practice management

3 ways to reassess your goals heading into Q4As summer winds down and the holidays begin to come into focus, it’s beneficial to take time to reevaluate the goals we set forth months prior. It’s time to take a look at how we’ve progressed in accomplishing them.
Female doctors still facing harassment despite awareness
Female doctors still facing harassment despite awarenessIncreased awareness hasn’t eliminated the problem for female physicians
Concierge medicine becomes an option in reform eraOnce considered medicine for the rich, concierge practice may be worth exploring for doctors facing today’s challenges
The wearable future comes to medical practicesSmart glasses and other wearable technologies could become as ubiquitous in the exam room as a stethoscope or blood pressure cuff, giving doctors not only another tool to deliver quality care but helping to bolster their personal connections with patients.
Watercooler wisdom: Patient satisfactionMy clinic is restructuring its physician compensation model, which has led to much consternation among my colleagues.
Top 8 tips to reboot your practiceWith all the pressures facing independent practices—from adjusting to value-based payments to meeting the growing demands of patients—business innovators may provide some key practice management lessons.
Obamacare is severely holding DPC back from succeeding
Obamacare is severely holding DPC back from succeedingA successful DPC model makes the current version of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) even more unworkable than it already is.
Changing FDA regs impact dermatologists, patientsRecent actions around drug compounding, sunscreen ingredient approvals, drugs and medical devices, cosmetic product marketing and more will affect your practice. Stay informed.
Are educated patients good for medicine?Dr. Google often dispenses advice before appointments—here’s how to handle being the second opinion.
Tips on how to talk to patients about Zika risks
Tips on how to talk to patients about Zika risksWith every passing summer day, the Zika virus alarm becomes more urgent in the United States, making it more important that physicians both address it and dispel rumors with their patients.