Business/Technology

States Allow Nursing Home Visits As Families Charge Residents Die ‘Of Broken Hearts’

Jul 14, 2020 at 12:15 pm by pj

(Rosa Garcia/Getty Images) By Judith Graham, Kaiser Health News States across the country are beginning to roll back heart-wrenching policies instituted when the corona.... Read More

AMA Expands Online Education Hub Physicians and Health Care Professionals

Jul 14, 2020 at 10:48 am by pj

  AMA Ed HubTM features new educational content from American Society of Addiction Medicine, Obesity Medicine Association, and the Society of Hospita.... Read More

Orlando Pioneers New, Personalized Medical Concierge Program for Convention Events  

Jul 10, 2020 at 11:36 pm by pj

  The country’s leading meetings and convention destination, Orlando,  announced a collaboration between the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC),.... Read More

As COVID Testing Soars, Wait Times for Results Jump to a Week or More

Jul 09, 2020 at 03:17 pm by pj

 (Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)   By Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News Elliot Truslow went to a CVS drugstore on June 15 in Tucson, Arizona, to get tested.... Read More

Amid Surge, Hospitals Hesitate To Cancel Nonemergency Surgeries

Jul 09, 2020 at 03:09 pm by pj

The Image Bank/Getty Images By Samantha Young Three months ago, the nation watched as COVID-19 patients overwhelmed New York City’s intensive care units, forcing.... Read More

Analysis: How A COVID-19 Vaccine Could Cost Americans Dearly

Jul 09, 2020 at 02:56 pm by pj

  By Elisabeth Rosenthal, Kaiser Health News Yes, of course, Americans’ health is priceless, and reining in a deadly virus that has trashed the economy.... Read More

COVID-Tracking Apps Proliferate, But Will They Really Help?

Jul 09, 2020 at 02:52 pm by pj

Getty Images   By Bernard J. Wolfson, Kaiser Health News My 18-year-old daughter, Caroline, responded quickly when I told her that she’d soon be able t.... Read More

Marketing: If Not Now, When?

Jul 09, 2020 at 01:49 pm by pj

    Almost every practice has its numbers. Patient volume down, revenue down and reserves often too thin to hold on to the entire staff. COVID-19 has spread everyt.... Read More

St. Petersburg City Council Approves Bayfront Health Land Lease with Orlando Health 

Jul 09, 2020 at 01:36 pm by pj

  Orlando Health received approval from the St. Petersburg City Council on a 50-year agreement to lease the land on which Bayfront Health is located. City approval of th.... Read More

Medical Real Estate in the Age of COVID-19

Jul 09, 2020 at 01:19 pm by pj

   Is your facility Covid ready and what can be done?   By FRANK RICCI   The COVID-19 Pandemic of 2020 has had a profound effect on hospitals, medical.... Read More

East Orlando Chamber of Commerce: What Comes Next - Reopening Healthcare Facilities 

Jul 08, 2020 at 12:28 pm by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE   COVID-19 is causing us to have to rethink how we are doing business in 2020.  No doubt, it is the single greatest disruption of our lif.... Read More

Top 7 Insurance and Legal Questions for Resuming Medical Practice During COVID-19 

Jul 07, 2020 at 02:11 pm by pj

  By Todd Zeiter, Vice President of Underwriting, The Doctors Company   As a company founded and led by physicians, we have unique insight into medical liabil.... Read More

Orlando Health Counters Misinformation Circulating on Social Media

Jul 04, 2020 at 09:59 am by pj

  Claims are circulating on social media that Orlando Health is at or near capacity, presumably due to the surge of COVID-19. According to Kena Lewis, director of publi.... Read More

Among Those Disrupted By COVID-19: The Nation’s Newest Doctors

Jul 02, 2020 at 09:46 am by pj

  Julie Rovner Kaiser Health News July 1 is a big day in medical education. It’s traditionally the day newly minted doctors start their first year of residency. B.... Read More

Tampa-Based Real Estate Developer Announces Plans for Lake Nona Site

Jun 30, 2020 at 03:45 pm by pj

  A new mixed-use development planned for 18 Acre parcel   Onicx is pleased to announce the plans for East Park Village, a new mixed-use development in Lake Nona,.... Read More

UF Health Awarded $1 Million Grant to Provide Pediatric Telehealth Services

Jun 30, 2020 at 03:08 pm by pj

By DOUG BENNETT   The University of Florida College of Medicine’s department of pediatrics has been awarded a nearly $1 million federal grant to expand telemedici.... Read More

Workers Filed More Than 4,100 Complaints About Protective Gear. Some Still Died.

Jun 30, 2020 at 01:07 pm by pj

(Giles Clarke/Getty Images)   By Christina Jewett and Shefali Luthra and Melissa Bailey Kaiser Health News COVID-19 cases were climbing a.... Read More

Miami Hospital Executive Charged In $1.4B Rural Hospital Billing Scheme

Jun 30, 2020 at 12:55 pm by pj

Heidi de Marco/KHN   Lauren Weber and Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News  A Miami entrepreneur who led a rural hospital empire was charged in an indictment.... Read More

LHC Group and Orlando Health Announce Joint Venture Agreement

Jun 25, 2020 at 05:11 pm by pj

  LHC Group (NASDAQ: LHCG) and Orlando Health have announced signing  a definitive agreement to form a new joint venture to enhance ho.... Read More

AMA Announces CPT Update for Antigen Tests in the Fight Against COVID-19

Jun 25, 2020 at 04:34 pm by pj

The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced an update to Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) that includes a new code for reporting antigen testing.... Read More