Business/Technology

HIPAA Compliant Telehealth: How-To’s and Don’t Do’s

Jun 29, 2022 at 04:35 pm by pj

  By TERRY MCFARLAND   In the midst of all the chaos caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, one bright spot is the increased availability of HIPAA compliant telehealth.... Read More

100 Million People in America Are Saddled with Health Care Debt

Jun 21, 2022 at 05:41 pm by pj

By Noam N. Levey, Kaiser Health News Elizabeth Woodruff drained her retirement account and took on three jobs after she and her husband were sued for nearly $10,000.... Read More

For Physicians Seeking Care for Burnout or Other Medical or Mental Health Concerns, AMA Calls for Safe Havens

Jun 14, 2022 at 04:57 pm by pj

  CHICAGO – For physicians who seek care for burnout or other issues, the American Medical Association (AMA) today urged states to create “safe-haven”.... Read More

AMA Adopts New Policy Aimed at Addressing Public Health Disinformation

Jun 13, 2022 at 07:25 pm by pj

CHICAGO – With the spread of disinformation continuing to negatively impact efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and sowing distrust in vaccines, public health mitiga.... Read More

EOCC: Ransomware Attacks-It CAN Happen to You

Jun 08, 2022 at 11:15 am by pj

  Dorothy Hardee, Chamber Administrator    “Ransomware is unique among cybercrime because in order for the attack to be successful, it requires the vic.... Read More

The State of Healthcare Construction

Jun 08, 2022 at 11:00 am by pj

In Orlando the pandemic set in motion changes in building and renovating hospitals, clinics and medical practices   By LYNNE JETER The 2020 pandemic set off a persiste.... Read More

Analysis of Cerebrovascular Accidents and Malpractice Claims

Jun 01, 2022 at 03:20 pm by pj

Shelley Rizzo, MSN, CPHRM Because a cerebrovascular accident (CVA) can happen in any healthcare setting, it is imperative that all healthcare providers and staff have the abi.... Read More

If Your Employees Still Use Remote Desktop Protocol to Work Remotely, Read This Now! 

Jun 01, 2022 at 02:22 pm by pj

By JAMES GENTRY (Part 3 of a multipart series) What is Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)? Remote Desktop Protocol gives users the ability to connect to another computer over a.... Read More

Burned Out by Covid and 80-Hour Workweeks, Resident Physicians Unionize

May 27, 2022 at 10:56 pm by pj

By Sarah Kwon, Kaiser Health News In the early weeks of the pandemic, Dr. Lorenzo González, then a second-year resident of family medicine at Harbor-UCLA Medical.... Read More

Betting on ‘Golden Age’ of Colonoscopies, Private Equity Invests in Gastro Docs

May 27, 2022 at 10:44 pm by pj

By Emily Pisacreta and Emmarie Huetteman, Kaiser Heaalth News Mariel needed a new gastroenterologist. Having just moved back to San Antonio, the 30-something.... Read More

Dealing with Surprise Bills

May 27, 2022 at 02:15 pm by pj

By ANGIE FEDDERSON, MBA, CPC A common healthcare frustration is getting the medical bill with surprising costs after receiving the care, procedure, or treatment. Out of fear.... Read More

The Private Sector Steps In to Protect Online Health Privacy, but Critics Say It Can’t Be Trusted

May 25, 2022 at 02:39 pm by pj

By Darius Tahir, Kaiser Health News Most people have at least a vague sense that someone somewhere is doing mischief with the data footprints created by their online act.... Read More

Health Insurance Industry Continues to Falter on Prior Authorization Reform

May 24, 2022 at 04:32 pm by pj

Survey shows reform goals are unfulfilled after nearly four years despite heavy toll on patients CHICAGO - Despite mounting evidence that insurer-imposed authorizations for d.... Read More

AMA Announces CPT Update for Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate

May 22, 2022 at 05:22 pm by pj

Provisional codes assigned to Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for young childrenThe American Medical Association (AMA) has announced an editorial update to Current Procedural Te.... Read More

Why So Slow? Legislators Take on Insurers’ Delays in Approving Prescribed Treatments

May 18, 2022 at 07:38 pm by pj

By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News Andrew Bade, who was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes nearly two decades ago, is accustomed to all the medical gear he needs to kee.... Read More

As Red Cross Moves to Pricey Blood Treatment Method, Hospitals Call for More Choice

May 18, 2022 at 07:32 pm by pj

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News Americans generally don’t spend much time thinking about the nation’s blood supply. That’s mainly because the col.... Read More

No Prison Time for Tennessee Nurse Convicted of Fatal Drug Error

May 14, 2022 at 11:54 pm by pj

By Brett Kelman, Kaiser Health News  RaDonda Vaught, a former Tennessee nurse convicted of two felonies for a fatal drug error, whose trial became a rally.... Read More

Orlando Health Orlando Regional Medical Center Uses New Technology to Train Surgeons Virtually

May 11, 2022 at 07:34 pm by pj

Expert surgeons use the new telepresence technology to train and mentor surgeons from around the world in robotic-assisted surgery techniques   Orlando Health Orlando R.... Read More

EOCC: EOC Foundation Helps the Community Grow

May 11, 2022 at 07:21 pm by pj

Dorothy Hardee, Chamber Administrator    “The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand, and the determination that whether we win or lose.... Read More

Travel Nurses See Swift Change of Fortunes as Covid Money Runs Dry

May 11, 2022 at 06:49 pm by pj

By Hannah Norman, Kaiser Health News  Tiffanie Jones was a few tanks of gas into her drive from Tampa, Florida, to Cheyenne, Wyoming, when she found out her travel.... Read More