Cyndie Gelroth Angie Higgs Brittany Kristan American Vein & Vascular Institute recently promoted five employees and hired two employees to roles representing human resources, clinic functions, business management and patient care centers. The following employees were promoted: Cyndie Gelroth, promoted to director of revenue cycle from her
By Amanda Godwin A radiofrequency ablation patient recently reported that her procedure was painful and that she experienced no relief from the 0.1% lidocaine tumescent anesthesia she received prior to the procedure. The patient was a 52-year-old, red-haired female hairstylist with complaints of leg cramps, leg aches and restless
The American College of Phlebology (ACP) has received Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) in recognition of its quality educational programs. With this honor, the ACP will be accredited for the next six years, which is the highest accreditation an organization can receive
Dr. Lewis J. Kaplan discusses workplace violence at the Critical Care Congress. EDITOR’s NOTE: This article was written by Andrew D. Bowser of Frontline Medical News at the Critical Care Congress and published March 7 by CHEST Physician, the newspaper of the American College of Chest Physicians.
Artificial intelligence is the hottest healthcare buzzword these days but a foremost tech executive warned Sunday that AI improves exponentially and there are real perils if allowed to advance unfettered. “Fools,” declared Elon Musk of self-avowed AI experts who are not concerned about the potential dangers of AI. Musk, founder
The former executive chairman of Alphabet and an executive with Sun Microsystems has a message for healthcare providers: Move your data to the cloud. And fast. Eric Schmidt, now a technical adviser for Google’s parent company, urged providers during his keynote address at HIMSS18 to ditch their data warehouses and
Amazon is looking to increase its medical supplies business and turn the unit into a major supplier to U.S. hospitals and clinics, according to a Wall Street Journal report. The online mega retailer has initiated a trial of a new system testing to see if it can use its Amazon Business
Photo courtesy of American College of Rheumatology Adding irradiation before transplant improves long-term results and should change practice Scleroderma with internal organ involvement is a debilitating and lethal autoimmune disorder with few effective treatments. But a study led by Duke Health researchers has found new cause for optimism using an