Mar 23, 18:00
Take us with you! Check out recent ASIPP news on our podcast. On the January 2017 podcast we hear from Dr. Robert Wachter, one of the Keynote Speakers at our upcoming Annual Meeting; in the news segment we’ll have stories about newborns addicted to opioids, what part of the brain affects the placebo effect, a potential answer for diabetic neuropathy, and much more. We wrap up with a study that claims that how much you drive affects how much you weigh. ASIPP® Podcast has news and information on interventional pain management! Meetings. Webinars. Interviews with ASIPP® members. Medical and pain-specific news. It’s the easy way to stay informed....
Mar 23, 15:52
Listen to Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, on TEDMED before his 2017 ASIPP® Annual Meeting Raj-Racz Distinguished Lecture Keynote Speech Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP has a segment on TEDMED's TEDGLOBAL. Before you hear him at the 2017 ASIPP® Annual Meeting listen to physician and writer Abraham Verghese describe our strange new world where patients are merely data points, and calls for a return to the traditional one-on-one physical exam. Video is in MP4 format and audio only is in MP3 format. As a keynote speaker, Abraham Verghese, MD, MACP, his presentation will be Thursday 8:30am-9:15am during the General Session. His topic is 'Delivering Humanistic Care in the Era of High Tech and Lean Resources'. Abraham Verghese is a physician-author, Professor for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at Stanford University Medical School and Senior Associate Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine, Stanford, CA. Abraham Verghese is a physician-author, Professor for the Theory and Practice of Medicine at Stanford University Medical School and Senior Associate Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine https://www.ted.com/talks/abraham_verghese_a_doctor_s_touch http://www.tedmed.com/talks/show?id=292979
Mar 22, 16:00
Short-term memory loss may be yet another price of America's opioid addiction epidemic. The abuse of opioids or other substances may cause short-term amnesia.
Mar 21, 21:28
March 22 is Final Day to Register at Discounted Prices for the ASIPP® Annual Meeting. Register Now. http://www.prereg.net/2017/asipp
Mar 21, 14:00
This is an interesting set of short videos that provide a good visual of how to understand and explain spinal stenosis. Lumbar Spinal Stenosis is a common cause of both lower back pain and sciatica symptoms.
Mar 21, 00:00
ASIPP®'s 19th Annual Meeting is coming soon to Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. Over 100 exhibitors, 75 breakout sessions and 55 speakers. Join us April 20-22. Click below for details and to register. 2017 ASIPP Annual Meeting April 20-22 in Las Vegas, Nevad for Interventional Pain Physicians and Practioners including speakers, lectures, exhibitors, and more.
Mar 20, 15:50
2017 ASIPP® ANNUAL MEETING The Future of IPM: Embrace Innovation with Confidence April 20-22, 2017 | Las Vegas Up To 20.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ World Renowned Speaker and ASIPP® Annual Meeting Keynote, Bob Laszewski, writes a Health Care Reform Blog; with reviews of the latest developments in federal health policy, health care reform, and marketplace activities in the health care financing business. Use web address below to read his latest blog titled 'Will President Trump Sign a New Health Insurance Bill in 2017?' http://healthpolicyandmarket.blogspot.com/2017/03/will-president-trump-sign-new-health.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+HealthCarePolicyAndMarketplaceBlog+%28Health+Care+Policy+and+Marketplace+Blog%29 See Mr. Laszewski's Comments on CNBC http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000601901
Mar 17, 22:00
Neel Anand, MD demystifies common myths about back pain. Dr. Anand is the Director of Orthopedic Spine Surgery at the Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders in Los Angeles. Neel Anand, MD demystifies 7 common myths about back pain.
Mar 16, 20:00
The 0 to 10 VAS and NPS have proved invaluable in settings such as emergency rooms, and at the initial evaluation of a chronic pain patient. Unfortunately, the 0-10 pain score has not proved a reliable indicator of pain relief and control in the chronic pain patient in medical management. An upgrade to the pain scale is needed. Pain reduction has been one of the primary goals of pain treatment for decades.1-3 Traditionally, reduction in pain was measured by asking patients to rate their pain on a 0 to 10 visual analog scale (VAS) or numeric pain scale (NPS). A 2-point change in the patient’s pain rating (before and after t...
Mar 15, 22:00
ASIPP® is proud to announce that Mayor Rudolph "Rudy" Giuliani will be a keynote speaker on Saturday, April 22 at the 2017 ASIPP® Annual Meeting at Caesar's Palace held April 20- 22, 2017 in Las Vegas.
Mar 14, 21:30
Prevention and treatment, not legal action, should be the focus when dealing with pregnant women who use opioids, according to a policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The use of opioids during pregnancy has grown rapidly in the past decade. As opioid use during pregnancy increased, so did complications from their use, including neonatal abstinence syndrome. Several state governments responded to this increase by prosecuting and incarcerating pregnant women with s...
Mar 13, 19:00
You are what you eat. And certain foods can help manage and reduce pain. Simple eating and juicing tips from Cherie Calbom, MSN, can help reduce your body's inflammation and reduce pain.
Mar 11, 21:24
ASIPP®'s 19th Annual Meeting is coming to Caesars Palace, Las Vegas. Over 100 exhibitors, 75 breakout sessions and 55 speakers. Join us April 20-22. Click below for details and to register. 2017 ASIPP Annual Meeting April 20-22 in Las Vegas, Nevad for Interventional Pain Physicians and Practioners including speakers, lectures, exhibitors, and more.
Mar 10, 15:59
PainCast is sponsoring K-cups at the ASIPP 2017 Annual Meeting, April 20-22. This will be a great way for attendees to keep going during 55+ Speakers, 75+ Sessions, 100+ Exhibitors and Las Vegas nights. Coffee in Vegas as good as gold. Embrace Innovation at the annual meeting, with a cup of coffee, brought to you by PainCast. http://www.asippannualmeeting.com
Mar 10, 15:00
If you’ve had spine surgery, you may wonder when you can do the activities you love—and for many, that’s playing a round of golf. While you may be eager to experience the natural beauty of a fresh cut fairway and the competitive camaraderie of a day on the course, you can re-aggravate your back or neck injury if you don’t follow certain guidelines for getting back in the game. As you begin golfing again, don’t just focus on your stroke—listen to your body. The main red flag to watch out for when golfing after spine surgery is.....
Mar 09, 21:18
2017 ASIPP® ANNUAL MEETING The Future of IPM: Embrace Innovation with Confidence April 20–22, 2017 | Las Vegas, Nevada Friday General Session MANCHIKANTI DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES Robert Wachter, MD - Keynote 9:00am - 9:45am The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA. Dr. Robert Wachter is Professor and Associate Chair of the Department of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. He was named one of the 50 most influential physicians in the U.S. for each of the past 7 years. http://www.asippannualmeeting.com
Mar 09, 19:32
Don’t forget - the ASIPP Annual Meeting in Las Vegas is April 20-22. Wake up to Embracing Innovation with Confidence! Register now! http://www.asippannualmeeting.com
Mar 09, 19:30
This is an interesting post. A call to action detailing the harsh reality of America's growing opioid addiction, and hope for change to the system that fuels it. Perspective from The New England Journal of Medicine — Ending the Opioid Epidemic — A Call to Action
Mar 09, 14:37
Note: Registration Page for ASIPP Webinar on 2017 CPT Coding Changes had incorrect time. The webinar is from 11am-12:30pm CST, March 23. Register Now! http://conta.cc/2mmQg3L
Mar 08, 17:00
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Mar 07, 18:30
It is frequently argued that the prescribing behavior of physicians has been a driver of the opioid epidemic. Prescribing has increased to where in 2010, enough opioids were prescribed in the US to provide every American adult with 5 mg of hydrocodone every 4 hours for a month. This growth may be driven in part by high variability in physician prescribing of opioids; this variability may reflect overprescribing beyond what is required for appropriate pain management. Special Article from The New England Journal of Medicine — Opioid-Prescribing Patterns of Emergency Physicians and Risk of Long-Term Use
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