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Change Healthcare Cyberattack: What Social Workers Should Know

Social Work Blog

By Denise Johnson, LCSW-C Senior Practice Associate March 2024 In February 2024, a major healthcare cybersecurity attack occurred, affecting many patients and providers including clinical social workers (CSWs). As a result, Change Healthcare became temporarily paralyzed, causing payment disruptions and delays in patient care.

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Home is where the delegated healthcare is

Social Care

delegated healthcare activities is rooted in a deep-seated belief in our clients’ right to additional healthcare needs supported in their own homes." Image created by freepik.com ] Domiciliary delegation In recent years, the concept of supporting healthcare activities at home has gained significant traction,and for good reason.

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Supporting delegated healthcare in the care workforce

Social Care

“Person-centred, safe and effective delegation of healthcare activities to care workers can enable people to have more choice and control of when and how things happen, with an opportunity to provide a better experience of care. The guiding principles for delegated healthcare activities [are].

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Reducing Workplace Violence in Nursing & Healthcare

Relias

Workplace violence is an all-too-common problem in healthcare, and the recent shooting in a Tulsa, Oklahoma, hospital complex serves as the latest tragic example. Department of Labor, the rate of serious workplace violence incidents was, on average, more than four times higher in healthcare than in private industry between 2002 and 2013.

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Delegated healthcare activities: the principles of great care

Social Care

It’s why I’m so pleased to see the publication, this week, of ‘ Delegated healthcare activities: guiding principles for health and social care in England ’. In fact, these qualities are as much a description of social care colleagues as they are the services they provide and the values they espouse.

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Native American Healthcare Disparities: Challenges and Solutions

Relias

without coverage — Native American healthcare disparities clearly still exist despite efforts to eradicate them. A deeper understanding of these factors can help healthcare organizations better serve these communities, address the root causes, and ultimately provide more beneficial effects and lasting change. . — with 34.3%

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Writing Letters for Gender-Affirming Healthcare

University of Connecticut

Clients seeking access to gender-affirming healthcare (including cross-hormone treatment and various surgical procedures) are typically required to get referral letters from mental health professionals. learn tips for advocacy with insurance companies in navigating denials for gender-affirming surgeries.