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AMA Pushes for ICD-10 Stoppage or Delay | ICD-10, Coding & Billing, Dr. Ardis Dee Hoven, AMA, American Medical Association, CMS, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, ICD-10 Implementation
AMA Pushes for ICD-10 Stoppage or Delay

The first rule of marketing is to make sure you have a clear message. For the American Medical Association leadership, their position on the impending ICD-10 conversion could not be more straightforward … they want to see it stopped.

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False Claims Alert | Mike Sacopulos, Medical Risk Institute
False Claims Alert

Orthopedic clinics to pay nearly $2 million to settle allegations of billing Medicare for reimported products

Two southern orthopedic clinics will pay a combined $1.85 million to resolve state and federal False Claims Act allegations.

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Addressing Obstacles on the Road to Diabetes Control | Diabetes, Glucose Management, A1c, Dr. Elizabeth Halprin, Joslin Diabetes Center, Harvard, American Journal of Managed Care, Patient-Centered Care
Addressing Obstacles on the Road to Diabetes Control

What is the best way to get … and keep … diabetic patients actively engaged in the lifelong self-management of their condition?

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Celebrating 30 Years as a Multispecialty Practice | Orlando Health, Physician Associates, Dennis Buhring.
Celebrating 30 Years as a Multispecialty Practice

Physician Associates CEO Dennis Buhring discusses how the nearly 100-physician group has adapted to decades of change

Editor’s note: This month, Medical News looks at two diverse physician practices, one a large multispecialty practice, and one that steadfastly remains a solo practice. See “Solo Practice Remaining Independent” in this month’s edition.

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Solo Practice Remaining Independent | Dr. E.J. Aragona, Alton Med Center, Southeast Hospital in Cape Girardeau.
Solo Practice Remaining Independent

Alton Med Center’s E.J. Aragona, MD, discusses how he continues to hang out a shingle after 29 years

Editor’s note: This month, Medical News looks at two diverse physician practices, one a large multispecialty practice, and one that steadfastly remains a solo practice. See “Celebrating 30 Years as a Practice” in this month’s edition.

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Doctors, medical staff on drugs put patients at risk - USA TODAY

USA TODAY

Doctors, medical staff on drugs put patients at risk
USA TODAY
America's prescription drug epidemic reaches deep into the medical community. Across the country, more than 100,000 doctors, nurses, technicians and other health professionals struggle with abuse or addiction, mostly involving narcotics such as ...
Drug-addicted health professionals put patients at riskGreat Falls Tribune

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Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014 6:25 pm CDT

Physician Assistant Asks For Help to Build Medical School - WJHG-TV

Physician Assistant Asks For Help to Build Medical School
WJHG-TV
A physician's assistant based in Tennessee has approached the DeFuniak Springs Mayor and the Walton County Economic Development Alliance about opening up a medical school in DeFuniak Springs. He's planning to buy 1,400 acres property located ...

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Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014 4:48 am CDT

Why are doctors so unhappy with the medical profession? - 89.3 KPCC

89.3 KPCC

Why are doctors so unhappy with the medical profession?
89.3 KPCC
Medicine has long been a popular career path for the best and brightest students, but most U.S. doctors today are unhappy in their jobs—and 90 percent are unwilling to recommend the healthcare profession to others. Growing doctor dissatisfaction comes ...
Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group Physicians Named to Prestigious ...Newswise (press release)
If Being A Doctor Is So Horrible, Why Are Med School Applications At A Record ...Forbes
Doctors Today: Overworked, Unhappy With Job and More Prone to SuicideNewsmax.com
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Posted Tuesday, April 15, 2014 1:48 pm CDT