Business/Technology

Healthcare Now: The Truth about US Healthcare 

Apr 08, 2021 at 05:33 pm by pj

 New local radio show, Healthcare Now, fills important niche     By LYNNE JETER  “In America, we’ve practiced sick care. But in th.... Read More

Most Physicians Experienced Little Relief from Prior Authorization as COVID-19 Cases Soared

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:39 pm by pj

As new cases of COVID-19 in the United States were peaking in late 2020, most physicians reported that health plans continued to impose bureaucratic prior authorization p.... Read More

Events of 2020 Moved Medical Students to Political Activism

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:20 pm by pj

    By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News All of them had prepared for this step for years, taking hours of hard science classes in college, studying for th.... Read More

Senate Bill 72 May Be Effective “Vaccine” Against COVID-19-Related Claims

Apr 07, 2021 at 06:39 pm by pj

  By KIMBERLY BERMAN and JANICE MERRILL   For the last year, health care providers around the world have been at the forefront of a public health emergency due to.... Read More

Opinion: Humanitarian Crisis at the Border

Apr 06, 2021 at 09:30 am by pj

By John Kelly, Publisher, Orlando Medical News   Full disclaimer: I am a registered independent and the grandson of an immigrant; basically third-generation American. I.... Read More

Despite Covid, Many Wealthy Hospitals Had a Banner Year With Federal Bailout

Apr 06, 2021 at 02:30 am by pj

  By Jordan Rau and Christine Spolar, Kaiser Health News  Last May, Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest nonprofit hospital system in Texas,.... Read More

Healthcare Options for Small Business: EOCC has a Plan to Consider

Apr 06, 2021 at 12:16 am by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE, Chamber Administrator    In 2018 restrictive government policy regarding Association Health Plans opened another path for employers to r.... Read More

Simulation Course Increases Physician Confidence Up to 125 Percent While Improving Knowledge, Cognitive and Technical Skills

Mar 30, 2021 at 12:06 pm by SBedwell

The American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) publishes the first validation study on the ASRM Embryo Transfer Simulator, showing significant improvements in Embryo Tr.... Read More

AMA Analysis Shows Highest Prevalence of Medical Liability Premium Increases in 15 Years

Mar 29, 2021 at 01:17 pm by pj

 14 states identified as leading the swing to higher costs for medical liability insurance coverageMedical liability insurance premiums have begun an upward trend after h.... Read More

What If My Landlord is Also My Patient?

Mar 23, 2021 at 02:22 pm by pj

  By CARLOS RUSO   How do you handle a real estate negotiation if your landlord is also your patient? Many healthcare tenants find themselves in this situation w.... Read More

New AI Tool to be Tested in NIH-funded Study to Improve Diagnosis of Parkinson’s and Related Disorders

Mar 20, 2021 at 05:09 pm by pj

By Michelle Jaffee University of Florida researchers will broadly test a new artificial intelligence tool aimed at distinguishing the precise diagnosis for patients with earl.... Read More

The Boom in Out-of-State Telehealth Threatens In-State Providers

Mar 16, 2021 at 01:45 am by pj

  By Matt Volz, Kaiser Health News When the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation began offering telehealth services in early February, the nation’s largest nonprof.... Read More

Orlando Health Network Saved Medicare and Commercial Insurers $18.3 Million

Mar 12, 2021 at 04:46 pm by pj

  The cost savings represents a big win for the Florida-based clinically integrated network.    Orlando Health Networ.... Read More

Pfizer’s Newest Vaccine Plant Has Persistent Mold Issues, History of Recalls

Mar 11, 2021 at 12:59 am by pj

  By Sarah Jane Tribble, Kaiser Health News  Pfizer’s management knew last year there was “a mold issue” at the Kansas facility now sla.... Read More

The AMA Disability Plan is NOT Own Specialty

Mar 09, 2021 at 12:37 pm by pj

  By NICK TRAWINSKI   AMA Insurance Website According to the AMA website, the AMA plan contains a preferred definition of disability called ‘own-speci.... Read More

Biden’s Criticism of Trump Team’s Vaccine Contracts Is a Stretch

Mar 08, 2021 at 07:31 pm by pj

  By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News   “When I came into office, the prior administration had contracted for not nearly enough vaccine to cover adu.... Read More

The Importance of AI and Resolution-centered Customer Care in the Healthcare Industry

Mar 08, 2021 at 03:54 pm by pj

  By BECKY WATKINS   The healthcare industry has seen a drastic shift in its operations and communications over the last seven months. Since the beginning of.... Read More

Your Reputation Precedes You

Mar 06, 2021 at 12:36 am by pj

Four tips for Online Reputation Management   By PAULA WYATT   It is true in healthcare, in life, and in business that a milligram of prevention is worth a kilogr.... Read More

Long-awaited Next Step at Lake Nona

Mar 05, 2021 at 11:44 pm by pj

When Deborah German, MD, first arrived in Central Florida at the end of 2006 to helm the development of UCF College of Medicine, she immediately expressed her view that a teac.... Read More

Are Your COVID-19 Disinfection Efforts Backfiring? 

Mar 05, 2021 at 12:15 pm by pj

  By MEAGHAN HISLOP    Your current COVID-19 disinfecting practices may be making things worse, even if you think you’re doing everything “right..... Read More