Russian woman ’embalmed alive’
22
December

Russian woman ’embalmed alive’

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

A RUSSIAN woman was injected with formalin – a drug used to stop corpses from decomposing – in a horrific incident that’s now the subject of a criminal investigation. A RUSSIAN woman was killed after allegedly being embalmed alive in a horrific medical blunder. Ekaterina Fedyaeva, 27, is said to have died after medics put […]


PTAC Meeting, Day 2, The COPD and Asthma Monitoring Project (CAMP) Part 2
09
October

PTAC Meeting, Day 2, The COPD and Asthma Monitoring Project (CAMP) Part 2

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

CHAIR BAILET: Thank you. We’re now at that moment in time when we’re actually going to start our deliberations. What we are going to do is we have an electronic voting system for us, and as we walk through all of the Secretary’s criteria and as the PRT shared the report shared earlier, we’re going […]


Guidelines of Practice
12
September

Guidelines of Practice

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

With telemedicine being so new there aren’t formal guidelines in place to outline how a doctor should organize their practice. However, there are guidelines available online from medical organizations. These are not official standards but they’re out there to help encourage the safe practice of telemedicine. So there are helpful guidelines out there but they […]


PTAC Meeting, Day 2, The COPD and Asthma Monitoring Project (CAMP) Part 1
01
September

PTAC Meeting, Day 2, The COPD and Asthma Monitoring Project (CAMP) Part 1

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , /

CHAIR BAILET: Good morning, everyone, and welcome to this April meeting of the Physician-Focused Payment Model Technical Advisory Committee, or PTAC. We’re delighted to have you all here. As you know, this is our first series of meetings that will include deliberations and voting on Medicare physician-focused payment models submitted by members of the public. […]