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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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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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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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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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CME: Improving ED Care for LGBT Patients | Feature

Many lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) patients face barriers to accessing adequate medical care, even for emergency situations. A better understanding of the disparities and healthcare risks that LGBT patients face may help emergency providers communicate more effectively with these individuals.

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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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Conference Highlights: AAIC 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at AAIC 2016, the annual Alzheimer’s Association International Conference, from July 22 to 28 in Toronto. The features below highlight some of 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

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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Benzodiazepine Prescribing in Older Adults | Feature

Benzodiazepines can effectively treat anxiety, agitation, insomnia, and alcohol withdrawal, but their use in older adults has been linked to higher adverse event rates. These drugs can

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Heroes in Medicine: Patrick Gerard O’Connor, MD, MPH, FACP | Feature

Congratulations to Patrick Gerard O’Connor, MD, MPH, FACP, of the Yale School of Medicine for being the winner of the “Heroes in Medicine” award from Physician’s Weekly

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CME: Gender, Stress, & Acute Myocardial Infarction | Feature

Research suggests that patients with acute myocardial infarction, or AMI, who experience mental stress—particularly women—appear to be at higher risk for poor short-term outcomes when compared with those reporting that they experience little or no stress.

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Do Doctors Make the Wrong Diagnosis in Their Own Investment Strategies? | Opinion Article

Medicine is one of the highest-paying professions, but whether doctors are able to manage their money wisely is another question. Just 28% of working doctors feel very

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Conference Highlights: APS 2016 | Feature

New research was presented at APS 2016, the American Pain Society’s annual meeting, from May 11 to 14 in Austin, TX. The features below highlight some of the studies that emerged from the conference.

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Heroes in Medicine: Kathleen M. Schmeler, MD | Feature

Congratulations to Kathleen M. Schmeler, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and the Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital for being the winner of the“Heroes

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Gender-Stress-AMI-Feature

Gender, Stress, & Acute Myocardial Infarction | Feature

Research suggests that patients with acute myocardial infarction, or AMI, who experience mental stress—particularly women—appear to be at higher risk for poor short-term outcomes when compared with those reporting that they experience little or no stress.

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CME: Pneumonia & CVD: Making the Link | Feature

Research indicates that hospitalizations for pneumonia appear to increase both short- and long-term risks of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Efforts to prevent pneumonia may help reduce the burden of CVD.

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Psychiatric ED Boarding | Feature

Psychiatric boarding is becoming an increasingly prevalent practice that disrupts patient care and ED throughput. “This phenomenon is expected to occur more frequently with the continued closures

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