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Boothe Strives to Represent Alabama Physicians Through the Medical Association

Nov 18, 2022 at 02:25 pm by kbarrettalley

By Marti Webb Slay   As president of the Medical Association of the State of Alabama, Julia L. Boothe, MD, MPH, FAAFP, wants to continue building an organization that r.... Read More

The Medical Assistant Dilemma

Oct 16, 2022 at 12:25 pm by kbarrettalley

By LYNNE JETER   Cone Medical Group reduced its turnover rate from 20 to 10 percent by starting its own program for certified medical assistants (CMAs). HealthPoint Med.... Read More

Brookwood Father/Daughter Team Delivers Healthy Babies Together

Oct 16, 2022 at 12:10 pm by kbarrettalley

By Marti Webb Slay   When ob/gyn Greg Banks, MD welcomed his newborn daughter, Amy, at Brookwood in 1990, he knew he’d be joining the staff the next day. What he.... Read More

Rural Emergency Hospitals Start to Take Shape

Sep 14, 2022 at 07:23 am by steve

CMS recently published a proposed rule describing the conditions of participation for a new type of Medicare provider, the rural emergency hospital. Noting that rural commun.... Read More

Covering The Cost of Complications

Sep 14, 2022 at 07:21 am by steve

She had done her homework and found a board-certified plastic surgeon she trusted. Since the elective procedure wasn't covered by her health insurance, it had taken a while.... Read More

December 2022

Dec 19, 2022 at 09:44 am by steve

You're December 2022 Iss of Birmingham Medical News is Here!