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Current Billing And Interpretation For ED Ultrasound Survey
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Give us your opinion! Advanced Health Education Center is hard at work preparing new material for the 2018 curriculum. Your opinion regarding a case that was recently in the headlines could help us in the development of new course content.

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AHEC Makes House Calls In California
AHEC
AHEC faculty, Dawn McNeil and Holly Carruth, traveled to Los Angeles to deliver two Focused FAST ultrasound classes to a group of trauma ED physicians and Trauma surgeons. These physicians work at California Hospital Medical Center, a division of Dignity Health. We had 10 physicians on Saturday, nine on Sunday. Each class was for six hours of CME to meet the education requirements for the trauma team. AHEC traveled with two of our Sonosite machines for the hands on demonstration.


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News: Insurers Test the Limits Of Prudent Layperson Standard
Emergency Medicine News
"Save the ER for emergencies — or cover the cost." That was the warning in a letter Blue Cross and Blue Shield sent to its members in Georgia earlier this year. "Going to the emergency room (ER) or calling 9-1-1 is always the way to go when it's an emergency. And we've got you covered for those situations," the letter went on.

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They Didn't Get Vaccinated. Now They're Out of Jobs.
NBC News
About 50 employees of Essentia Health, an upper-Midwest hospital chain, didn't go to work Wednesday. But it wasn't an early start to the Thanksgiving holiday for them. They were fired for refusing to get flu shots. It's part of a growing trend for hospitals to require flu shots for workers. Public health experts say it shouldn't be surprising.

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Concerns Grow for Anthem MRI/CT Payment Policy
ACR
Anthem's recent policy change, which applies a new level of pre-authorization to diagnostic imaging performed in hospital outpatient settings, is drawing more attention from health care observers and the medical community.

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$2K Ultrasound Probe For Iphones Gets FDA Nod
AuntMinnie.com
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared a portable ultrasound transducer that is based on a semiconductor chip, is designed to work with iPhones, and will sell for around $2,000. The device will make imaging accessible to a much broader audience, according to the company.

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Emergency Ultrasound Coding And Reimbursement
American College of Emergency Physicians
As ultrasound technology has been incorporated into the practice of emergency medicine, emphasis has appropriately been placed upon ultrasound program development, research and education. Practicing emergency physicians, in both community and academic settings, have become credentialed to perform ultrasound examinations and have integrated essential ultrasound studies into their clinical practice.

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Ultrasound Tip of the Month:

"When radiography exams are negative for foreign bodies, ultrasound is a good choice to detect and locate radiolucent foreign bodies. It also has the ability to demonstrate infections and vascular injury that can be associated with a foreign body." Jarraya, et al. Multimodality imaging of foreign bodies of the musculoskeletal system. AJR Am J Roentgenology. 2014

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