Business/Technology

UF Health Names Chief Medical Officer for Central Florida Division

Mar 04, 2021 at 04:27 pm by pj

By Frank Faust The Villages®, Fla  — Kevin E. Behrns, M.D., has been appointed chief medical officer for University of Florida Health Central Florida. In his.... Read More

New Analysis Shows Medicare Spending Patterns Upended by COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 03, 2021 at 08:36 pm by pj

Medicare spending on physician services declined an estimated $9.4 billion between Jan. and June 2020The COVID-19 pandemic upended projected patterns of spending for physician.... Read More

Nursing Homes Nationwide See 82 Percent Decline In COVID Cases 

Mar 03, 2021 at 09:07 am by pj

Lowest Amount Of New COVID Cases Since CMS Started Tracking In May 2020 WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Li.... Read More

Nemours Children's Hospital Pioneering Video Integration Services

Mar 02, 2021 at 01:45 pm by pj

  In addition to traditional security and monitoring functions, Milestone Systems’ open platform video management software at Nemours.... Read More

OCR-HIPAA Right of Access Initiative

Feb 25, 2021 at 06:18 pm by pj

  By Michael R. Lowe, Brian C. Evander and Sara D. McLaughlin   In early 2019, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) commenced its Right of Access Initiative, an enfo.... Read More

Safety Makes Even Stronger Demands on Construction During Pandemic

Feb 25, 2021 at 06:14 pm by pj

  By STEVE MELCO   The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been felt throughout the construction industry. Projects have been canceled or delayed, supply chains h.... Read More

It’s Time to Get Back to Normal? Not According to Science.

Feb 25, 2021 at 11:28 am by pj

  Victoria Knight Kaiser Health News   The science says “open the schools, stop wearing masks outside, and everyone at low risk should start living normal l.... Read More

AdventHealth Finally Breaks Ground on 12-Story Tower Bringing Additional Services to Central Florida Network

Feb 23, 2021 at 03:53 pm by pj

  The tower, located off I-4 on the Health Village campus in Orlando, will be home to the Rothman Orthopaedic Institute, neurology and neurosurgery services, an ambulato.... Read More

AMA, Satcher Health Leadership Institute Launch New Physician Fellowship Program to Confront Health Inequities

Feb 23, 2021 at 12:12 am by pj

  First-of-its-kind initiative aims to reshape the future of health equity advocacy, improve health outcomes   CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (A.... Read More

Staying Ahead in Healthcare: Looking for a Practice Partner

Feb 18, 2021 at 06:57 pm by pj

  By ANDREW MINTZ    President of InnovaCare Health shares thoughts on navigating change   The healthcare industry is constantly evolving. That’s.... Read More

COVID-19 Census Continues to Drop at AdventHealth, Hospital System Resumes Normal Operations

Feb 18, 2021 at 01:02 pm by pj

    AdventHealth physicians discuss decline in COVID-19 cases and why heart health is particularly important in the wake of the pandemic   ORLANDO Feb. 18,.... Read More

Tech Companies Mobilize to Schedule Vaccine Appointments, But Often Fall Short

Feb 11, 2021 at 06:40 pm by pj

  Miranda Green Kaiser Health News   On Jan. 14 at 8:43 p.m., Patrick McKenzie tweeted a plea for tech engineers to help him set up a website to track covid-19 va.... Read More

EOCC: Resetting Our Leadership Pathway

Feb 11, 2021 at 01:11 am by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE, Chamber Administrator       It comes as no surprise that 2020 was a tumultuous year requiring businesses to shi.... Read More

Chopra Global Partners With Lake Nona Performance Club to Create First Chopra Mind-Body Zone and Spa

Feb 10, 2021 at 02:42 pm by pj

  Founded by Dr. Deepak Chopra, Leading Whole Health Company Will Design and Facilitate All Mind-Body Programming and Spa Services at the Lake Nona Performance Club &nb.... Read More

Telescope Health Founder Dr. Matthew Rill Demonstrating Foresight, Nimbleness in Current Crisis

Feb 10, 2021 at 01:24 am by pj

  By JOHN FOGARTY   Prior to the Coronavirus spreading into the U.S., Telescope Health leadership, Dr. Matthew Rill and co-founder Dr. Matt Thompson, understood t.... Read More

Your Employer-Sponsored Long-Term Disability Insurance is NOT Own Specialty

Feb 10, 2021 at 01:14 am by pj

  By Nick Trawinski   According to a survey conducted in 2018 by the American Medical Association, 2018 was the first time that the number of employed physicians.... Read More

Why the U.S. Is Underestimating Covid Reinfection

Feb 09, 2021 at 07:26 pm by pj

  JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News  Kaitlyn Romoser first caught covid-19 in March, likely on a trip to Denmark and Sweden, just as the scope of the pandemic was.... Read More

As Demand for Mental Health Care Spikes, Budget Ax Set to Strike

Feb 09, 2021 at 07:10 pm by pj

  Matt Volz February 5, 2021   When the pandemic hit, health officials in Montana’s Beaverhead County had barely begun to fill a hole left by the 2017 clo.... Read More

Preparing Physicians for the Peer Review Process

Feb 07, 2021 at 01:51 pm by pj

By STEVE BARHAM and CATHY DORVIL    For physicians, the peer review process has been created to address professional issues that arise and range from behavior.... Read More

Affordable Care Act (ACA): Impact on Individual Market Nine Years Later and the Challenges Ahead 

Feb 05, 2021 at 11:00 am by pj

By RUBY SIMMONS     The passage of the 2012 Affordable Care Act influenced the individual health insurance marketplace and in 2021, the m.... Read More