News You Can Use – All Things Corona
This months episode of “News you can Use” in the traditions of “Ask Me Anything” on HealthcareNOWRadio features news from the month of March 2020 which has been dominated by the infection “Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2)” as it is known currently and the virus causing the disease as COVID19 (you can read the latest details on this here).
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With the worldwide focus on COVID19, we get into some of the key details of the Pandemic including which groups of people are affected (hint it’s not just the elderly), what the fatality rate is and how and why it might vary and a discussion on testing.
Listen in to hear details of countries that have handled this Pandemic better than others and we close finding some silver linings in the news around this Pandemic linked to a relaxation of regulations in healthcare for telemedicine practice and billing or meaningful use requirements or (Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS).
This article was originally published on the Dr. Nick – The Incrementalist blog and is republished here with permission.