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Bullies in white coats?  'Too many' healthcare workers face toxic workplaces, studies show

Bullies in white coats? ‘Too many’ healthcare workers face toxic workplaces, studies show

Some bullies wear white coats, new research shows. While healthcare workers aim to treat their patients with compassion, empathy and respect, a significant number do not follow these same ideals when working with each other, according to a recent paper from Massachusetts General Hospital. Christine Porath, Ph.D, an expert on unprofessional behavior in the workplace, …

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Healthcare Payment Integrity: Why It Matters More Than Ever |  BenefitsPRO

Healthcare Payment Integrity: Why It Matters More Than Ever | BenefitsPRO

Errors are attracting more and more attention as third-party administrators (TPAs) seek to increase claims payment accuracy and save money for customers. Health care spending in the United States reached $4.1 trillion in 2020, with annual spending projected at $6.2 trillion by 2028, according to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The increases are …

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Healthcare competition review continues, but with changing approach

Healthcare competition review continues, but with changing approach

FTC Commissioner-designate Lina M. Khan testifies at a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and … [+] Transport confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on April 21, 2021. (Photo by Graeme Jennings/POOL/AFP) (Photo by GRAEME JENNINGS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images) Pool/AFP via Getty Images The Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit to block several proposed …

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Healthcare - Review recommends changes for FDA food program

Healthcare – Review recommends changes for FDA food program

Leave it to Ticketmaster to unite Republicans and Democrats: The bipartisan members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee want a briefing on the Taylor Swift debacle. Today in health care lawmakers are on the verge of getting rid of the Pentagon’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. But first, an outside panel released a scathing critique of …

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Enthea Nabs $2M to Expand Psychedelic Healthcare Provider Network

Enthea secures $2 million to expand its network of psychedelic healthcare providers

What you should know: – Enthea, the leading insurance plan provider for psychedelic healthcare, announced a $2 million fundraising round led by Tabula Rasa Ventures to provide psychedelic-assisted therapy as a workplace benefit . – Funds will be used to launch Enthea’s services in 40 markets across the United States in 2023 as well as …

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Report: Minnesota healthcare workers leaving at 'crisis rates'

Report: Minnesota healthcare workers leaving at ‘crisis rates’

In 2022, nursing homes in Minnesota reported worse staffing shortages than anywhere else in the country. The ability to find direct caregivers for these and other facilities has become a crisis. That’s according to a new report from the University of Minnesota. “The crisis of low-wage healthcare workers is a crisis for everyone in need …

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'We're sinking': More anxiety, more violence and a shortage of healthcare workers in North Carolina

‘We’re sinking’: More anxiety, more violence and a shortage of healthcare workers in North Carolina

NC Health and Human Services Sec. Kody Kinsley discusses the mental health landscape. State lawmakers speak out at town hall on mental health “My friends, we have a massive mental health issue,” Sen. Jim Burgin (R-Harnett) told a packed room at a Kannapolis town hall last week. Sharing the stage with North Carolina Health and …

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I quit my healthcare job to become a chef after struggling with my mental health.  I'm less stressed and I love my job - and even supported the NBA.

I quit my healthcare job to become a chef after struggling with my mental health. I’m less stressed and I love my job – and even supported the NBA.

Lauren Gillon started cooking for fun to relieve her anxiety while studying. After winning a few cooking competitions, she felt it was her professional passion. Since then, she has worked with a Michelin-starred chef and organized events for the NBA. Loading Something is loading. Thank you for your registration! Access your favorite topics in a …

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New study unravels the problem of food waste in healthcare

About 1.3 million tons of food are lost or wasted each year worldwide. One of these food waste streams, although not the largest, is the healthcare system. When discussing the waste produced within the healthcare system, food waste is often not the topic of discussion, although most other waste streams already receive adequate attention. The …

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