PRF Reporting and Avoiding Audits

Oct 06, 2021 at 11:27 am by steve

The first Provider Relief Fund (PRF) reporting deadline of September 30 has come and gone. "But they have granted a 60-day grace period. No fines or penalties should be asse.... Read More

What's Missing in Emergency Disaster Plans

Oct 06, 2021 at 11:27 am by steve

Emergencies don't always come from disasters or cyberattacks. "One company I knew had clinics in strip malls," says Jeff Dance, MBA, executive director of Kassouf Healthcare.... Read More

Understanding the Merit Based Incentive Payment System

Oct 12, 2016 at 05:37 pm by steve

Starting in 2019, Medicare's push toward value-based reimbursements will be within reach of the finish line. "It can sound terrifying," says Joni Wyatt, MHA, MHIA, CPHIMS, FHI.... Read More

Technology Advances Physician and Patient Interaction

Jul 18, 2016 at 12:13 pm by steve

"Wearable medical devices are not coming, they're here," says Russ Dorsey with Kassouf & Co. Last year, Fitbit -- a wristband that tracks the wearer's steps, heartrate, sl.... Read More

Preventing Breaches with Hardware Firewalls

Jul 07, 2015 at 02:15 pm by steve

On the Health and Human Services website, a section posts every healthcare organization since 2009 whose patient data covering 500 or more individuals has been breached. Each.... Read More

March 2024

Mar 20, 2024 at 11:19 am by kbarrettalley

Your March 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!