Business/Technology

How Home-based Care During Covid Improved Value-Based Care Adoption

Oct 29, 2021 at 10:34 am by pj

  By MALCOLM COSTELLO   Over the past year, consumers have embraced the digitization of services of every kind as the pandemic has reshaped how businesses meet co.... Read More

FAU Study Reveals Advanced Practice Nurses are Gaining Ground in Turf War with Physicians

Oct 28, 2021 at 11:46 am by pj

Researchers: Health Care Improves When APNs Practice Without Limitations      Since the early 1900s, physicians have traditionally dominated the field.... Read More

Physician Opinion: Lethal Connections - “Complete Lives” Morphs into “COVID Protocol” in America’s Hospitals

Oct 27, 2021 at 03:15 pm by pj

By Elizabeth Lee Vliet, MD In a shocking departure from traditional hospital policies, a hospital admission has become like reporting to prison. Prisoners in America’s.... Read More

Medicare Plans’ ‘Free’ Dental, Vision, Hearing Benefits Come at a Cost

Oct 27, 2021 at 11:49 am by pj

  By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News When Teresa Nolan Barensfeld turned 65 last year, she quickly decided on a private Medicare Advantage plan to cover her heal.... Read More

Worn-Out Nurses Hit the Road for Better Pay, Stressing Hospital Budgets — and Morale

Oct 23, 2021 at 08:43 pm by pj

  By Blake Farmer, Nashville Public Radio, Kaiser Health News In parts of the country where covid-19 continues to fill hospitals, a rotating cast of traveling nurs.... Read More

Telehealth Waivers Are Gone, But Florida Providers Still Must Mind Virtual Care Risks

Oct 18, 2021 at 08:35 pm by pj

  By JONATHAN ROMERO   Like healthcare providers across the country, Florida’s medical community found the state’s telehealth emergency waivers to be.... Read More

Using Building Design to Fight Covid

Oct 17, 2021 at 04:05 pm by pj

  By KEITH THOMAS   Is SARS-CoV-2 Virus in your air now? What can you do?   Are you “stressed out” physically and mentally trying to determine.... Read More

Insurance Focused on Virtual Visits? The Pros and Cons of a New Twist in Health Plans

Oct 16, 2021 at 11:29 pm by pj

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  At the height of the covid-19 pandemic, people often relied on telemedicine for doctor visits. Now, insurers are betting that.... Read More

The Deadline to Claim the ERC is December 31, 2021

Oct 14, 2021 at 10:32 am by dcovell

By Dan Covell The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, also known as the CARES ACT was enacted in April 2020. The Employee Retention Credit (ERC), under the CAR.... Read More

‘Are You Going to Keep Me Safe?’ Hospital Workers Sound Alarm on Rising Violence

Oct 13, 2021 at 05:28 pm by pj

  By Bram Sable-Smith and Andy Miller, Kaiser Health News The San Leandro Hospital emergency department, where nurse Mawata Kamara works, went into.... Read More

Healthcare Provider Hiring Event in Winter Garden

Oct 13, 2021 at 04:28 pm by pj

  Saturday, November 6th from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.   Community Health Centers, Inc. is hosting a healthcare provider hiring event for various position.... Read More

Orlando Medical News Endorses Oviedo Mayoral Candidate

Oct 12, 2021 at 10:54 pm by pj

After careful consideration, Orlando Medical News endorses Kevin Hipes as Mayor of Oviedo. The other candidates in this election are quality individuals, but Kevin H.... Read More

A Hidden Resource for Medical Professionals: Pre-Planning Advisors

Oct 12, 2021 at 04:08 pm by pj

By TEE ROGERS   As a medical professional, the families you work with are sometimes facing the imminent loss of a loved one and many are making end-of-life decisions. B.... Read More

EOCC Kicking off the Season of Sharing: The Opportunities are Endless 

Oct 10, 2021 at 11:11 am by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE, East Orlando Chamber Director of Operations    “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” &ndash.... Read More

OSHA's COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard: What Healthcare Employers Need to Know

Oct 06, 2021 at 07:12 pm by pj

By MEGAN R. HEIDEN   On June 21, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a set of emergency temporary standards addressing the manner i.... Read More

Major Insurers Running Billions of Dollars Behind on Payments to Hospitals and Doctors

Oct 06, 2021 at 06:41 pm by pj

By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News    Anthem Blue Cross, the country’s second-biggest health insurance company, is behind on billions of dollars in paym.... Read More

Student Nurses Who Refuse Vaccination Struggle to Complete Degrees

Oct 05, 2021 at 11:52 am by pj

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Kaitlyn Hevner expects to complete a 15-month accelerated nursing program at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville in D.... Read More

Administration Advances Key Protections Against Surprise Medical Bills

Oct 03, 2021 at 12:31 am by pj

  Rule Adds Patient Protections Against Surprise Medical Billing and Outlines the Process for Health Insurance Issuers and Providers to Determine Costs Under the No Surp.... Read More

Study Finds 30 Percent of Registered Nurses at Risk for Leaving their Organization

Sep 30, 2021 at 03:27 pm by pj

Flight Risk Analysis of 100,000 U.S.-based healthcare workers underscores the importance of addressing the nurse staffing crisis   BOSTON, September 30, 2021 &mda.... Read More

Orlando Health Announces Promotion of COO to Hospital President

Sep 28, 2021 at 02:11 pm by pj

  Brian Wetzel takes on lead role at Orlando Health Horizon West Hospital Orlando Health has announced that Brian Wetzel has been named president of Orlando Health Hori.... Read More