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  • practitioners
  • Most of the HSA subsector prevalence estimates ranged from 14% to 18%, but the Medical and Diagnostic Laboratories subsector had 31% prevalence and the Offices of All Other Miscellaneous Health Practitioners had a 24% prevalence. (cdc.gov)
  • Out of pocket spending includes premiums (if not paid by employers), dental care and other non-medical health practitioners (such as massage, chiropractors, naturopaths), prescription drugs, vision (glasses, contacts), and nursing homes. (vancouversun.com)
  • Our team includes some of the most respected healthcare law practitioners in the United States and a number of former senior US government officials. (morganlewis.com)
  • Coviu has developed an advanced video telehealth platform that is used by more than 1100 healthcare professionals including physiotherapists, speech pathologists, occupational therapists, dietitians and nutritionists and general practitioners. (www.csiro.au)
  • In Coviu, we've developed a solution tailored for health practitioners that enables rich experiences with patients in the comfort of their own homes through custom tools designed for each health specialisation, whether it's speech pathology or psychiatry," Dr Pfeiffer said. (www.csiro.au)
  • Since it was founded by Dr Silvia Pfeiffer in 2015, Coviu has connected more than 20,000 patients with practitioners across the healthcare sector to deliver treatment. (www.csiro.au)
  • expenditures
  • however, these same advances are likely to increase overall costs, prompting widespread efforts by public and private health care providers and insurers to contain expenditures by restructuring care delivery models and promoting more efficient use of resources. (deloitte.com)
  • Healthcare expenditures on elderly patients are also higher as compared to younger patients," comments Dr. Pawel Suwinski, principal consultant, Frost & Sullivan. (frost.com)
  • We found that health care expenditures faced by Canadian households are substantial and have increased considerably over the past decade," the study says, noting that BC residents are nearly twice as likely to experience private health care costs exceeding 10 per cent of their after-tax income than those in Ontario. (vancouversun.com)
  • Reform
  • In 2003, the authorities launched the Health Transformation Program, a ten year health reform initiative designed to bring Turkey's health indicators in line with other middle-income countries and those in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). (worldbank.org)
  • Improving health care access appears to be a major goal of governments around the world, and a centerpiece of many reform efforts. (deloitte.com)
  • Leveraging our lawyers' intimate knowledge of the inner workings of the government's executive branch, and the regulatory agencies most critical to healthcare businesses, we bring special insight and savvy to the complex challenges and opportunities that our healthcare industry clients confront in the post-healthcare reform era. (morganlewis.com)
  • The need to improve and reform the health sector seems like a annual theme in Ireland. (deloitte.com)
  • Many countries are looking to reform their healthcare delivery models in order to manage costs and drive efficiencies. (deloitte.com)
  • Improving health care access is a major goal of governments around the world, and a centerpiece of many reform efforts in many countries. (deloitte.com)
  • Yet, acquiring and leveraging technology innovations require financial investments that many health care providers - even in developed economies - may struggle to afford in an era of cost-cutting and reform. (deloitte.com)
  • centers
  • Modern health care centers and clinics are largely automated. (medindia.net)
  • While as a whole healthcare centers were of greater compliance the higher their budget, there were still discrepancies as centres with budgets less than US$ 50 million (£36 million) which had an average 27 percent conformance rate compared to a 16 percent average conformance rate for orgs with budgets between US$ 50 million (£36 million) and US$ 100 million (£72 million). (scmagazineuk.com)
  • Aims
  • The team's project, Empowering Women Leaders in Health (eWoLIH), aims to transform the health care, health sciences and indigenous health system by increasing participation, visibility and advancement of women in leadership positions. (uottawa.ca)
  • Nadda stated that the National Health Mission (NHM), comprising of National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and the National Urban Health Mission (NUHM), aims towards providing accessible, affordable, accountable, and effective primary healthcare facilities, especially to the rural population of the country with a particular emphasis on poor and vulnerable sections of the population. (medindia.net)
  • systems
  • The FBI has sent a private industry notification (PIN) to health care providers warning them that the security systems they have in place are behind those of other sectors, making them prime targets for cyber attacks. (scmagazine.com)
  • Toronto, Ontario (PRWEB) April 2, 2009 -- Exchanging information and connecting systems - a core need in modern healthcare - has never been easier thanks to the release of version 4.0 of iNTERFACEWARE's Iguana HL7 Interface Engine . (bio-medicine.org)
  • Frost & Sullivan identified the three core technology markets that will form the fundamentals that allow changes toward such paradigm shifts - Remote Patient Monitoring, TeleHealth, Consumer Health & Hospital-based Systems. (frost.com)
  • Public and private health systems will likely need to implement new business and clinical operating models to deliver scalable, efficient, and high-quality care, and to reduce waste, redundancies, and costs that threaten system sustainability. (mondaq.com)
  • Without exception, health care systems around the globe should continue to source and implement strategies that can help improve outcomes and hold the line on costs," said Dr. Morris. (mondaq.com)
  • This is creating a large market for hospital information systems and other healthcare-related IT solutions. (ibef.org)
  • These systems may provide vital information for a potential acquirer to assess trends within the healthcare service company. (bdo.com)
  • Our research also highlights five key issues facing healthcare systems around the world and these are equally applicable to Ireland. (deloitte.com)
  • Even as countries strive to expand health care access or institute forms of universal coverage, infrastructure issues are making it increasingly difficult for public health care systems to sustain current levels of service and affordability. (deloitte.com)
  • This investment will give us the opportunity to scale Coviu and further embed ourselves into the primary healthcare space by partnering with other health systems as an enabler of video consultations. (www.csiro.au)
  • Care teams help more people in an experience which is delightful to use and integrated with the systems they already use. (www.csiro.au)
  • welfare
  • There is the highest level of political commitment for this" stated Shri J P Nadda, Minister for Health and Family Welfare stated this while delivering the keynote address at the Health and Immunization Conference organized by the CII, at New Delhi. (medindia.net)
  • interventions
  • The Minister added that of all the methods of preventing the under-5 mortality, immunization is one of the most cost-effective public health interventions for protecting children from life threatening conditions, which are preventable. (medindia.net)
  • INTRODUCTION: Health care work is dangerous and multiple interventions have been tested to reduce the occupational hazards. (cdc.gov)
  • Few high quality studies were found that examined the effects of interventions in health care settings on musculoskeletal health. (cdc.gov)
  • pharmaceutical
  • In the health and pharmaceutical sectors, NERA economists have broad experience helping corporations and governments achieve 'value for money' through the design of institutional and regulatory frameworks. (nera.com)
  • There are huge opportunities for healthcare providers, medical devices sector, pharmaceutical sector and other healthcare verticals to tap into this lucrative but yet to be explored area of a person's life. (frost.com)
  • Vietnam represents a potentially very large health care, pharmaceutical, medical equipment and device market. (opentoexport.com)
  • government's
  • Although cost remains a key factor, within the government's current 5 year health sector development plan there is an emphasis on improving the technology and quality of available drugs and vaccine production. (opentoexport.com)
  • Cost - the on-going economic challenge has placed a strain on Government's ability to fund expanding healthcare costs. (deloitte.com)
  • Union Health Minister J P Nadda sought the participation of the private sector in the government's efforts to provide accessible and affordable healthcare. (medindia.net)
  • infrastructure
  • A third constraint on patient access is lack of health care infrastructure in certain countries and outdated facilities in both developed and emerging markets. (deloitte.com)
  • cyber attacks
  • In addition to the cyber-attacks, the report also found 21 percent of incidents involved lost and stolen laptops containing unencrypted personal health information (PHI) prompting researchers to recommend more employee education to ensure that basic security measures are put in place. (scmagazineuk.com)
  • huge burden
  • Law agreed that many people around the world would be surprised to learn that Canadians shoulder a huge burden in private health care costs, the third highest of developed nations, after the United States and Switzerland. (vancouversun.com)
  • public
  • Canara Bank has lent support to Biocon Foundation and Orissa Trust of Technical Education (OTTET) for a public-private partnership (PPP) with the Government of Odisha, to deliver a novel e- healthcare program in order to provide access to quality healthcare for 51,000 villages in the state. (ibef.org)
  • Per capita health spending in BC (including public and private sector spending) is about $5,000 a year, just under the national average. (vancouversun.com)
  • Identified as one of the national development priorities, the Vietnamese public health care sector has received increasing budget allocations along with incentives for investment. (opentoexport.com)
  • Kayakalp is an initiative launched on May 15 by Union Health Minister to promote and encourage every public health facilities to maintain cleanliness and hygiene. (medindia.net)
  • Involvement of the public representatives at all levels whether they be pradhans, ward members, MLAs and MPs will enhance the outreach and effectiveness of the National Health Mission (NHM). (medindia.net)
  • Union health minister J P Nadda on Monday said that public representatives can be involved for raising awareness among people about various schemes in place under the health ministry. (medindia.net)
  • Thanks to a public-private effort, more Mainers are being trained for and placed in health care jobs. (pressherald.com)
  • however, these same advances are likely to increase overall costs, prompting widespread efforts by public and private health care providers and insurers to contain expenditure by restructuring care delivery models and promoting more efficient use of resources. (deloitte.com)
  • Fund
  • A universal drug coverage program which helps fund generic and selected classes of popular drugs would go a long way to helping B.C. residents who are struggling with health care costs, Law said. (vancouversun.com)
  • Private sector YES Bank has signed an MoU with a leading the Netherlands-based private equity house to set up a 75-100 million dollar health care fund catering to the Indian market within the next nine months. (bio-medicine.org)
  • initiative
  • The Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care and strategic partner, the Ontario Chapter of the Canadian Healthcare Engineering Society , together with technical partner, ICF Marbek, have a new energy conservation initiative officially launching in 2014. (hospitalnews.com)
  • An initiative developed from the inside out by a team intimate with the challenges and opportunities faced each day in a health care setting that are here to help. (hospitalnews.com)
  • world's
  • With Turkey emerging as one of the world's success stories in the achievement of universal health care, Turkish officials are now looking at ways to share their experience with other countries. (worldbank.org)
  • Health care is one of the world's most regulated industries, with laws and policies addressing clinical quality and safety, cyber security, counterfeit drugs, and corruption. (mondaq.com)
  • Regulatory compliance - healthcare is one of the world's most regulated environments with an ever increasing focus on patient health and safety. (deloitte.com)
  • providers
  • Iguana's ability to adapt and manage any flavor of HL7 makes it an ideal, efficient and complete solution for HL7 data integration for both vendors and healthcare providers alike. (bio-medicine.org)
  • The company's Iguana and Chameleon products are trusted and preferred by healthcare providers and vendors in over 6500 deployments worldwide. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Healthcare providers are incentivized by insurance providers based solely on the patient's repeated visits rather than assisting the patients to live healthier lives. (frost.com)
  • The role of the healthcare service providers will have to change and is expected to be more involved in a patient's holistic lifecycle and include personal wellness. (frost.com)
  • We also advise on a variety of healthcare joint venture transactions and service agreements between and among healthcare providers and payors with sophisticated consideration of applicable regulatory, fraud and abuse, and tax law implications. (morganlewis.com)
  • Morgan Lewis healthcare litigators have the trial experience, intimate knowledge of the healthcare sector, and legal prowess required to resolve lawsuits and government investigations to the greatest possible advantage of our clients, both payors and providers. (morganlewis.com)
  • While meaningful use requirements began in 2011, many healthcare providers outside of the hospital setting and in the middle-market were neither required nor eligible to participate. (bdo.com)
  • In some instances, it may not be cost effective for smaller health providers to completely automate their revenue cycle and health records. (bdo.com)
  • HARRISON, N.Y. , July 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study reveals that employees in the healthcare sector present a unique set of challenges and opportunities to retirement plan sponsors, as well as providers, advisors and intermediaries. (prnewswire.com)
  • Eventually when economies out of these improved computing methodologies, etc. accrue, I see every chance of the advantages of these being retained by the healthcare providers than being passed on to/shared with the patients, if the healthcare industry's past behavior is anything to go by. (medimanage.com)
  • trends
  • Co-authored by Transamerica Retirement Solutions Corporation and the American Hospital Association, the research report 'Retirement Plan Trends in Today's Healthcare Market' found that eight in 10 surveyed healthcare retirement plan sponsors partner with an intermediary, who is most likely to be an investment or benefits consultant and also works either primarily or exclusively with retirement plans. (prnewswire.com)
  • To download a copy of the full report, visit http://isrm.transamerica.com/retirement-plan-trends-in-healthcare-2015-report . (prnewswire.com)
  • Regulatory
  • It brings the specific workflows and tools necessary for healthcare into an online video call while satisfying regulatory requirements around security and privacy. (www.csiro.au)
  • Progress
  • Progress made in the country's health care sector - which has all but been transformed over the last decade - provides a vivid example of Turkey's approach to ensuring economic gains are also reflected in social improvements. (worldbank.org)
  • So, while data is starting to transform patient care, a seriously compromised security landscape is impacting the progress being made. (it-online.co.za)
  • economic
  • Human Capital and Productivity in a Team Environment: Evidence from the Healthcare Sector " (with Nancy Beaulieu, Ciaran Phibbs and Patricia Stone), American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, April 2014. (nber.org)
  • Our work in privacy and information security-US Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)/US Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, and state privacy laws-is acclaimed. (morganlewis.com)
  • 1,3,8 From an economic perspective the burden on families, communities and countries has led many countries, including Australia, Canada, the UK and the USA, to adopt universal newborn hearing screening programmes as standard practice in neonatal care. (scielo.org.za)
  • shortage
  • Given its proximity to the U.S., where there is a shortage of Spanish-speaking primary care physicians and nurses, Cuba makes sense as a training ground and reservoir of medical professionals, notes Ullmann, who is co-author of the book, Cuban Health Care: Utopian Dreams, Fragile Future . (upenn.edu)
  • Many countries across the globe are facing a challenge to meet their required number of health care workers, a shortage that directly affects the quality of care. (deloitte.com)
  • cost
  • In general, health care companies' balance sheets are solid, their stocks have offered attractive dividend yields and the sector's overall cost structure appears to have improved. (schwab.com)
  • Mega economies such as the United States are struggling even more to contain the rising cost of healthcare that has consumed nearly 17 percent of its GDP in 2009. (frost.com)
  • This subsequently results in 90 percent of a country's healthcare expenditure being spent on only 30 percent of its population, causing a rise in healthcare cost. (frost.com)
  • Today's health care demand and cost challenges appear likely to persist in the near-term, if not longer. (mondaq.com)
  • Healthcare technology activity continues to be strong as investors look to capitalize on bridging the gap between higher value care at a lower cost. (bdo.com)
  • one in which many historic business models and operating processes will no longer suffice amid rising demand, continued cost pressures, lack of or inadequate care facilities, and rapidly evolving market conditions. (deloitte.com)
  • hospital
  • From devising a new framework for health financing in the UK to advising the Lebanese government on a vision for health policy to assisting the Montana Attorney General on how to regulate hospital pricing, our consultants are experienced in applying their knowledge of 'what works' in different policy environments. (nera.com)
  • Pervez Ahmed, CEO and managing director of Max Healthcare, a leading hospital chain based in New Delhi, asked a lecture hall filled with medical executives one recent afternoon in Hyderabad. (upenn.edu)
  • Speaking for the Coalition, Executive Director Linda Varangu states, "The opportunity for conservation and demand management within the hospital sector is vast and we feel that our goal is in perfect alignment with the OPA's: to have health care facilities realize energy savings as soon as possible, and assist in inciting a change in business culture from one of consumption to that of conservation and demand management. (hospitalnews.com)
  • Today, standardised, digitised healthcare records provide a complete picture of your health when you walk into a hospital - meaning more personalised and faster diagnoses, and fewer people in hospital beds. (it-online.co.za)
  • Narayana Health has opened a multi-care 104 bed hospital in Cayman Islands providing open-heart and bypass surgery, angioplasty, heart-valve replacement, paediatrics and orthopaedics, including joint replacements. (ibef.org)
  • This is a US$ 2 billion project that will be built in phases over 15 years on a 200 acre site and apart from a tertiary-care hospital. (ibef.org)
  • Manipal Health Enterprises has forayed into Rajasthan by acquiring the S K Soni Hospital. (ibef.org)
  • Healthcare as one Vietnam's priority areas for development presents potentially large opportunities from hospital development and training to exports of pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and devices. (opentoexport.com)
  • A new addition to our program is Michelle DiEmanuele, President and CEO of Credit Valley Hospital who will be joining us to speak about lessons learned regarding the proposed amalgamation of Credit Valley Hospital and Trillium Health Centre. (fasken.com)
  • demand
  • Most of the demand for health care workers over the next 10 years will be to replace more than 10,000 current workers who will be retiring or leaving their current employment. (pressherald.com)
  • This would result in more demand for health insurance products like Mediclaim. (medimanage.com)
  • In a market where demand is fairly static and competition is increasing, you might imagine that the private healthcare sector is working really hard to retain customers and use its existing customer base to protect and build its business. (privatehealth.co.uk)
  • medical
  • Cuban health workers are also sent to nations in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean that lack sufficient medical professionals to meet their own needs. (upenn.edu)
  • Elderly care is more complex and often requires extra attention, equipment and medical consult. (frost.com)
  • The Singapore-based Kinder Medical Group has entered into a joint venture (JV) with Indorama Corp to mark its entry into Kerala's women's healthcare sector. (ibef.org)
  • workers
  • Healthcare workers can expect good employment prospects, however job opportunities vary between different professions and specialties. (careerfaqs.com.au)
  • It will also help shape the next generation of health workers and the leaders of tomorrow," adds Bourgeault. (uottawa.ca)
  • Using unique Swedish longitudinal full-population data and logistic regression, this paper explores whether start-ups of foreign born female heath care workers are structurally (i.e. comparatively higher unemployment and lower wages) or culturally (defined as country of birth) motivated. (repec.org)
  • implement
  • Turkey is featured as one of 11 case studies in a new report designed to help low-and-middle-income countries learn from each other as they implement universal health care. (worldbank.org)
  • critical
  • SASB's provisional standards for the health care sector can now give investors a true representation of non-financial performance without hitting a rut of comparing oranges to apples - and create a race to the top on the most critical dimensions of sustainability. (csrwire.com)
  • Improving
  • Unfortunately the average NIST CSF conformance is only 45 percent for healthcare organisations, according to CynergisTek's "Improving Readiness: Meeting Cyber Threats" report. (scmagazineuk.com)
  • While it's hard to think of an element of healthcare that couldn't be transformed by better access to data, the security breaches plaguing the sector threaten to compromise the impact data could have on fighting disease, treating ailments and improving our lives. (it-online.co.za)
  • The investment, going by the report, seems to be going primarily into improving efficiencies of internal managerial processes than healthcare delivery per se. (medimanage.com)