Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 28 February 2014 12:16
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality is asking for feedback to a series of questions that will help it assess the clinical utility of pain management injections for low back pain, according to an American Society of Anesthesiologists report.
Written by Laura Miller | Thursday, 30 January 2014 10:10
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service's 2014 Physician Fee Schedule Final Rule significantly decreases reimbursement for several interventional pain procedures, and the American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians recently responded with a letter to CMS Administrator Marilyn Tavenner.
Written by Laura Miller | Friday, 20 December 2013 10:12
Actuaries are continuing to debate how healthcare reform will impact medical liability insurance premiums, even as the average indemnity payment in 2013 remained relatively stable, according to an American Medical Association report.
5. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis & mild Procedure: Q&A With Dr. William Witt of Cardinal Hill Pain InstituteWritten by Carrie Pallardy | Tuesday, 03 December 2013 09:37
William Witt, MD, the medical director of Cardinal Hill Pain Institute in Lexington, Ky., answers questions about mild procedure as treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis.
Written by Laura Miller | Wednesday, 20 November 2013 12:09
According to a report from the American College of Physician Executives and Cejka Executive Search, compensation for physician executives is recovering slowly.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 17 October 2013 12:12
Mountain View, Calif.-based Prospira PainCare announced that two of its pain management physicians — Adam Sackstein, MD, and Youssef Josephson, DO — have joined the Vincera Institute in Philadelphia.
Written by Laura Miller | Wednesday, 16 October 2013 14:17
I-Flow, a Kimberly-Clark Health Care Company, announced a new service for hospitals designed to reduce reliance on narcotics for post-surgical pain management.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 27 September 2013 13:22
Ameritox, a pain medication monitoring solutions company that offering specialized laboratory testing and reporting services, has been accredited by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists for a second time, according to a Herald Online report.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 26 September 2013 12:05
The global pain management devices market, which was valued at USD $2 billion in 2011, is expected to grow to reach a market of USD $5 billion by 2018, according to a report by Transparency Market Research.
13. Community Health Center Expands Pain Management Resources to Delaware Through Telehealth ProgramWritten by Anuja Vaidya | Wednesday, 25 September 2013 13:25
Middletown, Conn.-based Community Health Center announced that primary care providers from Wilmington, Del.-based Westside Family Healthcare, a network of community health centers, are now participating in CHC's weekly Project ECHO pain management program.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 24 September 2013 12:00
PinnacleHealth Pain Management Center in Harrisburg, Pa., has opened a second location in the Fredricksen Outpatient Center in Mechanicsburg, Pa., according to a report by The Sentinel.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Monday, 23 September 2013 14:06
David Tonkin, MD, a pain management specialist, has moved his primary office location to Mercy McCune-Brooks Hospital in Carthage, Mo., according to a KOAM 7 report.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Friday, 20 September 2013 12:08
Lake County officials voted to extend a temporary ban on new pain management clinics for another year, according to an Orlando Sentinel report.
Written by Laura Miller | Friday, 20 September 2013 09:33
Spine Pain Management launched the second revenue source through "outside" commercial sales of its internally developed Quad Video Halo System.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 19 September 2013 13:00
Beaver, Pa.-based Heritage Valley Health System has launched pain management services at its Heritage Valley Beaver (Pa.) hospital and its medical clinic — Heritage Valley Moon Township (Pa.), according to a Times Online report.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Wednesday, 18 September 2013 14:00
Edmonds-based Washington Center for Pain Management announced the addition of Satvinder S. Dhesi, MD, to its medical staff, according to a Komo News report.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Tuesday, 17 September 2013 11:53
I-Flow, a Kimberly-Clark Health Care Company, announced it has launched a program to educate patients about alternatives to narcotics for post-operative surgical pain relief.