. In 2004, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) announced a bold recommendation that the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) be established as the gateway for entry to practice degree for all advanced practice nurses.

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When Virtual Care Becomes the New Normal

CiscoHealth

Follow along with our new blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow , where we’ll addresses healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate. .

MACRA MIPS – What it Means for Physicians?

p3care

MACRA MIPS (The Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 – Merit-based Incentive Payment System) is a program that caters to physician finances under Medicare.

How technology can help primary care emerge stronger from a second wave of Covid-19

Health Care Leader News

Dr Mark Davies, chief medical officer for IBM and Watson Health EMEA, discusses how primary care can use technology to help recover from the Covid-19 pandemic. As the UK enters a second period of lockdown, there is widespread public concern over the impact on the NHS.

The Three Most Vital Aspects to Hospital Security

PDC Healthcare

The key to creating a comprehensive hospital security program is to avoid the desire to find a “one size fits all” solution. With so many aspects to cover, you’re unlikely to find a “does it all” system that meets your needs.

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Field Visit - Isabel And Global Response Management Partnership

Isabel Healthcare Blog

What turned out to be my last business trip just before the COVID-19 pandemic took off, was actually one of the most profound in my 30+ years of business travel.

Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast…in Healthcare Too

Turner Healthcare Quality

How might a dramatic shift in the culture of health care in the United States make us better off

COVID Vaccines Appear Safe and Effective, but Key Questions Remain

KHN

The recent rollout of two newly authorized COVID-19 vaccines is a bright ray of hope at the pandemic’s darkest hour.

Medical imaging, AI, and the cloud: what’s next?

Cloud Blogs

Today marks the start of RSNA 2020, the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America.

Americans’ Sense of Well-Being Falls to Great Recession Levels, Gallup Finds

Health Populi

It’s déjà vu all over again for Americans’ well-being: we haven’t felt this low since the advent of the Great Recession that hit our well-well-being hard in December 2008. As COVID-19 diagnoses reached 200,000 in the U.S.

Halloween Leadership Lessons

Pro CRNA

By Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA. Follow @procrnatom on twitter. “Halloween is not only about putting on a costume, but it’s about finding the imagination and costume within ourselves.” ” — Elvis Duran.

How Webex Uses Patient and Provider Insight to Improve Virtual Care Delivery

CiscoHealth

Follow along with our blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow , where we’ll address healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate. . In the past few months, we’ve seen huge shifts in how people are working.

P3Care Investigates: QPP MIPS 2021 Proposed Rules

p3care

CMS (The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services) released the proposed rule for QPP MIPS 2021 via the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (PFS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM). In this article, we dissect changes that are expected to appear in MIPS 2021.

8 Trends for Healthcare in 2021

Perficient

Momentum in digital healthcare transformation… it’s massive, and much needed.

3 Reasons Why Hospital Visitor Management is Essential for Today’s Facilities

PDC Healthcare

The basis of every visitor management system is the desire to keep a site and its personnel safe from harm.

Biopharma R&D in the Post-COVID World

Health Advances

By Steven Chang, Ph.D., Senior Analyst ; Y inzi Liu, Ph.D., Engagement Manager ; Doug Mullen, Ph.D., Director ; and Wyatt Gotbetter, Partner. While U.S.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 / COVID-19 Symptoms

Isabel Healthcare Blog

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is an infection caused by Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) [1]. An outbreak of a pneumonia of unknown cause was identified in Wuhun City, Hubei Province, China at the end of December 2019 [2].

Primary care networks have made a good start but there is a long road ahead for many

Health Care Leader News

This month marks not only the 72 nd birthday of the NHS but also the one-year anniversary of primary care networks (PCNs), which were established last July to stabilise general practice, dissolve the historic divide between primary and community healthcare, and provide a broader range of services for patients closer to their own homes.

To Free Doctors From Computers, Far-Flung Scribes Are Now Taking Notes For Them

KHN

Podiatrist Dr. Mark Lewis greets his first patient of the morning in his suburban Seattle exam room and points to a tiny video camera mounted on the right rim of his glasses. “This is my scribe, Jacqueline,” he says. “She can see us and hear us.”

Staying safe as stores reopen

Michele Late

APHA intern Sakshi Handa is a student of public health, and like many people in the U.S., she also works a retail job. After closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic , the store where she works reopened recently. Sakshi shared the experience of heading back to work here.

A New Era of Virtual Care Has Begun, Accenture Finds

Health Populi

Patients embraced virtual care and communications at very high rates in the first months of the pandemic, and want to continue to use telehealth platforms after the pandemic ends.

A Baptism of Fire – Reflections of a Class of Corona Doctor by Chris Grieco

The Healthcare Leadership

A Baptism of Fire – Reflections of a Class of Corona Doctor. by Chris Grieco. I would like to share my account and some reflections of what it was like to start work during a pandemic, to have my studies cut short and elective cancelled. Date: Friday 13th (I know…) March 2020.

Healthcare Reimagined: Creating a Better Remote Care Experience

CiscoHealth

The New World of Healthcare. “By By enabling an innovative telehealth program, Cisco collaboration is helping us positively impact the health of our community and state.” NYC Health + Hospitals. At its core, healthcare is about people taking care of people.

Flexible Medicare MIPS Reporting Options Available Amidst Corona

p3care

In the last quarter of 2020, CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) announced the performance scores for clinicians of QPP MIPS 2019 on its official site. Clinicians who participated may review their MIPS 2019 scores via a secure portal allotted to them.

Strengthening Our Global Delivery Capabilities with PSL

Perficient

We’re excited to announce that Perficient has expanded to South America with the acquisition of Productora de Software S.A.S. PSL), a nearshore software development company based in Medellin, Colombia.

4 Tips to Improve a Hospital Visitor Program

PDC Healthcare

A hospital’s visitor management system is an essential piece of hospital security. While you don’t want to add unnecessary obstacles to a visitors’ path toward seeing their loved ones, it’s important for healthcare facilities to screen all guests, for both staff and patient safety.

eBook: Biopharma in the COVID-19 World

Health Advances

Download the full eBook here. COVID-19 has proven to be a devastating and unprecedented global health crisis. The pandemic is especially complex for biopharma. The industry has been called upon to rapidly find therapeutics and vaccines that can treat, cure, or prevent the disease.

TBT – Dr. Robbie Goldstein on COVID-19

Healthy Debate

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners! Today we are back with a throwback to our interview with Dr. Robbie Goldstein early in the COVID-19 pandemic.

5 Cybersecurity Threats to Healthcare During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Instamed

Digital processes and experiences persist in healthcare as the COVID-19 pandemic draws on. For patients, this means paying more bills online and using virtual care options when medical attention is. InstaMed Blog