Modernizing IT to Transform the Healthcare Enterprise

HIMSS Media

The healthcare industry’s current struggles to reduce costs, improve patient outcomes, and increase access to information are fundamentally transforming the delivery of health services. To help understand how hospitals and health systems are thinking about modernizing their IT and network infrastructure to support digital transformation, HIMSS Media and Juniper Networks recently conducted a joint survey among IT decision makers at U.S. healthcare providers.
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Spotlight

Flushed with cash, investors continue to pour capital into their coffers, signaling an optimistic outlook for profitable opportunities. KKR’s $1.45 billion Health Care Strategic Growth Fund and Athyrium Capital Management LP and Neuberger Berman’s $2.025 billion health care fund are just two of the largest healthcare-focused private equity funds to close recently. On the strategic side, recently announced megamergers, such as CVS’s agreement to acquire Aetna for a whopping $69 billion, will leave competitors with no choice but to find partners to merge with. These mergers may also provide private equity firms with acquisition and exit opportunities.

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Patient Experience Beyond HCAHPS: The Rewards of Care Coordination

WoltersKluwer

Improved care coordination pays off for clinicians on the ground since it improves communication and streamlines processes. But it can also play a major role in creating a more positive patient experience. Learn from experts in the field who've seen first-hand how their efforts at care coordination have led to better patient experience survey scores and outcomes. They'll offer an overview of replicable initiatives and the benchmarks to look for when crafting your own plans for better care coordination.
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Maternal Mental Health: Risk Assessment and Intervention Before, During, and After Pregnancy

healthstream

During this webinar, Womens Health Integration Specialist, Susan Kendig, describes the four key components of the Maternal Mental Health: Depression and Anxiety Patient Safety Bundle. She also identifies a minimum of at least two resources regarding screening and interventions with potential for incorporation into their practice, and articulates a plan for a tiered response to the patient’s risk assessment and response to interventions
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Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer

Esmo

It is with great pleasure that I invite you to participate in the ESMO Webinar entitled ‘Translating Immunity to Clinical Applications of Immunotherapy in Breast Cancer’. This webinar will go live on 3 May from ESMO Breast Cancer 2019 in Berlin.Breast cancer has traditionally been considered as an immunologically silent disease. However, recent preclinical and clinical research suggests that immunotherapy can improve outcomes in a subset of breast cancer patients.I am delighted to announce the lectures by three distinguished experts in the field who will join me in this webinar.
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Preventing Burnout Among Helping Professionals Social Workers, LCSWs, Psychotherapists, Counselors

Lorman

Learn what burnout is and how to prevent it to set yourself up for a healthy work environment. Job burnout is a special type of work-related stress.a state of physical or emotional exhaustion that also involves a sense of reduced accomplishment and loss of personal identity. It is a very prevalent problem in the helping professions. Burnout isnt a medical diagnosis. Some experts think that other conditions, such as depression, are behind burnout. Some research suggests that many people who experience symptoms of job burnout dont believe their jobs are the main cause. Whatever the cause, job burnout can affect your physical and mental health. Learning what burnout is, how to spot the symptoms in yourself and in colleagues, knowing what to do to correct and prevent burnout and to set yourself and your colleagues up for healthy and happy work environments will make the difference between feeling overwhelmed and exhausted or feeling successful and blessed to be able to help others.
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Spotlight

Flushed with cash, investors continue to pour capital into their coffers, signaling an optimistic outlook for profitable opportunities. KKR’s $1.45 billion Health Care Strategic Growth Fund and Athyrium Capital Management LP and Neuberger Berman’s $2.025 billion health care fund are just two of the largest healthcare-focused private equity funds to close recently. On the strategic side, recently announced megamergers, such as CVS’s agreement to acquire Aetna for a whopping $69 billion, will leave competitors with no choice but to find partners to merge with. These mergers may also provide private equity firms with acquisition and exit opportunities.

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