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Releasing Medicare Billing Data: The Good and Bad of Big Data

Earlier this week, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released detailed data on what individual physicians billed Medicare in 2012, the first time CMS has ever done so. 531 more words

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When personal information becomes too personal

While working in a hospital setting, it is quite common to have interdisciplinary discussions about a patient or to share your experiences with your peers. I believe that this is important because patient management should involve all medical professionals who need to communicate with each other in order to provide a holistic service to the patient. 732 more words


At the abortion facility we witness at, the parking lot is within the abortuary’s property. When a mom pulls her car into the lot she is usually greeted with an armed guard to escort her into the facility where her baby will later die an abortion death. 559 more words