Five Steps to Improving Patient Access
Judy Capko, May 21, 2013
Patient access is getting increased attention through reform initiatives. Here are five steps you can take to make sure patients get appropriate access to care in your office.
Growing HIPAA Threat – Ignore Windows XP at Your Own Peril
Marion K. Jenkins, May 21, 2013
Chances are good that you have some major ticking software time bombs lurking in your medical practice's computer environment, namely Windows XP and Server 2003.
Finding Physician Work-Life Balance in the Small Moments
Jennifer Frank, MD, May 21, 2013
At my practice and at home, things are always busy. There's laundry or homework, or a patient with needs.
Three Areas to Reduce Costs at Your Medical Practice
Greg Mertz, May 19, 2013
By taking a hard look at reducing costs for staffing, overhead, and technology at your medical practice, you may see increased physician compensation.
Dos and Don’ts for Starting a Physician Blog
Michael Woo-Ming, MD, May 18, 2013
Starting a physician blog can provide your medical practice with marketing benefits, but it's important to do it right.
Helping NSCLC Patients to Fight Fatigue with Fitness
May 17, 2013
A new program to fight post-thoractoromy fatigue, and insights into how late-stage lung cancer patients perceive the advice to remain active.
Prolonged Fatigue Reflects Mood Disorders in Adolescents
May 16, 2013
Clinicians should pay more attention to the debilitating symptoms of adolescent fatigue, say commentators responding to a survey that shows prolonged fatigue may indicate severe depression or anxiety.
High-dose Statins Reduce 5-Year Risk of Disease
May 15, 2013
New options for optimizing the use of high-dose statins and for patients undergoing stenting.
Fear of Damaging LVAD Impairs Sex Life
May 14, 2013
Do patients with a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) have a worse sex life, afraid to damage it, or a better one, because they feel better? Either way, studies say, they should be encouraged to discuss the question.
Alternative Strategies May Help in IBS Self-Management
May 13, 2013
Evidence that both email and alternative therapies may help patients with irritable bowel syndrome, beyond the effects of medication.