Hurricane Preparedness Reminder

Sep 26, 2022 at 08:15 am by pj

  ORLANDO – Hurricane Season is here and the Florida Department of Health in Orange County wants to make sure you and your family are prepared. We encourage y.... Read More

FBI Notice: Unpatched and Outdated Medical Devices Provide Cyber Attack Opportunities

Sep 21, 2022 at 02:03 pm by pj

Please contact the FBI with any questions related to this Private Industry Notification via your local FBI Cyber Squad.   Threat&n.... Read More

Patient Satisfaction Surveys Earn a Zero on Tracking Whether Hospitals Deliver Culturally Competent Care

Sep 20, 2022 at 11:21 pm by pj

  By Rae Ellen Bichell, Kaiser Health News   Each day, thousands of patients get a call or letter after being discharged from U.S. hospitals. How did th.... Read More

Private Equity Sees the Billions in Eye Care as Firms Target High-Profit Procedures

Sep 20, 2022 at 11:11 pm by pj

  By Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News   Christina Green hoped cataract surgery would clear up her cloudy vision, which had worsened after she took a dru.... Read More

As Telemedicine Best Practices Emerge, Assess Your Practice

Sep 14, 2022 at 02:45 pm by pj

  By David L. Feldman, MD   Early in the pandemic, I heard an obstetrician say that a medical setting was the last place many patients were willing to go. As a re.... Read More

Gastro Health – Supporting and Empowering Women Physicians in GI

Sep 13, 2022 at 12:08 am by pj

  Organization celebrates Women in Medicine Month with new initiatives   September is Women in Medicine Month, a recognition month created by the American Medical.... Read More

AMA: New 2023 CPT Code Set Includes Burden-Reducing Revisions

Sep 09, 2022 at 05:02 pm by pj

Updates to medicine’s foundational data-sharing terminology also reflect AI taxonomy and tech-inspired additions CHICAGO – Building on its efforts to reduce.... Read More

When is it Time to Downsize?

Sep 07, 2022 at 12:59 pm by pj

By Terri Shayne Misek There are several reasons why you may need to sell your family home. Maybe the stairs have become too hard to climb,the thresholds are a haza.... Read More

As Shift to Value-Based Care Accelerates, Understanding Risks is Job One

Sep 07, 2022 at 11:59 am by pj

  by Jonathan Romero   Earlier in 2022, Tampa-based Physician Partners announced a $500 million investment by an investment firm with a third of its por.... Read More

Walmart and UnitedHealth Group Collaborate to Deliver Access to High-Quality, Affordable Health Care

Sep 07, 2022 at 11:13 am by pj

Select Walmart Health locations will help improve health outcomes for people by advancing value-based care, powered by proven Optum clinical capabilities   Collabor.... Read More

‘What the Health?’: The Future of Public Health, 2022 Edition

Aug 31, 2022 at 12:47 pm by pj

It’s been nearly a year since KHN’s “What the Health?” podcast took a deep dive into public health, and much has changed. Covid, in various versions,.... Read More

Paying for Senior Care, Learn About Available Resources to Help Cover the Costs

Aug 17, 2022 at 04:26 pm by pj

  By BEAU W. HERMAN “How do I pay for senior care?” It’s a question many aging Americans and their families struggle with now more than ever. While ma.... Read More

Ins & Outs of Downsizing

Aug 17, 2022 at 04:19 pm by pj

  By TERRI MISEK The previous article in this series, When is it Time to Downsize? outlines the reasons to consider downsizing, and provides tips for making inform.... Read More

Public Health Agencies Adapt Covid Lessons to Curb Overdoses, STDs, and Gun Violence

Aug 17, 2022 at 04:06 pm by pj

By Katheryn Houghton, Kaiser Health News  LIVINGSTON, Mont. — Shannan Piccolo walked into a hotel with a tote bag full of Narcan and a speech about how easy i.... Read More

After Wiping Out $6.7 Billion in Medical Debt, This Nonprofit Is Just Getting Started

Aug 17, 2022 at 04:01 pm by pj

By Yuki Noguchi, NPR News, Kaiser Health News Soon after giving birth to a daughter two months premature, Terri Logan received a bill from the hospital. She recoiled fro.... Read More

What We Owe Long COVID Patients

Aug 16, 2022 at 05:53 pm by pj

  By Dr. Zijian Chen When Gov. Andrew Cuomo shut down New York City in March 2020, we knew little about treating COVID-19. While treatment has improved considerably, mo.... Read More

Navigating the Real Estate Rapids

Aug 10, 2022 at 05:15 pm by pj

  By GARY BALANOFF Whether you are thinking about getting into the residential or commercial markets of real estate, you have no doubt seen the headlines: “Inter.... Read More

EOCC: Business Expo - Your Reason Why

Aug 10, 2022 at 05:10 pm by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE, Chamber Administrator    “Incredible things in the business world are never made by a single person, but by a team.” Steve J.... Read More

To Retain Nurses and Other Staffers, Hospitals Are Opening Child Care Centers

Aug 03, 2022 at 05:02 pm by pj

By Lauren Sausser, Kaiser Health News When Jennifer Lucier and her husband found out they were expecting a baby in 2016, they immediately made three phone calls. The fi.... Read More

How to help your EHR deliver retail-style Digital Patient Engagement

Aug 02, 2022 at 10:17 pm by pj

  By Paul Shorrosh Patients expect a consumer-grade healthcare experience, but overwhelmingly, they're not getting it. This shortcoming can overshadow even best clinica.... Read More