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Year-after-Year CPT® Contract Allowables Go Down and Costs Go Up.

The physicians contract is at the center of the reimbursement issue; specifically “payment terms.”  This has been unmanageable for many physicians; it’s not that they don’t care; it’s that their practices have turned into revolving doors to try and keep up with declining reimbursements and the demand for healthcare.…

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Added by Dana R. Bellefountaine on January 15, 2012 at 8:22pm — No Comments

Sedation CME Provider Approved to Offer AAFP Credit for Its Live Continuing Medical Education Activities

Conscious Sedation Consulting, a provider of Continuing Medical Education (CME) for physicians and other clinicians on the administration of sedation, analgesia, Advanced Cardiac Life Support - ACLS® and Airway Management Training, has received approval from the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) to offer AAFP Prescribed credit for its live CME activities.…

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Added by Randy Pigg on August 1, 2010 at 2:25pm — No Comments

Exploring the Controversy Around Healthcare Reform

From the Ozmosis Blog:



The controversy around Healthcare reform continues to grow, especially with the recent House passage of HR 3962. This 1900 page bill (summarized nicely in this 61 page downloadable pdf file), begins to address a number of the problems and… Continue

Added by Joel Selzer on November 19, 2009 at 9:38am — No Comments

Physician Rating Websites – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

As a physician, you know that your reputation plays a critical role in the success of your medical practice, but you probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about what your patients say about you – good or bad. You strive to provide excellent patient care and hope your reputation will reflect your dedication. You can’t control what your patients will say, and until recently, you had no way of knowing how they might talk about you to their friends. But now, sites like RateMDs.com,… Continue

Added by MDsearch.com on November 5, 2009 at 10:32am — No Comments

Health 2.0 2009, San Francisco, Day 1: A Summary

The latest post from the Ozmosis Blog offers a quick recap of Day One at Health 2.0:



There are some underlying themes at Health 2.0 this year that are quite different than last year. While 2008 was all about mobilizing for change and encouraging new ideas, this year seems to be focused on incenting people to adopt all the new technologies that have been… Continue

Added by Joel Selzer on October 7, 2009 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Forensic evaluations for asylum seekers

Each year thousands of survivors of torture and other forms of persecution seek asylum in the U.S. When they apply for asylum, they often have nothing more than their own words to substantiate their suffering. Some of the most compelling evidence available—physical and psychological sequelae of torture—will go unnoticed and unheeded. Documentation by a health professional trained to identify and document the sequelae of torture can make the difference between achieving safety in the U.S. and… Continue

Added by Jennifer M. Balde on September 30, 2009 at 3:17pm — No Comments

POMAA's 1st Annual National Conference

This is a message for Desiree Baylin, Executive Director or POMAA:



POMAA's 1st Annual National Conference being held at the Sheraton Inner Harbor September 8 - 11th in Baltimore, MD is only 4 months away. If you know a practice manager, please let them know of this memorable conference we will be hosting. We have a great lineup of speakers, a great member base that is attending the conference and the landscape is amazing at the Inner Harbor. You will not want to miss this milestone… Continue

Added by Charlene Burgett on May 8, 2009 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Social Media And Public Health: New Tools In The Battle Against Influenza

This is the latest post from the Ozmosis Blog:



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For the past six weeks Ozmosis has been quietly testing a new Real-Time Health Alerts solution. Ozmosis In its early stages, this tool is a joint project between Ozmosis and… Continue

Added by Joel Selzer on April 30, 2009 at 10:57am — No Comments

Guidelines for Conscious (Moderate) Sedation



www.SedationConsulting.com





Conscious (or moderate) sedation has become an increasingly important subject in recent years. We have seen a vast increase in the number of procedures moving from traditional OR settings to ambulatory surgery centers and office-based practices over the last decade. As this trend continues, physicians and staff who have not administered sedation… Continue

Added by Randy Pigg on April 17, 2009 at 4:16pm — No Comments

Do physicians need a social network where real names and credentials are shared?

Andrew J. Barovick who authors the blog, "The New York Medical Malpractice Law Blog" has a post entitled, Move Aside, Twitter! Drs. Have Their Own Social Networking Sites" that has generated a terrific discussion. The post highlights a recent article from Medical… Continue

Added by Joel Selzer on March 6, 2009 at 10:30am — No Comments

Pediatrician and Family Practice Physician Needed for Quality Healthcare Organization in Very Desirable SE U.S. Location: Who do you Know?

I wanted to share with this group an exclusive opportunity to see if any of you might know of professionals interested in a looking at a Pediatrician or Family Practice Physician position for a Quality Healthcare Organization in Very Desirable SE U.S. Location. Please read the shortened position posting below. If you are interested in learning more, or know of someone who might benefit from hearing about it, please email information (at) atriumrecruiting.com



Atrium Recruiting is an… Continue

Added by Justin Sivey on February 12, 2009 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Improving Practice Health - Using Social and New Media Tools to Improve Practice Management

From the Ozmosis Blog, written by Jason Bhan, MD:



A majority of physicians’ offices are run as small businesses and are extremely sensitive to economic pressures. With the US economy in the midst of a recession, physicians, right along with everyone else, are facing financial difficulties.



We feel the crunch at my practice in Northern… Continue

Added by Joel Selzer on February 5, 2009 at 6:41pm — No Comments

Physician Needed in Large Phoenix, Arizona Healthcare Organization: Who do you Know?

I wanted to share with this group an exclusive opportunity to see if any of you might know of professionals interested in a Physician position in Phoenix, AZ. Young Doctors about to enter professional practice might find this particularly attractive. Please read the shortened position posting below. If you are interested in learning more, or know of someone who might benefit from hearing about it, please email jsivey (at) atriumrecruiting.com



Opportunity Highlights



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Added by Justin Sivey on January 27, 2009 at 2:05pm — 2 Comments

Social Media Trends to Watch for in 2009

In 2008 medicine evolved. There was an explosion of social media applications enabling physicians and consumers to share healthcare related information. With 60 million U.S. adults now Health 2.0 consumers according to Manhattan Research, I want to look ahead to the coming year and share, from a physician's perspective, the trends I will be watching for in… Continue

Added by Jason Bhan on December 30, 2008 at 5:48pm — No Comments

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