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Dr. M. Harvey Brenner, renowned expert on the impact of the economy on public health, dies

Dr. M. Harvey Brenner, renowned expert on the impact of the economy on public health, dies

Dr. M. Harvey Brenner, who taught health policy and management for more than three decades at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health was also an international expert on the relationship between economic factors and mental health, has died September 20 from sepsis at the Deutsches Herzzentrum in Munich, Germany. The Baltimore and Fort …

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Lake County Board District 5 candidates cite public safety and mental health among priorities

Lake County Board District 5 candidates cite public safety and mental health among priorities

An incumbent with extensive local government experience is challenged by a newcomer to the county office to represent District 5 on the Lake County Council. Republican J. Kevin Hunter, a retired firefighter/EMT and longtime sales professional who lives in Ingleside, faces Democrat Sharon Smith-Terry, a Lake Villa resident and executive director of the Orthopedic Research …

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Baystate Franklin's first family medicine residents follow public health officials

Baystate Franklin’s first family medicine residents follow public health officials

GREENFIELD – A new program touted for the opportunity it will give young doctors to better integrate into the community is doing just that with the launch of a new shadowing program through the Greenfield Health Department. In partnership with the Department of Health, the five students involved in Baystate Franklin Medical Center’s family medicine …

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Nevada's public health insurance option could bring more than $1 billion in savings

Nevada’s public health insurance option could bring more than $1 billion in savings

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How will medical coding evolve over the next 20 years in managing the revenue cycle?  - MedCity News

How will medical coding evolve over the next 20 years in managing the revenue cycle? – MedCity News

The world of medical coding has grown significantly over the past 20 years, echoing an increasingly complex technology landscape of telemedicine, remote patient monitoring, and machine learning. What started as a manual, paper-based process, relying on chargemasters, morphed in a few decades into a highly specialized digital process leveraging predictive analytics, AI, natural language processing, …

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Sisolak and Cannizzaro detail next steps for public health insurance option – The Nevada Independent

Preliminary results from a study of Nevada’s public health insurance option suggest it could generate between $300 million and $400 million in health care savings for consumers and the state over its five first years. The figure was shared Friday in a virtual meeting with comments from Gov. Steve Sisolak and Senate Majority Leader Nicole …

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Fear of Public Places in the Age of COVID: Is It Agoraphobia or Something Else?

Fear of Public Places in the Age of COVID: Is It Agoraphobia or Something Else?

Few places are more evocative of early pandemic anxiety than the grocery store. In that first year before the vaccines, when we had far less information about the spread of the coronavirus, a jolt of panic squeezed my chest if anyone got too close to me at Trader Joe’s. I walked down the aisles, squinting, …

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Reducing Burnout Among Mental Health Workers: How Community Behavioral Health Clinics Support Their Clinician Teams - MedCity News

Reducing Burnout Among Mental Health Workers: How Community Behavioral Health Clinics Support Their Clinician Teams – MedCity News

Today, behavioral health providers are struggling to meet the growing demand for their services. Driven by the turmoil of the pandemic and its evolving impact – which continues to push mental health clinicians to increase their workload on top of already overloaded schedules – these circumstances provide a severe recipe for burnout. Defined as a …

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