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The Economics of the Pandemic Put Costs at the Top of Americans’ Health Reform Priorities

Health Populi

In 2021, patients-as-health-consumers seek lower health care and prescription drug costs coupled with higher quality care, discovered by the patient advocacy coalition, Consumers for Quality Care. 90% conducted research into health care costs. 59% chose their health care provider based on cost.

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Vital Start Health Launches Virtual Reality-Enabled Telemedicine Platform for Maternal Mental Health

HIT Consultant

The platform has key partners including a well-known patient advocacy group and a maternal remote patient monitoring platform, Happy Mama by Reach. With these key partnerships, Vital Start aims to grow enterprise sales across health systems, health insurance companies, employers and pharmaceuticals.

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The Evolution of a Patient Ambassador – Learning from Stacy Hurt

Health Populi

My Zoom invitation to Stacy was a very convenient excuse for me to catch up with a friend in the field: we have known each other since Stacy started to grow her health-social media presence on Twitter. And that involvement in social media is intimately woven with Stacy’s patient advocacy journey….for

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The Economics of the Pandemic Put Costs at the Top of Americans’ Health Reform Priorities

Health Populi

In 2021, patients-as-health-consumers seek lower health care and prescription drug costs coupled with higher quality care, discovered by the patient advocacy coalition, Consumers for Quality Care. 90% conducted research into health care costs. 59% chose their health care provider based on cost.

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The Role of Compliance Officers in Healthcare Organizations: Challenges and Responsibilities

American Medical Compliance

It is not just about following rules but about maintaining the highest standards of patient care and ethical behavior. Healthcare organizations must comply with many regulations, including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) , the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and various state-specific regulations.

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What is Healthcare Compliance Ethics?

MedTrainer

This includes adhering to healthcare privacy laws like the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act ( HIPAA ) and maintaining accurate medical records. Confidentiality: Healthcare providers are bound by ethical obligations to maintain patient confidentiality.

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What’s Causing Fewer Primary Care Visits in the US?

Health Populi

Americans who have commercial health insurance (say, through an employer or union) are rarely thought to face barriers to receiving health care — in particular, primary care, that front line provider and on-ramp to the health care system.