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States rapidly expanding vaccine access as supplies surge

Buoyed by a surge in vaccine shipments, states and cities are rapidly expanding eligibility for COVID-19 shots to teachers, 55-and-over Americans and other groups as the U.S. races to beat back the virus and reopen businesses and schools. Arizona, Connecticut and Indiana have thrown open the line to the younger age bracket. Pennsylvania and Wisconsin… Read More »

Federal health agencies block journalists’ access to COVID-19 experts & information

It is a form of censorship.  Journalists trying to cover COVID-19 are not allowed to talk with many federal health researchers or administrators without checking in first with government “public information officers” or PIOs. Sometimes the request is denied outright. Oftentimes, if a reporter is granted an interview, a PIO insists on sitting in on… Read More »

Critical access facility expands use of Medsphere for RCM

Guadalupe County Hospital, a 10-bed critical access hospital in Santa Rosa, N.M., is shifting to use Medsphere Systems’ revenue cycle management suite. The small facility has used Medsphere’s CareVue electronic health records system since 2011. “CareVue has become such an essential component in the care we provide; adding the revenue cycle cloud was a natural… Read More »