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  • obstetrics and gyneco
  • Rodriguez's account of events in 2012 and 2013 that culminated in the transfer of the obstetrics and gynecology clinic and the outpatient psychiatric clinic to private offices came during the fourth day of the NLRB hearing, which will resume next Wednesday. (theday.com)
  • practices
  • Memorial Healthcare System, consisting of 6 acute care hospitals, a nursing home, outpatient facilities, home health services and physician practices, provides quality, comprehensive care to the residents of the surrounding communities. (simplyhired.com)
  • Hartford - The union representing workers at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital proposed a lower union wage scale for employees of hospital-affiliated physician practices compared to unionized hospital workers, but L+M administrators countered that "doctors who run the offices didn't want their offices to be unionized. (theday.com)
  • The judge had indicated he would support a limited settlement that applied to possible labor law violations pertaining to the seven workers, but would not favor a broader ruling that would automatically extend the union into all the affiliated practices, known as L+M Medical Group, L+M Physician Association or LMPA. (theday.com)
  • In 2011, he said, his son worked on behalf of the union for "two or three days" to try to organize workers at the physician practices, which remain nonunion. (theday.com)
  • The newly approved contract settles the issues raised in the National Labor Relations Board case, which centered on seven union jobs lost when the hospital transferred outpatient services from the main hospital to affiliated nonunion physician practices in the community. (theday.com)
  • The contract also establishes rules for union-organizing efforts at the affiliated physician practices in Lawrence + Memorial Medical Group, which employ about 150 workers at about 70 primary care and speciality care doctors' offices in southeastern Connecticut and Westerly. (theday.com)
  • To better understand the effect of hospital-owned practices on payment trends, CMS proposes to create a HCPCS modifier to be reported with every code furnished in this setting beginning Jan. 1, 2015. (acc.org)
  • Application of the Value-Based Payment Modifier on 2018 payments will be expanded to nonphysician EP solo practitioners and group practices (e.g., physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists) based on the 2016 performance period. (acc.org)
  • This study analyzed data on private insurer payment rates to hospitals and physician practices, focusing on variation across and within markets. (hschange.org)
  • Children's Hospital
  • In the United States, the current American Heart Association guidelines recommend screening only competitive athletes, not all children, using history and physical examination alone,' said the study leader, Victoria L. Vetter, MD, MPH , a pediatric cardiologist at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. (chop.edu)
  • The Children's Hospital research team published their study on March 15 in the American Heart Journal. (chop.edu)
  • Vetter is the Medical Director of Youth Heart Watch at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, an affiliate of Project ADAM. (chop.edu)
  • 2017
  • For 2017 and subsequent years, CMS proposes to remove three measures from the Hospital Outpatient Quality Reporting Program (OQR): OP-4: Aspirin at Arrival (NQF #0286), as well as two prophylactic antibiotic surgery measures. (acc.org)
  • 500,000
  • The European Science Foundation is funding the network, entitled GENIEUR (Genes in Irritable Bowel Syndrome Europe) and headed by biologist Dr. Beate Niesler of Heidelberg University Hospital's Institute of Human Genetics, providing 500,000 euros over the next four years. (innovations-report.com)
  • reform
  • In addition, physician payment, health reform and SGR will be hot topics of discussion with members of Congress as part of this year's Legislative Conference taking place Sept. 22-24 in Washington, DC. (acc.org)
  • cardiology
  • Take a closer look at how the proposed Physician Fee Schedule and HOPPS rules will impact cardiology and stay tuned for ACC's comments that will be submitted at the end of the summer. (acc.org)
  • proposal
  • Under the proposal, physicians will see a 0.5 percent payment increase on Jan. 1, 2016. (acc.org)
  • A proposal to expand the Value-Based Purchasing Program to include all physicians in groups of 10 or more. (acc.org)
  • departments
  • CMS's new position backs away from its previous position that in essence "deemed" hospitals and on-campus outpatient departments to have met the direct supervision requirement for incident-to billing. (lexology.com)
  • eligible
  • In 2013, only physicians in groups of 100 or more are eligible for inclusion in the Value-Based Purchasing Program. (acc.org)
  • Humans
  • Our findings were made on mice, but they confirm the results of clinical studies on humans," says Dr. Isermann. (eurekalert.org)
  • formal
  • It appears that sufficient staffing, predictability in employment, adequate communication of formal policies and senior physicians adopting the position of a positive role model are particularly important. (biomedcentral.com)
  • proposes
  • CMS proposes to delete the exception in the Physician Payment Sunshine Act (Open Payments Program) for reporting of indirect payments by industry to physicians serving as faculty for accredited and/or certified continuing medical education. (acc.org)
  • schedule
  • The session began 90 minutes behind schedule because attorneys for the hospital, NLRB and the union, AFT Connecticut, met to discuss a possible settlement of the case that had been encouraged by Judge Raymond Green on Thursday. (theday.com)
  • participation
  • During HSC s recently completed 2010 site visits to 12 nationally representative metropolitan communities, insurers consistently cited higher payment rates to obtain hospital and physician group participation in health plan networks as a major factor driving higher insurance premiums. (hschange.org)
  • organizational
  • In this challenging environment hospitals are struggling to build effective hospital-physician relationships which are considered to be a critical determinant of organizational success. (springer.com)
  • In particular, professional development opportunities (18.8%), hospital prestige (16.5%), organizational support (17.2%) and leader support (9.3%) were found to be most important. (springer.com)
  • In this paper we build further on this endeavor by investigating the relative importance of several organizational attributes (economic, relational and professional) to physicians. (springer.com)
  • payment
  • Hospitals that fail to meet the OQR reporting requirements will continue to face a 2 percent point reduction in payment. (acc.org)
  • As in previous years, the ACC continues to fight to avoid the physician payment cut. (acc.org)
  • In addition, physicians would no longer to be able to "opt in" to receive a bonus or penalty, but would instead be automatically opted into a payment adjustment. (acc.org)
  • Wide variation in private insurer payment rates to hospitals and physicians across and within local markets suggests that some providers, particularly hospitals, have significant market power to negotiate higher-than-competitive prices, according to a new study by the Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC). (hschange.org)
  • Few would characterize the variation in hospital and physician payment rates found in this study to be consistent with a highly competitive market. (hschange.org)
  • service
  • Instead of counting seniority by years of total service at the hospital, including any years union workers spent in nonunion management positions, only years in unionized positions will count under the new system, the sources said. (theday.com)
  • Methods
  • Since we categorically excludeanimal testing, we use these kinds of realistic methods with human cells, which are especially significant for us," said Dr. GittaNeufang, Head of Medical Management at Beiersdorf AG. (innovations-report.com)
  • Lawrence
  • New London - As Lawrence + Memorial Hospital and the union representing about 800 nurses and technicians vow to put aside their past adversarial relationship and more details of the contract approved last week are emerging, questions still linger among the rank-and-file. (theday.com)
  • medical
  • Wednesday, January 09, 2008 New Medical Director Named to Lupus Center of Excellence at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC Fotios Koumpouras, M.D., has joined the Lupus Center of Excellence at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC as the center's medical director. (upmc.com)
  • The primary purpose of this research was to examine the effects of electronic medical records (EMR) adoption on employment and labor relations in participating New York City area nursing homes. (docplayer.net)
  • The programme is made up of the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan, Kaiser Foundation Hospitals, and the Permanente Medical Groups. (bmj.com)
  • There are more than 10 000 Permanente physicians in the medical groups and they serve more than 8 million Kaiser Permanente members. (bmj.com)
  • Here is the full judgement of the court today [Not good news for "investigative journalist" Brian Deer responsible for this witchhunt or the Editor of the British Medical Journal, Dr Fiona Godlee. (wordpress.com)
  • On 15th October 2004 charges of serious professional misconduct brought by the General Medical Council (GMC) against Dr. Andrew Jeremy Wakefield, Professor John Angus Walker-Smith and Professor Simon Harry Murch were referred by the Preliminary Proceedings Committee to a Fitness to Practise Panel (the panel). (wordpress.com)
  • The Meridian, a 130,000 square foot mixed-use development of luxury condominiums and medical offices will begin construction in 2005 near Salem Hospital. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Since the growth in demand is likely to intensify because of ongoing progress in medical science, emerging new technologies and ageing populations [ 5 ], physician retention is a hospital management priority. (springer.com)
  • CONCLUSION
  • For the reasons given above, both on general issues and the Lancet paper and in relation to individual children, the panel's overall conclusion that Professor Walker-Smith was guilty of serious professional misconduct was flawed, in two respects: inadequate and superficial reasoning and, in a number of instances, a wrong conclusion. (wordpress.com)
  • intervention
  • INTERVENTION: Physicians were trained to provide each of three interventions: advice only, brief patient-centered counseling, and counseling plus prescription of nicotine-containing gum (Nicorette). (umassmed.edu)
  • MEASUREMENTS AND MAIN RESULTS: Changes in smoking behaviors were assessed by telephone interview six months after physician intervention. (umassmed.edu)