The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services is supporting clinicians on the front lines by getting red tape out of the way so the healthcare delivery system can focus on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) response.Read More
The FCC announced important changes to the Rural Health Care and E-Rate programs that will make it easier for broadband providers to support telehealth and remote learning efforts during the coronavirus pandemic.
By Art Gross – When an emergency situation occurs, like that of the recent Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak that is said to have originated in mainland China, the healthcare industry is affected worldwide.
The Federal Communications Commission adopted an Order to fully fund all eligible Rural Health Care Program services for the current funding year with an additional $42.19 million in funding.
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.
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.