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Your health app could be sharing your medical data

Mar 23, 2019 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - That nifty new health app you downloaded to your phone to keep track of your meds might be sharing your information with a host of unrelated companies, some of which have nothing to do with healthcare, a new study finds....
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Why your health care organization needs a social media presence

Mar 23, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
As the popularity of social media increases, so, too, do the benefits for using it in your growing medical practice. If your health care organization isn’t using social media, it needs an upshift into the 21 st century. You should be using Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and Twitter for marketing and PR, building relationships with current […] The post Why your health care organization needs a social media presence appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Longer Looks: New York And Surprise Medical Bills; The Fertility Doctor’s Secret; And Medicare For America

Mar 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Each week, KHN's Shefali Luthra finds interesting reads from around the...
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Medicare Mythbuster: 'I Must Enroll In Medicare At Age 65?'

Mar 23, 2019 , Forbes
Many people thinking about Medicare enrollment experience stress. Adding to that stress is a variety of Medicare myths and misunderstandings. Perhaps one of the biggest myths is “I must enroll in Medicare at age 65, no matter...
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Primary Care Physician Supply And Life Expectancy

Mar 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Bottom Line: This study used U.S. population data to identify changes in the supply of primary care physicians across counties from 2005 to 2015 and the association with life expectancy and other outcomes. A greater supply of primary care physicians was associated with better life expectancy but the......
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More Than 15 Percent of Providers Depart BPCI Advanced

Mar 23, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
March 21—One in seven providers in the largest Medicare bundled payment model left after five months, new data reveal. But that may be good news for the program....
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Why PR pros should hold off on the follow-ups

Mar 23, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Reporters are inundated with requests, and your ‘just checking in’ call or email might damage your media relationships. Here’s why you should take a breath and be patient. The more success you have as a writer, the more people want you to quote or profile their clients. So they bombard your inbox asking when something […] The post Why PR pros should hold off on the follow-ups appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Why It's So Important To Have A Primary Care Doctor

Mar 23, 2019 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The United States health care system is generally centered around hospitals and specialty care. The value of primary care, however, has remained unclear and debated, in part due to limited research. A new Northwestern Medicine study was the first to directly compare the quality and experience of ou......
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5 steps for using testimonials in social media video

Mar 23, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
A positive review can be a crucial tool for closing a potential sale and moving consumers along the customer journey. With video becoming more popular every day, there’s never been a better time to use the power of testimonials to engage potential customers on social media. According to a survey conducted for Ally by The Harris […] The post 5 steps for using testimonials in social media video appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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The Complex and Illuminating History of Nurse Participation in Bedside Rounds

Mar 23, 2019 , American Journal of Nursing
This week’s offering in homage to Women’s History Month. We know from research that interdisciplinary bedside rounds improve communication and create a safer care environment. As noted by the author of a new CE article in the April issue, nurse–physician bedside rounding “has been shown to reduce mortality, medication errors, hospital length of stay, and [...] The post The Complex and Illuminating History of Nurse Participation in Bedside Rounds appeared first on Off the...
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Must-Reads Of The Week (Some Flying Below The Radar)

Mar 23, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Executive editor Damon Darlin takes a spin as host of “The Friday Breeze,” whirling through a week of health care news so you don’t have...
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Humana turns to game theory for new Medicare pricing as insurers juggle Trump rebate uncertainty

Mar 23, 2019 , CNBC Health
The game theory comes in with the timing of when new rules might be adopted. Executives note the deadline for filing 2020 plans is in early...
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Doctor App Babylon Health Offers Quick Appointments, But Grapples With Follow-Up Care For Mental Health

Mar 22, 2019 , Forbes
A third of London’s mental-health providers are rejecting patient referrals from Babylon Health, a video-calling service used by thousands. Former staff say the startup is struggling to plug into Britain’s healthcare system....
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March 25-29: What Events Are Coming in Health Care

Mar 22, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
March 21—Next week’s healthcare finance events and developments include the deadline to submit comments on changes to the CMS hospital overall star ratings....
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Lengthy Training, Licensing That Health Care Occupations Require Creating Significant Skill Gap For Those Looking For Jobs

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
"There just aren’t enough places and schools to get trained for how many people we need in those roles," said economist Tara Sinclair. An aging population and increase in wealth has contributed to higher demand for health care services, and the skills gap is only going to have a greater impact on the booming industry as it grows. In other health industry news: costly insurance, a hospital whistleblower case, health stocks, state employee premiums, cheating doctors and...
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Why and how to use humor in your online health care marketing

Mar 22, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
A lighthearted approach can engage your community and put jittery patients at ease. To strike the right balance, follow these guidelines. The ancient Greek physician, philosopher and naturalist Hippocrates once said, “Use wit in your dealings with patients because dourness is repulsive both to the healthy and the sick.” No one wants to be called […] The post Why and how to use humor in your online health care marketing appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Give yourself the gift of professional development—and free coffee

Mar 22, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Become a Ragan Insider by March 31 and you’ll receive a $50 Starbucks gift card. We all want to win the lottery. We all want a private island. If you’re a communicator, chances are you want a bigger training budget—and the chances of that happening are about as likely as hitting the jackpot or buying […] The post Give yourself the gift of professional development—and free coffee appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Cremo intros new shampoo collection, skin care line

Mar 22, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Cremo announced that is launching more than 40 new men’s grooming products, including a new shampoo collection and skin care line that features activated charcoal. Read More...
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10 crucial metrics to measure your pitching efforts

Mar 22, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
How do PR pros know if their efforts are producing the desired results? Here are the metrics that every PR pro should measure. Media relations professionals know that the competition for media attention is fiercer than ever before. There are about five PR pros for every journalist, a ratio that can be discouraging for those struggling […] The post 10 crucial metrics to measure your pitching efforts appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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FDA co-sponsors horror video game to scare teens away from cigarettes

Mar 22, 2019 dave.muoio@himssmedia.com (Dave Muoio), Mobile Health News
The free game evokes inflamed organs, tar-filled pits and other jarring imagery to drive home its metaphor for smoking's side...
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