The Physicians Foundation “Medicare Watch List” Report

The medical profession was justified in celebrating this spring’s Congressional action to eliminate the sustainable growth rate (SGR) formula. However, the hard-fought victory, while sweet, comes wrapped with many new challenges regarding the future Medicare payment framework for physicians. On April 16, 2015 the President signed into public law H.R. 2, the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). A mere two months later, tough medical practice and payment model questions under future Medicare reforms are emerging.

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Hutt Valley DHB

We provide and fund health services to about 140,000 people in the lower North Island of New Zealand. We are proud to serve our multi-cultural community and we're proud of the work we do to improve their health. Hutt Hospital, operated by the Hutt Valley District Health Board, is New Zealand's first and only Magnet designated hospital, putting it among the elite American hospitals which hold the designation. We provide a range of health and well-being, hospital and specialist services based out of our Hutt Hospital campus and other district locations with more than 2400 full-time equivalent staff.

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Personalizing Radiotherapy in Oncology: The Evolution of Treatment

whitePaper | January 9, 2020

Radiation therapy is one of the most common treatments used to fight cancer in the U.S., with more than half of cancer patients receiving it either alone or in combination with other medical interventions.1 With the traditional approach to radiation therapy, the dose and schedule is tailored to the tumor type, location, and stage of growth, but only infrequently updated in light of changes after treatment starts. Experts in adaptive therapy are looking to deliver a more personalized treatment strategy guided by the individual patient’s needs.

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Making Telehealth the Enabler to More Connected Care

whitePaper | June 7, 2022

Improve effectiveness & simplify communications by harmonizing care, communications and workflows across in-person and virtual channels

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Clearing hurdles that crimp real-time and predictive insights in healthcare

whitePaper | July 26, 2022

Healthcare leaders have long recognized the importance of real-time decision making. Take, for instance, sepsis one of the leading causes of U.S. hospital deaths that costs the industry an estimated $62B a year,1 not to mention the preventable morbidity

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THE FUTURE OF TELEHEALTH ROUNDTABLE

whitePaper | May 12, 2022

The advent of COVID-19 brought numerous challenges to care delivery, forcing health professionals to think innovatively to facilitate timely care while maintaining compliance with shelter-in-place ordinances.

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The cultural shift to smart manufacturing in the medical device industry

whitePaper | February 22, 2023

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue of approximately $40 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier.

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2023 Telehealth White Paper Publication

whitePaper | July 20, 2023

Healthcare delivery through telehealth allows a provider to consult with patients remotely through electronic and telecommunication technologies. Prior to the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE), telehealth services were, generally, only used and paid for in limited circumstances.

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Spotlight

Hutt Valley DHB

We provide and fund health services to about 140,000 people in the lower North Island of New Zealand. We are proud to serve our multi-cultural community and we're proud of the work we do to improve their health. Hutt Hospital, operated by the Hutt Valley District Health Board, is New Zealand's first and only Magnet designated hospital, putting it among the elite American hospitals which hold the designation. We provide a range of health and well-being, hospital and specialist services based out of our Hutt Hospital campus and other district locations with more than 2400 full-time equivalent staff.

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