Monthly Archives: November 2014

“there is a major case happening within HHS/CMS regarding VNS Therapy for Depression”

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Tuesday, November 25, 2014 1:06 PMTo: Courtney TurnerSubject: Follow-Up To Your Voicemail (11/24) Dear Courtney, I wish you and your family a very Happy and Peaceful Thanksgiving and as always thank you for the courtesy … Continue reading

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Need to see a psychiatrist? Call your insurance company first

21 November 2014, 9.24pm AEDT Need to see a psychiatrist? Call your insurance company first Author Tara F Bishop Assistant Professor of Healthcare Policy and Research, Assistant Professor of Medicine at Cornell University Disclosure Statement Tara F Bishop receives funding … Continue reading

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11/20/2014 – Tidbits from Cyberonics’ (CYBX) CEO Dan Moore on Q2 2015 Results – Earnings Call Transcript

From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2014 10:02 PM Subject: Tidbits from Cyberonics’ (CYBX) CEO Dan Moore on Q2 2015 Results – Earnings Call Transcript To all those concerned with VNS Therapy for Depression: This morning’s conference call … Continue reading

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Challenges For People With Disabilities Within The Health Care Safety Net

Challenges For People With Disabilities Within The Health Care Safety Net November 18th, 2014 by Michael Ulrich Michael Ulrich View Biographical Info   Editor’s note: This post is part of a series of several posts stemming from presentations given at … Continue reading

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It’s not about patient care and wellness. It’s not about experimental treatments. It’s all about money and profits (Part 1)

  From: Herbert Stein [mailto:fabrik@bellsouth.net] Sent: Wednesday, November 19, 2014 3:15 AM To: Madam Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell, United States Secretary of Health and Human Services; Sean Cavanaugh, CMS – Deputy Administrator & Director; Stephen J. Hemsley – CEO, United … Continue reading

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Magnetic therapy gains favor in battling depression

Magnetic therapy gains favor in battling depression Michael Sears Neuropsychiatrist Dami Salami (left), medical director of the repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation program at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin, says rTMS has been successful in treating depression. With Salami … Continue reading

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TMS is an alternative treatment for drug-resistant depression

TMS is an alternative treatment for drug-resistant depression For those with severe depression, medications don’t always work. Doctors used to resort to electroconvulsive therapy, but now there’s a more gentle option. KING 5 Healthlink 6:38 p.m. PST November 3, 2014 … Continue reading

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