As we work our way up the COVID-19 curve and expect confirmed cases to rapidly increase, healthcare providers are looking at telehealth in an effort to keep patients in their homes.
The healthcare industry has been thrown a curveball with the introduction of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Becoming one of the biggest threats to the global economy and financial markets, the monetary impact remains unknown – both on the provider and patient side. HFMA Policy Director, Chad Mulvany, spoke out to provide guidance on the four things health systems should be doing now [...]
With all of the attention on healthcare transparency, it seems ironic that Americans are more and more confused about healthcare, specifically their insurance policies. This confusion is resulting in more Americans foregoing medical care because they aren’t sure what their plan covers. We probably all know someone who has avoided going to the doctor because of their insurance coverage, or lack [...]
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or is it? The holidays are supposed to be about coming together, spending time with loved ones, spreading joy and cheer and just being thankful and happy. But, for many of us, the holidays mean increased stress levels, holiday blues, or depression as the pressures of the season are just too overwhelming.
By definition, consumerism is a social and economic order that encourages the acquisition of goods and services in ever-increasing amounts. In an abstract sense, it is the consideration that the free choice of consumers should strongly direct the choice of what is available and how, which then directs the economic organization of a society.1