Business/Technology

AMA Announces New CPT Guidance During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 26, 2020 at 10:29 pm by pj

CHICAGO – Furthering its work to support physicians on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Medical Association (AMA) today announced new coding guid.... Read More

Hospital Suppliers Take To The Skies To Combat Dire Shortages Of COVID-19 Gear

Mar 26, 2020 at 08:58 pm by pj

Hannah Norman/KHN Illustration; Getty Images     Christina Jewett, Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News  Hospitals in the New York City area are turning to.... Read More

Are Vital Home Health Workers Now A Safety Threat?

Mar 26, 2020 at 08:14 pm by pj

  Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News  As a hospice nurse in Seattle, Diane Speer said giving out hugs to patients and family members was a routine part of home visi.... Read More

Why Hoarding Of Hydroxychloroquine Needs To Stop

Mar 26, 2020 at 07:53 pm by pj

  Martha Bebinger, WBUR, Kaiser Health News, Jamie Grill Photography/Getty Images A family of old antimalarial drugs — including one that some patients rel.... Read More

PONTE HEALTH Announces Development and Launch of Biennist -a Social Wellness Platform

Mar 26, 2020 at 07:40 pm by pj

   Ponte Health Technologies, LLC, a subsidiary of Ponte Health Global Corp., has announced the development and upcoming launch of Biennist, a new Social Wellness.... Read More

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Explained for Employers 

Mar 26, 2020 at 11:20 am by pj

  By WENDY SELLERS     First, let me start by saying that any information given prior to 3/25 on the FCCRA is most likely not accurate - inclu.... Read More

Ergonomics in Your Office: A Quality Office Chair Matters

Mar 26, 2020 at 02:45 am by pj

By DOUG MINTZ   I know, I know, you’ve heard this before – about how many hours of an employee’s day are spent in an office chair. Well there’s.... Read More

AMA Urges US State Department to Open Visa Processing for International Physicians

Mar 25, 2020 at 11:29 am by pj

  CHICAGO — The American Medical Association (AMA) today urged the Administration to take critical steps to expand the physician workforce to meet the increasing d.... Read More

Math Behind Medical Malpractice Carrier Consolidation

Mar 24, 2020 at 11:45 pm by pj

  By ROBERT C. HALL   With the recent acquisition of Norcal Mutual by ProAssurance, the medical malpractice insurance market continues to consolidate. I think thi.... Read More

MIT Sloan Group Releases Tools to Prevent Health System Collapse

Mar 24, 2020 at 03:38 pm by pj

  To prevent hospitals from being overwhelmed, states should focus on preventing the spread of COVID-19 at high-risk sites, such as nursing homes, and in high-risk local.... Read More

Cushman & Wakefield Arranges ±88,000-SF Lease for United Medco HQ at Coral Springs Commerce Center II

Mar 23, 2020 at 08:38 pm by pj

  The Move will Allow the Pharmaceutical Company to Add 50 to 75 New Jobs CORAL SPRINGS  – Cushman & Wakefield&nbs.... Read More

Integrated Independent Physicians Network Update: Telehealth Alert from Payers

Mar 23, 2020 at 03:28 pm by pj

While physician offices are being overwhelmed with patient requests, the opportunity to manage non-COVID-19 patients' problems is a priority. CMS, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Fl.... Read More

AdventHealth Coronavirus Update: Visitor Policy and Elective Procedures for Central Florida

Mar 21, 2020 at 10:53 pm by pj

      AdventHealth has a responsibility to protect the greater community from the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). As a trusted community pa.... Read More

Congress Crafts COVID-19 Stimulus Package, Physicians Urge Measures for Telehealth, Acquiring PPE and Testing Kits

Mar 21, 2020 at 04:38 pm by pj

  The American Medical Association (AMA) and other leading physician organizations today urged Congressional leaders to include measures critical to physician.... Read More

Matching Into Their Dreams

Mar 21, 2020 at 01:39 am by pj

  Jaclyn Marrinan (pictured above right) spent five years in West Africa fighting the Ebola outbreak. Friday, as the coronavirus pandemic made drastic changes to the wor.... Read More

EOCC: Industry Focus Programming for Healthcare Professionals

Mar 19, 2020 at 07:00 pm by pj

  By DOROTHY HARDEE   For the last few years the East Orlando Chamber of Commerce has carefully examined the specific needs of member businesses and how to effect.... Read More

VA Health Chat App Now Available to Veterans

Mar 18, 2020 at 10:25 am by pj

    The VA Sunshine Healthcare Network’s Clinical Contact Center is growing by leaps and bounds and making a positive difference in the lives of hu.... Read More

In Face Of Coronavirus, Many Hospitals Cancel On-Site Training For Nursing And Med Students

Mar 17, 2020 at 04:30 pm by pj

Barbara Feder Ostrov, Kaiser Health News March 17, 2020 Yet another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic may be the clinical training that’s so essential for America&.... Read More

Orlando Health Revising Visitor Policies in Response to Coronavirus    

Mar 14, 2020 at 01:12 am by pj

Orlando – In order to maintain a safe environment for patients, guests and team members, Orlando Health has modified its visitor policies. The new policies went int.... Read More

A Step by Step Path to Excellence

Mar 12, 2020 at 01:15 am by pj

Resources and culture key steady improvement at Health Central   Back in 2011, Health Central Hospital in Ocoee was one of the last independent hospitals in Central F.... Read More