Tag Archives: Access

Critical access facility expands use of Medsphere for RCM

Guadalupe County Hospital, a 10-bed critical access hospital in Santa Rosa, N.M., is shifting to use Medsphere Systems’ revenue cycle management suite. The small facility has used Medsphere’s CareVue electronic health records system since 2011. “CareVue has become such an essential component in the care we provide; adding the revenue cycle cloud was a natural… Read More »

For Black Men With Prostate Cancer, Equal Access Means Equal Outcomes

Equal access to care and standardized treatment result in similar outcomes among white and Black men with prostate cancer, suggest new findings published in JAMA Oncology, reports Healio. Black men are more likely to be diagnosed with prostate cancer, especially more aggressive forms, and more likely to die of the disease than white men. But… Read More »

BREAKING: Cohen drops testimony on Novartis deal: They wanted ‘access’ to Trump

As much as Novartis might want the issue to go away, the company’s questionable $ 1.2 million consulting contract with President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen caught the spotlight again on Wednesday as Cohen testified to Congress. Pressed by lawmakers in the House of Representatives, Cohen sketched out a relationship that contradicts Novartis’ original… Read More »

Barriers to HCV treatment access from the drug user's point of view: stigma, complex lives and damaged veins

Being asymptomatic led people to ignore their diagnosis and not to engage with medical care for hepatitis C, and interviewees said that they received little information about the impact of hepatitis C on their health or the likely progression of liver disease. People deferred treatment for a long time due to lack of symptoms, but… Read More »

American Well rolls out acute care telehealth cart for specialty access

Dive Brief: American Well on Tuesday launched a new acute care telehealth cart to connect patients and care teams to remote specialists. The American Well 760 Cart is designed for health systems performing telemedicine via the company’s software or an existing Cisco infrastructure.  Features include a touch panel and 20x zoom to increase image clarity,… Read More »