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Making drug disposal as easy as 1-2-3If a practice does not have a robust drug disposal program, it may inadvertently put patients, staff and the surrounding community at risk
The long journey to eventual work-life balance2017 Physician Writing Contest: Honorable mention
Chronic care management services provided by independent contractorCan Medicare be billed for third-party chronic care management services?
How to measure up for value-based careUsing registry data to elevate benchmarking and performance
Tackling the tricky task of dividing quality bonus paymentsIf we are going to survive going forward with the changes in payments from all of our insurers, we must stand as one group all together for the common good of providing quality care.
Top 10 highest, lowest paying states for internal medicineWith so many changing variables these days, it has become even more important to maintain a steady income. Knowing whether or not your salary is amongst the highest, or lowest, in the country comes in handy when attempting to combat these struggles.
5 reasons to prescribe toric contact lenses
New concepts in diagnosis and treatmentIn the past decade, several significant advancements have been made in the arena of glaucoma diagnosis. Spectral domain optical coherence tomography (SD-OCT), newer algorithms in trend analysis of visual field studies, and combined visually evoked potential (VEP) and pattern electroretinography (ERG) studies have been the hallmarks of such recent advancements.
Long-term commitment to diabetes prevention increases successSticking with a prevention program for one year increased the likelihood of success
Telehealth program reduced unneeded diabetic retinopathy referralsA Los Angeles-based program eliminated 14,000 unnecessary visits to specialty care professionals and reduced wait times for patients in need.