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Social hospitals

Medicine has advanced so that many illnesses and procedures that used to require days in the hospital now can be treated in an office setting. ... WHY NOT have medical care in your home, including IV therapy and even advanced procedures like dialysis if
September 2020

Holy (sacred) cow!

The key finding: “real” stenting produced no measurable benefit in exercise time increment (the primary endpoint) compared with a “placebo procedure.” The study was well done, with true blinding of patients ... Instead, I think this study is
September 2020

More public reporting

As described in the current report, the NCDR consists of a “suite of registries … that collect, audit, benchmark and report clinical data and outcomes on specific cardiovascular procedures and diagnoses to ... It is big because cardiovascular
September 2020

Avoid the most common claims errors in Medicare billing

procedure code is compatible with that POS.
April 2013

Sham good!

For me, the most interesting difference was the inclusion of a blinded control group, which was “treated” with a sham procedure. ... Once again we are reminded of the power of patients’ believing that they had undergone a therapeutic procedure.
September 2020

Stinting on stents

procedure. That is precisely not the point, and gives the public the incorrect idea that angioplasties are expensive and beneficial luxuries. ... My previous posts about angioplasty:. About a study which showed angioplasty patients did not understand the
September 2020

The DIE-t order

They cannot eat if they have a condition that will be worsened with intake or they will have a procedure the next day. ... Typically they can eat up until midnight if they are having a procedure or operation.
September 2020

DDW: NOTES worth a mention

That's how natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES), a new surgical procedure that even its backers call "a bit unorthodox," currently being tested, would work. ... The idea is that the procedure would be easier on patients because it is
September 2020

Learning to learn: Simulators are easy, inexpensive to make

The balloon knot should not be against the top surface that will be cut into during the procedure. ... skills and procedures that can be used in the office and inpatient settings.
October 2010

Fatal error

The clinician is paid for matching diagnosis with procedure (ICD for CPT, in code). ... Rewards for unnecessary tests, procedures, and medications need to be minimized or eliminated.
September 2020

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