Industry Updates

Improving Wisely Pilot Program: Harnessing the Power of Peer Feedback to Improve Quality, Safety, and Value

In 2017, the American College of Phlebology (ACP) launched a collaborative quality improvement initiative with Johns Hopkins and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation called the Improving Wisely Pilot Project in Vein Care...Continue Reading

American College of Phlebology (ACP): Thank You for Helping Us Improve Venous and Lymphatic Care

The past year has included many changes and advancements for the American College of Phlebology. We are thrilled to see how this community has continued to grow in advocacy, research, and education Our educational cours...Continue Reading

Reimbursements of New Technologies

One of the greatest concerns regarding coverage and reimbursement of novel medical interventions is that commercial payers throughout the U.S. operate largely with opaque business practices. They are part of decision-mak...Continue Reading

Gender Equality at Work

by Lisa Amatangelo, MD, RVT, FACPh and Julie Cardoso, RDCS, RVT, RPhS It is well known that there are gender differences that influence the medical profession, but are we aware of the gender inequities that continue to p...Continue Reading

Vena Cava Filtration: Shifting Paradigms, Emerging Technologies

Despite the lack of high-level evidence that inferior vena cava filters (IVCF) decrease mortality, they continue to be implanted at high rates in the United States relative to the rest of the world. Certainly, it is cha...Continue Reading

Why Lymphedema? Why Me? Why Now?

LE&RN Spokesperson Kathy Bates leads 2018 Washington, DC Rally & Walk to Fight Lymphedema & Lymphatic Diseases Many in the world of venous disease might be asking themselves the question, “Why am I hear...Continue Reading

A Letter from Phlebology (COVID-19)

April 8, 2020 Dear Colleague, Author, Reviewer, On behalf of the Editors and staff at Sage publishing we hope that you and your families are keeping well during the COVID pandemic. Many of you will be in the frontline of...Continue Reading

For Vein Magazine Readers During COVID-19

All of us all over the world are dealing with something unprecedented. During this time, staying healthy and keeping others safe is preeminent. As we shift our daily work and social lives to our homes for the greater good...Continue Reading

COVID-19: An Opportunity to Reframe Our Approach to Healthcare

by Krishna Mannava, MD, FACS, RPVI and Chas E. Sanders Disclosures Chas E. Sanders is CEO of MARGIN an outpatient supply buying collective Dr. Mannava is the Medical Director of Vive Vascular, an office-based lab In ma...Continue Reading

The Ways in Which We are Already Prepared for the Coronavirus Pandemic

Dr. Helane Fronek advises how the practice of mindfulness can protect our sanity and allow us to function more thoughtfully and productively even through the COVID-19 pandemic The coronavirus pandemic has catapulted us...Continue Reading