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AMA Pleads for Federal Help With PPE to Reopen Physician Practices. July 1, 2020.

Outpatient Diagnostic Delays Linked to EHR Usage, Design Flaws. June 26, 2020.

How Does the New Immigration Order Affect the Medical Community? June 26, 2020.

Flu-COVID ‘Collision’ Expected This Fall, Warn Health Experts. June 23, 2020.

Primary Care Practices Struggle to Survive Despite Visit Rebound. May 22, 2020.

As COVID-19 Shutters Practices, Virtual Doc-Patient Activity Soars. April 30, 2020.

Almost Half of Med Practices Furloughing Staff, 1 in 5 Have Layoffs: Survey. April 16, 2020.

Many ACOs May Exit Medicare Shared Savings Program Because of Pandemic. April 16, 2020.

COVID-19 Might Cost Health Insurers Over $550 Billion: Report. April 11, 2020.

US Hospitals Facing Severe Challenges From COVID-19, HHS Report Says. April 6, 2020.

Hard Truths From Infectious Disease Specialists. April 4, 2020.

CMS to Front Medicare Payments to Physicians for 3 Months. March 30, 2020.

HHS Releases Final Interoperability Rules. March 10, 2020.

Infectious Disease Docs in Short Supply Yet ‘Critical’ for COVID-19 Crisis. March 6, 2020.

Telehealth Seen as a Key Tool to Help Fight COVID-19. March 4, 2020.

Locum Tenens Surge Due to Doc Shortage, Turnover: Report. Feb. 26, 2020.

Federal Appeals Court Rules Against Medicaid Work Requirements. Feb. 18, 2020.

Physician-led ACOs See Serious Challenges in New Medicare Model: Report. Feb. 14, 2020.

Union Set to Strike Against Seattle Health System. Jan. 22, 2020.

Kaiser Partners With Union on Novel $130M Workforce Development Venture. Jan. 9, 2020.

Medical Economics

Physician practices reeling from COVID-19 financial losses. April 9, 2020.

Where can medical practices get financial help? April 9, 2020.

The Health Care Blog

The Official Estimates of COVID-19 Deaths Are Way Too Low. April 17, 2020.

Older articles

Medscape Medical News

Hospitals Sue HHS Over Price Transparency Rule. Dec. 5, 2019.

Voice-Enabled AI App May Reduce EHR Documentation Time. Nov. 20, 2019.

CMS Releases Details of ‘Primary Care First’ Program. Oct. 25, 2019.

Court Overturns CMS’ Site-Neutral Payment Policy; Doc Groups Upset. Sept. 19, 2019.

Pharmacy Benefit Managers Pass on Rebates to Part D Drug Plans. GAO. Aug. 19, 2019.

Specialists More Sought After Than Primary Care Doctors, Report Shows. July 8, 2019.

Hidden Costs of Drug Shortages Go Beyond Patient Harm. June 28, 2019.

California Poised to Extend Medicaid to Undocumented Immigrants. May 23, 2019.

Telehealth, Urgent Care, Retail Clinics Getting More Popular. April 2, 2019.

2019 Top 10 List of Patient Safety Concerns. March 13, 2019.

Hospitals continue to acquire more physician practices. Feb. 22, 2019.

New York City Guarantees Healthcare for All Residents. Jan. 9, 2019.

Medical Economics

Top Challenges Number 2: Getting paid. Dec. 30, 2019.

How to compete with retail clinics. Aug. 12, 2019.

New rule provides telemedicine opportunity. May 1, 2019.

How to avoid losing money at your practice from virtual credit cards. March 25, 2018.

How to make health apps valuable for physicians and patients. Feb. 10, 2018.

Why physicians must step up, address social determinants of health. Feb. 25, 2017.

Health plans: All or nothing could be here to stay. Jan. 18, 2008.

E-prescribing: The rewards and risks. Jan. 4, 2008.

Implementing an EHR: Preparing for launch. Feb. 2, 2007.

Can an MSO help you? Nov. 3, 2006.

Re-engineering Your Practice: Will all that effort really pay off? Dec. 18, 2000.

What is FHIR? The eventual answer to healthcare interoperability. July 10, 2019.

Consumer price transparency: The healthcare CIO’s looming headache. Feb. 7, 2019.

Improved continuous monitoring of hospital patients boosts staff efficiency. May 24, 2017.

Should hospitals pay up when it comes to ransomware? April 28, 2016.

Why Electronic Health Records aren’t more usable. Dec. 3, 2015.

Penn Medicine’s big data system triggers early detection of life-threatening infections. Oct. 20, 2015.


Public HIEs Failing, Poll Says. Jan. 30, 2014.

Feds Barking Up Wrong Tree on EHR Fraud? Jan. 27, 2014.

Wearable Tech Muscles Into Consumer Fitness Market. Dec. 18, 2013.

Mobile Health Tech Could Reduce Doctor Visits. Nov. 4, 2013.

Medicare Drags Feet on Secure Patient IDs. Oct. 23, 2013.

Patient Portals Bloom Under Meaningful Use. Sept. 24, 2013.

States Seek Direct Messages for Health Data During Disasters. July 15, 2013.

Futuristic Clinical Decision Support Tool Catches On. Jan. 27, 2012.

New Jersey Magazine

Who Killed Muhlenberg Hospital? Oct. 14, 2008.