Why Cloud Services are Ready for Prime Time in Healthcare
Marion K. Jenkins, PhD, FHIMSS, December 10, 2013
Recent technology advances make cloud hosting an attractive option for healthcare. But HIPAA compliance is not automatic.
Creating an ICD-10 Action Plan: Training, Testing, and Ongoing Review
Keith L. Martin, December 10, 2013
Training, testing, and ongoing review and maintenance are parts of an action plan your medical practice should have for the ICD-10 transition.
Unrealistic Expectations a Big Barrier to Physician Work-Life Balance
Jennifer Frank, MD, December 10, 2013
An interesting patient-satisfaction survey comment prompts this physician to re-examine office responsibilities.
Life Insurance for Physicians: Key Buying Questions
Ike Devji, JD, December 10, 2013
Knowing the right questions to ask about an insurance policy is a key issue for physicians.
Balancing Holiday Joy and Medical Practice Business
Melissa Young, MD, December 9, 2013
A recent discussion with my medical practice staff regarding working Christmas Eve has left me feeling less like Santa and more like Scrooge.
Physical Activity Lowers Crohn’s Risk in Woman, But Not Ulcerative Colitis
November 25, 2013
Exercise may affect the immune responses that determine which digestive diseases is likely to affect susceptible females.
Two Therapies Beat One in Pancreatic Cancer
November 21, 2013
Neoadjuvant stereotactic body radiotherapy offers impressive survival rates for pancreatic cancer, and a combination of taxanes improves chemotherapy results.
How to Avoid ADHD Overdiagnosis
November 20, 2013
A plea for great care in diagnosing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and evidence that ADHD persisting to adulthood often requires continued medication.
Pneumococcal Pneumonia Serotypes Inform Vaccinations
November 19, 2013
Typing of pneumococcal strains gives insights into severity and transmission patterns of community-acquired pneumonia.
The Pro and Con of Rituximab in CLL
November 14, 2013
Rituximab achieves prolonged progression-free survival for patients with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, but it boosts the risk of hepatitis B recurrence.