Business/Technology

With a Vaccine Mandate Looming, Nursing Homes Face More Staffing Problems

Jan 26, 2022 at 12:53 pm by pj

By Eric Berger, Kaiser Health News Jamie Smith, a staffing agency nurse who loves end-of-life care, said she has been warmly welcomed by staffers and residents at Fronti.... Read More

Why Medicare Doesn’t Pay for Rapid At-Home Covid Tests

Jan 26, 2022 at 12:42 pm by pj

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News  What group is especially vulnerable to the ravages of covid-19 even if fully vaccinated and boosted? Seniors. And who will.... Read More

Is Conventional Wisdom Costing You Money?

Jan 16, 2022 at 12:13 pm by pj

  By J. MICHAEL BASS   We have been the victims of conventional wisdom since the beginning of time. The earth is not flat. Bloodletting is not a valid medical tre.... Read More

Seven Key Advantages of a Proven SEO Strategy

Jan 16, 2022 at 12:01 pm by pj

In it for long-term exposure   By SCOTT RICHARDS, Faceless Marketing This month we provide you with 7 key advantages of having an SEO strategy in place and while there.... Read More

Covid-19 Liability Protection Advancing Through Legislature

Jan 16, 2022 at 10:07 am by pj

The past week has seen rapid progress for extending Covid-19 legal protection for healthcare providers, hospitals and nursing homes set to expire March 29. Thursday the Senat.... Read More

No Surprises Act Parts 1 and 2

Jan 13, 2022 at 08:05 pm by pj

By Sara D. McLaughlin, Michael R. Lowe, Brian C. Evander, Esquires          On January 1, 2022, the No Surprises Act went into effect. T.... Read More

Recent UCF PhD Nursing Grad Develops App to Help Youths with Epilepsy Transition to Self-Managed Care

Jan 12, 2022 at 05:27 pm by pj

  Michelle Tall, MSN, PhD, recently completed her Nursing PhD at the University of Central Florida after developing and testing the Medilepsy app to help youths ages 16-.... Read More

AMA Announces CPT Update for Third Dose of the Pfizer Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine

Jan 12, 2022 at 03:34 pm by pj

The American Medical Association (AMA) has announced an editorial update to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®), the nation’s leading medical terminology code.... Read More

EOCC: Happy New Year - Looking Ahead & Elevating Your Business

Jan 10, 2022 at 08:19 pm by pj

By DOROTHY HARDEE    “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365-page book. Write a good one” – Brad Paisley Happy 365 Days of the New Year! Ring.... Read More

Hospitals Recruit International Nurses to Fill Pandemic Shortages

Jan 10, 2022 at 08:02 pm by pj

  By Nick Ehli, Kaiser Health News BILLINGS, Mont. — Before Mary Venus was offered a nursing job at a hospital here, she’d never heard of Billings or v.... Read More

Resolution: Deal with Fear of the Unknown When Chasing Your Dreams

Dec 29, 2021 at 11:58 am by pj

By JACKIE JACKSON   We’ve all been there. I remember lying in bed, staring up at the ceiling. This wasn’t a one-time occurrence. Restless, panicky nights ha.... Read More

Nursing Homes Bleed Staff as Amazon Lures Low-Wage Workers with Prime Packages

Dec 29, 2021 at 11:28 am by pj

  By Sarah Varney, Kaiser Health News  ERLANGER, Ky. — The sleek corporate offices of one of Amazon’s air freight contractors looms over Villaspri.... Read More

How to Prevent ‘Cognitive Overload’ in Your eLearning Modules

Dec 22, 2021 at 07:02 pm by pj

By Cheryl Powell Ever wonder what the rules of engagement were for using text and graphics in eLearning? I see a lot of eLearning where graphics may be distracting FROM the c.... Read More

NICU Bill Installment Plan: That’ll Be $45,843 a Month for 12 Months, Please

Dec 22, 2021 at 11:56 am by pj

  By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News Close to midnight on Nov. 12, 2020, Bisi Bennett was sitting on the couch in her pajamas and feeling uncomfortable. She wa.... Read More

Crash Course: Injured Patients Who Sign ‘Letters of Protection’ May Face Huge Medical Bills and Risks, Especially in Florida

Dec 22, 2021 at 11:33 am by pj

  By Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News  Jean Louis-Charles couldn’t afford spine surgery to ease nagging neck and back pain after a car crash. So he sign.... Read More

‘The Charges Seem Crazy’: Hospitals Impose a ‘Facility Fee’ for a Video Visit

Dec 22, 2021 at 11:27 am by pj

  By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News When Arielle Harrison’s 9-year-old needed to see a pediatric specialist at Yale New Haven Health System in June, a.... Read More

Nurses in Crisis Over Covid Dig In for Better Work Conditions

Dec 22, 2021 at 11:21 am by pj

  By Christine Spolar and Mark Kreidler and Rae Ellen Bichell, Kaiser Health News Nurses and health care workers across the country are finding.... Read More

How the Supply Chain Broke (And What Businesses Can Do About It)

Dec 21, 2021 at 09:16 pm by pj

By Dan Karas If you’re a business owner, you know: It hasn’t been easy navigating all the twists, turns and upside-down loops over the past 21 months. The global.... Read More

Healthcare’s Digital Revolution: Are We Ready to Reimagine the Work?

Dec 15, 2021 at 11:06 am by pj

  By David L. Feldman, MD, MBA, FACS Robert M. Wachter, MD, began his recent presentation for the Healthcare Risk Advisors (HRA) Virtual Conference Series by admitting.... Read More

EOCC: The Signals of Change are Approaching

Dec 14, 2021 at 07:21 pm by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE   “The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence – it is to act with yesterday’s logic.” – Pe.... Read More