VCU Health Halts 30-Year Campaign That Seized Patients’ Wages, Put Liens On Homes

Mar 12, 2020 at 12:58 am by pj

    Jay Hancock, and Elizabeth Lucas, Kaiser Health News  In one of the most sweeping moves yet by a nonprofit hospital system to reduce aggressive bill coll.... Read More

NeuMoDx Preparing to Launch Coronavirus Test for its Fully Automated Testing Systems

Mar 11, 2020 at 11:33 pm by pj

  NeuMoDx™ Molecular, a sample-to-result molecular diagnostic company focused on providing testing solutions to hospital and commercial reference laboratories, ann.... Read More

CMS Issues Guidance to Help Medicare Advantage and Part D Plans Respond to COVID-19

Mar 11, 2020 at 12:36 am by pj

  Agency provides flexibility to Medicare Advantage and Part D plans to waive unnecessary barriers that could prevent access to care   Today, the Centers for Medi.... Read More

Surging Health Care Worker Quarantines Raise Concerns As Coronavirus Spreads

Mar 10, 2020 at 08:59 pm by pj

    Jenny Gold, Kaiser Health News March 9, 2020 As the U.S. battles to limit the spread of the highly contagious new coronavirus, the number of health care worke.... Read More

New Federal Rules Will Let Patients Put Medical Records On Smartphones

Mar 10, 2020 at 08:54 pm by pj

(Hannah Norman/KHN Illustration; Getty Images)   Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News and Erika Fry, Fortune March 9, 2020   Federal officials on Monday released gro.... Read More

CMS Offers Detailed Guidance for Dialysis Facilities and Home Health Agencies on COVID-19

Mar 10, 2020 at 08:24 pm by pj

  Healthcare workers in home health agencies and dialysis facilities are the latest group to receive important information on protecting staff and at-risk patients &nbs.... Read More

CMS Issues Key Protective Mask Guidance for Healthcare Workers

Mar 10, 2020 at 07:43 pm by pj

  Guidance expands types of facemasks healthcare workers can use to protect themselves and patients   Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS.... Read More

HHS Finalizes Historic Rules to Provide Patients More Control of Their Health Data

Mar 10, 2020 at 04:53 pm by pj

Final rules require access to health information, spur innovation and aim to end information blocking The U.S. Department of H.... Read More

The Facts on Human Trafficking Presented by CFMGMA

Mar 10, 2020 at 04:16 pm by pj

    March 18 3:00 to 5:00 pm Orlando Sorosis, 501 E Livingston, Orlando Jan Edwards, President Paving the Way Foundation Jan will educate and open your eyes to.... Read More

Chronic Health Condition Management Classes Available

Mar 10, 2020 at 03:01 pm by pj

Managing chronic health conditions can be overwhelming, but it’s a reality that many residents face. Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 78 percent of US.... Read More

DOH-Marion Holding Women’s Health Forum on Depression

Mar 10, 2020 at 03:00 pm by pj

   Mental health topics can be less understood and less spoken about compared to physical health topics due to stigma and other issues. This can lead to people not.... Read More

Orlando Health South Lake Hospital Partners with Cecil E. Gray School to Educate on Heart Health

Mar 10, 2020 at 02:56 pm by pj

   Orlando Health South Lake Hospital sponsored the purchase of 130 heart rate monitors for Cecil E. Gray Middle School in Groveland, Florida, to help educate stude.... Read More

AdventHealth Launches ‘Coronavirus Information Line’ for Floridians

Mar 10, 2020 at 02:05 pm by pj

  Floridians can get information and, as appropriate, speak to a nurse by calling 877-VIRUSHQ.   AdventHealth is launching a free phone service for Floridians who.... Read More

Responding to COVID-19: What If You Had to Build a Hospital in Days?

Mar 10, 2020 at 11:55 am by pj

 Q & A with Tony Cowan, Director of Emergency Response Technology, World Housing Solution, Inc.   Tony Cowan is a health care professional who spent over 25 y.... Read More

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges $31.45M Sale and $30.5M Financing of Jupiter Innovation Center​

Mar 09, 2020 at 10:59 am by pj

    A Private Investor Sold the ±186,238-Square-Foot Office Building to a Joint Venture Between Pebb Enterprises and Tortoise.... Read More

Orange County Tobacco Point of Sale Task Force Led by UCF Students

Mar 09, 2020 at 10:45 am by pj

  As Orange County continues to educate the community about the risks associated with tobacco products and electronic cigarettes (e-cigs), the Point of Sale Task Force,.... Read More

Before You Sign: Understanding Agreements for Doctors

Mar 08, 2020 at 04:28 pm by pj

  By MATTHEW ROSENTHAL and JUSTIN MEYER   It is easy to get contract fatigue and sign anything placed in front of you, especially when you may be excited about a.... Read More

Understanding the Difference Between Usable Square Footage and Rentable Square Footage

Mar 08, 2020 at 04:21 pm by pj

  By DOUG PRICE   A monumental decision for your healthcare practice is choosing where it will be located and how much space you need. As you consider your top pr.... Read More

Medical Cannabis in Nursing Homes: A battle between Federal and State law

Mar 08, 2020 at 04:15 pm by pj

  By MICHAEL PATTERSON   As more states legalize the use of medical cannabis, the stigma around cannabis for medical purposes continues to decline. However, since.... Read More

Complete Decongestive Therapy

Mar 08, 2020 at 04:04 pm by pj

The Gold Standard for Lymphedema Management   By DR. NILMA ELIAS SANTIAGO   In several conversations with different physicians, there is a question that always s.... Read More