I was Dr. Nobody while I was there. Each patient in that hospital seems like a nobody attached to a set of problem codes and procedure codes (which may, by the
Seymour Herschberg, FACP. New York, N.Y. An article in The February 2008 issue of ACP Internist (“Adding cosmetic procedures lifts internists' sagging incomes”) describes how general internists are increasingly devoting ... The principal rationale
perfusion scans received excess radiation, review their radiation dosing protocols, implement quality control procedures, and check the CT scanner display panel before performing a study.
59: Use for procedures bundled into another procedure under the Correct Coding Initiative edits;. ... 7. E/M service and procedures on the same day. You can bill for both if you see the patient, evaluate him, and decide to do a procedure on the same
When Dr. Kaye's mother couldn't use the scale to indicate that her pain had decreased, the pain specialist balked at doing more nerve-burning procedures. ... Dr. Kaye, who teaches and practices at Louisiana State University and Tulane University in New
A class I recall of the AFX Introducer System Model S17-45 due to reports of the dilator breaking during procedures. ... Medtronic is also distributing a revised clinician refill reference card with information about the pump refill procedure for the
Approval was based on evidence that using the system during HRPCI could allow a longer and more thorough procedure by preventing episodes of hemodynamic instability and reduce later adverse events compared ... Key changes have been made to the precleaning
Vermont's legislation, signed into law in June, initially restricted opioids for minor procedures to 10 pills, according to the Vermont Medical Society.
The next question was, ‘Why don't we try to get rid of any invasive procedure and just let the patient eat the pill that contains the same mixture?’” said Dr.
I think nowadays there is a serious lack of needed clinical bedside skills, and there is excess enthusiasm to perform procedures and rely on them for diagnosis.