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14 hrs ago | Washington University in St. Louis

Gereau named Brown professor of anesthesiology

Larry J. Shapiro, MD, , executive vice chancellor for medical affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, congratulates Robert W. Gereau IV, PhD, at his installation as the Dr. Seymour and Rose T. Brown Professor of Anesthesiology.

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Related Topix: Biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Saint Louis University, Health

20 hrs ago | Business Journal

UC researchers 'touch' discovery could help pain disorders

Jianguo Gu, an anesthesiology professor at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, led a research team working on how certain cells play a role in the sense of touch.

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Related Topix: Medicine, University of Cincinnati

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Anesthesia Business Consultants Shares Thoughts From the Advanced...

Anesthesia Business Consultants , a leading provider in billing and practice management for the anesthesia and pain management specialty, is pleased to announce that the 2014 Advanced Institute for Anesthesia Practice Management conference was a success and shares thoughts regarding the conference.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Tulane University

Medical News Today

Surgery decisions should be patient-centered, team-based and...

Surgery for frail, senior citizen patients can be risky. A new patient-centered, team-based approach to deciding whether these high-risk patients will benefit from surgery is championed in a Perspective of the New England Journal of Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Pain

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Marion Star

Medicare data release puts scope on payments, reach

Reimbursements to doctors who provide Medicare services in 2012 ranged from nearly $21 million to a single Florida ophthalmologist to $27,000 for the average anesthesiologist, according to the first look at government payment data in 35 years.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Medicine, Ophthalmology, Medicaid

Fri Apr 11, 2014

ABC Action News

Answer these questions before kids have surgery

Getting ready for surgery can be unsettling for kids and their parents. It's important to ask questions so you and your child can be prepared.

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Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Circulation

Positive Feedback in Cardioprotection: Can More Mechanism Lead to Translation? [Editorials]

From the Departments of Anesthesiology, Medicine, and Physiology, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.

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Related Topix: Medicine, UC Los Angeles, Heart Attack, Health

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Medical College taps former GE exec to bring research to market

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Medical College of Wisconsin, Medicine

Pensacola News Journal

Medicare payments made public

Pensacolians who want to compare the amounts that their doctors billed Medicare for specific procedures to the fees submitted to the federal insurance agency by other physicians can now do so thanks to unprecedented data released this week.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Health, Pensacola, FL, Medicine, University of West Florida

The Daily Advertiser

Patients need to know about costs upfront

Most of us who've endured any major illness or significant medical procedure have gotten another surprise while we're on the mend: an unexpected bill.

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Related Topix: Pathology, Medicine, Radiology, Shreveport, LA, Opinion

Wed Apr 09, 2014

University of Rochester

For Sick, Elderly Patients, Surgical Decision Making “Takes a Village”

Surgical decision making for sick, elderly patients should be orchestrated by a multidisciplinary team, including the patient, his or her family, the surgeon, primary care physician, nurses and non-clinicians, such as social workers, advocates Laurent G. Glance, M.D., in a perspective piece published today in the New England Journal of Medicine.

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Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine

Newswise

For Frail, High-Risk Seniors, Surgery Decisions Should Be...

Surgery for frail, senior citizen patients can be risky. A new patient-centered, team-based approach to deciding whether these high-risk patients will benefit from surgery is championed in an April 10 Perspective of the New England Journal of Medicine .

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Related Topix: Medicine

Newswise

Surprising Spike in Postoperative Cardiac Surgery Deaths May Be an...

Analyzing a national database of hospital inpatient records, a team of researchers reports an expected spike in mortality six days after cardiac surgery, but also a more surprising and potentially troubling jump in deaths at the 30-day mark.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Stanford University, Johns Hopkins University

PhysOrg Weblog

Aspirin before non-cardiac surgery is ineffective and often harmful

Queen's University and Kingston General Hospital researchers are part of a groundbreaking international study that has shown that starting - or continuing - to take Aspirin before non-cardiac surgery as a way to protect the heart after surgery is ineffective and, in some cases, harmful.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Surgery, Aspirin (generic), Bayer, Alka-Seltzer, Heart Attack, Health, Nursing

Fibers.org

NIR spectroscopy reveals insight into altitude sickness

By using NIR spectroscopy to monitor blood flow in the brains of six climbers scaling Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, German medical researchers have identified a possible way to prevent the headaches that are a common feature of altitude sickness.

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Related Topix: Africa, Tanzania, World News, Medicine

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Medicare data release puts scope on payments, reach

Reimbursements to doctors who provide Medicare services in 2012 ranged from nearly $21 million to a single Florida ophthalmologist to the $27,000 for the average anesthesiologist, according to the first look at government payment data in 35 years.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicare, Medicine, Ophthalmology

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The News-Star

Fairness in balance billing

These bills are called "balance billing." Generally, most physicians and hospitals have contracts with insurance companies that require them to accept the insurance's "in-network" reimbursement as full payment.

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Related Topix: Pathology, Medicine, Radiology, Shreveport, LA

Newswise

American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA(r)) Selects Premier, Inc....

The American Society of Anesthesiologists today announced it has chosen Premier, Inc. , a leading health care improvement company, to develop a first-of-its-kind learning collaborative for the ASA's Perioperative Surgical Home model of care.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Bioscience Technology

Messenger of Pain Identified

In their pursuit of understanding how pain works at the molecular level, a research team lead by Ru-Rong Ji of anesthesiology and neurobiology has found a new function for MicroRNAs, short stretches of genetic material that signal genes to turn on or off.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

Business Wire

View Press Release

The AIAPM seminar will bring together the finest experts in the field of anesthesia billing and practice management to address the bottom line issues that will help each attendee to better manage their practice or business.

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Related Topix: Las Vegas, NV, Medicine

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