Climate change as a risk to respiratory health

Climate change

Changes in climate constitute a reality that, according to recent projections, is going to worsen in the coming years.1 Increasing air pollution and climate change have an impact on respiratory health and mortality

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Collaborating to Improve Health Beyond the Hospital

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After investing considerable effort in managing throughput, many hospitals and health systems today have created a more coordinated inpatient experience. But as hard as it is to create a harmonious environment within a hospital’s walls, unifying patient care outside those walls is exponentially more difficult. NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital has adopted an innovative population health management strategy that is helping the organization build a better healthcare system outside the hospital, driving a transformational shift in patient care delivery. The health system has also invested in telehealth and AI through its fast-growing NYP OnDemand digital care service, which is allowing caregivers to more efficiently deliver care and support NYP’s commitment of delivering the highest level of care to underserved communities.
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Ask the Healthcare Industry: Phishing is a Pain

HIMSS Media

A third of all breaches target healthcare companies. But while phishing defense is an industry must, new Cofense research shows that healthcare lags behind other sectors in recognizing and reporting phishing. If you're in healthcare, or any other industry for that matter, how do you know if your organization is ready for an attack? In this presentation, we will discuss the current state of healthcare's resiliency against phishing threats
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Scripps Health and HIMSS Share New Insights into IT-Driven Clinical Process Efficiencies

HIMSS Learning Center

Clinicians are under an increasing time burden to care for patients. Even under the best circumstances, technologies implemented to automate and streamline workflows may not achieve the right balance to deliver as promised and improve effectiveness, efficiency, and job satisfaction.
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Managing External Health Information

Lorman

As we move into a new era of health care with the increased exchange of medical records in order to provide better, more coordinated care, the question of what information received from outside an organization should be included in a medical record takes on new importance. What with health homes, personal health records, and health information exchanges, as well as increased involvement by patients using digital tools like smart watches and smart phone apps, there is a torrent of information being directed at medical records, and it is essential to understand what belongs there and what should be rejected, and how. This information may come in the form of unsolicited health information, for example, information that is volunteered by patients or by other health care providers, either at the time the patient arrives for treatment or thereafter, and in some cases even after the patient has been discharged.
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