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A Physician’s Eye View: The Benefits of Utilizing PAs | Feature

From our content partners at AAPA The author of this article is Amy Wright, PA-C. She did a clinical rotation with Joseph A. Girgis, MD, at Superior

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Should Your Practice Consider Telehealth? | Feature

Investors are pouring money into digital health companies, with $5.8 billion invested in 2015 alone, according to CBInsights. Of the several subcategories of digital health, telehealth continues

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A-Platform-for-Improving-Patient-Safety-FEATURE-IMAGE

Widening the Scope of Practice | Medical Blog

Dr. Pelzman discusses the challenge of involving nurses and other healthcare professionals into the current scope of practice so they can do more of what they love.

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How much do outpatient bloodstream infections for pediatric transplant and cancer patients cost? | Medical Blog

Pediatric stem cell transplant and cancer patients often are discharged from the hospital with an external central venous line for medications that parents or other caregivers must

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There Is No Such Thing as Too Much TV in This Doctor’s Office: A Different Approach to Patient Engagement | Feature

A recent Accenture report found that patients in the United States are increasingly accessing their electronic health records (EHRs), with rates rising from 27% in 2014 to

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Capture the Critical Driver of Your Practice’s Financial Success: Physician Time | Feature

Pop Quiz: What were you doing during the financial presentation at your last board meeting?

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Strategies for Physician Succession & Retirement | Feature

Due to the busy nature of many medical practices, planning for future events like physician succession or retirement often takes a back seat to other pressing priorities.

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Active Surveillance Trends for Prostate Cancer | Feature

According to current estimates, prostate cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer in men after skin cancer. About 220,800 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed each

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Managing Difficult Patients | Feature

Regardless of the setting that a physician practices, there is a high likelihood that they will encounter difficult patients throughout their career. “We can’t blame all of

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Physician Debt & Compensation: Where Does Your Specialty Fall? | Feature

Who is still paying off student loans? Who has suffered loss due to practice issues? Here are the highlights from Medscape’s Physician Debt and Net Worth Report

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Opioid-Induced Constipation in Cancer Patients | Feature

Patients with advanced cancer who experience opioid-induced constipation (OIC) often experience psychological distress and negative cognitions. Understanding the nature of this burden may improve how clinicians recognize and assess the problem and promote more intensive management strategies that address the distress OIC often produces.

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Analyzing “Breakthrough Therapy” Perceptions | Feature

After an investigational medication is subject to clinical trials but before it is permitted to be used widely in patients, the FDA reviews the clinical trial results

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Common Human Virus Can Promote Breast Cancer Development | Feature

New research reveals that infection with the Epstein-Barr virus may put some women at increased risk for developing breast cancer –  find out how. Infection with the

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The Generational Differences in Healthcare Technology | Feature

For decades marketers have tailored their messages and delivery tactics based on the target audience to help increase sales of products and services. Today, physicians and healthcare

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AKH CME: End of Life Care | Feature

A $15.00, 1.25-hour activity that reviews the the principles of pain management, palliative care, and symptom management near the end of life; the levels of hospice care; and

Heroes in Medicine: Daniel R. Lattanzi, MD | Feature

Congratulations to Daniel R. Lattanzi, MD, of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for being recognized as this month’s “Heroes in Medicine” recipient from Physician’s Weekly. Dr.

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Maximizing Patient & Caregiver Care | Feature

For many patients, the impact of cancer can extend far beyond their personal journey with the illness. It’s also a harsh reality often felt by the family

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Antibiotic Resistance, Surgery, & Chemotherapy | Feature

The CDC estimates that at least 2 million people become infected by antibiotic-resistant bacteria each year, with at least 23,000 dying from these infections. “While much concern

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Autologous stem cell transplant should be standard care for HIV-associated lymphoma | Feature

New research challenges the generally held belief that individuals with HIV and aggressive lymphoma are not candidates for standard treatment. According to a study published online in

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Conference Highlights: ASCO 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at ASCO 2016, the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, from June 3 to 7 in Chicago. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the conference.

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