Business/Technology

Fine-Tune Prior Auth Now: Get Ahead of the Elective Procedure Rush

Aug 12, 2020 at 11:09 pm by pj

  By MARCIA LEIGHTON    In a pre-COVID-19 world, prior authorizations were a top concern of CFOs as a major source of claims&nb.... Read More

Innovation in a Pandemic: Using Your Parking Lot as a Waiting Area

Aug 12, 2020 at 07:06 pm by pj

  Sponsored  If nothing else, today’s challenges have brought innovation to the small business world. Simple processes have turned into monumental challenges.... Read More

COVID-19 Demands Correspond with Uptick in Burnout Among Healthcare Professionals

Aug 11, 2020 at 04:59 pm by pj

  By BECKY GILLETTE Burnout among nursing professionals was an issue long before the coronavirus disease 2019 hit the U.S. beginning in March putting nurses on the fron.... Read More

HIPAA Security Rule: Even More Crucial

Aug 11, 2020 at 02:28 pm by pj

By S. LAMAR BARNETT, MS I shook my head as I carried the second of two clinic desktops to my car. I would never return to Dr. Langston's (named changed) office, closed perma.... Read More

Notes from a Frustrated Publisher

Aug 11, 2020 at 01:30 pm by pj

Perspective from a Registered Independent…   I am FRUSTRATED! Frustrated by Local, State & Federal governments across this great nation! Mask mandates and co.... Read More

Pandemic Hampers Reopening of Joint Replacement Gold Mine

Aug 11, 2020 at 10:57 am by pj

(Hannah Norman/KHN photo illustration; Wikimedia Commons) By Bernard J. Wolfson Kaiser Health News Dr. Ira Weintraub, a recently retired orthopedic surgeon who now wo.... Read More

Test Sites Quickly Attract Thousands for COVID-19 Vaccine Study

Aug 11, 2020 at 10:53 am by pj

(Getty Images)   By Phil Galewitz and JoNel Aleccia, Kaiser Health News Dr. Eric Coe jumped at the chance to help test a COVID-19 vaccine. At his urgin.... Read More

Public Health Officials Are Quitting or Getting Fired in Throes of Pandemic

Aug 11, 2020 at 10:48 am by pj

By Michelle R. Smith, The Associated Press and Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News   Vilified, threatened with violence or in some cases suffering from bu.... Read More

COVID-19 Impact: 43% of Patients Apprehensive about Going Back to See a Healthcare Provider In Person Until Fall

Aug 06, 2020 at 03:42 pm by pj

DocASAP, the industry's most advanced patient access and engagement platform for health systems, health plans and physician groups, has announced the results of its “Tel.... Read More

Embraer Announces the Phenom 300MED, a Unique Light Jet Medevac Solution 

Aug 04, 2020 at 12:19 pm by pj

  Melbourne FL - Embraer has announced the Phenom 300MED, a unique Medevac solution for Phenom 300 series aircraft, which is also available for retrofit, throu.... Read More

EOCC: The Impact of COVID-19 on Medical Practices

Aug 03, 2020 at 01:53 pm by pj

  How the East Orlando Chamber is helping   By DOROTHY HARDEE, Chamber Administrator   It comes as no surprise that COVID-19 has had a significant impact o.... Read More

New Orlando Health Imaging Centers to Open on South Orange Avenue

Aug 01, 2020 at 12:36 am by pj

   The latest facility delivers to residents convenience with specialized imaging care and board-certified radiologists     A modern.... Read More

Employers Requiring COVID Liability Waivers as Conflict Mounts Over Workplace Safety

Jul 30, 2020 at 12:41 pm by pj

(Photo by Lindsey Nicholson via Getty Images)   By Harris Meyer, Kaiser Health News After spending a May day preparing her classroom to reopen for preschoolers, A.... Read More

Orlando Health St. Cloud Hospital Expands Healthcare Services with New Medical Pavilion

Jul 28, 2020 at 06:32 pm by pj

  Facility includes primary and specialty physician practices, a walk-in clinic and outpatient lab    The Orlando Health Medica.... Read More

Last Thing Patients Need During Pandemic: Being Last to Know a Doctor Left Network

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:37 pm by pj

(KHN Illustration/Getty Images)   By Michelle Andrews, Kaiser Health News NEW YORK — As the coronavirus spread silently through New York City early this yea.... Read More

Technology Divide Between Senior ‘Haves’ and ‘Have-Nots’ Roils Pandemic Response

Jul 28, 2020 at 02:27 pm by pj

(KHN Illustration/Getty Images) By Judith Graham Family gatherings on Zoom and FaceTime. Online orders from grocery stores and pharmacies. Telehealth appointments with.... Read More

Getting Telemedicine Right: Key Considerations for Technology, Workflow and Measuring Success

Jul 28, 2020 at 12:28 pm by pj

  By Jeanette Ball, RN, PCMH CCE and Dana Bensinger, MSN, RN-BC    The benefits of telemedicine are becoming increasingly known, eve.... Read More

CNS Healthcare Announces Local Enrollment for Late Stage Global Study of mRNA Vaccine Candidate Against COVID-19

Jul 28, 2020 at 12:06 pm by pj

  Mike Dever, MD will lead the CNS Healthcare study program   Potential participants can visit www.covidvaccinestudy.com to learn more about.... Read More

Scientists Want to Know More About Using UV Light to Fight COVID-19 Spread

Jul 23, 2020 at 03:00 pm by pj

(Sergei Karpukhin/TASS via Getty Images)   By Will Stone, Kaiser Health News High up near the ceiling, in the dining room of his Seattle-area restaurant, Musa Fir.... Read More

Orlando Health Teams with Excelera Network for Limited Distribution Drugs

Jul 23, 2020 at 01:53 pm by pj

    The health system is the network’s first member in the state of Florida   Orlando Health is the first health system in Florida to partner wit.... Read More