Scientist Has ‘Invisible Enemy’ In Sights With Microscopic Portraits Of Coronavirus

May 25, 2020 at 09:09 pm by pj

(Courtesy of Elizabeth Fischer) Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News From her laboratory in the far western reaches of Montana, Elizabeth Fischer is trying to help people se.... Read More

Coronavirus Tests The Value Of Artificial Intelligence In Medicine

May 24, 2020 at 11:49 pm by pj

(Courtesy of Dr. Albert Hsiao)    Ashley Gold, Kaiser Health News   Dr. Albert Hsiao and his colleagues at the University of California-San Diego health sys.... Read More

Making Lemonade

May 21, 2020 at 03:04 pm by pj

  By KRIS D. GRAY, MD, FAAFP   The COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating to so many people and caused so much trauma in the economy around the world that it will.... Read More

New MGMA Research Finds Physician Compensation Increased in 2019

May 21, 2020 at 10:28 am by pj

  Report finds steady rise in compensation for physician and nonphysician providers,plus growth in productivity among many specialties prior to COV.... Read More

The Pandemic Is Hurting Pediatric Hospitals, Too

May 20, 2020 at 10:05 pm by pj

(Getty Images)   Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News  Children have largely escaped the ravages of COVID-19, but children’s hospitals have not eluded the.... Read More

Medicaid Providers At The End Of The Line For Federal COVID Funding

May 18, 2020 at 11:25 pm by pj

(Hannah Norman/KHN Illustration; Getty Images)   Julie Rovner, Kaiser Health News  Casa de Salud, a nonprofit clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico, provides primary.... Read More

Drugmakers Tout COVID-19 Vaccines To Refurbish Their Public Image

May 18, 2020 at 11:13 pm by pj

Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News  Johnson & Johnson researchers working on a vaccine against the coronavirus are “just like the heroes in the hospitals” f.... Read More

Eight Proven Ways to Inspire Trust and Credibility with Your Healthcare Website 

May 18, 2020 at 08:00 pm by pj

  By KATIE LUNDIN   If you’re in the healthcare industry, you know it’s important to cultivate trust.  Health can be a very person.... Read More

SBA and Treasury Release Paycheck Protection Program Loan Forgiveness Application

May 18, 2020 at 08:44 am by pj

  The U.S. Small Business Administration, in consultation with the U.S Department of the Treasury, released the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Loan Forgiveness Applic.... Read More

Chasing The Elusive Dream Of A COVID Cure

May 16, 2020 at 12:35 pm by pj

(Getty Images)   Liz Szabo, Kaiser Health News  Although scientists and stock markets have celebrated the approval for emergency use of remdesivir to treat COVID-.... Read More

Rosen Hotels and Resorts in Orlando Announces COVID-19 Response Plan 

May 14, 2020 at 10:22 pm by pj

  Rosen Hotels & Resorts, owned and operated by Florida’s largest independent hotelier Harris Rosen, announced Thursday its COVID-19 Response Plan.   Ex.... Read More

Privacy and Security Responsibilities of Telehealth Providers During the COVID-19 Crisis

May 13, 2020 at 02:29 pm by pj

 By Brian C. Evander and Michael R. Lowe On March 17, 2020, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) iss.... Read More

Analysis: We Knew The Coronavirus Was Coming, Yet We Failed 5 Critical Tests

May 13, 2020 at 10:31 am by pj

(Drew Angerer/Getty Images)   Elisabeth Rosenthal, Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News  The arrival of COVID-19 has provided a nuclear-level stress test to th.... Read More

Top 10 Tips for Reopening Your Medical Office During COVID-19

May 11, 2020 at 01:51 pm by pj

By Kerin Torpey Bashaw, MPH, RN and Debbie K. Hill, MBA, RN As state and local governments determine that criteria have been met to implement Phase One of the federal Op.... Read More

AMA Issues New Principles to Restore Trust in Data Privacy

May 11, 2020 at 01:27 pm by pj

  Responding to Americans’ growing reluctance to share health data and unresolved tension over eroding personal privacy, the American Medical Association (AMA.... Read More

Looking For A Path To Reopen, Employers Weigh COVID Testing Of Workers

May 09, 2020 at 04:54 pm by pj

(KHN Illustration/Getty Images) Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News  Just a few miles from Disney World, Harris Rosen’s hotel empire is mostly closed because of the.... Read More

COVID Bailout Cash Goes To Big Players That Have Paid Millions To Settle Allegations Of Wrongdoing

May 09, 2020 at 04:42 pm by pj

(iStock/Getty Images) Rachana Pradhan and Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News  The Trump administration has sent hundreds of millions of dollars in pandemic-related bailou.... Read More

Reopening In The COVID Era: How To Adapt To A New Normal

May 09, 2020 at 04:34 pm by pj

(Michael Mathes/AFP via Getty Images)   Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  As many states begin to reopen — most without meeting the thresholds recommended.... Read More

Opinion: Doctors and Patients Are Pawns in a Dangerous Political Brinkmanship

May 09, 2020 at 12:12 pm by pj

  By ELIZABETH LEE VLIET, MD  Front-line physicians treating patients with SARS-CoV2/COVID-19 are seeing an alarming, escalating, orchestrated attack on chloroquin.... Read More

CMS Announces Final Payment Notice for 2021 Coverage Year

May 09, 2020 at 12:35 am by pj

  Final rule works towards lowering premiums, improving consumer experience, promoting program integrity and stabilizing the market  The Centers for Medicare &.... Read More