Pandemic-Stricken Cities Have Empty Hospitals, But Reopening Them Is Difficult

Apr 02, 2020 at 07:28 pm by pj

 (Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto via Getty Images)   Nina Feldman, WHYY , Kaiser Health News   As city leaders across the country scramble to find space fo.... Read More

10 Things to Remember for Your Practice

Apr 02, 2020 at 10:48 am by pj

The Integrated Independent Physicians Network has released a list of ten things for physicians to keep in mind to help their practices weather the current crisis.   Pro.... Read More

Intimacy vs. Isolation: The Importance of Developing Relationships in Healthcare

Apr 02, 2020 at 03:34 am by pj

  By DR. SARAH MÜLLER   Back in the 20th century, Erik Erikson developed a psychosocial theory for human development which he split into 8 stages. The sixth.... Read More

Beware of Third-Party Billing Systems

Apr 02, 2020 at 03:17 am by pj

By JAY CORN   Many organizations are starting to see large organizations add third-party billing systems. They want vendors to sign up with a third-party website in ord.... Read More

Correct Use of CPT Modifiers to Maximize Reimbursement

Apr 02, 2020 at 02:52 am by pj

  By CAREL VISSER   It is widely accepted that the national denial and rejection rate runs as high as 30 percent of all insurance claims submitted to insurance co.... Read More

Real Estate Terminology: Cold Grey Shell vs. Warm Vanilla Shell

Apr 01, 2020 at 03:30 am by pj

 It can make a difference   By DOUG PRICE   There is no shortage of interesting terminology in Commercial Real Estate. One specific area of interest is foun.... Read More

Coronavirus Patients Caught In Conflict Between Hospital And Nursing Homes

Mar 31, 2020 at 02:20 am by pj

(Hannah Norman/KHN Illustration; Getty Images)   Judith Graham Kaiser Health News A wrenching conflict is emerging as the COVID-19 virus storms through U.S. communitie.... Read More

Under Financial Strain, Community Health Centers Ramp Up Coronavirus Response

Mar 31, 2020 at 02:06 am by pj

Dr. Esther Johnston of HealthPoint Community Health Center says her clinic in Auburn, Washington, has overhauled how it sees patients, shifting resources away from routine pri.... Read More

Telemedicine Surges, Fueled By Coronavirus Fears And Shift In Payment Rules

Mar 31, 2020 at 02:02 am by pj

(E+/Getty Images)   Phil Galewitz, Kaiser Health News  Lukas Kopacki, home from college after the coronavirus pandemic closed his campus, was feeling lousy for da.... Read More

Orlando Health Updates Policies

Mar 30, 2020 at 03:19 pm by pj

  The hospital suspends volunteer services and valet parking, and adjusts the request process for medical records due to COVID-19     Orlando – Orland.... Read More

Wednesday Bolay Offers Free Food for Nurses, Doctors and First Responders

Mar 30, 2020 at 12:54 pm by pj

  Bolay offers free food for nurses, doctors, and first responders and 25 percent off all hospitality team members. Serving their local communities Fresh, Bold Flavors v.... Read More

Freestanding ERs Ask HHS for Recognition as Medicare/Medicaid-Eligible Healthcare Facilities 

Mar 28, 2020 at 07:04 pm by pj

      To Serve Vulnerable Patients and Relieve Hospital Bed Shortage     In a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secre.... Read More

Staying in Business: AMA Announces New Resources for Private Practice Physicians During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 28, 2020 at 04:15 pm by pj

  AMA also highlights government stimulus provisions that can help private practice   CHICAGO – The American Medical Association (AMA) today announced three.... Read More

WeCare tlc Health & Wellness Centers Launches Telehealth at All Locations

Mar 28, 2020 at 01:42 pm by pj

    Lake Mary – WeCare tlc, one of the nation’s leading providers of employee health centers for a variety of companies, sch.... Read More

Retired Physician Volunteers Receive No-Cost Malpractice Coverage during COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 26, 2020 at 10:51 pm by pj

March 25, 2020—As U.S. healthcare systems are being tested to the limit during the COVID-19 pandemic, The Doctors Company has announced that it will provide free medical.... Read More

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