June, 2022

Citational Racism: How Leading Medical Journals Reproduce Segregation in American Medical Knowledge

Bill of Health

By Gwendolynne Reid, Cherice Escobar Jones, and Mya Poe. Biases in scholarly citations against scholars of color promote racial inequality, stifle intellectual analysis, and can harm patients and communities.

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

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Digital Transformation In Healthcare: Challenges and Applications

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Healthcare is something that’s been around for a while, especially in the western world, but as with all things, digitalization is omnipresent and something that’s unavoidable.

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Cedars Sinai's real-time ER feedback platform helps improve patient satisfaction

Healthcare It News

The emergency room is a stressful and unplanned way to begin a patient journey, and the Ruth and Harry Roman Emergency Department at Cedars Sinai in Los Angeles is one of the nation's busiest. THE PROBLEM.

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.

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.

Follow the (Medical) Record: Don Hardwick on the Tate Chronicles

MRO Compliance

Follow the (Medical) Record: Don Hardwick on the Tate Chronicles. In this episode, we hear from host Don Hardwick, but this time as a guest on the Tate Chronicles, a Healthcare NOW Radio show revolved around healthcare technology. Don and Jim discuss release of information.

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CMS issues first price transparency fines to 2 Georgia hospitals

Healthcare Dive

Regulators have been criticized for moving slowly to enforce the rules, which came into effect January last year amid fierce opposition from hospital groups

6 Best Practices For Medical Device Security

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Digital health is a rapidly growing field. As it expands, so must the security of medical devices, especially in an increasingly vulnerable digital space. While the various features and advantages of the connections in healthcare […]. The article 6 Best Practices For Medical Device Security appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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HIMSS22 Europe: ‘We need to develop eco-friendly digital health’

Healthcare It News

A shocking statistic was revealed at the session on ' Climate Crisis: Healthcare’s Responsibility to Our Planet' at the HIMSS22 European Conference on Thursday (16 June ). According to a report from the NGO, Healthcare without Harm , around 4.4%

What If Costco Designed the Prescription Drugs Sales Model?

Health Populi

The good news about prescription drugs, in the context of medical spending in the U.S., is that 9 in 10 medicines prescribed are generics. They comprise only 3% of all U.S. healthcare spending. But there’s bad news about prescription drugs in the context of medical spending in America.

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.

Fast Focus: ROI Staffing

MRO Compliance

Fast Focus: ROI Staffing. Background Summary. ADP Research Institute recently conducted a 17-country survey to determine what workers love (or hate) about their jobs¹. ADP’s report is the most timely and extensive research available.

It’s Time for the Federal Government to Get Back to Protecting the Nation Against COVID-19

Bill of Health

By Jennifer S. Over the past two years, the Supreme Court has shown unprecedented hostility to efforts by both state and federal government to stop the spread of what every day turns out to be an even more deadly pandemic.

FTC launches investigation into PBMs; CVS, UnitedHealth, Cigna and more hit with requests for data

Healthcare Dive

Pharmacy groups cheered the news, which reversed a vote earlier this year by FTC commissioners not to investigate PBMs' pricing and contractual practices

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Healthcare Industry: 5 IT Challenges And How To Overcome Them

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The healthcare industry plays an important role since it impacts people’s lives in various ways.

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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.

HIMSS22 EUROPE: “We need to co-create and work together with patients.”

Healthcare It News

“I want to convince you in the next few minutes that I’m part of the solution, not necessarily just a problem,” Graham Prestwich, public and patient engagement lead, Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network, told delegates at the HIMSS22 European Conference.

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.

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Revenue Integrity: Three Ways Audit Software Can Reduce Costs and Retain Revenue

MRO Compliance

Revenue Integrity: Three Ways Audit Software Can Reduce Costs and Retain Revenue. Maintaining and managing audits is one of the most time-consuming yet critical parts to ensure revenue integrity. Denial volume is on the rise, which is why auditing has become increasingly difficult.

COVID-19, Patents, and Trade Secrets

Bill of Health

By David Gindler & Jasper L. Has the worldwide distribution of COVID-19 vaccines been impacted by patent rights? David Gindler , head of IP at Milbank LA, and Jasper L.

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.

Inequities in healthcare cost nearly $320B annually, new research shows

Healthcare Dive

Spending due to inequities that drive late diagnoses and comorbidities is only expected to rise over the next few decades without intervention, according to research from Deloitte

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4 Benefits of Managed IT Services In Healthcare

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. The healthcare industry utilizes many technologies to offer a more streamlined service to its patients. Most healthcare providers have shifted to digital means in providing the much-needed medical assistance to whoever needs it. So, a […]. The article 4 Benefits of Managed IT Services In Healthcare appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Managed IT Services In Healthcare

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Customizing healthcare consumer experiences

Healthcare It News

Data management is critical as marketing teams move into a future without cookies. Improving your data management systems and finding new ways to leverage that data should be a top priority.

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AI Adoption in Healthcare Requires Better Approaches to Patient Data

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Vanessa Braunstein, Healthcare Product Marketing Lead at NVIDIA. Building great AI models in healthcare and life sciences requires lots of data that is diverse, well-labeled, and spans across different patient types.

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.

Interoperability: Best Practices in Patient Amendments to Protected Health Information

MRO Compliance

Interoperability: Best Practices in Patient Amendments to Protected Health Information. June 6, 2022. Journal of AHIMA.

Where Exactly Is the New Constitutional Line Between Abortion and Contraception?

Bill of Health

By Einer Elhauge. The new Supreme Court decision in Dobbs overrules the right to abortion but repeatedly reaffirms the right to contraception. Whether that distinction can be justified under the Court opinion’s constitutional methodology has been the subject of much critique.

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Overcoming psychosocial barriers for long-term success on home dialysis

Healthcare Dive

As patient utilization of home dialysis grows, the nephrology community must focus on breaking down psychosocial barriers to ensure long-term success

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River Valley Counseling Center boosts productivity and experience with telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

River Valley counseling Center's Holyoke Clinic in Holyoke, Massachusetts, always was trying to make ends meet with its technology. THE PROBLEM. Its efforts to revamp and improve its technology were merely trial and error.

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.

Connecting with members with a customer data platform for payers

Healthcare It News

Today, technology has revolutionized the member experience. It’s opened up completely new ways to deliver exceptional moments that build patient-insurer relationships.

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How IoT Medical Devices Save and Improve Lives

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Erik Kling, Interim Head of IoT Americas at Vodafone Business. IoT, or the Internet of Things, has transformed our homes with connected lights and smart appliances. It’s also revolutionized all areas of business, including manufacturing.

Follow the (Medical) Record: Moira Washington and Change Management

MRO Compliance

Follow the (Medical) Record: Moira Washington and Change Management. Host Don Hardwick interviews Moira Washington, Vice President of Disclosure Management Operations at MRO regarding change management. Specifically they explore managing a remote workforce in a healthcare environment.

Stemming Supreme Court Rights Reversals

Bill of Health

By James G. Hodge, Jr. Based on the May 2022 leak of an initial draft, most believe the Supreme Court will carry through some rescission of abortion rights later this month through its final opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization.

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.