Author: St. Clair Perio

31 Dec Engaging Medical Specialists in Improving Health Care Value

Written by Jeffrey O. Greenberg, MD and Jessica Dudley, MDDECEMBER 22, 2015   Over the past decade, patients, payers, government, and others have increasingly scrutinized the care physicians deliver. Pay-for-performance programs have enabled payers to hold providers accountable for performance on quality measures. Public reporting has made quality and safety...

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31 Dec ‘Sad’ Ronda Rousey reveals mouth injury, unstable teeth may keep her shelved (and apple-free) for six months

By Jesse Holland  @Jesse_Holland on Dec 7, 2015, 2:07p   Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is starting to open up about her crushing knockout loss to Holly Holm (video), which took place in the UFC 193 pay-per-view (PPV) main event back in November. In...

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16 Dec The Truth About Brushing

By C. CLAIBORNE RAYAPRIL 29, 2013; Photo Credit Victoria Roberts   Q. Why don’t we use hot water to brush our teeth? A. There may be some reasons not to use hot or warm water, said Richard H. Price, a spokesman for the American Dental Association, but he added, “If I...

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