Texas #QualityFraud and opioids
Readmission risk jumps 2.9% for every day spent in rural hospital
AMA Wire: Specialized Opioid Treatment Available
Hospital Retaliation Against Doctors Over Patient Safety Concerns In an Oct. 2 interview with the Detroit Free Press, Dr. Elder said there was no truth to the allegations of misconduct, and that the demotions were a retaliation attempt by DMC and its parent company, Dallas-based Tenet Healthcare, after the four individuals voiced concerns about safety […]
The boards of Cleveland Clinic and Vero Beach, Fla.-based Indian River Medical Center voted to approve a series of agreements allowing IRMC to integrate into the Cleveland Clinic, the organizations announced Oct. 3.
A Santa Rosa neurosurgeon whose specialty includes pain management has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges that include unlawful distribution of painkillers over more than a year. The indictment against Thomas M. Keller, 71, unsealed Monday, alleges he illegally distributed Oxycodone, fentanyl and Tramadol spanning a period of 13 months from June […]
BlackBerry’s network operation center will power a blockchain ledger provided by biotech incubator ONEBIO. Blockchain describes a permanent ledger of online transactions or exchanges, which, unlike a traditional database, is shared among a network of users rather than being maintained by one party.
How Hospitals Are Failing To Address Opioid Epidemic
The Lancet: New Stroke Treatment
Blood Lab Revolution?: By sampling the small amount of genetic material that circulates in the bloodstream, he’s replacing invasive, often painful procedures with cheaper, easier blood tests. He’s built a career out of turning highly specialized procedures into something simple that can be done anywhere, including the most remote places in the world.