We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the healthcare industry.Read More
By John Halamka MD – Over the past seven months, COVID-19 has impacted our lives, and my writing moved from social media to Mayo internal communications, pandemic response research papers, and COVID-focused public awareness campaigns.
By Rae Ellen Bichell – The app builders had planned for pranksters, ensuring that only people with verified COVID-19 cases could trigger an alert. They’d planned for heavy criticism about privacy, in many cases making the features as bare-bones as possible. But, as more states roll out smartphone contact-tracing technology, other challenges are emerging. Namely, human nature.
We’ve rounded up some of the latest news and announcements pertaining to the coronavirus and the healthcare industry.
By Lauren Beechly – Over the past six months, Perceptyx has compiled the responses of nearly 750,000 healthcare employees, who answered a series of COVID-19 specific surveys and broader employee experience surveys. The results are illuminating, underscoring the need for effective listening programs.
In a Nov. 11 letter, 74 medical associations, including the American College of Radiology®and American Medical Association, thanked HR 8702 sponsors for introducing the legislation to halt Medicare payment cuts resulting from evaluation and management code changes to start Jan. 1, 2021.
New TIAA Institute research reveals how the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have weakened healthcare workers’ retirement readiness and overall financial wellbeing.
By Brett Furst – Once a victim of Gartner’s infamous “hype cycle,” blockchain technology has begun to demonstrate its value in healthcare as a handful of important use cases have become apparent in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Gopal Khanna MBA & Jeffrey Brady MD MPH – As we seek to develop a national healthcare system that delivers true 21st century care, we are confronted by a COVID-19 pandemic that has identified numerous challenges. Among the most important: the need to provide correct diagnoses.