The Brave
UAB, Lakeshore Foundation and DOD Join Forces to Aid Veterans

One of the great ironies of war is that from the suffering of armed conflicts have come some of the greatest advances in medical history...Read More

 



Current Birmingham Medical News

REHABILITATION FOCUS

The Brave | The Brave Initiative, Traumatic Brain Injury, UAB, Lakeshore Foundation, CI therapy, Constraint=induced Movement Therapy, Lakeshore’s Enriched Fitness Training (LEFT), neuroplasticity, neural deficit, impaired arm movement, Department of Defense, Edward Taub, PHD, Gitendra Uswatte, PHD
The Brave

UAB, Lakeshore Foundation and DOD Join Forces to Aid Veterans

One of the great ironies of war is that from the suffering of armed conflicts have come some of the greatest advances in medical history.


 
Which Rehab Option? | Rehabilitation, HealthSouth Lakeshore, neurological, stroke, cardiac, joint replacement, trauma, physical therapy, respiratory therapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy, Autoambulator™, LiteGait™, Bioness™, SmartStep™, Wii ™ rehabilitation, X-Sensor™, music therapy
Which Rehab Option?

Matching the Referral to the Patient

When the condition is less serious and the patient is well enough to go to and from outpatient appointments, the choice may be obvious.


 
Healthcare Spotlight

Beekeeping physician creates buzz at local hospital
Beekeeping physician creates buzz at local hospital

A typical workday for Jim Boogaerts, MD doesn’t usually include rescuing homeless animals. But one day last April, he was called upon to round up some strays; thousands, in fact. 


 
Young Physician's Interests Bridge Genres, Cultures | Hypnotherapy, Neuro-Linguistic Programming, hospice, hospitalist, River Oak Family Medicine, reggae, blues, short fiction, publishing, recording studio, Czech Republic, Haiti, India, Ayurvedic medicine, Prague Selective
Young Physician's Interests Bridge Genres, Cultures

The phrase "he has a wide range of interests" appears frequently in biographical material, but Micah A.S. Howard, MD, gives the reference a new meaning.


 
Guest Writers

The Federal False Claims Act - Violations of Conditions of Payment or Conditions of Participation?

With the increase of Qui Tam lawsuits alleging violations of the federal False Claims Act ("FCA"), it is important to understand that FCA liability maybe predicated on whether the alleged wrongful act violated a condition of payment or a condition of participation.


 
Recent Antitrust Decision May Slow Down Physician Practice Acquisitions

Last month, a federal appellate court issued a decision that may have wide-reaching implications for acquisitions and mergers of physician practices.


 
THE LITERARY EXAMINER
THE LITERARY EXAMINER

Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart, and Mind

by David J. Linden

c.2015, Viking ; 28.95 / $33.00 Canada; 261 pages

 

Something’s wrong, and you can’t quite put your finger on it.


 
Grand Rounds

March 2015
Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.
 


COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S.
Title: COPD Takes Big Toll on Employment, Mobility in U.S.
Category: Health News
Created: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, March 28, 2015 2:00 am CDT

More Dangerous Ebola Strain Unlikely, Study Shows
Title: More Dangerous Ebola Strain Unlikely, Study Shows
Category: Health News
Created: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, March 28, 2015 2:00 am CDT

CDC Launches New Round of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads
Title: CDC Launches New Round of Graphic Anti-Smoking Ads
Category: Health News
Created: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, March 28, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Hope to Live to 100? Check Your Genes
Title: Hope to Live to 100? Check Your Genes
Category: Health News
Created: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, March 28, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Terminally Ill Can Do Without Statins, Study Finds
Title: Terminally Ill Can Do Without Statins, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, March 28, 2015 2:00 am CDT

Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds
Title: Kidneys From Dead Older Donors May Help Seniors, Study Finds
Category: Health News
Created: 3/26/2015 12:00:00 AM
Last Editorial Review: 3/27/2015 12:00:00 AM Posted Saturday, March 28, 2015 2:00 am CDT


Women of Spirit: 10 who stand out for what they believe - Montgomery Advertiser

Montgomery Advertiser

Women of Spirit: 10 who stand out for what they believe
Montgomery Advertiser
Previously, she was a staff attorney at the YMCA of Central Alabama in Birmingham, and a staff representative with the Jefferson County American Federation of Teachers. "I work with .... "Everyone in my family is in medicine in one way or another. I ...

Posted Sunday, March 29, 2015 7:46 am CDT

Business leaders in the news - Detroit Free Press

Detroit Free Press

Business leaders in the news
Detroit Free Press
William Seklar was named president of the Community House in Birmingham. Previously, he was ... She also is on the board of the Legal Aid and Defender Association, Black Family Development, Gift of Life-Michigan, and the Detroit Metropolitan Bar ...
Organization leaders in the newsChicago Daily News

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Posted Saturday, March 28, 2015 11:02 pm CDT

On the Move: Sunday, March 29, 2015 - Pensacola News Journal

Pensacola News Journal

On the Move: Sunday, March 29, 2015
Pensacola News Journal
Board-certified family medicine Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner Tammy Jernigan has joined Sacred Heart Medical Group and the practice of internal medicine physician Dr. David Martin. Jernigan earned her master's degree in family nurse ...

Posted Saturday, March 28, 2015 5:07 pm CDT