What to expect from the hospital of the future, from 8 CIOs, innovation chiefs

Mariah Muhammad – Friday, January 27th, 2023 Hospitals and health systems accelerated their technology integration and digital transformation during the pandemic to best serve their communities. Many organizations see the shift to digital continuing to affect hospital strategy in the next decade. Becker’s asked health system leaders: Question: What will hospitals and health systems look like in 10 …

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Kaiser analysis of telehealth shows low rates of follow-up care

Noah Schwartz – Monday, January 30th, 2023 An analysis of telehealth visits from the research arm of Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente found that 11.8 percent of video visits and 12.5 percent of phone visits were followed by an in-person office visit. The researchers found that just 1.2 percent of video and 1.5 percent of phone visits required a trip …

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U.S. Healthcare: A Conglomerate Of Monopolies

Robert Pearl, M.D. Forbes Contributor In any industry, market consolidation limits competition, choice and access to goods and services, all of which drive up prices. But there’s another—often overlooked—consequence. Market leaders that grow too powerful become complacent. And, when that happens, innovation dies. Healthcare offers a prime example. And industry of monopolies De facto monopolies …

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FDA advisers recommend 1st Candida treatment in over a decade

Erica Carbajal – Thursday, January 26th, 2023 The FDA’s advisory committee on antimicrobial drugs on Jan. 25 recommended rezafungin be approved to treat candidemia and invasive candidiasis in adults with limited or no alternative treatment option. If approved, it would mark the first new drug approval to treat the infections in more than a decade, according to Cidara Therapeutics, …

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How to Create a Learning Culture for Unprepared New Graduate Nurses

You have frustrated preceptors in your office complaining about your new graduate nurses. Not only are they asked repeatedly to precept new nurse after new nurse, but these are the least prepared new graduate nurses they’ve ever seen; AND these new nurses are leaving within the first year. Your preceptors are at their wits end …

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15,500 US adults have newly discovered illness, NYU Langone study suggests

Researchers at NYU Grossman School of Medicine in New York City estimate about 13,200 men and 2,300 women over the age of 50 in the U.S. have a rare syndrome called VEXAS — a deadly disorder that’s associated with unexplained fevers and low blood oxygen levels in people with other diseases.  The condition was considered a mystery …

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ANA rolls out free burnout program after successful pilot

Ashleigh Hollowell – Tuesday, January 24th, 2023 With nursing burnout at an all-time high nationwide, the American Nurses Association is looking at solutions to provide support — one of which is through a free burnout prevention program for all members. The ANA will offer the Nurse Burnout Prevention Program from SE Healthcare, a data analytics company that provides healthcare …

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Full Nurse Practitioner Scope of Practice Led to Greater Workforce Diversity

 By Sarai Rodriguez January 23, 2023 – New research out of West Virginia University revealed that granting full nurse practitioner (NP) scope of practice can foster greater workforce diversity that reflects the demographic of patient populations in marginalized communities. During the COVID-19 pandemic, federal and state governments expanded NP scope of practice to meet national healthcare needs. But as those temporary expansions started …

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Study identifies a sharp increase in cannabis-related emergency department visits among older adults

Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc. Jan 9 2023 As a growing number of older adults are experimenting with cannabis to help alleviate chronic symptoms, a new University of California San Diego School of Medicine study has identified a sharp increase in cannabis-related emergency department visits among the elderly. The study, published Jan. 9, 2023 in the Journal …

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Hybrid work: Making it fit with your diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy

McKinsey & Company Home April 20, 2022 | Article By Bonnie Dowling, Drew Goldstein, Michael Park, and Holly Price Hybrid work: Making it fit with your diversity, equity, and inclusion strategy New research details what empowered employees love about hybrid work models and the risks to diversity, equity, and inclusion if managers get the evolving flexible workplace wrong. …

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