News in brief – Sept. 8, 2008
Practices hit Medicare P4P quality targets, but bonuses still fall short
Texas liability reforms spur plunge in premiums and lawsuits
CMS calls for transition to ICD-10 codes in 3 years
Physician ties to medical device firms probed
Time to get tough? States increasingly offer ways to opt out of vaccine mandates
Legal risk for prescribing painkillers is small, study says
News in brief – Sept. 8, 2008
Attempt to remove bullet leads to lawsuit
Parallel universe
Before you buy, evaluate the vendor's responsiveness
Paper perceived safer than e-records
News in brief – Sept. 8, 2008
Surgical plates make a fashion statement
Take the slow track on RAC program
Letters to the Editor – Sept. 8, 2008
Epilepsy care goal shifting to no seizures, not just fewer ones
Tools of the trade
News in brief – Sept. 8, 2008