Modern Medicine Viewpoints

5 true pieces of advice first-years hate hearing
5 true pieces of advice first-years hate hearingAdvice can come in many forms and from many sources. Shelby May, offers a third-year student's perspective on what it is like receiving advice as a first-year.
ONC unveils step toward ‘interoperability for all’Proposed Trusted Exchange Framework aims to make sharing healthcare data a clearer reality.
How to use price transparency to attract patients
How to use price transparency to attract patientsPrice transparency and sales funnels—what do these have in common?
Best Funny Bone Comics of 2017
Best Funny Bone Comics of 2017In between the headache that is healthcare for physicians these days, Medical Economics has tried to insert some laughter into the crazy and hectic lives of our readers through our Funny Bone Comics. Click through to see which cartoons you got the most joy and laughs from this past year.
Why ODs need a business strategyRunning a practice day-to-day can pose challenges for ODs. Carl Spear, OD, MBA, FAAO, outlines the three basic business strategies to maximize success and why it is important to choose one that fits your practice.
5 features of successful comanagementA comanaging MD discusses what five traits should be part of any OD-MD comanaging relationship. Setting patient expectations on both ends is the underlying framework.
Bottom 10 healthiest cities in the U.S.
Bottom 10 healthiest cities in the U.S.Find out what cities are at the bottom in the healthiest list and why area ODs think these cities have earned their spots.
Helping patients through the dry eye season
Helping patients through the dry eye seasonDr. Tracy Schroeder-Swartz explains the “dry eye season” and how to help patients affected by it.
Making New Year’s resolutions, optometry style
Making New Year’s resolutions, optometry styleA new year is upon us, and that means everyone—including us—is asking about your New Year’s resolutions.
What can truly be done to fix EHR woes?Read on to find out how EHRs have been affecting physicians this year.