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. FDA oversight of the prescribing of fentanyl products is inadequate, report finds — February 22, 2019
  2. New nurses work overtime, long shifts, and sometimes a second job, research shows — February 21, 2019
  3. New nurses work overtime, long shifts, and sometimes a second job, research shows — February 21, 2019
  4. International medical graduates care for Medicare patients with greater healthcare needs — February 21, 2019
  5. Investment by health systems key to improving cancer outcomes in U.S., report says — February 20, 2019

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FDA oversight of the prescribing of fentanyl products is inadequate, report finds

There appears to be a lack of accountability when it comes to prescribing high-test opioids to patients who already have a tolerance.

New nurses work overtime, long shifts, and sometimes a second job, research shows

Overtime in particular has been negatively associated with patient care, and a good proportion of nurses are required to work extra hours.

New nurses work overtime, long shifts, and sometimes a second job, research shows

Overtime in particular has been negatively associated with patient care, and a good proportion of nurses are required to work extra hours.

International medical graduates care for Medicare patients with greater healthcare needs

International medical graduates comprise almost one quarter of U.S. practicing physicians, and one third of primary care physicians.

Investment by health systems key to improving cancer outcomes in U.S., report says

Cancer outcomes vary substantially between populations defined by race/ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and health insurance coverage.

Reprocessing medical devices can result in significant savings for hospitals

Hospitals are nipping and tucking their supply chain spend by opting for half-price, reprocessed items like cardiology catheters.

Analytics taking a front-and-center role in the transition to value-based care

Applying advanced analytics to patient datasets can help organizations adopt a comprehensive approach to deliver personalized medicine.

Is the primary care talent shortage decreasing American’s lifespan?

A potential byproduct of the ongoing physician burnout and shortages is a negative impact on the average lifespan, according to new research.

Younger patients dissatisfied with healthcare’s status quo, more willing to try nontraditional services

The younger the patient, the more likely they are to opt for nontraditional healthcare treatment options, such as yoga and telehealth.

Providing follow-up care after heart attack helps reduce readmissions, reimbursement penalties

Nurse navigators in particular can be important tools for both patients seeking better care and providers seeking more consistent reimbursement.

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