Business/Technology

Hit by Higher Prices for Gear, Doctors and Dentists Want Insurers to Pay

May 05, 2021 at 01:40 pm by pj

By Rachel Bluth, Kaiser Health News Treating patients has become more expensive during the pandemic, and doctors and dentists don’t want to be on the hook for all.... Read More

AMA Analysis Shows Most Physicians Work Outside of Private Practice

May 05, 2021 at 11:46 am by pj

The majority of patient care physicians worked outside of physician-owned medical practices in 2020, according to a newly released biennial analysis of physicia.... Read More

AMA Announces Update to COVID-19 Vaccine CPT Codes

May 04, 2021 at 01:15 pm by pj

The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced that the Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code set has been updated by the CPT Editorial Panel t.... Read More

Orlando-based Healthcare Technology Company Makes an Even Bigger Impact After Vocera Acquisition

May 03, 2021 at 11:23 am by pj

  When COVID-19 restricted visitors at hospitals across the country, Vocera Ease helped loved ones go inside.   Anyone who has e.... Read More

Orlando Health Acquires FHV Health  

May 03, 2021 at 10:04 am by pj

  The hospital system expands its presence to Sumter and Marion Counties    Effective April 12, 2021, Orlando Health c.... Read More

COVID-19 and Telehealth: Issues for Florida Providers on the Horizon and Beyond

Apr 29, 2021 at 05:11 pm by pj

By ADAM J. FULGINITI, ESQ., MARY KATE MCGRATH, ESQ., AND CHANEL A. MOSLEY, ESQ.     It is no secret that 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic brought fundament.... Read More

Big Investors Push Nursing Homes to Upgrade Care and Working Conditions

Apr 29, 2021 at 12:20 am by pj

  By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News Nursing homes and long-term care facilities, where 182,000 Americans perished during the covid pandemic, have taken heat from.... Read More

Orlando Health Hospitals Named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® List

Apr 27, 2021 at 04:02 pm by pj

Multiple Orlando Health hospitals have been named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health 100 Top Hospitals® list. Orlando Health South Lake was named in the medium community hos.... Read More

What is Your Most Valuable Asset and How Do You Protect It? 

Apr 27, 2021 at 12:37 am by pj

By NICK TRAWINSKI    So, what is your most valuable asset, really? Your retirement account? Your Home?   You are…along with your contin.... Read More

How to Protect Legacy Hospital Systems and Patient Data from Cyberthreats

Apr 27, 2021 at 12:21 am by pj

  By HEATHER ANNOLINO   Cyber assaults on healthcare organizations are intensifying at a time when resources and staffing are stretched thin by the pandemic, unde.... Read More

Time to Say Goodbye to Some Insurers’ Waivers for Covid Treatment Fees

Apr 27, 2021 at 12:17 am by pj

  By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  Just as other industries are rolling back some consumer-friendly changes made early in the pandemic — think empt.... Read More

New AMA Resources Aid Physicians on Information Blocking Rule

Apr 22, 2021 at 03:09 pm by pj

CHICAGO - The American Medical Association (AMA) now offers newly developed online educational resources to help physicians navigate the complex federal regulation aimed at en.... Read More

PONTE HEALTH Launches Medical Suites Real Estate Development Fund, to Deploy Next Generation MOBs

Apr 22, 2021 at 01:18 am by pj

PONTE HEALTH recently launched a first Medical Suites Real Estate Development Fund, to deploy at least Four (4) new Class A, Net Zero Carbon, Intuitive by Technology integra.... Read More

University of Florida Health, NVIDIA Develop AI Model to Hasten Clinical Trials, Boost Medical Decision-making

Apr 12, 2021 at 04:07 pm by pj

  By Doug Bennett GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers with the University of Florida’s academic health center — UF Health — announced.... Read More

Healthcare Now: The Truth about US Healthcare 

Apr 08, 2021 at 05:33 pm by pj

 New local radio show, Healthcare Now, fills important niche     By LYNNE JETER  “In America, we’ve practiced sick care. But in th.... Read More

Most Physicians Experienced Little Relief from Prior Authorization as COVID-19 Cases Soared

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:39 pm by pj

As new cases of COVID-19 in the United States were peaking in late 2020, most physicians reported that health plans continued to impose bureaucratic prior authorization p.... Read More

Events of 2020 Moved Medical Students to Political Activism

Apr 07, 2021 at 10:20 pm by pj

    By Victoria Knight, Kaiser Health News All of them had prepared for this step for years, taking hours of hard science classes in college, studying for th.... Read More

Senate Bill 72 May Be Effective “Vaccine” Against COVID-19-Related Claims

Apr 07, 2021 at 06:39 pm by pj

  By KIMBERLY BERMAN and JANICE MERRILL   For the last year, health care providers around the world have been at the forefront of a public health emergency due to.... Read More

Opinion: Humanitarian Crisis at the Border

Apr 06, 2021 at 09:30 am by pj

By John Kelly, Publisher, Orlando Medical News   Full disclaimer: I am a registered independent and the grandson of an immigrant; basically third-generation American. I.... Read More

Despite Covid, Many Wealthy Hospitals Had a Banner Year With Federal Bailout

Apr 06, 2021 at 02:30 am by pj

  By Jordan Rau and Christine Spolar, Kaiser Health News  Last May, Baylor Scott & White Health, the largest nonprofit hospital system in Texas,.... Read More