Happy National Hospitalist Day
Today, it is a pleasure to recognize the 60,000+ hardworking hospitalists for the vital role they play in the healthcare industry. Hospital medicine doctors are responding to the ever-increasing need for medical services, filling gaps in the delivery of care across the country.
Optimum Celebrates Black History Month
Optimum honors those who have helped pave the way for progress and change. To conclude the month, we are recognizing a few remarkable Black doctors. Additionally, we invite you to share the healthcare professionals from history that inspire you!
Seven Ways to Celebrate Doctors’ Day
National Doctors’ Day, celebrated each year on March 30th, is the perfect time to recognize and thank your dedicated physicians! We have put together a few fun and easy ways to celebrate that fit anyone’s budget and bandwidth.
2023 National Women Physicians Day
In 1849, at the age of 28, Elizabeth Blackwell became the first woman to earn a medical degree in the United States. Her story showcases tenacity, determination, wayfinding, and persistence. Her legacy is evidenced daily through the work of women physicians who continue to face and overcome obstacles, driven by a strong desire to serve others.
Happy Physician Anesthesiologists Week
Optimum joins in celebrating Physician Anesthesiologists Week, held from January 29th to February 4th! It is estimated that there are over 42,000 active Anesthesiologists practicing in the United States. This week offers the perfect opportunity to reflect and raise awareness of anesthesiologists’ critical influence in healthcare.
How to Apply for an NPI Number
Every healthcare provider is required to have a unique National Provider Identifier (NPI) number to submit claims or conduct any other transaction as specified by HIPAA. Getting an NPI number is free and not having one could be costly!