Financial navigator role improved patients’ treatment experience, financial assistance with treatments, and facility revenue.
Jordan Deaner, MD, Duke University Eye Center and Cecilia Koetting, OD, FAAO, of Virginia Eye Consultants, offer advice on remote triaging and how to spot an ocular emergency.
Computer access to digital health information varies by race and ethnicity, a study found.
For telemedicine to thrive in a postpandemic era, temporary rules regarding reimbursement and providers’ ability to fully care for the patient in any setting must be made permanent.
The researchers conducted 1103 surveys, encompassing 464 US physicians.
Inappropriate antibiotic treatment selection or duration as well as lack of microbial evidence of infection were commonly found in patients hospitalized for select event.
Fear of the COVID-19 pandemic has caused patients to cancel or delay necessary cancer screenings, diagnostic tests, wellness exams, elective surgeries, and immunizations; the repercussions of this may be immediate, or not seen for months to years.
Researchers sought to identify disparities in the care and outcomes of patients with IBD of differing races and ethnicities, in order to improve health care equity.
Murthy plans to focus on COVID-19, mental health, and substance use disorders.
Many healthcare providers are unclear as to when a request is made by an individual pursuant to a HIPAA authorization versus a HIPAA access request, particularly when a patient wants records to be sent to a third party, a HIPAA compliance officer at a law firm explained.
This action was in response to an executive order issued on August 6, 2020 aimed at protecting the public against outbreaks of emerging diseases and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear threats.
Practices need to know all of the components of their health information systems to determine potential vulnerabilities.
Burnout is on the rise among psychiatrists. Explore the driving factors behind this trend and learn key interventions to avoid its negative effects.
Meeting public demand for an urgently needed effective medication quickly and safely during a pandemic involves difficult tradeoffs.
By connecting on a personal level, medical practices may have better results in getting patients to settle their accounts.
Hackers have penetrated healthcare providers’ computer systems to encrypt information and demand money for its release.
The social media platform can be useful as an education tool for oncologists to stay up to date on new research in oncology — but physicians still need to be mindful of the information sources.
The CDC’s framework created to address the influenza pandemic of 2014 is an efficient structure for primary care practices to implement for future pandemics following COVID-19.
The DEA has issued a warning concerning an extortion scam involving calls from someone purporting to be a DEA agent attempting to extort money.
For surgical and nonsurgical specialists, sex differences in income vary with the proportion of male physicians in a practice.