Revenue CycleCPT Coding for E/M Visits With Wound Care
The service must be performed for a condition unrelated to the scheduled visit and must be a new condition that...
Clinical CarePandemic Highlights Need for Urgent Care Clinics for Women
For years, many women with common but urgent conditions like painful urinary tract infections or excessive bleeding in the aftermath...
FinanceWhat are the Financial Returns from a Vascular Surgery Line?
The section chief of vascular surgery at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center underscores the financial opportunities for health systems related to the...
Clinical CareSyphilis Cases in California Drive a Record-Setting Year for STDs Nationwide
From 2015 to 2019 alone, cases rose 74%. There were nearly 130,000 cases nationwide in 2019.
TelehealthCleveland Clinic's Virtual Second Opinion Program Changes Medical Treatment
Nearly three-quarters of recommendations change treatment plans; more than a quarter of opinions result in a change of diagnosis.
Clinical Care"We Are Not Here or Funded to 'Promote the Best Interest' of the Children," Wrote the Head of a Program for Brain-Damaged Infants
A Florida program promises support to families of severely brain-damaged infants. Instead, parents have been forced to choose between parenting...
Clinical CareI Received Tips to Look Into How a Hospital Treated Premature Babies. Getting Data Was Nearly Impossible.
New Mexico limits the information it collects on neonatal centers. That makes it incredibly challenging to get reliable data, sort...
Clinical CareNo One in This State Is Officially Tracking the Quality of Care in Neonatal Centers
Without a federal system of NICU-specific oversight, regulation of the units falls to each state ? and New Mexico isn't...
Revenue CycleCPT Coding for a Subchondroplasty Procedure
Often, a physician will decide to perform a subchondroplasty during arthroscopic joint surgery to treat subchondral bone defects (microfractures).
FinanceCity of Hope CEO Reflects on $50M Cancer Care Gift
Robert Stone, CEO of City of Hope, discussed the large philanthropic gift from the Lennar Corporation.
Covid-19Ask KHN-PolitiFact: How Can COVID Vaccines Be Safe When They Were Developed So Fast?
The research underpinning these vaccines isn't that new at all. Some of it is decades old. This foundation, combined with...
Covid-19Scientists Seek COVID Treatment Answers in Cheap, Older Drugs
A $10, two-week course of fluvoxamine could reduce death and hospitalizations.