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The Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018

On June 1, 2018, any person or business that acquires or uses personally identifiable information of an Alabama resident, or contracts to maintain, store, process or access such information, may be subject to The Alabama Data Breach Notification Act of 2018.

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Staying Focused on Practice Business Strategy

I recently attended a conference in Las Vegas where I caught up with colleagues who specialize in healthcare operations and business strategy.

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Can I Waive a Patient's Co-Pay?

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Clinical

Increasing Number of Women Diagnosed with Lung Cancer

Increasing Number of Women Diagnosed with Lung Cancer

Pulmonologist Sandra Gilley, MD says that COPD and lung cancer are a very real risk for women. And she wants physicians to be aware of the current screening recommendations.

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The New War on Alzheimer's

The New War on Alzheimer's

Jim Freeman survived D-Day. He survived Rommel's tanks rolling over his foxhole in North Africa, and even made it home after lying wounded in the snow at the Battle of the Bulge.

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Which Treatment for Which Tumor?

Which Treatment for Which Tumor?

'Brain tumor' may be the two most frightening words a patient will ever hear a surgeon speak. After the shock, there will be questions--most will ask what can be done.

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Feature Profiles

Breathing Easier with Amy CaJacob, MD

Breathing Easier with Amy CaJacob, MD

The most recent data finds one in every 10 Alabama adults suffer from asthma. The data also show more than 12 percent of Alabama children are living with the chronic respiratory disease at some point in their lives.

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Everybody's Got a Story

Everybody's Got a Story

Steven Stokes, MD grew up on a small farm in rural Alabama, which means he has lots of stories to tell about life in the country with cows, the 4-H Club and football, all woven together with a closely knit family that seemed to get the better of him whether he liked it or not.

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Regulatory/Compliance

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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Healthcare Collaboration

Not every major action takes an act of legislation.

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DOJ's New Approach to Frivolous Qui Tam Actions

DOJ's New Approach to Frivolous Qui Tam Actions

The Department of Justice (DOJ) recently made a surprising announcement that it may begin seeking dismissal of meritless qui tam cases brought under the False Claims Act.

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Enforcement Trends: Five Lessons from Recent OCR Resolution Agreements and Other Enforcement Risks

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Reseach

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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Drinking Sugary Drinks may be Associated with Greater Risk of Death

Drinking Sugary Drinks may be Associated with Greater Risk of Death

Adults who are 45 years old or older and who consume large amounts of sugary beverages, including soft drinks, fruit drinks and fruit juices, may have a higher risk of dying from heart disease or other causes, compared to those who drink fewer sugary drinks, according to new research.

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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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UAB Study Shows Link Between Microbiome in the Gut and Parkinson's

UAB Study Shows Link Between Microbiome in the Gut and Parkinson's

There is growing evidence showing a connection between Parkinson's disease and the composition of the microbiome of the gut.

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Brookwood Baptist Cardiovascular Research Takes a Leading Role in Two International Trials

Brookwood Baptist Cardiovascular Research Takes a Leading Role in Two International Trials

Can stem cells mend a broken heart? Which approach to managing carotid stenosis is the best option to help which patients avoid a stroke?

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Grand Rounds

Swanson Named National Optometric Educator of the Year

Swanson Named National Optometric Educator of the Year

Mark Swanson, OD, MSPH, FAAO, professor in the UAB School of Optometry, has been named the American Optometric Association's 2018 Educator of the Year.

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Urology Centers CME Conference

Urology Centers CME Conference

Urology Centers of Alabama hosted their annual CME conference in March at the Grand Bohemian Hotel in Mountain Brook. This year's focus was "Urology Fundamentals: There's more to Urology than just Catheters!"

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Brookwood Receives Award for Stroke Care

Brookwood Baptist Medical Center, part of the Advanced Neuroscience Network (ANN), earned the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's "Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke" Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll-Elite. T

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David Cox, MD, MSCAI Named 2018-19 President of SCAI

David Cox, MD, MSCAI Named 2018-19 President of SCAI

David A. Cox, MD, MSCAI, director of the cardiac catheterization laboratory at Brookwood Baptist Health and practicing at CVA, has assumed office as 2018-19 president of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI).

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Infirmary Health Becomes Affiliate of the UAB Health System

Infirmary Health in Mobile has become an affiliate of the UAB Health System.

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