Those testing positive for the virus are given a PIN by contact tracers that allows them to share their result anonymously on the app, which uses Bluetooth technology and randomly generated phone codes to track people's locations.
Health systems are trying out new applications and devices to ensure patients’ loved ones are updated on their care, even as visitor restrictions have tightened amid the pandemic.
If you already use a patient portal such as MyChart to email your doctor or schedule an appointment, you may soon see new options allowing you to view your doctor's notes and see your test results as soon as they are available.
The results of Modern Healthcare's annual survey rank the nation's 17 largest patient-satisfaction measurement firms by total number of clients in 2019.
Property liens are the hidden icebergs of patient medical debt, legal experts say, lying unseen, often for decades, before they surface to claim hard-won family savings or inheritance proceeds.
CommonSpirit, which has 137 hospitals across 21 states, and behavioral healthcare provider Concert Health aim to scale an integrated primary-care and behavioral health model.
Ochsner Health and Tampa General Hospital will be two of the first health systems to use the new ride-scheduling program, which Lyft officials say also provides data on how transportation services affect population health and costs.
The Healthcare Financial Management Association released an updated set of guidelines on billing and collection practices that encourages providers to educate patients upfront before suing over nonpayment.
The recommendations laid out in the action plan were completed before COVID-19 rocked the healthcare industry in March, but committee members insist they are still relevant.
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