Jlagasse

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Name: jlagasse
Date registered: March 4, 2016
URL: http://www.healthcarefinancenews.com/content-feed/news

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  1. Social determinants of health pose challenges for most Americans, survey shows — December 12, 2018
  2. What does expanded Medicaid mean for enrollees’ health? A lot — December 11, 2018
  3. Why healthcare revenue cycle careers are heating up for millennials — December 11, 2018
  4. As many as 1 in 6 healthcare workers are immigrants, JAMA shows — December 10, 2018
  5. The biggest challenge recruiting IT talent? Convincing them tech work in healthcare can be meaningful — December 10, 2018

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Social determinants of health pose challenges for most Americans, survey shows

Improving social determinants for patients can have strong positive effects on the patient’s health and decreased costs for the healthcare system.

What does expanded Medicaid mean for enrollees’ health? A lot

Nearly half of people covered by Michigan’s expanded Medicaid program felt that their physical health improved in the first year or two after enrollment.

Why healthcare revenue cycle careers are heating up for millennials

About two-thirds of millennials in revenue cycle jobs are satisfied with their roles, though many said they would consider other career opportunities.

As many as 1 in 6 healthcare workers are immigrants, JAMA shows

Employment in the healthcare industry is expected to grow about 18 percent over the next eight years, and foreign-born workers will likely help fill the gap.

The biggest challenge recruiting IT talent? Convincing them tech work in healthcare can be meaningful

Jefferson Health’s Robert Neff

Stress from using electronic health records is linked to physician burnout

Common causes of EHR-related stress include too little time for documentation, time spent at home managing records and tricky user interfaces.

Billing and payment tech becoming more responsive, survey finds

Sixty-three percent of providers already accept web portal payments and over a quarter now offer text-based payment options.

Struggles will continue for nonprofit hospitals in 2019, Fitch says

The downcast outlook is due largely to ongoing operational weaknesses, which have evolved into a fundamental shift in the sector.

Telemedicine use for treating substance use disorder remains low, despite unmet need

Despite an increase in usage, telehealth visits for substance use disorder represented just 1.4 percent of telehealth visits for any health condition.

What growing demand for physicians means to top hospital executives

The spike in physician jobs is outpacing the strong economy, and that means it’s time for hospitals to prepare for even fewer doctors to choose from.

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