Precision Oncology

In the past, tumors were often treated based on where they first presented. In the lung, they were treated as lung cancer. In the prostate, odds were that a prostate cancer protocol would offer the greatest hope for a cure.

Business

New Pathways to Success for ACOs

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Wading into the Pool of Risk Bearing Reimbursement Models

Many Alabama providers participated in the Quality Payment Program in 2017, under MIPS (Merit Based Incentive Program). A handful participated in a MIPS APM (Alternative Payment Model), which is a baby step towards alternative payments, but still left the participants free from downside risks.

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UAB Physician Develops Novel Node Surgery for Melanoma

UAB Physician Develops Novel Node Surgery for Melanoma

Sunlight provides the energy that powers all life on earth. However, those radiant waves also have a darker side. They are a leading suspect in cellular changes that lead to melanoma, a cancer that can rapidly become lethal as it moves into surrounding lymph nodes and beyond.

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Opportunities and Warnings about Reimbursements

Opportunities and Warnings about Reimbursements

"We have a problem with patients disregarding their medical provider, and that shows in many ways," says Maddox Casey, CPA, MBA, with Warren Averett healthcare division.

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Rural Reimbursements

Rural Reimbursements

Only 4,177 rural health clinics (RHCs) exist in the entire U.S. A little over one hundred of those reside in Alabama.

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Feature Profiles

Lynn Batten, MD Alias Dr. Fun

Lynn Batten, MD Alias Dr. Fun

If you are wandering the halls of the University of South Alabama's School of Medicine, hear music and someone counting to the beat, it's probably Dr. Fun and her colleagues.

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Regulatory/Compliance

The Stark Law: A Reminder and Request

If you ask a healthcare provider to state the healthcare laws and regulations that give them a headache, you are likely to receive a range of responses.

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Alabama's New Data Breach Law

Alabama's New Data Breach Law
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DOJ Formalizes New Approach to Frivolous Qui Tam Actions

DOJ Formalizes New Approach to Frivolous Qui Tam Actions

We recently reported that Michael Granston, Director of the Civil Fraud Section of the Department of Justice (DOJ), made comments during a November 2017 healthcare compliance conference suggesting that in cases where the DOJ has determined allegations in a qui tam (or "whistleblower") lawsuit lack merit, the government may more aggressively exercise its statutory authority - rarely used in the past - to dismiss such cases.

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The Battle over 340B

The Battle over 340B

The battle over 340B continues as hospitals serving some of the nation's most vulnerable patients worry what will happen if $1.6 billion in cuts go through.

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Reseach

Improving Sleep Quality for Breast Cancer Survivors

Improving Sleep Quality for Breast Cancer Survivors

A study by researchers at the UAB School of Health Professions published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, the official journal of the American College of Sports Medicine, connects aerobic physical activity -- like walking -- to better sleep for post-primary treatment breast cancer survivors.

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Drug Slows Brain Damage in Multiple Sclerosis

Drug Slows Brain Damage in Multiple Sclerosis

Results from a clinical trial of more than 250 participants with progressive multiple sclerosis revealed that ibudilast was better than a placebo in slowing down brain shrinkage.

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Researcher Finds Risk of Later Death after Donor Blood, Marrow Transplant in Childhood

Researcher Finds Risk of Later Death after Donor Blood, Marrow Transplant in Childhood

While blood and marrow transplants can save the life of a pediatric cancer patient, research out of the UAB found that those patients may be at an increased risk of premature death years or even decades after the procedure as compared with the general population.

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Big-Data Helps Define the Burden of Sarcoidosis

Big-Data Helps Define the Burden of Sarcoidosis

Physician-scientists from UAB using big-data recently summarized in the Journal of the American Heart Association the prevalence of cardiovascular manifestations, rates of defibrillator placement (ICD) and predictors of in-hospital mortality in sarcoidosis -- a disorder that affects multiple organs.

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Clinical

UAB Now Offers Autonomic Testing with a Comprehensive Lab

UAB Now Offers Autonomic Testing with a Comprehensive Lab
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Precision Oncology

Precision Oncology

In the past, tumors were often treated based on where they first presented. In the lung, they were treated as lung cancer. In the prostate, odds were that a prostate cancer protocol would offer the greatest hope for a cure.

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Comprehensive Hip Care Concept Provides Specialized Treatment

Comprehensive Hip Care Concept Provides Specialized Treatment

Nowhere is efficiency more important than in the practice of medicine. Orthopaedists at the Andrews Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center have embraced that philosophy through specialty care in its Hip Center.

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Non-Surgical Treatments Can Delay Joint Replacement

Non-Surgical Treatments Can Delay Joint Replacement

As we age, the cartilage in our joints begin to deteriorate. Years of use will gradually wear down the cushion provided by cartilage and can lead to inflammation, swelling and, finally, arthritis.

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Treating Your Back Pain Without Surgery

Treating Your Back Pain Without Surgery

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor, but not all back problems require surgery. Most causes of the pain can be treated with non-surgical methods in a doctor's office.

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Playing it Safe

Playing it Safe

The ACL Play-It-Safe Program™ is being implemented across the country to help athletes understand the mechanics of movement and reduce non-contact ACL injuries.

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Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute

Hugh Kaul Precision Medicine Institute

In less than two centuries, medical science has accomplished miracles--vaccines, anesthesia, antibiotics and now even heart and face transplants. It has saved millions.

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Grand Rounds

Dixon Receives Honor from Medical Association of the State of Alabama

Dixon Receives Honor from Medical Association of the State of Alabama

Larry Dixon recently received the William Henry Sanders Award from the Medical Association of the State of Alabama for his continued dedication to the health of the residents of Alabama.

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Shelby Baptist Performs Its First ENB

Shelby Baptist Performs Its First ENB

Shelby Baptist Medical Center recently performed its first Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy, a a minimally invasive approach that accesses difficult-to-reach areas of the lung, aiding in the diagnosis of lung disease and leading to earlier, personalized treatment, potentially saving lives.

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Samford's Sanders and Hogue Named to Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame

Samford's Sanders and Hogue Named to Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame

Nena Sanders, vice provost of Samford University's College of Health Sciences and professor of Ida Moffett School of Nursing, and Michael Hogue, professor and associate dean of the Center for Faith and Health, have been named to the Alabama Healthcare Hall of Fame.

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American Heart Association Honors Marcella Roberts

American Heart Association Honors Marcella Roberts

The American Heart Association has honored Birmingham business leader Marcella Roberts with the Louis B. Russell, Jr. Memorial Award for her work with underserved populations.

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Champion Sports PTs Earn Designation

Champion Sports PTs Earn Designation

Adam Finck, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS and Andrew Kupper PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS of Champion Sports Medicine have earning the designation as board-certified sports clinical specialists (SCS).

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Samford's Ida Moffett School of Nursing Receives Grant

Samford's Ida Moffett School of Nursing Receives Grant

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration has awarded Samford University's Ida Moffett School of Nursing a $2.1 million grant to help make graduate nursing education more affordable for currently practicing or teaching nurses committed to careers in nursing education.

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Pennisson Joins Brookwood Baptist Health

Pennisson Joins Brookwood Baptist Health

Jay Pennisson has been named group chief financial officer for Brookwood Baptist Health and chief financial officer for Brookwood Baptist Medical Center.

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Kezar Affiliates with Aspire Cahaba

Kezar Affiliates with Aspire Cahaba

Laura Kezar, MD, who is a professor and associate dean for students at UAB School of Medicine, is now also serving as the Physiatrist for the Aspire Physical Recovery Center at Cahaba where she is doing rounds twice a week.

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DCH among First in State to use New Infant Safety System

DCH among First in State to use New Infant Safety System

DCH Health System hospitals are among the first in Alabama to use a new infant safety system that digitally scans a baby's footprints after birth.

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AFib Awareness Month

AFib Awareness Month

September is National Atrial Fibrillation (AFib) Awareness Month

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U.S. News & World Names DCH High Performing

U.S. News & World Report has named DCH Regional Medical Center a High Performing Hospital in the areas of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Heart Failure.

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Listi Named CEO of Shelby Baptist Medical Center

Listi Named CEO of Shelby Baptist Medical Center

Daniel Listi has been named chief executive officer of Shelby Baptist Medical Center. Listi joins the Brookwood Baptist Health System having recently served as Group chief operating officer of Tenet Health's El Paso/Rio Grande Valley and COO of Valley Baptist Medical Center - Harlingten, Texas.

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