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Putting People at the Heart of Healthcare | Feature

Putting people at the center of healthcare may seem intuitive, but it’s an approach that has not been widely practiced in the medical community. Instead, we clinicians

Lung Function Decline Accelerates in Menopausal Women | Feature

Menopausal women appear to experience an accelerated decline in lung function, according to new research published online ahead of print in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal

Should patients bail out when their doctor is burned out? | Feature

Google “physician burnout epidemic,” and you will find quite a few articles and blog posts on the subject. By all accounts, physician burnout is getting worse. Causes

Mortality Risk Up for Hospital Patients With Hypoglycemia | Feature

Hypoglycemia, either with insulin or spontaneous, linked to increased short- and long-term mortality

Understanding damages in a medical malpractice case | Feature

There are four requirements for a medical malpractice action: duty, departure, proximate cause and damages. The first arises from the doctor-patient relationship and the second and third address

CME: A Strategy for Decreasing Influenza’s Impact | Feature

Research suggests that prompt antiviral treatment appears to decrease the impact of influenza on older patients who have been hospitalized.

Trump & The Unlacing of the Affordable Care Act | Feature

Harvard analysts ponder changes across the American and global landscapes.

5 Steps to Maintaining an Online Reputation | Feature

The author of this article is Manish Kumar Chauhan, a digital marketing manager at myPracticeReputation.

E-Prescribing Increases Medication Adherence | Feature

Electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) decreases prescription errors and enhances coordination between physician and pharmacist, but what has remained unclear is how it affects patient behavior. Now a new

Maximum human lifespan has already been reached | Feature

A study published online today in Nature by Albert Einstein College of Medicine scientists suggests that it may not be possible to extend the human life span

Looking for Work/Life Balance | Feature

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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.

A Strategy for Decreasing Influenza’s Impact | Feature

Research suggests that prompt antiviral treatment appears to decrease the impact of influenza on older patients who have been hospitalized.

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

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

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?

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.

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

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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