Winter 2022-2023 and the ‘tripledemic’ so far
KFF posts latest data on COVID-19, flu, RSV and more.
Two physicians part of Medicare fraud scheme, an ‘astonishing abuse of our health care system’
Feds announce charges in Michigan-based ring involving doctors visiting patients at home.
How medical practices – large and small – can provide continuous and effective care, even in the face of rising cyber threats to EHRs
Don't let the threat of cyberattacks derail your practice from harnessing the power of technology
Primary care doctors are growing source of mental health counseling
Study shows need for more mental health resources in primary care settings
FDA allows emergency use for test to detect COVID-19, flu, RSV
BD says results could be available within two hours.
CVS to acquire senior primary care company Oak Street Health for $10.6B
Business model, technology key to projected revenue growth through 2026.
Coronavirus Omicron variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Feb. 8, 2023
How many novel coronavirus (COVID-19) cases were announced today?
Biden's State of the Union: What he said about health care topics
The president wants to lower prescription drug costs for more Americans. He also hailed the progress on the COVID-19 pandemic and the approaching end of the public health emergency.
Locum tenens explained
Shifting the mindsight behind how we practice medicine.
The health care trends making an impact on medical practices in 2023
Which of these top trends are you missing out on?
Health care leads cybersecurity breaches for 2022
Analyst examines factors that leave industry sectors at risk.
What challenges can medical practices and facilities expect in 2023?
And how can medical facilities and practices conquer them?
How virtual care benefits both patients and health care providers
Patients like convenience and easy access to care, providers see reduction in no-show rate
Report: Hospitals still lagging on price transparency
Only one in four U.S. hospitals provide full transparency on prices, Patient Rights Advocate report says.
The 10 states with the highest rates of private employees enrolled in high-deductible health plans
HDHP continue to grow in popularity with employers.
Six steps to improving equity in health outcomes
Understanding a patient's life circumstances is key to improving their health. Here's a guide for how to start.
Tips for making difficult phone calls
Physicians often have to make difficult phone calls, which can be anxiety inducing for both physician and patients. Here's how to make them better.
House of Representatives reintroduces telehealth benefits bill
Urgency growing as president announces end to COVID-19 public health emergency.
5 retirement-planning challenges for physician-owned practices — and 5 solutions
Recent events have made it even more challenging for physicians to forecast and plan for their retirements.
Coronavirus Omicron variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Feb. 6, 2023
6 common coding mistakes physicians make
What are the most common coding mistakes physicians make?
Majority of locum tenens physicians avoid feelings of burnout
71% doing contract work experience little to no burnout
Strengthening relationships with underserved communities is key to improving health care equity
It's up to providers, payers and health care institutions to bring underserved groups into the system to improve health outcomes
Coronavirus Omicron variant, vaccine, and case numbers in the United States: Feb. 3, 2023
Physicians should be paid based on qualifications, not skin color
Resources can help Black doctors negotiate contracts to close the salary gap.
Tips for combatting medical misinformation in the exam room
Follow these tips to avoid spreading false medical information.
Dividend stocks solve problems in 2023 and beyond
Many individual investors tending to their portfolios are in a quandary about where to invest new cash in 2023.
Senators seek PBM transparency in reintroduced bill
The proposed legislation, sponsored by Sens. Chuck Grassley and Maria Cantwell, aims to increase transparency of PBM business practices.
Medical malpractice insurers Curi, Constellation announce $2 billion merger
The two companies are leaders in medical liability insurance. They hope to close the deal in the second half of 2023.
3 strategies to protect your practice from cyberattacks
Health care data breaches were up sharply in 2022. Here's how to keep your practice safe from attacks.
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