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Your Voice: The next U.S. Surgeon General must be a physician
Docs sound off, question MOCPhysicians question value of process
What you need to know about a comprehensive exam for a physicalWhat qualifies as a preventative exam?
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.
How to improve patient engagement through technologyElectronic health records and portals are not perfect, but they do offer physicians a way to connect with patients
Growing CPC+ program offers financial opportunityComprehensive Primary Care Plus expands to four new U.S. regions for practices willing to revamp operations
Tips for physicians to shore up their financial portfolioNew currents are flowing in the world financial markets.
10 strategies to enrich physicians’ lives
MOC-limiting laws spreading to additional statesAt least 21 states now have passed or considered bills to protect physicians who choose not to fulfill American Board of Medical Specialties requirements for Maintenance of Certification
Physicians imagine a better EHRPhysicians and other experts offered these ideas, from practical improvements for solving today’s problems to visionary suggestions that could dramatically change how they practice.
3 tips for developing a budget-friendly patient engagement strategyConsider these three tips to engage patients while being mindful of the practice’s budget
Think carefully before engaging patients via textAccording to the HIPAA Privacy Rule, physicians and patients can exchange unsecured emails as long as patients are aware of and accept any potential privacy and security risks.