Derm Pulse

Derm Pulse

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.
Dermatologist finds practice perks, balance in rural setting
Dermatologist finds practice perks, balance in rural settingJeffrey M Suchniak, M.D., decided to make a home and career in rural North Carolina. Here, he shares his decision, the pros and cons he has confronted, and he offers advice to colleagues who may consider a similar move.
Deciding where to practice? Ask yourself these questions
Deciding where to practice? Ask yourself these questionsMaking a decision where to open or join a practice affects you, your family, and your future. These questions help you think it through.
Strategies for coping with a disruptive physician
Strategies for coping with a disruptive physicianA disruptive physician isn’t necessarily aggressive in an obviously obnoxious way. The disruption may come from behaving in a way that interferes with others’ work, not communicating across specialties or teams, or failing to give or receive effective feedback. Here’s what you can do to avoid a disrespectful and non-professional environment.
Work-life integration is the new work-life balance
Work-life integration is the new work-life balanceAs opposed to trying to balance personal and professional commitments, dermatologists should align values and strengths and build their lives around these. One expert explains how one’s passion can translate to work.
Designing the optimum office space
Designing the optimum office spaceDesign your office space with optimization in mind to improve workflow, patient and staff satisfaction, and physician efficiency.
Bizarre ICD-10 codes for derms
Bizarre ICD-10 codes for dermsThe new ICD-10 codes include some real oddities for dermatologists.