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Altarum recently conducted a survey of ambulatory care practices in the Great Lakes Region to understand their top concerns and challenges during the Covid-19 pandemic.
How do the new rules from CMS and ONC on interoperability and information blocking impact public health? Altarum's interoperability standards analyst Craig Newman explains.
As Covid-19 sweeps through the US, nursing homes and other residential long-term care settings are on high alert trying to prevent and control the spread of the highly contagious virus. But they should also focus on advance care planning, treatment, and serological testing.
Pregnant women are feeling anxiety and uncertainty about the impact of the virus on their delivery and the health of their baby. Providers are responding by adopting telemedicine and helping their patients navigate uncertainty.
Today’s jobs report begins to reveal the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on employment. More than 700,000 jobs were lost since February.
Within the next few weeks, the US will experience a very large number of deaths from Covid-19. The evidence is now plain that these deaths will mostly be of individuals older than 60 years of age; many will be individuals past 80. Younger people already living with disabilities and illnesses associated with aging are also at risk.
Medication-assisted treatment (MAT) is considered the gold standard of opioid use disorder treatment when paired with behavioral therapies, yet the number of primary care providers who practice MAT is surprisingly low.
Men are less likely to follow social distancing guidelines and orders compared to women, according to survey data released today by Altarum.