Global Protective Gear creates innovative fabric to combat isolation gown shortages

Apr 23, 2020 at 01:50 pm by pj

  Innovative California company creates coated fabric to replace the non woven goods that are increasingly difficult to find  Global Protective Gear has.... Read More

Coronavirus Crisis Opens Access To Online Opioid Addiction Treatment

Apr 23, 2020 at 01:47 pm by pj

  Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News  Opioid addiction isn’t taking a break during the coronavirus pandemic. But the U.S. response to the viral crisis is mak.... Read More

OSHA Probing Health Worker Deaths But Urges Inspectors To Spare The Penalties

Apr 23, 2020 at 01:44 pm by pj

(Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)   Christina Jewett and Shefali Luthra, Kaiser Health News  The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has.... Read More

Coronavirus Fuels Explosive Growth In Telehealth ― And Concern About Fraud

Apr 23, 2020 at 01:35 pm by pj

  Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News  On March 17, Medicare chief Seema Verma stepped to the podium at a White House coronavirus briefing and unveiled a “histo.... Read More

Pediatric Dental Tips in the Time of Quarantine

Apr 22, 2020 at 12:01 am by pj

By Bozena Munguba, DMD, General Dentistry at Community Health Centers – Leesburg   It is hard to see the benefits of being quarantined inside your house for weeks.... Read More

AdventHealth to open drive-up COVID-19 testing in Kissimmee

Apr 21, 2020 at 11:56 pm by pj

  Osceola Heritage Park, Seminole Towne Center, Mall at Millenia and Daytona International Speedway host AdventHealth’s drive-up testing sites.    &nbs.... Read More

FDA Daily Coronavirus Update

Apr 21, 2020 at 09:52 am by pj

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the following actions taken in its ongoing response effort to the COVID-19 pandemic: The FDA issued information on the use o.... Read More

FDA Authorizes First Test for Patient At-Home Sample Collection

Apr 21, 2020 at 09:50 am by pj

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the first diagnostic test with a home collection option for COVID-19. Specifically, the FDA re-issued the emergency use a.... Read More

Orlando Health helps Educate COVID-19 Recovered Patients, Community on ways to Donate Convalescent Plasma

Apr 20, 2020 at 10:50 pm by pj

  Orlando Health is working to educate patients and community members about ways they may be able to help make COVID-19 convalescent plasma a treatment option for others.... Read More

AMA Urges Governors to Adopt Emergency Response Protections for Physicians

Apr 20, 2020 at 10:47 pm by pj

In response to overwhelming circumstances, hazards and burdens that have placed the physician workforce under extreme pressure during COVID-19 pandemic, the American Medical A.... Read More

COVID-19: 155 Drugs, 79 Vaccines Under Development Worldwide

Apr 20, 2020 at 08:14 am by pj

A total of 155 drugs and 79 vaccines are currently being developed worldwide to combat COVID-19. The Austrian Institute for Health Technology Assessment (AIHTA) has compiled t.... Read More

How to Close Your Revenue Gap in a Value-based World

Apr 19, 2020 at 11:45 pm by pj

   By JASON CONSIDINE Did you know a whopping 90 percent of missed revenue opportunities can be linked to denied claims, according to a study by Frost an.... Read More

East Orlando Chamber of Commerce: The New Normal 2020

Apr 19, 2020 at 11:40 pm by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE   In February, Sean Snaith spoke about an optimist outlook for 2020.  The year began with what could be considered an optimistic beginnin.... Read More

In Fine Print, HHS Appears To Ban All Surprise Billing During The Pandemic

Apr 19, 2020 at 11:21 pm by pj

  Emmarie Huetteman Kaiser Health News Federal officials offering emergency funding to hospitals, clinics and doctors’ practices have included this stipulation: T.... Read More

California Shies Away From Calls To Eliminate Restrictions On Nurse Practitioners

Apr 19, 2020 at 11:15 pm by pj

Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News  As the demand for health care workers surges with the coronavirus case count, many states are rushing to lift restrictions on nurse p.... Read More

‘It’s Not Over Until It’s Over’: 5 Things To Know About Hitting The COVID-19 Peak

Apr 19, 2020 at 11:07 pm by pj

  Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News  As New York, California and other states begin to see their numbers of new COVID-19 cases level off or even slip, it might app.... Read More

As Ventilators Become Crucial In Saving Lives, Repair Roadblocks Remain

Apr 19, 2020 at 11:00 pm by pj

    Markian Hawryluk  Kaiser Health News     DENVER — For years, manufacturers of ventilators and other medical equipment have kept a tight.... Read More

Administration Announces New Nursing Homes COVID-19 Transparency Effort 

Apr 19, 2020 at 10:42 pm by pj

  Agencies partner with nursing homes to keep nursing home residents safe The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced new regulatory requi.... Read More

CMS Issues Recommendations to Re-Open Health Care Systems in Certain Areas

Apr 19, 2020 at 10:38 pm by pj

  As the United States continues to face the unprecedented public health emergency from the COVID-19 pandemic, the tide is turning and some areas throughout the country.... Read More

AMA highlights mental health resources to help physicians during COVID-19

Apr 19, 2020 at 03:08 pm by pj

  CHICAGO — The American Medical Association (AMA) has resources available to help physicians cope with increased levels of distress and anxiety during t.... Read More