Modern Medicine Feature Articles

How to prepare for population healthHere’s how to overcome the hurdles that hinder your population health strategies.
Cost, perception remain barriers in pharmacy-based vaccinationPharmacies can help reach populations that have difficulty in using traditional channels for vaccines, but obstacles remain.
CDC recommends cholera vaccine for certain U.S. travelersThe federal agency supports a vaccine fast-tracked by the FDA for adults traveling to one of the more than 50 countries where cholera is endemic.
Top 10 highest, lowest paying states for family medicineWe already told you the top best and worst paying states for internal medicine, but what about family medicine?
My employee performed unauthorized procedures. Am I negligent
Fake medical NewsWhile pharmaceutical companies sponsor much credible medical education, mishandling of this opportunity can be a potent portal for fake news.
Intracanalicular insert soothes ocular itching in allergic conjunctivitisA phase III study of dexamethasone insert, 0.4 mg (Dextenza, Ocular Therapeutix) found that the sustained-release intracanalicular insert is safe, effective, and well tolerated for treating ocular itching associated with allergic conjunctivitis.
Recent cyberattacks expose physician practice weaknessesSecurity experts say small practices remain vulnerable but can take basic steps to help significantly reduce risk.
Make the most of an EHR demoFormulating what a practice wants to know when evaluating a new system in action can help ensure the best match.
Aspiring for zero tolerance of residual astigmatism
Aspiring for zero tolerance of residual astigmatismWhen considering premium surgeries and high expectations from patients along with an unrelenting quest for vision exceeding 20/20, the tolerance of residual astigmatism must be zero. Like bespoke tailors, ophthalmologists need to be bespoke surgeons who tailor vision in each eye to the highest level possible. We cannot claim to design the best suit using the best technology and tailoring materials, and yet, in our minds, find it “acceptable” to have the suit length within a half-inch to three-quarters of an inch too short or wide.