AANEM News Express

AANEM News Express

Resource Aids QI Integration

    5/31/2013
“The concept of quality measurement and value-based compensation programs are becoming an important part of the changing landscape of medicine,” said Pushpa Narayanaswami, MD.

Scientific News: A Simple Method to Assess C-fiber Function

    5/31/2013
A preliminary study from the United Kingdom confirms the reproducibility of the modified LDIFlare technique to assess C-fiber function.

Bills Introduced in Congress to Delay ICD-10 Implementation

    5/23/2013
Over the last three weeks, bills have been introduced in both the House and Senate to block implementation of the ICD-10 diagnostic and procedure code set.

Scientific News: Schwann Cells and Mitochondrial Deficits

    5/22/2013
Mitochondrial dysfunction in mice may lead to peripheral neuropathies such as diabetes and contribute to adult-onset neurodegenerative disorders including ALS and Parkinson's Disease.

MOCP Exam Notice

    5/22/2013
The next ABEM Maintenance of Certification Program (MOCP) exam is scheduled for October 19, 2013.

Seeking Moderators for New Online Forum

    5/21/2013
In response to member interest, the AANEM plans to launch an online forum for members to discuss clinical and practice management topics.

The Value of Accreditation

    5/21/2013
With several clinics in southwest Michigan offering electrodiagnostic (EDX) services, Michelle L. Crooks of Healthcare Midwest searched for a way to stand apart

CMS Cuts and Access to Patient Care: Your Input Needed

    5/14/2013
When the 2013 Medicare fee schedule became public last November, our members predicted the drastic reduction in reimbursement for EDX procedures would impact patients, physicians, and employees of physicians’ practices.

What To Do When the U.S. Attorney General’s Office Calls

    5/7/2013
Return the call! It's an opportunity to educate key health care professionals, particularly now that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ cut reimbursement for electrodiagnostic procedures.

National Neuropathy Awareness Week May 13-17

    5/7/2013
Neuropathy Awareness Week draws attention to the significant toll this often painful and potentially debilitating disease is taking on Americans’ health and quality of life.


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