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Lastest Articles from CarolineFifeMD.com
Reflections on the Development of the MRI and Character
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on October 14, 2019 at 8:00 am
I can’t think of anyone I admire who has had an easy life. Just as fire purifies gold, trials produce character. Hang in there.
The Health Economic Impact of Living Cell Tissue Products (and Why This Matters) – Guest Blog by Dr. Helen Gelly
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on October 10, 2019 at 8:00 am
Guest blog post by Dr. Helen Gelly Using the claims data from Medicare that are publicly available, a newly published study which I co-authored looked at various parameters that will eventually impact the bundled pricing payment model. Because a number of insurance carriers have limited the availability of cellular tissue products for clinical use, it
HBOT and Brain Injury – Guest Blog by Dick Clarke
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on October 8, 2019 at 8:00 am
Guest blog post by Dick Clarke of National Baromedical Services On August 1 of this year, a bill entitled the “North Carolina Veterans Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Treatment and Recovery Act” (House Bill 50 / SL 2019-175) became law in North Carolina and took effect October 1, 2019. The law
WPS Coverage for Debridement and What We REALLY Need to Worry About
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on October 7, 2019 at 8:00 am
This is a much, much larger issue, and one that no one wants to talk about.
Breaking News on Site Neutrality
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on October 4, 2019 at 3:58 pm
Evidence has been accumulating for years that site neutrality is coming. I don’t think it is an issue of whether but when. This executive order might bring it a bit closer, but doesn’t implement it.
Cellular Couture for the Wound Fashionista
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on October 2, 2019 at 8:00 am
I like to think of CTPs as couture clothing. Does one of them make me look SMALLER?
How NPWT Changed Wound Care and Why We Need to Think Like Oncologists
by Caroline Fife, M.D. on September 30, 2019 at 8:00 am
Without using the Wound Healing Index to justify the need for advanced therapeutics like NPWT, the future of wound care could look like it did in the early 1990s: dressing the wound and praying for patients to heal.