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Some Flu Patients May Pose Greater Risk to Healthcare Providers

Some Flu Patients May Pose Greater Risk to Healthcare Providers | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
One in five flu patients exhales so much more of the airborne virus than others, that researchers are asking whether these "super emitters"
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Providers Awaken to Day One of Sequestration

Providers Awaken to Day One of Sequestration | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
While federal budget cuts promise to chop $11 billion from Medicare funding in 2013, healthcare leaders say they have been preparing for scenarios t
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They have already been preparing for how to do more with less.

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Better health begins with better understanding >> Health Management Technology

Better health begins with better understanding >> Health Management Technology | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Health Management Technology Industry experts discuss disease management solutions.
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Report urges use of IT to reduce disparities | Modern Healthcare

Report urges use of IT to reduce disparities | Modern Healthcare | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
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Improving the Patient Experience: Where Are The Dollars And Cents? | BerylHealth

Improving the Patient Experience: Where Are The Dollars And Cents? | BerylHealth | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
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Sloppy EHR Data Signals Need for Standards

Sloppy EHR Data Signals Need for Standards | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Analysts are uncovering problems with the accuracy and quality of clinical documentation generated by physicians working with electronic health recor
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Currently there is no set standard in how doctors use electronic health records, but by creating one, there will be a decrease in the errors that happen . Thus improving your health.

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Community Paramedics Aim to Lower Health Costs via Home Care

Community Paramedics Aim to Lower Health Costs via Home Care | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Minnesota has become a national leader in a movement to train and use certified "community paramedics" to monitor and provide non-emergent
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CMS proposes reducing need for supervising docs | Modern Healthcare

CMS proposes reducing need for supervising docs | Modern Healthcare | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
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A Digital Shift on Health Data Swells Profits in an Industry

A Digital Shift on Health Data Swells Profits in an Industry | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
As doctors and hospitals struggle to make new records systems work, the winners are big companies that lobbied for the legislation that allowed their sales to soar.
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Hospital Consolidation Gets a New Playbook

Hospital Consolidation Gets a New Playbook | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
The pressure to consolidate is unrelenting. What’s really risky, and potentially rewarding, are nontraditional alignments that combine all of wh
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Children's hospital becomes sixth ACO OK'd by NCQA | Modern Healthcare

Children's hospital becomes sixth ACO OK'd by NCQA | Modern Healthcare | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
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AMA Issues 5 Patient Safety Guidelines

AMA Issues 5 Patient Safety Guidelines | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
The American Medical Association’s five guidelines outline physician responsibilities during care transitions for patients recently discharged f
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Some Flu Patients May Pose Greater Risk to Healthcare Providers

Some Flu Patients May Pose Greater Risk to Healthcare Providers | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
One in five flu patients exhales so much more of the airborne virus than others, that researchers are asking whether these "super emitters"
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Weak Link Found Between Readmissions, Mortality

Weak Link Found Between Readmissions, Mortality | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Researchers find that 30-day readmission rates are "not associated" with mortality rates for patients admitted for heart attack or pneumoni
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The Malpractice Risk of Poor Patient Hand-offs at Your Practice | Physicians Practice

The Malpractice Risk of Poor Patient Hand-offs at Your Practice | Physicians Practice | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Your medical practice should have a plan for how it hands off patients to other providers. Here are some tips to create a plan and help avoid a possible malpractice suit.
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UMass Boston plays host to new healthcare business development site - The Boston Globe

UMass Boston plays host to new healthcare business development site - The Boston Globe | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
The University of Massachusetts Boston is playing host to the latest entrant in a growing field of entrepreneurs helping others create cutting-edge healthcare businesses.
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Primary Care Shortage | Insurance Exchanges

Primary Care Shortage | Insurance Exchanges | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Demand for primary care will swell in the near future, thanks to millions of previously uninsured patients becoming eligable for coverage.
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This Is Why Your Doctor Can’t Tweet You

This Is Why Your Doctor Can’t Tweet You | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Check out ways patients can stay connected to their doctors between appointments.
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As an "FYI" friends, be careful about the specific medical advice you get from Facebook and Twitter. They are not secure networks and do not comply with HIPAA rules.

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Can VBP Put Healthcare on Right Track?

Can VBP Put Healthcare on Right Track? | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
For the third consecutive year, healthcare leaders view the industry as being on the wrong track, according to the 2013 HealthLeaders Media Industry S
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39% of leaders think that healthcare is on the wrong track?

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Physician Alignment | Care Delivery Transformation

Physician Alignment | Care Delivery Transformation | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
For providers, succeeding in the future will be a team sport, as collaboration becomes the hallmark of value. Organizations that push teamwork beyond slogans and into results will prosper during a difficult transition.
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How to Create a Patient Satisfaction Improvement Plan | Physicians Practice

How to Create a Patient Satisfaction Improvement Plan | Physicians Practice | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
A step-by-step guide to improved patient satisfaction scores at your practice.
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Doctors Seeing Rise In Cyberchondria Sufferers - CBS Pittsburgh

Doctors Seeing Rise In Cyberchondria Sufferers - CBS Pittsburgh | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
From the common cold to the rarest and most exotic diseases, the Internet is filled with information about every possible ailment For some people, by the time they see the doctor they think the worst based on what they've read online.
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Hospital Consolidation Gets a New Playbook

Hospital Consolidation Gets a New Playbook | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
The pressure to consolidate is unrelenting. What’s really risky, and potentially rewarding, are nontraditional alignments that combine all of wh
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Healthcare lags in moving to cloud, survey finds | Modern Healthcare

Healthcare lags in moving to cloud, survey finds | Modern Healthcare | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
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Hospitals revise bathing regimen to reduce infections

Hospitals revise bathing regimen to reduce infections | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Say goodbye to soap and water and basin baths in hospital adult intensive-care units as more facilities turn to disposable pre-moistened antiseptic cloths to bathe patients in an effort to reduce infections.Research in the New England Journal of...
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Supply, Patient Tracking Pays Off Big for Healthcare System

Supply, Patient Tracking Pays Off Big for Healthcare System | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Virtua’s CEO says simply knowing the location of patients and equipment is paying big dividends in his team’s approach to transforming he
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