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More precise medical codes aim to track quality of care

...office or the entire country, Wergin said. A search of data could show how, say, all pregnant women with a urinary tract infection in the third trimester fared.The new codes, already used in many other countries, indicate whether it's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/people/2015-09-09/more-precise-medical-codes-a
Doctors face deadline for adopting more precise medical coding system for billing

...entire country, Wergin said. A search of an office's data could show how, say, all pregnant women with a urinary tract infection in the third trimester fared.The new codes, already used in many other countries, indicate if it's a first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-07/doctors-face-deadline-adop
Substandard nursing homes continue to receive HUD backing

...to be diagnosed with chronic malnutrition, a urinary tract infection and a severe pressure ulcer on her buttocks...admitted to the hospital in critical condition with a urinary tract infection.An inspection in March 2014 at the Blair House...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-06-06/substandard-nursing-homes-co
Muhammad Ali 'home and resting' after being released from hospital

...Muhammad Ali's latest hospital stay for a severe urinary tract infection ended Friday, a day before the boxing great celebrates...Doctors later determined he was suffering from a urinary tract infection, not pneumonia. That hospital stay lasted more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-01-16/muhammad-ali-home-an
Lupus links patients, physician

...anything."She would get nosebleeds and had blood in her urine and was diagnosed with a sinus infection and a urinary tract infection. Then she started coughing up blood."I didn't even know I was bleeding internally," Harrison said. "I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-03-13/lupus-links-patients-physici
Pele is improving from urinary tract infection

...Pele is responding well to antibiotics to treat a urinary tract infection and his condition is improving, doctors said...hospital on Monday after being diagnosed with the urinary tract infection.Doctors continued to administer intravenous...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-11-28/pele-improving-urinary-tract-infe
Overtime

...Pele is expected to be discharged from a Brazilian hospital today, two weeks after being admitted to treat a urinary tract infection.The Albert Einstein hospital said Monday the soccer great "continues to improve" and there are "no signs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-08/overtime
Overtime

...times in all competitions.? After going through a "scare" and spending time in intensive care because of a urinary tract infection, Brazilian soccer great Pele left the hospital Tuesday after a two-week stay.Doctors said the 74-year-old...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2014-12-09/overtime
Bacteria evolve 'dome' to hide, resist

...It's everywhere," Vazquez said. "Middle ear infection in your kids? Biofilm. Pneumonia is a biofilm. Urinary tract infection is a biofilm."The bacteria is also speeding up antibiotic resistance. Bacteria, even bacteria of different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-12-16/bacteria-evolve-dome-hide-re
MCG clinic opens at Walmart in Evans

...urgent or emergency care for anyone 18 months and older, including sore throats; sinus, upper respiratory and urinary tract infections; earaches; seasonal allergies; colds; acute bronchitis; cold sores; the flu; nausea; and strep throat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2009-11-17/mcg-clinic-opens-walmart-eva
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