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  • Judge denies challenge to Trump administration's short-term plan expansion

    A federal judge struck down a lawsuit to curb the Trump administration’s 2018 rule to expand short-term health plans, disagreeing with the lawsuit that the rule violates federal law. The decisio...


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    https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/payer/federal-judge-strikes-down-lawsuit-seeking-to-overturn-cms-rule-expanding-duration-short-term6749
  • Telehealth services expand at state level, but adoption barriers remain

    Expansion of telehealth coverage and reimbursement at the state level has grown since 2017, according to the latest American Telemedicine Association. The report indicates that while states are realiz...


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    https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/telehealth-services-expand-state-level-adoption-barriers-remain6750
  • State regulations tied to reduced sepsis mortality in New York

    The success of New Yorks mandate for protocolized sepsis care offers a nuanced lesson for other states considering similar regulations. New research published in JAMA finds New York State’s impl...


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    https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/hospitals-health-systems/state-regulations-tied-to-reduced-sepsis-mortality-new-york6745
  • Majority of U.S. hospitals do not meet minimum volume standard for high-risk surgeries

    The majority of U.S. hospitals are not meeting minimum hospital or surgeon volume standards when it comes to performing high-risk surgical procedures, according to a new report from The Leapfrog Group...


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    https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/hospitals-health-systems/majority-u-s-hospitals-do-not-meet-minimum-volume-standard-for-high-risk6746
  • Regular GP review improves patient care

    A survey of thousands of GPs reveals nine in 10 family doctors say their annual work appraisal - a regular review of each GPs performance, carried out by a senior doctor - has helped them to improve p...


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    https://www.england.nhs.uk/2019/07/regular-gp-review-improves-patient-care/6735
  • Digital health funding in first half of 2019 hits record $5.1B: report

    Global venture capital funding for digital health companies in the first half of 2019 hit $5.1 billion with 318 deals, the highest amount raised in the first six months of a year so far, according to ...


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    https://www.fiercehealthcare.com/tech/digital-health-funding-first-half-2019-hits-record-5-1b-report6736
  • Healthy Living Can Cut Odds for Alzheimer's in People at Genetic Risk

    MONDAY, July 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Even if you are unlucky enough to carry genes that predispose you to Alzheimer s disease, a healthy lifestyle can minimize that risk, new research shows.The s...


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    https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2019-07-15/healthy-living-can-cut-odds-for-alzheimers-in-people-at-genetic-risk6730
  • Dance Your Way to Better Health

    MONDAY, July 15, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- Two very different studies show that dancing is more than just fun. It can keep your mind sharp and your heart healthy.The first was done in the United Kingdo...


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    https://www.usnews.com/news/health-news/articles/2019-07-15/dance-your-way-to-better-health6731
  • Value-based healthcare – what it means for Thailand

    With a well-developed private healthcare sector and reputation as a regional medical tourism hub, Thailand could potentially could tap on these advantages in moving towards a value-based healthcare sy...


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    https://www.healthcareitnews.com/news/asia-pacific/value-based-healthcare-what-it-means-thailand6725

EVENTS

Conferences

14th World Congress on Healthcare & Technologies

14TH WORLD CONGRESS ON HEALTHCARE & TECHNOLOGIES

July 22-23, 2019
Hear Explore and learn the latest research. Present before distinguished global audience. Collaborate, build partnerships and experience Rome. Join the global academic community. Conference Series llc Ltd  in conjunction with its institutional partners and Editorial Board Members are delighted ...

Healthcare & Technologies

HEALTHCARE & TECHNOLOGIES

July 22-23, 2019
Hear Explore and learn the latest research. Present before distinguished global audience. Collaborate, build partnerships and experience Rome. Join the global academic community.
Conference Series llc Ltd  in conjunction with its institutional partners and Editorial Board Members are del...

2nd Annual Congress on Medicine

2ND ANNUAL CONGRESS ON MEDICINE

July 24-25, 2019
Meet Inspiring Speakers and Experts at our 3000+ Global Eventswith over 600+ Conferences, 1200+ Symposiums and 1200+ Workshops on Medical, Pharma, Engineering, Science, Technology and Business.Explore and learn more about Conference Series LLC Ltd World’s leading Event Organizer.

2019 Atlanta Healthcare and Retirement Plan Summit

2019 ATLANTA HEALTHCARE AND RETIREMENT PLAN SUMMIT

July 25-25, 2019
Healthcare and Retirement Plan Sponsors are gathering for the 2019 Atlanta Healthcare and Retirement Plan Summit. The summit is an education focused, workshop style conference for Finance, Human Resource & Benefit Executives, Business Owners, and Fiduciaries to discuss healthcare and retirement ...

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

JUL 23, 2019 | 9.00 AM
EMPOWERING TIPS TO NAVIGATE CANCER
Cancer changes your focus on your physical needs, financial status, family dynamics, friends’ roles and how you view your future. Get tips on how to regain control of your life.
JUL 23, 2019 | 1.00 PM
EVIDENCE-BASED TECHNOLOGY TO REDUCE BLOOD CULTURE CONTAMINATION
As a direct result of contamination of blood specimens at the time of collection, due to touch point contamination and other factors that cannot be eliminated by conventional skin antisepsis, 35%-50% of positive blood culture results indicating sepsis are actually false positive. These fal...
JUL 23, 2019 | 10.00 AM
MOLECULARLY GUIDED HIGH PLEX SPATIAL PROFILING IN THE TUMOR MICROENVIRONMENT
The tumor microenvironment is a complex network of different cell types and states that imparts distinct properties to the tumor and plays a significant role in determining the efficacy of cancer therapies. Immunotherapies in particular have demonstrated considerable therapeutic efficacy a...
JUL 23, 2019 | 1:00 Pm
CYBER-THREATS IN HEALTHCARE: UNDERSTANDING AND PROTECTING AGAINST THE RISKS
Security is more critical than ever for healthcare organizations. At the same time, the sector has become one of the most easily targeted. Hospitals, for example, are falling victim to cyber-attacks such as ransomware and business email compromise (BEC). However, healthcare organizations a...
JUL 23, 2019 | 1:00 Pm
CHOOSING A HEALTHCARE ERP SYSTEM FOR THE FUTURE
This webinar will discuss:Current challenges in provider organizationsHow adoption of technology improves operations and ultimately patient careWhat to consider when modernizing for the future of healthcareLessons learned and tips for other provider organizations
JUL 23, 2019 | 2:00PM
PROVIDER COSTING TO ASSESS PHYSICIAN FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
The Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) and the American Association for Physician Leadership (AAPL) are honored to collaborate to provide education and experiences that bring together clinical and financial leaders in healthcare. Attend the upcoming webinar series, sponsore...

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...