Breaking: Sweeping CMS Measures

Yesterday, CMS is made an announcement that they would be taking additional sweeping measures to empower the US healthcare system to meet challenges created by the COVID-19 pandemic. We summarize it here.

Increasing hospital capacity Normally, hospitals are required to administer services in their own buildings. CMS is now allowing hospitals to provide services in additional locations,...

Manufacturing Vital Medical Devices and Products During a Pandemic

In the words of a York resident, “Have you heard of the York Plan? That’s us. We pretty much saved the world.”1 The setting was bucolic York County, Pennsylvania. The appropriately named “York Plan” was a 15-point initiative created by W. S. Shipley in the late 30’s to re-train workers, pool resources and coordinate production […]

In the words of a York resident, “Have you heard of the York Plan? That's us. We pretty much saved the world.”1 The setting was...

Getting Ahead of the Coronavirus Curve with Telehealth and Remote Care

We’ve discussed how robot-assisted care is one of the best ways to ensure that our healthy populations, including healthcare providers, don’t unnecessarily expose themselves to Coronavirus. Social distancing attempts to ensure that healthcare providers aren’t overloaded. This is a mitigation approach that, according to a study by Imperial College, may reduce peak healthcare demand by […]

We’ve discussed how robot-assisted care is one of the best ways to ensure that our healthy populations, including healthcare providers, don’t unnecessarily expose themselves to...

How to Get More Patients

In today’s digital world, people have an infinite amount of options when it comes to choosing care. And with government regulations like OPPS and the 21st Century Cures Act just around the corner, transparency and consumerism will only increase. How can your practice break through the noise? Here are five patient acquisition strategies that can […]

In today’s digital world, people have an infinite amount of options when it comes to choosing care. And with government regulations like OPPS and the...

21st Century Cures Act and Interoperability: Redefining Digital Health Experiences

The rules, defined by the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), mark the most extensive healthcare information policies the government has implemented since HIPAA. They require that both public and private organizations share information between patients and other healthcare third-parties in […]

The rules, defined by the HHS Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS),...

Key takeaways from the FDA’s coronavirus response

While coronavirus is not yet widespread in the United States, the FDA is trying to keep it that way, both domestically and internationally. In a statement released last last week, the FDA summarized its mission. The FDA is an active partner in the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) response, working closely with our government and public health […]

While coronavirus is not yet widespread in the United States, the FDA is trying to keep it that way, both domestically and internationally. In a...