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Evaluating the future of hospital acquisitions of private practicesHospitals continually seek to broaden service lines and increase their market share by adding key private physician groups.
Warning signs to look for to avoid practice embezzlementTheft and embezzlement is widespread, and it occurs more often in healthcare than in most other industries
How to maintain a successful flu vaccination programThe beginning of a new flu season marks a time for primary care physicians to consider how to vaccinate patients without falling into costly pitfalls.
What is the difference between a detailed exam and an expanded problem-focused exam?Coding insights.
Physicians—not the government—should lead fight against opioid abuseIn the national opioid epidemic, there is plenty of finger pointing as to who deserves the most blame.
What can physicians do to help curb the opioid crisis?
What can physicians do to help curb the opioid crisis?How physicians can help patients, community
The opioid epidemic from law enforcement perspectiveIn his 14 years as a narcotics investigator, Sgt. Larry McLaughlin has seen a significant shift in patterns of drug use.
How one doctor battles opioid abuse in his practice
How one doctor battles opioid abuse in his practiceFinger-pointing won’t do anything to solve the problem
Physician reaction mixed to medical malpractice billAfter years of trying, Republicans in Congress may finally be making headway about placing limits on noneconomic damages in some malpractice cases.
5 ways building digital connections with patients makes for a healthier practiceThe bottom line: if you’re not connecting with patients, and actively engaging with them, you’re going to have a harder time keeping your current patients—or attracting new ones.