NEWS

   

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  • The Surprising Relationship Millennials Have with Healthcare

    Millennials are not only shying away from regular physicals and wellness checks, they’re also reluctant to go see a doctor when a medical problem arises, according to new study. In June 2019, H...


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    https://www.managedhealthcareexecutive.com/news/surprising-relationship-millennials-have-healthcare6815
  • Report: How Hackers Attack Healthcare, Compromise Cybersecurity

    Cyberattacks keep targeting healthcare organizations and health systems. What are executives to do to try to mitigate the damage? Data theft, or stealing or accessing health information, and disruptiv...


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    https://www.idigitalhealth.com/news/how-hackers-attack-healthcare-compromise-cybersecurity6816
  • The Hype and the Upside of AI in Healthcare: A Conversation

    Artificial intelligence (AI) in healthcare is long on aspiration and short on return. Healthcare AI is predicted to reach a $6.6 billion dindustry by 2021. This week I spoke with Don Woodlock, head of...


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    https://www.idigitalhealth.com/news/the-hype-and-the-upside-of-ai-in-healthcare-a-conversation6811
  • Study suggests link between environmental pollution and increase in psychiatric disorders

    Researchers are increasingly studying the effects of environmental insults on psychiatric and neurological conditions, motivated by emerging evidence from environmental events like the record-breaking...


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    https://www.news-medical.net/news/20190821/Study-suggests-link-between-environmental-pollution-and-increase-in-psychiatric-disorders.aspx6812
  • Inpatient Telehealth Adoption Surges

    The use of telehealth services has surged in inpatient settings but remains relatively flat for outpatient locations, according to a pair of surveys released by Definitive Healthcare. In this survey, ...


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    https://www.managedhealthcareexecutive.com/news/inpatient-telehealth-adoption-surges6806
  • Most Healthcare Systems Don't Have Digital Strategy Beyond EHR, Focus Group Finds

    Healthcare systems are generally not looking far into a future with a digital strategy in mind, according to research by an Illinois-based consulting firm.About half of systems are looking primarily t...


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    https://www.idigitalhealth.com/news/most-healthcare-systems-dont-have-digital-strategy-beyond-ehr6807
  • How Mentors Inspire Health Execs

    Effective leadership skills are best developed through direct experiences. However, in today’s dynamic healthcare ecosystem, even the most confident CEOs are drawing added inspiration from perso...


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    https://www.managedhealthcareexecutive.com/news/how-mentors-inspire-health-execs6803
  • Privacy beyond HIPAA in voice technology

    While voice has been touted as an emerging technology with the ability to lower the bar to entry, industry players are now starting to warn of privacy gaps. Amazon Alexa and Google Home devices are no...


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    https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/privacy-beyond-hipaa-voice-technology6804
  • Health Plan’s ‘Cadillac Tax’ May Finally Be Running Out Of Gas

    The politics of health care are changing. And one of the most controversial parts of the Affordable Care Act — the so-called Cadillac tax — may be about to change with it. The Cadillac tax...


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    https://khn.org/news/health-plans-cadillac-tax-may-finally-be-running-out-of-gas/6797

EVENTS

Conferences

International Conference on Health and Medicine (ICHM-19)

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HEALTH AND MEDICINE (ICHM-19)

September 01-02, 2019
An elegant and rich premier global platform for the International Conference on Health and Medicine. This event globally strives towards achieving excellence in the cutting edge of all the researchers from all the disciplines of technology and tries to differentiate the gap and integrate the thought...

12th Edition of International Conference on Endocrinology & Diabetology

12TH EDITION OF INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENDOCRINOLOGY & DIABETOLOGY

September 02-03, 2019
Euroscicon is proud to host the 12th Edition of International Conference on Endocrinology & Diabetology (Endocrinology-2019) scheduled on September 02-03, 2019 Berlin, Germany. The ICE 2019 has become a premier forum to network, learn and engage with professionals, academicians, scholars, resear...

Healthcare delegation to the MENA Region

HEALTHCARE DELEGATION TO THE MENA REGION

September 02-03, 2019
The MENA Healthcare market is expected to grow at 12% annually to an estimate of €62.8 billion in 2020. Development of the healthcare sector has taken center stage in the MENA region, as it witnesses demographic transition accompanied by rising prevalence of lifestyle-related diseases.

7th Annual Battle of the Brains Trivia Night

7TH ANNUAL BATTLE OF THE BRAINS TRIVIA NIGHT

September 06-06, 2019
Join us for the 7th Annual Battle of the Brains Trivia Night, and show us just how smart you and your friends are! Teams of up to 10 people compete in 10 rounds of trivia for prizes and the ultimate bragging rights.

2017 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

2017 AANS ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING

April 22-26, 2017
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The theme for the 2017 American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting is Neurosurgery: A World of Innovation. In addition to highlighting the latest in neurosurgical science and practice, this meeting explores the educational and technological advances that are transf...

Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium

MULTIDISCIPLINARY BREAST CANCER SYMPOSIUM

February 18-18, 2017
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This FREE educational event – featuring both UC Health and national pancreatic cancer experts – will include sessions on: Latest developments in pancreatic cancer research, screening, evaluation and treatment, Survivorship care and stress management strategies, Personalized treatment app...

4th Annual USC Multidisciplinary Breast Cancer Symposium

4TH ANNUAL USC MULTIDISCIPLINARY BREAST CANCER SYMPOSIUM

January 28-28, 2017
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Since the 1950s we have been producing tools that harness the power of X-ray energy to benefit humankind. In recent decades, we have pioneered developments in the fields of radiotherapy, radiosurgery, X-ray tube technology, digital image detectors, cargo screening, and non-destructive testing. We ha...

War on Cancer 2016

WAR ON CANCER 2016

December 06-06, 2016
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The Economist Events' War on Cancer 2016 will explore solutions to the mismatch in progress and delivery in cancer care across Europe. We'll bring you innovative approaches to cancer prevention and treatment, solutions to overcome shortcomings in delivery and examples of best practices and o...

 

Webinars

AUG 22, 2019 | 11:00AM
INTELLIGENT AUTOMATION: HOW IS NEXT GENERATION TECH CHANGING HEALTHCARE DELIVERY?
Healthcare provider organizations are ramping up investments in artificial intelligence, robotics, and other next-generation automation technologies to increase efficiency and improve patient outcomes. This intelligent automation combines the power of automating routine tasks with the abil...
AUG 28, 2019 | 10:00AM
IMPROVE OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY & PATIENT ENGAGEMENT WITH ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION (RPA)
Robotic Process Automation has been generating strong interest in the healthcare technology space, with the potential to accelerate processes, drive greater efficiencies and improve patient engagement, the impact of RPA in healthcare is likely to be significant. This webinar will focus on ...
AUG 28, 2019 | 12:00PM
DEMYSTIFYING THE CMS INTEROPERABILITY RULE: WHAT DO PAYERS REALLY NEED TO DO
The CMS Interoperability and Patient Access Proposed Rule lays the foundation for healthcare interoperability. If finalized as proposed, the rule will require health plans participating in Medicare Advantage, Medicaid, MCOs and other government funded insurance programs to respond by shari...
SEP 02, 2019 | 20:15
MEDICAL APPRAISERS
All Medical Appraisers, regardless of experience, need regular peer support and continuing professional development to ensure the quality and standards of medical appraisals for all doctors.Hosted by an experienced Lead Appraiser, our live online training sessions are easily accessible for...
SEP 10, 2019 | 2:00PM
ENGAGE MEMBERS ANYWHERE WITH PERSONALIZED EXPERIENCES
The rise of healthcare consumerism is impacting the demands members are placing on health insurers. Thirty-six percent of members who suffer from fragmented experiences are willing to switch health plans for a better one. To remain competitive and retain members beyond enrollment, insurers...
SEP 11, 2019 | 1.00 PM
BALANCING WORK & CANCER WEBINAR ENHANCING YOUR SKILLS PREPPING FOR SUCCESS
Professional skills, hard skills, soft skills, foundational skills what’s the difference? And why does it matter? For anyone looking to change jobs or careers post-cancer, a key first step is identifying what you can do already and what you need to learn in order to land the role you...

ACTIVE SHOOTER: NEW GUIDANCE FOR HEALTHCARE WORKPLACE INCIDENTS
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Workplace violence, and specifically active shooter incidents are a real threat for hospitals and healthcare facilities. Healthcare professionals could be faced with difficult decisions about leaving patients who may not be able to evacuate themselves. Emergency preparedness managers need ...
BEYOND THE EHR: CULTIVATING PATIENT ENGAGEMENT & LOYALTY THROUGH CRM
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Many healthcare organizations initially looked to their EHRs and patient portals to support patient engagement, but are now realizing these technologies are not the complete answer. But if they're not, then what is? Enter Customer Relationship Management (CRM) systems, relationship-bas...
WHY YOUR HOSPITAL NEEDS ACUTE INPATIENT REHABILITATION TO SUCCEED IN VALUE-BASED CARE
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Value-based care presents a number of challenges to today's operating models. In order to succeed in the new environment, it is imperative to understand the role your post-acute assets play, and how to manage rehabilitation programs within it. Learn how a well-managed inpatient rehabil...
OPPORTUNITIES IN HOME RESPIRATORY CARE – SPONSORED BY DRIVE MEDICAL
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Four respiratory/home care experts discussed the current state of the home respiratory care industry and offered their expertise and advice on how hospitals, home care providers, and individual RTs can benefit.
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Please join this discussion on encounter-based care and how it is shaping Enterprise Imaging requirements across the care continuum. We'll compare ideas on how and where a Vendor Neutral Archive (VNA) can help improve outcomes through more informed decisions at the patient’s point of care....
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Some organizations are moving beyond the preliminary stages of vendor neutral archive start-up. This session will highlight three recent enterprise imaging challenges - and solutions - at a large regional medical center. During this webinar, you’ll learn: How this large regional player fac...

RESOURCES

People use health care services for many reasons: to cure illnesses and health conditions, to mend breaks and tears, to prevent or delay future health care problems, to reduce pain and increase qualit...

The medical profession was justified in celebrating this spring’s Congressional action to eliminate the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. However, the hard-fought victory, while sweet, come...

A defining test of President Barack Obama’s second term, and domestic policy legacy as a President of the United States, is upon the nation. Nearly three years after initial enactment in 2010, t...

With nearly 125,000 pages worth of Medicare regulations governing the U.S. healthcare system, physicians are confronted with overwhelming regulatory burdens that continue to erode their practice of me...

Although coverage for 30 million Americans represents a significant ambition, a rapidly changing U.S. healthcare system is also causing challenges and concerns. The consolidation of regional hospital ...

Making it simple, however, is far from simple. Humana alone has more than 10 million beneficiaries, a network of 600,000 providers, and many different insurance plans. Health information technology, o...

Aurora Health Care provides not-for-profit healthcare services to the people of East Wisconsin in the United States. As well as its 113 permanent health care sites, the organization also offers servic...

Aurora Health Care is a not-for-profit Wisconsin healthcare provider. Founded in 1987 following the affiliation of two Milwaukee hospitals three years earlier, Aurora now encompasses 250 sites, includ...

Health care reform starts with the need to control costs. Without cost-control, the system isn’t sustainable, no matter how the delivery system is organized or who pays the bills. But nobody wan...