New data reveal a 13 percent rise in telehealth use during the first six months of the COVID-19 pandemic, but usage has since dropped as surges slowed…
As COVID-19 Surges Again, Hospital Staffing Shortages Worsen
Hospital staffing shortages are impacting about 22% of facilities, up from 19% last week, The Atlantic reports.
Hospital Labor Shortages Debuts as Top Concern for CEOs
Hospital labor shortages replaced financial challenges as the top concern for hospitals.
New Report Shows How Providers Face Hiring Crunch As Nursing Workforce Recovers
The COVID-19 pandemic had a dramatic impact on the nursing workforce and healthcare delivery organizations, a new study shows. Will the trends last though?…
Additional Reimbursement for Chronic Care Management and Principal Care Management Finalized in the 2022 MPFS
In the Final Medicare Physician Fee Schedule (“MPFS”) for 2022, CMS added five new CPT codes in Chronic Care Management and Principal Care Management and increased reimbursement for already existing codes.
Deep Learning, Genomic Data May Help Predict Alzheimer’s Disease
Deep learning methods analyzed genomic data from whole blood samples and found differences in patients with Alzheimer’s disease.
mRNA vaccination boosts cross-variant neutralizing antibodies elicited by SARS-CoV-2 infection
We examined whether sera from recovered and naïve donors collected prior to, and following immunizations with existing mRNA vaccines, could neutralize the Wuhan-Hu-1 and B.1.351 variants.
FDA Approves Machine Learning Tool for COVID-19 Screening
The screening device leverages machine learning to identify certain biomarkers that may be indicative of COVID-19.
CMS boosts reimbursement for COVID-19 vaccine administration
CMS has increased the amount Medicare will pay to providers for administering the COVID-19 vaccine.
Brain Sensor Could Accelerate Alzheimer’s Precision Medicine
A new sensor can monitor communications in the brain, speeding the development of Alzheimer’s precision medicine.