As HCAA Members navigate healthcare’s new normal, HCAA interviewed a few experts on how they’ve overcome business challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. This feature highlights Rob Gelb, CEO of Vālenz where he discusses the importance of staying organized and communicative with your team.Read More
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By Dr. Francis Collins – Developing faster, more convenient ways of testing for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) will be essential to our efforts to end this deadly pandemic. Despite the tremendous strides that have been made in diagnostics over the past seven months, we still need more innovation.
By Matt Volz & Phil Galewitz – HELENA, Montana — States frustrated by private laboratories’ increasingly long turnarounds for COVID-19 test results are scrambling to find ways to salvage their testing programs. Montana said that it is dropping Quest Diagnostics, one of the nation’s largest diagnostic testing companies.
By William Hersh MD – For many years, I have had a portion of my Web site billhersh.info devoted to an introductory overview of the informatics field entitled, What is Biomedical & Health Informatics? I originally created this site to provide an answer to that question I was asked from time to time.
By Art Gross – A year of credit monitoring along with identity theft monitoring services. That’s what most of us settle for when we find out that our personal data has been compromised. We are alerted, we change our password, we read the letter that offers these services and may or may not sign up for them.
New On Demand Dr. Nick: The Incrementalist: With guest Spencer Jones, RN Founder and CTO of Lineus Medical, maker of the SafeBreak Vascular device. There is likely no clinician that is not familiar with the challenge of intravenous drips that fail or are pulled out by accident.
By Vasilios Nassiopoulos – Reimbursement is becoming increasingly complex for today’s providers. And while it is fair to say that a certain amount of missed revenue has always been part of the bottom-line equation, healthcare organizations simply cannot afford to leave money on the table in the current market climate.
By Ashley Gold – While the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black and Hispanic Americans is no secret, federal officials have launched studies of the disparity that they hope will better prepare the country for the next great epidemic.
By Cameron Wood – Independent practices have been facing unprecedented challenges, especially in today’s pandemic based reality. Two of the most fundamental aspects of starting and running a practice are often the aspects that most practices ignore: payer contracts and credentialing.