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COVID-19 Vaccine for Children

"Ahead of the anticipated emergency use authorization (EUA) of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for children 5–11 years old, White House officials have announced a vaccination plan that represents a departure from the approach the country took with adults. That is...

COVID-19 Vaccine for Children

"Ahead of the anticipated emergency use authorization (EUA) of Pfizer-BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine for children 5–11 years old, White House officials have announced a vaccination plan that represents a departure from the approach the country took with adults. That is...

New Physician Fee Schedule Feedback

"With the release of the 2022 physician fee schedule, physician organizations are now speaking out about what they like and dislike about the new rules. The new fee schedule extends some telehealth provisions that were implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

The Future of Waiting Rooms

The COVID-19 pandemic led to a near-overnight revolution in many parts of health care, and nowhere was this seen more than in the waiting room. Now that things have changed, what does the future hold? Medical Economics® sat down with David Berg, president and...

Operating at a Loss: Donation of Time

Below is a story about a student struggling to understand her inefficiency between juggling, schooling, work/residency and being a parent. She began asking colleagues how they managed their time and documentation. Every doctor explained that they, too, were...

Staffing Shortages Builds Recruitment Pressure

As the Delta variant continues to spread, it is also prolonging the shortage of workers across the healthcare industry, straining hospital profitability and adding to burnout rates, according to a report from Moody's Investor Service. In addition, the shortage of...