Wisconsin hospitals filed 37% more lawsuits against patients from 2001 to 2018, study finds

Fierce Healthcare

Wisconsin hospitals filed 37% more lawsuits against patients from 2001 to 2018, study finds. dmuoio. Tue, 12/07/2021 - 12:07

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Report: Cancer death rates declined between 2001 and 2017

FierceHealthIT

In the midst of an otherwise unsettling week on the health front, researchers provided a glimmer of good news: Cancer deaths have continued to drop

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Human nature will help patients better than any algorithm or AI

KevinMD

Tapping into the mindset of one of the most villainous cinematic computers, the HAL 9000 of 2001 A Space Odyssey, may provide introspection to save us from the same paranoid meltdown that led HAL (spoiler alert) to embark on a murderous rampage.

Human nature will help patients better than any algorithm or AI

KevinMD

Tapping into the mindset of one of the most villainous cinematic computers, the HAL 9000 of 2001 A Space Odyssey, may provide introspection to save us from the same paranoid meltdown that led HAL (spoiler alert) to embark on a murderous rampage.

Office Ally Announces Acquisition of Bluemark

Healthcare IT Today

Founded in 2001, Bluemark provides specialized healthcare software and adaptive technology, including revenue integrity and […].

Service Dogs Can Help Veterans With PTSD and Anxiety: Study

Health and Wellness Blog | Uplifting People To Live A Healthier Life

million Americans deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since 2001 are experiencing post-traumatic stress disorder. As many as 1 in 5 of the roughly 2.7

“Complexity is Profitable” in U.S. Healthcare – How to Save a Quarter-Trillion Dollars

Health Populi

health care employment since 2001, today accounting for twice as many staff as physicians and nurses. In the U.S., “Health care is complicated because complexity is profitable.”

Missed Opportunities in Healthcare – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Michelle Currie (@mshlcurrie) on the topic “Missed Opportunities in Healthcare” When I graduated from UCSF with a master’s degree in Clinical Informatics in 2001, I felt like the […]. We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 9/27 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

The Remoteness of Work

Perficient

You’re really missing the full impact without the 2001 soundtrack in the background.). Today, I led our Digital Health Solutions town hall about remote work from… space. At Perficient we continue to adapt to the new realities, including trying to surprise each other while we can.

Primary Care 2.0 – How Crossover Health is “Re-Bundling” Health Care

Health Populi

published in 2001. In 2020, investments in digital health reached $14.1 bn , much of which went into niche applications like lab testing, medication adherence, and on-demand triage for urgent care.

Digital Health Gaps in the Pandemic Through the Eyes of Younger Physicians

Health Populi

Many of those who rushed to help on September 11, 2001, are, today, supporting COVID-19 efforts as highlighted in this Wall Street Journal story. .

Tell Me Your Story: How Narrative Medicine Fosters Trust

Society for Participatory Medicine

This approach to co-creating narratives is an innovative practice founded in 2001 by a team led by Dr. Rita Charon at Columbia University. Curled up on her hospital gurney but unable to sleep, the middle-aged Latinx female trauma patient sighed, “I am tired of being tired.”

10 Herbs That May Lower Blood Pressure

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

2001, January 1). High blood pressure is a chronic medical problem that has become a global epidemic.

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10 Herbs That May Lower Blood Pressure

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

2001, January 1). High blood pressure is a chronic medical problem that has become a global epidemic.

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The High Cost-of-Thriving and the Evolving Social Contract for Health Care

Health Populi

23% of households had zero or negative net worth in 2017, up from 16% in 2001. Millions of Americans have to work 53 weeks to cover a year’s worth of household expenses. Most Americans haven’t saved much for their retirement. Furthermore, the bullish macroeconomic outlook for the U.S.

Medicare Members Are Health Consumers, Too – Our AHIP Talk About Aging, Digital Immigrants, and Personalizing Health/Care

Health Populi

Digital immigrants, first coined by Marc Prensky in 2001.

3 Non-invasive Remote Patient Monitoring Devices for Atrial Fibrillation

DrKumo Remote Patient Monitoring

2001;103:2365–2370. In clinical practice, atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most frequent arrhythmia. AF is expected to affect 2.3 million people in the United States. As the population ages, AF becomes more common, with a prevalence of 3% to 5% among individuals over the age of 65.

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Correctional Healthcare Is Changing and Here’s Why

GlobalMed

In 2001, a prisoner taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas took two nurses hostage and assaulted them. . Correctional healthcare demand is at an all-time high. It was already under strain prior to the COVID pandemic and opioid epidemic.

A Profile of People in Medicare Advantage Plans – HealthMine’s Survey of “Digital Immigrants”

Health Populi

As digital immigrants, older people are, in the words of Prensky’s 2001 observation, “now in the process of learning a new language.” There are over 60 million enrollees in Medicare in 2019, and fully one-third are in Medicare Advantage plans. Medicare is adding 10,000 new beneficiaries every day in the U.S. Medicare Advantage enrollment is fast-growing, shown in the first chart where over 22 million people were in MA plans in January 2019.

Pharmacovigilance: The Return on Investment

Perficient

In 2001, the medical literature began to include the results of a different approach to the treatment of glaucoma and ocular hypertension. Previously, I analyzed the history of pharmacovigilance (PV), AEs and clinical therapeutics.

Opioid Drug Addiction: How Digital Health Technologies Can Help

The Digital Health Corner

According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) from 2001 to 2014, deaths due to overdoses in the USA were noted as: 8 fold increase due to prescription drugs. After a hiatus I am returning to my beloved Digital Health Corner. I appreciate all my loyal followers and have attempted to bridge my absence with posts in other social media. In a previous post I discussed important public health issues that digital technology can address. Among them is drug addiction.

Telemedicine is the Future of Obesity Treatment

GlobalMed

Healthcare spending on obesity increased by 29 percent between 2001 and 2015. Did you know telemedicine is the latest tool being used to combat obesity? In the United States alone, more than one third of adults and 17 percent of children are clinically obese. And the obesity crisis is getting worse; in 1999, 30.5 percent of adults and 13.9 percent of children were clinically obese, but today those numbers have risen to over 33 percent of adults and 17 percent of children.

Pump Therapy to the Rescue for Type 2 Diabetes?

Insulin Nation

When I first learned that I had Type 2 diabetes in 2001, I thought my world had come crumbling down right before my eyes. Had I lulled myself into a false sense of security and subconsciously “decided” that I could still eat as I had prior to 2001, because the insulin would fix any ill effects on my blood sugar? I’d been eating delicious things all my life and couldn’t bear the thought of having to do without.

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Exploring the Cosmos with Telemedicine

GlobalMed

Space has inspired some of our finest writers like Isaac Asimov and Ursula Le Guin, as well as Hollywood odysseys like Star Trek and 2001: Space Odyssey.

Health Costs for People with Diabetes is 3.6 Times More than Average

Insulin Nation

According to a Reuters report , people with diabetes on these two public insurance programs saw decreased out-of-pocket spending between 2001 and 2011. A new study confirms what many with diabetes have known all along – that staying healthy comes at a steep price. Researchers with the Health Care Cost Institute found that health care costs for people with diabetes on private insurance plans was about 3.6 times more than health care costs for those without diabetes.

Controlling Prison Healthcare Costs with Telemedicine

GlobalMed

In 2001, a prisoner taken to University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas took two nurses hostage and assaulted them. When you think of a typical telemedicine visit, you might picture a patient in a rural town communicating with a big-city specialist, or a primary care provider triaging with an emergency room department. Virtual care is now a regular aspect of the clinical landscape, from disaster recovery to behavioral and addiction treatment to military life.

Telehealth and Underserved, Vulnerable Populations: Prisons, Schools, Military, Seniors

Enzyme Health

Established in 2001 in just three childcare centers, the program has grown and has provided more than 13,000 telemedicine visits since program initiation. Learn the tremendous impact telemedicine is having on access to healthcare in correctional facilities, in schools, for the military, and for seniors. Besides simply delivering convenience, telehealth is helping to close the healthcare disparity gap in traditionally underserved and vulnerable patient populations.

What Will Healthcare Look Like in 2050?

GlobalMed

Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2001. In any dialogue about telemedicine, you’ll hear a lot of talk about access to care. But there’s another conversation that needs more attention: what kind of care does telemedicine offer? See, while GlobalMed can already connect patients to EKGs, ultrasounds and advanced teledentistry , we’re also opening the door to even more advanced breakthroughs in medicine. Technology is becoming interwoven with healthcare.

Voice of the Machine (VOM) – Are You Listening to Me or “It?”

Perficient

I have not seen the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey since 1968; but perhaps I can finally convince my wife to watch it this weekend, on one of our machines.

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How Telestroke Technology is Saving Lives (and Brains): Part 1 of 2

American Well

increase from 2001), and on average, a death from stroke occurred roughly every 4 minutes. What is Telestroke Technology? Since the turn of the millennium, the United States has experienced a continuing surge in the number of stroke victims seen in hospitals across the country. According to a study released in 2015 by the American Heart Association, roughly 795,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke annually and an estimated 6.6

How Telestroke Technology is Saving Lives (and Brains): Part 1 of 2

American Well

increase from 2001), and on average, a death from stroke occurred roughly every 4 minutes. What is Telestroke Technology? Since the turn of the millennium, the United States has experienced a continuing surge in the number of stroke victims seen in hospitals across the country. According to a study released in 2015 by the American Heart Association, roughly 795,000 people experience a new or recurrent stroke annually and an estimated 6.6

A Closer Look at the “Hire More Heroes” Bill

ACA Times

The employment rate for the relatively young vets who enlisted after the terrorist attacks September 11, 2001, was higher than the national average, but “compared with civilians in the same age ranges, post-9/11 veterans experienced lower rates unemployment.”. By Robert S. Sheen, Editor-in-Chief. Orrin Hatch (R-UT) has introduced the “Hire More Heroes Act,” with the goal of providing an additional incentive for employers to hire military veterans.

Spare a Rose, Save a Child Campaign Kicks Off

Insulin Nation

IDF launched Life for a Child in 2001 in partnership with Diabetes Australia-NSW and Hope Worldwide, recognizing that there are between 80,000 and 100,000 youth with diabetes in need around the world. Bennet Dunlap, an online diabetes community activist, is using social media to champion the International Diabetes Federation’s 2015 Spare a Rose, Save a Child campaign.

The Type 1 Tech Roundup – February, 2015

Insulin Nation

According to a LA Times report , Mann has stated that his replacement will be Hakan Edstrom, who has acted as both president and a board member since 2001. Tattoos for blood glucose readings. There’s a promising, but counterintuitive, new strategy to try to do away with finger-pricks: tattoos. According to a MedGadget report, researchers at the University of California, San Diego tested a new glucose-sensing temporary tattoo with positive results.

Why T1D Diagnosis Rates Continue to Rise Across the Globe

Insulin Nation

The SEARCH for Diabetes in Youth campaign reported that the prevalence of the disease in people under the age of twenty rose by 21% between 2001 and 2009. The prevalence of type 1 diabetes was relatively stable for much of human history until the second half of the 20th century.

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Improving your Google Search Result with SXA

Perficient

Continuing with my initial example, I will create a Movie object to represent the 2001 film The Lord of the Rings. Improving the way your search result appears in Google and other search engines is paramount to driving users to your site.

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The Pharma Industry Hits Bottom of Consumers’ Industry Rankings, and Healthcare Is Only Marginally Higher on the List

Health Populi

Gallup points out that the pharma industry has generally ranked lower than other sectors since 2001, the beginning of this study. from Gallup’s 2019 survey into Americans’ Views of U.S. Business Industry Sectors. Since reaching a relative high regard in 2015, the pharma industry reputation among consumers has declined each year since to the low this year with 58% of Americans having a negative view. This was a 31 percentage point drop in reputation in one year.

Impact of Covid-19 Felt in the Shared National Credit Reviews Released by Bank Regulators

Perficient

To misquote the great poet Alfred Lord Tennyson, “In the spring a young banker’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of SNC Classifications.”

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Creating examples

HAY on FHIR

valueCodeableConcept.coding.code = #2001 * extension[patient-iwi].valueCodeableConcept.coding.display Examples are probably one of the more useful things to an implementer – yet likely the least exciting part of building an Implementation Guide (IG) to the designer. And not only are they useful to the implementer, they are a good way to double check the actual IG – it’s surprising how often having to create an example finds issues with the artifacts within an IG.

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Perficient Growth Stories – Celebrating Excellence!

Perficient

I started off my career with training in legacy tools in 2001 – I can remember how the economy was at that point.” One of Perficient’s core values is Pride, and with good reason. We’re proud of our work, our colleagues, and our accomplishments, all of which we celebrate.