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Hospital Wastes A Third Less Food After This One Change

Feb 19, 2019 , Forbes
Hospitals are one of the most egregious culprits when it comes to wasting food, but UC San Francisco Medical Center made one change that cut the amount of food it wastes by...
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Education Resources, Inc. to Offer Online Course "Vestibular Rehabilitation for the School-Aged Child and Adolescent"

Feb 16, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Education Resources, Inc. (ERI) will offer a new online series "Vestibular Rehabilitation for the School-Aged Child and Adolescent," taught by Inger Brueckner, MS, PT, an expert in pediatric vestibular dysfunction. The online course, which benefits practitioners in schools, hospitals, OPD, and clin......
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Q&A: Executives Discuss Cost Accounting Obstacles, Opportunities

Feb 16, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 15—Hospitals and health systems are increasingly pushing to better identify and reduce costs of care. ...
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Improving Health And Hygiene With Purell, Azure, And IoT

Feb 16, 2019 , Forbes
GOJO Industries--makers of Purell--are leveraging Microsoft Azure to develop technology for connected IoT hand sanitizer dispensers to monitor hygiene behavior in hospitals and provide data that can be used to influence the practice of hand hygiene to improve health in hospital...
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State Highlights: Conn. Advocacy Group Aims To Give Undocumented Access To Health Insurance; Insurer Underpaid California Hospitals For ER Services, Jury Rules

Feb 16, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Media outlets report on news from Connecticut, California, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, New Hampshire, Texas, Wyoming, Minnesota, Georgia, Louisiana and...
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Hospital Requirements Part of Federal Data-Sharing Push

Feb 15, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 13—A requirement that hospitals share specific information electronically at discharge in order to participate in Medicare was one of several hospital-focused provisions in a new federal data-sharing push....
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Beth Israel's Halamka on how machine learning can add value for hospitals today

Feb 14, 2019 jonah.comstock@mobihealthnews.com (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
From surgical scheduling to semantic search, the Boston-based center isn’t waiting to implement...
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N.Y.C. nurses to picket as negotiations with hospitals drag on

Feb 14, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Six weeks after the term of the New York State Nurses Association contract with a group of city hospitals ended, the two sides have yet to reach a deal, mostly because of their disagreement about defined nurse-to-patient...
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Quality of care isn't better at physician-employed hospitals, study shows

Feb 14, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals that employ physicians don't perform any better than other hospitals on certain quality measures, according to a new...
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With New Rules To Give Patients Better Access To Own Records, CMS Takes Aim At ‘Electronic Silos’ That Keep Health Data Separated

Feb 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The draft rules touch on a broad array of issues, including technology standards that are supposed to help unlock digital data stored in the electronic health records used by hospitals and doctors to track patients’ care. Meanwhile, a new paper touts the possibilities of artificial intelligence when diagnosing common...
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Salesforce rolls out tool for hospitals to spot patients who need other kinds of help, like a ride

Feb 12, 2019 , CNBC Health
is launching a new tool that will help hospitals and insurers spot social determinant issues and then follow through to connect patients with more of the services they...
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Hospitals could face new CMS notification requirements

Feb 12, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Hospitals will have to identify and send patient notifications to their doctors if their EHR system is up to the...
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Editorial: It's time to clear up what is -- and isn't -- a community benefit

Feb 10, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The IRS and hospitals need to better define what it means to be a not-for-profit...
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Patient Navigator Certificate Broadens Career Roles For RNs

Feb 09, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Shenandoah University Eleanor Wade Custer School of Nursing is offering a Patient Navigator Certificate (PNC) for licensed registered nurses (RNs) seeking to pursue Continuing Education credits. Hospitals and large physician practices nationwide are enrolling individuals as well as groups of up ......
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Hospitals serving more minorities may offer less palliative care

Feb 08, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients may have less access to palliative care at U.S. hospitals that primarily serve minorities, a study suggests....
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More Federal Support Pledged for Rural Hospitals

Feb 08, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
Feb. 5—The federal government plans to increase the number and variety of alternative payment models available for rural hospitals, which are facing growing financial pressures....
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New Medicare for All draft bill sets a global budget model

Feb 08, 2019 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
A draft of the forthcoming House Medicare for All bill would set a national global budget system for hospitals and other institutions, and fee-for-service for individual...
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Patients Are Often Misidentified And Given The Wrong Care In Hospitals. Could Biometric Technology Help?

Feb 08, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
It is not uncommon for patients to share the same name and birthday, which can get confusing for traditional record-keeping systems. But technology that relies on things like fingerprints or other physical characteristics could hold the key to eliminating some of the mistakes can result from those mix-ups. In other health technology news: the challenges of telemedicine, virtual reality and childbirth, and electronic health records....
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Telemedicine adoption inconsistent across Latin American countries

Feb 07, 2019 laura.lovett@himssmedia.com (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
According to new research article published in Health Affairs Global Policy, 65 percent of hospitals in Chile have adopted the technology compared to only 25 percent in...
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Two Texas Health Care Giants Call Off Hospital Merger, Offering Few Clues Why

Feb 07, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
After setting out months ago to create the largest nonprofit hospital system in Texas, Memorial Hermann Health System and Baylor Scott & White Health canceled those plans Tuesday. News on hospitals comes out of California and Ohio,...
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