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Vascular experts establish appropriate use of IVUS in peripheral interventions

Royal Philips today announced an important milestone in the evolving standard of care for treating patients with peripheral vascular disease: the establishment of the first-ever...

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Cognitive dissonance, unhappy physicians and burnout

Emotional intelligence has been widely accepted as an important element of leadership. The seminal work of Daniel Goldman informs us that the education of...

A modest proposal: Let’s eat the trauma surgeons

Well folks, after more than two years of the pandemic, racial injustice, and medical misinformation, I have decided it is time to return to...

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‘STEPtember’ asks surgeons to walk the walk

Most American adults take an average of 5,000 steps per day. In fact, this simple act—getting out and moving—can be the key to prevention...

Proposals sought for VAM 2023

Members are still raving about the 2022 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) even while organizers seek topics for educational sessions for the 2023 edition. Proposals...

Commentary

In 2022, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is again emphasizing the importance of patient-reported outcomes (PROs) through legislation regarding the Quality Payment Program. In the Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), the use of PRO tools was...

VAM news

Members are still raving about the 2022 Vascular Annual Meeting (VAM) even while organizers seek topics for educational sessions for the 2023 edition. Proposals are due at 3 p.m. Central Time on Wednesday, Aug. 24.   Submissions for the invited...