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Second Round of Assistance for Small Business

By on April 27, 2020

Last week, the Senate passed a $484 billion bill to provide the next round of aid to small businesses and hospitals as part of the government’s continuous efforts to dampen the economic impact of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Dubbed an ‘interim emergency bill,’ the legislative package includes $310 billion to replenish the Paycheck Protection Program […]

First Round of Assistance for Small Business

By on April 11, 2020

When the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was signed into law over a week ago, part of the $2 trillion stimulus package was earmarked to provide short-term financial assistance to small businesses confronted with crippling disruption. Since the $350 billion loan program came online last Friday, banks have seen overwhelming demand, forcing […]

Telederm Troubleshooting

By on April 6, 2020

As telederm providers, it’s imperative to have excellent video and sound quality when online with patients. When we run into technical difficulties it often has us wondering: is the problem our internet, or our telemedicine platform? With so many people working from home right now, our neighborhood and office broadband resources are under extreme burden. […]

Resources for Practice Owners

By on March 28, 2020

Here are a few helpful links we’ve found, that may be helpful to businesses navigating financial impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. US Department of Labor https://www.dol.gov/agencies/whd/pandemic The Wage and Hour Division provides information/fact sheets/Q&As on common issues employers and employees face when responding to COVID-19, including its effects on wages and hours worked under the […]

The CARES Act: What it Means for Dermatology Practices

By on March 27, 2020

As we respond to the guidelines set forth by the CDC for specialty healthcare practices, we are seeing not only a downturn in patient volumes, but the real-life impact these measures are having on our teams and ultimately, on the health of our businesses. Now that we’ve transitioned to telemedicine for patient care, we are […]

Telemedicine: “Someday” is Today

By on March 25, 2020

We launched a telemedicine platform in 72 hours. Here’s what we learned. Like many practices, we thought of telemedicine as one of those projects we wanted to implement someday. When CDC and state regulations started to severely limit our ability to see patients in clinic, we realized that someday had arrived. In just three days, […]