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Fighting Back: Top tips for physicians to take on value-based careCome out swinging for patients.
Everything doctors need to know about patient sexual orientation, gender identityMany health experts believe that by knowing whether a patient is lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or straight, physicians can be more alert to a person’s medical needs and more thoughtful in interactions.
The benefits of physician volunteeringHow giving back to the community can recharge
How to use a budget to boost practice performanceBuilding a sound financial plan can help protect from financial instability while charting a successful path forward
Do younger doctors outperform older physicians?Do patients prefer Marcus Welby, MD, or Derek Shepherd, McDreamy, for their physician? The former, a well-seasoned veteran of medical science, the latter, a recently educated young doctor?
When to consult hospice in end-stage Alzheimer’s diseasewWen should you, as the primary provider, ask for a hospice consult?
If you operate a medical practice, you should be outsourcingAs if giving your key employees menial tasks isn’t enough to consider outsourcing, the ever-changing landscape of the medical industry should be the deciding factor.
Docs sound off, question MOCPhysicians question value of process
Maintaining certification: gold standard or is luster tarnished?Maintaining certification, specifically under the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM), has come under fire for a number of reasons, ranging from test material that has no connection to day-to-day practice to the salaries of those running the organization.
Protect your practice with a restrictive covenantThe most common healthcare restrictive covenant is a non-competition covenant.