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Tax Developments Affecting Health Care Organizations

In a typical bundled payment arrangement, a healthcare provider receives a single bundled payment and then distributes individual payments to specialists and other care providers Example: Hospital receives payment for hip replacement surgery and then distributes to the anesthesiologist, surgeon, medical device company, etc., to cover the costs of ... (more)


Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Apr 17, 2014

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Could Surgery, Anesthesia While Very Young Hamper Kids' Development?

Children younger than 2 who undergo multiple surgeries requiring general anesthesia may be up to three times more likely than other children to develop speech and language problems as they grow up, a new study suggests. However, experts cautioned that the finding appears to be restricted to very small children who require more than one surgery .


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Medicine, Health

The Hartford Courant

Children's Boutique Drains Owner's Pockets But She Perseveres

Stanhope, 27, has been a nanny for years, and worked part time for a children's boutique in Avon that closed after three years when the owner decided she'd rather spend more time with her young children.


Related Topix: Avon, CT, Collinsville, CT, Torrington, CT, Medicine, Canton, CT

Market Wire

North American Partners in Anesthesia Partners With East Side...

North American Partners in Anesthesia , the largest single specialty anesthesia and perioperative management company in the United States, and East Side Endoscopy located in Manhattan, NY today announced their partnership.


Related Topix: Medicine

Wed Apr 16, 2014

CBS Local

Anesthesiologist Has 'Knock-Out' Plan To Win 13th District

Four Democrats are running to replace Congresswoman Alyson Schwartz in Pennsylvania's 13th district, including one unconventional candidate whose campaign is getting a boost from an unusual source.


Related Topix: Medicine

Tue Apr 15, 2014

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.


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

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.


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.


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 .


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.


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.


Related Topix: Kids, Family, Medicine

Thu Apr 10, 2014


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Related Topix: Nursing, Medicine


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 .


Related Topix: Medicine


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.


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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Africa, Tanzania, World News, Medicine