2016 Article Archives

MACRA: What’s Replacing the Sustainable Growth Rate

Feb 15, 2016 at 03:24 pm by steve

The annual nail-biting over potentially drastic cuts in Medicare physician fees ended last April with the repeal of the Sustainable Growth Rate. In its place will be the Merit.... Read More

Current Challenge of EMRs: Interoperability

Feb 15, 2016 at 03:24 pm by steve

When the mandate for electronic medical records was proposed years ago, the concept was this: with appropriate digital infrastructure and sophisticated IS support, each patien.... Read More

The Literary Examiner

Feb 15, 2016 at 03:24 pm by steve

Breakthrough! How Three People Saved ‘Blue Babies’ and Changed Medicine Forever by Jim Murphy c.2015, Clarion Books; $18.99 / $26.99 Canada; 130 pages   N.... Read More

DOJ Focuses on Individuals in Corporate Wrongdoing

Feb 15, 2016 at 03:24 pm by steve

The U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) has a new view in cases involving corporate wrongdoing (including fraud and abuse, qui tam, and similar matters). And its ga.... Read More

January 2016 Grand Rounds

Jan 12, 2016 at 12:42 pm by steve

UAB Study: Plaques May Contribute to Alzheimer’s  Amyloid beta, the plaque that accumulates in the brains of people with Alzheimer’s disease, may also contri.... Read More

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