2022

Major Questions about Vaccine Mandates, the Supreme Court, and the Major Questions Doctrine

Bill Of Health

By Wendy Parmet and Dorit Reiss.

Telehealth use reached pandemic low in October, per tracker

Health Care Dive

The decrease was seen in all U.S. regions except the Northeast, which was particularly slammed with COVID-19 cases and rising hospital admissions during the fall and winter months, nonprofit Fair Health found

The Evolution of a Patient Ambassador – Learning from Stacy Hurt

Health Populi

“I am a health care executive who happens to be a patient, caregiver, and advocate,” Stacy Hurt explained to me in a Zoom chat we shared on 31 May. I asked her to meet with me to discuss her professional news update: being appointed Parexel’s first Patient Ambassador.

Develop leaders on your team

Pro CRNA

By Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA. Leaders don’t create followers, they create leaders. Ralph Nader. Having the right leader in the right position is a key to success for any organization regardless of the type of business or industry that they represent; but where do leaders come from?

Almost half of nation's OB-GYN residents train in states poised to ban abortion

Healthcare Dive

Physicians warn that the Supreme Court ruling will have a dire impact on training, ultimately affecting patient care

How telehealth can help inpatient care, and what a hybrid future looks like

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Healthcare provider organizations and clinicians are fortunate that telehealth has gone mainstream as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Telehealth opens up many new avenues to expand access to care, streamline the delivery of care, create new workflows and improve patient outcomes.

Gender segregation, pay inequity. Understanding the ‘pink-collar’ tier in medicine

Healthy Debate

The post Gender segregation, pay inequity. Understanding the ‘pink-collar’ tier in medicine appeared first on Healthy Debate. Primary Debate Categories

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Why the ROI of Telehealth Is Worth it, No Matter the Reimbursement

Home Health Care

The future of telehealth is confusing for home health care providers. And it’s left many scratching their heads, wondering how much they should invest into virtual care models. On one hand, telehealth usage skyrocketed over the last two years.

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.

Celebrating women, breaking the bias

Meditech

March 8 is International Women’s Day , celebrating the accomplishments of women across the globe, in all areas of life. It’s a time to appreciate those women who have inspired us and paved the way for so many leaders today. Health IT Healthcare IT

Washington Psilocybin Bill Would Legalize Supported Adult Use

Bill Of Health

By Mason Marks. On Tuesday, Washington State legislators filed SB 5660 , a bill that would legalize the supported adult use of psilocybin by people 21 years of age and older.

Unions petition to keep OSHA pandemic protections for health workers in place

Health Care Dive

"The grave danger that led to issuance of the emergency temporary standard not only remains, but has dramatically increased with the omicron variant and current surge in infections and hospitalizations," National Nurses United said

What Person-Centered Interoperability Looks Like: Seqster

Health Populi

He had me at the statement, “I believe health data is medicine.”. Those were the words of Ardy Arianpour, CEO and Co-Founder of Seqster, when sharing with me how his company was founded.

10 Behaviors that generate powerful results

Pro CRNA

By Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA. People are always looking for an edge; a way to position themselves a half step ahead of the crowd.

5 ways to future-proof your telehealth program

Healthcare Dive

Leaders have an opportunity to reimagine their telehealth infrastructure with these five best practices

Improving rural care and health equity with telemedicine

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Virtual care has great potential to improve rural health and health equity.

Overdiagnosis: Good intentions gone bad

Healthy Debate

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The False Choice: Adoptee Voices in the Fight for Reproductive Freedom 

Bill of Health

By Michele Merritt. As legal scholars have predicted since the current composition of the United States Supreme Court became apparent, abortion restrictions are increasing; if Roe v. Wade is overturned with the Dobbs v.

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What The Finance Industry Can Teach Healthcare About Digital Transformation

HIT Consultant

Mike Serbinis, Co-Founder and CEO of League. The COVID-19 pandemic feels like a once-in-a-lifetime event for those of us involved in healthcare, but the patterns of how the crisis affected our industry feel familiar.

Monday Morning Update 5/16/22

HIStalk

Top News Remote monitoring and financial incentives had no impact.

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Emerging Leaders of Color Fellowship Program

NASHP

Emerging Leaders of Color Fellowship Program January 14, 2022. “I really enjoyed all our mentorship meetings that we were able to have each month. I also really enjoyed getting to hear the perspective of other state leaders of color and understand what their journeys were like.

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Monthly Round-Up of What to Read on Pharma Law and Policy

Bill Of Health

Ameet Sarpatwari , Beatrice Brown , Aviva Wang, and? Aaron S. Kesselheim.

After years of decline, drugmakers' price hikes may have bottomed out

Health Care Dive

Inflation in 2021 may have offered drugmakers a catalyst for taking slightly bigger increases on a list price basis. But rebates to insurers are still keeping net price rises lower

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Only 1 in 4 People Over 50 Use a Mobile Health App – And They Tend to Be Healthier and Wealthier

Health Populi

Just over 1 in 4 people over 50 in the U.S. use at least one mobile health app, and 56% of older people have never used one. Among seven mhealth tools, the most commonly-used is to track exercise.

Show your face; Empathy and Trust in the mask-wearing workplace

Pro CRNA

By Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA. This article is not intended to make a political statement, pass judgement on the CDC, or coerce healthcare providers to do anything that would compromise their safety or that of their patients.

Employees cause more cyber breaches in healthcare than other industries, report finds

Healthcare Dive

Employees were responsible for 39% of healthcare breaches last year. That's compared to 18% across all industries, according to new Verizon research

CVS Health unveils new virtual primary care platform

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

CVS on Thursday announced the launch of its new CVS Health Virtual Primary Care service. WHY IT MATTERS. The new offering integrates patient engagement tools, telehealth, electronic health record data and more on a single platform that can connect consumers with clinicians at CVS or other providers.

‘Chipping away at barriers’: Nurse practitioners filling primary-care gap

Healthy Debate

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Ethics Education in U.S. Medical Schools’ Curricula

Bill of Health

By Leah Pierson. I recently argued that we need to evaluate medical school ethics curricula. Here, I explore how ethics courses became a key component of medical education and what we do know about them. The rise of ethics education.

How Honor, Home Instead’s Initial Sit-Down Led to More Than an Acquisition

Home Health Care

Honor CEO and Co-founder Seth Sternberg has wanted to launch a platform like “Honor Expert” for the last eight years.

Monday Morning Update 5/9/22

HIStalk

Top News From the Allscripts earnings call: CEO Paul Black.

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States Take Action to Address Children’s Mental Health in Schools

NASHP

The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated rising mental health needs among children and youth. In addition to experiencing the human cost and social isolation brought upon by COVID-19, many children have lacked consistent time in classrooms.

Pandemics without Borders? Reconsidering Territoriality in Pandemic Preparedness and Response Instruments

Bill Of Health

This post was originally published on the Verfassungsblog as part of our joint symposium on international pandemic lawmaking. By Raphael Oidtmann.

Healthcare roles dominate U.S. News 2022 list of best jobs

Health Care Dive

Information security analyst took the top spot in the annual list, followed by nurse practitioner, physician assistant, medical and health services manager and software developer

On Valentine’s Day 2022, Let’s Remember That Love is a Social Determinant of Health

Health Populi

While love can’t solve all of the world’s problems, it is absolutely a basic human need and a positive force for health and well-being.

Stay out of Jail; Avoid billing fraud

Pro CRNA

Stay out of jail; Avoid billing fraud. By Thomas Davis, DNAP, MAE, CRNA. Nobody goes through the rigors of professional education and certification intending to end up in jail, but that is exactly where you could spend time if convicted of billing fraud.

Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade, ending constitutional right to abortion

Healthcare Dive

As it currently stands, 26 states are deemed certain or likely to end abortion rights, making abortion effectively illegal in half of the country, according to the Guttmacher Institute