News tagged with compliance
A new Harvey L. Neiman Health Policy Institute study shows that fewer than one-in-five healthcare providers meet Medicare Physician Quality Reporting System (PQRS) requirements. Those that meet PQRS thresholds now receive ...
Health Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- For men with early prostate cancer undergoing expectant management, compliance with RAND structural indicators is high, but there is considerable variability in compliance with process indicators, ...
Cancer Aug 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The use of an electronic medical record (EMR) for reviewing portal images dramatically improves compliance with timeliness and record keeping, according to a study in the July issue of the Journal of the American College of ...
Other Jul 02, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a Perspective piece published Online First this week in the New England Journal of Medicine, a group of researchers from the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania propose a multi-pronged approa ...
Health Jun 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 1 |
(HealthDay) -- Oregon has seen a sharp rise in the number of parents who are delaying infant vaccinations, a trend that experts warn raises the risk of outbreaks of serious, even deadly, diseases.
Pediatrics Jun 18, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Scoliosis (curvature of the spine) affects three or four per thousand children and as many as seven out of ten older adults. While there is still controversy about the efficacy of back braces for children this is often considered ...
Health May 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Patients who paid for heart medications solely through Medicare were 57 percent more likely to not take them during coverage gaps compared to those who had a Part D low-income subsidy or additional insurance, according to ...
Cardiology Apr 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most of the 300 doctors in training rotas exempted from the 48 hour limit on working time imposed by the European Working Time Directive (EWTD) are now compliant, according to a report by BMJ Careers today.
Other Nov 11, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who had a transient ischaemic attack (TIA), sometimes referred to as a "mini stroke", were much less likely to experience further vascular events in the first year if their care was co-ordinated by a special hospital ...
Neuroscience Oct 27, 2011 | not rated yet | 0 |
Civilized human cohabitation requires us to respect elementary social norms. We guarantee compliance with these norms with our willingness to punish norm violations often even at our own expense. This behavior goes ...
Neuroscience Oct 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
At least two men may have come down with a rare bacterial skin infection that is hard to treat with antibiotics after getting tattoos at a store in Seattle, US health authorities said Wednesday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Aug 10, 2011 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Geisinger Health System vaccinated more than 92% of all employees against influenza this season, with a modification of a mandatory program. On average, fewer than half of all healthcare workers receive flu vaccinations.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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