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Interview Strategies for Hiring Medical Staff

Turnover on a medical administrative staff can be devastating. Workflow is disrupted, tasks need to be retaught, and finding a good fit can be elusive. For this and many other reasons, you should have a clear plan in place for...

Aspirin Linked With Incident HF

For individuals at risk, aspirin use is associated with increased risk for incident HF, according to a study published in ESC Heart Failure. Blerim Mujaj, MD, Ph.D., and colleagues conducted a pooled analysis of data from a...

Q & A WITH DR. MEDLAW

One of my group’s employed surgeons was injured and has serious weakness in his dominant hand and wrist due to radicular trauma. Before he could return, we therefore required him to be evaluated by a neurologist and an...

In Conspiracy We Trust

There are increasing calls to discipline or de-credential doctors who are spreading anti-vaccine, anti-mask, and other pandemic misinformation. While statistics show that 96% of US physicians are vaccinated, a handful repeatedly...

Blended Care for HF & Depression May Improve QOL

Patients with HF receiving blended care for both HF and depression reported significantly better mental health-related quality of life, or QOL, and mood at 12 months versus those receiving usual care, according to a study...

LVAD Benefits Elderly

Elderly patients with HF gain quality of life (QOL) benefits with left ventricular assist devices (LVAD), according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Researchers evaluated survival,...

PW PODCAST: A Promising HFpEF Agent

During a recent PW Podcast episode, we spoke with ESC 2021 plenary talk presenter Stefan Anker, MD, PhD, about the full results of the EMPEROR Preserved trial, which affirm that empagliflozin lowers the risk of CVD in patients...

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