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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...
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...
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...
Great Practices is hosting a Panel Discussion on how to rebuild practice visits and revenue while keeping patients and staff and physicians safe.
The phase1 application period had closed (on June 3rd), but there is now a phase2 application period, open until August 28th. HHS will again allow practices to apply for grants equal to 2% of total 2019 medical revenues under the PRF (Provider Relief Fund) program.
• This new deadline app...
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...
“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
In general, the public’s perceptions of healthcare professionals had a significant bump due to Covid-19. In a Deloitte survey, nearly 7 of 10 respondents had a more positive view because of how healthcare workers have responded to the coronavirus crisis. In just one example, a nightly ritual in New York of stopping to applaud healthcare workers ...
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...