The AMA announced that the CPT Editorial Panel approved a new addition to the CPT® code set that will help streamline data-driven resource and allocation planning in the battle against the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) as the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise in the United States.Read More
By Julie Appleby – Chances are, if you work for a large company, you received an email like one sent to Volkswagen employees Monday: Coronavirus concerns mean some limits on business travel, everyone should remember to “wash your hands frequently” and stay home if sick.
We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the healthcare industry.
By Austin Dobson – With the scope and scale of the novel corona virus outbreak growing, many health IT leaders are doing their part to mitigate the disease’s impact. The virus will likely stress the physical healthcare delivery systems (diagnostic labs, inpatient beds, emergency departments,) as well as IT infrastructure.
By Art Gross – As if the fear of the Coronavirus outbreak weren’t enough to have the world on edge, there’s a new way that the virus is impacting humans: through email cyber-attacks.