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Intraoperative OCT faces prime time, but added technology neededIntraoperative optical coherence tomography (OCT) is becoming widely available, and its adoption is increasing, but improvements in the technology are needed to maximize its readiness for prime time, according to Justis P. Ehlers, MD.
Reactivating cones possibility in addressing RPGlucose entrapment in the retinal pigment epithelium is responsible for central vision loss in retinitis pigmentosa. Injecting wild-type rods into the eye to restore glucose transportation or injecting glucose into the subretinal space can facilitate cone regeneration.
Getting ready for AAP 2017!The staff of Contemporary Pediatrics is all packed and ready to depart for the American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference & Exhibition in Chicago, Illinois, September 15- 19. While there, we’ll be bringing you daily reports on sessions of value to your practice.
Lessons learned from reviewing malpractice casesDocument, document and document some more.
This is how doctors can avoid malpractice suitsMy hobbies are scrapbooking and journaling every single medical decision I have ever made after I got sued two years ago.
Easy strategies to pick the right malpractice protectionThe wrong malpractice coverage can cost physicians
Medicare payment advisory board in Congress’ crosshairsIPAB was established in 2010 to cut Medicare spending if the program’s five-year growth rate rose faster than a target growth rate. Because IPAB could make those cuts without Congressional oversight, there is concern about how reductions in Medicare spending would affect its 57 million beneficiaries
Your Voice: MOC is a farce ripe for repeal
Your Voice: MOC is a farce ripe for repeal
How to manage hepatitis C patients under MACRAImproved documentation and data can not only improve wellness, but also a practice’s value scores
6 critical actions practices must take for better cybersecurityAfter more than a year at work, the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force in June issued its report on what providers must do to better safeguard patient data.