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CMS plans to stop hospitals from rejecting ASC patient transfers

Sep 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
The CMS wants to buck a trend of hospitals denying patient transfers from ambulatory surgery centers. The proposal is part of a broader effort to reduce providers' administrative burdens and improve access to...
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White House OKs ambulatory surgery center safety database

Sep 18, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
HHS will create a patient safety database to track quality of care at ambulatory surgery centers, as they become more prevalent across the...
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Post-op opioids used far more in U.S. than Hong Kong

Sep 18, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Head and neck surgery patients in Hong Kong are far less likely to be prescribed opioids than patients undergoing similar surgeries in the U.S., new research shows....
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Pregnancy stigma, lack of maternity leave may drive women from surgery careers

Sep 12, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Women training for careers in surgery are more likely to abandon the profession when they experience pregnancy discrimination or have insufficient time for maternity leave, a U.S. study suggests....
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Toradol vs. Tylenol (Acetaminophen)

Sep 12, 2018 , RxList
Toradol (ketorolac tromethamine) and Tylenol (acetaminophen) are used to treat pain. Toradol is used to treat moderately severe pain and inflammation, usually after surgery. Tylenol is used for treating mild to moderate pain and is also used to treat...
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Decoding Robotic Surgery Skills

Sep 12, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Researchers from the Keck School of Medicine of USC are looking to technology to help deconstruct expert surgeons’ robotic surgery skills so they can create an objective, standardized way to train the next generation of surgeons. Using a data recorder plugged into a robotic surgery system, the team ......
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TELUS Health picks Babylon to bring virtual healthcare to Canada

Sep 08, 2018 , Reuters
Canada's TELUS Health is joining forces with London-based AI company Babylon to bring virtual medical services, including video consultations, to Canadians who do not have a family doctor or are in rural locations far from a surgery....
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Type of weight loss surgery matters for people with severe obesity

Sep 07, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - People who have weight-loss surgery for extreme obesity may lose more weight with an older operation known as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass than with a newer sleeve gastrectomy procedure, a small U.S. study suggests....
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Society For Vascular Surgery: Low-Income Vascular Patients Need Understanding From Medical Professionals

Sep 07, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Low income vascular patients, whose conditions are often chronic and debilitating over time, face complex life issues that deserve acknowledgment from medical professionals, says the new co-chair of the Society for Vascular Surgery's physician assistants section. PA Erin Hanlon has many patients w......
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Two Penn Clinicians Among This Year's Melanoma Research Foundation Honorees

Sep 07, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
The Melanoma Research Foundation (MRF) is honoring two Penn clinicians for their tireless work in caring for patients. Ari D. Brooks, MD, a professor of Surgery in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, the director of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery in Penn's Abramson Ca......
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Surgical Outcomes Equivalent Whether Physician Anesthesiologist Assisted By Nurse Anesthetist Or AA

Sep 07, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Patients who undergo inpatient surgery experience no difference in death rates, hospital length of stay or costs between admission or discharge whether their physician anesthesiologist is assisted by a nurse anesthetist or an anesthesiologist assistant, according to a new study published in the Onli......
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5 Smart Ways to Prepare for Elective Surgery

Sep 06, 2018 , MedicineNet
Title: 5 Smart Ways to Prepare for Elective SurgeryCategory: Health NewsCreated: 9/5/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 9/5/2018 12:00:00...
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Embarrassment Delays Pain-Relieving Hernia Surgery For Those Suffering In Silence

Sep 05, 2018 , NewsLine - Healthcare Professionals
Most people refrain from calling attention to the unusual bulge in their lower abdomen. But it could be a potentially dangerous condition that needs to be discussed with your doctor right away. Hernias occur suddenly when a section of the intestines, fatty tissue in the colon, or part of the bladde......
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Cataract surgery not tied to longer life for women, after all

Sep 01, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - While older women may have a better quality of life and better vision after surgery to remove cataracts, newly reanalyzed data suggest they shouldn't base their decision to have the surgery on whether it will help them live longer....
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For Nursing Home Patients, Breast Cancer Surgery May Do More Harm Than Good

Aug 30, 2018 , Kaiser Health News
A new study of 6,000 older patients shows little gain from surgeries for breast...
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Dental care before cancer surgery might be good idea

Aug 29, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - Patients undergoing major cancer surgery might reduce their risk of complications by seeing a dentist beforehand, a study from Japan suggests....
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Health insurers look for ways to cut costs for back surgery

Aug 28, 2018 , Modern Healthcare Breaking News
Back surgery is one of the most overused types of surgery and back pain is the most common ailment that sends patients to doctors, chiropractors and physical therapists. More than $90 billion a year is spent on low-back pain...
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Plastic surgery videos on YouTube aren't always accurate

Aug 25, 2018 , Reuters
(Reuters Health) - YouTube videos about facial plastic surgery procedures garner hundreds of millions of views - but they often present inaccurate medical information, a new study found....
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FDA approves Kala Pharma's eye pain drug

Aug 24, 2018 , Reuters
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Thursday approved Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment for reducing inflammation and pain following an eye surgery....
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From 'screw you' Aetna to Sweet 16, teen celebrates her surgery -- and new life

Aug 24, 2018 , CNN Health
Cara Pressman raises her hands in triumph. The crowd claps in unison, and a DJ cranks up the music. The banquet hall on the banks of the Hudson pulsates as nine of Cara's best friends lead a procession to the dance floor....
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