Provider Relief Fund Deadlines, Allowable Usage, and Reporting Requirements

The deadline for use of Provider Relief Fund (PRF) proceeds has been extended by six months until June 30, 2021.  The guidance from HHS on allowable uses and reporting requirements has been ambiguous, changing, and at times contradictory – this article summarizes the most important points according to current best understanding. HHS promises add...

Accounting for the Social Determinants of Health During COVID-19

This White Paper was written by NextGate and published by HealthIT Answers.

Data driven tools are leveraged to confidently identify individuals at enhanced risk of contracting COVID-19, and experiencing poorer outcomes from the virus


Using a combination of population health management strategies and patient identity intelligen...

Key Takeaways from “How We Restored Patient Visits to Pre-COVID19 Levels”

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The practice manager from small private practice, operations director from a large private practice, and the VP of ambulatory operations for a large medical system shared their insights recently on how they restored patient visits to pre-COVID levels without compromising on the extra safety measures put in place. Here are the key (and su...

Survey Results: Public Attitudes (& Experiences) of Healthcare During Covid19

An ongoing longitudinal study of public attitudes (and experiences) of healthcare in the age of Covid19 is being done by Rob Klein of Klein and Partners, a Healthcare research and marketing consulting firm based in Chicago. Surveys were taken in April, and May, and in Mid-June (so far), Klein reports on the trends he sees – what has been changi...

RADx: Racing to Develop Fast, Affordable, Accessible Tests for COVID-19

“Developing faster, more convenient ways of testing for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) will be essential to our efforts to end this deadly pandemic. Despite the tremendous strides that have been made in diagnostics over the past seven months, we still need more innovation.” So says Dr. Francis Collins, NIH Director, in an Read More

9 Money Mistakes Doctors Make – by Vicki Rackner, MD, FACS

Treatment of Cardiovascular disease is very effective. Yet, incidence of Cardiovascular disease and cost of treating it is rising rapidly! Why? Because people don’t do what they know they should do. The same is true for doctors trying to build wealth. Some physicians have the financial freedom to do what they want to do, when they want t...