Volusia-Brevard Local News

CMS Updates Medicare Payment Policies for Several Types of Healthcare Providers

Aug 01, 2020 at 12:27 am by pj

Three final rules will strengthen Medicare program The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is finalizing three Medicare payment rules that further advance our.... Read More

Employers Requiring COVID Liability Waivers as Conflict Mounts Over Workplace Safety

Jul 30, 2020 at 12:41 pm by pj

(Photo by Lindsey Nicholson via Getty Images)   By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News After spending a May day preparing her classroom to reopen for preschoolers, A.... Read More

Public Health Experts Fear a Hasty FDA Signoff on Vaccine

Jul 30, 2020 at 12:26 pm by pj

(KHN illustration/Getty Images)    By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News The vaccine trial that Vice President Mike Pence kicked off in Miami on Monday gives t.... Read More

The COVID-19 Downturn Triggers Jump in Medicaid Enrollment

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:53 pm by pj

(KHN illustration/Getty Images)   By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Reversing a three-year decline, the number of people covered by Medicaid nationwide rose ma.... Read More

The Color of COVID: Will Vaccine Trials Reflect America’s Diversity?

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:43 pm by pj

 (Lynne Shallcross/KHN illustration; Getty Images)   By JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News When U.S. scientists launch the first large-scale clinical trials f.... Read More

Last Thing Patients Need During Pandemic: Being Last to Know a Doctor Left Network

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:37 pm by pj

(KHN Illustration/Getty Images)   By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News NEW YORK — As the coronavirus spread silently through New York City early this yea.... Read More

With DACA Ruling, Did Supreme Court Grant Trump New Powers To Reshape Health Care?

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:32 pm by pj

 (Jonathan Newton /The Washington Post via Getty Images)   By Jon Greenberg, PolitiFact, Kaiser Health News President Donald Trump came into office vowing to.... Read More

Technology Divide Between Senior ‘Haves’ and ‘Have-Nots’ Roils Pandemic Response

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:27 pm by pj

(KHN Illustration/Getty Images) By Judith Graham Family gatherings on Zoom and FaceTime. Online orders from grocery stores and pharmacies. Telehealth appointments with.... Read More

Patient-Centered Wound Care

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:09 pm by pj

  By DR. NILMA ELIAS SANTIAGO   Ask a patient with a chronic wound how they feel about it and they will tell you the emotional, psychological, financial, and phys.... Read More

Getting Telemedicine Right: Key Considerations for Technology, Workflow and Measuring Success

Jul 28, 2020 at 12:28 pm by pj

  By Jeanette Ball, RN, PCMH CCE and Dana Bensinger, MSN, RN-BC    The benefits of telemedicine are becoming increasingly known, eve.... Read More