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CMS extends 2015 EHR meaningful use attestation deadline

February 12, 2016

CMS has extended the deadline to attest to meaningful use of electronic health records for 2015, according to an email from the agency.

Providers in the Medicare & Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs can now attest until March 11. The original deadline had been set as Feb. 29.

Senate Health Committee passes Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015

February 12, 2016
The Senate Health Committee passed the “Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015” (S. 849)” on Tuesday, which will establish a national…

Senate health committee passes Next Generation Researchers Act

February 12, 2016
The Senate health committee passed the Next Generation Researchers Act (S. 2014) with bipartisan support on Tuesday, which aims to increase opportunities for young…
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Senate: Health care IT bill will ‘end unfair practices’ for patients, providers

February 12, 2016
The U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions unanimously recommended a measure designed to improve health care information technology.The purpose…
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Senate recommends bill for improved NIH rehabilitation research

February 11, 2016
The U.S. Senate Health, Education Labor and Pensions Committee recently voted to pass legislation to improve, coordinate and enhance medical rehabilitation research at…
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Irritable Bowel Syndrome: A Review for General Pediatricians

Pediatric Annals, January 2016, Volume 45 Issue 1
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a prevalent gastrointestinal disorder characterized by abdominal pain or discomfort…
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Adolescent Sexuality

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

Addressing adolescent sexuality is often a challenge for most practicing pediatricians. Because we typically are…
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VIDEO: A look at the AOSSM Annual Meeting

July 24, 2015
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