Coronavirus Patients Caught In Conflict Between Hospital And Nursing Homes

Mar 31, 2020 at 02:20 am by pj

    Judith Graham Kaiser Health News A wrenching conflict is emerging as the COVID-19 virus storms through U.S. communities: Some patients are falling into a no m.... Read More

What Takes So Long? A Behind-The-Scenes Look At The Steps Involved In COVID-19 Testing

Mar 31, 2020 at 02:15 am by pj

 (Dan DeLong for KHN) Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  After a slow start, testing for COVID-19 has ramped up in recent weeks, with giant commercial labs jumping.... Read More

Physicians Fear For Their Families As They Battle Coronavirus With Too Little Armor

Mar 31, 2020 at 02:11 am by pj

Dr. Jessica Kiss has had just one N95 respirator mask since March 16, when she got a box of five for her practice from a physician friend.  (KHN Illustration/Lynne Shal.... Read More

Under Financial Strain, Community Health Centers Ramp Up Coronavirus Response

Mar 31, 2020 at 02:06 am by pj

Dr. Esther Johnston of HealthPoint Community Health Center says her clinic in Auburn, Washington, has overhauled how it sees patients, shifting resources away from routine pri.... Read More

Telemedicine Surges, Fueled By Coronavirus Fears And Shift In Payment Rules

Mar 31, 2020 at 02:02 am by pj

    Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News  Lukas Kopacki, home from college after the coronavirus pandemic closed his campus, was feeling lousy for days with hea.... Read More

Help Wanted: Retired Doctors And Nurses Don Scrubs Again In Coronavirus Fight

Mar 31, 2020 at 01:58 am by pj

    Michelle Andrews Kaiser Health News Laura Benson retired from nursing in 2018, but this week she reported for work again in New Rochelle, New York, where the.... Read More

Position Statement Highlights Importance of Sleep for Physician Self-care

Mar 30, 2020 at 04:26 pm by pj

  Physician burnout is a significantly underappreciated public safety issue, and sleep loss is often overlooked as a contributing factor, according to a new positio.... Read More

Orlando Health Updates Policies

Mar 30, 2020 at 03:19 pm by pj

  The hospital suspends volunteer services and valet parking, and adjusts the request process for medical records due to COVID-19     Orlando – Orland.... Read More

Wednesday Bolay Offers Free Food for Nurses, Doctors and First Responders

Mar 30, 2020 at 12:54 pm by pj

  Bolay offers free food for nurses, doctors, and first responders and 25 percent off all hospitality team members. Serving their local communities Fresh, Bold Flavors v.... Read More

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

Mar 30, 2020 at 12:30 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 the COV.... Read More

AMA Offers Guidance to Retired Physicians During COVID-19  

Mar 30, 2020 at 10:57 am by pj

    “Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, many physicians over the age of 65 will provide care to patients. Whether ‘senior’ physicians should be on.... Read More

THC Showing More Benefits Than Previously Known

Mar 30, 2020 at 02:45 am by pj

  By Michael C. Patterson   Cannabis is now legal for medical purposes in 33 states and adult use is legal in 11 states. With more states legalizing cannabis, the.... Read More

Ethical Challenges During a Pandemic

Mar 30, 2020 at 01:56 am by pj

  No one wants to find themselves in a position of resource shortages when caring for patients under any circumstances, but in the face of a pandemic, the potential is c.... Read More

Clarification: Department of Labor's Definition of Health Care Provider

Mar 30, 2020 at 01:27 am by pj

With new Department of Labor regulations comes the question, 'who exactly is a health care provider?'     The question has been answered by the DOL on Saturda.... Read More

The Doctor's Company Providing COVID-19 Resource Center

Mar 29, 2020 at 01:13 am by pj

    The Doctors Company has a regularly updated COVID-19 resource center that includes important information and support for healthcare professional.... Read More

Freestanding ERs Ask HHS for Recognition as Medicare/Medicaid-Eligible Healthcare Facilities 

Mar 28, 2020 at 07:04 pm by pj

      To Serve Vulnerable Patients and Relieve Hospital Bed Shortage     In a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secre.... Read More

Staying in Business: AMA Announces New Resources for Private Practice Physicians During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 28, 2020 at 04:15 pm by pj

  AMA also highlights government stimulus provisions that can help private practice   CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced three.... Read More

Administration Provides Financial Relief for Medicare Providers

Mar 28, 2020 at 03:09 pm by pj

  Action comes to aid providers and suppliers facing challenges in responding to COVID-19 pandemic The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is announcing.... Read More

WeCare tlc Health & Wellness Centers Launches Telehealth at All Locations

Mar 28, 2020 at 01:42 pm by pj

    Lake Mary – WeCare tlc, one of the nation’s leading providers of employee health centers for a variety of companies, sch.... Read More

HCA Healthcare Names Richard Hammett North Florida Division President

Mar 27, 2020 at 02:08 am by pj

  Current division president Michael Joyce to retire after 33-year career with the health system   HCA Healthcare (NYSE:HCA), one of the nation’s leading he.... Read More