Rural emergency department visits jumped more than 50% in about a decade—study

FierceHealthIT

Visits to the emergency department in rural areas jumped by more than 50% since 2005 even as the overall population in rural areas fell—a sign of increasing pressure on rural hospitals as safety-nets, a study published in JAMA Network Open found

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A Call to Healthcare Professionals: Contrary to what you’ve been taught, use social media

Christina's Considerations

Way back in 2005, I began blogging. After a couple of years, I got tired of explaining to my hospital administration and physician friends "what's a blog?" and "why would I want to Twitter?" Since all of the young people. Health Information Technology and Telehealth Healthy Children and Families Hospitals & Health Systems Social Media & mHealth Workplace Health and Wellness

Medical device recalls reach historic levels in 2018 with software as leading cause

FierceHealthIT

A new report shows that more medical devices were recalled in the first quarter of 2018 than in any other quarter dating back to 2005. Attorney Bethany Hills tells FierceHealthcare that's likely to continue as more complex software is integrated into devices

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Handling Multiple Action Filters in Tableau

Perficient

Action filters are new type of dashboard action that allows the user to dynamically control which dimension members are included in a set. It allows higher level of visualization interactivity. By selecting a specific category, the dashboard will be filtered to highlight that category.

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'Deaths of despair' on the rise across the country, report finds

FierceHealthIT

A study by The Commonwealth Fund reports a 50% jump in the combined death rate from suicide, alcohol, opioids and other drugs between 2005 and 2016. Rising death and obesity rates also remain key public health challenges across the country, they said

Healthcare will outspend all other industries on R&D by 2020 reports PwC

Lloyd Price

R&D spending in healthcare is expected to exceed $180 billion by 2020, up from about $86 billion in 2005. Software and internet, another sector that has demonstrated sustained growth in R&D spending, is forecast to reach about $175 billion, up from just over $20 billion in 2005.

A farewell to blogs: FierceHospitals will explore what it takes to make hospitals the best-run organizations on the planet

FierceHealthIT

The Hospital Impact blog, launched in March 2005, introduced itself as “the first and only healthcare blog dedicated [to] current and emerging hospital leaders, thinkers, and enablers,” and its mission was to answer the question “what will it take for hospitals to be the best-run organizations on the face of the planet?”

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Money First, Then Kids: The State of the American Family in 2018

Health Populi

This poll, conducted since 2005, looks at the state of U.S. Most American families with children at home are concerned about paying bills on a monthly basis.

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Guest Blog: Growing Rural Health Access with Telehealth – by Ryan Kelly, Mississippi Telehealth Association

South Central Telehealth Resource Center

Kelly earned a bachelor’s of science with honors from The University of Southern Mississippi in 2005 and a master’s of science with honors from Mississippi College in 2007.

The who, what, when, where, and why of Cochrane

Society for Participatory Medicine

Cochrane is now an internationally renowned initiative (Clarke 2005; Green 2005).” Cochrane Collaboration logo – it’s a forest plot!

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A Tale of Two America’s for Health

Health Populi

The top-line of this national health scorecard is that “deaths of despair” are surging, due to suicide, alcohol, opioids, and other drugs whose use has grown by 50% since 2005 to 2016. Disparities in Americans’ health vary among people living in each of the 50 states.

How Patient Portals Are Failing Healthcare — And Our Patients

Phoenix Health Systems

Logging into a portal on a hospital website that looks like a 2005 creation (and probably was), and displays information and events that aren’t current does not inspire confidence in consumers. Healthcare consumers range from tech-savvy millennials accustomed to quick click-throughs to straight answers — to patients with little confidence or competence in computing tools.

Europe Durable Medical Equipment Market Opportunities by Types, Demand, Top Manufactures and Application

Healthcare Guys

As per the projections made by the WHO, deaths caused by diabetes are expected to double between 2005 and 2030 in the region. The European durable medical equipment (DME) market is expected to reach $55.4 billion by 2024, according to P&S Intelligence.

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Sounds Like A John Denver Song: Virginia and Colorado Towns Rank High As Healthy Communities

Health Populi

In the rich evidence base for primary care improving community health, we can look to the seminal 2005 work of Barbara Starfield. If it’s true that “your ZIP code is more important than your genetic code,” you’d look for a job in 22046, buy a house there, and plant your roots.

4 Strategies to Make CX a Competitive Differentiator

Perficient

He also authored Perficient’s Envision strategy methodology in 2005, which has resulted in a number of client engagements and established new client relationships focused on digital strategy and customer experience. I have two pieces of old news to report.

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Capsule Tech Acquires Bernoulli Health: Analysis

Medical Connectivity

On April 30, 2019, Capsule Tech announced that it is acquiring Bernoulli Health for an undisclosed amount.

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The Culture of Customer Satisfaction

Mobile Health Matters

Recent trends in the business literature show a significant focus on the mechanics of the culture of organizations. Annual training reinforcing the quality and compliance requirements of organizations is a common end-of-year task.

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Did you get your Medical Resident FICA Refund?

Medicine and Technology

Were you in residency before 2005? The IRS has made an administrative determination to accept the position that medical residents are excepted from FICA taxes for tax periods ending before April 1, 2005, when new IRS regulations went into effect. Did you receive your Medical Resident FICA Refund ? Here's what the IRS says about the FICA refunds: Why are FICA refunds being paid to medical residents and their employers?

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The Pushback Against the Artificial Pancreas

Insulin Nation

There has been some pushback against labeling the Medtronic 670G an “artificial pancreas”. Even Jeffrey Brewer, the current president and CEO of Bigfoot Biomedical and the former president and CEO of JDRF, has soured on the term.

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Why A.I. Will Never Replace Recruiters

Healthcare Guys

I remember fear settling in like a big dark cloud when I opened my search practice in 2005 with all the dire predictions of how the Internet and all the online hiring websites were going to put recruiters out of business.

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Weekender 6/28/19

HIStalk Weekender

State records indicate that Elizabeth McCarthy was a certified nursing assistant until 2005. Weekly News Recap. Change Healthcare goes public on the Nasdaq exchange. Providence St. Joseph Health acquires Bluetree Network. Sansoro Health and Datica announce plans to merge.

Psych Central podcast: “We often feel very isolated, but we have a lot more in common than we realize.”

Society for Participatory Medicine

What Doc Tom wrote about Psych Central in 2005. As a social movement works its way through a culture, sometimes we discover surprising disconnects or parallels.

Multiple formats of the same Document content

Healthcare Exchange Standards

I propose that “The most technically advanced” document format be considered the Prime, with all of the other formats considered Transforms (XFRM) from that prime document. Thus if the Document Source can create a C-CDA 2.1; then that becomes the prime.

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The Cleveland Clinic and Kaiser Permanente share the benefits of Group Appointments for patients

Lloyd Price

percent in 2005, according to data from the American Academy of Family Physicians cited by The Post.

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If Disney Ran Your Hospital : What Healthcare can learn from Mickey Mouse

Lloyd Price

In 2005 his book received the Book of the Year Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives, and is now available in Dutch and Portuguese.

How Hospitals Are Reducing Medical Costs with Telehealth

American Well

A decrease in the number of potentially avoidable hospital admissions from 2005 to 2010 saved nearly $1 billion in hospital costs.”. Interest in telehealth has reached an all-time high, with many of the most prestigious health systems in the U.S. implementing the technology in 2015.

Insulin Allergies Are For Real

Insulin Nation

In 2005, researchers discussed in Clinical and Molecular Allergy the case of a 25-year-old Spanish man with Type 1 diabetes who was experiencing an anaphylactic reaction to insulin.

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UK Survey Finds Many Denied Test Strips

Insulin Nation

In a 2005 study , researchers found that 27 percent of the regional health care trust agencies had policies in place restricting access to test strips for people with diabetes. A new UK survey finds that people with diabetes are being unfairly denied access to blood glucose test strips.

The Top 5 Reasons Health Systems Like CHS Are Adopting Telehealth

American Well

A decrease in the number of potentially avoidable hospital admissions from 2005 to 2010 saved nearly $1 billion in hospital costs. By Danielle Russella, President, Customer Solutions. .

Advocate Counters the Fake News About Buying Insulin Online

Insulin Nation

Then, in 2005, the industry commissioned an author to write a novel about Muslim terrorists who plot to kill Americans with counterfeit drugs sold by Canadian pharmacies. We recently surveyed Insulin Nation readers about what they have done to obtain insulin and make it last.

How will Oculus Rift affect our Health?

Lloyd Price

Researcher Albert Rizzo of the University of California’s Institute for Creative Technologies developed ‘Virtual Iraq’ in 2005 to help soldiers recover from their ordeals, with promising results.

Tom Brady’s Business Partner’s False Diabetes Claims

Insulin Nation

Guerrero entered into a 2005 consent decree with the FTC for his role pushing Supreme Greens.

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HIStalk Interviews Terry Edwards, CEO, PerfectServe

HIStalk Interviews

We first entered the acute space in 2005. Terry Edwards is founder, president, and CEO of PerfectServe of Knoxville, TN. Tell me about yourself and the company. I started PerfectServe in the late 1990s after spending a few years in a technology company called Voice-Tel, which was one of the early pioneers in interactive voice messaging. At that company, I saw the need to improve communications in healthcare and later started PerfectServe.

Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources (FHIR) Explained

Perficient

They build up over ten years of patient health records, and incurred an EMR transition from one legacy to a new one, circa 2005. What is FHIR? FHIR (Fast Healthcare Interoperability Resources) Specification is a standard for exchanging healthcare information electronically. Healthcare records are increasingly becoming digitized. As patients move around the healthcare ecosystem, their electronic health records must be available, discoverable, and understandable.

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Electronic Health Records : History, hurdles and the promise of Blockchain

Lloyd Price

In April 2005, it began deployment of EHR systems in NHS Trusts.

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Doc Martin Learns About Insulin Therapy…Finally.

Insulin Nation

In a 2005 episode entitled “Aromatherapy”, a local DJ who has been acting erratically turns out to have untreated diabetes, and is eventually discovered by the doctor after she has collapsed. The BBC has taken some heat recently from the diabetes community for having shows with inaccurate and insensitive depictions of diabetes. Last year, a drama called The Syndicate seemed to show hypoglycemia being treated with insulin.

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Los tres oficiales de policía con diabetes tipo 1.

Insulin Nation

Ha sido oficial desde 2005, y ahora trabaja en el Departamento de la Unidad de Violencia Familiar.

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HIStalk Interviews Rizwan Koita, CEO, CitiusTech

HIStalk Interviews

We founded the company in 2005. Rizwan Koita is CEO of CitiusTech of Princeton, NJ. Tell me about yourself and the company. I’m the founder and chief executive officer of CitiusTech. This is my second company — I started a tech support company. Before that, I spent about five years with McKinsey & Company. When you and I spoke last in 2015, CitiusTech was about 1,600 or 1,700 people strong. We are now at 3,200 people.

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The Three Glendale Police Officers with Type 1

Insulin Nation

He has been an officer since 2005, and now works in the Department’s Family Violence Unit. Recently, an Arizona police department launched a campaign during Diabetes Awareness Month to let people know it’s hiring twenty officers, and that people with diabetes are welcome to apply.

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The Three Glendale Police Officers with Type 1

Insulin Nation

He has been an officer since 2005, and now works in the Department’s Family Violence Unit. Recently, an Arizona police department launched a campaign during Diabetes Awareness Month to let people know it’s hiring twenty officers, and that people with diabetes are welcome to apply.

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