Tag Archives: Changes

NYC restaurant’s reopening will include changes like masks, food lockers

The lengthy coronavirus lockdowns will force New York City’s restaurateurs to pivot when they finally start to welcome customers — and some pivots will be sharper than others. Stratis Morfogen, founder of Philippe Chow and co-founder of the Brooklyn Chop House, was gearing up to open his new concept, Brooklyn Dumpling Shop, in the East… Read More »

Policy changes, AI, consumerism, top interoperability trends for 2020

The new consumer-driven health information ecosystem is transforming the way health systems deliver care. As always, interoperability – be it among care teams or across disparate settings – is a key challenge. While major strides are being taken to improve the way medical data and electronic health records can be transferred, analyzed and shared, major… Read More »

AMA offers practices help with E/M office visit code changes

The American Medical Association has released a checklist and online resources meant to assist physician practices with new Medicare office visit coding and documentation requirements. Last month, CMS issued a final rule reducing clinician burden regarding billing and coding requirements for Evaluation and Management services, marking the first time in more than 25 years that… Read More »

Marked changes in gay men’s relationship agreements and condom use in the PrEP era

A recent Australian study found that gay couples’ agreements regarding casual sex outside their relationships have changed markedly in the era of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP). Nearly 40% of PrEP users in relationships had agreements that allowed for condomless sex with casual partners. Additionally, 34% of PrEP users engaged in condomless casual sex despite being in… Read More »