Month: July 2020

The AHA’s American Society for Health Care Risk Management this month released the second in a series of white papers for providers managing patients with behavioral health disorders beyond the inpatient setting. This white paper covers care provided in emergency department settings, including logistics, discharge planning, pediatric and geriatric patients, and populations requiring heightened attention.
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Dive Brief: Despite declining sales and lower hospital utilization of its software, EHR vendor Allscripts beat Wall Street expectations in its second quarter results released aftermarket Thursday, reporting revenue of $406 million, down almost 9% year over year. The Chicago-based IT company had a mixed quarter, with a wide miss on bookings of $188 million,
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In this new Hospitals Against Violence resource, Melinda Hatton, AHA general counsel and HAV executive sponsor, interviews Hanni Stoklasa, M.D., emergency medicine physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and executive director of HEAL Trafficking, to discuss the state of anti-trafficking efforts and how health systems play a role in reducing health disparities among victims of sex
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Aug. 4 at 2 p.m. ET will host a Clinician Outreach and Communication Activity webinar on telehealth’s benefits and challenges, based on lessons learned during the COVID-19 pandemic. The presenters will share their experiences implementing telehealth across diverse health care settings and address considerations for its future use.
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This slideshow requires JavaScript. For many years, Kaiser Family Foundation has been tracking public opinion on the idea of a national health plan (including language referring to Medicare-for-all since 2017). Historically, our polls have shown support for the federal government doing more to help provide health insurance for more Americans, though support among Republicans has
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