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Why is an online reputation important for physicians?
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To be true healers, physicians need to learn more about nutrition
Many physicians shy away from talking with their patients about nutrition, or find it difficult to do. Avoiding that conversation is costly.
What veterinarians know that physicians don't
What do you call a veterinarian who can only take care of one species? A physician. In a fascinating talk, Barbara Natterson-Horowitz shares how a species-spanning approach to health can improve medical care of the human animal -- particularly when it comes to mental health.
Obstetrics: Top Patient Safety Risks
A study of 882 closed obstetrics malpractice claims by The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, revealed the mo...
How physicians can deal with high-deductible plans
High-deductible plans are more common in Lloyd Van Winkle’s practice these days and the South Texas family physician has also noticed more monetary pushback from patients to some of his treat
Top 15 tips to improve payer/physician relationship
For the first time, Medical Economics has polled doctors to get to the heart of the payer-physician disconnect. Nearly 1,110 physicians nationwide shared their d
How Is Your Physician Answering Service Doing?
Medical professionals can benefit greatly from the right answering service company, but they’re not all the same. If your physician answering service is doing its job well, you and your callers and…
How to catch Alzheimer's 20 years early
Dr. Daniel Kraft, a Stanford and Harvard trained physician-scientist, says the doctor's office of the future will be packed with technology.
10 ways physicians can prepare for value-based pay
Physician pay is still largely driven by volume, but practices need to begin shifting some gears now to stay ahead of looming value-based pay curves. At first blush, it’s perhaps easy to un
Why is it important to see a physician regularly?
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Physicians Demand End To 20-Year-Old Ban On Gun Violence Research
Mass shootings, gang violence, domestic abuse, suicide, accidents — gun violence in the United States comes in many forms. And often. In the past week, the country has seen already two mass shootings. Every day, 89 people die because of gun-related violence. Experts estimate guns may soon surpass vehicle accidents to the country’s leading cause of deaths . President Barack Obama has repeatedly urged lawmakers to…
Practical Advice for Practicing Physicians
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10 behavioral interview questions to ask physicians
Hospitals need physicians who can connect with patients. For employers, behavioral interview questions give a glimpse into how a physician will handle the various situations they may face in the new job.
What does a chiropractor do and are they physicians?
Your local chiropractor is a physician that works on the musculoskeletal system. Rather than working on your parts, they are holistic and work on you. Chiropractors are primary spine, a role that is specific to their knowledge how your body works. See a chiropractor first for painful problems for the best outcome.
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Preventing workplace violence: Advice for physicians
"Workplace violence is a huge issue in the U.S.," said Elizabeth Clark, DO, MPH, who offers occupational medicine physicians tips on helping prevent it.
Consulting a physician before taking a vacation
A lot of us will be jetting off somewhere for a summer break but there are some things you may want to discuss with your physicians. Dr. Lisa Gaw with Texas Children's Urgent Care explains.