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Practice Tips: Ancillary procedures are win-win-win

To help internists create a cost-benefit analysis, ACP's Financial Management Toolkit (ACP membership required) can help project expenses and reimbursement of a new service or procedure. ... And, at Internal Medicine 2014, the Waxman Clinical Skills
March 2014

More surgical procedures occurring outside of hospitals

than men. Although the majority of visits had only one (56.3%) or two (28.5%) procedures performed, 2.6% had five or more procedures performed. ... Frequently performed procedures on ambulatory patients included endoscopy of large intestine, endoscopy of
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Internists' malpractice claims often for failure to refer, do procedures

QD: News Every Day--Internists' malpractice claims often for failure to refer, do procedures. ... lung cancer, acute myocardial infarction, colon cancer, and breast cancer;.• no misadventure (25.4%);.• improper performance of a procedure (11.1%); and.
September 2019

QD: News Every Day--Botox procedure volumes above pre-recession peak

QD: News Every Day--Botox procedure volumes above pre-recession peak. Patients are returning to doctors in record numbers for Botox, a corporate executive announced at a health care summit. ... He told Reuters demand for cosmetic procedures hit bottom in
September 2019

Effect of nonpayment for preventable infections on SSI rates following orthopedic procedures

The impact of the nonpayment policy change on orthopedic procedures is less well studied. ... and elbow arthrodesis and repair, and spinal refusion procedures, but not hip and knee replacements (since they aren't covered under the policy).
September 2019

ACP issues guidance statement for breast cancer screening of average-risk women with no symptoms | Internal Medicine Meeting 2019 News | ACP Internist

procedures. including breast biopsies. In an accompanying editorial, Joann G. Elmore, MD, MPH, FACP, and Christoph I.
April 2019


had already spread through the bloodstream the procedure would be of no benefit. ... Since benefits of all three procedures proved to be essentially equal, there was no need for radical procedures.
September 2019

Adding cosmetic procedures lifts internists' sagging incomes

That's when he began to think about adding aesthetic procedures to his menu of services. ... and 9.1 million minimally invasive procedures, according to the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
February 2008

Just one eye

Much of interventional cardiology treads the ground lightly in the area of solid epidemiological evidence of benefit for some very expensive procedures. ... Our system is based on sickness, not health, so expensive procedures are favored over preventing
September 2019

Procedure costs and physician income disparity

Procedure costs and physician income disparity. As an internist (yes I am a specialist, just not a subspecialist), I do no procedures. ... Now I understand that procedures are not mindless. Physicians doing procedures must think prior to the procedure,
September 2019

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