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Best States to Practice Interactive Map
Which states do physicians prosper in? Click on any state to get our complete analysis of how "physician friendly" it is.
On Tap for Physicians Attending Internal Medicine 2009
Health care reform, the patient-centered medical home, and the impact of environmental change on global health are just a few of the topics to be discussed at the Internal Medicine 2009 Medicine 2009 in Philadelphia this week.
Severe Otalgia and Fever in a 6-year-old Boy
Video: Right ear pain and purulent drainage have not improved despite antibiotic Rx several days ago. Watch the exam. What's your Dx?
How Small Practices Can Prepare for Value-Based Care
Changes to physician compensation are looming, so now is the time for small practices to start focusing on value. Here's how.
High Blood Pressure Tied to Greater Risk for T2D
Results of a new study found that each 20 mmHg increase in SBP was associated with a 58% higher risk for new onset type 2 DM.
Home Use of Artificial Beta Cells
Artificial beta cell systems and insulin pumps went head-to-head in two trials with type 1 diabetes patients.
Roles of Staff, Technology in Patient Collections
Developing better patient collections processes depends not just on good staff policies and training, but the newest in HIPAA-compliant technology.
Co-opt Patients into Your Collections Process
Practices can no longer afford to be remiss about collecting outstanding patient balances, as high-deductible health plans are forcing patients to pay more.
From Practicing Radiologist to Trainee
A look at three radiologists who left their practices to train in fellowships.
Impulse Control Disorders in Parkinson Disease
Dysregulated dopamine may not be the sole cause of impulse control problems in patients with Parkinson disease.
Ten Things to Do at MGMA15
Traveling to Nashville for MGMA15? Make the most out of your trip by making sure you do these ten things during your stay.
The Question of Disclosing Medical Malpractice Insurance
A recent N.J. Supreme Court case raises several issues around malpractice insurance laws and whether docs should disclose if they have it or not.
New Meaningful Use Rules: 5 Key Takeaways
There are 752 pages covering the changes to Stage 2 of meaningful use and finalizing Stage 3. We’ve whittled that down to five major takeaways.
ICD-10 Uptake Poll: Week 1
You knew it was coming; you prepared and prepared; you had meetings, you stayed late; you were ready. So, how'd it go?
Psychiatry’s Solid Center
Most psychiatrists do not fit neatly into the biological or psychodynamic camps. Instead, like surgeons, they will implement tools that reduce the suffering and enhance the well-being of the patient.
ICD-10: Nightmare or Non-event?
Has the onslaught of humorous social media posts about ICD-10 been more eventful than the actual coding transition itself?
Motivate Medical Practice Staff by Being Positive
Studies show that positive reinforcement is far more powerful than negative directives. Here are seven positive ways to engage your staff.
Who Is Responsible for Discussing Radiation with Patients?
Radiologists and nonradiologists must come to a consensus regarding who educates patients about radiation risks from diagnostic imaging.
Meaningful Use Stage 3 a Mixed Bag for Physicians
CMS has released modifications to the meaningful use program. Here's what the changes mean for physician practices.
Diffuse, Persistent Pain in a 35-year-old Woman
The math teacher and mother of 2 is also having memory and concentration problems. She denies feeling depressed. Your impression?
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