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Want to Easily Violate HIPAA? Put Patient Data on a Laptop | Physicians Practice

Want to Easily Violate HIPAA? Put Patient Data on a Laptop | Physicians Practice | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Are you craving national attention? Just put patient data on a laptop, as that seems to be the early trend in 2013 to becoming a HIPAA headline.
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Think Like a Designer | MDDI Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry News Products and Suppliers

Think Like a Designer | MDDI Medical Device and Diagnostic Industry News Products and Suppliers | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
As an innovation program manager at Medtronic, Craig Lauchner is charged with helping one of biggest medical device companies in the world stay on the cutting edge of design. That’s a tall order but one Lauchner is more than capable of fulfilling.
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Senate committee to target waste in Medicare, Lawmakers will examine admissions procedures, auditor overlap. | Modern Healthcare

Senate committee to target waste in Medicare, Lawmakers will examine admissions procedures, auditor overlap. | Modern Healthcare | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Senate committee to target waste in Medicare, Lawmakers will examine admissions procedures, auditor overlap. |
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Patient Engagement

Patient Engagement | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
A new AHA report argues that better engaging patients, families and communities has the potential to be a
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Engage your patients and raise your HCAHPS scores

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Patient Satisfaction, HCAHPS Scores Bolstered by ’Sacred Moment’

Patient Satisfaction, HCAHPS Scores Bolstered by ’Sacred Moment’ | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
In the months since one hospital implemented a program that encourages a caring bond to be formed between a physician and a patient, its patient sat
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How to Stop Unhappy Nurses From Leaving

How to Stop Unhappy Nurses From Leaving | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
The key to improving nurse recruitment and retention appears to lie in extending nurses’ access to advanced degrees and specialty certificatio
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Docs cozy up to brands that bring unique benefits, thoughtleader backing

Docs cozy up to brands that bring unique benefits, thoughtleader backing | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Physician trust in pharmaceutical brands is driven by an emotional connection as well as functional attributes and perceptions of the manufacturer, said Harris Interactive, which found Advair, Spiriva and Mirena to be tops in their categories with...
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Even HCPs use emotional connections with #pharma #brands for patient meds.

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interiors design tools using artwork | artwork proves useful for evidence based design

interiors design tools using artwork | artwork proves useful for evidence based design | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Health Facilities Management, a publication of the American Hospital Association, is the most trusted and credible publication in its field.
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Patient Satisfaction | Healthcare Quality Improvement

Patient Satisfaction | Healthcare Quality Improvement | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
For hospitals to create a culture of excellence in a matter of weeks, it requires a shared vision, a dedication to patient satisfaction and quality improvement, decisive action and team members with passion and a sense of accountability.
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Make Patients Your Key Collaborators - - - University of Utah Health Care - Salt Lake City, Utah

Make Patients Your Key Collaborators - - - University of Utah Health Care - Salt Lake City, Utah | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
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Crunching the Numbers for Better Quality

Crunching the Numbers for Better Quality | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
As CMS and commercial payers shift to risk-based payment models, tracking performance and quality is a necessity for hospitals.
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6 Innovative Digital Health Products That Dominated CES 2013

6 Innovative Digital Health Products That Dominated CES 2013 | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
A recap of the 6 innovative digital health products that dominated CES 2013 held in conjunction with the Digital Health Summit held in Las Vegas last week.
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3 keys to cutting physician stress - FiercePracticeManagement

3 keys to cutting physician stress - FiercePracticeManagement | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Practices must address the problems of physician stress, burnout and poor work-life balance before they escalate to greater tragedy for physicians or patients.
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Adverse Drug Reactions ID’d by Phone

Adverse Drug Reactions ID’d by Phone | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
In a research experiment, an automated phone system and pharmacists’ follow-up calls identify and catch adverse drug events in patients. One obs
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HIPAA gets tougher on physicians - amednews.com

HIPAA gets tougher on physicians - amednews.com | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
New privacy regulations mean practices face more legal scrutiny and higher fines in case of an information breach.
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Studies point to a need for better physicianpatient communication

Studies point to a need for better physicianpatient communication | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
An adherence study found that when doctors laid out the whys and hows of prescribed medications, patients were more likely to take them.
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Patient Engagement

Patient Engagement | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Patients are showing a growing willingness to talk about their care and receive reminders via text and other forms of social media.
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2013 Trends | Physician Integration, Value, Consolidation

2013 Trends | Physician Integration, Value, Consolidation | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
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Study: Digital tools lead to patient dissatisfaction - Modern Physician

Study: Digital tools lead to patient dissatisfaction - Modern Physician | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
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Heavy physician workload hurts patients - FierceHealthcare

Heavy physician workload hurts patients - FierceHealthcare | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
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5% increase in mortality rate with too many patients.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Lean Facility Planning | HKS Healthcare

The Do’s and Don’ts of Lean Facility Planning | HKS Healthcare | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
It doesn’t pay to incorporate a broken process into a new building, so say administrators at Children’s Medical Center Dallas and Children’s of Alabama. When designing their new facilities, they set out to do things differently.
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Pirate Ships and M.R.I.’s

Pirate Ships and M.R.I.’s | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
In an article by David Kelley for CNN, the founder of IDEO is disdainful of the idea that only some people are born with creativity.  “You Are the Creative Type”details Kelley’s p...
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Performance Measures Tied To Design Outcomes

Performance Measures Tied To Design Outcomes | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Healthcare Design Magazine: Architecture and Interior Design Trends for Healthcare Facilities,Healthcare facility and hospital design news and information for architects, designers and administrators.
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Social Media To Be The Commonest Source Of CMEs | Digital Medicine

Social Media To Be The Commonest Source Of CMEs | Digital Medicine | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
Social media is an effective method for physicians to keep up-to-date and share newly acquired medical knowledge and to improve quality of patient care.
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"70% of doctors access new medical content via social media every month." Good or bad?

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How to Sustain High Patient Satisfaction

How to Sustain High Patient Satisfaction | The Patient Experience | Scoop.it
In the article Hospitals struggle with pay based on patient satisfaction, the article notes how hospitals are undergoing many efforts to improve customer service and the patient experience since a ...
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