Business/Technology

If This Self-Sufficient Hospital Cannot Stand Alone, Can Any Public Hospital Survive?

Feb 02, 2021 at 04:32 pm by pj

  By Jordan Rau, Kaiser Health News  In America’s health care system, dominated by hospital chain leviathans, New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmingt.... Read More

Remdesivir, Given to Half of Hospitalized Covid Patients in U.S., Is Big Win for Gilead

Jan 28, 2021 at 04:28 pm by pj

  Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News  It was the end of April — just as the U.S. confirmed its millionth covid-19 case and 50,000 deaths — when Whi.... Read More

Big Business Boosts Vaccine Effort, but It’s ‘Complex Choreography’ to Get Shots in Arms 

Jan 28, 2021 at 04:20 pm by pj

    By Will Stone, Kaiser Health News As states await the promise of a renewed federal pandemic response and expand the number of Americans who qualify for a shot.... Read More

Amid Covid Health Worker Shortage, Foreign-Trained Professionals Sit on Sidelines

Jan 26, 2021 at 06:54 pm by pj

  Markian Hawryluk, Kaiser Health News As hospitals nationwide struggle with the latest covid-19 surge, it’s not so much beds or ventilators in short supply. It&r.... Read More

Trump’s Pardons Included Health Care Execs Behind Massive Frauds

Jan 26, 2021 at 06:29 pm by pj

  Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News    At the last minute, President Donald Trump granted pardons to several individuals convicted in huge Medicare swindles t.... Read More

Orlando Health to Increase Starting Wage to a Minimum of $15 an Hour in Multi-step Process 

Jan 26, 2021 at 05:34 pm by pj

First increase set for January 31, 2021  Orlando - Orlando Health has announced it will raise the starting wage across its network to at least $15 an hour in a.... Read More

Why the COVID-19 Vaccine Alone Isn’t Enough

Jan 24, 2021 at 07:45 pm by pj

  By MEAGHAN HISLOP   As millions of Americans begin getting, or making appointments to get, the new COVID-19 vaccines, our lives and businesses are on.... Read More

Webinar: The “New Normal” for Managing Medical Office Space

Jan 24, 2021 at 01:28 pm by pj

While the CDC and other governmental and trade groups have issued wide-ranging guidance on “reopening” medical office space in light of COVID, the realities are th.... Read More

SBA Second Draw PPP Loan Information and Application Clearinghouse

Jan 20, 2021 at 12:20 pm by pj

Now that the Second Draw of the Paycheck Protection Program is in full swing, those interested in the program can access available information and applications at the Small Bu.... Read More

CVS and Walgreens Under Fire for Slow Pace of Vaccination in Nursing Homes

Jan 19, 2021 at 07:22 pm by pj

  By Rachel Bluth and Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News  The effort to vaccinate some of the country’s most vulnerable residents against covid-.... Read More

AdventHealth to Build New Hospital in Palm Coast

Jan 19, 2021 at 05:56 pm by pj

  The project will provide 100 more beds and $100 million investment in Flagler County.   PALM COAST — AdventHealth announced it will build a 100-bed h.... Read More

AMA Announces Update to COVID-19 Vaccine CPT Codes

Jan 19, 2021 at 04:59 pm by pj

New contingent codes created for Janssen COVID-19 vaccine candidateCHICAGO — The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that the Current Procedural Term.... Read More

Delicate Covid Vaccines Slow Rollout

Jan 14, 2021 at 03:42 pm by pj

  By Rachana Pradhan, Kaiser Health News   For Heather Suri, a registered nurse in Virginia, the race to vaccinate Americans against covid has thrown up some.... Read More

Hospitals’ Rocky Rollout of Covid Vaccine Sparks Questions of Fairness

Jan 14, 2021 at 03:29 pm by pj

  By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Last week, after finishing inoculations of some front-line hospital staff, Jupiter Medical Center was left with 40 doses of.... Read More

Your Front Office: The Bridge Between Service Provided and Payment

Jan 14, 2021 at 01:55 pm by pj

  By KAREN RUMBLEY    Everyone is aware of how important the front office staff is in a medical office.  This is.... Read More

Randy Haffner Named President and CEO for AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division

Jan 14, 2021 at 11:53 am by pj

  Haffner will assume leadership on Feb. 1.    ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 14, 2021 — Randy Haffner has been named president and CEO for AdventH.... Read More

East Orlando Chamber of Commerce: A Fresh Start 2021 

Jan 12, 2021 at 05:03 pm by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE, East Orlando Chamber of Commerce Administrator    “Expect the unexpected.” Bear Bryant    If we have learned nothing.... Read More

Three Trends Shaping Healthcare in 2021

Jan 12, 2021 at 04:32 pm by pj

By JEFF KISER The first wave of the coronavirus pandemic essentially gutted a big part of the U.S. healthcare system, like family and pediatric practices, obstetrics and.... Read More

Health Workers Unions See Surge in Interest Amid COVID

Jan 12, 2021 at 04:23 pm by pj

  By Aneri Pattani, Kaiser Health News    The nurses at Mission Hospital in Asheville, North Carolina, declared on March 6 — by filing the o.... Read More

Survey Finds Americans May Delay Important Medical Appointments and Even Emergency Care During Pandemic

Jan 12, 2021 at 11:02 am by pj

  Experts say forgoing care is dangerous and that medical facilities are among the safest public spaces   ORLANDO — A new national survey by the O.... Read More