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Dr. Micky Tripathi on interoperability, health equity & how his work with VCs will help him lead the ONC

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In a wide-ranging interview, the National Coordinator for Health IT Dr. Micky Tripathi discussed his career and how his varied experiences have expanded his perspective. He also spoke about ONC’s plans for the future, which include “evangelizing” about the opportunities the federal interoperability rules will… Read More »Dr. Micky Tripathi on interoperability, health equity & how his work with VCs will help him lead the ONC

Providers, payers are ready to listen, root out racism and regain the trust of minorities. Here’s how.

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Racism has always existed in healthcare, but the Covid-19 pandemic laid bare how entrenched the problem still is. In response, providers and payers have vowed to fight for health equity by examining the racism within their organizations, listening to minority communities and mounting strategies that… Read More »Providers, payers are ready to listen, root out racism and regain the trust of minorities. Here’s how.

How the pandemic transformed primary care for seniors

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Seniors in the U.S. are among the hardest hit by the Covid-19 pandemic and providing them with primary care proved to be a major challenge. But several organizations rose to the occasion, deftly changing their care delivery strategies as the pandemic evolved.

Healthcare’s digital transformation began within weeks of pandemic – report

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Healthcare organisations that have been traditionally slow to adopt new technology produced a response to the pandemic that was almost in line with less regulated industries, according to a new report. Findings of research from the cloud communications platform Twilio based on 2,500 enterprise decision… Read More »Healthcare’s digital transformation began within weeks of pandemic – report

How can hospitals weather the financial storms of 2021?

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Patient volumes were uneven in 2020, and a new report shows volumes will likely remain below pre-pandemic levels in 2021. This indicates challenges for hospitals looking to stabilize their finances — but there are some key strategies that can help.

MultiCare physician exec: The good news is we have tech on our side to manage hospital capacity

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Amid unrelenting surges of Covid-19 cases, healthcare organizations like MultiCare Health System had to reconfigure their operations to manage capacity. In an interview, Dr. Michael Meyers, a MultiCare physician executive, describes how the health system leveraged technology to help it move through the different phases… Read More »MultiCare physician exec: The good news is we have tech on our side to manage hospital capacity

Reimagining the Future of Healthcare through Innovation and Technology

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Australia is in the fortunate position of having COVID-19 largely under control. To use a relevant analogy for an Australian summer, thankfully, we are not dealing with a all-out bushfire but rather monitoring and responding to spot fires and ember attacks. Entire states in Australia have been largely case-free for… Read More »Reimagining the Future of Healthcare through Innovation and Technology

AdventHealth, BERG join forces to enhance Covid-19 care

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The health system and biotech company are collaborating to create a Covid-19 patient registry biobank, which will combine de-identified patient data and AI technology to identify characteristics and trends that have an impact on disease outcomes.

Viruses on Motorcycles

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By ANISH KOKA The most recent fiction dressed up as science about COVID comes to us courtesy of a viral Washington Post article.  “How the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally may have spread coronavirus across the Upper Midwest” screams the headline.   The charge made is that “within… Read More »Viruses on Motorcycles

[Podcast] How Cleveland Clinic Helps Employers Create a Safer Workplace During COVID-19

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Dr. Jim Merlino, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer, Cleveland Clinic Despite having entered the US eight months ago, COVID-19 remains a topic enshrouded in confusion, conflicting information, hyperbole, and even conspiracy theories. Everyone, informed or not, seems to have an opinion about the coronavirus pandemic. Fortunately,… Read More »[Podcast] How Cleveland Clinic Helps Employers Create a Safer Workplace During COVID-19

PharmaShots ViewPoints: Revised approach for First Aid during and after the Catastrophic Pandemic – Safe and Saving

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The SARS CoV-2 or COVID-19 pandemic has changed human life permanently. Hence, a few critical areas need revisiting in light of these changes to set a “new normal” for them. One of such areas is first aid. Correctly given first aid helps victim of an… Read More »PharmaShots ViewPoints: Revised approach for First Aid during and after the Catastrophic Pandemic – Safe and Saving

Q & A with Anupam B. Jena

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2020 TEDMED Speaker Anupam B. Jena shares the power of creative observations in his Talk “The profound difference between seeing and looking.” In response to his Talk and his segment on TED Radio Hour, TEDMED spoke with Anupam about observing the changing world during COVID-19.… Read More »

Q & A with Anupam B. Jena