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Medicare’s release Wednesday of millions of records of payments made to the nation’s doctors comes as the government is looking to find more cost-efficient …

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Pay-for-Performance Incentives in Healthcare: Purpose, Politics and Pitfalls

May 3, 2012 – 9:51 am |

By Lucia Francesca Bruno, J.D., LL.M., M.B.A.
Long before the contentious passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, and the Supreme Court hearings …

Advertising “Board Eligible” Creates Trouble for Texas Physicians

April 13, 2012 – 9:51 am |

By Joyce McLaughlin
Hospitals frequently recruit physicians who are either Board Certified or “board eligible.” “Board Certified” in medicine means a physician has taken and passed …

Pivotal Day 2 of the Supreme Court Healthcare Oral Arguments

March 28, 2012 – 11:22 am |

By Alan Lyndon
“If the government can do that, what else can it” do? That question – asked by Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in regard …

Physicians Post-PPACA: Not Going Bust At The Healthcare Buffet (Part 1 of 2)

March 15, 2012 – 1:45 pm |

By David W Hilgers, Esq. and Sidney S. Welch, Esq.
The passage of the Patient Protection and Accountable Care Act (“PPACA”)[1] has already had a substantial …

Growing Organs In The Lab: A potential end to immune rejection

December 3, 2011 – 1:06 pm | One Comment

By David Green
Last June, Andemarian T. Beyene, 36-year-old man with tracheal cancer received a special gift:  a brand new trachea, made from a synthetic scaffold …

What You and Your Patients Need to Know About Bisphenol A

November 7, 2011 – 9:28 am | 4 Comments

By Rebecca Roberts, Ph.D.
Bisphenol A (BPA) is an environmental estrogen that can affect development and health by disrupting normal hormonal signaling.  Estrogen, working at very …