HIMSSCast: ACA Community Health Needs Assessments – data challenges and solutions

HIMSSCast: ACA Community Health Needs Assessments – data challenges and solutions

In this HIMSSCast podcast, the discussion centers on the data challenges that have accompanied the Affordable Care Act’s Community Health Needs Assessments and hospitals’ improvement strategies. The guest is Michael A. Stoto, PhD, professor emeritus in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the School of Health at Georgetown University. Like what you hear? Subscribe … Read more

Digital front doors’ advantages when meeting population health needs

Digital front doors' advantages when meeting population health needs

Population health management has become an important competency for hospitals and health systems. But the road to implementing effective pop health strategies is laden with challenges: monitoring chronic illness rates and preventing community transmission, triaging emergencies over routine health care circumstances, and executing preventive services all require providers to alter their traditional fee-for-service workflow. Advanced … Read more

Novant Health launches VR training

Novant Health launches VR training

Voice-activated, immersive virtual reality leadership training is designed to help leaders approach sensitive issues with their teams and is inspired by “Talking Taboo: Making the Most of Polarizing Discussions at Work” by Dr. . Written by Alex Alonso, SHRM-SCP. CKO of the Society for Human Resource Management. why it matters Novant Health has announced that … Read more

Health Panel Recommends Anxiety Screening for All Adults Under 65

Health Panel Recommends Anxiety Screening for All Adults Under 65

A panel of medical experts on Tuesday recommended for the first time that doctors screen all adult patients under the age of 65 for anxiety, guidance that highlights the extraordinary stress levels that have plagued the United States since the start of the pandemic. has plagued. The advisory group, called the US Preventive Services Task … Read more

How Health Care Workers Got Me Through the Pandemic

How Health Care Workers Got Me Through the Pandemic

How Medical services Laborers Helped Me Through the PandemicThis article is essential for the I Need to Thank You series. We got some information about who helped them through the pandemic; this is a determination of their tales about medical care laborers. We’ve distributed an article about loved ones, and an impending article will zero … Read more

HIMSSCast: California’s work toward statewide health data exchange

HIMSSCast: California's work toward statewide health data exchange

California is a very big state and boasts some of the world’s biggest and most leading-edge health systems. Because of its size, however, the Golden State’s health information exchange ecosystem is often fragmented and siloed, with many regional HIEs serving providers in their nearby footprint. healthcare organizations In July 2021, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed bill … Read more

Period tracking app Flo releases anonymous mode and more digital health briefs

Period tracking app Flo releases anonymous mode and more digital health briefs

period tracking app flow Launched its previously announced anonymous mode, which the company said will allow users to access the app without having to associate their names, email addresses and technical identifiers with their health data. Flow partnered with security firm Cloudflare to build the new facility and white paper released Description of its technical … Read more

YouTube, KFF partnering on health equity streaming content

YouTube, KFF partnering on health equity streaming content

Photo: Luis Alvarez/Getty Images youtube and Kaiser Family Foundation Toward non-profit organizations are joining a new program, with an emphasis on creating educational videos about inequalities in health care, including behavioral health and maternal care. The Tackling Health Equity Through Information Quality Program, or THE-IQ, brings together the work of three organizations that serve underrepresented … Read more

U.S. healthcare system’s reliance on biased data perpetuates health inequity, report shows

U.S. healthcare system's reliance on biased data perpetuates health inequity, report shows

Data Perpetuate Health Inequity There is the widespread use of biased utilization data in the U.S. healthcare system, resulting in the misallocation of resources and perpetuation of health inequity, most notably in the already underserved communities nationwide, according to “How Biased Utilization Data Perpetuate Health Inequity: A Two-Part Strategy to Address the Problem,” a new … Read more

Physician adoption of digital health tools is accelerating, AMA research shows

Physician adoption of digital health tools is accelerating, AMA research shows

The American Clinical Affiliation’s computerized wellbeing research delivered today shows expanded paces of advanced wellbeing reception among doctors throughout the course of recent years and gives bits of knowledge into their assumptions. “The AMA review outlines the significance doctors put on approved computerized wellbeing apparatuses that further develop wellbeing while at the same time smoothing … Read more