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CMS chief: Meaningful use will likely end in 2016
Healthcare IT News
The meaningful use program is on the cusp of major changes, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt said, adding that 2016 would likely see the end of the program altogether.

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Congress passes Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act
AHRA
Recently, Congress passed S. 2425, the Patient Access and Medicare Protection Act by unanimous consent in both chambers. The bill is still awaiting the President’s signature. S. 2425 is comprised of several technical Medicare provisions.

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Facilities are responsible for ensuring the annual physicists surveys and mees are performed, complete and addressed
FDA
Under the final MQSA regulations, each certified mammography facility must utilize the services of a qualified medical physicist to survey the facility's equipment and to oversee the equipment-related quality control program used by the facility and perform mammography equipment evaluations on x-ray units and image processors, whenever such evaluations are necessary.

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Missouri introduces R.T. Licensure bill
American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Rep. Galen Higdon introduced a bill on Dec​. 2 to license radiographers, radiation therapists, nuclear medicine technologists, magnetic resonance technologists, radiologist assistants and nuclear medicine advanced associates.

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Licensure bill introduced in New Hampshire
American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Sen. Sharon Carson has introduced Senate Bill 330, a measure that will establish licensure and regulatory standards for New Hampshire's magnetic resonance technologists, nuclear medicine technologists, radiation therapists, radiographers, radiologist assistants, limited x-ray machine operators and sonographers.

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Kava, popular as alcohol alternative, may cause toxicity
Emergency Medicine News
Kava bars are cropping up in many U.S. cities thanks to KavaSutra, a chain of bars across the country. Users drink a few cups of a dirty-tasting tea and achieve effects similar to an alcoholic drink. Users and bar owners don't need a valid ID or liquor license, respectively, and cost is considerably less than a cocktail.

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Uberizing healthcare: Bringing back the house call?
AHEC Blog
This new term, "uberizing" or "uberization," has many different meanings. As I see the term used in articles, blogs, and ads it seems to have different interpretations. But, specifically, it should mean on-demand at-home care delivery. Will this bring back the house call?

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