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Benefitting from ‘Health Information Handlers’ | Boca Raton Regional Hospital, Lindy Benton, MEA, esMD, CMS, health information handler, HIH
Benefitting from ‘Health Information Handlers’

The not-so-new role is gaining traction, as time and money savings highlight submissions process

Five years ago, the 400-bed Boca Raton Regional Hospital in Florida faced a crush of Medicare audits and penalties.

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JULIE PARKER

Affairs of the Heart | Cardiovascular Disease, CVD, Heart Disease, Subclinical Atherosclerosis, Healthy Lifestyle, Dr. Thomas J. Wang, Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute, Circulation, American Heart Association, AHA, Cardiovascular Health Score, CVH Score, Heart Statistics, Stroke Statistics, National Heart Blood & Lung Institute, NHBLI
Affairs of the Heart

Americans & Cardiovascular Health

Perhaps it should come as no surprise that there is a major divide between what Americans should do and what is currently being done when it comes adopting healthy cardiovascular lifestyle habits.

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CINDY SANDERS

Blood Sugar Control: From Kitchen Experiment to Commercial Success | Dr. Francine Kaufman, Extend Nutrition.
Blood Sugar Control: From Kitchen Experiment to Commercial Success

World-renowned endocrinologist and former ADA president finds mainstream success with St. Louis-based Extend Nutrition

ST. LOUIS – When Francine Kaufman, MD, was completing an endocrinology and metabolism fellowship at the Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, part of the University of Southern California (USC) School of Medicine, she became intrigued with finding a clinically proven way to control blood sugar for six to nine hours for patients who have trouble managing blood glucose.

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JULIE PARKER

Experts Predict Another Year of Robust Healthcare M&A | Healthcare M&A, Mergers, Acquisitions, Deal-Making, Financial Transactions, Healthcare Transactions, KPMG, Bill Baker, Irving Levin Associates
Experts Predict Another Year of Robust Healthcare M&A

After a record-setting year of mergers and acquisitions in the healthcare sector for 2014, a recent survey by U.S. audit, tax and advisory firm KPMG LLP indicates 2015 will offer more of the same.

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CINDY SANDERS

Overcoming an Abundance of Adversity | Dr. Beverly Smallwood, This Wasn’t Supposed to Happen to Me, Thomas Nelson, Rodan + Fields.
Overcoming an Abundance of Adversity

Popular motivational speaker and psychologist lives the meaning of “Physician, Heal Thyself”

When Beverly Smallwood, PhD, was making the rounds discussing her candidly written book and video training program, This Wasn’t Supposed to Happen to Me: 10 Make or Break Choices When Life Steals Your Dreams and Rocks Your World, based on many adversities she and others had overcome, she admittedly thought most of her woes were behind her.

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JULIE PARKER