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Business  Dec 15

Taken for Granted: A Journey Through St. Louis Healthcare

In a city of world renowned healthcare, expansion is moving rapidly.

Clinical  Dec 14

Defining the Tension Between Physician, Researcher

Whether it’s caring for an ICU patient at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, helping to define and interpret the rules that protect human…

Clinical  Dec 14

Teaching Primary Care Physicians and Healthcare Providers How to Treat the Elderly

Is Geriatrics Becoming a Specialty that is Too Old to Survive?

Business  Dec 14

No Correlation Found Between Length of ER Stay and Mortality Rates

How much does ER and ED overcrowding affect trauma patient care?

Grand Rounds  Dec 14

Richard Wahl Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Richard L. Wahl, MD, the Elizabeth E. Mallinckrodt Professor and head of radiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St.…

Grand Rounds  Dec 14

Powell Named Director of Gynecologic Oncology Division

Matthew A. Powell, MD, a noted gynecologic oncologist and researcher, has been named director of the Division of Gynecologic Oncology…

Grand Rounds  Dec 14

$5.8 Million NIH Contract to SLU to Fund ‘Omics’ Research

Saint Louis University’s Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Unit has received a five-year, $5.8 million contract from the National Institutes of Health to support an “omics” research initiative to study the safety and effectiveness of vaccines and…

Grand Rounds  Dec 14

Des Peres Hospital Receives an ‘A’ for Patient Safety

Des Peres Hospital received an “A” for patient safety in the Leapfrog Group’s recent Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score.  The Hospital Safety Score is the gold standard rating for patient safety, compiled under the guidance of the nation’s leading…

Grand Rounds  Dec 14

Trial to Study Smoking-Cessation Therapy Tailored to a Smoker’s DNA

A study at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis may aid efforts to tailor smoking-cessation treatments to individual cigarette smokers, based on their DNA.The research team is recruiting 720 smokers from the St. Louis area who want to…

Grand Rounds  Dec 14

Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center Reaches Milestone

The Washington University and Barnes-Jewish Heart & Vascular Center was one of the first in the country to give hope to patients who had not been candidates for heart surgery in the past. Now, its team of interventional cardiologists and cardiothoracic…

Regulatory / Compliance  Dec 11

The Trouble with MACs

“Vigorous” is the FTC’s description of market competition with PBMs’ aggressively low MAC price lists.

Clinical  Dec 11

Statin Therapy Benefits Patients with Highest Genetic Risk of Heart Attack

Which patients benefit the most from statins?

Business  Dec 11

Retirement Funding Strategies for High Income Earners

All retirement plans are not created equal. High income earners have to do a little homework to find the best solution to maximize…

Business  Dec 11

MGMA Conference Tackled Evolving Practice Needs

The recent MGMA annual meeting in Nashville proved there’s no room for ‘business as usual’ in today’s evolving healthcare…

Clinical  Dec 11

New Amniotic Allograft Storage Breakthrough Enriches Healing Potential

Advanced stem cell preservation is giving researchers and physicians multiple options.

Business  Dec 11

8 Steps to Improve Revenue Cycle Efficiency

The AMA wants to help relieve a major practice stress point.