Building Boom for UAB Medicine

Jun 19, 2018 at 03:59 pm by steve

Girders, cranes, and concrete are a familiar sight around UAB, especially now with three new construction projects underway on the medical side alone. Perhaps the most high-te.... Read More

Understanding Total Cost of Occupancy

Jun 19, 2018 at 03:51 pm by steve

There are many questions to consider when determining where to locate or move a practice. Richard Campbell, III, CCIM, principal of Veritas Medical Real Estate Advisors listed.... Read More

Escobar Materiality Requirement Wipes Out $347 Million Jury Verdict in False Claims Act Case

Jun 19, 2018 at 03:33 pm by steve

In 2016, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Universal Health Servs. v. U.S. ex rel. Escobar which dealt, in part, with how the "materiality" requirement sh.... Read More

European Union's General Data Protection Regulation

Jun 19, 2018 at 03:16 pm by steve

You may have heard a lot lately about GDPR lately and thought "Why should I care? It probably won't affect me or my business." In reality, the implications of GDPR are far-rea.... Read More

Alabama Caught in the Mire of the Hospital Wage Index

Jun 19, 2018 at 03:02 pm by steve

"The methodology was flawed to begin with," says Danne Howard, chief policy officer with Alabama Hospital Association (AlaHA), about Medicare's method for calculating the reim.... Read More

June 2024

Jun 20, 2024 at 07:14 pm by kbarrettalley

Your May 2024 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!