PDMP Integration and Telehealth: Existing and Flexible Funding for States to Combat the Opioid Crisis


This webinar will focus on asks two and three from the HIMSS Virtual March on the States advocating for using existing federal funding streams and flexibility for prescription drug monitoring program (PDMP) integration into EHRs and leveraging telehealth to increase access to high quality treatment for substance use disorders. These recommendations were highlighted in CMS’ June 2018 letter. The integration of the PDMP into the EHR aims to reduce clinician burden and improve usage of the PDMP and telehealth aims to improve access to treatment for substance use disorders.
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Putting Healthcare Under A Microscope – Understanding and Overcoming Cybersecurity Challenges in Healthcare

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The device landscape in the healthcare sector is growing exponentially, adding to the complexity of the network, and making it challenging for IT and security personnel to remain compliant and enforce patient safety and privacy. To better understand the complexity of healthcare networks and potential vulnerabilities, Forescout research analyzed 75 healthcare deployments with over 1.5 million devices.
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Immunotherapy Advances in Small Cell Lung Cancer


Small cell lung cancer (SCLC) is aggressive and often difficult to treat, but many patients may have new hope. On August 17, 2018, the FDA approved the first immunotherapy the checkpoint inhibitor nivolumab (Opdivo, Bristol-Myers Squibb for patients with small cell lung cancer. Since this approval, there has been renewed focus on how to make different immunotherapies work for a disease which typicallly comprises 10-15% of all lung cancer cases. In this webinar for patients and caregivers, Matthew Hellmann, M.D., of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center discusses the new FDA approval, clinical trials, and potential treatments for patients with small cell lung cancer.
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Stress Relieving Techniques for Nursing Staff


Stress is an inevitable part of our work environment. Without adequate knowledge of signs and symptoms as well as management strategies, problems can escalate until they produce a toxic outcome. This topic helps you quickly identify physical, emotional and behavioral symptoms of poor stress management and explore 10 different interventions to manage personal stress including a relaxation/guided imagery exercise. This information is critical to maintain one's physical and emotional health so that work can remain a positive, stimulating environment.
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Essential public health functions and the health systems transformation

The fifth meeting of the series proposes to discuss and analyze the new challenges facing health systems that the COVID-19 pandemic has created and that have affected the conditions of access, coverage, and results in the field of public health.
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