Healthcare quality Press Release
|10/15/2019 - 18:39||
Planned Parenthood Applauds Reintroduction of HEAL Act
WASHINGTON — Today, Rep. Pramila Jayapal (WA-07) and Rep. Debra Haaland (NM-01) and other reproductive health champions reintroduced the Health Equity and Access under the Law (HEAL) for Immigrant Women and Families Act of 2019, which removes political interference so immigrants are able to fully participate in federal health care programs.
|10/15/2019 - 18:31||
More than 1,100 health care organizations earn BP-control honor
With more than half of heart-disease and stroke deaths happening among people with high blood pressure (BP), there is a need for physician practices and health care organizations to prioritize BP control. To recognize organizations for their efforts, the AMA and American Heart Association (AHA) have honored nearly 1,200 physician practices and health systems across the country through the Target: BP Recognition Program.
|10/15/2019 - 18:00||
Nearly 1,200 medical practices recognized for improving BP control
Dallas — The American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Medical Association (AMA) are recognizing nearly 1,200 physician practices and health systems for taking bold steps to help millions of people lower their blood pressure.
|10/15/2019 - 13:50||
As US Demographics Evolve, New Guidance Highlights the Need for Culturally Competent, Individualized Care in People with Diabetes
The American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) today released new guidance and supporting resources to help healthcare professionals engage in care that is tailored to an individual’s needs. The new practice paper Cultural and Health Literacy Considerations with Diabetes details the role of the diabetes care and education specialist and greater diabetes care team in assessing for and managing health literacy, numeracy and cultural competency.
|10/15/2019 - 09:37||
Clinical fellows launch 6 projects to reduce medical overuse
A new program aims to reduce unnecessary care for vulnerable patients such as back pain imaging, opioid use, and more.
|10/14/2019 - 21:08||
Nearly 1,200 medical practices and health systems recognized for improving blood pressure control rates
American Heart Association and American Medical Association celebrate the physician practices and health systems receiving 2019 Target: BP™ Recognition.
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|10/14/2019 - 08:19||
How To Take On the Top 10 Patient Safety Issues of 2018
In honor of this being Patient Safety Awareness Week, this week, we thought it timely to discuss some of the top 10 patient safety issues for 2018 and how the right risk management technology can address the issues.
|10/14/2019 - 05:31||
Philips and Spencer Health Solutions expand partnership to Europe
Chronically ill patients in selected EU countries to benefit from in-home medication adherence and telehealth platform.
|10/11/2019 - 07:23||
NICE Solutions Honored by TMC for Driving Innovation and Exceptional Value for Contact Center Customers
Four NICE solutions received 2019 Communications Solutions Product of the Year awards, highlighting the strength of NICE's robust portfolio.
|10/10/2019 - 16:34||
Boston Medical Center Selected for National Multi-Site Demonstration to Advance Integrated Care Models for People with Complex Needs
BOSTON - The Center for the Urban Child and Healthy Family at Boston Medical Center has been chosen to participate in Advancing Integrated Models - AIM, a multi-site demonstration promoting innovative, person-centered strategies to improve care for adults and children with complex health and social needs.
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|10/09/2019 - 05:52||
Vocera Executives and Customer to Discuss Solutions for Improving Patient and Care Team Safety at Beckers Hospital Review Conferences
We want to bring more visibility to the great work being done by our healthcare customers to safeguard the physical, mental and emotional well-being of both patients and staff.”
|10/08/2019 - 14:54||
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|10/08/2019 - 02:26||
Dr. Trenton Janda Joins Apprios Health Leadership Group as Chief Medical Innovation Officer
Apprio, a leading provider of specialized technology solutions, particularly for the health, defense and homeland security markets, today announced the appointment of Dr. Trenton Janda as its chief medical innovation officer (CMIO). In this role, Dr. Janda is responsible for Apprio’s health innovations for commercial health systems and federal agencies including the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), the National Guard Bureau and the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG).
|10/07/2019 - 17:54||
Piedmont Clinic Recognizes Physicians for Excellence
Atlanta (Oct. 7, 2019) — The Piedmont Clinic annually recognizes physicians who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence with the Chairman’s Service Award. Winners of awards this year include Amit Singh, M.D., Dean Joelson, M.D., Omar Jalil, M.D., Zuhair Ahmed, M.D., and Rajeswan (Raji) Natarajan, M.D., Pamela Clanton, M.D., Andy Jaffal, M.D., and Grace Laiwah ChinYut, M.D.
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|10/07/2019 - 15:02||
Patient-aligned care reduces unwanted medications, tests for older adults
An emerging approach to health care that focuses decision-making on older patients’ health goals and care preferences can reduce unwanted and unhelpful treatment, such as medications and diagnostic tests, say Yale researchers. It can also lessen treatment burden, according to their new study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine.
|10/07/2019 - 14:50||
HP Expands Healthcare Edition Portfolio to Address Global Industry Challenges
End-to-end print and PC portfolio improves patient safety, care coordination, clinical efficiency and security.
|10/07/2019 - 13:34||
IntelliCentrics Achieves CVO Certification from NCQA
IntelliCentrics is taking a portion of this new complex to grow its office footprint for a worldwide headquarters.
|10/04/2019 - 16:47||
Firearm Injury Prevention Clinical Scholar in Residence Program
In collaboration with the American Foundation for Firearm Injury Reduction in Medicine (AFFIRM), American Association for the Surgery of Trauma (AAST), Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST), and Western Trauma Association (WTA), the American College of Surgeons Committee on Trauma (ACS COT) is offering a fully funded two-year onsite fellowship in firearm injury prevention research.
|10/03/2019 - 21:43||
Researchers Create Improved Statistical Method for Cost Effectiveness Analysis
PHILADELPHIA (October 4, 2019) – Researchers at Fox Chase Cancer Center have developed a statistical method that produces better cancer treatment cost comparisons when measured or unmeasured confounders are present.
|10/03/2019 - 20:17||
How to improve screening for social determinants of health
What’s the news: A recently published survey finds that about one in four hospitals and one in six physician practices screen their patients for social conditions that affect health, such as food access, housing stability, utility and transportation needs, and interpersonal violence.
|10/03/2019 - 17:26||
New Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions
Cochrane is delighted to announce the publication of the new edition of The Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions following extensive revision.
|10/03/2019 - 17:11||
How CMS can fix prior auth to put patients before paperwork
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ (CMS) asked for suggestions on cutting administrative burdens on physicians and others in health care. The AMA’s 28-page response is chock-full of suggestions for positive change, but first sets its sight on prior authorization, the time-consuming cost-control process that often restricts or delays access to treatments, drugs and services that patients need.
|10/03/2019 - 16:14||
New care management workflow application seeks to alleviate clinician burnout, improve care coordination
Harrisburg, PA – Geneia, a healthcare analytic solutions and services company that is simplifying the evolution to value-based care, has launched the Theon® Platform for Care Management, a workflow application that helps health plans and provider organizations easily identify, outreach to and engage members for care coordination, and automate referral management.
|10/03/2019 - 10:47||
Virtual reality may help foster learning and collaboration across health professions
A new study says a simulated educational experience has the potential to enable convenient and effective interprofessional education in palliative care for health professions students.
|10/02/2019 - 12:40||
NICE Announces the New Generation of Interaction Analytics with AI-Based Anomaly Discovery and Correction
Cutting-edge unsupervised machine learning powers fast time to insight and real-time action to provide a superior customer experience.