By Cameron Wood – From the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic, healthcare providers have been reaching out to us expressing some of the most difficult decisions they have ever been faced with; Practices are struggling to keep their doors open as costs mount, and revenue has fallen significantly.Read More
The Federal Communications Commission’s Wireline Competition Bureau approved an additional 77 funding applications for the COVID-19 Telehealth Program. Health care providers in both urban and rural areas of the country will use this $29.41 million in funding to provide telehealth services during the coronavirus pandemic.
By Luke Smith – Our world is changing more quickly than many older generations ever imagined. This is especially true in the healthcare industry where new technologies and healthcare revolutions seem just around the corner every single day.
By Art Gross – The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) was created in 1996 to protect patients and their privacy, and if you are in healthcare, you already know this and are familiar with what it means.
By Lauren Knieser – In an emergency, every minute counts. Coordinated, real-time electronic reporting from hospitals and other health care facilities to state and federal agencies enables better operational decision-making and ultimately saves lives. Such technology exists today and the time to implement it is now.
By G. Cameron Deemer – As COVID-19 spread across the nation, the healthcare industry quickly turned to technology to address pressing challenges, from how to make care accessible to caring for critically ill patients, all while protecting frontline workers from exposure to the virus.
We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the healthcare industry.
In this episode, hosts Daniel J. Marino and Shaillee J. Chopra speak with Doug McKinley to discuss how physicians can change their mindset around the “old normal” and pivot to align with the new normal that includes new telehealth environments, new rulings, new financial realities, and new healthcare systems.
By Nathaniel Arana – Physician Reimbursement and the Need for Independent Physician Groups to Assert Their Authority Against Payers. Years before COVID19, a physician I was speaking with asked me why insurance payers hardly ever cover Telehealth.