Business/Technology

Disrupting Diagnostic Healthcare

Aug 15, 2021 at 12:44 am by pj

By MIKE MUSCATO There’s a revolution taking place all around us. We see it in organizations that are transforming to keep up with the changing needs and demands of thei.... Read More

Apple Aims to Push More Patient Data to Doctors. But Who Can Gauge Its Impact on Health?

Aug 13, 2021 at 01:00 am by pj

  By Sarah Kwon, Kaiser Health News  Soon, Apple announced recently, it will enable doctors to monitor health data from their patients’ phones and watch.... Read More

Surgeons Cash In on Stakes in Private Medical Device Companies

Aug 10, 2021 at 06:26 am by pj

  By Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News Several orthopedic surgeons who invested in Renovis Surgical Technologies made big money when a Japanese technology giant sna.... Read More

Avoiding Medical Mayhem: How to Address Patients’ Anxiety During Long Waits

Aug 09, 2021 at 08:04 pm by pj

By GLADYS TORRES   Long waits aren’t always avoidable in the medical industry and they have the propensity to produce high levels of stress and anxiety in some pa.... Read More

How Addressing Financial Health Will Help Florida Healthcare Workers Get Through Pandemic

Aug 09, 2021 at 11:13 am by pj

By KERRI SISSON, DANIEL BRYANT and HEATHER GARBERS   As far back as 2011, the Orlando hospital today known as AdventHealth was receiving kudos for its wellness program,.... Read More

Diabetes Drug’s New Weight Loss Formula Fuels Cost-Benefit Debate

Aug 04, 2021 at 05:47 pm by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  The long list of side effects that follow ads for the newer expensive drugs to treat Type 2 diabetes sometimes include.... Read More

AMA Announces Update to COVID-19 Vaccine CPT Codes

Jul 31, 2021 at 03:08 am by pj

New provisional code created for potential third dose of Pfizer vaccineThe American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT.... Read More

The Pandemic Made Telemedicine an Instant Hit. Patients and Providers Feel the Growing Pains.

Jul 27, 2021 at 10:18 pm by pj

  By Hannah Norman, Kaiser Health News  Crystal Joseph pays for two telemedicine video services to ensure that her small therapy practice in Silver Spring, Ma.... Read More

HHS Issues Revised Notice of Reporting Requirements and Reporting Timeline for Recipients of Provider Relief Fund Payments 

Jul 26, 2021 at 10:50 am by pj

By Domenic Segalla On Friday, June 11, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) finally rel.... Read More

AMA to Congress: Wake up to Financial Peril Facing Medicare Payment System

Jul 21, 2021 at 06:13 pm by pj

  CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) raised concern today that Congress seems “indifferent” to the fiscal uncertainty facing the Medicare.... Read More

Cyber-Mayhem 2021: Zero-trust and The Way Forward

Jul 20, 2021 at 03:21 pm by pj

 Healthcare is the industry most susceptible to ransomware   By JAMES GENTRY As we reach the halfway point of 2021 and look back over the last 18 months, I think.... Read More

The Perfect Flooring for a Healthy Home

Jul 20, 2021 at 03:05 pm by pj

By LAUREN ODDO   When making a flooring selection, application is going to be the first and arguably the most important issue to address. While commercial applications.... Read More

M&A/PE Activity in Healthcare: Robust Markets from 2021 Onward

Jul 20, 2021 at 02:18 pm by pj

By BERT ORLOV and AYESHA MEDINA   As consultants in health care/PE, we foresee a dramatic upturn in activity in 2021 and beyond for provider acquisitions (e.g., hospita.... Read More

Can Your Staff Access All Your Business Information?

Jul 20, 2021 at 02:07 pm by pj

By BRIAN AWSUMB   Running a medical practice involves many time-consuming and strenuous considerations, from achieving quality patient care to facilitating a culture of.... Read More

Is IT Getting in the Way of Your Team’s Productivity?

Jul 20, 2021 at 02:04 pm by pj

By ALEXIS PARKER   One of the main objectives of any workplace is to be as efficient and productive as possible. Afterall, the more productive a team can be, the more p.... Read More

Your Building Might Be Making You Sick

Jul 20, 2021 at 01:52 pm by pj

   “Buildings can act as a tool to fight infectious disease, or work against us!”… Joseph Allen   By KEITH W. THOMAS Healthcare prof.... Read More

Hospital ‘Trauma Centers’ Charging Enormous Fees to Treat Minor Injuries

Jul 20, 2021 at 04:11 am by pj

  By Jay Hancock, Kaiser Health News  The care was ordinary. A hospital in Modesto, California, treated a 30-year-old man for shoulder and back pain after a c.... Read More

Avoiding Inventory Mistakes: Tips for Medical Professionals   

Jul 20, 2021 at 03:52 am by pj

  Your patient is your top priority, but as a medical professional, don’t forget the critical role inventory plays in your organization’s success. Pharmaceut.... Read More

Improving Patient Experience in Value-Based Care

Jul 16, 2021 at 04:41 am by pj

Why the traditional approach to patient referral needs to change, and how   “In the traditional model of how patients are referred to specialists, there is a lack.... Read More

Patients May Require Post-Pandemic Reassurances to Reengage

Jul 14, 2021 at 03:03 am by pj

By JIM DURKIN    Less than half of the population of Florida is fully vaccinated even while the Covid vaccine is widely available. For the nearly 20% of residents.... Read More