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CMS Shares Proposed ASC, HOPD Payment Rule

On August 4, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposed policies that are consistent with the directives in President Donald Trump’s Executive Order “Protecting and Improving Medicare for Our Nation’s Seniors,” that aims to increase choice,...

Baylor College of Medicine Enrolling Patients in Study to train AI in assisting breast cancer surgery

The vast majority of breast cancer patients will undergo surgery as part of their treatment, and most of those patients will choose a lumpectomy to remove the tumor and conserve the breast. A surgical oncologist at Baylor College of Medicine is enrolling patients in a...

Ethicon Powered Staplers Associated with Lower Rate of Bleeding Complications During Sleeve Gastrectomy

Ethicon’s ECHELON Powered Stapler with Gripping Surface Technology (GST) reloads was associated with a lower rate of bleeding-related complications than Medtronic’s Signia Stapling System with Tri-Staple among patients undergoing laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for...

ECRI Helps Reduce Costs Amid Pandemic

ECRI recently released an enhanced value analysis workflow solution that drives team transparency, clinical engagement and improves efficiency of the medical product decision-making process. ECRI’s Value Analysis Workflow empowers supply chain leaders, value analysis...

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Spotlight On: Joby Hyman

Spotlight On: Joby Hyman

Music and Compassion: Interpersonal skills achieve success “What makes you a nurse is being able to talk to a patient, look at a patient, listen to a patient, and figure out what’s going on with that patient. There have been many times we have picked up on things that...

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In the Spotlight – Getting in the Door

In the Spotlight – Getting in the Door

by Matt Skoufalos “You have a better chance of being me than you do of being Ben Carson,” said Edward McKay. “To be a neurosurgeon, you have a better chance of being me than him.” But when you’re McKay, a surgical technician in the pediatric OR at Johns Hopkins...

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Spotlight On: Renee Pink

Spotlight On: Renee Pink

By Matt Skoufalos Renee Pink’s career in health care began with a turn in the U.S. Army back in 1988. Stationed in Germany, Pink became a surgical technician, and liked it so much she took up the career in civilian life, too. After she returned to the United States,...

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