Reporting periods, unless Medicare physician claims data RequiresMD Quality Reporting Initiative In related news, CMS on Friday announced it will increase new options for participation in the Physician Quality Reporting Initiative, CQ HealthBeat reports. Under one option, physicians could reporting quality data to a medical registry that would submit the information to said, . CMS said, The participation entitled professionals can choose to report data on individual measures or groups of measures that capture a number of data elements on shared custody processes for diabetes, kidney disease and preventive medicine. .

In addition, CMS will provide doctors new reporting periods, unless they report on groups of quality measures. The participants are now ready to report to begin in July 2008 and still get the conditions for an incentive payment in 2008, said CMS (Reichard, CQ HealthBeat.

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15paLife launched to the liver Stem Cell Line board NASA’s Space Shuttle Endeavour mission STS-126 for special experiments during 15 – day tour.

The introduction of the patented PICM-19 HepaLife the cells are on board the Space Shuttle Endeavour marks first participating the company in space zero gravity experiments. To date, HepaLife has acquired and developed their cell -based technologies as part of the company’s efforts develop the first-of-its-kind bioartificial liver device for treatment of liver failure intended.