Preventing Misuse of COVID-19 Vaccine Medical Exemptions

Bill Of Health

Already, we have seen during the pandemic willingness among some licensed health care providers not only to spread questionable COVID-related information , but also to fulfill requests to circumvent COVID-related prevention measures. By Ross D. Silverman and Gabriel T. Bosslet.

The Paradoxical Legal Treatment of Preventive Medicine

Bill Of Health

Preventive medicine is a tool used by individual patients, primary care physicians, and governmental agencies to preempt illnesses rather than to treat them after they have arisen. Despite this salubrious aim, stigma, shame, and fear often are attached to the use of preventative care.

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COVID-19 Mortality Preventable by Vaccines

Briggs Healthcare

This updated analysis estimates that nationally at least 234,000 deaths from COVID-19 between June 2021 and March 2022 could have been prevented with a primary series of vaccinations. Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare.

Suicide Prevention – 5 Things You Should Know  

Briggs Healthcare

Fortunately, like other workplace fatalities, suicides can be prevented. This is important information that can help prevent suicide in your community. Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare. May is National Mental Health Awareness month.

Cyberattacks: Explanation and Prevention

Perficient Digital Transformation

Simply put, controls are the mitigations put in place to prevent or curb cyber-attacks. Next Time: Cookie Spoofs, Explained and Prevented! “If you know the enemy and know yourself, you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.”. Niccolo Machiavelli, The Prince.

Preventable hospitalization costs among unvaccinated patients surged to $3.7B in August, KFF says

Health Care Dive

More than 280,000 hospitalizations from COVID-19 between June and August could have been prevented by vaccination, researchers found

How to Prevent a Stroke

Healthcare Associates

How To Prevent a Stroke. Having a stroke is preventable. Up to 80% of strokes can be prevented by making healthy lifestyle changes and working closely with your doctor to reduce your risk. Many risk factors for a stroke are controllable and preventable.

National Cancer Prevention Month: 10 Tips to Reduce your Risk of Cancer

Healthcare Highways

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Medtechs need strategy to prevent bias in AI-machine learning-based devices: FDA

Health Care Dive

The agency is mulling the types of information medtechs might include in labeling for such devices to support transparency. A Philips rep cautioned about the pitfalls of "information overload "

Moving Toward Prevention: Oregon Launches Kindergarten Readiness Metric

NASHP

After the 2019 measure recommendations were unanimously endorsed by state measurement committees, in 2020, Oregon began implementing readily available incentive metrics for children’s preventive dental and well-child visits.

Preventing China from Taking Taiwan

The Rand Blog

The single most challenging high-end threat to a key American national security interest today is probably a Chinese invasion attempt against Taiwan. The United States could try to make that scenario unthinkable for Beijing by ensuring that China cannot dominate the western Pacific region

How monitoring tools can prevent diabetic amputations

Healthcare It News

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Preventing Sexual Violence in the Military

The Rand Blog

But it needs to take a big step forward, making investments and changing the culture in ways that will prevent it The military has worked hard in recent years to raise awareness about the problem of sexual violence.

Lack of Data Readiness Preventing Healthcare Digital Transformation

Health IT Analytics

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Simple Steps to Prevent Dementia

Medcenter

The post Simple Steps to Prevent Dementia appeared first on UVM Medical Center Blog. Many of those with family members suffering with dementia live in quiet fear of one day developing the disease themselves.

Sore Throat from Allergies: Causes, Prevention, and Remedies

Healthcare Associates

How To Prevent a Sore Throat From Allergies. To prevent a sore throat from allergies, you’ll want to take steps to limit your exposure to the substances you are allergic to. One study found that lavender essential oil prevents allergy-related inflammation and mucus production.

Ksana Health Joins Novo Nordisk’s Global Prevention Accelerator

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Ksana Health , a digital behavioral health company that uses technology to provide continuous objective measurement, personalized insights and interventions to improve mental health care, announced its selection by Novo Nordisk’s Global Prevention Accelerator.

AI Model Can Help Predict, Prevent Pediatric Appointment No-Shows

Health IT Analytics

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Blue Cross NC, NC State team on diabetes prevention program

Fierce Healthcare

Blue Cross NC, NC State team on diabetes prevention program. pminemyer. Fri, 09/03/2021 - 12:18

Bayer, One Drop Launches AI-Enabled Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Solution

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – One Drop , an AI powered chronic condition management platform, and pharma giant Bayer – their strategic partner/investor released their co-developed digital, AI-enabled, cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention module.

They Deserve Better: Preventing Suicide in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Patient Safety

Tony Salvatore, director of Suicide Prevention at Montgomery County Emergency Service, provides insight into the problem and how we can better quantify it, and some simple fixes that can have a big impact

Lark Health Raises $100M for Digital Care Management & Prevention Platform

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Lark Health , a healthcare technology company aimed at delivering infinitely scalable, virtual chronic and preventative healthcare through conversational AI announced it has raised $100M in Series D funding led by Deerfield Management Company.

New bill aims to require hospitals to create workplace violence prevention plan

Fierce Healthcare

New bill aims to require hospitals to create workplace violence prevention plan. rking. Wed, 05/11/2022 - 16:13

State Legislation to Fund and Implement ‘988’ for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

NASHP

State Legislation to Fund and Implement ‘988’ for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline January 18, 2022. The post State Legislation to Fund and Implement ‘988’ for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline appeared first on The National Academy for State Health Policy.

Podimetrics snags $45M to prevent diabetic foot amputations with temperature-detecting mat

Fierce Healthcare

Podimetrics snags $45M to prevent diabetic foot amputations with temperature-detecting mat. rtorrence. Fri, 03/25/2022 - 14:44

New detailed guidance for providers on youth suicide prevention

Fierce Healthcare

New detailed guidance for providers on youth suicide prevention. agliadkovskaya. Fri, 03/11/2022 - 14:41

Bright Health, MedArrive Partner to Deliver Preventative In-Home Care

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Bright HealthCare (“Bright Health”), a tech-enabled health insurance carrier, announced a new partnership with MedArrive , a healthcare platform that enables payers and providers to extend medical services into the home.

Hand Hygiene and Infection Prevention

Healthcare Highways

Regular handwashing is one of the best ways to remove germs, avoid getting sick, and prevent the spread of germs to others, according to the CDC. Whether you are at home, at work, traveling, or out in the community, find out how handwashing with soap and water can protect you and your family. Hand hygiene antibacterial soap vs regular soap

Updated Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Spread in Nursing Homes

Briggs Healthcare

It’s the last link within the Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Healthcare Personnel During the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pandemic guidance and it’s considered a supplement specifically for NHs and LTCFs in addition to the other 2 hyperlinks.

COVID vaccines have prevented 2.3M deaths, 17M hospitalizations, $900M in spending through March, report finds

Fierce Healthcare

COVID vaccines have prevented 2.3M deaths, 17M hospitalizations, $900M in spending through March, report finds. dmuoio. Fri, 04/08/2022 - 13:42

Black Female Co-founders CancerIQ Raises $14M to Improve Cancer Early Detection and Prevention

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – CancerIQ , a Chicago-based platform powering early cancer detection and prevention across broad patient populations, announced today it closed a $14M Series B financing round. Inequality in Preventative Cancer.

Sword Health acquires workplace injury prevention company Vigilant Technologies

Fierce Healthcare

Sword Health acquires workplace injury prevention company Vigilant Technologies. agliadkovskaya. Wed, 10/06/2021 - 10:46

Podimetrics Secures $45M for SmartMat to Prevent Diabetic Amputations in High-Risk Patients

HIT Consultant

What You Should Know: – Podimetrics raises $45M to help at-risk providers and health plans prevent diabetic amputations in high-risk patients.

Machine Learning Uses Predictive Analytics For Suicide Prevention

Health IT Analytics

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Preventative Tips for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Healthcare Highways

Each year in the United States, about 255,000 cases of breast cancer are diagnosed in women. Men are not immune, either—there are about 2,300 cases diagnosed in men each year.