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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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Viewpoints: Lessons On How All These ‘Fetal Heartbeat’ Bills Are Attempts To Ban Abortion; Will The E-Cigarette Industry Step Up To Protect Teens?

Mar 22, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Opinion writers weigh in on these health care issues and...
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CHPA conference brings new board members

Mar 21, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The conference saw CHPA introduce new research touting the savings that OTCs bring to the healthcare system, a new initiative for women in the consumer health products industry and new board members for CHPA and its educational foundation. Read More...
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3 tips for making yourself irreplaceable

Mar 21, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Some PR work won’t be immune to automation and revolutionary industry changes. Here’s how to keep your PR role relevant. According to researchers at Oxford University, 47 percent of American workers have a “high probability of seeing their jobs automated over the next 20 years.” Retail, manufacturing and others are the industries projected to be […] The post 3 tips for making yourself irreplaceable appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Value-Based Contracting Not Taking Off: Health Plan Survey

Mar 21, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
March 19—Health plans see a shift to value-based payment on the horizon, according to a new industry survey. It’s a familiar finding....
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Some Practices Leave Largest Bundle Program

Mar 20, 2019 , Healthcare Business News
March 18—Physician practices were more likely than other providers to depart from Medicare’s largest bundled payment program by the March 1 deadline to drop out, according to industry advisers....
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Despite Narrative About Uncertainty In Marketplace, Many Large Health Insurers’ Bottom Lines Soared In 2018

Mar 20, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
Modern Healthcare looks at how the CEO's paychecks followed suit. In other health industry news: value-based care models and noncompete clauses for...
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Pharmacy groups back CMS rejecting below-cost dispensing fees in Washington

Mar 20, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
Industry groups have voiced their support for the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services' rejection of Washington state’s below-cost dispensing fee. The agency said the practice was inconsistent with federal Medicaid rules. Read More...
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AAHP’s industry summit set for June

Mar 19, 2019 , Drug Store News - Retail
The American Association of Homeopathic Pharmacists will hold its inaugural summit, focusing on challenges and solutions in quality and safety of homeopathic drug products, in Baltimore on June 27 and 28. Read More...
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Billionaire-Backed Health Venture ‘Haven’ May Find Itself Facing Legal Challenges Over Name

Mar 19, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
There are already dozens of companies named "Haven," with a large handful that deliver or facilitate health services. “It seems very risky to me,” said Jonathan Bell, managing director of Want Branding, a firm that advises companies on name selection. In other health industry news: health savings accounts, hospitals' religious policies, cost disclosures, and minimum wage increases....
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There's More Choice Than Ever When It Comes To Health And Wellness - Here's What Matters Most

Mar 19, 2019 , Forbes
With rising expenditures on health and fitness and a growing global wellness industry, we know how much people want to be living healthier, happier lives. Yet with so much to choose from it can feel overwhelming where to begin. This Founder says forget the tools and get clear on a structure...
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Healthcare In The Age Of Personalization Part 2: Identifying The Real Metrics Of Inclusion

Mar 18, 2019 , Forbes
While healthcare understands the age of personalization better than any industry, it must first overcome the foundation that was laid throughout the age of standardization to reap the full benefits of personalization for patients/consumers, employees and the communities the industry...
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Women in venture: The case for increasing representation in digital health investing

Mar 16, 2019 (Laura Lovett), Mobile Health News
Women make up 12.2 percent of digital health VC partners, but many in the industry are discussing the importance of diverse...
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Steps for boosting your health care organization’s online reputation

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
This infographic breaks down the numbers behind the importance of a strong web presence for your facility or practice.   In the 21st century, you’re nobody unless you’re somebody online. Peer recognition, industry awards and other accolades are no longer enough. Businesses need a credible online footprint to remain relevant, attract new clients, shape their […] The post Steps for boosting your health care organization’s online reputation appeared first on Health Care...
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Get free training and make your organization a communications icon

Mar 16, 2019 , Healthcare Comm.
Help us and help yourself—host a Ragan conference or workshop and send your team for free. Every industry has its rock stars. Facebook, Microsoft, ConEd, Whole Foods, SAS, Legacy Health, Disney Parks, Florida International University and Southwest Airlines are a few of ours. What do they have in common? They’ve all hosted Ragan events and gotten expert […] The post Get free training and make your organization a communications icon appeared first on Health Care Communication...
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Are Eggs the Cholesterol Enemy Again?

Mar 16, 2019 , WebMD
As Americans have embraced low-carb diets, many have turned to eggs as a reliable protein source. According to industry data, the average American will eat more eggs in 2019 than any time for the past 20...
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At ortho meeting, VR companies announce industry-advancing partnerships

Mar 15, 2019 (Jonah Comstock), Mobile Health News
OssoVR is working with Smith & Nephew to make a training program for robotic surgery, while FundamentalVR is working with VR glove-maker...
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After Nearly Two Years Of Bitter Battle Following Their Failed Merger, Cigna And Anthem Await Judge’s Decision

Mar 15, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
There's billions of dollars at stake, with each company having "shot for the moon" in their damages requests. The court proceedings peeled back the curtain on large-scale mergers in the health industry, and aired a lot of dirty laundry along the way. In other health industry news: dental insurance, profit reports and federal tax refunds....
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Hospitals, Health Industry Question Trump Administration’s Legal Authority To Require Price Transparency

Mar 13, 2019 , Kaiser Health News
The Trump administration is considering requiring hospitals and insurers to reveal the true costs of medical services, which have always been tightly held, confidential secrets by the parties involved. The industry says the administration lacks the authority to mandate such disclosures, while also pointing out that they wouldn't do much to help consumers....
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U.S. Congress invites pharmacy benefit managers to third drug pricing hearing

Mar 13, 2019 , Reuters
The U.S. Senate Finance Committee has invited executives from five pharmacy benefit managers to testify on April 3 on the rising costs of prescription medicines, in Congress's latest effort to question industry officials directly over an issue voters consistently cite as a top concern....
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