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Urology General

The Overuse of NSAIDs

Jul 18, 2017

NSAIDs are some of the most common over-the-counter (OTC) medications available and include aspirin, ibuprofen, and naproxen. In general, these medicines are safe and carry little danger to users from...

The Paradigm Shifts Needed in Healthcare

Jul 13, 2017

There’s a lot wrong with healthcare today. Especially the medications they have now a days and all the side effects. Just like the prescription xarelto, check out the xarelto lawsuit June 2017. The ...

The Specialists’ Stranglehold on Medicine

Jun 09, 2017

Republicans are trying to cut health care spending. But hacking away at Medicaid, weakening coverage requirements and replacing Obamacare’s subsidies with a convoluted tax credit will not deal with...

TweetChat: Defensive Medicine, Associated Costs & How to Avoid Both

Jun 07, 2017

Join us Wednesday, July 12 at 9:00pm ET / 6:00pm PT for a live, interactive tweetchat with Jeff Segal, MD, on defensive medicine, associated costs, and how to avoid both, inspired by his op-ed piece T...

Traditional Tort Reform Won’t Reduce Healthcare Costs

Jun 01, 2017

Tucked into President Trump’s 2018 budget are several provisions to tackle medical malpractice reform, an effort to slash healthcare costs by seeking to impact the everyday practice of defensive med...

TweetChat: A Look at the Drivers of Increasing Healthcare Costs

Jun 01, 2017

Join us Wednesday, June 21 at 9:00pm ET / 6:00pm PT for a live, interactive tweetchat with Linda Girgis, MD, on the drivers of increasing healthcare costs in the U.S. Topics to be discussed include: ...

Video - Warning: This Drug May Kill You

May 09, 2017

Told from the perspectives of four families devastated by opioid addiction, the HBO documentary Warning: This Drug May Kill You offers a harrowing, unflinching look at the deadly epidemic currently fa...

Examining Proneness to Malpractice Claims

Mar 14, 2017

Medical malpractice continues to be a significant issue for physicians from all walks throughout the United States, and there are long-standing concerns about those who are claim-prone and complaint-p...

Video - Against Medical Advice 001: HIMSS, the Robot Apocalypse, and Dark Side Tonight

Mar 08, 2017

The following originally appeared at ZDoggMD.com. At last, it’s Against Medical Advice… …the show for the rest of us on the front lines of healthcare. We’re coming straight outta Studio Z ...

Burnout & Satisfaction: Examining Trends

Jan 26, 2017

Burnout has been defined as a syndrome of emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and feelings of ineffectiveness. “Burnout has profound implications for physicians, patients, and their families,...

Infographic: Best & Worst Cities for an Active Lifestyle

Jan 06, 2017

With “lose weight and get fit” being both the most popular and most commonly broken New Year’s resolution, and the level of inactivity among Americans aged 6 and older decreasing from 28.3% in 2...

President-Elect Trump & What Lies Ahead for the U.S. Healthcare System

Nov 15, 2016

Following the election of Donald Trump as the next U.S. president, Physician’s Weekly Managing Editor Christopher Cole received the opportunity to ask select physicians and healthcare experts what a...

Trump & The Unlacing of the Affordable Care Act

Nov 10, 2016

Harvard analysts ponder changes across the American and global landscapes.   After a grueling 18-month election that shattered conventional wisdom and longstanding norms of civility and fai...

5 Steps to Maintaining an Online Reputation

Nov 04, 2016

The author of this article is Manish Kumar Chauhan, a digital marketing manager at myPracticeReputation.   Patients are increasingly using online review websites before visiting the doctor’...

E-Prescribing Increases Medication Adherence

Oct 27, 2016

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...

Looking for Work/Life Balance

Oct 07, 2016

From our content partners at Physicians Practice   When you love your job, it can be easy for your work/life balance to get out of whack. Here are some lessons I’ve learned so far: Sp...

UTI testing technology cuts screening time to four hours

Sep 27, 2016

Researchers using DNA sequencing to profile antibiotic resistance in infection have achieved a turnaround time from 'sample to answer' of less than four hours for urinary tract infections (UTIs). ...

Should Your Practice Consider Telehealth?

Sep 22, 2016

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 to ga...

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

Sep 09, 2016

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 45% in 2016. Most patients (...

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

Sep 06, 2016

Pop Quiz: What were you doing during the financial presentation at your last board meeting? A. Texting your spouse B. Checking email C. Stepping out to make a call D. All of the above T...