New Health IT Council Pushes for Improvements
A new 17-member Health Information Technology Advisory Council has been assembled to help Louisiana take the next step in building on the existing HIT infrastructure ...Read More
|The AMA Steps Up with STEPS Forward|
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|PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Dr. Mihail Borrisov|
Growing up during the Communist regime, Bulgarian native Mihail “Misho” Borrisov had limited exposure to American media. Back then, all movies and music were heavily censored.
Brief business news items from the local healthcare community.
|Planned Parenthood seeks class-action status to keep funding|
Planned Parenthood is asking a federal court to broaden its recent ruling that allowed the group to temporarily keep some of its Medicaid funding in Arkansas.The women’s health provider is requesting class-action status in its recent lawsuit in... Posted Tuesday, October 6, 2015 1:03 pm CDT
|Dems press for subpoena of anti-abortion activist|
House Democrats are demanding answers from the anti-abortion group that has targeted Planned Parenthood in what they describe as “a host of potentially illegal activities.”Democrats on the House Oversight Committee wrote to Chairman Jason Chaffetz (... Posted Tuesday, October 6, 2015 10:10 am CDT
|Paul wants probe in wake of Planned Parenthood videos|
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) wants a government watchdog to investigate all fetal tissue research supported by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in the wake of a string of controversial videos targeting Planned Parenthood.Thirty-four... Posted Tuesday, October 6, 2015 10:08 am CDT