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Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

What NFTs need to achieve before healthcare ...

What NFTs need to achieve before healthcare ...

Medical ethicists have argued that non-fungible tokens in healthcare, specifically the use of NFTs in the healthcare record-keeping system, can give patients ownership of their records through its blockchain ledger. Allowing them to track the sale of their data, giving patients the opportunity to stop it or sell it themselves. But, technology leaders at healthcare systems say although this concept has potential, it is still evolving and requires a lot of refining before it can be implemented into the healthcare industry. 

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3 health system CEOs reveal retirement plans

3 health system CEOs reveal retirement plans

Whether it be wine tasting, family time or coaching high school teams, these soon-to-be retired healthcare industry leaders have a lot to look forward to after many years of hard work. 

Forbes

Shanghai’s Strict 6-Week Lockdown Nears End As ...

Shanghai’s Strict 6-Week Lockdown Nears End As ...

Shanghai’s vice mayor said 15 out of Shanghai’s 16 districts have achieved “zero Covid” status.

Forbes

Kim Jong Un Slams ‘Irresponsible’ Government And ...

Kim Jong Un Slams ‘Irresponsible’ Government And ...

Since the start of its ongoing outbreak last week, North Korea has reported 1.2 million suspected Covid-19 cases and 50 deaths.

Forbes

Covid Rips Through North Korea As 15 ...

Covid Rips Through North Korea As 15 ...

After reporting its first-ever Covid-19 outbreak on Thursday, North Korea has recorded more than 820,000 cases.

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

Aspirus names chief nursing officer of 2 ...

Aspirus names chief nursing officer of 2 ...

Aspirus Health named Beth Sekerka, MSN, vice president of patient care and chief nursing officer for its southeast division, the Wausau, Wis.-based health system said May 16.

Forbes

Pay A Little, Get A Little: Medicare’s ...

Pay A Little, Get A Little: Medicare’s ...

Expanding wellness checks to everyone is a band-aid solution to improving overall health. While a wellness visit may help some on the margins, what many seniors under Medicare Plan B receive will be of little benefit.

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

Health IT market will exceed doubled value ...

Health IT market will exceed doubled value ...

The global health IT sector is expected to more than double in value by 2028, according to a May 16 study by Brandessence Market Research & Consulting.

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

How health IT can ease staffing shortages

How health IT can ease staffing shortages

Digitizing the patient experience to make it as convenient as online shopping or travel booking can help alleviate the labor shortages that have plagued healthcare, David Peterson, chief strategy officer for health IT consultant AccuReg, wrote March 23 in Medical Economics.

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

RWJBarnabas Health hospital CEO to retire

RWJBarnabas Health hospital CEO to retire

Anthony Cava will retire Jan. 2 as president and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset in Somerville, N.J.

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

4 healthcare leaders on how healthcare will ...

4 healthcare leaders on how healthcare will ...

From data analytics and wearables to a push for health equity, top healthcare leaders identified key trends and growth avenues for healthcare in Fortune May 13.

MedCity News

How to use analytics and automation to ...

How to use analytics and automation to ...

An analytics-driven A/R strategy can significantly improve collections in today’s healthcare environment. This article goes over the pillars of this approach as well as what metrics should be focused on in implementing such a strategy.

New York Times

New Research Offers Clues as to Why ...

New Research Offers Clues as to Why ...

The study could pave the way for newborn screening — but the results still need to be corroborated by further research.

WebMD

Pregnant and Have IBD? A GI Doc's ...

Pregnant and Have IBD? A GI Doc's ...

Women with IBD face several concerns related to their reproductive health decisions, from contraception to pregnancy to delivery. Research shows that IBD and certain drugs can impact fertility and pregnancy and pose risks for preterm birth and small gestational age.

WebMD

Our Brains Learn From Mistakes and Can ...

Our Brains Learn From Mistakes and Can ...

Our ability to try new things and learn from successes and failures depends a lot on cells in the brain's frontal lobe behind the forehead, report researchers who learned more from new lab tests.

MedCity News

Overjet expands its AI platform to help ...

Overjet expands its AI platform to help ...

The Boston-based company announced Monday that it had received 510(k) clearance from the FDA for its Caries Assist, software that uses AI to aid dentists in detecting cavities. In May last year, Overjet received FDA clearance for AI-powered technology used in the diagnosis and treatment of gum disease.

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

Physicians with their own practices are more ...

Physicians with their own practices are more ...

Physicians who own their practices are more satisfied with their electronic health records than physicians who don’t, an April 21 investigation in JAMA Network Open found.

Kaiser Health

Estados todavía deben usar el dinero federal ...

Estados todavía deben usar el dinero federal ...

A un año de recibir millones del gobierno federal, los estados apenas han comenzado a pensar cómo utilizar el dinero que recibieron para zanjar la desigualdad en salud que generó, y agravó, la pandemia.

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

Advocate Aurora posts $253M net loss in ...

Advocate Aurora posts $253M net loss in ...

Although Advocate Aurora Health posted an operating gain in the first quarter of 2022, it ended the period with a net loss, according to recently released financial results. 

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

Marshfield Clinic opens 12-bed Wisconsin hospital

Marshfield Clinic opens 12-bed Wisconsin hospital

Marshfield (Wis.) Clinic Health System opened its new hospital in Stevens Point, Wis., on May 13. 

Forbes

For Pride Month, Target is Selling Compression ...

For Pride Month, Target is Selling Compression ...

Many customers are excited to see gender-affirming underwear and swimwear in a big-box store. This is the first time that Target has stocked compression tops on the racks.

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

Gun violence in hospitals: 3 preventive measures

Gun violence in hospitals: 3 preventive measures

Hospitals and health systems have seen several incidents of gun violence in recent months.

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

Hartford Healthcare app allows hospitals to access ...

Hartford Healthcare app allows hospitals to access ...

Hartford (Conn.) Healthcare and its networks have begun using an EMS communication app that allows EMTs to quickly upload patient information, symptoms, vital readings and severity of ailment and transmit it to the emergency room.

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

Brigham and Women's gets FDA warning for ...

Brigham and Women's gets FDA warning for ...

The FDA issued a warning letter to a drug manufacturing facility owned by Boston-based Brigham and Women's Hospital after finding issues with the production of positron emission tomography drugs. 

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

Gillette Children's Speciality Healthcare rebrands

Gillette Children's Speciality Healthcare rebrands

Gillette Children's Speciality Healthcare unveiled a new brand identity May 16. 

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

AI can tell a patient's race by ...

AI can tell a patient's race by ...

Researchers have been able to train a deep learning model to accurately predict a patient's race from just medical images, like X-rays and CT scans leaving researchers confused, reported the Boston Globe May 13.

MedCity News

Claiming Akebia agreement breach, Otsuka seeks to ...

Claiming Akebia agreement breach, Otsuka seeks to ...

Otsuka Pharmaceutical is ending its alliance with Akebia Therapeutics, a move that comes less than two months after the FDA rejected their partnered anemia drug, vadadustat, and asked for another clinical trial. Otsuka alleges unspecified breaches of the agreement by Akebia, and ending the alliance early could spare it from spending hundreds of millions of dollars more on the drug.

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

10 healthcare CEOs among 100 highest paid, ...

10 healthcare CEOs among 100 highest paid, ...

CEO salaries of the biggest corporations have hit record highs in 2021 for the sixth year in a row, with the annual average pay sitting at $14.7 million. Among the 100 highest paid CEOs of U.S companies were 10 healthcare leaders, according to a May 15 Wall Street Journal article.

Becker's Hospital Review - Healthcare News

Where tech innovation is needed most in ...

Where tech innovation is needed most in ...

Healthcare has faced rapid change in the last few years amid the pandemic, and digital transformation is not slowing down.

Forbes

European CDC Calls Omicron BA.4, BA.5 Covid-19 ...

European CDC Calls Omicron BA.4, BA.5 Covid-19 ...

The BA.4 and BA.5 Omicron subvariants may soon become the dominant versions of the Covid-19 coronavirus in Europe.

Inc.

Stacey Abrams: The Vital Lessons You Can ...

Stacey Abrams: The Vital Lessons You Can ...

Politician and entrepreneur Stacey Abrams instructs Spelman University graduates to carefully reflect on their failures and use them as a launchpad for future success.

Quartz

Zoom is worth less than it was ...

Zoom is worth less than it was ...

Zoom was a pandemic darling but now its stock price is falling back to earth

Forbes

Beat Your Competitors By Turning Their Offering ...

Beat Your Competitors By Turning Their Offering ...

In this article, we explore how you can turn the behavioral economics concept of relativity to your advantage and turn the offering of your competitors into relativity traps to increase your chances of success as a startup competing against established brands.

Forbes

From Practice To Prepared Through Immersive Learning

From Practice To Prepared Through Immersive Learning

Everyone just accepts that in corporate training, you go through slides, you pass your quiz and then- for most people - you never see that training again for the rest of your life. Business leaders would ask why their training wasn’t working. That’s not how learning or behavior change should work!

Forbes

4 Reasons To Ignore Ageist Stereotypes And ...

4 Reasons To Ignore Ageist Stereotypes And ...

Despite their great need for staff, many organizations ignore a major source of both continuing and new employment. They don't encourage older workers to stay or actively seek older, experienced workers. This piece debunks four common age stereotypes to increase the talent pool and company growth.

Quartz

Firestarter is an unusual flop for the ...

Firestarter is an unusual flop for the ...

"Firestarter" is an unusual box-office flop for the Stephen King universe

Forbes

As Putin’s War Rages On, Domestic Trials ...

As Putin’s War Rages On, Domestic Trials ...

As Putin’s war rages on, Ukraine proceeds with first trials of Russian soldiers involved in atrocities.

Forbes

Emory University’s Student-Run Venture Fund Focuses On ...

Emory University’s Student-Run Venture Fund Focuses On ...

The new fund, and corresponding class, teaches students how to confront the industry’s racial biases and invest in underrepresented founders from the start.

Forbes

The Underbelly Of Financial Reporting And Management: ...

The Underbelly Of Financial Reporting And Management: ...

Reporting and management of foreign currency exposure in most of corporate America leaves a lot to be desired. Ultimately the only answer to these issues is education, education and education.

Forbes

How Vibrant Body Is Changing How Women ...

How Vibrant Body Is Changing How Women ...

With that clear purpose and plan, the startup sticks to the basics, making wireless bras, tank tops, and underwear—the first layer essentials formerly referred to as “intimate apparel.”

Quartz

The Ukraine war is creating a jobs ...

The Ukraine war is creating a jobs ...

As companies flee Russia after its invasion of Ukraine, tens of thousands of their Russian employees are feeding a growing jobs crisis in the country.

Forbes

Abducted And Enslaved Minority Women And Girls ...

Abducted And Enslaved Minority Women And Girls ...

The crimes of abductions and enslavement of ethnic and religious minority women and girls are an ever growing issue that continues to be neglected by law enforcement and governments around the world.

Forbes

How To Address An Employment Gap On ...

How To Address An Employment Gap On ...

One thing to consider is that a gap is not always a negative thing.

Forbes

13 Tips To Craft Real-World Stories B2B ...

13 Tips To Craft Real-World Stories B2B ...

It might seem tricky for one company to create engaging content for another, and that’s because it can be—breaking through the noise of competitors to speak human-to-human in B2B marketing is a challenge.

Forbes

Airbnb’s Billionaire CEO Is Giving The Obama ...

Airbnb’s Billionaire CEO Is Giving The Obama ...

Students will get a $10,000 stipend and free Airbnb housing to travel and work between their junior and senior year of college.

Forbes

The Rise Of The Phygital Experience

The Rise Of The Phygital Experience

Are customers interacting with brands physically or virtually? The answer is a mix of both. The growing 'phygital' experience is becoming a powerful force in delivering convenient and relevant experiences to customers, especially post-pandemic.

Forbes

The Hidden Power Of ESG – Part ...

The Hidden Power Of ESG – Part ...

The former finance minister of Ukraine argues that taking Russian money is inconsistent with the commitments to ESG, or environment, social & governance principles. But, ESG may have a hidden power that can protect democracy, as well as the planet and people. This is Part II of a series

Forbes

It’s Been A ‘Brutal’ Year for Public ...

It’s Been A ‘Brutal’ Year for Public ...

It's been a "bloodbath" for public education companies recently.

Forbes

Why Target Is Investing In HBCU Students

Why Target Is Investing In HBCU Students

In 2021, Target partnered with the UNCF to support 1000 students in their first year at the nation’s HBCUs. This month, the retail store is at it again, and has committed to supporting the students with another $10,000 each. The program is called the Target Scholars.

Forbes

Recoverable Damages In An Age Discrimination Employment ...

Recoverable Damages In An Age Discrimination Employment ...

If successful in an ADEA lawsuit, a plaintiff can recover several types of damages, as illustrated by a recent age discrimination case.

FloridaPolitics.com

Trevor Mallory drops campaign to support Michele ...

Trevor Mallory drops campaign to support Michele ...

Mallory scrutinized the new legislative district maps. The post Trevor Mallory drops campaign to support Michele Rayner in HD 62 run appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

New law could mean a change in ...

New law could mean a change in ...

The Manatee County Supervisor of Elections must hold a referendum on the change before it takes effect. The post New law could mean a change in firefighters for some Bradenton residents appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

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Markel Trial Day 1: Civics lessons, sealed ...

Markel Trial Day 1: Civics lessons, sealed ...

'You’ll probably never be called on again to do something like this.' The post Markel Trial Day 1: Civics lessons, sealed motions, and evolving witness lists appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

FloridaPolitics.com

Managed care plans have questions about Medicaid ...

Managed care plans have questions about Medicaid ...

The agency will post answers to the questions by 5 p,m. May 20. The post Managed care plans have questions about Medicaid bid, but state won’t say what they are appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

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In wake of abortion rights protests, Gov. ...

In wake of abortion rights protests, Gov. ...

While protests are in the news again, lawmakers filed the bill back in January. The post In wake of abortion rights protests, Gov. DeSantis signs bill banning residential picketing appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

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‘Clerical error’ blamed for questionable Chris Smith ...

‘Clerical error’ blamed for questionable Chris Smith ...

The error will be fixed soon, Sharief’s campaign says. The post ‘Clerical error’ blamed for questionable Chris Smith donation to Barbara Sharief appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

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Florida regulators to consider trio of property ...

Florida regulators to consider trio of property ...

One company is asking for a nearly 50% rate increase on its homeowners policies. The post Florida regulators to consider trio of property insurance hikes as Special Session looms appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

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‘I will stay focused’: David Richardson ends ...

‘I will stay focused’: David Richardson ends ...

It’s been an active two months for David Richardson, whose 2022 election cycle journey has now come full circle. The post ‘I will stay focused’: David Richardson ends HD 106 campaign, will remain on Miami Beach Commission appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

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Poll: Jane Castor in solid position for ...

Poll: Jane Castor in solid position for ...

With no opponent in sight, 58% of voters say they'd give the Tampa Mayor a second term. The post Poll: Jane Castor in solid position for re-election appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..

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Diagnosis for 5.16.22: Checking the pulse of ...

Diagnosis for 5.16.22: Checking the pulse of ...

It's time again to check the pulse — of Florida health care policy and politics. The post Diagnosis for 5.16.22: Checking the pulse of Florida health care news and policy appeared first on Florida Politics - Campaigns & Elections. Lobbying & Government..