Cancer Vaccines Training the Immune System to See Cancer

Cancerresearch

One of the most promising personalized immunotherapy approaches currently being explored in the clinic is cancer vaccines. These vaccines especially patient-tailored versions known as neoantigen vaccines are capable of educating patients’ immune systems about what their individual tumors look like, and in turn, have the potential to improve the immune system’s ability to target and eliminate cancer.
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Spotlight

Issues of physician engagement and alignment have been a topic of discussion for many years. Now more than ever, physician engagement is a critical success factor for hospitals and health systems navigating the complex waters of healthcare reform and value-based payments. These industry demands intensify the need for a better-coordinated, more cost-effective approach to care delivery. Further, an engaged physician workforce is linked to enhanced patient care, lower costs, greater efficiency, and improved quality and patient safety.

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Ethics in Medical Record Coding -Who is Responsible?

Lorman

You're aware that engaging in improper conduct can result in not only losses to the practice, but also in personal liabilities. What to do? The stakes are even higher now because regulatory agencies are targeting billers and coders as well as providers in fraud and Stark law cases. Want to make sure your billing and coding practices are in the clear? We will discuss ethical conduct principles that billers and coders must follow. You'll hear common ethical scenarios and learn possible approaches for addressing each.
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Overview of Nursing Liability

Lorman

Being a licensed nursing professional sends the message to patients that you have been educated, trained and are competent in your practice. Unfortunately, in today's increasingly litigious society, claimants take the position that all bad outcomes are the result of professional negligence and target licensed professionals, their employers and insurance carriers as being in violation of the practice act, the standard of care and/or the criminal statutes. The allegations take the form of administrative complaints, lawsuits or prosecutions.
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it’s time for telehealth: why virtual is now vital

athenahealth

Telehealth has always made sense in theory: quickly provide consultations, assessments, and test results, and save your patients a trip to your office. Now that some telehealth services are reimbursable, its time to make the most of this opportunity.
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Aligning Incentives to Drive Value-Based Care

Change Healthcare

Standardized, transparent Episodes of Care are essential for driving Value-Based Care adoption at scale. That’s why the State of Maryland and CareFirst leveraged Change Healthcare's Prometheus Analytics to create the Episode Quality Improvement Program (EQIP), a collaborative, voluntary program that aligns the incentives built into commercial and state programs in order to improve care and reduce costs.
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Spotlight

Issues of physician engagement and alignment have been a topic of discussion for many years. Now more than ever, physician engagement is a critical success factor for hospitals and health systems navigating the complex waters of healthcare reform and value-based payments. These industry demands intensify the need for a better-coordinated, more cost-effective approach to care delivery. Further, an engaged physician workforce is linked to enhanced patient care, lower costs, greater efficiency, and improved quality and patient safety.

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