OCR Says Widely Used COVID-19 Practice Of Allocating Respirators & Other Scarce COVID-19 Care Based On Pre-Existing Medical Conditions Violates Civil Rights Laws
Healthcare providers, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) is presenting free heath care provider training on “Guidance for Certifying Deaths Due to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)” today (April 16, 2020) at 2pm ET. […]
Learn about new funding opportunities for projects to develop or test health data functionalities to support clinical care, research, and improved health care outcomes in a special briefing tomorrow (April 15, 2020) at 1:30 p.m. Eastern,
Check your immunizations this week!
Safely disposing of unused medication is critical to avoid medication errors in the patient’s home without facilitating others abuse or contaminating the environment. Many Americans have unused prescriptions in their homes. Over-prescribed, adverse effects and […]
Knowing your family medical history can be an important tool to help you and your family predict and manage disease risks. A family medical history is a record of health information about a person and […]
A physician explains that patient reporting and discussion of symptoms with their physician is a critical component of the diagnosis process.
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) sent a letter to State Medicaid Directors rescinding 2016 guidance that specifically restricted states’ ability to take certain actions against […]
Trump Executive Order Promises Better Veteran Health Care
Millions of elderly and disabled Americans live in nursing, assisted living and other care facilities. While patients and their families admit patients to these facility rightly expect these care providers to appropriately and safely care […]