Business/Technology

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

Seniors Face Crushing Drug Costs as Congress Stalls on Capping Medicare Out-Of-Pockets

Jan 11, 2021 at 11:35 am by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News   Sharon Clark is able to get her life-sustaining cancer drug, Pomalyst — priced at more than $18,000 for a.... Read More

Florida DOH Highlights Progress on State's Vaccine Distribution Plan

Jan 08, 2021 at 09:15 pm by pj

  TALLAHASSEE – The Florida Department of Health issued an update on the proactive actions and progress on the state's vaccine distribution plan, as well as i.... Read More

Eureka! Two Vaccines Work

Jan 07, 2021 at 04:58 pm by pj

How two effective vaccines on the market make it so much harder to quickly test any competing vaccines.     By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News As I prepare.... Read More

Hospital Prices Just Got a Lot More Transparent. What Does This Mean for You?

Jan 07, 2021 at 04:52 pm by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Hospitals face the new year with new requirements to post price information they have long sought to obscure: the actual pri.... Read More

Daryl Tol Abruptly Resigns CEO Position at AdventHealth

Jan 06, 2021 at 05:38 pm by pj

    ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 6, 2021 — In a surprise announcement, Daryl Tol, president and CEO of AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division, has sh.... Read More

Aviv Clinics Opens First U.S. Scientific Medical Center of Its Kind in Central Florida, Appoints Head of Business Development

Dec 29, 2020 at 11:10 pm by FINNFL

  SUMTER COUNTY – Today, following Aviv Clinics’ recent Central Florida medical center opening, the world leader in treating the aging process by enhanc.... Read More

Home Office Productivity

Dec 28, 2020 at 10:12 pm by pj

 Keep working from home fresh and exhilarating   By DOUG MINTZ   With so many employees now working from home indefinitely, many are finding it harder to co.... Read More

Solo vs. Group Practice: What are the Pros and Cons?

Dec 28, 2020 at 09:53 pm by pj

  By JEFF RAMOS   After spending years working hard to build your practice, a physicians group tells you that you can earn more with less stress if you join their.... Read More

Disinfecting Spaces for COVID-19

Dec 28, 2020 at 09:48 pm by pj

  By FRANCES M. GRINSTEAD   As medical professionals, you’ve likely been inundated recently by advertisements touting products that will disinfect spaces of.... Read More

Analysis: Some Said the Vaccine Rollout Would Be a ‘Nightmare.’ They Were Right.

Dec 28, 2020 at 09:31 pm by pj

    By Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News WASHINGTON — Even before there was a vaccine, some seasoned doctors and public health experts warned, Ca.... Read More

CMS, OIG Final Rules to Reform Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Regulations

Dec 22, 2020 at 12:59 pm by pj

  By MICHAEL R. LOWE   The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (O.... Read More

EOCC: The Rest of the Story Edited in Time 

Dec 22, 2020 at 12:53 pm by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE      Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one…. Brad Paisley      On December 1, 2019, th.... Read More