Business/Technology

Bogus COVID-19 Tests and Pharmacy Offers Targeting Your Social Security Number

Dec 04, 2020 at 10:00 am by pj

As the race for effective treatments and vaccines for COVID-19 intensifies, scammers continue to prey on our hopes and fears in their attempts to steal insurance information,.... Read More

Thousands of Doctors’ Offices Buckle Under Financial Stress of COVID

Dec 01, 2020 at 04:20 pm by pj

  By Laura Ungar, Kaiser Health News Cormay Caine misses a full day of work and drives more than 130 miles round trip to take five of her children to their pediatr.... Read More

Fear of Flying Is a COVID-Era Conundrum

Nov 22, 2020 at 10:08 pm by pj

  By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News The holidays are approaching just as COVID-19 case rates nationwide are increasing at a record-breaking pace, leading to d.... Read More

Florida’s New Hospital Industry Head Ran Medicaid in State, Fought Expansion

Nov 22, 2020 at 09:59 pm by pj

  By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News With its choice of a new leader, the Florida Hospital Association has signaled that seeking legislative approval to expand M.... Read More

Government-Funded Scientists Laid the Groundwork for Billion-Dollar Vaccines

Nov 22, 2020 at 09:38 pm by pj

  By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News When he started researching a troublesome childhood infection nearly four decades ago, virologist Dr. Barney Graham, then at.... Read More

Update iOS Now to Address a Number of Security Vulnerabilities

Nov 22, 2020 at 01:50 am by pj

  By James Gentry, Atlantic Data Team    If you use an Apple device running iOS, then you'll want to update to the latest version (14.2) immediately.  .... Read More

Community Health Centers Receives National Recognition for Third Consecutive Year

Nov 18, 2020 at 07:25 pm by pj

  Central Florida-based Community Health Centers, Inc. was, recently, announced as a Fall 2020 Best and the Brightest Company to Work For® by National Association fo.... Read More

COVID-19 Reveals Important Use Cases for Blockchain in Healthcare 

Nov 18, 2020 at 12:21 am by pj

  By Brett Furst  No longer “a solution in search of a problem,” blockchain technology has emerged as the best option for several key healthc.... Read More

How to Optimize Care Delivery in 2021? Look to Advanced Practice Providers

Nov 17, 2020 at 12:28 pm by pj

  COVID-19 has amplified the growing importance of advanced practice providers as demands for healthcare increase and a national physician shortage looms   A new.... Read More

Long-Term Care Workers, Grieving and Under Siege, Brace for COVID’s Next Round

Nov 17, 2020 at 02:23 am by pj

  By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News In the middle of the night, Stefania Silvestri lies in bed remembering her elderly patients’ cries. “Help me.&r.... Read More

When False Information Goes Viral, COVID-19 Patient Groups Fight Back

Nov 17, 2020 at 02:07 am by pj

  By Alex Smith, KCUR, Kaiser Health News For decades, people struggling with illnesses of all kinds have sought help in online support groups. This year, such gro.... Read More

Take Advantage Of PEOs to Reduce Costs and Increase Benefits

Nov 16, 2020 at 11:14 pm by pj

  Healthcare providers know just how easy it is to become mired in various issues when keeping HR in-house. However, the situation is not hopeless, as businesses that st.... Read More

AMA Amends Ethical Guidance on Physician Immunizations

Nov 16, 2020 at 10:36 pm by pj

  Outlines precautions for non-immunized physicians to protect patients and colleagues Physicians who are not immunized from a vaccine-preventable disease have an ethic.... Read More

AMA Adopts New Policy Aimed at Preventing Bullying in the Practice of Medicine

Nov 16, 2020 at 10:19 pm by pj

  The American Medical Association (AMA) today adopted new policy aimed at preventing bullying among health care professionals. Specifically, the new policy, approved by.... Read More

AMA Announces Vaccine-specific CPT Codes for Coronavirus Immunizations

Nov 10, 2020 at 06:09 pm by pj

The American Medical Association (AMA) has published an update to the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set that includes new vaccine-specific codes to.... Read More

EOCC: Attitude is Everything 

Nov 09, 2020 at 10:46 am by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE    “What consumes your mind controls your life” … Anonymous    We are reminded daily about COVID.... Read More

ACO has Paid Off for My Patients and Practice

Nov 08, 2020 at 01:15 am by pj

  By Donald Collins, MD   In March of 2019 I was trying to decide how my solo Internal Medicine practice near downtown Orlando was going to continue. I had consid.... Read More

FBI Issues Warning to Hospitals and Healthcare Providers of "Imminent Cybercrime Threat"

Oct 29, 2020 at 07:45 pm by pj

U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers are being warned by the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Dep.... Read More

New AMA Survey Finds Physician Practice Viability Under Threat

Oct 28, 2020 at 10:10 am by pj

Practices face reduced volume, decreased revenue, increased expenses during COVID-19 pandemicCHICAGO – The viability of physician practices remains under threat as the b.... Read More

Medical Practices and Cloud Computing

Oct 26, 2020 at 12:16 pm by pj

By JAY COHEN Cloud computing is impacting healthcare in several powerful ways, including lowered computer resources costs, easier data integration throughout the healthcare s.... Read More