Monthly Archives: January 2014

Canadian Doctors Say Fee Cuts, Pay Inequalities Will Spur Exodus

Diagnostic radiology: Fee for interpreting results cut 5%, for $30-million saving. Cataract surgery: Fee cut by 10% because of time saving in new technology, saving $6.4-million. CT, MRI scans for chronic low-back pain: Service removed, except where province says medically justified, cutting $10-million. OCT test for eye disease: Fee cut from $63 to $25; service […]

Plight Of Rural Specialist Shows Registration Process Needs Rethink, Australia

RDAA is calling for a model that enables specialist OTDs to be assessed on the scope of practice of individual practitioners, rather than requiring them to be credentialed in areas of medicine they don’t utilise. RDAA has written to the Federal Health Minister, Nicola Roxon, and the House Standing Committee on Health and Ageing’s Inquiry […]

Uae Gives Assurances On Health Of President After Stroke: Agency

Sheikh Al Nahayan is on a two day state visit to England. Credit: Reuters/Andrew Winning World RIYADH (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates (UAE) issued a reassuring message on Sunday about the health of President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahayan after he had surgery following a stroke, state media in the OPEC member Gulf Arab […]

Carroll County Gastroenterology Selects Benchmark For Practice Management Solution

The practice management software integrates seamlessly with Advanced Scheduling which will give Carol County Gastroenterology the ability to maximize efficiency while improving patient care and satisfaction. Dr. Bowens staff will be able to modify Benchmarks comprehensive scheduling options to fit their individual practice dynamics and make the most of their critical assets. Benchmark is committed […]

Probe Into Queensland Specialist Health Rort

Melbourne Medical Specialists with Extensive Waiting Lists – How to Shortcut The List and See a Specialist Faster A few showers. Cookies must be enabled. Enabling Cookies in Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9 + Open the Internet Browser Click Tools (or “gear” icon at top right hand corner) > Internet Options > Privacy > Advanced […]

State Health Coverage Sign-ups Paint A Complex Obamacare Picture

California: Early on, California health officials said they wanted to be ” the lead car ” on the health law, and so far they are pretty much on track. Stephanie O’Neill of Southern California Public Radio tells listeners , “Nearly 499,000 Californians had signed up for insurance through Covered California. That means 3 1/2 times […]

Nib Health Fund To Offer Medical Tourism

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