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Insurer: No more prior auths for opioid addiction meds | Managed … – ModernMedicine

Cigna is ending its prior authorization policy for medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder. This move comes months after New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman requested that the insurer supply information about its MAT policies to address concerns about barriers to treatment for opioid use ;...
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Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine Develop Cutting-Edge Test to Identify Whether an Infection … – DARKDaily.com – Laboratory News

Category: Coding, Billing, and Collections, Digital Pathology, Instruments & Equipment, Laboratory Hiring & Human Resources, Laboratory Instruments & Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Management and Operations, Laboratory News, Laboratory Operations, Laboratory Pathology, Laboratory Testing Published: October 24 2016 Early results are promising and this technology could lead to a clinical laboratory...
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Most Employers Paying For Doctor Telemedicine Visits – Forbes

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Forbes Most Employers Paying For Doctor Telemedicine VisitsForbesNearly 60% of the nation’s large employers now provide medical coverage for telemedicine , offering workers access to video consultations with physicians via smartphone, tablet or desktop computer. The number of such employers now covering … Source
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Congress continues down the yellow brick fantasy road with MACRA … – ModernMedicine

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Medical Economics’ blog section which features contributions from members of the medical community. These blogs are an opportunity for bloggers to engage with readers about a topic that is top of mind, whether it is practice management, experiences with patients, the industry, medicine in general, or healthcare reform....
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Montefiore and the Hebrew Home at Riverdale Bring Cutting Edge Geriatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to … – Newswise (press release)

<!– « Return to article list –> Return to Article List Next Article > Montefiore and the Hebrew Home at Riverdale Bring Cutting Edge Geriatrics, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation to Sub-Acute Care — Montefiore Physician Staffed Floor at Hebrew Home to Care for Patients, Create Optimal Care Transitions and...
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Telemedicine connects community doctors to Cardinal Glennon – KSDK.com

Cardinal Glennon Dr. Ayood Ali demonstrates how he uses telemedicine to connect with doctors in community hospitals. (Photo: KSDK, KSDK) It’s a life-saving technology for the smallest of patients. Pediatricians at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children’s Hospital are using telemedicine to consult small or rural hospitals on tough cases....
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Commercial Insurers Urge Congressional Budget Office to Consider … – The National Law Review

Lisa Schmitz Mazur is a partner in the law firm of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and is based in the Firm’s Chicago ; Lisa maintains a general health industry practice, focusing on the representation of hospitals and health systems and other health industry providers. Lisa’s representation of hospitals...
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CDC chief: Antibiotic resistance 'scary' threat to modern medicine … – CIDRAP

The head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) kicked off the plenary session at IDWeek2016 with a warning that modern medicine could be undermined if we don’t act quickly to reduce antibiotic resistance. “Truly we face a scary situation,” CDC Director Tom Frieden, MD, MPH, told...
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Navigating the buzzwords of telehealth – ModernMedicine

Editor’s Note: Welcome to Medical Economics’ blog section which features contributions from members of the medical community. These blogs are an opportunity for bloggers to engage with readers about a topic that is top of mind, whether it is practice management, experiences with patients, the industry, medicine in general, or healthcare reform....
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'Pure Genius' Combines Medical Drama With Cutting Edge Technology – CBS Local

Follow : Facebook | Twitter MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Pure Genius is a cutting edge medical drama about a young Silicon Valley tech titan named James Bell, who enlists Dr. Walter Wallace, an exceptional veteran surgeon with a controversial past to run their state of the art hospital. Actor Augustus Prew plays billionaire...
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