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Preventive Screenings, Cancer Screenings
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Delayed Cancer Screenings Lead to Dramatic Decrease in Newly Diagnosed Patients

LexisNexis Highlights How Stay at Home Orders Have Impacted Preventive Screenings, Diagnoses Information and analytics provider LexisNexis recently reported that stay-at-home orders have led to ala…
The Radiation Oncology Model: What Providers Need to Know
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RO-APM: What Providers Need to Know

CMS recently announced the Radiation Oncology Model (RO Model or RO-APM), a mandatory, episode-based payment model for radiotherapy (RT) services. CMS states that the goals of the model are to “imp…
UAB PARTNERS WITH GUIDEWAY CARE TO EXPAND GUIDESAFE™
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UAB PARTNERS WITH GUIDEWAY CARE TO EXPAND GUIDESAFE™

Partnership Increases Access, Support for COVID-19 Risk Mitigation Platform BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Aug 5, 2020: Guideway Care today announced a new partnership with the University of Alabama at Birmingh…
Coding COVID-19 Claims | A healthcare worker in protective gear conducts a lab test.
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Coding COVID-19 Claims

Healthcare providers are working tirelessly to care for patients during the COVID-19 crisis. Many are isolated from their families so they can take care of our families. Supporting them are countle…
COVID-19 Pre-screening | Elderly Man Reading Messages on Smartphone
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COVID-19 Pre-screening: The Importance of Proactive Outreach

In a situation report released on March 11th 2020, the World Health Organization characterized the quickly spreading novel coronavirus (COVID-19) a pandemic.¹ With the number of COVID-19 cases risi…
Is There a Nursing Shortage? | Nurse Kneeling Down Talking to Patient in Wheelchair
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Is There a Nursing Shortage?

Throughout the twentieth century and into the present day, there have been periodic nursing shortages. Shortages of these crucial clinical team members pose pressing challenges for healthcare organ…
Changing Patient Behavior: Identifying and Addressing Barriers | Man Breaking Cigarette in Half

Changing Patient Behavior: Identifying and Addressing Barriers

When treating certain health conditions, physicians are faced with the challenge of motivating patients to change their behaviors. Successful management of lifestyle diseases, such as obesity, hear…
Low-Value Care | Patient in a CT Scanner
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Low-Value Care: What It Is, and 3 Strategies to Reduce It

The phrase “low-value care” is frequently tossed around in discussions of healthcare spending, and there are whole initiatives dedicated to reducing the use of low-value services in clinical settin…
Reducing Hospital Readmissions: 5 Strategies | Nurse Helping Patient Out of Bed
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Reducing Hospital Readmissions: 5 Strategies

One key measure of hospital care quality is the facility’s readmission rates, or the percentage of patients who experience unplanned readmission after a previous stay. Readmissions are expensive—mo…