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Team Of Expert Doctors Examining Medical Reports at Hospital

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

The author of this article is Amy Wright, PA-C. She did a clinical rotation with Joseph A. Girgis, MD, at Superior Medical Care when she was a

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Preparing to Be a Good Samaritan | Feature

Many emergency physicians (EPs) can expect to provide Good Samaritan care during their careers, but EPs could be better prepared by carrying a kit with supplies and medications that are most likely to be used in such events.

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Physicians Practice: Embracing Email With Patients | Feature

The author of this article is Tom Furr, who founded PatientPay, a healthcare payment solutions company. The healthcare industry is undergoing major changes in how, when, and

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Study Finds Little Consistency in Doctor Reviews on Three Physician Rating Websites | News Brief

Researchers analyzed data from the websites: Healthgrades.com, Vitals.com and Ratemds.com. When looking for a doctor, many consumers turn to websites that post physician ratings and reviews. A

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How Aspirin Can Be Used to Help Fight Cancer | News Brief

Studies abound that point to a role for plain old aspirin in keeping deadly cancers at bay. While aspirin is not yet part of mainstream treatment for

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Many Physicians Choose Insomnia Meds Based on Habit Rather Than Patient’s Symptoms, Medical History | News Brief

Clinical decision-making and treatment choice is a complex cognitive process influenced by multiple variables, report researchers. Clinical decision-making is a complex process, driven by multiple factors, including

Team Of Expert Doctors Examining Medical Reports at Hospital
Team Of Expert Doctors Examining Medical Reports at Hospital

The Recruiter’s View: Physician Leaders Must Think Hard about Soft Skills | Feature

Five steps emerging physician leaders take. Physicians are often considered natural born leaders, as medical training historically has required autonomy and focused on the needs of “one

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Study: Online-Only Pharmacies That Don’t Require Prescriptions Could Be Helping to Fuel Antibiotic Resistance | News Brief

Antibiotics are illegally available without prescription on 45 per cent of online pharmacy websites surveyed, scientists have found. The researchers from Imperial College London analysed 20 pharmacies

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Parenting During Residency | Feature

Medical residents have historically delayed becoming a parent during residency due to conflicting demands despite being at an age when many people start families. Not starting a

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4 Ways to Improve Patient Flow and Avoid Scheduling Problems | Feature

The author of this article is Judy Capko, a practice management consultant with Capko & Morgan. Scheduling problems are a common practice-wide issue, but here are some

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Healthgrades Names America’s Top Hospitals for 2017 | Feature

See which hospitals made the cut for the top 50 and top 100 in the country. Healthgrades recently released its America’s Best Hospitals for 2017, naming America’s

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Infographic: Female vs. Male Nurses and Their Salaries | Feature

The prevalence of female nurses isn’t anything new in the United States. There are currently 3.2 million active professional female nurses across the country. According to a

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6 Ways to Achieve Successful Physician Partnerships | Feature

For physician partnerships to be successful, it is critical to pre-plan, have careful structuring, and maintain continued communication. Here are six areas that should be examined in

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Support for Health Professionals Reduces Unnecessary Use of Antibiotics in Hospitals | News Brief

An updated Cochrane Review published today has identified effective and safe ways to reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics in hospitals. A team of Cochrane researchers from the

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Perfecting the Post-Visit Procedure | Medical Blog

After-visit calls aren’t working; what can be done instead? Right outside of my office door is one of the workstations where our medical technicians perform one of

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Overlapping Symptoms and Challenges in Correctly Diagnosing ‘Hip-Spine Syndrome’ | News Brief

Is the pain coming from your hip, spine or both? Many patients live with low back pain that radiates to the buttock, groin, thigh, and even knees.

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Back Pain Researchers Say Drugs Don’t Work | News Brief

Commonly used non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, such as ibuprofen, used to treat back pain provide little benefit, but cause side effects, according to new research from The George

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Are Video Blogs the Key to Patient Engagement? | News Brief

Both doctors and patients can benefit through communication when using technology like video blogs. Online patient video journals or blogs–called vlogs–chronicling the good, the bad and the

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What is Twitter’s Role in the Fight Against HIV? | News Brief

How the social media platform can help patients engage. Twitter isn’t just a platform to read news, engage with like-minded individuals, launch insults or give praise. It’s

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Arthritis Drug Celecoxib Boosts Effectiveness of Antidepressant Medication | News Brief

The drug saw positive results in patients as early as one week. Giving severely depressed patients the arthritis drug celecoxib dramatically boosted the effectiveness of their antidepressant

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