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Analysis: Healthcare stocks perform poorly during inflation spikes

Editor's Note According to an analysis by Derek Horstmeyer, PhD, finance professor at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia, healthcare stocks generally see the “worst median annualized returns during inflation spikes,” Becker’s Hospital CFO Report June 8 reports. Horstmeyer’s analysis, first published in the Wall Street Journal on June 5,…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
June 8, 2022
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LAST CHANCE! OR Business Management Conference Kicks Off Monday, May 16

Register now to secure your spot among the brightest minds in OR business leadership! OR Business Management Conference Delivers the Keys You Need to Maximize Profitability You will not want to miss the valuable information and networking opportunities, available at OR Business Management Conference, including: Tried and tested strategies, real-world…

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By: Lindsay Botts
May 9, 2022
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OR Business Management Conference - Advanced Rates Expire on April 28!

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REMINDER: Advanced Rates expire on April 28!  Register for OR Business Management Conference by April 28 to save on your All-Access, Conference, or Workshop Pass! Explore some of our featured sessions, learning objectives, and take-home tools below. To view the full conference agenda, click here. Approach Staffing with a Renewed…

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By: Lindsay Botts
March 28, 2022
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VA recommends increasing its number of ASCs

Editor's Note On March 14, the Biden administration released a recommendation via the US Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) to restructure the VA healthcare system. OR Manager reported on the potential impact the recommended changes would have on VA services, which include older hospitals with unused inpatient beds being replaced…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
March 25, 2022
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WHO: Takeaways on how 19 countries maintained health services during COVID-19

Editor's Note A December 2021 World Health Organization (WHO) report examines how 19 countries mitigated COVID-19’s effects on providing maternal; newborn; child and adolescent; and aging health services, JAMA Network March 15 reports. The WHO data comes from an initiative lasting from May 2020 to February 2021, during which groups…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
March 25, 2022
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NIH begins clinical trial of three mRNA vaccines for HIV

Editor's Note According to a March 14 news release from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), NIH’s National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) launched a Phase 1 clinical trial evaluating three experimental HIV vaccines using the messenger RNA (mRNA) technology. The mRNA technology being tested is the same…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
March 25, 2022
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Cybersecurity advisory alert: Vulnerabilities with authentication methods

Editor's Note On March 15, the FBI and Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recommended all organizations take action to “enable, enforce, and properly configure” their multifactor authentication (MFA) protocols, the American Hospital Association (AHA) March 16 reports. Russian state-sponsored actors are reportedly exploiting known vulnerabilities in MFA protocols, including…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
March 24, 2022
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Study: Decreases in cancer diagnoses during COVID-19

Editor's Note This Canadian study finds that many cancers went undetected because of disruptions in the healthcare system in response to COVID-19. The week-to-week rate of diagnoses was steady before COVID-19, but fell 34.2% in March 2020, with only a slow recovery of 1% per week during the study period.…

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By: Judy Mathias
March 24, 2022
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Patients, visitors are being asked to forego N95s for surgical masks

Editor's Note According to a March 16 Politico article, titled “Some hospitals ask patients, visitors to remove N95s, citing CDC,” some US hospitals are asking patients and visitors to swap their N95 masks with surgical masks or wear a surgical mask over the N95, Becker’s Hospital Review reports. The staff…

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By: Tarsilla Moura
March 24, 2022
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Disparities in COVID-19 outcomes among older adults

Editor's Note In this study led by researchers at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York City, increased age was found to be the greatest independent risk factor for COVID-19 associated mortality. Of 7,556 patients included in the analysis, 1,556 died, 949 were admitted to ICU, and 227…

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By: Judy Mathias
March 23, 2022
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