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Therap's Developmental Disability Software Provides Case Management Tools Supporting Conflict-Free Case Management

Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 9:43pm

This separation of documentation and records ensures conflict-free case management initiatives carry over into the Therap documentation and data.

Key Points: 
  • This separation of documentation and records ensures conflict-free case management initiatives carry over into the Therap documentation and data.
  • Therap's Case Management tool allows care coordinators and case managers to have a single login with access to all affiliated documentation within any linked service providers utilizing Therap.
  • In the case of conflict-free case management, not only is the data compartmentalized between the case management entity and the providers or state overseer, but privileges assigned to a case manager within the case management entity can be differentiated from the access in each provider account.
  • Case managers view person-centric information within Therap including service plans, case notes, incident reports, health data and medication administration records.

Significant Study on Veterinary Wellbeing Reveals Importance of Continued Focus on Personal and Professional Health and Wellbeing Among Veterinarians

Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 2:00pm

Despite new awareness around wellbeing and mental health in veterinary medicine, the study showed veterinarian wellbeing on average has not improved since a similar study was conducted in partnership with the AVMA and funded by Merck Animal Health in 2017.

Key Points: 
  • Despite new awareness around wellbeing and mental health in veterinary medicine, the study showed veterinarian wellbeing on average has not improved since a similar study was conducted in partnership with the AVMA and funded by Merck Animal Health in 2017.
  • As a result of this study and the 2017 study, we continue to work with the AVMA on programs to prioritize self-care, invest in personal wellbeing and manage stress in healthy ways."
  • The Merck Animal Health Veterinarian Wellbeing Study defined wellbeing as the way an individual feels about his or her life, and how it compares to their ideal life.
  • The study found that 52% of veterinarians would not recommend a career in the veterinary profession.

Ambulatory Care Facility Development, Simone Health, Discusses 4 Innovative Ambulatory Facility Design Trends

Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 10:00am

With the heightened focus on ambulatory care, design trends considering outpatient care facilities are increasing throughout the medical world.

Key Points: 
  • With the heightened focus on ambulatory care, design trends considering outpatient care facilities are increasing throughout the medical world.
  • Ambulatory care facility development, Simone Health, discusses a few of the most innovative ambulatory facility design trends impacting the healthcare industry today:
    Telehealth: Telehealth is a growing trend throughout the healthcare industry.
  • Including telehealth capabilities in your ambulatory care facility can expand your reach and allow you to provide to-quality medical care to a wider region of patients.
  • Combining urgent care centers with ambulatory clinics provides your patients with the access of an urgent care facility and the attention of ambulatory facilities.

ABH NATURE’S PRODUCTS, INC, ABH PHARMA, INC., and STOCKNUTRA.COM, INC. Issues Nationwide Recall of All Lots of Dietary Supplement Products

Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 2:08am

This recall applies to all dietary supplement products manufactured and sold between January 2013 November 2019 and all lots of products are included in this recall.

Key Points: 
  • This recall applies to all dietary supplement products manufactured and sold between January 2013 November 2019 and all lots of products are included in this recall.
  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200117005507/en/
    These products are being recalled after an FDA inspection found significant violations of current good manufacturing practice regulations.
  • The COMPANIES contract manufactured dietary supplements for other firms and did not sell products directly to consumers.
  • The COMPANIES are notifying its distributors and customers via email and is arranging for return of all recalled products.

NHS Funding Bill (2019-20)

Saturday, January 18, 2020 - 12:02am

TheNHS Funding Bill 2019-20was introduced to the House of Commons and given its formalFirst Readingon Wednesday 15 January 2020.

Key Points: 
  • TheNHS Funding Bill 2019-20was introduced to the House of Commons and given its formalFirst Readingon Wednesday 15 January 2020.
  • MPs will debate the Bill atSecond Readingon Monday 27 January 2020.
  • This additional funding seeks to help NHS England achieve the objectives of the NHS Long Term Plan, which was published in January 2019. The Plan set out how the NHS will develop over the next 10 years, including moves to more integrated care, a greater focus on prevention, and changes to ensure financial sustainability. The Plan also set out how the budget settlement for NHS England is to be spent over the next five years and includes commitments to:
    • increase investment in primary medical and community health services as a share of the total national NHS revenue spend across the five years from 2019/20 to 2023/24 (p.14)
    • target a higher share of funding towards geographies with high health inequalities (p.40)
    • ensure that funding for children and young people’s mental health services will grow faster than both overall NHS funding and total mental health spending (p. 50)
    • continue to balance the NHS’ books nationally and reducing year-on-year the number of trusts and CCGs individually in deficit, so that all NHS organisations are in balance by 2023/24 (p. 101); and
    • all efficiency gains being retained by the NHS and revisited in more and better care (p.103)
    • Under theNHS Funding Bill 2019-20, the Government commits to increase investment in the NHS in the years to 2024.
    • The Bill includes a double lock commitment that places a legal duty on both the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care and the Treasury to uphold the minimum level of cash NHS revenue funding as outlined in the table below.
    • How the additional funding will be spent is a matter for NHS England, and has been set out in theNHS Long Term Plan(UK Government,NHS Funding Bill Enters Parliament).
    • The NHS funding settlement was originally announced by Theresa May in June 2018 (UK Government,PM Speech on the NHS, 18 June 2018) and aimed to provide the NHS with financial certainty to plan for the next decade.
    • In particular, these note that the first of the Bills two clauses will commit the Government to the following minimum level of cash funding for NHS England in each financial year up to 2023/24: Figure 1: Source:NHS Funding Bill 2019-20 Subsection (2) of clause 1 confers a duty on the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care to ensure this funding is only used as revenue resource, rather than as capital resource.
    • NHS Long Term Plan The Long Term Plan noted that when agreeing the NHS funding settlement the government committed to ensure that adult social care funding is such that it does not impose any additional pressure on the NHS.
    • (p.31) Trends in NHS funding The House of Commons Library Briefing PaperNHS Funding and Expenditure(2019), provides further information on expenditure on the NHS since its foundation in 1948, comparisons in health spending across the UK, and real terms changes in UK health expenditure.
  • Global PD-1 and PD-L1 Inhibitors Market 2019-2023 | Evolving Opportunities with AstraZeneca and Merck | Technavio

    Friday, January 17, 2020 - 11:00pm

    View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200117005292/en/

    Key Points: 
    • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200117005292/en/
      Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled global PD-1 and PD-L1 inhibitors market 2019-2023.
    • The proven efficiency of PD-1 and PD-L1 inhibitors and strong pipeline are among factors anticipated to boost the growth of the market.
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      MEK Inhibitors Market Global MEK Inhibitors Market by product (MEKINIST, COTELLIC, and MEKTOVI) and geography (Asia, Europe, North America, and ROW).
    • Phosphodiesterase (PDE) inhibitors Market Global Phosphodiesterase (PDE) inhibitors Market by application (oral, topical, and other RoA), and geography (Asia, Europe, North America, and ROW).

    Anthem to Hold Conference Call and Webcast to Discuss Fourth Quarter Results on January 29, 2020

    Friday, January 17, 2020 - 9:05pm

    Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) will release fourth quarter 2019 financial results on January 29, 2020, at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time (EST).

    Key Points: 
    • Anthem, Inc. (NYSE: ANTM) will release fourth quarter 2019 financial results on January 29, 2020, at 6:00 a.m. Eastern Time (EST).
    • Management will review these results and its outlook during a conference call at 8:30 a.m. EST that same morning.
    • The conference call should be accessed at least 15 minutes prior to its start with the following numbers:
      The access code for the January 29, 2020 call is 6293698.
    • The replay will be available from 1:00 p.m. EST on January 29, 2020, until the end of the day on February 13, 2020.

    Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market 2020-2024 | Evolving Opportunities With Cerner Corp. and athenahealth Inc. | Technavio

    Friday, January 17, 2020 - 10:00pm

    View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200117005288/en/

    Key Points: 
    • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200117005288/en/
      Technavio has announced its latest market research report titled global patient engagement solutions market 2020-2024 (Graphic: Business Wire)
      Read the 140-page research report with TOC on "Patient Engagement Solutions Market Analysis Report by Geography (Asia, Europe, North America, and ROW), by Delivery Mode (Web and cloud-based solutions and On-premise solutions), and Segment Forecasts, 2020-2024."
    • The benefits of patient engagement solutions and increasing adoption of mobile technology for patient engagement is anticipated to boost the growth of the market.
    • Patient engagement solutions are built with features such as post-diagnostic notes, trigger-based appointment reminders, prescription refill reminders, and periodic healthcare tips.
    • Request a free sample report
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      Patient Engagement Solutions Market Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market by geography (Asia, Europe, North America, and ROW) and delivery mode (web and cloud-based solutions and on-premise solutions).

    Global Patient Access Solutions Market 2020-2024 | Evolving Opportunities with 3M Co. and Cardinal Health Inc. | Technavio

    Friday, January 17, 2020 - 9:00pm

    The benefits of patient access solutions and growing focus on patient portal tools are anticipated to boost the growth of the market.

    Key Points: 
    • The benefits of patient access solutions and growing focus on patient portal tools are anticipated to boost the growth of the market.
    • Patient access solutions maintain accurate information of patients at the POC, which includes verification of insurance coverage, scheduling appointments, patient identification, and more.
    • The company provides Sonexus Access & Patient Support, which offers e-enabled patient reimbursement services, patient adherence solutions, and more.
    • Request a free sample report
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      Patient Engagement Solutions Market Global Patient Engagement Solutions Market by geography (Asia, Europe, North America, and ROW) and delivery mode (web and cloud-based solutions and on-premise solutions).

    Northern California Rite Aid Workers Vote to Reject the Company’s Offer by 91%

    Friday, January 17, 2020 - 7:48pm

    Health care benefits were promised to retirees throughout their years working for Rite Aid.

    Key Points: 
    • Health care benefits were promised to retirees throughout their years working for Rite Aid.
    • The companys offer includes a wage increase for workers but also shifts more medical costs to the workers, negating Rite Aid's proposed increase.
    • Customers also sounded off in support of Rite Aid workers.
    • I will never shop at Rite Aid again if you hurt your workers."