ATA: What’s ahead for telehealth policy after the pandemic

ATA: What's ahead for telehealth policy after the pandemic

The American Telehealth Association is working with Congress and several federal agencies to shape the fate of policies and payments for telehealth services that experienced a rapid uptake during the COVID-19 pandemic. WHY IT MATTERS Now that President Joe Biden has declared the COVID-19 pandemic over, the ATA’s Telehealth Awareness Week policy update webinar explored … Read more

Biden Says the Pandemic Is Over. But at Least 400 People Are Dying Daily.

Biden Says the Pandemic Is Over. But at Least 400 People Are Dying Daily.

The pandemic, she said in an interview, feels like “one hell I’m never going to get out of.” She said, her husband’s immune system is weak, and he is still wearing a mask. “President Biden said, ‘Nobody’s wearing a mask,’ and that’s probably true,” she said. “But is it wise?” Mr. Goodman, who worked as … Read more

How Health Care Workers Got Me Through the Pandemic

How Health Care Workers Got Me Through the Pandemic

How Medical services Laborers Helped Me Through the PandemicThis article is essential for the I Need to Thank You series. We got some information about who helped them through the pandemic; this is a determination of their tales about medical care laborers. We’ve distributed an article about loved ones, and an impending article will zero … Read more

‘The Future of Hospitals’: Flexible Space for the Next Pandemic

‘The Future of Hospitals’: Flexible Space for the Next Pandemic

Authorities at Rady Kids’ Clinic in San Diego had previously started work on a $1.2 billion change of its grounds when the pandemic hit, driving them to shift gears. As emergency clinics cross country battled to manage flooding cases, obviously the office’s new plan would have to develop. “At the point when the pandemic went … Read more

Study: Pandemic telehealth use linked to lower opioid overdose risk

Study: Pandemic telehealth use linked to lower opioid overdose risk

Receiving opioid use disorder-related telehealth care during the COVID-19 pandemic was associated with lower odds of medically treated overdose and better retention using medications like methadone and buprenorphine, according to a study published in JAMA Psychiatry.  The research used data from Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries ages 18 and older who had received a diagnosis for opioid … Read more

Develop pandemic data standards to improve data sharing, Australia’s CSIRO suggests

Develop pandemic data standards to improve data sharing, Australia's CSIRO suggests

The ​​Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia’s national science agency, is suggesting developing national pandemic data standards to improve the data collection and sharing as part of the country’s future pandemic response. This is one of the agency’s recommendations to the government on data sharing for informed response strategies during pandemics.  WHAT IT’S ABOUT … Read more

Nurse EHR satisfaction slides during pandemic

Nurse EHR satisfaction slides during pandemic

Electronic health record user mastery by nurses has seen a sharp decline since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers.  WHY IT MATTERS Nearly 16,000 nurses across 35 healthcare organizations responded to a survey about their EHR experience, with results found in KLAS Research’s Arch Collaborative Nursing Guidebook 2022. Those results showed a significant … Read more

Why telehealth is more than just a pandemic trend

Why telehealth is more than just a pandemic trend

The COVID-19 pandemic brought telemedicine technology and services to a mainstream audience – like it or not. As it turned out, studies have shown that a great many patients and providers like the flexibility that telemedicine affords. Liz Fobare is vice president of product management at Tebra, a vendor of cloud-based clinical and practice management … Read more