Birmingham Medical News

In-House Pharmacies Raise Revenues and Compliance

Oct 08, 2014 at 01:24 pm by steve

Like Walmart expanding into the grocery business, medical practices have begun branching into services that will up their revenue and deem them one-stop medical shops. That in.... Read More

Reimbursements that Can Quickly Raise Revenue

Oct 08, 2014 at 01:24 pm by steve

With just two Medicare exam codes, a physician raised her revenue by $45,320. “So many services that patients are eligible for, like preventative care visits, don’.... Read More

UAB Orthopedic Surgeon Teaches Around the Globe

Sep 08, 2014 at 04:20 pm by steve

“A thing that is a necessity here is considered a luxury for much of the world,” says Ashish Shah, MD, an orthopedic surgeon and assistant professor in the Departm.... Read More

Don’t Overlook Aspirin Sensitivity

Sep 08, 2014 at 04:20 pm by steve

Five to ten percent of mild asthmatics will have a reaction to the most common and age-old remedy for inflammation—aspirin. In severe asthma patients, that amount more t.... Read More

Using Patient Portals to Qualify for Meaningful Use

Jun 17, 2014 at 11:11 am by steve

To meet Stage 2 of Meaningful Use of their electronic health records (EHR)—and earn another portion of the reimbursements—practices must begin to engage patients t.... Read More
November 2023 Cover

November 2023

Nov 08, 2023 at 10:36 am by kbarrettalley

Your November 2023 Issue of Birmingham Medical News is Here!