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What can physicians do to help curb the opioid crisis?
What can physicians do to help curb the opioid crisis?How physicians can help patients, community
The opioid epidemic from law enforcement perspectiveIn his 14 years as a narcotics investigator, Sgt. Larry McLaughlin has seen a significant shift in patterns of drug use.
How one doctor battles opioid abuse in his practice
How one doctor battles opioid abuse in his practiceFinger-pointing won’t do anything to solve the problem
Physician reaction mixed to medical malpractice billAfter years of trying, Republicans in Congress may finally be making headway about placing limits on noneconomic damages in some malpractice cases.
5 ways building digital connections with patients makes for a healthier practiceThe bottom line: if you’re not connecting with patients, and actively engaging with them, you’re going to have a harder time keeping your current patients—or attracting new ones.
Why are physicians holding off on retirement?
Why are physicians holding off on retirement?There was a time when doctors looked forward to retiring after a successful career, looking to vacation, play golf and spend more time with their families. But these days, it seems more physicians are halting retirement plans.
A former opioid addict's story
A former opioid addict's storyAmong the many reasons opioid addiction is so destructive is that it’s easy to begin taking the medications
Here’s the answer to fixing healthcare
Here’s the answer to fixing healthcareThe United States Congress failed once again to come up with any meaningful changes in Obamacare
5 reasons physicians should choose marijuana over opioids
5 reasons physicians should choose marijuana over opioidsBefore dismissing the idea because of the perceived stigma, warranted or not, with marijuana use, consider these 5 reasons why your postop patient should consider rolling a joint after surgery.
6 ways to prepare staff for value-based reimbursementValue-based patient care requires the support of an entire practice team, so make sure they understand the new rules of the game.