In an effort to boost patient engagement, Advanced Spinal Rehab in Lincoln, Neb., has launched a website to educate patients about chiropractic and physical therapy, the center announced.
U.S. drug regulators may allow companies to restart clinical trials centered on osteoarthritis painkillers that carry a risk of joint damage, according to a Reuters report.
Electronic patient records may increase healthcare costs by leading physicians to order tests more often, according to a study reported in the New York Times.
Published in Health Information Technology
March 09, 2012
The Kentucky House of Representatives yesterday approved a bill to increase regulation on pain management facilities and physicians prescribing pain medication, according to an Associated Press report.
Frank Bender, MD, has joined KURE Pain Management of Annapolis, Md., as a spine intervention and pain management specialist.
With new procedures, varying payor reimbursements and rising implant costs to consider, running a profitable, orthopedic-driven ASC can often be a delicate balancing act of conflicting demands. Karen Cannizzaro, CASC, administrator at Physicians Day Surgery Center in Naples, Fla., provides five strategies for satisfying physicians, patients and payors while maintaining a profit-driven and increasingly efficient ASC.
Published in Improving Practice Profits
The Birmingham 2012 Pain Research Symposium will gather internationally regarded researchers for an in-depth look at the science and clinical aspects of pain research, the University of Alabama announced.
Ithaca College Physical Therapy Professor Katherine Beissner will use a $1.5 million research grant to study pain therapy treatments in older patients, according to an interview in The Ithacan.
March 07, 2012
A West Virginia substance abuse bill recently passed the House after receiving several amendments, according to a State Journal report.
Veterans diagnosed with PTSD are twice as likely as other veterans to be prescribed opioid painkillers, according to a study reported on CNN.