News – Sep 2018

…survey. The program was analyzed in six categories: leadership, clinical management, research, community outreach, professional education, and quality improvement. KENTUCKYONE HEALTH SURGICAL ASSOCIATES IN LEXINGTON ADDS NEW SURGEONS LEXINGTON Two…

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Physician Activity Now Under OIG Scrutiny: Revenue Impacts

…OIG issues a work plan item applicable to your practice. Proactive risk management of these areas will facilitate compliant coding and billing practices and reduce the risk of recoupments and…

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What’s New at Shriners Hospital for Children Medical Center-Lexington?

…conditions were the results of the polio epidemic which required long hospital stays and significant rehabilitation. With polio largely cured and the advent of new surgical techniques and management strategies,…

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He Feels Your Pain

…joint pain might require a surgery,” Shah says. “A lot of things respond well to therapy and conservative measures. Just because the advanced imaging shows an abnormality doesn’t necessarily mean…

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Restoring Function through Pain Management

the pain syndrome.” Though acute and chronic pain management techniques may overlap, Pellant admits that chronic pain takes special care. “My approach to chronic pain is to take a step…

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Gynecologic Oncologist Promotes Broader Use of Robotic Surgery

…to the patient are smaller incisions, less pain, and faster recovery, which means a shorter hospital stay. Metzinger, who completed medical school at U of L and a fellowship at…

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Women can Seek Help for Incontinence at Pelvic Floor Therapy Center at Frazier

…Women’s Services at Medical Center Jewish East. Lockwood works with the Pelvic Floor Therapy program, which treats women for incontinence, pelvic pain, and other related conditions. “What I want people,…

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“CONVERGE Louisville: Aging + Innovation” Outlines Louisville’s Strengths in Aging Care

…importance of striving for patient-centric care and the need for longitudinal management models to support post-acute patients past a 30-day benefit threshold. David Rhew, MD, chief medical officer and GM…

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Loneliness: It’s Even More Hazardous to Your Health Than Smoking, Drinking, or Obesity

…like an actual wound. So it’s not surprising that the same medications that help relieve physical pain also reduce emotional pain. Kind of puts a different spin on addiction to…

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