Understanding the link between MGD and OSD March 28, 2017 By Greg Hill Meibomian gland dysfunction (MGD) may be misdiagnosed. While MGD is one of the most common chronic ocular conditions, diagnosing MGD isn’t as simple as it seems. What AHCA’s failure means for physicians March 27, 2017 By Todd Shryock While Republicans have pulled the American Health Care Act (AHCA) after failing to gather enough support for its passage, physicians can expect little to change—for now. How do retinal specialists feel about OCT angiography? March 27, 2017 Ophthalmologists were asked what their plans were for using OCT angiography. You can participate in the survey and gain access to the full survey results by visiting www.practice-scope.com/#register. How federal policy has worsened the U.S. primary care shortage Loud and clear warnings forecasting the current shortage of primary care physicians in the United States date back to the early 2000s. Will retail take over primary care? Walgreens and CVS pharmacy chains are aggressively developing primary care venues within their stores. Their approaches are similar yet different, although the underlying strategy is the same for both. Kung fu insurance providers March 25, 2017 Payer negotiations made simple. What is and what isn't in a credit score March 25, 2017 By April Brissette Whether it’s to expand the office, upgrade technology or buy new equipment, a physician’s credit score
will determine how much funding for which you’re approved. How to survive an EHR outage March 25, 2017 By Mary K. Pratt Most physicians have plans for responding to computer system failures, but many don’t revisit those disaster recovery/business continuity plans with any regularity.