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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.
Everything independent doctors need to know about private equity
Everything independent doctors need to know about private equityYou’ve no doubt heard about large healthcare companies and hospital systems being purchased for staggering sums by private equity firms.
It’s time a real investment is made in primary care
It’s time a real investment is made in primary careA recent survey by Morning Consult showed that across the country, in both red and blue states, the overwhelming majority of Americans believe that a health system based on a foundation of primary care produces healthier patients, higher quality healthcare and lower costs.
Look beyond diagnosis to see beauty and humanity
Look beyond diagnosis to see beauty and humanityAs the 26th European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Congress opens this week in Geneva, meeting attendees were treated to a talk by medical photographer Rick Guidotti.
Do we need pigment to develop melanoma?
Do we need pigment to develop melanoma?New insights into the pigment pathway are improving the understanding of how immunotherapy works in melanoma.
Guselkumab front and center at EADV Congress
Guselkumab front and center at EADV CongressIL-23 inhibitors represent one more very effective strategy for controlling psoriasis with PASI rates comparable to other biologics.
Botanical ingredients reduce mild acne-related erythema
Botanical ingredients reduce mild acne-related erythemaA combination of salicylic acid and botanicals commonly may provide anti-inflammatory benefits as a spot treatment for acne.
Azelaic acid reduces truncal acne
Azelaic acid reduces truncal acneA new azelaic acid 15% foam may provide a viable alternative to oral treatments for truncal acne.
Is your practice’s location financially hurting you?
Is your practice’s location financially hurting you?Primary care practices located in community settings do a better job of providing high-value, cost-effective services than primary care practices within hospital settings, according to a recent article in JAMA Internal Medicine.
Physicians need to be more like the Ritz-Carlton to improve healthcare
Physicians need to be more like the Ritz-Carlton to improve healthcareThere could not be anything more different than the experience one has between checking in at the doctor’s office and checking in to the Ritz-Carlton.