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


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


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


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Integrated EHR enables shift to virtual post-discharge follow-up

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The research team studied nearly 250,000 hospital discharges in patients with diabetes from 2005 to 2011.

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


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


DIY Health Care and Self-Care Accelerating in the Pandemic

Health Populi

Health Populi’s Hot Points: Reading the Drug Store News story was a kind of déjà vu for me, reflecting on work I did with Rod Falcon and Institute for the Future on personal health ecologies in… 2005.

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


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

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


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?”


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

Health Populi

But America’s per capita primary care physician supply fell between 2005 and 2015. 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.

Error which caused 80,000 German medical practices to lose their connection to telematics infrastructure has been resolved

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Founded in 2005, Gematik is the society for the eHealth card and related telematics applications, responsible for the construction, operation and maintenance of the TI.

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. Healthcare is on track to be the No. 1 industry for global research and development spending, according to new analysis from PwC.

Reuters Health: Telemedicine surging in US but still uncommon

mHealth Insight

“To see whether these laws translate to more use of telemedicine, researchers examined private health insurance claims data from 2005 to 2017 from OptumLabs Data Warehouse. Overall, annual telemedicine visits increased from 206 visits in 2005, or less than one per 1,000 people in the study, to more than 202,000 visits in 2017, or more than seven per 1,000. “Although telemedicine visits have increased sharply in the U.S.

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. One in two people have had at least one personal “economic crisis” in the past year, we learn in the American Family Survey 2018 , released last week from Deseret News and The Brookings Institution. The project surveyed 3,000 U.S. adults across the general population, fielded online by YouGov.


Handling Multiple Action Filters in Tableau

Perficient Data & Analytics

The Final Dashboard with all three worksheets is shown below, Now, Set actions are added in Dashboard as follows, Same way Actions are added in other 2 sheets, Based on the product and year field, data are filtered in dashboard and is shown below, Product Type: cooking Gear is selected in Gross Profit Per Product worksheet, Year :2005 is selected in Planned Vs Actual Revenue worksheet, This way we can handle multiple action filters in Tableau Dashboard.


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. These differences in health status generally fall into two regions: north and south, found in the Commonwealth Fund’s 2018 Scorecard on State Health System Performance.

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. You’d find yourself in Falls Church, Virginia, named number one in the Healthiest Communities rankings of 500 U.S. towns. You can see a list of all of the communities here.

The DASS-21 Scale Explained


Another study was conducted by the British Psychological Society in 2005. Most successful projects require a variety of tools, used in combination to achieve the desired end. The same holds true when evaluating new clients.

Master Guide to Telehealth Statistics for 2019

Enzyme Health

Telemedicine visits increased at an average compound annual growth rate of 52% per year from 2005 - 2014 ( JAMA ). If you are working in telemedicine, you should be aware of the latest data supporting this method of healthcare delivery. Get to know the most important data on telehealth market growth, insurance and telemedicine, telehealth technology, telemedicine patient demographics, telehealth patient satisfaction, provider adoption of telehealth, and specialty telemedicine statistics.

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 majority of Americans, particularly in the southern United States, receive their healthcare through rural health facilities. These facilities often include rural or critical access hospitals, rural health clinics and/or community health centers, and other rural providers.

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. To provide some context for the training, it is important to look at the synergy between the cultures of compliance and quality, and how that synergy supports customer satisfaction.


Capsule Tech Acquires Bernoulli Health: Analysis

Medical Connectivity

This move to disperse ventilated patients throughout hospital nursing units resulted in an increase in ventilator acquired pneumonia and other complications, that in 2005 resulted in the designation of ventilator acquired pneumonia as a hospital acquired condition for which CMS would not reimburse hospitals. On April 30, 2019, Capsule Tech announced that it is acquiring Bernoulli Health for an undisclosed amount.

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The Pushback Against the Artificial Pancreas

Insulin Nation

In an October 6th, 2016 Facebook post, he wrote why Bigfoot Biomedical won’t be calling their coming automated pump system an artificial pancreas: “In retrospect, those of us who came together in 2005 to drive development of automated insulin delivery systems shouldn’t have embraced the term ‘artificial pancreas.’ There has been some pushback against labeling the Medtronic 670G an “artificial pancreas”.


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?


Twilio Flex Powered by Perficient will be the Buzz at Signal 2019


Wednesday, August 7 | 2:20 PM – 2:50 PM | Room 2005. If you are headed to sunny San Francisco next week for Twilio Signal 2019 , get ready for an action-packed adventure of networking, learning and discussions. As you “explore the intersection of technology, innovation, and communications”, you’ll want to check out Perficient’s Visionary Booth (V1) in the expo hall.


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. Dr. Danny Sands and I were recently interviewed for the Psych Central podcast, and in the process, host Gabe Howard said something exactly like that. Here’s the story.

Multiple formats of the same Document content

Healthcare Exchange Standards

CCD 2007 text/xml urn:ihe:pcc:xphr:2007 C32 2007 text/xml urn:ihe:pcc:xphr:2007 CDAR2 structured 2005 text/xml CDAR2 unstructured 2005 text/xml urn:ihe:iti:xds-sd:pdf:2008 FHIR Document 2017 application/fhir+xml application/fhir+json PDF - rendered view of C-CDA using publishers stylesheet 2001 application/pdf XDS-I 2005 application/dicom CCR 2005 application/x-ccr Bluebutton text 2013 text/plain As you can see, C-CDA 2.1


Using Chef Habitat to Migrate Legacy Windows Applications


application from Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft SQL Server 2005 to a Windows Server 2016 physical or virtual machine and a Docker container with Windows Server 2016 Core. runtime and installing SQL Server 2005, while its loading, build this plan: build. Overview. In this bog post we will discuss Using Chef Habitat to Migrate Legacy Windows Applications to a Modern Secure Platform.


Milk: These Options Are Better for You Than Cow’s Milk

Insulin Nation

A 2005 review published in Pediatrics showed that drinking milk does not improve bone strength in children,” reported the PCRM. . “In If you have any type of diabetes, there’s really no reason to be drinking cow’s milk on a daily basis. . Simply put, cow’s milk contains about 10 more grams of sugar per 8 ounces than the best-unsweetened alternatives. Let’s take a look. The highest-carb milk options: 12 to 25 grams per 8 oz.

Keep it to Yourself, until Someone Asks

Insulin Nation

I was diagnosed with type-1 diabetes in 2005. This was exactly my attitude toward my illness. It worked for a bit. I never walked into a room, a job interview, or a First Day and made an announcement. Sometimes someone would notice the pager-like device I wear on my hip, or the Nicorette-like patch on the back of my arm (not a Nicorette patch) and ask me questions. I responded gracefully, happy that someone noticed and was interested in learning more – or appeared to, anyway.


How Hospitals Are Reducing Medical Costs with Telehealth

American Well

Analysis of data from the Healthcare Cost & Utilization Project’s 2010 Nationwide Inpatient Sample and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s Prevention Quality Indicators showed that a decrease in the number of potentially avoidable hospital admissions from 2005 to 2010 saved nearly $1 billion in hospital costs. A decrease in the number of potentially avoidable hospital admissions from 2005 to 2010 saved nearly $1 billion in hospital costs.”.

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. Basal insulin was supposed to be a help for novelist Katherine Marple, but instead it became the bane of her existence. A few years back, Marple’s doctor switched her to Lantus to help control some of the peaks and valleys of her blood glucose levels.


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. Some of the US' leading health systems, including Cleveland Clinic and Oakland, California based Kaiser Permanente, are highlighting group medical appointments as a way to give patients expanded healthcare access and help providers see more patients, reports the Washington Post. Seven report insights: 1.


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. If Disney Ran Your Hospital: 9 1/2 Things You Would Do Differently Fred Lee was an American hospital executive who left his senior role in health care and joined Disney.

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 survey, conducted by the advocacy group Diabetes UK , confirms earlier survey reports that show widespread restrictions on test strip access within the country’s national health system.

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. . You may have seen the news that Community Health Systems (CHS) is now partnering with American Well to make telehealth available to their patients for primary care video visits. CHS, one of the largest health systems in the U.S., is the most recent system to join our growing roster of partners.

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.


The Medico-legal Discussion of the Digital and AI Revolution in the Indian Healthcare Industry

New Age Healthcare

2005) 6 SCC 1 . [12] D igital technology has created a global revolution. The world is becoming more connected and increasingly relying on digital for developing solutions for every industry and sphere of life. They cover technologies ranging from smartphones, 3D printing, and cloud computing, social media to everyday workings of nearly all industries like banking, telecom, engineering and even healthcare.

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. Photo Source: Keith Allison – Creative Commons Court documents and news reports reveal that a business partner of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has been investigated twice and sanctioned once by federal officials for making false claims of supplements to treat chronic conditions.


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. Since Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR in March, many of us have been wondering what the future holds for the world of virtual reality.

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. . You may have seen the news that Community Health Systems (CHS) is now partnering with American Well to make telehealth available to their patients for primary care video visits. CHS, one of the largest health systems in the U.S., is the most recent system to join our growing roster of partners.