FDA Encouraging Recovered Patients Donate Plasma for Blood-Related Therapies

Apr 16, 2020 at 06:58 pm by pj

  As part of the all-of-America approach to fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been working with partners across the U.S. governme.... Read More

The COVID-19 Bailout That’s Left Every Hospital Unhappy in its Own Way

Apr 16, 2020 at 06:43 pm by pj

    Rachana Pradhan and Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News     In the throes of the novel coronavirus outbreak in early April, Kenneth Raske, president.... Read More

Big Brother Wants To Track Your Location And Health Data. And That’s Not All Bad.

Apr 16, 2020 at 06:33 pm by pj

    Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News and Victoria Knight  A growing mix of health and technology experts are convinced that if the United States is to ever.... Read More

A Desperate Scramble as COVID-19 Families Vie for Access to Plasma Therapy

Apr 16, 2020 at 06:07 pm by pj

      JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News    Stephen Garcia’s family is frantic. The auto body worker, just 32 years old, has been on a venti.... Read More

COVID-19 Brings Overhaul of Military Health Care to a Halt

Apr 16, 2020 at 05:43 pm by pj

    Patricia Kime, Kaiser Health News The agencies that oversee the health of U.S. military personnel and veterans were pushing ahead this spring with the biggest.... Read More

WeCare tlc Announces Expansion

Apr 16, 2020 at 02:44 pm by pj

   National employee healthcare provider to open new regional office   WeCare tlc, one of the nation’s leading providers of on-site and near-site.... Read More

How To Maintain and Save Your Practice In A Time Of Crisis...

Apr 16, 2020 at 10:56 am by pj

By Quintin L. Gunn, Sr., SMSDRS.com   During this time of economic uncertainty, many practice groups are worried about surviving what's ahead. We at Social Media.... Read More

Webinar Invitation: COVID 19 and Working from Home...Cyber Security? The Threat is REAL!

Apr 16, 2020 at 10:17 am by pj

 You're invited to a free webinar hosted by Orlando Medical News on cybersecurity while working remotely. Phishing and hacking is soaring during this time of vulnerabil.... Read More

AdventHealth Sees Promise in Repurposed Drugs for Severe Cases of COVID-19

Apr 16, 2020 at 09:59 am by pj

  Medications previously used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and Ebola are being pressed into service against the deadly coronavirus.   As physicians face ris.... Read More

FDA Clears New Disposable Fog-Free Articulating 5mm Laparoscope

Apr 15, 2020 at 11:51 pm by pj

  Xenocor, Inc. announced the FDA cleared the new Xenocor Disposable 5mm Articulating Laparoscope for minimally invasive abdominal and thoracic surgery. The.... Read More

Orlando Health Providing Virtual Visitation

Apr 15, 2020 at 11:49 pm by pj

  Tablet technology is keeping patients connected during restricted visitation due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   Orlando Health hospitals are adding a new way for p.... Read More

Andor Health Appoints Healthcare Technology Industry Veteran Raj Toleti as Chairman and CEO

Apr 15, 2020 at 10:57 pm by pj

     Company also names two new senior executives and 12 healthcare industry and technology leaders to Andor’s new Strategic Advisory Board.... Read More

East Orlando Chamber of Commerce April 14 Marketing Healthcare Webinar

Apr 15, 2020 at 10:29 pm by pj

AMA and AHA Respond to Rise in Cyber Threats Exploiting the COVID-19 Pandemic

Apr 15, 2020 at 11:47 am by pj

New joint cybersecurity resource helps physicians and hospitals keep pace with malicious cyber activity CHICAGO - Responding to a spike in cyber threats that exploit telework.... Read More

CMS Increases Medicare Payment for High-Production Coronavirus Lab Tests

Apr 15, 2020 at 11:05 am by pj

  CMS helps expand testing capacity and monitoring for COVID-19 in nursing homes and other settings with high volume testing needs The Centers for Medicare & Medica.... Read More

BPC Calls for Comments on Policy Options to Fully Integrate Medicare and Medicaid Services for Chronically Ill

Apr 15, 2020 at 10:53 am by pj

  Washington, DC -  Today the Bipartisan Policy Center releases two white papers and calls for comments on policy options that address how federal an.... Read More

COPD as a Lung Stem Cell Disease

Apr 15, 2020 at 10:48 am by pj

 Single Cell Cloning Tells the Story of Abnormal Cells  Two internationally renowned stem cell experts have found an abundance of abnormal stem cells in the l.... Read More

With PPE Shortages Ongoing, AMA Urges FEMA to Act as Single National Source for Acquisition

Apr 14, 2020 at 11:54 pm by pj

  With ongoing, serious concern about the availability of personal protective equipment (PPE) for physicians, frontline health care workers and laboratory workers handli.... Read More

The Travel Industry’s Response to the Global Pandemic

Apr 14, 2020 at 02:37 pm by pj

  By BRYCE MORRISON   More than twenty years ago, I ran a small shop onboard the USS San Jacinto. We had just completed six months at sea and the team had been wo.... Read More

AMA Announces Expedited Updates to CPT for COVID-19 Antibody Tests

Apr 14, 2020 at 02:30 pm by pj

CHICAGO - The American Medical Association (AMA) announced updates to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) that include two code additions intended to report wh.... Read More