Key Design Components and Considerations for Establishing a Single-Payer Health Care System

May 5, 2019

Congressional interest in substantially increasing the number of people who have health insurance has grown in recent years. Some Members of Congress have proposed establishing a single-payer health care system to achieve universal health insurance coverage. In this report, the Congressional Budget Office describes the primary features of single-payer systems, as well as some of the key considerations for designing such a system in the United States.
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Shared mobile devices in healthcare

whitePaper | July 18, 2019

This paper reviews mobile healthcare opportunities and trends, explains some of the challenges mobile technology presents for IT and security teams, and describes the barriers and risks associated with traditional approaches to authenticating mobile device users. It summarizes the capabilities and benefits of a next-generation mobile authentication solution, and explains how Imprivata Mobile Device Access enables fast, secure access to clinical mobile devices and applications.

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Unscheduled Dental Care

whitePaper | November 12, 2015

Dental emergency classification Patients who require emergency care are those requiring immediate attention in order to minimise the risk of serious medical complications or prevent long-term dental complications. Their condition means they are most likely to present in Accident & Emergency departments with: Uncontrollable dental haemorrhage following extractions; Rapidly increasing swelling around the throat or eye; Trauma confined to the dental arches.

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Digital Healthcare Marketing and Engagement Solutions

whitePaper | May 10, 2018

Truven Health Analytics™ offers a full suite of digital marketing and engagement services and support for healthcare organizations. These services range from email list management and execution; to multilayered, multimodal, lead nurturing campaigns; to fully automated patient engagement messaging and trigger communications.

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PeaceHealth: Community Health needs Assessment

whitePaper | November 6, 2013

Lane County Oregon, a geographically large area that extends from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Cascade mountain range in the east, is a vibrant mix of communities and people. It is served by four nonprofit hospitals, all of which are part of PeaceHealth: PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend (Springfield), PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center at University District (Eugene), PeaceHealth Cottage Grove Community Medical Center (Cottage Grove).

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Annual Report 2014-15

whitePaper | January 1, 2015

This annual report covers the 2014-15 fiscal year, a time when we focused our efforts and resources toward achieving AHS’ three strategic directions: bringing appropriate care to the community, partnering for better health outcomes, and achieving health system sustainability. We made significant progress over the past 12 months, and many of our achievements are profiled in this document.

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The Role of Patient-Reported Outcome Clinical Trials & Treatment

whitePaper | October 6, 2016

Pharm Exec convened a roundtable discussion, moderated by Editorial Director William Looney, during the 2016 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting, to examine a central question in cancer treatment today: in the evaluation of benefit to patients and society of a novel therapy, what should be the role/contribution of patientreported outcome (PRO) measures that incorporate insights from the real-life patient experience? PRO received close attention at ASCO, just as it is getting close attention from the Food and Drug Administration, the European Medicines Agency and other global regulators, as well as from industry, payers and patient advocates.

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