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Parkinson’s Disease Study from The Michael J. Fox Foundation

A new online Parkinson’s disease study is available from The Michael J. Fox Foundation by Fox Insight. Fox Insight is an online clinical study where people with Parkinson’s disease and their loved ones share information that could transform the search for better treatments. By joining Fox Insight you can help shape the future of Parkinson’s research …

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September is Healthy Aging Month

Healthy aging starts with living a healthy lifestyle. What is a healthy lifestyle? It is one that slows down the oxidation that will cause our eventual destruction. We are mortal; that is not news. Oxidation is defined chemically as the transfer of electrons, where one thing gains one, and the other loses one. Free radicals …

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Epilepsy and Treatment Options

Possibly, your very first thought that comes to mind when thinking of epilepsy; is a person who is having a severe seizure, and collapsing to the grounding. While this is true, there is a lot more to it. It all starts with the brain. Electrical activity running through nerve cells helps your brain tell your …

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Dade County Medical Association New Directors

Dade County Medical Association elected two of our physicians from First Choice Neurology to their board.  Congratulations Dr. Antonio Mesa (President-Elect) and Dr. Jorge Marcos (Vice-President) on your installation to the Dade County Medical Association Board of Directors.   About Dade County Medical Association The Dade County Medical Association works hard on behalf of Miami-Dade …

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Dr. Carlos Ramirez-Mejia on Univision

Univision interviewed Dr. Carlos Ramirez-Mejia on July 25 to discuss cannabis treatment. Medical marijuana: how this child uses controversial treatment to deal with seizures. Neurologist Carlos Ramírez-Mejia explained on Univision how the regular treatment of cannabis received by Bruno helped him control the more than 300 seizures he suffered daily. Similarly, he detailed how this plant …

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Neuro-specific Measures Gain Higher Score for MIPS

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has developed neuro-specific measures that you can use in your practice to get a higher score for the MIPS payment program because neurology measures are not “topped out” and they may be more relevant to your practice. Jose Rocha is the director of Central Business Office, Performance Medical Management, …

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MIPS for Quality Improvement

Not all neurologists are fans of the MIPS program. But First Choice Neurology has found it beneficial discusses its strategies for success with the program. The federal government’s Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) has many detractors but the folks at First Choice Neurology, a large practice in South Florida, are not among them. In MIPS’ …

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