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Kaiser Strike Highlights State’s Mental Healthcare Crisis – KQED

Lesley McClurg Aug 19 at 9:00 AM Failed to save article Please try again Nurses at Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Medical Center in Los Angeles go on a one-day strike on Thursday, June 23, 2022 as they negotiate a new labor contract which includes staffing and wages. ( Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz/MediaNews Group/Los Angeles Daily News …

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Don’t Bet Against The Casino: Why Even Startups In Healthcare May Have A Bright Future During A Recession

In the midst of an economic rollercoaster and funding scene for digital health that has changed dramatically and founders and investors alike are trying to read the tea leaves while the scene goes blurring by, natural questions are raised: do we know where we are going, and how long it will take to get there? …

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NSF and Amazon award $1M for healthcare AI integrity

Duke University and the University of Connecticut are two of 13 recipients receiving funding through the third round of Fairness in AI program funding from the U.S. National Science Foundation and Amazon.  WHY IT MATTERS    The accepted proposals set goals to improve access to underserved patients and to improve patient care in high-stakes hospital …

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Doctors are drinking on the job at alarming rates, according to a new survey of healthcare workers

In December, U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy declared that we’re in a youth mental health crisis. What he neglected to mention is that we’re also in a healthcare provider mental health crisis. According to a new study from APN, a health company specializing in mental health and addiction treatment, healthcare workers in the United States …

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VA Digital Healthcare Playbook Highlights Health IT Optimization Case Studies

VA Digital Healthcare Playbook Highlights Health IT Optimization Case Studies

By Hannah Nelson August 17, 2022 – Phase one of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Digital Healthcare Playbook identifies health IT case studies that are helping transform patient care. The guide, created in collaboration with the Digital Medicine Society, intends to drive digital transformation and encourage multidisciplinary collaboration. VA notes in the playbook that current …

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Healthcare utilization goes up after a patient has COVID-19, research shows

COVID-19 Diagnosis Leads to More Healthcare Utilization Later

By Jacqueline LaPointe August 17, 2022 – Healthcare utilization goes up for patients who receive positive COVID-19 results because of post-COVID-19 conditions, according to a recent study. The study published in JAMA Network Open earlier this month analyzed data from eight integrated healthcare organizations from across the country to evaluate post-COVID-19 conditions (PCCs) in a diverse …

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N.Y. Survey Highlights Relationship of Food Insecurity, Healthcare

A survey conducted by the New York Health Foundation puts a spotlight on the many ways that food insecurity and poor healthcare are interconnected. The New York Health Foundation is a private, statewide foundation dedicated to improving the health of all New Yorkers. Its new report details the results of a 1,507-person statewide survey that …

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The project  aims to increase the number of nurse practitioners providing mental healthcare services.

HRSA Grant Provides Mobile Health Units for Mental Healthcare Access

By Sarai Rodriguez August 16, 2022 – The University of Tennessee’s College of Nursing was recently awarded a $3.7 million grant by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to fund a project which aims to boost mental healthcare access through nurse practitioner-led mobile health units. There is a significant spike in patient demand for mental healthcare …

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