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Reimbursement Repercussions for April 2023 End of Public Health Emergency

Telebehavioral Health Institute

While the official end of the public health emergency (PHE) was extended to April 2023 for many federal government programs, two federal actions will further extend the deadline for federal Medicare reimbursement until at least December 31, 2024.

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Can Public Health Really Be Consumer Friendly?

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. By Brian Yarnell, president and co-founder, Bluestream Health. The article Can Public Health Really Be Consumer Friendly? Illegal copying is prohibited.

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4 High-Paying Jobs In Public Health You Should Know About

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. The public health industry has many options for lucrative careers. However, employers prefer candidates who have relevant experience and a higher education degree in public health. The article 4 High-Paying Jobs In Public Health You Should Know About appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial public health public health jobs salaries in public health

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How Social Media Can Get Public Health So Wrong

Health Populi

This week, public health truths have collided with social media, the infodemic, and health citizenship. By the way, what Abner has learned about racism, bias and health along his journey could fill more than a magazine’s column inches).

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A CHRO’s Perspective on Substance Use in the Workplace: Supportive Strategies to Help Your Workforce Thrive

Speaker: Smita Das, MD, PhD, MPH, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Naj Wright, MBA, C-Suite HR Executive

Through advances in technology and access to care, managers can be empowered to serve as the front line of defense to help identify employee AUD and SUD concerns before they escalate. Understanding AUD and SUD, and providing tools for your workforce to overcome the challenges that they pose, is key to fostering strong mental health at work. Join us for this important how-to discussion.

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HL7 Launches Helios FHIR Accelerator For Public Health

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. A new initiative launched by Health Level Seven International (HL7) and jointly supported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC) seeks to […]. The article HL7 Launches Helios FHIR Accelerator For Public Health appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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How Retailers Are the New Public Health Purveyors

Health Populi

In that moment, a Fortune 100 company stepped an entire foot, and not just a toe, into public health waters. [I I covered that event with joy here in Health Populi as soon as it was announced months earlier on February 14th]. CVS stopped selling tobacco on October 1, 2014.

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COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended

Telebehavioral Health Institute

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended Until October The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) is extended until October of this year as announced by the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M.

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Pope Francis is a Public Health Advocate

Health Populi

He is, I realized while watching this film and hearing this man of words, a public health advocate. This ruins mental health, spiritual health and physical health. So the health mission was certainly alive with the Pope’s namesake’s modus vivendi. ” [FYI, Climate change has many health effects; one that isn’t discussed enough is the phenomenon’s negative impact on mental health, which I covered here on Health Populi.].

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CDC awards $3.2B to public health departments

Fierce Healthcare

to public health departments. CDC awards $3.2B fdiamond. Fri, 12/02/2022 - 08:25

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Designing Digital Health for Public Health Preparedness and Equity: the Consumer Tech Association Doubles Down

Health Populi

At the same time, CTA has published a paper on Advancing Health Equity Through Technology which complements and reinforces the PHTI announcement and objective. health/care ecosystem of: Some 3,000 health departments and boards of health. Tribal health departments.

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News from the Consumer Technology Association and Withings Further Demonstrates Private Sector’s Role in the Pandemic and Public Health

Health Populi

This week, announcements from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and Withings further bolster the case for the private sector bolstering public health in this pandemic…and future ones to come beyond the Age of the Coronavirus.

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Self Care and Public Health Prevention Measures – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

This week’s chat will be hosted by Maram Museitif (@MaramMPH) on the topic “Self-care in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic and Public Health Preventions.” HITsm Healthcare IT #HITsm Chat #HITsm Topics COVID-19 COVID-19 Burnout Maram Museitif Public Health

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Machine Learning Meets Public Health in Jvion Heat Maps

Healthcare IT Today

” I heard this summing-up in a recent interview with Dr. John Showalter, chief product officer for Jvion, a prescriptive AI analytics company in health care. His point is that we need to compare two or more populations to find out what makes one health and another unhealthy.

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Why Isn’t Health Data Available Where It’s Needed Including Public Health?

Healthcare IT Today

Ambulatory Analytics/Big Data Healthcare IT Hospital - Health System LTPAC directtrust DirectTrust Summit Ed Simcox FHIR Health Data Standards Healthcare Interoperability HHS Public Health public health data Public Health Data Interoperability USCDI

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HHS declares public health emergency over monkeypox

Fierce Healthcare

HHS declares public health emergency over monkeypox. rking. Thu, 08/04/2022 - 14:43

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Romney Proposes New Data Agency for the Protection of Public Health

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Senator Mitt Romney (R-UT) proposes a new data agency to improve access to impartial and objective public health data that would bolster our infectious disease intelligence and preparedness. The article Romney Proposes New Data Agency for the Protection of Public Health appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com. Editorial Center for Public Health Data Mill Romney

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HHS renews COVID-19 public health emergency another three months

Fierce Healthcare

HHS renews COVID-19 public health emergency another three months. rking. Fri, 07/15/2022 - 17:38

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HHS Announces Funding for Public Health IT Workforce Development Program

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today awarded $73 million in cooperative agreements as part of its Public Health Informatics & Technology […]. The article HHS Announces Funding for Public Health IT Workforce Development Program appeared first on electronichealthreporter.com.

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HHS extends COVID-19 public health emergency for another 90 days

Fierce Healthcare

HHS extends COVID-19 public health emergency for another 90 days. rking. Wed, 04/13/2022 - 13:51

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Becerra renews COVID-19 public health emergency another 90 days, possibly for last time

Fierce Healthcare

Becerra renews COVID-19 public health emergency another 90 days, possibly for last time. rking. Wed, 01/11/2023 - 12:18

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COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended: HHS Declared

Telebehavioral Health Institute

COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Extended Until October: HHS Declared The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) is extended until October of this year as announced by the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M.

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What’s Behind Microsoft’s New Public Health AI Play?

Healthcare IT Today

In a play for public health street cred, Microsoft has announced the creation of a new program designed to help public health researchers and organizations to leverage AI.

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Apple, Google's contact tracing update streamlines user enrollment, asks less of public health developers

Mobi Health News

Device owners in participating states will soon receive enrollment notifications, while public health authorities may automatically have Exposure Notification apps generated for them

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Walmart’s Growing Footprint in Healthcare and Public Health, from Guns to Mental Health and Gardens

Health Populi

Over the past couple of weeks, Walmart is demonstrating its growing commitment to and leadership in healthcare and public health. The company’s announcement this week of pulling products that can be used in military-style weapons from its Outdoor Sports/Shooting department is a major move for public health that is something of a watershed that will impact well beyond the company’s inventory and stock price.

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Lose the COVID-19 public health emergency, but keep the progress

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Biden’s statement, which divided the public health community and the public, has wide-reaching implications for the fate of connected health and vital telehealth services. What this means for telehealth and connected health policy.

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HHS puts $48M toward rural public health IT, workforce expansion

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The money can be used to address health IT needs, as well as to expand the public health workforce in continued response to COVID-19. "As we build a healthier nation, we will continue to promote health equity and strengthen rural health." The U.S.

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House extends virtual care flexibilities beyond public health emergency

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Senate, several COVID-19-era telehealth policies will remain in place for about five months after the public health emergency ends. Federally Qualified Health Centers and Rural Health Clinics. Healthcare IT News is a HIMSS Media publication. The U.S.

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Congress Extends Flexible Telehealth Rules Past Official End of COVID Public Health Emergency

Healthcare IT Today

However, if no action was taken to head this off, these rules were due to expire with the official end of the COVID-19 public health emergency. For some time now, special pandemic rules have been in effect which allowed providers to offer various forms of government-funded telehealth.

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Becerra decides to not extend mpox public health emergency set to expire next month

Fierce Healthcare

Becerra decides to not extend mpox public health emergency set to expire next month. rking. Fri, 12/02/2022 - 16:39

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New article in Frontiers in Public Health

vCare Project

Read in our recently released vCare article in Frontiers in Public Health, Virtual Coaching for Rehabilitation: The Participatory Design Experience of the vCare Project , how we have conceptualised and implemented the end-user involvement!

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Anticipating the end of the public health emergency

Henry Kotula

The Biden administration recently signaled that it will extend the federal COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), which has been in place for nearly two-and-a-half years, beyond its current July 15 expiration date. [link].

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Georgia Department of Public Health: Keeping Doctors and Patients Connected

CiscoHealth

Follow along with our new blog series #HealthcareNow and #PublicSectorNow , where we’ll addresses healthcare innovation around the world and how to maintain business continuity in today’s health climate. .

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CliniSys Acquires ApolloLIMS to Grow Community and Public Health Diagnostics Capability

Healthcare IT Today

CliniSys Group has acquired ApolloLIMS, a leading provider of laboratory information management systems based in Nashville, Tennessee, and with specialist expertise in clinical, public health, toxicology and molecular diagnostics.

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HHS extends public health emergency for another 90 days

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

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COVID-19 tracking tech – weighing personal and public health benefits against privacy

Mobi Health News

Contact tracing apps, symptom checkers and other data-driven tools provide tangible benefits, but experts say that more can be done to educate individuals on what information they collect and how it's handled

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HHS renews COVID-19 public health emergency order for another 90 days

Fierce Healthcare

HHS renews COVID-19 public health emergency order for another 90 days. rking. Fri, 01/14/2022 - 11:27

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MACPAC: States press for exact date for ending of COVID-19 public health emergency

Fierce Healthcare

MACPAC: States press for exact date for ending of COVID-19 public health emergency. rking. Wed, 07/27/2022 - 17:08

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WHO deems monkeypox global emergency; US weighs declaring its own public health declaration

Fierce Healthcare

WHO deems monkeypox global emergency; US weighs declaring its own public health declaration. dmuoio. Mon, 07/25/2022 - 12:20

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Google mobilizes location tracking data to help public health experts monitor COVID-19 spread

Mobi Health News

The anonymized, aggregated GPS data is collected from mobile devices that have opted into location-tracking services