Business/Technology

AMA Announces Update to COVID-19 Vaccine CPT Codes

Jul 31, 2021 at 03:08 am by pj

New provisional code created for potential third dose of Pfizer vaccineThe American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT.... Read More

The Pandemic Made Telemedicine an Instant Hit. Patients and Providers Feel the Growing Pains.

Jul 27, 2021 at 10:18 pm by pj

  By Hannah Norman, Kaiser Health News  Crystal Joseph pays for two telemedicine video services to ensure that her small therapy practice in Silver Spring, Ma.... Read More

HHS Issues Revised Notice of Reporting Requirements and Reporting Timeline for Recipients of Provider Relief Fund Payments 

Jul 26, 2021 at 10:50 am by pj

  On Friday, June 11, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) finally released the&nb.... Read More

AMA to Congress: Wake up to Financial Peril Facing Medicare Payment System

Jul 21, 2021 at 06:13 pm by pj

  CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) raised concern today that Congress seems “indifferent” to the fiscal uncertainty facing the Medicare.... Read More

Cyber-Mayhem 2021: Zero-trust and The Way Forward

Jul 20, 2021 at 03:21 pm by pj

 Healthcare is the industry most susceptible to ransomware   By JAMES GENTRY As we reach the halfway point of 2021 and look back over the last 18 months, I think.... Read More

The Perfect Flooring for a Healthy Home

Jul 20, 2021 at 03:05 pm by pj

By LAUREN ODDO   When making a flooring selection, application is going to be the first and arguably the most important issue to address. While commercial applications.... Read More

M&A/PE Activity in Healthcare: Robust Markets from 2021 Onward

Jul 20, 2021 at 02:18 pm by pj

By BERT ORLOV and AYESHA MEDINA   As consultants in health care/PE, we foresee a dramatic upturn in activity in 2021 and beyond for provider acquisitions (e.g., hospita.... Read More

Can Your Staff Access All Your Business Information?

Jul 20, 2021 at 02:07 pm by pj

By BRIAN AWSUMB   Running a medical practice involves many time-consuming and strenuous considerations, from achieving quality patient care to facilitating a culture of.... Read More

Is IT Getting in the Way of Your Team’s Productivity?

Jul 20, 2021 at 02:04 pm by pj

By ALEXIS PARKER   One of the main objectives of any workplace is to be as efficient and productive as possible. Afterall, the more productive a team can be, the more p.... Read More

Your Building Might Be Making You Sick

Jul 20, 2021 at 01:52 pm by pj

   “Buildings can act as a tool to fight infectious disease, or work against us!”… Joseph Allen   By KEITH W. THOMAS Healthcare prof.... Read More

Hospital ‘Trauma Centers’ Charging Enormous Fees to Treat Minor Injuries

Jul 20, 2021 at 04:11 am by pj

  By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News  The care was ordinary. A hospital in Modesto, California, treated a 30-year-old man for shoulder and back pain after a c.... Read More

Avoiding Inventory Mistakes: Tips for Medical Professionals   

Jul 20, 2021 at 03:52 am by pj

  Your patient is your top priority, but as a medical professional, don’t forget the critical role inventory plays in your organization’s success. Pharmaceut.... Read More

Improving Patient Experience in Value-Based Care

Jul 16, 2021 at 04:41 am by pj

Why the traditional approach to patient referral needs to change, and how   “In the traditional model of how patients are referred to specialists, there is a lack.... Read More

Rare Disease Council in Florida: Hopeful Start of a New Rare Era   

Jul 15, 2021 at 09:44 am by pj

 By Jhoanny Cardenas Just over six years ago, my family changed forever. What began as a conversation about a possible learning disabi.... Read More

Patients May Require Post-Pandemic Reassurances to Reengage

Jul 14, 2021 at 03:03 am by pj

By JIM DURKIN    Less than half of the population of Florida is fully vaccinated even while the Covid vaccine is widely available. For the nearly 20% of residents.... Read More

Technology Innovations Being Utilized in the Medical Setting

Jul 13, 2021 at 04:19 pm by pj

By NICK GAFFEY   Technology Innovations being utilized in the Healthcare Setting: Cutting-edge technology is no stranger to the healthcare market with some of the best.... Read More

The Pandemic, the Recession, and Hunger: What We’ve Learned

Jul 13, 2021 at 12:10 am by pj

  By Dave Krepcho  “Just because I have a car doesn’t mean I have enough money to buy food.” This quote, featured in a 2020 New Yo.... Read More

Effort to Decipher Hospital Prices Yields Key Finding: Don’t Try It at Home

Jul 11, 2021 at 04:17 pm by pj

By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News A federal price transparency rule that took effect this year was supposed to give patients, employers and insurers a clearer pi.... Read More

Federal Speech Rulings May Embolden Health Care Workers to Call Out Safety Issues

Jul 11, 2021 at 03:48 pm by pj

By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News Karen Jo Young wrote a letter to her local newspaper criticizing executives at the hospital where she worked as an activities coordin.... Read More

A New Kind of Surge in Florida

Jul 09, 2021 at 09:51 am by pj

  By IMRAN CHAUDHRY   While the COVID-19 pandemic is waning, the demand for travel nurses and allied professionals is surging once again at Florida’s hospit.... Read More