Practice Update

Practice Update

New and views on issues related to improving the quality of hematologic care

Hematology In-Service Exam: Adapting for COVID-19 and Beyond

The American Society of Hematology’s (ASH’s) Hematology In-Service Exam (ISE) is a low-stakes exam that has been offered to hematology fellows since 2009. The...

Systems-Based Hematology Success Stories

Investment Will Bolster Growing Subspecialty Five years ago, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) introduced the concept of a new subspecialty called the systems-based hematologist.1...

Maintenance of Certification: An Update on ABIM’s Evolving Requirements

Three decades ago, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) announced the end of the “board-certified-for-life” status that had been in place since the...

Updates on ASH Clinical Practice Guidelines in Development

In 2019, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) continued its efforts to develop and publish evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to help practicing hematologists and...

American Society of Hematology’s Guidelines for Venous Thromboembolism and von Willebrand Disease

In 2018, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) has continued its efforts to develop and publish evidence-based clinical practice guidelines to help practicing hematologists...

Policy Updates

ASH Calls for Payment Innovation in Rare Diseases Such as Sickle Cell Disease The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI), a branch of the...

CMS Tests New Medicare Part B Reimbursement Model: How Will It Affect Hematologists?

In March, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a proposed rule to test new models to improve Medicare Part B physician...

New Medicare Care Choices Model Seeks to Expand Access to Palliative Care

On July 20, 2015, the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the 141 hospices that have been selected to participate in the new Medicare...

ICD-10: Ready or Not!

After two one-year reprieves, it’s finally here: The International Classification of Diseases, 10th Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD-10-CM). Nationwide, on October 1, 2015, all health-care business...

Choosing Wisely Across the Spectrum of Internal Medicine

The Choosing Wisely® campaign, an initiative of the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Foundation, encourages clinicians and patients to engage in conversations to reduce...
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September 2021 Volume 7 Issue 11

This issue discusses fertility preservation for young patients with cancer, reviews treatment options for primary immune thrombocytopenia, and more.

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