Which doctors are most likely to get in trouble for fraudulent billing? Study offers new clues

FierceHealthIT

Physicians were more likely to be excluded from public insurance reimbursement programs due to fraud between 2007 and 2017 if they were older, male, or had osteopathic training

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Senior Safety: Death from Falls

Christina's Considerations

The CDC just released data on unintentional injuries for persons age 65+ in the US between 2007 and 2016. While unintentional injuries are the seventh leading cause of death, falls account for the largest percentage. 1/4 of US residents aged.

Medical Issues Are Still The #1 Contributor to Bankruptcy in the U.S.

Health Populi

The report, Medical Bankruptcy: Still Common Despite the Affordable Care Act , updates research from 2007 which was conducted by two of this new study’s authors, Dr. David Himmelstein and Dr. Steffie Woolhandler, along with other colleagues.

Surprise, Surprise: Most Americans Have Faced a “Surprise” Medical Bill

Health Populi

I wrote my first post on Health Populi nearly eleven years ago Labor Day week 2007. of the GDP and that PPO reached $28,166 — nearly two times the 2007 cost. Most Americans have been surprised by a medical bill, a NORC AmeriSpeak survey found. Who’s responsible?

Self-Care Is Healthcare In Consumers’ Hands, Peaking on Google Trends

Health Populi

in December 2007, and tracked “self-care” searches to today, 15 March 2019. Today, the number of searches on Google using the phrase “self-care” reached a high, shown in the line graph I created on Google Trends and marked up in red.

Senior Safety: Death from Falls

Christina's Considerations

The CDC just released data on unintentional injuries for persons age 65+ in the US between 2007 and 2016. While unintentional injuries are the seventh leading cause of death, falls account for the largest percentage. 1/4 of US residents aged. Healthy Children and Families The Patient Experience

Rush University Medical Center, clinicians hit with malpractice suit over birth defects 

FierceHealthIT

Rush University Medical Center and several of its clinicians were hit this week with a malpractice lawsuit that alleges a baby born at the hospital in 2007 was left disabled following a series of medical errors.

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Re-Tweeting Sanofi’s Tweet: Inclusion Matters for Health, Wellness, and the Body Politic

Health Populi

” Health Populi’s Hot Points: The uniquely American challenge of health disparities, especially relating to race, is a topic I’ve covered many times since the launch of Health Populi in 2007.

Having Problems with Your Emergin System?

Medical Connectivity

Emergin was acquired by Philips in 2007. Years ago, many hospitals bought an Emergin messaging middleware system as a point solution to bring messaging to specific interfaced systems.

Hill-Rom Acquires Voalte: Analysis

Medical Connectivity

Hill-Rom announced March 12, 2019 that it was in the process of acquiring Voalte for $180 million. An additional $15 million earn out was also disclosed. With annual revenue approaching $40M, the enterprise-value to revenue multiple for Voalte is a over 4.5.

Pediatric Asthma Risk Score (PARS) App Review

Healthcare Guys

In 2007, the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) released their Expert Panel Report 3 for the management of asthma. Asthma is one of the most common chronic conditions in children and adults with a prevalence of over 8% in U.S. children and 7% in adults. This translates to over 7 million children in the U.S. have asthma and over 26 million total. These guidelines are still in effect with minor updates over the years.

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Building Trust and Truth in Patient Social Networks

Health Populi

Those were the early days of the formation of patient social networks [Patients Like me was founded in 2004, and WEGO Health and Stupid Cancer in 2007]. We are only just past the dawn of the second machine age, where digitization is enabling artificial intelligence.

Doing Less Can Be Doing More for Healthcare – the Biggest Takeaway From ASCO 2018

Health Populi

Health Populi’s Hot Points: One of the earliest and most important books on the benefits of “doing less” in healthcare was Shannon Brownlee’s Overtreated , which I’ve covered here in Health Populi since the start of the blog in 2007.

Apple’s Health Records App: A Ripple or a Roar?

The cHealth Blog

” Microsoft HealthVault has also seen its share of challenges since it launched in 2007. To quote Yogi Berra, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” ” Or so it seems. Apple’s Health Records App.

Submission to the Senate inquiry on My Health Record

Health Intersections

Current Situation – State of the Art 2007. The design of the system and the standards it is based on were state of the art in 2007. This is the submission I made to the Australian Senate with regard to it’s inquiry into the My Health Record. . Executive Summary My remarks relate to the following parts of the terms of reference: a. the expected benefits of the My Health Record system; f.

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

Society for Participatory Medicine

Cochrane Collaboration logo – it’s a forest plot!

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4 Benefits of a Single Sign On in Healthcare

Perficient

in 2007?”. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a single sign on (SSO) for your daily work routine? How many moments would be spent helping a patient, instead of staring at a screen trying to remember usernames or password credentials? Take a moment and consider this. How many applications, websites, and dashboards do you have to sign on to in a day? Sometimes once, and other times multiple due to security or session time-outs.

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Thoughts on Clinical Decision Support and its Future: Dr Greenes Interview

Medical Connectivity

He also was a practicing radiologist at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston until 2007, when he became chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics, Arizona State University.

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Year in Review – SlideShare and Delicious

eHealth

The D elicious Annual Report reminds me I joined in 2007 and has a nice constellation view of some of the content. Two automated reports I came across thanks to the Twitterati. First is SlideShare personalized year in review shows a definite peak in November after I uploaded two presentations I made in Houston on Social Media Intro and Social Media in Healthcare. My total views on SlideShare are approaching 100,000 with over 20,000 in 2013 alone.

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Dying from Untreated Diabetes at Rikers Island

Insulin Nation

However, based upon material posted on the firm’s website, a report from the New York Daily News and an inmate medical area surveillance video posted by the New York Times , we’ve learned that Mr. Mercado had first been confined at Rikers Island in 2007 and denied diabetes treatment.

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FDA Slower to Approve New Medical Devices Than Drugs

Insulin Nation

The study analyzed data comparing medical devices and drugs introduced between 1977 and 2007. As Medtronic prepares to seek FDA approval for an artificial pancreas, many have wondered why it’s taken so long to get to this point.

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American Well engineering team highlighted on VentureFizz

American Well Blog

Freshman joined American Well in 2007, tackling web and mobile development. This week we announced the appointment of longtime American Well technology executive Jon Freshman to Chief Technology Officer.

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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Australia Struggles with Rollout of National Electronic Health Record System as 900,000 Citizens opt out

Lloyd Price

Grahame Grieve, Principal at Health Intersections, argues My Health Record is stuck in a time warp—a system built on technology that was state of the art in 2007—but that has not kept pace with technological advances during its years of development. “In

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#PatientsIncluded statement for SPM’s Second Annual Conference: #SPM2018

Society for Participatory Medicine

When she got a cancer diagnosis five days before Christmas in 2007, she used her research, communication, and comedy skills to navigate treatment. Here’s the latest in a series of posts about the Society for Participatory Medicine’s second annual conference on Oct.

Type 1 in the Fast Lane – Charlie Kimball

Insulin Nation

For me, it was my Type 1 diabetes diagnosis date: October 16th, 2007. In 2007, I moved to the Renault World Series.

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Weekender 6/8/18

HIStalk Weekender

Weekly News Recap. Jonathan Bush resigns as CEO of Athenahealth, which will review its options to sell, merge, or continue operating as a private company. Apple releases an API that gives developers access to information stored in Health Records and HealthKit for building apps.

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Tandem’s High-Capacity Pump

Insulin Nation

While 200-unit and 300-unit pumps have been on the market since 2007, a 480-unit pump can provide more options for daily diabetes care, he says.

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U.S. Investigator with Type 1 Still Missing in Iran

Insulin Nation

citizen Robert Levinson, who has Type 1 diabetes and has been imprisoned in Iran since March 2007, remain unknown; Levinson also suffers from hypertension and gout.

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Why Pumps in the EU May be Less Safe

Insulin Nation

The EU directive on medical devices, last revised in 2007, is clearly intended for ensuring commerce, not safety. In previous stories in this series on insulin pump safety, we’ve been discussing the push to have U.S.

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Did Novo Illegally Use Diabetes Educators to Boost Drug Sales?

Insulin Nation

Sometime between 2006 and 2007, Novo Nordisk entered into an agreement with HealthStar Communications and Practice Therapeutics (a HealthStar entity) to run a program called “Changing Life with Diabetes”.

This is Not a Nick Jonas Article

Insulin Nation

And then there’s the confusing issue of Halle Berry, who seemed to suggest that she had Type 1 in 2007 and reversed it with diet; the consensus is that she probably had Type 2 and was initially misdiagnosed.

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U.S. Investigator with Type 1 Still Missing

Insulin Nation

citizen Robert Levinson, who has Type 1 diabetes and has been imprisoned in Iran since March 2007, remain unknown; Levinson also suffers from hypertension and gout.

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WhatsApp, Messaging Apps and the future of Digital Health in the UK

Lloyd Price

6) CareFlow Connect - www.careflowconnect.com Founded by two surgeons in 2007, Careflow Connect Ltd was acquired last year by System C Healthcare Ltd, one of the UK’s largest suppliers of health and social care software. Messaging apps are the future of digital health technology in the UK.

Superfoods for People with Type 1?

Insulin Nation

A 2007 Chinese study had similar findings. Craig Idlebrook contributed to this article. Every adult with Type 1 knows, at least basically, how to count carbs and estimate the amount of insulin needed to cover those carbs.

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Telemedicine Today: October 2016

American Well Blog

Demand for inmate healthcare is rising: The number of incarcerated men over the age of 55 jumped 82% from 1999 to 2007. Welcome to the October 2016 edition of Avizia’s Telemedicine Today! Each month we re-visit some of the most exciting news and influential events.

I Was an Artificial Pancreas Guinea Pig!

Insulin Nation

In 2007, he began to take part in human clinical trials of artificial pancreas technology through the University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology. There’s a sleepy tempo that often accompanies evening fundraisers for good causes.

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Six Easy Ways to Improve Corporate Culture

American Well Blog

A 2007 study found that “ 62 percent of Gen Y respondents said they would prefer to work for companies that give them opportunities to contribute their talents to nonprofit organizations. ”.

How many tries does it take to flip a physician?

Society for Participatory Medicine

Aided by academic centers assessing data and books by respected authors such as policy expert Shannon Brownlee ( Overtreatment , 2007) and physician Gilbert Welch of Dartmouth ( Overdiagnosis , 2011) awareness grew, not just among physicians, but in the public mind. .

Missy Foy – Running Down Her Dream

Insulin Nation

Won a silver medal in the 2007 U.S. Insulin Nation will be featuring five profiles of female athletes with Type 1 diabetes who thrive at their sport. Each profile is excerpted from Judith Jones Ambrosini’s book “The Sisterhood of Diabetes: Facing Challenges and Living Dreams”.

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