Derm Pulse

Derm Pulse

One example of a HIPAA-secure platform
One example of a HIPAA-secure platformAmong the HIPAA secured platforms that can be used for photo sharing via secure messages is Doximity. The platform’s messaging is HIPAA-secure, and this is how.
Texas tops best cities for skin
Texas tops best cities for skinThe authors of a recent ranking scored cities according to 17 key metrics, including “melanoma incidence rate per 100,000 residents,” “ultraviolet index” and “number of days with extreme temperatures,” to “number of dermatologists.” This and more can be found on WalletHub’s analysis comparing 150 of the largest American cities.
Nonprofit supports skin cancer prevention
Nonprofit supports skin cancer preventionMake Big Change is a grassroots nonprofit that focuses on putting dispensers with free sunscreen around public outdoor areas nationwide. The dispensers come with infographics that communicate sun exposure dangers and prevention benefits.
Dermatologists pioneer top nonsurgical cosmetic procedures
Dermatologists pioneer top nonsurgical cosmetic proceduresDermatologists have had a hand in the research, development and shaping of the majority of non-invasive and minimally invasive cosmetic medical procedures, according to a recent study. In fact, dermatology ranked higher than many other specialties and should use this to highlight their expertise.
Clinical photography best practices
Clinical photography best practicesConsiderations relating to EMR, HIPAA, informed consent, and record access can help you form a plan to use clinical photography to document patient progress as well as to protect yourself from legal claims.
Big data presents opportunities
Big data presents opportunitiesEMRs provide a rich source of data points on human health, but interconnectivity remains a hurdle to harnessing the power.
App tracks mole images to compare over time
App tracks mole images to compare over timeDermatologist-developed technology complements other preventive and skin cancer monitoring approaches, may lead to earlier detection and fewer unnecessary biopsies.
Dermatologists take a hike in the name of skin cancer
Dermatologists take a hike in the name of skin cancerDermatologists attending the annual meeting for the Florida Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery, in Naples, took a break from meeting sessions and presentations to hike a three-mile stretch of the beach wearing sun protective clothes and sunscreen, and talking with beachgoers about skin cancer recognition and prevention.
How technology revolutionized the business of tattoo removal
How technology revolutionized the business of tattoo removalTattoo removal isn’t a simple, painless, or inexpensive process. Dig deep and learn how technology has changed the process.
When tattoos cause problems: 4 risks
When tattoos cause problems: 4 risksCheck out four potential medical issues that dermatologists may encounter when working with tattoos. Consider these risks.