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News - How CMS is boosting telehealth and RPM with new CPT codes

How CMS is boosting telehealth and RPM with new CPT codes

October 6, 2021

The inclusion of remote therapeutic monitoring codes in the 2022 Physician Fee Schedule suggests that transformations in digital health policy initiated in response to COVID-19 are beginning to have some permanence.

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News - National Recovery Month: Helping the Helpers

National Recovery Month: Helping the Helpers

October 6, 2021

People in the helping professions take care of all of us – but who takes care of them? Disasters and emergencies can impact physical health. But they can also have adverse effects on helpers such as first responders and frontline health workers, because emotional effects often go unseen.

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News - Ricketts announces extension of Directed Health Measure to protect hospital capacity

Ricketts announces extension of Directed Health Measure to protect hospital capacity

October 6, 2021

Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the State is extending its Directed Health Measure (DHM) to address hospital staffing shortages.

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News - How the digital front door, practice enhances patient experience

How the digital front door, practice enhances patient experience

September 13, 2021

As consumers seek more virtual, self-service options, providers can leverage the digital front door and more to improve the patient experience and revenue.

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News - Columbus Community Hospital completes first surgery with new surgical robot

Columbus Community Hospital completes first surgery with new surgical robot

September 13, 2021

Columbus Community Hospital staff have completed the first surgery using the hospital’s new da Vinci® Xi™ robotic system. This special piece of technology allows for g

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News - Turning the tide on uncompensated care

Turning the tide on uncompensated care

September 13, 2021

Providers have dealt with growing volumes of uncompensated care for the past 20 years, absorbing more than $660 billion in bad debt and financial assistance. Current market trends - in large part attributed to the pandemic - indicate this challenge will intensify for the foreseeable future.

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News - Rising hospitalizations aren't only about COVID-19 cases

Rising hospitalizations aren't only about COVID-19 cases

August 31, 2021

Hospitals across the country are reaching capacity, the result not only of increasing COVID-19 cases, but also side effects of the pandemic, from delayed surgeries that are now urgent to mental health problems among children.

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News - Why patient loyalty in health care matters: why now and how to get started

Why patient loyalty in health care matters: why now and how to get started

August 31, 2021

Creating an effective loyalty strategy can deliver on consumer needs while creating a personalized experience that will help establish deeper relationships between patients, healthcare systems and providers.

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News - Children's Hospital & Medical Center recommends vaccination, masking in back-to-school video for families

Children's Hospital & Medical Center recommends vaccination, masking in back-to-school video for families

August 16, 2021

Children's Hospital & Medical Center strongly recommends that all

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News - New CT scanner improves close-to-home care options for families in rural Nebraska

New CT scanner improves close-to-home care options for families in rural Nebraska

August 16, 2021

Fairbury - Jefferson Community Health & Life introduces a new CT scanner at its facility, offering patients the ability to receive standard CT procedures as well as cardiac imaging

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