Lost Chances to Treat Overdose Survivors Documented in New Medicare Study

— Findings also highlight the difficulty of managing chronic pain by Associated Press June 18, 2024 A new study documents lost opportunities to treat drug overdose survivors covered by the Medicare program — and illustrates the difficulty of managing chronic pain. Overdose survivors “should be at the front of the line for the full range […]

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Should all healthcare workers take the Hippocratic Oath?

Madeline Ashley – Becker’s Hospital Review As private equity expands across the healthcare industry and proper patient care is brought into question, Don Berwick, MD, a Harvard Medical School health policy lecturer in Boston and former CMS administrator during the Obama administration, called for an extended Hippocratic Oath for all who work in healthcare. During

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Violence against nurses hits all-time high: 2 new reports

Erica Carbajal – Becker’s Clinical Report A growing proportion of nurses say incidents of violence and aggression they face on the job have become routine. As a result, many are considering an exit from the profession altogether. In the first week of April — which the National Institutes of Health recognizes as Workplace Violence Prevention

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Requests vs. Boundaries vs. Ultimatums: The Ultimate Guide

By Hailey Magee – original article linked here Do you ever feel like your boundaries just aren’t working—and no matter how many times you set them, the people in your life aren’t listening? If so, watch out⁠: you might be making requests or giving ultimatums instead of setting boundaries. Here’s the difference: If your boundaries aren’t

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12 nursing leaders to advise $500M generative AI startup

Giles Bruce – Becker’s Health IT Hippocratic AI, a healthcare generative AI startup valued at $500 million, now counts 12 nursing leaders as advisors, including four from health systems. The company, which was co-founded in 2023 by a former health system executive, is developing a large language model for healthcare. Hippocratic AI’s investors and partners

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Proposed legislation hopes to remove healthcare ‘corporate greed’: 7 things to know

Madeline Ashley – Becker’s Hospital Review Massachusetts Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey have introduced the Corporate Crimes Against Health Care Act of 2024 in an attempt to remove “corporate greed and private equity abuse” in healthcare. In a June 11 joint press release, Ms. Warren and Mr. Markey shared how private equity fund assets

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Is medical debt making patients sicker?

Physicians Practice  June 5, 2024 Steven Goldberg, MD Maren S. Fragala, PhD People are often unaware of all the expenses associated with healthcare, until they are racking up their own medical bills. With a disease diagnosis, for instance, medical expenses can include the doctor’s visits, prescriptions, diagnostic tests, surgery and devices. Health insurance can help,

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More NPs, PAs move into specialty care

Mariah Taylor (Email) – Becker’s Hospital Review Although the number of nurse practitioners and physician associates who work in primary care continues to rise, an increasing number of these advanced practitioners are shifting into specialty care, according to a Milbank Memorial Fund report. There is no national workforce database that tracks NPs and PAs working

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How to Tell If Someone Is a Brilliant Jerk in 5 Minutes or Less

Filter the brilliant jerks out of your organization before they destroy your company culture. EXPERT OPINION BY MARCEL SCHWANTES, INC. CONTRIBUTING EDITOR AND FOUNDER, LEADERSHIP FROM THE CORE @MARCELSCHWANTES How to Tell If Someone Is a Brilliant Jerk in 5 Minutes or Less Selecting the right employees for an organization is a complex and challenging

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