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New dosing for ESAs and oseltamivir, warning on pioglitazone

Patients undergoing a knee replacement should take the medication for 12 days and patients undergoing a hip replacement procedure should take it for 35 days.
September 2011

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
July 2020

Is office colonoscopy ethical?

She believes, of course, that the procedure is necessary as her physician had recommended it. ... When we order a CAT scan, for example, the procedure is always done whether it's needed or not.
July 2020

Successful bariatric surgery requires planning, prep

the procedure, according to experts. ... In our story this month, staff writer Mollie Durkin delves into the many issues surrounding bariatric surgery, including a review of the procedures available and which are most commonly performed now.
January 2016

Survey finds some patients hate pills more than others

As a result, patient goals should be considered before patients and their caregivers decide on such procedures.
May 2015

Fee schedule updates, penalties explained for 2012

For internal medicine, the overall effect on the Relative Value Unit (RVU) and Multiple Procedure Payment Reductions (MPPRs), without factoring in the update, is nearly flat, at 1% increase in allowable ... Thus, physicians may report Healthcare Common
January 2012

Answering questions about coding for ACA-mandated services

the procedure code.
March 2014

Indications added for Gardasil, breast implants questioned

The recall prompted the FDA to remind clinicians that non-sterile pads are not intended to prep patients prior to procedures requiring strict sterility measures (such as catheter insertion or surgery)
April 2011

Rhode Island practice adopts patient-centered medical home

You need to create policies and procedures to satisfy every element of the application, and document that you have done so. ... All physicians and staff need to be guided through the new procedures.
September 2010

Helping shield clinicians and the community from contagion

If they're involved in some kind of aerosol-generating procedure, then they wear N95s under the face shield,” said Dr.
July 2020

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