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Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network

In January, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced plans to utilize its newly established Healthcare and Payment Learning and Action Network to begin moving Medicare payments through Alternative Payment Models.

Previous G-I-N Scholars

2014Stephen Maturo, MDBrooke Army Medical CenterDavid Tunkel, MDJohns Hopkins University2013 Scott E. Brietzke, MD MPHIndividualized clinical practice guidelines: the next step in the evidence-based health care evolution?Richard K.

Previous Cochrane Scholars

 sponsored by 2014Sarfaraz Banglawala, MDCarol Bier-Laning, MDEmily Boss, MD, MPHMarilene Wang, MD2013 Jason L. Acevedo, MDMacario Camacho, MDTitle: Maxillomandibular Advancement vs.

2015 Cochrane Scholars

Congratulations to the 2015 Cochrane Scholars!Matthew Brigger, MD, MPH, CDR, MC, USN Naval Medical Center San Diego, CAArtur Gevorgyan, MD, MSc, FRCSCLakeridge Health CorporationJonathan Liang, MDThe Permanente Medical GroupNoah Parker, MDThe Voice C


In March of 2015, the AAO-HNS Board approved the registry initiative.  What does this mean?

Appropriate Use Criteria

What are Appropriate Use Criteria?Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) specify when it is appropriate to use a procedure. An "appropriate" procedure is one for which the expected health benefits exceed the expected health risks by a wide margin.