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Teaching Physician Guidelines

Jamie Frantz CEMC, CPC

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Aegis Compliance and Ethics Center, LLC

Teaching Physician Guidelines

In 2012, through the Comprehensive Error Rate Testing (“CERT”) program, Medicare Administrative Contractors (“MAC”s) identified  an estimated $29.6 billion improperly paid during the 2012 federal fiscal year. 755 more words

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Physicians and Radiologists, and other Contributors to Health Science, Part 12

Francisco Gentil, Francisco Soares White Gentil, a Portuguese physician, oncologist and professor.  Gentil was a significant supporter for the creation of the Portuguese Institute of Oncology.

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Physicians and Radiologists, and other Contributors to Health Science, Part 11

Egas Moniz, António Caetano de Abreu Freire Egas Moniz, known as Egas Moniz, a Portuguese neurologist and the developer of cerebral angiography. He is regarded as one of the founders of modern psychosurgery, having developed the surgical procedure… 57 more words

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Who Should Make The Decision About Disabling Lung Ventilation. Part 2 of 2

Who Should Make The Decision About Disabling Lung Ventilation – Part 2 of 2

Trust in the physicians overseeing their loved one’s concern was a significant factor influencing the extent to which decision makers wanted to retain control over life-support decisions, said the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine researchers. 116 more words

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Who Should Make The Decision About Disabling Lung Ventilation. Part 1 of 2

Who Should Make The Decision About Disabling Lung Ventilation – Part 1 of 2

Who Should Make The Decision About Disabling Lung Ventilation. More than half of the surrogate decidedness makers for incapacitated or critically ill patients want to have vivid control over life-support choices and not share or yield that power to doctors, finds a new study. 108 more words

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The Medical Student-Doctor Relationship

The relationship between doctors and medical students is often a strained one. Doctors often take pride in how harsh and unforgiving they are, saying it is for our (medical students) own good. 302 more words

Physicians and Radiologists, and other Contributors to Health Science, Part 10

Georgios Nikolaou Papanikolaou (or George Papanicolaou), a Greek pioneer in cytopathology and early cancer detection, and inventor of the “Pap smear”.  He first reported that uterine cancer could be diagnosed by means of a vaginal smear in 1928, but his work was not recognized until published, together with Herbert Frederick Traut, in the book… 14 more words

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