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CMS should exempt all—not just some—small practices from MACRAThe early verdict from physicians is simple: “MACRA? I think I know what that is, but I’ll pass, thank you.”
How to decipher direct-to-consumer genetic testingDTC genetic testing may provide some relief for patients about their health risks, but more stress for physicians.
Codes physicians likely aren’t using … but shouldBy knowing these codes, practices can earn additional reimbursement.
Your Voice: Physicians need to get back to caring about patients
4 ways to protect your practice from ransomware attacksAs ransomware attacks multiply, cybersecurity has become a top concern among healthcare professionals. What are the best ways to stop these attacks before they occur?
No balance without boundaries for physicians2017 Physician Writing Contest: Honorable mention
Why physicians should become active on social mediaWith a unique voice, good content, patience and consistency, your practice’s social media accounts can become valuable assets.
How to successfully perform a pediatric eye exam
How to successfully perform a pediatric eye examWhen is the last time that you performed an eye exam for an energetic two-year-old? Does the thought scare you, or do you refer these patients to the nearest pediatric specialist? With just a little patience and a quick response time, you, too, can perform a 2-year-old eye exam as smoothly as an adult eye exam (sometimes even easier).
Do younger doctors outperform older physicians?Do patients prefer Marcus Welby, MD, or Derek Shepherd, McDreamy, for their physician? The former, a well-seasoned veteran of medical science, the latter, a recently educated young doctor?
When to consult hospice in end-stage Alzheimer’s diseasewWen should you, as the primary provider, ask for a hospice consult?