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Recent webinar discussed common spinal surgeries and their potential complications, including the measures that can be taken to identify and address the potential overutilization of spinal surgeries
St. Elizabeth Health Center ranks among the safest health care organizations in the nation. Youngstown, OH (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 St.
In a study that included nearly 6 million Medicare Advantage and Medicare fee-for-service beneficiaries from 12 states, rates of angiography and percutaneous coronary interventions were significantly lower among Medicare Advantage beneficiaries and geographic variation in procedure rates was substantial for both payment types.
Reforming Medicare payments based on large geographic regions may be too bluntly targeted to promote the best use of health care resources.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.