COVID-19 has brought unprecedented stress to society at large and perhaps most of all to frontline healthcare teams in a variety of settings. We spoke to an expert about teamwork during such trying times.
Beginning January 1, 2021, a federal law called the Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act takes effect requiring that prescriptions for controlled substances covered under Medicare be prescribed electronically.
Researchers examined causes of avoidable chemotherapy delays as a means of improving the quality of care for outpatients receiving chemotherapy.
Though broadly used in US hospitals, EHRs fail to detect up to one-third of medication errors.
Cost barriers increased for blacks, with 22.8% reporting they skipped medications to save money.
Physicians should remain cognizant that this is a rapidly and continually evolving situation and that, although some regulations are being relaxed as the country reopens, there might be an increase in cases.
Finding ways to increase patient volume and cut costs can improve practices’ bottom lines.
Judges said HHS exceeded its legal authority by requiring drug price disclosure as part of its stewardship of Medicare, Medicaid.
Experiences during the COVID-19 crisis could speed changes in healthcare delivery.
A review of techniques oncology nurses can use to help themselves cope with their feelings as they navigate through the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on their practice, their patients, and themselves.