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Are We Approaching a Modern Day Flu Pandemic?

This flu season is a good time for all of us to rethink our place in the global village and embrace reciprocal stewardship through common need.
An Expert's Guide to Surviving Physician Lawsuits (Deposit Photos)

An Expert’s Guide to Surviving Physician Lawsuits

Getting sued for medical malpractice is not only common, but it is also one of the most traumatic events of a physician's career. The Doctor's Company offers expert guidance on what to do if a claim is filed against you.
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What You Should Know Before Undergoing Bariatric Surgery

Successful bariatric surgery requires preparation, long-term recovery, and lifelong changes in your relationships with your body, food, and the people in your life.

How to Achieve Better Care For Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Listen to your patients with IBS, not just their symptoms, but for what they want and how their symptoms are affecting their day-to-day lives. They are living the one case they really know about.
Is Refinancing Medical School Loans A Good Idea? (Adobe Stock)

Is Refinancing Medical School Loans A Good Idea?

Refinancing student loans may reduce monthly payments the amount of interest you pay over the life of the loan, but it isn't the right option for everyone.
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The Importance of Succession Planning for Your Medical Practice

Succession planning isn't something you can do once and forget. It is also advisable to have at least annual discussions with key employees regarding succession planning, including how to manage effectively during a transition.
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Methadone and Suboxone For Heroin Recovery

Medication Assisted Treatment programs for opioid-addicted incarcerated individuals increase reporting for post-release treatment and lower recidivism and relapse rates.
How Much Disability Insurance Do Doctors Really Need? (Adobe Stock)

How Much Disability Insurance Do Doctors Really Need?

In order to estimate out how much disability insurance doctors need, they have to figure out how much life would change if they suddenly couldn't work.
An Innovative Treatment Option for Early-Stage Breast Cancer (Adobe Stock)

An Innovative Treatment Option for Early-Stage Breast Cancer

A new clinical study shows how intraoperative radiation therapy (IORT) can reduce radiation side effects and may save breast cancer patients $10,500 annually.
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The Preventable Danger of Patient Identity Errors

Patient identity mistakes are dangerous. It is why we urgently need a national patient identifier that is tied specifically to every single patient.
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9 Tips for Dealing with Difficult Patients

Dealing with difficult patients is never an easy task, but here are some tips that professionals can use to prevent a situation from escalating further.
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Patients Need Personalized, Not Generic, Health Advice

A new survey shows that patients with chronic conditions often feel the information they receive from their healthcare team is too generic and therefore not as useful as it could be.

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