September, 2022

We Haven’t ‘Learned the Lessons of COVID’ Until We Remake the Political Economy of Health

Bill of Health

By Beatrice Adler-Bolton and Artie Vierkant. Over the course of the pandemic it has been popular to claim that we have “learned lessons from COVID,” as though this plague has spurred a revolution in how we treat illness, debility, and death under capitalism.

Transparency Ecosystem in Healthcare

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Paul Ketchel, Chief Executive Officer at MDsave. Cost transparency is a driving force in the American market.

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Health is Everywhere, and Telehealth Is Health – And It’s Personal

Health Populi

If health is nurtured and made where we live, work, play pray, learn, and shop, the healthcare should be everywhere. That’s the promise, increasingly a reality, of telehealth.

It’s taking longer to get a doctor appointment, survey finds

Healthcare Dive

The average wait for an appointment is 26 days, pointing to a growing shortage of physicians, a staffing agency said

2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Contract Life Cycle Management Report

Gartner has positioned Evisort in the Visionaries Quadrant of the 2022 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Contract Life Cycle Management. Read the report to learn why Evisort is a Visionary provider in the market.

APAC still faces immense challenges to data, AI, predictive analytics adoption: report

Healthcare It News

While most healthcare leaders in the Asia Pacific recognise the value of health data more than their global peers, they are still facing significant challenges in using data effectively, according to Royal Philips' Future Health Index 2022 report. FINDINGS.

Follow the (Medical) Record: Steve Hynes, President of Provider Solutions for MRO

MRO Compliance

Follow the (Medical) Record: Steve Hynes, President of Provider Solutions for MRO. In this episode, host Don Hardwick interviews Steve Hynes, President of Provider Solutions for MRO. They discuss general healthcare industry trends, changes, and how things have evolved over the last 20 years.

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How To Protect Your Healthcare Practice From Breaches

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Ben Scully, president, Avatara. Changes in healthcare privacy laws will have significant consequences for medical practices.

Physicians More Bullish On the Benefits of Digital Tools for Patient Care, the AMA Tells Us

Health Populi

Most doctors see the advantages of digital health tools like telehealth, consumers’ access to their health information, and point-of-care workflow solutions, the American Medical Association found in a survey of 1300 physicians, published in September 2022.

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Healthcare cyberattacks led to worse patient care, increased mortality, study finds

Healthcare Dive

Delayed procedures and tests were the most commonly reported consequences of healthcare cyberattacks, according to a study from the Ponemon Institute and Proofpoint, a cybersecurity compliance company

The evolution of the healthcare workforce

Healthcare It News

Can you imagine a world in which technology enables physicians and nurses to spend less time in front of a computer and more time with patients? This is the vision of Gareth Sherlock, chief information officer (CIO) at Cleveland Clinic London.

Navigating Joint Commission: How to Earn the Gold Seal of Approval

Speaker: Therese Gopaul-Robinson, MPH - Healthcare Consultant and Compliance Expert

Join compliance expert Therese Gopaul-Robinson for the roadmap to Joint Commission accreditation and reaccreditation.

Lessons learned from 11 right of access violations

MRO Compliance

Lessons learned from 11 right of access violations. September 12, 2022. Revenue Cycle Advisor. Covered entities and business associates still have trouble getting patients their medical records in a timely fashion. View Full Article. Feature Articles

The Mask-Optional DEI Initiative

Bill of Health

By Matt Dowell. Recently, I remotely attended a mask-optional, in-person meeting where campus leaders proudly proclaimed that DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) is my college’s “top priority.”

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Repositioning Healthcare Organizations for a Changing Consumer

Healthcare IT Today

This week I had a chance to stop by the S tericycle Communication Solutions user event they called “The Art of Patient Engagement.”

Vaccinations, Art and Labor Day: Learning from Diego Rivera and Edsel Ford

Health Populi

For Labor Day 2022, I’m thinking about health, vaccines, work (especially returning-to-work), and art. Let’s start with the vaccine news.

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How Fertility Benefits Can Save Your Company Money

Speaker: Taylor Padalino - Account Executive, Enterprise Partnerships

In this webinar, we’ll explore how clinically managed fertility benefits can help your company reduce high-cost claims, guide employees toward less invasive care, and retain some of your most valuable employees.

Violence against emergency room physicians is on the rise, survey finds

Healthcare Dive

Two-thirds of physicians working in emergency departments reported being assaulted in the past year alone, according to a survey

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Meeting digital health needs with the right digital infrastructure

Healthcare It News

The year 2020 was one of the most challenging years for the healthcare industry. Many healthcare providers had to rethink the way they serve their patients, access systems securely and innovate care services and delivery.

FIGmd, an MRO Company, Provides APP Reporting with PerformancePathway™ for ACOs

MRO Compliance

FIGmd, an MRO Company, Provides APP Reporting with PerformancePathway™ for ACOs. End-to-end technology and service solution lifts the burden of clinical data extraction, patient deduplication, measure validation, and eCQMs/MIPS CQMs submission for ACOs. NORRISTOWN, Pa., Sept.

Pandemic Nihilism, Social Murder, and the Banality of Evil

Bill of Health

­­By Nate Holdren. Every day in the pandemic, many people’s lives end, and others are made irrevocably worse. [1]. These daily losses matter inestimably at a human level, yet they do not matter in any meaningful way at all to the public and private institutions that govern our lives.

Top 3 Data Privacy Challenges for Contract Compliance in 2022

The data privacy landscape is quickly becoming fragmented with dozens of new laws. Outdated compliance practices expose businesses to issues that can cost millions of dollars. Download this paper to find out how contract intelligence can help.

Reproductive Health Data: Open Standard Offers Access Control, Revocation, and Other Traits

Healthcare IT Today

A team of women coders caught attention at DEF CON on June 26 with a secure reproductive health tracking app (Figure 1) that lets a menstruating person exchange data securely with health staff.

A rural Kansas FQHC brings remote patient monitoring to the underserved

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Community Health Center of Southeast Kansas in Pittsburg, Kansas, is a federally qualified health center and a not-for-profit corporation.

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Physician burnout higher in 2021 than 2020, study shows

Healthcare Dive

Burnout can push providers to leave the profession or retire early, and poses other complications for health systems and clinics

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HIMSSCast: How digital tools are helping ensuring diversity in clinical trials

Healthcare It News

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Global Parity for Fertility Benefits: Challenges and Opportunities

Speaker: Leslie Neitzel, Chief Human Resource Officer

In this webinar, we’ll share what employers should know about cultural differences in fertility care, how companies can assess whether a fertility benefit is truly global, and what to look for in a fertility benefit that works for all of your employees.

Impending Hospital Closure Rattles Atlanta Health Care Landscape and Political Races

Kaiser Health News

ATLANTA — Like many neighborhoods in cities across the country, Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward is changing. Condo buildings and modern minimalist homes punctuate city blocks of low-income housing. Many longtime residents of the historic neighborhood where Martin Luther King Jr.

The Pandemic Prison

Bill of Health

By Dan Berger. The pandemic prison has utilized several of the worst features of incarceration as a foundational part of how the institution governs “public health” for its captives.

Optimizing the Healthcare Workforce with Technology

Healthcare IT Today

There are a lot of challenges that healthcare workers are currently facing, burnout from overworking being one of the most pressing. But that doesn’t have to be the case.

Sparrow Health System uses pandemic lessons to expand its virtual care strategic plan

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Sparrow Health System in Lansing, Michigan, began developing a virtual care strategy in October 2019 – well before COVID-19 struck – with the hope of leveraging the technology as a tool to support patient care and the organizational strategy, rather than as a stand-alone strategy in and of itself.

10 Zen Ways to Manage Cash Flows with Contract Intelligence

When you have instant access to your contract data, making strategic decisions in tough times (and good times) becomes much easier. Cash flow management especially can be a top priority for finance, procurement, and other business leaders.

15K nurses on strike across 7 health systems in Minnesota

Healthcare Dive

Twins Cities Hospitals Group, which runs four of the affected hospitals, stands to incur more than $20 million a day in extra costs during the three-day strike, according to a statement

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Fred Hutch gifted $78M for precision oncology research

Healthcare It News

The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, the only National Cancer Institute-designated cancer center in Washington state, will use the funds to establish the Stuart and Molly Sloan Precision Oncology Institute and accelerate the center's precision oncology research. WHY IT MATTERS.

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Life Expectancy Falls in the U.S., the Largest 2-Year Decline in 100 Years

Health Populi

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Creating Brain-Forward Policies Amid a ‘Mass Deterioration Event’

Bill of Health

By Emily R.D. Murphy. COVID-19 will be with us — in our society and in our brains — for the foreseeable future.

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Beyond the Dollar: Why Fertility Benefits Are About More Than Financial Support

Speaker: Leslie Neitzel, Chief Human Resource Officer

In this session, we’ll discuss the complexities of fertility health and all the pieces a fertility benefit should include in order to best support your employees on their journeys.