Health Care

Lead Editor: Lisa Gough

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SmartBrief publishes more than 40 e-newsletters in health care, serving medical professionals such as family physicians, specialists and nurses, and exploring diverse topics such as medical devices, pharmaceuticals, insurance and health IT.

Bill pushes flexibility in attesting to MU stage 2



A bill to give providers more flexibility in meeting stage 2 meaningful use requirements was introduced by Reps. Renee Ellmers, R-N.C., and Jim Matheson, D-Utah. In addition to shortening the attestat… Read More

Choosing Wisely: 5 recommendations for physical therapy



The American Physical Therapy Association's list of practices to question or avoid under the Choosing Wisely campaign says clinical use of passive physical agents such as heating pads and ultrasound o… Read More

BIO Livestock Summit kicks off


  • KDLT-TV (Sioux Falls, S.D.)

BIO's Livestock Biotech Summit is underway in Sioux Falls, S.D., offering information on animal biotech research and development and addressing issues related to public transparency. "It's really an e… Read More

Federal standards usher in changes for food, fundraisers in Colo. schools


  • Gazette (Colorado Springs, Colo.), The

Schools in the Colorado Springs area said they are adjusting their menus, vending machines and a la carte options to comply with federal standards. Officials in some schools said they are doing away w… Read More