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Man Dragged Off United Flight Suffers Broken Nose And Concussion, Dr. Credentials Questioned

Man Dragged Off United Flight Suffers Broken Nose And Concussion, Dr. Credentials Questioned (2)

An attorney representing David Dao, the United Airlines passenger whose forcible removal from a flight went viral this week, said Dao suffered a "significant" concussion, a broken nose and a sinus injury during the incident. He also lost two front teeth, and has been discharged from the hospital.
Licensed Naturopathic Doctor Gave Lethal ‘Turmeric’ Injection

Licensed Naturopathic Doctor Gave Lethal ‘Turmeric’ Injection (0)

California licensed naturopathic doctor Kim Kelly gave an intravenous injection of a turmeric solution to Jade Erick, 30, that resulted in her death, the San Diego Medical Examiner confirmed. Erick was being treated for eczema, a benign skin condition.
5 mistakes doctors make that can cause big problems

5 mistakes doctors make that can cause big problems (0)

Sloppy cash controls Poor cash controls are still one of the most common risks we discover during our consultations. Make sure the practice’s “daily close procedure” balances charges and collected amounts with the totals shown on computer reports. Reconcile patient encounter forms and electronic numbers daily to be sure each has been “closed out.” Make sure the month-end bank balance matches the practice-management system report of total collections. Don’t allow the person who opens the mail to post payments or write refund checks. And no one but physician owners should sign checks. Period.
Fake Doctor Behind Bars For Deadly Injections

Fake Doctor Behind Bars For Deadly Injections (1)

A woman dubbed the “Toxic Tush” doctor will spend a decade behind bars for using Super Glue and Fix-a-Flat tire sealant to enlarge women’s behinds and causing one patient to die. Oneal Ron Morris, 36, who is transgender, was sentenced to 10 years Monday in Florida’s Broward County court after pleading guilty to manslaughter and injecting several women with the toxic mixture, according to CBS Miami.
Physicians Want Collaboration From Payers

Physicians Want Collaboration From Payers (0)

The physician community has a simple message for payers: Let doctors be doctors. Doctors’ sentiment is overwhelmingly negative toward payers, identifying more obstacles than true collaboration in primary care. In this issue, we unveil the results of the Medical Economics Payer Scorecard, an exclusive project gathering input from nearly 1,100 physicians nationwide on their relationship with health insurers.
2017: Best And Worst States For Doctors

2017: Best And Worst States For Doctors (0)

With National Doctor’s Day right around the corner, personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on the best and worst states for doctors.
The Need For Doctor-Friendly Tech Is More Important Than Ever

The Need For Doctor-Friendly Tech Is More Important Than Ever (0)

With the rollout of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA), technology companies are already in the process of developing new software tools to help physicians record and report quality measures required by the law.
Study Confirms That Doctors Make Better Hospital Leaders

Study Confirms That Doctors Make Better Hospital Leaders (0)

Have you ever watched CBS' television show Undercover Boss? Each episode, a company's CEO dons a disguise to work incognito among the company employees. Each episode concludes with the CEO realizing how much he or she has to learn and how things need to change, followed by a series of heartwarming scenes: the CEO and employees crying, people cheering and applauding, dogs and cats hugging each other, sugarplum fairies and a dramatic heartwarming soundtrack. The lesson? To effectively lead an organization, you have to actually truly understand the people in your organization and what they do.
Doctors, Hospital Groups Line Up Against GOP Health Proposal

Doctors, Hospital Groups Line Up Against GOP Health Proposal (0)

The Republican plan to replace Obamacare has a health problem. On Wednesday, the United States’s biggest advocacy group for doctors came out against House Republicans’ legislation, while the insurance lobby expressed concerns with the bill, adding to growing opposition from the country’s top trade groups for physicians and hospitals who worry that it will leave more people uninsured or with limited coverage.
What Doctors Think Of The Obamacare Replacement Plan

What Doctors Think Of The Obamacare Replacement Plan (0)